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Monday, June 20, 2016 NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule 2016 @ STUN: 310 9:20 AM Cameron Stevens Polyster Brushes as Dynamic Surfaces North Carolina State University Biomaterials 9:35 AM Ms. Cansu Ergene Synthesis of Functionalized Self¬immolative Polymers with Biological Activity RPI Biomaterials 9:50 AM Mrs. Dahlia Amato ThiolMediated Miniemulsion Polymerizations: A New Route to Antimicrobial Nanoparticles University of Southern Mississippi Biomaterials 10:05 AM Mr. Dharamdeep Jain Effect of Humidity on the Adhesion of Black Widow Spider’s Gumfoot Silk The University of Akron Biomaterials 10:20 AM Break 10:30 AM Elaheh Chamsaz Crosslinked cationic polyester films for prevention of P. Aeruginosa colonization and biofilm formation The University of Akron Biomaterials 10:45 AM Mr. Andrew Stroud Effects of Lattice Imperfections on the Electrical and Transport Properties of UltraThin MoS2 Louisiana Tech University Biomaterials 11:00 AM Erin Childers Tunable Poly(Ester Urea)S for TendonBone Repair in Rotator Cuff Applications The University of Akron Biomaterials 11:15 AM Mr. Gaurav Amarpuri Distribution of salts and proteins, and structural changes in spider glue revealed by confocal Raman microscopy The University of Akron Biomaterials 6/15/2016 Schedule subject to change.

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  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 310

    9:20 AM  Cameron StevensPolyster Brushes as Dynamic Surfaces

    North Carolina State University

    Biomaterials

    9:35 AM Ms. Cansu ErgeneSynthesis of Functionalized Self‐¬‐immolative Polymers with Biological Activity

    RPI

    Biomaterials

    9:50 AM Mrs. Dahlia AmatoThiol‐Mediated Miniemulsion Polymerizations:  A New Route to Antimicrobial Nanoparticles

    University of Southern Mississippi

    Biomaterials

    10:05 AM Mr. Dharamdeep JainEffect of Humidity on the Adhesion of Black Widow Spider’s Gumfoot Silk

    The University of Akron

    Biomaterials

    10:20 AM Break

    10:30 AM  Elaheh ChamsazCrosslinked cationic polyester films for prevention of P. Aeruginosa colonization and biofilm formation

    The University of Akron

    Biomaterials

    10:45 AM Mr. Andrew StroudEffects of Lattice Imperfections on the Electrical and Transport Properties of Ultra‐Thin MoS2

    Louisiana Tech University

    Biomaterials

    11:00 AM  Erin ChildersTunable Poly(Ester Urea)S for Tendon‐Bone Repair in Rotator Cuff Applications

    The University of Akron

    Biomaterials

    11:15 AM Mr. Gaurav AmarpuriDistribution of salts and proteins, and structural changes in spider glue revealed by confocal Raman microscopy

    The University of Akron

    Biomaterials

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 335

    9:20 AM Ms. Anise GrantControlled Protein Folding for Robust Bionanocomposite Design

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Interfacial Pheno

    9:35 AM Ms. Abhilasha DehankarOrdered deposition of micelle encapsulated Iron oxide nanoparticles on graphene and interface characterization

    The Ohio State University

    Interfacial Pheno

    9:50 AM  Chongfeng ZhangEvaporation controlled particle patterns in a polymer droplet

    Stevens Institute of Technology

    Interfacial Pheno

    10:05 AM Ms. Eleni PapananouTuning the crystallinity of Poly(ethylene oxide) in PEO‐SiO2 nanocomposites

    University of Crete

    Interfacial Pheno

    10:20 AM Break

    10:30 AM Ms. Geyunjian ZhuThermally responsive and Robust Gel‐infused Surface

    The University of Akron

    Interfacial Pheno

    10:45 AM  Gustavo GuzmanReal‐time monitoring of chemical and topological rearrangements in solidifying amphiphilic polymer conetworks: understanding surface demixing

    The University of Akron

    Interfacial Pheno

    11:00 AM Mr. Harish KumarGraphene/Graphene Oxide based Polymer Nanocomposite Foams

