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Research Project: Renewable Biobased Particles

Location: Plant Polymer Research

Publications (Clicking on the reprint icon Reprint Icon will take you to the publication reprint.)

Effect of masterbatch drying methods on the properties of rubber reinforced with renewable hydrophilic filler Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jong, L. 2021. Effect of masterbatch drying methods on the properties of rubber reinforced with renewable hydrophilic filler. Journal of Elastomers and Plastics. https://doi.org/10.1177/00952443211017179.

Optimal conditions for the encapsulation of menthol into zein nanoparticles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Peterson, S.C. 2021. Optimal conditions for the encapsulation of menthol into zein nanoparticles. LWT - Food Science and Technology. 144:Article 111213. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.lwt.2021.111213.

Surface Charge Effects on Adsorption of Solutes by Poplar and Elm Biochars Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, S.C., Kim, S., Adkins, J.E. 2021. Surface Charge Effects on Adsorption of Solutes by Poplar and Elm Biochars. C - Journal of Carbon Research. 7(1). Article 11. https://doi.org/10.3390/c7010011.

Synergistic effect of calcium carbonate and biobased particles for rubber reinforcement and comparison to silica reinforced rubber Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jong, L. 2020. Synergistic effect of calcium carbonate and biobased particles for rubber reinforcement and comparison to silica reinforced rubber. Journal of Composites Science. 4(3). Article 113. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcs4030113.

Poly(acrylic acid) grafted soy carbohydrate as thickener for waterborne paints Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jong, L. 2019. Poly(acrylic acid) grafted soy carbohydrate as thickener for waterborne paints. Materials Today Communications. 23:100882. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtcomm.2019.100882.

A comparative study of microrheology of nanocellulose produced from corn stover using diffusing wave spectroscopy (DWS) and mechanical rheometry Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Boddu, V.M., Liu, S.X., Liu, W.-C. 2020. A comparative study of microrheology of nanocellulose produced from corn stover using diffusing wave spectroscopy (DWS) and mechanical rheometry. Cellulose Chemistry and Technology. 54(1-2):27-32. https://doi.org/10.35812/CelluloseChemTechnol.2020.54.03.

Silica-milled Paulownia biochar as partial replacement of carbon black filler in natural rubber Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, S.C. 2019. Silica-milled Paulownia biochar as partial replacement of carbon black filler in natural rubber. Journal of Composites Science. 3(4):107. https://doi.org/10.3390/jcs3040107.

Reducing biochar particle size with nanosilica and its effect on rubber composite reinforcement Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, S.C., Kim, S. 2020. Reducing biochar particle size with nanosilica and its effect on rubber composite reinforcement. Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 28:317-322. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10924-019-01604-x.

Improved mechanical properties of silica reinforced rubber with natural polymer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jong, L. 2019. Improved mechanical properties of silica reinforced rubber with natural polymer. Polymer Testing. 79. Article 106009. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.polymertesting.2019.106009.

Evaluation of pennycress biochar for adsorption of nitrophenols from water - (Abstract Only)
Boddu, V.M., Kim, S., Peterson, S.C., Maness, A.N., Shukla, M.K., Reddy, D. 2019. Evaluation of pennycress biochar for adsorption of nitrophenols from water [abstract]. American Institute of Chemical Engineers.

Micro-rheological and micro-heterogeneity properties of soluble glutinous rice starch (SGRS) solutions using diffusing wave spectroscopy (DWS) Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Liu, S.X., Boddu, V.M. 2019. Micro-rheological and micro-heterogeneity properties of soluble glutinous rice starch (SGRS) solutions studied by diffusing wave spectroscopy (DWS). Journal of Food Measurement and Characterization. 13:2822-2827. https://doi.org/10.1007/s11694-019-00202-8.

Nanoparticles prepared from plant proteins - (Abstract Only)
Kim, S. 2019. Nanoparticles prepared from plant proteins [abstract]. International Nanotechnology and Nanoscience Conference, September 23-24, 2019,Chicago, IL.

Glass fiber and carbon nanotube reinforced polymer composites - (Abstract Only)
Boddu, V.M. 2019. Glass fiber and carbon nanotube reinforced polymer composites [abstract]. 26th Annual Meeting of the Bio-Environmental Polymer Society.

Ecological footprint of global industrialization: climate shifts - mitigating and adapting to its consequences - (Book / Chapter)

Using DDGS-soy flour mixtures as adhesives for wood composites - (Abstract Only)
Boddu, V.M., Tisserat, B. 2018. Using DDGS-soy flour mixtures as adhesives for wood composites [abstract]. 15th International Symposium on Bioplastics, Biocomposites & Biorefining (ISBBB 2018), July 24-27, 2018, Guelph, Ontario, Canada.

