Past Members - Matyjaszewski Polymer Group - Carnegie Mellon University

Former Students with Ph. D. Degree (37)

Hwan-Kyu Kim

"Synthesis of Polysilanes by Sonochemical Reductive Coupling"

Came to CMU 09.01.1986, Ph. D. November 1990,

Currently professor at Korea University, Korea

 

Chi-Hwa Lin

"Cationic Polymerization of Alkenes Initiated by Activated Covalent Species"

Came to CMU 01.01. 1986, Ph. D. April 1991,

Currently advisor to Minister of Science and Economy, Taiwan

 

Karen Ruehl

"Synthesis and Characterization of Oligosilanes and Polysilanes "

Came to CMU 09.01.1987, Ph. D. January 1992,

Currently at Calgon

 

Jeff Hrkach

"Synthesis of Graft Copolymers with a Polysilane Backbone and Organic Side Chains"

Came to CMU 09.01.1987, Ph. D. March 1993,

Currently Co-president of Advanced Inhalation Research

 

Bob Montague

"Polyphosphazenes by Catalyzed Polymerization of Phosphoranimines "

Came to CMU 09.01.1988, Ph. D. May 1993,

Currently at PPG

 

Mike White

"The Synthesis and Characterization of Polyphosphazene Copolymers"

Came to CMU 09.01.1989, Ph. D. August 1994,

Currently at Cabot

 

Eric Fossum

"Ring Opening Polymerization of Strained Cyclotetrasilanes"

Came to CMU 01.01.1991, Ph. D. May 1995,

Currently associate professor at Wright State University

 

Scott Gaynor

"Hyperbranched (Co)polymers by Radical Polymerization"

Came to CMU 09.01. 1993, Ph. D.  April 1997,

Currently at Lord Corporation

 

Dorota Greszta

"Gradient Copolymers"

Came to CMU 09.01.1992, Ph. D. June 1997,

Currently at Bayer

 

Peter Miller

"Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization and the Synthesis of Well-Defined Inorganic / Organic Hybrid Polymeric Materials"

Came to CMU 09.01.1994, Ph. D. June 1999

Currently at Eastman

 

Jianhui Xia

"Design of New Catalysts for Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization"

Came to CMU 06.01.1995, Ph. D. August 1999

Currently at 3M

 

Kathryn Beers

"Graft Copolymers and Hydrogels by Controlled Radical Polymerization"

Came to CMU 09.01. 1994, Ph. D. August 2000

Currently at NIST

 

Jian Qiu

"Emulsion Polymerization by ATRP"

Came to CMU 09.01, 1995, Ph. D. November 2000

Currently at Pall Corp.

 

Hyun-Jong Paik

"Transformation for Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization and Model Reactions"

Came to CMU 09.01.1995, Ph. D. January 2001

Professor at Pusan University

 

Kelly Davis

"ABC Triblock Copolymers by Controlled Radical Polymerization"

Came to CMU 09.01, 1995, Ph. D. January 2001

Currently at Kimberly Clark

 

Jeff Pyun

"Synthesis of Nanostructured Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Materials Using Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization"

Came to CMU 07.15. 1997, Ph.D. July 2002

Currently Assistant Professor at University of Arizona

 

Tomislav Pintauer

"Structure of Catalysts for ATRP "

Came to CMU 05.1998, Ph. D December 2002

Currently Assistant Professor at Duquesne University

 

Nicolay Tsarevsky

"Aqueous ATRP"

Came to CMU 01.2000, Ph. D. May 2005

Currently Assistant Professor at Southern Methodist University, Dallas

 

Chuanbing Tang

                                   

 

“Block copolymers and nanostructured carbons”

Came to CMU 09.2001, Ph. D. May 2006

Currently Assistant Professor at University of South Carolina

 

Hyung-il Lee

“Molecular Brushes”

Came to CMU 07.2002, Ph.D. May 2007

Currently Assistant Professor at Ulsan University

 

Wojtek Jakubowski

“New ATRP Initiating Systems”

Came to CMU 09.2002, Ph.D. May 2007

Currently at ATRP Solutions

 

Jinyu Huang

“Biorelated hybrid materials by ATRP”

Came to CMU 09.2002, Ph.D. May 2007

Currently at Ciba Vision

 

Wei Wu

“Well-defined Block Copolymers with Crystalline Segments”

Came to CMU 09.2002, Ph.D. January 2008

Currently at Intel

 

Daniel Siegwart

“Biomedical Polymers by ATRP”

Came to CMU 06.2003,  Ph.D. May 2008

Currently Assistant Professor at Southern Texas University

Wade Braunecker

“Crossing from Coordination to Controlled Radical Polymerization”

Came to CMU 06.2003, Ph.D. May 2008

Currently at U Colorado

 

