Young NDT Professional Award

Award Information


To recognize individuals whose initial career contributions exemplify high standards of excellence in the areas of professional achievement and meritorious service.


The award is given to supervisors, educators, managers, researchers, consultants, developers and others who are ASNT members with five to ten years of involvement in the NDT/NDE industry and a minimum of five years as ASNT Member. Recipients shall include supervisors, educators, managers, researchers, consultants, developers, and others with NDT/NDE career involvement. Award applicants must be sponsored by an ASNT Local Section, ASNT Council, or National Committee.

Method of Selection

The Young NDT Professional Award Committee selects up to one award each year, provided the candidate has met the established guidelines.

Evaluation Criteria:

  • Contributions to the science of NDT/NDE
  • Career achievements and advancements
  • Service to ASNT
  • Recognition by other organizations
  • Contributions to the general welfare of the community and public

Form of Award

Citation – Black Frame Award

Materials Submitted

Nomination Form (see below)

Award Timeline

  • Announcements are made in the: August Issue of Materials Evaluation
  • Nomination deadline: prior to February 1st
  • The Young NDT Professional Award Committee will provide its recommendation to the ASNT Board of Directors during ASNT’s Research Symposium
  • The recipient will be notified following the Research Symposium
  • The award will be presented at ASNT’s Annual Conference


DOWNLOAD: Young NDT Professional Award Nomination Form

*All nomination forms MUST be signed by the Chairperson of the sponsoring organization (ASNT local section, ASNT Council or National Committee).


Click Here to Submit Your Nomination Online

Current Award Recipient(s)

  • Yi-Cheng "Peter" Pan
    Yi-Cheng "Peter" Pan

Past Award Recipients

Download: Past Young NDT Professional Award Recipients

HQ Contact

For additional award information, please contact:

Michelle Thomas
Awards Administration
ASNT, Inc.
1711 Arlingate Lane
PO Box 28518
Columbus, OH 43228
Phone: 614-274-6003 Ext. 223
Fax: 614-274-6899