Volume 15 | Issue 1 Spring 2019


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From the Editor

From the President

Featured Articles

Defense Applications of Acoustic Signal Processing Brian G. Ferguson

Snap, Crackle and Pop: Theracoustic Cavitation Michael D. Gray, Eleanor P. Stride, and Constantin-C. Coussios

The Art of Concert Hall Acoustics: Current Trends and Questions in Research and Design Kelsey A. Hochgraf

Too Young for the Cocktail Party? Lori J. Leibold, Emily Buss, and Lauren Calandruccio

Heptuna’s Contributions to Biosonar Patrick Moore and Arthur N. Popper

The Remarkable Cochlear Implant and Possibilities for the Next Large Step Forward Blake S. Wilson

Sound Perspectives

Awards and Prizes Announcement

Ask an Acoustician – Kent L. Gee and Micheal L. Dent

Scientists with Hearing Loss Changing Perspectives in STEMM – Henry J. Adler, J. Tilak Ratnanather, Peter S. Steyger, and Brad N. Buran.

International Student Challenge Problem in Acoustic Signal Processing 2019 – Brian G. Ferguson, R. Lee Culver and Kay L. Gemba


Obituary – Jozef J. Zwislocki | 1922 – 2018

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Volume 14, Issue 1 Spring 2018

From the Editor

Featured Articles

The Mammalian Ear: Physics and the Principles of Evolution – Geoffrey A. Manley, Andrei N. Lukashkin, Patrício Simões, George W. S. Burwood, and Ian J. Russell

The Inaudible Rumble of Volcanic Eruptions – Robin S. Matoza and David Fee

Exploring the Ocean Through Soundscapes – Jennifer L. Miksis-Olds, Bruce Martin, and Peter L. Tyack

Floyd Dunn and His Contributions to Biomedical Ultrasound – William D. O’Brien, Jr.

Soundscape Ecology of the Anthropocene – Hans Slabbekoorn

The Acoustics of Woodwind Musical Instruments – Joe Wolfe

Sound Perspectives

Committee on International Research and Education – Ann Bradlow and Michael Vorländer

Public Relations Committee – Andrew A. Piacsek

Student Council of the Acoustical Society of America—Tyler J. Flynn and Sarah M. Young

Ask an Acoustician – Whitney Coyle

Celebrating 100: Walter H. Munk – Peter F. Worcester


Foundation Report – by Carl Rosenberg

ASA Press Book Announcement

Neville H. Fletcher | 1930-2017
Asbjørn Krokstad | 1931-2017
Bertel Møhl | 1936-2017

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Volume 14, Issue 2 Summer 2018

From the Editor

From the President

Featured Articles

Sensitivity to Foreign Accent – Kenneth J. de Jong

The New Age of Sound: How Bell Telephone Laboratories and Leopold Stokowski Modernized Music – Gabrielle E. O’Brien

Canadian Innovations in Naval Acoustics from World War II to 1967 – Cristina D. S. Tollefsen

Quantitative Ultrasound and the Management of Osteoporosis – Keith A. Wear, Brent K. Hoffmeister, and Pascal Laugier

Speech: It’s Not as Acoustic as You Think – Matthew B. Winn

Sound Perspectives

ASA’s Publications: Spotlight on Quality – James Lynch, Elizabeth Bury, Mary Guillemette, and Helen Wall Murray

Archives and History Committee – Fredericka Bell-Berti

Insights on Navigating the Two-Body Problem – Tracianne B. Neilsen and Lauren M. Ronsse

Ask an Acoustician – William A. Yost and Micheal L. Dent


Foundation Report – by Carl Rosenberg

ASA Press Book Announcement
Thermoacoustics: A Unifying Perspective forSome Engines and Refrigerators – Gregory W. Swift


Arthur S. Abramson | 1925-2017

John C. Burgess | 1924-2017

Ralph N. Ohde | 1944-2018

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Volume 14, Issue 3 Fall 2018

