Faculty Profiles

Dorian Canelas
Associate 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:

Kendall, J. L., et al. “Polymerizations in Supercritical Carbon Dioxide.” Chemical Reviews, vol. 99, no. 2–3, Feb. 1999, pp. 543–63.

Canelas, D., and J. DeSimone. “Polymer shake up.” Chemistry in Britain, vol. 34, no. 8, Dec. 1998, pp. 38–40.

Harrison, K. L., et al. “Interfacial activity of polymeric surfactants at the polystyrene-carbon dioxide interface.” Langmuir, vol. 14, no. 24, Nov. 1998, pp. 6855–63.

Canelas, Dorian A., et al. “Poly(vinyl acetate) and Poly(vinyl acetate-co-ethylene) Latexes via Dispersion Polymerizations in Carbon Dioxide.” Macromolecules, vol. 31, no. 20, American Chemical Society (ACS), Oct. 1998, pp. 6794–805. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma980596z. Full Text

Davidson, T. A., et al. “Design and synthesis of silicone-based surfactants for carbon dioxide applications.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 39, no. 1, Mar. 1998, pp. 463–64.

Canelas, D. A., and J. M. DeSimone. “Design and utilization of surfactants for CO2.” Acs Division of Environmental Chemistry, Preprints, vol. 37, no. 1, Dec. 1997, pp. 352–54.

Londono, J. D., et al. “The morphology of block copolymer micelles in supercritical carbon dioxide by small-angle neutron and x-ray scattering.” Journal of Applied Crystallography, vol. 30, no. 5 PART 2, Dec. 1997, pp. 690–95.

Canelas, D. A., et al. “Carbon dioxide as a continuous phase for polymer synthesis.” Plastics Engineering, vol. 53, no. 12, Dec. 1997, pp. 37–40.

Canelas, D. A., et al. “Preparation of poly(vinyl acetate) latexes in liquid and supercritical carbon dioxide.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 38, no. 2, Sept. 1997, pp. 628–29.

O’Neill, M. L., et al. “Emulsion stabilization and flocculation in CO2. 1. Turbidimetry and tensiometry.” Macromolecules, vol. 30, no. 17, Aug. 1997, pp. 5050–59.