Dr.   George   R.   Newkome

Dr. George R. Newkome

Professor of Polymer Science and Chemistry
James and Vanita Oelschlager Professor of Science and Technology
Intellectual Property Fellow
Department of Polymer Science
Phone: 330-972-6458
Email: newkome@uakron.edu


Education

  • 1966 Ph.D. Organic Chemistry, Kent State University
  • 1961 B.S. Chemistry, Kent State University

Research Interests

Synthetic and structural studies in diverse areas of chemistry, supramolecular, and nanotechnology: dendrimers; metallosuperstructures.

Contact Information

Dr. George R. Newkome
The University of Akron
Goodyear Polymer Center, Rm. 529
Akron, Ohio 44325-4717

Email: newkome@uakron.edu
Voice: (330) 972-6458

Recent Publications (2010 - )

  • "Metal-Containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2010, 31 (9/10), 793-940. (with S. Hornig, I. Manners, U.S. Schubert)
  • "Metal-Containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials," Macromol. Chem. Phys.. 2010, 211 (11), 1246-1279. (with S. Hornig, I. Manners, U.S. Schubert)
  • "Dendrimers and Hyperbranched Materials", for the Open Access Journal - Polymers (ISSN 2073-4360), 2011-2012. (14 papers and review articles)
  • "Metal-Containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2012, 33 (6-7), 437-615. (with I. Manners, S. Schubert, and U.S. Schubert)
  • "Metal-Containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2014/5, TBD. (with I. Manners, S. Schubert, and U.S. Schubert)

2010

  • Newkome, G. R.; Shreiner, C. D. "Dendrimers Derived from 1 -> 3 Branching Motifs," Chem. Rev. 2010, 110 (10), 6338-6442.
  • Chan, Y.-T.; Moorefield, C. N.; Soler, M.; Newkome, G. R. "Unexpected Isolation of a Pentameric Metallomacro-cycle from an Fe(II)-Modified Complexation of 120º Juxtaposed 2,2':6',2''-Terpyridine Ligands," Chem. Eur. J. 2010, 16 (6), 1768-1771.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Dendrimers - The Initial Years: Arborols and Unimolecular Micelles," a book chapter 2010. Invited, submitted.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Eight-Membered and Larger Rings," in Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Gilchrist, T. L. eds., Pergamon Press, 2010, 22, 537-561.
  • Wang, J.-L.; Chan, Y.-T.; Moorefield, C. N.; Pei, J.; Modarelli, D. A.; Romano, N.; Newkome, G. R. "Shape-Persistent, Truxene-Based, Nano-Sized Bisterpyridine Ruthenium(II) Complexes: Synthesis and Photophysical Properties," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2010, 31 (9/10), 850-855.
  • Solar, M.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Hexameric Macrocyclic Architectures in Heterocyclic Chemistry" in "Advances in Heterocyclic Chemistry," Vol. 101, Katritzky, A. R. ed., Elsevier Inc., 2010, Chapter 1, pp. 1-74.
  • Perera, S.; Li, X.; Soler, M.; Schultz, A.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Hexameric Palladium(II) Terpyridyl Metallomacrocycles: Assembly: Assembly with 4,4'-Bipyridine and Characterization by TWIM-Mass Spectrometry," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49 (37), 6539-6544.
  • Yoon, Z. S.; Chan, Y.-T.; Li, S.; Newkome, G. R.; Goodson, T., III, "Ultrafast Time-resolved Spectroscopy of Self-Assembled Cyclic Fe(II)-Bisterpyridine Complexes," J. Phys. Chem. B, 2010, 114 (36), 11731-11736.
  • Hornig, S.; Manners, I.; Newkome, G. R.; Schubert, U. S. "Metal containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials," Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2010, 31 (9-10), 771.
  • Singh, R.; Premkumar, T.; Shin, J.Y.; Geckler, K. E.; Chan, Y. T.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Carbon Nanotube and Gold-Based Materials: A Symbiosis," Chem. Eur. J. 2010 (16), 2010.

