Synthesizing, processing, and characterizing polymers and composites or nanoparticles
Stimulus-response nanoparticles for drug delivery
Electrospinning of nanofibers for tissue scaffolds
Structured nanoparticles for low-leaching wood preservation
Biocomposites and biofibers
Studies of controlled nanoscale interfaces of rice-hull reinforced composites
Engineered wood- or biopolymer-reinforced composites having improved processing, longevity,
moisture resistance, and mechanical properties
Ghassemi Hessam; Au Ming; Chen Ning; Heiden Patricia A, and Yassar Reza S. In Situ
Electrochemical Lithiation/Delithiation Observation of Individual Amorphous Si Nanorods.
ACS NANO 5(10), 7805-7811 (2011) DOI: 10.1021/nn2029814
Dissanayake, Neluka, Levy, Miguel, Chakravarty, A., Heiden, P. A. Heiden, Chen, Ning,
and Fratello, V.J. Magneto-photonic crystal optical sensors with sensitive covers.
Applied Physics Letters 99, 091112 (2011)
Morsi, Samir M., Pakzad, Anahita, Amin, Amal, Yassar, Reza S., Heiden, Patricia A.
Chemical and nanomechanical analysis of rice husk modified by ATRP-grafted oligomer.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science. 360(2) 377-385. (2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2011.04.065
Ding, Xiaochu, Richter, Dana L., Matuana, Laurent M., Heiden, P. A. Efficient one-pot
synthesis and loading of self-assembled amphiphilic chitosan nanoparticles for low-leaching
wood preservation. Carbohydrate Polymers 86(1) 58-64 (2011) DOI: 10.1016/j.carbpol.2011.04.002
Chen, Ning, Tiwari, Ashutosh, and Heiden, Patricia A. Raft Copolymerization of Thermo-responsive
Poly(DEGMA-B-OEGA) with Tunable LCST. Polymer Preprints 52(1), 317-318 (2011)
Pakzad, A., Parikh, N., Heiden, P. A., and Yassar, R. S. Revealing the 3D internal
structure of natural polymer microcomposites using X-ray ultra microtomography. Journal
of Microscopy 243(1) 77-85 (2011) DOI: 10.1111/j.1365-2818.2010.03483.x
Asthana, A, Shokuhfar, T., Gao, Q., Heiden, P. A., Friedrich, C., Yassar, R. S. Real
Time Observation of Phase Transition of Anatase TiO(2) Nanotubes Into Rutile Nanoparticles
by In-Situ Joule Heating Inside Transmission Electron Microscope. Advanced Science
Letters. 3(4) 557-562 (2010) DOI: 10.1166/asl.2010.1191
Journal of Materials Research
Efficient one-pot synthesis and loading of self-assembled amphiphilic chitosan nanoparticles
for low-leaching wood preservation (Prize Winner), Michigan Technological University
Graduate Student Poster Competition, Biotechnology Research Center, Xiaochu Ding and
Patricia Heiden, April 2011
Copolymerization of Peptidoglycan to Enhance Polyhydroxybutanoate Stability, Michigan
Technological University Graduate Student Poster Competition, Biotechnology Research
Center, Ning Chen, Ratul Saha, Susan Bagley, and Patricia Heiden, March 2011
Synthesis and Isolation of Cellulose Nanocrystals by Acidic Hydrolysis with Optimized
Condition, Michigan Technological University Graduate School Poster Competition, Ning
Chen, Anahita Pakzad, Reza Yassar, Patricia Heiden, February, 2011
Improving processing efficiency of forestry biomass for co-production of biofuels
and biopolymers: A systems approach, 14th Symposium on Industrial and Fermentation
Microbiology, Susan T. Bagley, Patricia A. Heiden, and David R. Shonnard, April 2010
Tuning the Thermal Stimulus Response Properties of Novel Gold-Hybrid Nanoparticles
American Chemical Society, Regional Meeting Great Lakes Branch, Ning Chen, Ashutosh
Tiwari, and Patricia Heiden, 2010
Cellulose Nanowhisker Reinforced Composites: When Good Projects Go Bad International
Conference on Advanced Polymer Technologies, Kerala, India, Anahita Pakzad, William
Grant, Paul D. Mainwaring, Reza S. Yassar, and Patricia Heiden, 2010
Nanotechnology Projects, College of Science and Engineering, Thapar University, Punjab,
India, Patricia Heiden, 2010
Wood Flour Filled Polyvinyl Chloride Composites and their Foams. Laurent M. Matuana,
Patricia A. Heiden and Bhavesh L. Shah. Pending
Compositions and Methods for Wood Preservation P. Laks and P. Heiden. 2004. USP 6,753,035
Methods for Modification of UF Adhesive with Thermoplastic Polymers and Copolymers.
P. Heiden. 2003. Provisional Patent.
Compositions and Methods for Wood Preservation P. Laks and P. Heiden Status: 2001.