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Recent Graduates of the Thames-Rawlins Research Group


   
Dr. Brandon C. Achord '11

Brandon Achord

 

Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering
Synthesis and Characterization of Donor:Acceptor Block Copolymer for Organic Photovoltaic Applications

AWARDS:
Robin M. Hearin Graduate Fellow Award, 2005 - 2010.
Southern Bioproducts and Renewable Energy Conference Student Poster Award, 2009.

PUBLICATIONS:

Caroselli, C. D.; Pramanik, M.; Achord, B. C.; Rawlins, J. W. “Effects of Molecular Weight on the Mechanical Properties of Novel Epoxy Thermoplastics” High Performance Materials. Submitted

Achord, Brandon C.; Rawlins, James W. "Evidence of Ni(0) Complex Diffusion during Grignard Metathesis Polymerization of 2,5-Dibromo-3-hexylthiophene" Macromolecules, 2009, 42(22), 8634-8639

Storey, Robson F.; Scheuer, Adam D.; Achord, Brandon C. "Poly(acrylate-b-styrene-b-isobutylene-b-styrene-b-acrylate) block copolymers via carbocationic and atom transfer radical polymerizations" Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry, 2006, 43(10), 1493-1512

Storey, Robson F.; Scheuer, Adam D.; Achord, Brandon C. "Amphiphilic poly(acrylic acid-b-styrene-b-isobutylene-b -styrene-b-acrylic acid) pentablock copolymers from a combination of quasiliving carbocationic and atom transfer radical polymerization" Polymer, 2005, 46(7), 2141-2152

 


Christine "Chrissy" Caroselli '10

Christine Caroselli



M.S. Sports and High Performance Materials
Understanding Mechanical Properties for Thermoplastic Glassy Polymer Matrix Materials

PUBLICATIONS:

Caroselli, C. D.; Pramanik, M.; Achord, B. A.; Rawlins, J. W. “Effects of Molecular Weight on the Mechanical Properties of Novel Epoxy Thermoplastics” High Performance Materials. Submitted

POSTERS:

Piland, Scott G.; Morris, David M.; Gould, Trenton E.; Martin, Kelly; Sumrall, Adam; Dixon, Jenna; Kucera, Lauren; Caroselli, Christine. "Mouthguard Does Not Negatively Influence VO2, Ventillation Volume, and Tidal Volume" Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (2008), 40, (5), S379

Gould, Trenton E.; Piland, Scott G.; Morris, David M.; Kucera, Lauren; Caroselli, Christine. "Effect of Mandibular Orthopedic Repositioning Devices on Human Performance Factors" Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise (2008), 40, (5), S379

 

Dr. Jeremy O. Swanson '10

Dr. Jeremy Swanson

 



Ph.D. Polymer Science and Engineering

Investigation of Network Architecture Development and Properties in Thermoset Matrices

Current Employment:
3M Renewable Energy Division, Composite Materials Engineer, Wind Energy Focus

AWARDS:
National Science Foundation IGERT Fellow, 2005 - 2007

 
2007

Jeanne Norton Shera
Soy Protein Isolate Molecular Level Contributions to Bulk Adhesive Properties - Thames

Ericka Johnson, M.S.
Biobased Resins for Wrinkle Resistant Textiles and Determination of Structure-Property Relationships – Thames & Rawlins

Micah Stephen Black
Reactivity of Vegetable Oil Macromonomer Cis-Unsaturation in Thiol-ene, Cationic, and Emulsion Polymerizations - Rawlin

 

2005


Charles Todd Williams
Design, Synthesis, and Characterization of Vegetable Oil Macromonomers as Auto-Oxidative Crosslinkers in Latexes - Thames

Carolina Quintero Ochoa, Vegetable Oil Macromonomer Kinetics and Loci during Emulsion Polymerization – Thames & Rawlins

   
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