Faculty Profiles

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



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Liu, K, Lukach, A, Sugikawa, K, Chung, S, Vickery, J, Therien-Aubin, H, Yang, B, Rubinstein, M, and Kumacheva, E. "Copolymerization of Metal Nanoparticles: A Route to Colloidal Plasmonic Copolymers." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 53.10 (March 3, 2014): 2648-2653. Full Text

Klinkova, A, Therien-Aubin, H, Choueiri, RM, Rubinstein, M, and Kumacheva, E. "Colloidal analogs of molecular chain stoppers." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 110.47 (November 19, 2013): 18775-18779. Full Text

Pasquino, R, Vasilakopoulos, TC, Jeong, YC, Lee, H, Rogers, S, Sakellariou, G, Allgaier, J, Takano, A, Brás, AR, Chang, T, Gooßen, S, Pyckhout-Hintzen, W, Wischnewski, A, Hadjichristidis, N, Richter, D, Rubinstein, M, and Vlassopoulos, D. "Viscosity of Ring Polymer Melts." Acs Macro Letters 2.10 (October 15, 2013): 874-878. Full Text

Abbaspourrad, A, Duncanson, WJ, Lebedeva, N, Kim, S-H, Zhushma, AP, Datta, SS, Dayton, PA, Sheiko, SS, Rubinstein, M, and Weitz, DA. "Microfluidic Fabrication of Stable Gas-Filled Microcapsules for Acoustic Contrast Enhancement." Langmuir 29.40 (October 8, 2013): 12352-12357. Full Text

Stukalin, EB, Cai, L-H, Kumar, NA, Leibler, L, and Rubinstein, M. "Self-Healing of Unentangled Polymer Networks with Reversible Bonds." Macromolecules 46.18 (September 24, 2013): 7525-7541. Full Text

Sheiko, SS, Zhou, J, Arnold, J, Neugebauer, D, Matyjaszewski, K, Tsitsilianis, C, Tsukruk, VV, Carrillo, J-MY, Dobrynin, AV, and Rubinstein, M. "Perfect mixing of immiscible macromolecules at fluid interfaces." Nature Materials 12.8 (August 2013): 735-740. Full Text

Choueiri, RM, Klinkova, A, Thérien-Aubin, H, Rubinstein, M, and Kumacheva, E. "Structural Transitions in Nanoparticle Assemblies Governed by Competing Nanoscale Forces." Journal of the American Chemical Society 135.28 (July 17, 2013): 10262-10265. Full Text

Hegde, M, Lafont, U, Norder, B, Picken, SJ, Samulski, ET, Rubinstein, M, and Dingemans, T. "SWCNT Induced Crystallization in an Amorphous All-Aromatic Poly(ether imide)." Macromolecules 46.4 (February 26, 2013): 1492-1503. Full Text

Zhushma, A, Lebedeva, N, Sen, P, Rubinstein, M, Sheiko, SS, and Dayton, PA. "A system for acoustical and optical analysis of encapsulated microbubbles at ultrahigh hydrostatic pressures." Citation: Review of Scientific Instruments the Journal of the Acoustical Society of America Review of Scientific Instruments 84 (2013). (Academic Article) Full Text

Button, B, Cai, L-H, Ehre, C, Kesimer, M, Hill, DB, Sheehan, JK, Boucher, RC, and Rubinstein, M. "A Periciliary Brush Promotes the Lung Health by Separating the Mucus Layer from Airway Epithelia." Science 337.6097 (August 24, 2012): 937-941. Full Text