Dr.   Robert     Weiss

Dr. Robert Weiss

Adjunct Professor
Board of Trustees Distinguished Professor, University of Connecticut (ret.)
Department of Polymer Engineering
Phone: 330-972-6278
Email: rweiss@uakron.edu

Reviewed Journal Articles and Book Chapters (Citations = 6641; h-factor = 41)

  1. Tirrell, M. V., G. H. Pearson, R. A. Weiss, and R. L. Lawrence. 1975.  Analysis of caprolactam polymerization.  Polym. Eng. Sci. 16: 386 – 393.  
  1. Weiss, R. A., R. W. Lenz and W. J. MacKnight. 1977.  Properties of polyethylene modified with phosphonate side groups.  I.  Thermal and mechanical properties. J. Polym. Sci., Phys. Ed. 15:1409. 
  1. Weiss, R. A., R. W. Lenz and W. J. MacKnight. 1978.  Properties of polyethylene modified with phosphonate side groups. II.  Dynamic mechanical properties. J. Polym. Sci., Phys. Ed. 16: 1101-13.
  1. Weiss, R. A., and R. W. Lenz. 1979.  Properties of polyethylene modified with phosphonate side groups.  III. Hydration characteristics and water permeability, J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 23: 2443-2482.   
  1. Weiss, R. A., R. D. Lundberg and A. Werner. 1980.  The synthesis of sulfonated polymers by free radical copolymerization.  (Poly(butadiene-co-sodium styrene sulfonate).  J. Polym. Sci., Chem. Ed. 18: 3427-3439.   
  1. Weiss, R. A. 1980.  Phosphonate ionomers based on phosphonylated ethylene-propylene copolymer.  J. Polym. Sci., Chem. Ed. 18: 2887-2899.  
  1. Weiss, R. A., and P. K. Agarwal. 1981.  The influence of intermolecular interactions on the melt rheology of a propylene-acrylic acid copolymer and its salts.  J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 26: 449-462.  
  1. Weiss, R. A. 1981.  Mechanical properties of polypropylene reinforced with short graphite fibers.  Polym. Composites 2: 95-101.  
  1. Weiss, R. A. 1981.  Strength improvement of short graphite fiber-reinforced polypropylene.  Polym. Composites 2: 89-94.  
  1. Weiss, R. A. 1982.  The effect of aging on the thermal behavior of sulfonated polystyrene.  J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Phys. Ed. 20: 65-72.  
  1. Weiss, R. A. 1982.  The role of zinc stearate crystallization in the reinforcement of sulfonated EPDM.  in Thermal Analysis, B. Miller, Ed., Wiley, NY, 1982, p. 1010-1015.  
  1. Peiffer, D. G., R. A. Weiss, and R. D. Lundberg. 1982.  Microphase separation in sulfonated polystyrene ionomers.  J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Phys. Ed. 20: 1503-1509.   
  1. Huh, W., R. A. Weiss, and L. Nicolais. 1983.  Thermal and rheological properties of blends of polystyrene and thermotropic liquid crystals.  Polym. Eng. Sci. 23: 779-783.  
  1. Weiss, R. A., J. Lefelar, and H. Toriumi. 1983.  The influence of thermal history on the microstructure of sulfonated polystyrene ionomers.  J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Letters. Ed., 21: 661-667.
  1. Weiss, R. A. 1983.  Time dependent characteristics of sulfonated EPDM containing zinc stearate I. thermal behavior.  J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 28: 3321-3332.  
  1. Weiss, R. A., S. H. Shaw, and M. T. Shaw. 1984.  The characteristics of water in treed crosslinked polyethylene.  Analytical calorimetry, Vol. 6, J. F. Johnson and P. S. Gill, ed., Plenum Press, 265-275.
  1. Lefelar, J. A. and R. A. Weiss. 1984.  Concentration and counterion dependence of cluster formation in sulfonated polystyrene.  Macromolecules, 17: 1145-1148.  
  1. Weiss, R. A., P. K. Agarwal, and R. D. Lundberg. 1984.  The control of ionic interactions in sulfonated polystyrene ionomers by using alkyl-substituted ammonium counterions, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 29:2719-273   
  1. Toriumi, H., R. A. Weiss, and H. A. Frank, 1984. Electron spin resonance studies of ionic interactions in sulfonated polystyrene manganese (II) salts., Macromolecules. 17: 2104-2107.  
  1. Weiss, R. A., W. Huh, and L. Nicolais. 1984.  Blends of polystyrene and thermotropic liquid crystals - phase relations and rheological properties.  in  Polymer Processing of Properties, G. Astarita and L. Nicolais, eds., Plenum Press, NY, 1984, p. 279.
  1. Weiss, R. A., S. R. Turner, and R. D. Lundberg. 1985.  Sulfonated polystyrene ionomers prepared by emulsion copolymerization of styrene and sodium styrene sulfonate.  J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem. Ed., 23: 525-533.    
  1. Turner, S. R., R. A. Weiss, and R. D. Lundberg, 1985. The emulsion copolymerization of styrene and sodium styrene sulfonate.  J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Chem. Ed. 23: 535-548.  
  1. Weiss, R. A., R. D. Lundberg, and S. R. Turner. 1985.  Comparisons of styrene ionomers prepared by sulfonating polystyrene and copolymerizing styrene with styrene sulfonate.  J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Chem. Ed., 23: 549-568.   
  1. Bandyopadhayay, P. K., M. T. Shaw, and R. A. Weiss, 1985. Detection and analysis of aging and degradation of polyolefins: a review of methodologies.  Polym. Plast. Techn. Eng., 24: 187-239.
  1. Peiffer, D. G., B. L. Hager, R. A. Weiss, P. K. Agarwal, and R. D. Lundberg. 1985.  Far-IR studies of microphase separation in sulfonated ionomers.  J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Phys. Ed. 23: 1869-1881. 
  1. Weiss, R. A. and J. A. Lefelar. 1986.  The influence of thermal history on the small angle x-ray scattering of sulfonated polystyrene ionomers.  Polymer, 27: 3-10. 
  1. Weiss, R. A., W. J. MacKnight, R. D. Lundberg, K. A. Mauritz, C. Thies, and D. A. Brant. 1986.  Ion-containing polymers and their applications.  in Coulombic Interacting in Macromolecular Systems, A Eisenberg and F. E. Bailey, Eds., ACS Symposium Series, American Chemical Society 302:2-19. 
  1. Fitzgerald, J. J. and R. A. Weiss. 1986.  Spectroscopic studies of the effects of solvents on the cation-anion and cation-cation interactions in sulfonated polystyrene ionomers.  in Coulombic Interactions in Macromolecular Systems, A. Eisenberg and F. E. Bailey, Eds. ACS Symposium Series.  American Chemical Society. 302:35-53. 
  1. Fitzgerald, J. J., Daesik Kim and R. A. Weiss. 1986.  The effects of diluents on the ionic interactions in sulfonated polystyrene ionomers.  J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Letters Ed., 24:263-268.
  1. Weiss, R. A., J. J. Fitzgerald, H. A. Frank, and B. W. Chadwick. 1986.  ESR evidence for specific solvation effects in ionomer solutions.  Macromolecules,  19: 2085-2087.   
  1. Weiss, R. A., W. Huh, and L. Nicolais. 1987.  Novel reinforced polymers based on blends of polystyrene and a thermotropic liquid crystalline polymer.  Polym. Eng. Sci. 27:684-691.   
  1. Weiss, R. A., and J. J. Fitzgerald. 1987.  Effect of solvents on structure and properties of ionomers. in Structure and Properties of Ionomers, A. Eisenberg and M. Pineri, Eds. Reidel Publ. pp. 361-376. 
  1. Galambos, A. F., W. B. Stockton, J. T. Koberstein, A. Sen, R. A. Weiss, and T. P. Russell. 1987.  Observation of cluster formation in an ionomer.  Macromolecules. 20: 3091-3094.    
  1. Weiss, R. A., W. Huh, and L. Nicolais. 1988.  Rheology and properties of self-reinforcing polymer-liquid crystal polymer blends in High Modulus Polymers, A. Zachariades and R. Porter, Eds., Marcel Dekker, pp. 145-169.
