Thrust One - 2014

D.P. Sweat, M. Kim, S.R. Larson, J.W.Choi, Y. Choo, C. O. Osuji, and P. Gopalan, "Rational Design of a Block Copolymer with a High Interaction Parameter" Macromolecules 47(10) 6687-6696 (2014)[Link]

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D.P. Sweat, M. Kim, A.K. Schmitt, D.V. Perroni, C.G. Fry, M.K. Mahanthappa, and P. Gopalan, "Phase Behavior of Poly(4-hydroxystyrene-block-styrene) Synthesized by Living Anionic Polymerization of an Acetal Protected Monomer" Macromolecules 47(18) 6302-6310 (2014) [Link]

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D. P. Sweat, X. Yu, M. Kim, P. Gopalan, "Synthesis of Poly(4-hydroxystyrene)-Based Block Copolymers Containing Acid-sensitive Blocks by living Anionic Polymerization", J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem. doi: 10.1002/pola.27138 (2014) [Link]

F.W. Speetjens, M.C.D. Carter, M. Kim, P. Gopalan, M. Mahanthappa, L.M. Lynn, "Post-Fabrication Placement of Arbitrary Chemical Funtionality on Microphase-Separated Thin Films of Amine-Reactive Block Copolymers" ACS Macro Lett., 3 1178-1182 (2014) [Link]

Thrust Two - 2014

R. Liu, X. Chen, S. P. Falk, B. P. Mowery, A. J. Karlsson, B. Weisblum, S. P. Palecek, K. S. Masters, and S. H. Gellman, "Structure–Activity Relationships among Antifungal Nylon-3 Polymers: Identification of Materials Active against Drug-Resistant Strains of Candida albicans", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136(11) 4333-4342 DOI: 10.1021/ja500036r (2014) [Link]

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R. Liu, X. Chen. S. Chakraborty, J. J. Lemke, Z. Hayouka, C. Chow, R. A. Welch, B. Weisblum, K. S. Masters, and S. H. Gellman, "Tuning the Biological Activity Profile of Antibacterial Polymers via Subunit Substitution Pattern", J. Am. Chem. Soc., 136(11), 4410-4418 DOI: 10.1021/ja500367u (2014) [Link]

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Thrust Three - 2014 

A.M. Gómez-Marín and J.P. Hernández-Ortiz, “Langmuir−Hinshelwood Mechanism Including Lateral Interactions and Species Diffusion for CO Electro-Oxidation on Metallic Surfaces” J. Phys. Chem. C , 118(5) 2475−2486 (2014) [Link]

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A.M. Gómez-Marín and J.P. Hernández-Ortiz, “Ion effects at electrode/solid polymer electrolyte membrane interfaces” Phys. Chem. Chem. Phys., 16, 1945-1956 (2014)[Link]

Graphical abstract: Ion effects at electrode/solid polymer electrolyte membrane interfaces

D.M. Hinckley, J.P. Lequieu, J.J. de Pablo, "Course-grained Modeling of DNA Oligomer Hybridization: Length, Sequence and Salt Effects" J. Chem Phys. 141, 035102 (2014)  [Link]

Thrust Four - 2014 

M.S. Kim, K.M. Louis, J.A. Pedersen, R.J. Hamers, R.E. Peterson, W. Heideman “Using Citrate-functionalized TiO2 Nanoparticles to Study the Effect of Particle Size on Zebrafish Embryo Toxicity” Analyst 139, 964-972 (2014) [Link]

M.R. Olson, J. J. Schauer, M. Powell, M. M. Shafer, “Aerodynamic and Chemical Characteristics of Six Engineered Nanomaterial Powders” Aerosol & Air Quality Res 14, 74-85 (2014) [Link]


Seeds - 2014 

K. Huang, I. Szlufarska, “Green-Kubo Relation for Friction and Liquid/Solid Interface” Phys Rev E 89, 032119 (2014) [Link]

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Societal Implications - 2014

