Robert Mathers

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Professor, Penn State New Kensington

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Recent Publications

Sugar-Based Polymers with Stereochemistry-Dependent Degradability and Mechanical Properties

Stubbs, C. J., Worch, J. C., Prydderch, H., Wang, Z., Mathers, R. T., Dobrynin, A. V., Becker, M. L. & Dove, A. P., Jan 26 2022, In: Journal of the American Chemical Society. 144, 3, p. 1243-1250 8 p.

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Exploring polymer solubility with thermally-responsive Diels-Alder monomers: Revisiting the monkey's fist

Bisbjerg, G., Brown, G. W., Pham, K. S., de Kock, R. A., Ramos, W., Patierno, J. A., Bautista, A., Zawalick, N. M., Vigil, V., Padrnos, J. D., Mathers, R. T., Heying, M. D. & Costanzo, P. J., 2021, (Accepted/In press) In: Journal of Polymer Science.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Chemically Fueled Volume Phase Transition of Polyacid Microgels

Heckel, J., Loescher, S., Mathers, R. T. & Walther, A., Mar 22 2021, In: Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 60, 13, p. 7117-7125 9 p.

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Spinodal decomposition of chemically fueled polymer solutions

Heckel, J., Batti, F., Mathers, R. T. & Walther, A., Jun 7 2021, In: Soft matter. 17, 21, p. 5401-5409 9 p.

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Polymers for a Sustainable Future

Scholten, P. B. V., Cai, J. & Mathers, R. T., Feb 2021, In: Macromolecular Rapid Communications. 42, 3, 2000745.

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Erratum: Grafting Density Governs the Thermoresponsive Behavior of P(OEGMA- co-RMA) Statistical Copolymers (ACS Macro Lett. (2020) 9:8 (1149−1154) DOI: 10.1021/acsmacrolett.0c00461)

Akar, I., Keogh, R., Blackman, L. D., Foster, J. C., Mathers, R. T. & O'Reilly, R. K., Nov 17 2020, In: ACS Macro Letters. 9, 11, p. 1708 1 p.

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Grafting Density Governs the Thermoresponsive Behavior of P(OEGMA-co-RMA) Statistical Copolymers

Akar, I., Keogh, R., Blackman, L. D., Foster, J. C., Mathers, R. T. & O'Reilly, R. K., Aug 18 2020, In: ACS Macro Letters. 9, 8, p. 1149-1154 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticlepeer-review

Synthesis and Characterization of a Leucine-Based Block Co-Polypeptide: The Effect of the Leucine Zipper on Self-Assembly

Barnes, B. E., Jenkins, T. A., Stein, L. M., Mathers, R. T., Wicaksana, M., Pasquinelli, M. A. & Savin, D. A., Jun 8 2020, In: Biomacromolecules. 21, 6, p. 2463-2472 10 p.

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100th Anniversary of Macromolecular Science Viewpoint: The Role of Hydrophobicity in Polymer Phenomena

Foster, J. C., Akar, I., Grocott, M. C., Pearce, A. K., Mathers, R. T. & O'Reilly, R. K., Nov 17 2020, In: ACS Macro Letters. 9, 11, p. 1700-1707 8 p.

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Toward Next-Generation Biohybrid Catalyst Design: Influence of Degree of Polymerization on Enzyme Activity

Kovaliov, M., Wright, T. A., Cheng, B., Mathers, R. T., Zhang, X., Meng, D., Szcześniak, K., Jenczyk, J., Jurga, S., Cohen-Karni, D., Page, R. C., Konkolewicz, D. & Averick, S., Mar 18 2020, In: Bioconjugate Chemistry. 31, 3, p. 939-947 9 p.

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