Ke Min

“ATRP in water in Heterogeneous Systems”

Came to CMU 06.2003, Ph.D. May 2008

Currently at Notre Dame University

 

Wei Tang

“Mechanism and Kinetics for Model and Macromolecular ATRP systems”

Came to CMU 06.2003,  Ph.D. May 2008

Currently at Exxon

 

Haifeng Gao

“Use of Divinyl Monomers for Stars and Networks in ATRP”

Came to CMU 03.2004, Ph.D. December 2008

Currently Assistant Professor at Notre Dame University

 

Sidi Bencherif

“Synthesis, characterization, and evaluation of biodegradable polymers and biomimetic hydrogel scaffolds for biomedical applications”

Came to CMU 01.2005, Ph. D. April 2009

Currently at Harvard

 

Lynne McCullough

“Nanostructured conducting materials templated on block copolymers”

Came to CMU 06.2004,  Ph. D. August 2009

Currently at E-Ink

 

Renaud Nicolay

“Enhancing Control of Macromolecular Architecture by Synergistic Combination of ATRP, NMP and RAFT polymerization”

Came to CMU 01.2005, Ph.D. December 2009

Currently Assistant Professor at ESPCI, Paris, France

 

Patricia Golas

“Rational Design of Polymeric Dispersants for Nanoparticles and Substrates for Chemistry Using Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization”

Came to CMU 01.2005, Ph.D. April 2010

Currently at Johnson & Johnson

 

Hongchen Dong

“From New Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Initiating Systems to Functional Nanomaterials and Surfaces”

Came to CMU 08.2005, Ph.D. April 2010

Currently at GE

 

Laura Mueller

“Expanding the Scope of Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization with Low Catalyst Concentrations”

Came to CMU 08.2005, Ph.D. April 2010

Currently at ATRP Solutions

 

Jeong Ae Yoon

“Responsive Gels”

Came to CMU 08.2006,  Ph.D. January 2011

Currently at LG Chemicals

 

Alper Nese

“Functional Stars and Bottlebrushes”

Came to CMU 08.2006, Ph.D. December 2011

Currently at USC

 

Wenwen Li

“Nanogels and hybrids by ATRP”

Came to CMU 08.2007, Ph.D. April 2012

Currently at Dow Chemicals

 

 

List of Postdoctoral Fellows (104)

Dr. Y. L. Chen

"Functionalization of Polysilanes"

Came to CMU 10.01.1986, left 9.30.1987

Sponsored from set-up funds

currently President of Chrom Expert Co.

 

Dr. B. Karandikar

"Immobilization of pH-Sensitive Indicators on the Surface of Optical Fibers"

Came to CMU 07.01.1987, left 06.30.1988

Project cosponsored by University of Pittsburgh and Dialysis Clinic Inc.

currently at STC

 

Dr. Y. Gupta

"Ring-Opening Polymerization of Cyclosilanes"

Came to CMU 04.01.1987, left 09.01.1990

Project funded by ONR

currently at the US Patent Office

 

Dr. B. S. Rao

"Surface Modification of Optical Fibers"

Came to CMU 02.01.1989, left 02.01.1990

Project sponsored by Dialysis Clinic Inc.

currently at Indian National Laboratories

 

Dr. C.-Y. Hu

"Polysilanes with Side Functional Groups"

Came to CMU 02.01.1989, left 02.01.1990

Project sponsored by NSF

currently at Academia Sinica

 

Dr. M. Cypryk

"Functional Polysilanes and Ring-Opening Polymerization "

Came to CMU 03.01.1990, left 09.01.1991

Project sponsored by ONR

currently at Polish Academy of Sciences

 

Dr. J. Chrusciel

"Polysilanes by Catalysis with Transition Metals"

Came to CMU 05.01. 1991, left 12.01.1992

Project sponsored by NSF

currently Associate Professor at Lodz Polytechnic, Poland

 

Dr. C.H. Lin

"Cationic Polymerization in the Presence of Chiral Additives"

Started as a Postdoc 05.01.1991, left 12.01.1993

Project sponsored by PRF

currently advisor to Minister of Science and Economy, Taiwan

 

Dr. Coleen Pugh                

"Exchange Reactions in the Cationic Polymerization"

Came to CMU 01.01. 1992, left 12.01. 1992

Project sponsored by NSF

currently Professor at University of Akron

 

Dr. Jim Maxka

"Polysilanes with Nonlinear Topologies"

Came to CMU 09.01. 1992, left 09.01.93

Project sponsored by ONR

currently Professor at Northern Arizona University

 

Dr. Daniela Mardare

"Living Radical Polymerization"

Came to CMU 02.01.1993, left 02.01.1995

Project sponsored by DuPont

currently at Cabot Microelectronics

 

