Events Archive

Friday, April 8, 2022 - 11:00am

Hai Tran

Final Defense

Group: Dr. Stanley
Friday, Apr 8, 2022 10:45 am | 2 hours 15 minutes | (UTC-05:00) Central Time (US & Canada)
Meeting number: 2621 455 7025
Password: W6Vkb5icMM2

Thursday, April 7, 2022 - 3:00pm

Kyle Podolak

Final Defense

Group: Dr. Kraus

Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 4:00pm to Friday, April 1, 2022 - 4:30pm
Thursday, March 31, 2022 - 12:00pm

Jingzhe Li

Smith Group

Virtual Link:

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Meeting number (access code): 2624 333 8484
Meeting password: SmithGroup

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+1-312-535-8110 United States Toll (Chicago)

Wednesday, March 23, 2022 - 1:00pm

Group: VanVeller Group


Friday, March 11, 2022 - 3:20pm

Beat Vogeli

Dr. Beat Vogeli, University of Colorado 

Host: Dr. Venditti 


Thursday, March 10, 2022 - 2:10pm

Speaker: Haley Banovetz

Final Defense

Thursday, March 3, 2022 - 4:00pm to Friday, March 4, 2022 - 4:30pm
Friday, February 25, 2022 - 1:10pm


Dr. Jesus Velazquez

Dr. Jesus Velazquez, University of California Davis 

Host: Dr. Kovnir 

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, 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

All times listed are Central Standard Time (CST), which is -6 Greenwich Mean Time (GMT).

Thursday, February 24

Friday, February 18, 2022 - 1:10pm

Picture Emily Tsui

Dr. Emily Tsui, University of Notre Dame 

Host: Dr. Vela 

Monday, February 14, 2022 - 4:00pm

Teri Odom

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, Joan Husting Madden and William H. Madden, Jr. Professor of Chemistry and Chair of the Chemistry Department at Northwestern University

Friday, February 11, 2022 - 1:10pm


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

Host: Dr. Kovnir 

Friday, January 28, 2022 - 1:10pm

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Dr. Rigoberto Hernandez, Johns Hopkins University

Host: GSLC

Thursday, January 13, 2022 - 2:00pm

Yang-Yun Chu

Graduate Student, Sadow Group

Hybrid final oral defense

Please click this URL to start or join.  
Or, go to and enter meeting ID: 961 5483 1612 and password: 547686

Friday, December 3, 2021 - 3:20pm

Mei Shen wins award for Excellence in Guiding Undergraduate Research |  Chemistry at Illinois

Dr. Mei Shen, Department of Chemistry, Neuroscience Program, Beckman Institute, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Host: Dr. Anand

Friday, December 3, 2021 - 2:00pm

Final Defense Chemistry Seminar

Balabhadra Khatiwada
Venditti Group

Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University


Friday, November 19, 2021 - 1:10pm

Dr. Jae-Hyun Cho, Department of Biochemistry and Biophysics, Texas A&M

Host: Dr. Venditti

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 3:00pm

Final Defense Chemistry Seminar (in-person)

Utsav Kumar Dey
Kovnir Group

Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University

Thursday, November 18, 2021 - 10:00am

Final Defense Chemistry Seminar

Kaiqian Chen
Zhao Group

Department of Chemistry
Iowa State University

Friday, November 12, 2021 - 3:20pm

Dr. Michael Roper - Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry

Dr. Michael Roper, Florida State University

Host: Dr. Robbyn Anand