Outstanding Paper Award

Award Information


To encourage a high degree of effort toward technical, educational, or managerial achievement in NDT through publication in Materials Evaluation and Research in Nondestructive Evaluation.


Authors of written contributions published by the Society in Materials Evaluation or in Research in Nondestructive Evaluation during the period of January through December of the preceding year.


All manuscripts published in Materials Evaluation or Research in Nondestructive Evaluation during the preceding year shall be candidates for the respective recognition.

Method of Selection

The Non-Financial Recognition & Honors Committee selects the author(s) of up to one written contribution published in Material Evaluations and one written contribution published in Research in Nondestructive Evaluation each year, provided the author(s) has met the established guidelines.

Selection is based on originality, appropriateness & accuracy of supporting material, usefulness of the contribution, and clarity of the work.

Award Timeline

  • The Non-Financial Recognition and Honors Committee will provide its recommendation to the ASNT Board of Directors during ASNT’s Research Symposium
  • The recipients will be notified following the Research Symposium
  • The recognitions will be presented at ASNT’s Annual Conference

Form of Award

Framed Certificate and Medal

Current Award Recipient(s)

  • Stefano Mariani
    Stefano Mariani
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    Thompson V. Nguyen
  • Francesco Lanzadiscalea
    Francesco Lanza di Scalea

Paper Title: "Air-Coupled Ultrasonic Testing of Rails: Experimental Prototype and Finite Element Simulations"
Authors: Stefano Mariani, Thompson V. Nguyen, Francesco Lanza di Scalea

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    Jongbeom Kim
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    Dong-Gi Song
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    Kyung-Young Jhang

Paper Title: "Absolute Measurement and Relative Measurement of Ultrasonic Nonlinear Parameters"
Authors: Jongbeom Kim, Dong-Gi Song, Kyung-Young Jhang

Past Award Recipients

Past Outstanding Paper Awards in ME Recipients

ISC Contact

Jessica Ames
Awards and Honors Program
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