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Michael Easson (PhD)
Cotton Chemistry and Utilization Research
Research Chemist

Phone: (504) 286-4493
Fax:

1100 ROBERT E. LEE BLVD
NEW ORLEANS, LA 70179
Projects
Chemical Modification of Cotton for Value Added Applications
In-House Appropriated (D)
  Accession Number: 438163

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)
Application of brown cotton-supported palladium nanoparticles in suzuki-miyaura cross-coupling reactions Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Jordan, J.H., Bland, J.M., Hinchliffe, D.J., Condon, B.D. 2020. Application of brown cotton-supported palladium nanoparticles in suzuki-miyaura cross-coupling reactions. American Chemical Society Applied Nano Materials. 3(7):6304-6309. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsanm.0c01303.
Investigation of bisphenol-substituted spirocyclic phosphazenes as cotton textile-based flame retardants Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Jordan, J.H., Chang, S., Bland, J.M., Condon, B.D. 2020. Investigation of bisphenol-substituted spirocyclic phosphazenes as cotton textile-based flame retardants. Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics. 15:1-10. https://doi.org/10.1177/1558925020920887.
Alkali hydrolysis of sulfated cellulose nanocrystals: optimization of reaction conditions and tailored surface charge - (Abstract Only)
Utilization of nanocellulose from cotton agricultural residues: materials and applications - (Abstract Only)
Alkali hydrolysis of sulfated cellulose nanocrystals: optimization of reaction conditions and tailored surface charge Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, J.H., Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D. 2019. Alkali hydrolysis of sulfated cellulose nanocrystals: optimization of reaction conditions and tailored surface charge. Nanomaterials. 9(9):1-15. https://doi.org/10.3390/nano9091232.
Extraction and characterization of nanocellulose crystals from cotton gin motes and cotton gin waste Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jordan, J.H., Easson, M.W., Dien, B., Thompson, S., Condon, B.D. 2019. Extraction and characterization of nanocellulose crystals from cotton gin motes and cotton gin waste. Cellulose. 26(10):5959-5979. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10570-019-02533-7.
A reinforced thermal barrier coat of a Na–tannic acid complex from the view of thermal kinetics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nam, S., Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D., Hillyer, M.B., Sun, L., Xia, Z., Nagarajan, R. 2019. A reinforced thermal barrier coat of a Na–tannic acid complex from the view of thermal kinetics. RSC Advances. 9(19):10914-10926. https://doi.org/10.1039/c9ra00763f.
Extraction and characterization of nanocellulose from cotton gin motes and cotton gin waste - (Proceedings)
Structure/function analysis of nonwoven cotton top sheet fabrics: multi-fiber blending effects on fluid handling and fabric handle mechanics Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Edwards, J.V., Mao, N., Carr, C., Marshall, D., Qu, J., Graves, E.E., Reynolds, M., Villalpando, A., Condon, B. 2018. Structure/function analysis of nonwoven cotton top sheet fabrics: multi-fiber blending effects on fluid handling and fabric handle mechanics. Materials. 11(11):1-17. https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11112077.
Use of cottonseed protein as a strength additive for nonwoven cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Villalpando, A., Easson, M., Cheng, H.N., Condon, B. 2019. Use of cottonseed protein as a strength additive for nonwoven cotton. Textile Research Journal. 89(9):1725-1733. https://doi.org/10.1177/0040517518779252.
Erythritol and two of its derivatives reduce survival and reproductive rate of a serious blueberry pest, Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae) - (Abstract Only)
Sampson, B.J., Easson, M.W., Werle, C.T., Stringer, S.J., Adamczyk Jr, J.J. 2018. Erythritol and two of its derivatives reduce survival and reproductive rate of a serious blueberry pest, Drosophila suzukii (Diptera: Drosophilidae). Blueberry Research Extension North American Workers Conference Proceedings. 112(1),pp.173-180.
The application of ultrasound and enzymes in textile processing of greige cotton Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D., Villalpando, A., Chang, S. 2018. The application of ultrasound and enzymes in textile processing of greige cotton. Ultrasonics. 84:223-233. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.ultras.2017.11.007.
