Robson F. Storey

Bennett Distinguished Professor, Chairman - Waterborne Symposium

EDUCATION AND BACKGROUND

1978B.S., Polymer Science, B.S., Mathematics, The University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi
1983Ph.D., Polymer Science, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio
1979-82Graduate Research Fellow, University of Akron
1982-83Research Chemist, American Cyanamid Company 
1983-89Assistant Professor, Department of Polymer Science, University of Southern Mississippi
1989-92Associate Professor, Department of Polymer Science, University of Southern Mississipp
1989 - presentProfessor, Department of Polymer Science, University of Southern Mississipp
2013 - presentBennett Distinguished Professor, Department of Polymer Science, University of Southern Mississipp
1985 - presentChairman, The Waterborne, High-Solids and Powder Coatings Symposium

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Carbocationic polymerizations; Ring-opening polymerizations; Living polymerizations; Polymerization mechanism and kinetics; Real-time reaction monitoring; Block, graft and star-branched polymers; Elastomeric ionomers; Biodegradable polymers; Nanocomposites; coatings; Polymer characterization.


REPRESENTATIVE PUBLICATIONS

  1. Zhu, Y.; Storey, R. F., Effect of Structure on Cationic Initiation Efficiency of a Carbocatonic/ATRP Dual Initiator. Macromolecules 2012, 45 (3), 1217-1221.
  2. Zhu, Y.; Storey, R. F., Synthesis of Polyisobutylene-Based Miktoarm Star Polymers from a Dicationic Monoradical Dual Initiator. Macromolecules 2012, 45 (13), 5347-5357.
  3. Gorman, I. E.; Willer, R. L.; Kemp, L. K.; Storey, R. F., Development of a triazole-cure resin system for composites: Evaluation of alkyne curatives. Polymer 2012, 53 (13), 2548-2558.
  4. Ummadisetty, S.; Morgan, D. L.; Stokes, C. D.; Storey, R. F., Synthesis of exo-Olefin Terminated Polyisobutylene by Sulfide/Base Quenching of Living Polyisobutylene. Macromolecules 2011, 44 (20), 7901-7910.
  5. Morgan, D. L.; Harrison, J. J.; Stokes, C. D.; Storey, R. F., Kinetics and Mechanism of End-Quenching of Quasi living Polyisobutylene with Sterically Hindered Bases. Macromolecules 2011, 44 (8), 2438-2443.
  6. Li, H.; Kirk, N. J.; Mauritz, K. A.; Storey, R. F., Poly(arylene ether sulfone) multi-block copolymers bearing perfluoroalkylsulfonic acid groups. Polymer 2011, 52 (16), 3550-3559.
  7. Li, H.; Jackson, A. B.; Kirk, N. J.; Mauritz, K. A.; Storey, R. F., Poly(arylene ether sulfone) Statistical Copolymers Bearing Perfluoroalkylsulfonic Acid Moieties. Macromolecules 2011, 44 (4), 694-702.
  8. Zhu, Y.; Storey, R. F., New dual initiators to combine quasiliving carbocationic polymerization and atom transfer radical polymerization. Macromolecules 2010, 43 (17), 7048-7055.
  9. Morgan, D. L.; Storey, R. F., Primary hydroxy-terminated polyisobutylene via end-quenching with a protected N-(hydroxyalkyl)pyrrole. Macromolecules 2010, 43 (3), 1329-1340.
  10. Morgan, D. L.; Martinez-Castro, N.; Storey, R. F., End-quenching of TiCl4-catalyzed quasiliving polyisobutylene with alkoxybenzenes for direct chain end functionalization. Macromolecules 2010, 43 (21), 8724-8740.
  11. Moravek, S. J.; Hassan, M. K.; Drake, D. J.; Cooper, T. R.; Wiggins, J. S.; Mauritz, K. A.; Storey, R. F., Seawater degradable thermoplastic polyurethanes. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2010, 115 (3), 1873-1880.
  12. Martinez-Castro, N.; Magenau, A. J. D.; Storey, R. F., Functional polyisobutylenes via a click chemistry approach. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2010, 48 (12), 2533-2545.
  13. Magenau, A. J. D.; Hartlage, T. R.; Storey, R. F., Thiol-terminated polyisobutylene: Synthesis, characterization, and derivatization. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2010, 48 (23), 5505-5513.
  14. Magenau, A. J. D.; Chan, J. W.; Hoyle, C. E.; Storey, R. F., Facile polyisobutylene functionalization via thiol-ene click chemistry. Polymer Chemistry 2010, 1 (6), 831-833.
