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Jeffrey Pyun - Curriculum Vitae

 

 

   

 JEFFREY PYUN

AFFILIATION 


                                 Department of Chemistry
University of Arizona
1306 E. University Blvd
Tucson, AZ 85721
Ph: 520-626-1834
Fx: 520-621-8407
Email: jpyun@email.arizona.edu

 

EDUCATION


July 2002

Carnegie Mellon University 

Ph.D. in Chemistry under Prof. Krzysztof Matyjaszewski 

Pittsburgh, PA

June 1997

Northwestern University

B.A. in Chemistry, undergraduate research with Prof. J.B. Lambert

Evanston, IL

EXPERIENCE 


2010-present

University of Arizona

Associate Professor, Department of Chemistry

Tucson, AZ

August 2008 - Present

Seoul National University

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical & Biological Engineering
Joint appointment thru World Class University Program

Seoul, Korea

2004-2010

University of Arizona

Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry

Tucson, AZ

2002-2004

IBM Almaden Research Center/UC Berkeley

Postdoctoral researcher.  Joint position between Dr. Craig Hawker and Prof. Jean M. Fréchet 

San Jose, CA

AWARDS AND HONORS


  • Kavli Fellow, US National Academy of Science (2011)
  • World Class University Professor, from Seoul National University (2009-2012)
  • INSIC Technical Achievement Award for Magnetic Tape (2009)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellowship (2009)
  • IBM Faculty Award (2007)
  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award (2007)
  • NSF CAREER Award (2007)
  • US-Japan Conference Invitee on Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials (2003)
  • ACS Pittsburgh Polymer Group Student Award (2002)
  • Legacy Fellowship for Outstanding Graduate Research (2001)
  • Member of ACS:  POLY, PMSE, Colloids & Surfaces Divisions
  • Symposium Organizer on PMSE Young Investigator Symposium, ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, San Francisco,  CA (March 2010)
  • Symposium Organizer on Green Chemistry, ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, San Francisco,  CA (March 2010)
  • Symposium Organizer on Synthesis and Self-Assembly Approaches to Polymer Inorganic Nanoparticles, ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, New Orleans, LA (April 2008)
  • Symposium Organizer on Polymeric Nanostrucures: A Little Chemistry, ACS Rocky Mountain Regional Meeting, Tucson, AZ (October 2006)
  • Symposium Co-organizer on Polymers, Nanoparticles and Composite Materials ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, Atlanta, GA (March 2005)

BIOLIOGRAPHY: PEER-REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS


*publications as PI at the University of Arizona
 

Peer-reviewed:

54)* “The Use of Elemental Sulfur as an Alternative Feedstock for Polymeric Materials ,” Chung, W.-J.; Griebel, J.J.; Kim, E.-T.;  Yoon, H.-S.; Simmonds, A.G.; Ji, H.-J.; Dirlam, P.T.; Glass, R.S.; Wie, J.J.; Nguyen, N.A.; Guralnick, B.W.; Park, J.; Somogyi, A.; Theato, P.; Mackay, M.E.; Sung, Y.-E.; Char, K.; Pyun, J.  Nature Chemistry 2013, online-DOI: 10.1038/NCHEM.1624.

53)* “Synthesis of Polyoctadecyl methacrylate Polymer Brushes via Surface Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Yoo, H.; Kim. B.-Y.;  Pyun, J. Appl. Organometallic Chem. 2012,  in press.

52)* “Self Assembly and Colloidal Polymerization of Polymer-Nanoparticle Hybrids into Mesoscopic Chains,” Pyun, J. Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2012, in press

51)* “Still in Control,” Pyun, J. Nature Materials 2012, 11, 753-754.

50)* “Directing the deposition of ferromagnetic cobalt onto Pt-tipped CdSe@CdS nanorods:  Synthetic and Mechanistic Insights ,” Hill, L.J.; Bull, M.M.; Sung, Y.; Simmonds, A.G.; Dirlam, P.T.; Richey, N.E.; DeRosa, S.E.; Guin, D.; Shim, I.-B.; Costanzo, P.J.; Pinna, N.; Willinger, M.-G.; Vogel, W.; Char, K.; Pyun, J. ACS Nano 2012, ASAP

49)* “Functionalization and Patterning of Reactive Polymer Brushes Based on Surface Reversible Addition and Fragmentation Chain Transfer Polymerization,” Choi, J.; Schattling, P.; Jochum, F.D.; Pyun, J.; Char, K.; Theato, P. J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2012, 50, 4010-4018.

48)* “Controlling Length and Areal Density of Magnetically Actuated Artificial Cilia through the Dipolar Assembly of Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles,” Breidenich, J.L.;  Wei, M.C.;  Clatterbaugh, G.V.;  Benkoski, J.J.;  Keng, P.K.; Pyun, J.  Soft Matter 2012, 8, 5334-5341

47)* “Surface Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization from Indium Tin Oxide Electrodes;  Electrochemistry of Polymer Brushes,” Kim, B-Y.; Shallcross, R.C.; Armstrong, N.R.; Kim, H-J.; Chung, W.-J.; Sahoo. R.; Char, K.; Dirlam, P.T.; Costanzo, P.J.; Pyun, J. ACS Symposium Series:  Progress in Controlled Radical Polymerization,  2012, in press

46)* “Hybrids by Cluster Complex-Initiated Polymerization,” Zheng, Z.; Tu, X.; Nichol, G.; Keng, P.Y.; Pyun, J. Macromolecules 2012, 45, 2614-2618.

45)* “Elemental Sulfur as a Reactive Medium for Au nanoparticles and Nanocomposites,”  Chung, W.J.;  Simmonds, A.G.; Griebel, J.J.;  Suh, H.-S.; Kim, E.-T.;  Shim, I.-B.; Glass, R.S.; Loy, D.A.; Theato, P.;  Sung, Y.-E.; Char, K.;  Pyun, J.   Angew. Chem. Int. Ed.,  2011, 50, 11409-11412 (featured as cover article)

44)* “Morphological Conversion of Dipolar Core-Shell Au-Co Nanoparticles into Beaded Au-Co3O4 Nanowires ,” Kim, B.; Yu, S.-H.; Kim, H.-S.; Lee, D.-C.;  Shim, I.-B.; Derosa, S.E.; Sung, Y.-E.;  Pyun, J.  J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 14163

43)* “Dipolar Organization and Magnetic Actuation of Flagella-like Nanoparticle Assemblies ,” Benkoski, J.J.; Breidenich, J.L.; Uy, O. M.; Hayes, A.T.;  Deacon, R.; Land, B.H.; Spicer, J.M.;  Keng, P.; Pyun, J. J. Mater. Chem. 2011, 21, 7314-7325.

