Gregory A. Sotzing


Department of Chemistry


  • 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


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. Polymer

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 Communications

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 Technology

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.

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

Gregory Sotzing
Contact Information
Mailing Address25 King Hill Road, Unit 3136, Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office LocationScience 1 - MZ207