ASNT Research Symposium 2019

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ASNT Research Symposium 2019

Hyatt Regency Orange County
Garden Grove, CA
1 - 4 April 2019

ASNT Research Symposium is one of the premier platforms for exchanging information on groundbreaking, trending and emerging research, technology transfer and engineering practices in the field of nondestructive evaluation (NDE). During the Symposium, you will have numerous opportunities to explore, discuss and share your experiences on cutting edge NDE technologies—from research level to real-world application.

On behalf of the organizing committee, we would like to extend a warm invitation to you and your colleagues to participate in the ASNT Research Symposium in 2019.

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12:00 PM - 4:00 PM | Short Course

Short Course: Innovation Simplified Why-What-How of Creating New Inspection Technologies through the 4th Revolution

Dr Ripudaman Singh, Plus4Pi LLC

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3:00 PM - 4:00 PM | General Session

Town Hall Meeting

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Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

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5:00 PM - 8:00 PM | Exhibits

Welcome Reception with Exhibitors

N/A

Room: Grand A Ballroom

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8:00 AM - 8:45 AM | General Session

Keynote - Reusable Spacecraft and NDE

Dr Charles Kuehmann, SpaceX

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

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Advancing/Emerging NDE Technologies

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

Ultrasonics NDE

Room: Grand G Ballroom

9:00 AM

Detecting Substandard, Nonconforming, Improperly Processed and Counterfeit Raw Material

Presenter(s): Mrs Karen L Bruer

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Combined NDT Correlation to Estimate the Compressive Strength of Concrete

Presenter(s): Mr Abhishek Chitti

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9:20 AM

Adaptive Ultrasonic Imaging for Phased Array Inspection of Laser Brazed Joints

Presenter(s): Mr Andrew L Ouellette

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Wide-Angle Ultrasonic Backscatter: Concept for Enhanced Array-Based Inspection of Composite Materials

Presenter(s): Dr Patrick H Johnston

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9:40 AM

Ultrasonic 3D micro-characterisation of 2D and 3D-woven Composites

Presenter(s): Dr Robert A Smith

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Acoustic Wavemixing Techniques for Microflaw Detection in Steel Hydrogen Storage Vessels

Presenter(s): Dr Matthew Webster

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10:00 AM

Process Monitoring at Capacitor Discharge Welding

Presenter(s): Mr Joerg Zschetzsche

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Nonlinear Resonance Ultrasonic Spectroscopy (NRUS) for Monitoring the Growth of Fatigue Cracks in Aluminum

Presenter(s): Mr Jiang Jin

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10:20 AM

Application of Guided Waves in Controlled Induction-Based Adhesively Bonded Lap-Joints

Presenter(s): Mr Rajendra Prasath Palanisamy

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Interlayer Adhesion Characterization of Polymer Based Additive Manufactured (AM) Components Using Nonlinear Ultrasound in Phase-Space Domain

Presenter(s): Mr Sina Zamen

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10:40 AM

Ultrasonic Non-Destructive Evaluation for Real Time Regulation of Welding Schedule

Presenter(s): Dr Roman Gr Maev »

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Magnetostrictive Cold Spray Sensor for Long-Term or Harsh Environment Ultrasound

Presenter(s): Mr Samuel W Glass, III

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10:00 AM - 4:00 PM | Exhibits

Exhibits Open

N/A

Room: Grand A Ballroom

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1:00 PM - 1:40 PM | General Session

Invited Lecture - Grand Challenges in NDE for Railway Infrastructure and Equipment

Dr Gary Fry, Transportation Technology Center Inc

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

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NDE of Railroads

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

Guided Waves NDE

Room: Grand G Ballroom

2:00 PM

Discussion for Testing of Rail Foot or Base and Need for Detection Methods

Presenter(s): Mr Ian S Weiner

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Mockup Evaluation of Omnidirectional Magnetostrictive Transucer

Presenter(s): Dr Sergey A Vinogradov

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2:20 PM

Rail Track Defect Detection through Passive Non-contact Transfer Function Reconstruction

Presenter(s): Mr Albert Liang

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Friction Stir Welded Lap Joint Screening Using Linear and Nonlinear Ultrasonic Guided Waves

Presenter(s): Mr Pierre Belanger »

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2:40 PM

In-Service Rail Inspection with Eddy Current

Presenter(s): Mr Eric A Eberius

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Global-Local Modeling of Guided-wave Scattering for Quantitative NDE

Presenter(s): Ms Margherita Capriotti

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3:00 PM

UT and Ancillary inspections for Railroads

Presenter(s): Mr Max Lafferty

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A Novel Guided Wave Method for Detecting Gas Entrapment in Piping

Presenter(s): Mr Michael J Quarry

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Automation/Robotics in NDE

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

NDE Modeling and Simulation

Room: Grand G Ballroom

3:40 PM

Automation of Resistance Spot Weld Inspection with Feedback Capability During Production. A Case Study

Presenter(s): Dr Andriy M Chertov

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Nuclear Bolt Ultrasonic Inspection: A Segmented-Annular, Phased-Array Transducer Development via Computer Modeling