  1. Fitzgerald, J. J., and R. A. Weiss. 1988.  Synthesis, properties, and structure of sulfonate ionomers.  J. Macromol. Sci., Rev. Macromol. Chem. Phys. C28(l):  99-185.
  1. Chien, M. C., and R. A. Weiss. 1988.  Strain induced crystallization of PEEK.  Polym. Eng. Sci. 28: 6-12.    
  1. Garton, A., S. Wang, and R. A. Weiss. 1988.  FTIR studies of ionic interactions in blends.  J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Phys. Ed.  26: 1545-1548.   
  1. Register, R. A., A. Sen, R. A. Weiss, and S. L. Cooper. 1989. Effect of thermal treatment on cation local structure in manganese -- neutralized sulfonated polystyrene ionomers,  Macromolecules, 22:2224-2229.   
  1. Register, R. A., A. Sen, R. A. Weiss, C. Li, and S. L. Cooper. 1989. Morphology and cation local structure in a blend of copper - Neutralized carboxyl terminated polybutadiene and poly(styrene-4-vinylpyridine). J. Polym., Sci., Phys. Ed., 27:1911-1925.   
  1. Sen, A., R. A. Weiss, and A. Garton, 1989. Grafted-block copolymers formed by transition metal coordination of styrene-and-butadiene-based polymers, in  Multiphase Polymers: Blends and Ionomers, L. A. Utracki and R. A. Weiss, eds., ACS Symp Ser. 395:353-369. 
  1. Weiss, R. A. and H. Stamato, 1989. Development of an ionomer tracer for extruder residence time distribution experiments.  Polym. Eng. Sci. 29: 134-140.   
  1. Utracki, L. A., D. J. Walsh and R. A. Weiss, 1989. Polymer alloys, blends and ionomers:  An overview. in Multiphase Polymers; Blends and Ionomers, L. A. Utracki and R. A. Weiss, eds., ACS Symp Ser. 395:1-37.
  1. Kohli, A., N. Chung and R. A.Weiss, 1989. The effect of deformation history on the morphology of blends of polycarbonate and a liquid crystalline polymer.  Polym. Eng. Sci. 29: 573-580.    
  1. Apicella, A., L. Nicodemo, L. Nicolais, and R. A. Weiss. 1989. Dimensional Stability of Thermoplastic-Polymeric Liquid Crystal Blends. Handbook of Polymer Science and Technology, Vol. 2: Performance Properties of Plastics and Elastomers, N. P. Cheremisinoff, Ed., Marcel Dekker, Inc., Chapter 20.  
  1. Weiss, R. A., C. Beretta, S. Sasongko, and A. Garton. 1990.  Miscibility enhancement of polystyrene and poly(alkylene oxide) blends using specific intermolecular interactions, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 41: 91-103  
  1. Hindawi, I., J. S. Higgins, A. F. Galambos, and R. A. Weiss. 1990.  Flow-induced mixing of blends of poly(ethylene-vinyl acetate) and solution chlorinated polyethylene.  Macromolecules, 23: 670-674.  
  1. Fitzgerald, J. J. and R. A. Weiss. 1990.  The effects of low molar mass diluents on the microstructure of ionomers. J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Phys. Ed., 28: 1719-1736.
  1. Dutta, D., H. Fruitwala, A. Kohli, and R. A. Weiss. 1990.  Polymer blends containing liquid crystals. A Review.   Polym. Eng. Sci., 30: 1005-1018.   
  1. Weiss, R. A., A. Sen, L. A. Pottick and C. L. Willis. 1990.  Block copolymer ionomers.  Thermoplastic elastomers possessing two distinct physical networks.  Polymer Communications, 31, 220-224. 
  1. Weiss, R. A., J. J. Fitzgerald and D. Kim. 1991.  Viscoelastic behavior of lightly sulfonated polystyrene ionomers, Macromolecules, 24: 1071-1076.    
  1. Weiss, R. A., J. J. Fitzgerald and D. Kim. 1991.  Viscoelastic behavior of plasticized sulfonated polystyrene ionomers, Macromolecules. 24: 1064-1070.    
  1. Weiss, R. A., A. Sen, L. A. Pottick and C. L. Willis. 1991. Block copolymer ionomers: I. Synthesis and properties of sulfonated poly(styrene- ethylene/butylene- styrene). Polymer. 32: 1867-1874.
  1. Weiss, R. A., A. Sen, L. A. Pottick and C. L. Willis. 1991. Block copolymer ionomers: II. Mechanical and viscoelastic properties of sulfonated poly(styrene-ethylene/ butylene -styrene).  Polymer. 32: 2785-2792. 
  1. Cimecioglu, A. L., H. Fruitwala and R. A. Weiss. 1990. Synthesis and properties of a thermotropic copolyester based on 4-hyroxyacetophenone azine.  Makromol. Chemie. 191: 2329-2339. 
  1. Sasongko, S., R. A. Weiss and R. Jérôme.  1991.  Graft copolymers of polystyrene and polyisoprene prepared using complexation.  Macromolecules, 24: 2271-2277.   
  1. Skovby, M. H. B., J. Kops, and R. A. Weiss. 1991.  Studies on a Diphenylether Modified Poly(phenyl-1,4-phenylene terephthalate) Liquid Crystalline Polymer and its Blends with Polycarbonate and Polysulfone.  Polym. Eng. and Sci., 31: 954-962.  
  1. Ober, C. K., and R. A. Weiss. 1990. Current Topics in Liquid Crystalline Polymers. In Liquid Crystalline Polymers.  R. A. Weiss and C. K. Ober, Eds., ACS Symp. Ser. No. 435, Wash. D.C.  
  1. Pawlikowski, G. T., R. A. Weiss, and S. J. Huang. 1990. Synthesis and Characterization of Segmented Copolymers of a Methylated Polyamide and a Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polyester.  In Polymer Based Molecular Composites, Materials Research Society Symp. Proc. 171, 299. 
  1. Dutta, D. and R. A. Weiss. 1991. Rheological Behavior of Liquid Crystalline Polymer/Polymer Blends. In Polymers as Rheology Modifiers, D. N. Schulz and J. E. Glass, Eds., ACS Symp. Ser., 462, Wash. D.C., pp. 144-154.
  1. Weiss, R. A., J. J. Fitzgerald, and D. Kim. 1991. Viscoelastic Behavior of Plasticized Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers. In Properties of Ionic Polymers: Natural and Synthetic, L. Salmen and M. Htun, Eds., STFI-Meddelande A-989, Stockholm, 1991, p. 187.
  1. Pawlikowski, G. T., D. Dutta and R. A. Weiss, 1991. Molecular Composites and Self-Reinforced Liquid Crystalline Polymer Blends, Ann. Rev. Mater. Sci., 21: 159-184. 
  1. Lu, X., and R. A. Weiss. 1991. Development of Miscible Blends of Polyamide-6 and Manganese Sulfonated Polystyrene Using Specific Interactions. Macromolecules, 24: 4381-4385. 
  1. Zhang, B., and R. A. Weiss. 1992 . Liquid Crystalline Ionomers. I. Main-Chain Liquid Crystalline Polymer Containing Pendant Sulfonate Groups. J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 30: 91-97.
  1. Lu, X., and R. A. Weiss. 1991. Solution Behavior of Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene and Poly(styrene-co-4-vinylpyridine) Complexes in Dimethylformamide. Macromolecules, 24: 5763-5768.
  1. Lu, X. and R. A. Weiss. 1990. Miscibility Enhancement of Polymer Blends by Specific Interactions. Mat. Res. Soc., Proc. 215: 29-35.
  1. Sullivan, M. J., and R. A. Weiss. 1992. Characterization of Blends of an Amorphous Polyamide with Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers. Polym. Eng. Sci., 32: 517-523. 
  1. Hindawi, I. A., J. S. Higgins, and R. A. Weiss. 1992. Flow Induced Mixing and Demixing in Polymer Blends. Polymer, 33: 2520-2529.
  1. Wu, R., M. T. Shaw, and R. A. Weiss. 1992. Flow Induced Phase Changes in Polystyrene/ Poly(isobutylene) Blends. J. Rheol., 36:1605 -1623.
