Chairman’s Message – February 2017

Left John Markanich
Right Dr. Peter Pan

Our January meeting was held on the 19th with our guest speaker Dr. Peter Pan at the Tonidale Cornerstone in Oakdale, PA. His presentation was on the IIoT, Industrial Internet of Things. Dr. Pan is our new Regional Director for ASNT. Thanks to Dr. Pan for his great presentation and offer to assist us in his role as our Regional Director.

Our next meeting will be held on February 16th at Monte Cello’s, 20325 RT 19, in Cranberry Township. The social will start at 5:30PM with our speaker presentation starting shortly after 6PM.

Our speaker will be our own Dave Marcyjanik, a regular attendee at our meetings. Dave is the Lead Staff Engineer for the Measurement & Inspection (M&I) program at the Performance Review Institute. Dave is also a certified Nadcap Lead auditor for M&I in all measurement disciplines; Coordinate Measurement Machines (CMM), Laser Trackers, Articulated Arms, Airflow processes and 3D Scanners.  He also continues to support the Nondestructive Testing (NDT) program and, also maintains a Lead Auditor position in NDT for PT, MT, UT, RT, ET, DDA, CR, and chemical Etch.

Dave had a 32 year career in the Pennsylvania Air National Guard where he retired in 2012. He has worked at Babcock and Wilcox at the Navy Nuclear Equipment Division in Barberton, OH. He has held several positions at the Pennsylvania Air National Guard, NDT lab Manager, Radiation Safety Manager of the 171st Air Refueling Wing and manager of the Aircraft Structural Maintenance Section, and a trainer of over 60 Guardsman NDT technicians.

Dave’s topic for the meeting is “The Air National Guard Air Refueling Mission and the NDT Program”. Please make every effort to attend this meeting and support Dave and our local Pittsburgh ASNT section.

John Markanich

Chairman – ASNT Pittsburgh

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