A D V A N C E D M A T E R I A L S & P R O C E S S E S | S E P T E M B E R 2 0 2 0 1 6 1 I N S P E C T I O N T E C H N I Q U E S MICROWAVE NDT INSPECTION TECHNIQUES FOR POWER GENERATION AND SPECIALTY APPLICATIONS Christopher Nelson Electric Power Research Institute Charlotte, North Carolina Robert Stakenborghs Advanced Microwave Imaging Baton Rouge, Louisiana With increasing use of nonmetallic materials in a variety of power generation applications, new opportunities are driving research and development of microwave inspection technologies.