Recent advances in chemical modification and processing of cotton fibers for specific end-use applications - (Abstract Only)
Preparation of flame retardant cotton fabric using environmental friendly supercritical carbon dioxide Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, S., Condon, B.D., Smith, J.N., Easson, M.W. 2017. Preparation of flame retardant cotton fabric using environmental friendly supercritical carbon dioxide. International Journal of Materials Science and Applications. 6(6):269-276. 10.11648/j.ijmsa.20170606.11.
Influence of enzymatic hydrolysis on the allergenic reactivity of processed cashew and pistachio Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cuadrado, C., Cheng, H., Sanchiz, A., Ballesteros, I., Easson, M.W., Grimm, C.C., Dieguez, C., Linacero, R., Burbano, C., Maleki, S.J. 2017. Influence of enzymatic hydrolysis on the allergenic reactivity of processed cashew and pistachio. Food Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.foodchen.2017.08.120.
Characterization of cottonseed protein isolate as a paper additive - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, H.N., Villalpando, A., Easson, M.W., Dowd, M.K. 2017. Characterization of cottonseed protein isolate as a paper additive. International Journal of Polymer Analysis and Characterization. 22(8):699-708.
Absorbent properties of carboxymethylated fiber, hydroentangled nonwoven and regenerated cellulose: a comparative study - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Villalpando, A., Condon, B.D. 2017. Absorbent properties of carboxymethylated fiber, hydroentangled nonwoven and regenerated cellulose: a comparative study. Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics. 12(4):61-69.
Scale-up of an ultrasound-enhanced bioscouring process - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Lanier, M.L., Villalpando, A., Condon, B.D. 2017. Scale-up of an ultrasound-enhanced bioscouring process. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 4(6):1-6.
Non-bleaching heather method for improved whiteness of greige cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D., Reynolds, M.L., Franqui, R., Bland, J.M. 2017. Non-bleaching heather method for improved whiteness of greige cotton. Journal of Engineered Fibers and Fabrics. 12(3):54-59.
Water, moisture and ash content of mechanically cleaned greige cotton, naturally colored brown cotton, flax and rayon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Montalvo Jr, J.G., Von Hoven, T.M., Easson, M.W., Hinchliffe, D.J. 2016. Water, moisture and ash content of mechanically cleaned greige cotton, naturally colored brown cotton, flax and rayon. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 3(5):12-26.
The thermal degradation pathway studies of a phosphazene derivative on cotton fabric - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fontenot, K.R., Nguyen, M.M., Al-Abdul-Wahid, M., Easson, M.W., Chang, S., Lorigan, G.A., Condon, B.D. 2015. The thermal degradation pathway studies of a phosphazene derivative on cotton fabric. Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research. 120:32-41.
Preliminary thermal imaging of cotton impurities - (Proceedings)
Easson, M.W., Montalvo Jr, J.G., Von Hoven, T.M., Condon, B.D., Hardin Iv, R.G., Byler, R.K. 2015. Preliminary thermal imaging of cotton impurities. National Cotton Council Beltwide Cotton Conference. p. 68-77.
Ultrasound-enhanced bioscouring of greige cotton: regression analysis of process factors - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Wojkowski, S.A., Condon, B.D., Yeater, K.M., Slopek, R.P., Fortier, C.A. 2015. Ultrasound-enhanced bioscouring of greige cotton: regression analysis of process factors. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 2(1):16-23.
Application of a phosphazene derivative as a flame retardant for cotton fabric using conventional method and supercritical CO2 - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fontenot, K.R., Easson, M.W., Smith, J.N., Madison, C.A., Nam, S., Nguyen, M.M., Chang, S., Condon, B.D. 2014. Application of a phosphazene derivative as a flame retardant for cotton fabric using conventional method and supercritical CO2. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Journal of Research. 1(6):16-26.
Comparison of soybean and cottonseed oils upon hydrogenation with nickel, palladium and platinum catalysts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, H.N., Rau, M.W., Dowd, M.K., Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D. 2014. Comparison of soybean and cottonseed oils upon hydrogenation with nickel, palladium and platinum catalysts. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 91:1461-1469.
