Professional Society memberships: American Physical Society (Fellow); Acoustical Society of America (Fellow); IEEE (Life Fellow); American Association for the Advancement of Science (Fellow); American Association of Physics Teachers (President, 1991).
Special Honors: Gold medal in acoustics (ASA); Robert A. Millikan medal (AAPT); Silver medal in musical acoustics (ASA); Rayleigh medal (Mexican Institute of Acoustics); Award of Houour (Acoustical Society of India); biography in Who's Who in America; biography in New Grove Dictionary of Music and Musicians.
Publications: Author of more than 400 publications, including 17 books, 9 US and 11 foreign patents, mainly in acoustics, solid state physics, magnetism, environmental noise control, and physics education.
Most Recent Books
Science of String Instruments (Springer, New York, 2010)
Springer Handbook of Acoustics (Springer, New York, 2007)
Principles of Vibration and Sound, 2nd edition, with N. H. Fletcher (Springer, New York, 2004)
Science of Percussion Instruments (World Scientific, Singapore, 2000)
Light Science, with C. J. Chiaverina (Springer, New York, 1999)
Physics of Musical Instruments, with N. H. Fletcher (Springer, New York, 1998)