C. Nie, S.M. Maguire, C.W. Zheng, M.M. Beromi, R.A. Register, R.D. Priestley, E.C. Davidson, P.J. Chirik, A butadiene-derived semicrystalline polyolefin with two-tiered chemical recyclability, Chem, 10, 1 (2024)

L.W. Taylor, R.D. Priestley, R.A. Register, Control of Solution Phase Behavior through Block–Random Copolymer Sequence, Macromolecules, Article ASAP (2024)


N.J. Caggiano, M.S. Armstrong, J.S. Georgiou, A. Rawal, B.K. Wilson, C.E. White, R.D. Priestley, R.K. Prud’homme, Formulation and Scale-up of Delamanid Nanoparticles via Emulsification for Oral Tuberculosis Treatment, Molecular Pharmaceutics, 20, 9, 4546 (2023)

K.S.S. Christie, A. McGaughey, S.A. McBride, X. Xu, R.D. Priestley, Z.J. Ren, Membrane Distillation–Crystallization for Sustainable Carbon Utilization and Storage, Environmental Science & Technology, 57, 43, 16628 (2023)

X. Xu, R.M. Sarhan, S. Mei, Z. Kochovski, W. Koopman, R.D. Priestley, Y. Lu, Photothermally Triggered Nanoreacotors with Tunable Catalyst Location and Catalytic Activity, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 15, 41, 48623 (2023)

J.X. Liu, Y. Wang, M. Haataja, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Anisotropic Material Depletion in Epitaxial Polymer Crystallization, Soft Matter, 19, 7691 (2023)

X. Xu, Y.L. Eatmon, K.S.S. Christie, A.L. McGaughey, N. Guillomaitre, S.S. Datta, Z.J. Ren, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Tough and Recyclable Phase-Separated Supramolecular Gels via a Dehydration-Hydration Cycle, JACS Au, 3, 10, 2772 (2023)

J.X. Liu, M.P. Haataja, A. Košmrlj, S.S. Datta, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Liquid-Liquid Phase Separation within Fibrillar Networks, Nature Communications, 14, 6085 (2023)

A.L. McGaughey, S. Srinivasan, T. Zhao, K.S.S. Christie, J.Z. Ren, R.D. Priestley, Scalable Zwitterionic Polymer Brushes for Antifouling Membranes via Cuo-Mediated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 5, 4921 (2023)

N.J. Caggiano, S.K. Nayagam, L.Z Wang, B.K. Wilson, P. Lewis, S. Jahangir, R.D. Priestley, R.K. Prudhomme, K.D. Ristroph, Sequential Flash NanoPrecipitation for the Scalable Formulation of Stable Core-Shell Nanoparticles with Core Loading up to 90%, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 640, 122985 (2023)

M. Yang, J.J. Zhu, A. McGaughey, S. Zheng, R.D. Priestley, Z.J. Ren, Predicting Extraction Selectivity of Acetic Acid in Pervaporation by Machine Learning Models with Data Leakage Management, Environmental Science and Technology, 57, 5934 (2023)

X. Xu, N. Guillomaitre, K.S.S. Christie, R.K. Bay, N. Bizmark, S.S. Datta, Z.J. Ren, R.D. Priestley, Quick-Release Antifouling Hydrogels for Solar-Driven Water Purification, ACS Central Science, 9, 177 (2023)

D.M. Scott, R.K. Prudhomme, R.D. Priestley, Effects of the Polymer Glass Transition on the Stability of Nanoparticle Dispersions, Soft Matter, 19, 1212 (2023)

D.M. Scott, A. Nikoubashman, R.A. Register, R.D. Priestley, R.K. Prudhomme, Rapid Precipitation of Ionomers for Stabilization of Polymer Colloids, Langmuir, 39, 570 (2023)


J. Schneider, J. Liu, V.E. Lee, R.K. Prudhomme, R.D. Priestley, Tuning Morphologies and Reactivities of Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Nanoparticles, ACS Nano, 16, 16133 (2022)

M. Chowdhury, X. Monnier, D. Cangialosi, R.D. Priestley, ACS Polymers Au, 2, 333 (2022)

Y. Seo, B. Zuo, D. Cangialosi, R.D. Priestley, Physical Aging of Hydroxypropyl Methylcellulose Acetate Succinate via Enthalpy Recovery, Soft Matter, 18, 8331, (2022)

