Bioenabled Platform to Access Polyamides with Built-In Target Properties

Standalone Block Copolymer Nanoballoons: Decoupling Self-Assembly from Implementation in Nanomanufacturing

Next-Generation High-Performance Bio-Based Naphthalate Polymers Derived from Malic Acid for Sustainable Food Packaging

High-Temperature-Performance Cyanate Ester Composites with Carboranes

3D Printable All-Polymer Epoxy Composites

Analysis of the Amorphous and Interphase Influence of Comononomer Loading on Polymer Properties toward Forwarding Bioadvantaged Copolyamides

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2022
Staver, M.; Arabzadeh, A.; Forrester, M.; Hohmann, A.; Cochran, E.; Williams, R. C. The Influence of Long Blending Duration on Physical and Chemical Properties of Dual Polymer Modified Asphalt Binder with Rejuvenator. Mater Struct 2022, 55 (6), 163. https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-022-02005-8.
Wang, T.; Shen, L.; Lin, F.-Y.; Forrester, M.; Torres, S. W.; Robison, T. W.; Lee, T.-H.; Goyal, S.; Cochran, E. W. Standalone Block Copolymer Nanoballoons: Decoupling Self-Assembly from Implementation in Nanomanufacturing. ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2022, 4 (7), 5134–5143. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsapm.2c00647.
Carter, P.; Trettin, J. L.; Lee, T.-H.; Chalgren, N. L.; Forrester, M. J.; Shanks, B. H.; Tessonnier, J.-P.; Cochran, E. W. Bioenabled Platform to Access Polyamides with Built-In Target Properties. J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2022, 144 (22), 9548–9553. https://doi.org/10.1021/jacs.2c01397.
Podolsky, J. H.; Arabzadeh, A.; Saw, B.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W.; Lee, H. Performance of Field Produced Rejuvenated 30% RAP Surface Mix in Northwest Iowa. Road Materials and Pavement Design 2022, 23 (6), 1451–1466. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2021.1898451.
Lee, T.-H.; Yu, H.; Forrester, M.; Wang, T.; Shen, L.; Liu, H.; Li, J.; Li, W.; Kraus, G.; Cochran, E. Next-Generation High-Performance Bio-Based Naphthalate Polymers Derived from Malic Acid for Sustainable Food Packaging. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2022, 10 (8), 2624–2633. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c06726.
Goyal, S.; Cochran, E. W. Cyanate Ester Composites to Improve Thermal Performance: A Review. Polymer International 2022, 71 (5), 583–589. https://doi.org/10.1002/pi.6373.
Dileep, D.; Forrester, M.; Cochran, E. W. Plastic Glut down a Microbial Gut. Polymer International 2022. https://doi.org/10.1002/pi.6369.
2021
Arabzadeh, A.; Staver, M. D.; Podolsky, J. H.; Williams, R. C.; Hohmann, A. D.; Cochran, E. W. At the Frontline for Mitigating the Undesired Effects of Recycled Asphalt: An Alternative Bio Oil-Based Modification Approach. Construction and Building Materials 2021, 310, 125253. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.125253.
Staver, M.; Arabzadeh, A.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. Statistical Analysis Factor Screening of Soybean Oil and Polymer Modified Asphalt Blending Using Master Batching Technique. Construction and Building Materials 2021, 313, 125435. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2021.125435.
Shen, L.; Wang, T.; Lee, T.-H.; Forrester, M.; Becker, A.; Torres, S.; Pearson, C.; Cochran, E. W. 3D Printable All-Polymer Epoxy Composites. ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2021, 3 (11), 5559–5567. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsapm.1c00889.
Goyal, S.; Forrester, M. J.; Coverdell, D.; Torres, S.; Lee, M. W.; Cochran, E. W. High-Temperature-Performance Cyanate Ester Composites with Carboranes. Macromolecules 2021, 54 (19), 9155–9164. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.1c01410.
Arabzadeh, A.; Podolsky, J. H.; Staver, M. D.; Williams, R. C.; Hohmann, A. D.; Hernández, N.; Cochran, E. W. Performance Evaluation of Bioengineered Recycled Asphalt Materials. Transportation Research Record 2022, 2676 (2), 464–475. https://doi.org/10.1177/03611981211036365.