    University of Connecticut

    Interfacial Pheno

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 314

    9:20 AM Mr. Andrew FrazeeHigh Purity Benzoxazine Monomer Synthesis via Continuous High‐Shear Reactor

    University of Southern Mississippi

    Novel Synthetic S

    9:35 AM Mr. Ashish KushwahaOrgano‐soluble polybenzoxazoles (PBOs) for high performance gas separation membranes: a novel synthesis route and gas transport properties

    University of Notre Dame

    Novel Synthetic S

    9:50 AM  Blaine McCarthyOrganocatalyzed Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization for the Synthesis of Precise Polymer Architectures

    University of Colorado, Boulder

    Novel Synthetic S

    10:05 AM Ms. Mayra RostagnoSustainable polyvinyl acetals from vanillin and other biobased aromatic aldehydes.

    University of Florida

    Novel Synthetic S

    10:20 AM Break

    10:30 AM  Douglas AmatoActive Networks Prepared via Degradable Thiol‐Ene Acetal Photopolymerization

    University of Southern Mississippi

    Novel Synthetic S

    10:45 AM Ms. Esra AltaySynthesis of Star and Network Architectures from Reactive Molecular Bottlebrushes

    SUNY Buffalo

    Novel Synthetic S

    11:00 AM Mr. Fernando VidalChemo‐ and Stereoselective Polymerization of Polar Divinyl Monomers by Zirconocenium Catalysts to Functional Materials

    Colorado State University

    Novel Synthetic S

    11:15 AM Mr. Harry van der LaanPolymerization‐induced Shrinkage Stress in Thiol–Ene Photopolymerizations

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Novel Synthetic S

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 312

    9:35 AM Mrs. Anne GohnEffect of cooling rate on crystal polymorphism in beta‐nucleated isotactic polypropylene as revealed by a combined WAXS/FSC analysis

    Penn State Erie ‐ The Behrend College

    Polymer Charact

    9:50 AM Ms. Chang LiuEfficient Perovskite Hybrid Photovoltaics via Alcohol‐Vapor Annealing Treatment

    The University of Akron

    Polymer Charact

    10:05 AM Mr. Dongzhu WuSynthesis and characterization of nanoporous polyethersulfone membrane as support for composite membrane in CO2 separation: From lab to pilot scale

    The Ohio State University

    Polymer Charact

    10:20 AM Break

    10:30 AM Mr. Douglas KushnerInfluence of Humidity on the Structure and Water Uptake in Cationic Polymer Thin Films

    Pennsylvania State University

    Polymer Charact

    10:45 AM Mr. Erik WillettDFT Simulation of CO2 Capture on Amine‐based Polymer Composites

    The University of Akron

    Polymer Charact

    11:00 AM  Giovanni KellyHigh‐throughput investigation of polymer crystallization in thin films via flowcoating

    Tulane University

    Polymer Charact

    11:15 AM Mr. Graham CollierSynthesis of Main Chain Purine‐based Copolymers and Effects of Monomer Design on Thermal and Optical Properties

    University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Polymer Charact

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 316

    9:20 AM  Yang ChuRational controlled morphology transitions in the self‐assembled polystyrene‐hydrophilic polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS) giant surfactants in solution

    The University of Akron

    Responsive Poly

    9:35 AM  Zhiwei LinAssembly of Zwitterionic Giant Surfactants Toward Shape Controllable Nanostructured Particles

    The University of Akron

    Responsive Poly

    9:50 AM  Lalit MahajanCooperative Interactions between Liquid Crystalline Mesogens in Side Chain Liquid Crystalline Random Terpolymers

    University of Connecticut

    Responsive Poly

    10:05 AM  Guodong DengSynthesis and Characterization of Ionically Crosslinked Networks

    The University of Akron

    Responsive Poly

    10:20 AM Break

    10:30 AM Ms. Sydney HollingsheadpH‐sensitive phase separation and mechanical properties of elastin‐like polypeptides

    Purdue University

    Responsive Poly

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: Theater

    9:20 AM  Anne WalkerPhase of Tapered Block Copolymers

    Case Western Reserve University

    Soft Matter

    9:35 AM  Anton RazgoniaevChanging mechanical strength in Cr(III)‐metallosupramolecular polymers with ligand groups and light irradiation

