The American University of Business and Social Sciences (AUBSS) is proud to announce the conferment of an Honorary Doctorate in Management degree to Mr. John Yarnall, a renowned expert in the field of surface engineering.


Mr. Yarnall’s impressive career spans over 25 years, during which he has established himself as a technical specialist, senior-level executive, and innovative consultant in the electro/powder coating, PVD/CVD, and ceramic surface coating industries. His extensive experience and deep understanding of customer requirements have made him a highly sought-after figure in sectors such as aerospace, oil & gas, and biomedical engineering.


Throughout his career, Mr. Yarnall has been instrumental in the development and commercialization of cutting-edge surface treatment solutions. His work has included leading the establishment of a highly successful production center for a major European heat treatment and metal technology group, as well as spearheading research programs to address challenges in the biomedical industry, such as the development of anti-infection bio-surfaces for medical devices.


In addition to his technical and managerial expertise, Mr. Yarnall has also been actively involved in professional organizations and academic institutions, serving as a director, committee member, and technical advisor. His commitment to industry collaboration and knowledge-sharing has further cemented his reputation as a respected leader in the field.