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Some key dates for this conference are as follows:

  • February 28, 2011: Abstract submittal deadline

  • March 28, 2011: Notification of abstract acceptance and assignment to session

  • May 24, 2010: Fulllength draft paper submission deadline

  • July 18, 2010: Notification of acceptance or revision of papers

  • August 18, 2010: Final paper and copyright form submission deadline

The Congress home page is: http://www.asmeconferences.org/Congress2011. The Call For Papers tab, along with other pertinent tabs, is located on the left side of the screen. At IMECE 2011, NCAD will also host a series of special sessions.

NCAD will continue to host a student paper competition, with a $1000 prize for the winner. Students must be the first author and the presenter at the conference to be considered for this award. The student papers should be submitted through the conference web site by selecting the “Student Paper” publication type. Kristin Cody (laifook@alum.rpi.edu) will chair the student paper award committee. After the submission, please ask your academic advisor to send an email to her and to me (cai@ksu.edu) to confirm your eligibility for the competition if you would like a paper to be considered for this award.

NCAD will also continue its tradition to honor a distinguished researcher in the area of noise control and acoustics to present the prestigious Rayleigh Lecture. This years, the tentative topics will of Rayleigh Lecture will be one of the hot topics in the area of structural acoustics and control of sound propagation with a new class of materials.

NCAD will also host a special tutorial session that exposes one of the selected topics in the noise control and acoustic to a greater audience attending the Congress. The tentative topics for this year’s tutorial is on the hearing loss and its relation with noise in the environment.

2012: Joint with Internoise 2012, Manhattan, New York City

In 2012 NCAD will be teaming with the International Institute of Noise Control Engineering for Internoise 2012. This conference will be held in New York City from 19 22 August 2012. The theme of the congress is Quieting the World's Cities, and we plan to hold special workshops highlighting city noise codes, and the

New York City noise code www.internoise2012.com.









We are looking for doing joint conferences (e.g. NOISECON/NCAD in 2008) on a more regular fashion. If you have any suggestions please contact a member of the Executive Committee.

News and Notes from NCAD Members Aldrich Promoted to Principal Engineer

Brent Paul

Mr. Frank Aldrich was recently promoted to Principal Engineer at General Dynamics Electric Boat Corporation in Groton, CT. At Electric Boat, Mr. Aldrich works in the Ship Signatures department and

Noise Control and Acoustic Division Newsletter, January 2011


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