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Submissions from 2019

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Facile 'One-Pot' Preparation of Reversible, Disulfide-Containing Shell Cross-Linked Micelles From a RAFT-Synthesized, pH-Responsive Triblock Copolymer In Water At Room Temperature, Xuewei Xu, Adam E. Smith, and Charles L. McCormick

Submissions from 2018

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Novel Porous Bioabsorbable Phosphate Glass Matrix Nanocomposites Incorporating Trisilanolphenyl Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane Prepared by Extrusion, Kyoungtae Kim, Imane Belyamani, and Joshua U. Otaigbe

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Development of an Improved Synthetic Route to Triply Linked Di(Perylene Bisimides) With Varied Substituents and Their Performance as Non-Fullerene Acceptors in Polymer Photovoltaics, Levi M.J. Moore, Mark B. Norman, Anthony R. Benasco, Julian M. Richardson, and Sarah E. Morgan

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Structure-Property Relationships in Epoxy Hybrid Networks Based on High Mass Fraction Pendant POSS Incorporated at Molecular Level, Amit K. Sharma, Reese Sloan, Ramesh Ramakrishnan, Sergei I. Nazarenko, and Jeffrey Wiggins

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Adsorption of TNT, DNAN, NTO, FOX7, and NQ Onto Cellulose, Chitin, and Cellulose Triacetate. Insights From Density Functional Theory Calculations, Guido Todde, Sanjiv K. Jha, Gopinath Subramanian, and Manoj K. Shula

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Thiol-ene Click Chemistry: A Modular Approach to Solid-State Triple-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion, Abagail K. Williams, Brad J. Davis, Erin R. Crater, Joseph R. Lott, Yoan C. Simon, and Jason Azoulay

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Elucidating the Detectivity Limits in Shortwave Infrared Organic Photodiodes, Zhengui Wu, Weichuan Yao, Alexander E. London, Jason D. Azoulay, and Tse Nga Ng

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Panchromatic Cross-Conjugated π-Bridge NIR Dyes for DSCs, Yanbing Zhang, Hammad Cheema, Alexander E. London, Amber Morales, Jason D. Azoulay, and Jared H. Delcamp

Submissions from 2017

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Functional Polyisobutylenes Via Electrophilic Cleavage/Alkylation, C. Garrett Campbell and Robson F. Storey

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Morphologies and Mechanical Properties of Polyethersulfone Modified Epoxy Blends Through Multifunctional Epoxy Composition, Xiaole Cheng, Qi Wu, Sarah E. Morgan, and Jeffrey S. Wiggins

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Strain-Specific Propagation by an Amyloid-Beta Dodecamer, Dexter N. Dean, Pradipta K. Das, Pratip Rana, Ryan P. Campbell, Preetam Ghosh, Sarah E. Morgan, and Vijayaraghavan Rangachari

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Post-Polymerization Modification of Styrene-Maleic Anhydride Copolymer Brushes, Wei Guo, Li Xiong, Cassandra Reese, Douglas V. Amato, Phillip K. Logan, and Derek L. Patton

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Aqueous RAFT at pH Zero: Enabling Controlled Polymerization of Unprotected Acyl Hydrazide Methacrylamides, Emily A. Hoff, Brooks A. Abel, Chase Tretbar, Charles L. McCormick, and Derek L. Patton

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Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Phosphate Glass Matrix Nanocomposites Containing Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane With Improved Properties, Kyoungtae Kim, Todd M. Alam, Joseph D. Lichtenhan, and Joshua U. Otaigbe

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Rheological and Crystallization Enhancement in Polyphenylenesulfide and Polyetheretherketone POSS Nanocomposites, Katrina M. Knauer, Gregory Brust, Michael Carr, Rene J. Cardona, Joseph D. Lichtenhan, and Sarah E. Morgan

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Surface and Interfacial Segregation of Polyethersulfone Deuterated Chain Ends Determined By Neutron Reflectivity, Katrina M. Knauer, Joel Pollino, Jonathan Schwartz, Levi M.J. Moore, and Sarah E. Morgan

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Therman and Volumetric Property Analysis of Polymer Networks and Composites Using Elevated Temperature Digital Image Correlation, Kyler Reser Knowles, Jianwei Tu, and Jeffrey S. Wiggins

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Effects of Molecular Structure and Packing Order on the Stretchability of Semicrystalline Conjugated Poly(Tetrathienoacene-diketopyrrolopyrrole) Polymers, Chien Lu, Wen-ya Lee, Xiaodon Gu, Jie Xu, Ho-Hsiu Chou, Hongping Yan, Yu-Cheng Chiu, Mingqian He, James R. Matthews, Weijun Niu, Jeffery B.-H. Tok, Michael F. Toney, Wen-Chang Chen, and Zhenan Bao

