Faculty Profiles

Michael J. Therien
William R. Kenan, Jr. Professor of Chemistry in Trinity College of Arts and Sciences
Office: 
5330 French Family Science Cen, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 660-1670
Fax: 
(919) 660-1605

Overview

Education:

NIH Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Chemistry, California Institute of Technology 1987 - 1990

Ph.D., University of California at San Diego 1987

B.S., University of St. Andrews (Scotland) 1982

Research Areas:
Synthesis, Physical, Biomolecular Structure and Function, Inorganic, Organic, Nanoscience and Materials

Park, Y, Park, J, Therien, MJ, and Stiff-Roberts, AD. "Enhanced dispersion of CdSe/MEH-CN-PPV hybrid nanocomposites by in situ polymerization using AEM as photopolymerizable precursor." Colloid and Polymer Science 290.15 (2012): 1501-1509. Full Text

Katz, JS, Eisenbrown, KA, Johnston, ED, Kamat, NP, Rawson, J, Therien, MJ, Burdick, JA, and Hammer, DA. "Soft biodegradable polymersomes from caprolactone-derived polymers." Soft Matter 8.42 (2012): 10853-10853. Full Text

Conklin, D, Park, T-H, Nanayakkara, S, Therien, MJ, and Bonnell, DA. "Controlling Polarization Dependent Reactions to Fabricate Multi-Component Functional Nanostructures." Advanced Functional Materials 21.24 (December 20, 2011): 4712-4718. Full Text

Chi, SH, Rosenberg, A, Nayak, A, Duncan, TV, Therien, MJ, Butler, JJ, Montgomery, SR, Beadie, G, Flom, SR, and Shirk, JS. "Two-photon accessed excited state absorption in bis(terpyridyl osmium)-(porphinato)zinc." Optics InfoBase Conference Papers (December 1, 2011).

Chi, SH, Rosenberg, A, Nayak, A, Duncan, TV, Therien, MJ, Butler, JJ, Montgomery, SR, Beadie, G, Flom, SR, and Shirk, JS. "Photophysics of a near IR nonlinear absorber for waveguide applications." Optics InfoBase Conference Papers (December 1, 2011).

Flom, SR, Chi, SH, Rosenberg, A, Nayak, A, Duncan, TV, Therien, MJ, Butler, JJ, Montgomery, SR, Beadie, G, and Shirk, JS. "Near IR nonlinear optics of an organic supermolecule." Optics InfoBase Conference Papers (December 1, 2011).

Park, J, Deria, P, and Therien, MJ. "Dynamics and transient absorption spectral signatures of the single-wall carbon nanotube electronically excited triplet state." Journal of the American Chemical Society 133.43 (November 2011): 17156-17159. Full Text

Kamat, NP, Liao, Z, Moses, LE, Rawson, J, Therien, MJ, Dmochowski, IJ, and Hammer, DA. "Sensing membrane stress with near IR-emissive porphyrins." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 108.34 (August 15, 2011): 13984-13989. Full Text

Susumu, K, Fisher, JAN, Zheng, J, Beratan, DN, Yodh, AG, and Therien, MJ. "Two-photon absorption properties of proquinoidal D-A-D and A-D-A quadrupolar chromophores." The Journal of Physical Chemistry. A 115.22 (June 2011): 5525-5539. Full Text

Guay, D, Beaulieu, C, Belley, M, Crane, SN, DeLuca, J, Gareau, Y, Hamel, M, Henault, M, Hyjazie, H, Kargman, S, Chan, CC, Xu, L, Gordon, R, Li, L, Mamane, Y, Morin, N, Mancini, J, Thérien, M, Tranmer, G, Truong, VL, Wang, Z, and Black, WC. "Synthesis and SAR of pyrimidine-based, non-nucleotide P2Y14 receptor antagonists." Bioorganic & Medicinal Chemistry Letters 21.10 (May 2011): 2832-2835. Full Text

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