    Bowling Green State University

    Soft Matter

    9:50 AM Dr. Benxin JingOrganic‐Inorganic Macroion Complexation: Tunable Solution‐Hydrogel‐Coacervate

    Wayne State University

    Soft Matter

    10:05 AM Mr. Bret Boyle3D Printing Polymeric Photonic Crystals

    University of Colorado, Boulder

    Soft Matter

    10:20 AM Break

    10:30 AM Dr. Brylee David TiuMicropatterned and Molecularly‐Imprinted Polythiophene Films for Aspartame Detection

    Case Western Reserve University

    Soft Matter

    10:45 AM Mr. Chao LiTITLE

    The University of Akron

    Soft Matter

    11:00 AM Dr. Chih‐Hao HsuFrom Molecular Nanoparticles to Supramolecular Structures: Controlled Molecular Architectures and Interactions

    The University of Akron

    Soft Matter

    11:15 AM Mr. Clinton WienerPhase Relaxation and Microstructure in Supramolecular Hydrogels Under Uniaxial Elongation: Probed by Contrast Matching During SANS

    The University of Akron

    Soft Matter

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 335

    1:50 PM Ms. Genefine SapatehElectroactive Polymeric Nanofibers As Active Component in Biosensors.

    Clark Atlanta University

    Biomaterials

    2:05 PM  Gina PolicastroOGP‐functionalized phenylalanine‐based poly(ester ureas) for enhanced mechanical properties and osteoinductive ability for bone regeneration applications

    The University of Akron

    Biomaterials

    2:20 PM  Janet YaporBiodegradable Nitric Oxide‐Releasing Polyesters for Biomedical Applications

    Colorado State University

    Biomaterials

    2:35 PM Mr. Jeff FosterH2S‐Releasing Nanoparticles with Morphologically‐Dependent Release Kinetics Exhibit Anti‐Cancer Activity

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Biomaterials

    2:50 PM Break

    3:00 PM  Josh MarettExtraction of Cellulose Nanostructures from the Pistachio Shell

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Biomaterials

    3:15 PM Dr. Kun ChenTuning Insulin‐sensitizing Activity of Polyoxovanadate Derivates by Kinetically Control Their Self‐assemblies

    The University of Akron

    Biomaterials

    3:30 PM  Mary Beth WadeIn vivo and in vitro testing of thermoplastic degradable elastomers that mimic natural rubber for soft tissue regeneration applications

    The University of Akron

    Biomaterials

    3:45 PM  Mohammad MofidfarPolymeric nanofiber/anti‐bacterial formulations using a novel co‐extrusion approach

    Case Western Reserve University

    Biomaterials

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 312

    1:50 PM Mr. Huan ZhangTailorable releasing behavior of small molecules in hydrophobic gel modified by hydrophilic multilayers

    The University of Akron

    Interfacial Pheno

    2:05 PM Mr. Jacob SchergerAlternative Probe Materials for Tip Enhanced Raman Spectroscopy: Nano‐Resolved Chemical Identification at a Surface

    The University of Akron

    Interfacial Pheno

    2:20 PM Mr. Kai WangEfficient Perovskite Hybrid Solar Cells via Ionomer Interfacila Engineering

    The University of Akron

    Interfacial Pheno

    2:35 PM  Evan HeltonNanoscale Characterization of Graphene‐Peptide Interactions in Graphene‐Binding Peptide (GBP) and its Mutants

    Wright State University

    Interfacial Pheno

    2:50 PM Break

    3:00 PM  Kara MartinSurface Grafting of Functionalized poly(thiophenes) using Thiol‐Ene Click Chemistry for film stabilization

    University of Massachusetts, Amherst

    Interfacial Pheno

    3:15 PM Mr. Kevin GolovinDesigning Durable Icephobic Surfaces

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Interfacial Pheno

    3:30 PM  Kil Ho LeeHigh Throughput Synthesis of Micellar Nanocomposites via Liquid‐Liquid Electrospray

    The Ohio State University

    Interfacial Pheno

    3:45 PM  Li  XiongSurface Engineering with Thiol‐Ene Photopolymerization: Wetting and Antiwetting Properties

