Faculty Profiles

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



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Sun, Frank C., et al. “Flory theorem for structurally asymmetric mixtures..” Physical Review Letters, vol. 99, no. 13, Sept. 2007. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.99.137801. Full Text

Nie, Zhihong, et al. “Self-assembly of metal–polymer analogues of amphiphilic triblock copolymers.” Nature Materials, vol. 6, no. 8, Springer Nature, Aug. 2007, pp. 609–14. Crossref, doi:10.1038/nmat1954. Full Text

Matsui, H., et al. “A physical linkage between cystic fibrosis airway surface dehydration and Pseudomonas aeruginosa biofilms.” Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, vol. 103, no. 48, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Nov. 2006, pp. 18131–36. Crossref, doi:10.1073/pnas.0606428103. Full Text

Wang, Zuowei, and Michael Rubinstein. “Regimes of Conformational Transitions of a Diblock Polyampholyte.” Macromolecules, vol. 39, no. 17, American Chemical Society (ACS), Aug. 2006, pp. 5897–912. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma0607517. Full Text

Guo, Ji, et al. “Solution Properties of a Fluorinated Alkyl Methacrylate Polymer in Carbon Dioxide.” Macromolecules, vol. 39, no. 9, American Chemical Society (ACS), May 2006, pp. 3427–34. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma052409k. Full Text

Liao, Qi, et al. “Counterion-Correlation-Induced Attraction and Necklace Formation in Polyelectrolyte Solutions:  Theory and Simulations.” Macromolecules, vol. 39, no. 5, American Chemical Society (ACS), Mar. 2006, pp. 1920–38. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma052086s. Full Text

Sheiko, Sergei S., et al. “Adsorption-induced scission of carbon–carbon bonds.” Nature, vol. 440, no. 7081, Springer Nature, Mar. 2006, pp. 191–94. Crossref, doi:10.1038/nature04576. Full Text

Xu, Hui, et al. “Flow-Enhanced Epitaxial Ordering of Brush-Like Macromolecules on Graphite.” Langmuir, vol. 22, no. 3, American Chemical Society (ACS), Jan. 2006, pp. 1254–59. Crossref, doi:10.1021/la052163c. Full Text

LaRue, Isaac, et al. “Reversible Morphological Transitions of Polystyrene-b-polyisoprene Micelles.” Macromolecules, vol. 39, no. 1, American Chemical Society (ACS), Jan. 2006, pp. 309–14. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma051548z. Full Text

DOBRYNIN, A., and M. RUBINSTEIN. “Theory of polyelectrolytes in solutions and at surfaces.” Progress in Polymer Science, vol. 30, no. 11, Elsevier BV, Nov. 2005, pp. 1049–118. Crossref, doi:10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2005.07.006. Full Text