42)* “Colloidal Polymerization of Polymer Coated Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles into Pt-Co3O4 Nanowires ,” Keng, P.; Bull, M.M.; Shim, I.-B.; Armstrong, N.R.;  Pyun, J. Chem. Mater. 2011, 23, 1120-1129.

41)* “Graphene Oxide as Catalyst: Application of Carbon Materials beyond Nanotechnology” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 51, 46-48

40)* “Magnetic Self-Assembly of Gold Nanoparticle Chains using Dipolar Core-Shell  Colloids,” Kim, B.; Shim, I,-B.;  Monti, O.A.; Pyun, J. Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 890-892.

39)* “Mechanically Reinforced Silica Aerogel Nanocomposites via Surface Intiatied Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Boday, D.J.; Keng, P.; Muriithi, B.; Pyun, J.; Loy, D.A. J. Mater. Chem.  2010, 20, 6863-6865

38)* Synthesis of Polymer Coated Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles in Multi-Gram Quantities with Tunable Variation of Particle Size,” Bull, M.M.;  Chung, W.-J.; Rasmussen, S.G.;  Kim, S.-J.; Shim, I.; Paik, H. –J.;  Pyun, J. J. Mater. Chem. 2010, 20, 6023-6025.

37)* “Synthesis and Colloidal Polymerization of Dipolar Au-Co Core-Shell Nanoparticles into Au-Co3O4 Nanowires ,” Kim, B.;  Shim, I.; Sahoo, R; Oskan, Z.; Saavedra, S.S.; Armstrong, N.R.; Pyun, J.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 3234-3235.

36)* "Photoelectrochemical Processes in Polymer Tethered CdSe Nanocrystals," Shallcross, R.C.; D’Ambruoso, G.D.; Pyun, J.; Armstrong, N.R.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2010, 132, 2622-2632.

35)* “Dipolar Assembly of Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles into Magnetically Driven Artificial Cilia,” Benkoski, J.J.; Deacon, R.; Land, B.H.; Baird, L.M.; Breidenich, J.L.; Srinivasan, R.; Clatterbaugh, G.V.; Keng, P.; Pyun, J. Soft Matter 2010, 6, 602-609.

34)* “Ferrocene Functional Polymer Brushes on Indium Tin Oxide via Surface Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Kim, B.;  Ratcliff, E.L.; Armstrong, N.R.; Kowalewski, T.;  Pyun, J. Langmuir 2010, 26, 2083-2092.

33)* "Efficient CdSe Nanocrystal Diffraction Gratings  Prepared by Microcontact Molding," Shallcross, C.R.; Chawla, G.S.; Marrikar, S.; Tolbert, S.; Pyun, J.; Armstrong, N.R.  ACS Nano 2009, 3, 3629-363.

32)* “Colloidal Polymerization of Polymer Coated Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles into Cobalt Oxide Nanowires,” Keng, P.; Kim, B.; Shim, I.-B.; Sahoo, R.; Veneman, P.E.; Armstrong, N.R.; Yoo, H.; Permberton, J.E.; Bull, M.M.; Griebel, J.J.; Ratcliff, E.L.; Nebesny, K. G.; Pyun, J.  ACS Nano 2009,  3 (10), 3143-3157. (highlighted in ACS Nano Perpsective Article:  Emrick et al., ACS Nano 2009, 3, 2870)

31)* “Oxidation effect in cobalt nanoparticle magnetic fluids,” Hong, J.- S.; Pyun, J.; Park, Y.-W.; Kim, C. –S.; Shim, I.-B.   IEEE Transactions on Magnetics 2009, 45, 2464-2466.

30)* “Lanthanide(III) Doped Magnetite Nanoparticles,” De Silva, C.R.; Smith, S.; Shim, I.; Pyun, J.; Zheng, Z. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 6336-6337.

29)* “Polymer-Stabilized Phospholipid Vesicles with a Controllable pH-Dependent Disassembly Mechanism,” Roberts, D.L.; Bowles, S.E.; Janczak, C.M.; Pyun, J.; Aspinwall, C.A. Langmuir 2009, 25, 1908-1910.

28)* “Synthesis, Assembly and Functionalization of Polymer Coated Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles,” Korth, B.D.; Keng, P.; Shim. I.; Tang, C.; Kowalewski, T.; Pyun, J. ACS Symposium Series, “Nanoparticles: Synthesis, Stabilization, Passivation and Functionalization” 2008, 996, 272-285.

27)* “Self-Assembly of Polymer Coated Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles into Mesoscopic Polymer Chains and Visualization using Fossilized Liquid Assembly,”  Benkoski, J.J, Bowles, S.E.; Jones,  R.A.; Douglas, J.F.; Pyun, J.; Karim, A. J. Polym. Sci., Part B: Polym. Phys. 2008, 46, 2267-2277. (Highlighted in Materials Views 2008, A1-A8.)

26)* “Fabrication of Long CdS Nanowires by Using a Chemical Solution Process,” Shim, I.; Choi, D.-H.; Kim, C.-S.; Pyun, J.; Bowles, S.E. J. Korean Phys. Soc. 2008, 52, 332-336.

25)* “Synthesis and Self-Assembly of Polymer Coated Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles,” Keng, P.; Shim, I.; Korth, B.D.; Douglas, J.F.; Pyun, J. ACS Nano  2007, 4, 279-292.

24)* “Polythiophene-Semiconductor Nanoparticle Composite Thin Films Tethered to Indium Tin Oxbide Substrates via Electropolymerization,” Shallcross, R.C.; D’Ambruoso, G.D.; Hall, Korth, B.D.;  H.K.; Zheng, Z.; Pyun, J.; Armstrong, N. R. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 11310-11311.

23)* “Magnetic Assembly and Pyrolysis of Functional Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles into 1-D Carbon Nanostructures,” Bowles, S.E.; Wu, W.; Kowalewski, T.; Schalnat, M.;  Davis, R.; Pemberton, J.E.; Shim. I.; Korth, B.D.;  Pyun, J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 8694-8695.

22)* “Nanocomposite Materials from Functional Polymers and Magnetic Nanoparticles,” Pyun, J. Polym. Rev. 2007, 47, 231-263.

