Scientific Committee:

Douglas Cato
University of Sydney, Australia

Ross Chapman
University of Victoria, Canada

Jeewoong Choi
Hanyang University, Republic of Korea

Peter Dahl
University of Washington, USA

Stan Dosso
University of Victoria, Canada

Igor Esipov
State University of Oil and Gas, Russia

Kiseon Kim
Gwang-Ju Institute of Science and Technology, Republic of Korea

William Kuperman
University of California, San Diego, USA

Fenghua Li
Institute of Acoustics, P.R. China

Alexander Luchinin
Institute of Applied Physics, Russia

Yuanliang Ma
Northwestern Polytechnic University, P.R. China

Yuri Morgunov
V.I.Il'ichev Pacific Oceanologial Institute, Russia

Jungyul Na
Hanyang University, Korea

Valery Petnikov
General Physics Institute, Russia

Robert Spindel
University of Washington, USA

Wen Xu
Zhejiang University, P.R. China

Renhe Zhang
Institute of Acoustics, P.R. China

Local Committee:

Victor Akulichev, Co-Chair
V.I.Il'ichev Pacific Oceanologial Institute

Alexander Bekker, Co-Chair
Far Eastern Federal University

Vladimir Bulanov
V.I.Il'ichev Pacific Oceanologial Institute

Vladimir Korochentsev
Far Eastern Federal University

Alexey Maksimov
V.I.Il'ichev Pacific Oceanologial Institute

Yuri Morgunov
V.I.Il'ichev Pacific Oceanologial Institute

Pavel Petrov
V.I.Il'ichev Pacific Oceanologial Institute

Lubov' Statsenko
Far Eastern Federal University

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A tentative program of the PRUAC 2015 conference is available for download from our website.


At the PRUAC 2015 conference the following prominent members of the underwater acoustics community will give plenary lectures:

  • Prof N. Ross Chapman, University of Victoria, Canada
    Lecture: Experimental benchmarks of geoacoustic inversion methods

  • Prof Stan Dosso, University of Victoria, Canada (with Jan Dettmer, Charles Holland, and Jorge Quijano)
    Lecture: Probabilistic Ocean Acoustic Inversion

  • Prof Renhe Zhang, Institute of Acoustics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, China (with Fenghua Li)
    Lecture: Progresses on acoustic inversion in the state key laboratory of acoustics of China

  • Prof Valerii Petnikov, A.M. Prokhorov General Physics Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences, Russia (with A.D. Chernousov, V.A. Grigoriev, A.A. Lunkov)
    Lecture: Sound propagation in the shelf area with the soft bottom

  • Prof Jeffrey Simmen, Applied physics laboratory, University of Washington, USA
    Lecture: Ocean inhomogeneities: a sampling of impacts and future measurements

  • Prof T.-C. Yang, Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China
    Lecture: Data-based source localization for a moving source applied to a vertical, horizontal line array or a single hydrophone

  • Prof Timothy Leighton,Southampton University, Southampton, UK
    Lecture: The Acoustic Bubble

  • Prof Igor Esipov, Russian state university of oil and gas by I.M. Gubkin/ Andreyev's Acoustics institute
    Lecture: New approach to oceanography research on elongated paths on nonlinear acoustics principals

  • Prof Woon Siong Gan, Acoustical Technologes Singapore Pte Ltd
    Lecture: Use of the power of phase transition to explain turbulence & sonoluminescence

  • Prof Jean-Pierre Hermand, Université Libre de Bruxelles, Bruxelles, Belgium
    Lecture: Listening to ships to study sediment


The following sessions will be held at the PRUAC 2015 conference:

  • Acoustics for navigation and underwater communication
  • Acoustics of bubbles and nonlinear hydroacoustics
  • Acoustic tomography and geoacoustic inversion
  • Acoustical Oceanography
  • Modeling of the sound propagation
  • Shelf acoustics and sound propagation in shallow water
  • Media inhomogeneities and their impact on sound propagation
  • Ambient Noise: sources, monitoring and trend
  • Experimental techniques, array and transducer technologies
  • Other related topics


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Supported by:

  Far Eastern Federal University

  V.I.Il'ichev Pacific Oceanologial Institute
  The Russian Acoustical Society

Endorsed by:

  The Acoustical Society of America

  The Canadian Acoustical Association

  The Acoustical Society of China

  Marine Acoustics Society of Japan

  The Acoustical Society of Korea

  Society of Acoustics (Singapore)

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