Douglas H. Adamson

Dr. Douglas Adamson

Douglas H. Adamson

Department of Chemistry
55 North Eagleville Road
Storrs, CT 06269-
Phone: (860) 486-4716
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  • Ph.D. University of Southern California
  • B.S. University of Evansville, Indiana

Research Focus

  • Bio-Inspired Materials
  • Polymersomes
  • Nanofillers

Current Publications

Controlled 3D Assembly of Graphene Sheets to Build Conductive, Chemically Selective and Shape Responsive Materials
Woltornist, S. J.; Varghese, D.; Massucci, D.; Cao, Z.; Dobrynin, A. V.; Adamson, D. H.
Advanced Materials 2017 29:1604947

Formulation of long-wavelength indocyanine green nanocarriers
Pansare, V. J.; Faenza, W. J.; Lu, H.; Adamson, D. H.; Prud’homme, R. K.
Journal of Biomedical Optics 2017 22(9):096007-1 – 096007-11

Altering and Investigating the Surfactant Properties of Graphene Oxide
Harish, K. V.; Huang, K. Y.-S.; Ward, S. P.; Adamson, D. H.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2017 493:365-370

Thermal and Electrical Properties of Nanocomposites based on Self-Assembled Pristine Graphene
Bento, J. L.; Brown, E. B.; Woltornist, S. J.; Adamson, D. H.
Advanced Functional Materials 2017 27:1604277

Azeotrope Enabled Polymerization of Ethylene Oxide
Bento, J. L.; Madugula, D. R.; Hire, C. C.; Adamson, D. H.
RSC Advances 2016 6:94459-94466

Properites of Pristine Graphene Composites Arising from the Mechanism of Graphene-Stabilized Emulsion Formation
Woltornist, S. J.; Adamson, D. H.
Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 2016 55:6777-6782

“Grafting-Through”: Growing Polymer Brushes by Supplying Monomers through the Surface
Mohammadi Sejoubsari, R.; Martinez, A. P.; Kutes, Y.; Wang, Z.; Dobrynin, A. V.; Adamson, D. H.
Macromolecules 2016 49:2477-2483

Distribution of Chains in Polymer Brushes Produced by a “Grafting From” Mechanism
Martinez, A. P.; Carrillo, J.-M. Y.; Dobrynin, A. V.; Adamson, D. H.
Macromolecules 2016 49:547-553

Fractionation and Characterization of Graphene Oxide by Oxidation Extent Through Emulsion Stabilization
Kumar, H. V.; Woltornist, S. J.; Adamson, D. H.
Carbon 2016 98:491-495.