ASA Silver Medal

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The ASA Silver Medal is an award presented by the Acoustical Society of America to individuals, without age limitation, for contributions to the advancement of science, engineering, or human welfare through the application of acoustic principles or through research accomplishments in acoustics. The medal is awarded in a number of categories depending on the technical committee responsible for making the nomination.

Recipients of the medal are listed below.

Silver Medal[edit]

Source: Acoustical Society of America

Silver Medal in Acoustical Oceanography[edit]

Silver Medal in Animal Bioacoustics[edit]

Silver Medal in Architectural Acoustics[edit]

Silver Medal in Biomedical Ultrasound/Bioresponse to Vibration[edit]

  • 1999 - Ronald T. Verrillo
  • 2004 - James G. Miller

Silver Medal in Bioresponse to Vibration[edit]

  • 1989 - Floyd Dunn

Silver Medal in Engineering Acoustics[edit]

Silver Medal in Musical Acoustics[edit]

Silver Medal in Noise[edit]

  • 1978 - Harvey H. Hubbard
  • 1981 - Henning E. von Gierke
  • 1984 - William W. Lang
  • 1986 - Tony F. W. Embleton
  • 1988 - William J. Galloway
  • 1992 - George C. Maling, Jr.
  • 1994 - Kenneth M. Eldred
  • 1999 - Larry H. Royster
  • 2002 - Louis C. Sutherland
  • 2006 – Alan H. Marsh
  • 2009 - Michael R. Stinson
  • 2012 - Keith Attenborough

Silver Medal in Physical Acoustics[edit]

  • 1975 - Isadore Rudnick
  • 1977 - Martin Greenspan
  • 1979 - Herbert J. McSkimin
  • 1985 - David T. Blackstock
  • 1988 - Mack A. Breazeale
  • 1991 - Allan D. Pierce
  • 1994 - Julian D. Maynard
  • 1997 - Robert E. Apfel
  • 2000 - Gregory W. Swift
  • 2003 - Philip L. Marston
  • 2006 – Henry E. Bass
  • 2008 - Peter J. Westervelt
  • 2013 - Andrea Prosperetti

Silver Medal in Psychological and Physiological Acoustics[edit]

  • 1977 - Lloyd A. Jeffress
  • 1981 - Ernest Glen Wever
  • 1987 - Eberhard Zwicker
  • 1990 - David M. Green
  • 1994 - Nathaniel I. Durlach
  • 2001 - Neal F. Viemeister
  • 2002 - Brian C. J. Moore
  • 2004 - H. Steven Colburn
  • 2006 – William A. Yost - for contributions to understanding pitch perception, sound source localization, and auditory processing of complex sounds
  • 2015 – Roy D. Patterson – for contributions to understanding pitch and timbre perception, and for computational modeling of auditory representations.

Silver Medal in Signal Processing in Acoustics[edit]

  • 2010 - Edmund J. Sullivan
  • 2011 - Theodore G. Birdsall
  • 2015 – Brian G. Ferguson – For contributions to in-air and in-water acoustic classification, localization, and tracking

Silver Medal in Speech Communication[edit]

Interdisciplinary Silver Medal[edit]

If the nomination is made by two or more technical committees the Silver Medal is known as the Helmholtz-Rayleigh Interdisciplinary Silver Medal. Recipients include

  • 1983 - Eugen J. Skudrzyk (Theoretical and Applied Acoustics)
  • 1990 - Wesley L. Nyborg (Physical Acoustics and Bioresponse to Vibration)
  • 1991 - W. Dixon Ward (Psychological andPhysiological Acoustics, Musical Acoustics, and Noise)
  • 1992 - Victor C. Anderson (Underwater Acoustics and Engineering Acoustics)
  • 1993 - Steven L. Garrett (Physical Acoustics and Engineering Acoustics)
  • 1997 - Gerhard M. Sessler (Engineering Acoustics and Physical Acoustics)
  • 1998 - David E. Weston (Acoustical Oceanography and Underwater Acoustics)
  • 1999 - Jens P. Blauert (Psychological and Physiological Acoustics, Architectural Acoustics and
  • 2000 - Lawrence A. Crum (Physical Acoustics and Biomedical Ultrasound/Bioresponse to Vibration)
  • 2001 - William M. Hartmann (Musical Acoustics, Psychological and Physiological Acoustics and Architectural Acoustics)
  • 2002 - Arthur B. Baggeroer Underwater Acoustics, Acoustical Oceanography and Signal Processing in Acoustics)
  • 2004 - David Lubman (Silver Medal in Architectural Acoustics and Noise)
  • 2005 - Gilles A. Daigle (Noise and Physical Acoustics)
  • 2006 - Mathias Fink (Biomedical Ultrasound/Bioresponse to Vibration/Acoustical Oceanography)
  • 2007 - Edwin L. Carstensen (Biomedical Ultrasound/Bioresponse to Vibration/Physical Acoustics)
  • 2008 - James V. Candy (Signal Processing and Underwater Acoustics)
  • 2010 - Ronald A. Roy (Biomedical Ultrasound/Bioresponse to Vibration/Physical Acoustics)
  • 2011 - James E. Barger (Underwater Acoustics and Engineering Acoustics)
  • 2013 - Timothy G. Leighton (Biomedical Acoustics, Physical Acoustics, and Acoustical Oceanography)
  • 2014 - Mark F. Hamilton (Physical Acoustics, Biomedical Acoustics and Engineering Acoustics)
  • 2015 - Henry Cox (Underwater acoustics, Sonar Systems Engineering)
  • 2016 - Armen Sarvazyan (Physical Acoustics, Biomedical Acoustics and Engineering Acoustics)