Research Experience for Undergraduates
in Polymer Science and Polymer Engineering

Summer Internship Program

Publications (*) denotes undergraduate author

Dilla, R.; Xu, Y.; Zander, Z. K.; *Bernard, N.; Weiner, C. G.; Vogt, B. D.; Becker, M. L., Mechanically tunable, PEG-Oxime Hydrogels with Invariant Composition, Concentration, and Stoichiometry. Advanced Materials, 2016, submitted.

Gao, Y.; Land, A.; Xu, Y.; Policastro, G. M.; *Harris, J.; *Ritzman, T.; Becker, M. L., Extended delivery of hGH from polymeric nanofibers. Biomaterials, 2016, submitted.

Singh, A.; Debnath, D.; *Moon, N.G.; Weiss, R.A.; Pugh, C., Comparison of the Rheological Properties of Side-Chain Liquid Crystalline Polyacrylates with Linear, Star, Comb and Hyperbranched Architectures. Polymer 2016, submitted.<,/p>

Childers, E. P.; Wade, M. B.; *Ellenberger, A.; Orsini, D.; Bell, R. A.; Fening, S. D.; Becker, M. L., PEU sponge for bone tendon interface repair materials – suture retention strength. Biomaterials 2016, submitted.

Bhaget, V.; *Obrien, E’.; Zhou, J.; Becker, M. L., Cadisfly Inspired Phosphorylated Poly(ester Urea)s for Bone Adhesives. Biomacromolecules 2016, in press.

Katzenmeyer, B. C.; *Hague, S. F.; Wesdemiotis, C., Multidimensional Mass Spectrometry Coupled with Separation by Polarity or Shape for the Characterization of Sugar-Based Nonionic Surfactants. Analytical Chemistry 2016, 88, 851-857.

Stark, A. Y., *Subarajan, S., Jain, D., Niewiarowski, P. H., Dhinojwala, A., Superhydrophobicity of the Gecko Toe Pad: Biological Optimization Versus Laboratory Maximization. Phil. Trans. R. Soc. A 2016, 374, 20160184.

Jha, K. C.; Anim-Danso, E.; Bekele, S.; *Eason, G.; Tsige, M., On Modulating Interfacial Structure towards Improved Anti-Icing Performance. Coatings 2016, 6, 1-22.

J.P. Swanson, M.R. Martinez, M.A. Cruz, S. Mankoci, P.J. Costanzo, A. Joy; A coacervate-forming biodegradable polyester with elevated LCST based on bis-(2-methoxyethyl)amine; Poly. Chem., 2016, 7, 4693.

Amarpuri, G.; *Chaurasia, V.; Jain, D.; Blackledge, T. A.; Dhinojwala, A. “Ubiquitous distribution of salts and proteins in spider glue enhances spider silk adhesion” Sci. Rep. 2015, 5, 9030.

Yimer, Y. Y.; *Yang, B.; Bhatta, R. S.; Tsige, M., Interfacial and Wetting Properties of Poly(3-hexylthiophene)-Water Systems. Chem. Phys. Lett. 2015, 635, 139-145.

*Burroughs, M. C.; Bhaway, S. M.; Tangvijitsakul, P.; Cavicchi, K. A.; Soucek, M. D.; Vogt, B. D., Cooperative Assembly of Metal Nitrate and Citric Acid with Block Copolymers: Role of Carbonate Conversion Temperature on the Mesostructure of Ordered Porous Oxides. J. Phys. Chem. C 2015, 119, 12138-12148.

Yi, C.; *Wilhite, A.; Zhang, L.; Rundong, H.; Chuang, S. S. C.; Zheng, J.; Gong, X., Enhanced Thermoelectric Properties of Poly(3,4-ehtylenedioxythiophene):poly(styrenesulfonate) by Binary Secondary Dopants. Appl. Mat. Int. 2015, 7, 8984-8989.

J.P. Swanson, L.R. Monteleone, F. Haso, P.J. Costanzo, T. Liu, A. Joy; A library of thermoresponsive, coacervate-forming biodegradable polyesters; Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 3834.

Badge, I.; Stark, A.; *Paoloni, E. L.; Niewiarowski, P. H.; Dhinojwala, A., The Role of Surface Chemistry in Adhesion and Wetting of Gecko Toe Pads. Scientific Reports 2014, 4:6643, DOI: 10.1038/srep06643.

Sahni, V.; Miyoshi, T.; *Chen, K.; Jain, D.; Blamires, S. J.; Blackledge, T. A.; Dhinojwala, A., Direct Solvation of Glycoproteins by Salts in Spider Silk Glues Enhances Adhesion and Helps to Explain the Evolution of Modern Spider Orb Webs. Biomacromolecules 2014, 15, 1225-1232.

Stark, A. Y.; *McClung, B.; Niewiarowski, P. H.; Dhinojwala, A., Reduction of Water Surface Tension Significantly Impacts Gecko Adhesion Underwater. Integrative and Comparative Biology. 2014, 54,1026-1033.