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Probing the Confining Effect of Clay Particles On an Amorphous Intercalated Dendritic Polyester, Kevin Meyers, Jeremy J. Decker, Brian G. Olson, Jun Lin, Alex M. Jamieson, and Sergei I. Nazarenko

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Hybrid POSS-Hyperbranched Polymer Additives for Simultaneous Reinforcement and Toughness Improvements In Epoxy Networks, John M. Misasi, Qifeng Jin, Katrina M. Knauer, Sarah E. Morgan, and Jeffrey S. Wiggins

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The Effects of the Interface On Microstructure and Rheo-Mechanical Properties of Polyamide 6/Cellulose Nanocrystal Nanocomposites Prepared By In-Situ Ring-Opening Polymerization and Subsequent Melt Extrusion, Shahab Kashani Rahimi and Joshua U. Otaigbe

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Green Hybrid Composites From Cellulose Nanocrystal, Shahab K. Rahimi and Joshua U. Otaigbe

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Taming Charge Transport in Semiconducting Polymers With Branched Alkyl Side Chains, Bob C. Schroeder, Tadanori Kurosawa, Tianren Fu, Yu-Cheng Chiu, Jaewan Mun, Ging-Ji Nathan Wang, Xiaodan Gu, Leo Shaw, James Kneller, Theo Kreouzis, Michael F. Toney, and Zhenan Bao

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Epoxy Hybrid Networks With High Mass Fraction Molecular-Level Dispersion of Pendant Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS), Amit K. Sharma, Reese Sloan, and Jeffrey S. Wiggins

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Fast Self-Healing of Polyelectrolyte Multilayer Nanocoating and Restoration of Super Oxygen Barrier, Yixuan Song, Kevin P. Meyers, Joseph Gerringer, Ramesh K. Ramakrishnan, Mohammad Humood, Shuang Qin, Andreas A. Polycarpou, Sergei Nazarenko, and Jaime C. Grunlan

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Synthesis of Polyisobutylene Bottlebrush Polymers via Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization, Bin Yang, Brooks A. Abel, Charles L. McCormick, and Robson F. Storey

Submissions from 2016

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Mechanistic Insights Into Temperature-Dependent Trithiocarbonate Chain-End Degradation During the RAFT Polymerization of N-Arylmethacrylamides, Brooks A. Abel and Charles L. McCormick

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"One-Pot" Animolysis/Thiol-Maleimide End-Group Functionalization of RAFT Polymers: Identifying and Preventing Michael Addition Side Reactions, Brooks A. Abel and Charles L. McCormick

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Universal Power Law Behavior of the AC Conductivity Versus Frequency of Agglomerate Morphologies in Conductive Carbon Nanotube-Reinforced Epoxy Networks, Brian M. Greenhoe, Mohammad K. Hassan, Jeffrey S. Wiggins, and Kenneth A. Mauritz

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RAFT Polymerization of "Splitters" and Cryptos": Exploiting Azole-N-Carboxamides As Blocked Isocyanates for Ambient Temperature Postpolymerization Modification, Emily A. Hoff, Brooks A. Abel, Chase Tretbar, Charles L. McCormick, and Derek L. Patton

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Phase Separation and Permeability In Polyisobutylene-Based Miktoarm Star Polymers, Katrina M. Knauer, Yaling Zhu, Robson F. Storey, and Sarah E. Morgan

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High Molecular Weight and Low Dispersity Polyacrylonitrile by Low Temperature RAFT Polymerization, Jeremy Moskowitz, Charles L. McCormick, and Jeffrey S. Wiggins

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Block Ionomer Complexes Consisting of siRNA and aRAFT-Synthesized Hydrophlic -Block-Cationic Copolymers II: The Influence of Cationic Block Charge Density on Gene Suppression, Keith H. Parsons, Andrew C. Holley, Gabrielle A. Munn, Alex S. Flynt, and Charles L. McCormick

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Polyamide 6 Nanocomposites Incorporating Cellulose Nanocrystals Prepared by In Situ Ring-Opening Polymerization: Viscoelasticity, Creep Behavior, and Melt Rheological Properties, Shahab K. Rahimi and Joshua U. Otaigbe

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Single-Component Upconverting Polymeric Nanoparticles, David C. Thévenaz, Soo Hyon Lee, Florian Guignard, Sandor Balog, Marco Lattuada, Christoph Weder, and Yoan C. Simon

