Faculty Profiles

Dorian Canelas
Assistant Professor of the Practice 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

Canelas, DA, Hill, JL, and Novicki, A. "Cooperative learning in organic chemistry increases student assessment of learning gains in key transferable skills." Chemistry Education Research and Practice 18.3 (2017): 441-456. 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