A number of ASA Technical Committees offer Best Paper Awards to students and early career members who present at ASA meetings. More information about these awards can be found on the ASA website’s Funding Sources page. Below, the results of the Best Paper Awards for each Technical Committee that participated at the ASA Victoria 2018 meeting are listed:

Acoustical Oceanography

First: Elizabeth F. Weidner, University of New Hampshire

4pAO1. Broadband acoustic observations of individual naturally occurring hydrate-coated bubbles in the Gulf of Mexico’’

Second: Emma Reeves Ozanich, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

2aAO4. Ocean acoustic range estimation in noisy environments using convolutional networks

Animal Bioacoustics

First: Mikala Epp, University of Manitoba

5pAB8. Investigation of the context of humpback whale non-song calls in the North Atlantic

Second: Youenn Jézéquel, CNRS

1pAB10. Buzzing sounds used as a mean of intra-specific interaction during agonistic encounters in male European lobsters (Homarus gammarus)?

Architectural Acoustics

First: Matthew Neal, Pennsylvania State University

4aAA4. The room impulse response in time, frequency, and space: mapping spatial energy using spherical array beamforming techniques

Second: Byeongho Jo, Korean Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

3pEA4. Estimation of the source distance using the multiple three-dimensional acoustic intensimetry

Engineering Acoustics

First: In-Jee Jung, Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology

3pEA4. Estimation of the source distance using the multiple three-dimensional acoustic intensimetry

Musical Acoustics

First: Iran Sanadzadeh, University of Adelaide

Heuristic finite element models of the Japanese Koto

Second (tie): Timothy Greer, University of Southern California

3aMU5. How beatboxers produce percussion sounds: A real-time magnetic resonance imaging investigation

Jack D. Gabriel, Rollins College

4aMU6. Studying the clarinet with an artificial mouth: Comparison of playing frequencies between model and measurement


Kristi M. Ward, Northwestern University

4aNS7. Investigating individual susceptibility to the detrimental effects of
background noise and reverberation in simulated complex acoustic

Sarah E. Yoho, Utah State University

4aNS6. Relationship between perception of speech in noise and disordered speech: Influence of sensorineural hearing loss

Seonghun Im, Yonsei University

2aNS10. Characterization of laptop computer noise and vibration using nearfield acoustic holography

Physical Acoustics

No awards made

Signal Processing in Acoustic

First: Tyler Flynn, University of Michigan

5aSP2. Two-dimensional high-resolution acoustic localization of distributed coherent sources for structural health monitoring

Speech Communication

First: Dolly Goldenberg, Yale University

2pSC25. Concurrent Aero-Tactile Stimulation Does Not Bias Perception of VOT for Non-Initial Stops

Second: Michael Rollins, University of Cincinnati

4aSC34: Nasal Rustle: An Evidence-Based Description, Part II

Structural Acoustics and Vibration

First: Caleb Goates, Brigham Young University

3pSA4. A quasi-analytical formulation for acoustic radiation modes of simple curved structures

Second: Mark Cops, Boston University

2aSA5. Finite element modeling of fluid-saturated metallic foams from micro-computed tomography

Underwater Acoustics

First: Gabriel R Venegas, University of Texas at Austin

3aUWa6. Geoacoustic properties of seagrass-bearing sediments

Second: Alexander Scott Douglass, University of Michigan

2aUW3. Out-of-band beamforming in shallow water with horizontal arrays