2011

  • Li, S.; Moorefield, C. N.; Shreiner, C. D.; Wang, P.; Newkome, G. R. "A Rigid Metallohexameric Macrocycle Composed of Endo- and Exo-cyclic Bisterpyridine-Metal Complexes," New J. Chem. 2011, 35 (10), 2130-2135 (honorary issue for Prof. Dieder Astruc)
  • Newkome, G. R.; Shreiner, C. D. "Designer Monomers to Tailored Dendrimers," in “Designing Dendrimers,” Campagna, S.,Ceroni, P., Puntoriero, F. eds., Wiley-VCH, Weinhiem, 2011, Chapt. 3, pp 57-93.
  • Chan, Y.-T.; Li, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Towards Larger Polygonal Architectures: Synthesis and Characterization of Iron(II)- and Ruthenium(II)-Bisterpyridine Metallocycles," Chem. Eur. J. 2011,17(28), 7750-7754.
  • Chan, Y.-T.; Li, X.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Design, Synthesis, Traveling Wave Ion Mobility Mass Spectrometry Characterization of Iron(II)- and Ruthenium(II)-Terpyridine Metallo-macrocycles," J. Am Chem. Soc. 2011, 133 (31), 11967-11976.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Eight-Membered and Larger Rings," in Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Gilchrist, T. L. eds., Pergamon Press, 2011, 23, 499-518.
  • Li, X.; Chan, Y.-T.; Newkome, G. R.; Wesdemiotis, C. "Gradient Tandem Mass Spectrometry Interfaced with Ion Mobility Separation for the Characterization of Supramolecular Architectures," Anal. Chem. 2011, 83 (4), 1284-1290.
  • Perera,S.; Li, X.; Guo, M.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Sterically congested, hexameric tetrakisterpyridinyl-PdII/CdII-metallomacrocycles: self-assembly and structural characterization," Chem. Commun. 2011, 48 (16), 4658-4660.
  • Wang, J.-L.; Li, X.; Lu, X.; Chan, Y.-T.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Dendron-Functionalized Bis(terpyridine)-Iron(II) or -Cadmium(II) Metallomacrocycles: Synthesis, Traveling-Wave Ion-Mobility Mass Spectrometry, and Photophysical Properties," Chem. Eur. J., 2011, 17 (17), 4830-4838; spotlight: Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50(17), 3834.
  • Guo, J.; Li, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "A novel two-fold channel framework based on metal tetramer subunits," Crys.Growth Des., 2011,11 (7), 2695-2697.
  • Wang, J.-L.; Li, X.; Lu, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Newkome,G. R. "Stoichiometric Self-Assembly of Shape-Persistant 2D Complexes: A Facile Route to Symmetric Supramolecular Spoked Wheels," J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133 (30), 11450-11453.
  • Winter, A.; Hoeppener, S.; Newkome, G. R.; Schubert, U. S. "Terpyridine-Functionalized Surfaces: Redox-active, Switchable, and Electroactive Nanoarchitectures," Adv. Mater., 2011, 23 (31), 3484-3498.
  • Winter, A.; Newkome, G. R.; Schubert, U. S "Catalytic Applications of Terpyridines and their Transition Metal Complexes," CHEMCATCHEM, 2011, 3 (9), 1384-1406.
  • Newkome, G. R.; Wang, J.-L.; Li, X.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Lu, X.; Schultz, A.; Sarkar, R. "Stoichiometric self-assembly of symmetric supramacromolecular complexes," Polym. Prep., 2011, 52(2), 922.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Macromolecules Containing Metal and Metal-like Elements," Materials Views, 2011.
  • Li, X.; Chan, Y.-T.; Casiano-Maldonado, M.; Yu, J.; Carri, G. A.; Newkome, G. R.; Wesdemiotis, C. "Separation and Characterization of Metallosupramacromolecular Libriaries by Mobility Mass Spectrometry," Anal. Chem., 2011, 83 (17), 6667-6674.
  • Winter, A.; Hager, M. D.; Newkome, G. R.; Schubert, U. S. "The Marrage of Terpyridine and Inorganic Nanoparticles: Synthetic Aspects, Characterization Techniques, and Potential Applications," Adv. Mater. 2011, 23 (48), 5728-5748.

