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ASNT Announces Fellowship Award Recipients

8 September 2022

The American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) announces the recipients of the 2022 Fellowship Award. The Fellowship Award provides financial support to US academic institutions for high-quality research activities in science and technology at the graduate level in the form of a $20 000 award.

Fellowship Awards were presented to:

Georgia Southern University

Faculty member Hossein Taheri, PhD, and student Nathan Widem for their proposal, “Resonance-Based NDE and Material Properties Correlation Quantification for NDE 4.0 Applications.”

Michigan State University

Faculty member Mahmoodul Haq, PhD, and student Shashank Sisodia for their proposal, “In-situ Curing Process Monitoring in Polymers Using Portable Ultrasound Sensor.” 

New York University

Faculty member Nikhil Gupta, PhD, and student Youssef AbouelNour for their proposal, “In-Process Non-destructive Testing and Evaluation for Defect Detection in Additive Manufacturing.”

Pennsylvania State University

Faculty member Christopher M. Kube, PhD, and student Anubhav Roy for their proposal, “Improved Modelling of Ultrasonic Propagation for Non-destructive Characterization of Complex Materials.”

University of Maryland

Faculty member Weidong Zhu, PhD, and student Linfeng Lyu for their proposal, “Vibration Monitoring of Rotating Wind Turbine Blades Using Novel Image-based Tracking Continuous Scanning Laser Doppler Vibrometry.”

“We are proud to support the work of these outstanding scholars,” said Neal J. Couture, CAE, ASNT Executive Director. “This year’s recipients are making valuable contributions to the NDT field. We are impressed by what they are doing and excited about the great things they’ll accomplish throughout their research and careers.”

About ASNT

Serving more than 22 000 members and certificate holders worldwide, ASNT, based in Columbus, Ohio, is the largest technical society for NDT professionals. ASNT certification and standards programs, publications, conferences, education, membership, and professional development programs are the foundation for expanding awareness of advancements in NDT. Governed by a volunteer group of officers and directors, ASNT is organized by councils representing interests relating to certification, engineering, research, education, and section operations.