  1. Zhang, B., and R. A. Weiss. 1992. Liquid Crystalline Ionomers: 2. Synthesis and Characterization of a Main-Chain Liquid Crystalline Polymer Containing Terminal Sulfonate Groups.  J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. Ed., 30: 989-996. 
  1. Cimecioglu, A., and R. A. Weiss. 1992. Synthesis and Properties of Polyamides of 3,3'-Dimenthylnaphthidine and its Model Compounds, J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 30: 1051-1060.
  1. Lu, X., and R. A. Weiss. 1992. Relationship Between the Glass Transition Temperature and the Chi-Interaction Parameter for Miscible Polymer Blends. Macromolecules, 25: 3242-3246.
  1. Cimecioglu, A., and R. A. Weiss. 1992. The Synthesis of a Mesogenic Poly(azine-ether) by Polyetherification Via Cesium Diphenoxides and a,w-Dibromoalkanes. J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem., 30: 1355-1361.
  1. Lu, X., and R. A. Weiss. 1992. Specific Interactions and Ionic Aggregation in Miscible Blends of Nylon 6 and Zinc Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomer, Macromolecules, 25: 6185-6189.
  1. Cimecioglu, A. L., and R. A. Weiss. 1992. Liquid Crystalline Polyethers and Copolyethers of 4-Hydroxyacetophenone Azine with a Homologous Series of Flexible Methylene Spacers, Makromol. Chemie, 193: 1867-1880.
  1. Dutta, D., R. A. Weiss, and K. Kristal. 1992. Blends Containing Liquid Crystalline Polymers: Preparation and Properties of Melt-Drawn Fibers, Unidirectional Prepregs and Composite Laminates. Polymer Composites, 13: 394-401.
  1. Arrighi, V., J. S. Higgins, R. A. Weiss, and A. L. Cimecioglu. 1992. A Small Angle Neutron Scattering Study of a Semiflexible Main-Chain Liquid Crystalline Copolyester. Macromolecules, 25: 5297-5305.
  1. Abis, J., V. Arrighi, A. L. Cimecioglu, J. S. Higgins, and R. A. Weiss. 1993. Phase Behaviour and Orientational Order of a Main-Chain Nematic Polyester: A Combined SANS and NMR Study. European Polym. J., 29: 175-181.
  1. Ober, C. K., and R. A. Weiss. 1992. Liquid Crystalline Polymers. Condensed Matter News, 1: 20-26.
  1. Dutta, D., R. A. Weiss, and K. Kristal. 1993. Liquid Crystalline Polymer/Fluoro-polymer Blends: Preparation and Properties of Unidirectional Prepregs and Composite Laminates. Polym. Eng. Sci., 33: 838-844.
  1. Weiss, R. A., L. Shao, and R. D. Lundberg. 1992. Melt Processable, Polypeptide/ Ionomer Molecular Composites. Macromolecules, 25: 6370-6372.
  1. Lu, X., and R. A. Weiss. 1993. Morphology and Phase Behavior of Blends of a Styrenic Block Copolymer Ionomer and Poly(caprolactone). Macromolecules, 26: 3615-3622.
  1. Lu, X., W. P. Steckle and R. A. Weiss. 1993. Ionic Aggregation in a Block Copolymer Ionomer. Macromolecules, 26: 5876-5884.
  1. Kwei, T.K., Y.K. Dai, X. Lu and R. A. Weiss. 1993. Solid-State NMR Analysis of Blends of Nylon 6 and Zinc Salts of Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers. Macromolecules, 26: 6583-6588.
  1. Lu, X., W. P. Steckle and R. A. Weiss. 1993. Morphological Studies of a Triblock Copolymer Ionomer by Small Angle X-Ray Scattering. Macromolecules, 26: 6525-6530.
  1. Arrighi, V., J. S. Higgins, L. Abis, A. L. Cimecioglu, and R. A. Weiss. 1994. Characterization of Ordering in a Main-Chain Liquid Crystalline Polymer by Small Angle Neutron Scattering and NMR. Macromol. Reports, A31 (Suppls. 6&7): 1101-1108.
  1. Weiss, R. A. and X. Lu. 1994. Phase Behavior of Blends of Nylon 6 and Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers., Polymer, 35, 1963 - 1969. 
  1. Weiss, R. A. 1994. Glass Transition(s) of Ionomers. in Assignment of the Glass Transition, R. J. Seyler, Ed., ASTM STP 1249: 214 - 225.
  1. Chen, Z. J., R.-J. Wu, M. T. Shaw, R. A. Weiss, J. S. Higgins and M. Fernandez, 1995. Rheo-Optical Studies of Phase Transitions of Polymer Blends Undergoing Simple Shear Flow, Polym. Eng. Sci., 35: 92-99.
  1. Wu. R.-J., M. T. Shaw and R. A. Weiss. 1995. A New Rheo-Light-Scattering Instrument for the Study of the Phase Behavior of Polymer Blends Under Simple-Shear Flow. Rev. Sci. Instr., 66: 2914-2921. 
  1. Lu, X., and R. A. Weiss. 1995. Phase Behavior and Specific Interactions of Poly(ethylene glycol)/Poly(acrylic acid) Blends: Effect of Neutralization, Macromolecules. 28: 3022-3029.
  1. Rajagopolan, P., J.-S. Kim, H. P. Brack, X. Lu, A. Eisenberg, R. A. Weiss and W. M. Risen. 1995. Molecular Interpretation of Miscibility in Polyamide-6 Blends with Alkali Ionomers of Sulfonated Polystyrene. J. Polym. Sci., Polym.  Phys. Ed., 33: 495-503. 
  1. Sullivan, M. J., and R. A. Weiss. 1994. Novel High Acid Ionomer for Golf Ball Cover Applications. in Science and Golf II, A. J. Cochran and R. R. Farrally, Eds., E & FN Spon Publ., London. pp. 383-389.
  1. Dutta, D., R. A. Weiss and J. He. 1996. Compatibilization of Blends Containing Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymers With Sulfonate Ionomers. Polymer. 37: 429-435.
  1. Del Nobile, M. A., G. Mensitieri, L. Nicolais and R. A. Weiss. 1995. Gas Transport Through Ethylene-Acrylic Acid Ionomers. J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Phys. Ed., 33: 1269-1280.
  1. Chen, Z. J., M. T. Shaw, and R. A. Weiss. 1995. Explanation of "Dark-streak" Light Scattering Patterns and Shear-induced Structure Development of Phase-Separated Polymer Blends. Macromolecules, 28: 648-650.
  1. Lu, X., W. P. Steckle, Jr.; B. Hsiao and R. A. Weiss. 1995 . Thermally Induced Microstructure Transitions in a Block Copolymer Ionomer. Macromolecules, 28: 2831-2839.
  1. Hagen, R., and R. A. Weiss. 1995. Assessment of Time-Temperature Superposition of Linear Viscoelastic Behavior of Strongly Interacting Polymer Blends: N-Methylated Nylon 2,10 and Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers, Polymer, 36: 4657-4664. 
  1. Chakrabarty, K., P. Shao and R. A. Weiss. 1997. Solution Properties of Ionomers.  In Ionomers: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications, K. A. Mauritz, G. L. Wilkes and M. R. Tant, Eds., Blackie Academic Press, pp 158 - 207. 
  1. Chen, Z.J., N.G. Remediakis, M.T. Shaw and R. A. Weiss. 1995. The Effects of Flow on the Structure and Phase Behavior of Polymer Blends. In Flow-Induced Structure in Polymers. A. Nakatani and M. Dadmon, Eds., ACS Symp. Ser.No. 597: 153-168
  1. Arrighi, V., J. S. Higgins, L. Abis and R. A. Weiss. 1996. Characterization of a Main-Chain Semiflexible Liquid Crystalline Polymer: Degree of Orientational Order. Polymer, 17: 141-148.  f
  1. Cimecioglu, A. L., and R. A. Weiss. 1995. Aromatic Polyamides of 3,8-Diamino-6-Phenylphenanthridine and their molecular complexes with sulfonated polystyrene ionomers. Macromolecules. 28: 6343-6346.
  1. Shao, L., R. A. Weiss and R. D. Lundberg. 1995. Solution viscosity behavior of complexes of poly(γ-benzyl-L-glutamate) with lightly sulfonated polystyrene or its zinc saltmiscibii. J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys., 33: 2083-2092.
