1. Gao, P.; Krantz, J.; Ferki, O.; Nieduzak, Z.; Perry, S.; Sobkowicz, M. J.; Masato, D. Thermo-Mechanical Recycling via Ultrahigh-Speed Extrusion of Film-Grade Recycled LDPE and Injection Molding. Sustainable Materials and Technologies 2023, 38, e00719.
  2. Y. Qi, M. Ayinla, M. J. Sobkowicz, O. Ramström, Self-Healable, Regenerable, and Degradable Dynamic Covalent Nitroalcohol Organogels. Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2023, 44, 2300011.
  3. Patel, A.; Chang, A. C.; Mastromonaco, A.; Acosta Diaz, M.; Perry, S.; Ferki, O.; Ayafor, C.; Abid, U.; Wong, H.-W.; Xie, D.; Sobkowicz, M. J. Aqueous Buffer Solution-Induced Crystallization Competes with Enzymatic Depolymerization of Pre-Treated Post-Consumer Poly (Ethylene Terephthalate) Waste. Polymer 2023, 285, 126370.
  4. Abid U.; Sun G.; Soong Y.V.; Williams A.; Chang A.C.; Ayafor C.; Patel A.; Wong H-W.; Sobkowicz M.J.; Xie D. Evaluation of Enzymatic Depolymerization of PET, PTT, and PBT Polyesters. Biochemical Engineering Journal 2023, 199, 109074.
  5. Krantz, J.; Nieduzak, Z.; Kazmer, E.; Licata, J.; Ferki, O.; Gao, P.; Sobkowicz, M. J.; Masato, D. Investigation of Pressure-Controlled Injection Molding on the Mechanical Properties and Embodied Energy of Recycled High-Density Polyethylene. Sustainable Materials and Technologies 2023, 36, e00651.
  6. Kośny, J.; Thakkar, J.; Kamidollayev, T.; Sobkowicz, M. J.; Trelles, J. P.; Schmid, C.; Phan, S.; Annavajjala, S.; Horwath, P. Dynamic Thermal Performance Analysis of PCM Products Used for Energy Efficiency and Internal Climate Control in Buildings. Buildings 2023, 13 (6), 1516.
  7. Martey, S.; Traywick, A.; Kelly, J. C.; Sobkowicz, M. J.; Chen, W. Polymer Grafted Aramid Nanofiber Reinforces Immiscible Waste Polypropylene/Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate). J of Applied Polymer Sci 2023, e54534.
  8. Soong, Y. V.; Abid, U.; Chang, A. C.; Ayafor, C.; Patel, A.; Qin, J.; Xu, J.; Lawton, C.; Wong, H.; Sobkowicz, M. J.; Xie, D. Enzyme Selection, Optimization, and Production toward Biodegradation of Postconsumer Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) at Scale. Biotechnology Journal 2023, 2300119.
  9. Patel, A.; Chang, A. C.; Perry, S.; Soong, Y.-H. V.; Ayafor, C.; Wong, H.-W.; Xie, D.; Sobkowicz, M. J. Melt Processing Pretreatment Effects on Enzymatic Depolymerization of Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate). ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2022, 10 (41), 13619–13628. (10.1021/acssuschemeng.2c03142).
  10. Thakkar, J.; Bowen, N.; Chang, A. C.; Horwath, P.; Sobkowicz, M. J.; Kośny, J. Optimization of Preparation Method, Nucleating Agent, and Stabilizers for Synthesizing Calcium Chloride Hexahydrate (CaCl2.6H2O) Phase Change Material. Buildings 2022, 12 (10), 1762. (10.3390/buildings12101762).
  11. Jamalzadeh, M.; Sobkowicz, M. J. Review of the Effects of Irradiation Treatments on Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate). Polymer Degradation and Stability 2022, 206, 110191. (10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2022.110191).
  12. Brizendine, R. K.; Erickson, E.; Haugen, S. J.; Ramirez, K. J.; Miscall, J.; Salvachúa, D.; Pickford, A. R.; Sobkowicz, M. J.; McGeehan, J. E.; Beckham, G. T. Particle Size Reduction of Poly(Ethylene Terephthalate) Increases the Rate of Enzymatic Depolymerization But Does Not Increase the Overall Conversion Extent. ACS Sustainable Chem. Eng. 2022. (10.1021/acssuschemeng.2c01961).
  13. Martey, S.; Hendren, K.; Farfaras, N.; Kelly, J. C.; Newsome, M.; Ciesielska-Wrobel, I.; Sobkowicz, M. J.; Chen, W.-T. Recycling of Pretreated Polyolefin-Based Ocean-Bound Plastic Waste by Incorporating Clay and Rubber. Recycling 2022, 7 (2), 25. (10.3390/recycling7020025).
  14. Chang AC, Patel A, Perry S, Soong YV, Ayafor C, Wong HW, Xie D, Sobkowicz MJ. Understanding Consequences and Tradeoffs of Melt Processing as a Pretreatment for Enzymatic Depolymerization of Poly(ethylene terephthalate). Macromol Rapid Commun. 2022 Jul;43(13):e2100929. (10.1002/marc.202100929)
  15. Venoor, V.; Ratto, J.A.; Kazmer, D.O.; Sobkowicz, M.J. Analysis of post-condensation and thermo-oxidative degradation in cycloaliphatic polyamide through time-resolved rheology (TRR). Rheol Acta 2022. (10.1007/s00397-022-01327-2).
  16. Soong, Y.-H.V.; Sobkowicz, M.J.; Xie, D. Recent Advances in Biological Recycling of Polyethylene Terephthalate (PET) Plastic Wastes. Bioengineering 2022, 9, 98. (10.3390/ bioengineering9030098)
  17. Sobkowicz Margaret J. Polymer Design for the Circular Economy. Science 2021, 374 (6567), 540–540. (10.1126/science.abm23006).
  18. Hasturk, O.; Rodriguez, M. J.; Wheeler, J. J.; Venoor, V.; Sobkowicz, M. J.; Kaplan, D. L. Silk Nanocoatings of Mammalian Cells for Cytoprotection against Mechanical Stress. MRS Bulletin 2021.