Abdolmohammadi, S.; Gansebom, D.; Goyal, S.; Lee, T.-H.; Kuehl, B.; Forrester, M. J.; Lin, F.-Y.; Hernández, N.; Shanks, B. H.; Tessonnier, J.-P.; Cochran, E. W. Analysis of the Amorphous and Interphase Influence of Comononomer Loading on Polymer Properties toward Forwarding Bioadvantaged Copolyamides. Macromolecules 2021, 54 (17), 7910–7924. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00651.
Goyal, S.; Lin, F.-Y.; Forrester, M.; Henrichsen, W.; Murphy, G.; Shen, L.; Wang, T.; Cochran, E. W. Glycerol Ketals as Building Blocks for a New Class of Biobased (Meth)Acrylate Polymers. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2021, 9 (31), 10620–10629. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.1c02931.
Arabzadeh, A.; Podolsky, J. H.; Staver, M. D.; Williams, R. C.; Hohmann, A. D.; Hernández, N.; Cochran, E. W. The Improvement of Thermal Cracking Resistance and Fatigue Life of RAP-Incorporated Asphalt Mixtures with the Aid of Epoxidized Methyl Soyate (EMS). 2021, 1–10. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784483510.001.
Cochran, Eric W. “Epoxidation in moderation brings new life to old pavements”. AOCS Inform, 32(6), 12–15 June 2021. https://www.informmagazine-digital.org/informmagazine/june_2021/MobilePagedReplica.action?pm=2&folio=Cover#pg1.  (Invited)
Liu, H.; Lee, T.-H.; Chen, Y.; Cochran, E. W.; Li, W. Paired and Tandem Electrochemical Conversion of 5-(Hydroxymethyl)Furfural Using Membrane-Electrode Assembly-Based Electrolytic Systems. ChemElectroChem 2021, 8 (15), 2817–2824. https://doi.org/10.1002/celc.202100662.
Liu, H.; Lee, T.-H.; Chen, Y.; Cochran, E. W.; Li, W. Paired Electrolysis of 5-(Hydroxymethyl)Furfural in Flow Cells with a High-Performance Oxide-Derived Silver Cathode. Green Chem. 2021, 23 (14), 5056–5063. https://doi.org/10.1039/D1GC00988E.
Luo, Y.; Qu, W.; Cochran, E.; Bai, X. Enabling High-Quality Carbon Fiber through Transforming Lignin into an Orientable and Melt-Spinnable Polymer. Journal of Cleaner Production 2021, 307, 127252. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.127252.
Podolsky, J. H.; Arabzadeh, A.; Saw, B.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W.; Lee, H. Performance of Field Produced Rejuvenated 30% RAP Surface Mix in Northwest Iowa. Road Materials and Pavement Design 2022, 23 (6), 1451–1466. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2021.1898451.
Goyal, S.; Hernández, N. B.; Cochran, E. W. An Update on the Future Prospects of Glycerol Polymers. Polymer International 2021, 70 (7), 911–917. https://doi.org/10.1002/pi.6209.
Martin, A.; Chang, B.; Cutinho, J.; Shen, L.; Ward, T.; Cochran, E. W.; Thuo, M. M. Passivation-Driven Speciation, Dealloying and Purification. Mater. Horiz. 2021, 8 (3), 925–931. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0MH01832E.
2020
Shen, L.; Wang, T.; Goyal, S.; Lee, T.-H.; Lin, F.-Y.; Torres, S.; Robison, T.; Cochran, E. W. Easy-Processable and Aging-Free All-Polymer Polysiloxane Composites. ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2020, 2 (12), 5835–5844. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsapm.0c01088.
 
Carraher, J. M.; Carter, P.; Rao, R. G.; Forrester, M. J.; Pfennig, T.; Shanks, B. H.; Cochran, E. W.; Tessonnier, J.-P. Solvent-Driven Isomerization of Cis,Cis-Muconic Acid for the Production of Specialty and Performance-Advantaged Cyclic Biobased Monomers. Green Chem. 2020, 22 (19), 6444–6454. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0GC02108C.