N. Bizmark, N.J. Caggiano, J. Liu, C. B. Arnold, R.K. Prudhomme, S.S. Datta, R.D. Priestley, Hysteresis in the Thermally Induced Phase Transition of Cellulose Ethers, Soft Matter 18, 6254 (2022) 

S. Ozden, S. Monti, V. Tozzini, N.S. Dutta, S. Gili, N. Caggiano, A.J. Link, N. Pugno, J. Higgins, R.D. Priestley, C.B. Arnold, Egg Protein Derived Ultralightweight Hybrid Monolithic Aerogel for Water Purification, Materials Today 59, 46 (2022)

N.J. Caggiano, B.K. Wilson, R.D. Priestley, R.K. Prudhomme, Development of an In Vitro Release Assay for Low-Density Cannabidiol Nanoparticles Prepared by Flash NanoPrecipitation, Molecular Pharmaceutics, 19, 1515 (2022)

H. Tian, Q. Xu, R. D. Priestley, B. Zuo, Surface Dynamics of Glasses, Applied Physics Reviews, 9, 011316 (2022)

X. Xu, N. Bizmark, K.S.S. Christie, S.S. Datta, Z.J. Ren, R.D. Priestley, Thermoresponsive Polymers for Water Treatment and Collection, Macromolecules, 55, 1894 (2022) (Selected as editor’s choice)

Y. Wang, K. Gu, J.X. Liu, A. Soman, T. Gu, C.B. Arnold, R.A. Register, Y.L. Loo, R.D. Priestley, Epitaxially Crystallized Polyethylene Exhibiting Near-Equilibrium Melting Temperatures, Polymer Science and Engineering, 62, 841 (2022) (Special issue honoring Greg McKenna)


W. Choi, W. Lee, Y. Yu, R. Priestley, J.W. Chung, S-Y. Kwak, Comparison of Glass Transition Dynamics between Fluorophore-Labeled and -Doped Flexible Poly(vinyl chloride) Plastizised by Ultra-Small Branched Star Poly(e-caprolactone), Polymer, 234, 124240 (2021)

S. Ozden, L. Delafontaine, T. Asset, S. Guo, K.A. Filsinger, R.D. Priestley, P. Atanassov, C.B. Arnold, Graphene-Based Catalyst for CO2 Reduction: The Critial Role of Solvents in Materials Design, Journal of Catalysis, 404, 512 (2021)

K. Randazzo, M. Bartkiewicz, B. Graczykowski, D. Cangialosi, G. Fytaz, B. Zuo, R.D. Priestley, Direct Visualization and Charaterization of Interfacially-Adsorbed Polymer atop Nanoparticles and within Nanocomposites, Macromolecules, 54, 10224 (2021)

W.N. Sharratt, V.E. Lee, R.D. Priestley, J.T. Cabral, Precision Polymer Particles by Flash NanoPrecipitation and Microfluidic Droplet Extraction, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 3, 4746 (2021)

C. Yao, J. Xue, Y. Si, J. Bu, R.D. Priestley, S. Hou, Facile Synthesis of Polydopamine-Functionalized Hollow Graphene Composite Microspheres and Their Application in Methanol Oxidation Reaction, Applied Surface Science, 541,148329 (2021)

J. Liu, N. Bizmark, D.M. Scott, R.A. Register, M.P. Haataja, S.S. Datta, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Evolution of Polymer Colloid Structure During Precipitation and Phase Separation, JACS Au, 1, 936 (2021)

Z. Hao, A. Ghanekarade, N. Zhu, R. Randazzo, D. Kawaguchi, K. Tanaka, X. Wang, D.S. Simmons, R.D. Priestley, B. Zuo, Mobility Gradients Yield Rubbery Surfaces atop Polymer Glasses, Nature, 596, 372 (2021)

B. Zuo, C. Li, Q. Xu, K. Randazzo, X. Wang, R.D. Priestley, Ultrastable Glassy Polymer Films with an Ultradense Brush Morphology, ACS Nano, 15, 9568 (2021)

X. Xu, S. Ozden, N. Bizmark, C.B. Arnold, S.S. Datta, R.D. Priestley, A Bioinspired Elastic Hydrogels for Solar-Driven Clean Water Purification, Advanced Materials, 33, 2007833 (2021)

S. Ozden, N. Dutta, K. Randazzo, T. Tsafack, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Interface Engineering to Tailor the Properties of Ultralight Weight hBN-Polymer Composite Aerogels, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 13, 13620 (2021)

