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)
1. David H. Howe, Riki M. McDaniel, Andrew J. D. Magenau, “From Click Chemistry to Cross-Coupling: Designer Polymers from One Efficient Reaction” Macromolecules, 2017, 50, 8010–8018.
2. David H. Howe, James L. Hart, Riki M. McDaniel, Mitra L. Taheri, Andrew J. D. Magenau, “Functionalization-Induced Self-Assembly of Block Copolymers for Nanoparticle Synthesis,” ACS Macro Letters 2018, 7, 1503-1508.
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)
1. 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, 17050-17057.
2. Jessica A. Weaver, Samantha L. Morelly, Nicolas J. Alvarez, Andrew J. D. Magenau, “Grafting-through ROMP for gels with tailorable moduli and crosslink densities.” Polymer Chemistry 2018, 9, 5173-5178.
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); Drexel University, MS in Materials Science and Engineering (2018)
1. Olivia R. Wilson and Andrew J. D. Magenau. “Oxygen Tolerant and Room Temperature RAFT through Alkylborane Initiation,” ACS Macro Letters 2018, 7, 370-375.
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