Faculty Profiles

Michael Rubinstein
Professor of Chemistry
Hudson Hall, Rm. 144, Box 90300, Durham, NC 27708
(919) 660-5365



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Hegde, Maruti, et al. “SWCNT Induced Crystallization in an Amorphous All-Aromatic Poly(ether imide).” Macromolecules, vol. 46, no. 4, American Chemical Society (ACS), Feb. 2013, pp. 1492–503. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma302456h. Full Text

Zhushma, Aleksandr, et al. “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, vol. 84, 2013. Manual, doi:10.1063/1.4803158doi.org/10.1063/1.4803158. Full Text

Button, B., et al. “A Periciliary Brush Promotes the Lung Health by Separating the Mucus Layer from Airway Epithelia.” Science, vol. 337, no. 6097, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Aug. 2012, pp. 937–41. Crossref, doi:10.1126/science.1223012. Full Text

Zhulina, Ekaterina B., and Michael Rubinstein. “Ionic strength dependence of polyelectrolyte brush thickness.” Soft Matter, vol. 8, no. 36, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2012, pp. 9376–9376. Crossref, doi:10.1039/c2sm25863c. Full Text

Rubinstein, Michael, and Garegin A. Papoian. “Polyelectrolytes in biology and soft matter.” Soft Matter, vol. 8, no. 36, Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC), 2012, pp. 9265–9265. Crossref, doi:10.1039/c2sm90104h. Full Text

Cai, Li-Heng, et al. “Mobility of Nonsticky Nanoparticles in Polymer Liquids.” Macromolecules, vol. 44, no. 19, American Chemical Society (ACS), Oct. 2011, pp. 7853–63. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma201583q. Full Text

Sheiko, Sergei S., et al. “Bond Tension in Tethered Macromolecules.” Macromolecules, vol. 44, no. 11, American Chemical Society (ACS), June 2011, pp. 4520–29. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma200328h. Full Text

Zhuravlev, Pavel I., et al. “Rigorous Calculation of Free Energy Difference Between Open and Closed States of Adenylate Kinase from Explicit Solvent Molecular Dynamics.” Biophysical Journal, vol. 100, no. 3, Elsevier BV, Feb. 2011, pp. 378a-378a. Crossref, doi:10.1016/j.bpj.2010.12.2252. Full Text

Zhang, W., et al. “The use of functionalized nanoparticles as non-specific compatibilizers for polymer blends.” Polymers for Advanced Technologies, vol. 22, no. 1, Wiley, Jan. 2011, pp. 65–71. Crossref, doi:10.1002/pat.1875. Full Text

Dobrynin, Andrey V., et al. “Chains Are More Flexible Under Tension.” Macromolecules, vol. 43, no. 21, American Chemical Society (ACS), Nov. 2010, pp. 9181–90. Crossref, doi:10.1021/ma101860t. Full Text