Martin Thuo

Also known as: Martin Thuo Mwangi

Materials, soft materials, matter transport, nanomaterials, green and sustainable engineering

Works (171)

Updated: June 19th, 2024 05:03

2024 article

Atomic Reconstruction of Au Thin Films through Interfacial Strains

Martin, A., Chen, J., Du, C., Kumar, M., Tevis, I. D., Chang, B., … Thuo, M. M. (2024, January 30). NANO LETTERS, Vol. 24, pp. 1967–1973.

By: A. Martin n, J. Chen*, C. Du*, M. Kumar*, I. Tevis*, B. Chang*, S. Pathak*, M. Thuo n

author keywords: interfacial engineering; atomic reorganization; annealing; metals; metastability
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 2, 2024

2024 journal article

Photo‐Activated Growth and Metastable Phase Transition in Metallic Solid Solutions

Advanced Materials.

By: A. Martin n, A. Pauls n, B. Chang*, E. Boyce n & M. Thuo n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2024 article

Predicting Emergence of Nanoscale Order in Surface Oxides through Preferential Interactivity Parameter

Martin, A., & Thuo, M. (2024, February 14). ACS NANO, Vol. 18, pp. 6740–6747.

By: A. Martin n & M. Thuo n

author keywords: interfacial engineering; oxidation; surfacescience; metal oxides; mass transport; high-entropy alloys; liquid metal; thermodynamics; corrosion
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: February 14, 2024

2024 article

Stereo-Structural Fine Tuning of Chromaticity

Pauls, A. M., Jamadgni, D. U., George, G., Gitua, J. N., & Thuo, M. M. (2024, May 29). ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Vol. 5.

By: A. Pauls n, D. Jamadgni n, G. George*, J. Gitua* & M. Thuo n

author keywords: lanthanides; luminosity; chromaticity; tunable structural color; residual graphitic carbon
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: June 1, 2024

2024 journal article

Stereo‐Structural Fine Tuning of Chromaticity

Angewandte Chemie.

By: A. Pauls n, D. Jamadgni n, G. George*, J. Gitua* & M. Thuo n

Source: ORCID
Added: June 1, 2024

2023 article

Beyond Hume-Rothery Rules

Martin, A., & Thuo, M. (2023, August 18). ACCOUNTS OF MATERIALS RESEARCH, Vol. 8.

By: A. Martin n & M. Thuo n

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: September 5, 2023

2023 journal article

Frontispiece: Spatially Directed Pyrolysis via Thermally Morphing Surface Adducts

Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

By: C. Du*, P. Gregory*, D. Jamadgni n, A. Pauls n, J. Chang n, R. Dorn*, A. Martin n, E. Foster*, A. Rossini*, M. Thuo n

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2023 journal article

Frontispiz: Spatially Directed Pyrolysis via Thermally Morphing Surface Adducts

Angewandte Chemie.

By: C. Du*, P. Gregory*, D. Jamadgni n, A. Pauls n, J. Chang n, R. Dorn*, A. Martin n, E. Foster*, A. Rossini*, M. Thuo n

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2023 article

Iron oxide/graphenic carbon hybrid photocatalyst for decomposition of PFAS

Foster, E. J., Moreira, R., Esfahani, E., Zeidabadi, F., Rostami, P., Thuo, M., & Mohseni, M. (2023, November 25).

By: E. Foster*, R. Moreira*, E. Esfahani*, F. Zeidabadi*, P. Rostami*, M. Thuo n, M. Mohseni*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
15. Life on Land (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2023 journal article

One-dimensional hydrodynamic model for the isothermal-evaporation of an axisymmetric-unbounded liquid bridge

PHYSICS OF FLUIDS, 35(11).

By: T. Ward*, M. Thuo n & T. Soori*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: January 16, 2024

2023 article

Spatially Directed Pyrolysis via Thermally Morphing Surface Adducts

Du, C., Gregory, P., Jamadgni, D. U., Pauls, A. M., Chang, J. J., Dorn, R. W., … Thuo, M. (2023, August 9). ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, Vol. 8.

By: C. Du*, P. Gregory*, D. Jamadgni n, A. Pauls n, J. Chang n, R. Dorn*, A. Martin n, E. Foster*, A. Rossini*, M. Thuo n

author keywords: Carbon Tubes; Morphing Surfaces; Surface Reactions; Thermal Degradation; Directed Pyrolysis
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
Sources: Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries, ORCID
Added: August 21, 2023

2023 journal article

Spatially Directed Pyrolysis via Thermally Morphing Surface Adducts

Angewandte Chemie.

By: C. Du*, P. Gregory*, D. Jamadgni n, A. Pauls n, J. Chang n, R. Dorn*, A. Martin n, E. Foster*, A. Rossini*, M. Thuo n

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2022 journal article

Effect of Surface Nanostructures and Speciation on Undercooling for Low-Temperature Solder Alloys

ACS Applied Nano Materials, 5(3), 3325–3332.

By: A. Martin*, B. Chang* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: metastable; undercooling; energy landscape; phase transformation; low temperature solder
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2022 journal article

Role of Nanoscale Roughness and Polarity in Odd–Even Effect of Self‐Assembled Monolayers

Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

By: C. Du*, Z. Wang*, J. Chen*, A. Martin*, D. Raturi* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: Odd-even Effect; Self-Assembly; Surface Engineering
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2022 journal article

Role of Nanoscale Roughness and Polarity in Odd–Even Effect of Self‐Assembled Monolayers

Angewandte Chemie.

By: C. Du*, Z. Wang*, J. Chen*, A. Martin*, D. Raturi* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2022 journal article

Solid-State Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Spectroscopy-Assisted Structure Determination of Coordination Polymers

Chemistry of Materials.

By: B. Thomas*, B. Chang*, J. Chang*, M. Thuo* & A. Rossini*

Source: ORCID
Added: November 29, 2022

2022 journal article

Substrate Roughness and Tilt Angle Dependence of Sum-Frequency Generation Odd–Even Effects in Self-Assembled Monolayers

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 4.

By: C. Du*, R. Andino*, M. Rotondaro*, S. Devlin*, S. Erramilli*, L. Ziegler*, M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Biobased superhydrophobic coating enabled by nanoparticle assembly

Nanoscale Advances, 3(14), 4037–4047.

By: E. Olson*, J. Blisko*, C. Du*, Y. Liu*, Y. Li*, H. Thurber*, G. Curtzwiler*, J. Ren* ...

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Cover Picture: Stabilization of Undercooled Metals via Passivating Oxide Layers (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 11/2021)

Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

By: A. Martin*, B. Chang*, A. Pauls*, C. Du* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Frontispiece: Tunable Hydrophobicity via Dimensionally Confined Polymerization of Organometallic Adducts

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 60(25).

By: J. Chang*, C. Du*, A. Pauls* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Frontispiz: Tunable Hydrophobicity via Dimensionally Confined Polymerization of Organometallic Adducts

Angewandte Chemie, 133(25).

By: J. Chang*, C. Du*, A. Pauls* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: The process is illustrated by creating tunable features on pre‐organized metal particle beds with concomitant tunable wettability as illustrated through the so‐called petal and lotus effects. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 chapter

Introduction: biopolymers and biocomposites

In S. Madbouly & C. Zhang (Eds.), Biopolymers and Composites (pp. 1–26).

By: M. Thuo*, P. Gregory*, S. Banerjee* & C. Du*

Ed(s): S. Madbouly & C. Zhang

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2021 journal article

Molecular Conformation in Charge Tunneling across Large-Area Junctions

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 8.

TL;DR: Results from open chain and cyclic head groups show that, as expected, distribution in tunneling data correlates with the orientation of the head group, akin to the odd-even effect and more importantly the degree of conformational freedom, but fluctuates with applied bias. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
16. Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

NMR-assisted structure determination of coordination polymers

Acta Crystallographica Section A Foundations and Advances, 77, C469.

By: B. Thomas*, B. Chang*, M. Thuo* & A. Rossini*

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2021 journal article

Passivation-driven speciation, dealloying and purification

Materials Horizons.

MeSH headings : Alloys; Oxidation-Reduction; Oxides; X-Ray Diffraction
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that engineering the passivating surface oxide can lead to purification via selective dealloying with concomitant enrichment of the core, leading to disparate particle morphologies. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Stabilization of Undercooled Metals via Passivating Oxide Layers

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 60(11), 5928–5935.

By: A. Martin*, B. Chang*, A. Pauls*, C. Du* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: energy landscape; inductive effect; metastability; phase transformation; stable undercooling
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that the integrity of the passivation oxide is critical in stabilizing undercooled particle, a key tenet in developing heat-free solders, that inductive effects play a critical role in undercooling, and that magnitude of the effect of thepassivating oxide can be larger that of size in under cooling. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Stabilization of Undercooled Metals via Passivating Oxide Layers

Angewandte Chemie, 133(11), 5993–6000.

By: A. Martin*, B. Chang*, A. Pauls*, C. Du* & M. Thuo*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

The Endless and Turbulent Frontier of Academic Entrepreneurship

ACS Nano.

