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Robert Prud'homme

Selected Publications

  1. “Translational and Rotational Diffusion of Globular Proteins in Concentrated Polymer Networks.” Sofr Materials 7, 213-231 2009 [with L. Fu and C. Pacheco].
  2. “Measurement of Forces across Room Temperature Ionic Liquids between Mica Surfaces.” J. Phys. Chem. C 113, 16445-16449 2009 [with Y.J. Min, M. Akbulut, J.R. Sangoro, F. Kremer and J. Israelachvili].
  3. “Multifunctional nanoparticles for imaging, delivery and targeting in cancer therapy.” Exp. Opin. Drug Delivery 6, 865-878 2009 [with M.E. Gindy]
  4. “Formulation and Stability of Itraconazole and Odanacatib Nanoparticles: Governing Physical Parameters.” Molec. Pharmaceutics 6, 1118-1124 2009 [with V. Kumar, L. Wang, M. Riebe and H.H. Tung].
  5. “Hydrophobically Associative Polymers and Their Control of Properties of Surfactant Mesophases and Liposomes.” J. Cosmetic Sci. 60, 389-390 2009.
  6. “Protected Peptide Nanoparticles: Experiments and Brownian Dynamics Simulations of the Energetics of Assembly.” Nano Lett. 9, 2218-2222 2009. [with T. Chen, S.M. D'Addio, M.T. Kennedy, A. Swietlow, I.G. Kevrekidis and A.Z. Panagiotopoulos].
  7. “Generic Method of Preparing Multifunctional Fluorescent Nanoparticles Using Flash NanoPrecipitation.” Adv. Func. Mater. 19, 718-725 2009 [with M. Akbulut, P. Ginart, M.E. Gindy, C. Theriault, K.H. Chin and W. Soboyejo].
  8. “Nanoparticle stability: Processing pathways for solvent removal,” Chem. Eng. Sci. 64, 1358-1361 2009 [with V. Kumar].
  9. “Characterisation and aerosolisation of mannitol particles produced via confined liquid impinging jets.” Int. J. Pharmaceutics 367, 51-57 2009 [with P. Tang, H.K. Chan, H. Chiou, K. Ogawa, M.D. Jones, H. Adi, G. Buckton, and J.A. Raper].
  10. “Nanofabricated upconversion nanoparticles for photodynamic therapy.” Optics Exp. 17, 80-86 2009 [with B. Ungun, S.J. Budijono, J.N. Shan, S.F. Lim, Y.G. Ju and R. Austin].
  11. "Complexation behavior of alpha-, beta-, and gamma-cyclodextrin in modulating and constructing polymer networks." Langmuir 24, 8290-8296 2008 [with L. Li, X. H. Guo, L. Fu and S. F. Lincoln].
  12. “Polymer Networks Assembled by Host: Guest Inclusion between Adamantyl and β-cyclodextrin Substituents on Poly(acrylic acid) in Aqueous Solution, Macromolecules.” 41 (22), 8677-8677-8681 2008 [with L. Li, X. H. Guo, J. Wang, P. Liu, B. L. May, and S. F. Lincoln].
  13. "Flow-induced conformational changes in gelatin structure and colloidal stabilization." Langmuir 24, 9636-9641 2008 [with M. Akbulut, N. K. Reddy, B. Bechtloff, S. Koltzenburg and J. Vermant].
  14. "Thermodynamic limits on drug loading in nanoparticle cores." Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 97, 4904-4914 2008 [with V. Kumar].
  15. “Synthesis of biocompatible polymeric hydrogels with tunable adhesion to both hydrophobic and hydrophilic surfaces." Biomacromolecules 9, 1637-1642 2008 [with X. Guo, F. Deng and L. Li].
  16. "Functionalized graphene sheets for polymer nanocomposites." Nature Nanotechnology 3, 327-331 2008 [with T. Ramanathan, A. A. Abdala, S. Stankovich, D. A. Dikin, M. Herrera-Alonso, R. D. Piner, D. H. Adamson, H. C. Schniepp, X. Chen, R. S. Ruoff, S. T. Nguyen, I. A. Aksay and L. C. Brinson].
  17. "Facile production of composite nanoparticles for drug delivery, targeting and imaging," Journal of Pharmacy and Pharmacology 60, 177 2008.
