Julia Schimmelpenningh is the architectural applications technical manager at Eastman Chemical Company (Springfield, Massachusetts), a global specialty material and chemical company.
An ASTM member since 1992, Schimmelpenningh currently serves as chair of the committee on performance of buildings (E06). She has also been chair of the committee on security systems and equipment (F12). Schimmelpenningh received the Award of Merit in 2016 from F12 for her leadership, service, and technical expertise, and the F12 Outgoing Chair Award in 2018. She also received the Award of Appreciation in 2011 for her service to E06 and a Service Award in 2019 for her term on the Committee on Standards.
Before joining Eastman Chemical Company in 1988, she held positions as technical applications manager at Solutia Inc., and as a marketing and technical service research engineer with Monsanto Chemical Co. In addition, she served as president of the Glass Association of North America in 2005.
Schimmelpenningh holds a bachelor’s degree in biology from Emmanuel College.