Joanna Burdynska - Matyjaszewski Polymer Group - Carnegie Mellon University

Joanna Burdynska

Address:
Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office: MI-802
Phone: (412) 268-3886

Education

2010 – present, Ph.D., Polymer Synthesis
Carnegie Mellon University, Department of Chemistry, Pittsburgh, USA
Advisor: Krzysztof Matyjaszewski

2004 – 2009, B.Sc.-M.Sc., Organic Synthesis
Warsaw University of Technology and
Polish Academy of Sciences,
Institute of Organic Chemistry, Warsaw, Poland

Major: Chemical Technology
Advisor: Slawomir Jarosz

Research

The synthesis of novel polymeric bottlebrush materials utilizing various CRP techniques, including ATRP and RAFT.

Publications

  1. Elsen, A. M.;Burdyńska, J.; Park, S.; Matyjaszewski, K. ACS Macro Lett 2013, 2, 822-825.
  2. Park, S.; Cho, H. Y.; Wegner, K. B.; Burdyńska, J.; Magenau, A. J. D.; Paik, H.-j.; Jurga, S., and Matyjaszewski, K. Macromolecules 2013, 46, 5856–5860.
  3. Stals, P. J. M.; Li, Y.; Burdyńska, J.; Nicolaӱ, R.; Nese, A.; Palmas, A. R. A.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Meijer, E. W. and Sheiko, S. S.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 11421–11424.
  4. Elsen, A. M.; Burdyńska, J.; Park, S.; Matyjaszewski, K. Macromolecules 2012, 45, 7356–7363.
  5. Burdyńska, J.; Lewandowski, B.; Jarosz, S. J. Carb. Chem. 2010, 29, 403–415.
  6. Burdyńska, J.; Cho, H. Y.; Mueller, L.; Matyjaszewski, K. Macromolecules 2010, 435, 9227–9229.

Experience

  • 10-11/2008: Co-organization of “School of Young Chemist” at Warsaw University of Technology
  • 10/15-18/2008:VIth International Congress of Young Chemists “YoungChem2008”
  • 9/15-18/2008: Participant of 5th “Residential Chemistry Training Experience”, GlaxoSmithKline, UK
  • 7/2008: Internship, BASF Company, Warsaw, Poland
  • 9-12/2007: Socrates-Erasmus student exchange, University of Twente, the Netherlands
  • 10/2006-12/2008: Member of Chemical Scientific Society “Flogiston”, Warsaw University of Technology

Presentations

  • 06.2013 - Gordon Research Conference, Polymers, South Hadley, USA, “From Molecular Spoked Wheel to Polymeric ‘Starfish’.” J. Burdyńska, Y. Li, V. Aggarwal, S. S. Sheiko, S. Höger, and K. Matyjaszewski
  • 04.2013 - CRP Consortium Meeting, Spring, Pittsburgh, USA ”Synthesis, Properties and potential applications of Molecular Brushes” J. Burdyńska and K. Matyjaszewski
  • 10.2012 - CRP Consortium Meeting, fall, Pittsburgh, USA, “Applications for Bottlebrushes in Material Science” J. Burdyńska and K. Matyjaszewski
  • 10.2011- CRP Consortium Meeting, Fall, Pittsburgh, USA, “New Brush Copolymers” J. Burdyńska and K. Matyjaszewski
  • 09.2011 - The 242th ACS National Meeting, Denver, USA, “Star Polymer Synthesis by Arm-First Method Using Low Concentrations of ATRP Catalysts.” J. Burdyńska, H. Y. Cho, L. Mueller, and K. Matyjaszewski

Awards

  • 2008 2nd awards for a scientific poster, "Marketplace of innovations BASF" exhibition
  • 2007-2008 Scientific Scholarchip of Minister of Science and Higher Education (2 years)
  • 2007-2008 Scientific Scholarchip of Wasaw University of Technology (2 years)