    University of Southern Mississippi

    Interfacial Pheno

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 316

    1:50 PM Mr. Amit SharmaMorphology and Mechanical Properties of Epoxy Networks Modified by Prereacted Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane and Silica Nanoparticles

    University of Southern Mississippi

    Mechanical‐Rheo

    2:05 PM Mr. Brian GreenhoeHigh Loading, Dispersion and Stabilization of MWCNT in Epoxy Prepolymers from Continuous High Shear Reactor Processing

    University of Southern Mississippi

    Mechanical‐Rheo

    2:20 PM  Dustin VeazeyEnhanced stability to high temperature steam by controlling crystallization of PAEKs

    Pennsylvania State University

    Mechanical‐Rheo

    2:35 PM Dr. Gengxin LiuRheology and Dynamics of Spherical Motifs in Ordered Self‐assembly

    The University of Akron

    Mechanical‐Rheo

    2:50 PM Break

    3:00 PM  Gamze Sultan BasMechanical Characterization and Modeling of Rate Dependent Toughened Structural Adhesives

    The University of Akron

    Mechanical‐Rheo

    3:15 PM  Chao WangHydrophobically Crosslinked Supramolecular Hydrogels Stiffend by Surfactant

    The University of Akron

    Mechanical‐Rheo

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: Theater

    1:50 PM Mr. Jose Kenneth MapasSynthesis and Self‐Assembly of Ultrahigh Molecular Weight Linear Block Copolymers

    SUNY Buffalo

    Novel Synthetic S

    2:05 PM Mr. Joseph AbokiNovel Triptycene‐containing Multiblock Copolymers of Sulfonated Poly(arylene ether sulfone) for Proton Exchange Membrane Fuel Cells (PEMFCs).

    University of Notre Dame

    Novel Synthetic S

    2:20 PM Dr. Liang ZhuCross‐linking of Comb‐Shaped Polymer Anion Exchange Membranes Via Thiol‐ene Click Chemistry

    Pennsylvania State University

    Novel Synthetic S

    2:35 PM  Lindsey AndersonNon‐¬Random Sulfonation of Poly(ether ether ketone) via Post Polymerization Functionalization of Thermoreversible Gels

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Novel Synthetic S

    2:50 PM Break

    3:00 PM Mr. Marcus SmithUtilizing thiol‐ene click chemistry to fabricate highly emissive QD films/patterns for polymer based optical systems

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Novel Synthetic S

    3:15 PM Dr. Maruti Hegde3D printing all‐aromatic high‐performance polyimides using μSLA; processing the non‐processable.

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Novel Synthetic S

    3:30 PM  Matt JosephSynthesis and Characterization of Tetraamino Diphenyl Sulfone (TADPS) Based Polybenzimidazoles and Post‐modification for Gas Separation Membranes

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Novel Synthetic S

    3:45 PM  Laura MurphyPhotoredox‐Mediated Methods for Ring‐Opening Metathesis Polymerization

    University of Washington

    Novel Synthetic S

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 310

    1:50 PM Mr. Gregory KlineEffects of Crosslink Density and Crosslink Inhomogeneity on CO2 Transport in Crosslinked PEO‐based Gas Separation Membranes

    University of Notre Dame

    Polymer Charact

    2:05 PM  Jacob HillDepletion of functionalized chain ends from polymer surface observed by novel mass spectrometry technique

    The University of Akron

    Polymer Charact

    2:20 PM Mr. Jack ChalkerInvestigation of Chemical Network Structure of Matrix and Interphase of Polymer Matrix Composite

    Wright State University

    Polymer Charact

    2:35 PM Ms. Halie MartinIn Situ Determination of Polymer Diffusion in Nanocomposites

    University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Polymer Charact

    2:50 PM Break

    3:00 PM Mr. Harrison CassadySpecific ion e effects on the performance of ion exchange membranes used in clean energy applications

    Pennsylvania State University

    Polymer Charact

    3:15 PM  Ido OffenbachReal‐time Mechano‐Optical Behavior and Structural Evolution of Polyimide

    The University of Akron

    Polymer Charact

    3:45 PM  Joseph DennisHigh Tg Polyesters as Potential BPA‐Polycarbonate Replacements

