Refereed Publications:

Nguyen, L.; Hang, M.; Wang, W.; Tian, Y.; Wang, L.; McCarthy, T. J.; Chen, W.* “Simple and improved approaches to long-lasting, hydrophilic silicones derived from commercially available precursors” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2014, 6, 22876−22883.

Kuboki, T.; Chen, W.*; Kidoaki, S.* "Time-dependent migratory behaviors in the long-term studies of fibroblast durotaxis on a hydrogel substrate fabricated with a soft band" Langmuir 2014, 30, 6187.

Zhang, L.; Nguyen, Y.; Chen, W.* "'Coffee Ring' Formation Dynamics on Molecularly Smooth Substrates with Varying Receding Contact Angles" Colloid Surface A 2014, 449C, 42.

Xu, H.; Murdaugh, A. E.; Chen, W.; Aidala, K. E.; Ferguson, M. A.; Spain, E. M.; Nez, M. E.* “Characterizing Pilus-Mediated Adhesion of Biofilm-Forming E. coli to Chemically Diverse Surfaces Using Atomic Force Microscopy” Langmuir 2013, 29, 3000.

Zhu, M.; Lerum, M. F. Z.; Chen, W.* “How to Prepare Reproducible, Homogeneous, and Hydrolytically Stable Aminosilane-derived Layers on Silica,” Langmuir 2012, 28, 416.

Lerum, M. F. Z.; Chen, W.* "Surface-initiated Ring-opening Metathesis Polymerization in the Vapor Phase: An Efficient Method for Grafting Cyclic Olefins of Low Strain Energies," Langmuir 2011, 27, 5403.

Lerum, M. F. Z.; Chen, W.* "Acute Degradation of Surface-Bound Unsaturated Polyolefins in Common Solvents under Ambient Conditions," Langmuir 2009, 25, 11250.

Yoon, I.; Zimmerman, A, M.; Tester, C. C.; DiCiccio, A. M.; Jiang, Y.; and Chen, W.* "Hierarchical Pattern Formation in the Diffusion-Controlled Reduction of HAuCl4 in Poly(vinyl alcohol) Hydrogels," Chem. Mater. 2009, 21, 3924.

Asenath Smith, E.; Chen, W.* “How to Prevent the Loss of Surface Functionality Derived from Aminosilanes,” Langmuir 2008, 24, 12405.

Chen, W. "Surface Modifcation of Solid Phase Objects by Poly(vinyl alcohol)," U.S. Patent 2007, 7179506.

Feng, J.; Stoddart, S. S.; Weerakoon, K. A.; Chen, W. "An Efficient Approach to Surface-Initiated Ring-Opening Metathesis Polymerization of Cyclooctadiene," Langmuir 2007, 23, 1004.

Martwiset, S.; Koh, A. E.; Chen, W. "Nonfouling Characteristics of Dextran-Containing Surfaces," Langmuir 2006, 22, 8192.

Fukai, R.; Dakwa, P. H. R.; Chen, W. "Strategies toward Biocompatible Artificial Implants: Grafting of Functionalized Poly(ethylene glycol)s to Poly(ethylene terephthalate) Surfaces," J. Polym. Sci., Part A: Polym. Chem. 2004, 42, 5389.

Takeshita, N.; Paradis, L. A.; Oner, D.; McCarthy, T. J.; Chen, W. "Simultaneous Tailoring of Surface Topography and Chemical Structure for Controlled Wettability," Langmuir 2004, 20, 8131.

Kozlov, M.; Quarmyne, M.; Chen, W.; McCarthy, T. J. "Adsorption of Poly(vinyl alcohol) to Hydrophobic Substrates: A General Approach for Hydrophilizing and Chemically Activating Surfaces," Macromolecules 2003, 36, 6054.

Quarmyne, M.; Chen, W. "General Approach for the Preparation of Nanoscale Inorganic Layers on Polymeric Materials Surfaces," Langmuir 2003, 19, 2533.

Schueneman, S. M.; Chen, W. "Environmentally Responsive Hydrogels," J. Chem. Ed. 2002, 79,860.

Coupe, B.; Chen, W. "New Approaches to Surface Functionalization of Fluoropolymers", Macromolecules 2001, 34,1533.

Coupe, B.; Evangelista, M. E.; Yeung, R. M.; Chen, W. "Surface Modification of Poly(tetrafluoroethylene-co-hexafluoropropylene) by Adsorption of Functional Polymers", Langmuir 2001, 17,1956.

Hsieh, M. C.; Youngblood, J. P.; Chen, W.; McCarthy, T. J. "Ultrahydrophobic Polymeric Surfaces Prepared Using Plasma Chemistry" In Polymer Surface Modification: Relevance to Adhesion;Mittal, K. L., Ed.; VSP: The Netherlands, 2000; Vol. 2, p 77.

Chen, W.; Fadeev, A. Y.; Hsieh, M. C.; Öner, D.; Youngblood, J. P.; McCarthy, T. J. "Ultrahydrophobic and Ultralyophobic Surfaces - Some Comments and Some Examples", Langumir 1999, 15,3395.

Chen, W.; McCarthy, T. J. "Adsorption/Migration of a Perfluorohexylated Fullerene from the Bulk to the Polymer/Air Interface", Macromolecules 1999, 32,2342.

Chen, W.; McCarthy, T. J. "Chemical Surface Modification of Poly(ethylene terephthalate)", Macromolecules 1998, 31,3648.

Chen, W.; McCarthy, T. J. "Layer-by-Layer Deposition: a Tool for Polymer Surface Modification", Macromolecules 1997, 30,78.


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