Honors & Awards

Honors & Awards

Paul Boner Award Recipients

Presented to an individual of the acoustical consulting community who embodies the qualities of the late C. Paul Boner – teacher, scientist, administrator, technician – and who has made outstanding contributions to the science of acoustics.

  • William J. Cavanaugh* 1983
  • Harold R. Mull* 1987
  • Paul B. Ostergaard* 1991
  • George P. Wilson* 1992
  • Gregory C. Tocci 1996
  • Laymon Miller* 2007
  • Bertram Y. Kinzey Jr.* 2017
  • Robert C. Coffeen* 2017

Laymon N. Miller Award

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.

Honorary NCAC Members

Honorary membership is conferred upon individuals by unanimous vote of the Board of Directors for significant contributions to the acoustical consulting profession. Such individuals may or may not be otherwise affiliated with or qualified for affiliation with NCAC.

  • E.W. Wilson* 1969
  • Robert Lindahl* 1975
  • Michael J. Kodaras* 1976
  • August C. Raes* 1977
  • Paul Boner* 1978
  • Harold Burris-Meyer* 1978
  • Leo Beranek* 1982
  • Harold R. Mull* 1987
  • Robin Towne* 1987
  • Paul S. Veneklasen* 1992
  • Laymon N. Miller* 1993
  • Paul B. Ostergaard* 1993
  • Oliver L. Angevine* 1994
  • Ludwig W. Sepmeyer* 1994
  • Rollin O. Boe* 1995
  • Eugene H. Bolstad 1995
  • Harold Marshall 1995
  • Cyril M. Harris* 1996
  • William J. Cavanaugh* 2004
  • Minoru Nagata* 2004
  • George P. Wilson* 2005
  • David Egan 2005
  • George C. Maling, Jr.* 2012
  • William W. Lang* 2012
  • Jack Mowry 2018

Life Members

Life members are individuals who are no longer soliciting consulting work, and are retired or retiring Principals of a Firm Member that has been a Firm Member in good standing for at least ten years.

  • Ronald A. Darby* 1996
  • David H. Kaye 1996
  • Douglas Muster* 1996
  • Lewis Bell 1997
  • Ken Eldred* 1997
  • Robin Towne* 1997
  • Vincent Salmon* 1998
  • David Harris* 1999
  • David Keast* 2001
  • John J. Van Houten 2001
  • George E. Winzer* 2007
  • George W. Kamperman 2009
  • Tom Rose* 2009
  • Joseph W. Sullivan 2009
  • Kenneth B. Scott 2012
  • William J. Cavanaugh* 2015
  • David Schwind 2019
  • Phil Sanders 2022
  • Hugh Saurenman 2022
  • Victoria Cerami 2023
  • Jack E Randorff 2023
  • Mark E. Schaffer 2024

*deceased

Events

06/12/2024 - 06/14/2024
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