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Patricia Golas

Carnegie Mellon University
4400 Fifth Avenue
Mellon Institute
Pittsburgh, PA 15213
pgolas@andrew.cmu.edu


EDUCATION

2010 (expected graduation)

Ph.D. candidate, Chemistry


2005

B.S. Chemistry

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Polymer-based delivery systems for nanoparticles used in groundwater remediation
Novel polymeric surfactants, gradient copolymers
Polymer characterization by light scattering
Environmentally-friendly chemistry

EXPERIENCE

Group lab manager
2006Present

Supervised one undergraduate student

2006—2007

Graduate teaching assistant

2005—2006

AFFILIATION

American Chemical Society

PUBLICATIONS

Golas, P. L.; Tsarevsky, N. V.; Matyjaszewski, K. “Structure-Reactivity Correlation in “Click” Chemistry: Substituent Effect on Azide Reactivity”, Macromol. Rapid Commun., 2008, 29, 1167.
Golas, P. L.; Mueller, L. A. ; Matyjaszewski, K. “Fundamentals of Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization”, Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., 2007
Golas, P. L. and Matyjaszewski, K. “Click Chemistry and ATRP: A Beneficial Union for the Preparation of Functional Materials”, QSAR Comb. Sci., 2007, 26, 1116.
Golas, P. L.; Tsarevsky, N. V.; Sumerlin, B. S.; Walker, L. M.; Matyjaszewski, K. “Multisegmented Block Copolymers by “Click” Coupling of Polymers Prepared by ARP”, Aust. J. Chem., 2007, 60, 400.
Golas, P. L.; Tsarevsky, N. V.; Sumerlin, B. S.; Matyjaszewski, K. "Catalyst Performance in "Click" Coupling Reactions of Polymers Prepared by ATRP: Ligand and Metal Effects", Macromolecules, 2006, 39, 6451.
Gao, H.; Louche, G.; Sumerlin, B. S.; Jahed, N.; Golas, P.; Matyjaszewski, K. "Gradient Polymre Elution Chromatographic Analysis of Dihydroxypolystyrene Synthesized by ATRP and Click Chemistry", Macromolecules, 2005, 38, 8979.
Zhou, S.; Ouyang, J.; Golas, P.; Wang, F.; Pan, Y. "Structural Study of the Self-Assembled Fullerene Carboxylates: Monoadducts versus Bisadducts", J. Phys. Chem. B., 2005, 109, 19741.
Zhou, S.; Xu, C.; Wang, J.; Golas, P.; Batteas, J.; Kreeger, L. "Phase Behavior of Cationic Hydroxyethyl Cellulose-Sodium Dodecyl Sulfate Mixtures: Effects of Molecular Weight and Ethylene Oxide Side Chain Length of Polymers", Langmuir, 2004, 20, 8482.

PRESENTATIONS

236th ACS National Meeting, August 17 – 21, 2008, Philadelphia, PA
235th ACS National Meeting, April 6 – 10, 2008, New Orleans, LA
18th Annual International Light Scattering Colloquium, October 15 – 16, 2007, Santa Barbara, CA
234th ACS National Meeting, August 19 – 23, 2007, Boston, MA
232nd ACS National Meeting, September 10 - 14, 2006, San Francisco, CA
230th ACS National Meeting, August 28 - September 1, 2005, Washington D.C.

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