Illinois Heartland Local Section ACS

Lena Yurs

Dr. Lena Yurs

Assistant Professor of Chemistry

Illinois Central College         


Office Phone: (309) 694-8887(309) 694-8887


Audience Preferences: I am happy to visit groups of all ages in a variety of settings and would be willing to travel within a 3 hour drive from Bloomington-Normal. Mileage would be appreciated for trips farther than 50 miles one-way.


Topics of Interest: Scientific evidence of climate change, alternative energies (advances in solar cell technology is of particular interest to me), atmospheric chemistry, and chemical demonstrations aimed at teaching climate science. I am happy to bring supplies for and conduct the demonstrations.