  18. "Frictional Properties of Surfactant-Coated Rod-Shaped Nanoparticles in Dry and Humid Dodecane." Journal of Physical Chemistry B 112, 14395-14401 2008 [with Y. J. Min, M. Akbulut, Y. Golan, and J. Israelachvili].
  19. "Stabilized polymeric nanoparticles for controlled and efficient release of bifenthrin.” Pest Management Science 64, 808-812 2008 [with Y. Liu, and Z. Tong].
  20. "Mixing in a multi-inlet vortex mixer (MIVM) for flash nano-precipitation," Chemical Engineering Science 63, 2829-2842 2008 [with Y. Liu, C. Y. Cheng, and R. O. Fox].
  21. "Raman spectra of graphite oxide and functionalized graphene sheets." Nano Letters 8, 36-41 2008 [with K. N. Kudin, B. Ozbas, H. C. Schniepp, I. A. Aksay, and R. Car].
  22. "Phase behavior and structure formation in linear multiblock copolymer solutions by Monte Carlo simulation" Journal of Chemical Physics 128 2008 [with M. E. Gindy, and A. Z. Panagiotopoulos].
  23. "Composite block copolymer stabilized nanoparticles: Simultaneous encapsulation of organic actives and inorganic nanostructures." Langmuir 24, 83-90 2008 [with M. E. Gindy and A. Z. Panagiotopoulos].
  24. "Preparation of Poly(ethylene glycol) Protected Nanoparticles with Variable Bioconjugate Ligand Density." Biomacromolecules 9, 2705-2711 2008 [with M. E. Gindy, S. X. Ji, T. R. Hoye, and A. Z. Panagiotopoulos].
  25. "Evaluation on the use of confined liquid impinging jets for the synthesis of nanodrug particles." Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy 34, 59-64 2008 [with H. Chiou, H. K. Chan and J. A. Raper].
  26. "A novel production method for inhalable cyclosporine A powders by confined liquid impinging jet precipitation," Journal of Aerosol Science 39, 500-509 2008 [with H. Chiou, H. K. Chan, D. Heng and J. A. Raper].
  27. "Surface rheology of hydrophobically modified PEG polymers associating with a phospholipid monolayer at the air-water interface." Langmuir 24, 4056-4064 2008 [with D. T. Auguste, J. Kirkwood, J. Kohn and G. G. Fuller].
  28. "Modulating the therapeutic activity of nanoparticle delivered paclitaxel by manipulating the hydrophobicity of prodrug conjugates." Journal of Medicinal Chemistry 51, 3288-3296 2008 [with S. M. Ansell, S. A. Johnstone, P. G. Tardi, L. Lo, S. W. Xie, Y. Shu, T. O. Harasym, N. L. Harasym, L. Williams, D. Bermudes, B. D. Liboiron, W. Saad and L. D. Mayer].
  29. "Single Sheet Functionalized Graphene by Oxidation and Thermal Expansion of Graphite.” Chem. Mat., 19, 4396-4404 (2007) [with M. J. McAllister, J. -L. Li, D. H. Adamson, H. C. Schniepp, A.A. Abdala, J. Liu, M. Herrera-Alonso, D. L. Milius, R. Car, and I. A. Aksay].
  30. “Intercalation and Stitching of Graphite Oxide with Diaminoalkanes.” Langmuir, 23, 10644-10649 (2007) [with M. Herrera-Alonso, A. A. Abdala, M. J. McAllister, and I. A. Aksay].
  31. “Protein Diffusion through Polymer Meshes as Observed by Pulsed-Field Gradient NMR.” IEEE, , 706-708 (2007) [with X. Guo, L. Li, C. R. Pacheco, and L. Fu].
  32. “Formation and Characterization of Polymersomes Made by a Solvent Injection Method.” Polym. Adv. Technol., 18, 427-432 (2007) [with M. E. Yildiz, I. Robb, and D. H. Adamson].
  33. “Ostwald Ripening of Beta-Carotene Nanoparticles.” Phys. Rev. Lett., 98, 036102 (2007) [with Y. Liu, K. Kathan, and W. Saad].