Stark, A. Y.; *Wucinich, N. A.; *Paoloni, E. L.; Niewiarowski, P. H.; Dhinojwala, A., Self-Drying: A Gecko’s Innate Ability to Remove Water from Wet Toe Pads. PLOS ONE 2014, 9, e101885.

Sahni, V.; Miyoshi, T.; *Chen, K.; Jain, D.; Blamires, S. J.; Blackledge, T. A.; Dhinojwala, A., Direct Solvation of Glycoproteins by Salts in Spider Silk Glues Enhances Adhesion and Helps to Explain the Evolution of Modern Spider Orb Webs. Biomacromolecules 2014, 15, 1225-1232.

Xue, J.; *Henry, C.; Lee, J.; Vogt, B. D., Large Area, Flexible Ordered mesoporous Carbon Films from Soft Templating on Polymer Substrates. RSC Advances 2014, 4, 3675-3683.

Stark, A.Y.; Badge, I.; Wucinich, N. A.; Sullivan, T. W.; Niwwiarowski, P. H.; Dhinojwala, A., Surface wettability plays a significant role in gecko adhesion underwater. PNAS 2013, 110 (16), 6340-6345.

Smith-Callahan, L. A.; Policastro, G.; *Bernard, S. L.; Childers, E. P.; Boechtter, R.; Becker, M. L., Influence of Discrete and Continuous Culture Conditions on Human Mesenchymal Stem Cell Lineage Choice in Rgd Concentration Gradient Hydrogels. Biomacromolecules 2013, 14, 3047-3054.

Zhou, J.; Xie, S.; *Amond, E. F.; Becker, M. L., Tuning Energy Levels of Low Bandgap Semi-Random Two Acceptor Copolymers. Macromolecules 2013, 46, 3391-3394.

Smith Callahan, L. A.; Childers, E. P.; *Bernard, S. L.; Weiner, S. D.; Becker, M. L., Maximizing Phenotype Constraint and Extracellular Matrix Production in Primary Human Chondrocytes Using Arginine-Glycine-Aspartate Concentration Gradient Hydrogels. Acta Biomater. 2013, 9, 7420-7428.

Ma, Y.; Zheng, J.; *Amond, E. F.; Stafford, C. M.; Becker, M. L., Facile Fabrication Of "Dual Click" One- and Two-Dimensional Orthogonal Peptide Concentration Gradients. Biomacromolecules 2013, 14, 665-671.

Cheng, S.; *Johnson, L.; Wang, S.-Q., Crazing and Strain Localization of Polycarbonate Glass in Creep. Polymer 2013, 54, 3363-3369.

Sahni, V.; *Labhasetwar, D. V.; Dhinojwala, A., Spider Silk Inspired Functional Microthreads. Langmuir 2012, 28, 2206-2210.

Sahni, V.; *Harris, J.; Blackledge, T. A.; Dhinojwala, A., Cobweb-Weaving Spiders Produce Different Attachment Discs for Locomotion and Prey Capture. Nat. Commun. 2012, 3, 2099/1-2099/7.

Roy, S.; Lee, B. J.; *Kakish, Z. M.; Jana, S. C., Exploiting Poss-Sorbitol Interactions: Issues of Reinforcement of Isotactic Polypropylene Spun Fibers. Macromolecules(Washington, DC, U. S.) 2012, 45, 2420-2433

Gujrati, P. D.; *Aung, P. P., Nonequilibrium Thermodynamics. Iii. Generalization of Maxwell, Clausius-Clapeyron, and Response-Function Relations, and the Prigogine-Defay Ratio for Systems in Internal Equilibrium. Phys. Rev. E Stat., Nonlinear, Soft Matter Phys. 2012, 85, 041129/1-041129/11.

*Deitz, J.; Yimer, Y.; Tsige, M., Diffusion of Water and Diatomic Oxygen in Poly(3- Hexylthiophene) Melt: A Molecular Dynamics Simulation Study. American Journal of Undergraduate Research 2012, 11, 39-46.

Liu, Y.; *Lloyd, A.; Guzman, G.; Cavicchi, K. A., Polyelectrolyte-Surfactant Complexes as Thermoreversible Organogelators. Macromolecules 2011, 44, 8622-8630.

*Engerer, J. D.; Sancaktar, E., The Effects of Partial Bonding in Load Carrying Capacity of Single Lap Joints. Int. J. Adhes. Adhes. 2011, 31, 373-379.

Engerera, J.D.; Sancaktar, E., "The Effects of Partial Bonding in Load Carrying Capacity of Single Lap Joints", International Journal of Adhesion and Adhesives 2011, DOI:

Ge, L.; Ci, L.; Goyal, A.; *Shi, R.; Mahadevan, L.; Ajayan, P. M.; Dhinojwala, A., Cooperative Adhesion and Friction of Compliant Nanohairs. Nano Lett. 2010, 10, 4509-4513.

Milam, K.; *O'Malley, G.; Kim, N.; Golovaty, D.; Kyu, T., "Swimming Photochromic Azobenzene Single Crystals in Triacrylate Solution", J. Phys. Chem. B 2010, 114, 7791-7796.