Volume 14, Issue 3 Fall 2018

From the Editor

From the President

Featured Articles

In Her Own Words: An Acoustic Story – Marcia Isakson and Alex Tolstoy

Building a Sound Future for Students: Considering the Acoustics in Occupied Active Classrooms – Laura C. Brill, Kieren Smith, and Lily M. Wang

Human Perception of Sonic Booms from Supersonic Aircraft – Alexandra Loubeau and Juliet Page

Acoustic Leaky Wave Antennas: Direction-Finding via Dispersion – Christina J. Naify, Michael Haberman, Matthew D. Guild, and Caleb F. Sieck

Advancing Toward What Will Be: Speech Development in Infancy and Early Childhood – Jennell C. Vick

When Two Wrongs Make a Right: Combining Aliased Arrays to Find Sound Sources – Kathleen E. Wage

Physics-Based Signal Processing Approaches for Underwater Acoustic Sensing – Lisa M. Zurk

Sound Perspectives

Administrative Committee Report: Committee on Meetings – Clark Penrod

The Acoustical Society of America and International Noise Awareness Day – L. Keeta Jones

Reflections from Three Early Career Acousticians – Sarah M. Young and Tyler J. Flynn

Ask an Acoustician – Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp and Micheal L. Dent


Foundation Report – James H. Miller

Book Reviews

Engineering Noise Control, Fifth Edition – David A. Bies, Colin H. Hansen, and Carl O. Howard.
Review by Ning Xiang

Human and Machine Learning: Extracting Meaning from Sound – Richard F. Lyon
Review by Brian C. J. Moore

Volume 14, Issue 4 Winter 2018

Volume 14, Issue 4 Winter 2018


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From the Editor

From the President

Featured Articles

Hearing and Aging Effects on Speech Understanding: Challenges and Solutions Samira Anderson, Sandra Gordon-Salant, and Judy R. Dubno

Deep Language LearningSteven Greenberg

Archaeoacoustics: Re-Sounding Material CultureMiriam A. Kolar

From Sputnik to SpaceX®: 60 Years of Rocket Launch AcousticsCaroline P. Lubert

Advancements in Thermophones: Sound Generation from Nanoscopic HeatersNathanael Mayo


Sound Perspectives

Ask an Acoustician Sandra Gordon-Salant and Micheal L. Dent

ASA Chapters: Form and Function Kenneth W. Good, Jr., and Jacob M. Mauck

Technical Specialty Group Report: Computational Acoustics D. Keith Wilson

ASA at the 2018 Intel International Science and Engineering FairJeffrey Vipperman

“Listen Up! And Get Involved” Tracianne B. Neilsen and L. Keeta Jones



Foundation Report – James H. Miller

Obituary – Robert Hickling | 1931-2017

ASA Press Book Announcements

Nonlinear Ultrasonic and Vibro-Acoustical Techniques for Nondestructive Evaluation Tribikram Kundu

Underwater Acoustic Signal Processing: Modeling, Detection, and EstimationDouglas A. Abraham

The Science of Musical Sound: Volume 1: Stringed Instruments, Pipe Organs, and the Human Voice
William R. Bennett, Jr., edited by Andrew C.H. Morrison

Effects of Anthropogenic Noise on Animals – edited by Hans Slabbekoorn, Robert Dooling, Arthur N. Popper, and Richard R. Fay

Volume 13, Issue 1 Spring 2017

From the Editor

Featured Articles

Acoustics of Organ Pipes and Future Trends in the Research – by Judit Angster, Péter Rucz, and András Miklós

What Is Electromotility? – The History of Its Discovery and Its Relevance to Acoustics – by William E. Brownell

Physiologically Based Predictors of Speech Intelligibility – by Ian C. Bruce

Speech Communication Across the Life Span – by Valerie Hazan

Clinical and Preclinical Applications of High-Frequency Ultrasound – by Jeffrey A. Ketterling and Ronald H. Silverman


Notes from a Year as a Congressional Science Fellow – by Rachel Carr

Report from the Acoustical Society Foundation Fund – by Carl Rosenberg

ASA News

ASA School 2016, Snowbird, Utah – by Stan E. Dosso, Judy R. Dubno, and Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp

Book Announcements from ASA Press:

The Frequency-Following Response: A Window into Human Communication – N. Kraus, S. Anderson, T. White-Schwoch, R. R. Fay, A. N. Popper (Eds.)


