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Thomas Seery

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Associate Professor

Department of Chemistry
55 North Eagleville Road
Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: (860) 486-1337


  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of California at Berkeley, 1993-1994
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Southern California, 1992
  • Ph. D. University of Southern California
  • B.A. Harvard University


Research Focus

  • Synthesis of well-defined polymer structures
  • Polymer dynamics and macromolecular associations


Current Publications

Tian, J.; Seery, T. A. P.; Ho, D. L.; Weiss, R. A.; “Physically Cross-Linked Alkylacrylamide Hydrogels: A SANS Analysis of the Microstructure Macromolecules;” 2004 ;37 (26); 10001-10008.

Tian, J.; Seery, T. A. P.; Weiss, R. A.; “Physically Cross-Linked Alkylacrylamide Hydrogels: Phase Behavior and Microstructure Macromolecules;” 2004 ;37 (26); 9994-10000.

Thomas A. P. Seery, Mark Jordi, Rose Guino, and Dale Huber, “Characterization of Polymer Brushes on Nanoparticle Surfaces in Polymer Brushes: From Synthesis to Functional Microstructures in Polymer Brushes;” Advincula, Rigoberto C., Brittain, B., Caster, K., Rhe, J. Eds.; Wiley-VCH: Wenheim, July 2004. pp 213-230.

Costanzo, P. J.; Patten, T. E.; Seery, T. A. P., “Synthesis, Assembly Mechanism, and Sensor Application of Nanostructures Comprised of Biotinylated CdS@SiO2 Nanoparticles,” Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry) 2004, 45, 742.

Costanzo, P. J.; Patten, T. E.; Seery, T. A. P., “Protein-Ligand Mediated Aggregation of Nanoparticles: A Study of Synthesis and Assembly Mechanism.” Chemistry of Materials 2004, 16, 1775-1785.

Tian, J.; Seery, T. A. P.; Ho, D. L.; Weiss, R. A., “Small Angle Neutron Scattering Study of the Microstructure of Hydrophobically Modified alkyl Acrylamide Hydrogels,” Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering 2003, 89, 714-715.

Amit Sehgal ad Thomas A.P. Seery, “Polyelectrolyte Self-diffusion: Fluorescence Recovery After Photobleaching of Sodium Poly(styrenesulfonate) in N-methyl Formamide” Macromolecules, 2003; 36, 10056-10062.

U. Klueh, T. Seery, D.G. Castner, J.D. Bryers, D.L. Kreutzer, “Binding and Orientation of Fibronectin on Self Assembled Monolayers Using Immobilized Bacterial Adhesin Related Peptides,” Biomaterials, 2003, 24; 38773884.