Acoustical Society of America

Committee on International Research and Education (CIRE)

The CIRE seeks to enhance the Acoustical Society of America's (ASA) role in International Research and Education. Accordingly, it has generated the following initiatives:


Eligibility: Institutions in developing countries that do not have ready access to foreign exchange.

How to apply: Send a letter (or email) request directly to the Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Acoustical Society of America, Suite 1NO1, 2 Huntington Quadrangle, Melville, NY 11747-4502 (

Specialty Conferences

Eligibility: Any member of a National Acoustical Society who has specialized knowledge concerning a particular discipline of acoustics and who has some experience in organizing conferences. Preference will be given to applications that would provide unique opportunities for acousticians in developing countries to be made aware of the most recent developments in a particular field.

How to apply: Email a completed Application Form both to (1) Mark Hamilton, Chair, CIRE,, and (2) Marion Burgess, Secretary General, ICA, The application should contain the following information:

International Student Grant
(Deadline for application: October 1st of each year)

Eligibility: Students enrolled in an acoustic research program at a major university or technical institute within a developing country. Preference will be given to individuals from countries listed on the ASA Website as eligible for Corresponding Electronic Associate Membership. Applications will be considered during the fall meeting of the CIRE and the awards will be made in the spring of the following year.

How to apply: Email a completed Application Form either (1) to Malcolm Crocker, sub-committee Chair, CIRE,, or (2) to Mark Hamilton, Chair, CIRE, The application should contain a request for consideration of support, a 200-word description of the research to be performed, the name and institutional address of your research supervisor, and a recent CV as an attachment.

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