Dr. Ryszard Szymanski 

"Monte Carlo Simulation of Cationic Polymerization"

Came to CMU 09.01. 1993, left 12.01.1993

Project sponsored by NSF

currently at Polish Academy of Sciences

 

Dr. Kenkichi Sakamoto

"Cyclosilanes and Electron Acceptors"

Came to CMU 10.01. 1993, left 4.01.1994

Project sponsored by ONR

currently Professor at Tohoku University, Japan

 

Dr. Mircea Teodorescu

"Functionalization of Radical Polymers"

Came to CMU 10.01. 1993, left 10.01. 1994

Also "Polymerization of Acrylamides by ATRP"

Came to CMU 02.01.1998, left 01.30.2000

currently Professor at Polytechnic Institute, Bucarest, Romania

 

Dr. Takeo Shigemoto

"Radical Polymerization with Nitroxy Radicals"

Came to CMU 10.01. 1993, left 10.15. 1995

currently employed by JSR

 

Dr. Jin-Shan Wang

"Radical Polymerization via Degenerative Transfer and ATRP"

Came to CMU 09.01. 1994, left 08.15. 1995

currently employed by Kodak

 

Dr. Simion Coca

"Preparation of Telechelics by Cationic and Radical Reactions"

Came to CMU 11.01. 1994, left 08.01. 1997

currently employed by PPG

 

Dr. Timothy Patten

"Organometallics for Polyphosphazenes and for Controlled Radical Polymerization"

Came to CMU 5.01. 1995, left 07.01.1996

currently Professor at University of California at Davis

 

Dr. Yoshiki Nakagawa

"Hybrids of Inorganic and Organic Polymers by ATRP"

Came to CMU 6.15. 1995, left 05.01.1997

Currently employed by Kaneka

 

Dr. Seong Mu Jo

"New Acrylonitrile Containing Copolymers"

Came to CMU 09.01.1995, left 02.01. 1997

currently employed by KIST

 

Dr. Mingli Wei

"Iron Based Catalysts for ATRP"

Came to CMU 06.01 1996, left 12.01.1997

currently employed by Nalco

 

Dr. Atsushi Kajiwara

"EPR Studies of ATRP",

Came to CMU 10.15. 1996, left 09.01. 1997

 

Also came as visiting prof. 08.04 2004 and left 01.10.2005

currently Professor at Nara University, Japan

 

Dr. Jen-Lung Wang

"Controlled Radical Polymerization of Methacrylates"

Came to CMU 11.10. 1996, left 12.01.1997

currently employed by Rohmax

 

Dr. Andreas Muehlebach

"Amphiphilic Block Copolymers"

Came to CMU 11.15. 1997, left 03.01.1998

currently employed by Ciba

 

Dr. Christina Jasieczek

"Application of MALDI to Characterization of Polymers Prepared by ATRP"

Came to CMU 10.15. 1996, left 02.01. 1998

currently employed by PPG

 

Dr. Brian Woodworth

"New Metal Catalysts for ATRP"

Came to CMU 4.1.1997, left 05.1. 1998

currently employed by Plextronics

 

Dr. Metin Acar

"Combination of Various Polymers with ATRP"

Came to CMU 11.03. 1997, left 06.01.1998

currently professor at Technical University of Istanbul, Turkey

 

Dr. Guido Kickelbick

"Combination of Various Inorganic Polymers with ATRP"

Came to CMU 07.25. 1997, left 08.01.1998

currently Professor at University of Vienna

 

Dr. Mathias Destarac

"Functional Linear and Branched Polymers"

Came to CMU 11.15. 1997, left 10.01.1998

currently at University of Toulouse

 

Dr. Veerle Coessens

"Functionalization of End Groups in Polymers Prepared by ATRP"

Came to CMU 02.1.1997, left 02.01.1999

currently employed by Ciba Novartis

 

Dr. Xuan Zhang

 

"Water Soluble Polymers by ATRP"

Came to CMU 06.25.1997, left 04.01.1999

currently employed by Cabot

 

Dr. Anne Shim

               

"Amphiphilic Polymers by ATRP"

Came to CMU 01.01.1999, left 07.01.1999

currently employed by Dow Corning

 

Dr. Devon Shipp

 

"Block Copolymers with (Meth)acrylates"

Came to CMU 10.27.1997, left 08.01.1999

currently Professor at Clarkson University

 

Dr. Stephanie Jousset

"Emulsion Polymerization of Methyl Methacrylate"

Came to CMU 09.01.1999, left, 02.28. 2000

currently employed by Elf Aquitaine

 

Dr. Scott Gaynor

"(Co)polymers with Novel Topologies"

Came to CMU 06.01. 1997, left 05.01.2000

currently employed by Dow Chemicals

 

Dr. Bernd Goebelt

"Ligands for ATRP"

Came to CMU 05.01.1999, left 06.30.2000

Currently employed by BYK

 

Dr. Jianhui Xia                  

"Synthesis of New Generation of Photoresists"

Came to CMU 09.15.1999, left 06.07.2000

Currently employed by 3M

 

Dr. Hosei Shinoda

"Polymerization of Macromonomers"

Came to CMU 04.01.1999, left 04.01. 2001

Currently employed by Mitsui Co.

