TMS Director/Chair, Materials Processing & Manufacturing Division
Materials Research Engineer, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Mark R. Stoudt has been a member of the scientific staff at the National Institute of Standards and Technology since 1986. He earned undergraduate degrees in Chemical and Metallurgical Engineering from Penn State and a MS and PhD in Materials Science and Engineering from Johns Hopkins. He has published over fifty articles in refereed journals and has been awarded three patents. His current research focuses on evaluating the relationships between the complex microstructures produced via additive manufacturing and the mechanical and electrochemical properties of nickel-based superalloys, high-strength stainless steels, and aluminum alloys.
A member of TMS since 1983, Stoudt is currently the Chair of the MPMD Council and serves on the Additive Manufacturing, the Mechanical Behavior of Materials, and the Shaping and Forming Committees, of which he is a past-Chair. He also represented the MPMD council as a member of the Programming Committee from 2012 to 2019. He has organized numerous symposia and has also served as a guest editor and advisor to JOM. Stoudt received the MPMD Distinguished Service Award in 2016.