Carnegie Mellon University

Ryan Fenyves

Ryan Fenyves

Postdoctoral Associate

Address Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213

Bio

 

Education

Ph.D. Polymer Chemistry
2010-2015
Advisor: Prof. Javid Rzayev
SUNY University at Buffalo, Buffalo, NY


B.S. in Chemistry
2006-2009
West Chester University of Pennsylvania, West Chester, PA

Research

  • Synthesis of amphiphilic bottlebrush block copolymers by grafting to, from and through
  • Synthesis of core-shell diblock bottlebrush block copolymers
  • Self-assembly of amphiphilic bottlebrush block copolymers in water and on silica substrate

Publications

Fenyves, R., Schmutz,; M. Horner, I.; Bright, F.; Rzayev, J., “Aqueous Self-Assembly of Giant Bottlebrush Block Copolymer Surfactants as Shape-Tunable Building Blocks” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2014, 136, 7762−7770,. DOI: 10.1021/ja503283r

Presentations

  • Oral presentation, 247th ACS National Meeting, Dallas TX. “Synthesis of amphiphilic bottlebrush block copolymers”, March 2014
  • Oral presentation, 10th National Graduate Research Polymer Conference, Case Western Reserve University. May 2012
  • Oral presentation, 31st Annual Chemistry Graduate Student Symposium, State of New York University at Buffalo, May 2013