 

Dr. Alex Kavros

“Segmented copolymers by CRP”

Came to CMU 01.20.01, left 06.01.01

Currently at Leicester University

 

Dr. Jian Qiu

“Polymerization in Dispersed Media”

Came to CMU 01.01.01, left 07.01.01

Currently employed by Pall Corporation

 

Dr. Hans Boerner

"Densely Grafted Polymers by CRP"

Came to CMU 05.12.2000, left 09.10.2001

Currently at Max Planck Institute in Berlin

 

Dr. Sung-Chul Hong

"Immobilized Catalysts for ATRP"

Came to CMU 25.01.2000, left 12.01.2001

Currently Professor at Seong University, Seoul Korea

 

Dr. Gennady Ananchenko

“Model Studies for ATRP”

Came to CMU 04.01.01, left 12.30.2001

Currently Scentific Leader at Apotex Inc., Toronto, Canada

 

Dr. Sang Beom Lee

“ Hybrids between Natural and Synthetic Polymers”

Came to CMU 04.01.02, left 09.01.2002

Currently Chief Researcher Bioenabled Nanoproducts

NanoDynamics Life Sciences Inc

 

Dr. Shuhui Qin

“Densely Grafted Polymeric Brushes”

Came to CMU 08.20.01, left 09.01.2002

Currently at Henkel

 

Dr. Im Sik Chung

“Block Copolymerization by CRP from Step-Growth Polymers”

Came to CMU 04.15.02, left 04.01.2003

Currently at KAIST

 

Dr. Tianqi Liu

“Grafting Well Defined Polymers from Carbon Black”

Came to CMU 2.21.02, left 03.01.2003

Currently at Cabot

 

Dr. Mihaela Iovu

“Degenerative Transfer Radical Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate”

Came to CMU 2.01.02, left 07.01.2003

Currently at University of Texas, Dallas

 

Dr. Dorota Neugebauer

“Amphiphilic Block and Graft Copolymers”

Came to CMU 08.01.01, left 08.01.2003

Currently at PAS Zabrze

 

Dr. Tomislav Pintauer

“Copolymerization of acrylates and olefins”

Came to CMU 01.01.2003, left 08.01.2003

Currently at Assistant Professor at Duquesne University

 

Dr. Jean-Francois Lutz   

“Controlling microstructures by CRP”

Came to CMU 02.01.01, left 09.15.2003

Currently at Fraunhofer Institute, Berlin , Germany

Dr. Mei Li

“ATRP by Continuous Process and by Emulsion”

Came to CMU 04.01.02, left 11.01.03

Currently at Dow Agrosciences

 

Dr. Yang Kyoo Han

“Well-defined polymers with mesogenic segments by ATRP”

Came to CMU 04.01.2003, left 12.31.2003

Professor at Hanyang University

Dr. Yoshihisa Inoue

“New Catalysts for ATRP”

Came to CMU 10.08.2001, left 12.01.2003

Currently at Mitsui

 

Dr. Ajaya Nanda

“Functional Polymers by ATRP and Model Reactions”

Came to CMU 11.01.01, left 12.29.2003

Currently at University of Southern Mississippi

 

Dr. Yujiro Itami                

“New Ligands for ATRP”

Came to CMU 07.20. 2003, left 07.20.2004

Currently at FujiFilm, NL

 

Dr. Nazeem Jahed

“Functional Polymers by ATRP and Template Systems”

Came to CMU 04.01.02, left 10.01.2004

Currently at Western Cape University

 

Dr. Traian Sarbu

"Smart particles for DNAPL and functional polymers"

Came to CMU 05.01.2000, left 11.01.2004

Currently at CMU

 

Dr. Brent Sumerlin

“Block Copolymers and Molecular brushes by RAFT and ATRP”

Came to CMU 05.01.2003, left 07.01.2005

Currently Assistant Professor at Southern Methodist University

 

Dr. Atsushi Nagai

“Novel Polymers for Drag Reduction”

Came to CMU April 1, 2005, left July 1, 2005

Currently Assistant Professor at Kyoto University

 

Dr. Michal Kruk

“New Mesoporous Structures via CRP Amphiphiles”

Came to CMU 09.01.2003. left 08.20.2005

Currently Assistant Professor at CUNY, Staten Island

 

Dr. Jeongbing Ok

“Novel inflammable hybrid materials”

 Came to CMU 10.01.2004, left 09.30.2005.

