Carnegie Mellon Univeristy
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
Carnegie Institute of Technology
  1. Mahoney C.; Hui, C. M.; Majumdar, S.; Wang, Z. Y.; Malen, J. A.; Tchoul, M. N.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Bockstaller M. R. Enhancing thermal transport in nanocomposites by polymer-graft modification of particle fillers. Polymer 93 (2016), 72-77.
  2. Jan, J. J.; Pan, X. C.; Schmitt M.; Wang, Z. Y.; Bockstaller M. R.; Matyjaszewski, K. Enhancing Initiation Efficiency in Metal-Free Surface-Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization (SI-ATRP). ACS Macro Lett. 5 (2016), 661-669.
  3. Ferebee, R.; Hakem, I. F.; Koch, A.; Chen, M.; Wu, Y.; Loh D.; Wilson D. C.; Poole, J. L.; Walker, J. P.; Fytaas, G.; Bockstaller, M. R. Light Scattering Analysis of Mono- and Multi-PEGylated Bovine Serum Albumin in Solution: Role of Composition on Structure and Interactions. J. Phys. Chem. B 120 (2016), 4591-4599.
  4. Zhang, R.; Lee, B.; Bockstaller M. R.; Kumar, S. K.; Stafford, C. M.; Douglas, J. F.; Raghavan, D.; Karim, A. Pattern-Directed Phase Separation of Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles in a Homopolymer Matrix. Macromolecules 49 (2016), 3965-3974.
  5. Khabibullin A.; Bhangaokar, K.; Mahoney, C.; Lu, Z.; Schmitt, M.; Sekizkardes, A. K.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Matyjaszewski, K. Grafting PMMA-Brushes from alpha-Alumina Nanoparticles via SI-ATRP. ACS Appl. Mat. & Interfaces 8 (2016), 5458-5465.
  6. Koerner, H.; Opsitick, E.; Grabowski, C. A.; Drummy, L. F.; Hsiao, L. S.; Che, J.; Pike, M.; Person, V.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Meth, J. S.; Vaia, R. A. Physical Aging and Glass Transition in Hairy Nanoparticle Assemblies. J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys. 54 (2016), 319-330.
  7. Som, M. et al. Synthesis of Nanoparticle Assemblies: General Discussion. Faraday Discussions 186 (2016), 123-152.
  8. Kumaraswamy, G.; et al. Nanocomposites: General Discussion. Faraday Discussions 186 (2016), 277-293.
  9. Zhang. R.; Lee B.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Al-Enizi, A. M.; Elzatahry A.; Berry, B. C.; Karim, A. Soft Shear-Induced Phase-Separated Nanoparticle String Structures in Polymer Thin films. Faraday Discussions 186 (2016), 31-43.
  10. Schmitt, M.; Hui, C. M.; Yan, J.; Urbach, Z.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Bockstaller, M. R. Tailoring structure formation and mechanical properties of particle brush solids via homopolymer addition. Faraday Discussions 186 (2016), 17-30.
  11. W?odarczyk, B.; Ferebee, R.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Pietrasik, J. Synthesis of hydroxyapatite particles with in situ immobilized ATRP initiator. Polymer 72 (2015), 348-355.
  12. Shah, T.; Gupta, C.; Ferebee, R.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Washburn, N. Extraordinary toughening and strengthening effect in polymer nanocomposites using lignin-based fillers synthesized by ATRP. Polymer 72, (2015) 406-412.
  13. Alonso-Redondo, E.; Schmitt, M.; Urbach, Z.; Hui, C. M.; Sainidou, R.; Rembert, P.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Fytas, G. A new class of tunable hypersonic phononic crystals based on polymer-tethered colloids. Nature Communications 6, (2015), 8309.
  14. Koerner, H.; Opsitnick, E.; Grabowski, C. A.; Dummy, L. F.; Hsiao, M.-S.; Che, J.; Pike, M.; Person, V.; Bockstaller, M.R.; Meth, J. S.; Vaia, R. A. Physical aging and glass transition of hairy nanoparticle assemblies. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 54, (2015), 319-330.