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
8. Decent Work and Economic Growth (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Titelbild: Stabilization of Undercooled Metals via Passivating Oxide Layers (Angew. Chem. 11/2021)

Angewandte Chemie, 133(11), 5633–5633.

By: A. Martin*, B. Chang*, A. Pauls*, C. Du* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Tunable Hydrophobicity via Dimensionally Confined Polymerization of Organometallic Adducts

Angewandte Chemie, 133(25), 14048–14055.

By: J. Chang*, C. Du*, A. Pauls* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2021 journal article

Tunable Hydrophobicity via Dimensionally Confined Polymerization of Organometallic Adducts

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 60(25), 13929–13936.

By: J. Chang*, C. Du*, A. Pauls* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: polymerization; self-assembly; textured surfaces; undercooled metals; wetting
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2020 journal article

Chameleon Metals: Autonomous Nano‐Texturing and Composition Inversion on Liquid Metals Surfaces

Angewandte Chemie, 132(1), 360–365.

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2020 journal article

Complexity and Opportunities in Liquid Metal Surface Oxides

Chemistry of Materials, 32(21), 9045–9055.

By: A. Martin*, C. Du*, B. Chang* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2020 journal article

Cover Picture: Chameleon Metals: Autonomous Nano‐Texturing and Composition Inversion on Liquid Metals Surfaces (Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 1/2020)

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 59(1), 1–1.

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2020 journal article

Frontispiece: Heat‐Free Biomimetic Metal Molding on Soft Substrates

Angewandte Chemie International Edition.

By: J. Chang*, A. Martin*, C. Du*, A. Pauls* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2020 journal article

Frontispiz: Heat‐Free Biomimetic Metal Molding on Soft Substrates

Angewandte Chemie.

By: J. Chang*, A. Martin*, C. Du*, A. Pauls* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: January 26, 2024

2020 journal article

Heat‐Free Biomimetic Metal Molding on Soft Substrates

Angewandte Chemie.

By: J. Chang*, A. Martin*, C. Du*, A. Pauls* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2020 journal article

Heat‐Free Biomimetic Metal Molding on Soft Substrates

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 8.

By: J. Chang*, A. Martin*, C. Du*, A. Pauls* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: biomimetics; heat-free; self-filtration; soft lithography; ultra-hydrophobic
MeSH headings : Biomimetic Materials / chemistry; Bismuth / chemistry; Indium / chemistry; Particle Size; Surface Properties; Tin / chemistry
TL;DR: Using rose petal patterns, BIOmimetic Metal Patterning (BIOMAP) is a versatile method to readily replicate biological features either as positive or negative reliefs irrespective of the substrate. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2020 journal article

Polydispersity‐Driven Printing of Conformal Solid Metal Traces on Non‐Adhering Biological Surfaces

Advanced Materials Interfaces.

By: A. Martin*, C. Du*, A. Pauls*, T. Ward* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: bio-compatible; electronics; mechanical bonding; soft tissue; universal printing
TL;DR: This printing method is compatible with delicate, heat sensitive, and textured substrates hence compatible with biological tissues and organic substrates, and allows for printing across surfaces with varying surface features like on the brain, on paper, or across smooth and rough brain sections. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2020 journal article

Synthesis of Interface-Driven Tunable Bandgap Metal Oxides

ACS Materials Letters, 2(9), 1211–1217.

By: B. Chang*, A. Martin*, B. Thomas*, A. Li*, R. Dorn*, J. Gong*, A. Rossini*, M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2020 journal article

Titelbild: Chameleon Metals: Autonomous Nano‐Texturing and Composition Inversion on Liquid Metals Surfaces (Angew. Chem. 1/2020)

Angewandte Chemie, 132(1), 1–1.

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2019 journal article

Ambient synthesis of nanomaterials by in situ heterogeneous metal/ligand reactions

Nanoscale.

By: B. Chang*, B. Thomas*, J. Chen*, I. Tevis*, P. Karanja*, S. Çınar*, A. Venkatesh*, A. Rossini*, M. Thuo*

TL;DR: This work presents a general scalable method for continuous, heat free and water-based coordination polymer synthesis and demonstrates control over crystal structure and morphology by tuning the metal center, stoichiometry and structure of the ligands. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2019 journal article

Chameleon Metals: Autonomous Nano‐Texturing and Composition Inversion on Liquid Metals Surfaces

Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 59(1), 352–357.

author keywords: composition inversion; interfaces; liquid metal; nano-scale; surface patterning
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 3, 2022

2019 conference paper

Chemical Potential Driven Stabilization of Undercooled Particles

10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019). Presented at the 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019), Singapore.

By: A. Martin, B. Chang & M. Thuo

Event: 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019) at Singapore on June 23-28, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2019 journal article

Determining Surface Energy of Porous Substrates by Spray Ionization

Langmuir, 35(43), 13853–13859.

By: D. Damon*, Y. Maher*, D. Allen*, J. Baker*, B. Chang*, S. Maher*, M. Thuo*, A. Badu-Tawiah*

TL;DR: A three-parameter empirical model suggests that the experimentally observed ion current profile is governed by differential partitioning of analyte controlled by the interfacial forces between the wetting solvent and the porous substrate. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2019 journal article

Effect of surface morphologies and chemistry of paper on deposited collagen

Applied Surface Science, 484, 461–469.

By: B. Chang*, A. Boddupalli*, A. Boyer*, M. Orondo*, J. Bloch*, K. Bratlie*, M. Thuo*

author keywords: Paper; Cellulose; Collagen; Scaffold
TL;DR: This work elucidates the effect of varying paper roughness and surface chemistry on NIH/3T3 fibroblasts via organization of excreted collagen and infer that the increased roughness improves collagen adsorption through capillary driven petal effect. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2019 conference paper

Effect ofinterfacial stress on surface reconstruction in metal thin films

10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019). Presented at the 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019), Singapore.

By: C. Du, J. Chen, A. Martin, B. Chang, Z. Wang, I. Tevis, M. Thuo

Event: 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019) at Singapore on June 23-28, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2019 conference paper

Frugal Innovations through surface and Interface engineering in Paper: Controlling Collagen organization

Tappi-Papercon Conference 2019.

By: B. Chang, K. Bratlie, J. Bloch & M. Thuo

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2019 conference paper

Functional Materials through Surface and Interfaces

3M techforum.

By: M. Thuo

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2019 journal article

Heat‐Free Fabrication of Metallic Interconnects for Flexible/Wearable Devices

Advanced Functional Materials.

By: A. Martin*, B. Chang*, Z. Martin, D. Paramanik, C. Frankiewicz*, S. Kundu*, I. Tevis, M. Thuo*

author keywords: heat-free solder; interconnects; liquid metal; multimaterial manufacturing; undercooled
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2019 conference paper

Micro Characterization of z-resistance of papers

Tappi-Papercon Conference 2019.

By: J. Bloch, B. Chang, P. Huber, R. Passas, E. Ando, M. Thuo, B. Carré

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2019 journal article

Rapid Prototyping of Reconfigurable Microfluidic Channels in Undercooled Metal Particle-Elastomer Composites

Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research, 58(10), 4137–4142.

By: B. Chang*, M. Fratzl*, A. Boyer*, A. Martin*, H. Ahrenholtz*, I. Moraes*, J. Bloch*, N. Dempsey*, M. Thuo*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
7. Affordable and Clean Energy (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2019 conference paper

Undercooled Liquid Metal Particle Inks for Flexible Conductive Traces Using Direct Writing

10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019). Presented at the 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019), Singapore.

By: A. Martin, B. Chang, Z. Martin, D. Paramanik, C. Frankiewicz, S. Kundu, I. Tevis, M. Thuo

Event: 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019) at Singapore on June 23-28, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2019 conference paper

Understanding Molecular Conformation using Charge Tunneling Characteristics of Self-Assembled Monolayer (SAMs) Junctions

10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019). Presented at the 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019), Singapore.

By: C. Du, S. Norris, B. VanVeller & M. Thuo

Event: 10th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT 2019) at Singapore on June 23-28, 2019

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2019 journal article

Virtual Issue: Next-Generation Smart Materials

Macromolecules, 52(17), 6339–6341.

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2018 journal article

(Invited) Towards a Perfect Junction: Effect of Smoothening Electrodes on Tunneling Behaviors across Large Area Molecular Junctions

ECS Transactions.

By: J. Chen*, S. Kundu*, C. Du*, A. Kadoma*, T. Giroux* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2018 journal article

(Invited) Towards a Perfect Junction: Effect of Smoothening Electrodes on Tunneling Behaviors across Large Area Molecular Junctions

ECS Meeting Abstracts, MA2018-02(19), 759–759.

By: J. Chen*, S. Kundu*, C. Du*, A. Kadoma*, T. Giroux* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Autonomous Thermal-Oxidative Composition Inversion and Texture Tuning of Liquid Metal Surfaces

ACS Nano, 12(5), 4744–4753.