 Currently at LG Cable

 

Dr. Bruno Dufour

“Electronic Materials by ATRP”

Came to CMU 11.01.2002, left 10.20.2005

Currently at Hutchinson (Total), France

 

Dr. Hiromu Kaneyoshi

“Polyolefins and  ATRP”

Came to CMU 12.15.03, left 01.30.2006

Currently at Mitsui

 

Dr. Sherri Lovelace-Cameron 

“Well-defined Poly(ferrocenyl (meth)acrylates)”

Came to CMU 05.23, 2005, left 05.01.2006

Currently at Youngstown State University

 

Dr. Joanna Pietrasik        

“Organic-Inorganic Hybrids and Brushes from Surfaces”

Came to CMU 07.20.2004, left 09.20. 2006

Currently at Lodz Polytechnic

 

Dr. Shigeki Ohno

“Polymacromonomers”

Came to CMU 10.01.2004. left 09.30.2006

Currently at Kaneka

 

Dr. Jung Kwon Oh

“Inverse miniemulsion”

Came to CMU 02.20. 2005, left 02.15. 2007

Currently at Concordia University

 

Dr. Kenya Tanaka

“Copolymerization of Polar and Non-Polar Monomers”

Came to CMU 07.15.2006, Left July 15, 2007

Currently at Asahi

 

Dr. Shin-ichi Yamamoto

“Thermoresponsive polymers”

Came to CMU 08.01.2006, left September 30, 2007

Currently Professor at  Japanese Defense Academy

 

Dr. Wojciech Jakubowski

“”Green” ATRP processes”

Came to CMU 07.01.2007, left September 30, 2007

Currently at  ATRP Solutions

 

Dr. Nicolay Tsarevsky

"Well-defined polymers for biomedical applications"

Came to CMU June 1, 2005, left October 15, 2007

Currently Assistant Professor at Southern Methodist University

 

Dr. Yuichi Yamamura

“Hybrid Polyolefins and  new Ligands for ATRP”

Came to CMU 01.01.2006, Left 12.30.2007

Currently at  Mitsui

 

Dr. Fabio di Lena

“MS Studies of ATRP kinetics and ATRP polymers”

Came to CMU 10.01.2007, left 09.25. 2008

Currently at ICES, Singapore

 

Dr. Sebastien Viale

“Amphiphilic Block Copolymers”

Came July 15, 2008, left 09.30.2008

Currently at CIP, Mexico

 

Dr. Jaroslav Mosnacek

“Inhibition of autopolymerization of acrylic acid”

Came to CMU 10.01.2007, left 09.30, 2008

Currently at Slovak Academy of Sciences, Slovakia

 

Dr. Andrew Bohaty

“Biodegradable stars and nanogels”

Came to CMU 01.01.2008, Left 12.20.2008

Currently at US Patent Office

 

Dr. Tomasz Halamus       

“Grafting from and onto surfaces”

Came to CMU 10.01.2008, left 12.30.2008

Currently at Lodz Polytechnic

 

Dr. Florian Seeliger

“Kinetics and Thermodynamics of ATRP”

Came to CMU May 1, 2008, left May 30, 2009

Currently at Vinnolit

 

Dr. Wim Van Camp

“Branched polymers by ATRP”

Came to CMU October 1, 2008, left April 30, 2009

Currently at Ghent University

 

Dr. Sidi Bencherif

“Polymers for Injectable Hydrogels”

Came to CMU 06.01.2009, Left 08.01.2009

Currently at Harvard

 

Dr. Andrzej Plichta

“Effect of polydispersity on polymer morphology”

Came to CMU 10.01.2007, left July 1, 2009

Currently at Warsaw Polytechnic

 

Dr. Chih-Feng Huang

“New hybrid and photoresponsive systems by ATRP”

Came to CMU 12.01.2007, left July 30, 2009

Currently at Kanagawa University

 

Dr. Joanna Pietrasik

“High molecular weight hybrids by ATRP”

Came to CMU 06.21.2009, left August 30, 2009

Currently at Lodz Polytechnic

 

Dr. Hyun Jong Paik

“ Polymers for biomedical applications”

Came to CMU February 1, 2009, left February 1, 2010

Currently at Pusan University

 

Dr. Jun Kamada

“Hybrid Polyolefins and  new Ligands for ATRP”

Came to CMU 01.01.2008, left 06.30.2010

Currently at Mitsui

 

Dr. Yungwan Kwak

“ATRP kinetics”

Came to CMU 09.01.2006, left August 30, 2010

Currently at Silberline

 

Dr. Weipu Zhu

“Combining ATRP with Anionic Polymerization”