  34. “Novel Laboratory Cell for Fundamental Studies of the Effect of Polymer Additives on Wax Deposition from Model Crude Oils.” Energy & Fuels, 21, 1301-1308 (2007) [with J. F. Tinsley, X. Guo, D. H. Adamson, S. Callahan, D. Amin, S. Shao, R. M. Kriegel, and R. Saini].
  35. “Kinetics of Enzymatic Depolymerization of Guar Galactomannan.” Biomacromolecules, 7, 2583-2590 (2006) [with S. Mahammad, G. W. Roberts, and S. A. Khan].
  36. “Preparation of Aggregation Stable Block Copolymer Nanoparticles for Simultaneous Drug Delivery and Imaging.” Technical Proceedings of the 2006 NSTI Nanotechnology Conference and Trade Show, Volume 2, Chapter 6: Medical Imaging through Nanotechnology, pp. 448-450 (2006) [with M. E. Gindy].
  37. “Rheology Control by Modulating Hydrophobic and Inclusion Associations in Modified Poly(acrylic acid) Solution.” Polymer, 47, 2976-2983 (2006) [with X. Guo, A. A. Abdala, B. L. May, S. F. Lincoln, and S. A. Khan].
  38. “Functionalized Single Graphene Sheets Derived from Splitting Graphite Oxide.” J. Phys. Chem. B, 110, 8535-8539 (2006) [with H. C. Schniepp, J. –L. Li, M. J. McAllister, H. Sai, M. Herrera-Alonso, D. H. Adamson, R. Car, D. A. Saville, and I. A. Aksay].
  39. “Oxygen-Driven Unzipping of Graphitic Materials.” Phys. Rev. Lett., 96, 176101 1-4 (2006) [with J.-L. Li, K. N. Kudin, M. J McAllister, I. A. Aksay, and R. Car].
  40. “Accurate Prediction of Clathrate Hydrate Phase Equilibria Below 300 K from a Simple Model.” J. Petro. Sci. Engr., 51, 45-53 (2006) [with Y. Zhang, P. G. Debenedetti, and B. A. Pethica].
  41. “NanoPrecipitation of Pharmaceuticals Using Mixing and Block Copolymer Stabilization.” Polymeric Drug Delivery II – Polymeric Matrices and Drug Particle Engineering, S. Svenson (Ed.), ACS Symposium Series, 924, 278-291, American Chemical Society, Washington, DC 2006 [with B. K. Johnson and W. Saad].
  42. “Effect of Cooling Rate on Crystallization of Model Waxy Oils with Microcrystalline Poly(ethylene butene).” Energy & Fuels, 20, 250-256 (2006) [with X. Guo, B. A. Pethica, J. S. Huang, and D. H. Adamson].
  43. “pH Triggered Release of Protective Poly(Ethylene Glycol)-b-Polycation Copolymers from Liposomes.” Biomaterials, 27, 2599-2608 (2006) [with D. T. Auguste, S. P. Armes, K. R. Brzezinska, T. J. Deming, and J. Kohn].
  44. “Polymer-Protected Liposomes: Association of Hydrophobically-Modified PEG with Liposomes.” Polymeric Drug Delivery I – Particulate Drug Carriers, Svenson, S. (Ed.), ACS Symposium Series, 923, pp. 95-120 American Chemical Society, Washington, DC (2006) [with D. Auguste, P. Ahl, P. Meers, and J. Kohn].
  45. “Effect of Hydrophobically Modified Polymers on Shear-Induced Multilamellar Vesicles.” Langmuir, 21, 10038-10045 (2005) [with B. S. Yang and W. B. Russel].
  46. “Interaction of Paraffin Wax Gels with Ethylene/Vinyl Acetate Co-Polymers.” Energy & Fuels, 19, 138-144 (2005) [with H. S. Ashbaugh, X. H. Guo, D. Schwahn, D. Richter and L. J. Fetters].
  47. “Novel Associative Polymer Networks Based on Cyclodextrin Inclusion Compounds.” Macromolecules, 38, 3037-3040 (2005) [with X. H. Guo, A. A. Abdala, B. L. May, S. F. Lincoln, and S. A. Khan].
  48. “Compositions for Fracturing Subterranean Formations.” U.S. Patent #6,936,454, August 30, 2005.
