Research & Development
Dr. Jason Van Velsor is the Director of the Applied Technology group at SI, a group of individuals primarily focused on the development of new technologies for the energy and oil & gas industries. He has been working in the field of NDE and SHM for nearly 15 years and has significant experience with the development and field application of NDE technology and with NDE and SHM related project management. Throughout his career, Dr. Van Velsor has applied his NDE expertise for the development of novel NDE and SHM solutions in the pipeline, aviation, rail, and power generation industries. He has authored multiple peer reviewed journal articles, patents, pending patents, and is a contributing author of a recently released text on ultrasonic guided waves. He also holds multiple industry certifications for the field-application of long-range guided wave technology for piping inspection and actively participates as a member of the ASME Section 5 Article 18 committee for the development of a guided wave standard and as the Chair of the ASNT Guided Wave Method committee for the establishment of the Guided Wave Method as an officially recognized NDE method. Dr. Van Velsor received his Ph.D. in Engineering Science and Mechanics from The Pennsylvania State University in 2009.