Dr. Mark D. Soucek


 Dr.   Mark   D.   Soucek

Dr. Mark D. Soucek

Professor
Department of Polymer Engineering
Phone: 330-972-2583
Email: msoucek@uakron.edu



Selected Publications

Wold, C.R.; Ni, H.; Soucek, M.D. (2001) “Model Reaction Study on the Interaction between the Inorganic and Organic Phases in Drying Oil Based Ceramer Coatings”  Chem. Mater. , 13(9), 3032.  

Soucek, M. D.; Teng, G.; Wu, S. (2001) “Cycloaliphatic Epoxide Crosslinkable Core-Shell Latexes:  A New Strategy for Waterborne Epoxide Coatings” J. Coat. Technol. Vol. 73(921), 117.

Deffar, D.; Soucek, M. D.  (2001) “Synergistic Effect of Driers on Soybean Oil-Based Ceramer Coatings”  J. Coat. Technol. Vol. 73(919), 95.

Teng, G.; Wegner, J.R.; Hurtt, G. J.; Soucek, M. D. (2001) “Novel Inorganic/Organic Hybrid Materials Based on Blown Soybean Oil with Sol-Gel Precursors” Prog. Org. Coat. 42(1-2), 29.  

Deffar, D.; Teng, G.; Soucek, M. D.  (2001) “Comparison of Titanium-Oxo-Clusters Derived from Sol-Gel Precursors with TiO2 Nanoparticles in Drying Oil Based Ceramer Coatings”  Macromol.Mater.Eng. 286, 204.

Deffar, D.; Teng, G.; Soucek, M.D. (2001) “Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Coatings Based on Bodied Soybean Oil”  Sur. Coat. Int.: Part B  Vol. 84( B2), 147.  

Ballard, R. L.; Sailer, R. A.; Larson, B.; Soucek, M. D. (2001) “Fracture Toughness of Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Coatings”  J. Coat. Technol. Vol. 73(913), 107.

Teng, G.; Soucek, M.D. (2001) “Synthesis and Characterization of Cycloaliphatic Diepoxide Crosslinkable Core-Shell Latexes” Polymer, 42, 2849.  

Ballard, R. L.; Williams, J. P.; Njus, J. M.; Kiland, B. R.; Soucek, M.D. (2001) “Inorganic-organic Hybrid Coatings with Mixed Metal Oxides”  European Polymer Journal 37, 381.  

Ni, H.; Skaja, A.D.; Soucek, M.D. (2000) “Acid-Catalyzed Moisture-Curing Polyurea/Polysiloxane Ceramer Coatings” Prog. Org. Coat. 40, 175.

Ni, H.; Simonsick, Jr., W.J.; Skaja, A.D.; Williams, J. P.; Soucek, M.D. (2000) “Polyurea/Polysiloxane Ceramer Coatings” Prog. Org. Coat. 38 (2), 97.

Teng, G.; Soucek, M.D. (2000) “Epoxidized Soybean Oil-Based Ceramer Coatings”  J. Am. Oil Chem. Soc.  Vol. 77(4), 381.  

Ni, H.; Skaja, A.D.; Sailer, R.A.; Soucek, M.D. (2000) “Moisture-Curing Alkoxysilane Functionalized Isocyanate Coatings” Macromol. Chem. Phys. 201(6), 722.

Wold, C.R.; Soucek, M.D. (2000) “Viscoelastic and Thermal Properties of Linseed Oil-Based Ceramer Coatings” Macromol. Chem. Phys. 201(3), 382.  

Sailer, R.A.; Soucek, M.D. (2000) “Investigation of Cobalt Drier Retardation” European Polymer Journal, 36(4), 803.  

Wu, S.; Soucek, M.D. (2000) “Crosslinking of Model Latexes with Cycloaliphatic Diepoxides” Polymer, 41(6), 2017.  

Wu, S.; Jorgensen, J.D.; Soucek, M.D. (2000) “Synthesis of Model Acrylic Latexes for Crosslinking with Cycloaliphatic Diepoxides” Polymer, 41(1), 81.  

Ni, H.; Aaserud, D.J.; Simonsick, Jr., W.J.; Soucek, M.D. (2000) “Preparation and Characteristics of Alkoxysilane Functionalized Isocyanurates” Polymer, 41(1), 57.  

Wu, S.; Sears, M.T.; Soucek, M.D. (1999) “Siloxane Modified Cycloaliphatic Epoxide UV Coatings” Prog. Org. Coat.  Vol. 36, 89.

Wu, S.; Jorgensen, J.D.; Skaja, A.D.; Williams, J. P.; Soucek, M.D. (1999) “Effects of Sulphonic and Phosphonic Acrylic Monomers on the Crosslinking of Acrylic Latexes with Cycloaliphatic Epoxide” Prog. Org. Coat.  Vol. 36, 21.

