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2022 Sherlock Award Recipient

Mohammad A. Abufour is a lifetime member of ASNT with more than 35 years of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) experience in the oil and gas industry, where he has served as a field technician, NDT trainer, engineering specialist, and NDT consultant. He has more than fifteen years of experience serving as an ASNT NDT Level III for Saudi Aramco. He has developed NDT techniques, reviewed procedures, and certified contractor technicians before providing NDT services using various Aramco and international industry codes. Additionally, Abufour leads inspection teams to provide advanced NDT services to Aramco's upstream and downstream facilities. He has been involved with local industrial colleges and institutes to promote careers in the NDT industry. Abufour holds a bachelor of science degree in NDT from Northampton University in the United Kingdom and an ASNT NDT Level III in UT, MT, and VT. Abufour is one of the founders of ASNT's Saudi Arabian Section. He currently serves as Vice Chairman of the Saudi Arabian Section and served as a Director at Large on the ASNT Board of Directors for one term ending in 2018. Abufour was recognized as the 2006 ASNT Technician of The Year, a member of the 2012 Fellowship class, and received the Mentoring Award in 2018.