  15. Morgan, D. L.; Storey, R. F., End-quenching of quasi-living isobutylene polymerizations with alkoxybenzene compounds. Macromolecules 2009, 42, (18), 6844-6847.
  16. Nemesio, M. C.; Morgan, D. L.; Storey, R. F., Primary halide-terminated polyisobutylene: End-quenching of quasiliving carbocationic polymerization with N-(haloalkyl)pyrrole. Macromolecules 2009, 42 (14), 4963-4971.
  17. Morgan, D. L.; Stokes, C. D.; Meierhoefer, M. A.; Storey, R. F., Sulfonium Ion Adducts from Quasiliving Polyisobutylene and Mono- or Disulfides. Macromolecules 2009, 42, (7), 2344-2352.
  18. Moravek, S. J.; Storey, R. F., Copolymers of rac-Lactide and ε -Caprolactone: Conventional Copolymerization vs. Macroinitiator Copolymerization. Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry 2009, 46, (4), 339-345.
  19. Moravek, S. J.; Messman, J. M.; Storey, R. F., Polymerization kinetics of rac-lactide initiated with alcohol/stannous octoate using in situ attenuated total reflectance-fourier transform infrared spectroscopy: an initiator study. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2009, 47, (3), 797-803.
  20. Martinez-Castro, N.; Morgan, D. L.; Storey, R. F., Primary Halide-Terminated Polyisobutylene: End-Quenching of Quasiliving Carbocationic Polymerization with N-(ω-Haloalkyl)pyrrole. Macromolecules (Washington, DC, United States) 2009, 42, (14), 4963-4971.
  21. Moravek, S. J.; Storey, R. F., Reaction kinetics of dicyclohexylmethane-4,4'-diisocyanate with 1- and 2-butanol: a model study for polyurethane formation. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2008, 109, (5), 3101-3107.
  22. Kopchick, J. G.; Storey, R. F.; Jarrett, W. L.; Mauritz, K. A., Morphology of poly[(t-butyl acrylate)-b-styrene-b-isobutylene-b-styrene-b-(t-butyl acrylate)] pentablock terpolymers and their thermal conversion to the acrylic acid form. Polymer 2008, 49, (23), 5045-5052.
  23. Kemp, L. K.; Poelma, J. E.; Cooper, T. R.; Storey, R. F., Structural Confirmation of Exo-Olefin-Coupled Polyisobutylene via Model Compound Synthesis and Characterization. Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry 2008, 45, (2), 137-143.
  24. Kemp, L. K.; Donnalley, A. B.; Storey, R. F., Synthesis and characterization of carboxylic acid-terminated polyisobutylenes. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2008, 46, (10), 3229-3240.
  25. Hassan, M. K.; Wiggins, J. S.; Storey, R. F.; Mauritz, K. A., Broadband dielectric spectroscopic characterization of the hydrolytic degradation of hydroxyl-terminated poly(D,L-lactide) materials. ACS Symposium Series 2008, 977, (Polymers for Biomedical Applications), 153-169.
  26. Cooper, T. R.; Storey, R. F., Poly(lactic Acid) and Chain-Extended Poly(lactic acid)-Polyurethane Functionalized with Pendent Carboxylic Acid Groups. Macromolecules (Washington, DC, United States) 2008, 41, (3), 655-662.
  27. Breland, L. K.; Storey, R. F., Polyisobutylene-based miktoarm star polymers via a combination of carbocationic and atom transfer radical polymerizations. Polymer 2008, 49, (5), 1154-1163.
  28. Kopchick, J. G.; Storey, R. F.; Beyer, F. L.; Mauritz, K. A., Poly[acrylic acid-b-styrene-b-isobutylene-b-styrene-b-acrylic acid] pentablock terpolymers: 1. Morphological characterization. Polymer 2007, 48, (13), 3739-3748.
  29. Cooper, T. R.; Storey, R. F., Characterization of poly(ethyleneoxyethylene terephthalate-co-adipate) using NMR spectroscopy. Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry 2007, 44, (4), 367-372.
  30. Wiggins, J. S.; Hassan, M. K.; Mauritz, K. A.; Storey, R. F., Hydrolytic degradation of poly(D,L-lactide) as a function of end group: Carboxylic acid vs. hydroxyl. Polymer 2006, 47, (6), 1960-1969.
  31. Storey, R. F.; Scheuer, A. D.; Achord, B. C., Poly(acrylate-b-styrene-b-isobutylene-b-styrene-b-acrylate) block copolymers via carbocationic and atom transfer radical polymerizations. Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part A: Pure and Applied Chemistry 2006, 43, (10), 1493-1512.