21)* “Field induced formation of mesoscopic polymer chains from functional ferromagnetic nanoparticles,”  Benkoski, J.J, Bowles, S.E.; Korth, Bryan, D.; Jones, R.A.; Douglas, J.F.; Karim, A.; Pyun, J.  J. Am. Chem. Soc.. 2007, 129, 6291-6297.

20)* “Polymer Encapsulated Metallic and Semiconductor Nanoparticles: Multifunctional Materials with Novel Optical, Electronic and Magnetic Properties,” Pyun, J.; Emrick, T.S.  Macromolecular Engineering: From Precise Macromolecular Synthesis to   Macroscopic Materials, Properties and Applications, Ed. K. Matyjazsewski, L. Leibler, Y. Gnanou, Wiley-VCH, New York, 2007, Vol. 4, 2409-2449.

19)* “Polymer Coated Ferromagnetic Colloids from Well-Defined Polymeric Surfactants and Assembly into Nanoparticle Chains,” Korth, B.D.; Keng, P.; Shim, I.; Bowles, S.; Nebesny, K.; Tang, C.; Kowalewski, T.; Pyun, J. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2006, 128, 6562.

 

Postdoctoral/Graduate Publications

18) “The Dramatic Effect of Architecture on the Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers at Interfaces.” Kim, Yoojin; Pyun, Jeffrey; Frechet, Jean M. J.; Hawker, Craig J.; Frank, Curtis W.  Langmuir  2005,  21(23),  10444-10458. 

17) “Synthesis and Direct Visualization of Block Copolymers Composed of Different Macromolecules Architectures,” Pyun, J.; Tang, C.T.; Kowalewski, T.; Fréchet, J.M.J.; Hawker, C.J. Macromolecules 2005, 38, (7), 2674-2685.

16) “A Structurally Diverse and Highly Efficient Approach to Dendritic Libraries using Click Chemistry,” Nugent, A.; Hawker, C.J.; Scheel, A.; Voit, B.; Pyun, J.; Fréchet, J.M.J.; Feldman, A.K.; Yu, P.; Finn, M.G.; Fokin, V.; Sharpless, K.B.  Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2004, 43, 3928-3932.

15) “Synthesis and Surface Attachment of ABC Triblock Copolymers Containing Glassy and Rubbery Segments,” Pyun, J.; Jia, S.; Kowalewski, T.; Matyjaszewski, K. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2004, 205, 411-417.

14) “Macromolecules with Controlled Architecture,” Pyun, J.; Zhou, X.; Drockenmuller, E.; Hawker, C.J.  J. Mater. Chem. 2003, 13, 2653-2660.

13) “Synthesis of Polymer Brushes using Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Pyun, J.; Kowalewski, T.; Matyjaszewski, K.  Macromol. Rapid Comm. 2003, 24, 1043-1059.

12) “Synthesis of Block, Statistical and Gradient Copolymers Containing Octadecyl Side Chains by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Qin, S.; Pyun, J.; Saget, J.; Jia, S.; Kowalewski, T.; Matyjaszewski, K. Macromolecules 2003, 36, 8969-8977.

11) “Evaluating the Effect of Termination by Chain-Chain Coupling in Living Free Radical Polymerizations,” Pyun, J.; Rees, I.; Hawker, C.J.; Fréchet, J.M.J. Aust. J. Chem. 2003, 56, 775-782.

10) “Synthesis of Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Nanoparticles: Kinetics of Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization and Morphology of Ultrathin Films,” Pyun, J.; Jia, S.; Kowalewski, T.; Matyjaszewski, K.  Macromolecules 2003, 36, 5094.

9) “ABA Triblock Copolymers Containing Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxanes Pendant Groups: Synthesis and Unique Properties,” Pyun, J.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Wu, J.; Kim, G.M.; Chun, S.B.; Mather, P.T. Polymer 2003, 44, 2739-2750.

8) “Synthesis and Characterization of Silica-graft-Polystyrene Hybrid Nanoparticles: Effect of Constraint on the Glass Transition of Spherical Polymer Brushes,”  Savin, D.A.; Pyun, J.; Patterson, G.D.; Kowalewski, T.; Matyjaszewski, K. J. Polym. Sci. Part B, Polym. Phys. 2002, 40, 2667-2676.

7) “Synthesis of Polypropylene-Poly(methacrylate) Block Copolymers using Metallocene Catalyzed Processes and Subsequent Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Matyjaszewski, K.; Saget, J.; Pyun, J.; Schlogl, M.; Rieger, B.  J. Macromol. Sci., Pure and Appl. Chem. 2002, A39, 901-913.

6) "Synthesis of Well-Defined Block Copolymers Tethered to Polysilsesquioxane Nanoparticles and Their Nanoscale Morphology on Surfaces," Pyun, J. ; Matyjaszewski, K.; Kowalewski, T.; Savin, D.; Patterson, G.; Kickelbick, G.; Huesing, N.  J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2001, 123, 9445.

5) "Synthesis of Nanocomposite Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials Using Controlled/"Living" Radical Polymerization," Pyun, J.; Matyjaszewski, K.  Chem. Mater. 2001, 13, 3436.

4) "Synthesis of Hybrid Polymers Using Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization: Homopolymers and Block Copolymers from Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane Monomers," Pyun, J.; Matyjaszewski, K.  Macromolecules 2000, 33, 217-220.

3) "Functionalization of Polymers Prepared By ATRP Using Radical Addition Reactions," Coessens, V.; Pyun, J.; Miller, P.J.; Gaynor, S.G.; Matyjaszewski, K.  Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2000, 21,103-109.

2) "Synthesis and Characterization of Star Polymers with Varying Arm Number, Length, and Composition from Organic and Hybrid Inorganic/Organic Multifunctional Initiators," Matyjaszewski, K.; Miller, P.J.; Pyun, J.; Kickelbick, G.; Diamanti, S. Macromolecules 1999, 32, 6526-6535.

1) "Preparation of Hyperbranched Polyacrylates By Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization. Part 4. The Use of Zero-Valent Copper," Matyjaszewski, K.; Pyun, J.; Gaynor, S.G.  Macromol. Rapid Commun 1998, 19, 665-670.

 

Book Chapters

3) Pietrasik, J.; Bombalski, L.; Cusick, B.; Huang, J.; Pyun, J. ; Kowalewski, T. ; Matyjaszewski, K.  “Controlling polymer chain topology and architecture by ATRP from flat surfaces,”  ACS Symposium Series  2005,  912 (Stimuli-Responsive Polymeric Films and Coatings),  28-42.

