Special Sessions Past and Present

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Upcoming Special Sessions


Fall 2023 – Sydney Meeting:

  • Computational Aeroacoustics (Z. Charlie Zheng, Con Doolan)
  • Computational Aspects of Spatial Audio (Jonas Braasch and D. Keith Wilson)
  • Data-Driven Methods in Acoustics and Vibration (Marcus Maeder, Johannes Schmid)
  • High-Order Methods (Benjamin Goldsberry)
  • Innovations in Computational Acoustics (Steffen Marburg and Danielle Moreau)
  • Numerical Methods for Vibroacoustics of Underwater Structures (Mahmoud Karimi, Paul Dylejko)

Past Special Sessions

Spring 2023 – Chicago Meeting:

  • Real-Time Computing (Michael Vorländer, Jonas Braasch)
  • Computational Methods for Modeling Acoustic Damping (Kuangcheng Wu, Sue Sung, Keith Wilson)
  • Wind Acoustics (Gregory Lyons, Keith Wilson)
  • Boundary Conditions Across Acoustics (Jennifer Cooper, Michelle Swearingen)
  • Showcases of HPC Across Acoustics (Kuangcheng Wu, Ralph Muehleisen)

Fall 2022 – Nashville Meeting:

  • Physics-Informed Artificial Intelligence/Machine Learning for Acoustics (Brandon Lee, Amanda Hanford, Matthew Blevins)
  • Numerical Approaches for Complex Media and Geometries (Z. Charlie Zheng and D. Keith Wilson)
  • Learning and Stochastic Modeling in Computational Acoustics (Pierre Lermusiaux, Wael Ali, and Aaron Charous)
  • Finite Difference Time Domain Methods Across Acoustics (Jennifer Cooper, Michelle Swearingen, Subha Maruvada)

Spring 2022 – Denver Meeting:

  • Finite and Boundary Element Methods Across Acoustics (Jennifer Cooper, Michelle Swearingen, Subha Maruvada)
  • Contributions in Emerging Methods for Design and Optimization in Computational Acoustics (Amanda Hanford and Andrew Wixom)
  • Application of Model Reduction Across Acoustics (Kuangcheng Wu, Shung Sung, and Keith Wilson)

Fall 2021 – Seattle Meeting:

  • Showcases of High Performance Computing in Acoustics(organized by K. Wu, S. Sung, and R. Muehleisen)
  • Validation and Verification (V&V) for Acoustics and Vibrations Simulations (organized by S. Martinelli and A. Wixom)
  • Computational Aeroacoustics (organized by Z. Zheng and S. Hales Swift)

Spring 2021 – Acoustics in Focus:

  • Computational Methods for Complex Media and Geometries (organized by K. Wilson and K. Wu)
  • Normal Mode Methods Across Acoustics (organized by J. Cooper and M. Swearingen)
  • Tutorials on Computation Techniques and Best Practices (organized by K. Riegel and G. Scavone)
  • Innovative Ideas for Computational Acoustics (organized by M. Morgan, M. Farahikia, and A. Calilhanna)

Fall 2020 – Acoustics Virtually Everywhere:

  • Acoustic Optimization: Methods and Applications (organized by M. Shepherd)
  • Domain Truncation Techniques for Exterior Problems (organized by A. Bonomo and B. Goldsberry)
  • Ray Methods Across Acoustics (organized by M. Swearingen and J. Cooper)

Spring 2020:

Business meeting only. (No special sessions.) 

Fall 2019 – San Diego Meeting:

  • Application of Model Reduction in Computational Acoustics (organized by K. Wu and K. Wilson)
  • Parabolic Equation Methods Across Acoustics (organized by J. Cooper, M. Swearingen, and S. Maruvada)
  • Also, our first General Topics session was held at this meeting (co-chaired by J. Cooper and M. Morgan)

Spring 2019 – Louisville Meeting:

  • Finite Difference Time Domain Method Across Acoustics (organized by M. Swearingen, J. Cooper, and S. Maruvada)

Fall 2018 – Victoria, Canada Meeting:

Our first meeting as a TSG! (No special sessions.)