  1. Lu, X., and R. A. Weiss. 1996. Development of Miscible Blends of Bisphenol-A Polycarbonate and Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers From Intrapolymer Repulsive Interactions. Macromolecules, 29: 1216-1221.
  1. Feng, Y., A. Schmidt and R. A. Weiss. 1996. Compatibilization of Polymer Blends by Complexation: 1. Spectroscopic Characterization of Interactions in Ionomer/Polyamide Blends. Macromolecules, 29: 3909-3917. 
  1. Feng, Y., R. A. Weiss, A. Karim, C. C. Han, J. F. Anker, and D. G. Peiffer. 1996. Compatibilization of Polymer Blends by Complexation: 2. Kinetics of Interfacial Mixing, Macromolecules, 29: 3918-3924.
  1. Lu, X., and R. A. Weiss. 1996. Specific Interactions and Miscibility of Blends of Poly(e-caprolactam) and Sulfonated PEEK Ionomer. J. Polym. Sci., Part B (Physics), 34: 1795-1807.  
  1. Feng, Y., R. A. Weiss, C. C. Han. 1996. Compatibilization of Polymer Blends by Complexation: 3.  Structure Pinning During Phase Separation of Ionomer/Polyamide Blends, Macromolecules, 29: 3925-3930. 
  1. De Jesus, M. C., R. A. Weiss and Y. Chen. 1997. The development of Conductive Composite Surfaces by a Diffusion-Controlled In Situ Polymerization of Pyrrole in Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers., J. Polym. Sci., Physics, 35: 347-358.   
  1. Chen, Y., C. M. de Jesus and R. A. Weiss. 1996. Composite Film of Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene and Polypyrrole. Acta Polymerica Sinica. No. 1 (Feb): 72-76.
  1. Fu, Y., and R. A. Weiss. 1996. Protonation of Polyaniline with Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene, Macromol. Rapid Commun., 17: 487-492.
  1. Chen, Z. J., N. G. Remediakis, M. T. Shaw, and R. A. Weiss. 1996. Examining Elastomer Blends' Phase Behavior, Rubber & Plastics, May 6: 40-41.
  1. Xie, R., and R. A. Weiss. 1998. Miscible Blends Formed from Intrapolymer Repulsive Interactions: 2. Phase Behavior of Blends of Bisphenol A Polycarbonate and Zinc-Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers. Polymer, 39: 2851- 2858.
  1. Remediakis, N. G., R. A. Weiss and M. T. Shaw. 1997. Phase Structure Changes in a Sheared Blend of High Molecular Weight Polybutadiene and Polyisoprene Elastomers. Rub. Chem. Tech., 70: 71-89.
  1. Fu, Y. and R. A. Weiss. 1997. Protonation of Polyaniline with Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene. Synth. Met., 84(1-3): 103 – 104
  1. Fu, Y. and R. A. Weiss. 1997. In Situ Polymerization of Aniline Within Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene. Synth. Met.,84(1-3): 129 - 130.
  1. Xie, R., and R. A. Weiss. 1997. Development of Miscible Blends from Intrapolymer Repulsive Interactions: Polycarbonate/polystyrene Ionomers. in Morphological Control in Multiphase Polymer Mixtures, R. M. Briber, D. G. Peiffer, and C. C. Han, Ed., Proc. Mat. Res. Soc., Vol. 461: 13 - 18. 
  1. Weiss, R. A., Y. Feng, R. Tucker, R. Xie, C. C. Han and A. Karim. 1997.  Structure Pinning During Phase-separation of Polyamide/ionomer Blends. in Morphological Control in Multiphase Polymer Mixtures, R. M. Briber, D. G. Peiffer, and C. C. Han, Ed., Proc. Mat. Res. Soc., Vol. 461: 3 - 11. 
  1. Mani, S., R. A. Weiss, S. F. Hahn, C. E. Williams, M. E. Cantino and L. Khairallah. 1998. Microstructure of Block Copolymers of Polystyrene and Poly(ethylene-alt-propylene). Polymer. 39: 2023-2033.
  1. Feng Y., A. Karim, R. A. Weiss and C. C. Han. 1998. Control of Polystyrene Film Dewetting Through sulfonation and Metal Complexation. Macromolecules, 31: 484-493.  
  1. Xie, R., and R. A. Weiss. 1997. Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Chain Collapse of Random Ionomers in a Poor Solvent. Comp. Theor. Polym. Sci., 7: 65-74.
  1. DeJesus, M. C., Y. Fu and R. A. Weiss. 1997. Conductive Polymer Blends Prepared By In Situ Polymerization of Pyrrole: A Review. Polym. Eng. Sci., 37: 1936-1943
  1. Fu, Y., Daniel R. Palo,, Can Erkey and R. A. Weiss, 1997. Synthesis of Conductive Polypyrrole/polyurethane Foams Via a Supercritical Fluid Process. Macromolecules, 30: 7611-7613.
  1. DeJesus, M. C., R. A. Weiss and S. F. Hahn. 1998. The Synthesis of Conductive Nano-composites by a Selective in situ Polymerization of Pyrrole Within the Lamellar Microdomains of a Block Copolymer. Macromolecules,  31: 2230-2235  
  1. Fu, Yueping, R. A. Weiss, P. P. Gan and M. D. Bessette. 1998. Conductive Elastomeric Foams Prepared by In Situ Vapor Phase Polymerization of Pyrrol and Copolymerization of Pyrrole and N-Methylpyrrole. Polym. Eng. Sci., 38: 857-862.
  1. Chakrabarty, K., T. A. P. Seery and R. A. Weiss. 1998. Characterization of Ionomer Solutions. 1. Phase Behavior and Gelation of Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers in Decalin. Macromolecules, 31: 7385-7389.
  1. Chakrabarty, K., R. A. Weiss, A. Sehgal, and T. A. Seery. 1998. Characterization of Ionomer Solutions. 2. Dynamic Light Scattering Studies on Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers in Non-polar Solvent, Macromolecules, 31: 7390-7397.
  1. Xie, R., A. Karim, J. F. Douglas, C. C. Han and R. A. Weiss. 1998. Spinodal Dewetting of Thin Polymer Films. Phys. Rev. Lett., 81: 1251-1254.   
  1. Hong, Z., M. T. Shaw and R. A. Weiss. 1998. Effect of Shear Flow on the Morphology and Phase Behavior of a Near-Critical SAN/PMMA Blend. Macromolecules, 31: 6211-6216.
  1. Mani, S., R. A. Weiss, C. E. Williams and S. F. Hahn. 1999. Microstructure of Ionomers based on Sulfonated Block Copolymers of Polystyrene and Poly(ethylene-alt-propylene). Macromolecules, 32: 3663-3670.
  1. Weiss, R. A., Y. Fu, P. P. Gan, M. D. Bessette. 1999. Development of Conductive Elastomer Foams by in Situ Copolymerization of Pyrrole and N-Methylpyrrole, in Conductive Polymers and Plastics, L. Rupprecht, Ed., Plastics Design Library, Norwich, NY, pp. 159-166
  1. Tucker, R., B. Gabrys, W. Zajac, M. S. Kalhoro, K. Andersen and R. A. Weiss. 2000 .  Destruction of Short-Range Order in Polycarbonate/Ionomer Blends. Scattering from Polymers, B. Hsiao, D. Lohse and P. Cebe, Eds., American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., ACS Symp.  Ser.739: 328-340.
  1. Mani, S., R. A. Weiss, M. E. Cantino, L. H. Khairallah, S. F. Hahn and C. E. Williams. 2000. Evidence for a Thermally Reversible Order-Order Transition Between Lamellar and Perforated Lamellar Microphases in a Triblock Copolymer. Eur. Polym. J., 36: 215-219.  
  1. Weiss, R. A., Y. Ghebremeskel and L. Charbonneau. 2000. Miscible Blends of a Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymer and Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers. Polymer, 41: 3471-3477.
  1. Zhang, H., R. A. Weiss, J. E. Kuder and D. Cangiano, 2000. Reactive Compatibilization of Blends Containing Liquid Crystalline Polymers. Polymer. 41: 3069-3082.