2) Pyun, Jeffrey; Kowalewski, Tomasz; Matyjaszewski, Krzysztof.  “Polymer brushes by atom transfer radical polymerization,” Polymer Brushes  2004, 51-68. 

 

 1) Pyun, Jeffrey; Xia, Jianhui; Matyjaszewski, Krzysztof. “Organic-inorganic hybrid materials from polysiloxanes and polysilsesquioxanes using controlled/living radical polymerization,” ACS Symposium Series 2003, 838 (Synthesis and Properties of Silicones and Silicone-Modified Materials),  273-284. 

 

Patents & Applications

4) “Polymer coated magnetic particles, composite magnetic materials and magnetic tapes using them, Pyun, J.; Korth, B.D.; U.S. Pat. Appl. Publ.  (2010), US 20100279105 A1 20101104.

3) “Multifunctional Polymer Coated Magnetic Nanocomposites,” Pyun, J. WO293234, filed March 10, 2007.

2) "The Preparation of Nanocomposite Structures by Controlled Radical Polymerization Process," Matyjaszewski, K.; Pyun, J.  US 6,627,314; Issued September 30, 2003.

1) "Catalytic Processes For The Controlled Polymerization of Free Radically (Co)polymerizable Monomers and Functional Polymeric Systems Prepared Thereby," Matyjaszewski, K.; Gaynor, S.G.; Paik, H.; Pintauer, T.; Pyun, J.; Qiu, J.; Teodorescu, M.; Xia, J.; Zhang, X.  WO056795A1, filed July 12, 1999.

 

Polymer/PMSE Preprints

48)* "Unconventional polymerization systems for energy storage and conversion" Hill, Larry J.; Sung, Younghun; Chung, Woo Jin; Simmonds, Adam G.; Kim, Eui Tae; Griebel, Jared J.; Kim, Hyun-Sik; Char, Kookheon; Sung, Yung-Eun; Glass, Richard S.; et al Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2012), 53(1), 223.

47)* “Colloidal polymerization of dipolar nanoparticles,” Hill, Lawrence J.; Sung,Younghun; Simmonds, Adam G.; Char, Kookheon; Pyun, Jeffrey PMSE Preprints (2012), No pp. given.

47)* “Direct utilization of elemental sulfur in novel polymeric composites,” Griebel, Jared J.; Chung, Woo Jin; Kim, Eui Tae; Simmonds, Adam G.; Glass, Richard S.; Char, Kookheon; Pyun, Jeffrey  From PMSE Preprints (2012), No pp. given. 

46)* “Elemental sulfur: a novel, abundant feedstock for polymers and nanocomposite materials,”  By Chung, Woo Jin; Griebel, Jared J.; Kim, Eui Tae; Shimmonds, Adam G.; Kim, Hyun-Sik; Glass, Richard S.; Sung, Yung-Eun; Char, Kookheon; Pyun, Jeffrey  From PMSE Preprints (2012), No pp. given.

45)* “Utilization of elemental sulfur for au nanoparticles and polymeric nanocomposites,” Chung, Woo Jin; Griebel, Jared J.; Simmonds, Adam G.; Kim, Eui Tae; Glass, Richard S.; Char, Kookheon; Pyun, Jeffrey  From PMSE Preprints (2012), No pp. given.

44)* “Surface initiated atom transfer radical polymerizations from indium tin oxide electrodes Kim, Bo, Yun; Dirlam, Philip T.; Kim, Hyo-Ju; Chung, Woo Jin; Costanzo, Philip J.; Char, Kookheon; Pyun, Jeffrey  Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) (2011), 52(2), 508.

43)* “Electroactive polymer brushes on electrode surfaces,” Kim, Bo Yun; Yoo, Heemin; Armstrong, Neal R.; Pyun, Jeffrey  From PMSE Preprints (2011), No pp. given.

42)* “Electroactive Polymer Brushes and Nanocomposite Films on ITO,” Kim, B.-Y.; Shallcross, R. C.; Armstrong, N. R.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints, 2010, no ppg assigned.

41)* “Gold Cobalt Core-Shell Nanoparticles and Patterning Gold Nanoparticles on Substrates,” Kim, B.-Y.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints, 2010, no ppg assigned.

40)* “Colloidal Polymerization:  A Route to Heterostructured Semiconductor Nanowires for Energy,” Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints, 2010, no ppg assigned.

39)* “Polymers and Dipolar Nanoparticles,” Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints, 2010, no ppg assigned.

38)* “Tailoring and Controlling the Physical Properties of Silica Aerogel-Polymer

Nanocomposites with Surface Initiated ATRP,” Boday, D. J.; Keng, P.–Y.; Pyun, J.; Loy, D. A. PMSE Preprints, 2010, no ppg assigned.

37)* “Colloidal Polymerization: A New Concept in Polymer Science,”  Kim, B.; Pyun, J. POLY  Preprints, 2010, 51, 78-79.

36)* “Dipolar assembly and colloidal polymerization of polymer coated ferromagnetic nanoparticles: a route to mesoscopic nanowires,” Keng, P.-Y.; Kim, B.-Y.; Shim, I.-B.; Armstrong, N. R.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints 2010, no ppg. assigned

35)* “Supramolecular assembly of ferromagnetic nanoparticles,” Keng, P. Y.; Benkoski, J. J.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints 2010, no ppg. assigned

34)* “Assembly of artificial microscopic swimmers from a bimodal mixture of magnetic nanoparticles,” Breidenich, J.; Uy, O.M.; Hayes, A.T.; Land, H.B.; Spicer, J.M.; Deacon, R.M.; Benkoski, J.J.; Keng, P.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints 2010, no ppg. Assigned.

33)* “Polymer hybrids supported by transition metal clusters,” Tu, X.; Keng, P.; Pyun, J.; Zheng, Z. Polym. Prep. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2009, 50 (2), 328-329.

32)* “Synthesis, functionalization and assembly of magnetic polymer-nanoparticle composites,” Guin, D.; Korth, B.D.; Pyun, J.  Polym. Prep. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2009, 50 (2), 354.

31)* “Synthesis and directed magnetic assembly of ferromagnetic cobalt nanoparticles and cobalt oxide nanowires,” Keng, P.; Pyun, J. Polym. Prep. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2009, 50 (1).

30)* “Silica aerogel polymer nanocomposites using ATRP from surface bound initiators,” Boday, D.J.; Keng, P.; Pyun, J.; Loy, D.A. Polym. Prep. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2009, 50 (1).