 
Lin, F.-Y.; Hohmann, A. D.; Hernández, N.; Shen, L.; Dietrich, H.; Cochran, E. W. Self-Assembly of Poly(Styrene-Block-Acrylated Epoxidized Soybean Oil) Star-Brush-Like Block Copolymers. Macromolecules 2020, 53 (18), 8095–8107. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c00441.
Forrester, M.; Becker, A.; Hohmann, A.; Hernandez, N.; Lin, F.-Y.; Bloome, N.; Johnson, G.; Dietrich, H.; Marcinko, J.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. RAFT Thermoplastics from Glycerol: A Biopolymer for Development of Sustainable Wood Adhesives. Green Chem. 2020, 22 (18), 6148–6156. https://doi.org/10.1039/D0GC01831G.
Podolsky, J. H.; Sotoodeh-Nia, Z.; Manke, N.; Hohmann, A.; Huisman, T.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Development of High RAP–High Performance Thin-Lift Overlay Mix Design Using a Soybean Oil-Derived Rejuvenator. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 2020, 32 (6), 04020138. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0003203.
Podolsky, J. H.; Chen, C.; Hernández, N. B.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Low Temperature Performance of HMA Using Vacuum Tower Distillation Bottoms Modified with Bio-Derived Rejuvenators According to the SCB Test. International Journal of Pavement Engineering 2022, 23 (2), 231–239. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2020.1739284.
 
Shen, L.; Wang, T.; Lin, F.-Y.; Torres, S.; Robison, T.; Kalluru, S. H.; Hernández, N. B.; Cochran, E. W. Polystyrene-Block-Polydimethylsiloxane as a Potential Silica Substitute for Polysiloxane Reinforcement. ACS Macro Lett. 2020, 9 (6), 781–787. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsmacrolett.0c00211.
Podolsky, J. H.; Saw, B.; Elkashef, M.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Rheology and Mix Performance of Rejuvenated High RAP Field Produced Hot Mix Asphalt with a Soybean Derived Rejuvenator. Road Materials and Pavement Design 2021, 22 (8), 1894–1907. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2020.1719190.
Podolsky, J. H.; Elkashef, M.; Hernandez, N.; Hohmann, A.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Understanding Improvements to Low-Temperature Rheology of Stiff Binders Modified with Epoxidized Plant–Derived Oil Materials through Analytical Chemistry. Journal of Testing and Evaluation 2020, 48 (1), 200–210. https://doi.org/10.1520/JTE20180900.
2019
Chen, C.; Williams, R. C.; Podolsky, J. H.; Hohmann, A. D.; Cochran, E. W. Effect of Blending Protocol on the Performance of SBS/Sulfur/Soybean-Derived Additive Composite Modified Hard Asphalt. International Journal of Pavement Engineering 2021, 22 (12), 1504–1517. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2019.1698741.
Lin, F.-Y.; Yan, M.; Cochran, E. W. Gelation Suppression in RAFT Polymerization. Macromolecules 2019, 52 (18), 7005–7015. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00707.
Sotoodeh-Nia, Z.; Manke, N.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, Eric. W.; Porot, L.; Chailleux, E.; Lo Presti, D.; Barco Carrión, A. J. del; Blanc, J. Effect of Two Novel Bio-Based Rejuvenators on the Performance of 50% RAP Mixes – a Statistical Study on the Complex Modulus of Asphalt Binders and Asphalt Mixtures. Road Materials and Pavement Design 2021, 22 (5), 1060–1077. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2019.1661276.
Manke, N. D.; Williams, R. C.; Sotoodeh-Nia, Z.; Cochran, E. W.; Porot, L.; Chailleux, E.; Pouget, S.; Olard, F.; Barco Carrion, A. J. D.; Planche, J.-P.; Lo Presti, D. Performance of a Sustainable Asphalt Mix Incorporating High RAP Content and Novel Bio-Derived Binder. Road Materials and Pavement Design 2021, 22 (4), 812–834. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2019.1643769.
Elkashef, M.; Podolsky, J. H.; Christopher Williams, R.; Hernandez, N.; Cochran, E. W. Using Viscosity Models to Predict the Properties of Rejuvenated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Binders. Road Materials and Pavement Design 2019, 20 (sup2), S767–S779. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2019.1628441.