By: J. Cutinho*, B. Chang*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, J. Chen*, S. Akhter*, I. Tevis*, N. Bello*, A. Martin*, M. Foster*, M. Thuo*

author keywords: passivating oxide; composition inversion; surface engineering; liquid metal; thermal oxidation; TOCI; nanointerface
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that this kinetics-driven organization of passivating oxide layer may predispose a material to autonomous thermal-oxidative composition inversion (TOCI) and texture reconfiguration under felicitous choice of trigger. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2018 conference paper

Autonomous thermal-oxidative composition inversion (TOCI) and texture tuning in liquid metal particles

256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Presented at the 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States.

By: J. Cutinho, B. Chang, I. Tevis & M. Thuo

Event: 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition at Boston, MA, United States on August 19-23, 2018

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2018 conference paper

Conductive Materials Reliability in Flexible Electronics Symposium. Undercooled Liquid Metal Particle Inks for Flexible Conductive Traces Using Direct Writing

Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting. Presented at the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

By: A. Martin, Z. Martin, D. Paramanik, S. Cinar, C. Frankiewicz, I. Tevis, M. Thuo

Event: Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting at Boston, MA

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2018 journal article

Dried Blood Spheroids for Dry-State Room Temperature Stabilization of Microliter Blood Samples

Analytical Chemistry, 90(15), 9353–9358.

By: D. Damon*, M. Yin*, D. Allen*, Y. Maher*, C. Tanny*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, B. Smith*, S. Maher*, M. Thuo*, A. Badu-Tawiah*

MeSH headings : Alanine Transaminase / blood; Cocaine / blood; Diazepam / blood; Dried Blood Spot Testing / methods; Enzyme Stability; Humans; Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions; Limit of Detection; Temperature
TL;DR: A new approach using 3D dried blood spheroids for stabilization of small volume blood samples, mitigating these effects without cold storage and eliminating all chromatographic effects is demonstrated. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Elucidating the Role of Molecule–Electrode Interfacial Defects in Charge Tunneling Characteristics of Large-Area Junctions

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 140(38), 12303–12307.

By: G. Kong*, J. Jin*, M. Thuo*, H. Song*, J. Joung*, S. Park*, H. Yoon*

TL;DR: Two analogous junctions formed with identical organic thin film and different liquid top-contacts are compared to elucidate the puzzling interfacial characteristics and provide an insight into the role of molecule-electrode interfacial defects in performance of molecular-scale electronic devices. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Fabrication of Iron-Cellulose Microstructures through Thermal Degradation and Surface Functionalization

Frontiers in Chemistry, 6, 338.

By: P. Gregory, A. Martin, B. Chang, S. Oyola-Reynoso, J. Bloch & M. Thuo

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2018 journal article

Functional Materials through Surfaces and Interfaces

MRS Advances, 3(37), 2221–2233.

By: B. Chang*, A. Martin*, P. Gregory*, S. Kundu*, C. Du*, M. Orondo*, M. Thuo*

Source: Crossref
Added: August 30, 2022

2018 conference paper

Infinite coordination polymers as intermediates in synthesis of 2D porous oxide from bulk metal

Gordon Research Conference: Crystal Engineering. Poster presented at the Gordon Research Conference: Crystal Engineering.

By: B. Chang, J. Chen, I. Tevis, S. Oyola-Reynoso, A. Li, S. Cinar, B. Thomas, J. Gong, A. Rossini, M. Thuo

Event: Gordon Research Conference: Crystal Engineering

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2018 conference paper

Lab-on-paper: Designing paper-based diagnostic devices for translation and automation

256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Presented at the 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States.

By: F. Kimani, M. Fratzl, B. Chang, B. Kwasa, N. Dempsey, T. Ward, J. Bloch, M. Thuo

Event: 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition at Boston, MA, United States on August 19-23, 2018

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2018 journal article

Magnetic Two-Way Valves for Paper-Based Capillary-Driven Microfluidic Devices

ACS Omega, 3(2), 2049–2057.

By: M. Fratzl*, B. Chang, S. Oyola-Reynoso, G. Blaire*, S. Delshadi*, T. Devillers*, T. Ward, N. Dempsey*, J. Bloch*, M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Mechanically triggered composite stiffness tuning through thermodynamic relaxation (ST3R)

Materials Horizons.

By: B. Chang*, R. Tutika*, J. Cutinho*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, J. Chen*, M. Bartlett*, M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Rapid One‐Step Synthesis of Complex‐Architecture Block Polymers Using Inductively “Armed–Disarmed” Monomer Pairs

Macromolecular Rapid Communications.

By: B. Chang*, S. Oyola‐Reynoso*, J. Cutinho* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: block copolymers; rapid one-step synthesis; solvated electrons
MeSH headings : Calorimetry, Differential Scanning; Macromolecular Substances / chemical synthesis; Macromolecular Substances / chemistry; Molecular Structure; Polymerization; Polymers / chemical synthesis; Polymers / chemistry; Temperature
TL;DR: Detailed characterization by 2D nuclear magnetic resonance spectroscopy, differential scanning calorimetry (DSC), and analysis of the mechanisms involved indicate the structure of obtained block copolymers to be at least a triblock with a complex central unit. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2018 conference paper

Rapid bimechanistic synthesis and self-assembly of block co- polymers using free electron initiators

256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Presented at the 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States.

By: M. Thuo & B. Chang

Event: 256th ACS National Meeting & Exposition at Boston, MA, United States on August 19-23, 2018

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2018 conference paper

Stiffness Tunable (ST3R) Composite by Mechanical Actuation

Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting. Presented at the Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA.

By: B. Chang, R. Tutika, M. Bartlett & M. Thuo

Event: Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting at Boston, MA

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2018 journal article

Understanding Keesom Interactions in Monolayer-Based Large-Area Tunneling Junctions

The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 9(17), 5078–5085.

By: J. Chen*, M. Kim*, S. Gathiaka, S. Cho*, S. Kundu*, H. Yoon*, M. Thuo*

TL;DR: It is shown that analysis of higher statistical moments (skewness and kurtosis) reveals the dynamic nature of the tunnel junction, and it is observed that the direction of dipole moments affects molecule-electrode coupling. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Web Of Science, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 3, 2022

2018 journal article

Understanding interface (odd–even) effects in charge tunneling using a polished EGaIn electrode

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics.

By: J. Chen*, T. Giroux*, Y. Nguyen*, A. Kadoma*, B. Chang*, B. VanVeller*, M. Thuo*

TL;DR: A method to chemically polish the EGaIn tip to allow formation of smooth conformal contact due to re-establishment of liquid character at the point of contact though tension-driven reconstruction of a thin oxide layer is developed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2017 conference paper

Frugal Innovation in Polymer Engineer Training

8th North America Symposium on Materials Education Symposium. Presented at the 8th North America Symposium on Materials Education Symposium, Cambridge, MA.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 8th North America Symposium on Materials Education Symposium at Cambridge, MA on August 25, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2017 conference paper

Frugal Innovation in Polymer Engineers Training

8th North America Materials Education Symposium. Presented at the 8th North America Materials Education Symposium, Cambridge, MA.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 8th North America Materials Education Symposium at Cambridge, MA on August 24-25, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2017 conference paper

Frugal innovation: Synthesis and applications of undercooled metal particles

Basic Research in Colloids, Surfactants & Nanomaterials, Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, ACS national meeting. Presented at the ACS national meeting, San Francisco, CA.

By: M. Thuo

Event: ACS national meeting at San Francisco, CA on April 2-6, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2017 conference paper

Interfacial stress induced metal thin film surface reorganization

Deposition & Etching of Nanostructures, Division of Colloid and Surface Chemistry, ACS national meeting. Presented at the ACS national meeting, San Francisco, CA.

By: M. Thuo

Event: ACS national meeting at San Francisco, CA on April 2-6, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2017 conference paper

Magnet-paper composites for low-cost two-way valves and other active structures in -pads

MicroTAS 2017. Presented at the MicroTAS 2017, Savannah, Georgia.

By: M. Fratzl, B. Chang, S. Oyola-Reynoso, G. Blaire, S. Delshadia, T. Devillers, O. Cugat, N. Dempsey, M. Thuo, J. Bloch

Event: MicroTAS 2017 at Savannah, Georgia on October 22-26, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Paper-based microfluidic devices by asymmetric calendaring

Biomicrofluidics, 11(1), 014104.

By: S. Oyola-Reynoso*, C. Frankiewicz*, B. Chang*, J. Chen*, J. Bloch* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: It is demonstrated that TACH can be used to reliably produce channels of variable widths (size of the ball) and depths (number of passes), without affecting the nonworking surface of the paper. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2017 journal article

Properties of Self-Assembled Monolayers Revealed via Inverse Tensiometry

Langmuir, 33(47), 13451–13467.

By: J. Chen*, Z. Wang*, S. Oyola-Reynoso* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: The effect of nanoscale substrate asperities and molecular chain length on the SAM structure and associated properties is highlighted and it is demonstrated that complex molecular-level phenomena in SAMs can be understood through simplicity. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2017 journal article

Quantifying Gauche Defects and Phase Evolution in Self-Assembled Monolayers through Sessile Drops

ACS Omega, 2(5), 2072–2084.

