KYZEN, the global leader in innovative environmentally friendly cleaning chemistries is proud to announce the hire of Adam Klett, Ph.D. as Director of Science.

Klett brings years of experience in the aerospace and manufacturing industries to KYZEN having most recently served as an engineer in the Materials and Processes Lab of the Specialty Engineering Department at L3Harris Technologies. In that role, he supported several programs with material characterization and selection, process development and failure analysis including SMT development.

“I’ve always respected Adam’s curiosity, integrity, and passion for developing solutions,” said Ram Wissel, KYZEN Vice President of Global Technology of Klett, “His customer-first focus and approachable demeanor is a natural fit – we’re excited to have him join the KYZEN family!”

Klett holds both Bachelors of Science and Doctorate of Philosophy degrees in chemical engineering from Clemson University where his studies focused upon fluid-phase equilibria and polymer thermodynamics. In the course of his studies, he authored peer-reviewed journal articles and holds a patent for novel solvent technology to purify and separate lignin into high-value engineering applications. He has also delivered more than 20 technical presentations at various events across the country and has published nearly a dozen industry technical papers.

He currently sits on the SMTA Global Board of Directors and leads the Students and Young Professionals Committee in addition to actively serving on the Strategic Development Committee. As a member of the Space Coast Chapter of SMTA, Klett served on that chapter’s board supporting initiatives for student and young professionals.

KYZEN is a global leader in providing environmentally responsible, RoHS compliant precision cleaning chemistries for industries ranging from electronics and advanced packaging to metal finishing and aerospace applications. Since its founding in 1990, KYZEN’s innovative cleaning technologies, scientific expertise, and customer support have been repeatedly recognized with the industry’s most prestigious awards.