Submissions from 2015

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Tunable pH-and CO2-Responsive Sulfonamide-Containing Polymers by RAFT Polymerization, Brooks A. Abel, Michael B. Sims, and Charles L. McCormick

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Chemorheology Investigation of a Glassy Epoxy Thermoset On Tensile Plastic Flow and Fracture Morphology, Stephen F. Foster, Emily Hoff, Greg W. Curtzwiler, Eric B. Williams, Kevin B. Davis, Derek L. Patton, and James W. Rawlins

Submissions from 2014

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Thermotropic, Side-Chain Ordered Polymeric Coatings: Gas Permeability Switching via a Thermal Stimulus, James T. Goetz and Sergei I. Nazarenko

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UV Curable Coatings for Improved Gas Barrier Properties of Poly(ethylene terephthalate), Ethem Kaya, Tara Smith, and Lon J. Mathias

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Preparation, Characterization, and Copolymerization of the 12-Membered Cyclic Diamide 1,6-Diazacyclododecane-2,5-dione, Ethem Kaya, Eylem Tarkin-Tas, Scott Osborn, Roger Ayotte, Steven C. Manning, and Lon J. Mathias

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Characterization of Mouthguard Materials: A Comparison of a Commercial Material to a Novel Thiolene Family, Olivia D. McNair, Trenton E. Gould, Scott G. Piland, and Daniel A. Savin

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Cure Kinetics of Several Epoxy-Amine Systems at Ambient and High Temperatures, Monoj Pramanik, Eric W. Fowler, and James W. Rawlins

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Structurally Controlled "Polysoaps" via RAFT Copolymerization of AMPS and n-Dodecyl Acrylamide for Environmental Remediation, Wen-Ming Wan, Phillip D. Pickett, Daniel A. Savin, and Charles L. McCormick

Submissions from 2013

Versatile Brush Architectures for siRNA Delivery via Controlled Polymerization/Click Chemistry, Brooks A. Abel and Charles L. McCormick

Dynamic-Covalent Nanoparticles as Responsive Materials, Abhijeet P. Bapat, Soma Mukherjee, Jacob G. Ray, and Daniel A. Savin

Dynamic-Covalent Star Nanostructures Prepared from Functional Block Copolymers Obtained by RAFT Polymerization, Abhijeet P. Bapat, Jacob G. Ray, Daniel A. Savin, and Brent S. Sumerlin

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Redox-Responsive Dynamic-Covalent Assemblies: Stars and Miktoarm Stars, Abhijeet P. Bapat, Jacob G. Ray, Daniel A. Savin, and Brent S. Sumerlin

Exploring Flexible Bisphenol-Based Polybenzoxazines as Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) Materials, Austin D. Baranek, Laken L. Kendrick, Jananee Narayanan, and Derek L. Patton

Quaternary Ammonium Functional Polybenzoxazines for Anion Exchange Membrane (AEM) Applications, Austin D. Baranek, Laken L. Kendrick, Jananee Narayanan, and Derek L. Patton

Tailorability of Bisphenol-Based Polybenzoxazines, Austin D. Baranek, Laken L. Kendrick, Jananee Narayanan, and Derek L. Patton

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Thermal Stability of Polypropylene-Clay Nanocomposites Subjected to Laser Pulse Heating, Stephen F. Bartolucci, Karen E. Supan, Jeffrey S. Wiggins, Lawrence LaBeaud, and Jeffrey M. Warrender

Optimizing Processing Techniques to Increase Efficiency in P3HT/PCBM Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaic Cells in Different Atmospheric Conditions, Robert V. Boswell, Qi Wu, Mithun Bhattacharya, and Sarah E. Morgan

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Synthesis and Characterization of Sulfonated Poly(styrene-b-(ethylene-ran-butylene)-b-styrene)/(Strontium Titanate) Nanocomposites, Hongying Chen, Andreas Plagge, and Kenneth A. Mauritz

Ternary Thiol-ene Photopolymerizations Using Multifunctional Monomers Derived From the Thiol-Benzoxazine Reaction, Jared S. Cobb, Matthew J. Jungman, Jananee Narayanan, and Derek L. Patton

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Facile Covalent Surface Functionalization of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes with Poly(2-hydroxyethyl methacrylate) and Interface Related Studies When Incorporated Into Epoxy Composites, Greg Curtzwiler, Andreas Plagge, and Keith Vorst

