Outstanding Paper in Materials Evaluation Award

The ASNT Outstanding Paper in Materials Evaluation Award is presented to a person or persons for a manuscript published in Materials Evaluation, which, in the opinion of the Awards Committee, is an outstanding contribution to the advancement of nondestructive testing.

Award Information

Purpose

To encourage a high degree of effort toward technical, educational or managerial achievement in nondestructive testing through the publication in Materials Evaluation.

Eligibility

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

Nomination

Nominations for the Outstanding Paper Award in Materials Evaluation may only be made by reviewers, Associate Technical Editors or Editors of the Journals or Outstanding Paper Awards Committee Members

Materials Submitted

N/A (Papers may only be nominated by reviewers, Associate Technical Editors or Editors of the Journals or Outstanding Paper Awards Committee Members).

Method of Selection

The Outstanding Paper Awards Committee selects the author(s) of up to onewritten contribution published in ME each year, provided the author(s) has met the established guidelines. In total, the author(s) of no more than two publications are selected for both the Outstanding Paper Award in ME and the Outstanding Paper Award in RNDE in a given year.

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Recipients of the award are selected on the merit of written contributions published by the Society during the period of January through December of the preceding year.
  • Selection is based on originality (0-25 points), appropriateness and accuracy of the supporting material (0-25 points), usefulness of the contribution (0-25 points) and clarity of the presentation (0-25 points) – totaling 100 points.

Award Timeline

  • The Outstanding Paper Awards 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 awards will be presented at ASNT’s Annual Conference

Form of Award

Certificate in Walnut Frame & Silver Medal with Maroon Ribbon

Current Award Recipient(s)


  • Megan E. McGovern

  • Nicholas Farace

  • William G. Buttlar

  • Henrique Reis

Paper Title: "Effectiveness of Rejuvenators on Aged Asphalt Concrete using Ultrasonic Non-collinear Subsurface Wave Mixing"
Authors: Megan E. McGovern, Nicholas Farace, William G. Buttlar, Henrique Reis

Past Award Recipients

Past Outstanding Paper Awards in ME Recipients

ISC Contact

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