Faculty Profiles

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



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Nie, Z, Fava, D, Kumacheva, E, Zou, S, Walker, GC, and Rubinstein, M. "Self-assembly of metal–polymer analogues of amphiphilic triblock copolymers." Nature Materials 6.8 (August 2007): 609-614. Full Text

Matsui, H, Wagner, VE, Hill, DB, Schwab, UE, Rogers, TD, Button, B, Taylor, RM, Superfine, R, Rubinstein, M, Iglewski, BH, and Boucher, RC. "A physical linkage between cystic fibrosis airway surface dehydration and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms." Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 103.48 (November 28, 2006): 18131-18136. Full Text

Wang, Z, and Rubinstein, M. "Regimes of Conformational Transitions of a Diblock Polyampholyte." Macromolecules 39.17 (August 2006): 5897-5912. Full Text

Guo, J, André, P, Adam, M, Panyukov, S, Rubinstein, M, and DeSimone, JM. "Solution Properties of a Fluorinated Alkyl Methacrylate Polymer in Carbon Dioxide." Macromolecules 39.9 (May 2006): 3427-3434. Full Text

Liao, Q, Dobrynin, AV, and Rubinstein, M. "Counterion-Correlation-Induced Attraction and Necklace Formation in Polyelectrolyte Solutions:  Theory and Simulations." Macromolecules 39.5 (March 2006): 1920-1938. Full Text

Sheiko, SS, Sun, FC, Randall, A, Shirvanyants, D, Rubinstein, M, Lee, H-I, and Matyjaszewski, K. "Adsorption-induced scission of carbon–carbon bonds." Nature 440.7081 (March 2006): 191-194. Full Text

Xu, H, Sheiko, SS, Shirvanyants, D, Rubinstein, M, Beers, KL, and Matyjaszewski, K. "Flow-Enhanced Epitaxial Ordering of Brush-Like Macromolecules on Graphite." Langmuir 22.3 (January 2006): 1254-1259. Full Text

LaRue, I, Adam, M, Pitsikalis, M, Hadjichristidis, N, Rubinstein, M, and Sheiko, SS. "Reversible Morphological Transitions of Polystyrene-b-polyisoprene Micelles." Macromolecules 39.1 (January 2006): 309-314. Full Text

DOBRYNIN, A, and RUBINSTEIN, M. "Theory of polyelectrolytes in solutions and at surfaces." Progress in Polymer Science 30.11 (November 2005): 1049-1118. Full Text

Shusharina, NP, Zhulina, EB, Dobrynin, AV, and Rubinstein, M. "Scaling Theory of Diblock Polyampholyte Solutions." Macromolecules 38.21 (October 2005): 8870-8881. Full Text