  49. “Polymersome Compositions and Associated Methods of Use.” U. S. Patent #7,151,077, December 19, 2005 [with L. R. Norman, D. H. Adamson, M. E. Yildiz, and I. D. Robb].
  50. “Syneresis of Carrageenan Gels: NMR and Rheology,” J. Soft Materials, 2, 145-153 (2004) [with S. Ramakrishnan].
  51. “Synthesis of Poly(ethylene-butene) Random Copolymers with Hydroxylic Grafts and Effect of Polar Groups on Deposition of Wax and Asphaltenes from Crude Oil.” Preprints-Amer. Chem. Soc., Div. Petro. Chem., 49, 272-273 (2004) [with X. Guo, D. A. Adamson, J. Tinsley, B. A. Pethica, and J. S. Huang].
  52. “Influence of Micro-Crystalline Poly(ethylene-butene) Random Copolymers on Wax Gelation of Black Oils.” Preprints-Amer. Chem. Soc., Div. of Petro. Chem., 49, 388-389 (2004) [with X. Guo, B. A. Pethica, D. A. Adamson, J. Tinsley, and J. S. Huang].
  53. “Preparation of Biocompatable Hydrogel Adhesives Controlled by Rheological Method.” Polymer Preprints, 45, 604-605 (2004) [with X. Guo, F. Deng, S. J. Leth, N. Nunalee, and K. R. Shull].
  54. “Diffusion of Protein in Polymer Solutions: A Comparison Between Neutron Spin-Echo Spectroscopy and NMR Measurements.” Polymer Preprints, 45, 788-789 (2004) [with X. Guo, R. Biehl, C. R. Pacheco, M. Monkenbusch, D. Richter, and L. Fu].
  55. “Model Associative Polymer Networks Generated by Inclusion Interaction Between Polymers with Cyclodextrin and Hydrophobic Grafts.” Polymer Preprints, 45, 602-603 (2004) [with X. Guo, A. A. Abdala, S. F. Lincoln, and S. A. Khan].
  56. “Fluctuations of Bare Membranes and Their Modification on Incorporation of Polymers Having Equally Spaced Anchors.” Physica B-Condensed Matter, 350, 217-219 (2004) [with X. S. Hu, R. Biehl, M. Monkenbusch, and J. Lal].
  57. “Effects of Organic Solvents on the Scission Energy of Rodlike Micelles.” Langmuir, 20, 8970-8974 (2004) [with W. Siriwatwechakul, T. LaFleur, and P. Sullivan].
  58. “Diffusion of Compact Macromolecules Through Polymer Meshes: Mesh Dynamics and Probe Dynamics.” Physica B-Condensed Matter, 350, 76-78 (2004) [with R. Biehl, X. Guo, M. Monkenbusch, J. Allgeier, and D. Richter].
  59. “Differential Scanning Calorimetry Studies of Clathrate Hydrate Formation.” J. Phys. Chem. B, 108, 16717-16722 (2004) [with Y. Zhang, P. G. Debenedetti, and B. A. Pethica].
  60. “Crystallization of Mixed Paraffin from Model Waxy Oils and the Influence of Micro-Crystalline Poly(Ethylene-Butene) Random Copolymers.” Energy & Fuels, 18, 930-937 (2004) [with X. Guo, B. A. Pethica, J. S. Huang, D. H. Adamson, and L. J. Fetters].
  61. “Crystallization of Long-Chain n-Paraffins from Solutions and Melts as Observed by Differential Scanning Calorimetry.” Macromolecules, 37, 5638-5645 (2004) [with X. Guo, B. A. Pethica, and J. S. Huang].
  62. “Latex Composite Membranes: Structure and Properties of the Discriminating Layer.” J. Mem. Sci., 231, 57-70 (2004) [with S. Ramakrishnan, C. J. McDonald, and J. D. Carbeck].
  63. “Association of Hydrophobically-Modified Poly(Ethylene Glycol) with Fusogenic Liposomes.” Biochimica et Biophysica ACTA, 1616, 184-195 (2003) [with D. T. Auguste, P. L. Ahl, P. Meers, and J. Kohn].
  64. “Flash Nanoprecipitation of Organic Actives and Block Copolymers Using a Confined Impinging Jets Mixer.” Australian J. Chem., 56, 1021-1024 (2003) [with B.K. Johnson].