Came to CMU December 1, 2009, Left December 1, 2010

Currently Professor Zhejiang University, China

 

Dr. Matthew Tonge

“Mechanistic Studies of ATRP”

Came to CMU February 15, 2010, Left February 14, 2011

Currently in Australia

 

Dr. Dingcai Wu

”Nanostructured carbons”

Came to CMU April 1, 2010, left April 5, 2011

Currently Professor at San Yat San University in Guangzhou, China

 

Dr. Dagmar D'Hooge

Currently Assistant Professor at Ghent University,

Belgum

Dr. Abi Srinivasan      

”SiRNA Delivery”

Came to CMU February 21, 2011, Left February 2012

Currently at University of Pittsburgh

Dr. Andrew Magenau

“Electrochemical ATRP”

Came to CMU February 1, 2010, left March 1, 2012

Currently at DuPont

Dr. Robert Mathers   

“Towards green ATRP”

Came to CMU September 1, 2011, left April 30, 2012,

Currently at Penn State, New Kensington

Dr. Johannes Buback 

                                   

“Modeling  ATRP”

Came to CMU January 15, 2012, left  June 15, 2012,

Currently at University of Goettingen

Dr. Yoshifumi Amamoto                   

”Self-healing materials”

Came to CMU April 1, 2011, left September 27, 2012

Currently at University of Tokyo

Dr. Kosuke Mukumoto                                   

”Segmented copolymers by ATRP”

Came to CMU October 1, 2010, Left November 1, 2012

Currently at Canon

Dr. Takehiro Kitaura  

“Tacticity in molecular brushes”

Came to CMU September 7, 2012, Left December 7, 2012

Currently at Osaka University

Dr. Kristin Schroeder 

“Fe-based ATRP”

Came to CMU June 8, 2011, Left April 15, 2013

Currently at BASF

Dr. Markus Horn        

“New Materials vis new ATRP Catalysts”

Came to CMU April 26, 2012, Left May 1, 2013

Currently at Samsung, Korea

Dr. Tomislav Pintauer

”New ATRA catalytic systems”

Came to CMU January 15, 2013, Left April 15, 2013

Currently Professor at Duquesne University

Dr. Weibin Li              

”More selective  ATRP catalyst”

Came to CMU January 1, 2013, left May 31

Currently at Sichuan University

Former Students with M. Sc. Degree (14/8)

Jeff Hrkach

"Initiation of the Cationic Polymerization by Electrophilic Silanes"(1989)

Eric Nickel

"Synthesis of Polysilazanes with Hydrazine Linkage"(1989)

Karen Ruehl

"Preparation and Characterization of Oligosilanes Bearing Electron Donating and Electron Withdrawing Substituents"(1989)

Shaoyun Xiang

"Living Cationic Polymerization of Styrene in the Presence of Tetrabutylmmonium Salts" (1992)

Mike White

"Copolyphosphazenes" (1992)

Angelique Bon

"Controlled Carbocationic Polymerization of Vinyl Ethers and Styrenes" (1994)

Priya Bhalchandani

"Copolymerization of (Meth)acrylates with ABC* Monomers by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization" (1996)

Apala Bhaumik

"Role of triamine as a ligand for the preparation of well-defined polymers, copolymers and oligomers by ATRP" (1998), currently at National Starch

Stephen Arehart

"Gradient Copolymers with Special Functionalities and Architectures" (1999)                         

Mike Zeigler

“Copolymerization Kinetics by ATRP” (2000), currently at PPG

Chuanbing Tang

“Well-defined Polyacrylonitrile”, (2003)

Wei Wu

“Crystallizable polymers by ATRP” (2004)

Daniel Siegwart

“Biomedical polymers” (2005)

Yaozhong Zhang

“Gels by CRP” (2012)

 

List of Undergraduate Students Involved in Research

 

1986/87

Brian Hall, Pam Hare, Michelle Kolloney, Rona Rubinstein

1987/88

Fabienne Emery, Brian Hall, George Micheal, Frank Yenca 

1988/89

Steve Banko, Darryl Thomas, Jason Wittes, Sheila Bomberger

1989/90

Steve Banko, Matt Davis, Tom Markotan, Jason Wittes, Chris Reddick

1990/91

Matt Davis, Chris Reddick, Jim Spearman

1991/92

Joe Green, Mike Lindenberg, Frank Burkus, Mary Moore, Jim Spearman

1992/93

Frank Burkus, Theresa Han, Mary Moore, Jennifer Hart

1993/94

Frank Burkus, Jennifer Hart

1994/95

Jonathan Love, Yerin Key, Priya Balchandani, Chris Pacis, Shane Edelman, Jeff Milton

1995/96

Connie Kim, Theresa Abernathy, Chris Pacis, Shane Edelman, Jeff Milton, Matt Podwika, Tony Kulfan

