Special Sessions

175th Meeting, Spring 2018 – Minneapolis, MN:

  • Metamaterials
  • Improving Education in Structural Acoustics and Vibration
  • Model Reduction for Structural Acoustics and Vibration

174th Meeting, Fall 2017 – New Orleans, LA:

  • Acoustic Metamaterials
  • Standards in Structural Acoustics and Vibration
  • SAV Applications of FEA, BEA, and SEA Computational Methods

173rd Meeting, Spring 2017 – Boston, MA:

  • Acoustic Metamaterials
  • Acoustics and Vibration of Sports and Sports Equipment
  • Energy Methods in Acoustics and Vibration
  • Groundborne Noise and Vibration from Transit Systems
  • Novel Techniques for Nondestructive Evaluation
  • Novel Treatments in Vibration Damping
  • Numerical Methods and Benchmarking in Computational Acoustics
  • Probabilistic Finite Element Analysis and Uncertainty Quantification in Vibroacoustic Problems

172nd Meeting, Fall 2016 – Honolulu, HI:

  • Acoustic Metamaterials
  • Dynamics of Ribbed Structures
  • Non-Contact Vibration Excitation and Sensing Techniques
  • Building Vibration Analysis, Measurement, and Mitigation
  • Flow Induced Vibration and Noise

171st Meeting, Spring 2016 – Salt Lake City, UT:

  • Analysis of Vibration Based Musical Instruments
  • Real-World Instructive Case Studies in Structural Acoustics and Vibration
  • Wavenumber Transform Methods
  • Computational Methods in Structural Acoustics and Vibration
  • Building Isolation from Seismic and Groundborne Vibration
  • Nuclear-Powered Theormoacoustics

170th Meeting, Fall 2015 – Jacksonville, FL:

  • Flow-Induced Vibration
  • Structural Acoustics and Vibration in Buildings
  • Nonlinear Techniques for Nondestructuve Evaluation
  • Novel Treatments in Vibration Damping

169th Meeting, Spring 2015 – Pittsburgh, PA:

  • Blind Source Localization and Separation for Structural Acoustic Sources
  • Acoustic Metamaterials
  • Time-Domain Methods
  • Noise Identification and Control in the Mining Industry
  • Demonstrations of Structural Acoustics and Vibration

168th Meeting, Fall 2014 – Indianapolis, IN:

  • Computational Methods in Structural Acoustics and Vibration
  • Vehicle Interior Noise
  • Nearfield Acoustical Holography
  • Vibration Reduction in Air-Handling Systems

167th Meeting, Spring 2014 – Providence, RI:

  • Undersea Vehicle Noise
  • Acoustic Metamaterials
  • Session in Honor of Murray Strasberg
  • Environmental Vibration
  • Acoustics of Sports
  • Acoustics of Cylindrical Shells

166th Meeting, Fall 2013 – San Francisco, CA:

  • Vibration from Aeroacoustic Loads
  • Computational Structural Acoustics
  • Groundborne/Structureborne Noise and Vibration from Transportation
  • Structural Health Monitoring
  • Human-Induced Vibration in Buildings
  • Structural and Acoustic Response due to Impulsive Excitation

165th Meeting, Spring 2013 – Montreal, Canada:

  • Measurement and Modeling of Structures with Attached Noise Control Materials
  • History and Application of Constrained Layer Damping
  • Memorial Session in Honor of Miguel Junger
  • Acoustic Metamaterials

164th Meeting, Fall 2012 – Kansas City, MO:

  • Damping Applications and Modeling
  • Session in Honor of Preston W. Smith, Jr.
  • Guided Waves for Nondestructive Evaluation and Structural Health Monitoring
  • Structural Acoustics Optimization

163rd Meeting, Spring 2012 – Hong Kong, China:

  • Noise Control Methods for Aerospace Structures
  • Machinery Noise and Vibration
  • Aircraft Cabin Noise

162nd Meeting, Fall 2011 – San Diego, CA:

  • Special Session(s) in Honor of Gideon Maidanik, Dick Lyon and Joe Dickey
  • Multi-functional Composite Structures – Gopal Mathur

161st Meeting, Spring 2011 – Seattle, WA:

  • Fluid-Structure Interaction: Experimental and Computational – Dean E. Capone
  • Comparison of Array Measurements (Joint with Noise) – Alan Wall, Kent Gee, Scott Sommerfeldt
  • Groundbourne Vibration and Transportation Systems – James E. Phillips
  • Advancement in Vibroacoustic Treatments for Vehicles – Ben Shafer and Micah Shepard
  • Designing Quiet Composite Structures – Gopal Mathur

160th Meeting and 2nd Pan-American/Iberian Meeting, Fall 2010 – Cancun, Mexico:

  • Emerging Technologies in Structural Acoustics and Vibrations – Sean F. Wu
  • Synchronization, Spontaneous Coherence and Laser Analog – Richard Weaver
  • Vibrations and Energy Conversion in the Ocean (Joint with Underwater Acoustics) – J. Gregory McDaniel
  • Acoustic Meta-Materials: Investigations into theory, fabrication, and physical realization of novel manmade material treatments designed to achieve revolutionary reductions in acoustic scattering. – Steve O’Regan

159th Meeting Joint with Noise-Con, Spring 2010 – Baltimore, MD:

