Works (39)

2019 journal article

Thermally driven directional free-radical polymerization in confined channels

POLYMER CHEMISTRY, 10(8), 920–925.

By: P. Datta, K. Efimenko & J. Genzer

Sources: Web Of Science, ORCID
Added: March 11, 2019

2016 journal article

Multipurpose polymeric coating for functionalizing inert polymer surfaces

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 8(8), 5694–5705.

By: A. Ozcam, K. Efimenko, R. Spontak, D. Fischer & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2016 journal article

Targeted mutagenesis and combinatorial library screening enables control of protein orientation on surfaces and increased activity of adsorbed proteins

Langmuir, 32(34), 8660–8667.

By: C. Cruz-Teran, K. Carlin, K. Efimenko, J. Genzer & B. Rao

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Elastomeric microparticles for acoustic mediated bioseparations

Journal of Anobiotechnology, 11.

By: L. Johnson, L. Gao, C. Shields, M. Smith, K. Efimenko, K. Cushing, J. Genzer, G. Lopez

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2013 journal article

Self-assembly fronts in collision: Impinging ordering organosilane layers

Soft Matter, 9(8), 2493–2505.

By: K. Efimenko, A. Ozcam, J. Genzer, D. Fischer, F. Phelan & J. Douglas

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Oligomer orientation in vapor-molecular-layer-deposited alkyl-aromatic polyamide films

Langmuir, 28(28), 10464–10470.

By: Q. Peng, K. Efimenko, J. Genzer & G. Parsons

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

The effect of confinement on thermal frontal polymerization

Polymer Chemistry, 3(12), 3243–3246.

By: P. Datta, K. Efimenko & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2012 journal article

Time dependence of lysozyme adsorption on end-grafted polymer layers of variable grafting density and length

Langmuir, 28(4), 2122–2130.

By: J. Genzer, S. Arifuzzaman, R. Bhat, K. Efimenko, C. Ren & I. Szleifer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Photochromic materials with tunable color and mechanical flexibility

Soft Matter, 7(8), 3766–3774.

By: H. Yang, A. Ozcam, K. Efimenko & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Poly(vinylmethylsiloxane) elastomer networks as functional materials for cell adhesion and migration studies

Biomacromolecules, 12(4), 1265–1271.

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2011 journal article

Ultrathin film coatings of aligned cellulose nanocrystals from a convective-shear assembly system and their surface mechanical properties

Soft Matter, 7(5), 1957–1967.

By: I. Hoeger, O. Rojas, K. Efimenko, O. Velev & S. Kelley

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2010 journal article

Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) brushes grafted from cellulose nanocrystals via surface-initiated single-electron transfer living radical polymerization

Biomacromolecules, 11(10), 2683–2691.

By: J. Zoppe, Y. Habibi, O. Rojas, R. Venditti, L. Johansson, K. Efimenko, M. Osterberg, J. Laine

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Development and testing of hierarchically wrinkled coatings for marine antifouling

ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 1(5), 1031–1040.

By: K. Efimenko, J. Finlay, M. Callow, J. Callow & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Formation of surface-grafted polymeric amphiphilic coatings comprising ethylene glycol and fluorinated groups and their response to protein adsorption

Biointerphases, 4(2), FA33–44.

By: S. Arifuzzaman, A. Ozcam, K. Efimenko, D. Fischer & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Modification of PET surfaces with self-assembled monolayers of organosilane precursors

Journal of Electron Spectroscopy and Related Phenomena, 172(1-3), 95–103.

By: A. Ozcam, K. Efimenko, C. Jaye, R. Spontak, D. Fischer & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2009 journal article

Rapid removal of organics and oil spills from waters using silicone rubber "sponges"

Journal of Dispersion Science and Technology, 30(3), 318–327.

By: I. Park, K. Efimenko, J. Sjoblom & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2008 journal article

Alternative fluoropolymers to avoid the challenges associated with perfluorooctanoic acid

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 47(3), 502–508.

By: J. Guo, P. Resnick, K. Efimenko, J. Genzer & J. DeSimone

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 conference paper

Manipulating siloxane surfaces: Obtaining the desired surface function via engineering design

In Science and technology of silicones and silicone-modified materials (Vol. 964, pp. 222–255).

By: J. Crowe, K. Efimenko & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 patent

Methods of surface modification of a flexible substrate to enhance cell adhesion

Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

By: A. Liebmann-Vinson, B. Chaney, K. Efimenko & J. Genzer

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Propagating waves of self-assembly in organosilane monolayers

Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 104(25), 10324–10329.

By: J. Douglas, K. Efimenko, D. Fischer, F. Phelan & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Study of the packing density and molecular orientation of bimolecular self-assembled monolayers of aromatic and aliphatic organosilanes on silica

Langmuir, 23(2), 673–683.