Ultrasound-enhanced bioscouring of greige cotton: regression analysis of process factors - (Abstract Only)
1,1',4,5-tetrahydrotrispiro[1,3,2-diazaphosphole-2,2'-[1,3,5,2,4,6]triazatriphosphinine-4',6''-dibenzo[d,f][1,3,2]dioxaphosphepine-6',6'''-dibenzo[d,f][1,3,2]dioxaphosphepine] - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fontenot, K.R., Easson, M.W., Fronczek, F.R., Condon, B.D. 2013. 1,1',4,5-tetrahydrotrispiro[1,3,2-diazaphosphole-2,2'-[1,3,5,2,4,6]triazatriphosphinine-4',6''-dibenzo[d,f][1,3,2]dioxaphosphepine-6',6'''-dibenzo[d,f][1,3,2]dioxaphosphepine]. Acta Crystallographica Section E: Structure Reports Online. 69(9):o1491-o1492.
Hydrogenated cottonseed oil as raw material for biobased materials ()
Cheng, H.N., Rau, M., Dowd, M.K., Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D. 2013. Hydrogenated cottonseed oil as raw material for biobased materials. In: Cheng, H.N., Asakura, T., English, A.D., editors. Green Polymer Chemistry: Biocatalysis and Materials II. ACS Symposium Series, vol. 1144. Washington, DC: American Chemical Society. p. 359-371.
Preliminary evidence of oxidation in standard oven drying of cotton: attenuated total reflectance/ Fourier transform spectroscopy, colorimetry, and particulate matter formation - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fortier, C.A., Montalvo Jr, J.G., Von Hoven, T.M., Easson, M.W., Rodgers III, J.E., Condon, B.D. 2013. Preliminary evidence of oxidation in standard oven drying of cotton: attenuated total reflectance/ Fourier transform spectroscopy, colorimetry, and particulate matter formation. Textile Research Journal. 84(2)157-173 DOI: 10.1177/0040517513487785.
Enhanced flame retardant property of fiber reactive halogen-free organophosphonate - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoshioka-Tarver, M., Condon, B.D., Santiago Cintron, M., Chang, S., Easson, M.W., Fortier, C.A., Madison, C.A., Bland, J.M., Nguyen, T.D. 2012. Enhanced flame retardant property of fiber reactive halogen-free organophosphonate. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemical Research. 51(34):11031-11037.
The ultrasound-enhanced bioscouring performance of four polygalacturonase enzymes obtained from rhizopus oryzae - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Mertens, J.A., Fortier, C.A., Slopek, R.P., Condon, B.D., Boykin, D.L., Tarver, M.R. 2013. The ultrasound-enhanced bioscouring performance of four polygalacturonase enzymes obtained from rhizopus oryzae. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Review. 13(2):51-56.
Development of fiber reactive, non-halogenated flame retardant on cotton fabrics and the enhanced flame retardancy by covalent bonding - (Abstract Only)
Low-level, uniform ultrasound field effects on enzymatic bioprocessing of greige cotton using three fabric weights - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Condon, B.D., Easson, M.W., Yachmenev, V., Lambert, A.H., Smith, J.N. 2012. Low-level, uniform ultrasound field effects on enzymatic bioprocessing of greige cotton using three fabric weights. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Review. 12(6):45-50.
Influence of N-P base fiber reactive organophosphorus flame retardant on cotton thermal behavior - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Yoshioka-Tarver, M., Condon, B.D., Easson, M.W., Nam, S., Fortier, C.A., Madison, C.A., Ingber, B.F. 2012. Influence of N-P base fiber reactive organophosphorus flame retardant on cotton thermal behavior. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Review. 12(5):52-59.
Hydrogenation of cottonseed oil with nickel, palladium and platinum catalysts - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Cheng, H.N., Dowd, M.K., Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D. 2012. Hydrogenation of cottonseed oil with nickel, palladium and platinum catalysts. Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 89(8):1557-1566.
The bioscouring performance of four polygalacturonase enzymes - (Proceedings)
Easson, M.W., Mertens, J.A., Boykin, D.L., Fortier, C.A., Tarver, M.R., Condon, B.D. 2012. The bioscouring performance of four polygalacturonase enzymes. Proceedings of The American Association Of Textile Chemists And Colorists. 54-60.
The application of ultrasound in the enzymatic hydrolysis of switchgrass - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D., Dien, B.S., Iten, L.B., Slopek, R.P., Yoshioka-Tarver, M., Lambert, A.H., Smith, J.N. 2011. The application of ultrasound in the enzymatic hydrolysis of switchgrass. Applied Biochemistry and Biotechnology. 165(5):1322-1331.