Hadi, A.; Ryan, B. J.; Nelson, R. D.; Santra, K.; Lin, F.-Y.; Cochran, E. W.; Panthani, M. G. Improving the Stability and Monodispersity of Layered Cesium Lead Iodide Perovskite Thin Films by Tuning Crystallization Dynamics. Chem. Mater. 2019, 31 (14), 4990–4998. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemmater.9b00238.
Olson, E.; Li, Y.; Lin, F.-Y.; Miller, A.; Liu, F.; Tsyrenova, A.; Palm, D.; Curtzwiler, G. W.; Vorst, K. L.; Cochran, E.; Jiang, S. Thin Biobased Transparent UV-Blocking Coating Enabled by Nanoparticle Self-Assembly. ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2019, 11 (27), 24552–24559. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.9b05383.
Gao, Y.; Qu, W.; Liu, Y.; Hu, H.; Cochran, E.; Bai, X. Agricultural Residue-Derived Lignin as the Filler of Polylactic Acid Composites and the Effect of Lignin Purity on the Composite Performance. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2019, 136 (35), 47915. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.47915.
Podolsky, J. H.; Chen, C.; Buss, A. F.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Effect of Bio-Derived/Chemical Additives on HMA and WMA Compaction and Dynamic Modulus Performance. International Journal of Pavement Engineering 2021, 22 (5), 613–624. https://doi.org/10.1080/10298436.2019.1631453.
Qu, W.; Huang, Y.; Luo, Y.; Kalluru, S.; Cochran, E.; Forrester, M.; Bai, X. Controlled Radical Polymerization of Crude Lignin Bio-Oil Containing Multihydroxyl Molecules for Methacrylate Polymers and the Potential Applications. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2019, 7 (9), 9050–9060. https://doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.9b01597.
Forrester, M. J.; Bradley, W.; Lin, F.-Y.; Hernández, N. B.; Williams, R. C.; Kraus, G.; Cochran, E. W. Blending the Effectiveness of Anionic Polymerization with the Versatility of RAFT by Use of the Atom Transfer Radical Addition–Fragmentation Technique. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2019, 220 (10), 1900065. https://doi.org/10.1002/macp.201900065.
Podolsky, J. H.; Sotoodeh-Nia, Z.; Huisman, T.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Practical Approach to Mix Design with High Binder and Aggregate Replacement in Iowa Using Fractionation. Transportation Research Record 2019, 2673 (10), 571–578. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198119834303.
Hallmark-Haack, B. L.; Hernandez, N. B.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Ground Tire Rubber Modification for Improved Asphalt Storage Stability. Energy Fuels 2019, 33 (4), 2659–2664. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.energyfuels.8b03558.
Liu, F.; Goyal, S.; Forrester, M.; Ma, T.; Miller, K.; Mansoorieh, Y.; Henjum, J.; Zhou, L.; Cochran, E.; Jiang, S. Self-Assembly of Janus Dumbbell Nanocrystals and Their Enhanced Surface Plasmon Resonance. Nano Lett. 2019, 19 (3), 1587–1594. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.nanolett.8b04464.
2018
Chen, Conglin; Podolsky, Joseph H.; Hernandez, Nacu B.; Williams, R. Christopher; Cochran, Eric W. “BioRePavation: innovation in bio-recycling of old asphalt pavements, comparison between EU and US mix design specification systems”. ASTM Journal of Testing and Evaluation, November 2018. 
Elkashef, M.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Thermal and Cold Flow Properties of Bio-Derived Rejuvenators and Their Impact on the Properties of Rejuvenated Asphalt Binders. Thermochimica Acta 2019, 671, 48–53. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.tca.2018.11.011.
Chen, C.; Podolsky, J. H.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Laboratory Investigation of Using Acrylated Epoxidized Soybean Oil (AESO) for Asphalt Modification. Construction and Building Materials 2018, 187, 267–279. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2018.07.204.
Chen, C.; Podolsky, J. H.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Rheological Properties and Effects of Aging on Acrylated Epoxidised Soybean Oil Monomer-Modified Asphalt Binder. Road Materials and Pavement Design 2020, 21 (2), 347–373. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2018.1491883.
