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INCE-USA and the INCE Foundation are proud to have the following awards available for the upcoming NOISE-CON 2016 conference. More information about obtaining the nomination applications is provided below.

INCE Distinguished Noise Control Engineer Award

Memento and framed certificate
Nomination deadline: February 8, 2016

The INCE Distinguished Noise Control Engineer Award is intended to recognizes individuals who have rendered conspicuous and consistently outstanding service to the Institute and to the field of noise control engineering over a sustained period. This honor corresponds to the title "Distinguished Professor" in academia and to the Honorary Fellowship Award of professional societies such as the Acoustical Society of America. This recognition does not involve a new grade of membership. Nominations for the Award are accepted every other year, though there is no guarantee the Award will be bestowed each 2-year cycle.

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.

Martin Hirschorn IAC Prize — Best Paper Award

Award amount: $4,000 cash prize
Submission Deadline: February 23, 2016

An application must be received for each candidate wishing to be considered for this award, which shall contain detailed information about the author and the previously published paper. The objective is to award the authors of the best paper on new and/or improved cost-effective noise control and/or acoustical conditioning products published in the 2 years preceding the Award (2013-2015).

INCE/NCAC Laymon N. Miller Award for Excellence in Acoustical Consulting

A personalized Laymon N. Miller Medallion
Nomination deadline: March 7, 2016

The Laymon N. Miller Award for Excellence in Acoustical Consulting is an annual award to be provided jointly by the National Council of Acoustical Consultants (NCAC) and the Institute of Noise Control Engineering of the United States of America (INCE-USA). This award is to be provided to an individual who has practiced acoustical consulting in an exemplary manner over a sustained period of time to improve acoustical environments in and around buildings, transportation systems, work places, recreational and other occupied spaces such that the quality of life for citizens and communities is significantly enhanced.

Examples of achievements and qualifications to be considered include, but are not limited to the following:

Nominations for this Award should include a brief description of the nominee's qualifications and reference letters supporting the nomination from at least two INCE-USA Board Certified members.

To receive an application for a Distinguished Noise Control Engineer Award nomination, Hirschorn IAC Prize Best Paper Award submission and/or Excellence in Acoustical Consulting Award nomination, please send a request to:

Jeffrey L. Fullerton, INCE Bd. Cert., LEED AP
INCE Vice President, Honors & Awards
33 Moulton Street
Cambridge, MA 02138

For information on awards available to students and young professionals, please click here.

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: