Recent Meetings

The Physical Acoustics Group organises two main events per year: The Annual Tutorial Day and the Anglo-French Physical Acoustics Conference (AFPAC).

Physical Acoustics Tutorial Day 2013. Three external speakers were invited to present tutorials. This year’s theme was "Ultrasound in Action" and the three tutorials were on:

  • Bioeffects of ultrasound
    Gail ter Haar, Professor of Therapy Ultrasound
    Division of Radiotherapy and Imaging, The Institute of Cancer Research
  • High power ultrasonic reactors and fields
    Tony Gachagan, Reader
    University of Strathclyde
  • Acoustic tweezing - ultrasonic radiation forces, streaming and applications
    Dr Peter Glynne-Jones, New Frontiers Fellow, Electromechanical research group
    University of Southampton

The speakers for the 2012 Tutorial Day with the theme “Modelling techniques in physical Acoustics” were:

  • Dr. Steve Langdon (University of Reading, UK)
  • Dr. Patrick Macy (National Physics Laboratory, UK)
  • Dr. Andrew Nowacki (University of Bristol, UK)

The speakers for the 2011 Tutorial Day with the theme “Sound and Light” were:

  • Dr. Emanuel Bossy (ESPCI, Paris, France)
  • Dr. Steve Morgan (University of Nottingham, UK)
  • Dr. Robert Mettin (University of Goettingen, Germany)

IOP members can download their presentations from MyIOP