Jonathan Wistrom is Chief Chemist for Practical Sustainability LLC. He graduated from Northwest Missouri State University in 2008 with an American Chemical Society accredited BS in Chemisty.  Jonathan began working with Dr. Beaver immediately after graduation and has been with Practical Sustainability since that time. He is a member of the American Chemical Society and is trained in sustainability analysis.  Jonathan has spearheaded several projects including detection and elimination of Methicillin-resistant Staphylococcus aureus, new pathway development for dry synthesis metal TPA (US Patent number 8507644), and purification of essential oils from petroleum based products (patent pending).  In addition to these projects Jonathan has been heavily involved in the startup of 3 laboratories and 2 industrial plants.