Faculty Profiles

Dorian Canelas
Assistant Professor of the Practice in the Department of Chemistry
1223 French Family Science Cen, 124 Science Drive, Box 3236, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-1528
(919) 660-1605



Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1997

B.S., Northeastern University 1993

Research Areas:

Shapiro, HB, Lee, CH, Wyman Roth, NE, Li, K, Çetinkaya-Rundel, M, and Canelas, DA. "Understanding the massive open online course (MOOC) student experience: An examination of attitudes, motivations, and barriers." Computers & Education 110 (July 2017): 35-50. Full Text Open Access Copy

Hall, DM, Curtin-Soydan, AJ, and Canelas, DA. "The Science Advancement through Group Engagement Program: Leveling the Playing Field and Increasing Retention in Science." Journal of Chemical Education 91.1 (January 14, 2014): 37-47. Full Text

Comer, DK, Clark, CR, and Canelas, DA. "Writing to learn and learning to write across the disciplines: Peer-to-peer writing in introductory-level MOOCs." International Review of Research in Open and Distance Learning 15.5 (January 1, 2014): 26-82. Open Access Copy

Canelas, DA, Herlihy, KP, and DeSimone, JM. "Top-down particle fabrication: control of size and shape for diagnostic imaging and drug delivery." Wiley Interdiscip Rev Nanomed Nanobiotechnol 1.4 (July 2009): 391-404. (Review) Full Text

Canelas, DA, Abbey, KJ, and Fentress, E. "Properties and toughening of heat-resistant thermosets based on unsaturated ester resins." Journal of Applied Polymer Science 86.4 (2002): 821-843. Full Text

Kendall, JL, Canelas, DA, Young, JL, and DeSimone, JM. "Polymerizations in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide." Chem Rev 99.2 (February 10, 1999): 543-564.

Kendall, JL, Canelas, DA, Young, JL, and DeSimone, JM. "Polymerizations in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide." Chemical Reviews 99.2-3 (1999): 543-563.

Harrison, KL, da Rocha, SRP, Yates, MZ, Johnston, KP, Canelas, D, and DeSimone, JM. "Interfacial activity of polymeric surfactants at the polystyrene carbon dioxide interface." LANGMUIR 14.24 (November 24, 1998): 6855-6863. Full Text

Canelas, DA, Betts, DE, DeSimone, JM, Yates, MZ, and Johnston, KP. "Poly(vinyl acetate) and Poly(vinyl acetate- c o -ethylene) Latexes via Dispersion Polymerizations in Carbon Dioxide." Macromolecules 31.20 (October 1998): 6794-6805. Full Text