  1. Hong, Z., M. T. Shaw and R. A. Weiss. 2000.  Structure Evolution and Phase Behavior of Polymer Blends Under the Influence of Shear. Polymer, 41: 5895-5902.   
  1. Bae, S. S., K. Chakrabarty, T. A. P. Seery and R. A. Weiss. 1999. Thermoprocessible Hydrogels I: Synthesis and Properties of Polyacrylamides with Perfluoroalkyl Side Chains. J. Macromol. Sci., Pure Appl. Chem., A36(7-8): 931-948.
  1. Jackson, D. A., J. T. Koberstein and R. A. Weiss. 1999. Small Angle X-Ray Scattering Studies of Zinc Stearate-Filled Sulfonated EPDM Ionomers. J. Polym. Sci., Physics Ed., 37, 3141-3150.
  1. Sherman, G., S. Shenoy, C. Erkey and R. A. Weiss. 2000.  A Static Method Coupled with Gravimetric Analysis for the Determination of Solubilities of Solids in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide, I&EC Research, 39: 846-848.   
  1. VanderHart, D. L., Y. Feng, C. C. Han and R. A. Weiss. 2000. Morphological Characterization of Blends of Metal-Sulfonated Polystyrene and Methylated Polyamide by Solid State NMR, Macromolecules, 33: 2206-2227.
  1. Kirkmeyer, B. P., R. A. Weiss and K. I. Winey. 2001. Spherical and Shell-Type Ionic Aggregates in Zn-Neutralized SPS Ionomers. J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Physics, 39: 477-483.   
  1. Dickinson, L. C., R. A. Weiss, and G. E. Wnek. 2001. NMR Characterization of Sulfonation Blockiness in Copoly(styrene-sulfonated styrene), Macromolecules. 34: 3108-3110  
  1. Shenoy, S. L., I. Kaya, C. Erkey and R. A. Weiss. 2001. Synthesis of Conductive Elastomeric Foams by an In Situ Polymerization of Pyrrole Using Supercritical Carbon Dioxide and Ethanol Cosolvents. Synthetic Metals., 123: 509-514.
  1. Son, Y, and R. A. Weiss. 2001. Compatibilizers for Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymer/Polyolefin Blends Prepared by Reactive Mixing: The Effect of Processing Conditions. Polym. Eng. Sci., 41: 329-340.
  1. Chun, Y. S., and R. A. Weiss. 2002. The Development of the Ionic Microphase in Sulfonated Poly(ethylene-co-propylene-co-ethylidene norbornene) Ionomers During Physical Aging. Polymer, 43: 1915-1923.   
  1. Shenoy, S. L., D. Cohen, C. Erkey and  R. A. Weiss.  2002. A Solvent-Free Process for Preparing Conductive Elastomers By an In Situ Polymerization of Pyrrole.  I&EC Research,  41: 1484-1488.  
  1. Gabrys, B. J., A. A. Bhutto, D. G. Bucknall, R. Braiewa, D. Vesely and R. A. Weiss. 2002 Neutron Reflectivity Studies of Ionomer Blends. Appl. Physics A, 74/S1, S336.
  1. Shenoy, S. L., D. Cohen, C. Erkey and R. A. Weiss. 2004. Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Aided Preparation of Conductive Polyurethane-Polypyrrole Composites. J. Supercritical Fluids. 28: 233-239
  1. Son, Y., and R. A. Weiss.  2002. Compatibilizers for Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymer/Polyethylene Blends Prepared by Reactive Mixing.  Polym.  Eng.  Sci., 42: 1322-1332.   
  1. Son, Y., and R. A. Weiss. 2003. Compatibilization of Syndiotactic Polystyrene and a Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymer Blend With a Zinc Salt of a Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomer. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 87: 564-568.
  1. Wang, Y-B., G. Sotzing, R. A. Weiss, 2003. Conductive Polymer Foams as Sensors for Volatile Amines. Chem. Mater., 15: 375-377.
  1. Tucker, R. T., C. C. Han, A. V. Dobrynin and R. A. Weiss. 2003. Small Angle Neutron Scattering Analysis of Blends with Very Strong Intermolecular Interactions: Polyamide/Ionomer Blends. Macromolecules. 36: 4404-4410.
  1. Xu, T., M. T. Shaw and R. A. Weiss. 2004. Rheo-Optical Studies of the Effect of Shear Flow on the Structure of Elastomer Blends. J. Polym. Sci., Polym. Phys. Ed., 42: 1725-1738.    
  1. Son, Y., Y. S. Chun and R. A. Weiss. 2004. Improvement of the Processability of Poly(Ether Ketone Ketone) by the Addition of a Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymer. Polym. Eng. Sci., 44: 541-547.
  1. Xu, L., and R. A. Weiss. 2003. Melt Crystallization of Bisphenol A Polycarbonate in Blends of Polycarbonate with Zinc Salts of Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers. Macromolecules. 36, 9075-9084. 
  1. Xu, L., and R. A. Weiss. 2004. The Effect of Tosylate Salts and Zinc Sulfonate Polystyrene Ionomer on the Thermal Stability of Bisphenol A Polycarbonate. Polym. Degradation and Stability, 84: 295-304.  
  1. Wu, Q., and R. A. Weiss. 2004. Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(styrene-co-vinyl phosphonate) Ionomers. J. Polym. Sci., Phys. Ed., 42: 3628-3641.
  1. Gao, Y., N. R. Choudhury, N. Dutta, R. Shanks and R. A. Weiss. 2003. Effect of the Ionic Aggregation on the Crystallization Behavior of Polyethylene Part of Ionomer. J. Thermal Anal. Calor., 73: 361-380.
  1. Chun, Y.S., and R. A. Weiss. 2004. Thermal Behavior of Poly(ether ketone ketone)/Thermoplastic Polyimide Blends. J. Appl. Polym. Sci., 94: 1227-1235.    
  1. Filburn, T., J. J. Helble and R. A. Weiss. 2005. Development of Supported Ethanolamines and Modified Ethanolamines for CO2 Capture, IE&C Res., 44: 1542-1546.
  1. Rojanapitayakorn, P., P.T. Mather, A. J. Goldberg and R.A. Weiss. 2005. Optically Transparent Self-reinforced Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Composites: Molecular Orientation and Mechanical Properties, Polymer, 46: 761-773. 
  1. Tian, J., T. A. P. Seery and R. A. Weiss. 2004. Physically Crosslinked Alkyl Acrylamide Hydrogels: Phase Behavior and Microstructure. Macromolecules, 37: 9994-10000.
  1. Tian, J., T. A. P. Seery, D. L. Ho and R. A. Weiss. 2004. Physically Crosslinked Alkyl Acrylamide Hydrogels: A SANS Analysis of the Microstructure. Macromolecules, 37: 10001-10008.
  1. Lee, H-S., D. Fishman, B. Kim and R. A. Weiss. 2004. Nano-Composites Derived from Melt Mixing a Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polyester and Zinc Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers. Polymer, 45: 7807-7811.    
  1. Swier, S., J. Gasa, M. T. Shaw and R. A. Weiss. 2004. Sulfonation reaction kinetics of poly(ether ketone ketone) (PEKK) using a mixture of concentrated and fuming sulfuric acid. IE&C Res., 43: 6948-6954. 
  1. Manoj, N. R., D. Ratna and R. A. Weiss. 2004. Diffusion of Water in Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers. 2004. Macromolecular Research, 12: 26-31. 
  1. Swier, S., M. T. Shaw and R. A. Weiss. 2006. Morphology Control of Sulfonated Poly(ether ketone ketone)/poly(ether imide) blends and their use in Proton-Exchange Membranes. J. Membr. Sci., 270: 22-31. 
  1. Swier, S., Y.-S. Chun, J. Gasa, M. T. Shaw and R. A. Weiss. 2005. Sulfonated Poly(ether ketone ketone) Ionomers as Proton Exchange Membranes. Polym. Eng. Sci., 45: 1081-1091.
