Kyle Wetzel, Ph.D
CEO & CTO Wetzel Engineering

Dr. Wetzel has engineered state-of-the-art energy, aerospace, and defense systems since 1993 in a variety of capacities, including as a consultant and researcher through two of his own companies, as Technical Manager of New Product Development at Enron Wind Energy (now part of GE Energy), as Executive Vice President of Aerotech Engineering & Research Corp., and as a university researcher. He has also served as an Adjunct Professor in the Department of Aerospace Engineering at the University of Kansas since 2005. He has served as Principal Investigator, Project Manager, and/or Technical Manager on fourteen government-funded R&D contracts worth more than $30 million and has consulted to more than 60 private-sector clients. Dr. Wetzel holds an M.S. in Aeronautical & Astronautical Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and a Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Kansas.