2022 Student Challenge Problem
on Acoustics and Additive Manufacturing

The Acoustical Society of America Technical Committees on Engineering Acoustics and Structural Acoustics and Vibration are co-sponsoring the 2022 Student Challenge Problem on Acoustics and Additive Manufacturing. Students from a variety of disciplines are encouraged to submit their research projects. Submissions will be judged on clarity, creativity, rigor, and insight. The competition is open to both undergraduate and graduate students.

Problem Description

Use additive manufacturing (3D printing) to advance the field of acoustics, or acoustics to advance the field of additive manufacturing.

Entry Requirements and Deadline Dates

Send your solutions to the Solutions Entry website by 31 May 2022.

Entries should be in the form of a video, no longer than 5 minutes in length, detailing the motivation, concept and results. Entries must include the entrant’s name, preferred postal mailing address, e-mail address and mobile phone number, and be accompanied by proof of the entrant’s status as a university student, e.g., current student ID card or letter from the university confirming student status. Entries can be submitted by a group, in which case proof of student status and contact information must be submitted for all members of the group. Entrants need not be members of the ASA. Winners will be selected by a panel appointed by the chairs of the Engineering and Structural Acoustics TCs. Entrants will be notified of the competition results by 22 June 2022.

By entering this competition, you are granting ASA the right to post your submission on any of its websites including, but not limited to, AcousticalSociety.org

Winners receive cash prizes (in USD): 1st: $800, 2nd: $400, 3rd: $200. Teams will split prizes equally among team members.

1st prize winner also receives a $600 travel stipend to attend the fall 2022 ASA meeting in Nashville, TN to present their work as an invited speaker in a special session on Additive Manufacturing and Acoustics.

For questions about the Challenge Problem:  christina.naify@gmail.com or haberman@utexas.edu

For questions related to the Submission Site: elaine@staging.asaweboffice.org


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