The Acoustical Society of America has established a Webinar Series with the goal to provide ongoing learning opportunities and engagement in acoustics by ASA members and nonmembers throughout the year, as a supplement to content presented at bi-annual ASA meetings.

ASA Webinars will be scheduled monthly and will include speakers on topics of interest to the general ASA membership and the broader acoustics community, including acoustical sciences, applications of acoustics, and careers in acoustics.


14 January 2021 – 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

Patricia K. Kuhl
University of Washington, Seattle

Developmental Speech Perception:
Forging Ahead on Models and Mechanisms

Linda Polka, McGill University
Matthew Masapollo, University of Florida


18 February 2021 – 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

Scott D. Pfeiffer
Threshold Acoustics LLC, Chicago, IL

Experiential Design, Evolutionary Influence, and Spaces for Human Connection:
Learning to leverage our access to great design to make change

Lily M. Wang, University of Nebraska-Lincoln
Lauren Ronsse, University of Nebraska-Lincoln


18 March 2021 – 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

Cynthia F. Moss
Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD

Auditory Attention in Echolocating Bats

James M. Simmons, Brown University
Michaela Warnecke, Facebook Reality Labs Research

15 April 2021 – 1:00 p.m. – 2:30 p.m. EDT

Brigitte Schulte-Fortkamp

The Concept of Soundscape and its Intervention in Psychoacoustics and the Detection of Noise Effects

Bennett M. Brooks, Brooks Acoustics Corporation
Keely Siebein, Siebein Associates


13 May 2021 – 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

Matthew Dzieciuch
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, CA

Arctic Climate Change: Can it be Measured with Acoustics?

Jon Collis, Massachusetts Institute of Technology
Joseph Edwards, Massachusetts Institute of Technology

15 July 2021 – 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

Andrew J. Oxenham
University of Minnesota

Perception and Neural Coding of Pitch for Speech and Music

Frederick (Erick) M. Gallun, VA RR&D National Center for Rehabilitative Auditory Research (NCRAR)
Christopher Conroy, Boston University

19 August 2021 – 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

Fan-Gang Zeng
University of California, Irvine

Celebrating the One Millionth Cochlear Implant:
Where Shall We Go From Here?

Michelle Kapolowicz, University of California, Irvine
Terrin Tamati, The Ohio State University

22 September 2021 – 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. EDT

Eleanor Stride
University of Oxford, Oxford, UK

Engineering Bubbles for Ultrasound Imaging and Therapy

Thomas J. Matula, University of Washington
Eli Vlaisavljevich, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

20 October 2021 – 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EDT

Aaron Thode
Scripps Institution of Oceanography, La Jolla, CA

Using Directional Sensors for Tracking and Studying Marine Mammal and Coral Reef Bioacoustics

Kerri Seger, Applied Ocean Sciences
Ludovic Tenorio, Scripps Institution of Oceanography

26 January 2022 – 4:00 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. EST

Christina Naify

University of Texas at Austin, Austin, TX

Additive Manufacturing Enables New Ideas in Acoustics


Registration for the January webinar will open in early January.  ASA nonmembers are welcome.
Request registration details from before 3:30 p.m. on 26 January.






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