John holds a B.S. in Chemistry and Ph.D. in Organic/Polymer Chemistry, both degrees from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1982 and 1986, respectively. He is a senior scientist in the Advanced Materials and Processing Branch at NASA Langley. He has a broad background with experience including chemistry, characterization, and processing of adhesives, high temperature polymers and composites, and much more. The invited domain expert for this presentation is Rich Wahls of NASA Langley.