Solubilization of cashew gum from Anacardium Occidentale in aqueous medium Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Biswas, A., Boddu, V.M., Hwang, H., Adkins, J.E. 2018. Solubilization of cashew gum from Anacardium Occidentale in aqueous medium. Carbohydrate Polymers. 199:205-209. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.07.022.

Encapsulation of essential oils into degradable microcapsules for controlled release - (Abstract Only)

Production and characterization of cellulose nanofibril (CNF) from agricultural waste corn stover Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Krietemeyer, E.F., Boddu, V.M., Liu, S.X., Liu, W. 2018. Production and characterization of cellulose nanofibril (CNF) from agricultural waste corn stover. Carbohydrate Polymers. 192:202-207. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.carbpol.2018.03.017.

Using heat-treated starch to modify the surface of biochar and improve the tensile properties of biochar-filled stryene-butadiene rubber composites Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, S.C., Kim, S. 2018. Using heat-treated starch to modify the surface of biochar and improve the tensile properties of biochar-filled stryene-butadiene rubber composites. Journal of Elastomers and Plastics. 51(1):26-35. 10.1177/0095244318768636.

Viscoelastic properties of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) produced from agricultural residue corn stover - (Abstract Only)
Xu, J., Liu, W., Boddu, V.M. 2018. Viscoelastic properties of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) produced from agricultural residue corn stover [abstract]. Annual European Rheology Conference, April 16-21, 2018, Sorrento, Italy.

Viscoelastic properties of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) produced from corn stover - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Liu, W-C., Boddu, V.M. 2018. Viscoelastic properties of microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) produced from corn stover. Cellulose Chemistry and Technology. 52(5-6):337-342.

Methacrylamide grafted elastomer composites reinforced with biobased particles - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jong, L. 2018. Methacrylamide grafted elastomer composites reinforced with biobased particles. Journal Polymer Research. 25:64. https://doi.org/10.1007/s10965-018-1468-8.

Particle reinforced composites from acrylamide modified blend of styrene-butadiene and natural rubber Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jong, L. 2019. Particle reinforced composites from acrylamide modified blend of styrene-butadiene and natural rubber. Polymer Composites. 40(2):758-765. https://doi.org/10.1002/pc.24734.

Co-milled silica and coppiced wood biochars improve elongation and toughness in styrene-butadiene elastomeric composites while replacing carbon black Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Peterson, S.C., Joshee, N. 2018. Co-milled silica and coppiced wood biochars improve elongation and toughness in styrene-butadiene elastomeric composites while replacing carbon black. Journal of Elastomers and Plastics. 50(8):667-676. 10.1177/0095244317753653.

Characterization of silver nanoparticles synthesized by Bacillus thuringiensis as a nanobiopesticide for insect pest control Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Sayed, A.M., Kim, S., Behle, R.W. 2017. Characterization of silver nanoparticles synthesized by Bacillus thuringiensis as a nanobiopesticide for insect pest control. Biocontrol Science and Technology. 27(11):1308-1326. http://dx.doi.org/10.1080/09583157.2017.1397597.

Improved natural rubber composites reinforced with a complex filler network of biobased nanoparticles and ionomer Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jong, L. 2018. Improved natural rubber composites reinforced with a complex filler network of biobased nanoparticles and ionomer. Materials Chemistry and Physics. 203:156-165.

Sensitive determination of nitrophenol isomers by reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatography in conjunction with liquid-liquid extraction Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Boddu, V.M., Kim, S., Adkins, J.E., Weimer, E., Paul, T., Damavarapu, R. 2017. Sensitive determination of nitrophenol isomers by reverse-phase high-performance liquid chromatography in conjunction with liquid-liquid extraction. International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry. 97(11):1053-1064. doi.org/10.1080/03067319.2017.1381235.

Reinforcement effect of soy protein nanoparticles in amine-modified natural rubber latex Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jong, L. 2017. Reinforcement effect of soy protein nanoparticles in amine-modified natural rubber latex. Industrial Crops and Products. 105:53-62.

Encapsulation of essential oils into nanoparticles to be used as environmentally-friendly alternative pesticides - (Abstract Only)
Kim, S. 2017. Encapsulation of essential oils into nanoparticles to be used as environmentally-friendly alternative pesticides [abstract]. 254th American Chemical Society National Meeting & Exhibition, August 20-24, 2017, Washington, D.C.

Increased water resistance of paper treated with amylose-fatty ammonium salt inclusion complexes Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fanta, G.F., Felker, F.C., Hay, W.T., Selling, G.W. 2017. Increased water resistance of paper treated with amylose-fatty ammonium salt inclusion complexes. Industrial Crops and Products. 105:231-237.

