PhD Dissertations Chaired

65. "Study of Monomer Droplets in Miniemulsions", (ChE), 2009, Megan Casey

64. "Fundamentals of Emulsion Polymerization Studied by Reaction Calorimetry",(Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2007, Emilio Ortiz Alba

63. "Kinetics and Mechanism of Dispersion Polymerization" (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2005, Sheng Jiang

62. "Role of Reactive Surfactants in Emulsion Polymerization" (ChE), 2005, Zhen Lai

61. “Controlled Radical Miniemulsion Polymerization via the RAFT Process ”,(Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2004, Xinyu (Cindy) Huang.

60. "Poly(vinyl alcohol) Stabilization of Acrylic Emulsion Polymers Using theMiniemulsion Approach", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2003, Noma Kim.

59. "Encapsulation of Inorganic Particles via Miniemulsification and FilmFormation of Resulting Composite Latex Particles", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2003, Ghurmallah Hussain Al -Ghamdi.

58."Living/Controlled Free Radical Miniemulsion Polymerization of Styrene",(ChE), 2003, Gaofeng Pan.

57."Preparation of Urethane/Acrylic Hybrid Miniemulsion Nanoparticles", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2002, Mei Li.

56."Nanosize Latex Particles via Miniemulsion Polymerization", (ChE), 2002, Christopher Anderson.

55."Emulsion Polymerization of Sytrene Using a Reactive Surfactant", (Ch.E.) 2001, Xiaoru Wang.

54."Film Formation From Latex Blends", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2001, Jiansheng Tang.

53."Hybrid Composite Latexes", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2001, Pilmoon Jeong.

52."Conventional Emulsion and Miniemulsion Homopolymerization and Copolymerization of Vinyl Acetate and Vinyl 2 -Ethylhexanoate Monomers",
(Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2000, Ervin L. Kitzmiller.

51."The Effect of Crosslinking on Latex Film Formation", (Polymer Sci. &Eng.), 2000, Hafsah Mohd. Ghazaly.

50."Encapsulation of Inorganic Particles Via Miniemulsion Polymerization",(Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2000, Bedri Erdem.

49."Grafting Reactions in the Emulsion Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate using Poly(Vinyl Alcohol) as Emulsifier", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 2000, Bridgette M.Budhlall.

48."The Role of Mixed Anionic -Nonionic Systems of Surfactants in theEmulsion Polymerization of Styrene", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1999, DamienColombie.

47."Enhanced Droplet Nucleation in Miniemulsion Polymerization: a Kineticand Mechanistic Study", (Ch.E.), 1999, Peter J. Blythe.

46."Copolymerization of Styrene and Butadiene Monomers via Miniemulsion", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1999, Dong Hong Li.

45."Micron -size Structured Particles via Dispersion Polymerization", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1998, Danni Wang.

44."Characterization of the Interphase in a Model Water Soluble Associative Polymer/ Particle System and its Adsorption/Desorption Behavior, (PolymerSci. & Eng.), 1997, Connie Sue Heck.

43."Towards an Understanding of the Role of Water -Soluble Oligomers in Styrene -Butadiene -Acrylic Acid Emulsion Polymerization", (Polymer Sci. &Eng.), 1997, Xue -yi (Cheri) Yuan.

42."Evaluation of Dimethyl Meta -isopropenyl Benzyl Isocyanate (TMI) inEmulsion Polymerization", (Ch.E.), 1997, Samiuddin Mohammed.

41."Crosslinking of Isocyanate -Functional Acrylic Latex with Telechelic Polybutadiene", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1997, Jiangtian Xu.

40."Structured Latex Particles for Modification of Polycarbonate", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1996, Rong Hu.

39."Emulsion Polymerization of Styrene using an Automated ReactionCalorimeter", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1996, Luis Varela de la Rosa.

38."Grafting Reactions in the Emulsion Polymerization of Vinyl Acetate using Poly (Vinyl Alcohol) as Emulsifier", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1996, Guadalupe del Socorro Magallanes Gonzalez.

37."The Role of Macromonomers in Compatibilizing Composite Latex Particles", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1996, Prapasri Rajatapiti.

36. "Elastomeric Films from Structured Latexes", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1996, Yuan He.

35. "Preparation of Uniform Micron Size Particles of Polystyrene by Anionic Dispersion Polymerization", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1995, Muhammad AzharAwan.

34. "Particle Formation and Growth During Styrene Oil-in-Water Miniemulsion Polymerizaton",(Ch.E.), 1994, Christopher M. Miller.

33. "Phase Behavior and Properties of Lamellar Surfactants", (Polymer Sci. &Eng.), 1993, John Frederick Hessel.

