Volume 15, Issue 2 – Summer 2019

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From the Editor
From the President
From the Editor in Chief

Featured Articles

Mechanical Speech Synthesis in Early Talking Automata – Gordon J. Ramsay

Satisfying Hunger, Thirst, and Acoustic Comfort in Restaurants, Diners, and Bars… Is This an Oxymoron? – Kenneth P. Roy

The Peculiar Acoustics of Rocks – James A. TenCate

From Biology to Bytes- Predicting the Path of Ultrasound Waves Through the Human Body – Bradley E. Treeby

Sound Perspectives

Ask an Acoustician – Sam H. Ridgway

Taking the Leap and Getting Involved as a Student in the Acoustical Society of America – Kali Burke

It Is Our Responsibility to Teach Science Communication to Students – Laura N. Kloepper

Networking Up – Tracianne B. Neilsen

Administrative Committee Report- Panel on Public PolicyEdward J. Walsh



Richard H. Lyon | 1929–2019
Walter H. Munk | 1917–2019
Robert Daniel Sorkin | 1937–2018

Acoustical Society Foundation Fund – James H. Miller

Book Review

Speech – A Dynamic Process Authors- René Carré, Pierre Divenyi, Mohamad Mrayati

ASA Press Book Announcements:

Multisensory Processes The Auditory Perspective   Editors- Adrian K. C. Lee, Mark T. Wallace, Allison B. Coffin, Arthur N. Popper, and Richard R. Fay