2012

  • Solar, M.; Newkome, G. R. "Supramolecular Dendrimer Chemistry," in Supramolecular Chemistry: From Molecules to Nanomaterials, Steed, J. W. and Gale, P.A. (Editors-in-Chief), Smith, D. K. (Volume Ed.), John Wiley & Sons, Chichester, UK, Vol. 7 (Soft Mater), pp 3283-3295 2012; (ISBN: 978-0-470-74640-0).
  • Patri, A.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Dendronized Biquinolines and the Metal Complexes: Dendron Synthesis and Metalloassembly," Heterocycles (honorary issue for Prof. Albert Padwa) 2012, 84 (2), 1023-1032.
  • Moorefield, C. N.; Perera, S.; Newkome, G. R. Part 153†. "Dendrimer Chemistry: Supramolecular Perspectives and Applications", in "Dendrimer-based Drug Delivery Systems: From Theory to Practice," Cheng, Y., Ed., Chapter 1, pp 1-54, Wiley and Sons, Inc.,Hoboken, N. J., 2012.
  • Winter, A.; Gottschaldt, M.; Newkome, G. R.; Schubert, U. S. "Terpyridine and their Complexes with First Row Transition Metal Ions: Cytotoxicity, Nuclease Activity and Self-Assembly of Biomacromolecules," Curr. Top. Med. Chem. 2012, 12 (3), 158-175.
  • Hassan, M. L.; Moorefield, C. M.; Elbatal, H. S.; Newkome, G. R. "New Metallo-Supramolecular Terpyridine-Modified Cellulose Functional Nanomaterials," J. Macromol.Sci. Part A. Pure Appld. Chem. 2012, 49(4), 298-305.
  • Schultz,A.; Cao, Y.; Chang, S. Z. D.; Li, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Stable, trinuclear Zn(II)- and Cd(II)-metallocycles: TWIM-MS, photophysical properties, and nanofibers formation," Dalton Trans. 2012, 41 (38), 11573-11575.
  • Wang, J.-L.; Li, X.; Shreiner, C. D.; Lu,X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Shape-Persistent Ruthenium(II)- and Iron(II)-Bisterpyridine Metallodendrimers: Synthesis, Traveling-Wave Ion-Mobility Mass Spectrometry, and Photophysical Properties," New J. Chem. 2012, 36 (2), 484-491 (Special dendrimer issue and front cover).
  • Hassan, M. L.; Moorefield, C. M.; El-Batal, H. S.; Newkome, G. R.; Modarelli, D. A.; Romano, N. C. "Fluorescent cellulose nanocrystals via supramolecular assembly of terpyridine-modified cellulose nanocrystals and terpyridine-modified perylene," Mater. Sci. Eng. B., Adv. Funct. Solids Mater. 2012, 177 (4), 350-358.
  • Schultz, A.; Li, X.; Barkalay, B.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Stiochiometric Self-Assembly of Isomeric, Shape-Persistent, Supramacromolecular Bowties and Butterflies," J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2012, 134 (18), 7672-7675.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Eight-Membered and Larger Rings," in Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Joule, J. E. eds., Pergamon Press, 2012, 24, 537-556.
  • Schultz, A.; Li, X.; McCusker, C.; Moorefield, C. N.; Castellano, F. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Dondorff Rings: Synthesis, Isolation, and Properties of Unexpected, 60°-Directed, Bisterpyridine-Based Folded Tetramers," Chem. Eur. J., 2012, 18 (37), 11569-11572. (Back cover picture).
  • Lu, X.; Li, X.; Wang,J.-L.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "From supramolecular triangle to heteroleptic rhombus: a simple bridge can make a difference," Chem. Commun. 2012, 48 (79), 9873-9875.

