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ASTM Nondestructive Testing Committee honors Patrick Howard.

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Apr 01, 2015 - Patrick Howard, consulting engineer for nondestructive testing and measurement at GE Aviation in Cincinnati, OH, has received the Charles W. Briggs Award from ASTM Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing. Howard was honored for his continuous and outstanding contributions to the standards development work of E07 through its subcommittees, sections, and task groups. An ASTM member since 2004, he chairs the E07 Subcommittee on Digital Imaging and Communication in Nondestructive Evaluation.

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ASTM Nondestructive Testing Committee Honors GE Aviation's Patrick Howard

Press release date: Mar 26, 2015

W. CONSHOHOCKEN, Pa., —Patrick Howard, consulting engineer for nondestructive testing and measurement at GE Aviation in Cincinnati, Ohio, has received the Charles W. Briggs Award from ASTM International Committee E07 on Nondestructive Testing.

Howard was honored for his continuous and outstanding contributions to the standards development work of E07 through its subcommittees, sections and task groups. An ASTM member since 2004, he chairs the E07 Subcommittee on Digital Imaging and Communication in Nondestructive Evaluation  (DICONDE).

A graduate of Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, where he earned a bachelor’s degree in electrical engineering, Howard received his master's in electrical engineering from the University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota.

Howard began his professional career in 1990 when he joined GE Global Research in Niskayuna, New York, as a lead engineer in the nondestructive testing laboratory. He moved to GE Aviation in 1993, where he has held various roles of increasing responsibility in nondestructive testing, including senior engineer - image processing, manager of advanced imaging technology and principal engineer - nondestructive testing. He assumed his current role in late 2014.

In addition to ASTM, Howard is a member of the American Society of Nondestructive Testing.

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