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Charlotte, North Carolina

8 November 2021

5 Attending

The Charlotte Section met at Hickory Tavern in Charlotte, North Carolina. Matthew Gormley of Pinnacle X-Ray Solutions presented on applications of computed tomography in the additive manufacturing sector.


Chicago, Illinois

8 November 2021

11 Attending

The Chicago Section met at the Crazy Pour Restaurant in Villa Park, Illinois. The guest speaker for the evening was Henrique Reis, PhD, from the Department of Industrial and Enterprise Systems Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. Reis’s presentation was titled “Nondestructive Damage Quantification of Aged and Rejuvenated Asphalt Concrete Pavements.”

From left: Dr. Henrique Reis and Chuck Johnson

Connecticut Yankee

Groton, Connecticut

17 November 2021

7 Attending

The Connecticut Yankee Section held a virtual meeting. The guest speaker was Ajay Pasupuleti, PhD, founder and CEO of Ooga Technologies. The presentation was titled “A New Approach to NDT Data Management and Problem Resolution.”


Pearl City, Hawaii

23 November 2021

5 Attending

The Hawaii Section held a planning meeting for live in-person code clinics in 2022 to showcase NDT applications in common codes, specifications, and construction documents; and welcomed its newest member Kadin Harding.

From left: Kadin Harding, Jarrett Sano, and Jayme Martin


Kuwai, Kuwait

24 November 2021

25 Attending

The Kuwait Section met at the Kohinoor Hotel in Fahaheel, Kuwait. Mohammad Muntazir Abdul Salam Rajput, unit head of quality operations and fabrication services at Heavy Engineering Industries & Shipbuilding Co. K.S.C (Public), presented on “ASME Section IX and NDE Requirements – Boiler and Pressure Vessel Code.”

Metro New York / Northern New Jersey

Rockville City, New York

1 December 2021

33 Attending

Tara Kavanaugh and Joshua Pierre presented on “Nital Etch: The Inspection Process with Burns” at an in-person meeting.

North Texas

Dallas / Fort Worth, Texas

16 November 2021

25 Attending

The speakers for the evening were Tommy Taylor and Richard Tatuaca of Waygate Technologies. The title of their presentation was “Overview of NDT Equipment/Capabilities along with Applications to Various Materials.”

From left: Tommy Taylor, Dale Norwood, and Richard Tatuaca

Saudi Arabian

Dhahran, Saudi Arabia

23 November 2021

85 Attending

The Saudi Arabian Section conducted a virtual meeting. Radhakrishna Madgeri, regional manager at MFE Middle East, and Bryan Duke, national business development head of MFE Rentals delivered a presentation titled “Magnetic Flux Leakage for Tank Floor Inspection.”


Shenzen, China

1 December 2021

46 Attending

The Shenzhen Section held a seminar on NDT technologies for airplanes at the maintenance base of the Shenzhen Branch of China Southern Airlines (Shenzhen Baoan International Airport). Li Haiquan, director of NDT at the maintenance base, presented on “NDT Technologies for Airplanes.” Zhou Xiang, NDT engineer at the maintenance base, presented on “PAUT for Fan Blades of Airplanes.”