PhD candidate Diana Al Husseini attended the 2022 Materials Research Society Spring Meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii. On May 8th, Diana gave an oral presentation on “Surface functionalization for selective mid-infrared on-chip gas sensing” in the “Surfaces and Interfaces in Electronics and Photonics” symposium session.
Brito and Rajagopalan present at ACS Spring 2022
PhD students Jordan Brito and Kartik Kumar Rajagopalan presented their work at ACS Spring 2022 virtually and in San Diego, CA.
Prof. Sukhishvili and Jordan presented in the “Polyphosphazenes in Biomedicine, Engineering and Pioneering Synthesis” symposium. Prof. Sukhishvili presented “Polyphosphazenes in layer-by-layer coatings“, and Jordan presented “Highly hydrophobic, pH-responsive, nanostructured layer-by-layer coatings from anionic fluorinated polyphosphazenes“.
Kartik presided over the session “General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials”. He also presented his work entitled, “Thermo-responsive salogels with dynamic covalent bonds for shape stabilization of an inorganic phase change material“.
Aliakseyeu, Sang, and Zhou present at APS March 2022
PhD students Aliaksei Aliakseyeu, Zhen Sang, and Qing Zhou represented the Sukhishvili Group at APS March 2022 virtually and in Chicago, IL.
On Mar. 14, Aliaksei gave an oral presentation on “Dynamics of Star Polyelectrolytes in Multilayer Assemblies“.
On Mar. 16, Zhen and Aliaksei gave poster presentations, and Zhen also gave an oral presentation. Aliaksei’s poster was titled, “Upper Critical Solution Temperature Behavior of Linear and Star Polymers“. Zhen’s poster presentation was on “Joule-heating-induced Multi-stage Reconfiguration in Dynamic Polymer Nanocomposites with Low Percolation Threshold“, while his oral presentation was on “Dynamic Covalent Polymer Networks under Supersonic Micro-Projectile Impact” (see below).
Finally, on Mar. 18, Qing presented “Spatiotemporally Controlled Shape Reconfiguration in Diels-Alder Polymer Networks through Selective Dissociation of Crosslinks” (see below).
Aliakseyeu, Al Husseini, and Brito present at SERMACS 2021
Our group had an eventful trip to SERMACS 2021 in Birmingham, AL. Prof. Sukhishvili and PhD students Aliaksei Aliakseyeu, Diana Al Husseini, and Jordan Brito gave talks about the group’s research.
In the “Polymer Chemistry” session on Nov. 10, Aliaksei presented his work on “Upper Critical Solution Temperature Behavior of Linear and Star Polymers“.
During the “Polymer Assemblies: from Fundamental to Applications” sessions on Nov. 11, Prof. Sukhishvili presented “Polymer Salogels for Shape Stabilization of Inorganic Phase Change Materials“, Jordan presented “All-aqueous Assembly of Highly Hydrophobic, pH-responsive Polyelectrolyte Multilayers“, and Aliaksei presented “Star Polyelectrolytes in Multilayer Assemblies“.
Finally, on Nov. 12, Jordan presented a poster titled “Non-releasing, enzymatic layer-by-layer coatings with antibacterial activity” and Diana presented “Surface Functionalization for Mid-infrared On-chip Gas Sensing” during the “Optoelectronic Materials” session.
Al Husseini passes preliminary exam, presents at 95th CSSS
Ph.D. candidate Diana Al Husseini passed her preliminary exam this Monday! She presented her dissertation topic “Surface Functionalization for Mid-Infrared On-Chip Sensing” to her committee.
Diana will also be presenting at the 95th ACS Colloid and Surface Science Symposium on Wed., June 15. At 3 PM CT, tune into her virtual presentation about “All-Nanoparticle Surface Functionalization for Mid-Infrared On-Chip Sensing.”
The Sukhishvili Group takes on ACS Spring 2021
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.
Zhou, Aliakseyeu, and Sang present at APS March Meeting 2021
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.
Hlushko and Vela present poster at the HIPs in the States Conference
Hanna Hlushko and Brent Vela represented the Aggie Research Program at the HIPs in the States 2020 conference. They presented their poster entitled “Team-Based Research on Layer-by-Layer Assembled Coatings of Antioxidant Polymer” to an audience of university educators and practitioners.
Albright wins poster award at ACS conference
Zhou presents at 2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit
The 2019 MRS Spring Meeting & Exhibit was held in Phoenix, Arizona from April 22nd to 26th. Graduate student Qing Zhou presented his latest work titled “Stimuli-responsive Crosslinked Polymers for Additive Manufacturing”, which focused on design and fabrication of light- and thermo- responsive polymer networks for construction of adaptive structures.