Jason D. Azoulay

Assistant Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering



Assistant Professor, Polymer Science & Engineering University of Southern Mississippi

2011-2014Postdoctoral Appointee, Sandia National Laboratories
2010-2011Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Polymers and Organic Solids, University of California at Santa Barbara
2010Ph.D., Chemistry, University of California at Santa Barbara
B.S., Chemistry, University of Connecticut







Homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis: synthesis, behavior and performance, kinetics and mechanisms, new functionality, controlled polymerization reactions, catalyst composites. Electronic, photonic, and magnetic materials: synthesis, molecular and self-assembly, fundamental atomic and molecular level mechanisms, structure-function-property relationships, device fabrication and engineering.


Y. Joo, L. Huang, N. Eedugurala, A. E. London, A. Kumar, B. M. Wong, B. W. Boudouris,* and J. D. Azoulay* "Enhancing the Thermoelectric Performance of an Open-Shell Donor-Acceptor Conjugated Polymer by Doping with a Radical-Containing Small Molecule" Macromolecules, 2018, 51, 3886–3894

Z. Wu, W. Yao, A. E. London, J. D. Azoulay, Tse Nga Ng "Elucidating the Detectivity Limits in Shortwave Infrared Organic Photodiodes" Adv. Functional Materials, 2018, 18, 1800391

D. B. Sulas, A. E. London, L. Huang, L. Xu, Z. Wu, T. N. Ng, B.M. Wong, C. W. Schlenker, J. D. Azoulay,* M. Y. Sfeir* "Preferential Charge Generation at Aggregate Sites in Narrow Band Gap Infrared Photoresponsive Polymer Semiconductors" Adv. Optical Materials 2018, 7, 1701138

A. K. Williams, B. J. Davis, E. R. Crater, J. R. Lott, Y. C. Simon, J. D. Azoulay* "Thiol-ene Click Chemistry: A Modular Approach to Solid-State Triplet-Triplet Annihilation Upconversion" Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 2018, 6, 3876-3881. –Highlighted on Inside Cover

A. E. London,L. Huang, B. A. Zhang, M. B. Oviedo, J. Tropp, W. Yao, Z. Wu,B. M. Wong,T. N. Ng, J. D. Azoulay* “Donor−Acceptor Polymers with Tunable Infrared Photoresponse” Polym. Chem., 2017, 8, 2922. –Highlighted on Back Cover

Z. Wu, W. Yao, A. E. London, J. D. Azoulay, T. N. Ng "Temperature-Dependent Detectivity of Near-Infrared Organic Bulk Heterojunction Photodiodes" ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces 2017, 9(2), 1654–1660.