Pugh, C.; Singh, A.; Samuel, R.; *Bernal Ramos, K.M., "Synthesis of Hyperbranched Polyacrylates Using a Chloroinimer Approach", Macromolecules 2010, 43, 5222-5232.

*Zartman, G.D.; Liu, H.; Akdim, B.; Pachter, R.; Heinz, H., "Nanoscale Tensile, Shear, and Failure Properties of Layered Silicates as a Function of Cation Density and Stress", J. Phys. Chem. C 2010, 114, 1763-1772.

Liu, Y.; *Pollock, K.L.; Cavicchi, K.A., "Synthesis of Poly(trioctylammonium p-styrenesulfonate) Homopolymers and Block Copolymers by RAFT Polymerization", Polymer 2009, 50, 6212-6217.

Puskas, J.E.; Peres, C.; Peruch, F.; Deffieux, A.; Dabney, D.E.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Hayat-Soytas, S.; *Lindsay, A., "Biomimetic Carbocationic Polymerizations IV: Carbocationic Polymerization of Isoprene Initiated by Dimethylallylbromide", J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Chem. Ed. 2009, 47, 2181-2189.

Puskas, J.E.; Peruch, F.; Deffieux, A.; Dabney, D.E.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Li, H.; *Lindsay, A., "Biomimetic Carbocationic Polymerizations III: Investigation of Isoprene Polymerization Initiated by Dimethylallylbromide", J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Chem. Ed. 2009, 47, 2172-2180.

Ray, M.A.; *Shewmon, N.; Bhawalkar, S.; Jia, L.; Yang, Y.; Daniels, E.S. "Submicrometer Surface Patterning Using Interfacial Colloidal Particle Self-Assembly", Langmuir 2009, 25, 7265-7270.

Puskas, J.E.; Sen, M.Y.; *Kasper, J.R. "Green Polymer Chemistry: Telechelic Poly(ethylene glycol)s via Enzymatic Catalysis", J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem. Ed. 2008, 46, 3024-3028.

Niewiarowski, P.H.; Lopez, S.; Ge, L.; *Hagan, E.; Dhinojwala, A. "Sticky Gecko Feet: The Role of Temperature and Humidity", PLoS ONE 2008, 3(5): e2192. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0002192.

Hartschuh, R.D.; Wargacki, S.P.; Xiong, H.; *Neiswinger, J.; Kisliuk, A.; Sihn, S.; Ward, V.; Vaia, R.A.; Sokolov, A.P. "How Rigid Are Viruses?", Phys. Rev. E. 2008, 78, 021907-1 - 021907-9.

Quirk, R.P.; *King, R.; Ocampo, M. "Anionic Synthesis of Trialkoxysilyl-Functionalized Polymers", Rubber Chem. Technol. 2008, 81, 77-95.

Pugh, C.; Tang, C.N.; Paz-Pazos, M.; *Samtani, O.; *Dao, A. "Correlation of Free Radical Copolymerization Behavior and Copolymer Properties with the Strength of π-π Stacking Interactions between Aromatic Fluorocarbons and Aromatic Hydrocarbons: Copolymerization of Styrene and Fluorinated Styrenes at the Two Extreme Levels of Fluorination", Macromolecules, 2007, 40, 8178-8188.

Wang, P.; Moorefield, C.N.; Li, S.; Manríquez, J.; Shreiner, C.D.; Bustos, E.; *Hartley, A.L.; Godínez, L.A.; Newkome, G.R. "Synthesis of a Water-Soluble Hexameric Metallomacrocycle and its Oxidized Single-Wall Carbon Nanotube Composite," J. Mater. Chem. 2007, 17, 3023-3029.

Smith, A.A.; Gujrati, P.D. "Solubility in Compressible Polymers: Beyond the Regular Solution Theroy", Eur. Polym. J. 2007, 43, 425-459.

Stapleton, R.A.; Al-Humydi, A.; Chai, J.; *Galan, B.R.; Collins, S. "Sterically Hindered Aluminum Alkyls: Discrete, Well-behaved Scavenging Agents of Use in Olefin Polymerization", Organometallics, 2006, 25, 5083-5092.

Prasad, S.; *Hanne, L.; Dhinojwala, A. "Surface Segregation in Polymer Blends Driven by Surface Freezing", Macromolecules 2006, 39, 7467-7470.

*Nellas, R.B.; Fronczek, F.R.; Newkome, G.R.; Watkins, S.F.; Xia, Y. "[6,6'-Bis(chloromethyl)-2,2'-bipyridyl]dichlorocobalt(II)", Acta Cryst. Section E. Struc. Reports Online. 2006, E62, m1522-m1523.

*Keblys, V.; Fronczek, F.R.; Weis, C.D.; Newkome, G.R.; Watkins, S.F. "Tetramethyl 2,6-dioxoadamantane-1,3,5,7-tetracarboxylate", Acta Cryst. 2006, 62, o3280-o3281.