Sotoodeh-Nia, Z.; Hohmann, A.; Buss, A.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Rheological and Physical Characterization of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives from Bio-Derived Block Copolymers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2018, 135 (34), 46618. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.46618.
 
Alhasan, A.; Smadi, O.; Bou-Saab, G.; Hernandez, N.; Cochran, E. Pavement Friction Modeling Using Texture Measurements and Pendulum Skid Tester. Transportation Research Record 2018, 2672 (40), 440–451. https://doi.org/10.1177/0361198118774165.
Sotoodeh-Nia, Z.; Hohmann, A.; Buss, A.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Rheological and Physical Characterization of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives from Bio-Derived Block Copolymers. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2018, 135 (34), 46618. https://doi.org/10.1002/app.46618.
Yan, M.; Frank, E. M.; Cochran, E. W. Effects of Vegetable Oil Composition on Epoxidation Kinetics and Physical Properties. Journal of the American Oil Chemists’ Society 2018, 95 (2), 209–216. https://doi.org/10.1002/aocs.12014.
Elkashef, M.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. Investigation of Fatigue and Thermal Cracking Behavior of Rejuvenated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement Binders and Mixtures. International Journal of Fatigue 2018, 108, 90–95. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijfatigue.2017.11.013.
Elkashef, M.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. Thermal Stability and Evolved Gas Analysis of Rejuvenated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Bitumen Using Thermogravimetric Analysis–Fourier Transform Infrared (TG–FTIR). J Therm Anal Calorim 2018, 131 (2), 865–871. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10973-017-6674-9.
Elkashef, M.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. Effect of Asphalt Binder Grade and Source on the Extent of Rheological Changes in Rejuvenated Binders. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 2018, 30 (12), 04018319. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0002526.
Elkashef, M.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Physical and Chemical Characterization of Rejuvenated Reclaimed Asphalt Pavement (RAP) Binders Using Rheology Testing and Pyrolysis Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry. Mater Struct 2018, 51 (1), 12. https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-018-1141-z.
Podolsky, J. H.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. Effect of Corn and Soybean Oil Derived Additives on Polymer-Modified HMA and WMA Master Curve Construction and Dynamic Modulus Performance. International Journal of Pavement Research and Technology 2018, 11 (6), 541–552. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ijprt.2018.01.002.
2017
Chen, C.; Podolsky, J. H.; Hernández, N. B.; Hohmann, A. D.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Preliminary Investigation of Bioadvantaged Polymers as Sustainable Alternatives to Petroleum-Derived Polymers for Asphalt Modification. Mater Struct 2017, 50 (5), 225. https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-017-1097-4.
Elkashef, M.; Podolsky, J.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Introducing a Soybean Oil-Derived Material as a Potential Rejuvenator of Asphalt through Rheology, Mix Characterisation and Fourier Transform Infrared Analysis. Road Materials and Pavement Design 2018, 19 (8), 1750–1770. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2017.1345781.
Yan, M.; Lin, F.-Y.; Cochran, E. W. Dynamics of Hyperbranched Polymers Derived from Acrylated Epoxidized Soybean Oil. Polymer 2017, 125, 117–125. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2017.07.088.
 
Elkashef, M.; Podolsky, J.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. Preliminary Examination of Soybean Oil Derived Material as a Potential Rejuvenator through Superpave Criteria and Asphalt Bitumen Rheology. Construction and Building Materials 2017, 149, 826–836. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2017.05.195.
Chen, C.; Podolsky, J. H.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Determination of the Optimum Polystyrene Parameters Using Asphalt Binder Modified with Poly(Styrene-Acrylated Epoxidised Soybean Oil) through Response Surface Modelling. Road Materials and Pavement Design 2019, 20 (3), 572–591. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2017.1407354.
Podolsky, J. H.; Buss, A.; Williams, R. C.; Hernández, N.; Cochran, E. W. Rejuvenation of Vacuum Tower Bottoms through Bio-Derived Materials for Use in Paving Flexible Roadways. Journal of Cleaner Production 2017, 143, 1081–1093. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jclepro.2016.12.011.
