Janna Maranas

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Professor, Chemical Engineering

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Research addresses nano-scale structure and mobility in soft materials. Current projects include lithium ion batteries, proton exchange membrane fuel cells, protein aggregation in neurodegenerative disease, dispersion of nanoparticles using microemulsion

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Recent Publications

Side chain length affects backbone dynamics in poly(3-alkylthiophene)s

Zhan, P., Zhang, W., Jacobs, I. E., Nisson, D. M., Xie, R., Weissen, A. R., Colby, R. H., Moulé, A. J., Milner, S. T., Maranas, J. K. & Gomez, E. D., Sep 1 2018, In: Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics. 56, 17, p. 1193-1202 10 p.

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Chemically specific coarse-grained models to investigate the structure of biomimetic membranes

Kowalik, M., Schantz, A. B., Naqi, A., Shen, Y., Sines, I., Maranas, J. K. & Kumar, M., 2017, In: RSC Advances. 7, 86, p. 54756-54771 16 p.

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Depletion attraction of sheet-like ion aggregates in low-dielectric ionomer melts

Lu, K., Maranas, J. K. & Milner, S. T., Feb 14 2017, In: Journal of Chemical Physics. 146, 6, 064901.

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Extended Ensemble Approach to Transferable Potentials for Low-Resolution Coarse-Grained Models of Ionomers

Rudzinski, J. F., Lu, K., Milner, S. T., Maranas, J. K. & Noid, W. G., May 9 2017, In: Journal of Chemical Theory and Computation. 13, 5, p. 2185-2201 17 p.

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PEE-PEO Block Copolymer Exchange Rate between Mixed Micelles Is Detergent and Temperature Activated

Schantz, A. B., Saboe, P. O., Sines, I. T., Lee, H. Y., Bishop, K. J. M., Maranas, J. K., Butler, P. D. & Kumar, M., Mar 28 2017, In: Macromolecules. 50, 6, p. 2484-2494 11 p.

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Ion-mediated charge transport in ionomeric electrolytes

Lu, K., Maranas, J. K. & Milner, S. T., Jan 1 2016, In: Soft Matter. 12, 17, p. 3943-3954 12 p.

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Coarse-grained simulation of cellulose Iβ with application to long fibrils

Fan, B. & Maranas, J. K., Jan 1 2015, In: Cellulose. 22, 1, p. 31-44 14 p.

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Interplay of surface chemistry and ion content in nanoparticle-filled solid polymer electrolytes

Ganapatibhotla, L. V. N. R. & Maranas, J. K., Jun 10 2014, In: Macromolecules. 47, 11, p. 3625-3634 10 p.

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Scaling behavior and local structure of ion aggregates in single-ion conductors

Lu, K., Rudzinski, J. F., Noid, W. G., Milner, S. T. & Maranas, J. K., Feb 21 2014, In: Soft matter. 10, 7, p. 978-989 12 p.

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