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Biography of Prof. Lester W Schmerr
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 Short Biography:Professor Schmerr has been a faculty member at Iowa State University since 1969, where he is curre

 

Short Biography:
Professor Schmerr has been a faculty member at Iowa State University since 1969, where he is currently Professor of Aerospace Engineering. He is also served as Associate Director of the Center for Nondestructive Evaluation at Iowa State since 1989 and has been the Permanent Secretary of the World Federation of NDE Centers since 2003. He has published two books: Fundamentals of Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation – A Modeling Approach, Plenum Press, 1998, and with Prof. Sung-Jin Song, Ultrasonic Nondestructive Evaluation Systems – Models and Measurements, Springer, 2001. He has published numerous papers, proceedings, and book chapters on ultrasonic NDE modeling and he has applied artificial intelligence methods and neural networks to ultrasonic NDE pattern recognition problems. His work in ultrasonics has focused on beam modeling, flaw scattering modeling, and flaw sizing. He is currently engaged in modeling ultrasonic phased array systems and their use in new methods of image formation.