Zheng, J.X.; Xiong, H.; Chen, W.Y.; Lee, K.; *Van Horn, R.M.; Quirk, R.P.; Lotz, B.; Thomas, E.L.; Shi, A.C.; Cheng, S.Z.D. "Onsets of Tethered Chain Overcrowding and Highly Stretched Brush Regime via Crystalline-Amorphous Diblock Copolymers", Macromolecules 2006, 39, 641-650.

*Treat, N.D.; Ayres, N.; Boyes, S.; Brittain, W.J. "A Facile Route to Poly(Acrylic Acid) Brushes using Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization", Macromolecules, 2006, 39, 26-29.

Wang, S.; *Elkasabi, Y.; Wang, S.Q.. "Rheological Study of Chain Dynamics in Dilute Binary Mixtures", Macromolecules 2005, 38, 125-133.

Vollmerhaus, R.; Tomaszewski, R.; Shao, P.; Taylor, N.J.; *Wiacek, K. J.; Lewis, S. P.; Al-Humydi, A.; Collins, S. "Synthesis and Structure of Group 4 Iminophosphonamide Complexes", Organometallics 2005, 24, 494-507.

Boyes, S.G.; *Cyrus, C.; Akgun, B.; Caplan, A.; Mirous, B.; Brittain, W.J. "Synthesis and Application of Polyelectrolyte Brushes," in Stimuli-Responsive Polymeric Films and Coatings; Urban, M. Ed.; ACS Symposium Series 912; American Chemical Society: Washington, DC, 2005; pp 55-67.

Prasad, S.; *Hanne, L.; Dhinojwala, A. "Thermodynamic Study of a Novel Surface Ordered Phase above the Bulk Melting Temperature in Alkyl Side Chain Acrylate Polymers", Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 2541-2543.

*Hartschuh, R.; Ding, Y.; Roh, J.H.; Kisliuk, A.; Sokolov, A.P.; Soles, C.L.; Wu, W.-L.; Mahorowala, A.P. "Brillouin Scattering Studies of Polymeric Nanostructures", J. Polym. Sci., Part B, Polym. Phys. 2004, 42, 1106-1113.

Caliskan, G.; Mehtani, D.; Roh, J.H.; Kisliuk, A.; Sokolov, A.P.; *Azzam, S.; Cicerone, M.T. "Protein and Solvent Dynamics: How Strongly Are They Coupled?," J. Chem. Phys. 2004, 121, 1978-1983.

Stapleton, R.A.; *Galan, B.R.; Collins, S.; Simons, R.S.; Garrison, J.C.; Youngs, W.J. "Bulky Aluminum Alkyl Scavengers in Olefin Polymerization with Group 4 Catalysts," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2003, 125, 9246-9247.

Zhu, Z.; *Dakwa, P.; Tapadia, P.; Whitehouse, R.S.; Wang, S.Q. "Rheological Characterization of Flow and Crystallization Behavior of Microbial Synthesized Poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-4-hydroxybutyrate)," Macromolecules 2003, 36, 4891-4897.

Chen, Y.; Puskas, J.E.; *Tomkins, M. "Investigation of the Effect of Epoxide Structure on the Initiation Efficiency in Isobutylene Polymerizations Initiated by Epoxide/TiCl4 Systems", Eur. Polym. J. 2003, 39, 2147-2153.

Puskas, J.E.; Michel, A.J.; Brister, L.B.; *Tzaras, E.; *Marr, G.; Hoffman, M.; Weiss, K. "Real-time Fiber Optic Monitoring of Solution and Suspension Polymerization Processes", in In situ Spectroscopy of Monomer and Polymer Synthesis; Puskas, J.E.; Long, T.E.; Storey, R.F. Eds.; Kluwar Academic/Plenum Publishers: N.Y., 2003; pp. 37-38.

Shaikh, S.; *van Zand, S.; Puskas, J.E. "Introduction to Real-time Infrared Spectroscopic Monitoring", in In situ Spectroscopy of Monomer and Polymer Synthesis; Puskas, J.E.; Long, T.E.; Storey, R.F. Eds.; Kluwar Academic/Plenum Publishers: N.Y., 2003; pp. 1-8.

Liu, W.; *Graham, M.; Evans, E.A.; Reneker, D.H. "Poly(m-phenylene isophthalamide) Nanofibers: Coating and Post Processing", J. Mat. Res. 2002, 17, 3206-3212.

Kasko, A.M.; *Grunwald, S.R.; Pugh, C. "The Effect of Endgroups on the Thermotropic Behavior of Linear Poly{11-[(4'-cyanophenyl-4"-phenoxy)undecyl] acrylate}s Prepared by ATRP and their Topological Blends," Macromolecules 2002, 35, 5466-5474.

