Faculty Profiles

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



Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Paturej, Jarosław, et al. “Molecular structure of bottlebrush polymers in melts.” Science Advances, vol. 2, no. 11, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), Nov. 2016, pp. e1601478–e1601478. Crossref, doi:10.1126/sciadv.1601478. Full Text

Choueiri, Rachelle M., et al. “Surface patterning of nanoparticles with polymer patches.” Nature, vol. 538, no. 7623, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, Oct. 2016, pp. 79–83. Crossref, doi:10.1038/nature19089. Full Text

Baeza, Guilhem P., et al. “Network dynamics in nanofilled polymers.” Nature Communications, vol. 7, no. 1, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, Sept. 2016. Crossref, doi:10.1038/ncomms11368. Full Text

Pandiyarajan, C. K., et al. “Surface-Anchored Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) Orthogonal Gradient Networks.” Macromolecules, vol. 49, no. 14, American Chemical Society (ACS), July 2016, pp. 5076–83. Crossref, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01048. Full Text

Lebedeva, Natalia V., et al. “Multicore expandable microbubbles: Controlling density and expansion temperature.” Polymer, vol. 90, Elsevier BV, May 2016, pp. 45–52. Crossref, doi:10.1016/j.polymer.2016.02.050. Full Text

Leuty, Gary M., et al. “Tension Amplification in Tethered Layers of Bottle-Brush Polymers.” Macromolecules, vol. 49, no. 5, American Chemical Society (ACS), Mar. 2016, pp. 1950–60. Crossref, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02305. Full Text

Daniel, William F. M., et al. “Solvent-free, supersoft and superelastic bottlebrush melts and networks.” Nature Materials, vol. 15, no. 2, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, Feb. 2016, pp. 183–89. Crossref, doi:10.1038/nmat4508. Full Text

Ge, Ting, et al. “Self-Similar Conformations and Dynamics in Entangled Melts and Solutions of Nonconcatenated Ring Polymers.” Macromolecules, vol. 49, no. 2, American Chemical Society (ACS), Jan. 2016, pp. 708–22. Crossref, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.5b02319. Full Text

Li, Yang, et al. “Universal behavior of hydrogels confined to narrow capillaries.” Scientific Reports, vol. 5, no. 1, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, Dec. 2015. Crossref, doi:10.1038/srep17017. Full Text

Bharti, Bhuvnesh, et al. “Nanocapillarity-mediated magnetic assembly of nanoparticles into ultraflexible filaments and reconfigurable networks.” Nature Materials, vol. 14, no. 11, Springer Science and Business Media LLC, Nov. 2015, pp. 1104–09. Crossref, doi:10.1038/nmat4364. Full Text