Faculty Profiles

Valerie S Ashby
Professor of Chemistry
Office: 
421 Chapel Drive - 104 Allen, Durham, NC 27708
Phone: 
(919) 684-4510

Overview

Education:

Ph.D., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1994

B.A., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill 1988

Research Areas:
Physical, Nanoscience and Materials

Rath, M. K., et al. “Free radical polymerization of 2,3-bis(cyanopropyl)-1,3-butadiene.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 41, no. 1, Mar. 2000, pp. 148–49.

Jing, Y., and V. V. Sheares. “Copolymerization of 2-cyanomethyl-1,3-butadiene with styrene and acrylonitrile.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 41, no. 1, Mar. 2000, pp. 44–45.

Bloom, P. D., and V. V. Sheares. “Synthesis of self-crosslinking poly(p-phenylene)s.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 41, no. 1, Mar. 2000, pp. 109–10.

Arvidson, K. B., and V. V. Sheares. “Free radical polymerization of 2-(2-hydroxy-2-phenylpropyl)-1,3-butadiene.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 41, no. 1, Mar. 2000.

Wu, L., et al. “Free radical polymerization of 2-[(N,N-dialkylamino)methyl]-1,3-butadienes.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 41, no. 1, Mar. 2000, pp. 97–98.

Bloom, P. D., and V. V. Sheares. “Functional derivatives of poly(4′-fluoro-2, 5-diphenylsulfone) via nucleophilic aromatic substitution.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 40, no. 2, Dec. 1999, pp. 567–68.

Havelka-Rivard, P. A., et al. “Synthesis and characterization of poly[[l,1′-biphenyl]-4,4′-diyl[2,2,2-trifluoro-l-(trifluoromethyl) ethylidene]].” Macromolecules, vol. 32, no. 20, Oct. 1999, pp. 6418–24.

Wang, J., and V. V. Sheares. “Novel poly[3-(p-substituted)benzoyl-2,5-thiophenes] via nickel(0)-catalyzed coupling polymerization.” Macromolecules, vol. 31, no. 20, Oct. 1998, pp. 6769–75.

Pasquale, A. J., and V. V. Sheares. “Poly(p-phenylene)s containing sulfone pendant groups via Ni(0) catalyzed coupling of aromatic dichlorides.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 39, no. 1, Mar. 1998, pp. 331–32.

Wang, J., and V. V. Sheares. “Synthesis and characterization of soluble poly[3-(p-substituted)benzoyl-2,5-thiophene] derivatives.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 39, no. 1, Mar. 1998, pp. 240–41.

Pages

Hagberg, E. C., and V. V. Sheares. “Endcapped poly-p-phenylenes: Chain end chlorination and macroinitiated ATRP..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 222, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2001, pp. U384–U384.

Sheares, V. V., et al. “Polar, functionalized materials via free radical polymerization of substituted dienes..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 221, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2001, pp. U445–46.

Bloom, P. D., and V. V. Sheares. “Synthesis of poly(p-phenylene) macromonomers and multiblock copolymers..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 221, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2001, pp. U394–U394.

Rath, M. K., and V. V. Sheares. “Copolymerization of disubstituted polar functionalized 1,3-butadienes..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 221, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2001, pp. U301–U301.

Bloom, P. D., et al. “High performance polymer quasicrystal-reinforced composites..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 221, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2001, pp. U441–U441.

Bloom, P. D., and V. V. Sheares. “Nucleophilic aromatic substitution of poly(4 '-fluoro-2,5-benzophemone)..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 221, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2001, pp. U405–U405.

Hagberg, E. C., and V. V. Sheares. “Encapped poly(p-phenylenes): Building blocks for coil-rod-coil triblock copolymers..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 221, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2001, pp. U401–U401.

Julthongpiput, D., et al. “Nanocomposite molecular coatings from elastomeric/rigid polymers: Fabrication, morphology, and micromechanical properties..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 221, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2001, pp. U348–U348.

Bloom, P. D., et al. “Synthesis and characterization of novel poly(arylene ether ketone)s containing bithiophene mesogens..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 221, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2001, pp. U410–U410.

Dubourg, F., et al. “Dynamic force microscopic study of a triblock copolymer with the AFM non contact resonant mode.” Macromolecular Symposia, vol. 167, 2001, pp. 177–88. Scopus, doi:10.1002/1521-3900(200103)167:1<177::AID-MASY177>3.0.CO;2-E. Full Text

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