  15. Yan, J.; Kristufek, T.; Schmitt, M.; Wang, Z.; Xie, G.; Dang, A.; Hui, C. M.; Pietrasik, J.; Bockstaller, M.R.; Matyjaszewski, K. Matrix-free Particle Brush System with Bimodal Molecular Weight Distribution Prepared by SI-ATRP. Macromolecules 48, (2015), 8208-8218.
  16. Bockstaller, M. R. Progress in Polymer Hybrid Materials. Progr. Polym. Sci. 40, (2015), 1-2.
  17. Dang, A.; Ojha, S.; Hui, C. M.; Mahoney, C.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Bockstaller, M. R. High-Transparency Polymer Nanocomposites Enabled by Polymer-Graft Modification of Particle Fillers. Langmuir 30, (2014), 14434-14442.
  18. Grabowski, C. A.; Koerner, H.; Meth, J. S.; Dang, A.; Hui, C. M.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Vaia, R. A. Performance of Dielectric Nanocomposites: Matrix-Free, Hairy Nanoparticle Assemblies and Amorphous Polymer-Nanoparticle Blends. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 6, (2014), 21500-21509.
  19. Hakem, I. F.; Benmouna, A.; Benmouna, R.; Ferebee, R.; Benmouna, M.; Bockstaller, M. R. Interpretation of small-angle scattering of block copolymer/nanoparticle blends using random phase approximation. European Physical Journal E 37, (2014), 14054, 1-9.
  20. Hilburg, S. L.; Elder, A. N.; Chung, H.; Ferebee, R. L.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Washburn, N. R. A universal route towards thermoplastic lignin composites with improved mechanical properties. Polymer 55, (2014), 995-1003.
  21. Hui, C. M.; Dang, A.; Chen, B.; Yan, J.; Konkolewicz, D.; He, H.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Matyjaszewski, K. Effect of Thermal Self-Initiation on the Synthesis, Composition, and Properties of Particle Brush Materials. Macromolecules 47, (2014), 5501-5508.
  22. Hui, C. M.; Pietrasik, J.; Schmitt, M.; Mahoney, C.; Choi, J.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Matyjaszewski, K. Surface-Initiated Polymerization as an Enabling Tool for Multifunctional (Nano-)Engineered Hybrid Materials. Chemistry of Materials 26,(2014), 745-762.
  23. Narayanan, S.; Hajzus, J. R.; Treacy, C. E.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Porter, L. M. Polymer Embedded Silver-Nanowire Network Structures - A Platform for the Facile Fabrication of Flexible Transparent Conductors. ECS Journal of Solid State Science and Technology 3, (2014), P363-P369.
  24. Qiao, Y.; Ferebee, R.; Lee, B.; Mitra, I.; Lynd, N. A.; Hayat, J.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Tang, C. Symmetric Poly(ethylene oxide-b-styrene-b-isoprene) Triblock Copolymers: Synthesis, Characterization, and Self-Assembly in Bulk and Thin Film. Macromolecules 47, (2014), 6373-6381.
  25. Ryu, H. J.; Sun, J.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Bockstaller, M. R. Retardation of Grain Growth and Grain Boundary Pinning in Athermal Block Copolymer Blend Systems. Macromolecules, 47, (2014), 1419-1427.
  26. Schneider, D.; Schmitt, M.; Hui, C. M.; Sainidou, R.; Rembert, P.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Bockstaller, M. R.; Fytas, G. Role of Polymer Graft Architecture on the Acoustic Eigenmode Formation in Densely Polymer-Tethered Colloidal Particles. ACS Macro Letters 3, (2014), 1059-1063.
  27. K. C. Jha, H. Liu, M. R. Bockstaller, H. Heinz; "Facet Recognition and Molecular Ordering of Ionic Liquids on Metal Surfaces" J. Phys. Chem. C 117, (2013), 25969-25981.
  28. S. Ojha, A. Dang, C. M. Hui, C. Mahoney, K. Matyjaszewski, M. R. Bockstaller "Strategies for the Synthesis of Thermoplastic Polymer Nanocomposite Materials with High Inorganic Filling Fraction" Langmuir 29, (2013), 8989-8996.
  29. R. Zhang, G. Singh, A. Dang, L. Dai, M. R. Bockstaller, B. Akgun, S. Satija, A. Karim; “Nanoparticle-Driven Orientation Transition and Soft Shear Alignment in Diblock Copolymer Films via Dynamic Thermal Gradient Field” Macromol. Rapid Commun. 34, (2013), 1642-1647.