  1. Shim, S. Y., and R. A. Weiss. 2005. Poly(ethylene-co-styrene) Copolymer Ionomers. Polym. Int., 54: 1220-1223.  
  1. Gasa, J. V., S. Boob, R. A. Weiss and M. T. Shaw. 2006. Proton Exchange Membranes Composed of Sulfonated Poly(Ether Ketone Ketone) and Crosslinked Sulfonated Polystyrene Particles. J. Membr. Sci., 269: 177-186.
  1. Bhiwankar, N., and R. A. Weiss. 2005. Melt-intercalation of Sodium-Montmorillonite with Alkylamine and Quaternized Ammonium Salts of Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers, Polymer. 46: 7246-7254 
  1. Brijmohan, S. B., S. Swier, R. A. Weiss and M. T. Shaw. 2005. Synthesis and characterization of crosslinked sulfonated polystyrene nanoparticles, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 44: 8039-8045.
  1. Lee, H-S., L. Zhu and R. A. Weiss. 2005. Formation of nanoparticles during melt mixing a thermotropic liquid crystalline polyester and sulfonated polystyrene ionomers: Morphology and origin of formation. Polymer, Polymer, 46: 10841-10853.
  1. Swier, S., V. Ramani, J. M. Fenton, M. T. Shaw and R. A. Weiss. 2005. Polymer blends based on sulfonated poly(ether ketone ketone) and poly(ether sulfone) as proton exchange membranes for fuel cells.  J. Membrane Sci. 256: 122-133. 
  1. Wang, Y., G. A. Sotzing and R. A. Weiss. 2006. Sorption of Iodine by Polyurethane and Melamine-Formaldehyde Foams using Iodine Sublimation and Iodine Solutions. Polymer. 47: 2728-2740.
  1. Mullarney, M. P., T. A. P Seery and R. A. Weiss. 2006. Drug diffusion in hydrophobically modified N,N-dimethylacrylamide hydrogels. Polymer, 47: 3845–3855
  1. Gasa, J. V., R. A. Weiss and M. T. Shaw. 2006. Influence of Blend Miscibility on the Proton Conductivity and Methanol Permeability of Polymer Electrolyte Blends. J. Polym. Sci., Phys. Ed., 44: 2253-2266.
  1. Bhiwankar, N., and R. A. Weiss. 2006. Melt Intercalation/Exfoliation of Polystyrene--Sodium-Montmorillonite Nanocomposites Using Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers Compatibilizers, Polymer, 47: 6694-6691.
  1. Wang, Y., G. A. Sotzing and R. A. Weiss. 2008. Preparation of Conductive Polypyrrole/ Polyurethane Composite Foams by In Situ Polymerization of Pyrrole, Chem. Mat., 20: 2574-2582. 
  1. Lavorgna, M., G. Mensitieri, Gi. Scherillo, S. Swier and R. A. Weiss. 2007. Polymer blends for fuel cells based on SPEKK: effect of co-continuous morphologies on water sorption and ionic conductivity. J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Phys. Ed., 45: 395-404. .
  1. Weiss, R. A., W-C. Yu. 2007. Viscoelastic Behavior of Very Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers. Macromolecules. 40: 3640-3643.
  1. Wu, Q., and R. A. Weiss. 2007. Viscoelastic properties of poly(styrene-co-vinylphosphonate) ionomers. Polymer.  48: 7558 – 7566.   
  1. Gasa, J. V., R. A. Weiss and M. T. Shaw. 2007.  Ionic Crosslinking of Polymer Electrolyte Membranes using Barium Cations. J. Membrane Sci., 304: 173-180. 
  1. Ghebremeskel, Y., and R. A. Weiss. 2008. Near Infrared Analysis of Blends of Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers and Poly(e-caprolactam). J. Polym. Sci, 46: 1602 – 1610.
  1. Ro, A., S. J. Huang and R. A. Weiss. 2008. Synthesis and Thermal Properties of Telechelic Poly(lactic acid) Ionomers. Polymer. 49: 422-431.  
  1. Gasa, J., R. A. Weiss and M. T. Shaw. 2008. Structured polymer electrolyte blends based on sulfonated polyetherketoneketone (SPEKK) and a poly (ether imide) (PEI), J. Membr. Sci., 320: 215-223
  1. Weiss, R. A., X. Zhai and A. V. Dobrynin. 2008. Nanoparticle-Textured Surfaces from Spin-Coating. Langmuir. 24: 5218-5220.
  1. Ramani, V., S. Swier, M. T. Shaw, R. A. Weiss, H. R. Kunz, J. M. Fenton. 2008. Membranes and Membrane Electrode Assemblies Based on Sulfonated Poly (ether ketone ketone) and Heteropolyacids for Polymer Electrolyte Fuel Cells. J. Electrochem. 155:  B532-B537 
  1. Weiss, R. A., E. Izzo and S. Mandelbaum. 2008. New Design of Shape Memory Polymers: Mixtures of an Elastomeric Ionomer and Low Molar Mass Fatty Acids and Their Salts. Macromolecules. 41; 2978-2980
  1. Weiss, R. A., and H-Y Zhao. 2009. Viscoelastic Behavior of Sulfonated Polystyrene Oligomers.  J. Rheol., 53: 191 – 212.    
  1. Ro, A., S. J. Huang and R. A. Weiss. 2009. Synthesis and properties of random poly(lactic acid)-based ionomers. Polymer, 50: 1134-1143.
  1. Zhai, X,. and R. A. Weiss, R. A., 2008 . Wetting Behavior of Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers on Silica Surfaces. Langmuir, 24: 12928-12935.    
  1. Shang, S., S. J. Huang and R. A. Weiss. 2009. Synthesis and Properties of Itaconic Anhydride and Stearyl Methacrylate Copolymers. Polymer. 50: 3119-3127. 
  1. Ports, B. F. and R. A. Weiss. 2010. A One-Step Melt Extrusion Process for Preparing Polyolefin/Clay Nanocomposites Using Natural Montmorillonite. IE&C Res., 49, 11896–11905
  1. Subramanian, C., R. A. Weiss and M. T. Shaw. 2010. Electrospinning and Characterization of Highly Sulfonated Polystyrene Fibers. Polymer. 51: 1983-1989
  1. Gong, C, Q. Luo, Y. Li, M. Giotto, N. E. Cipollini, Z. Yang, R. A. Weiss and D. A. Scola. 2010. Free Radical Initiated Low Temperature Crosslinking of Phenylethynyl (PE) End-capped Sulfonated Oligomides, J. Polym. Sci., Part A. Polym. Chem. 48: 3950-4963. 
  1. Pitia, E., M. T. Shaw, and R. A. Weiss. 2011. Synthesis of Proton Conducting Nanoparticles, Polymer, 52: 297-306. 
  1. Shang, S., S. J. Huang and R. A. Weiss. 2011. Ionomers Based on Comb-like Copolymers of Itaconic Anhydride and Stearyl Methacrylate, Polymer, 52: 2764 – 2771. 
  1. Gong, C, Q. Luo, Y. Li, M. Giotto, N. E. Cipollini, Z. Yang, R. A. Weiss and D. A. Scola. 2011. Dual Crosslinked Phenylethynyl End-Capped Sulfonated Polyimides via the Ethynyl and Sulfonate Groups Promoted by PEG. J. Polym. Sci., Part A, Polym. Chem. 49: 4476-4491.
  1. Weiss, R.A., and J. Dong. 2011.  Shape-Memory Behavior of Zinc Oleate-Filled Elastomeric Ionomers, Macromolecules, 44: 8871-8879. 
  1. Hao, J.; and R. A. Weiss. 2011. Viscoelastic and Mechanical Behavior of Hydrophobically Modified Hydrogels, Macromolecules, 44, 9390-9398. 
  1. Ling, G., and R. A. Weiss. 2012.  Linear viscoelastic and uniaxial extensional rheology of alkali metal neutralized sulfonated oligostyrene ionomer melts. Macromolecules, 45, 481−490. 
  1. Wang, X., and R. A. Weiss. 2012. A Facile Method for Preparing Sticky Hydrophobic Polymer Surfaces, Langmuir, 28, 3298–3305
  1. Subramanian, C., M Giotto, R. A. Weiss and M. T. Shaw. 2012. Chemical crosslinking of highly sulfonated polystyrene electrospun fibers. Macromolecules, 45, 3104-3111 
  1. Zheng, J., L. A. Smith Callahan, J. Hao, K. Guo, C. Wesdemiotis, R. A. Weiss and M. L. Becker. 2012. Strain-Promoted Crosslinking of PEG-based Hydrogels via Copper-Free Cycloaddition, ACS Macro Letters, 1, 1071–1073 .