Ira Dyer (1925-2016)

Richard V. Waterhouse (1924-2016)

Volume 13, Issue 2 Summer 2017

From the Editor
From the Executive Director

Featured Articles

Acoustical Measurements with Smartphones: Possibilities and Limitations – by Benjamin M. Faber

What To Do About Environmental Noise? – by Enda Murphy

Insect Bioacoustics– by Gerald S. Pollack

Terrestrial, Semiaquatic, and Fully Aquatic Mammal Sound Production Mechanisms – by Joy S. Reidenberg

Marine Mammal Acoustic Behavior – by Peter L. Tyack

Sound Perspectives

The Need for Speed – by James F. Lynch and Adrian KC Lee

ASA Education and Outreach Program – by L. Keeta Jones

Women in Acoustics: Honoring Some of Our Heroes – by Lauren M. Ronsse and Tracianne B. Neilsen

The Shape of the ASA: Similarity Relationships Among the Acoustical Society’s Technical Areas – by Kenneth J. de Jong and Terrin Tamati

Technical Committee Report: Animal Bioacoustics – by Christine Erbe and Micheal L. Dent


Foundation Report – by Carl Rosenberg

Book Announcements from ASA Press

Understanding Acoustics – by Steven L. Garrett

Acoustics of the Seabed as a Poroelastic Medium – by Nicholas P. Chotiros


Chester M. McKinney | 1920-2017

William N. Tavolga | 1922-2017

Volume 13, Issue 3 – Fall 2017

From the Editor
From the President
From the Executive Director

Featured Articles

The Acoustics of Marine Sediments – by Megan S. Ballard and Kevin M. Lee

Animal Psychoacoustics – by Micheal L. Dent

Improving Academic Mentoring Relationships and Environments – by Kent L. Gee and Arthur N. Popper

Imaging the Listening Brain – by Adrian KC Lee

Otoacoustic Emissions: Can Laboratory Research Improve Their Clinical Utility? –  by Brenda L. Lonsbury-Martin, Barden B. Stagner, and Glen K. Martin

Sound Perspectives

A Report from the Treasurer: Acoustical Society Finances – by David Feit

Acoustical Society Foundation Fund – by Carl Rosenberg

Standards Program of the Acoustical Society of America – by Christopher J. Struck

Technical Committee Report: Signal Processing – by Paul J. Gendron

Le Semaine du Son – by Ernesto Accolti


ASA Press Book Announcements:

•Bat Bioacoustics – M. Brock Fenton, Alan D. Grinnel, Arthur N. Popper, and Richard R. Fay
Review by Whitlow W. L. Au

Finite Element and Boundary Methods in Structural Acoustics and Vibration – Noureddine Atalla and Franck Sgard
Review by Ahmad T. Ahawi

Volume 13, Issue 4 Winter 2017

From the Editor
From the President

Featured Articles

isadore Rudnick (1917-1997): Acoustics in the Service of Physics – Steven L. Garrett, Julian D. Maynard, and Seth J. Putterman

Trespassing the Barrier of the Brain with Ultrasound – Elisa E. Konofagou

Acoustics and Astronomy – James F. Lynch

Acoustics and Vibration of Baseball and Softball Bats – Daniel A. Russell

Theories about Target Ranging in Bat Sonar – James A. Simmons

Some Work on the Diagnosis and Management of Kidney Stones with Ultrasound – Julianna C. Simon, Adam D. Maxwell, and Michael R. Bailey

Sound Perspectives

Ask an Acoustician – Micheal L. Dent

Technical Committee Report: Underwater Acoustics – Megan S. Ballard

Twenty-Five Years of the ASA Women in Acoustics Committee – Lauren M. Ronsse and Tracianne B. Neilsen