Q. Xu, N. Zhu, H. Fnag, X. Wang, R.D. Priestley, B. Zuo, Decoupling Role of Film Thickness and Interfacial Effects on Polymer Thin Film Dynamics, ACS Macro Letters, 10, 1 (2021)

K. Gu, Y. Wang, R. Li, E. Tsai, J.W. Onorato, C.K. Luscombe, R.D. Priestley, Y.L. Loo, Role of Postdeposition Thermal Annealing on Intracrystallite and Intercrystallite Structuring and Charge Transport in Poly(3-hexylthiophene), ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 13, 999 (2021)

J. Schneider, R.D. Priestley, S.S. Datta, Using Colloidal Deposition to Mobilize Immiscible Fluids from Porous Media, Physical Review Fluids, 6, 014001 (2021)


S. Mei, X. Xu, R.D. Priestley, Y. Lu, Polydopamine (PDA)-based Nanoreactors: Synthesis and Applications in Bioscience and Energy Materials, Chemical Science, 11, 12269 (2020)

J.T. Dull, Y. Wang, J. Johnson, K. Shayegan, R.D. Priestley, Y.H. Geerts, B.P. Rand, Thermal Properties, Molecular Structure, and Thin Film Organic Semiconductor Crystallization, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 124, 27213 (2020)

N. Bizmark, J. Schneider, R.D. Priestley, S.S. Datta, Multi-scale Dynamics of Colloidal Deposition and Erosion in Porous Media, Science Advances, 6, eabc2350 (2020)

T. Jin, H. Zha, K. Randazzo, B. Zuo, R.D. Priestley, X. Wang, Local Disorder Facilitates Chain Stretching in Crowded Polymer Brushes, The Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 11, 7814 (2020)

Y. Wang, K. Gu, A. Soman, T. Gu, R.A. Register, Y.L. Loo, R.D. Priestley, Circumventing Macroscopic Phase Separation in Immiscible Polymer Mixtures by Bottom-up Deposition, Macromolecules, 53, 5740 (2020)

C. Rodriguez, D. Nieto Simavilla, R.D. Priestley, M. Wubbenhorst, S. Napolitano, Density of Obstacles Affects Diffusion in Adsorbed Polymer Layers, ACS Macro Letter, 9, 318 (2020)

T.I. Morozova, V.E. Lee, N. Bizmark, S.S. Datta, R.K. Prudhomme, A. Nikoubashman, R.D. Priestley, In Silico Design Enables the Rapid Production of Surface-Active Amphiphiles, ACS Central Science, 6, 166 (2020)

M.B. Davis, K. Randazzo, B. Zuo, R.D. Priestley, Revealing Interfacial Interactions in Random Copolymer Adsorbed Layers by Solvent Leaching, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 41, 1900582 (2020)


Q. Zhang, F. Yue, L. Xu, C. Yao, R.D. Priestley, S. Hou, Paper-based Porous Graphene/Single-Walled Carbon Nanotubes Supported Pt Nanoparticles as Freestanding Catalyst for Electro-Oxidation of Methanol. Appl. Catal. B Environ., 257, 117886 (2019)

Y. Wang, K. Gu, X. Monnier, H. Jeong, M. Chowdhury, D. Cangialosi, Y.L. Loo, R.D. Priestley, Tunable Properties of MAPLE-Deposited Thin Films in the Presence of Suppressed Segmental Dynamics, ACS Macro Letters, 8, 115 (2019) 

E. Kang, B. Graczykowski, U. Jonas, D. Christie, L. Gray, D. Cangialosi, R.D. Priestley, G. Fytas, Shell Architecture Strongly Influences Glass Transition, Surface Mobility, and Elasticity of Polymer Core/Shell Nanoparticles, Macromolecules, 52, 5399 (2019)

C. Wang, S. G. Isaacson, Y. Wang, K. Lionti, W. Volksen, T. P. Magbitang, M. Chowdhury, R. D. Priestley, G. Dubois, R. H. Dauskard, Surface Chemical Functionalization to Achieve Extreme Levels of Molecular Confinement in Hybrid Nanocomposites, Advanced Functional Materials, 29, 1903132 (2019)

B. Zuo, F. Wang, Z. Hao, H. He, S. Zhang, R.D. Priestley, X. Wang, Influence of the Interfacial Effect on Polymer Thin Film Dynamics Scaled by the Distance of Chain Mobility Suppression by the Substrate, Macromolecules, 52, 3753 (2019)