*Arehart, S.V.; Pugh, C. "5-[[[2',5'-Bis[(4"-n-(perfluorohexyl)butyloxy)benzoyl)oxy]benzyl]oxy]-carbonyl]bicyclo[2.2.1]hept-2-ene and Poly{5-[[[2',5'-bis[(4"-n-(perfluorohexyl)butyloxy)-benzoyloxy]benzyl]oxy]carbonyl]bicyclo[2.2.1]hept-2-ene}," Macromolecular Syntheses 2002, 12, 123-136.

Pugh, C.; Fan, G.; *Leiston, J.; Pae Y. "Chain Transfer to SCLC Polymer in Free-Radical Polymerizations of Methyl Acrylate," ACS Polym. Prepr. 2001, 42(2), 207-208.

Puskas, J.E.; Barghi, S.; *McIntyre, J. "Practical Approach to Measure the Relative Activity of Heterogeneous Catalysts", J. Appl. Catalysis, A: General 2001, 217, 11-21.

Newkome, G. R.; Weis, C.D.; *Abourahma, H. "Two-directional Dendritic Macromolecules based on a 3,4-Dihydrothiophene S,S-Dioxide Core: Synthesis and Thermolysis", ARKIVOC 2000, 1(3), 210-217.

Paulo, C.; Puskas, J.E.; *Angepat, S. "Effect of Reaction Conditions on the Kinetics of Living Isobutylene Polymerization at High Initiator/TiCl4 Ratios", Macromolecules 2000, 33, 4634-4638.

Puskas, J.E.; Brister, L.B.; Michel, A.J.; Lanzendörfer, M.G.; *Jamieson, D.; Pattern, W.G. "Novel Substituted Epoxide Initiators for the Carbocationic Polymerization of Isobutylene", J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem. Ed. 2000, 38, 444-451.

Sedjo, R.A.; *Mirous, B.K., Brittain, W.J. "Synthesis of Polystyrene-b-Poly(methyl methacrylate) Brushes by Reverse Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization," Macromolecules 2000, 33, 1492-1493.

Pugh, C.; *Thompson, M.J.; *Mullins, R.J.; Hwang, J.H. "Polynorbornenes with Laterally Attached 2,5-Bis[(4'-N-alkylthiobenzoyl)oxy]benzyl and 2,5-Bis-{94'-N-alkylsulfonylbenzoyl)oxy]benzyl Mesogens," ACS Polym. Prepr. 1999, 40(2), 536-537.

Small, A.C.; *Hunt, D.K.; Pugh, C. "The Effect of Lateral n-Akanoyl Substituents on the Thermotropic Behavior of 2,5-Bis[(4'-(n-(perfluoroheptyl)octyloxy)benzoyl)oxy]toluene," Liq. Cryst. 1999, 26, 849-857.

Gujrati, P.D.; *Bowman, D. "Interplay Between Gelation and Phase Separation in Tree Polymers, and the Calculation of Macroscopic Loop Density in the Postgel Regime", J. Chem. Phys. 1999, 111, 8151-8164.

Tremsina, Y.S.; Sevastianov, V. I.; Petrash, S.; *Dando, W.; Foster, M.D. "Competitive Adsorption of Human Serum Albumin and Gamma-Globulin from a Binary Protein Mixture onto Hexadecyl trichlorosilane Coated Glass," J. Biomat. Sci., Polm. Ed. 1998, 9, 151-161.

*Kasko, A.M.; *Heintz, A.M.; Pugh, C. "The Effect of Molecular Architecture on the Thermotropic Behavior of Poly{11-[(4'-cyanophenyl-4"-phenoxy)undecyl]acrylate} and Its Relation to Polydispersity," Macromolecules 1998, 31, 256-271.

*Billodeaux, D.R.; Fronczek, F.R.; Yoneda, A.; Newkome, G.R. "Structure of Pyridine [2-{1-methoxy-2-acetyl-2-(ethoxycarbonyl)}ethyl-8-quinolinol-C,N,O]palladium(II)", Acta Cryst. 1998, C54, 1439-1441.

Petrash, S.; Sheller, N.; *Dando, W.; Foster, M.D. "Variation in Tenacity of Protein Adsorption on Self-Assembled Monolayers with Monolayer Order as Observed by X-ray Reflectivity," Langmuir 1997, 13, 1881-1883.

Haliloglu, T.; *Stevenson, D.C.; Mattice, W.L. "Monte Carlo Simulation of the Adsorption from a Nonselective Solvent of Symmetric Triblock Copolymers with Sticky End Blocks," J. Chem. Phys. 1997, 106, 3365-3369.

Pugh, C.; Dharia, J.; *Arehart, S.V. "Correlation of Model Compounds and Laterally Attached Side-Chain Liquid Crystalline Polynorbornenes with a 1-Carbon Spacer," Macromolecules 1997, 30, 4520-4532.

*Arehart, S.V.; Pugh, C. "Induction of Smectic Layering in Nematic Liquid Crystals Using Immiscible Components. 1. Laterally Attached Side-Chain Liquid Crystalline Poly(norbornene)s and their Low Molar Mass Analogs with Hydrocarbon/Fluorocarbon Substituents," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1997, 119, 3027-3037.