29)* “Ferrocene-containing polymers for functionalization of metal nanoparticles and metal oxide surfaces,” Kim, B.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints 2009, 100, 674-675.

28)* “Solid state and electrochemical characterization of nanostructured cobalt oxide wires,” Keng, P.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints 2009, 647-648.

27)* “Electroactive metal oxide nanowires via magnetic assembly and oxidation of polymer coated ferromagnetic nanoparticles,” Keng, P.; Ratcliff, E. L.; Armstrong, N. R.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints 2009, 100, 207.

26)* “Polymer-nanoparticle hybrid materials and thin films on transparent conductive metal oxide surfaces,” Shallcross, R. C.; Kim, B.; Keng, P.; Ratcliff, E. L.; Jenkins, J. J.; Armstrong, N. R.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints 2008, 98, 91

25)* “Functionalization of ferromagnetic nanoparticles using well-defined polymeric surfactants: effect of composition and molar mass on ligand exchange,” Korth, B.D.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints 2008, 98, 498

24)* “Magnetic organic/inorganic hybrid materials from ferromagnetic nanoparticles and crosslinkable copolymers,” Keng, P.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints 2008, 98, 494.

23)* “Synthesis, functionalization and self-assembly of ferromagnetic nanoparticles,” Pyun, J.; Korth, B. D.; Keng, P.; Bowles, S. E. PMSE Preprints 2008, 98, 229.

22)* “Electrochemically formed semiconductor nanoparticle/polymer composite thin films,” Shallcross, R. C.; Graham, A.; D'Ambruoso, G.D.; Korth, B.; Hall, H. K., Jr.; Zheng, Z.; Pyun, J.; Armstrong, N.R.  PMSE Preprints 2008, 98, 171

21)* “Aligned phases of polymer coated magnetic nanoparticles and binary microphase separated blends,” Keng, P.; Korth, B.D.; Pyun, J. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2007, 48(2), 774.

20)* “Preparation of functional ferromagnetic colloids and assembly into 1-D mesostructures,” Korth, B.D.; Keng, P.; Kim B.; Pyun, J.  PMSE Preprint 2007, 96, 798

19)* “Synthesis of ferromagnetic colloids possessing fluorescent polymer shells,” Keng, P.; Bowles, S. E.; Pyun, J. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2006,  47(2),  950.

18)* “Polymer coated magnetic colloids and magnetically assembled mesostructures,” Bowles, S. E.; Korth, B. D.; Keng, P.; Pyun, J. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2006,  47(2),  915. 

17)* “Effect of polymer surfactant molar mass and composition on ferromagnetic nanoparticle properties,”  Korth, B. D.; Pyun, J.  Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2006,  47(2),  841-842.

16)* “Synthesis of polymer coated cobalt nanoparticles from polymethacrylate terpolymers prepared from free radical polymerization,” Bowles, S. E.; Judd, M. R.; Futral, N. A.; Wong, B.; Pyun, J.  Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2006,  47(2), 452. 

15)* “Synthesis and encapsulation of ferromagnetic colloids using well-defined polymeric surfactants,” Korth, B.D.; Bowles, S.E.; Shim, I.; Pyun, J. PMSE Preprints 2006,  94 622.

14)* “Synthesis of Core-Shell Magnetic Nanoparticles using Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization,” Korth, B.; Judd, M.; Wong, B.; Pyun, J. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2005,  46(2), 437.

13) “Well-defined polymers prepared by ATRP at surfaces.”  Matyjaszewski, K.; Pietrasik, J.; Bombalski, L.; Cusick, B.; Kowalewski, T.; Pyun, J.  Polym. Prep. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2005,  46(1),  498-499. 

12)* “Synthesis of Magnetic Nanocomposite Materials Composed of Functional Copolymers and Cobalt Nanoparticles,” Judd, M.; Korth, B.; Pyun, J. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2005,  46(1), 328-329.

11) “Effect of architecture on the self-assembly of block copolymers at interfaces: linear nanoparticle vs. linear AB diblocks.”    Kim, Y.; Pyun, J.; Frechet, J.M. J.; Hawker, C.J.; Frank, C.W.  PMSE Preprints  2005,  92, 399-400.

10) “Synthesis of Particle-Coil Block Copolymers: A New Class of Block Copolymer from Linear and Dendritic Precursors,” Pyun, J.; Kim; Y.; Frank, C.W.; Fréchet, J.M.J.; Hawker, C.J. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 2003, 44(2), 328-329.

9) “Synthesis of Nanostructured Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials using Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization: Spherical Brushes, Core-Shell Colloids and Block Copolymer Brushes,” Pyun, J.; Jia, S.; Kowalewski, T.; Savin, D.A.; Patterson, G.D.; Matyjaszewski, K. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2002, 43(2), 328-329.

8) “Synthesis of Block, Statistical and Gradient Copolymers Containing Octadecyl Side Chains by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization,” Qin, S.; Pyun, J.; Saget, J.; Jia, S.; Kowalewski, T.; Matyjaszewski, K. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2002,  43(2), 235-236.

7) "Synthesis of Hybrid Nanoparticles and Morphological Characterization of Composite Ultrathin Films," Pyun, J.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Kowalewski, T.  Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2001,  42(2), 33.

6) "Synthesis of Functional Colloids using Atom Transfer Radica Polymerization," Pyun, J. ; Matyjaszewski, K.; Kowalewski, T.; Savin, D.; Patterson, G.; Kickelbick, G.; Huesing, N.  Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2001,  42(1), 223.

5) "Synthesis and Microstructural Characterization of POSS-Based Triblock Copolymers Prepared using Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization," Pyun, J.; Matyjaszewski, K. Mather, P.T. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2000,  41(1), 582.

4) "Synthesis of Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials using Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization," Pyun, J.; Matyjaszewski, K. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  2000,  41(1), 536.

3) "Synthesis of Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials from Polysiloxane Precursors using Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization," Pyun, J.; Shinoda, H.; Matyjaszewski, K. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  1999,  40(2), 454.

2) "The Synthesis of Multifunctional Star and Hyperbranched Polymers using Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization and Atom Transfer Radical Addition," Pyun, J.; Miller, P.J.; Matyjaszewski, K. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.) 1999,  40(2), 452.

1) "Synthesis of Well-Defined Star Polymers by Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization using the Core-First Approach," Miller, P.J.; Pyun, J.; Kickelbick, G.; Diamanti, S.; Matyjaszewski, K. Polym. Prepr. (Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Chem.)  1999,  40(2), 424.