Podolsky, J. H.; Buss, A.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Effect of Bio-Derived/Chemical Additives on Warm Mix Asphalt Compaction and Mix Performance at Low Temperature. Cold Regions Science and Technology 2017, 136, 52–61. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.coldregions.2017.02.003.
2016
Suastegui, M.; Matthiesen, J. E.; Carraher, J. M.; Hernandez, N.; Rodriguez Quiroz, N.; Okerlund, A.; Cochran, E. W.; Shao, Z.; Tessonnier, J.-P. Combining Metabolic Engineering and Electrocatalysis: Application to the Production of Polyamides from Sugar. Angewandte Chemie International Edition 2016, 55 (7), 2368–2373. https://doi.org/10.1002/anie.201509653.
Bessmann, Erik; Lo Presti, Davide; Ji menez del Barco Carrion, Ana; Porot, Laurent; Pauli, Troy; Planche, Jean-Pascal; Williams, R. Chris; Cochran, Eric W.; Ng-Puga, Ka Lai; Pouget, Simon; Olard, François; Hornych, Pierre. “Biorepavation: innovations in the recycling of asphalt pavements using bio-based materials”. General Review of roads and land, 938, 44–46 August 2016.
Chen, C.; Podolsky, J. H.; Hernandez, N.; Hohmann, A.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Use of Bioadvantaged Materials for Use in Bituminous Modification. Transportation Research Procedia 2016, 14, 3592–3600. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.trpro.2016.05.427.
Podolsky, J. H.; Buss, A.; Williams, R. C.; Hernández, N.; Cochran, E. W. Effects of Aging on Rejuvenated Vacuum Tower Bottom Rheology through Use of Black Diagrams, and Master Curves. Fuel 2016, 185, 34–44. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.fuel.2016.07.094.
Yan, M.; Huang, Y.; Lu, M.; Lin, F.-Y.; Hernández, N. B.; Cochran, E. W. Gel Point Suppression in RAFT Polymerization of Pure Acrylic Cross-Linker Derived from Soybean Oil. Biomacromolecules 2016, 17 (8), 2701–2709. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.6b00745.
Wang, S.; Xie, R.; Vajjala Kesava, S.; Gomez, E. D.; Cochran, E. W.; Robertson, M. L. Close-Packed Spherical Morphology in an ABA Triblock Copolymer Aligned with Large-Amplitude Oscillatory Shear. Macromolecules 2016, 49 (13), 4875–4888. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00505.
Podolsky, J. H.; Buss, A.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. The Rutting and Stripping Resistance of Warm and Hot Mix Asphalt Using Bio-Additives. Construction and Building Materials 2016, 112, 128–139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.02.166.
Podolsky, J. H.; Buss, A.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. Mechanistic Empirical Performance of Warm-Mix Asphalt with Select Bio-Derived Additives in the Midwestern United States Using AASHTOWare Pavement ME Design. Road Materials and Pavement Design 2017, 18 (4), 800–816. https://doi.org/10.1080/14680629.2016.1194880.
2015
Buss, A.; Podolsky, J.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. Investigation of Isosorbide Distillation Bottoms as a Bio-Based Warm-Mix Additive. Journal of Materials in Civil Engineering 2016, 28 (3), 04015153. https://doi.org/10.1061/(ASCE)MT.1943-5533.0001445.
Peng, H.; Poovaiah, N.; Forrester, M.; Cochran, E.; Wang, Q. Ex Vivo Culture of Primary Intestinal Stem Cells in Collagen Gels and Foams. ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng. 2015, 1 (1), 37–42. https://doi.org/10.1021/ab500041d.
Peng, Haisheng; Liu, Xiaoying; Wang, Guangtian; Li, Minghui; Bratlie, Kaitlin M.; Cochran, Eric W.; Wang, Qun. “Polymeric Multifunctional Nanomaterials for Theranostics”. J. Mater. Chem. B, 3(34), 6856–6870 July 2015.
Zhang, C.; Yan, M.; Cochran, E. W.; Kessler, M. R. Biorenewable Polymers Based on Acrylated Epoxidized Soybean Oil and Methacrylated Vanillin. Materials Today Communications 2015, 5, 18–22. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2015.09.003.
