INCE Board Certified Member Dr. Lily Wang has been elected President-Elect of the Acoustical Society of America: she will assume the office of President on 11 May 2018.
It is with sadness that INCE-USA notes the passing of our colleague Dr. Murray Hodgson of the Canadian Acoustical Association.
A Special Session honoring Leo Beranek's life and contributions was held during NOISE-CON 2017. The slide presentations (including embedded audio and video) are now available for download.
The 6th Noise and Vibration Emerging Methods (NOVEM) conference will be held in Ibiza (Balearic Islands, Spain) 7-9 May 2018. The NOVEM conferences are small, focused events held in small venues to encourage interaction and exchange. Abstracts are now being accepted and are due by 15 October 2017. Visit the NOVEM 2018 website for more information.
INCE-USA is excited to announce that James K. Thompson, Ph D, PE is the new Editor of the Noise Control Engineering Journal (NCEJ). Dr. Thompson assumed this new position on July 01 with the retirement of Courtney Burroughs, Ph D.
The May-June 2017 Issue (Volume 65, Number 3) of the Noise Control Engineering Journal is now available. INCE Members may download the full issue. All articles are available through the INCE Digital Library.
The Technology for a Quieter America working group announces the release of the proceedings of their fifth workshop: Engineering Technology Transfer: Research and Development for Engineering a Quieter America.
Four new book reviews have been published in the latest issue of Noise Control Engineering Journal 65(3), May-June 2017. Click through to read the reviews.
As a participating sponsor, INCE-USA is proud to announce that the film "In Pursuit of Silence" will open in U.S. theaters starting in NYC on June 23 (through June 29) and Los Angeles on June 30 (through July 6) with many other cities to follow. Further details about openings will follow in a few weeks. Until then, please spread the word!
Nominations are now being accepted for the 2018 Safe-in-Sound awards. These annual awards, sponsored by the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) in partnership with the National Hearing Conservation Association (NHCA), recognize excellence in hearing loss prevention.