Michael R. Chial, PhD
Dr. Chial's work emphasized physical acoustics, instrumentation, calibration and standards, hearing conservation, forensic applications, counseling, and quantitative assessments of clinical decision-making. Since retirement, he has focused on videography, web design, and software development for instructional purposes. He has published 60 articles or book chapters and given more than 350 technical presentations to national and international audiences. His work has been funded by NSF, NIH, the World Rehabilitation fund, and the U.S. Department of Education. Dr. Chial is a member and Fellow of ASHA and the American Academy of Audiology. He chaired the ASHA Educational Technology Committee and the ASHA Academic Affairs Board, and in 2005 was awarded ASHA's Recognition for Special Contributions to Higher Education.