Fronczek, F.R.; *Schilling, P.J.; Watkins, S.F.; Majestic, V.K.; Newkome, G.R. "The Crystal Structure of a Macrocycle Containing Pyridine and Piperazine Subunits, and of a Cu(I) Complex of its Diprotonated Cation", Inorg. Chim. Acta 1996, 246, 119-123.

Wu, H.; Foster, M.D.; *Ross, S.A.; Mattice, W.L.; Matties, M.A. "Temporal Stability of a Bilayer in a Langmuir-Blodgett Multilayer and its Dependence on Multilayer Structure," Langmuir 1996, 12, 3015-3023.

Soltwisch, M.; *Spiroski, A.; Kisliuk, A.; Sokolov, A.P.; Rössler, E.; Quitmann, D. "Liquid-Glass Transformation as Seen in m-TCP by Depolarized Light Scattering," Phil. Mag. B 1995, 71, 683-91.

*Jaquith, J.B.; Guan, J.; Wang, S.; Collins, S. "Asymmetric Induction in the Diels-Alder Reaction Catalyzed by Chiral Metallocene Triflate Complexes: Dramatic Effect of Solvent Polarity," Organometallics 1995, 14, 1079-1081.

Pugh, C.; Liu, H.; Narayanan, R.; *Arehart, S.V. "Design Of Molecular Architectures For Polymeric Mesophase Formation," Macromol. Symp. 1995, 98, 293-310.

Puskas, J.E.; *Wilds, C. "Kinetics of the Epoxidation of Butyl Rubber: Development of a High-Precision Analytical Method for Unsaturation Measurement", Rubber Chem. Techn. 1994, 67, 329-341.

Sokolov, A.P.; Kisliuk, A.; Quitmann, D.; *Kudlik, A.; Rössler, E. "The Dynamics of Strong and Fragile Glass Formers: Vibrational and Relaxation Contributions," J. Non-Cryst. Sol. 1994, 172-174 (Pt. 1), 138-153.

Pugh, C.; *Arehart, S.V.; Liu, H.; Narayanan, R. "New Architectures for Side - Chain Liquid Crystalline Polymers with Chiral Smectic C Mesophases," J. Macromol. Sci.-Pure Appl. Chem. 1994, A31, 1591-1607.

Prosen, E.; Ward, O.P.; Collins, S.; *Dewdney, N.J.; Hong, Y.; Wilcocks, R. "Enantiospecific Production of S-(-)-2-Hydroxypropiophenone Mediated by Benzoylformate Decarboxylase from Acinetobacter Calcoaceticus," Biocatalysis 1993, 8, 21-29.

Puskas, J.E.; *Hutchinson, R. "GPC Calibration for the Molecular Weight Measurement of Butyl Rubbers", Rubber Chem. Techn. 1993, 66, 742-748.

Newkome, G.R.; Young, J.K.; Baker, G.R.; Potter, R. L.; *Audoly, L.; Cooper, D.; Weis, C.D.; Morris, K.; Johnson Jr., C.S. "Cascade Polymers. pH Dependence of Hydrodynamic Radii of Acid Terminated Dendrimers", Macromolecules 1993, 26, 2394-2396.

Ward, O.P.; Wilcocks, R.; Prosen, E. ; Collins, S.; *Dewdney, N.J.; Hong, Y. "Acyloin Formation Mediated by Benzoylformate Decarboxylases," Microbial Reagents in Organic Synthesis 1992, 67-75.

Wilcocks, R.; Ward, O.P.; Collins, S.; *Dewdney, N.J.; Hong, Y.; Prosen, E. "Acyloin Formation by Benzoylformate Decarboxylase from Pseudomonas Putida" Appl. Envir. Microbiol. 1992, 58, 1699-1704.

Collins, S.; *Gauthier, W.J.; Holden, D.A.; Kuntz, B.A.; Taylor, N.J.; Ward, D.G. "Variation of Poly(propylene) Isotacticity by Catalyst Selection," Organometallics 1991, 10, 2061-2068.

Collins, S.; Hong, Y.; *Kataoka, M.; *Nguyen, T.; *Veit, J.R.A "Convenient Preparation of 3 Alkylcyclopentenones from Alkylcyclopentadienes," J. Org. Chem. 1990, 55, 3395-3398.

Collins, S.; Hong, Y.; *Hoover, G.F; *Veit, J.R. "Additions of Alkyllanthanum Triflates to Carbonyl Compounds: Reactive Organometallic Nucleophiles," J. Org. Chem. 1990, 55, 3565-3568.

Newkome, G.R.; Baker, G.R.; Arai, S.; Saunders, M.J.; Russo, P.S.; Theriot, K.J.; Moorefield, C.N.; Rogers, L.E.; *Miller, J.E.; *Lieux, T.R.; *Murray, M.E.; *Phillips, B.; *Pascal, L. "Synthesis and Characterization of Two-directional Cascade Polymers", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1990, 112, 8458-8465.

