Upcoming Events

Friday, January 28, 2022 - 1:10pm

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Dr. Rigoberto Hernandez, Johns Hopkins University

Host: GSLC

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 1:10pm


Dr. Bayram Saparov, Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Oklahoma,

Host: Dr. Kovnir 

Monday, February 14, 2022 - 3:20pm

This event is jointly hosted by the Iowa State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Department of Chemistry, and Department of Chemical and Biological Engineering.

Speaker: Teri Odom, Chair and Professor of the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University

Title: Graphene-Coated Nanoparticles



Monday, February 14, 2022 - 3:20pm

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Teri Odom, Chair and Professor of the Department of Chemistry at Northwestern University

Hosts: Aaron Rossini, Associate Professor of Chemistry at Iowa State University; Matthew Panthani, Associate Professor of Chemical and Biological Engineering; Martin Thuo, Associate Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Friday, February 18, 2022 - 1:10pm

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Dr. Emily Tsui, University of Notre Dame 

Host: Dr. Vela 


Thursday, February 24, 2022 - 8:00pm to 9:00pm

Hi there, 

If you have sent a RSVP to the admissions office for the 2022 Virtual Open House we will send you the details to join this by invite only meeting. The intended audience is prospective PhD students who have received an offer of admission to our program.

Thank you!
Graduate Admissions Committee

Thursday, February 24

Friday, February 25, 2022 - 8:30am to 5:00pm

Open House - Student Research Talks, Faculty Meetings, Current Student Pannel, Facilities Tour, and social hour with faculty

Thank you for your interest in the Chemistry PhD program at Iowa State University. We hope you enjoy your visit, and learn all you need to know to make an informed decision about your move to Ames, Iowa to continue your studies with the Department of Chemistry.

Thursday, March 3, 2022 - 4:00pm to Friday, March 4, 2022 - 4:30pm
Friday, March 11, 2022 - 1:10pm

Yongchao Su, Ph.D. | College of Pharmacy

Dr. Yongchao Su, Merck & Co., Inc

Host: Dr. Sadow


Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 4:00pm to Friday, April 1, 2022 - 4:30pm
Friday, April 8, 2022 - 1:10pm

Dr. Liane Moreau

Host: Dr. Vela


Friday, April 15, 2022 - 1:10pm

Dr. Matt Conley, University of California-Riverside

Host: Dr. Rossini

Friday, April 15, 2022 - 3:20pm

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Dr. Tom Linz, Wayne State University 

Host:  Dr. Anand 




Friday, April 22, 2022 - 1:10pm
Friday, May 6, 2022 - 1:00pm

Jordan L. Meier, Ph.D.

Dr. Jordan Meier, Center for Cancer Research, National Cancer Institute

Host: Dr. Winter