J.H. Yang, S-H Jang, J.H. Lee, S.H. Jang, S. Akn, Y.C. Jung, R.D. Priestley, J.W. Chung, Understanding and Controlling the Self-Healing Behavior of 2-Ureido-4-Pyrimidinone-Functionalized Clustery and Dendritic Dual Dynamics Supramolecular Network, Polymer, 172, 13 (2019) 

B. Zuo, H. Zhou, M.J.B. Davis, X. Wang, R.D. Priestley, Effect of Local Chain Conformation in Adsorbed Nanolayers on Confined Polymer Molecular Mobility, Physical Review Letters, 122, 217801 (2019)

J. Zhao, V.E. Lee, R. Liu, R.D. Priestley, Responsive Polymers as Smart Nanomaterials Enable Diverse Applications, Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 10, 316 (2019)

T. Morozova, V. Lee, A.Z. Panagiotopoulos, R.K. Prudhomme, R.D. Priestley, A. Nikoubashman, On the Stability of Polymeric Nanoparticles Fabricated through Rapid Solvent Mixing, Langmuir, 35, 709, (2019)


D. Christie, R.A. Register, R.D. Priestley, The Role of Chain Connectivity Across an Interface on the Dynamics of a Nanostructured Block Copolymer, Physical Review Letters, 121, 247801 (2018)

E. Kang, H. Kim, L.A.G. Gray, D. Christie, U. Jonas, B. Graczykowski, E.M. Furst, R.D. Priestley, G. Fytas, Ultrathin Shell Layers Dramatically Influence Polymer Nanoparticle Surface Mobility, Macromolecules, 51, 8522 (2018)

M.J.B. Davis, B. Zuo, R.D. Priestley, Competing Polymer-Substrate Interactions Mitigate Random Copolymer Adsorption, Soft Matter, 14, 7204 (2018)

Y. Wang, H. Jeong, M. Chowdhury, R.D. Priestley, Exploiting Physical Vapor Deposition for Morphological Control in Semi-Crystalline Polymer Films, Polymer Crystallization, 1, 10021 (2018)

M. Liu, C. Chi, J. Li, Z. Zhou, R.D. Priestley, W. Teng, R. Liu, Flash nanoprecipitation of poly(styrene-co-acrylonitrile) colloids in the presence of hydrophobic organoplatinum and their derived Pt-carbon nanocomposites for oxygen reduction reaction, Colloid and Surface Science A, 552, 118 (2018)

L.S. Grundy, V.E. Lee, N. Li, C. Sosa, W.D. Mulhearn, R. Liu, R.A. Register, A. Nikoubashman, R.K. Prudhomme, A.Z. Panagiotopoulos, R.D. Priestley, Rapid Production of Internally Structured Colloids by Flash NanoPrecipitation of Block Copolymer Blends, ACS Nano, 12, 4660(2018); see commentary in Science: 360, 978 (2018) 

J. Chung, J.W. Chung, R.D. Priestley, S-Y. Kwak, Confinement-Induced Change in Chain Morphology of Ultra-Thin Polymer Fibers, Macromolecules, 51, 4229 (2018)

C. Li, Z. Zhao, R. D. Priestley, R. Liu, Constrained-Volume Assembly of Organometal Confined in Polymer to Fabricate Multi-Heteratom Doped Carbon for Oxygen Reduction Reaction, Science China Materials, 61, 1305 (2018)

H. Kim, Y. Cang, E. Kang, B. Graczykowski, M. Secchi, M. Montagna, R.D. Priestley, E.M. Furst, G. Fytas, Direct Observation of Polymer Surface Mobility via Nanoparticle Vibrations, Nature Communication, 9, 2918 (2018)

D. Christie, R.A. Register, R.D. Priestley, Direct Measurement of the Local Glass Transition in Self-Assembled Copolymers with One Nanometer Resolution, ACS Central Science, 4, 504 (2018); see accompanying commentary T.M. Lodge, Nanoscopic Resolution of the Glass Transition with Spatially Inhomogeneous Polymer Mixtures, ACS Central Science, 4, 431 (2018) 

H. Jeong, M. Chowdhury, Y. Wang, M. Sezen-Edmonds, Y-L. Loo, R.A. Register, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Tuning Morphology and Melting Temperature in Polyethylene Films by MAPLE, Macromolecules, 52, 512 (2018) (selected as cover art)  

