Neubauer Family Assistant Professor
Anna Wuttig’s research centers on the chemistry of electricity-driven reactions. These reactions occur at complex electrified interfaces: the boundary between a solid conducting material and a liquid solution. She uses a combination of chemistry experiments (synthetic, electroanalytical, and spectroscopic approaches) to understand how they influence reactivity and to manipulate them. This research reveals how one can design electricity-driven processes to advance sustainable synthetic chemistry methodologies and energy conversion/storage systems.
Her work has been published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society (JACS), the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, and ACS Central Science. She has been recognized with the American Chemical Society Nobel Laureate Signature Award for Graduate Education in Chemistry, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Alan Davison Prize for Best Thesis in Inorganic Chemistry, International Precious Metals Institute Student Award, and American Chemical Society Young Investigator Award in Inorganic Chemistry.
Wuttig received her AB in chemistry from Princeton University and her PhD from Massachusetts Institute of Technology as a National Science Foundation graduate fellow. Most recently she was a National Institutes of Health postdoctoral fellow at the University of California, Berkeley.