Meet ASA Presidents

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Hilary Kates Varghese is a PhD student in Earth Science-Oceanography at the Center for Coastal and Ocean Mapping at the University of New Hampshire.  She holds a B.Sc. in the Biological Sciences from Cornell University with distinction in research and a M.Sc. in Applied Mathematics from Florida Gulf Coast University. Her research focuses on the potential effects of multibeam echosounder signals on beaked whale foraging and the marine acoustic environment. Broadly her interests are in the potential effects of anthropogenic noise on marine life and the intersection of this topic with marine policy.

Meet Past Presidents of ASA

Through the lens of several of ASA’s past presidents, this series of interviews will transport you through time to give you a taste of what the Acoustical Society of America was like throughout its history. Curious to know more about the past leaders of the ASA? Ever wonder what paths have been walked to become ASA president?  Pondering what could be next after your career in acoustics? Looking for advice on how to navigate the professional acoustics world? Wondering what niche you can fill within the ASA? The goal of these interviews is to share the collective knowledge and experience gained by some of our past ASA presidents with current readers of Acoustics Today Read these interviews to find out more.

 Meet Past President of ASA, Dr. Gilles Daigle

Dr. Gilles Daigle, ASA’s President from 2007-2008, has been a fellow of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) since 1988. He served as ASA Vice President from 2000-2001 and has played an active role in the Society’s many committees[1]. He received ASA’s R. Bruce...

 Meet Past President of ASA, Dr. Lawrence Crum

Dr. Lawrence Crum, a member of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA) since 1965, served as ASA Vice President from 1995-1996, and President from 1997-1998. He has received ASA’s awards for best magazine article on acoustics by a professional for “Sonoluminescence”...