  65. “Chemical Processing and Micromixing in Confined Impinging Jets.” AIChE J., 49, 2264-2282 (2003) [with B.K. Johnson].
  66. “Mechanism for Rapid Self-Assembly of Block Copolymer Nanoparticles.” Phys. Rev. Lett., 91, 118302, (2003) [with B. K. Johnson].
  67. “Aqueous Suspension of Nanoparticles Comprising an Agrochemical Active Ingredient.” U.S. Patent #6,638,994, October 28, 2003 [with R. Crooks, M. Joanicot, and J. Coret].
  68. “Amphoteric Stabilization of Crude Petroleum.” U.S. Patent #6,566,454, May 20, 2003 [with H. S. Ashbaugh].
  69. “Aqueous Suspension of Nanoparticles Comprising an Agrochemical Active Ingredient.” U.S. Patent #6,638,994, October 28, 2003 [with R. Crooks, M. Joanicot, and J. Coret].
  70. “Dynamics of Hydrophobically Modified Polymer Doped Surfactant Bilayers: A Neutron Spin Echo Study." Neutron Spin Echo Spectroscopy, Basics, Trends and Applications, F. Mezei, C. Pappas, and T. Gutberlet, (Eds.), Springer-Verlag (Berlin Heidelberg), pp. 312-324 (2002) [with B. -S. Yang, J. Lal, M. Mihailescu, M. Monkenbusch, D. Richter, J. S. Huang and W. B. Russel].
  71. “Detection of Water-Ice Transition Using a Lead Zirconate Titanate/Brass Transducer.” J. Appl. Phys., 92, 106-111 (2002) [with X. -P. Li, W. Y. Shih, J. S. Vartuli, D. L. Milius, I. A. Aksay, and W. H. Shih].
  72. “Neutron Spin-Echo Study of Dynamics of Hydrophobically Modified Polymer-Doped Surfactant Bilayers.” Langmuir, 18, 6-13 (2002) [with B. -S. Yang, J. Lal, M. Mihailescu, M. Monkenbusch, D. Richter, J. S. Huang, and W. B. Russel].
  73. “Preparation and Characterization of Molecular Weight Fractions of Guar Galactomannans Using Acid and Enzymatic Hydrolysis.” Intl. J. Biological Macromolecules, 31, 29-35 (2002) [with Y. Cheng and K. M. Brown].
  74. “Measurement of Forces Between Galactomannan Polymer Chains: Effect of Hydrogen Bonding.” Macromolecules, 31, 10155,-10161 (2002) [with Y. Cheng, J. Chik, and D. C. Rau].
  75. “Diffusion of Mesoscopic Probes in Aqueous Polymer Solutions Measured by Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching.” Macromolecules, 35, 8111-8121 (2002) [with Y. Cheng and J. L. Thomas].
  76. “Flow Improvement of Waxy Oils Mediated by Self-Aggregating Partially Crystallizable Diblock Copolymers.” J. Rheol., 46, 76-776 (2002) [with H. S. Ashbaugh, L. J. Fetters, and D. H. Adamson].
  77. “Gelation of “Catanionic” Vesicles by Hydrophobically Modified Polyelectrolytes.” Coll. Poly. Sci., 280, 783-788 (2002) [with H. S. Ashbaugh and K. Boon].
  78. “Interaction of Paraffin Wax Gels with Random Crystalline/Amorphous Hydrocarbon Copolymers.” Macromolecules, 35, 7044-7053 (2002) [with H. S. Ashbaugh, A. Radulescu, D. Schwahn, D. Richter, and L. J. Fetters].
  79. “Characterization and Intermolecular Interactions of Hydroxypropyl Guar Solutions.” Biomacromolecules, 3, 456-461 (2002) [with Y. Cheng and K. M. Brown].
  80. “Interactions Between Hydrophobically Modified Polymers and Surfactants: A Fluorescence Study.” Langmuir, 18, 3860-3864 (2002) [with S. Panmai, D. G. Peiffer, S. Jockusch, and N. J. Turro].
  81. “Compositions for Fracturing Subterranean Formations.” U.S. Patent #6,428,995, August 6, 2002 [with R. M. Kelly, S. A. Khan, P. Leduc, and A. Tayal].