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Kenneth Poeppelmeier

Kenneth R. Poeppelmeier

Joint Appointment

Kenneth Poeppelmeier is the Associate Division Director for Science in the Chemical Sciences and Engineering Division at Argonne National Laboratory.


In addition, he is the Director of the Center for Catalysis and Surface Science as well as the Charles E. and Emma H. Morrison Professor of Chemistry at Northwestern University.

Dr. Poeppelmeier is a member of the American Chemical Society – Solid State Subdivision, Materials Research Society, The Catalysis Society – Catalysis Club of Chicago, and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.

He has written 438 professional articles in professional journals (Google Scholar h-index 66; i10-index 287) and he holds 20 U.S. patents.

He has a PhD in inorganic chemistry from Iowa State University and a BS in chemistry from the University of Missouri.