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About Patricia A. Thiel

Patricia A. Thiel, earned her B.A. in 1975 from Macalester College in St. Paul, Minnesota, and her Ph.D. in 1980 from the California Institute of Technology, where she was an NSF Predoctoral Fellow, an IBM Predoctoral Fellow, and an American Vacuum Society Scholar. During 1981 she was a fellow of the Alexander van Humboldt Foundation and performed postdoctoral research at the University of Munich in West Germany. In 1982 she was a staff member at Sandia National Laboratory in Livermore. She joined the faculty at Iowa State in 1983.


Present Distinguished Professor, Iowa State University Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Present John D. Corbett Professor in Chemistry, Iowa State University Department of Chemistry
Present Senior Chemist, Materials Chemistry and Biomolecular Materials, Iowa State University Ames Laboratory

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320 Spedding Hall
2416 Pammel Dr
Iowa State University
Ames, IA 50011
Phone: 515-294-8985
Fax: 515-294-4709


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