Carnegie Mellon University

Michael R. Bockstaller

Michael R. Bockstaller

Professor of Materials Science and Engineering

Address
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Carnegie Mellon University
5000 Forbes Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15213-3890

Bio

Research Area: Manufacturing & Materials Microstructure

Professor Bockstaller received his diploma in Chemistry from the Technical University of Karlsruhe (Germany) and his Ph.D. in Physical Chemistry from the Johannes Gutenberg University (Mainz, Germany). He was scientific assistant at the Max-Planck Institute for Polymer Research (Mainz, Germany) and postdoctoral associate at the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Massachusetts Institute of Technology. He came to Carnegie Mellon from the Technical University of Aachen (Germany) where he held a Habilitation position. He is a fellow of the Alexander von Humboldt foundation and Emmy Noether grant recipient of the German Science Foundation.

Education

Diploma, Technical University of Karlsruhe 1997
PhD, Johannes Gutenberg University (Mainz, Germany) 2000

Research

Polymer morphology, polymer-based nanostructures; polymer-based nanoparticle assemblies; phase behavior and structure-property relations (optical/magnetic) of organic-inorganic heterogeneous materials; phase behavior of water-soluble polymers (synthetic and biological) under in-vivo conditions; field-responsive nanoparticles for drug delivery; X-ray and neutron scattering; Electron microscopy

Publications

Y Cang, J Lee, Z Wang, J Yan, K Matyjaszewski, MR Bockstaller, G Fytas, Hybrid Opals: Transparent Hybrid Opals with Unexpected Strong Resonance‐Enhanced Photothermal Energy Conversion, Advanced Materials 33 (2), 2170013, 2021.

Y Cang, J Lee, Z Wang, J Yan, K Matyjaszewski, MR Bockstaller, G Fytas, Transparent Hybrid Opals with Unexpected Strong Resonance‐Enhanced Photothermal Energy Conversion, Advanced Materials 33 (2), 2004732, 2021.

MR Bockstaller, K Matyjaszewski, A Special Issue Honoring the Contributions of Guy C. Berry, Progress in Polymer Science, 101336, 2020.

Enhancing the Performance of Rubber with Nano ZnO as Activators, Xuan Qin, Haoshu Xu, Ganggang Zhang, Jiadong Wang, Zhao Wang, Yuqi Zhao, Zongyu Wang, Tianwei Tan, Michael R Bockstaller, Liqun Zhang, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 12 (42), 48007-48015, 2020.

Dual-mode solid-state thermal rectification, Ramesh Shrestha, Yuxuan Luan, Xiao Luo, Sunmi Shin, Teng Zhang, Phil Smith, Wei Gong, Michael Bockstaller, Tengfei Luo, Renkun Chen, Kedar, Hippalgaonkar, Sheng Shen, Nature Communications 11 (1), 1-7, 2020.