By: J. Chen*, B. Chang*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, Z. Wang* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: This study demonstrates that utilizing the wetting behavior of polar (water) and nonpolar (hexadecane (HD) solvents on n-alkanethiolate SAMs formed on ultraflat gold and silver surfaces, the evolution of chain-length-dependent gauche defects can be revealed and parameterized through a newly defined dimensionless number (χ). (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2017 conference paper

Rapid free-electron initiated selective polymerization at room temperature

General Topics: New Synthesis & Characterization of Polymers, Division of Polymer Chemistry, ACS national meeting. Presented at the ACS national meeting, San Francisco, CA.

By: M. Thuo

Event: ACS national meeting at San Francisco, CA on April 2-6, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2017 conference paper

Recruiting physisorbed water for green and bio-degradable perfluorinated surface modifications

General Papers/New Concepts in Polymeric Materials, Division of Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, ACS national meeting. Presented at the ACS national meeting, San Francisco, CA.

By: M. Thuo

Event: ACS national meeting at San Francisco, CA on April 2-6, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Rethinking the Design of Low-Cost Point-of-Care Diagnostic Devices

Micromachines, 8(11), 317.

By: F. Kimani*, S. Mwangi*, B. Kwasa*, A. Kusow*, B. Ngugi*, J. Chen*, X. Liu*, R. Cademartiri*, M. Thuo*

author keywords: low cost; diagnostics; technology adoption; value-added design; health care; rapid diagnostics
TL;DR: It is argued that a user-driven, value-addition systems-engineering approach is needed for the design of RDTs to enhance adoption and translation into the field and overcome the assumption that poverty reduces the value individuals place on their well-being. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 3, 2022

2017 conference paper

Revisiting the structure-properties relation in charge transport across large areamolecular tunneling junctions

Multicenter Molecules & Coupled Molecular Assemblies: Synthesis, Characterization & Theory, Division of Physical Chemistry, ACS national meeting. Presented at the ACS national meeting, San Francisco, CA.

By: M. Thuo

Event: ACS national meeting at San Francisco, CA on April 2-6, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2017 journal article

Role of Molecular Dipoles in Charge Transport across Large Area Molecular Junctions Delineated Using Isomorphic Self-Assembled Monolayers

The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 121(43), 23931–23938.

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2017 conference paper

Self-assembled coordination polymer as inter-mediate in synthesis of porous oxide from bulk metal

Chemistry of Materials: Metal Organic Frameworks, Division of Inorganic Chemistry, ACS national meeting. Presented at the ACS national meeting, San Francisco, CA.

By: M. Thuo

Event: ACS national meeting at San Francisco, CA on April 2-6, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2017 conference paper

Simplicity: Exploiting Wetting in Self-Assembled Monolayers to Understand Charge Transport

9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT. Presented at the 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT), Singapore.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT) at Singapore on June 18-23, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Solvated-electron initiated rapid polymerization at ambient-temperature: a case of monomer solubility

Polymer Chemistry, 8(22), 3475–3484.

By: B. Chang*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, J. Chen*, M. Lu* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2017 journal article

Spectroscopic evidence for the origin of odd–even effects in self-assembled monolayers and effects of substrate roughness

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19(10), 6989–6995.

By: J. Chen*, J. Liu*, I. Tevis*, R. Andino*, C. Miller*, L. Ziegler*, X. Chen*, M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2017 conference paper

Statistical Tools to Reveal Effect of Dipole Moments in Charge Transport

9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT. Presented at the 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT), Singapore.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT) at Singapore on June 18-23, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2017 journal article

Surface and buried interface layer studies on challenging structures as studied by ARXPS

Surface and Interface Analysis, 49(13), 1309–1315.

By: R. Sodhi*, P. Brodersen*, L. Cademartiri*, M. Thuo* & C. Nijhuis*

author keywords: parallel angle-resolved XPS; buried Interfaces; gallium indium eutectic; III-V semiconductors; non-destructive depth profiling
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2017 conference paper

The Effect of Smoothening Electrodes on Tunneling Behaviors across Large Area Molecular Junctions

9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT. Presented at the 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT), Singapore.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 9th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies (ICMAT) at Singapore on June 18-23, 2017

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Application of Ionic Liquids in Pot-in-Pot Reactions

Molecules, 21(3), 272.

By: S. Çınar*, M. Schulz*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, D. Bwambok, S. Gathiaka* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: pot-in-pot reactions; unidirectional flux; cascade reactions; membrane separation; multi-step synthesis
MeSH headings : Catalysis; Ionic Liquids / chemistry; Organic Chemicals / chemical synthesis; Polymers / chemistry
TL;DR: This review highlights the critical role ionic liquids play in site-isolation of multiple catalyzed reactions in a standard pot-in-pot reaction, based on standard diffusion models—Fickian and Payne's models. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2016 conference paper

Biobased Adhesives and Coatings

American Coating Show. Presented at the American Coating Show, Indianapolis, IN.

By: M. Thuo

Event: American Coating Show at Indianapolis, IN on April 11-13, 2016

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 conference paper

Coordination polymerization as a green and low-cost approach for synthesis of oxide structures with tunable porosity

European-Materials Research Society Meeting. Presented at the European-Materials Research Society Meeting.

By: M. Thuo

Event: European-Materials Research Society Meeting on May 2-6, 2016

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Effect of Substrate Morphology on the Odd–Even Effect in Hydrophobicity of Self-Assembled Monolayers

Langmuir, 32(40), 10358–10367.

By: Z. Wang*, J. Chen*, S. Gathiaka*, S. Oyola-Reynoso* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: It is inferred that the predicted roughness-dependent limit to the observation of the odd-even effect in wetting properties of n-alkanethiols cannot be overcome by creating surfaces with large grain sizes for surfaces with Rrms > 1 nm. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Empirical Evidence for Roughness-Dependent Limit in Observation of Odd–Even Effect in Wetting Properties of Polar Liquids on <i>n</i>-Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers

Langmuir, 32(32), 8230–8237.

By: Z. Wang*, J. Chen*, S. Oyola-Reynoso* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: The predicted limit to observation of the odd-even effect in hydrophobicity is real and extended to polar liquids, and results from hexadecane suggest that this limit may not be a universal property of the SAM. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Fabrication of Namib Beetle Inspired Biomimetic Amphi-phobic Surfaces Using Adsorbed Water as a Monomer

Procedia Engineering, 141, 59–62.

By: S. Oyola-Reynoso*, I. Tevis*, J. Chen*, J. Bloch* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: amphi-phobic; namib beetle; hydrophobic; oleophobic; textured surfaces; wetting
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2016 conference paper

Fabrication of core-shell undercooled particles & their use in manufacturing and joining at ambient conditions

Fabrication of core-shell undercooled particles & their use in manufacturing and joining at ambient conditions. European-Materials Research Society Meeting. Presented at the European-Materials Research Society Meeting.

By: M. Thuo

Event: European-Materials Research Society Meeting on May 2-6, 2016

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 article

Introduction to Plant Oils

Bio-Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites, pp. 1–18.

By: J. Chen*, S. Oyola-Reynoso* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: This chapter reviews the biosynthesis, reactivity, characterization, processing (both small-scale and large-scale) and offers a future outlook of the potential of plant oils. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2016 journal article

Mechanical Fracturing of Core-Shell Undercooled Metal Particles for Heat-Free Soldering

Sci. Rep., 6, 21864.

By: S. Çınar*, I. Tevis*, J. Chen* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: The approach incorporates gentle etching and/or fracturing of outer oxide-acetate layers through mechanical stressing or shearing, thus initiating a cascade entailing fluid flow with concomitant deformation, combination/alloying, shaping, and solidification, enabling formation of complex shapes and joining at the meso- and micro-scale at ambient conditions without heat or electricity. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2016 chapter

Microfluidic Paper-Based Multiplexing Biosensors for Electrochemical Detection of Metabolic Biomarkers

In C. Lu & S. S. Verbridge (Eds.), Microfluidic Methods for Molecular Biology (pp. 205–218).

By: C. Zhao*, M. Thuo* & X. Liu*

Ed(s): C. Lu & S. Verbridge

TL;DR: This chapter presents a microfluidic paper-based electrochemical biosensor array capable of multiplexed detection of physiologically related metabolic markers, which will permit rapid and inexpensive disease diagnosis at the POC and/or in resource-limited regions. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 conference paper

Paper-based Microfluidic devices by pen calendaring

SACNAS Conference. Presented at the SACNAS Conference, Long Beach, CA.

By: M. Thuo

Event: SACNAS Conference at Long Beach, CA on October 13-15, 2016

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Rapid acquisition of wideline MAS solid-state NMR spectra with fast MAS, proton detection, and dipolar HMQC pulse sequences

Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18(36), 25284–25295.

