Suzanne Witt

Suzanne Witt

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Fraunhofer USA Center Midwest



Dr. Witt received her PhD in Chemistry from The Ohio State University in 2017. Her graduate research centered around the investigation of dirhodium catalysts for electrochemical water splitting and/or carbon dioxide reduction under the guidance of Prof. Claudia Turro. After finishing her PhD, she moved to the University of Missouri where she explored nuclear battery systems during a one year postdoctoral fellowship. In 2018, she was awarded a National Research Council Postdoctoral Associateship to conduct research on structure-performance relationships of solid oxide fuel cell materials at the National Institute of Standards and Technology. Dr. Witt is currently a staff scientist at Fraunhofer USA Center Midwest, where she is the technical lead on projects related to electrochemical applications of diamond-related materials, including the use of boron doped diamond in wastewater treatment. She currently manages all of the center’s projects on treating water sources contaminated with PFAS.