Behling, R. E.; Kalluru, S. H.; Cochran, E. W. Morphological and Mechanical Behavior of Montmorillonite Grafted Block Copolymer Brushes. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 2016, 54 (2), 353–361. https://doi.org/10.1002/polb.23956.
Laflamme, S.; Pinto, I.; Saleem, H. S.; Elkashef, M.; Wang, K.; Cochran, E. Conductive Paint-Filled Cement Paste Sensor for Accelerated Percolation. In Structural Health Monitoring and Inspection of Advanced Materials, Aerospace, and Civil Infrastructure 2015; SPIE, 2015; Vol. 9437, pp 553–560. https://doi.org/10.1117/12.2084408.
Podolsky, J. H.; Buss, A.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. The Rutting and Stripping Resistance of Warm and Hot Mix Asphalt Using Bio-Additives. Construction and Building Materials 2016, 112, 128–139. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.conbuildmat.2016.02.166.
Podolsky, J. H.; Studer, J.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. Low Temperature Performance of Bio-Derived/Chemical Additives in Warm Mix Asphalt. 2015, 241–251. https://doi.org/10.1061/9780784479315.022.
2014
Bergman, J. A.; Cochran, E. W.; Heinen, J. M. Role of the Segment Distribution in the Microphase Separation of Acrylic Diblock and Triblock Terpolymers. Polymer 2014, 55 (16), 4206–4215. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2014.05.049.
Grewell, David; Srinivasan, Gowrishankar; Cochran, Eric W. “Depolymerization of Post-Consumer Polylactic Acid Products”. Journal of Renewable Materials, 2(3), 157–165 August 2014.
Podolsky, J. H.; Buss, A.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. Comparative Performance of Bio-Derived/Chemical Additives in Warm Mix Asphalt at Low Temperature. Mater Struct 2016, 49 (1), 563–575. https://doi.org/10.1617/s11527-014-0520-3.
Hernández, N.; Williams, R. C.; Cochran, E. W. The Battle for the “Green” Polymer. Different Approaches for Biopolymer Synthesis: Bioadvantaged vs. Bioreplacement. Org. Biomol. Chem. 2014, 12 (18), 2834–2849. https://doi.org/10.1039/C3OB42339E.
Bergman, J. A.; Hernández, N. B.; Cochran, E. W.; Heinen, J. M. Thermodynamics of Chain Architecture in Acrylic Block Terpolymers. Macromolecules 2014, 47 (17), 5960–5970. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma500905n.
2008-2013
Kalluru, S. H.; Cochran, E. W. Synthesis of Polyolefin/Layered Silicate Nanocomposites via Surface-Initiated Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization. Macromolecules 2013, 46 (23), 9324–9332. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma4015406.
Hernández, N.; Benson, C.; Cochran, E. W. Thermodynamics of Symmetric Diblock Copolymers Containing Poly(Styrene-Ran-Styrenesulfonic Acid). Macromolecules 2013, 46 (1), 179–187. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma301228v.
Kim, S. H.; Cochran, E. W. Localization of Spherical Nanoparticles within Lamellar AB Diblock Copolymer Melts through Self-Consistent Field Theory. Polymer 2011, 52 (10), 2328–2339. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymer.2011.03.016.
Mishra, V.; Hur, S.; Cochran, E. W.; Stein, G. E.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J. Symmetry Transition in Thin Films of Diblock Copolymer/Homopolymer Blends. Macromolecules 2010, 43 (4), 1942–1949. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma901891b.
Behling, R. E.; Wolf, L. M.; Cochran, E. W. Hierarchically Ordered Montmorillonite Block Copolymer Brushes. Macromolecules 2010, 43 (5), 2111–2114. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma902357s.
Behling, R. E.; Williams, B. A.; Staade, B. L.; Wolf, L. M.; Cochran, E. W. Influence of Graft Density on Kinetics of Surface-Initiated ATRP of Polystyrene from Montmorillonite. Macromolecules 2009, 42 (6), 1867–1872. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma8024909.