By: A. Rossini*, M. Hanrahan* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: It is demonstrated that by using fast MAS, proton detection and dipolar hetero-nuclear multiple-quantum (D-HMQC) pulse sequences, it is possible to rapidly acquire 2D spectra which correlate 1H chemical shifts to the indirectly detected wideline MAS powder patterns of dipolar coupledhetero-nuclei. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Recruiting physisorbed water in surface polymerization for bio-inspired materials of tunable hydrophobicity

Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 4(38), 14729–14738.

By: S. Oyola-Reynoso*, I. Tevis*, J. Chen*, B. Chang*, S. Çinar*, J. Bloch*, M. Thuo*

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Stereo-Electronic Effects in Tunneling Junctions: Revisiting the Platform

Procedia Engineering, 141, 138–143.

By: J. Chen*, I. Tevis*, S. Gathiaka* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: odd-even effect; Self-assembled monolayers; molecular electronics; charge transport; SAMs
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2016 conference paper

Stereo-electronic effects in charge transport through large-area junctions

251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition. Presented at the 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition, San Diego, CA, United States,

By: M. Thuo

Event: 251st ACS National Meeting & Exposition at San Diego, CA, United States, on March 13-17, 2016

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Substituting Plastic Casings with Hydrophobic (Perfluorosilane treated) paper improves Biodegradability of Low-Cost Diagnostic Devices

Industrial Crops and Products, 94, 294–298.

By: S. Oyola-Reynoso*, D. Kihereko*, B. Chang*, J. Mwangi*, J. Halbertsma-Black*, J. Bloch*, M. Thuo*, M. Nganga*

author keywords: dipstick; paper; degradation; surface modification; chemi-sorbed
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that by replacing the plastic casing with paper encasements, which promotes biodegradation of these devices while reducing its total weight, making their transport and packaging more compact and more environmentally friendly—hence qualifying this simple modification as green engineering. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2016 journal article

Surface polymerization of perfluorosilane treatments on paper mitigates HF production upon incineration

RSC Advances, 6(85), 82233–82237.

By: S. Oyola-Reynoso*, J. Chen*, B. Chang*, J. Bloch* & M. Thuo*

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2016 journal article

Visualization of Hyperconjugation and Subsequent Structural Distortions through 3D Printing of Crystal Structures

Letters in Organic Chemistry, 13(4), 272–276.

By: F. J. Mithila, S. Oyola-Reynoso, M. M. Thuo & M. B.J. Atkinson

author keywords: 3D printing; crystallography; hyperconjugation; modeling; norbornene; stereo-electronic
TL;DR: It is shown that 3D printed models derived from crystallographic data capture even subtle distortions in molecules, and the norbornene structures exhibits distortion that cannot be observed through conventional ball and stick modelling kits. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 conference paper

A simple mechanical annealing to fabricate large area super flat metal surface

1st International Conference on Applied Surface Science. Presented at the 1st International Conference on Applied Surface Science, Shanghai, China.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 1st International Conference on Applied Surface Science at Shanghai, China on July 27-30, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 conference paper

Biomimetic Amphiphobic Surfaces on Paper

249th American Chemical Society Conference, National Meeting & Exposition. Presented at the 249th American Chemical Society Conference, National Meeting & Exposition, Denver, CO.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 249th American Chemical Society Conference, National Meeting & Exposition at Denver, CO on March 22-26, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 conference paper

Biomimetic Namib beetle inspired omniphobic paper and related technologies

8th African Materials Research Society Meeting. Presented at the 8th African Materials Research Society Meeting, Accra, Ghana.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 8th African Materials Research Society Meeting at Accra, Ghana on December 6-11, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 conference paper

Chemical and Mechanical Surface Modification for Low-cost bio-analytical devices

American Chemical Society regional meeting. Presented at the American Chemical Society regional meeting, Ithaca, NY USA.

By: M. Thuo

Event: American Chemical Society regional meeting at Ithaca, NY USA on June 10-13, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 conference paper

Development of new catalyst-monomer pairs for bio-renewable thermoset production by ROMP

13 Congresso Brasileiro de Polímeros. Presented at the Congresso Brasileiro de Polímeros.

By: M. Thuo

Event: Congresso Brasileiro de Polímeros on October 18-22, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Draw your assay: Fabrication of low-cost paper-based diagnostic and multi-well test zones by drawing on a paper

Talanta, 144, 289–293.

By: S. Oyola-Reynoso*, A. Heim*, J. Halbertsma-Black*, C. Zhao*, I. Tevis*, S. Çınar*, R. Cademartiri*, X. Liu*, J. Bloch*, M. Thuo*

author keywords: Paper-based devices; Low-cost devices; Point of care diagnostics; mu-Pads; p-ELISA
MeSH headings : Enzyme-Linked Immunosorbent Assay; Glucose / analysis; Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions; Paper; Point-of-Care Testing; Printing; Urinalysis
TL;DR: This communication describes a simple, low-cost, adaptable, and portable method for patterning paper and subsequent use of the patterned paper in diagnostic tests and demonstrates the reproducibility of assays on these devices. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2015 conference paper

Fabrication of Namib Beetle Inspired Biomimetic Amphi-Phobic Surfaces Using Adsorbed Water as a Monomer

8th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies. Presented at the 8th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies, Singapore.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 8th International Conference on Materials for Advanced Technologies at Singapore on June 28 - July 3, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Limits to the Effect of Substrate Roughness or Smoothness on the Odd–Even Effect in Wetting Properties of n -Alkanethiolate Monolayers

Langmuir, 31(25), 7047–7054.

By: J. Chen*, Z. Wang*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, S. Gathiaka* & M. Thuo*

MeSH headings : Alkanes / chemistry; Ethylene Glycols / chemistry; Wettability
TL;DR: It is established that the gradual increase in θ(s) with increasing molecular size in SAMs is due to asymmetry in the zigzag oscillation in the odd-even effect and the reduction in interfacial dispersive forces is established as the origin of this asymmetry. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2015 conference paper

Limits to the influence of surface roughness on the odd-even effect in wetting properties of self-assembled monolayers

1st International Conference on Applied Surface Science. Poster presented at the 1st International Conference on Applied Surface Science, Shanghai, China.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 1st International Conference on Applied Surface Science at Shanghai, China on July 27-30, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 journal article

Melt-and-mold fabrication (MnM-Fab) of reconfigurable low-cost devices for use in resource-limited settings

Talanta.

By: Z. Li*, I. Tevis*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, L. Newcomb, J. Halbertsma-Black*, J. Bloch*, M. Thuo*

Contributors: Z. Li*, I. Tevis*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, L. Newcomb, J. Halbertsma-Black*, J. Bloch*, M. Thuo*

author keywords: Low-cost; Bioanalytical; Microfluidic; Reconfigurable; Green; Reusable
TL;DR: It is concluded that this MnM-Fab method is capable of addressing some challenges typically encountered with device translation, such as technical know-how or material supply, and that it can be applied to other devices, as needed in the field, using a single moldable material. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2015 conference paper

Nano-mechanical properties of eutectic gallium-indium particles by atomic forcemicroscopy

250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition. Presented at the 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition on August 16-20, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 conference paper

Particles for joining and manufacturing of metals at room temperature

2nd Midwest Postdoctoral Symposium.

By: M. Thuo

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 19, 2022

2015 journal article

Pot-in-pot reactions: a simple and green approach to efficient organic synthesis

Rsc Advances, 5(1), 597–607.

By: M. Atkinson*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, R. Luna*, D. Bwambok & M. Thuo*

Contributors: M. Atkinson*, S. Oyola-Reynoso*, R. Luna*, D. Bwambok & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: This review highlights pot-in-pot reactions (multiple reactions carried out in one pot by separating key reactions with a thin polymeric membrane) as an efficient, green synthetic alternative to conventional synthesis. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2015 journal article

Reprint of 'Draw your assay: Fabrication of low-cost paper-based diagnostic and multi-well test zones by drawing on a paper'

Talanta, 145, 73–77.

By: S. Oyola-Reynoso*, A. Heim*, J. Halbertsma-Black*, C. Zhao*, I. Tevis*, S. Çınar*, R. Cademartiri*, X. Liu*, J. Bloch*, M. Thuo*

author keywords: Paper-based devices; Low-cost devices; Point of care diagnostics; mu-Pads; p-ELISA
TL;DR: This communication describes a simple, low-cost, adaptable, and portable method for patterning paper and subsequent use of the patterned paper in diagnostic tests and demonstrates the reproducibility of assays on these devices. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2015 journal article

Revealing the Nature of Molecule–Electrode Contact in Tunneling Junctions Using Raw Data Heat Maps

J. Phys. Chem. Lett., 6(24), 4952–4958.

By: J. Sporrer*, J. Chen*, Z. Wang* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: It is demonstrated that by analyzing all raw unfitted data derived from a measurement using heat-maps, one can deduce the quality of contact and other minor bias-dependent fluctuations in the charge transport behavior. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2015 journal article

Revisiting the Challenges in Fabricating Uniform Coatings with Polyfunctional Molecules on High Surface Energy Materials

Coatings, 5(4), 1002–1018.

