Patrícia Mendonça - Matyjaszewski Polymer Group - Carnegie Mellon University

Patrícia Mendonça

Address:
Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office: MI-812
Phone: (412) 268-4161

Education

  • Master of Science in Industrial Applications of Polymers, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 2008-2010
  • Bachelor of Science in Chemical Engineering, University of Coimbra, Portugal, 2002-2007

Publications

  1. Carlos M. R. Abreu, Patrícia V. Mendonça, Arménio C. Serra, Anatoliy V. Popov, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Tamaz Guliashvili, and Jorge F. J. Coelho, "Inorganic Sulfites: Efficient Reducing Agents and Supplemental Activators for Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization", ACS Macro Letters, 2012, 1, pp 1308–1311.
  2. Nuno Rocha, Patrícia V. Mendonça, Joana P. Mendes, Pedro N. Simões, Anatoliy V. Popov, Tamaz Guliashvili, Arménio C. Serra, and Jorge F. J. Coelho,"Facile synthesis of well-defined telechelic alkyne-terminated polystyrene in polar media using ATRP with mixed Fe/Cu transition metal catalyst", Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 2013, 214, 76−84.
  3. Patrícia V. Mendonça, Arménio C. Serra, Cláudia L. Silva, Sérgio Simões, and Jorge F.J. Coelho, "Polymeric bile acid sequestrants—Synthesis using conventional methods and new approaches based on “controlled”/living radical polymerization", Progress in Polymer Science 38 (2013) 445– 461.
  4. Carlos M. R. Abreu, Patrícia V. Mendonça, Arménio C. Serra, Jorge F. J. Coelho, Anatoliy V. Popov, and Tamaz Guliashvil, "Accelerated Ambient-Temperature ATRP of Methyl Acrylate in Alcohol–Water Solutions with a Mixed Transition-Metal Catalyst System", Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, Volume 213, Issue 16, pages 1677–1687, August 28, 2012.
  5. Carlos M. R. Abreu, Patrícia V. Mendonça, Arménio C. Serra, Jorge F. J. Coelho, Anatoliy V. Popov, Ganna Gryn’ova, Michelle L. Coote, and Tamaz Guliashvili, “Reversible Addition–Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization of Vinyl Chloride”, Macromolecules, 2012, 45 (5), pp 2200–2208.
  6. Guliashvili T, Mendonça PV, Serra AC, Popov AV, Coelho JFJ, “Copper Mediated Living Radical Polymerization in Polar Solvents: Insight into Some Relevant Mechanistic Aspects”, Chemistry – A European Journal 2012, 18, (15), 4607-4612.
  7. Mendonça, P. V., A. C. Serra, J. F. J. Coelho, A. V. Popov, T. Guliashvili "Ambient temperature rapid ATRP of methyl acrylate, methyl methacrylate and styrene in polar solvents with mixed transition metal catalyst system”, European Polymer Journal, 2011, 47, 7, 1460-1466.
  8. A.S. Carreira, F.A.M.M. Gonçalves, P.V. Mendonça, M.H. Gil and J.F.J. Coelho “Temperature and pH responsive polymers based on chitosan: Applications and new graft copolymerization strategies based on living radical polymerization”, Carbohydrate Polymers, 2010, 80, 618-630.
  9. Coelho JFJ, Mendonça PV, Percec V, Popov AV, Gonçalves PMOF, Gil MH "Synthesis of High Glass Transition Temperature Copolymers based on Poly(Vinyl Chloride) via Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Transfer Mediated Living Radical Polymerization (SET-DTLRP) of Vinyl Chloride in Water”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2009, 47, 24, 7021-7031.
  10. Coelho JFJ, Mendonça PV, Percec V, Popov AV, Gonçalves PMOF, Gil MH "Synthesis of High Glass Transition Temperature Copolymers based on Poly(Vinyl Chloride) via Single Electron Transfer – Degenerative Chain Transfer Mediated Living Radical Polymerization (SET-DTLRP) of Vinyl Chloride in Water”, Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 2009, 47, 24, 7021-7031.
  11. Coelho JFJ, Simões PN, Mendonça PV, Gil MH “Thermal characterization of Poly(vinyl chloride) samples prepared by Living Radical Polymerization. Comparison with Poly(vinyl chloride) prepared by Free Radical Polymerization”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2008, 109, 2729-2736.

Book Chapters

  1. Nuno Rocha, Patrícia Mendonça,  Joana Góis, Rosemeyre Cordeiro, Ana Fonseca, Tamaz Guliashvili,  Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, Arménio Serra and  Jorge Coelho, “The Importance of Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization Techniques in the Design of Tailor Made Nanoparticles for DSS” , in “Advances in Predictive, Preventive and Personalised Medicine”, Volume 4, pp 315-357, Springer, 2013.
  2. Fonseca AC, Ferreira P, Cordeiro RA, Mendonça PV, Góis JR, Gil MH, Coelho JFJ, “Drug delivery systems for predictive medicine: polymers as tools for advanced applications”, in “New Strategies to Advance Pre/Diabetes Care: Integrative Approach by PPPM”, Advances in Predictive, Preventive and Personalised Medicine, Vol. 3, Springer. 2013.

Affiliations

  • CIEPQPF, Chemical Process Engineering and Forest Products Research Centre, University of Coimbra (2009-present).