Professional Awards

For NOISE-CON 2020, the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the United States (INCE-USA) and the INCE Foundation are excited to be accepting nominations for four major awards:

  • William W. Lang Distinguished Noise Control Engineer Award
  • Laymon N. Miller Excellence in Acoustical Consulting Award
  • Martin Hirschorn IAC Prize – Best Paper Award
  • Martin Hirschorn IAC Prize – Graduate Student Project Award

 

These awards will be presented at the upcoming NOISE-CON 2020 meeting in New Orleans, LA on June 29 to July 1, 2020. A brief summary for each of the awards, including submission/nomination deadlines, is provided below.

Applications can be downloaded from the links below. For questions, please contact:

Dana M. Lodico, PE, INCE Bd. Cert.
INCE Vice President, Honors & Awards
E-mail: vp_awards@inceusa.org

For more information about the INCE-USA Awards program, including a complete list of past awardees, please see the Awards page at the INCE-USA website: https://www.inceusa.org/about-ince-usa/honors-and-awards/.

 

William W. Lang Distinguished Noise Control Engineer Award

Awarded a certificate and engraved medal

Nomination deadline: April 9, 2020

The William W. Lang Award for the Distinguished Noise Control Engineer recognizes individuals who have rendered conspicuous and consistently outstanding service to the Institute and to the field of noise control engineering over a sustained period. This honor corresponds to the title "Distinguished Professor" in academia and to the Honorary Fellowship Award of professional societies such as the Acoustical Society of America.

Click here for the application.

Laymon N. Miller Excellence in Acoustical Consulting Award

Awarded a certificate and engraved medal

Submission Deadline: April 9, 2020

The Laymon N. Miller Award for Excellence in Acoustical Consulting recognizes an individual who has practiced acoustical consulting in an exemplary manner over a sustained period of time, to improve acoustical environments in and around buildings, transportation systems, work places, recreational and other occupied spaces, such that the quality of life for citizens and communities is significantly enhanced.

Click here for the application.

Martin Hirschorn IAC Prize — Graduate Student Project Award

Award amount: $4,000

Submission Deadline: April 9, 2020

The award is granted as a contribution to the education of a graduate student studying noise control engineering in the United States of America who proposes a project related to an application of noise control engineering and/or acoustical conditioning of architectural spaces. An application must be received for each candidate wishing to be considered for this award, which shall contain detailed information about the student and the proposed project including a commitment to publish the results of the project in a form suitable for the Noise Control Engineering Journal.

Click here for the application.

Martin Hirschorn IAC Prize — Best Paper Award

Award amount: $4,000

The award is granted to “The best paper on new and/or improved cost effective noise control and/or acoustical conditioning products as published in the two years preceding the award."

All papers published in Noise Control Engineering Journal (NCEJ) and meeting the stated prize criterion will be considered automatically and need not be submitted for consideration.

Click here for the application.

 

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