Faculty Profiles

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

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., Harvard University 1983

Bilchak, Connor R., et al. “Tuning Selectivities in Gas Separation Membranes Based on Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticles.Acs Nano, Nov. 2020. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acsnano.0c07049. Full Text

Danielsen, S. P. O., et al. “Ion Pairing and the Structure of Gel Coacervates.” Macromolecules, vol. 53, no. 21, Nov. 2020, pp. 9420–42. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01360. Full Text

Midya, Jiarul, et al. “Structure of Polymer-Grafted Nanoparticle Melts.Acs Nano, vol. 14, no. 11, Nov. 2020, pp. 15505–16. Epmc, doi:10.1021/acsnano.0c06134. Full Text

Ge, T., et al. “Effects of Tethered Polymers on Dynamics of Nanoparticles in Unentangled Polymer Melts.” Macromolecules, vol. 53, no. 16, Aug. 2020, pp. 6898–906. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.9b01921. Full Text

Morhard, Robert, et al. “Understanding Factors Governing Distribution Volume of Ethyl Cellulose-Ethanol to Optimize Ablative Therapy in the Liver.Ieee Transactions on Bio Medical Engineering, vol. 67, no. 8, Aug. 2020, pp. 2337–48. Epmc, doi:10.1109/tbme.2019.2960049. Full Text

Parisi, D., et al. “Stress Relaxation in Symmetric Ring-Linear Polymer Blends at Low Ring Fractions.” Macromolecules, vol. 53, no. 5, Mar. 2020, pp. 1685–93. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.9b02536. Full Text

O’Connor, Thomas C., et al. “Topological Linking Drives Anomalous Thickening of Ring Polymers in Weak Extensional Flows.Physical Review Letters, vol. 124, no. 2, Jan. 2020, p. 027801. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.124.027801. Full Text

Huang, Q., et al. “Unexpected Stretching of Entangled Ring Macromolecules.Physical Review Letters, vol. 122, no. 20, May 2019, p. 208001. Epmc, doi:10.1103/physrevlett.122.208001. Full Text

Wang, S., et al. “Quantitative Adjustment to the Molecular Energy Parameter in the Lake-Thomas Theory of Polymer Fracture Energy.” Macromolecules, vol. 52, no. 7, Apr. 2019, pp. 2772–77. Scopus, doi:10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02341. Full Text

Galati, Elizabeth, et al. “Helicoidal Patterning of Nanorods with Polymer Ligands.Angewandte Chemie (International Ed. in English), vol. 58, no. 10, Mar. 2019, pp. 3123–27. Epmc, doi:10.1002/anie.201812887. Full Text

Pages

Rubinstein, Michael. “Theoretical Challenges in Polymer Dynamics.” Theoretical Challenges in the Dynamics of Complex Fluids, edited by T. McLeish, Kluwer Academic Publishers, 1997, pp. 21–51.

Rubinstein, Michael. “Ten puzzles of the airway surface layer.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 258, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2019.

Shenoy, S. K., et al. “ROLE OF CF-RELATED INCREASES IN MUCUS CONCENTRATION AND MUC5AC MUCIN EXPRESSION IN THE FAILURE OF COUGH-MEDIATED CLEARANCE.” Pediatric Pulmonology, vol. 51, WILEY-BLACKWELL, 2016, pp. 251–251.

Lopez, Gabriel, et al. “Programming molecular self-assembly of intrinsically disordered proteins.” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 251, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2016.

Rubinstein, Michael. “Polymer physics-The ugly duckling story: Will polymer physics ever become a part of “proper” physics?Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, vol. 48, no. 24, Wiley, 2010, pp. 2548–51. Crossref, doi:10.1002/polb.22135. Full Text

Rubinstein, Michael, and Audrey V. Dobrynin. “Associations leading to formation of reversible networks and gels.” Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science, vol. 4, no. 1, Elsevier BV, Feb. 1999, pp. 83–87. Crossref, doi:10.1016/s1359-0294(99)00013-8. Full Text