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

Anderson, B. C., et al. “Synthesis and characterization of diblock and gel-forming pentablock copolymers of tertiary amine methacrylates, poly(ethylene glycol), and poly(propylene glycol).” Macromolecules, vol. 36, no. 5, Mar. 2003, pp. 1670–76. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma0211481. Full Text

Anderson, Brian C., et al. “Al-Cu-Fe quasicrystal/ultra-high molecular weight polyethylene composites as biomaterials for acetabular cup prosthetics..” Biomaterials, vol. 23, no. 8, Apr. 2002, pp. 1761–68. Epmc, doi:10.1016/s0142-9612(01)00301-5. Full Text

Bloom, P. D., and V. V. Sheares. “Synthesis of poly(p-phenylene) macromonomers and multiblock copolymers.” Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, vol. 39, no. 20, Oct. 2001, pp. 3505–12. Scopus, doi:10.1002/pola.1331. Full Text

Wu, L., and V. V. Sheares. “Polar, functionalized diene-based materials. V. Free-radical polymerization of 2-[(N-benzyl-N-methylamino)methyl]-1,3-butadiene and copolymerization with styrene.” Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, vol. 39, no. 19, Oct. 2001, pp. 3227–38. Scopus, doi:10.1002/pola.1305. Full Text

Beery, M. D., et al. “Polar, functionalized diene-based materials. 4. Polymerization studies of 2,3-bis(4-ethoxy-4-oxobutyl)-1,3-butadiene and copolymerization with styrene.” Macromolecules, vol. 34, no. 8, Apr. 2001, pp. 2469–75. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma001491a. Full Text

Bloom, P. D., and V. V. Sheares. “Novel poly(paraphenylene)s via nucleophilic aromatic substitution of poly(4′-fluoro-2,5-diphenyl sulfone).” Macromolecules, vol. 34, no. 6, Mar. 2001, pp. 1627–33. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma0011791. Full Text

Luzinov, I., et al. “Bilayer nanocomposite molecular coatings from elastomeric/rigid polymers: Fabrication, morphology, and micromechanical properties.” Macromolecular Symposia, vol. 167, Jan. 2001, pp. 227–42. Scopus, doi:10.1002/1521-3900(200103)167:1<227::AID-MASY227>3.0.CO;2-U. Full Text

Sheares, V. V., et al. “Polar, functionalized diene-based material. III. Free-radical polymerization of 2-[(N, N-dialkylamino)methyl]-1,3-butadienes.” Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, vol. 38, no. 22, Nov. 2000, pp. 4070–80. Scopus, doi:10.1002/1099-0518(20001115)38:22<4070::AID-POLA70>3.0.CO;2-P. Full Text

Jing, Y., and V. V. Sheares. “Polar, functionalized diene-based materials. 2. Free radical copolymerization studies of 2-cyanomethyl-1,3-butadiene with styrene and acrylonitrile.” Macromolecules, vol. 33, no. 17, Aug. 2000, pp. 6262–68. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma0002287. Full Text

Jing, Y., and V. V. Sheares. “Polar, functionalized diene-based materials. 1. Bulk, solution, and emulsion free radical polymerization of 2-cyanomethyl-1,3-butadiene.” Macromolecules, vol. 33, no. 17, Aug. 2000, pp. 6255–61. Scopus, doi:10.1021/ma9918046. Full Text

Pages

Hagberg, E. C., and V. V. Sheares. “Synthesis of poly[3-(2-thiophenecarbonyl)-2,5-thiophene] via nickel(O)-catalyzed coupling..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 223, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2002, pp. D3–D3.

Rusch-Salazar, L. A., et al. “Controlled polymerizations of functionalized 1,3-butadienes.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 43, no. 1, 2002, pp. 722–23.

Hagberg, E. C., and V. V. Sheares. “Poly(2,5-benzophenone) coil-rod-coil block copolymers and their phase separation behavior.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 43, no. 2, 2002, pp. 1055–56.

Hagberg, E. C., and V. V. Sheares. “Polymerization and copolymerization of 2,5-dichloro-3-(2-thiophenecarbonyl) thiophene by nickel(0)-catalyzed coupling.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 43, no. 2, 2002, pp. 1176–77.

Hagberg, E. C., and V. V. Sheares. “Synthesis of poly[3-(2-thiophenecarbonyl)-2,5-thiophene] via nickel(0)-catalyzed coupling.” American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, vol. 43, no. 1, 2002, pp. 543–44.

Liu, Y., et al. “A novel polyamide 12/Al-Cu-Fe quasicrystal composite.” Materials Research Society Symposium  Proceedings, vol. 702, 2002, pp. 339–44.

Bloom, P. D., et al. “Development of Al-Cu-Fe quasicrystal-poly(p-phenylene sulfide) composites.” Materials Research Society Symposium  Proceedings, vol. 643, 2001.

Anderson, B. C., et al. “Synthesis and characterization of water soluble block copolymers for pH-sensitive delivery.” Materials Research Society Symposium  Proceedings, vol. 662, 2001.

Bloom, P. D., et al. “Ultra high molecular weight polyethylene quasicrystal composites for hip arthroplasty femoral components..” Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, vol. 222, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, 2001, pp. U394–U394.

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.

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