  19. Martey, S.; Addison, B.; Wilson, A. N.; Tan, B.; Yu, J.; Dorgan, J. R.; Sobkowicz, M. J. Hybrid Chemo‐Mechanical Plastics Recycling: Solvent‐free, High‐speed Reactive Extrusion of Low‐Density Polyethylene. ChemSusChem 2021, cssc.202100968. (10.1002/cssc.202100968).

  20. Kaczmarek, D.; Walczyk, D.; Garofalo, J.; Sobkowicz-Kline, M. An Investigation of in Situ Impregnation for Additive Manufacturing of Thermoplastic Composites. Journal of Manufacturing Processes 2021, 64, 972–981. (10.1016/j.jmapro.2021.02.018).

  21. Ranasingha, O. K.; Haghzadeh, M.; Sobkowicz, M. J.; Kingsley, E.; Armiento, C.; Akyurtlu, A. Formulation and Characterization of Sinterless Barium Strontium Titanate (BST) Dielectric Nanoparticle Ink for Printed RF and Microwave Applications. Journal of Electronic Materials 2021. (10.1007/s11664-021-08915-7).

  22. Venoor, V.; Park, J. H.; Kazmer, D. O.; Sobkowicz, MJ Understanding the Effect of Water in Polyamides: A Review. Polymer Reviews 2021, 1–49. (10.1080/15583724.2020.1855196).

  23. Bi, S.; Pan, H.; Barinelli, V.; Eriksen, B.; Ruiz, S.; Sobkowicz, M. J. Biodegradable Polyester Coated Mulch Paper for Controlled Release of Fertilizer. Journal of Cleaner Production 2021, 126348. (10.1016/j.jclepro.2021.126348).

  24. Patel, A.; Venoor, V.; Yang, F.; Chen, X.; Sobkowicz, M. J. Evaluating Poly (Ether Ether Ketone) Powder Recyclability for Selective Laser Sintering Applications. Polymer Degradation and Stability 2021, 109502.
  25. Bi S, Barinelli V, Sobkowicz MJ; Degradable Controlled Release Fertilizer Composite Prepared via Extrusion: Fabrication, Characterization, and Release Mechanisms. Polymers 2020 12 (2), 301. (10.3390/polym12020301)
  26.      Ranasingha, O. K.; Luce, A.; Strack, G.; Hardie, C.; Piro, Y.; Haghzadeh, M.; Sobkowicz, MJ; Kingsley, E.; Armiento, C.; Akyurtlu, A. Selective Laser Sintering of Conductive Patterns on a Novel Silver–Barium Strontium Titanate Composite Material. Flex. Print. Electron. 2020, 5 (4), 045007. (10.1088/2058-8585/abcc78).