1996/97

Chris Pacis, Matt Podwika, Jennifer O'Malley, Nancy McDermott, Helen Lu, Shane Edelman, Allison Kern, Damian Jones, Chris Canitz, Amy Fuh, Sohyun Boo, Tony Kulfan

1997/98

Matt Podwika, Zack Metzner, Steven Diamanti, Steven Schaffer, Sohyun Boo, Doug King, Eric Silverman

1998/99

Phil Constanza, Gabriel McMurphy, Steven Diamanti

1999/00

Phil Constanza, Steven Diamanti, Eric Holowka, Kate Dessler

2000/01

Phil Constanza, Eric Holowka, Kate Dessler, John Ell, Dave Duran, Blayne McKenzie, Liz Glogowski

2001/02

Dave Duran, Blayne McKenzie, Liz Glogowski, Beth M. Cooper, John Ell

2002/03

Blayne McKenzie, Beth M. Cooper, John Ell, Oliver Wojtyna, Grace Lin

2003/04

Amit Kumar, Blayne McKenzie, Beth M. Cooper, Oliver Wojtyna, Grace Lin, Monisha Mandalaywala

2004/05

Beth M. Cooper, Monisha Mandalaywala, Irene Ojini, Brian Morelli, Robert Lee, Cecelia Gondek

2005/06

Monisha Mandalaywala, Brian Morelli, Robert Lee, Cecelia Gondek, Sam Brooks, Greg Bascug, Diana Bacal

2006/07

Will Brown, Jack Chen, Brian Belardi, Allen Sha

2007/08

Allison Hannan, Jack Chen, Brian Belardi, Will Brown, Halima Binte Gose Ahmad Sha

2008/09

Allen Sha, Theresa Myers, Arianna Gutierrez, Shuo Yuan

2009/10

Arianna Gutierrez, Shuo Yuan, Clement Lin

2010/11

Kevin Vitmeier, Andy Seong, Amram Averick, George Leonard, Bernard Parker, Erica Chen, Stacey Chin

2011/12 

McKenzie Martin, Stacey Chin, Bernard Parker

2012/13

Brittany Robertson, Jay Woo Kim, Andrew K. Jeffries, Amram Averick, Stacey Chin, Josh Kubiak, Callie Jerman

2013/14

Ernesto Acosta

 

Visiting Ph.D. students/researchers working in our laboratory (62)

Holger Frey

University of Freiburg, Germany and University of Twente, Holland spent nine months in 1990 and 1993. He worked on chiral polysilanes and copolysilanes (6 publications)

Jochen Dauth

University of Bayreuth, Germany spent three months in 1991. He worked on polyphosphazenes (3 publications).

Hiroto Uchida

 Mitsubishi Metal Co., Japan spent a year  in 1990/1 working on degradation of polysilanes (1 publication)

Uli Franz

 University of Munich spent one year in 1992/3 working on polyphosphazenes formed via phosphine azides intermediates (3 publications).

Manabu Sasaki

 Sumitomo Co., Japan spent a year  in 1993/4 working on silicon clusters incorporated into polysilanes. (3 publications)

Thomas Grimaud

 spent 16 months  in 1995/96 working on triblock copolymers based on acrylates (support from Elf Atochem, 5 publications)

Maarten Krupers

 University of Ulm spent three months in 1996 working on fluorinated acrylates

Sebastian Roos

University of Mainz spent three months in 1996 working on the copolymerization of macromonomers using ATRP ( 2 publications)

Sagrario Pascual

University of Paris spent three months in 1998 working on application of tripodal amine ligands for ATRP

Jerome Queffelec

Ecole Normale Superier in Paris spent six months in 1999 working on application of tripodal amine ligands for ATRP (1 paper)

Gabrielle Wittmann

Technical University of Darmstadt spent three months in 2000 working on functional polymers by ATRP

Lars Hahn

 University of Goettingen  spent four months in 2000 working on block copolymers from polyols using ATRP

Jocelyn Saget

Ecole Normale Superier de Chimie Paris, France, spent 6 months from February 2001, working on combining polyolefins with CRP (1 paper)

Jerome Gromada

 University of Lille, France, spent 16 months from December 2000,  working on new catalysts for ATRP (4 papers)

Betul Kirci

University of Ankara, spent 14 months from March 2001, working on alternating copolymers by RAFT and ATRP (4 papers)

Christine Strissel

Technical University of Munich, spent 3 months from September 2001, working on inorganic hybrids by ATRP (1 paper)

Delphine Dispa

Ecole de Physic et Chimie Industrielle de Paris, France, spent 6 months from February 2003, working on combining polyolefins with CRP

Hideaki Itoh

 Kyoto University, Japan, spent two months from July 2003 working on colloidal particles decorated by ATTRP polymers

