Ian Krouse

Dr. Ian Howard Krouse

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

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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.


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

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