Dr. John N. DuPont, FASM, FAWS, ’86

John holds a bachelor's degree in metallurgical engineering from Ohio State University and a master's degree and Ph.D. in material sciences and engineering from Lehigh University. He is now the R.D. Stout Distinguished Professor of Materials Science & Engineering at Lehigh University, and is site director for the National Science Foundation Manufacturing and Materials Joining Innovation Center. John has written one book and edited seven, holds two patents, and is the winner of the 2015 Department of Defense Manufacturing Technology Award.