Joseph Gladden III Named Director of National Center for Physical Acoustics

New leader sets goal for center to advance to next level

OXFORD, Miss. – Joseph R. Gladden III is the new director of the National Center for Physical Acoustics at the University of Mississippi. His appointment began Jan. 1, following approval from the Board of Trustees of State Institutions of Higher Learning. Gladden, an associate professor of physics, joined the UM faculty as an assistant professorRead the story …

Acoustics Center Successful in Reducing Jet Noise for U.S. Navy Aircraft

Work could help Navy cut noise-induced hearing losses

OXFORD, Miss. – The roar of high-performance jet engines is ear-piercing, but University of Mississippi researchers at the National Center for Physical Acoustics are studying ways to reduce the shriek of U.S. Navy aircraft.   Noise-induced hearing loss is the Navy’s No. 1 occupational health expense. The economic consequences to the Navy of hearing impairmentRead the story …

Acoustics Scientists, Students Converge at Ole Miss for Prestigious Summer School

OXFORD, Miss. – Graduate and post-graduate students from four countries are headed to the University of Mississippi this week to learn the latest in cutting-edge physical acoustics, including infrasound, medical acoustics, thermoacoustics, nonlinear acoustics, waves and bubbles.

Renowned Scientist Henry Bass, Director of UM Acoustics Center, Dies

OXFORD, Miss. – Henry Ellis Bass, 64, director of the National Center for Physical Acoustics at the University of Mississippi, died Wednesday (May 28) at Baptist Memorial Hospital-North Mississippi after a long illness.