Wu, S.; Sears, M.T.; Soucek, M.D. Simonsick, W.J. (1999) “Synthesis of Reactive Diluents for Cationic Cycloaliphatic Epoxide UV Coatings”  Polymer  vol. 40, 5675.  

Sailer, R.A.; Soucek, M.D. (1999) “Viscoelastic  Properties of Alkyd Ceramers” J. Appl. Poly. Sci., vol. 73, 2017.

Ballard, R. L.; Tuman, S. J.; Fouquette, D. J.; Stegmiller, W.; Soucek, M.D.  (1999) “Effects of an Acid Catalyst on the Inorganic Domain of Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials” Chem. Mater.  vol. 11, 726.    

Wu, S.; Soucek, M.D. (1998) “Effects of Siloxane Functionalized ?-Caprolactone Polyols on Photocurable Epoxy Coatings”J. Coat. Tech., vol. 70 , No. 887, 53.  

Sailer, R.A.; Soucek, M.D. (1998) “Linseed and Sunflower Alkyd Ceramers” Prog. Org. Coat.  vol. 33 (2), 117.

Wu, S.; Soucek, M.D. (1998) “Kinetic Modelling of Crosslinking Reations for Cycloaliphatic Epoxides with Hydroxyl- and Carboxyl-Functionalized Acrylic Copolymers:  1.  pH and Temperature Effects”  Polymer  vol. 39(23), 5747.  

Wold, C R.; Soucek, M.D. (1998) “Mechanical Properties of Mixed Metal Oxide/Linseed Oil-Based Ceramer Coatings”J. Coat. Tech., vol. 70 , No. 882, 43.  

Soucek, M.D.; Abu-Shanab, O. L.; Anderson, C. D.; Wu, S.  (1998) “Kinetic Modeling of the Crosslinking Reaction of Cycloaliphatic Epoxides with Carboxyl Functionalized Acrylic Resins:  Hammett Treatment of Cycloaliphatic Epoxides” Macromol. Chem. Phys.   199, 1035.  

Soucek, M.D.; Russell, D.R. (1998) “Synthesis of a Dinuclear Phosphido-Bridged Complex of Rhenium, X-ray Crystal Structure of Re2(?-H)[?-(t-Bu)PC6H4P(H)t-Bu](CO)7”  Inorg. Chem. Acta  277(2), 253.

Wu, S.; Soucek, M.D. (1998) “Oligomerization Mechanism of Cyclohexene oxide”  Polymer  vol. 39(15), 3583.  

Sailer, R.A.; Soucek, M.D. (1998) “Oxidizing Alkyd Ceramers” Prog. Org. Coat.  vol. 33, 36.

Wu, S.; Soucek, M.D. (1997) “Model Compound Studies for Acrylic Latex Crosslinking Reactions with Cycloaliphatic Epoxides” J. Coat. Technol.  vol. 69(869), 43.   

Soucek, M.D.; Tuman, S. J.  (1996) "Novel Organic/Inorganic Coatings Based on Linseed and Sunflower Oil with Sol-Gel Precursors" J. Coat. Technol.  vol. 68(854), 73.   

Tuman, S. J.; Chamberlain, D.; Scholsky, K. M.; Soucek, M.D.  (1996) “Differential Scanning Calorimetry Study of Linseed Oil Cured with Metal Catalysts”  Prog. Org. Coat.  vol. 28, 251.    

Abu-Shanab, O. L.; Chang, C. P.; Soucek, M.D.  (1996) “Polyphosphazene Toughened PMR-Type Thermosets” High Perform. Polym.  8, 455.  

Soucek, M.D. Clubb, C.C.; Kyba, E.P. Price, D.S.; Scheuler, V.G.; Aldez-Palacios, H.O.; Davis, R.E. (1994) “Linked bis(?-phosphido) and Related Ligands for Metallic Clusters 10.  Synthesis and X-ray Crystal Structure of the First Tetraphosphido-Stabilized 48-e Triruthenium Cluster”  Organometallics   13(4), 1120.  

Soucek, M.D.; Pater, R.H. (1993) The Effects of Curing Temperature on Deformation and Fracture Toughness in Thin Films of LaRC™ RP46  J. of Plastic Films and Sheeting  9, 67.  

Soucek, M.D. Chiou, H.-S.; Kyba, E.P. (1993) “Linked bis(?-phosphido) and Related Ligands for Metallic Clusters IX.  Heterogeneous Hydrogenation of 1-Octene Using Phosphido-Stabilized Di- and Triruthenium Metal Cluster as a Catalyst”  J. Organomet. Chem.  456, 255.  

