Scheduled for Wednesday, 29 May 2024

The Academia Day will be organized within the 20th WCNDT and other parallel sessions.
1. Frontiers of NDT (I) *Presentation as plenary lecture without parallel sessions
(Chair and Organisation Peter Trampus)
08:30-08:35 Opening Introduction and Chair
Peter Trampus, Academia NDT International President, Hungary
08:35-09:20 Plenary Lecture | Neutrinos - key particles for our understanding of the smallest particles and the largest Universe
Takaaki Kajita, Professor of the Institute for Cosmic Ray Research of The University of Tokyo, Japan,
2015: Nobel prize for Physics (together with Arthur McDonald)
09:20-09:30 Galileo Galilei Award to Takaaki Kajita
Presented by Peter Trampus, Academia NDT International President, Hungary
09:30-09:50 BREAK and change of lecture hall
2. Frontiers of NDT (II)
(Chair and Organisation Uwe Ewert)
09:50-10:10 Mission and Vision of Academia NDT International
Peter Trampus, Academia NDT International President, Hungary
10:10-10:50 Keynote | Muography: Imaging Large Objects Using Cosmic Particles
Dezső Varga, HUN-REN Wigner Research Centre for Physics, Hungary
10:50-11:20 The Road Map for the Next Generation of Technologies and their Impact in NDT
Lennart Schulenburg, VisiConsult, Germany
11:20-11:40 Neutron and X-ray-based non-destructive material testing at the Budapest Neutron Centre
Márton Markó, László Rosta, László Szentmiklósi, Zoltán Kis, Budapest Neutron Centre (BNC), Hungary
11:40-13:30 LUNCH
3. Frontiers of NDT (III)
(Chair and Organisation Uwe Ewert)
13:30-14:00 Progress in Ultrasonic Imaging: - from beginning to the cutting edge
Roman Maev, University of Windsor, Canada
14:00-14:30 A new generation of fast X-ray and particle imagers with single-quantum analysis for applications in non-destructive testing and space
Jan Jakubek, Erik H.M. Heijne, et al, Advacam, Czech Rep., CERN, Geneva & IEAP-CTU
14:30-15:00 Potentials of Quantum Computing and First Applications in Computed Tomography
Theobald Fuchs, Kilian Dremel, Markus Firsching, Stefan Kasperl, Thomas Lang, Dimitri Prjamkov,
Simon Semmler, Mareike Weule
, Fraunhofer IIS/EZRT, Germany
15:00-15:20 Modern Trends in Microwave and THz imaging for Security and NDT
Matthew Dvorski, Reza Zoughi, Iowa state university, Center of NDE, USA
15:20-15:50 COFFEE BREAK
15:50-16:20 NASA’s Challenges and Needs in NDE and SHM for Human Space Exploration
K. Elliot Cramer, NASA, USA
4. The Future-Now of NDT/E Education and Skills
(Chair and Organization David Gilbert)
16:20-16:40 Strategy for NDT education at universities in UK: An integrated education programme for NDT professionals
David Gilbert, BINDT, UK
16:40-17:00 Updated syllabus for future NDT masters in France
Serge DOS SANTOS, INSA Centre Val de Loire, France
Rachid El Guerjouma, Le Mans Université, France
Valérie Le Guyon, Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi, France
Patrick Marquié, Université de Bourgogne, France
Philippe Duvauchelle, INSA Lyon, France
17:00-17:20 NDT skills needs and education scene in Asia
Sajeesh K Babu, NDTSS/ICNDT, Singapore
17:20-17:40 Syllabus for the future of NDT Integrity Engineer
Peter Trampus, Academia NDT International, Hungary
17:40-18:00 The Role of ASNT in Supporting NDT Education and Research in the US
Shant Kenderian, The Aerospace Corporation, ASNT engineering council, USA
18:00-18:30 Panel Discussion