Theresa Bright Hettinger

Theresa Bright Hettinger
Job Title:
PTF/Associate Faculty
Science Technology Engineering Math

Summer office hours: 8:30 - 9:30 am Wednesdays

Classes taught: CHEM 182, CHEM& 121

Employee Bio

Theresa (Terri) Bright Hettinger received her B.S. and Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Texas at Austin. She was also an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow for Post-Doctoral Studies at the Universität Würzburg in Germany. She began her chemical career in Germany in the Plastics Research Lab at BASF. She moved into technical sales and marketing positions over the next 25 years, working for various chemical and pharmaceutical companies in Germany, Luxemburg, South Korea and the United States.
She left the chemical industry in 2017 for a teaching career, as she has always had a strong desire to teach. Terri’s goal is to inspire students who are interested in science.

Education & Training

B.S., Ph.D., University of Texas at Austin