32. "Structured Latex Particles for the Toughening of Polycarbonate", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1992, Iris Segall.

31. "The Role of Polymerizable Surfactants in Emulsion Polymerization",(Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1992, Maria Belen Urquiola.

30. "Polymer Encapsulated Particles with Controlled Morphologies Preparation, Characterization and Application", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1991, Wei Hsin Hou.

29. "Preparation and Characterization of Monodisperse Porous Polymer Particles", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1991, Chieh Min Cheng.

28. "Development of Particle Morphology in Composite Polymer Latexes Influence of Kinetic and Thermodynamic Parameters", (Ch.E.), 1991, YiCherng Chen.

27. "Kinetic Factors in Miniemulsion Polymerization", (Ch.E.), 1991, Phan L. Tang.

26. "Preparation and Morphological Characterization of Microscopic CompositeParticles", (Polymer Sci. & Eng), 1991, Shiji Shen.

25. "Formation and Stabilization of Oil in Water Miniemulsions", (Ch.E.),1991, Richard J. Goetz.

24. "Polymerization of Styrene Oil In Water Microemulsions", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1990, Jong Shing Guo.

23. "Structured Latex Particles with Hydrophilic Polymer Cores", (Polymer Sci.& Eng.), (Co Chaired Committee), 1990, Jong Myung Park.

22. "Preparation and Characterization of Acrylate Latexes ContainingDicarboxylic Acid Comonomers", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), (Co ChairedCommittee), 1990, Michele R. Lock.

21. "Inverse Emulsion Polymerization of Acrylamide in a Tubular Reactor",(Ch.E.), 1990, Thomas F. Bash.

20. "The Grafting Reactions of Poly (Vinyl Alcohol) During the EmulsionCopolymerization of Poly (Vinyl Acetate CO Butyl Acrylate)", (Polymer Sci. &Eng.), 1989, Neal J. Earhart.

19. "Interparticle Monomer Transport in Miniemulsion Copolymerization", (Ch.E.), 1988, Valmore S. Rodriguez.

18. "Dispersion Polymerization of Styrene in Ethanol", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.),1988, Ying Yuh Lu.

17. "Preparation, Swelling and Phase Separation of Large Particle Size Monodisperse Latexes", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1988, by Hrong Roang Sheu.

16. "The Development of Multistage Composite Latexes which Simulate theProperties of Thermoplastic Elastomers", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1987, Eric Daniels.

15. "Preparation and Characterization of Poly(alkyl N Ethyl MethacrylateCarbamate) Latexes", (Chem.), 1987, Palitha K. Abeywardena.

14. "Miniemulsion Copolymerization of Vinyl Acetate and N Butyl Acrylate",(Ch.E.), 1986, Joaquin Delgado.

13. "Sulfonated Polystyrene Model Colloids: Preparation, Characterization,and Application as a Heterogeneous Catalyst", (Ch.E.), 1986, Jung HyunKim.

12. "Cathodic Electrodeposition of Latexes", (Ch.E.), 1986, Cesar Vega.

11. "Polymerization of Styrene Miniemulsions", (Ch.E.), 1986, by Young Taek

10. "Agitation Induced Coagulation of High Solids Latexes", (Ch.E.), 1985,Vern Lowry.

9. "Emulsion Formation and Stabilization with Mixed Emulsifier Liquid Crystals", (Ch.E.), 1985, by Craig Lack.

8. "Analysis, Kinetics and Alkali Swellability of Carboxylated Latexes", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1985, by Francis V. Loncar.

7. "Formation and Stabilization of Inverse Emulsion Polymers", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1984, by Donna Visioli.

6. "Toward the Production of Large Particle Size Monodisperse Latexes Studies of Swelling and Polymerization Parameters", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.),1983, by Chi Ming Tseng.

5. "Fundamental Studies of the Effect of Particle Size and Particle Stability onCritical Pigment Volume Concentration (CPVC) in a Model Latex Coating", (Ch.E.), 1983, by Ajay Ranka.

4. "A Mathematical Model for an Emulsion Polymerization Reactor", (Ch.E.),1983, by Nopporn Pramojaney.

3. "Preparation, Characterization and Alkali Swelling Behavior of CarboxylatedLatexes", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1980, by Shozo Nishida.

2. "Interfacial Phenomena Occurring in Drying Surfactant Droplets andPolymer Latex Films", (Ch.E.), 1980, by Daniel P. Durbin.

1. "The Role of Mixed Emulsifier Systems in the Preparation of Emulsion andLatexes", (Polymer Sci. & Eng.), 1978, by Yungnien J. Chou.

Emulsion Polymers Institute, 2014