N. Li, A.A. Anderson, D. Brossard, “Channeling Science Information Seekers’ Attention? A Content Analysis of Top-Ranked vs. Lower-Ranked Sites in Google”, J. of Comp-Mediated Comm. 19(3) 562-575 (2014) [Link]

L.Y.F. Su, M.A. Cacciatore, D. A. Scheufele, D. Brossard, M.A. Xenos, "Inequalities in Scientific Understanding, Differentiating Between Factual and Perceived Knowledge Gaps" Science Comm. 36(3) 352-378 (2014)  [Link]

D.A. Scheufele, "Science Communication as Political Communication" PNAS 111 (4) (2014).  [Link]

X. Liang, L.Y-F. Su, S.K. Yeo, D.A. Scheufele, D. Brossard, M. Zenos, P. Nealey, E.A. Corley, "Building Buzz: (Scientists) Communicating Science in New Media Environments" Journ & Mass Comm. DOI: 01/1177/1077699014550092 (2014) [Link]

Education - 2014

Jones, A.R., Anderson, A.A., Yeo, S.K., Greenberg, A.E., Brossard, D., Moore, J.W., "Using a Deliberative Exercise to Foster Public Engagement in Nanotechnology" J. Chem Educ, 91 (2), 179-187 (2014) [Link]

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Facilities - 2014

Huang, C., Kim, M., Wong, B. M., Safron, N. S., Arnold, M. S., & Gopalan, P. "Raman Enhancement of a Dipolar Molecule on Graphene". J. Phys. Chem C. DOI: 10.1021/jp410749a (2014). [Link]

N. Catalina Restrepo-Zapata, T.A. Osswald, J.P. Hernandez-Ortiz, “Method for Time–Temperature–Transformation Diagrams Using DSC Data: Linseed Aliphatic Epoxy Resin” J. Appl. Polym.. Sci., 131 (15) 5 DOI: 10.1002/APP.40566 (2014) [Link]

M. S. Faber, R. Dziedzic, M.A. Lukowski, N.S. Kaiser, Q. Ding, S. Jin, "High-Performance Electrocatalysis Using Metallic Cobalt Pyrite (CoS2) Micro- and Nanostructures" J. Am. Chem Soc., 136 (28) 10053-10061. DOI: 10.1021/ja504099w (2014) [Link]

A. K. Schmitt, M. K. Mahanthappa, "Characteristics of Lamellar Mesophases in Strongly Segregated Broad Dispersity ABA Triblock Copolymers" Macromolecules 47 (13), 4346-4356DOI: 10.1021/ma5006233 (2014) [Link]

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J. J. Lado, R. E. Perez-Roa, J. J. Wouters, M. I. Tejedor-Tejedor, M. A. Anderson, "Evaluation of Operational Parameters for a Capacitive Deionization Reactor Employing Asymmetric Electrodes" Separation & Purification Tech, DOI: 10.1016/j.seppur.2014.07.004 (2014) [Link]

M.S. Faber, M.A. Lukowski, Q. Ding, N.S. Kaiser, S. Jin, "Earth-Abundant Metal Pyrites (FeS2, CoS2, NiS2 and their Alloys) for Highly Efficient Hydrogen Evolution and Polysulfide Reduction Electrocatalysis" J. Phys. Chem C, 118 (37) 21347-21356 (2014).[Link]

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G.P. Sorenson, A.K. Schmitt, M.K. Mahanthappa, "Discovery of Tetracontinuous, Aqueous Lyotropic Network Phase with Unusual 3D-hexagonal Symmetry" Soft Matter, 10(41) 8229-35 DOI: 10.1039/C4SM01226G (2014) [Link] 

J.R. Piechura, T-L. Tseng, H-F. Hsu, R.T. Byrne, T.A. Windgassen, S. Chitteni-Pattu, J.R. Batttista, H-W. Li, M.M. Cox, "Biochemical Characterization of RecA Variants that Contribute to Extreme Resistance to Ionizing Radiation" DNA Repair (2014) [Link