The flame retardant properties of cyanuric chloride derivatives in cotton textile applications - (Abstract Only)
Synthesis and characterization of a novel phosphorus-nitrogen containing flame retardant and its application for textile - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Nguyen, T.D., Chang, S., Condon, B.D., Uchimiya, S.M., Graves, E.E., Smith, J.N., Easson, M.W., Wakelyn, P. 2011. Synthesis and characterization of a novel phosphorus-nitrogen containing flame retardant and its application for textile. Polymers for Advanced Technologies. 23(7):1036-1044.
The Importance of Having a Ph.D., Career Advice - (Abstract Only)
Analysis of 2-Acetyl-1-Pyrroline in rice by HSSE/GC/MS. - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Grimm, C.C., Champagne, E.T., Lloyd, S.W., Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D., Mcclung, A.M. 2011. Analysis of 2-Acetyl-1-Pyrroline in rice by SBSE/GC/MS. Cereal Chemistry. 88(3):271-277.
Synthesis and application of a novel non-halogenated, triazine-linked organophosphorus flame retardant onto cotton fabrics - (Abstract Only)
Cyanuric chloride derivatives for cotton textile treatment--synthesis, analysis, and flammability testing - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D., Yoshioka-Tarver, M., Childress, S.A., Slopek, R.P., Bland, J.M., Nguyen, T.D., Chang, S., Graves, E.E. 2010. Cyanuric chloride derivatives for cotton textile treatment--synthesis, analysis, and flammability testing. American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists Review. 11(6):60-66.
Flame retardant properties of triazine phosphonates derivative with cotton fabric - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Chang, S., Condon, B.D., Graves, E.E., Uchimiya, S.M., Fortier, C.A., Easson, M.W., Wakelyn, P. 2011. Flame retardant properties of triazine phosphonates derivative with cotton fabric. Fibers and Polymers. 12(3):334-339.
Application of an octa-anionic 5,10,15,20-tetra[3,5-(nido-carboranylmethyl)phenyl]porphyrin (H2OCP) as dual sensitizer for BNCT and PDT - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Hiramatsu, R., Kawabata, S., Miyatake, S., Kuroiwa, T., Vicente, M., Easson, M.W. 2011. Application of an octa-anionic 5,10,15,20-tetra[3,5-(nido-carboranylmethyl)phenyl]porphyrin (H2OCP) as dual sensitizer for BNCT and PDT. Lasers in Surgery and Medicine. 43:52-58.
Ultrasonic acceleration of enzymatic processing of cotton - (Proceedings)
Condon, B.D., Easson, M.W., Yachmenev, V., Lambert, A.H., Delhom, C.D., Smith, J.N. 2011. Ultrasonic acceleration of enzymatic processing of cotton. Proceedings Of The American Association Of Textile Chemists And Colorists. p. 133-149.
Synthesis of Novel Flame Retardant Organophosphorus Compounds for the Application to Cotton Textile - (Abstract Only)
Yoshioka-Tarver, M., Easson, M.W., Condon, B.D. 2010. Synthesis of Novel Flame Retardant Organophosphorus Compounds for the Application to Cotton Textile. American Chemical Society National Meeting. Talk presented on 8/26/2011.
The Effects of a Low-Level Uniform Ultrasound Field on Enzymatic Bio-Processing of Cotton: An Investigation of Three Fabric Weights - (Abstract Only)
Cyanuric Chloride and Hexachlorocyclotriphosphazene Derivatives as Flame Retardants in Cotton Textile Applications - (Abstract Only)
Application of a low level, uniform ultrasound field for the acceleration of enzymatic bio-processing of cotton - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Condon, B.D., Easson, M.W., Yachmenev, V., Lambert, A.H., Delhom, C.D., Smith, J.N. 2009. Application of Low Level, Uniform Ultrasound Field for Acceleration of Enzymatic Bio-processing of Cotton. Cellulose Chemistry and Technology. 43(9-10):443-453.
Application of Low Level, Uniform Ultrasound Field for Acceleration of Enzymatic Bio-processing of Cotton - (Proceedings)
Condon, B.D., Easson, M.W., Yachmenev, V., Lambert, A.H., Delhom, C.D., Smith, J.N. 2009. Application of Low Level, Uniform Ultrasound Field for Acceleration of Enzymatic Bio-processing of Cotton. In Proceedings: Fiber Society Meeting. 1p.