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Polymer Charact

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 308

    1:50 PM  Megan CruzA Highly Tunable Library of Thermoresponsive, Biodegradable Polyesters Based on N‐¬‐ substituted Diols

    The University of Akron

    Responsive Poly

    2:05 PM Mr. Mingtao ChenUrea‐Containing ABA Triblock Copolymers from RAFT Polymerization: High Glass Transition Segments for Thermoplastic Elastomers

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Responsive Poly

    2:20 PM  Pei‐Zhen JianResponsive polymer bilayers by heterogeneous swelling

    The University of Akron

    Responsive Poly

    2:35 PM Mr. Qifeng ZhengSelf‐Healing Metallo‐Supramolecular Polymer Nanocomposites

    University of Wisconsin‐Madison

    Responsive poly

    2:50 PM Break

    3:00 PM Ms. Soeun KimReactive polymer layer against organophosphorus nerve agents

    University of Massachusetts, Amherst

    Responsive Poly

    3:15 PM Mr. Srikanth NayakNovel Assembly of Optical Materials by Polyelectrolytes

    Iowa State University

    Responsive Poly

    3:45 PM Mr. Xuyu TanDesign and evaluation of stimuli‐responsive, drug‐cored spherical nucleic acids

    Northeastern University

    Responsive Poly

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    NGRPC Oral Presentation Schedule [email protected] STUN: 314

    1:50 PM Mr. Yipin DuanBranched polyethylene imine graphene oxide composites for advanced energy

    The University of Akron

    Soft Matter

    2:05 PM  Fei FanMolecular Weight Effect on the Ion Transport Mechanism in Polymerized Ionic Liquids

    University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Soft Matter

    2:20 PM Ms. Gauri NabarNanoparticle packing in block copolymer micelles synthesized via the ‘emulsion and solvent evaporation’ route

    The Ohio State University

    Soft Matter

    2:35 PM Mr. Graham ParkinsonBreaking, healing, and templating physical gel and hydrogel systems

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Soft Matter

    2:50 PM Break

    3:00 PM Mr. Hadi FaresOvercompensation equilibrium in polyelectrolyte multilayers and complexes

    Florida State University

    Soft Matter

    3:15 PM  Janani SampathAggregate Alignment in Ionomers During Deformation from MD Simulations

    The Ohio State University

    Soft Matter

    3:30 PM  Jui‐Hsiang HungTheoretical Insights from Facile Microsecond Simulation of the Glass Transition

    The University of Akron

    Soft Matter

    3:45 PM  Junhong YangGlass transition and ionic conductivity of polymeric ionic liquids

    The University of Akron

    Soft Matter

    6/15/2016Schedule subject to change. 

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    2016Goodyear Polymer Center 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

    NGRPC Poster Presentation Schedule

    Biomaterials @ GDYR: Atrium 3

    Mr. Allen Chang

    TITLE

    University of Massachusetts, Amherst

    Ms. Barbara DeButts

    In situ nanofiller formation in polymer nanocomposites

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    April Fogel

    Determination of the effects of stereospecific glycopolymer hydrogel network architectures on water content, structure, and hydration/dehydration profiles

    University of Southern Mississippi

    Abegel Freedman

    Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Poly(ethylene glycol)-b-Poly(caprolactone) Micelles Using Cyclic and Linear Poly(ethylene glycol) Architectures

    The University of Akron

    Akanksha Kanitkar

    Functionalization of hyaluronan as a tumor model for glioblastoma

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Alex Kleinfehn

    Synthetic Methods to Generate and Functionalize 3D Printed Scaffolds

    The University of Akron

    Yuanyuan Luo

    Synthesis of Well-Defined Poly(propylene fumarate) Oligomers and Their Use in 3D Printed Scaffolds via Continuous Digital Light Processing

    The University of Akron

    Derek Luong

    Peptide-dendrimer Conjugates for Implant Functionalization

    The University of Akron

    Mr. Amal Narayanan

    Solvent-Free, Photocurable Mussel-Inspired Polyester Adhesive for Underwater Adhesion

