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Young NDT Professional Recognition

The Young NDT Professional Recognition is given to individuals whose initial career contributions exemplify high standards of excellence in the areas of professional achievement and meritorious service.


The Recognition is given to ASNT members with five (5) to ten (10) years of active involvement in the NDT/NDE industry, with a minimum of five (5) years of membership to ASNT. Nominees must be sponsored by an ASNT local section, ASNT Council, or Committee.


Download the Young NDT Professional Recognition Nomination Form here

All nomination forms must be signed by the chairperson of the sponsoring organization (ASNT Section, Council, or Committee).

Click Here to Submit Your Nomination Online


The Recognition and Honors Committee selects up to one recognition each year on the following criteria:

  • Contributions to the science of NDT/NDE.
  • Career achievements and advancements.
  • Service to ASNT.
  • Recognition by other organizations.
  • Contributions to the general welfare of the community and public.

Award Timeline

Nominations are due 1 February.

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

Young NDT Recipient

2021 Recipient

Congratulations to Dr. Andrea Arguelles for receiving the 2021 Young NDT Professional Recognition!

Young NDT Past Recipients

Past Recipients

View the full list of past recipients.