Acoustical Society of America

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Acoustical Society of America
The current master brand identity was unveiled on April 2, 2018[1]
TypeProfessional association
WebsiteOfficial website

The Acoustical Society of America (ASA) is an international scientific society founded in 1929 dedicated to generating, disseminating and promoting the knowledge of acoustics and its practical applications. The Society is primarily a voluntary organization of about 7500 members and attracts the interest, commitment, and service of many professionals.[2]

Technical committees[edit]

The Society has 13 technical committees that represent specialized interests in the field of acoustics. The committees organize technical sessions at conferences and are responsible for the representation of their sub-field in ASA publications. The committees include:


The Acoustical Society of America publishes a wide variety of material related to the knowledge and practical application of acoustics in physics, engineering, architecture, noise, oceanography, biology, speech and hearing, psychology and music.

Discontinued publications[edit]

  • Echoes
  • Acoustics Research Letters Online
  • Noise Control
  • Sound: Its Uses and Control


The ASA presents awards to individuals for contributions to the field of Acoustics. These include:[5]

Most technical committees also sponsor awards for best student or early career presenter at each conference.

Student activity[edit]

The ASA offers membership and conference attendance to students at a substantially reduced rate. Conference attendance is further promoted by travel subsidies and formal and informal student meetings and social activities. The ASA also expanded services to students in 2004 by introducing regional student chapters.


  1. ^ "Brand Adoption". Acoustical Society of America.
  2. ^ "Acoustical Society of America home page". Acoustical Society of America.
  3. ^ "Governance". Acoustical Society of America.
  4. ^ "Publications". Acoustical Society of America.
  5. ^ "Awards". Acoustical Society of America.
  6. ^ "Science Communication Awards". Acoustical Society of America Press Room.
  7. ^ "Awards & Prizes". Education Committee.
  8. ^ "Mentor Award". ASA Students.
  9. ^ "Medwin Prize in Acoustical Oceanography". Technical Committee on Acoustical Oceanography. Retrieved 2021-05-25.
  10. ^ Heald, Gary (2002). "Timothy Leighton FIOA is awarded the Medwin Prize 2001" (PDF). Acoustics Bulletin. p. 40.

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