    The University of Akron

    Allison Pekkanen

    Non-viral Gene Delivery Utilizing Imidazolium-containing Polyesters

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Mr. Chad Powell

    Enzyme-Promoted H2S Releasing Polymers

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Rose Roberts

    Controlled Release of a Peptide Drug from PLGA Nanospheres

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Mr. Dieter Scheibel

    Recyclable Green Chemistry Catalysts Based on Directed Self-Assembly of Amphiphilic Block Copolymers

    SUNY-ESF

    Ms. Bhavya Singhi

    Development of Solvent Spinning Process for Bacterial Polyester

    North Carolina State University

    Mr. Michael Washington

    A comparative study on the in vitro and in vivo properties of sequenced controlled and random poly(lactic-co-glycolic acid)s

    University of Pittsburgh

    6/18/2016Schedule subject to change

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    2016Goodyear Polymer Center 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

    NGRPC Poster Presentation Schedule

    Interfacial Phenomena @ GDYR: Atrium 2

    Mrs. Dona Foster

    Hydrophobic Membranes for Continuous Flow Oil/Water Separations

    The University of Akron

    Diane Gorse

    Capture of Mycobacterium smegmatis using Charged Surfaces and Implications for Pulmonary Tuberculosis Diagnostics

    The University of Akron

    Megan Ireland

    Scalable Synthesis of Polymeric Microspheres via Liquid-Liquid Electrospray

    The Ohio State University

    Melanie Longanecker

    Direct Immersion Annealing of Nano-Filled Block Copolymer Films

    The University of Akron

    Mr. Alankar Rastogi

    Probing the structure of water molecules confined between C16TAB monolayers: A Molecular Dynamics Study

    The University of Akron

    Yan Sun

    Multicomponent Polymer Thin Films for Functional Applications

    The University of Akron

    Ms. Marisa Tukpah

    Self-assembly of organosilane monolayers on silicon-based substrates by chemical vapor deposition.

    The University of Akron

    Ms. Emily Weinheimer

    Wettability of Cellulose Nanocrystal Film

    The University of Akron

    6/18/2016Schedule subject to change

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    2016Goodyear Polymer Center 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

    NGRPC Poster Presentation Schedule

    Mechanical-Rheological Properties of Polymers and Composites @ GDYR: Atrium 2

    Hyosung An

    Highly Flexible Self-Assembled V2O5 Cathodes Enabled by Conducting Diblock Copolymers

    Texas A&M University

    Mr. Iskinder Arsano

    Toward Sustainable Asphaltic Materials: An Integrated Investigation of Biooil Modified Asphalt

    The University of Akron

    Abdala Bashir

    Soy-Based Resins and Fillers for Thermoset Composites

    The University of Akron

    Mr. Kamlesh Bornani

    Control of wetting behavior of Si nanoparticles in PCHD-¬‐based diblock copolymers by tuning the graft chain stiffness

    University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Ms. Keke Chen

    Nonlinear Mechano-Optical Behavior Of Phenylalanine-Based Poly(Ester Urea): Local Order in Amorphous Polymers

    The University of Akron

    Mr. Dibyendu Debnath

    Synthesis, Characterization and Mechanical Properties of Physically Cross-linked Gels

    The University of Akron

    Danielle Grolman

    Strengthening polymer thin films with cellulose nanocrystals (CNCs)

    The University of Akron

    Chongwen Huang

    Nonlinear Rheology of Oligomeric Ionomers: Shear-Thickening and Shear-Thinning Behavior of Sulfonated Polystyrene Melts

    The University of Akron

    Dr. Ali Javadi

    Comb-Like Polycarboxylate Superplasticizers: A Structure-Property Relationship Study

    The University of Akron

    Deep Kalita

    Plant Oil-Based Coatings with Fast Drying/Curing and Low Yellowness

    North Dakota State University

    Ms. Jill Manapat

    Thermo-Mechanical Property Comparison of Graphene Oxide Nanocomposites Fabricated through Stereolithography and Solution Casting

    Case Western Reserve University

    Mr. Gregory Miller

    Melt-spinnable Precursors for Carbon Fiber Production

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Ms. Johanna Schwartz

    Graded and Heterogeneous Materials using Digital Light Processing Additive Manufacturing