  • Computer Modeling of Structural Acoustics and Vibration for Complex Structures – James E. Phillips
  • Damping Mechanisms (Joint with Physical Acoustics) – J. Gregory McDaniel
  • Noise Control of Small Submersible Vehicles (Joint with Noise, Underwater Acoustics, Animal Bioacoustics and INCE) – Joseph M. Cuschieri
  • Nondestructive Testing of Materials (Joint with Engineering Acoustics) – Hasson Tavossi
  • Space Vehicle Vibroacoustics (Joint with INCE) – Dean E. Capone

158th Meeting, Fall 2009 – San Antonio, TX:

  • Structural Acoustics in Biological Media – Karl Grosh
  • Structural Acoustics for Poroelastic Materials – Noureddine Atalla

157th Meeting, Spring 2009 – Portland, OR:

  • Computational Structural Acoustics – Kuangcheng Wu
  • Emerging Applications of Structural Acoustics – Sean F. Wu
  • Distinguished Lecture – Sean F. Wu
  • Vibro-Acoustic Diagnosis and Prognosis of Complex Structures I and II – Wen Li

156th Meeting, Fall 2008 – Miami, FL:

  • Building Structural Acoustics and Vibration – Kai Ming Li
  • Causality in Acoustics – J. Gregory McDaniel
  • Aeroacoustic and Hydrodynamic Interactions with Structural Acoustics and Vibration – Jerry H. Ginsberg

155th Meeting, Spring 2008 – Paris, France:

154th Meeting, Fall 2007 – New Orleans, LA:

153rd Meeting, Spring 2007 – Salt Lake City, UT:

152nd Meeting, Fall 2006 – Honolulu, HI:

  • Vibration and Impact Sound in Buildings – Takashi Koga and James E. Phillips
  • Vehicle Interior Noise and Vibration – Courtney B. Burroughs and Hiroaki Morimura
  • Numerical Methods in Structural Acoustics and Vibration – Dean E. Capone and Toshimitsu Tanaka

151st Meeting, Spring 2006 – Providence, RI:

  • Ultrasonic Waveguides for Structural Monitoring – Joel M. Garrelick

150th Meeting, Fall 2005 – Minneapolis, MN:

149th Meeting, Spring 2005 – Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada:

148th Meeting, Fall 2004 – San Diego, CA:

147th Meeting, Spring 2004 – New York, NY:

  • Urban Transit Noise – Paul L. Burge and Daniel R. Raichel

146th Meeting, Fall 2003 – Austin, TX:

145th Meeting, Spring 2003 – Nashville, TN:

144th Meeting, Fall 2002 – Cancun, Mexico:

  • Reconstruction of Acoustic Radiation from Vibrating Structures – Sean Wu
  • Analysis, Measurement and Control of Strutural Intensity – Sabih Hayek
  • Energy Methods in Vibroacoustics Analysis and Control – Jose Arruda and Steve Hambric
  • Vibration of Floors in Buildings – Eric Ungar

143rd Meeting, Spring 2002 – Pittsburgh, PA:

  • Active Control of Ducted Fan Noise – Scott Sommerfeldt
  • Pyro-Shock – Harry Himelblau
  • Flow Induced Vibration and Noise – Yun-Fan Hwang

142nd Meeting, Fall 2001 – Fort Lauderdale, FL:

  • Methods of Passive Dissipation in Structural Acoustics – Courtney Burroughs
  • Numerical Methods in Structural Acoustics
  • Celebration of Migual Junger’s Acoustics (Joint with Engineering Acoustics, Physical, Noise, and Underwater)
  • Noise in Condominiums (Joint with Noise and Architectural)

141st Meeting, Spring 2001 – Chicago, IL:

  • Complexity and Random Matrix Theory – Richard Weaver (possibly Joint with Noise and Architectural)
  • Memorial Session for David Crighton – Paul Barbone (Joint with Physical)
  • Machine Prognostics – David Swanson (Joint with Signal Processing and Noise)

140th Meeting, Fall 2000 – Newport Beach, CA:

  • Diagnostics of Vibration and Noise in Structures – Sean Wu
  • Acoustic Microsensors – Vasu Varadan
  • Novel Optical Methods for Measuring Surface Vibration – Jim Sabatier and Ben Bard (Joint with Physical)

139th Meeting, Spring 2000 – Atlanta, GA:

  • Aeroelasticity – Ken Frampton and Sean Wu
  • Combining Active and Passive Control of Vibration and Noise – Alain Berry
  • Tire Vibration – Stuart Bolton

138th Meeting, Fall 1999 – Columbus, OH:

  • Mid-Frequency Modeling in Structural Acoustics I and II
  • Acoustic Nondestructive Evaluation: New Directions and Techniques I and II

137th Meeting, Spring 1999 – Berlin, Germany:

  • International Workshop on Active Noise and Vibration Control
    • Active Control of Structural Vibrations
    • Active Control of Sound Radiation and Transmission
    • Active Noise Control in Enclosures
    • Other Applications of Active Control
    • Active Control of Aircraft Engines
    • Transducers for Active Noise and Vibration Control

136th Meeting, Fall 1998 – Norfolk, VA:

  • Interior Cabin Noise I and II
  • Machinery Silencing R&D at Annapolis: An Historical Perspective

135th Meeting, Spring 1998 – Seattle, WA:

  • New Challenges in Structural Acoustics
  • Memorial Session for Manfred Heckl

134th Meeting, Fall 1997 – San Diego, CA:

  • Computational Vibroacoustics I and II

133rd Meeting, Spring 1997 – State College, PA:

  • Time Domain Modeling of Plate and Shell Vibrations
  • Predictions for Dynamic Systems with Evolving Damage
  • Active Classification of Structures