  1. Dong, J., and R. A. Weiss. 2013. Effect of Crosslinking on Shape Memory Behavior of Zinc Stearate/Ionomer Compounds, Macromol. Chem. Phys., 214, 1238-1246 
  1. Yoonessi, M., Y. Shi, D. A. Scheiman,, M. Lebron-Colon, D. M. Tegelaar, R. A. Weiss and M. A. Meador,  2012. High-Temperature Shape Memory Effects, ACS Nano, 6: 7644-7655. 
  1. Hao, J.; and R. A. Weiss. 2013. Mechanical Behavior of Hybrid Hydrogels Composed of a Physical Network and a Chemical Network, Polymer, 54, 2174–2182 
  1. Hao, J-K, and R. A. Weiss. 2013. Mechanically tough, thermally activated shape memory hydrogels, ACS Macro Lett., 2: 86-89.
  1. Zhang, L., B. C. Katzenmeyer, K. A. Cavicchi, R. A. Weiss and C. Wesdemiotis. 2013. Sulfonation distribution in sulfonated polystyrene ionomers measured by MALDI-ToF MS, Macro Lett. 2: 217 – 220.
  1. Qiao, X., and R. A. Weiss. 2013.   Non-linear Rheology of Lightly Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers, Macromolecules, 46, 2417-2424 
  1. Shi, Y., M. Yoonessi and R. A. Weiss. 2013. High Temperature Shape Memory Polymer, Macromolecules, 46, 4160-4167.
  1. Srinate, N.; Thongyai, S.; Weiss, R. A.; Praserthdam, P. 2013. Synthesis and characterization of a phosphonated graft copolyimide for direct methanol fuel cells application, J. Polym. Res., 20: 138.
  1. Dolog, R.; and R. A. Weiss. 2013. Shape-Memory Behavior of a Polyethylene-Based Carboxylate Ionomer, Macromolecules, 46 : 7845–7852. 
  1. Gupta, S., X. Yuan, T. C. Chung, S. Kumar, M. Cakmak and R. A. Weiss. 2013. The Effect of Hydroxyl-Functionalization on the Structure and Properties of Polypropylene, Macromolecules, 46, 5455–5463 
  1. Es-Haghi, S. S., A. I. Leonov and R. A. Weiss. 2013. On The Necking Phenomenon in Pseudo-Semi-Interpenetrating Double-Network Hydrogels, Macromolecules, 46, 6203–6208
  1. Subramanian, C., R. A. Weiss and M. T. Shaw. 2013. Fabrication and characterization of conductive nanofiber-based composite membranes, IE&C Res. 52: 15088–15093.
  1. Gupta, S., X. Yuan, T. C. Chung, M. Cakmak and R. A. Weiss. 2014. Isothermal and Non-isothermal Crystallization Kinetics of Hydroxyl-Functionalized Polypropylene. Polymer, 55, 924-935.  
  1. Zhang, L., N. R. Brostowitz, K. A. Cavicchi, R. A. Weiss. 2014. Perspective: Ionomer Research and Applications. Macromol. React. Eng. 8, 81–99
  1. Weiss, R. A. Shape memory elastomers based on fatty acid/ionomer compounds. 2013. TPE Magazine, 4: 262-263.
  1. Misra, M., M. Agarwal, D. Sinkovitis, S. K. Kumar, C. Wang, G. Pilania, R. Ramprasad, R. A. Weiss, X. Yuan and T. C. Chung. 2014. Enhanced Polymeric Dielectrics Through Incorporation of Hydroxyl Groups, Macromolecues, 47, 1122–1129. 
  1. Shi, Y., and R. A. Weiss. 2014. Sulfonated Poly(ether ether ketone) Ionomers and Their High Temperature Shape Memory Behavior, Macromolecules, 47, 1732–1740. 
  1. Gomillion, C. T., R. K. Lakhman, R. M. Kasi, R. A. Weiss, L. T. Kuhn, A. J. Goldberg, 2014. Lithium-end-capped PLA thin films influence osteoblast progenitor cell differentiation and mineralization, J Biomed Mater Res Part A, 103, 500 – 510.
  1. Brostowitz, N. R.; R. A. Weiss and K. A. Cavicchi, 2014. Facile Fabrication of a Shape Memory Polymer by Swelling Crosslinked Natural Rubber with Stearic Acid. Macro Letters, 3, 374–377.
  1. Zhang, L., L. R. Cool, C. Wesdemitotis, R. A. Weiss and K. A. Cavicchi,. 2014 Syntheses of quaternary ammonium-containing, trithiocarbonate RAFT agents and hemi-telechelic cationomers. Polym. Chem., 5, 1180-1190   [Correction: Syntheses of quaternary ammonium-containing, trithiocarbonate RAFT agents and hemi-telechelic cationomers. Polym. Chem., 2014, 5, 6108-6108.  CORRECTION]
  1. Zhang, L., L. R. Kucera, S.Ummadisetty, J. R. Nikaza, Y. A. Elabd, R. F. Storey, K. A. Cavicchi and R. A. Weiss. 2014. Supramolecular Multiblock Polystyrene–Polyisobutylene Copolymers via Ionic Interactions, Macromolecules, 2014, 47, 4387–4396.  
  1. Cavicchi, K. A., and R. A. Weiss. 2015. Synthesis of Ion Containing Polymers by Step-Growth Polymerization. In Encyclopedia of Polymeric Nanomaterials, S. Kobayashi and K. Muellen, Eds., Springer, Springer Berlin Heidelberg, pp 1011-1019;  ISBN 978-3-642-29647-5
  1. Es-Haghi, S. S., A. I. Leonov and R. A. Weiss. 2014. Deconstructing the Double Network Hydrogels: The Importance of Grafted Chains for Achieving Toughness. Macromolecules, 47, 4769–4777.
  1. Zhang, L., T. Qiang, K. A. Cavicchi and R. A. Weiss. 2014. Syntheses of quaternary phosphonium-containing, trithiocarbonate RAFT agents. Polym. Chem., 5, 5492-5500.
  1. Wiener, C. D., R. A. Weiss and B. D. Vogt. 2014. Overcoming confinement limited swelling in hydrogel thin films using supramolecular interactions. Soft Matter, 10, 6705-6712.
  1. Lu, Y., D. Debnath, R. A. Weiss and C. Pugh 2015. Synthesis and Crosslinking of Hyperbranched Poly(n-nonyl acrylate) to Form Organogels, J. Polym. Sci., Chem. Ed., 53, 2399-2410  
  1. Niu, H., F. Wang and R. A. Weiss. 2015. Hydrophobic/Hydrophilic Tri-block Copolymers: Synthesis, Properties and Application in Physically Cross-linked Hydrogels, Macromolecules, 2015, 48, 645–654.
  1. Chen, Q., C. Huang, R.A. Weiss and R. H. Colby, 2015. Viscoelasticity of Reversible Gelation for Ionomers, Macromolecules, 48 1221–1230.
  1. Wiener, C., R. A. Weiss, C. White, B. Vogt. 20__. “Unexpected” frequency behavior in QCM-D: When can frequency increase with increased adhered mass?, Langmuir, submitted March, 2015.
  1. Ma, R., V. Sharma, A. Baldwin, M. Tefferi, I. Offenbach, M. Cakmak, R. A. Weiss, Y. Cao, R. Ramprasad and G. Sotzing 2015. Rational Design and Synthesis of Polythioureas as Capacitor Dielectrics. J. Mater.Chem. A., 3, 14845-14852. 
  1. Chakrabarty, A., L. Zhang, K. A. Cavicchi, R.A. Weiss and N. K. Singha. 2015. Tailor-made Fluorinated Copolymers Prepared by Cationic RAFT Assisted Pickering Miniemulsion Polymerization Using Laponite. Langmuir, 31, 12472–12480.
