Publications

  • Srikanth Vijjamarri, Vamshi K. Chirada, Jana Rousova, and Guodong Du. (advance online publication Jan. 2016) Dehydrogenative Coupling of Alcohols and Carboxylic Acids with Hydrosilanes Catalyzed by a Salen Mn(V) complex, Catalysis. Science & Technology. dx.doi.org/10.1039/c5cy01912e   Read Article

  • Amiri, A., Ulven, C.A. Huo, S. (2015) Effect of Chemical Treatment of Flax Fiber and Resin Manipulation on Service Life of their Composites using Time-Temperature Superposition, Polymers, Vol. 7(10), pp. 1965-1978; DOI: 10.3390/polym7101493. Read Article

  • Nassibeh Hosseini, Ali Amiri, Thomas J. Nelson, Dean C. Webster, Chad A. Ulven (2015). Utilization of Methoxylated Sucrose Soyate Polyols as a Novel Bio-based Resin in Composite Application. Manuscript submitted for publication.

  • Srinivas Abbina, Vamshi K. Chidara, Shi Bian, Angel Urignov, Guodong Du. (2014). Synthesis and Characterization of Chiral C2-Symmetric Bimetallic Zinc Complexes of Amido-Oxazolinates: Active Initiators for Asymmetric Copolymerization of CO2 and Cyclohexene Oxide Inorganic Chemistry. Manuscript submitted for publication.

  • Chu, Qianli; Wang, Zijun; Hou, Xiaodong; Wang, Zhihan; Miller, Benjamin; Singh, Rajiv. Self-Assembling Organic Sheets as Liquid Crystal Material and Their Odd-Even Effects. Manuscript submitted for review.

  • Jeffrey Flynn, Ali Amiri, Chad A. Ulven. (2015). Characterization of Mechanical Properties in Hybridized Flax and Carbon Fiber Composites. Manuscript submitted for publication.

  • Harjyoti Kalita, Deep Kalita, Mukund P. Sibi, and Bret Chisholm. Novel Biobased Polymers for Coatings Applications. (June, 2015). European Coatings Journal, pp 26-29. Read Article

  • Andriy Popadyuk, Satyabrata Samanta, Samim Alam, Harjyoti Kalita, Bret Chisholm, and Andriy Voronov. (July/August, 2015). Soy-based Polymeric Surfactants for Personal Care Applications. Household and Personal Care Today, 10(4), 36-42.. View Abstract   Read Article

  • Saravanakumar Rajendran, Ramya Raghunathan, Ivan Hevus, Retheesh Krishnan, Angel Ugrinov, Mukund P. Sibi, Dean C. Webster, and Sivaguru Jayaraman. (November 12, 2014). Programmed photodegradation of polymeric/oligomeric materials derived from renewable bioresources. Angewandte Chemie, International Edition, 54, pp 1159-1163. dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201408492. Read Article

  • Kalita, I. Tarnavchyk, D. Sundquist, S. Samanta, J. Bahr, O. Shafranska, M. Sibi, and B. J. Chisholm. (2015). Novel Bio-based Poly(vinyl ether)s for Coating Applications. Inform, 26(7), 472-475. Read Article

  • Nassibeh Hosseini, Samad Javid, Ali Amiri, Dean C. Webster, Ghodrat Karami, Chad A. Ulven (2015). Micromechanical Viscoelastic Analysis of Flax Fiber Reinforced Bio-Based Polyurethane Composites. Journal of Renewable Materials, 3(3), 205-215 (11). DOI: 10.7569/JRM.2015.634112 Read Article

  • Zhihan Wang, Brent Kastern, Katelyn Randazzo, Angel Ugrinov, Jonathan Butz, David W. Seals, Mukund P. Sibi and Qianli R. Chu. (2015). Linear polyester synthesized from furfural-based monomer by photoreaction in sunlight. Green Chemistry, 17(10), 4720-4724. Read Article

  • Harjoyti Kalita, Deep Kalita, Samim Alam, Andrey Chernykh, Ihor Tarnavchyk, James Bahr, Satyabrata Samanta, Anurad Jayasooriyama, Shashi Fernando, Sermadurai Selvakumar, Dona Suranga Wickramaratne, Mukund Sibi, and Bret J. Chisholm. (2015). Novel Bio-Based Polymers for Coatings Applications. Manuscript submitted for publication.

  • Songqi Ma and Dean C. Webster. (September, 30, 2015). Naturally occurring acids as cross-linkers to yield VOC-free, high performance, fully bio-based, degradable thermosets. Macromolecules, 48(19), pp 7127-7137.
    dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.5b01923 Read Article

  • B. J. Chisholm, H. Kalita, D. Kalita, S. Alam, A. Chernykh, I. Tarnavchyk, J. Bahr, S. Samanta, A. Jayasooriyama, S. Fernando, S. Selvakumar, D. Suranga Wickramaratne,and M. Sibi. (advance online publication September 21, 2015). Novel Bio-based Poly(vinyl ether)s for Coating Applications. Coatings World. Read Article

  • Zhihan Wang, Brent Kastern, Katelyn Randazzo, Angel Ugrinov, Jonathan Butz, David W. Seals, Mukund P. Sibi, and Qianli R. Chu. (September 11, 2015). Linear polyesters synthesized from furfural-based monomer by photoreaction in sunlight. Green Chemistry, 17(10), 4720-4724. dx.doi.org/10.1039/C5GC01783A  Read Article

