Acoustical Ask-Me-Anything with Dr. Preston Wilson

Friday, April 20 in ETC 4.150 at 3 PM

Has the tenure process ever seemed enigmatic or mysterious? Then join us this Friday when our very own Dr. Wilson will be talking about what goes into getting tenure from post-doc to full professor.

There will not be a scheduled meeting on Friday, 4 May. Our final meeting for the semester will be officer elections which will take place on Friday, 27 April.

 

Grad Skillz Seminar: Automated Testing

Presenter: Colby Cushing
Friday, April 13 at 3 PM in ETC 4.150

Do you ever need to run a careful experiment but it takes too long or you need to continually move your transducers and don’t want to recalibrate your position every time? Build a robot to do it for you! Come learn how this Friday as Colby gives us a brief introduction to automated testing in the lab.

We will also spend a few minutes at the start of the hour discussing courses available this fall that are relevant to acoustics students.

Acoustical Ask-Me-Anything with Dan Hemme (BAi, LLC)

Friday, April 6 in ETC 4.150 at 3 PM
The Acoustical AMA series allows current students to meet with acoustical professionals in an informal setting and pick their brains concerning all things acoustics and related career paths. This week we will be talking with UT Acoustics alum Dan Hemme. Dan has worked in acoustic consulting in Austin at BAi, LLC for years and is a great resource for current students.

 

ASA Student Chapter General Meeting

Friday, March 30 at 2:45 PM in ETC 4.150

Join us for a short meeting this week where we will discuss the plan for the last month of the year, upcoming elections, and the three-minute ASA talk competition. Please note, the seminar is from 1:30–2:30 PM this week so I will be starting our meeting a little earlier than usual.

Regards!
Jay, Chair

Grad Skills Seminar: Certainly Uncertain

Quantifying Uncertainty in Experimental Measurements
Presenter: Randy Williams
Friday, March 23 at 3 PM in ETC 4.150

No matter the measurement, there is always uncertainty. But by understanding the sources of uncertainty, how they affect each other, and how to quantify them you can make much stronger claims from your measurement (and maybe even convince other scientists as well!) Come hear Randy give us an introduction into the world of uncertainty quantification in this week’s Grad Skills Seminar.

General Meeting and Final Prep for Explore UT

Friday, March 2 at 3 PM, ETC 4.150

This week’s meeting of the ASA student chapter is the year’s final outreach meeting! We will discuss how Girl Day went last weekend, and prepare for Explore UT which is this Saturday 3/3.

If you would like to volunteer on Saturday at Explore UT, please contact us to let us know!

See you there!

John, Chaise

General Meeting and Final Prep for Girl Day

Friday, February 23 at 3 PM in ETC 4.150

Come join us this Friday for the last outreach prep session before Girl Day, which is this Saturday 2/24. We will continue to test/play with the demos that we plan to run this weekend.

Please contact us if you want to volunteer at Girl Day on Saturday.

See you there!
John, Chair, At-the-moment

Final Prep Meeting for Girl Day

A Rubens’ tube demonstration at the physics laboratory at Fachhochschule Dortmund.

Friday, February 23 at 3 PM in ETC 4.150

Come join us this Friday for the last outreach prep session before Girl Day, which is this Saturday 2/24. We will continue to test/play with the demos that we plan to run this weekend.

Also, a reminder that if you want to volunteer at Girl Day on Saturday, please fill out this Doodle poll: https://doodle.com/poll/dfmyb4ubg7ptp67z#table

See you there!
John, Chair, At-the-moment

General Meeting and Inventory Website

We are proud to announce that the new inventory website for UT Acoustics is up and running!

This Friday, in lieu of a chapter meeting, we will be using the day to organize labs, label equipment, and enter information into the database. We will meet in ETC 4.156 at 11am to kick things off, but feel free to stop by any of the labs at anytime between 11am and 4pm if you can only lend a hand for a little while.

Pizza will be provided for lunch. See you then!

-John, Chair pro-tempore

ASA Student Chapter General Meeting

Friday, February 9 at 3 PM in ETC 4.150

This week’s meeting of the ASA student chapter will be a general meeting. We will have a short discussion about various aspects of the chapter, followed by an optional outreach-prep session during which rubber-band harmonica kits will be assembled and the Rubens’ tube will be tested.

Snacks will be provided. See you there!

-John, Chair pro-tempore