  1. Offenbach, I.; S. Gupta, T. C. Chung, R. A. Weiss, M. Cakmak, 2015. Real-time Infrared-Mechano-Optical Behavior and Structural Evolution of Polypropylene and Hydroxy-Functionalized Polypropylene during Uniaxial Deformation, Macromolecules, 48, 6294−6305. 
  1. Wang, K., C. Liu, C. Yi, J. Zhu, R. A. Weiss and X. Gong. 2015. Efficient Perovskite Hybrid Solar Cells via Ionomer Interfacial Engineering, Adv. Funct. Mater., 25, 6875–6884.
  1. Wang, K.; Z. Zhang, C. Liu, C. Yi, W. Xu, Q. Fu, C. Huang, R. A. Weiss, X. Gong. 2017.  Efficient Inverted Polymer Solar Cells via Ionomer Interfacial Reengineering, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 5348–5357  DOI:10.1021/acsami.6b13642
  1. Zander, Z., F. Wang, R. A. Weiss, M. L. Becker. 2016. Ionomers for Tunable Softening of Thermoplastic Polyurethane. Macromolecules. 49, 926–934
  1. Wiener, C. G., M. Tyagi, Y. Liu, R. A. Weiss, Bryan D. Vogt. 2016. Supramolecular hydrophobic aggregates in hydrogels inhibit ice formation. J. Phys. Chem., Part B, 120, 5543–5552; DOI: 10.1021/acs.jpcb.6b02863.
  1. Shams Es-Haghi, S. and R. A. Weiss, 2016. Finite Strain Damage-Elastoplasticity in Double-Network Hydrogels. Polymer. 103, 277-287  doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2016.09.054
  1. Huang, C., C. Wang, Q. Chen, R. H. Colby and R. A. Weiss. 2016. Gelation Model Predications of the Linear Viscoelastic Behavior of Oligomeric Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomer Blends, Macromolecules, 49, 3936–3947 DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00620
  1. Hao, J., R. A. Weiss. 2016. Tuning the Viscoelastic Behavior of Hybrid Hydrogels and Organogels Composed of a Physical and a Chemical Network by the Addition of an Organic Solvent, Macromolecules, 49, 6687−6693  
  1. Yang, Y., C. Wang, C. G. Wiener, J. Hao, S. Shatas, R. A. Weiss and B. D. Vogt, 2016. Tough Stretchable Physically-Crosslinked Electrospun Hydrogel Fiber Mats, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 8, 22774−22779
  1. Chen, Y., Z. Zhao, A. Karim and R. A. Weiss, 2016. Shape Memory of Microscale and Nanoscale Imprinted Patterns on a Supramolecular Polymer Compound, Macromolecular Rapid Commun., 37, 1932–1938 ; view, doi:10.1002/marc.201600362
  1. Song, G., Z. Zhao, X. Peng, C.He, R. A. Weiss and H. Wang. 2016. Rheological Behavior of Tough PVP-in situ-PAAm Hydrogels Physically Crosslinked by Cooperative Hydrogen Bonding, Macromolecules, , 49, 8265–8273; DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01448.
  1. Shams Es-haghi, S., and R. A. Weiss. 2016. Fabrication of Tough Hydrogels from Chemically Crosslinked Multiple Neutral Networks, Macromolecules, 49, 8980–8987.
  1. Xie, F., C. Huang, F. Wang, L. Huang, R. A. Weiss, J. Leng and Y. Liu. 2016. Carboxyl-Terminated Polybutadiene–Poly(Styrene-co-4-Vinylpyridine) Supramolecular Thermoplastic Elastomers and Their Shape Memory Behavior, Macromolecules, 49, 7322–7330
  1. Gupta, S., X. Yuan, T. C. Chung, M. Cakmak and R. A. Weiss. 2016. Influence of Hydrogen Bonding on the Melt Rheology of Polypropylene. Polymer. 107, 223–232.
  1. Wang, C., C. Wiener, Z. Cheng, B. D. Vogt and R. A. Weiss 2016. Modulation of the Mechanical Properties of Hydrophobically Modified Supramolecular Hydrogels by Surfactant-Driven Structural Rearrangement. Macromolecules, 49, 9228–9238.
  1. Huang, C., Q. Chen and R.A. Weiss. 2016. Nonlinear Rheology of Random Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers: The Role of the Sol-Gel Transition. Macromolecules, 49, 9203–9214.  
  1. Huang, C., C. Liu, Q. Chen and R.A. Weiss. 2017. Rheological Behavior of Partially Neutralized Oligomeric Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomers. Macromolecules, 50,424–431.
  1. Shams Es-Haghi, I. Offenbach, D. Debnath, R. A. Weiss and M. Cakmak. 2017. Mechano-Optical Behavior of Loosely Crosslinked Double-Network Hydrogels: Modeling and Real-Time Birefringence Measurement during Uniaxial Extension. Polymer, 115, 239-245
  1. Wiener, C. G., C. Wang, Y. Liu, R. A. Weiss and B. D. Vogt. 2017. Nanostructure evolution during relaxation from a large step strain in a supramolecular copolymer-based hydrogel: A SANS investigation, Macromolecules, 50, 1672–1680
  1. Wang, C., C. G. Wiener, Y. Yang, R. A. Weiss and B. D. Vogt. 2017. Structural Rearrangement and Stiffening of Hydrophobically Modified Supramolecular Hydrogels during Thermal Annealing, J. Polym. Sci., B: Polym. Phys. Ed., 55, 1036-1044.  DOI:10.1002/polb.24360.
  1. Gupta, S., I. Offenbach, J. Ronzello, Y. Cao, S. Boggs, R. A. Weiss and M. Cakmak, 2017. Evaluation of Poly(4-methyl-1-pentene) as a Dielectric Capacitor Film for High Temperature Energy Storage Applications. J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys., DOI: 10.1002/polb.24399
  1. Salunke, N., A. Nallapaneni, G. Yuan, H. Niu, R. A. Weiss and A. Karim. 2017. Film confinement induced domain percolation driven hydrophobic to hydrophilic transition in block copolymer films, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 35349–35359.
  1. Offenbach, I., S. Gupta, R. Ma, G. Treich, G. A. Sotzing, R. A. Weiss, M. Cakmak. 20__. Evolution of Structural Mechanisms in Thermoplastic Polyimide (BTDA-DAH) From Amorphous Precursors as Revealed by Real-Time Mechano-Optical Behavior. Polymers, submitted August, 2017.
  1. Zhao, Z., F. Peng, K. Cavicchi, M. Cakmak, R. A. Weiss, B. Vogt. 2017. Three Dimensional Printed Shape Memory Objects Based on Olefin Ionomer of Zinc-Neutralized Poly(ethylene-co-methacrylic acid). ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 9, 27239–27249.
  1. Zhang, Z., C. Huang, R. A. Weiss, Q. Chen. 2017. Association Energy in Strongly Associative Polymers. J. Rheol., 61, 1199-1207.
  1. Shams Es-haghi, S., and R. A. Weiss.  2017. Do Physically Trapped Polymer Chains Contribute to the Mechanical Response of a Host Double Network Hydrogel under Finite Tensile Deformation? Macromolecules, 50, 8267–8273.   DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01382.
  1. Dolog, R., and R. A. Weiss. 20__. Properties and Shape-Memory Behavior of Compounds of a Poly(ethylene-co-methacrylic acid) Ionomer and  Zinc Stearate. Polymer, 128, 128-134.
  1. Qiao, X.; Wang, X.; Wang, C.; Weiss, 20__. R. A. Effect of Zinc Stearate on the Structure and Properties of a Sulfonated Polystyrene Ionomer, Macromolecules, submitted July, 2017.
  1. Wang, C., C. G. Wiener, P. I Sepulveda-Medina, Y. Xia, Z. Zhao, F. Peng, R. Li, M. Fukuto, Z. Cheng, G. Deng, B. D. Vogt, R. A. Weiss. Supramolecular Hydrogels Inhibit Water Crystallization at Cryogenic Temperature, Adv. Mater., to be submitted Oct., 2017.
  1. Shams Es-haghi, S., M. Mayfield, R. A. Weiss. 20__. Effect of Freeze/Thaw Process on Mechanical Behavior of Double-Network Hydrogels in Finite Tensile Deformation, Macromolecules, 20_. Submitted November, 2017.