  30. A. Dang, C. M. Hui, R. Ferebee, J. Kubiak, T. Li, K. Matyjaszewski, M. R. Bockstaller; "Thermal Properties of Particle Brush Materials: Effect of Polymer Graft Architecture on the Glass Transition Temperature in Polymer-Grafted Colloidal Systems" Macromolecular Symposia, 331-332, (2013), 9-18.
  31. J. Choi, C. M. Hui, M. Schmitt, J. Pietrasik, S. Margel, K. Matyjaszewski, M. R. Bockstaller; “Effect of Polymer-Graft Characteristics on Structure Formation in Particle Brush Assemblies” Langmuir 29, (2013), 6452-6459.
  32. S. Narajanan, J. Choi, L. Porter, M. R. Bockstaller; “Flexible Transparent Metal/Polymer Composite Materials Based on Optical Resonant Laminate Structures” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 5, (2013),4093-4099.
  33. I. F. Hakem, A. M. Leech, J. Bohn, J. P. Walker, M. R. Bockstaller; “Analysis of Heterogeneity in non-Specific PEGylation Reactions of Biomolecules” Biopolymers 99, (2013), 427-435.
  34. Ryu, H. J.; Fortner, D. B.; Lee, S.; Ferebee, R.; De Graef, M.; Misichronis, K.; Avgeropoulos, A.; Bockstaller, M. R. “Role of Grain Boundary Defects During Grain Coarsening of Lamellar Block Copolymers” Macromolecules 46, (2013), 204-215.
  35. Hakem, I. F.; Leech, A. M.; Bohn, J.; Walker, J. P.; Bockstaller, M. R. “Analysis of Heterogeneity in Non-Specific PEGylation Reactions of Biomolecules” Biopolymers, DOI: 10.1002/bip.22193.
  36. Kalu, E. E.; Mimi, D.; Bockstaller, M. R. “Synthesis, Characterization, Electrocatalytic and Catalytic Activity of Thermally Generated Polymer-Stabilized Metal Nanoparticles” Int. J. Electrochem. Sci. 7, (2012), 5297-5313.
  37. Ryu, H. J.; Fortner, D.; Rohrer, G. S.; Bockstaller, M. R. “Measuring the Relative Grain Boundary Energies in Block Copolymer Microstructures” Phys. Rev. Lett., 108, (2012), 107801.
  38. Choi, J.; Hui, C. M.; Pietrasik, J.; Dong, H.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Bockstaller, M. R. “Toughening fragile matter: mechanical properties of particle solids assembled from polymer-grafted hybrid particles synthesized by ATRP” Soft Matter, 8, (2012), 4072-4082.
  39. Listak, J.; Jia, X.; Plichta, A.; Zhong, M.; Matyjaszewski, K.; & Bockstaller, M. R “Effect of block molecular weight distribution on the structure formation in block copolymer/homopolymer blends” Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 50(2), (2012), 106-116.
  40. Keul, H.; Ryu, H. J.; Moeller, M.; Bockstaller, M. R “Anion effect on the shape evolution of gold nanoparticles during seed-induced growth in imidazolium-based ionic liquids” Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13(30), (2011), 13572-13578.
  41. Voudouris, P.; Choi, J.; Gomopoulos, N.; Sainidou, R.; Dong, H.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Bockstaller, M. R; Fytas, G. “Anisotropic elasticity of quasi-one-component polymer nanocomposites” ACS Nano, 5(7), (2011), 5746-5754.
  42. Pietrasik, J.; Hui, C.; Chaladaj, W.; Dong, H.; Choi, J.; Jurczak, J.; Bockstaller, M.; Matyjaszewski, K. "Silica-Polymethacrylate Hybrid Particles Synthesized Using High-Pressure Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization", Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 32(3), (2011), 295-301.
  43. Keul, H.; Moeller, M.; Bockstaller, M. "Selective exposition of high and low density crystal facets of gold nanocrystals using the seeded-growth technique", Crystal Engineering Communications, 13(3), (2011), 13572-13578.
  44. Bockstaller, M.; Ryu, H.-J.; Ojha, S.; Choi, J. "1D periodic bimetallic superstructures by co-assembly of ternary block copolymer/nanoparticle blends", Journal of Materials Chemistry, 20, (2010), pp. 9339-9341.
