Joseph R. Lott

Assistant Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering

EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND

2004B.S., Polymer Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology
2006M.S., Chemistry, Rochester Institute of Technology
2010Ph.D., Macromolecular Science & Engineering, Case Western Reserve University
 2011-2013Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemistry, University of Minnesota

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Design, synthesis, and engineering of stimuli responsive materials. Optically functional small molecules and polymers.


REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

14. Lott, J.R.; McAllister, J.; Bates, F.S.; Lodge, T.P. Fibrillar Structure in Aqueous Methylcellulose Solutions and Gels. Macromolecules. 2013, 46, 9760.
13. Lott, J.R.; McAllister, J.; Arvidson, S.; Bates, F.S.; Lodge, T.P. Fibrillar Structure of Methylcellulose Gels. Biomacromolecules. 2013, 14, 2484.
12. Lee, S.H.; Lott, J.R.; Simon, Y.C.; Weder, C. Melt-Processed Polymer Glasses for Low-Power Upconversion via Sensitized Triplet-Triplet Annihilation. J. Mater. Chem. C. 2013, 1, 5142.
11. Arvidson, S.A.; Lott, J.R.; McAllister, J.W.; Bates, F.S.; Lodge, T.P.; Sammler, R.L.; Li, Y.; Brackhagen, M. Interplay of Phase Separation and Thermoreversible Gelation in Aqueous Methylcellulose Solutions. Macromolecules. 2013, 46, 300.
10. Ryan, C.; Christenson, C.W.; Valle, B.; Saini, A.; Lott, J.; Johnson, J.; Shiraldi, D.; Weder, C.; Baer, E.; Singer, K.D.; Shan. J. Roll-to-Roll Fabrication of Multilayer Films for High Capacity Optical Data Storage. Adv. Mater. 2012, 24, 5222. Cover Picture, Highlighted in Nature (2012, 487, 408).
9. Makowski, B.T.; Lott, J.; Valle, B.; Singer, K.; Weder, C. Functionalized Cyano-OPVs as Melt-Processable Two-Photon Absorbers. J. Mater. Chem. 2012, 22, 5190.
8. Lott, J.; Ryan, C.; Valle, B.; Johnson, J.; Singer, K.; Shan, J.; Weder, C. Two-Photon 3D Optical Data Storage via Aggregate Switching of Excimer-Forming Dyes. Adv. Mater. 2011, 23, 2425.
7. Lott, J.; Weder, C. Poly(vinylidene fluoride) (PVDF) Based Mechanochromic Sensors. Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2010, 211, 28. Invited Feature Article, Cover Picture, Highlighted by ACS as Noteworthy Chemistry Item.
6. Singh-Rachford, T.; Lott, J.; Weder, C.; Castellano, F.N. Influence of Temperature on Low-Power Upconversion in Rubbery Polymer Blends. J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2009, 131, 12007.
5. Song, H.; Singer, K.; Lott, J.; Wu, Y.; Zhou, J.; Andrews, J.; Baer, E.; Hiltner, A.; Weder, C. Continuous Melt Processing of All-Polymer Distributed Feedback Lasers. J. Mater Chem. 2009, 19, 7520.
4. Singer, K.D.; Kazmierczak, T.; Lott, J.; Song, H.; Wu, Y.; Andrews. J.; Baer, E.; Hiltner, A.; Weder, C. Toward Roll-to-Roll Production of Polymer Microresonator Lasers. Opt. and Photonics News. 2008, 19, 27.
3. Lott, J.; Xia, C.; Kosnosky, L.; Weder, C.; Shan, J. Terahertz Photonic Crystals Based on Barium Titanate/Polymer Composites. Adv. Mater. 2008, 20, 3649.
2. Singer, K.D.; Kazmierczak, T.; Lott, J.; Song, H.; Wu, Y.; Andrews, J.; Baer, E.; Hiltner, A.; Weder, C. Melt-Processed All-Polymer Distributed Bragg Reflector Laser. Opt. Express. 2008,16, 10358.
1. Islangulov, R.R.; Lott, J.; Weder, C.; Castellano, F.N. Noncoherent Low-Power Upconversion in Solid Polymer Films. J. Amer. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 12652.

BOOK CHAPTERS

1. Lott, J.; Song, H.; Wu, Y.; Zhou, J.; Baer, E.; Hiltner, A.; Weder, C.; Singer, K.D. Coextruded Multilayer All-Polymer Dye Lasers. In: Organic Thin Films for Photonics Applications; Herman, W.N.; Flom, S.R.; Foulger, S.H.; Eds.; ACS Symposium Series 1039, Oxford University Press, 2009, 171.