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Curtiss-Wright Nuclear Division NDT SME Honored as Curtiss-Wright Technical Fellow
Curtiss-Wright Nuclear Division NDT SME Honored as Curtiss-Wright Technical Fellow

NDT SME recognized for excellence under Curtiss-Wright Corporation Technical Fellow Program

BREA, CA – February 7, 2022 – Curtiss-Wright’s Nuclear Division announced today that a member of its industry-leading engineering staff is among the group of engineers recently named Curtiss-Wright Technical Fellows in recognition by Curtiss-Wright Corporation for their commitment to technical excellence. Recipients of Technical Fellow Program honors are selected for exhibiting the pinnacle of engineering capability and expertise in their field of study. In a recent announcement by Lynn Bamford, President & CEO, Curtiss-Wright Corporation, the following Curtiss-Wright Nuclear Division subject matter expert (SME) was named Technical Fellow:

• J. Fred Hall, Senior Director of NDE Programs, an expert in non-destructive examination and nuclear plant in-service inspection. Mr. Hall is recognized as an SME within the organization and within the field of non-destructive testing.

"We are very proud to congratulate Fred Hall from our Outage and Fuel Management Solutions group," said Kurt Mitchell, Vice President and General Manager of Curtiss-Wright’s Nuclear Division. "We are proud of Fred for his illustrious career with Curtiss-Wright and the Nuclear Industry as a whole, and his contributions to the nondestructive testing community. The recognition is well deserved."

Curtiss-Wright Technical Fellow Criteria
In addition to adding the designation "Technical Fellow" to their professional signature, recipients of the Technical Fellow honor also receive appropriate training funds to support their ongoing professional development. The rigorous criteria applied by the Technical Fellow Program demands that recipients of the honor reflect the following principles:

• A high degree of originality and skill as a specialized technical authority within their field of study
• The ability to champion projects of significant importance to the Corporation, including performing technically complicated and sophisticated research and analysis
• The ability to act as a corporate technical advisor and recommend technical strategies where appropriate to high-level business decisions
• Facilitation of direct and noticeable impacts on current and future revenue generation
• The ability to completely and effectively represent Curtiss-Wright with standards bodies, industry associations, customers, and prospective customers
• A proven track record of making responsible technical decisions

For additional information on Curtiss-Wright’s Nuclear Division, visit

About Curtiss-Wright Corporation
Curtiss-Wright Corporation is a global innovative company that delivers highly engineered, critical function products and services to the commercial, industrial, defense and energy markets. Building on the heritage of Glenn Curtiss and the Wright brothers, Curtiss-Wright has a long tradition of providing reliable solutions through trusted customer relationships. The company is headquartered in Davidson, N.C., and employs approximately 8,200 people worldwide. For more information, visit

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