Wettstein received her bachelor's degree in 2002 and worked three years as a process engineer for Kimberly-Clark Corporation, both in manufacturing and research and development.
She earned her master's and doctorate degrees in chemical engineering at the University of Colorado, where she researched membrane separations.
She joins MSU after two years of post-doctoral work at the University of Wisconsin, where she studied solvent and catalytic systems for biofuel production from corn stover.
Wettstein's research interests include catalysis and separations with a focus to produce fuels and chemicals from renewable resources.
Contact: Elizabeth Brock, MSU College of Engineering, (406) 994-1564 or firstname.lastname@example.org.