  45. Hakem, I.; Leech, A.; Johnson, J.; Donahue, S.; Walker, J.; Bockstaller, M. "Understanding Ligand Distributions in Modified Particle and Particlelike Systems", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, (2010), pp. 16593-16598.
  46. Jia, X.; Listak, J.; Witherspoon, V.; Kalu, E.; Yang, P.; Bockstaller, M. "Effect of Matrix Molecular Weight on the Coarsening Mechanism of Polymer-Grafted Gold Nanocrystals", Langmuir, 26, (2010), pp. 12190-12197.
  47. Choi, J.; Dong, H.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Bockstaller, M. "Flexible Particle Array Structures by Controlling Polymer Graft Architecture", Journal of the American Chemical Society, 132, (2010), pp. 12537-12539.
  48. Ojha, S.; Beppler, B.; Dong, H.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Garoff, S.; Bockstaller, M. "Impact of Polymer Graft Characteristics and Evaporation Rate on the Formation of 2-D Nanoparticle Assemblies", Langmuir, 26, (2010), pp. 13210-13215.
  49. Bockstaller, M.; Bartneck, M.; Keul, H.; Singh, S.; Czaja, K.; Bornemann, J.; Bockstaller, M.; Moeller, M.; Zwadlo-Klarwasser, G.; Groll, J. "Rapid Uptake of Gold Nanorods by Primary Human Blood Phagocytes and Immunomodulatory Effects of Surface Chemistry", ACS Nano, 4, (2010), pp. 3073-3086.
  50. J. Listak, I. F. Hakem, H. Ryu, S. Rangou, N. Politakos, K. Misichronis, A. Avgeropoulos, M. R. Bockstaller; “Effect of Chain Architecture on the Compatibility of Block Copolymer/Nanoparticle Blends”, Macromolecules 42, (2009), 5766-5773.
  51. P. Voudouris, J. Choi, H. Dong, M. R. Bockstaller, K. Matyjaszewski, G. Fytas; “Effect of Shell Architecture on the Static and Dynamic Properties of Polymer-Coated Particles in Solution”, Macromolecules 42, (2009), 2721-2728.
  52. M. K. Gaines, S. D. Smith, J. Samseth, M. R. Bockstaller, R. B. Thompson, K. Ø. Rasmussen, R. J. Spontak; “Nanoparticle-regulated phase behavior of ordered block copolymers”, Soft Matter 4, (2008), 1609-1612.
  53. H.-J. Ryu, L. Sanchez, H. A. Keul, A. Raj, M. R. Bockstaller; “Imidazolium-Based Ionic Liquids as Efficient Shape-Regulating Solvents for the Synthesis of Gold Nanorods”, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 47, (2008), 7639-7643. Angew. Chem. 120, (2008), 7751-7755.
  54. H. Keul, M. Moeller, M. R. Bockstaller; “Effect of Solvent Isotopic Replacement on the Structure Evolution of Gold Nanorods”, J. Phys. Chem. C 112, (2008), 13483-13487.
  55. J. Listak, W. Jakubowski, L. Mueller, A. Plichta, K. Matyjaszewski, M. R. Bockstaller; “Effect of Symmetry of Molecular Weight Distribution in Block Copolymers on Formation of 'Metastable' Morphologies”, Macromolecules 41, (2008), 5919-5927.
  56. E. Boz, A. J. Nemeth, K. B. Wagener, K. Jeon, R. Smith, F. Nazirov, M. R. Bockstaller and R. G. Alamo; “Well-Defined Precision Ethylene/Vinyl Fluoride Polymers: Synthesis and Crystalline Properties”, Macromolecules 41, (2008), 1647-1653.
  57. A.H. Habib, C.L. Ondeck, P. Chaudhary, M. R. Bockstaller and M.E. McHenry; “Evaluation of Iron-Cobalt/Ferrite Core-shell Nanoparticles for Cancer Thermotherapy”, J. Appl. Phys. 103, (2008), 07A307, 1-4.
  58. L. Bombalski, H. Dong, J. Listak, K. Matyjaszewski, M. R. Bockstaller; “Null-Scattering Particle Inclusions Using Controlled Radical Polymerization”, Adv. Mater. 19, (2007), 4486-4490.