Sonochemical Copolymerization of HEA/MAHB for Covalent Functionalization of MWCNTs, Jessica M. Davison, Greg Curtzwiler, and James W. Rawlins

Polymeric Antimicrobial Peptide Mimics Containing Primary Amine and Guanidinium Moieties Prepared via Aqueous RAFT Polymerization, Sarah E. Exley, Lea C. Paslay, Sabine Heinhorst, and Sarah E. Morgan

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Fluid Uptake Behavior of Multifunctional Epoxy Blends, Katherine Frank, Christopher Childers, Dhanadeep Dutta, David Gidley, Matthew Jackson, Steve Ward, Rob Maskell, and Jeffrey Wiggins

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Effect of Stoichiometry and Cure Prescription on Fluid Ingress in Epoxy Networks, Katherine Frank and Jeffrey Wiggins

Perfluorinated Side Chain Liquid Crystals: Transport and Free Volume Behavior in UV-Cured Acrylate Networks, James T. Goetz and Sergei I. Nazarenko

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Photocaged Pendent Thiol Polymer Brush Surfaces for Postpolymerization Modifications via Thiol-Click Chemistry, Ryan M. Hensarling, Emily A. Hoff, Arthur L. LeBlanc, Wei Guo, Santosh B. Rahane, and Derek L. Patton

Hydrazone-Based Dynamic Covalent Chemistry for Reversible Brush Surface Modification, Emily A. Hoff, Will K. Adkins, Ryan M. Hensarling, and Derek L. Patton

Photopolymerization of Thiol-ene/Graphene Nanocomposites, Ethan F.T. Hoff, Bradley J. Sparks, LaTonya P. Hayes, and Derek L. Patton

HPMA-b-NCA Copolymers With pH-Responsive Helical Segments for Membrane Disruption, Andrew C. Holley, Jacob G. Ray, Daniel A. Savin, and Charles L. McCormick

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Endolytic, pH-Responsive HPMA-b-(L-Glu) Copolymers Synthesized via Sequential Aqueous RAFT and Ring-Opening Polymerizations, Andrew C. Holley, Jacob G. Ray, Wenming Wang, Daniel A. Savin, and Charles L. McCormick

Designing a Better Football Helmet Lesson Plan Implementation, Andrew P. Janisse, James Brownlow, and Daniel A. Savin

Morphological Tunability of pH-Responsive, Self-Assembled Polypeptide Block Copolymers Through Molecular Design and Polymer Composition, Ashley J. Johnson, Jacob G. Ray, Andrew C. Holley, and Daniel A. Savin

Surface and Interfacial behavior: Structure and Dynamics of Semi-Rigid and Rigid Rod Sulfone Polymers, Katrina M. Knauer and Sarah E. Morgan

Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposites with POSS Dispersants for Enhanced Performance, Xiaonan Kou, Amber Windham, J. Paige Buchanan, and Sarah E. Morgan

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Synthesis and Characterization of Polyisobutylene-b-Polyamide Multi-Block Copolymer Thermoplastic Elastomers, Lauren R. Kucera, Mark R. Brei, and Robson F. Storey

Polyester Dendrons from Multi-Functional Cores and Their Physical Properties, Joanna E. Lapucha, Brittany Myers, Maliha N. Syed, and Sergei I. Nazarenko

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Reliability Estimates for Three Methods of Determining sEMG Onset, Nadine M. Lippa, David E. Krzeminski, James W. Rawlins, and Trenton E. Gould

Morphology and Element Concentration of Thermoset Polymers Modified with Halloysite Nanotubes Under Fire Conditions, Charles Manzi-Nshuti, Omeshia Moffet, and Sergei I. Nazarenko

Functional RAFT and Alpha RAFT Copolymers: Synthetic architectures for Targeted Gene Delivery/Environmental Remediation, Charles L. McCormick

Improved Efficiency Organic Photovoltaic Cells by Exertion of Control Over Processing Parameters and Incorporation of Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS), Kelly R. McLeod, Mithun Bhattacharya, Qi Wu, and Sarah E. Morgan

Modified Thiol-ene Networks: Tuning the Glass Transition Temperature and Energy Damping Capabilities of Thermoset Networks, Olivia D. McNair, Davis E. Brent, and Daniel A. Savin

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Impact Properties of Thiol-Ene Networks, Olivia D. McNair, Andrew P. Janisse, David E. Krzeminski, Davis E. Brent, Trenton E. Gould, James W. Rawlins, and Daniel A. Savin

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Highly Tunable Thiol-Ene Networks via Dual Thiol Addition, Olivia D. McNair, Bradley J. Sparks, Andrew P. Janisse, Davis P. Brent, Derek L. Patton, and Daniel A. Savin

