Eisenmann, David


Ground Penetrating Radar

  • Evaluation of concrete for corrosion and attenuation
  • Inspection of earthen dams and levees

Magnetic Particle Inspection

  • Development of a Best Practice for MPI
  • Refinement of the MPI inspection for steel castings

Fluorescent Penetrant Inspection

  • Best Practices for FPI
  • Conductivity measurements of rinse solutions

Phased Array Ultrasound

  • Develop Inspection procedures for steel castings
  • Enhanced PAUT for inspection of materials

Eisenmann research

David EisenmannDavid Eisenmann

Associate Scientist

Academic department profile


  • B.Sc. Agriculture (1985, ISU)
  • B.Sc. Education (1990, SIUE)
  • M.SC.Materials Engineering (2002, ISU)
  • M.Sc. Education (1996, MUStL)
  • Ph.D. Material Science & Engineering (2015, ISU)

Personal & Professional GOALS 

  • Further development R&D in NDE for ground penetrating radar
  • Develop applications of NDE for use in agriculture
  • Develop applications of NDE for civil use in industry
  • Educating the next generation in the use and application of NDE


  • ASNT Faculty Grant
  • ASNT Fellowship Award