An honorary member is a person of acknowledged eminence in the domain covered by the Society or is one who has been recognized as a benefactor to the Society through services such as being a national officer.
In view of the important role of education in advancing the purpose of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT), the George L. Pherigo Tutorial Citation gives recognition to outstanding contributors to the field of nondestructive testing (NDT) education.
The Robert C. McMaster Gold Medal was established by ASNT to provide recognition to a person who has made an outstanding contribution, or who has rendered meritorious service, to any area in the field of nondestructive testing or to the Society.
The Charles N. Sherlock Meritorious Service Recognition provides acknowledgement for an individual’s outstanding voluntary service to the Society.
ASNT established the Lester/Mehl Honor Lecture to recognize individuals who have made outstanding contributions to the science of NDT. Such contributions may be in the area of research, applications technology, management, education, equipment development, or other related areas.
The purpose of the Young NDT Professional Award is to recognize individuals whose initial career contributions exemplify high standards of excellence in the areas of professional achievement and meritorious service.
ASNT’s Faculty Grant award provides an annual incentive to faculty members in engineering programs to revise their existing courses (or to develop new courses) to teach NDT by providing financial resources for this purpose.
The ASNT Fellowship Award is a cash award granted to an educational institution to fund specific research in nondestructive testing at the postgraduate (M.S. or Ph.D.) level.
The Advancement of Women in NDT Recognition acknowledges individuals or organizations who encourage women to enter and thrive in the field of NDT.
The 50-Year Member Recognition acknowledges individuals who have dedicated their careers to ASNT and its mission of making the world a safer place.
A Fellow of ASNT is an individual member of the Society who has demonstrated outstanding professional distinction and who has made continued significant contributions to the advancement of NDT in areas such as management, engineering, science, education, administration, or planning.
The Engineering Undergraduate Scholarship was created to provide an incentive to engineering undergraduate students enrolled in engineering programs to choose NDT as their field of specialization.
The Mentoring Award was established to recognize those people in the Society working to encourage others to reach goals they may have otherwise not sought and to offer the rest of the membership an example of what they could be accomplishing by acting as mentors.
The purpose of the Outstanding Paper Recognition is to encourage a high degree of effort toward technical, educational, or managerial achievement in NDT through publication in Materials Evaluation and in Research in Nondestructive Evaluation (RNDE).