Julieanne Heffernan has joined Vibrant Corporation as a Data Analyst. In her new role, Ms. Heffernan will be responsible for running forward and inverse models for Vibrant’s Resonant Ultrasound Spectroscopy (RUS) and Process Compensated Resonance Testing (PCRT) technology. She will also analyze results from RUS/PCRT models and measurements, and develop RUS/PCRT data analysis tools. Her work will contribute to Vibrant’s R&D projects and commercial applications. Prior to joining Vibrant, Ms. Heffernan worked as a Chemical and Material Process Engineer at the Davis Advanced Laser Facility at Kirtland AFB in Albuquerque, NM. Ms. Heffernan holds a BS in Chemical Engineering and an MS in Materials Engineering from the New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology.
“We are very excited to increase our in-house materials knowledge,” said Vibrant Director of Technology Leanne Jauriqui. “Julie’s simulation and optimization experience will really expedite our research projects, and her passion for data analysis was evident very early on.”
Vibrant provides Process Compensated Resonance Testing services to the Aerospace and Power Generation industries worldwide through its facilities in the United States and Europe. PCRT applications range from quality assurance and process capability assessment for Original Equipment Manufacturers to in-service structural assessment and life monitoring for Maintenance, Repair, and Overhaul organizations. Vibrant is certified to AS9100 Rev C, and ISO 9001:2008. www.vibrantndt.com