M.J. Burroughs, D.A. Christie, L.A. Gray, M. Chowdhury, R.D. Priestley, Twenty-First Century Advances in Fluorescence Techniques to Characterize Glass-Forming Polymers at the Nanoscale, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 219, 1700368 (2018)


G. Li, J. Li, M. Liu, Z. Zhou, C. Cai, B. Guo, R.D. Priestley, L. Han, R. Liu, Silica-Polydopamine Core-Shell Self-Confined Templates for Ultra-Stable Hollow Pt Anchored N-Doped Carbon Electrocatalyst, Dalton Transactions, 46, 16419 (2017) 

C. Sosa, V. Lee, L. Grundy, R. Liu, R.K. Prudhomme, R.D. Priestley, Combining Precipitation and Vitrification to Control the Number of Surface Patches on Polymer Nanocolloids, Langmuir, 33, 5835 (2017) 

T. Gu, J. Gao, E.E. Ostoumov, H. Jeong, F. Wu, R. Fardel, N. Yao, R.D. Priestley, G. D. Scholes, Y-L. Loo, C.B. Arnold, Photoluminescence of Functionalized Germanium Nanocrystals Embedded in Arsenic Sulfide Glass, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 9, 18911 (2017) 

M.T. Wei, S. Elbaum-Garfinkle, A.S. Holehouse, C. C.-H Chen, M. Feric, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, R.V. Pappu, C.P. Brangwynne, Phase Behavior of Disordered Proteins Underlying Low Density and High Permeability of Liquid Organelles, Nature Chemistry, 9, 1118 (2017) 

M. Chowdhury, R.D. Priestley, Discrete Mobility on the Surface of Glasses, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, 114, 4854 (2017) 

V. E. Lee, C. Sosa, R. Liu, R.K. Prudhomme, R.D. Priestley, A Scalable Platform for Hybrid Functional Polymer Nanocolloids via Continuous Flash NanoPrecipitation, Langmuir, 33, 3444 (2017)

Y. He, B. Wang, X. Hu, Z. Zhang, L. Sun, R.D. Priestley, R. Liu, One-Step Constrained-Volume Synthesis of Silver Decorated Polymer Colloids with Antimicrobial and Sensing Properties, Colloid and Poly. Sci., 295, 521 (2017)

M. Chowdhury, Y. Guo, Y. Wang, W.L. Merling, J.H. Mangalara, D.S. Simmons, R.D. Priestley, Spatially-Distributed Rheological Properties in Confined Polymer by Non-Contact Shear, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letter, 8, 1229 (2017)         

T. Gu, H. Jeong, K. Yang, F. Wu, N. Yao, R.D. Priestley, C. White, C.B. Arnold, Anisotropic Crystallization in Solution Processed Chalcogenide Thin Film by Linearly Polarized Laser, Applied Physics Letters,110, 041904 (2017).

H. Jeong, S. Napolitano, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Irreversible Adsorption Controls Crystallization in Vapor Deposited Polymer Thin Films, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 8, 229 (2017)


V. Tam, C. Sosa, N. Yao, R.D. Priestley, Nanomedicine as a Non-Invasive Strategy for Drug Delivery Across the Blood Brain Barrier, Inter. J. Pharm., 515, 331 (2016)

Y. He, R.D. Priestley, R. Liu, A One-Step and Scalable Continuous-Flow Nanoprecipitation for Catalytic Reduction of Organic Pollutants in Water, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 55, 9851, (2016)

D. Christie, C. Zhang, J. Fu, B. Koel, R.D. Priestley, Glass Transition Temperature of Colloidal Polystyrene Dispersed in Various Liquids, Journal of Polymer Science Polymer Physics, 54, 1776 (2016)

C. Tang, C. Sosa, R.F. Pagels, R.D. Priestley, R.K. Prudhomme, Efficient Preparation of Size Tunable PEGylated Gold Nanoparticles, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 4, 4813 (2016)

M.J. Burroughs, S. Napolitano, D. Cangialosi, R.D. Priestley, Direct Measurement of Interfacial Effects on Exposed and Buried Adsorbed Nanolayer Glass Transition Temperature in Polymer Thin Films, Macromolecules, 49, 4647 (2016)

H. Jeong, K. Shepard, G. Purdum, Y-L. Loo, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Additive Growth and Crystallization of Polymer Films, Macromolecules, 49, 2860 (2016) 