  27. Pan H, Tan B, Yazdani A, Budhlall BM, Sobkowicz MJ; Controlling the Particle Size of Aqueous Conjugated Polymer Colloids and Impact on Transistor Performance. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2020, 124633. (10.1016/j.colsurfa.2020.124633)
  28. Calderón BA, Thompson CW, Barinelli VL, McCaughey MS, Sobkowicz MJ; Effect of exchange reactions and free radical grafting on the high‐speed reactive extrusion of poly(butylene succinate) and poly(propylene carbonate) blends. Polymer Engineering and Science 2019, 59(10) 1986-1998. (10.1002/pen.25197)
  29. Calderón BA, Bauer ME, Thompson CW, Sobkowicz MJ; Kinetic Model of Maleic Anhydride Grafting onto Poly(Propylene Carbonate) during Melt Compounding. Macromol. Theory Simul. 2019, 28, 1900038 (10.1002/mats.201900038)
  30. Calderón, BA, McCaughey MS, Thompson CW Barinelli VL, Sobkowicz MJ; Evaluating the Influence of Specific Mechanical Energy on Biopolymer Blends Prepared via High-Speed Reactive Extrusion. ACS Applied Polymer Materials 2019, 1(6) 1410-1419. (10.1021/acsapm.9b00177)
  31. Calderón BA, Soule J, Sobkowicz MJ; Synthesis and Characterization of compatibilizers for blends of Polypropylene carbonate and Polybutylene succinate via free radical grafting of Maleic Anhydride. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2019, 136(21) 47553. (10.1002/app.47553)
  32. Calderón BA, McCaughey MS, Thompson CW, Sobkowicz MJ; Blends of Renewable Poly(Butylene Succinate) and Poly(Propylene Carbonate) Compatibilized with Maleic Anhydride Using Quad Screw Reactive Extrusion. Industrial Engineering Chemistry Research 2019, 58, 1, 487-495 (10.1021/acs.iecr.8b04757)
  33. Baghirzade M, Burns S, Sun H, Sobkowicz-Kline M, Johnston S, Mack JH; Experimental Evaluation of Microclimate Cooling Garments Under Controlled Ambient Conditions. ASME International Mechanical Engineering Congress and Exposition 2020. (10.1115/IMECE2019- 10679)
  34. Gug JI, Soule J, Tan B, Sobkowicz MJ; Effects of chain-extending stabilizer on bioplastic poly (lactic acid)/polyamide blends compatibilized by reactive extrusion. Polymer Degradation and Stability 2018, 153, 118-129. (10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.03.020)
  35. Farahanchi A, Malloy R, Sobkowicz MJ; Extreme shear processing for exfoliating organoclay in nanocomposites with incompatible polymers. Polymer 2018 145, 117-126. (10.1016/j.polymer.2018.04.056)
  36. Tan B, Pan H, Budhlall BM, Sobkowicz MJ; Poly (3-hexylthiophene)/poly(styrene) blended colloids: Exploiting the effects of composition and marginal solvent. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2018, 539, 221-228. (10.1016/j.colsurfa.2017.12.027)
  37. Tan B, Pan H, Li H, Minus MH; Improving Charge Carrier Mobility of Polymer Blend Field Effect Transistors with Majority Insulating Polymer Phase. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2018 122(5)918-2930. (10.1021/acs.jpcc.7b09775)
  38. Calderón B, Sobkowicz MJ; Evidence of compatibility and thermal stability improvement of poly (propylene carbonate) and polyoxymethylene blends. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2018 135 (6). (10.1002/app.45823)
  39. Sobkowicz-Kline M, Budhlall BM, Mead JL; Synthetic Resins and Plastics. (2017) In: Kent J., Bommaraju T., Barnicki S. (eds) Handbook of Industrial Chemistry and Biotechnology. Springer, Chem. (10.1007/978-3-319-52287-6_25)
  40. Gug J, Tan B, Soule J, Downie M, Barrington J, Sobkowicz MJ; Analysis of Models Predicting Morphology Transitions in Reactive Twin-Screw Extrusion of Bio-Based Polyester/Polyamide Blends. International Polymer Processing 2017 32(3), 363-377. (10.3139/217.3351)
  41. Moshe A, Kazmer DO, Sobkowicz-Kline M, Johnston SP, Kenig S; Transient Modeling of Viscosity. Polymer Engineering and Science 2017 57(10) 1110-1118. (10.1002/pen.24486)
  42. Bi S, Sobkowicz MJ; Enzymatic Degradation of Poly (butylene succinate-co-hexamethylene succinate) Polymer Degradation and Stability 2018, 155, 9-14. (10.1016/j.polymdegradstab.2018.06.017