ASA Education and Outreach Program – L. Keeta Jones

ASA Sounds out on Social Media – Dan Farrell and L. Keeta Jones


Foundation Report – by Carl Rosenberg

Obituary – Konstantin A. Naugolnykh | 1932-2017



Volume 12, Issue 1 – Spring 2016

From the President and the Executive Director
From the Web Office Manager

Featured Articles

The Invention and Evolution of the Piano – Nicholas Giordano

The Evolution of Mammalian Sound Localization – Henry E. Heffner and Rickye S. Heffner

Preventing Occupational Hearing Loss— Time for a Paradigm Shift – William J. Murphy

Walter H. Munk: Seventy-Five Years of Exploring the Seas – Robert C. Spindel and Peter F. Worcester

Infrasound from Tornados: Theory, Measurement, and Prospects for Their Use in Early Warning Systems – Carrick Talmadge and Roger Waxler


Book Announcement from ASA Press:

ASAPress/Springer: Treatise on Acoustics – E.F.F. Chladni (Translated by Robert T. Beyer)

Technical Committee Report: Physical Acoustics Joseph (Josh) Gladden

News from the Acoustical Society Foundation – Carl J. Rosenberg


Leif Bjørnø (1937–2015)
Karl Uno Ingard (1921-2014)


Volume 12, Issue 2 – Summer 2016

Summer 2016

From the Editor
From the Executive Director
From the Editors of JASA-EL and POMA

Featured Articles

Designing Active Learning Environments – John R. Buck, Kathleen E. Wage and Jill K. Nelson

Violin Acoustics – Colin E. Gough

Acoustics of Regionally Accented Speech – Ewa Jacewicz and Robert A. Fox

Regeneration of Auditory Hair Cells: A Potential Treatment for Hearing Loss on the Horizon – Rebecca M. Lewis, Edwin W Rubel and Jennifer S. Stone


Technical Committee Report: Psychological and Physiological Acoustics – Andrew J. Oxenham

News from the Acoustical Society Foundation – Carl J. Rosenberg

ASA News: Standards Committee Meetings Reports: ISO/TC 43 (Acoustics) and ISO/TC 43/SC 1 (Noise), Milan, Italy, September 2015 – Robert D. Hellweg, Jr., Jeff G. Schmitt and Laura Ann Wilber

Book Announcements from ASA Press:

Worship Space Acoustics: 3 Decades of Design – D.T. Bradley, E.E. Ryherd, L.M. Ronsse (Eds.)

Acoustics of Musical Instruments – A. Chaigne, J. Kergomard


George Elias Ioup (1939-2016)
Norman C. Pickering (1916–2015)
Roelof J. Ritsma (1925-2015)
Ewart Wetherill (1928–2015)


Volume 12, Issue 3 – Fall 2016

Fall 2016

From the Editor
From the President

Featured Articles

Against All Odds: Commercial Sound Recording and Reproduction in Analog Times – by George Brock-Nannestad

Smart People Behaving Foolishly: Lessons from a Career in Scientific Research – by Grace A. Clark

Acoustic Metamaterials – by Michael R. Haberman and Andrew N. Norris

Underwater Acoustics: A Brief Historical Overview Through World War II – by Thomas G. Muir and David L. Bradley

Residential Quietude, the Top Luxury Requirement – by Bonnie Schnitta


Technical Committee Report: Structural Acoustics and Vibration Robert M. Koch and Christina J. Naify

News from the Acoustical Society Foundation – Carl J. Rosenberg

Book Announcements from ASA Press:

Bat Bioacoustics – M.B. Fenton, A.D. Grinnell, A.N. Popper, R.R. Fay (Eds.)

Book Review

Foundations of Statistical Energy Analysis in Vibroacoustics
A. Le Bot   Review by Rudolph Martinez 


Louis C. Sutherland | 1926-2016


Volume 12, Issue 4 Winter 2016

From the Editor
From the Education and Outreach Coordinator

Featured Articles

Sound and Marine Seismic Surveys – by Robert C. Gisiner

James Clerk Maxwell and the Physics of Sound – by Philip L. Marston

The Acoustics of Brass Musical Instruments – by Thomas R. Moore

Highway Traffic Noise – by Judith L. Rochat and Darlene Reiter

A History of Speech Production Research – by Maureen Stone and Christine H. Shadle


Technical Committee Report: Biomedical Acoustics – by Nathan McDannold

ASA News

News from the Acoustical Society Foundation – Carl J. Rosenberg

Engaging Early Career Acousticians in the Acoustical Society of America – by Tessa Bent

Book Announcements from ASA Press:

Hearing Aids  Editors: G. R. Popelka, B. C. J. Moore, R. R. Fay, A. N. Popper (Eds.)