 

ORAL PRESENTATIONS

As PI at U of Arizona

128) Department of Chemistry, Duke University, November 2012

127) Korea-Japan Workshop, Seoul National University, November 2012

126) Kavli Frontiers Symposium, US National Academy of Sciences, November 2012 (invited, organizer)

125) Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry, University of Minnesota, October 2012

124) ACS Polycondensation 2012, San Francisco, CA, September 2012

123) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, Field Responsive Polymers, Philadelphia, PA,  August 2012 (invited)

122) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, WCU Program, Philadelphia, PA,  August 2012 (invited)

121) Warwick Polymer Conference, July 2012

120) DOE-BES Photochemistry Program Review, June 2012

119) SK Innovation & KETI, May 2012

118) US-Japan Workshop, “Advances in Organic/Inorganic Hybrid Materials,” University of Michigan, May 2012

117) MRS National Meeting, San Francisco, April 2012 (invited)

116) ACS National Meeting, San Diego, PMSE Division, Nanofabricated Surfaces: Techniques, Materials and Applications, March 2012 (invited)

115) ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA PMSE Division, Next Generation Renewable  Polymers, March 2012 (invited)

114) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Herman J. Mark Polymer Chemistry Award: Symposium in Honor of Krzysztof Matyjaszewski,  March 2012 (invited)

113) INSIC Program Review, February 2012

112) WCU International Symposium, Seoul National University, December 2011

111) Kavli Frontiers Symposium, US National Academy of Sciences, November 2011 (invited, poster)

110) Yonsei University, Department of Materials Science & Engineering, November 2011

109) SK Innovation, Seoul,  Korea November 2011

108) INSIC Program Review, November 2011

107) Polymer Society of Korea, October 2011 (contributed)

106) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, International Year of Chemistry:  Controlled Radical Polymerization, August 2011 (invited)

105) INSIC Program Review, May 2011

104) LG Chemicals, Advanced Battery Division July 2011

103) DOE-BES Photochemistry Program Review, June 2011

102) INSIC Program Review, May 2011

101) Polymer Society of Korea, April 2011 (invited)

100) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, Fundament Topics in Polymeric Composites:  Synthesis, Characterization & Processing, March 2011 (invited)

99) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, ACS Applied Polymer Science Award Symposium in honor of Kris Matyjaszewski, March 2011 (invited)

98) ONR Supercapacitor Program Review, February 2011

97) INSIC Program Review, Feb. 2011

96) Pacifichem, December 2010 (Invited)

95) Korean Polymer Science Society, October 2010 (invited)

94) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Excellence in Graduate Research in honor of Haifeng Gao, Boston, MA,  August 2010 (invited)

93) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, WCU Program, Boston, MA,  August 2010 (invited)

92) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, Nanostructured Polymers for Defense & Energy, Boston, MA, 2010 (invited)

91) INSIC Program Review, San Jose, CA, August 2010

90) IUPAC UK-Macro2010 Young Investigator Symposium, Glasgow, Scotland, July 2010    (invited)

89) DOE Hydrogen Fuel Initiative Program Review, Bethesda, MD, June 2010

88) Seoul National University, World Class University Program Symposium, May 2010

87) INSIC Program Review, IBM Magnetic Tape Division, May 2010

86) Department of Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, MI, April 2010

85) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division Nanostructured Polymers and Materials via Self-Assembly, San Francisco, CA March 2010 (invited)

84) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division Supramolecular Polymeric Materials, San Francisco, CA March 2010 (invited)

83) MRS National Meeting, March 2010 (invited)

82) Department of Chemistry, University of Texas, Austin, March 2010

81) IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, October 2009

80) Department of Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Akron, Cleveland, OH, September 2009

79) Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, September 2009

78) Department of Chemistry, University of Arizona, P&T Colloquium, September 2009

77) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Metal-Containing and Metallo-Supramolecular Polymers and Materials, Washington, D.C, August 2009 (contributed)

76) ACS National Meeting, Colloids & Surfaces Division, Functional Nanomaterials for Energy and Biomedicine Applications, Washington, D.C., August 2009 (invited)

75) INSIC program review, Santa Clara, CA, August 2009

74) INSIC program review, Teijin Dupont Films, Tokyo, Japan, May 2009 (invited)

73) Department of Chemistry, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, April 2009 (invited)

72) Department of Polymer Science & Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA, April 2009 (invited)

71) Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry, University of Tokyo, April 2009 (invited)

70) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, Functional Polymers and Nanocomposites for Energy Storage and Conversion, Salt Lake City, UT, March 2009 (invited)

69)  ONR Supercapacitor Program Review, Hilton Head, SC, March 2009 (invited)

68) Department of Chemistry, University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC, March 2009    (Invited)

67) Department of Chemistry, University of California, Los Angeles, CA, February 2009 (invited)

66) Department of Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, February 2009 (invited)

65) INSIC program review, Hewlett-Packard, Boise, ID, February 2009 (invited)

64) Department of Chemical Engineering, Seoul National University, Seoul, Korea, February 2009 (invited)

63) Department of Chemistry, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, January 2009 (invited)

62) Macromolecular Materials (Polymers West) Gordon Conference, January 2009 (invited)

61) INSIC program review, Sun Microsystems, Denver, CO, November 2008 (invited)

60) Department of Chemistry, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, November 2008 (invited)

59) ACS National Meeting, Colloids & Surfaces Division, Hierarchical Nanoparticle Assembly, Philadelphia, PA, August 2008 (plenary)

58) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, 5th Controlled/Living Radical Polymerization, Philadelphia, PA, August 2008 (invited)

57) INSIC program review, Imation Corporation, Oakdale, MN, April 2008

56) Department of Chemistry, University of California, Riverside, CA, April 2008 (invited)

55) ACS National Meeting, Colloids & Surfaces Division, Polymeric Nanoparticles, New Orleans, LA, April 2008 (contributed)

54) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Stimuli Responsive Polymers, New Orleans, LA, April 2008 (invited)

53) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Functional Nanomaterials From New Synthetic Methodologies, New Orleans, LA, April 2008 (invited)

52) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, Synthesis and Self-Assembly Approaches to Polymer-Inorganic Hybrid Nanoparticles, New Orleans, LA, April 2008 (invited)

51) Department of Chemistry, Indiana University-Bloomington, March 2008 (invited)

50) ONR Supercapacitor Program Review, Hilton Head, SC, March 2008 (invited)