2013

  • Schultz, A.; Li, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Self-Assembly and Characterization of Rigid Three-Dimensional Metallomacrocycles: A Study of Supramolecular Constitutional Isomers," Eur. J. Inorg. Chem. 2013 (14), 2492-2497.
  • Amin, A.; Sarkar, R.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Preparation of Different Dendritic –Layered Silicate Nanocomposites," Polym. Eng. Sci. 2013, 53 (10), 2166-2174.
  • Yu, X.; Yue, K.; Hsieh, I.-F.; Li, Y.; Dong, X.-H.; Liu, C.; Xin, Y.; Wang, H.-F.; Shi, A.-C.; Newkome, G. R.; Ho, R.-M.; Chen, E.-Q.; Zhang, W.-B.; Cheng, S. Z. D. "Giant surfactants provide a versatile platform for sub-10 nm nanostructure engineering," PNAS, 2013, 110 (25), 10078-10083.
  • Lu, X.; Li, X.; Cao, Y.; Schultz, A.; Wang, J.-L.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Newkome, G. R. "Structure Redesign of a Spoked Wheel: Stoichiometric Self-Assembly of a Supramolecular Three-Deminsional Wheel," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52(30), 7728-7731.
  • El-Batel, H.; Gao, K.; Li, X.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Perylene-based, Bis-, Tetrakis-, and Hexakis(terpyridine) Ligands and Their RuII Bis(terpyridine) Complexes: Synthesis and Photophysical Properties", Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2013, 3640-3644.
  • Moorefield, C. N.; Schultz, A.; Newkome, G. R. "From Dendrimers to Fractal Polymers and Beyond", Brazilian J. Pharmacol. Sci., 2013, 49, 67-83.
  • Newkome, G. R. Book Review: "Photophysics and Photochemistry of Metal-Contraining Polymers."
  • Newkome, G. R. Manners, I.; Schubert, S.; Schubert,U. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 33 (6-7), 447.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Eight-Membered and Larger Rings," in Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Joule, J. E. eds., Pergamon Press, 2013, 25, (Chapter 7) 497-517.
  • El-Batal, H; Rocha, Roca, J. M.; Méndez, P. F.; Godínez, L. A.; Gao, K.; Li, X.; Lu, X.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. Part 240*. "Terpyridine-modified, Perylene-Ru(II) Complexes: Synthesis, Electrochemical and Photovoltaic Properties," Heterocycles, 2014, in press.
  • Amin, A.; Sarkar, R.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Synthesis of polymer-clay nanocomposites of some vinyl monomers by surface-initiated atom transfer radical polymerization," Des. Monomer Polym. 2013, 16(6), 528-536.
  • Amin, A.; Kandil, H,; Ismail, M. N.; Makal, N.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "Preparation of dendritic adamantine-based polymers/layered silicate nanocomposites," Polym. Eng, Sci. 2013, 53, 2066-2074.

