Publications & Funding

Since 2010, the Rider Group has had the following publications (*-WWU students):

14. O’Neil, G. W.; Yen, T. Q.;* Leitch, M.;* Wilson, G.;* Brown, E. A.;* Rider, D. A.; Reddy, C. “Alkenones as Renewable Phase Change Materials.” Renew. Energ. 2018, 134, 89-94.

13. Butler, T.; Alden, S. E.;* Taylor, M.; Deese, S.; Rider, D. A.; Laskoski, M.  “Oligomeric Phthalonitriles and Tetrakis(phenylethynyl)benzene Blends with Improved Processing and Thermal Properties.” J. Polym. Sci. A Polym. Chem. 2018, 56, 2630-2640.

12. Curtis, T.;* Taylor, A. K.;* Alden, S. E.;* Swanson, C;* Lo, J.;* Knight, L.*; King, A.;* Gates, B. D.; Emory, S. R.; Rider, D. A. “Synthesis and Characterization of Tunable, pH-Responsive Polymer Microgels for Surface-Enhanced Raman Scattering (SERS) Detection.”  ACS Omega 2018, 3, 10572-10588.

11. Taylor, A. K.;* Perez, D. S.;* Zhang, X.; Pilapil, B. K.;Engekhard, M. H.; Gates, B. D.; Rider, D. A. “Block Copolymer Templated Synthesis of PtIr Bimetallic Nanocatalysts for the Formic Acid Oxidation Reaction” J. Mater. Chem. A 2017, 5,  21514–21527.

10. Brown, E. A.*; Rider, D. A. “Pegylated Polybenzoxazine Networks with Increased Thermal Stability from Miscible Blends of Tosylated Poly(ethylene glycol) and a Benzoxazine Monomer” Macromolecules 201750,  6468–6481.

9. Hackler, R. A.;* Hollcraft, A. T.;* Kirkness, T. A.;* Larson N. S.; Hoekstra, N. L.; Rider, D. A. “Relief of Cure Stress in Prepreg Composites with Engineered Voids: A Solution to Warping in Composite Phenolic Resin/Fiberglass Laminates” Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 201655, 3568–3578.

8. Mikkelsen, K.;* Cassidy, B.;* Hofstetter, N.;* Bergquist, L.;* Taylor, A. K.;* Rider, D. A., Block Copolymer Templated Synthesis of Core-Shell PtAu Bimetallic Nanocatalysts for the Methanol Oxidation Reaction. Chem. Mater. 2014, 26, 6928–6940.

7. Kato, F.*; Rider, D. A. “Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers” Ann. Rep. Sec. A 2013109,  277-298.

6.  Knowles, K. D.;* Hanson, C. C.;* Fogel, A. L.;* Warhol, B.;* Rider, D. A., “Layer-by-Layer Assembled Multilayers of Polyethylenimine-Stabilized Platinum Nanoparticles and PEDOT:PSS as Anodes for the Methanol Oxidation Reaction.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2012, 4, 3575-3583.

5.  Worfolk, B. J.; Hauger, T. C.; Harris, K. D.; Rider, D. A.; Fordyce, J. A. M.; Beaupré, S.; Leclerc, M.; Buriak, J. M., “Work Function Control of Interfacial Buffer Layers for Efficient and Air Stable Inverted Low Band Gap Organic Photovoltaics.” Adv. Energ. Mater. 2012, 2, 361-368.

4.  Eloi, J.-C.; Rider, D. A.; Cambridge, G.; Whittell, G. R.; Winnik, M. A.; Manners, I., “Stimulus-Responsive Self-Assembly: Reversible, Redox-Controlled Micellisation of Polyferrocenylsilane Diblock Copolymers.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2011, 133, 8903-8913.

3.  Thomas, M.; Worfolk, B. J.; Rider, D. A.; Taschuk, M. T.; Buriak, J. M.; Brett, M. J., “C60 Fullerene Nanocolumns – Polythiophene Heterojunctions for Inverted Organic Photovoltaic Cells” ACS Appl. Mater. Interf. 2011, 3, 1887-1894.

2.  Worfolk, B. J.; Rider, D. A.; Elias, A. L.; Thomas, M.; Harris, K. D.; Buriak, J. M., “Bulk Heterojunction Organic Photovoltaics Based on Carboxylated Polythiophenes and PCBM on Glass and Plastic Substrates.” Adv. Funct. Mater. 2011, 21, 1816-1826.

1.  Rider, D. A.; Tucker, R. T.; Worfolk, B. J.; Krause, K. M.; Lalany, A.; Shahbazi, K.; Brett, M. J.; Buriak, J. M., Harris, K. D. “Indium Tin Oxide Nanopillar Electrodes in Polymer/Fullerene Solar Cells.” Nanotechnology 2011, 22, 085706-1 - 085706-9.

Since 2010, the Rider Group has been funded by the generous external sponsors listed below:

  1. National Science Foundation 2017-2020. “Engineering Nanoscale Disorder in Polymer-Semiconductor Nanocrystal Composites for Minimized Optical Losses.”
  2. Joint Center for Deployment and Research in Earth Abundant Materials 2017. "Acquisition of a Transmission Electron Microscope." 
  3. Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation 2016-2017. “Transitioning New and Re-Invented Thermoset Resins From the Lab Into Aerospace Composites.” 
  4. Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation 2015-2016. “Characterization of Prepreg Materials Using Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing.” 
  5. Zodiac Cabins and Structures Summer 2015 Grant. “Development, Characterization and Manufacture of Non-Phenolic Prepreg Composite Materials.” 
  6. Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation 2014-2015. “Development of Fasteners for Aircraft Interiors.” 
  7. Zodiac Cabins and Structures Summer 2014 Grant. “A Chemical, Mechanical and Macroscopic Investigation of Composite Panels for Aerospace Technology."
  8. American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund, Undergraduate Research 2014-2018. “Understanding and Utilizing Block Copolymer Templates for the Preparation of Bimetallic Catalysts for Fuel Cell Applications,” #54780-UR10. 
  9. Environmental Molecular Sciences Laboratory - Pacific Northwest National Laboratory “Understanding and Utilizing Block Copolymer Templates for the Preparation of Bimetallic Catalysts for Fuel Cell Applications,”  # 48182.
  10. Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation 2013-2014. “Next Generation Resins for Aerospace Composites in Washington.”
  11. Zodiac Cabins and Structures Summer 2013 Grant. “A Chemical, Mechanical and Macroscopic Investigation of Composite Panels for Aerospace Technology.”
  12. Joint Center for Aerospace Technology Innovation 2013. “Characterization of Composite Panel Manufacturing for Aerospace Applications.”
  13. Research Corporation – Single Investigator Cottrell College Scholar Award. “Conducting Polymer/Nanoparticle Interfacial Layers for Hydrogen Fuel Cells,” # 21109.
  14. American Chemical Society – Petroleum Research Fund, Undergraduate New Investigator. “Size and Shape Controlled Electrodeposition of Cuprous Oxide Semiconductor Nanoparticles from Tailored Diblock Copolymer Templates,” # 51559-UNI10.