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Robert C. McMaster Gold Medal Award

This award was renamed in 1990 to honor Robert C. McMaster, for his outstanding contributions to the NDT profession. McMaster is known as one of the pioneers of NDT.

The Robert C. McMaster Gold Medal Award recognizes individuals for outstanding contributions or significant advancement in any area of NDT and/or the Society.


IIndividuals who are current members of ASNT and who have made outstanding contributions or significant advancements to ASNT or to the NDT industry.


Nominations may be made by ant ASNT member and must consist of:

  • A letter of nomination, setting forth the detailed reason the candidate should receive the award.
  • A resume of the candidate’s activities and reputation supporting the nomination.
  • A letter seconding the recommendation from a colleague who is also familiar with the nominee’s activities/reputation warranting the recognition.

Click Here to Submit Your Nomination Online

Award Timeline

  • Nomination deadline: 5 March

For any questions regarding the award process or timeline, please contact ASNT’s Program Specialist at

Gold Medal Recipient

2021 Recipient

Congratulations to Dr. Boro Djordjevic for receiving the 2021 Robert C. McMaster Gold Medal. Dr. Djordjevic’s career in nondestructive testing spans materials science, mechanical, and electrical engineering of advanced materials and aerospace systems.

Gold Medal Past Recipients

Past Recipients

View the full list of past recipients.