Community Highlights

Scroll on this page to find pictures and updates related to the UT Austin acoustics community, including service events, social events, and students joining and graduating from UT. 

ASA Sydney Recap

ASA Sydney Recap

Austin ASA students recently attended the 185th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America, which was held all the way down in Sydney, Australia! This was a great opportunity for several students to connect with other acousticians from around the...

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Tailgate 2023

Tailgate 2023

This past weekend, our chapter of the ASA held our 5th annual tailgate, gathering students and local acousticians and enjoying some Texas football. Thanks to everyone who attended, and those who contributed chili, barbecue, and other necessities....

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ASA Pub Trivia – Sept 2023

ASA Pub Trivia – Sept 2023

Thanks to everyone who came to trivia with members of the ASA chapter on Monday! It was a great time, even though neither of our two teams was able to pull out a victory. Unfortunately no questions related to acoustics, but some tough ones related...

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ASA Top Golf Social 2023

ASA Top Golf Social 2023

Thanks to everyone who came to our first ever ASA Top Golf event this past Sunday! We all had a great time, and it was a good chance for friendly competition, although there was no clear victor at the end of the day (since the last game ended in a...

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McKinney Fellows Symposium 2023

McKinney Fellows Symposium 2023

Congratulations to the McKinney fellows who presented on their research as graduate students for the annual McKinney Fellows Symposium. The Chester M. McKinney Graduate Fellowship in Acoustics is awarded annually to one incoming student to the...

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Congrats Blake Simon, PhD

Congrats Blake Simon, PhD

Earlier this week, one of our members Blake Simon successfully defended his PhD Dissertation titled "Acoustic Radiation Force and Torque on a Sphere or Spheroid near a Boundary." Congratulations Blake on earning your PhD!

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Chirag Gokani – ASA Student Council BATC Rep

Chirag Gokani – ASA Student Council BATC Rep

Chirag Gokani was recently elected to the national ASA Student Council as the student representative for the Biomedical Acoustics Technical Committee (BATC). As the BATC's representative, Chirag's responsibilities will include welcoming new...

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Mark Hamilton – ASA Gold Medal and DTB Mentorship Award

Mark Hamilton – ASA Gold Medal and DTB Mentorship Award

Congratulations to Professor Mark Hamilton! At the 184th meeting of the Acoustical Society of America held in Chicago, IL, our very own Dr. Hamilton was awarded the Gold Medal of the Acoustical Society of America "for contributions to theoretical...

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Congrats Janghoon Kang, PhD

Congrats Janghoon Kang, PhD

Last week, our very own Janghoon Kang successfully defended his PhD Dissertation titled "Improved sound diffusion using spatiotemporally modulated acoustic metasurfaces." Congratulations Janghoon on earning your PhD!

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