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David Utrata 1915 Scholl Road, 177 Building #2Ames, IA  50011 


Nondestructive Evaluation
Product Testing


B.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1978
M.S., Metallurgical Engineering, Illinois Institute of Technology, 1981


Dave has experience in multiple nondestructive evaluation/testing methodologies and their application in a wide range of industries. Prior to becoming a partner to CIRAS, he was manager of the IPRT Company Assistance NDE Group, joining ISU in 1994. Prior to that, he worked in the steel and the railroading industry for 15 years. He is a member of the American Society for Nondestructive Testing and the American Welding Society.

Dave's work currently revolves around finding the most technically suitable and cost effective solution for industrial clients needing nondestructive evaluation tools for inspection and quality control. He has established a long track record of successful interaction directly with representatives from a wide range of industries, working with hundreds of manufacturing clients.
Serving CIRAS from 2014.