    University of Washington

    Kunyue Xing

    Impact of hydrogen bonding on dynamics of hydroxyl-terminated polydimethylsiloxane

    University of Tennessee, Knoxville

    Arvin Yu

    Structure-Property Relationships of Dual Methacrylated Epoxidized Sucrose Soyate (Dmess)

    North Dakota State University

    Ms. Yihong Zhao

    ABSTRACT

    The University of Akron

    6/18/2016Schedule subject to change

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    2016Goodyear Polymer Center 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

    NGRPC Poster Presentation Schedule

    Novel Synthetic Strategies @ GDYR: Atrium 3

    Mr. Ajay Amrutkar

    Room Temperature Polymer Cross-linking using Polymerizable 1-Functionalized Vinylbenzocyclobutenes

    The University of Akron

    Mr. Xiaosong Cao

    Design A Highly Reactive Trifunctional Core Molecule to Obtain Hyperbranched Polymers with Over A Million Molecular Weight in One-pot Click Polymerization

    University of Notre Dame

    Feng Gao

    Inkjet Printing of Layer-by-Layer Assembled Charge Mosaic Membranes

    University of Notre Dame

    Mr. Joon-Sung Kim

    Visible-Light Hypervalent Iodide Carboxylate Photo(trifluoro)methylations and Controlled Radical Polymerization of Fluorinated Alkenes

    University of Connecticut

    Jehoon Lee

    High Swelling Elastomers Using Dual Reversible Addition Fragmentation Transfer (RAFT) Crosslinker

    The University of Akron

    Bowen Li

    Photo stimuli-responsive phthalocyanine for photolithography

    Case Western Reserve University

    Mr. Jamie Nowalk

    Precisely sequenced Poly(lactic-co-glycolic acids)s for bioengineering applications

    University of Pittsburgh

    Mr. Isamu Ono

    Optimization of benzocyclobutene-containing (meth)acrylate structure for controlled radical polymerization

    The University of Akron

    Chao Peng

    Utility of Baylis-Hillman Reaction for the Synthesis of Functionalized Polymers

    The University of Akron

    Alison Rohly

    Vanillin: A Biobased Crosslinker for Melamine-Formaldehyde Coatings

    North Dakota State University

    Mrs. Carolyn Scherger

    Synthesis and Polymerization of Functional Lactones for Functional PLA-Based Systems

    The University of Akron

    Dr. Bing Xu

    Structural Tailoring of Conjugated Donor-Acceptor Polymers: Challenge in Efficient End Capping

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Haichang Zhang

    ABSTRACT

    The University of Akron

    Mr. Fan Zhang

    Surface Fluctuations of Four arm Star Polystyrene Melt Films

    The University of Akron

    6/18/2016Schedule subject to change

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    2016Goodyear Polymer Center 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

    NGRPC Poster Presentation Schedule

    Polymer Characterization @ GDYR: Atrium 2

    Mr. Ali Ammar

    Cloisite 30B as Nanoclay Compatibilizer for Polysulfone/Polyimide Blend Films

    The University of Akron

    Kevin Endres

    Novel Detection of Surface Enrichment Driven by Molecular Weight Disparity in Polymers

    The University of Akron

    Hailiang Jin

    Development of Polymeric SO2 Resistant Coating for Solid Amine Sorbent

    The University of Akron

    Eric Krall

    Model compound study to characterize the development of Acetoacetate functionalized resin derived from Kraft lignin.

    North Dakota State University

    Mr. Baraka Lwoya

    Effect of polymer architecture on nano-structured polymeric materials and development of nanoporous membrane for separation of oil-water mixtures

    Tulane University

    Jonas Sahouani

    Highly Functional Methacrylated Bio-based Resin System for UV-Curable Coatings

    North Dakota State University

    Mr. Glenn Spiering

    Thermal Conductivity of PEEK/BN Composites in an Injection Molded Process

    Penn State Erie - The Behrend College

    Katherine Valentine

    Thermotropic Telechelic Ionomers for High Performance Applications

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Shaoyang Wang

    In-situ Mechanistic Investigation of an Organic Radical Polymer Cathode on Interfacial Charge and Mass Transfer

