Recent News

Dr. Robbyn Anand, was named winner of the Pittsburgh Conference Achievement Award for a researcher who has made a significant impact in analytical chemistry within the first 10 years after their doctorate degree. Congratulations!

The Windus and Gordon Groups hosted a virtual MU3C conference from Iowa State last week. Among other events there was a good discussion amongst a pannel of faculty from primarily undergraduate institutions, if you missed it you can view the YouTube video at

heresa Windus, Distinguished Professor in the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences, professor of chemistry and Ames Laboratory associate, has been elected as a 2020 American Chemical Society (ACS) Fellow.

The American Chemical Society Fellows Program was created by the ACS Board of Directors to recognize ACS members for their outstanding achievements and contributions to science, the profession and the Society.

Windus will be honored at the ACS Fall 2020 National Meeting & Expo in San Francisco.

Julia Zaikina who is one of ten faculty at Iowa State to receive the NSF Career Award. Congratulations to Zaikina and all ISU faculty on this achievement.

Ames Laboratory was chosen to lead a new Energy Frontier Research Center (EFRC) and they have named our own Aaron Sadow as center director. The new EFRC will be called Institute for Cooperative Upcycling of Plastics (iCOUP), this is a significant achievement for both Ames Lab and Sadow - congrats!

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