Gregory A. Sotzing

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Professor

Department of Chemistry
55 North Eagleville Road
Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: (860) 486-4619
Email: g.sotzing@uconn.edu  Web: sotzingresearchgroup.uconn.edu
 

Education

  • 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

Awards

  • 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

A material genome approach towards exploration of Zn and Cd coordination complex polyester as dielectrics: Design, synthesis and characterization. Shamima Nasreen, Gregory M.Treich, Matthew L.Baczkowski, Arun K.Mannodi- Kanakkithodi, Aaron Baldwin, Sydney K.Scheirey, Yang Cao, Ramamurthy Ramprasad, Gregory A.Sotzing. Polymerhttps://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2018.10.017

Sn‐Polyester/Polyimide Hybrid Flexible Free‐Standing Film as a Tunable Dielectric Material. Shamima Nasreen, Matthew L. Baczkowski, Gregory M. Treich, Mattewos Tefferi, Caroline Anastasia, Rampi Ramprasad, Yang Cao, Gregory A. Sotzing.
Macromolecular Rapid Communicationshttps://doi.org/10.1002/marc.201800679

Polymer Dielectrics for Capacitor Applications. Shamima Nasreen, Gregory M. Treich, Matthew L. Baczkowski, Arun K. Mannodi Kanakkithodi, Yang Cao, Ramamurthy Rmprasad, Gregory Sotzing. Kirk‐Othmer Encyclopedia of Chemical Technologyhttps://doi.org/10.1002/0471238961.koe00036

Evolution of structural mechanisms in thermoplastic polyimide (BTDA-DAH) from amorphous precursors as revealed by real-time uniaxial mechano-optical behavior.I Offenbach, S Gupta, R Ma, G Treich, GA Sotzing,RA Weiss, M  Cakmak.   Polymer. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2017.11.052

Screen-Printed PEDOT: PSS Electrodes on Commercial Finished Textiles for Electrocardiography.Sneh K Sinha, Yeonsik Noh, Natasa Reljin, Gregory M Treich, Shirin Hajeb-Mohammadalipour, Yang Guo, Ki H Chon, Gregory A Sotzing. ACS applied materials & interfaces DOI: 10.1021/acsami.7b09954

A rational co-design approach to the creation of new dielectric polymers with high energy density. Gregory M. Treich, Mattewos Tefferi, Shamima Nasreen, Arun Mannodi-Kanakkithodi, Zongze Li, Rampi Ramprasad, Gregory A. Sotzing, Yang Cao, IEEE Transactions on Dielectrics and Electrical Insulation DOI: 10.1109/TDEI.2017.006329

Optimization of Organotin Polymers for Dielectric Applications. Gregory M. Treich, Shamima Nasreen, Arun Mannodi Kanakkithodi, Rui Ma, Mattewos Tefferi∥, James Flynn, Yang Cao, Rampi Ramprasad§ and Gregory A. Sotzing, ACS Appl. Mater. InterfacesDOI: 10.1021/acsami.6b04091

Rational Co-Design of Polymer Dielectrics for Energy Storage. Arun Mannodi-Kanakkithodi, Gregory M. Treich, Tran Doan Huan, Rui Ma, Mattewos Tefferi, Yang Cao, Gregory A. Sotzing, Rampi Ramprasad, Adv. Mater. DOI: 10.1002/adma.201600377