PhD student Aliaksei Aliakseyeu’s research was recently accepted to Macromolecular Rapid Communications! The article, titled “Hydrogen-Bonded Complexes of Star Polymers“, sheds light on the formation of hydrogen-bonded interpolymer complexes between linear and star polymers. It will be available to read soon.
Dr. Svetlana Sukhishvili was recognized for her achievements in research with a 2021 Association of Former Students Distinguished Achievement Award!
Prof. Sukhishvili was one of 24 outstanding faculty and staff to be honored with this award. It’s well deserved!
Read more about this award here.
PhD student Diana Al Husseini presented at this week’s Graduate Student & Postdoc Research Seminar. Her seminar was over her work on “All-Nanoparticle Surface Functionalization for Mid-Infrared On-Chip Sensing”.
Jordan Brito was selected to receive a 2021 NSF Graduate Research Fellowship (GRF). Congratulations, Jordan!
Five members from the Sukhishvili group will be presenting at ACS Spring 2021! Ph.D. students Raman Hlushko, Jordan Brito, and Diana Al Husseini will give oral presentations. Kartik Kumar Rajagopalan and Xiuzhu Zhu will submit a poster.
On Apr. 8, Raman and Jordan will give live presentations during the “Self-assembly in Polymer Systems” session.
On Apr. 14, Diana will present in the “Surface Chemistry: Surface Functionalization, Surfactants, and Mesoporous Media” session.
Our group had a very productive “visit” to the virtual APS March Meeting 2021. PhD students Qing Zhou, Aliaksei Aliakseyeu, and Zhen Sang presented their research, and Dr. Sukhishvili chaired a session.
Dr. Sukhishvili chaired the Dynamic Polymer Networks session on Mon., Mar. 15. Qing presented his work on “Temperature Response of Endo/Exo Crosslinking in Diels-Alder Polymer Networks” during this session.
Aliaksei presented his work on “Hydrogen-bonded assembly of star and linear polymers” on Wed., Mar. 17.
Zhen presented his work on “Highly Conductive, Reconfigurable Nanocomposites of a Nanostructured Carbon Material and a Dynamic Polymer Network” on Fri., Mar. 19.
PhD student Diana Al Husseini’s research was recently accepted to Coatings! The article, titled “Surface Functionalization Utilizing Mesoporous Silica Nanoparticles for Enhanced Evanescent-Field Mid-Infrared Waveguide Gas Sensing“, is now available to read online. Congratulations, Diana!
PhD student Aliaksei Aliakseyeu’s research was recently accepted to Soft Matter! The article, titled “Selective Hydrogen Bonding Controls Temperature Response of Layer-by-Layer Upper Critical Solution Temperature Micellar Assemblies“, is now available to read online. Congratulations, Alex!
Victoria Albright’s research was recently published in Biomaterials! The article, titled “Polyphosphazenes Enable Durable, Hemocompatible, Highly Efficient Antibacterial Coatings“, is now available to read online. Congratulations, Victoria!
PhD candidate Raman Hlushko’s poster presentation won 3rd place at the recent APTEC Symposium! He presented his poster, titled “Synthesis and Temperature Response of Star Polymers: Role of Molecular Architecture and a Small Molecule Competitor”, at the APTEC 8th Annual Research Symposium on Nov. 6, 2020.