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Sommerfeldt to speak on exactness in discipleship at BYU devotional

Scott Sommerfeldt, chair of the Department of Physics and Astronomy, will deliver a devotional address Tuesday, Aug. 1, in the de Jong Concert Hall of the Harris Fine Arts Center at Brigham Young University.

The address, titled "Exactness in our Discipleship," will discuss the spiritual strength and power that come from exactness in striving to follow the Savior.

Live broadcasts will be available on KBYU-TV (Channel 11), BYU Television, KBYU-FM (89.1), BYU Radio and byubroadcasting.org, as well as on campus in the Joseph Smith Building Auditorium, F-201 Harris Fine Arts Center and the Varsity Theater in the Wilkinson Student Center.

Rebroadcast information is available at byubroadcasting.org.

Introduced to acoustics by his clarinet teacher in high school, Sommerfeldt completed a bachelor's degree in music education and also a master's degree in physics at BYU. He has taught at BYU since 1995 and specializes in active noise control.

Sommerfeldt and his fellow researchers from General Electric's Aircraft Engine business unit and Hersch Acoustical Engineering received the "Turning Goals into Reality" award from NASA in 1999. In 2002 he was elected a Fellow of the Acoustical Society of America, and in 2004 received the Martin Hirschorn Prize, along with Kent Gee, from the Institute of Noise Control Engineering.

For more information, contact Scott Sommerfeldt at (801) 422-2205.

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