Adam Goodman Scholar, Summer 2017
Experimental Observation and Analysis of Muting on Circular Drums
McCormick Scholar, Summer 2016
Acoustic Effects of Structural Modifications to Harmon Mutes
Washington NASA Space Grant Scholar, Summer 2016
Vibrational Patterns in Curved Metal Plates
Independent Research, Summer 2016
Removing Mass to Tune the Fundamental and First Overtone of Lamellophone Tines
Washington NASA Space Grant Summer Research Scholar, Summer 2013
Experimental and Numerical Analysis of Coupling Between Musical Drumheads
"Experimental and Numerical Analysis of the Effects of Depth, Diameter, and Tension in Musical Drumhead Coupling," Benjamin Boe and Randy Worland, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 134, 4093 (2013).
Washington NASA Space Grant Summer Research Scholar, Summer 2011
"Acoustical Effect of Progressive Undercutting of Percussive Aluminum Bars," Eric M. Laukkanen and Randy Worland, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 130, 2429 (2011).
"Acoustical Effect of Progressive Undercutting of Percussive Aluminum Bars," Eric M. Laukkanen and Randy Worland, Proceedings of Meetings on Acoustics, 14, 025003 (2012).
Gilbertson Summer Research Scholar, Summer 2010
"Acoustic Effects of Holes on Commercial Cymbals," Brooke R. Peaden and Randy Worland, J. Acoust. Soc. Am. 129, 2616 (2011).
Senior Thesis Research Project, Spring 2007
Laser Speckle Interferometry
Independent Research Project, Summer 2005
The Physics of Drum Tuning
Honors Thesis Research Project, 1998-99
The Faraday Effect: An Experimental and Historical Approach
Honors Thesis Reseaerch Project, 1998-99
Experimental Investigation of Brownian Motion using Dynamic Light Scattering
Independent Research Project, 1997-98
Experimental Determination of the Speed of Sound as a Function of Temperature
“Measurement of the Speed of Sound in Air as a Function of Temperature,” Rand S. Worland and D. David Wilson, The Physics Teacher 37, 53 (1999).