|August 2018 - Present||Assistant Professor, Nova Southeastern University ‐ Halmos College of Arts and Sciences - Department of Chemistry and Physics|
|2017 - 2018||Chemistry Lecturer, West Texas A&M University|
|May 2016 - August 2017||Research Scientist, Rochal Industries LLC|
Professional Service and Affiliations
|Member, ACS Division of Polymer Chemistry, Inc. (POLY)||Member, American Chemical Society (ACS)||Founding Member and Officer, American Chemical Society (ACS) POLY/PMSE Student Chapter||Member, POLY Industrial Advisor Board|
Honors and Awards
- LindenLeader Award (2012)
- Presidential Academic Excellence Award (2012)
- NSF Travel Grant (2014)
- Townes R. Leigh Prize (2013)
- Grinter Fellowship (2012-2015)
- Proctor and Gamble Award for Excellence in Research (2015)
- Easton Award (2012)
- The Academy of Medicine, Engineering, and Science of Texas (TAMEST) Protegee (2017)
|2012 - 2016||Ph.D. Organic and Polymer Chemistry, University of Florida|
|2009 - 2012||B.S. Chemistry (summa cum laude), Lindenwood University|
Hyperbranched Bisphosphonate‐Functional Polymers via Self‐Condensing Vinyl Polymerization and ...
Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2020)
The synthesis of hyperbranched aminobisphosphonic acid polymers via reversible addition‐fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) self‐condensing vinyl polymerization is reported. A novel ...
Hyperbranched Poly(N-(2-hydroxypropyl) methacrylamide) via RAFT Self-Condensing Vinyl Polymerization
Polymer Chemistry (2016)
We report the first synthesis of hyperbranched poly(N-(2-hydroxypropyl) methacrylamide) (HB-PHPMA) using reversible addition–fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) self-condensing vinyl polymerization (SCVP). ...
Aminobisphosphonate Polymers via RAFT and a Multicomponent Kabachnik–Fields Reaction
Macromolecular Rapid Communications (2015)
Polyacrylamides containing pendant aminobisphosphonate groups are synthesized via reversible addition‐fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization and a multicomponent postpolymerization functionalization reaction. ...
Amino-bis-phosphonate-containing polymers via RAFT polymerization
Chemistry and Physics Faculty Proceedings, Presentations, Speeches, Lectures (2014)
Subject polymers have a plurality of repeating units having amino-bis-phosphonate functionality pendent groups of a polyacrylate, polymethacrylate, polyacrylamide, polymethacrylamide, or ...