Newkome, G.R.; Theriot, K.J.; Majestic, V.K.; *Spruell, P.A.; Baker, G.R. "Functionalization of 2-Methyl- and 2,7-Dimethyl-1,8-naphthyridine", J. Org. Chem. 1990, 55, 2838-2842.

*Gotchiyaev, V.Z.; Sokolov, A.P. "Quasielastic Light Scattering in Glassy Materials," Sov. Phys. Sol. St. 1989, 31, 557-561.

Newkome, G.R.; Theriot, K.J.; Fronczek, F.R.; *Villar, B. "Synthesis and Characterization of Metalated and Cyclometalated Platinum(II) and Platinum(IV) Complexes of 3/4-Diesters", Organometallics 1989, 8, 2513-2523.

Newkome, G.R.; Theriot, K.J.; Fronczek, F.R.; Casten, C.C. "Palladium(II) Assisted Synthesis of 3-Carbalkoxy-4-quinolizones", Heterocycles 1988, 27, 385-392.

Collins, S.; Kuntz, B.A.; Taylor, N.J.; *Ward, D.G. "X-ray Structures of Ethylenebis(tetra-hydroindenyl)titanium and Zirconium Dichlorides: A Revision," J. Organomet. Chem. 1988, 342, 21-29.

Collins, S; *Dean, W.P.; *Ward, D.G. "Addition of Substituted Crotyltitanocenes to Aldehydes: Influence of Cyclopentadienyl Substituents on the Diastereo selective Formation of Homoallylic Alcohols," Organometallics 1988, 7, 2289-2293.

Collins, S; *Dean, W.P.; *Ward, D.G. "Addition of Substituted Crotyltitanocenes to Aldehydes: Influence of Cyclopentadienyl Substituents on the Diastereo selective Formation of Homoallylic Alcohols," Organometallics 1988,7, 2289-2293.

Newkome, G.R.; Baker, G.R.; Saunders, M.J.; Russo, P.S.; Gupta, V.K.; Yao, Z.Q.; *Miller, J.E.; *Bouillon, K. "Two-directional Cascade Molecules. Synthesis and Characterization of [9]-n-[9]-Arborols", J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1986, 752-753.

Newkome, G.R.; Moorefield, C.N.; *Sabbaghian, B. "Reductive Dehalogenation of Electron-poor Heterocycles: Nicotinic Acid Derivatives", J. Org. Chem. 1986, 51, 953-954.

Fronczek, F.R.; *Gannuch, G.; Mattice, W.L.; Hemingway, R.W.; Chiari, G.; Tobiason, F.L.; Houghlum, K.; Shanafelt, A. "Preference for Occupancy of Axial Positions by Substituents Bonded to the Heterocyclic Ring in Penta-O-acetyl-(+)-catechin in the Crystalline State," J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans. II 1985, 1383-1386.

Fronczek, F.R.; *Gannuch, G.; Mattice, W.L.; Tobiason, F.L.; Broeker, J.L.; Hemingway, R.W. "Dipole Moment, Solution, and Solid State Structure of (-)-Epicatechin, a Monomer Unit of Procyanidin Polymers," J. Chem. Soc., Perkin Trans II 1984, 1611-1616.

*Overgaard, T.; *Erie, D.; Darsey, J.A.; Mattice, W.L. "Helix Formation by Hydroxyamyl-L-glutaminyl Residues in Water and Aqueous Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate," Biopolymers 1984, 23, 1595-1603.

*Erie, D.; Darsey, J.A.; Mattice, W.L. "Representative Configurations of Unperturbed Poly(L-alanine) Chains," Macromolecules 1983, 16, 910-914.

Newkome, G.R.; Puckett, W.E.; Kiefer, G.E.; Gupta, V.K.; Xia, Y.; *Coreil, M.; *Hackney, M.A. "±-Methyl Functionalization of Electron-poor Heterocycles: Chloromethyl Derivatives of 2,2'-Dipyridine", J. Org. Chem. 1982, 47, 4116-4120.

Newkome, G.R.; Kawato, T.; Kohli, D.K.; Puckett, W.E.; *Oliver, B.; Fronczek, F.R.; Deutsch, W.A. "Palladium(II) Complexes with Trans-bis-Carbon-Metal Bonds. Ligand Synthesis, Complexation, X-ray Analysis, and Biochemical Activity with Supercoiled DNA", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1981.

McCord, R.W.; *Madison, E.L.; Mattice, W.L. "Experimental Characterization of Poly(hydroxyalkyl-L-glutamine) Conformations in Aqueous Calcium Chloride and Sodium Perchlorate Solutions," Biopolymers 1980, 19, 1923-1941.

Newkome, G.R.; Kohli, D.K.; Fronczek, F.R.; Hales, B.J.; *Case, E.E.; Chiari, G. "Molecular Inclusion Complexes. Synthesis, Complexation, and X-ray Crystal Structures of Mono-and Bi-nuclear Complexes of Dipyridine Crown Ethers", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1980, 102, 7608-7610.