  59. H. Keul, M. Moeller, M. R. Bockstaller; ”Shape-Evolution of Gold Nanorods Under Controlled Secondary Growth Conditions”, Langmuir 23, (2007), 10307-10315.
  60. I.-F. Hakem, A. Boussaid, H. B. Taleb, M. R. Bockstaller; “Temperature, Pressure and Isotope Effects on the Structure of Liquid Water: A Lattice Approach”, J. Chem. Phys. 127, (2007), 224106.
  61. I.-F. Hakem, J. Lal and M. R. Bockstaller; “Mixed Solvent Effect on Lithium-Coordination to Poly(ethylene oxide)”, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 44, (2006), 3642-3650.
  62. R. J. Spontak, R. Shankar, M. K. Bowman, A. S. Krishnan, M. W. Hamersky, J. Samseth, M. R. Bockstaller and K. O. Rasmussen; “Selectivity- And Size-Induced Segregation of Molecular And Nanoscale Species in Microphase-Ordered Triblock Copolymers”, Nano Letters, 6, (2006), 2115-2120.
  63. J. Listak and M. R. Bockstaller; “Stabilization of Grain Boundary Morphologies in Lamellar Block Copolymer/Nanoparticle Blends”, Macromolecules, 39, (2006), 5820-5825.
  64. M. R. Bockstaller, R. A. Mickievitch and E. L. Thomas; “Block Copolymer Nanocomposites: Perspectives for Tailored Functional Materials”, Adv. Mater., 17, (2005), 1331-1349.
  65. P. Kosseyrev, M. R. Bockstaller and E. L. Thomas; “Grating Structures By Controlled Dewetting of Photo-Patterned Polymer Solutions”, Langmuir, 21(3), (2005), 814-817.
  66. I.-F. Hakem, J. Lal and M. R. Bockstaller; “Binding of Monovalent Ions to PEO in Solution – Relevant Parameters and Structural Transitions”, Macromolecules, 37, (2004), 8431-8440.
  67. M. R. Bockstaller and E. L. Thomas; “Proximity Effects in Binary Block Copolymer/Particle Blends”, Phys. Rev. Lett., 93(16), (2004), 166106, 1-4.
  68. M. R. Bockstaller and E. L. Thomas; “Optical Properties of Mesoscopically Ordered, Polymer-Based Photonic Nanocomposite Materials”, J. Phys. Chem. B, 176, (2003), 10017-10024.
  69. M. Maldovan, M. R. Bockstaller, E. L. Thomas, and C. W. Carter; “Validation of the Effective Medium Approximation For Dielectric Permittivity of Nanoparticle Filled Materials”, Appl. Phys. B, 76, (2003), 877-884.
  70. M. R. Bockstaller, Y. Yonit, S. Margel and E. L. Thomas; “Size-Selective Organization of Enthalpic Compatibilized Nanocrystals in Ternary Block Copolymer/Particle Mixtures”, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 125, (2003), 5276-5277.
  71. M. R. Bockstaller, R. Kolb and E. L. Thomas; “Metallodielectric Photonic Crystals Based on Diblock Copolymer Systems”, Adv. Mater. 13(23), (2001), 1783-1786.
  72. M. R. Bockstaller, W. Koehler, G. Wegner, D. Vlassopoulos and G. Fytas; “Characterization of Cylindrical Association Colloids Formed by Rodlike Polyelectrolytes”, Macromolecules, 34(18), (2001), 6353-6358.
  73. M. R. Bockstaller, W. Koehler, G. Wegner, D. Vlassopoulos and G. Fytas; “Levels of Structure Formation in Aqueous Solutions of Anisotropic Association Colloids”, Macromolecules, 34(18), (2001), 6359-6366.
  74. M. R. Bockstaller, G. Fytas and G. Wegner; “Side Group Rotational Mobility in Hairy-Rod Polymers: A Dielectric Spectroscopy Study”, Macromolecules, 34(10), (2001) 3497-3499.
  75. M. R. Bockstaller, W. Koehler, G. Wegner, D. Vlassopoulos and G. Fytas; “Hierarchical Structure Formation in Aqueous Solutions of Rodlike Polyelectrolytes”, Macromolecules, 33(11), (2000), 3951-3953.