Presenter(s): Ms Erica Schumacher

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4:00 PM

Automated Programming of Inspection Paths for Robotic Systems Applied to NDT

Presenter(s): Mr Brett Malone

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Guided Wave Simulations in Pipes with Non-Axisymmetric and Inclined Angle Defects using Finite Element and Hybrid Modeling

Presenter(s): Mr Ryan Giles

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4:20 PM

Automated Non-Destructive Evaluation of Spot Welds Using the Imaging Analyses of the Residual Magnetic Flux Density

Presenter(s): Mr Christian Mathiszik

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Acoustic Region of Influence for the Total Focusing Method (TFM) Beamformer

Presenter(s): Mr Chi-Hang Kwan

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4:40 PM

Platform for Test Scripting and Automated Testing of Smart Meters

Presenter(s): Mr Vaibhav Garg

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Efficient Numerical Simulation of Eddy Current Pulsed Thermography NDT Signals Based On FEM-BEM Method and Energy Equivalent Principle

Presenter(s): Mr Zongfei Tong

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5:15 PM - 6:00 PM | General Session

Invited Lecture - Additive Manufacturing for High-Reliability Aerospace Applications

Dr James Nokes, Aerospace Corporation

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

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8:00 AM - 8:45 AM | General Session

Research Recognition for Sustained Excellence Award Lecture - Review of Progress of Methods in Ultrasonic NDE

Dr Bernhard R Tittmann, Pennsylvania State University

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

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Millimeter and Microwave NDE

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

Electromagnetic NDE Methods

Room: Grand G Ballroom

9:00 AM

M-Wave - Electromagnetic Phenomena to Inspect Conductors and Non-Conductors

Presenter(s): Mr Kevin McGushion

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Application of Active Microwave Thermography to Inspection of CFRP Structures with Radar Absorbing Material Coatings

Presenter(s): Mr Ali Mirala

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9:20 AM

Millimeter Wave SAR Imaging for Detection of Surface Breaking Cracks In Metallic Structures under Heavy Corrosion and Paint

Presenter(s): Mr John Robert Gallion

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A Novel FSS-Based Two-Dimensional In-Plane Strain Sensor for Structural Health Monitoring

Presenter(s): Ms Mahboobeh Mahmoodi

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9:40 AM

Microwave Measurement of Conductivity of Inkjet-Printed Wireless Passive Sensors for Structural Health Monitoring (SHM)

Presenter(s): Ms Katelyn Brinker

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Pulse Width Modulation to Enhance the Signal to Noise Ratio of Incoherent Thermoacoustic Imaging Systems

Presenter(s): Mr Mohand Alzuhiri

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10:00 AM

Flexible PCB based split-ring resonator sensor for near field microwave imaging

Presenter(s): Dr Saptarshi Mukherjee

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High-speed Pipeline Fusion Inspection Method Based on Magnetic Flux Leakage and Pulsed Eddy Current

Presenter(s): Dr Yiming Deng

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10:20 AM

Microwave Detection of Surface Breaking Cracks in Metallic Structures Using a Radially Polarized Antenna

Presenter(s): Mr Matthew Dvorsky

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Magnetic Saturation Pulsed Eddy Current Testing Method for the Ferromagnetic Material Inspection

Presenter(s): Dr Shejuan Xie

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10:40 AM

On the Millimeter Wave 3D SAR Imaging of Multi-Layer Composites Backed by Conductive Substrates

Presenter(s): Ms Anna Case

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New Approach for Detection and Characterisation of Micro-defects on Steel Spring Wires by Eddy Current Testing in High Speed Production Line

Presenter(s): Mr Mirmajid Ghaemi

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1:00 PM - 1:45 PM | General Session

Invited Lecture - Balancing Nondestructive Testing and Examination (NDT&E) Academic Studies with Internships and On The Job Training (OJT)

Mrs Tracie Clifford, Chattanooga State Community College

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

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Materials Characterization

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

NDE Engineering Education

Room: Grand G Ballroom

2:00 PM

Residual Stress Measurement in Low Temperature Phase Transformation Muli-pass Welds

Presenter(s): Mr Demetrios Tzelepis

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NDE at Penn State ESM

Presenter(s): Dr Bernhard R Tittmann

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2:20 PM

Residual Stress Mapping and Loading Characteristics of GRCop-84 Fabricated by SLM

Presenter(s): Mr Robert Minneci

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SME Profile for Structural Integrity Design Teams

Presenter(s): Dr John C Duke, Jr

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2:40 PM

Mapping Residual Stress in Dissimilar Metal Welds using Neutron Diffraction

Presenter(s): Dr Jeffrey Bunn

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Profile of Subsea NDE Engineer

Presenter(s): Mr Josh de Monbrun

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3:00 PM

Influence of Abrasive Grinding On Through-Section Residual Stresses in Bearing Steel

Presenter(s): Mr Vikram Bedekar

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Professional Development Pathway for NDE Technicians and Engineers

Presenter(s): Dr John C Duke, Jr

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Digital Imaging/Radiography NDE

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

NDE of Piping and Pipelines

Room: Grand G Ballroom

3:40 PM

The Effect of Pore Orientation on Failure in Powder Bed Fusion 304L Tensile Coupons

