Virtual Seminar: Dr. Ian Cummings

Please join us for a virtual seminar on Wednesday, September 22! See the attached flyer. Note that due to technical difficulties, the Zoom link in the flyer is no longer valid. Please join us at

Fall 2021 Kickoff Meeting – Sep. 1st at 5:00pm!

Welcome back for the Fall 2021 semester! Please join us for our Fall 2021 Kickoff meeting, to be held September 1st, 2021 at 5:00pm in John Deere Pavilion (Mechanical Engineering Lab, room 2005: Start your semester right by having some ice cream and hanging out with your acoustics colleagues!

In this meeting, we will be talking about our plans for the upcoming semester followed by some free time to get to know each other. See the attached flyer for more details.

Flyer for the Fall 2021 kickoff meeting.

Fall 2020 Kick-off Meeting

Please join us on Zoom on Tuesday, September 15, 2020 for our first meeting of the Fall 2020 semester. This meeting will feature of discussion of upcoming events for the fall semester, a presentation by Speech and Hearing Science Ph.D. student Tomas Sierra entitled “Distortion: the Physics Behind It,” and an opportunity to meet your acoustics colleagues. See the attached flier for details.

Fall 2020 virtual kick-off announcement

Spring 2020 Kickoff Event!

Acoustics at the University of Illinois will be hosting an inaugural event for all members on March 11 at 5:30pm, located on the second floor of the Mechanical Engineering Laboratory in John Deere Pavilion!  All academic levels (undergraduate, graduate, post-doc) are welcome, and pizza will be provided! We will be discussing our goals for the organization and the path forward to becoming an official Acoustical Society of America (ASA) student chapter, followed by a research presentation from Ignacio and a presentation on a fun acoustics topic. We hope to see you there!

See the flyer for more details.

International Year of Sound

Acoustics at the University of Illinois is celebrating the International Year of Sound! The year 2020 was declared the International Year of Sound by the International Commission for Acoustics, in recognition of the importance that sound plays in our lives. Think about it – human language and communication, music, sonar, sonograms – all of these are underpinned by sound. Take a moment to explore sound, and join us in celebrating sound!