Dr. Amy Heintz is the Technical Fellow in Materials Science at Battelle. She drives Battelle’s strategic efforts in materials S&T for National Security, Health, and Environment & Infrastructure markets. She works across Battelle and partner organizations to accelerate the application of transformative materials into systems. She is the steward of Battelle’s independent research and development (IR&D) portfolio. In this role, she is responsible for ensuring the success of Battelle’s research in hypersonics, perfluoroalkylsulfonate (PFAS) remediation, climate resilience, circular plastics economy, and synthetic-biology enabled systems. She is also responsible for ensuring the impact of Battelle’s research enterprise through intellectual property management. During her 18-year tenure at Battelle, she has developed new materials technologies, including HeatCoat™, lightweight sensors, thermal management systems, signature control coatings, cancer diagnostics, and wearable electrodes for neurostimulation. She has 23 issued U.S. patents. Dr. Heintz serves on the Board of Governors and S&T Council for UT-Battelle and the Scientific Advisory Board for Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL). Dr. Heintz has B.S. in Chemistry from University of Michigan, Ann Arbor and Ph.D. in Polymer Science and Engineering from the University of Massachusetts, Amherst.