  • J. Chisholm, H. Kalita, D. Kalita, S. Alam, A. Chernykh, I. Tarnavchyk, J. Bahr, S. Samanta, A. Jayasooriyama, S. Fernando, S. Selvakumar, D. Suranga Wickramaratne,and M. Sibi. (advance online publication September, 2015). Novel Bio-based Poly(vinyl ether)s for Coating Applications. Coatings World. Read Article

  • Ali Amiri, Nassibeh Hosseini, and Chad A. Ulven. (advance online publication August, 2015). Long-Term Creep Behavior of Flax/Vinyl Ester Composites Using Time-Temperature Superposition Principle. Journal of Renewable Materials, 3(3), 224-233(10). Read Article

  • D. Kalita, I. Tarnavchyk, D. Sundquist, S. Samanta, J. Bahr, O. Shafranska, M. Sibi, and B. J. Chisholm. (July/August, 2015). Novel Bio-based Poly(vinyl ether)s for Coating Applications. Inform, 26(7), 472-475. Read Article

  • Chad Ulven, Ali Amiri, Nassibeh Hosseini, Dean Webster. Advanced Biocomposites made from Epoxidized Sucrose Soyate Resin Reinforced with Flax Fiber. 20th International Conference on Composite Materials (ICCM20), Copenhagen, Denmark, July 19-24, 2015. ICCM Abstract 2015150701. Read Paper

  • Zhihan Wang, Katelyn Randazzo, Xiaodong Hou, Jeffrey Simpson, Jochem Struppe, Angel Ugrinov, Brent Kastern, Erin Wysocki, and Qianli Chu. (advanced web publication April 30, 2015; print publication May 12, 2015). Stereoregular Two-dimensional Polymers Constructed by Topochemical Polymerization. Macromolecules, 48(9), pp 2894-2900. dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.5b00109. Read Article

  • B. J. Chisholm, H. Kalita, D. Kalita, S. Alam, A. Chernykh, I. Tarnavchyk, J. Bahr, S. Samanta, A. Jayasooriyama, S. Fernando, S. Selvakumar, D. Suranga Wickramaratne, and M. Sibi. Novel Bio-based Polymers for Coating Applications. Proceedings for The Waterborne Symposium, Feb. 9-13, 2015 in New Orleans, LA. Read Article

  • Jiao Chen, Xu Wu, Xiaodong Hou, Xingguang Su, Qianli Chu, Nenny Fahruddin, and Julie Xiaojun Zhao. (December, 2014). Shape-Tunable Hollow Silica Nanomaterials Based on Soft-templating Method and Their Application as Drug Carrier, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 6(24), 21921-21930. dx.doi.org/10.1021/am507642t Read Article

  • Harjoyti Kalita, Samim Alam, Deep Kalita, Andrey Chernykh, Ihor Tarnavchyk, James Bahr, Satyabrata Samanta, Anurad Jayasooriyama, Shashi Fernando, Sermadurai Selvakumar, Andriy Popadyuk, Dona Suranga Wickramaratne, Mukund Sibi, Andriy Voronov, Achintya Bezbaruah, and Bret J. Chisholm. (Advance online publication 12/23/2014; in print 9/4/2015). Synthesis and Characterization of Novel Soybean Oil-Based Polymers and Their Application in Coatings Cured by Autoxidation in R. Brentin (ed), ACS Symposium Series, vol. 1178 (pp. 371-390). Read Chapter

    DOI: 10.1021/bk-2014-1178.ch016.

  • Kalita, S. Alam, D. Kalita, A. Chernykh, I. Tarnavchyk, J. Bahr, S. Samanta, A.Jayasooriyama, S. Fernando, S. Selvakumar,D. Suranga Wickramaratne, M. Sibi, and B. J. Chisholm. Novel biobased polymers for coatings applications. European Coatings Conference – Biobased Materials for Industrial Coatings, Dec. 8-9, 2014 in Dusseldorf, Germany. Read Abstract

  • Nassibeh Hosseini, Chad A. Ulven, Fardad Azarmi, Dean C. Webster, Thomas J. Nelson. Utilization of Flax Fibers and Glass Fibers in a Bio-Based Resin. ASME 2014 International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition, November 14–20, 2014 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. Paper No. IMECE2014-36174, pp. V014T11A042; doi:10.1115/IMECE2014-36174. Read Abstract

  • Nandini Vallovoju, Selvakumar Sermadurai, Ramya Raghunathan, Saravana Rajendran, Jayaraman Sivaguru , Dean Webster, and Mukund Sibi (October 2014). Light Mediated Organic Reactions: Asymmetric Synthesis and Polymer Degradation [Abstract]. WG4/WG1 Meeting COST Action CM1201. Book of Abstracts pg. 71

  • Ali Amiri, Chad Ulven and Shanshan Huo. (October 13, 2015). Effect of Chemical Treatment of Flax Fiber and Resin Manipulation on Service Life of their Composites using Time-Temperature Superposition. Polymers, 7, pp 1965-1978. dx.doi.org/10.3390/polym7101493  Read Article