Newkome, G.R.; Nayak, A.; Fronczek, F.R.; Kawato, T.; *Taylor, H.C.R.; *Meade, L.; Mattice, W.L. "Synthesis and Temperature Dependent Conformational Preferences of Macrocycles Containing the 2,2'-Bipyridyl Moiety", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1979, 101, 4472-4477.

Newkome, G.R.; Nayak, A.; *Sorci, M.G.; *Benton, W.H. "Synthesis of Multiheterocycles Containing the 4,6-Pyrimidino Moiety Connected by Carbon-Oxygen and/or-Sulfur Linkages", J. Org. Chem. 1979, 44, 3812-3816.

Mattice, W.L.; McCord, R.W.; *Shippey, P.M. "Disorder-Order Transitions Induced in Anionic Homopolypeptides by Cationic Detergents," Biopolymers 1979, 18, 723-730.

Newkome, G.R.; Nayak, A.; *Otemma, J.; *Van, D.A.; *Benton, W.H. "Synthesis and Reactions of Multiheteromacrocycles Possessing 2,4-Pyrimidino Subunits Connected by Carbon-Oxygen and/or Sulfur Linkages", J. Org. Chem. 1978, 43, 3362-3367.

Newkome, G.R.; Danesh-Khoshboo, F.; Nayak, A.; *Benton, W.H. "Reactions of Halopyridines with Mercaptide. Synthesis of Multihetero-macrocycles 13. Possessing 2,6-Pyridino Subunits by Carbon-Sulfur Linkages", J. Org. Chem. 1978, 43, 2685-2690.

Mattice, W.L.; *Riser, J.M.; Clark, D.S. "Conformational Properties of the Complexes Formed by Proteins and Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate," Biochemistry 1976, 15, 4264-4272.

Mattice, W.L.; *Harrison, W.H., III "The Importance of Coulombic Interactions for the Induction of BStructure in Lysine Oligomers by Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate," Biopolymers 1976, 15, 559-567.

Mattice, W. L.; *Harrison, W.H., III "Estimation of the Circular Dichroism Exhibited by Statistical Coils of Poly(L-alanine) and Unionized Poly(L-lysine) in Water," Biopolymers 1975, 15, 2025-2033.

Newkome, G.R.; Sauer, J.D.; *Erbland, M.L. "Synthesis of 1,2,3-Butatrienes Possessing Pyridine Rings and a New Synthesis of P2I4", J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1975, 885-886.

Newkome, G.R.; McClure, G.L.; *Broussard-Simpson, J.; Danesh-Khoshboo, F. "Multidentate Chelating Agents: Pyridine Macrocyclic Ether Synthesis", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1975, 97, 3232-3234.

Newkome, G.R.; McClure, G.L.; Watkins, S.F.; *Gayle, B.; *Taylor, R.E.; Musselman, R. "Transition Metal Complexes of Selected 2-Pyridylacetylenes", J. Org. Chem. 1975, 40, 3759-3762.

Newkome, G.R.; *Broussard, J.; *Staires, S.K.; Sauer, J.D. "Improved Synthesis of 2-Pyridones", Synthesis 1974, 707.

Quirk, R.P.; Kester, D.E.; *Delaney, R.D. "Solvation of Alkyllithium Compounds. Heats of Interaction of Lewis Bases with n-Butyllithium," J. Organometal. Chem. 1973, 59, 45-52.

Houk, K.N.; Davis, L.P.; Newkome, G.R.; *Duke, Jr., R.E.; Nauman, R.V. "Photoelectron Spectroscopy of Cyclic Diketones and Their Enolone Tautomers", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 1973, 95, 8364-8368.

Newkome, G.R.; *Koppersmith, D.L. "Preparation and Reactions of 2-Pyridyl-acetylenes", J. Org. Chem. 1973, 38, 4461-4463.

Newkome, G.R.; *Allen, J.W.; *Anderson, G.M. "The Preparation and Dehydration of 1-Benzylcycloalkanols", J. Chem. Ed. 1973, 50, 372-373.

Newkome, G.R.; *Montelaro, R.C.; Sauer, J.D.; Wander, J. D. "Chiral Cyclic Olefins. Part 2. Synthesis and Properties of 2-tert-Butyl-1,3-cyclohexanedione", J. Chem. Soc., Chem. Commun. 1972, 905-906.

Newkome, G.R.; *Roach, L.C.; *Montelaro, R.C.; Hill, R.K. "Chiral Cyclic Olefins. Part 1. Synthesis, Resolution, and Stereochemistry of 5-Hydroxy-10-alkyl-î1(9)-2-octalone", J. Org. Chem. 1972, 37, 2098-2101.

Newkome, G.R.; *Roach, L.C. "Synthesis of N-Phenyltetramethylsuccinimide", Org. Prep. Proc. Internat. 1971, 271-273.

Newkome, G.R.; *Montelaro, R.C.; Adams, C.J. "The Stereochemistry of the 2,2'-Methylenedicycloalkanones", J. Org. Chem. 1971, 36, 2728-2730.14 - August 3, 2012.

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