    Texas A&M University

    Mr. Feipeng Yang

    Influence of Ions on Diffusion of Water at the Metal/Coating Interface

    The University of Akron

    Jie Yu

    Photocatalytic Reduction of CO2 by PEI Functionalized TiO2 Thin Film

    The University of Akron

    6/18/2016Schedule subject to change

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    2016Goodyear Polymer Center 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

    NGRPC Poster Presentation Schedule

    Responsive Polymers @ GDYR: Atrium 2

    Mr. Kyle Arrington

    Synthesis and Characterization of a Bio- and Photodegradable Thermal Plastic Elastomer by Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization and Ring-Opening Polymerization

    Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University

    Mr. Jeffrey Auletta

    Electroadhesive ionomers for multilayered structures with tunable mechanical properties

    University of Pittsburgh

    Mr. Ishan Fursule

    Photoactive Ring monomer for light mediated Ring Opening Metathesis Polymerization

    University of Kentucky

    Jianying Hu

    Innovative Thermochromic Material for Cool Pavement and Cool Buildings

    Case Western Reserve University

    Ms. Yanliang Liu

    Equilibrium and Field-directed Assembly Behavior of Janus Ellipsoidal Colloids: Effect of Electrolyte and Particle Concentration

    University of Michigan, Ann Arbor

    Ms. Yubing Ma

    Contraction of weak polyelectrolyte multilayers in response to organic solvents

    The University of Akron

    Mr. Joshua O'Neal

    Hydrogen-Bonded Polymer Nanocomposites Containing Discrete Layers of Gold Nanoparticles Prepared by Dip- and Spray-assisted Layer-by-Layer Assembly

    Texas A&M University

    Dr. Jerome Palaganas

    Development of Self-Healing Polymer for Stereolithography 3D Printing

    Case Western Reserve University

    Marcos Pantoja

    Fatty Acid Swollen Natural Rubber Shape Memory Polymers

    The University of Akron

    Gregory Peterson

    Characterization of the Shape Memory Properties of Amino Acid-Based Poly(ester urea)s

    The University of Akron

    6/18/2016Schedule subject to change

  • Monday, June 20, 2016

    2016Goodyear Polymer Center 4:00 pm to 6:30 pm

    NGRPC Poster Presentation Schedule

    Soft Matter @ GDYR: Atrium 3

    Ms. Darya Asheghali

    Reactive Magnetospinning of Nano- and Microfibers

    University of Georgia

    Daniel Diaz Vela

    Predicting glass transition of linear polymers using integral equation theory

    The University of Akron

    Mr. Jeffrey Ethier

    Chain dynamics and entanglements in model polymer nanocomposite melts

    The Ohio State University

    Jinxin Fu

    Differential dynamic microscopy of thermoreversible microgel

    Georgia Institute of Technology

    Ms. Katelyn Houston

    Endgroup Functionalization of Engineering Polyesters with Ureidopyrimidinone

    University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

    Dr. Chang-Uk Lee

    Toward Room-Temperature Additive Manufacturing with High-Performance Polymers

    University of Washington

    Mr. Hui Li

    Solution Behavior of Pd6L4 Coordination Macroions — the Effect of ligands

    The University of Akron

    Dr. Jiancheng Luo

    Self-Recognition of Two Rod-Shaped Macroions with Different Functional Groups Controlled by Cation-π Interaction

    The University of Akron

    Ms. Lindsay Matolyak

    Polyurea-peptide hybrids: molecular design for mechanical tunability

    Case Western Reserve University

    Mr. Arvind Modi

    Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Solvent Swollen Block Copolymer Films

    The University of Akron

    Mr. Alex Nyarko

    Investigating the material properties of the Caulobacter crescentus adhesive holdfast

    The University of Akron

    Mr. Bradley Rodier

    Polythioether Particles Armored with Modifiable Graphene Oxide Nanosheets

    Case Western Reserve University

    Mr. Yixuan Song

    Edge Charge Neutralization of Montmorillonite Clay: Improved Gas Barrier in Multilayer Nanobrick Wall Thin Films with Better Clay Coverage

    Texas A&M University

    Mr. Adam Woods

    Cationic Gemini Surfactants for Enhanced Oil Recovery

    Belmont University

    6/18/2016Schedule subject to change

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