Publications by John G. Tsavalas

Manuscripts in Review
Peer Reviewed Journal Articles
Patents and Disclosures
Talks

Manuscripts in Review

  1. Jiang, B.; Tsavalas, J.G.; Sundberg, D.C., "Water Whitening of Latex and Solvent Borne Polymer Films; Discrimination Between the Physical States of Water Responsible for Plasticization and Blushing by Differential Scanning Calorimetry", submitted to Polymer (2014), in review

Peer Reviewed Journal Articles

  1. Udagama R.; de las Heras Alarcón, C.; Keddie, J.L.; Tsavalas, J.G.; Bourgeat-Lami, E.; McKenna, T.F.L., “Acrylic-Alkyd Hybrids: Secondary Nucleation, Particle Structure and Limiting Conversions”, accepted by Macromol. React. Eng. (2014), DOI: 10.1002/mren.201400003
  2. Tripathi, A.K; Tsavalas, J.G.; Sundberg, D.C., "Partitioning of Functional Monomers in Emulsion Polymerization: Distribution of Carboxylic Acid and Hydroxy (Meth)acrylate Monomers between Water and Polymers", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (2014) 53 (16), pp 6600–6612, DOI: 10.1021/ie500492q
  3. Tripathi, A.K.; Tsavalas, J.G.; Sundberg, D.C., "Quantitative Measurements of the Extent of Phase Separation During and After Polymerization Using Differential Scanning Calorimetry", Thermochimica Acta (2013), Volume 568, pp 20–30, DOI: 10.1016/j.tca.2013.06.013
  4. Lei, Y.; Child, J.R.; Tsavalas, J.G., "Design and Analysis of the Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Distribution of Water Confined Within Colloidal Polymer Particles", Colloid and Polymer Science, Special Issue on Polymeric Microspheres (2013), Volume 291, Issue 1, pp 143-156, DOI: 10.1007/s00396-012-2693-z
  5. Sanchez-Silva, L.; Tsavalas, J.G.; Sundberg, D.C.; Sanchez, P.; Rodriguez, J.F, "Synthesis and Characterization of Paraffin Wax Microcapsules with Acrylic-Based Polymer Shells", Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research (2010), 49, 12204–12211, DOI: 10.1021/ie101727b
  6. Jiang, B.; Tsavalas, J. G.; Sundberg, D. C., “Measuring the Glass Transition of Latex Based Polymers in the Hydroplasticized State via Differential Scanning Calorimetry”, Langmuir (2010), 26 (12), pp 9408–9415, DOI: 10.1021/la100425
  7. Stubbs, J. M.; Tsavalas, J. G.; Carrier, R. H.; Sundberg, D. C., “The Structural Evolution of Composite Latex Particles during Starve-Fed Emulsion Polymerization: Modeling and Experiments for Kinetically Frozen Morphologies”, Macromolecular Reaction Engineering, Volume 4, Issue 6-7, pages 424–431, June 25, (2010), DOI: 10.1002/mren.200900081
  8. Tsavalas, J. G.; Sundberg, D. C., “Hydroplasticization of Polymers – Model Predictions and Application to Emulsion Polymers”, Langmuir (2010), 26 (10), pp 6960–6966, DOI: 10.1021/la904211e
  9. Augustyniak, A.; Tsavalas, J.; Ming, W., "Early Detection of Steel Corrosion via “Turn-On” Fluorescence in Smart Epoxy Coatings", ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces (2009), 1, n11, 2618-2623. This work was also highlighted on Chemical & Engineering News (American Chemical Society weekly magazine, Oct. 26, 2009), DOI: 10.1021/am900527s
  10. Hudda, L., Tsavalas, J.G., Schork, F.J., “Simulation Studies on the Origin of the Limiting Conversion Phenomenon in Hybrid Miniemulsion Polymerization”, Polymer (2005), 46 (4), 993-1001.
  11. Tsavalas, J.G., Schork, F.J., Landfester, K., “Particle Morphology Development in Hybrid Miniemulsion Polymerization”, JCT Research (2004), 1 (1), 53-63.
  12. Tsavalas, J.G., Schork, F.J., “The Morphology of Alkyd/Acrylate Latexes Produced via Hybrid Miniemulsion Polymerization: Grafting Mechanisms”, Prog. in Coll. & Polym. Sci. (2004), 124, 126-130.
  13. Tsavalas, J.G., Luo, Y., Hudda, L., Schork, F. J., “Limiting Conversion Phenomenon in Hybrid Miniemulsion Polymerization”, Polym. React. Eng. (2003), 11 (3), 277-304.
  14. Tsavalas, J.G., Luo, Y., Schork, F.J., “Grafting Mechansims in Hybrid Miniemulsion Polymerization”, J. Appl. Polym. Sci. (2003), 87 (11), 1825-1836.
  15. Luo, Y., Tsavalas, J.G., Schork, F.J., “Theoretical Aspects of Particle Swelling in Living Free Radical Miniemulsion Polymerization”, Macromolecules (2001), 34 (16), 5501-5507.
  16. Tsavalas, J.G., Schork, F. J., de Brouwer, H., Monteiro, M.J., "Living Radical Polymerization by Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer in Ionically Stabilized Miniemulsions", Macromolecules (2001), 34 (12), 3938-3946.
  17. de Brouwer, H., Tsavalas, J.G., Schork, F.J., Monteiro, M.J., "Living Radical Polymerization in Miniemulsion by Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT)," Macromolecules (2000), 33, 9239-9246.
  18. Tsavalas, J.G., Gooch, J., Schork, F.J., "Water-Based Crosslinkable Coatings via Miniemulsion Polymerization of Acrylic Monomers in the Presence of Unsaturated Polyester Resin," J. Appl. Polym. Sci (2000), 75 (7), 916-927.
  19. Fernandez, Erik J., Norton, T. Tucker, Jung, William C., Tsavalas, John G., "A Column Design for Reducing Viscous Fingering in Size Exclusion Chromatography", Biotech. Progress (1996), 12 (4), 480-487.