Multilayered Nanocomposites with Low T-g Phosphate Glass: Controlled Interdiffusion and Improved Gas Barrier Properties, Kevin P. Meyers, Yingji Wu, Matthew Herbert, and Sergei I. Nazarenko

Inquiry-Based Discovery at the Lower Elementary Level: "You are a Scientist", Amanda Minitello, Davi K. Peraino, and Daniel A. Savin

Self-Assembly Processes of ABH1 Hydrophobin Protein, Sarah E. Morgan and Lea C. Paslay

Bringing Polymer and Chemistry Research to the High School Classroom: NSF GK-12 at The University of Southern Mississippi, Sarah E. Morgan, Kimberly L. Wingo, and Sherry S. Herron

Hybrid Dual Cross-Linked Polymer Networks via Sequential Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization and Thermal Ring-Opening Polymerization of Norbornyl-Functionalized Benzoxazine Monomers, Jananee Narayanan and Derek L. Patton

Structure-Property Relationships of Dual (Tethered and Intercalated) POSS Modified Montmorillonite in Elastomeric Nanocomposites, Harold Owens, Mithun Bhattacharya, Elana C. Lewis, and Sarah E. Morgan

Gold Nanoparticles via Polymer Micelle Molecular Templates for Pulmonary Imaging, Keith H. Parsons, Keisha Walters, Keith Walters, and Charles L. McCormick

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Kinetics and Control of Self-Assembly of ABH1 Hydrophobin from the Edible White Button Mushroom, Lea C. Paslay, Leo Falgout, Daniel A. Savin, Sabine Heinhorst, Gordon C. Cannon, and Sarah E. Morgan

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Perfluorinated Polymer Electrolytes Hybridized with In situ Grown Titania Quasi-Networks, Yatin Patil, Satheesh Sambandam, Vijay Ramani, and Kenneth A. Mauritz

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Phage-Bacterium War on Polymeric Surfaces: Can Surface-Anchored Bacteriophages Eliminate Microbial Infections?, Heather A. Pearson, Gyan S. Sahukhal, Mohamed O. Elasri, and Marek W. Urban

Synthesis of Guanidino and Primary Amine Functional Copolymers to Mimic Antimicrobial Peptides, Nicholas D. Posey, Lea C. Paslay, Charles L. McCormick, and Sarah E. Morgan

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Vegetable Oil Based Fatty Amide as Hydrophobes in Associative Thickener, Monoj Pramanik, Sharathkumar K. Mendon, and James W. Rawlins

Interfacial Curvature Effects in the Self-Assembly and Responsiveness of Polypeptide-Based Block and Star Copolymers, Jacob G. Ray, Ashley J. Johnson, Sandeep S. Naik, and Daniel A. Savin

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Self-Assembly and Responsiveness of Polypeptide-Based Block Copolymers: How "Smart" Behavior and Topological Complexity Yield Unique Assembly in Aqueous Media, Jacob G. Ray, Ashley J. Johnson, and Daniel A. Savin

Relating Aspects of Classical Thermodynamics of Mixtures to Polymers and Biomacromolecules, Daniel A. Savin

Perfluorinated Acrylate Modified Thiol-ene Networks for Highly Water Vapor Breathable, Waterproof Materials, Jacob M. Schekman, James T. Goetz, and Sergei I. Nazarenko

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Enthalpy Relaxation of Photopolymerized Multilayered Thiol-ene Films, Junghwan Shin, Sergei I. Nazarenko, and Charles E. Hoyle

Tunable pH-Responsive Sulfonamide-Based Polymers via RAFT as Potential Mediators of Endosomal Drug Release, Michael B. Sims, Brooks A. Abel, and Charles L. McCormick

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Superhydrophobic Hybrid Inorganic-Organic Thiol-ene Surfaces Fabricated via Spray-Deposition and Photopolymerization, Bradley J. Sparks, Derek L. Patton, Li Xiong, James T. Goetz, and Derek L. Patton

History of the Waterborne Symposium: A 40-Year Retrospective, Robson F. Storey

Thermodynamic and Volumetric Comparison of Second and Fourth Generation bis-MPA Based Hydroxylated Hyperbranched Polyesters: Free Volume and Structural Ordering, Maliha N. Syed and Sergei I. Nazarenko

Investigating Cure Kinetics of Amine-Functionalized Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS) in Epoxy-Amine Networks, Travis L. Thornell, Katherine L. Frank, and Jeffrey S. Wiggins