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

Houston, K. R., et al. “Supramolecular engineering polyesters: Endgroup functionalization of glycol modified PET with ureidopyrimidinone.” Polymer Chemistry, vol. 7, no. 44, Nov. 2016, pp. 6744–51. Scopus, doi:10.1039/c6py01421f. Full Text

Rochette, J. M., and V. S. Ashby. “Photoresponsive polyesters for tailorable shape memory biomaterials.” Macromolecules, vol. 46, no. 6, Mar. 2013, pp. 2134–40. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma302354a. Full Text

Le, Duy M., et al. “Dynamic topographical control of mesenchymal stem cells by culture on responsive poly(ε-caprolactone) surfaces..” Advanced Materials (Deerfield Beach, Fla.), vol. 23, no. 29, Aug. 2011, pp. 3278–83. Epmc, doi:10.1002/adma.201100821. Full Text

Andjelkovic, D. D., and V. V. Sheares. “Isomeric hexafluoroisopropylidene-linked benzophenone polymers via nickel catalysis.” Macromolecules, vol. 40, no. 20, Oct. 2007, pp. 7148–56. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma061319s. Full Text

Hagberg, E. C., et al. “Advances in Ni(0)-catalyzed coupling for the synthesis of polythiophenes and polyphenylenes.” Macromolecules, vol. 37, no. 13, June 2004, pp. 4748–54. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma0355453. Full Text

Hagberg, E. C., et al. “Development of a versatile methodology for the synthesis of poly(2,5-benzophenone) containing coil-rod-coil triblock copolymers.” Macromolecules, vol. 37, no. 10, May 2004, pp. 3642–50. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma0352983. Full Text

Bloom, P. D., et al. “Fabrication and wear resistance of Al-Cu-Fe quasicrystal-epoxy composite materials.” Materials Science and Engineering A, vol. 360, no. 1–2, Nov. 2003, pp. 46–57. Scopus, doi:10.1016/S0921-5093(03)00415-5. Full Text

Anderson, Jared L., et al. “Surfactant solvation effects and micelle formation in ionic liquids..” Chemical Communications (Cambridge, England), no. 19, Oct. 2003, pp. 2444–45. Epmc, doi:10.1039/b307516h. Full Text

Rusch-Salazar, L. A., and V. V. Sheares. “A series of new high-performance materials based on poly[4′-fluorophenyl-bis(4-phenyl)phosphine oxide].” Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, vol. 41, no. 14, July 2003, pp. 2277–87. Scopus, doi:10.1002/pola.10745. Full Text

von Werne, Timothy A., et al. “A versatile method for tuning the chemistry and size of nanoscopic features by living free radical polymerization..” Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 125, no. 13, Apr. 2003, pp. 3831–38. Epmc, doi:10.1021/ja028866n. Full Text

Pages

Jones, C. A., et al. “Synthesis and characterization of new hexafluoroisopropylidene-linked benzophenone polymers..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 229, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2005, pp. U979–U979.

Rusch-Salazar, L. A., and V. V. Sheares. “Block copolymers of 2-(N-piperidylmethyl)-1,3-butadiene with styrene..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 225, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2003, pp. U572–U572.

Yang, Y., and V. V. Sheares. “Free radical polymerization of 2,3-bis(dimethylaminomethyl)-1,3-butadiene..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 225, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2003, pp. U533–U533.

Hagberg, E. C., and V. V. Sheares. “Versatile route to polybenzophenone triblock copolymers..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 225, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2003, pp. U567–U567.

Andjelkovic, D. D., and V. V. Sheares. “Synthesis of hexafluoroisopropylidene linked benzophenone polymers..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 225, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2003, pp. U567–U567.

Hagberg, E. C., and V. V. Sheares. “Poly(2,5-benzophenone) coil-rod-coil block copolymers and their phase separation behavior..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 224, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2002, pp. U484–U484.

Sheares, V. V. “Design and fabrication of polymer-quasicrystal composites..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 224, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2002, pp. U26–U26.

Hagberg, E. C., and V. V. Sheares. “Polymerization and copolymerization of 2,5-dichloro3-(2-thiophenecarbonyl)thiophene by nickel(O)-catalyzed coupling..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 224, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2002, pp. U376–U376.

Rusch-Salazar, L. A., et al. “Controlled polymerizations of functionalized 1,3-butadienes..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 223, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2002, pp. D18–D18.

Rusch-Salazar, L. A., and V. V. Sheares. “Synthesis and characterization of functionalized poly(arylene phosphine oxide)s..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 223, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2002, pp. D63–D63.

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