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01-29-2008

Clarkson University's Minko Featured in ACS Nano Podcast

An interview with Sergiy Minko, the Egon Matijevic Chaired Professor of Chemistry and Biomolecular Science at Clarkson University, is featured in the January ACS Nano podcast.

Minko was interviewed about a paper he cowrote with Research Professor Mikhail Motornov, graduate student Roman Sheparovych and Professor Evgeny Katz. The article, "Chemical Gating with Nanostructured Responsive Polymer Brushes: Mixed Brush versus Homopolymer Brush," published in the January edition of ACS Nano.

ACS Nano is an international forum for comprehensive articles on synthesis, assembly, characterization, theory, and simulation of nanostructures, nanobiotechnology, nanofabrication, methods and tools for nanoscience and nanotechnology, and self- and directed-assembly. The journal serves researchers at the interfaces of chemistry, biology, materials science, physics, and engineering.

Minko's research and expertise in materials science focuses on the areas of smart/responsive polymer materials, smart colloids, nanostructured thin polymer films, formation of nanowires and nanoparticles, adhesion, wetting, adsorption regulations, and single molecule devices.

Clarkson University crosses the boundaries of disciplines, nations and cultures in order for discovery, engineering innovation and enterprise to come together. As a result, faculty and graduates grasp the full impact of their calling, direct their research to the world's pressing issues and lead with confidence and distinction. One in seven alumni is already a CEO or other senior executive. Located in Potsdam, N.Y., just outside the six-million-acre Adirondack Park, Clarkson is home to 3,000 students preparing for rewarding careers through 50 rigorous programs of study in engineering, business, arts, science, and health sciences, as well as unparalleled outdoor recreation and life experiences beyond the classroom.


[News directors and editors: For more information, contact Michael P. Griffin, director of News & Digital Content Services, at 315-268-6716 or mgriffin@clarkson.edu.]

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