  32. Simison, K. L.; Stokes, C. D.; Harrison, J. J.; Storey, R. F., End-Quenching of Quasiliving Carbocationic Isobutylene Polymerization with Hindered Bases: Quantitative Formation of exo-Olefin-Terminated Polyisobutylene. Macromolecules 2006, 39, (7), 2481-2487.
  33. Messman, J. M.; Storey, R. F., Synthesis and characterization of multiblock copolymers composed of poly(5-methyl-5-benzyloxycarbonyl-1,3-dioxan-2-one) outer blocks and poly(L-lactide) inner blocks. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2006, 44, (23), 6817-6835.
  34. Hassan, M. K.; Mauritz, K. A.; Storey, R. F.; Wiggins, J. S., Biodegradable aliphatic thermoplastic polyurethane based on poly(ε-caprolactone) and L-lysine diisocyanate. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2006, 44, (9), 2990-3000.
  35. Cooper, T. R.; Nix, N.; Storey, R. F., Aromatic-aliphatic block copolyesters based on AA/BB polymers and poly(lactic acid). ACS Symposium Series 2006, 939, (Degradable Polymers and Materials), 234-247.
  36. Breland, L. K.; Murphy, J. C.; Storey, R. F., Poly(tert-butyl acrylate-b-isobutylene-b-styrene) terpolymer from a carbocationic initiator containing a latent radical initiating site. Polymer 2006, 47, (6), 1852-1860.
  37. Storey, R. F.; Stokes, C. D.; Harrison, J. J., N-Methylpyrrole-Terminated Polyisobutylene through End-Quenching of Quasiliving Carbocationic Polymerization. Macromolecules 2005, 38, (11), 4618-4624.
  38. Storey, R. F.; Scheuer, A. D.; Achord, B. C., Amphiphilic poly(acrylic acid-b-styrene-b-isobutylene-b-styrene-b-acrylic acid) pentablock copolymers from a combination of quasiliving carbocationic and atom transfer radical polymerization. Polymer 2005, 46, (7), 2141-2152.
  39. Smith, Q. A.; Storey, R. F., Quasiliving Cationic Polymerization of Styrene and Isobutylene: Run Number and Apparent Rate Constant of Ionization by TiCl4 and Energies of Activation of Elementary Reactions. Macromolecules 2005, 38, (12), 4983-4988.
  40. Mountz, D. A.; Storey, R. F.; Mauritz, K. A., Fourier transform infrared/attenuated total reflectance analysis of water diffusion in poly[styrene-b-isobutylene-b-styrene] block copolymer membranes. Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics 2005, 43, (7), 764-776.
  41. Messman, J. M.; Scheuer, A. D.; Storey, R. F., Synthesis and characterization of A-B-A triblock copolymers derived from chloro-telechelic poly(-lactide): combining ring-opening polymerization (ROP) and atom transfer radical polymerization (ATRP). Polymer 2005, 46, (11), 3628-3638.
  42. Kwee, T.; Taylor, S. J.; Mauritz, K. A.; Storey, R. F., Morphology and mechanical and dynamic mechanical properties of linear and star poly(styrene-b-isobutylene-b-styrene) block copolymers. Polymer 2005, 46, (12), 4480-4491.
  43. Breland, L. K.; Smith, Q. A.; Storey, R. F., Measurement of Run Number in Quasiliving Cationic Polymerization Using the Rapid Monomer Consumption Phenomenon. Macromolecules 2005, 38, (7), 3026-3028.
  44. Taylor, S. J.; Storey, R. F.; Kopchick, J. G.; Mauritz, K. A., Poly[(styrene-co-p-methylstyrene)-b-isobutylene-b-(styrene-co-p-methylstyrene)] triblock copolymers. 1. Synthesis and characterization. Polymer 2004, 45, (14), 4719-4730.
  45. Taylor, S. J.; Storey, R. F., Tetrafunctional initiators for cationic polymerization of olefins. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2004, 42, (23), 5942-5953.
  46. Storey, R. F.; Scheuer, A. D., Aqueous Cationic Polymerization of p-Methoxystyrene Using Hydrophilic Phenylphosphonic Acids. Journal of Macromolecular Science, Pure and Applied Chemistry 2004, A41, (3), 257-266.
  47. Messman, J. M.; Storey, R. F., Real-time monitoring of the ring-opening polymerization of rac-lactide with in situ attenuated total reflectance/fourier transform infrared spectroscopy with conduit and diamond-composite sensor technology. Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2004, 42, (24), 6238-6247.