Robert “Dr. Bob” Madding has been an infrared thermographer since 1972. He is considered a pioneer within the infrared industry.
In 1978, he started the first infrared thermography seminar at the University of Wisconsin extension. In addition, he co-founded the Thermosense Conference the same year.
Dr. Madding has over 35 years experience in infrared thermography applications and training. He has published numerous technical papers and contributed many technical chapters in text books on infrared thermography.
As Director of Training for the Infrared Training Center (ITC), Dr. Madding served as a senior instructor and developed training course materials for many of the ITC course offerings.
In 2000, he founded the InfraMation Conference.
He is currently the President of RPM Energy Associates, LLC and maintains the highest level certification available with the American Society for Nondestructive Testing (ASNT) for thermography.