Patents and Disclosures

  1. Kearney, F.R.; Ray, K.; Tsavalas, J.G.; Sundberg, D.C. “Lithographic Imaging and Printing with Printing Members Having Fusible Polymer Particles”, March 17, 2011, US 2011/0065048 A1
  2. Tsavalas, J.G.; Nguyen, J.K.,; Sundberg, D.C. “Microencapsulation of Amines”, March 11, 2010 , US-2010-0061897
  3. Tsavalas, J.G.; Carrier, R.H.; Sundberg, D.C. “UNHLATEX® ParPac”, Sept. 2008, UNH Invention Disclosure
  4. Tsavalas, J.G.; Carrier, R.H.; Sundberg, D.C. “UNHLATEX® Deform”, Sept. 2008, UNH Invention Disclosure
  5. Tsavalas, J.G.; Kelly, J.; Chaput, A.B.; Roper, J.; Dunnill, H.; Dellinger, T.; Galloway, J.; Pollock, M.; Welsch, G. “Paper Coating Compositions, Coated Papers, and Methods”, 2008, PCT/US2008005038
  6. Tsavalas, J.G.; Gaupp, C.L.; Roper, J.A.; Galloway, J.G. “Paper Manufacturing Using Agglomerated Hollow Particle Latex”, 2006, WO2006026283A1 and 2007, EP1784537A1, and 2008 US20080041544
  7. Wiltz, E.P.; Lysenko, Z.; Aguirre, F.; Sanders, A.; Tsavalas, J.G.; Babb, D.A.; Schrock, A.K., “Polyurethane Foams Made From Hydroxymethyl-Containing Polyester Polyols”, 2006, EP1627003A1, EP1627003B1
  8. Lysenko, Z.; Schrock, A.K.; Babb, D.A.; Sanders, A.; Tsavalas, J.G.; Jouett, R.; Chambers, L.; Keillor, C.; Gilchrist, J.H., “Polyester-Polyurethane Foam Manufacture”, 2004, WO2004096883A1
  9. Lysenko, Z.; Schrock, A.K.; Babb, D.A.; Sanders, A.; Tsavalas, J.G.; Jouett, R.; Chambers, L.; Keillor, C.; Gilchrist, J.H., “Vegetable Oil Based Polyols and Polyurethanes Made Therefrom”, 2004, EP1620483A1, WO2004096882A1
  10. Tsavalas, J.G.; Gooch, J.; Schork, F.J., “Water-Borne Polyester Coatings by Miniemulsion Polymerization.”, 2002, US6380281B1