C. Sosa, R. Liu, C. Tang, F. Qu, M. Bazant, R.K. Prudhomme, R.D. Priestley, Soft-Multi-faced Colloids by Constrained Volume Self-Assembly, Macromolecules, 49, 3580 (2016)

R. Liu, R.D. Priestley, Rational Design and Fabrication of Core-Shell Nanoparticles Through One-Step/Pot Strategy, Journal Materials Chemistry A, 4, 6680 (2016) (Selected Cover Article)

Nikoubashman, V.E. Lee, C. Sosa, R.K. Prudhomme, R.D. Priestley, A.Z. Panagiotopoulos, Directed Assembly of Soft Colloids Through Rapid Solvent Exchange, ACS Nano, 10, 1425(2016)


Zhao, L. Ma, J. You, F. Qu, R.D. Priestley, EDTA- and Amine-Functionalized Graphene Oxide as Sorbents for Ni (II) Removal, Desalination and Water Treatment, 47, 8942 (2015)

C.M. Evans, S. Kim, C.B. Roth, R.D. Priestley, L.J. Broadbelt, J.M. Torkelson, Role of Neighboring Domains in Determining the Magnitude and Direction of Tg-Confinement Effects in Binary, Immiscible Polymer Systems, Polymer, 80, 180 (2015)

C.N. Neikirk, J.W. Chung, R.D. Priestley, Modification of Mechanical Properties in Polymer Nanocomposites by the Incorporation of Specific Self-Complementary Hydrogen Bonding Interactions, Polymer, 79, 212 (2015).

K.B. Shepard, D.A. Christie, C.L. Sosa, C.B. Arnold and R.D. Priestley, Patchy Janus Particles with Tunable Roughness and Composition via Vapor-Assisted Deposition of Macromolecules, Appl. Phys. Lett., 106, 093104 (2015)

R.D. Priestley, D. Cangialosi, S. Napolitano, On the Equivalence Between the Thermodynamic and Dynamic Measurement of the Glass Transition of Confined Polymer, J. Non-Crystalline Solids, 407, 288 (2015)


K.B. Shepard, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Transport and Stability of Laser-Deposited Amorphous Polymer Nanoglobules, ACS Macro Letters, 3, 1046 (2014)

R. Liu, C. Sosa, Y. Yeh, F. Qu, N Yao, R.K. Prudhomme, R.D. Priestley, A One-step and Scalable Route to Metal Nanocatalyst Supported Polymer Nanospheres via Flash NanoPrecipitation, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2, 17286 (2014)

Y. Guo, Z. Zhang, R.D. Priestley, Polymer Thin Film Instability from a Patterned Edge, Applied Physics Letters, 105, 041603 (2014)  

R. Liu, Y. Yeh, V.H. Tam, F. Qu, N. Yao, R.D. Priestley, One-Pot Stober Route Yields Template for Ag@Carbon Yolk-Shell Nanostructures, ChemComm, 50, 9056 (2014) (Cover Article)

Zhang, Y. Guo, R.D. Priestley, Characteristic Length of the Glass Transition in Isochorically Confined Polymer Glasses, ACS Macro Letters, 3, 501 (2014)

R. Liu, F. Qu, Y. Guo, N. Yao, R.D. Priestley, Au@Carbon Yolk-Shell Nanostructures via One-Step Core-Shell-Shell Template, ChemComm, 50, 478 (2014) 


K. Shepard, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Origins of Nanostructure in Amorphous Polymer Coatings via Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, Applied Physics Letters, 103, 123105 (2013)

R. Liu, Y. Guo, G. Odusote, F. Qu, R.D. Priestley, Core-Shell Fe2O3 Polydopamine Nanoparticles Serve Multipurpose as Drug Carrier, Catalyst Support and Carbon Adsorbent, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 5, 9167 (2013) (Highlighted as “Most Read” Article)

C. Neikirk, J.W. Chung, R.D. Priestley, Thermomechanical Behavior of Hydrogen-bond based Supramolecular Poly(e-Caprolactone)-Silica Nanocomposites, RSC Advances, 3, 16686 (2013)

Zhang, R.D. Priestley, Fragility and Glass Transition Temperature of Polymer Confined Under Isobaric and Isochoric Conditions, Soft Matter, 9, 7076 (2013) 

J.W. Chung, C. Neikirk, R.D. Priestley, Investigation of Coumarin Functionality on the Formation of Polymeric Nanoparticles,Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 396, 16 (2013) 

