joseph burnett

Joseph Burnett

  • Professor of Teaching
  • Chemistry



Joseph Burnett, lecturer, received his B.S. from Allegheny College in Meadville, Pa, in 1982 and his Ph.D. in physical chemistry from the University of Pittsburgh in 1992. His postdoctoral experience was in the research group of Patricia Thiel, Distinguished Professor of Chemistry, at the Ames Laboratory and the Department of Chemistry at Iowa State University. From 1993 to 1996 Dr. Burnett was a visiting assistant professor in the Department of Chemistry at the University of Iowa. In 1997 Dr. Burnett returned to Iowa State University as an instructor and undergraduate laboratory associate in the areas of instrumental analysis, quantitative analysis, and physical chemistry. In 2000 he received the Iowa State University Liberal Arts and Sciences College Award for P&S Excellence. In 2003 Dr. Burnett accepted a lecturer position with the Department of Chemistry. He is a member of the American Chemical Society and is an active member in the Ames Local Section of the ACS.