Jang, B.Z.; Pater, R.H.; Soucek, M.D.; Hinkely, J.A. (1992) Plastic Deformation Mechanisms in Polyimide Resins and their Semi-Interpenetrating Networks  J. Poly. Sci., Phys. ed., 30( 7), 643.    

Symposium and Chapters in Books

Teng, G.; Soucek, M.D. (2000)  “Cycloaliphatic Diepoxide Crosslinkable Core-Shell Latexes:  The Effect of Addition Mode”  Macromol. Symp.  155, 105.  

Soucek, M.D.; Wu, S.; Chakrapani, S. (2000) Silicones and Silicone-Modified Materials In ACS Symposium Series 729 (S.J. Clarson, J.J. Fitzgerald, M.J. Owen, and S.D. Smith Eds.) American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, Chapter 35.  

Wold, C.R.; Ballard, R.; Soucek, M.D. “Corrosion Resistant Linseed Oil-Based Ceramer Coatings” Proceedings of the 58th Flax Institute of the United States, March 23-25, 2000; Fargo, ND, 129.  

Wu, S.;  Soucek,  M. D. (1998) “Novel Reactive Diluent for Cycloaliphatic Epoxide UV Coatings”RadTech. Proceedings, 719.  

Jang, B.Z.; Pater, R.H.; Soucek, M.D.  (1993) A Comparative Study of Crystallinity and Crosslinking Effects on Deformation and Fracture Toughness in High Performance Polymers  In Advance in Chemistry Series No. 233, Toughened Plastics I   (C. K. Riew and A. J. Kinloch, Eds.) American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, Chapter 5.  

Pater, R.H.; Soucek, M.D.; Chang, A.C.; Partos, R. D. (1991) High Performance Addition-Type Thermoplastics (ATTs):  Evidence for the Formation of a Diels-Alder Adduct in the Reaction of an Acetylene Terminated Material and a Bismaleimide  Proceeding of 36th International Sampe Symposium  (J. Stinson et al. eds.) SAMPE Press, 36 (2), 1244.        

Publications (Not Reviewed)

Teng, G.; Soucek, M. D. (2000) “Synthesis, Characterization, and Application of
Blown Oil for Ceramer Coatings” Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng.  Vol. 83, 489-490.

Ballard, R. L.; Tuman, S. J.; Fouquette, D. J.; Stegmiller, W.; Soucek, M.D.  (2000) “Inorganic-Organic Hybrid Materials with Mixed Metal-Oxides” Polym. Mat. Sci. Eng., vol. 82, 37.  

Ni, H.; Skaja, A.D.; Soucek, M.D.; Simonsick, Jr., W.J.; Zhong, W.; (1999) “Polyurea/Polysiloxane Ceramer Coatings” Polym. Mat. Sci. Eng. Vol. 81, 405.  

Ni, H.; Skaja, A.D.; Soucek, M.D. (1999) “Acid Catalyzed Moisture-Curing Polymer/Polysiloxane Hybrid Coatings”  Proceedings of 25th International Conference in Organic Coatings, Athens, Greece, July 5-9, 1999, p. 277.

Wold, C.R.; Ni, H.; Soucek, M.D. (1999) “Model Compound Study of Sol-Gel Precursor Interaction with Free Fatty Acids” Polym. Prepr., vol. 40(2), 793.

Teng, G.; Soucek, M.D. (1999) “Synthesis of Cycloaliphatic Diepoxide Crosslinkable Core/Shell Latexes” Polym. Mat. Sci. Eng. Vol. 80(1), 574.

Teng, G.; Soucek, M.D. (1999) “The Effect of Addition Mode of Cycloaliphatic Diepoxide on the Mechanical Properties of Core/Shell Latexes” Polym. Mat. Sci. Eng. Vol. 80(1), 532.

Nash, H.A.; Soucek, M.D. (1999) “Kinetic Modeling of Competitive Crosslinking Reactions for Cycloaliphatic Epoxides with Hydroxyl – and Carboxyl – Functionalized Acrylic Copolymers (Low pH and Temperature Effects)” Polym. Prepr. vol. 40(2), 683.

Ni., H.; Skaja, A.D.; Thiltgen, P.R.; Soucek, M.D. (1999) “Hydrolysis-Resistant Aliphatic Polyesters” Polym. Prepr. vol. 40(1), 615.

Wold, C R.; Soucek, M.D. (1998) “Mechanical Properties of Mixed Metal Oxide/Linseed Oil-Based Ceramer Coatings” Polym. Mat. Sci. Eng., vol. 78(1) , 29.  

Wold, C. R.; Soucek, M. D. (1998) “Rheological Properties of Linseed Oil-Based Ceramer Coatings” Polym. Mat. Sci. Eng.,  vol. 81, 134.  