Leo Leroy Beranek (1914-2016)
Edwin L. Carstensen (1919-2016)
Donald C. Teas (1927-2016)

Book Review

American Luthier, Carleen Hutchins —   The Art & Science of the Violin – Author  Quincy Whitney

Book Announcement from ASA Press

Hearing Aids – Editors: G. R. Popelka, B. C. J. Moore, R. R. Fay, A. N. Popper (Eds.)


Volume 11 Issue 1

Winter 2015

Articles – Individual PDF’s

Acoustic Cloaking – Andrew N. Norris

Computer Simulation for Predicting Acoustic Scattering from Objects at the Bottom of the Ocean – David S. Burnett

Worldwide Low-Frequency Ambient Noise – David L. Bradley and Stephen M. Nichols

A Century of Sonar: Planetary Oceanography, Underwater Noise Monitoring, and the Terminology of Underwater Sound – Michael A. Ainslie


ASA News

Technical Committee report: Acoustical Oceanography – Andone C. Lavery



Volume 11 Issue 2

Spring 2015

Articles – Individual PDF’s

Allan D. Pierce: A Celebration of a Career in Acoustics in Commemoration of His Retirement as Editor-in-Chief of the Acoustical Society of America – Jerry H. Ginsberg and Peter H Rogers

The Underwater Sound Field from Impact Pile Driving and Its Potential Effects on Marine Life – Peter H. Dahl, Christ A. F. de Jong and Arthur N. Popper

Pushing the Envelope of Auditory Research with Cochlear Implants – Matthew J. Goupell

Concorde Booms and the Mysterious East Coast Noises – Peter H Rogers and Domenic J. Maglieri

Sound Propagation in the Atmospheric Boundary Layer – D. Keith Wilson, Chris L. Pettit and Vladimir E. Ostashev

Objective Bayesian Analysis in Acoustics – Ning Xiang and Cameron Fackler

Dr. Per V. Brüel – 100 Years – Leif Bjørnø

From the President

From the Executive Director


Book Review: Auditory Processing of Temporal Fine Structure: Effects of Age and Hearing Loss, by Brian C. J. Moore – review by Hamish Innes- Brown and Jeremy Marozeau

Technical Committee Report: Speech Communication – Robert F. Port

ASA News:

• Students Meet Members For Lunch – David T. Blackstock
• News from the Acoustical Society Foundation

Letters to the Editor

Obituary- Floyd Dunn (1924-2015)


Volume 11 Issue 3

Summer 2015

Articles – Individual PDF’s

Update on Acoustical Society of America Publications from the Editor in Chief – James F. Lynch

Nonreciprocal Acoustics – Romain Fleury, Dimitrios Sounas, Michael R. Haberman and Andrea Alù

Lending an Ear in the Courtroom: Forensic Acoustics – Robert C. Maher

Reading, Writing, and the Acoustical Society of America – Allan D. Pierce

Where the Decibels Hit the Water: Perspectives on the Application of Science to Real-World Underwater Noise and Marine Protected Species Issues – Amy R. Scholik-Schlomer

Psychoacoustics: A Brief Historical Overview – William A. Yost

From the President


Book Announcement and Review:

ASA PRESS/Springer: Model-Based Processing for Underwater Acoustic Arrays – Edmund J. Sullivan

Acoustics of Small Rooms – Mendel Kleiner and Jiri Tichy – Review by Murray Hodgson, Leila Scannell and James Higgins

ASA Foundation Update – Carl J. Rosenberg

Technical Committee Report: Noise – Scott Sommerfeldt and William J. Murphy

Obituary: David Alan Bies (1925-2015)

