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Award Winning Researchers, Executive Director Featured to Speak at 24th ASNT Research Symposium

25 February 2015

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, Inc. (ASNT) will be featuring two award winning researchers and new ASNT Executive Director, Dr. Arny Bereson, at the 24th ASNT Research Symposium in Anaheim, California, 16-19 March 2015.

Tribikram Kundu, Professor at the University of Arizona and winner of the ASNT Research Award for Sustained Excellence, will deliver his lecture entitled, “Advances and Challenges in Ultrasonic and Electromagnetic Wave Based NDE/SHM Technique Development" on Wednesday, 18 March

Mohammad Ghasr, Assistant Research Professor at the Missouri University of Science and Technology and winner of the ASNT Research Award for Innovation, will deliver his lecture entitled, “Real-Time and 3D Millimeter Wave Imaging Systems for Nondestructive Testing Applications” on Thursday, 19 March.

Dr. Arny Bereson, the new ASNT Executive Director, will open the conference with a welcoming keynote at 8:00 AM on Tuesday, 17 March. Dr. Bereson, who started as E.D. on 5 January 2015, earned a Ph.D. in Human Services, Management of Nonprofit Organizations. His education also includes a Bachelor of Engineering and a Master of Science in Materials Science.

Other technical sessions are planned for the Research Symposium, including presentations on materials characterization, ultrasonics, guided wave, and more. Additionally, nearly 30 companies will be demonstrating the latest NDT products and services.

Online registration is still open for this event. Registration and complete program details are available online at

The ASNT Research Symposium is one of the finest events for the exchange of groundbreaking, trending, and interesting research in the field of nondestructive testing. The event also serves to identify emerging NDE technologies, provide a professional forum for communication, and promote NDE technology transfer among researchers, engineers, inspectors and equipment makers.

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing, based in Columbus, Ohio, is an international technical society with over 15,000 members. ASNT exists to create a safer world by promoting the profession and technologies of nondestructive testing.