Ni, H.; Skaja, A.D.; Sailer, R.A.; Soucek, M.D. (1998) “Siloxane Functionalized Isocyanurate Coatings” Polym. Prepr.  vol. 39(1), 367.

Sailer, R. A.; Wegner, J. R.; Hurtt, G.; Janson, J.E.; Soucek, M.D.  (1998) “Linseed and Sunflower Oil Alkyd Ceramers” Polym. Prepr.  vol. 39(1), 417.

Wu, S.;  Soucek,  M. D. (1998) “Effects of Siloxane Functionalized ?-Caprolactone Polyols on the Mechanical Properties of Cycloaliphatic Epoxide UV Coatings”  Polym. Prepr., vol. 39(1) , 540.  

Wu, S.;  Soucek,  M. D. (1998) “Effects of Sulphonic and Phosphonic Acrylic Monomers on the Crosslinking of Acrylic Latexes with Cycloaliphatic Epoxide”  Polym. Prepr., vol. 39(1) , 654.  

Soucek, M. D.; Wu, S. “Novel Reactive Diluents for Cationic UV Coatings” Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering Preprints, American Chemical Society, 1997, Vol. 76, 64.

Wu, S.;  Soucek,  M. D. (1997) “Kinetic Modelling of Crosslinking Reactions of Cycloaliphatic Epoxides with Hydroxyl and Carboxyl Functionalized Acrylic Copolymers:  II. Catalyst Effects”  Polym. Prepr., vol. 38(1) , 93.  

Wold, C R.; Soucek, M.D. (1997) “Mixed Metal Oxide Inorganic/Organic Ceramer Coatings” Polym. Prepr., vol. 38(1) , 205.  
 
Wu, S.;  Soucek,  M. D. (1997) “Cycloaliphatic Epoxide Crosslinkable Carboxyl Functionalized Acrylic Latexes”  Polym. Prepr., vol. 38(1) , 492.

Sailer, R. A.; Soucek, M.D. (1996) “Oxidizing Alkyd Ceramers” Polym. Prepr.  vol. 37(2), 288.

Wu, S.;  Soucek,  M. D. (1996) “Mechanism of Oligomerization of Cyclohexene Oxides”  Polym. Prepr., vol. 37(2), 303.  

Wu, S.;  Soucek,  M. D. (1996) “Model Compound Study for Acrylic Latexes Crosslinking Reactions with Cycloaliphatic Epoxides”  Polym. Prepr., vol. 37(2), 305.  

Wu, S.;  Soucek,  M. D. (1996) “Competitive Reaction Study of Cycloaliphatic Epoxides with Methanol and Acetic Acid”  Polym. Prepr., vol. 37(2), 307.  

Wold, C R.; Soucek, M.D. (1996) “Novel Inorganic/Organic Ceramer Coatings” Polym. Prepr., vol. 37(2), 309.  

Abu-Shanab, O. L.; Soucek, M.D.  (1995) “Polyphosphazene Toughened PMR-Type Thermosets” Polymer Preprints   vol. 36(2), 231.  

Tuman, S. J.; Chamberlain, D.; Scholsky, K. M.; Soucek, M.D.  (1995) “Differential Scanning Calorimetry Study of Linseed Oil Cured with Metal Catalysts” Polymer Preprints   vol. 36(2), 380.

Soucek, M.D.; Tuman, S. J.  (1995) "Novel Organic/Inorganic Materials Based Drying Oils with Sol-Gel Precursors" Polymer Preprints   vol. 36(2), 336.  

Tuman, S. J.; Fouquette, D. J.; Soucek, M.D.  (1995) “Structure-Property Behavior of Inorganic /Organic Materials with Acid Catalyzed Sol-Gel Reactions” Polymer Preprints   vol. 36(2), 338.  

Sailer, R. A.; Soucek, M.D.  (1995) “Ceramers Based on Crambe Oil and Tetraethyl OrthoSilicate” Polymer Preprints   vol. 36(2), 340.

Soucek, M.D.; Tuman, S. J.; Pater, R.H. (1995) "Novel Inorganic/Organic Semi-Interpenetrating Networks" Proceedings of the 53st Annual Technical Conference, Society of Plastic Engineers, vol XXXXI, p2676.  

Soucek, M.D.; Pater, R.H. Ritenour, S.L. (1993) The Formation of Cyclo-Addition Adducts in the Reaction of an Acetylene-Terminated Material with a Bismaleimide:  A Model Compound Study for Addition-Type Thermoplastics (ATTs) Using Metal Catalysts  Polym. Prep., 34(1), 330.

Patents

USA Patent Number 6,096,437 “Ceramer Coating Compositions” August 1, 2000.

USA Patent Number 6,174,967 “Composition of Epoxy Resin and(Cyclo)alkoxy-Substituted Organosilanes” January 16, 2001.

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