Marty DeGroot


R&D Director

Industrial Solutions

Bio – Marty DeGroot is R&D Director for DuPont Industrial Solutions, providing innovative solutions for aerospace, transportation, healthcare, electronics and several other applications. Marty holds a PhD in chemistry from Western and has 15 years’ experience in industrial materials innovation and product development. Marty has 30 granted U.S. patents and more than 25 scientific publications. Marty was one of several DuPont colleagues recently honored with the ACS 2020 Heroes of Chemistry award.

Abstract Title: Materials Innovation for Now and Tomorrow at DuPont

Abstract Body: DuPont materials have long been at the forefront of the world’s most significant technology challenges. New applications require materials that provide reliable and sustainable solutions for the most demanding applications. These range from materials robust enough for the rigors of space exploration, to those required to enable sub-5 nm circuits, 5G communications, and autonomous vehicles. This talk will summarize some of the key innovation challenges at the leading edge of these and other applications, with an emphasis on reliability and sustainability as key components of product design, enabled by chemistry, to ensure our planet and people continue to thrive.