May 8-11, 2017 | David L. Lawrence Convention Center | Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania | Exhibits May 9-11
X-ray CT Metrology Specialist
Nikon Metrology Inc
Herminso is a Physicist and Optical Engineer specialized in X-ray computed tomography (CT) for dimensional metrology, 3D imaging, and nondestructive testing (NDT). Herminso studied Physics at Universidad Nacional de Colombia, Bogotá and after his graduation moved to the University of Puerto Rico, Mayagüez to pursue a master’s degree (also in Physics). Subsequently he earned a second master’s degree in Optics from the University of Central Florida. In 2012, he began his doctoral studies with a scholarship from the Center for Precision and Metrology (CPM) at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte. At CPM, he worked in collaboration with the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), the National Metrology Institute of Germany (PTB), and Carl Zeiss Industrial Metrology, LLC. Since 2015, he has worked at Nikon Metrology, Inc. (USA) as an X-ray/CT Metrology Specialist. He is a current member of the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) as well as a participant in other professional associations for engineering and applied physics. Among his passions, Herminso loves farming, particularly growing coffee beans on his parents’ land in the Andean Mountains of South America (in Colombia).