2014

  • Song, S.; Xue, Y.; Feng, F.; Elbatal, H.; Wang, P.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R.; Dai, L. "Reversible Self-Assembly of Terpyridine-Functionalized Graphene Oxide for Energy Conversion," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, 53(5), 1415-1419.
  • Ludlow III, J. M.; Tominaga, A. N. M.; Chugo, Y.; Schultz, A.; Lu, X.; Xie, T.; Gao, K.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Self-assembly of spacially directed bisterpyridine o-carborane into suprametallomacrocycles," Dalton. Trans. 2014, 43(25), 9604-9611.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Eight-Membered and Larger Rings," in Progress in Heterocyclic Chemistry, Gribble, G. W.; Joule, J. E. eds., Pergamon Press, 2014, 26, 581-603.
  • Xie, T.-z.; Guo, K.; Huang, M.; Lu,X.; Liao, S.; Sarkar, R.; Moorefield, C. N.; Chang, S. Z. D.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Towards Molecular Construction Platforms: Synthesis of a Metallotricyclic Spirane based on Bis(2,2':6',2''-Terpyridine)RuII Connectivity," Chem. Eur. J. 2014, 20(36), 11291-11294.
  • Xie, T.-Z.; Liao, S.-Y.; Gao, K.; Lu, X.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. “Construction of a Highly Symmetric Nanosphere via a One-Pot Reaction of a Tristerpyridine Ligand with Ru(II),” J. Am. Soc. Soc. 2014, 136(23), 8165-8168.
  • Lu, X.; Li, X.; Guo,K.; Huang, M.; Wang, J.; Wang, J.-L.; Xie, T.-Z.; Moorefield, C. N.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Self-assembly of a Bis-Rhomboidal-Shaped, Three-Dimensional Molecular Wheel," Chem. Eur. J., 2014,20(41),13094-13098.
  • Dong, X. H.; Lu, X.; Ni, B.; Chen, Z.; Yue, K.; Li, Y.; Rong, L.; Hsiao, B. S.; Newkome, G. R.; Shi, A.-C.; Zhang, W.-B.; Cheng, S. Z. D. "Effects of molecular geometry on the self-assembly of giant polymer-dendron conjugates in condensed state," Soft Matter, 2014 10(18), 3200-3208.
  • Sarkar, R.; Kai, G.; Moorefield, C. N.; Saunders, M. J.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "One-step, Multicomponent, Self-assembly of a First-Generation Sierpinski Triangle: From a Fractal Design to Chemical Reality," Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2014, 53 (45), 12182-12185.
  • Hassan, M. L.; Fadel, S. M.; Moorefield, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Dendronized Cellulose Nanocrystals as Templates for Preparation of ZnS and CdS Quantum Dots," J. Macromol. Sci. A. Pure and Appld. Chem. 2014, 51, 743-749.
  • Newkome, G. R. "Thoughts on Akron and Akron-initiated Innovation", in Under the Rust Belt: Revealing Innovation in Northeast Ohio, T. Bacher, Ed., University of Akron Press, 2014.

