Description: PSU_RB

 

Conferences and Presentations

March 2018, 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans (Symposium co-organizer)

 

August 2017, 253rd American Chemical Society National Meeting, Washington DC (Invited presentation)

 

April 2017, 252nd American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco (Invited presentation)

 

August 2016, 251st American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, “Assessing Hydrophobicity Changes of Renewable Based Polymers During Post Polymer Modification” (Oral presentation)

 

May 2016, American Chemical Society Sustainable Polymers Conference, Safety Harbor, Fl, “Enhancing the Design of Sustainable Polymers with Partition Coefficients” (invited presentation)

 

March 2016, 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, “Refining the Design of Sustainable Polymers with Octanol-Water Partition Coefficients” (Oral presentation)

 

September 2015, Center for Nanoscale Materials Science (CNMS) Annual User Meeting, Oak Ridge National Laboratory, “Systematically Predicting Hydrophobicity in Polymers” (Invited presentation)

 

August 2015, 2nd Functional Polymeric Materials Conference, Ascot, UK, “Tailoring the Hydrophobicity of Polyesters” (Invited presentation)

 

June 2015, Polymer Gordon Research Conference, Holyoke, MA (Poster)

 

June 2015, American Chemical Society Northeast Regional Meeting, Ithaca, “Plant-Based Approach to Anhydride Monomers and Bioplastics” (Invited presentation)

 

March 2015, 249th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Denver, “Designing a Hydrophobic Monomer Library with LogP Values” (Oral presentation)

 

August 2014, 248th American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Francisco (Oral presentation)

 

July 2014, Eastman Chemical Company (invited presentation)

 

June 2014, New Horizons in Science, Mexico City (invited presentation)

 

June 2014, American Chemical Society Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Washington DC (Oral presentation)

 

March 2014, International Symposium for Green-Innovation Polymers (GRIP 2014), Japan, “Sustainable Methods for Synthesis of Polyesters” (Invited plenary lecture)

 

March 2014, University of Tokyo, Department of Applied Chemistry, “Designing Polymerizations with the 12 Principles of Green Chemistry”

 

September 2013, 246th American Chemical Society National Meeting, Indianapolis (Symposium co-organizer with Prof Steve Miller)

 

June 2013, American Chemical Society Green Chemistry and Engineering Conference, Washington DC (Invited talk)

 

June 2013, Polymer Gordon Research Conference, Holyoke, MA (Discussion Leader)

 

April 2013, 245th American Chemical Society National Meeting, New Orleans (Oral presentation in Natural and Renewable Polymers)

 

August 2012, ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia

 

     July 2012, Warwick 2012 Polymer Conference, University of Warwick UK (Invited talk)

 

June 2012, Center for Nanophase Materials, Oak Ridge National Lab (Invited talk)

 

March 2012, 5th Workshop on Fats and Oils as Renewables for Chemical Industry, Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Germany (Invited talk)

 

March 2012, ACS National Meeting, San Diego (Oral presentation in Next Generation Polymers)

 

January 2012, NSF workshop on Sustainable Chemistry, Engineering and Materials (Discussion Leader)

 

August 2011, ACS National Meeting, Denver (Oral presentation)

 

June 2011, Polymer Gordon Research Conference, Holyoke, MA (Poster presentation)

 

August 2010, ACS National Meeting, Boston (Invited talk)

 

May 2010, The University of Akron, Frontiers in Polymer Science Symposium (Poster presentation)

 

March 2010, ACS National Meeting, San Francisco (Oral presentation)

 

October 2009, University of Akron, Polymer Science Alumni Day (Invited talk)

 

August 2009, ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC (Oral presentation)

 

August 2008, ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia (Oral presentation)

 

February 2008, PPG Industries, PPG Coating Innovation Center Seminar Series (Invited talk)

 

June 2007, Polymers (East) Gordon Research Conference, Holyoke, MA (Poster presentation)

 

Spring 2007, ACS National Meeting, Chicago (Oral presentation)

 

October 2006, ACS Pittsburgh Polymer Group, Pittsburgh, PA (Invited talk)

 

November 2005, Ohio Inorganic Chemistry Meeting, Kenyon College, OH (Poster presentation)

 

June 2005, Polymers (East) Gordon Research Conference, Holyoke, MA (Poster presentation)

 

June 2003, Polymers (East) Gordon Research Conference, Holyoke, MA (Poster presentation)

     

September 2001, Polymer Symposium, Eastman Chemical Company (Poster presentation)

 

Fall 2001, ICI Student Award Symposium, ACS National Meeting, Chicago (Oral presentation)

 

June 2001, Synthesis and Properties of Polymers with Different Topologies Symposium, Central Regional Meeting, Grand Rapids

 

Spring 2001, Surfaces and Interfaces Symposium, ACS National Meeting, San Diego (Oral presentation)

 

Conference Proceedings

Mathers, R. T.; Delancey, J. M.; Cavazza, M. D. Controlling the architecture and functionality of heterogeneous polymerizations with renewable monoterpenes.  Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) 2010, 51(2).

 

Mathers, R. T.; Cavazza, M. D.; Rendos, M. G.  Integrating renewable resources with heterogeneous polymerization systems.  Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng. 2010, 102.

 

Mathers, R. T.; Rendos, M. G.; Lavrich, M. S.  Converting heterogeneous polymerizations into well defined systems with renewable monoterpenes.  Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) 2009, 50(2).

 

Mathers, R. T.; Kushner, D. I.; Schram, V. A.  Solvent-free green polymerization method for polyesters using hydrocarboxylation reactions.  Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) 2008, 49, 807.

 

Mathers, R. T.; McMahon, K. C.; Baker, J. R.   Utilizing d-limonene as a chain transfer agent and renewable solvent for ring opening metathesis polymerizations.    Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng. 2007, 96, 842.

 

Czaplewski, D.; Kameoka, J.; Mathers, R.; Coates, G.; Craighead, H. G.  Novel polymeric nanofiber deposition processing for MEMS device fabrication.  Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) 2003, 44(2), 117.

 

Penn, L. S.; Huang, H.; Sindkhedkar, M. D.; Rankin, S. E.; Quirk, R. P.; Mathers, R. T. Tethered polymers for surface tailoring: kinetics of layer construction. Proceedings of the Annual Meeting of the Adhesion Society 2002, 25, 453-454.

 

Quirk, R. P.; Mathers, R. T. Surface grafted poly(isoprene-block-ethylene oxide) diblock copolymer brushes from a 1,1-diphenylethylene surface-bound monolayer.   Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng. 2001, 85, 198-199.

 

Quirk, R. P.; Mathers, R. T. Surface grafting to and from 1,1-diphenylethylene using a surface-bound monolayer and functionalization of the living chain ends with ethylene oxide. Polym. Mater. Sci. Eng. 2001, 84, 873-874.