Talks

  1. Invited Talk: "Multimer Protein Cluster Structure at High Concentration: Dynamic Modeling of Stability and Viscosity", 3rd Annual Higher-Order Protein Structure, Boston, MA, Aug, 21-22, 2014
  2. Invited Talk: "Stimuli-Responsive Polymer Colloids: Leveraging the Internal Aqueous Medium", Frontiers of Polymer Colloids: From Synthesis to Macro-Scale and Nano-Scale Applications, Prague, Czech Republic, July 20 -24, 2014
  3. "Modeling of TiO2 Pigmented Paints as an Ensemble of Highly Jammed Colloidal Particles: Understanding Particle Dynamics and Cage Effects", 9th Coating Science International Conference, Noordwijk, The Netherlands, Jun 23 – 27, 2014
  4. Invited Talk: "Dynamic Modeling of Aggregation in Concentrated Protein Solutions", Biopharmaceutical Development & Production Week, San Diego, CA Mar 24-27, 2014
  5. Invited Talk: ""Implications of Clustering on the Viscosity of Concentrated Protein Solutions", IBC’s 13th Annual Formulation and Delivery Strategies for Biologics and Protein Therapeutics, Boston, MA, Sept 17-18, 2013
  6. Invited Talk: "Brownian Dynamics Simulation of High-Concentration Protein Solutions", CASSS Higher Order Structure, Baltimore, MD, Feb 11-13, 2013
  7. Invited Talk: "Dynamic Protein-Protein Interaction Modeling in Highly Concentrated Solutions: Aggregation Stability and Impact on Viscosity", PepTalk 2013, Protein Aggregation and Emerging Analytical Tools, Palm Springs, California, Jan 21-24, 2013
  8. Invited Talk: " Dynamic Modeling of Protein-Protein Interactions in High-Concentration Biological Systems: Rheological Aspects", The XVIth International Congress on Rheology, Lisbon, Portugal, Aug 5-10, 2012
  9. Invited Talk: "Morphology Development of Structured Latex Particles as Influenced by Water Content and Water-Interacting Functional Groups", Polymer Reaction Engineering VIII, Cancun, Mexico, May 6-11, 2012.
  10. Invited Talk: "Polyurethane/Acrylic Hybrid Aqueous Dispersions: The Influence of Hydrogen Bonding in Latex Particle Morphology Development", Polymers in Dispersed Media 2012, Lyon, France, Apr 16-20, 2012.
  11. Invited Tall: "Dynamic Protein-Protein Interaction Modeling in Highly Concentrated Solutions: Practical Aspects", Antibody Charge Festival, MedImmune, Gaithersburg, MD, Mar 13, 2012.
  12. “Imagewise Coalescence of Infrared-Responsive Latex Particles and Patterned Particulate Films”, Particles 2011: Stimuli-Responsive Particles and Particle Assemblies, Berlin, Germany, July 9-12, 2011.
  13. Keynote Lecture: "The Structural Evolution of Composite Latex Particles during Starve-Fed Emulsion Polymerization: Modeling and Experiments for Kinetically Frozen Morphologies", Cleveland Coatings Society, Sink or Swim Conference, May 18-19th, Akron, OH, 2010. This talk won the Best Speaker Award for the conference.
  14. Invited Lecture: "Latex Based Waterborne Coatings: Insights into Emulsion Polymerization and Latex Film Formation", Cleveland Coatings Society, Sink or Swim Conference, May 18-19th, Akron, OH, 2010.
  15. Invited Talk: “Dynamic Modeling of Latex Film Formation”, International Polymer Colloids Group (IPCG) - Polymer Colloids Conference, July 6-11, Il Ciocco, Barga, Italy, 2009.
  16. Invited Talk: “Dynamic Modeling of Latex Film Formation”, Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) Coatings Tech Conference, Indianapolis, IL, Apr 28-29, 2009.
  17. Invited Lecturer: “ABCs of Waterborne Coatings”, Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology (FSCT) Coatings Tech, Technology Short Course, Indianapolis, IL, Apr 27, 2009.
  18. “Model Prediction of the Glass Transition Temperature of Latex Co-Polymers in the Water-Plasticized State”, UK Polymer Colloids Forum, University of Greenwich, England, Aug 28-29, 2008.
  19. Invited Talk: “Dynamic Modeling of Latex Film Formation”, BASF Polymer Colloids & Nanostructured Materials Conference, ISIS, Strasbourg, France, Aug 26-27, 2008.
  20. “Stimuli-Responsive Self-Healing Coatings Utilizing a Two-Part Microcapsule Approach”, 48th Microsymposium, Polymer Colloids: Design to Biomedical & Industrial Applications, Prague, Czech Republic, July 20-24, 2008.
  21. Invited Talk: “Waterborne Hybrid Alkyd/Acrylic Polymer Latex: Advantages & Challenges”, Sink or Swim: Waterborne & Innovative Coatings Program, Cleveland Coatings Society, Akron, OH, May 23rd, 2007.
  22. Invited Talk: “Waterborne Hybrid Alkyd/Acrylic Polymer Latex: Advantages & Potential Application Challenges”, UNH Materials Science Seminar Series, Feb 1st, 2007.
  23. “Controlled Radical Polymerization by Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer (RAFT) via a Miniemulsion,” Georgia Tech Chemical Engineering Symposium 2000, Atlanta, GA, May 11 – May 12, 2000.
  24. “Controlled Radical Polymerization by Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer via a Miniemulsion,” 24th Foundations of Emulsion Polymerization (SEP) meeting, Eindhoven, The Netherlands, December 1999.
  25. “Water-Based Polyester/Acrylic Coatings via Hybrid Miniemulsion Polymerization,” 3rd Annual Green Chemistry & Engineering Conference, Washington, DC, June 29 - July 1, 1999.
  26. “Acrylic-Polyester Graft Copolymers Via Hybrid Miniemulsion Polymerization,” International Symposium on Polymers in Dispersed Media, Lyon, France, April 11-15, 1999.
  27. “Graft Copolymers for Water-Borne Coatings Applications via Hybrid Miniemulsion Polymerization,” 6th International Workshop on Polymer Reaction Engineering, Berlin, Germany, October 5-7, 1998.