2015

  • Hassan, E. A.; Hassan, M. L.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. "New Supramolecular metallo-terpyridine carboxymethyl cellulose derivatives with antimicrobial properties," Carbohydr. Polym., 2015, 116, 2-8.
  • Newkome, G. R.; Moorefield, C. N. "From 1 ? 3 Dendritic Designs to Fractal Supramacromolecular Complex Constructs," Chem. Soc. Rev., 2014/5, in press [CS-REV-07-2014-000234.R1].
  • Lu, X.; Li, X.; Guo,K.; Xie,T.-z.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Probing the Hidden World of Molecular Self-assembly: Concentration-dependent, Three-dimensional Supramolecular Interconversions," J.Am. Chem. Soc. 2014/5, in press [DOI: 10.10021/ja.511341z).
  • Moorefield, C. N.; Schultz, A.; Newkome, G. R. "Self-assembly of Terpyridine-based Metallo-macrocycles" in "Self-Assembled Rings and Cages," Guido Clever, ed., Wiley/VCH (Weinheim, Germany), 2015, in press.
  • Hassen, M.; Moorefield, C. N.; Newkome, G. R. Part 156. "Dendronized and hyperbranched cellulose derivatives", Cellulose and Cellulose Derivatives: Synthesis, Modification, Nanostructure and Applications," Mondal, Md. I. H., ed., Nova Science Publishers, 2015, in preparation.
  • Yi, C.; Yue, K.; Ren, H,; Zhang,W.-B.; Huang, L.; Lu, X.; Newkome, G. R.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Gong, X. "Conductive Water/Alcohol-Soluble Neutral Fullerene Derivative as an Interfacial Layer for Inverted Polymer Solar Cells with High Efficiency," ACS Nano 2014, submitted [nn-2014-02925e].
  • Yi, C.; Yue, K.; Zhang, W. B.; Lu, X.; Hou, J.; Li, Y.; Huang, L.; Newkome, G.; Cheng, S.; Gong, X. "Conductive Water/Alcohol Soluble Neutral Fullerene Derivative as an Interfacial Layer for Inverted Polymer Solar Cells with High Efficiency," ACS Mater. Interf. 2014, DOI: 10. 1021.am503510z, submitted.
  • Ludlow III, J. M.; Xie, T.; Guo, Z.; Guo, K,; Saunders, M. J.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Directed flexibility: self-assembly of a supramolecular tetrahedron", Chem. Commun. 2014, submitted.
  • Xie,T.-Z.; Guo, K.; Huang, M.; Lu, W. Liao, S.; Moorefield, C. N.; Cheng, S. Z. D.; Wesdemiotis, C.; Newkome, G. R. "Archimedean Solids as Templayes for 3D Nanomolecular Objects: A [24<tpy-Zn+2-tpy>][48 PF6¯] Cuboctahedron", Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2014, to be submitted.
  • Li, Y.; Jiang, Z.; Yuan, J.; Liu,D.; Wu, T.; Moorefield, C. N.; Wang, P.; Newkome, G. R. "Facile thermodynamic conversion of a linear metallopolymer to a self-assembled hexameric metallomacrocycle", J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2015, submitted.

Recent Patents (2010 - )

  • "Performance of Energy Storage Devices: Potential Areas for Dendritic Chemistry Involvement," U.S. Pat. 7,772,431 (Aug. 10, 2010).
  • "Convenient Synthesis of 1 ?3 C-Branched Dendrons," U S Pat. 8,138,301 (Mar. 20, 2012) (w/ C. N. Moorefield, & K. K. Kotta).
  • "Reversible Self-Assembly of Imbedded Metallomacrocycles within a Macromolecular Super-structure" U.S. Pat. 8,148,438 (Apr. 3, 2012) (w/ C. N. Moorefield & P. Wang).
  • "Methods of Nanoassembly of a Fractal Polymer and Materials Formed Thereby," U.S. Pat. 8,227,614 (7/24/2012) (w/ C. N. Moorefield).
  • "Methods of Nanoassembly of a Fractal Polymer and Materials Formed Thereby," U.S. Pat.8,841,451 (9/23/2014) (w/ C. N. Moorefield).
  • "Construction of CdS Quantum Dots via Regioselective Dendritic Functionalized Cellulose Template," U.S. Pat. 8,858,832 (Oct. 14, 2014) (C. N. Moorefield).
  • "t-Butyl Cascade Polymers," U.S. Pat. 8,067,630 (Nov. 29, 2011) (w/ C. N. Moorefield & R. K. Behera).
  • "Ceramic Nanofibers Containing Nanosized Metal Catalyst Particles and Medium Thereof," US 8,535,632 (Sept. 17, 2013) (w/ G. Chase, S. Bhargava, S.-J. Park, & S. Swaminathan).
  • "Methods for Producing Materials with Photo- snd Electroluminescence Properties and Systems Using Such Materials," U.S. Pat. 8,642,762 (Feb. 4, 2014) (w/ C. N. Moorefield).
  • "Metal-Medated Reversible Self-Assembly of Carbon Nanotubes," U.S. Pat. 8,895,742 (Nov. 25, 2014) (w/ C. N. Moorefield, P. Wang, & S. Li)

Faculty Profile [PDF]

http://www.uakron.edu/cpspe/documents/faculty-profiles/FacultyProfile-Newkome.pdf