ASA News:
Students Activities at ASA Pittsburgh – Chris Jasinski












Volume 10 Issue 4

FALL 2014

Articles – Individual PDF’s
Leo Beranek’s Role in the Acoustical Society of America – Charles E. Schmid
Leo Beranek’s Contributions to Noise and Vibration Control – William W. Lang and  George C. Maling
Leo Beranek’s Contributions to the Field of  Transportation Noise – Carl E. Hanson
Leo Beranek in Pictures – photograph compilation courtesy of Carl J. Rosenberg and William J. Cavanaugh
Psychoacoustics and Community Noise Impact Assessment – Sanford Fidell
Leo Beranek and Concert Hall Acoustics – Benjamin Markham
Leo Beranek: Technology, Business, and Civic Visionary – David Walden
Technical Committee Report: Architectural Acoustics – Kenneth W. Good, Jr.
ASA News: Acoustical Society Foundation Fund – Carl J. Rosenberg
PASS At the Summit: Activities at recent Physical Acoustics Summer School – Joseph R. Gladden, George Atkins, Kent L. Gee and Tracianne B. Neilsen





Issue 4 Oct 2013


Comments on Recently Published Article, Concerns about Infrasound from Wind Turbines – Paul D. Schomer

Single‐Beam Acoustic Tweezers: A New Tool for Microparticle Manipulation – Ying Li, Jae Youn Hwang, K. Kirk Shung and Jungwoo Lee 

Noise-Induced Hearing Loss in Teenagers – Robert S. Schlauch

ASA School Debuts in Kansas City  – Brigitte Schulte‐Fortkamp and Judy R. Dubno

Activities of the Georgia Tech Student Chapter  – Jason A. Kulpe, Katherine F. Woolfe, Bernard D. Shieh, Shane W. Lani, Brendan V. Nichol and Ellen A. Skow

Mechanical Models of the Human Vocal Tract – Takayuki Arai

The Rossing Prize: The First 10 Years  – Allan D. Pierce

Reminiscences of Miguel Junger – David Feit and Joel Garrelick

Blake S. Wilson Receives Award for Cochlear Implant Research and Development  – Allan D. Pierce



Issue 3 Jul 2013


The”Sound of Freedom”: Characterizing Jet Noise from High-Performance Military Aircraft –Kent L. Gee, Tracianne B. Neilsen, and Alan T. Wall

Wind Turbine Noise – Nancy S. Timmerman

Concerns About Infrasound From Wind Turbines – Geoff Leventhall

The Waveguide Variant: Spatial Interference Patterns in Underwater Acoustics – Chris H. Harrison



Issue 2 Apr 2013


 Acoustics of Recording Studios  – Marshall Long

Control Room Design: The Monitoring Environment” – George L. Augspurger

Motion Picture Scoring Stages an Overview – Shawn Murphy

Music, Rooms and Listeners Science in the Creation and Delivery of Audio Art  – Floyd E. Toole



Issue 1 Jan 2013


On the Fascinating Phenomenon of Diffraction by Periodic Structures – Nico Felicien Declercq

Microbubbles as Ultrasound Contrast Agents  – Thomas J. Matula, Hong Chen

A Simple Electronically‐Phased Acoustic Array  – Martin L. Smith, Michael R. Roddewig, Kurt M. Strovink, John A. Scales

Report of ISO-TC 43, Acoustics, and ISO-TC 43-SC1, Noise, Standards Meetings in Florianopolis, Brazil, November 2012 – Robert D. Hellweg, Jr., Jeff G. Schmitt, Laura Ann Wilber


Issue 4 Oct 2012


Applications of Transcranial Focused Ultrasound Surgery – Daniel Pajek and Kullervo Hynynen

Photoacoustic Imaging for Medical Diagnostics – Carolyn L. Bayer, Geoffrey P. Luke, and Stanislav Y. Emelianov

Disintegration of Tissue Using High Intensity Focused Ultrasound: Two Approaches that Utilize Shock Waves – Adam Maxwell, Oleg Sapozhnikov, Michael Bailey, Lawrence Crum, Zhen Xu, Brian Fowlkes, Charles Cain, and Vera Khokhlova