Higher value films prepared from poly(vinyl alcohol) and amylose-fatty acid derivatives inclusion complexes - (Abstract Only)
Fanta, G.F., Felker, F.C., Hay, W.T., Selling, G.W. 2017. Higher value films prepared from poly(vinyl alcohol) and amylose-fatty acid derivatives inclusion complexes [abstract]. American Chemical Society.

Reinforcement of latex rubber by the incorporation of amphiphilic particles Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S., Adkins, J.E., Biswas, A. 2017. Reinforcement of latex rubber by the incorporation of amphiphilic particles. Journal of Rubber Research. 20(2):87-100.

Biobased composites from cross-linked soybean oil and thermoplastic polyurethane - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jong, L., Liu, Z. 2017. Biobased composites from cross-linked soybean oil and thermoplastic polyurethane. Polymer Engineering & Science. 57(3):275-282.

Micro-heterogeneity and micro-rheological properties of high-viscosity barley beta-glucan solutions studied by diffusion wave spectroscopy (DWS) - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Xu, J., Inglett, G.E., Liu, S.X., Boddu, V.M. 2016. Micro-heterogeneity and micro-rheological properties of high-viscosity barley beta-glucan solutions studied by diffusion wave spectroscopy (DWS). Food Biophysics. 11(4):339-344.

Poly(vinyl alcohol) composite films with high percent elongation prepared from amylose-fatty ammonium salt inclusion complexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fanta, G.F., Felker, F.C., Selling, G.W., Hay, W.T., Biswas, A. 2016. Poly(vinyl alcohol) composite films with high percent elongation prepared from amylose-fatty ammonium salt inclusion complexes. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 133(42).

Preparation and characterization of degradable nanocapsules that release pesticides over an extended period of time - (Abstract Only)
Kim, S. 2016. Preparation and characterization of degradable nanocapsules that release pesticides over an extended period of time [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting and Exhibition, August 21-25, 2016, Philadelphia, PA.

Films prepared from poly(vinyl alcohol) and amylose-fatty acid salt inclusion complexes with increased surface hydrophobicity and high elongation Reprint Icon - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Fanta, G.F., Felker, F.C., Selling, G.W. 2016. Films prepared from poly(vinyl alcohol) and amylose-fatty acid salt inclusion complexes with increased surface hydrophobicity and high elongation. Starch. 68:1-11.

A protocol for the production of gliadin-cyanoacrylate nanoparticles for hydrophilic coating - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, S. 2016. A protocol for the production of gliadin-cyanoacrylate nanoparticles for hydrophilic coating. Journal of Visualized Experiments. doi:10.3791/54147.

Biobased composites from thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer and cross-linked acrylated-epoxidized soybean oil - (Abstract Only)
Jong, L., Liu, Z. 2016. Biobased composites from thermoplastic polyurethane elastomer and cross-linked acrylated-epoxidized soybean oil [abstract]. American Chemical Society National Meeting. p. 288.

Extruded foams prepared from high amylose starch with sodium stearate to form amylose inclusion complexes - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Finkenstadt, V.L., Felker, F.C., Fanta, G.F., Kenar, J.A., Selling, G.W., Hornback, K.J., Fisk, D.L. 2016. Extruded foams prepared from high amylose starch with sodium stearate to form amylose inclusion complexes. Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 133(13). doi: 10.1002/app.43251.

Particle size and particle-particle interactions on tensile properties and reinforcement of corn flour particles in natural rubber - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Jong, L. 2016. Particle size and particle-particle interactions on tensile properties and reinforcement of corn flour particles in natural rubber. European Polymer Journal. 74:136-147.

Dynamic mechanical analysis and high strain-rate energy absorption characteristics of vertically aligned carbon nanotube reinforced woven fiber-glass composites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Kim, K., Mantena, P.R., Daryadel, S.S., Boddu, V.M., Brenner, M.W., Patel, J.S. 2016. Dynamic mechanical analysis and high strain-rate energy absorption characteristics of vertically aligned carbon nanotube reinforced woven fiber-glass composites. Journal of Nanomaterials. doi: org/10.1155/2015/480549.

Metals bioaccumulation mechanism in neem bark - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Krishnani, K.K., Boddu, V.M., Moon, D.H., Ghadge, S.V., Sarkar, B., Brahmane, M.P., Choudhary, K., Kathiravan, V., Meng, X. 2015. Metals bioaccumulation mechanism in neem bark. Bulletin of Environmental Contamination and Toxicology. 95(3):414-419.

Effect of fabric structure and polymer matrix on flexural strength, interlaminar shear stress, and energy dissipation of glass fiber-reinforced polymer composites - (Peer Reviewed Journal)
Patel, J.S., Boddu, V.M., Brenner, M.W., Kumar, A. 2016. Effect of fabric structure and polymer matrix on flexural strength, interlaminar shear stress, and energy dissipation of glass fiber-reinforced polymer composites. Textile Research Journal. 86(2):127-137.