C. Zhang, Y. Guo, R.D. Priestley, Confined Glassy Properties of Polymer Nanoparticles, Journal of Polymer Science Polymer Physics, 51, 574 (2013)

K. Shepard, R.D. Priestley, MAPLE Deposition of Macromolecules, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 214, 862 (2013) (Cover Article)

Zhang, V. M. Boucher,D. Cangialosi, R. D. Priestley, Mobility and Glass Transition Temperature of Polymer Nanospheres, Polymer, 54, 230 (2013)

K. Shepard, Y. Guo, C.B. Arnold, R.D. Priestley, Nanostructured Morphology of Polymer Films Prepared by Matrix Assisted Pulsed Laser Evaporation, Applied Physics A, 110, 771 (2013) 

C. Zhang, Y. Guo, R.D. Priestley, Fragility of an Isochorically Confined Polymer Glass, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters, 4, 431 (2013)


S.H.  Choi, J.W. Chung, R.D. Priestley, S.W. Swak, Functionalization of Polysulfone Hollow Fiber Membranes with Amphiphilic β-Cyclodextrin and Their Applications for the Removal of Endocrine Disrupting Plasticizer, Journal of Membrane Science, 409, 75 (2012)

C. Zhang, J.W. Chung, R.D. Priestley, Dialysis Nanoprecipitation of Polystyrene Nanoparticles, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 33, 1798 (2012)

J.W. Chung, K. Lee, C. Neikirk, C. Nelson, R.D. Priestley, Photo-Responsive Coumarin Stabilized Polymeric Nanoparticles as a Detectable Drug Carrier, Small, 8, 1693 (2012) 

J.W. Chung, Y. Guo, S-Y. Kwak, R.D. Priestley, Understanding and Controlling Gold Nanoparticle Formation from a Robust Self-Assembled Cyclodextrin Solid Template, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, 6017 (2012)

Y. Guo, A. Morozov, D. Schneider, J. W. Chung, C. Zhang, M. Waldmann, N. Yao, G. Fytas, C. B. Arnold, R. D. Priestley, Ultra-Stable Nanostructured Polymer Glasses, Nature Materials,11, 337 (2012) (Commentary: M.D. Ediger, Lian Yu, Nature Materials, 11, 267 (2012) 

Zhang, V. Pansare, R.K. Prudhomme, R.D. Priestley, Flash NanoPrecipitation of Polystyrene Nanoparticles, Soft Matter, 8, 86 (2012)  

S.Y. Park, J.W. Chung, R.D. Priestley, S.Y. Kwak, Covalent Assembly of Metal Nanoparticles on Cellulose Fabric and its Antimicrobial Activity, Cellulose, 19, 2141 (2012)


Y. Guo, C. Zhang, C. Lai, R.D. Priestley, M. D’Acuzni, G. Fytas, Structural Relaxation of Polymer Nanospheres under Soft and Hard Confinement: Isobaric versus Isochoric Glass Formation, ACS Nano, 5, 5365 (2011)

C. Zhang, Y. Guo, R.D. Priestley, Glass Transition Temperature of Polymer Nanoparticles under Soft and Hard Confinement, Macromolecules, 44, 4001 (2011)

J.W. Chung, Y. Guo, R.D. Priestley, S-Y. Kwak, Colloidal Gold Nanoparticle Formation Derived From Self-Assembled Supramolecular Structure of Cyclodextrin/Au Salt Complex, Nanoscale, 3, 1766 (2011)

Y. Guo, C. Zhang, C. Lai, and R.D. Priestley, Glass Transition Temperature and Structural Relaxation of Polymer Nanoparticles Under Hard and Soft Confinement, Proceedings form the 19thAnnual International Conference on Composites/Nano Engineering, World Journal of Engineering, September, 373 (2011) 


R.D. Priestley, Physical Aging of Confined Glasses, Soft Matter, 5, 919 (2009)


J.M. Torkelson, R.D. Priestley, P. Rittigstein, M.K. Mundra and C.B. Roth, Novel Effects of Confinement and Interfaces on the Glass Transition Temperature and Physical Aging in Polymer Films and Nanocomposites, Proceeding of 5thInternational Workshop on Complex Systems, 192 (2008)


