PhD, Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Southern Mississippi, 2010
BS, Plastics Engineering Technology, The Pennsylvania State University, 2004
Assistant Professor, Drexel University, Materials Science and Engineering, 2015-Present
Visiting Assistant Professor, The Pennsylvania State University, Department of Engineering, 2014
Principal Investigator, DuPont, Central Research and Development, 2012-2014
Visiting Assistant Professor, Carnegie Mellon University, Molecular Biosensors & Imaging Center and The Department of Chemistry, 2010-2012
Department of Materials Science and Engineering
LeBow Engineering Center, Rm 445
3141 Chestnut Street
Philadelphia, PA 19104
215-571-3671 | amagenau[at]coe.drexel.edu
Hometown: Oswego, NY
Education: Geneva College, BS in Biochemistry, cum laude, 2011
Publications: Howe, D. H., McDaniel, R. & Magenau, A. J. From Click Chemistry to Cross-Coupling: Designer Polymers from One Efficient Reaction. Macromolecules, 2017, 50 (20), pp 8010–8018.
Research Keywords: Pd-catalyzed Suzuki cross-coupling, reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT), block copolymer self-assembly, and organic chemistry
Hometown: Fairless Hills, PA
Education: Haverford College, BS in Chemistry, 2013; Drexel University, MS in Materials Science and Engineering, 2018
Publications: Solvik, K.; Weaver, J.A.; Brockway, A.M.; Schrier, J., Entropy-Driven Molecular Separations in 2D-Nanoporous Materials, with application to High-performance Paraffin/Olefin Membrane Separations. Journal of Physical Chemistry C 2013, 117 (33), 17050-17057.
Research Keywords: reversible addition-fragmentation transfer (RAFT), ring-opening metathesis polymerization (ROMP), and macromolecular polymer networks
Hometown: Hampden, Maine
Education: Iowa State University, BS in Materials Science and Engineering, 2015
Research Keywords: reversible addition-fragmentation transfer, alkylborane chemistry, oxygen tolerant polymerization, and thiol-ene click chemistry
Education: BS/MS Biomedical Engineering, Drexel University, 2018
Publications: coming soon
Research Keywords: controlled/living polymerization, atom transfer radical polymerization, TEMPO, and star polymer synthesis
Hometown: San Jose, CA
Publications: Howe, D.H.; McDaniel, R.M.; Magenau, A.J.D., From Click Chemistry to Cross-Coupling: Designer Polymers from One Efficient Reaction. Macromolecules 2017, 50 (20), 8010-8018.
Research Keywords: reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (RAFT) polymerization, thiol-ene click chemistry, nanocomposites, and polymer films and coatings
Hometown: Cherry Hill, NJ
Education: Material Science and Engineering, Drexel University, Class of 2019
Research Keywords: reversible addition fragmentation chain transfer, star polymers,and alkylborane chemistry.
Home University: Muenster University of Applied Sciences, Germany
Research Keywords: Reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer, self assembly, and block copolymers.
Hometown: Hershey Pennsylvania
Education: Hershey Highschool, 2016; Sophomore MSE
Research Keywords: photoinduced electron transfer-reversible addition-fragmentation chain transfer (PET-RAFT), chain-transfer agent synthesis, deblocking chemistry
Hometown: Mooresville, North Carolina
Education: Drexel University, Materials Science and Engineering BS/MS Student 2020
Publications: None, yet!
Research Keywords: Monomer synthesis, purification