LM Fellow – Materials and Processes
Bob Koon is an LM Fellow in Materials and Processes with a specialty in Composite Materials and Automated Processes. Over the past years he’s specialized in automated fiber placement, innovative low cost composite fabrication techniques, computational methods, material characterization and polymer coatings. Bob received his M.S. in Materials Engineering in 1995 and his B.S. in Chemistry/Materials Science in 1986 at the University of California, Los Angeles. Bob has managed Advanced Materials and Structures organizations and programs at both Lockheed Martin in Marietta, GA where he has worked for 20 years, and at Northrop Grumman in Los Angeles, CA where he began his aerospace work in 1985.