Dr. Robert Mathers - Matyjaszewski Polymer Group - Carnegie Mellon University

Dr. Robert Mathers

Address:
Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
Office: MI-812
Phone: (412) 268-4391

Education

Ph.D., The University of Akron, May 2002

Department of Polymer Science

Advisor: Professor R. P. Quirk

B.S., North Carolina State University, May 1996

Department of Chemistry (Honors)

Research

Pennsylvania State University, August 2004-present

Research summary:  Integration of renewable resources and catalysis for synthesis of monomers, polymers, and biomaterials.

 

Cornell University, May 2002 to May 2004

Research summary: Synthesis of photonic polyolefin diblock copolymers, polyolefin nanoparticles and functional polyolefin architectures.

The University of Akron, September 1997- May 2002

Research summary: Anionic polymerization of functional polymers and tethered polymer brushes.

Professional Experience

Pennsylvania State University, August 2004-present

Research summary:  Integration of renewable resources and catalysis for synthesis of monomers, polymers, and biomaterials.

 

Cornell University, May 2002 to May 2004

Research summary: Synthesis of photonic polyolefin diblock copolymers, polyolefin nanoparticles and functional polyolefin architectures.

The University of Akron, September 1997- May 2002

Research summary: Anionic polymerization of functional polymers and tethered polymer brushes.