Ian Krouse

Dr. Ian Howard Krouse

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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Biography

Dr. Krouse was born in Canada and completed his Bachelor’s and Master’s degrees at The University of Calgary in Calgary, Alberta, Canada. His Master’s work focused on inorganic synthesis of chalcogen-substituted diazenes. From 1996-2000, he taught chemistry at Mount Royal College in Calgary. In 2000, he moved to West Lafayette, Ind. to pursue his Ph.D. at Purdue University. There, his work focused on the gas-phase thermochemistry of fluorinated compounds including fluorosiliconates and xenon-containing compounds. He completed his Ph.D. in 2005.
 
Krouse taught as a visiting assistant professor at Wittenberg University from 2005-2006 and at Denison University from 2006-2010. From 2010-onwards, Krouse has been teaching at GGC. He has taught Principles of Chemistry I & II and Physical Science 1101 (Chemistry of Soap).
 
Krouse currently has several different areas of research including chemistry education, practical applications of the chemistry of soap and computational chemistry.

Education

  • Doctorate – chemistry – Purdue University
  • Master's – inorganic synthesis – The University of Calgary
  • Bachelor's – chemistry (honours) – The University of Calgary

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