49) Department of Materials Science & Engineering, North Carolina State, April 2008 (invited)

48) INSIC program review, IBM Almaden, San Jose, CA, January 2008 (invited)

47) INSIC program review, Tokyo, Japan, October 2007 (invited)

46) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, Hierarchically Ordered Functional Materials, Boston, MA August 2007 (contributed)

45) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Polymers & Liquid Crystals, Boston, MA August 2007 (invited)

44) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Herman Mark Scholars Symposium, Boston, MA August 2007 (invited)

43) IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, July 2007 (invited)

42) INSIC program review, Monterey, CA, July 2007

41) DOE-BES Photochemistry and Biochemistry program review, June 2007 (invited)

40) MRS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, April 2007 (Student Presentation by Clayton Shallcross, Neal Armstrong-PI, contributed)

39) INSIC Workshop on Magnetic Nanoparticle Synthesis for Magnetic Tape, Tucson, AZ at IBM Tucson Magnetic Tape Division Site, April 2007 (invited)

38) ACS National Meeting, Colloids & Surfaces Division, Nanoparticle Functionalization Chicago, IL 2007 (invited)

37) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Polymeric Nanoparticles, Chicago, IL 2007 (invited)

36) IBM Watson Research Center, Yorktown, NY, February 2007 (invited)

35) Fine Particle Society Meeting, San Diego, December 2006 (invited)

34) Department of Chemistry, University of Vermont, November 2006 (invited)

33) MIT Program in Polymer Science and Technology seminar, November 2006 (invited)

33) Rocky Mountain Regional ACS Meeting, October 2006 (invited)

32) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Microparticles & Nanoparticles, San Francisco, CA, September 2006 (contributed)

31) INSIC program review, Monterey, CA July 2006 (invited)

30) Air Force Research Laboratories-Wright Patterson, July 2006, Dayton, OH (invited)

29) Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA July 2006 (invited)

28) Canadian Society for Chemistry National Meeting, Materials Chemistry Division, Controlled Architecture Polymers for Nanomaterials, Halifax, Canada, May 2006 (invited)

27) National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST), Tsukuba,  Japan , April 2006 (invited)

27) Kyoto University, Institute for Chemical Research, Uji, Japan, April 2006 (invited)

26) INSIC Program Review, Tokyo, Japan, April 2006 (invited)

25) IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, March 2006 (invited)

24) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, Atlanta, GA, March 2006 (invited)

23) NIST, Polymers Division, Gaithersburg, MD, February 2006 (invited)

22) Dupont Co., Experimental Station, DE, February 2006 (invited)

21) INSIC Program Review, Sun Microsystems, Louisville, Co, January 2006 (invited)

20) Pacifichem, Materials Chemistry & Nanotechnology, Honolulu, HI.  December, 2005  (invited)

19) INSIC Program Review, University of Alabama, Tucsaloosa, AL, November 2005 (invited)

18) Department of Chemistry,  Pacific Luther University, Tacoma, WA, October 2005 (invited)

17) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Controlled Radical Polymerization, Washington, D.C, August 2005 (invited)

16) IBM Almaden Research Center San Jose, CA, July 2005 (invited)

15) INSIC Program Review, Monterey, CA, July 2005 (invited)

14) Polymers East Gordon Conference, Mount Holyoke, Hadley, MA, June 2005 (invited)

13) INSIC Program Review, Imation, Oakdale, MN, April 2005 (invited)

12) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Polymers at Interfaces, San Diego, March 2005 (contributed)

11) Department of Chemistry, Western Washington University, WA, October 2004

10) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Philadelphia, PA, August 2004 (contributed)

 

Before U of Arizona Appointment

9) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, New York, September 2003

8) IBM Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, March 2002

7) CRP Consortium Meeting, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2002

6) ACS National Meeting, PMSE Division, Chicago, IL, August 2001

5) ACS National Meeting, POLY Division, Chicago, IL, August 2001

4) CRP Consortium Meeting, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2001

3) CRP Consortium Meeting, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, October 2000

2) CRP Consortium Meeting, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, April 2000

1) CRP Consortium Meeting, Department of Chemistry, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, October 1999

FUNDING

Current Contracts

  • Department of Energy, BES (Proposal title: “Electrochemically Wired” Dye-Modified Semiconductor Nanoparticles in Sol-Gel Thin Films: Toward Vectoral Electron Transport in Hybrid Materials and Solar-Assisted Hydrogen Production,” $600,000, 8/11-7/14, with N.R. Armstrong, S.S. Saavedra)
  • American Chemical Society Petroleum Research Fund (Proposal title:  Novel Utilization of Elemental Sulfur for Nanocomposite Materials for Energy Storage,” $100,000 (overhead free), 9/11-9/13)
  • AZRize (Proposal title:  “Novel nanomaterials for energy applications,” $70,000, 6/10-6/11)
  • The Information Industrial Consortium (Proposal title: “Supramolecular Polymers as Self-Healing System for Magnetic Tape,”  $62,000 unrestricted gift, overhead free, 5/11-5/12)
  • Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship (Proposal title: Hybrid Nanocomposites from Polymers and Inorganic Nanoparticles: Novel Magnetic and Electroactive Materials for Energy Storage and Photovoltaics, $50,000, 9/09-9/11)
  • National Science Foundation-CRIF (Proposal title: “Acquisition of a 400 MHz NMR Spectrometer and Computers to Create a Cyber NMR Laboratory for Research, Education and Outreach at High School to Graduate Student Levels,” $480,519, 1/09-1/11, co-PI with Neil Jacobsen, Dom McGrath, Robin Polt)
  • NSF CAREER Award, DMR-Polymers (Proposal title: Synthesis of polymer coated magnetic colloids and assembly into mesoscopic chains,” $460,000, 3/07-3/12)

