Rose A. Ryntz, Ph.D.


Rose RyntzCurrent Position:

Vice President, Advanced Development and Material Engineering


International Automotive Components

What influenced your decision to serve on the Board?

I am a University of Detroit Alumni and I wanted to give something back. The potential to influence curriculum and opportunities for students is of high importance to me.

Biographical Profile:

Ph.D. Polymer Chemistry - University of Detroit B.S. Chemistry - Wayne State MBA - Supply Chain Management - Michigan State Over 250 publications, 35 patents, 5 books Worked for Dow Chemical, Ford Motor Company, Visteon, and Akzo Coatings. Fellow of the Society for Plastics Engineers Past-President of the Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology American Chemical Society Tess Award recipient One of the 100 Leading Women in Automotive (2015) Society of Plastics Engineers Detroit Section Outstanding Member Award recipient 2014 Henry Ford Technology Award recipient Assessment Governance Board, Chatfield College, and Detroit Public Television. Matthews is a member of Delta Sigma Theta Sorority, Inc. and The Links, Incorporated.