By: S. Oyola-Reynoso*, Z. Wang*, J. Chen*, S. Çınar*, B. Chang* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: silane; surface science; coatings; monolayers; polymer gel; surface water
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2015 conference paper

Stereo-electronic effects in charge transport through large-area junctions

8th African Materials Research Society Meeting. Presented at the 8th African Materials Research Society Meeting, Accra, Ghana.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 8th African Materials Research Society Meeting at Accra, Ghana on December 6-11, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 journal article

The Porter-Whitesides Discrepancy: Revisiting Odd-Even Effects in Wetting Properties of n-Alkanethiolate SAMs

Coatings, 5(4), 1034–1055.

By: Z. Wang*, J. Chen*, S. Oyola-Reynoso* & M. Thuo*

author keywords: self-assembled monolayer; odd-even effect; roughness; hydrophobicity
TL;DR: It is inferred that the original discrepancy between Whitesides and Porter can be attributed to the quality of the surface, and that hydrophobicity, and analogous interfacial properties, of n-alkanethiolate SAMs significantly depends on the properties of substrate. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2015 conference paper

Topographical changes of liquid-metal alloys as a function of temperature

250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition. Presented at the 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition, Boston, MA, United States.

By: M. Thuo

Event: 250th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exposition at Boston, MA, United States on August 16-20, 2015

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2015 conference paper

Tracking water droplets under descent and deformation

ACM SIGGRAPH 2015 Posters on - SIGGRAPH '15.

By: C. Brose*, M. Thuo* & J. Sheaffer*

TL;DR: This work presents a system for tracking the movement and deformation of drops of water in free fall and collision using techniques from image processing, computer vision and computational geometry to track the the droplet's position and shape. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2014 journal article

Copper(I) halides inhibit olefin isomerized by-products from phosphine-based Grubbs' metathesis catalysts in polar protic solvents

Transition Metal Chemistry, 39(7), 763–767.

By: M. Schulz*, M. Atkinson*, R. Elsey* & M. Thuo*

Contributors: M. Schulz*, M. Atkinson*, R. Elsey* & M. Thuo*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2014 journal article

Fabrication of low-cost paper-based microfluidic devices by embossing or cut-and-stack methods

Chemistry of Materials, 26(14), 4230–4237.

By: M. Thuo*, R. Martinez*, W. Lan*, X. Liu*, J. Barber*, M. Atkinson*, D. Bandarage*, J. Bloch*, G. Whitesides*

Contributors: M. Thuo*, R. Martinez*, W. Lan*, X. Liu*, J. Barber*, M. Atkinson*, D. Bandarage*, J. Bloch*, G. Whitesides*

UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2014 journal article

Influence of Environment on the Measurement of Rates of Charge Transport across Ag-TS/SAM//Ga2O3/EGaln Junctions

Chemistry of Materials, 26(13), 3938–3947.

By: J. Barber*, H. Yoon*, C. Bowers*, M. Thuo*, B. Breiten*, D. Gooding*, G. Whitesides*

Contributors: J. Barber*, H. Yoon*, C. Bowers*, M. Thuo*, B. Breiten*, D. Gooding*, G. Whitesides*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2014 journal article

Odd-Even Effect in the Hydrophobicity of n-Alkanethiolate Self-Assembled Monolayers Depends upon the Roughness of the Substrate and the Orientation of the Terminal Moiety

Langmuir, 30(40), 11985–11992.

By: L. Newcomb*, I. Tevis*, M. Atkinson*, S. Gathiaka*, R. Luna* & M. Thuo*

Contributors: L. Newcomb*, I. Tevis*, M. Atkinson*, S. Gathiaka*, R. Luna* & M. Thuo*

MeSH headings : Alkanes / chemistry; Gold / chemistry; Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Interactions; Silver / chemistry; Sulfhydryl Compounds / chemistry; Water / chemistry; Wettability
TL;DR: It is reported that hydrophobicity and, hence, surface wetting of SAMs are dominated by the nature of the substrate (surface roughness and identity) and SAM tilt angle, which influences surface dipoles/orientation of the terminal moiety. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2014 journal article

Odd-Even Effects in Charge Transport across n-Alkanethiolate-Based SAMs

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 136(48), 16919–16925.

By: M. Baghbanzadeh*, F. Simeone*, C. Bowers*, K. Liao*, M. Thuo*, M. Baghbanzadeh*, M. Miller*, T. Carmichael*, G. Whitesides*

Contributors: M. Baghbanzadeh*, F. Simeone*, C. Bowers*, K. Liao*, M. Thuo*, M. Baghbanzadeh*, M. Miller*, T. Carmichael*, G. Whitesides*

MeSH headings : Alkanes / chemical synthesis; Alkanes / chemistry; Electron Transport; Gold / chemistry; Silver / chemistry; Sulfhydryl Compounds / chemical synthesis; Sulfhydryl Compounds / chemistry
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2014 journal article

Omniphobic "R-F Paper" Produced by Silanization of Paper with Fluoroalkyltrichlorosilanes

Advanced Functional Materials, 24(1), 60–70.

author keywords: omniphobic papers; SLIPS; paper SLIPS; origami; hydrophobic papers
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2014 journal article

Synthesis of Liquid Core Shell Particles and Solid Patchy Multicomponent Particles by Shearing Liquids Into Complex Particles (SLICE)

Langmuir, 30(47), 14308–14313.

By: I. Tevis*, L. Newcomb* & M. Thuo*

Contributors: I. Tevis*, L. Newcomb* & M. Thuo*

TL;DR: This extension of droplet emulsion technique, SLICE, applies fluidic shear to create micro- and nanoparticles in a tunable, green, and low-cost approach. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2013 journal article

A microfluidic paper-based electrochemical biosensor array for multiplexed detection of metabolic biomarkers

Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 14(5).

By: C. Zhao*, M. Thuo* & X. Liu*

Contributors: C. Zhao*, M. Thuo* & X. Liu*

author keywords: paper-based microfluidics; biosensors; electrochemical detection; multiplexing; metabolic markers; disease diagnostics
TL;DR: A paper-based electrochemical biosensor array for multiplexed detection of physiologically relevant metabolic biomarkers and its electrochemical reader will enable the acquisition of high-density, statistically meaningful diagnostic information at the point of care in a rapid and cost-efficient way. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2013 journal article

Defining the Value of Injection Current and Effective Electrical Contact Area for EGaln-Based Molecular Tunneling Junctions

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 135(48), 18131–18144.

By: F. Simeone*, H. Yoon*, M. Thuo*, J. Barber*, B. Smith* & G. Whitesides*

Contributors: F. Simeone*, H. Yoon*, M. Thuo*, J. Barber*, B. Smith* & G. Whitesides*

TL;DR: Analysis of rates of tunneling across self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) of n-alkanethiolates SCn and comparisons of conical Ga2O3/EGaIn tips with the characteristics of other top-electrodes suggests that the EGaIn-based electrodes provide a particularly attractive technology for physical-organic studies of charge transport across SAMs. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2013 journal article

Paramagnetic Ionic Liquids for Measurements of Density Using Magnetic Levitation

Analytical Chemistry, 85(17), 8442–8447.

By: D. Bwambok*, M. Thuo*, M. Atkinson*, K. Mirica*, N. Shapiro* & G. Whitesides*

Contributors: D. Bwambok*, M. Thuo*, M. Atkinson*, K. Mirica*, N. Shapiro* & G. Whitesides*

MeSH headings : Electron Spin Resonance Spectroscopy / methods; Ionic Liquids / chemistry; Magnetic Fields; Specific Gravity
TL;DR: Applications and advantages of PILs in density-based analyses using MagLev are demonstrated and the densities, magnetic susceptibilities, glass transition temperatures, thermal decomposition temperatures, viscosities, and hydrophobicities of Pils can be tuned over broad ranges by choosing the cation-anion pair. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2013 journal article

Using Magnetic Levitation to Separate Mixtures of Crystal Polymorphs

Angewandte Chemie-International Edition, 52(39), 10208–10211.

By: M. Atkinson*, D. Bwambok*, J. Chen*, P. Chopade*, M. Thuo*, C. Mace*, K. Mirica*, A. Kumar*, A. Myerson*, G. Whitesides*

Contributors: M. Atkinson*, D. Bwambok*, J. Chen*, P. Chopade*, M. Thuo*, C. Mace*, K. Mirica*, A. Kumar*, A. Myerson*, G. Whitesides*

author keywords: crystal growth; crystal polymorphs; density; magnetic properties; paramagnetic solution
TL;DR: MagLev is used to separate mixtures of polymorphs of four compounds: 5-methyl-2-[(2nitrophenyl)amino]-3-thiophenecarbonitrile (ROY) 1, sulfathiazole 2, carbamazepine 3, and trans-cinnamic acid 4 (Scheme 1). (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2013 journal article

Using Magnetic Levitation to Separate Mixtures of Crystal Polymorphs

Angew. Chem., 125(39), 10398–10401.