Presenter(s): Mr John Miers

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MWM-Array and MR-MWM-Array Eddy Current Testing for Piping and Vessels

Presenter(s): Dr Neil J Goldfine

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4:00 PM

High Resolution SCC Depth Map in Pipeline Samples Using New X-Ray Imaging Techniques

Presenter(s): Mr Yohan Belanger »

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Non-destructive Direct Assessment of Mechanical Properties

Presenter(s): Mr Ryan Lacy

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4:20 PM

Very Low Intensity Throughput X-ray Computed Tomography of a Cast FeMnAl Steel Alloy

Presenter(s): Mr William H Green

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Ultrasonic Thickness Estimation using Multimodal Guided Lamb Waves generated by EMAT

Presenter(s): Dr Roberto Gil-Pita »

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4:40 PM

Process for Nondestructive Testing of Pressure Vessels Using Electronic Distance Measurements to Measure 3-D Coordinates of Cardinal Points While Pressure and/or Force Testing

Presenter(s): Mr David H Parker »

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8:00 AM - 8:45 AM | General Session

Plenary - Future Strategic Leadership in the UK for TRL1-6 NDT Technology R&D and Transitioning

Dr Robert A Smith, University of Bristol

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

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topics

Aerospace NDE

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

Structural Health Monitoring

Room: Grand G Ballroom

9:00 AM

Orion Heatshield Bond Quality Inspection: Engineering a Technique

Presenter(s): Dr Joseph T Case

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Structural Health Monitoring of Metallic Plate-Like Structures for Partial Crack Detection

Presenter(s): Mr Mehrdad Ghyabi

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9:20 AM

Ultrasonic Inspection of Contact Bond

Presenter(s): Yong M Kim

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Progressive Damage Assessment and Vulnerability Evaluation of a Vertical Lift Steel Gussetless Truss Bridge by Wavelet Analysis

Presenter(s): Mr Milad Mehrkash

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9:40 AM

Lamb Wave Technique for Adhesive Bonded Joint Inspection

Presenter(s): Dr Dulip Samaratunga

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Improved Bridge Frequency Identification Utilizing Hilbert Transform from a Passing Vehicle

Presenter(s): Mr Chengjun Tan

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10:00 AM

Crack initiation study in Aluminum 7075-T6 under fatigue loading by combining two Non-Destructive Evaluation techniques; AE and DIC

Presenter(s): Mr Seyed Foad Karimian

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Including Environmental and Vertical Lift Excitations for Structural Condition Assessment of a Gussetless Truss Bridge

Presenter(s): Ms Maryam Mashayekhizadeh

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10:20 AM

Ultrasonic Testing Beyond Flaw Detection

Presenter(s): Dr Hormoz Ghaziary

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Developing Defect Etiology to Facilitate NDE of Full-Depth Precast Concrete Deck Panels in Accelerated Bridge Construction

Presenter(s): Mr Saman Farhangdoust »

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10:40 AM

Amplifying Crack Vibrations Utilizing Stochastic Resonance Filtering Technique for Aircraft Maintenance

Presenter(s): Dr Ahmed Elhattab »

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Damage Assessment of Pre-stressed Beam with Acoustic Emission Monitoring

Presenter(s): Mr Hang Zeng

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NDE of Composites

Room: Grand E-F Ballroom

Infrastructure NDE

Room: Grand G Ballroom

1:00 PM

A New Method for Ultrasonic Detection of Peel Ply at the Bondline of Out-Of-Autoclave Composite Assemblies

Presenter(s): Mr Gary S LeMay »

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Interfacial Damage Detection of CFRP-Concrete Joints Using Active Microwave Thermography

Presenter(s): Mr Xingxing Zou »

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1:20 PM

Composite Property Identification by Ultrasonic Guided Wave Modeling and Optimization

Presenter(s): Ms Ranting Cui

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Combining Half-Cell Potential and Resistivity Tests for Corrosion Assessment of Epoxy Coated Rebar

Presenter(s): Ms Kristin Karleskint

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1:40 PM

Digital Laser Speckle Image Correlation for the Determination of Repair Compliance within GFRP

Presenter(s): Dr Tsuchin Philip Chu

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True 3D Tomography: New Approach for Tomographic Image Reconstruction and Evaluation of Ultrasonic Concrete Testing Data

Presenter(s): Mr Roman Pinchuk

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2:00 PM

Progress in Autonomous Inspections using Collaborative Robots

Presenter(s): Dr Patrick H Johnston

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Resistivity Behavior of Concrete Mixtures with Included Supplementary Cementitious Materials

Presenter(s): Mr Cody Shults

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2:20 PM

Laser Shearography and Ultrasound Inspection of Composite Laminates with Overlapping Fiber Plies

Presenter(s): Dr Sarah L Stair

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2:40 PM

Advanced Tomographic Technique for Ultrasonic Testing of Large-Scale CFRP Components with Automated 3D Data Evaluation

Presenter(s): Mr Roman Pinchuk

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Pull-off Test

Presenter(s): Mr Evan Karunaratne

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