Faculty Profiles

Michael Rubinstein
Professor of Chemistry
3377 Fciemas Building, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5365



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Paturej, J, Sheiko, SS, Panyukov, S, and Rubinstein, M. "Molecular structure of bottlebrush polymers in melts." Science Advances 2.11 (November 2016): e1601478-e1601478. Full Text

Baeza, GP, Dessi, C, Costanzo, S, Zhao, D, Gong, S, Alegria, A, Colby, RH, Rubinstein, M, Vlassopoulos, D, and Kumar, SK. "Network dynamics in nanofilled polymers." Nature Communications 7.1 (September 2016). Full Text

Pandiyarajan, CK, Rubinstein, M, and Genzer, J. "Surface-Anchored Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Orthogonal Gradient Networks." Macromolecules 49.14 (July 26, 2016): 5076-5083. Full Text

Lebedeva, NV, Sanders, SN, Ina, M, Zhushma, AP, Olson, SD, Rubinstein, M, and Sheiko, SS. "Multicore expandable microbubbles: Controlling density and expansion temperature." Polymer 90 (May 2016): 45-52. Full Text

Leuty, GM, Tsige, M, Grest, GS, and Rubinstein, M. "Tension Amplification in Tethered Layers of Bottle-Brush Polymers." Macromolecules 49.5 (March 8, 2016): 1950-1960. Full Text

Daniel, WFM, Burdyńska, J, Vatankhah-Varnoosfaderani, M, Matyjaszewski, K, Paturej, J, Rubinstein, M, Dobrynin, AV, and Sheiko, SS. "Solvent-free, supersoft and superelastic bottlebrush melts and networks." Nature Materials 15.2 (February 2016): 183-189. Full Text

Ge, T, Panyukov, S, and Rubinstein, M. "Self-Similar Conformations and Dynamics in Entangled Melts and Solutions of Nonconcatenated Ring Polymers." Macromolecules 49.2 (January 26, 2016): 708-722. Full Text

Li, Y, Sarıyer, OS, Ramachandran, A, Panyukov, S, Rubinstein, M, and Kumacheva, E. "Universal behavior of hydrogels confined to narrow capillaries." Scientific Reports 5.1 (December 2015). Full Text

Bharti, B, Fameau, A-L, Rubinstein, M, and Velev, OD. "Nanocapillarity-mediated magnetic assembly of nanoparticles into ultraflexible filaments and reconfigurable networks." Nature Materials 14.11 (November 2015): 1104-1109. Full Text

Cai, L-H, Kodger, TE, Guerra, RE, Pegoraro, AF, Rubinstein, M, and Weitz, DA. "Soft Poly(dimethylsiloxane) Elastomers from Architecture-Driven Entanglement Free Design." Advanced Materials 27.35 (September 2015): 5132-5140. Full Text