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UCNDE is based in the Aerospace Engineering and Engineering Mechanics department, and aerospace applications are a major area of research. Research includes in-situ inspection, ex-situ inspection and structural health monitoring. We have worked with GE, Rolls-Royce, Boeing, the Air Force Research Laboratory and the Federal Aviation Administration.

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Oil & Gas

UCNDE's research activities cover both upstream and downstream production. UCNDE research spans inspection, imaging and SHM.

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Power Generation

Our research covers both conventional and nuclear power generation. In particular we have research interests in high temperature monitoring systems and material characterization strategies to monitor microstructural degradation. We have worked with The Department of Energy, Nuclear Energy University Program, The Electrical Power Research Institute, as well as asset owners.

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In addition to industrial NDE, UCNDE also conducts research into medical applications.  In particular for anomaly detection using ultrasound tomography.

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