Dr. Brettmann was featured on Funsize Physics in June 2017. She presented a classroom activity on using a laser pointer to measure the thickness of hair. Funsize Physics is a National Science Foundation funded website where physics experts contribute research posts and short activity for students to better understand the physical world around them. Read her post here.

Dr. Brettmann is involved in manufacturing community partnerships in Northwest Georgia, including Floor 360 (http://www.floor360.org/) and the Alliance for Innovation in Sustainability (http://www.floor360.org/ais/). These organizations bring together partners from business, local government and academia to support growth and sustainability of manufacturing communities and are part of the Investing in Manufacturing Communities Partnership program from the US Department of Commerce.