Dr. Henrique Reis if a Full Professor at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (USA), where he is the Director of the Nondestructive Testing and Evaluation Laboratory. His research areas include materials characterization, structural health monitoring, life-cycle management of materials and structures, and manufacturing process control. He is a Fellow in the American Society of Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), in the British Institute of Non-destructive Testing (BINDT) and in the Acoustic Emission Working Group (AEWG). He has chaired the ASNT Research Council and served in the ASNT Board of Directors. He was bestowed the ASNT 2002 George L. Pherigo Citation Award, and he received the Award for the Outstanding Paper Published in Materials Evaluation in 2015. Recently, he was bestowed the 2015 ASME Founders Award by the ASME Diagnosis and Prognosis Division, the 2016 ASNT Research Council Award for Sustainable Excellence, and the ASNT 2020 Lester/Mehl Honor Lecture Award.