Katrien Bearnards

 University of Ghent spent 3 months from March 2004, working on polymerization from surfaces via ATRP (1 paper)

Catarina Esteves

Portuguese Academy of Sciences stays for 3 months from March 2004, working on organic-inorganic hybrids with CdSe and CdS (1 paper)

Francisco Diaz

 University of Mexico, spent 2 months from May 2004, working on Ru-based ATRP and bimetallic catalysts

Dr. Elizabeth Burns

 Cabot spent 2 weeks in summer 2004 working on carbon black modification using miniemulsion and ATRP

Dr. Patrick McCarthy

Dionex spend 1 month from July to August 204 working on new supports for chromatography using ATRP (1 paper)

Guilliame Louche

Ecole de Physic et Chimie Industrielle de Paris, France, spent 6 months from February 2005, working on click chemistry and CRP (2 papers)

Gabriel Vazguez

University of Mexico, spent 2 months from July 2005, working on Ru-based ATRP and bimetallic catalysts

Fabien Perineau

 from Ecole de Physic et Chimie Industrielle de Paris, spent 5 months from February 2006, working on new aqueous systems (2 papers)

Humeyra Mert

 University of Istanbul, Turkey spent 5 months from March 2006, working on new reducing agents for ATRP

Betul Kirci

 Turkey, spent 3 months from June 2006, working on ARGET and ICAR

Sven Fleishmann

MPI Dresden spent 2 months from August 2007 working on polymer modification

Anna Miasnikova

 Ecole de Physic et Chimie Industrielle de Paris, spent 5 months from February 2008, working on new nanogel systems

Junko Aimi

 University of Tokyo spent 12 months October 2007-November 2008  working on nanostructured carbon

Jonathan Weis

Case Western spent 2 months from May 2008 working on block copolymers

Andrew Watkins

Harvard spent 2 months from May 2008 working on nanogels

Dr. Marc Grusse

Rohner spent 2 weeks in July 2008 working on ARGET ATRP

Jungmok Yoo

 Yonsei University spent 2 months from January 2009 working on bio-electroactive polymers via CRP

Johannes Harder

Munich University spent 2 months from March 2009 working on mechanisms of ATRP

Fabio Paris

University of Bologna spent 6 months from January 2009 working on hybrid materials by ATRP

Sangwoo Park

Pusan University spent 12 months from February 2009 working on biomaterials by ATRP

Annette Kelsch

University of Mainz spent 6 months from March 2009 working on biomaterials by ATRP

Junko Aimi

Tokyo University spent 2 months from March 2009 working on optoelectronic materials by ATRP

Abigail Van Wassen

Kenyon College spent 2 months from May 2009 working on reversible gels

Patrizia de Paoli

University of Padova, Italy, spent 2 months from September 2009 working on electrochemistry and ATRP

Yoshifumi Amamoto

Kyushu University, Japan spent 6 months from March 2010 working on self-healing polymers

Kevin Vietmeier

Case Western University spent 2 months  from  May 2010 working on self-healing materials

Felisa Reyes

 University of Madrid spent 5 months from August 2010 working on biopolymers

Amram Averick

CUNY  spent 1 month working on curcumin drugs by ATRP

Nicola Bortolamei

University of Padova, Italy, spent 6 months from December 2010 working on electrochemistry and ATRP

Elena Frick

University of Karlsruhe, Germany, spent 4 months from April 2011 working on electrochemistry and ATRP

McKenzie Martin

Case Western University spent 2 months  from May 2011 working on self-healing materials

Vikas Aggarwal

University of Bonn, Germany spent 2 months from January 2012 working on brush systems by ATRP

Adrian Franczyk

University of Poznan, Poland, spent 6 months from January 2012 working on hybrid systems by ATRP

Hendrik Shroeder

University of Goettingen, Germany spent 4 months from April 2012, working on iron based catalysts for ATRP

Andrew K. Jeffries

Case Western spent 2 months from May 2012 working on self-healing materials

Amram Averick

CUNY spent 1 month from July 15, 2012, working on drug delivery systems by ATRP

Shiham Telitel

University of Mulhuse, France spent 3 months from March 2012, working on self-healing systems

Aurelie Morin

University of Toulouse, France spent 6 months from March 2012, working on new catalysts for ATRP

Kasia Wegner

University of Poznan, Poland, spent 12  months from January 2012 working on siRNA delivery  systems by ATRP

Maciej Kopec

Jagiellonian University in Krakow, Poland, spent 6 months from September 2012 working on graphine oxide brushes by ATRP

Annie Jackson

 UNC spent 1 month in December 2012  working on polymeric brushes

Karolina Adrjanowicz

Uniwersetyt Slaski, spent  1 month from March 2013 working on high pressure ATRP