Student, Faculty Present Physics Research at ASPIRE Meeting

Students work in a lab at Belmont

Engineering physics major Brynn Yonker and Associate Professor of Physics Dr. Scott Hawley presented at a recent ASPIRE meeting, a “research co-op” where members of the Nashville community can collaborate on innovative projects involving audio, acoustics, engineering and more. Hawley presented on he and Yonker’s recent participation at the International Symposium on Musical Acoustics in Canada and Yonker presented on her undergraduate research with Hawley. The research involves sound diffraction measurements using a Polar Pattern Plotter.

Tamara Baird, a Belmont alumna and a Lipscomb Nursing faculty were present and shared an update and demonstration on a DIY digital stethoscope project. Byron Williams, a Belmont alumnus, discussed his loudspeaker construction project and home studio build. The meeting was held at OmegaLab.