By: M. Atkinson*, D. Bwambok*, J. Chen*, P. Chopade*, M. Thuo*, C. Mace*, K. Mirica*, A. Kumar*, A. Myerson*, G. Whitesides*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2012 journal article

Electrical Resistance of Ag-TS-S(CH2)(n-1)CH3//Ga2O3/EGaln Tunneling Junctions

Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116(20), 10848–10860.

By: L. Cademartiri*, M. Thuo*, C. Nijhuis*, W. Reus*, S. Tricard*, J. Barber*, R. Sodhi*, P. Brodersen* ...

Contributors: L. Cademartiri*, M. Thuo*, C. Nijhuis*, W. Reus*, S. Tricard*, J. Barber*, R. Sodhi*, P. Brodersen* ...

Source: ORCID
Added: January 25, 2022

2012 conference paper

Physical-organic studies of charge transport across EGaIn-based junctions I: Substituting CH2CH2 with CONH

244th ACS National Meeting. Presented at the 244th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, United States.

By: M. Thuo, W. Reus, F. Simeone & G. Whitesides

Event: 244th ACS National Meeting at Philadelphia, PA, United States on August 19-23, 2012

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2012 conference paper

Physical-organic studies on the rate of charge transport across EGaIn-based junctions

International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials. Presented at the International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials, Singapore.

By: M. Thuo, W. Reus, F. Simeone & G. Whitesides

Event: International Conference of Young Researchers on Advanced Materials at Singapore on July 1-6, 2012

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2012 journal article

Replacing -CH2CH2- with -CONH- Does Not Significantly Change Rates of Charge Transport through Ag-TS-SAM//Ga2O3/EGaIn Junctions

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 134(26), 10876–10884.

Contributors: M. Thuo*, W. Reus*, F. Simeone*, C. Kim*, M. Schulz*, H. Yoon*, G. Whitesides*

MeSH headings : Alloys / chemistry; Amides / chemistry; Biological Transport; Electrochemistry / methods; Electronics; Ethylenes / chemistry; Gallium; Indium; Silver / chemistry; Sulfhydryl Compounds
TL;DR: The results suggest that synthetic schemes that combine a thiol group on one end of a molecule with a group, R, to be tested, on the other (e.g., HS~CONH~R) using an amide-based coupling provide practical routes to molecules useful in studies of molecular electronics. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2012 journal article

Statistical Tools for Analyzing Measurements of Charge Transport

J. Phys. Chem. C, 116(11), 6714–6733.

By: W. Reus*, C. Nijhuis*, J. Barber*, M. Thuo*, S. Tricard* & G. Whitesides*

Contributors: W. Reus*, C. Nijhuis*, J. Barber*, M. Thuo*, S. Tricard* & G. Whitesides*

TL;DR: This paper applies statistical methods to analyze the large, noisy data sets produced in measurements of tunneling current density through self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) in large-area junctions and recommends statistical methods that distinguish between real data and artifacts, subject to the assumption that real data (J) are independent and log-normally distributed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2012 journal article

The Rate of Charge Tunneling through Self-Assembled Monolayers Is Insensitive to Many Functional Group Substitutions

ANGEWANDTE CHEMIE-INTERNATIONAL EDITION, 51(19), 4658–4661.

By: H. Yoon*, N. Shapiro*, K. Park*, M. Thuo*, S. Soh* & G. Whitesides*

Contributors: H. Yoon*, N. Shapiro*, K. Park*, M. Thuo*, S. Soh* & G. Whitesides*

author keywords: charge transport; molecular electronics; monolayers; tunnel junctions
MeSH headings : Alloys / chemistry; Electrodes; Electronics; Gallium / chemistry; Indium / chemistry; Silver / chemistry
TL;DR: Tuning rates through SAMs of molecules with a variety of molecular structures including aromatic, heterocyclic, and aliphatic moieties are described, demonstrating that the rate of charge transport across these self-assembled monolayers (SAMs) is surprisingly insensitive to changes in the structure of the organic molecules of which they are composed. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2012 journal article

The SAM, Not the Electrodes, Dominates Charge Transport in Metal-Monolayer//Ga2O3/Gallium-Indium Eutectic Junctions

Acs Nano, 6(6), 4806–4822.

By: W. Reus*, M. Thuo*, N. Shapiro*, C. Nijhuis* & G. Whitesides*

Contributors: W. Reus*, M. Thuo*, N. Shapiro*, C. Nijhuis* & G. Whitesides*

author keywords: molecular electronics; self-assembled monolayers; molecular rectification; junctions; charge transport
MeSH headings : Electric Conductivity; Electron Transport; Equipment Design; Equipment Failure Analysis; Gallium / chemistry; Hardness; Indium / chemistry; Materials Testing; Membranes, Artificial; Microelectrodes; Molecular Conformation; Solutions; Surface Properties
TL;DR: It is demonstrated that the structure of the SAM dominates charge transport through Ag(TS)-SAM//Ga(2)O(3)/EGaIn junctions, and that the electrical characteristics of the Ga( 2)O (3) film have a negligible effect on these measurements. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2011 journal article

Applications of hydrogen-bond-acceptor templates to direct in-phase' reactivity of a diene diacid in the solid state

Photochem. Photobiol. Sci., 10(9), 1384–1386.

By: M. Atkinson*, A. Sokolov*, D. Bucar*, S. Mariappan*, M. Mwangi*, M. Tiedman*, L. MacGillivray*

Contributors: M. Atkinson*, A. Sokolov*, D. Bucar*, S. Mariappan*, M. Mwangi*, M. Tiedman*, L. MacGillivray*

TL;DR: Hydrogen-bond-acceptor templates used to assemble (E,E)-2,5-dimethylmuconic acid in the solid state for an intermolecular [2 + 2] photocycloaddition yield of up to 55% yield are presented. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2011 journal article

Multizone Paper Platform for 3D Cell Cultures

Plos One, 6(5). 10.1371/journal.pone.0018940

By: R. Derda, S. Tang, A. Laromaine, B. Mosadegh, E. Hong, M. Mwangi, A. Mammoto, D. Ingber, G. Whitesides

Contributors: R. Derda, S. Tang, A. Laromaine, B. Mosadegh, E. Hong, M. Mwangi, A. Mammoto, D. Ingber, G. Whitesides

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2011 journal article

Odd-Even Effects in Charge Transport across Self-Assembled Monolayers

Journal of the American Chemical Society, 133(9), 2962–2975.

By: M. Thuo*, W. Reus*, C. Nijhuis*, J. Barber*, C. Kim*, M. Schulz*, G. Whitesides*

Contributors: M. Thuo*, W. Reus*, C. Nijhuis*, J. Barber*, C. Kim*, M. Schulz*, G. Whitesides*

TL;DR: The observed difference in charge transport between n-alkanethiols with odd and even numbers of methylenes--the "odd-even effect"--is statistically discernible using these junctions and demonstrates that this technique is sensitive to small differences in the structure and properties of the SAM. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2011 conference paper

Paper-based piezoresistive MEMS force sensors

2011 IEEE 24th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems, 133–136.

By: X. Liu*, M. O'Brien*, M. Mwangi*, X. Li* & G. Whitesides*

Event: 2011 IEEE 24th International Conference on Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS) at Cancun, Mexico on January 23-27, 2011

Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2011 journal article

Paper-based piezoresistive MEMS sensors

Lab on a Chip, 11(13), 2189–2196.

Contributors: X. Liu*, M. Mwangi*, X. Li*, M. O'Brien* & G. Whitesides*

MeSH headings : Carbon; Disposable Equipment; Electric Impedance; Electrical Equipment and Supplies; Mechanical Phenomena; Paper; Signal Processing, Computer-Assisted; Silicon
TL;DR: The development of MEMS force sensors constructed using paper as the structural material and a paper-based balance with a measurement range of 15 g, and a resolution of 0.39 g is described. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2010 conference paper

Improving the yield of working tunnel junctions (AgTS/SAM//oxide/EGaIn) through near-surface effects on the SAM

240th ACS National Meeting. Presented at the 240th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States.

By: M. Mwangi, W. Reus, C. Kim, M. Schulz & G. Whitesides

Event: 240th ACS National Meeting at Boston, MA, United States on August 22-26, 2010

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2010 conference paper

Odd-even effects in tunneling across n-alkanethiols self-assembled monolayers

Gordon Conference. Presented at the Gordon Conference, New Port, RI, United States.

By: M. Mwangi, W. Reus, C. Nijhuis, C. Kim, J. Barber & G. Whitesides

Event: Gordon Conference at New Port, RI, United States on August 8-12, 2010

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2010 conference paper

Odd-even effects on charge transport across n-alkanethiolate SAMs on metal/SAM/oxide/EGaIn junction

Abstracts of Papers, 240th ACS National Meeting. Presented at the 240th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA, United States.

By: M. Mwangi, W. Reus, C. Nijhuis, C. Kim, J. Barber, M. Schulz, G. Whitesides

Event: 240th ACS National Meeting at Boston, MA, United States on August 22-26, 2010

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2009 conference paper

"Pot-in-pot" reactions: A new paradigm in “Ad infinitum” cascade reactions

13th ACS green Chemistry Conference. Presented at the 13th ACS green Chemistry Conference, Washington, D.C., United States.

