of the Acoustical Society of America (ASA)
TECHNICAL COMMITTEE ON ARCHITECTURAL ACOUSTICS (TCAA)
142nd Meeting of the Acoustical Society of America
4 December 2001; 7:30 PM; Ft. Lauderdale, FL
INTRODUCTIONS AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTSThanks to:
PREVIOUS MINUTESReview/Approval of TCAA meeting minutes from Chicago 2001 meeting. Approved pending review. One week time-frame given for receipt of amendments. (Secretary's note: Lily Wang provided input and corrections were made).
OLD BUSINESSClassroom Acoustics:
Thanks for efforts were offered to Lou Southerland and David Lubman.
TCAA Web Page Update:
Student Council Update
Concert Hall Research Group
Special Session Topics for Pittsburgh and Cancun are as follows:
Short Courses for Cancun - Topics and Presenters
ASA Registry of Acoustic Places - No update provided.
Halls for Music Performance update:
New member names to be submitted at the end of the calendar year.
In addition to all those whose term will be up.
Miguel Junger talk was announced to encourage attendance.
Jerry Lily was recognized as a new Fellow of the ASA
The next Student Design Competition was announced by Lily Wang
A new subcommittee on Research was proposed by Scott Pfeiffer to match up consultants and schools where consultants could generate and fund research projects by students and faculty. Concept received support. Direction to be confirmed and explored by members of the subcommittee. All volunteers taken for membership. Sub-committee membership to be reopened at Pittsburgh meeting.
The Newman Award is moving under ASA/TCAA control under the care of Bill Cavanaugh and David Egan. Donna Ellis was identified as proof of the success of the program.
Pittsburgh, PA June 3-7
Cancun, Mexico December 2-6 2002.
Nashville, TN April 28- May 2 2003
Austin, TX November 10-14 2003
New York, NY May 17-21 2004 (75th Anniversary of the ASA)
Vancouver, BC 2005?
Bennett Brooks identified the following technical initiatives:
other TI's include:
Charles Schmid moved to provide $500 for printing of Classroom Acoustics brochure. Motion was seconded, and passed unanimously.
Charles Schmid asked for Bios and nominees for 101 careers in acoustics project.
Paul Schomer alerted the TCAA to activity on TC108, Mechanical vibration and shock, Standardization in the field of mechanical vibration and shock and condition monitoring and diagnostics of machines.
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