  43. Tan B, Bi S, Emery K, Sobkowicz MJ; Bio-based poly(butylene succinate-co-hexamethylene succinate) copolyesters with tunable thermal and mechanical properties. European Polymer Journal 2017, 86, 162-172.
  44. Hussain ARJ, Alahyari AA, Eastman SA, Thibaud-Erkey C, Johnston S, Sobkowicz MJ; Review of polymers for heat exchanger applications: Factors concerning thermal conductivity. Applied Thermal Engineering 2017, 113, 1118-1127.
  45. Chen X, Sobkowicz MJ; Decoupling the effects of screw speed and particle surface functionality on the filler suspension state in PBS/fumed silica nanocomposites. Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics 2016. (doi:10.1002/polb.24084)
  46. Farahanchi A, Malloy R, Sobkowicz MJ; Effects of Ultra-High Speed Twin Screw Extrusion on the Thermal and Mechanical Degradation of Polystyrene. Polymer Engineering and Science 2016. (doi:10.1002/pen.24301)
  47. Hassan S, Anandakathir R, Sobkowicz MJ, Budhlall BM; Tuning Oxygen Permeability in Azobenzene-Containing Side-Chain Liquid Crystalline Polymers. Polymer Chemistry 2016, 7, 1452 – 1460.
  48. Gug J, Sobkowicz MJ; Improvement of the mechanical behavior of bioplastic Poly(lactic acid) / Polyamide blends by reactive compatibilization. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2016, 43350 (doi: 10.1002/APP.43350).
  49. Tan B, Palacios MF, Sobkowicz MJ; Effect of surfactant conjugation on structure and properties of poly(3-hexylthiophene) colloids and field effect transistors. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects 2015, 488, 7 – 14. (10.1016/j.colsurfa.2015.10.002)
  50. Chen X and Sobkowicz MJ, Shear-induced reinforcement effect in polymer/fumed silica nanocomposites. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2015. (10.1002/mame.201500082)
  51. Chen X, Sobkowicz MJ; Modeling Confinement in Polymer Nanocomposites from Linear Viscoelasticity Data. Rheologica Acta 2015, 54:847–857. (10.1007/s00397-015-0872-9)
  52. Gug J, Cacciola D and Sobkowicz MJ; Processing and properties of a solid energy fuel from municipal solid waste (MSW) and recycled plastics. Waste Management 2015, 35, 283-292. (doi:10.1016/j.wasman.2014.09.031)
  53. Chen X, Gug J, Sobkowicz MJ; Role of Polymer/Filler Interactions In the Linear Viscoelasticity of Poly(butylenesuccinate)/Fumed Silica Nanocomposite. Composites Science and Technology 2014, 95, 8-15.
  54. Sobkowicz MJ, Jones, RL, Kline, RJ, DeLongchamp DM; Effect of fullerenes on crystallization-induced aggregation in polymer photovoltaics casting solutions. Macromolecules 2012, 45, 2, 1046-1055.
  55. Sobkowicz MJ, White EA, Dorgan JR; Supramolecular bionanocomposites 3: Effects of surface functionality on percolation. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2011, 122, 4, 2563-2572.
  56. Sobkowicz MJ, Sosa R, Dorgan JR; Supramolecular bionanocomposites 2: Effects of surface functionality on crystallization kinetics and thermal and mechanical properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2011 121, 4, 2029-2038.
  57. Sobkowicz MJ, Dorgan JR, Gneshin KW, Herring AM, McKinnon JT; Supramolecular bionanocomposites: Grafting of biobased polylactide to carbon nanoparticle surfaces, Australian Journal of Chemistry 2009, 62, 865-870.
  58. Sobkowicz MJ, Braun B, Dorgan JR; Decorating in green: surface esterification of carbon and cellulosic nanoparticles, Green Chemistry 2009, 112, 680-682.
  59. Sobkowicz MJ, Dorgan JR, Gneshin KW, Herring AM, McKinnon JT; Controlled dispersion of hollow carbon nanospheres produced from cellulose through surface functionalization, Carbon 2009, 47, 622-628.
  60. Sobkowicz MJ, Dorgan JR, Feaver JL; Clean and green bioplastic composites: Comparison of calcium sulfate and carbon nanospheres in polylactide composites, CLEAN – Soil Air Water 2008, 36, 8, 706-713.
  61. Sobkowicz MJ, Dorgan JR, Gneshin KW, Herring AM, McKinnon JT; Renewable cellulose derived carbon nanospheres as nucleating agents for polylactide and polypropylene, Journal of Polymers and the Environment 2008, 16.1)