By: M. Mwangi, M. Runge, K. Hoak, M. Schulz, R. Elsey, A. Beaubrun, N. Bowden

Event: 13th ACS green Chemistry Conference at Washington, D.C., United States on June 23-25, 2009

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2009 report

PDSM thimbles for the development of cascade reactions: A materials approach to organic chemistry

In Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering (PMSE) preprints.

By: M. Runge, M. Thuo Mwangi, A. Miller, M. Perring, K. Hoak, M. Schulz, N. Bowden

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2009 journal article

Sequential Reactions with Grubbs Catalyst and AD-mix-α/β Using PDMS Thimbles

Organic Letters, 11(1), 33–36.

By: M. Mwangi*, M. Schulz* & N. Bowden*

Contributors: M. Mwangi*, M. Schulz* & N. Bowden*

MeSH headings : Acetone / chemistry; Alkenes / chemical synthesis; Alkenes / chemistry; Catalysis; Cyclization; Dimethylpolysiloxanes / chemistry; Imidazoles / chemistry; Molecular Structure; Organometallic Compounds / chemistry; Osmium / chemistry; Ruthenium / chemistry; Stereoisomerism; Water / chemistry; tert-Butyl Alcohol / chemistry
TL;DR: Incompatible Grubbs catalyst and an osmium dihydroxylation catalyst were site-isolated from each other using polydimethylsiloxane thimbles and a series of cascade reactions were developed including those with intermediates possessing low boiling points or that were foul smelling. (via Semantic Scholar)
Sources: ORCID, NC State University Libraries, Crossref
Added: August 3, 2022

2008 conference paper

"Pot-in-pot" reactions: Polymers macro- fabrication for site-isolation of catalysts and reagents

AIChE Spring National Meeting. Presented at the AIChE Spring National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States.

By: M. Mwangi, M. Runge & N. Bowden

Event: AIChE Spring National Meeting at New Orleans, LA, United States on April 6-10, 2008

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2008 conference paper

"Pot-in-pot" reactions: Site-isolation of organometallic catalysts from each other for versatile cascade reactions and catalyst recycling

235th ACS National Meeting. Presented at the 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA, United States.

By: M. Mwangi, M. Runge & N. Bowden

Event: 235th ACS National Meeting at New Orleans, LA, United States on April 6-10, 2008

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2008 journal article

A materials approach to site-isolation of Grubbs catalysts from incompatible solvents and m-chloroperoxybenzoic acid

Chem. - Eur. J., 14(22), 6780–6788.

By: M. Mwangi*, M. Runge*, K. Hoak*, M. Schulz* & N. Bowden*

Contributors: M. Mwangi*, M. Runge*, K. Hoak*, M. Schulz* & N. Bowden*

author keywords: cascade reactions; epoxidation; metathesis; recycling
TL;DR: The development of a method for site-isolation of Grubbs second-generation catalyst from MCPBA does not require alteration of structures of the catalysts or reagents, so it may be applied to a wide range of homogeneous catalysts and reagents. (via Semantic Scholar)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2008 journal article

Cascade reactions using LiAlH4 and Grignard reagents in the presence of water

Angew. Chem., Int. Ed., 47(5), 935–939.

By: M. Runge*, M. Mwangi*, A. Miller*, M. Perring* & N. Bowden*

Contributors: M. Runge*, M. Mwangi*, A. Miller*, M. Perring* & N. Bowden*

author keywords: Grignard reagents; membranes; multicomponent reactions; site-isolation; synthetic methods
MeSH headings : Acetals / chemistry; Alcohols / chemical synthesis; Alcohols / chemistry; Aluminum Compounds / chemistry; Catalysis; Cyclooctanes / chemistry; Diffusion; Dimethylpolysiloxanes / chemistry; Indenes / chemistry; Ketones / chemical synthesis; Ketones / chemistry; Lithium Compounds / chemistry; Molecular Structure; Organometallic Compounds / chemistry; Polymers / chemistry; Stereoisomerism; Water / chemistry
TL;DR: A general method to site-isolate water from LiAlH4, Grignard, or cuprate reagents to carry out a series of cascade reactions using these reagents and uses polydimethylsiloxane thimbles to completely encapsulate water. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2008 journal article

Repellent Properties of δ-Octalactone Against the Tsetse Fly, <i>Glossina morsitans Morsitans

Journal of Insect Science, 8(1), 43.

By: M. Mwangi*, M. Thuo, N. Gikonyo* & I. Ndiege*

author keywords: allomone; bioassay; choice wind tunnel; olfaction; racemic delta-octalactone synthesis
MeSH headings : Animals; Female; Flight, Animal / drug effects; Insect Repellents / chemical synthesis; Insect Repellents / pharmacology; Lactones / chemical synthesis; Lactones / pharmacology; Tsetse Flies / drug effects
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
14. Life Below Water (OpenAlex)
Sources: Crossref, NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2007 conference paper

A new approach to cascade reactions using site-isolated catalyst and/or reagents

8th International Symposium on Carbanion Chemistry. Presented at the 8th International Symposium on Carbanion Chemistry, Madison, WI, United States.

By: M. Mwangi, M. Runge, K. Hoak & N. Bowden

Event: 8th International Symposium on Carbanion Chemistry at Madison, WI, United States on June 6-10, 2007

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2007 conference paper

Occlusion of Grubbs' metathesis catalysts in PDMS: Serendipitous discovery of new reactivities in aqueous solvents

233rd ACS National Meeting. Presented at the 233rd ACS National Meeting, Chicago, IL, United States.

By: M. Mwangi, M. Runge & N. Bowden

Event: 233rd ACS National Meeting at Chicago, IL, United States on March 25-29, 2007

Source: NC State University Libraries
Added: August 30, 2022

2006 journal article

New selectivities from old catalysts. Occlusion of Grubbs' catalysts in PDMS to change their reactions

JOURNAL OF ORGANOMETALLIC CHEMISTRY, 691(24-25), 5278–5288.

By: M. Runge*, M. Mwangi* & N. Bowden*

Contributors: M. Runge*, M. Mwangi* & N. Bowden*

author keywords: Grubbs' catalysts; polydimethylsiloxane; metathesis; olefin isomerization; ruthenium
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2006 journal article

Occlusion of Grubbs' catalysts in active membranes of polydimethylsiloxane: Catalysis in water and new functional group selectivities

JOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 128(45), 14434–14435.

By: M. Mwangi*, M. Runge* & N. Bowden*

Contributors: M. Mwangi*, M. Runge* & N. Bowden*

MeSH headings : Catalysis; Dimethylpolysiloxanes / chemistry; Membranes, Artificial; Silicones / chemistry; Water / chemistry
TL;DR: By controlling the polarity of reagents their reactivity can be controlled owing to the properties of polydimethylsiloxane rather than those of the Grubbs' catalysts, which has been shown to add new selectivities to mature catalysts. (via Semantic Scholar)
UN Sustainable Development Goal Categories
6. Clean Water and Sanitation (OpenAlex)
Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

2005 journal article

2-Chlorobicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-ene-2-carboxamide and 2-chlorobicyclo[2.2.1]heptane-2-carboxamide as precursors of bicyclo[2.2.1]hept-5-en-2-one and bicyclo[2.2.1]heptan-2-one: resolution, absolute configuration and hydrogen-bonding properties

TETRAHEDRON-ASYMMETRY, 16(16), 2754–2763.

By: E. Plettner*, A. Mohle*, M. Mwangi*, J. Griscti*, B. Patrick*, R. Nair*, R. Batchelor*, F. Einstein*

Contributors: E. Plettner*, A. Mohle*, M. Mwangi*, J. Griscti*, B. Patrick*, R. Nair*, R. Batchelor*, F. Einstein*

Source: ORCID
Added: August 3, 2022

Employment

Updated: July 3rd, 2023 05:28

2022 - present

North Carolina State University Raleigh, North Carolina, US
Professor Materials Science and Engineering

2020 - 2022

Iowa State University Ames, IA, US
Associate Professor Materials Science and Engineering

Education

Updated: July 3rd, 2023 05:32

2009 - 2013

Harvard University Cambridge, MA, US
Postdoctoral fellow Chemistry and Chemical biology

2004 - 2008

University of Iowa Iowa City, IA, US
PhD Chemistry

1999 - 2002

Kenyatta University Nairobi, KE
MS

1996 - 1999

Kenyatta University Nairobi, KE
BS

Funding History

Funding history based on the linked ORCID record. Updated: July 3rd, 2023 05:47

grant May 1, 2022 - November 1, 2023
Recycling at Point of Disposal via Energy Landscape Engineering
Defense Sciences Office, DARPA
grant August 15, 2017 - July 31, 2020
MRI: Acquisition of a 400 MHz Nuclear Magnetic Resonance Console Upgrade for Chemical and Materials Science Research
Directorate for Mathematical & Physical Sciences
grant September 27, 2016 - September 26, 2017
New Application of Tunnel Junctions for Sensing Toxic and Explosive Gases
United States Air Force

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