Cochran Early Work
Stein, G. E.; Cochran, E. W.; Katsov, K.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Li, X.; Wang, J. Symmetry Breaking of In-Plane Order in Confined Copolymer Mesophases. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2007, 98 (15), 158302. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.98.158302.
Behling, Ross E.; Cochran, Eric W. “Novel synthesis of hierarchically structured block copolymer/layered silicate nanocomposites”. Polymer Preprints, 48(2), 427 May 2007.
Hotta, A.; Cochran, E.; Ruokolainen, J.; Khanna, V.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Shin, Y.-W.; Shimizu, F.; Cherian, A. E.; Hustad, P. D.; Rose, J. M.; Coates, G. W. Semicrystalline Thermoplastic Elastomeric Polyolefins: Advances through Catalyst Development and Macromolecular Design. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2006, 103 (42), 15327–15332. https://doi.org/10.1073/pnas.0602894103.
Khanna, V.; Cochran, E. W.; Hexemer, A.; Stein, G. E.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J.; Li, X.; Wang, J.; Hahn, S. F. Effect of Chain Architecture and Surface Energies on the Ordering Behavior of Lamellar and Cylinder Forming Block Copolymers. Macromolecules 2006, 39 (26), 9346–9356. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma0609228.
 
Cochran, E. W.; Garcia-Cervera, C. J.; Fredrickson, G. H. Stability of the Gyroid Phase in Diblock Copolymers at Strong Segregation.  Volume 39, Number 7, March, 14, 2006, Pp 2449−2451. Macromolecules 2006, 39 (12), 4264–4264. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma060970s.
Hammond, M. R.; Cochran, E.; Fredrickson, G. H.; Kramer, E. J. Temperature Dependence of Order, Disorder, and Defects in Laterally Confined Diblock Copolymer Cylinder Monolayers. Macromolecules 2005, 38 (15), 6575–6585. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma050479l.
Cochran, E. W.; Bates, F. S. Shear-Induced Network-to-Network Transition in a Block Copolymer Melt. Phys. Rev. Lett. 2004, 93 (8), 087802. https://doi.org/10.1103/PhysRevLett.93.087802.
Wu, L.; Cochran, E. W.; Lodge, T. P.; Bates, F. S. Consequences of Block Number on the Order−Disorder Transition and Viscoelastic Properties of Linear (AB)n Multiblock Copolymers. Macromolecules 2004, 37 (9), 3360–3368. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma035583m.
Epps, T. H.; Cochran, E. W.; Hardy, C. M.; Bailey, T. S.; Waletzko, R. S.; Bates, F. S. Network Phases in ABC Triblock Copolymers. Macromolecules 2004, 37 (19), 7085–7088. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma0493426.
Epps, T. H.; Cochran, E. W.; Bailey, T. S.; Waletzko, R. S.; Hardy, C. M.; Bates, F. S. Ordered Network Phases in Linear Poly(Isoprene-b-Styrene-b-Ethylene Oxide) Triblock Copolymers. Macromolecules 2004, 37 (22), 8325–8341. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma048762s.
Cochran, E. W.; Morse, D. C.; Bates, F. S. Design of ABC Triblock Copolymers near the ODT with the Random Phase Approximation. Macromolecules 2003, 36 (3), 782–792. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma020651a.
Cochran, E. W.; Bates, F. S. Thermodynamic Behavior of Poly(Cyclohexylethylene) in Polyolefin Diblock Copolymers. Macromolecules 2002, 35 (19), 7368–7374. https://doi.org/10.1021/ma020227+.
Cramer, C. J.; Kormos, B. L.; Winget, P.; Audette, V. M.; Beebe, J. M.; Brauer, C. S.; Burdick, W. R.; Cochran, E. W.; Eklov, B. L.; Giese, T. J.; Jun, Y.; Kesavan, L. S. D.; Kinsinger, C. R.; Minyaev, M. E.; Rajamani, R.; Salsbury, J. S.; Stubbs, J. M.; Surek, J. T.; Thompson, J. D.; Voelz, V. A.; Wick, C. D.; Zhang, L. A Cooperative Molecular Modeling Exercise—The Hypersurface as Classroom. J. Chem. Educ. 2001, 78 (9), 1202. https://doi.org/10.1021/ed078p1202.