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Design and Fabrication of Ultra-wideband Tunable Graphene-based NEMS Resonators

date November 14, 2016
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Friday, November 18, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Professor Michael A. Cullinan Department of Mechanical Engineering The University of Texas at Austin www.me.utexas.edu Graphene-based nanoelectromechanical (NEMS) resonators have the potential to overcome many of […]

From Basic Research to Startup: The Development and Commercialization of University-Based Acoustics Research

date November 11, 2016
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Friday, November 11, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Dr. Mark S. Wochner AdBm Corp Austin, Texas www.adbmtech.com An underwater noise abatement system based on research performed at The University of Texas at Austin’s Applied […]

Modeling of Strong Shock Waves from Explosions: Not with a Whimper but a Bang

date October 30, 2016
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Friday, November 4, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Professor Won-Suk Ohm School of Mechanical Engineering Yonsei University Seoul, South Korea http://web.yonsei.ac.kr/acoustics Blast waves produced by such events as nuclear explosions are considered as “strong” […]

History and Applications of Acoustic Radiation Force

date October 28, 2016
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Friday, October 28, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Benjamin C. Treweek Applied Research Laboratories The University of Texas at Austin www.arlut.utexas.edu From its theoretical beginnings to its modern applications in both optics and acoustics, […]

Finite Element Modeling for Ocean Acoustics Applications

date October 27, 2016
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JOINT ICES SEMINAR AND ACOUSTICS SEMINAR *** Note change of room, day, and time *** Thursday, October 27, 2016 3:30 pm in POB 6.304 Dr. Marcia J. Isakson Applied Research Laboratories The University of Texas […]

Bubble Acoustics and the Sound of Water Drops

date October 21, 2016
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Friday, October 21, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Dr. Kyle S. Spratt Applied Research Laboratories The University of Texas at Austin www.arlut.utexas.edu The acoustic properties of gas bubbles in liquids has become a prevalent […]

The X-15 Research Rocket Airplane: A Step into Space at Six Times the Speed of Sound

date October 14, 2016
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Friday, October 14, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Professor Ronald L. Panton Department of Mechanical Engineering The University of Texas at Austin www.me.utexas.edu The X-15 Airplane was carried aloft under the wing of a […]

Willis Coupling in Acoustic Metamaterials

date October 7, 2016
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Friday, October 7, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Michael B. Muhlestein Applied Research Laboratories The University of Texas at Austin http://www.arlut.utexas.edu Acoustic metamaterials (AMM) are deeply subwavelength acoustic structures which have been engineered to […]

Modeling and Design of Diffraction Gratings for Optically-Read Vibration Sensors

Friday, September 23, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Randall P. Williams, PE Department of Mechanical Engineering, and Microelectronics Research Center The University of Texas at Austin http://www.mrc.utexas.edu Displacement detection using optical interferometric techniques allows […]

“Great Place to Stay. Beware the Train!”

Friday, September 16, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 David A. Nelson, INCE Bd. Cert., PE Nelson Acoustics Elgin, Texas www.nelsonacoustical.com It’s a nice hotel, convenient to everything, comfortable, nice staff, etc. But one-third of […]

Optimizing Acoustical Parameter-Extraction Methods

Friday, September 9, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Dr. Daniel R. Tengelsen Bose Corporation Framingham, Massachusetts www.bose.com The impedance tube has long been used as an acoustical parameter-extraction device due to the fact that, […]

Brief Historical Highlights of Underwater Acoustics and the Defense Research Laboratory and Applied Research Laboratories of the University of Texas at Austin

Thursday, September 1, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 5.132 Dr. Thomas G. Muir Applied Research Laboratories The University of Texas at Austin http://www.arlut.utexas.edu Man’s involvement with sound in the ocean has been motivated by intellectual […]

Acoustical Engineering at Dell

date April 29, 2016
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Friday, April 29, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Chris E. Peterson and Paul Waters Concept Systems Engineering and Acoustical Engineering Teams Dell, Inc. Round Rock, Texas www.dell.com/en-us Acoustical engineering at Dell, Inc., covers several […]

Vibroacoustic Loads that Form from Clustered Rockets Undergoing Stagger Startup

date April 22, 2016
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Friday, April 22, 2016 at 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Dr. Charles E. Tinney Applied Research Laboratories The University of Texas at Austin http://www.arlut.utexas.edu The effect of stagger startup on the vibroacoustic loads that form […]

Computing Sound Location in the Brain

date April 8, 2016
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Friday, April 8, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Professor Nace Golding Neuroscience Department The University of Texas at Austin https://neuroscience.utexas.edu One of the most challenging computations in the brain is that of computing sound […]

Airborne Capacitive Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducer Cell Design

date March 20, 2016
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Friday, March 25, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Dr. Asli Yilmaz Electrical Engineering Department Bilkent University Ankara, Turkey http://www.ee.bilkent.edu.tr/ All transducers used in airborne ultrasonic applications, including capacitive micromachined ultrasonic transducers (CMUTs), incorporate loss mechanisms […]

Structural Health Monitoring of Civil Infrastructure Systems by using Guided Ultrasonic Waves

date March 11, 2016
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Friday, March 11, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Professor Salvatore Salamone Department of Civil, Architectural, and Environmental Engineering The University of Texas at Austin http://caee.utexas.edu The increase in traffic volume and loads applied to […]

Contributions of the Harvard Underwater Sound Lab to the Development of Underwater Acoustics

date March 4, 2016
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Friday, March 4, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Dr. F. Michael Pestorius Former Director Applied Research Laboratories The University of Texas at Austin http://www.arlut.utexas.edu The Harvard Underwater Sound laboratory, or HUSL as it was […]

Acoustic Monitoring of Femtosecond Laser Ablation

date February 19, 2016
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Friday, February 19, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.150 Kenneth Ledford The Graduate Program in Acoustics The Pennsylvania State University http://www.acs.psu.edu/ Acoustic measurement methods can often be used as an inexpensive and robust data collection […]

Visualizing Noise Sources in an Aero-Acoustic Wind Tunnel with Real-Time Acoustic Beamformers

date February 12, 2016
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Friday, February 12, 2016 4:00 p.m. in ETC 4.15 Kurt Veggeberg Business Development Manager, Test Cell Applications National Instruments Austin, Texas http://www.ni.com/ The Hyundai Aero-acoustic Wind Tunnel (HAWT) is a ¾ semi-open jet test section with […]