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The 56th Annual British Conference on Non-Destructive Testing (NDT) is a firm fixture in the TWI calendar. This year the conference takes place from 5-7 September in Telford, UK.
Find us on Stand E17-19 at the Materials Testing exhibition, which takes place alongside the conference, where we will be showcasing our full matrix capture ultrasonic inspection equipment and our latest NDT training products.
A number of TWI staff will also be presenting papers as part of the conference programme.
Look out for live demonstrations of our dedicated online learning portal, which enables students to access TWI's learning resources, and learn more about product innovations such as TWI Crystal™, an advanced ultrasonic inspection software package capable of supporting the full matrix capture data acquisition technique and associated imaging algorithms.
Whether you are an existing client or we have met you before on a previous occasion, the conference is a great opportunity to exchange information and catch up.
We look forward to seeing you there.
Meet the TWI team
Lee James, NDT Lecturer
Lee joined TWI in Jan 2009 as NDT Lecturer. He progressed to Advanced NDT Lecturer based at TWI North in Jan 2011. Lee's areas of expertise are PAUT, ToFD, Computed radiography, Eddy Current and ACFM alongside all conventional NDT methods and with an Aerospace background.
Alicia Gonzales, NDT Lecturer
Alicia joined TWI in 2015 after she obtained her PhD from The University of Sheffield, her research was a collaboration project with TWI where she developed a computational model using artificial intelligence to monitor and predict the behaviour of Friction Stir Welding. Alicia currently works as an NDT Lecturer, teaching all the basic techniques, however, her specialism is on advanced NDT techniques which she teaches in both English and Spanish. She is also involved in the development of new training courses such as the blended learning for phased array and TOFD, collaboration projects for NDT research and NDT inspection on site.
Channa Nageswaran, Team Leader
Channa's role is to manage R&D activities in the NDT Section of TWI. Channa's work includes research, development and implementation of technologies for inspection of critical components and structures.
Doug Wylie, Team Leader - NDT Product Development
Doug has 20 years’ experience in non-destructive testing, both in service inspection and training delivery. After starting in the aerospace sector, he now works across a variety of industry sectors covering various NDT methods, with a recent focus on phased array UT of HDPE welds, leading the EU PolyTest project. He is multi-method NDT Level 3 and also Chair of the Membership, Qualification and Education Committee for BINDT, as well as a Council member and Trustee.
Miles Weston, Principal Project Leader - Technical
Miles joined TWI in September 2007 as an Engineering Doctorate student, studying Full Matrix Capture and other ultrasonic signal and image processing techniques. He is based at the NDT Validation Centre TWI Technology Centre in Wales and on becoming a full time employee in September 2011, is now working as a collaborative and single client senior project manager.
The following TWI staff are presenting at the conference
For more information please contact us.