PRINCETON JUNCTION, NJ-Pedro Feres Filho, president of the MISTRAS Holdings Group's Brazilian office, Physical Acoustics South American (PASA), is elected to the ABENDE's board of directors as president.

ABENDE is the Brazilian Society of Nondestructive Testing (NDT) and Inspection. Established in 1979, the society offers technological certification and education in NDT and related areas of quality control through classes, events and publications. Filho is a mechanical engineer with more than 20 years of experience in inspection, acoustic emission, NDT and non-intrusive techniques.