Kathryn E. Preuss

Prof. Kathryn E. Preuss

Tier II Canada Research Chair: Chemistry of Molecular Materials


  • Professor of Chemistry (2015 - present) U. Guelph
  • Associate Professor of Chemistry (2006-2015) U. Guelph
  • Assistant Professor of Chemistry (2002-2006) U. Guelph




  • Office: MacNaughton 335
  • Laboratories: MacNaughton 045A & B, 227, 228, 231
  • Phone: 519-824-4120 ext. 56711
  • Email: kpreuss@uoguelph.ca
Cover art for the journal "Inorganic Chemistry"



  • B.Sc. Chem. Honours with Great Distinction (1995)
    U. Lethbridge, AB, Canada
  • Ph.D. Inorganic Chemistry (2000)
    U. Waterloo, ON, Canada (Richard T. Oakley)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (2000-2001)
    Physical Organic Chemistry, U. Colorado, USA (Josef Michl)
  • Postdoctoral Research Associate (2001-2002) Magneto-chemistry, North Carolina State U., USA (David A. Shultz)






  • CHEM*2060 Structure and Bonding
  • CHEM*4900 Research Project I
  • CHEM*4910 Research Project II
  • NANO*4910 Research Project I
  • NANO*4920 Research Project II


How to register for CHEM*49xx


Step 1: Find a faculty member in the Department of Chemistry (Guelph) that is willing to supervise your research project.


Step 2: Send an email to me (kpreuss@uoguelph.ca), and cc: your prospective supervisor, stating your full name, student ID number, course number (4900 or 4910), and semester in which you would like to be registered.

University of Guelph
50 Stone Road East
Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1