Ultrasonic Bioeffects on Peripheral Nerves – Robert Muratore and Jeffrey J. Vaitekunas



Issue 3 Jul 2012


Remote Sensing of Fish Using Passive Acoustic Monitoring – David A. Mann

Bioacoustical Monitoring in Terrestrial Environments— – Kurt M. Fristrup and Dan Mennitt

Counting Critters in the Sea Using Active Acoustics – Joseph D. Warren

Passive Acoustic Monitoring for Estimating Animal Density – Len Thomas and Tiago A. Marques



Issue 2 Apr 2012


Acoustical Tests of Middle-Ear and Cochlear Function in Infants and Adults – Douglas H. Keefe

Spatial Release from Masking – Ruth Y. Litovsky

Tonal Language Processing – Fan-Gang Zeng

Hearing Loss and Frequency Analysis of Complex Sounds – Marjorie Leek and Michelle Molis

Physiological Correlates of Perceptual Deficits Following Sensorineural Hearing Loss – Michael G. Heinz

Auditory Cortical Function: Insights from Current Approaches – Christoph E. Schreiner, Patrick O. Kanold, Hisayuki Ojima, Shihab A. Shamma, and Steven G. Lomber

Wind Turbines and Ghost Stories: The Effects of Infrasound on the Human Auditory System – Hsuan-hsiu Annie Chen and Peter Narins



Issue 1 Jan 2012


The Acoustical Society of America Standards Program: Organization and Scope – Paul D. Schomer

International Standards Development and the U.S. Technical Advisory Group Process – Susan B. Blaeser

Consensus Standards: One Perspective from a Government Scientist – Arnold G. Konheim

Tower of Babel, or Why Bother About International Standards Östen Axelsson

Taking American National Standards to the International Level – Michael A Bahtiatian

Acoustical Standards Play A Key Role in Optimized Solutions – Stephen J. Lind

Modern Tools for Improving the Development of Acoustical Standards – Christopher J. Struck


Issue 4 Oct 2011


Voices and Listeners: Toward A Model of Voice Perception – Jody Kreiman and Diana Sidtis

Imitation in Speech – Molly Babel

Human Voice in Evolutionary Perspective – Michael J. Owren

Phonetics of Endangered Languages – D. H. Whalen, Christian T. DiCanio, and Patricia A. Shaw



Issue 3 Jul 2011


Model-Based Ocean Acoustic Signal Processing – Edmund J. Sullivan, Zoi-Heleni Michalopoulou, and Caglar Yardim

Signal Processing in Physical and Engineering Acoustics – David H. Chambers, Brian E. Anderson, Brian G. Ferguson, Kam W. Lo, and Michael Roan

Signal Processing in Speech and Hearing Technology – Sean A. Fulop, Kelly Fitz, and Douglas O’Shaughnessy

Signal and Image Processing Techniques as Applied to Animal Bioacoustics Problems – Chris Tiemann, Jules S. Jaffe, Paul L. D. Roberts, Natalia A. Sidorovskaia, George E. Ioup, Juliette W. Ioup, Alexander Ekimov, and Sean K. Lehman

Collaborating with Chinese Scientists – Whitlow W. L. Au



Issue 2 Apr 2011


Stepping Up to the Table: A Few Thoughts on the Role of Scientists in the Policy-Making Process – Dahlia L. Sokolov

Cook Stoves and Climate Change – Steven L. Garrett

Science Policy Matters: Observations from Two Years in Washington, D.C.- Jeffrey J. Fox

Sucked into the Culture War – Greg Swift



Issue 1 Jan 2011


 In Search of a New Paradigm: How Do Our Parameters and Measurement Techniques Constrain Approaches to Concert Hall Design? – Larry Kirkegaard and Tim Gulsrud

Clarity, Cocktails, and Concerts: Listening in Concert Halls – David Griesinger

From Sports Arena to Sanctuary: Taming a Texas-sized Reverberation Time –  Russ Berger

Up in Knudsen’s Attic: Some Private Papers of Vern O. Knudsen – Neil A. Shaw

Professional Studios – Marshall Long