Dr. Ian Howard 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 species. 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 and from 2010-current he has been at GGC. At GGC, he has taught Principles of Chemistry I & II, Physical Science 1101 (Chemistry of Soap) and CHEM 3100, Inorganic Chemistry.