By: M. Smith, K. Efimenko, D. Fischer, S. Lappi, P. Kilpatrick & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2007 journal article

Surface properties of poly[2-(perfluorooctyl)ethyl acrylate] deposited from liquid CO2 high-pressure free meniscus coating

Macromolecules, 40(3), 588–597.

By: J. Kim, K. Efimenko, J. Genzer & R. Carbonell

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Formation mechanisms and properties of semifluorinated molecular gradients on silica surfaces

Langmuir, 22(20), 8532–8541.

By: J. Genzer, K. Efimenko & D. Fischer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Orientations of liquid crystals in contact with surfaces that present continuous gradients of chemical functionality

Chemistry of Materials, 18(9), 2357–2363.

By: B. Clare, K. Efimenko, D. Fischer, J. Genzer & N. Abbott

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 article

Recent developments in superhydrophobic surfaces and their relevance to marine fouling: a review

Biofouling.

By: J. Genzer & K. Efimenko

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2006 journal article

Study of kinetics and macroinitiator efficiency in surface-initiated atom-transfer radical polymerization

Macromolecules, 39(26), 9049–9056.

By: M. Tomlinson, K. Efimenko & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Nested self-similar wrinkling patterns in skins

Nature Materials, 4(4), 293–297.

By: K. Efimenko, M. Rackaitis, E. Manias, A. Vaziri, L. Mahadevan & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Nonequilibrium model for sorption and swelling of bulk glassy polymer films with Supercritical carbon dioxide

Macromolecules, 38(24), 10299–10313.

By: V. Carla, K. Wang, Y. Hussain, K. Efimenko, J. Genzer, C. Grant, G. Sarti, R. Carbonell, F. Doghieri

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2005 journal article

Rapid formation of soft hydrophilic silicone elastomer surfaces

Polymer, 46(22), 9329–9341.

By: K. Efimenko, J. Crowe, E. Manias, D. Schwark, D. Fischer & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Mapping surface chemistry and molecular orientation with combinatorial near-edge X-ray absorption fine structure spectroscopy

Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 25(1), 141–149.

By: D. Fischer, K. Efimenko, R. Bhat, S. Sambasivan & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 patent

Methods for forming tunable molecular gradients on substrates

Washington, DC: U.S. Patent and Trademark Office.

By: J. Genzer & K. Efimenko

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

2004 journal article

Near-edge absorption fine structure and UV photoemission spectroscopy studies of aligned single-walled carbon nanotubes on Si(100) substrates

Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology. B, Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 22(4), 2000–2004.

By: L. Fleming, M. Ulrich, K. Efimenko, J. Genzer, A. Chan, T. Madey, S. Oh, O. Zhou, J. Rowe

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 journal article

A Combinatorial approach to surface anchored polymers

Journal of Materials Science, 38(22), 4471–4477.

By: T. Wu, M. Tomlinson, K. Efimenko & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 journal article

Combinatorial near-edge x-ray absorption fine structure: Simultaneous determination of molecular orientation and bond concentration on chemically heterogeneous surfaces

Applied Physics Letters, 82(2), 266–268.

By: J. Genzer, D. Fischer & K. Efimenko

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2003 journal article

Formation and properties of anchored polymers with a gradual variation of grafting densities on flat substrates

Macromolecules, 36(7), 2448–2453.

By: T. Wu, K. Efimenko, P. Vlcek, V. Subr & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Combinatorial study of the mushroom-to-brush crossover in surface anchored polyacrylamide

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 124(32), 9394–9395.

By: T. Wu, K. Efimenko & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Molecular orientation and grafting density in semifluorinated self-assembled monolayers of mono-, di-, and trichloro silanes on silica substrates

Langmuir, 18(24), 9307–9311.

By: J. Genzer, K. Efimenko & D. Fischer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

2002 journal article

Surface modification of Sylgard-184 poly(dimethyl siloxane) networks by ultraviolet and ultraviolet/ozone treatment

Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 254(2), 306–315.

By: K. Efimenko, W. Wallace & J. Genzer

Sources: NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 6, 2018

journal article

Three-dimensional electrospun alginate nanofiber mats via tailored charge repulsions

Bonino, C. A., Efimenko, K., Jeong, S. I., Krebs, M. D., Alsberg, E., & Khan, S. A. Small (Weinheim An Der Bergstrasse, Germany), 8(12), 1928–1936.

By: C. Bonino, K. Efimenko, S. Jeong, M. Krebs, E. Alsberg & S. Khan

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 6, 2018

Employment

1999 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, NC, US
Associate Professor Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering

Education

1996 - 1999

University of Chemistry and Technology Prague, CZ
PhD Department of solid state engineering

1991 - 1996

Belarusian State University Minsk, BY
MSc. Physics