R.D. Priestley, P. Rittigstein, L.J. Broadbelt, K. Fukao and J.M. Torkelson, Evidence for the Molecular-Scale Origin of the Suppression of Physical Aging in confined Polymer: Fluorescence and Dielectric Spectroscopy Studies of Polymer-Silica Nanocomposites, J. Phys. Condens. Matter, 19, 205120 (2007)

T. Kono, Y. Hu, T. Masuda, K. Tanka, R. D. Priestleyand B.D. Freeman, Effect of Fumed Silica Nanoparticles on Gas Permeation Properties of Substituted Polyacetylene Membranes, Polym. Bull., 58, 995 (2007)

P. Rittigstein, R.D. Priestley, L.J. Broadbelt and J.M. Torkelson, Model Polymer Nanocomposites Provide an Understanding of Confinement Effects in Real Nanocomposites, Nature Mater., 6, 278 (2007).  (News and Views of article by L. Schadler, Model interfaces, Nature Mater., 6, 257 (2007)

R.D. Priestley, L.J. Broadbelt, J.M. Torkelson and K. Fukao, Glass Transition and Alpha-Relaxation Dynamics of Thin Films of Labeled Polystyrene, Physical Review E, 75, 061806 (2007)

R.D. Priestley, M. K. Mundra, N. Barnett, L. J. Broadbelt and J.M. Torkelson, Effects of Nanoscale Confinement and Interfaces on the Glass Transition Temperatures of a Series of Poly(n-methacrylate) Films, Aust. J. of Chem., 60, 765 (2007) 

R.D. Priestley, L.J. Broadbelt, K. Fukao and J.M. Torkelson, Confinement and Interfacial Effects on the Dynamics and Glass Transition of Thin Polymer Films: Novel Fluorescence and Dielectric Spectroscopy Studies, Polymer Preprints, 48 (1), 662 (2007)

J.M. Torkelson, R.D. Priestley, M.K. Mundra, P. Rittigstein, L.J. Broadbelt and C.J. Ellison, Perturbations by Surfaces and Interfaces to Tg that Propagate Hundreds of Nanometers in Films: Implications for the Nature of the Glass Transition of Polymers, Polymer Preprints, 48, 745 (2007)

R.D. Priestley, L.J. Broadbelt and J.M. Torkelson, Why Nanoconfinement May Lead to the Development of Polymer Glasses that do not Physically Age, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, 97, 240 (2007)

J.M. Torkelson, R.D. Priestley, P. Rittigstein, M.K. Mundra, L.J. Broadbelt, W.F. Jager and C.B. Roth, Model Studies of the Effects of Confinement and Nanocomposite Formation on Polymer Glass Transition Temperature and Physical Aging, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, 97, 782 (2007)

K. Fukao, A. Harada, R.D. Priestleyand J.M. Torkelson, Glass Transition and Dielectric Relaxation of Thin Films of Labeled Polymers, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, 97, 788 (2007)


R.D. Priestley, C.J. Ellison, L.J. Broadbelt and J.M. Torkelson, Structural Relaxation of Polymer Glasses at Surfaces, Interfaces and in Between, Science, 309, 456 (2005)

R.D. Priestley, L.J. Broadbelt and J.M. Torkelson, Physical Aging of Ultrathin Polymer Films Above and Below the Bulk Glass Transition Temperature: Effects of Polymer-Substrate Interactions Measured by Fluorescence, Macromolecules, 38, 654 (2005)

R.D. Priestley, P. Rittigstein, L.J. Broadbelt and J.M. Torkelson, Structural Recovery in Confined Polymer films and Nanocomposites Above and Below the Bulk Glass Transition Temperature: Novel Studies by Fluorescence and Differential Scanning Calorimetry, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, 92, 229 (2005) 

C.J. Ellison, R.D. Priestley, L.J. Broadbelt, M.K. Mundra, P. Rittigstein and J.M. Torkelson, On the Glass Transition and Physical Aging in Nanoconfined Polymers, ANTEC,63, 262 (2005)

R.D. Priestley, C.J. Ellison, L.J. Broadbelt and J.M. Torkelson, Nanoscale Distributions of Glass Transition Temperature and Physical Aging in Confined Polymers and Polymer Nanocomposites: Fluorescence Study, Polymer Materials Science and Engineering, 93, 262 (2005)


Y. Zheng, R.D. Priestleyand G.B. McKenna, Physical Aging of an Epoxy Subsequent to Relative Humidity Jumps Through the Glass Concentration, J. Polym. Sci. Part B: Polym. Phys., 42, 2107 (2004)