For NOISE-CON 2019, the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the United States (INCE-USA) and the INCE Foundation are excited to be accepting nominations for two major awards:
These awards would be presented at the upcoming NOISE-CON 2019 meeting in San Diego, CA, in August 26-28, 2019. An announcement regarding invitations to nominate exceptional noise projects, processes or products, outstanding noise control educators and extraordinary student projects for these awards will be sent in October 2018. A brief summary for each of the awards, including submission/nomination deadlines, is provided below.
To receive an application for the George C. Maling Award for Excellence in Noise Control Engineering, Outstanding Noise Control Educator Award and or the Hirschorn IAC Prize Student Project Award nomination, please send a request to:
Dana M. Lodico, PE, INCE Bd. Cert.
INCE Vice President, Honors & Awards
For more information about the INCE-USA Awards program, including a complete list of past awardees, please see the Awards page at the INCE-USA website: https://www.inceusa.org/about-ince-usa/honors-and-awards/.
Engraved Memento and Honorarium of $3,000
Nomination deadline: April 22, 2019
The George C. Maling Excellence in Noise Control Engineering Award is intended to provide, and disseminate widely, recognition for an outstanding project, product, or processes in the applied practice of noise control engineering. The project, product or process should demonstrate a significant contribution toward a quieter environment. The precise nature of the project, process, or product is not rigorously defined by policy, but is left to the nominator to establish and the judges to evaluate. Some examples of possible nominees may include, but are not limited to the following:
Nominations may be developed to recognize an individual or group of individuals for closely related contributions which, in the opinion of the nominator, constitute collectively a significant specific contribution to noise control engineering. The award shall consist of an engraved memento and an Honorarium of $3,000. A suitable nomination package for this award is not trivial and will require some time to prepare, so please request the nominating instructions at least one month before the submission deadline. There will be no extension of the submission deadline.
Award amount: $2,000 cash grant
Submission Deadline: May 6, 2019
The INCE Outstanding Educator Award for excellence in the teaching of noise control engineering is intended to honor a person who has significantly advanced the technology and practice of noise control engineering through unique contributions to the education of future noise control engineers, as demonstrated by one or more of the following qualifying accomplishments.
A suitable nomination package for this award is not trivial and will take some time to prepare, so please request the nominating instructions at least one month before the submission deadline. For complete Award rules and application requirements, please contact the INCE Vice-President for Honors and Awards.