irmi schewe-miller

Irmi Schewe-Miller

  • Associate Professor of Teaching
  • Chemistry



Irmi Schewe-Miller, lecturer, received her Diplom in Chemistry (cum laude) from the RWTH Aachen, Germany in 1987, and her PhD.(summa cum laude) from the University of Stuttgart in 1990. Her postdoctoral experience was in the research group of Dr. Glen Schrader, Dept. of Chemical Engineering at ISU (1990-91) and in the research group of Dr. H. Fritz Franzen, Ames Laboratory, ISU (1991-1995). Her research interests were in Solid State Chemistry preparing and characterizing new chalcogenides of the alkali metals and in Niobium and Tantalum rich materials. For 13 years she focused her energies on raising her and her husband's three children. She returned to Chemistry teaching General Chemistry and the Synthetic Inorganic Laboratory at Iowa State University in the Fall Semester 2008.


Academic Lineage

Irmgard M. Schewe-Miller (1960 - )

Promotion 1990 Stuttgart

Peter Böttcher (1939 - 2003)

Promotion 1971 in Aachen

Welf Bronger (1932 - 2012 )

Promotion 1961 in Münster

Wilhelm Klemm (1896 - 1985)

Promotion 1923? in Breslau

Heinrich Biltz (1865 - 1943)

Promotion 1888 in Göttingen

Victor Meyer (1848 - 1897)

Promotion 1867 in Heidelberg unter R. Bunsen und Emil Erlenmeyer

Robert Bunsen (1811 – 1899)

Promotion 1831 in Göttingen

Friedrich Stromeyer (de) (1776 - 1835)

Promotion 1800 in Göttingen

Johann Friedrich Gmelin (1748 – 1804)

1769 in Tübingen
He was the father of Leopold Gmelin.

Philipp Friedrich Gmelin (1721 - 1768)

He obtained his MD in 1742 at the University of Tübingen under Burchard Mauchart.
Philpp Friederich Gmelin’s academic predecessors were doctors of medicine or doctors of theology.