Scientific Topics & Special Sessions

Biomedical Ultrasound

  • Biomedical Ultrasound for Therapy and Diagnosis
  • Cellular and Anti-bubble Acoustics (Acoustics and Its Interaction with Cells; Bio-effects; Ultrasound Safety)
  • Full-wave Inversions in Medical Imaging
  • Functional Ultrasound Image Acquisition and Reconstruction: Quantitative, Flow, Elasto, and Contrast Enhanced Techniques
  • Hard Tissue Characterization and Novel Imaging Method
  • High-frame Rate Ultrasound Imaging and Applications
  • High-Frequency Ultrasound Imaging
  • Intelligent Ultrasonic Diagnosis and Therapy
  • Medical Photoacoustics
  • Super-Resolution Imaging
  • Targeted and Accelerated Drug Delivery by Ultrasound
  • Ultrasonic Characterization of Tissues
  • Ultrasound Contrast Agents
  • Ultrasound Elasticity Imaging
  • Ultrasound Transducers for Medical Uses
  • Clinical Applications of Medical Ultrasound


Emerging Fields

  • Acoustic Holograms and Acoustic Fabrication
  • Coupled acoustic/elastic/electromagnetic waves
  • Digital Rocks and Rock Acoustic Physics
  • Machine Learning and Statistical Methods in Reservoir Acoustics
  • Reservoir Acoustics and Borehole Acoustic Logging
  • Ultrasound Flow Measurements and Acoustic Micro-Fluidics
  • Underwater Acoustics Network

Industrial Ultrasound

  • Energy Harvesting
  • Industrial Applications of Power Ultrasound
  • Laser Ultrasonics Applications in Industry and Aeronautics
  • Machine Learning and Statistical Methods in Ultrasonics 
  • Optical Fiber Acoustic Sensors and Applications
  • Power Ultrasonics
  • Ultrasonic Motors and Actuators
  • Ultrasound Flow Measurements

Nondestructive Evaluation

  • Acoustic Imaging and Beamforming Applications
  • Acoustic Microscopy
  • Acoustic Sensors
  • Application of nonlinear acoustics and ultrasonics to NDE
  • Characterization of Composites
  • Guided Waves and Their Applications in NDT and SHM
  • Mciro-Acoustic Devices and Sensors
  • NDE and SHM for Energy Industry 
  • NDT and NDE Transducers
  • Nondestructive Evaluation of Aviation components and Application
  • Pipe Vibration and Applications
  • Sensors and Smart Materials
  • Ultrasonic Material Characterization
  • Ultrasonic Wavefield Imaging
  • Underwater Acoustics and Applications

Physical Acoustics

  • Acoustic and Elastic Metamaterials and Phononic Crystals
  • Acoustic Tweezers and Particle Manipulation
  • Acoustics of Granular Media and Geophysical Applications
  • Bubbles and Cavitation
  • Computational Acoustics for Complex Media and Structures 
  • Micromachined Ultrasonic Transducer (CMUT and PMUT) Technologies and Applications
  • Nano-Acoustics and Phonons
  • Nonlinear Acoustics and Ultrasonics
  • Opto-Acoustics
  • Picosecond Laser Ultrasonics
  • Resonators and Applications
  • Surface Acoustic Waves and Guided Waves
  • Thermo-Acoustics
  • Topological Acoustics
  • Ultrasonic Scattering
  • Ultrasonic Signal Processing and Instrumentation
  • Ultrasound in Air

Memorial Session of Prof. Ying

  • Memorial Session for the 105 Birthday of Prof. C. F.Ying


Important Dates
  • Abstract submission deadline

    Feb 28, 2023 Extended to April 4, 2023

  • Notification of Acceptance

    April 23, 2023 Extended to May 7, 2023

  • Deadline early-bird registration for non-authors

    May 28, 2023Extended to June 6, 2023

  • Conference Dates

    September 18 - 21, 2023

  • Paper submission deadline

    June 25, 2023 Extended to Nov 30, 2023