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Gregory A. Sotzing

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Department of Chemistry
55 North Eagleville Road
Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: (860) 486-4619
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  • Postdoctoral Fellow, California Institute of Technology, 1997-99
  • Ph.D. University of Florida
  • B.S. Mary Washington College


Research Focus

  • Heterocyclic synthesis
  • Polymer synthesis
  • Optically transparent conductive polymers
  • Nanofibers
  • Nanolithography



  • Featured Alumni – U. Florida, 2007
  • National Science Foundation CAREER Award (CHE), 2004
  • ACS POLYED Undergraduate Polymer Chemistry Award, 1993
  • American Institute of Chemists Award (Virginia), 1993


Current Publications

“Conductivity Trends of PEDOT-PSS Impregnated Fabric and the Effect of Conductivity on Electrochromic Textile Ding,” Yujie; Invernale, Michael A.; Sotzing, Gregory A. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2010), 2(6), 1588-1593.

“Preparation of Conjugated Polymers Inside Assembled Solid-State Devices Invernale,” Michael A.; Ding, Yujie; Mamangun, Donna Marie D.; Yavuz, Mustafa S.; Sotzing, Gregory A. Advanced Materials (Weinheim, Germany) (2010), 22(12), 1379-1382.

“Conjugated Polymers Atypically Prepared in Water” Invernale, Michael A.; Pendergraph, Samuel A.; Yavuz, Mustafa S.; Ombaba, Matthew; Sotzing, Gregory A. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry (2010), 48(9), 2024-2031.

“Versatile Synthesis of 3, 4-B Diheteropentalenes” Dey, Tanmoy; Navarathne, Daminda; Invernale, Michael A.; Berghorn, Ian D.; Sotzing, Gregory A. Tetrahedron Letters (2010), 51(16), 2089-2091.

“All-Organic Electrochromic Spandex” Invernale, Michael A.; Ding, Yujie; Sotzing, Gregory A., ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2010), 2(1), 296-300.

“Preparation of Thermally Stable Conducting Polymer PEDOT – Sulfonated Polyimide” Somboonsub, Bongkoch; Invernale, Michael A.; Thongyai, Supakanok; Praserthdam, Piyasan; Scola, Daniel A.; Sotzing, Gregory A. Polymer (2010), 51(6), 1231-1236.

“Facile Chemical Synthesis of DNA-Doped PEDOT” Ner, Yogesh; Invernale, Michael A.; Grote, James G.; Stuart, Jeffrey A.; Sotzing, Gregory A. Synthetic Metals (2010), 160(5-6), 351-353.

“Variable-Color Poly (3, 4-Propylenedioxythiophene) Electrochromics from Precursor Polymers” Invernale, Michael A.; Bokria, Jayesh G.; Ombaba, Matthew; Lee, Ki-Ryong; Mamangun, Donna M. D.; Sotzing, Gregory A.Polymer (2010), 51(2), 378-382.