Expired Contracts

  • Office of Naval Research Young Investigator Award (Proposal title:  Functional Magnetic Nanoparticles as Templates for Nanostructured Carbon: Novel Self-Assembling Materials for Supercapacitors,” $313,000, 6/07-12/10)
  • Dowa Electronic Materials, (Proposal title: Modification of Magnetic Particles with Polymers for Magnetic Tape,” $101,925, 4/09-4/10)
  • Department of Energy, BES (Proposal title: “Electrochemically Wired” Dye-Modified Semiconductor Nanoparticles in Sol-Gel Thin Films: Toward Vectoral Electron Transport in Hybrid Materials and Solar-Assisted Hydrogen Production,” $480,000, 8/08-7/11, co-PI with N.R. Armstrong, S.S. Saavedra)
  • ACS Petroleum Research Fund, Type G (Proposal title:  “Synthesis of Metal Filled Carbon Nanoparticle Chains from Polyacrylonitrile Functional Magnetic Nanoparticles,” $35,000, 9/1/06-8/31-08)
  • Department of Energy, BES (Proposal title: “Electrochemically Wired” Dye-Modified Dendrimers and Semiconductor Nanoparticles in Sol-Gel Thin Films: Toward Vectoral Electron Transport in Hybrid Materials and Solar-Assisted Hydrogen Production,” $675,000, 7/05-7/08, co-PI with N.R. Armstrong, S.S. Saavedra, Z. Zheng, D.V. McGrath)
  • Office Naval Research-Subcontract (Proposal Title:  “Magnetic Micromechanical Robotic Swimmers,” $30,000, 10/07-11/08)
  • IBM Faculty Award ($25,000, 9/07-9/08)
  • ACS Petroleum Research Fund, Type G (Proposal title:  “Synthesis of Metal Filled Carbon Nanoparticle Chains from Polyacrylonitrile Functional Magnetic Nanoparticles,” $35,000, 9/1/06-8/31-08)
  • The Information Industrial Consortium (Proposal title: “Preparation of Ordered Magnetic Coatings: Synthesis and Assembly of Functional Nanoparticles,”  $240,000 unrestricted gift, overhead free, 5/05-5/09)

 

POSTDOCTORAL RESEARCHERS & RESEARCH SCIENTISTS 

Dr. Woojin Chung (Ph.D., SUNY-Albany, 2005)

  • UA Appointment: July 2009-present

Dr. Adam Simmons (Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2009)

  • UA Appointment: July 2010-present

Dr. Hyun-Sik Kim (Ph.D., Seoul National University, 2010)

  • UA Appointment: August 2010-present

Dr. Guoxing Li (Ph.D., Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2011)

  • UA Appointment: July 2011-present

 

VISITING SCHOLARS 

Dominika Janas (Ph.D. candidate, University of Hamburg) with Patrick Theato

  • UA appointment: Summer 2011

Su-jeong Kim (M.S., Pusan National University)

  • UA appointment: July 2008-February 2009; now employed at LG Chemicals, Korea

Prof. Inbo Shim (Department of Physics, Kookmin University, Seoul, Korea)

  • UA appointment:  October 2005-August 2007

 

GRADUATE STUDENTS 

Lawrence Hill (B.S., Southern Louisiana State University) joined group in Fall 2009

Jared Griebel (B.S., Case Western Reserve University) joined group in Fall 2010

Philip T. Dirlam (B.S. CALPOLY), joined group in Fall 2011

Younghun Sung (B.S., Hanyang University), with Kookheon Char, Seoul National University

Hyo-Ju Kim (B.S., Chungahn University), with Kookheon Char, Seoul National University

Eui Tae Kim (B.S., Sogang University), with Kookheon Char, Seoul National University

Won Tae Choi (B.S., Hanyang University), with Kookheon Char, Seoul National University

Yeonju Lee (B.S. Sejong University), with Kookheon Char, Seoul National University

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENTS 

Nathan E. Richey (University of Arizona, Summer 2011-present)

Hyun Ji (University of Arizona, Summer 2011-present))

Kyle Arrington (University of Arizona, Summer 2011-present)

Sean DeRosa (University of Arizona, 2009-present)

Phillip Dirlam (CAL POLY, San Luis Obisbo, Summer 2010)

Laura Seerkatz (University of Arizona, 2009)

Jared Griebel (Summer intern, Case Western University, Summer 2008, 2009)

Mathew Bull (University of Arizona, Spring 2008-Fall 2009)

Alex Hardin (REU student, Missouri State, Summer 2007)

Matthew Durban (University of Arizona, B.S. 2007, Summer 2007)

Nathaniel Montl (REU student, Southern Illinois, Summer 2006)

Nathaniel Futral (University of Arizona, Spring, Fall 2005)

Basil Wong (University of Arizona, Spring, Fall 2005)

 

HIGH SCHOOL TEACHERS AND STUDENTS 

Dr. Gretchen Graef, Tucson Urban Academy (Summer 2008)

Michael Ortiz, Tucson Urban Academy (Summer 2008)

Caitlyn Hall, Vale High School, AZ (January 2009-July 2010)

Max Jones, Tucson High School, AZ (January 2010-present)

 

ALUMNI 

Matthew Judd (B.S., University of Idaho, 2003), M.A. in Fall 2006

Dr. Gemma D’Ambruoso (Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2005),  

  • UA appointment 2005-2006; (currently Lecturer, Eastern Washington University)

Dr. Steven Bowles (Ph.D, Chemistry, University of Washington, 2005)

  • UA appointment:  October 2005-Feb 2008; now at PPG

Dr. Amshu Mangalimane (Ph.D., Chemistry, Santaigo University, 2005)

  • UA appointment:  December 2007-July 2008; now at Eastern Illinois University

Dr. Rabindra Sahoo (Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, 2007)

  • UA appointment:  February 2008-July 2009

Bryan Korth (B.S., Luther College, 2004)

  • UA appointment:  Fall 2004-Fall 2008

Sarah Rasmussen (B.S., Case Western Reserve University, 2006), M.S. Chemistry, Spring 2009

  • UA appointment:  Fall 2006-Spring 2009; now engineer at Johns Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory

Dr. Debanjan Guin (Ph.D., Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, 2008)

  • UA appointment:  June 2008-present

Pei Yuin Keng (B.S., Lewis & Clark State College, 2004), Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2009

  • Dissertation title:  Synthesis, Assembly & Colloidal Polymerization of Polymer Coated Ferromagnetic Nanoparticles (now Assistant Professor Department of Pharmacology, UCLA)

Dr. Heemin Yoo (Ph.D., University of Arizona, 2009)

  • UA Appointment: January 2009-January 2011 (now at Samsung Electronics)

Dr. Bo Yun Kim (B.S., ChungAhn University, M.S. Seoul National University, 2004) , Ph.D. in Chemistry, 2011 (now at Samsung Electronics)

Oslem Kepenecki (B.S., M.S., University of Ankara), M.A. in Chemistry, 2010

Mathew Bull (B.S., University of Arizona, 2009) Medical Student at the University of Arizona, 2011-present

  • UA Appointment: August 2009-present