With a focus on liquid separations, Steve Jons’ current role includes identifying research opportunities and acting as a technical advisor to different technology platforms within DuPont Water Solutions. Prior to transitioning to DuPont in 2019 as part of the Dow-DuPont merger and split, he was one of two Fellows in Dow Water & Process Solutions. Throughout his career, his individual research activities have most commonly focused on reverse osmosis, nanofiltration, and ultrafiltration membrane formation and applications, as well as aspects of element fabrication and testing methods. He has spent 28 years working in R&D, and was the research lead for several new commercial products. Steve is also a U.S. Patent Agent and a focal point for IP issues related to membranes and new separations technologies. For the last 20 years, he has been located at the FilmTec site in Minnesota, which remains the headquarters for the DuPont Water Solutions.