Completed at California Polytechnic State University (Cal Poly undergraduates are underlined.)
(Last updated MAR 2018)

Completed at California Polytechnic State University

18) Liu, C. H., Noxon, I. C., Cuellar, L. E., Thraen, A. L., Immoos, C. E., Martinez, A. W., Costanzo, P. J. “Characterization of Reagent Pencils for Deposition of Reagents onto Paper-Based Microfluidic Devices” Micromcachines. 2017, 8 (8), 242 – 253.

17) Swanson, J. P., Cruz, M. A., Monteleone, L. R., Martinez, M. A., Costanzo, P. J., Joy, A. “The Effect of pendant group structure on the thermoresponsive properties of N-substituted polyesters” Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 7195-7206.

16)  Earla, A., Li, Costanzo, P., Braslau, R. “Phthalate plasticizers covalently linked to PVC via copper-free or copper catalyzed azide-alkyne cycloadditions.” Polymer. 2017. 109, 1-12.

15)  Swanson, J. P., Martinez, M. A., Cruz, M. A., Mankoci, S. G., Costanzo, P. J., Joy, A. “A coacervate-forming biodegradable polyester with elevated LCST based on bis-(2-methoxyethyl)amine.” Polym. Chem. 2016, 7, 4693-4702.

14)  Mitchell, H. T., Schultz, S. A., Costanzo, P. J., Martinez, A. W. “Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) hydrogels for storage and delivery of reagents to paper-based analytical devices.” Chromatography. 2015. 2,  436-451.

13)  Swanson, J. P., Monteleone, L. R., Haso, F., Costanzo, P. J., Liu, T., Joy, A. “A library of thermoresponsive, coacervate-forming biodegradable polyesters.” Macromolecules. 2015. 48 (12), 3834-3842.

12) Bass, G. F., Colt, M. S., Chavez, A. D., DeHoe, G. X., Formal, T. P., Seaver, C. P., Kha, K., Kelley, B. A., Scott, G. E., Immoos, C. E., Costanzo, P. J. “Synthetic design and investigation of novel polymeric surfactants.” Polymer. 2015. 72, 301-306

11) Mitchell, H. T., Noxon, I. C., Chaplan, C.A., Carlton, S. J., Liu, C. H. M., Ganaja, K. A., Martinez, N. W., Immoos, C. E., Costanzo, P. J, Martinez, A. W.  “Reagent pencils: a new technique for solvent-free deposition of reagents onto paper-based microfluidic devices.” Lab Chip. 2015, 15, 2213 – 2220. This article was highlighted in Chemical & Engineering News (18 MAY 2015).

10) Dirlam, P. T., Simmonds, A. G., Kleine, T. S., Nguyen, N. A., Anderson, L. E., Klever, A. O., Florian, A., Costanzo, P. J., Theato, P., Mackay, M. E., Glass, R. S., Char, K.,  Pyun. J. “Inverse vulcanization of elemental sulfur with 1,4-diphenylbutadiyne for cathode materials in Li–S batteries.” RSC Adv. 2015, 5, 24718-24722.

9)   Amato, N. D.,  Strange, G. A., Swanson, J. P., Chavez, A. D., Roy, S. E., Varney, K. L., Machado, C. A., Amato, D. V. Costanzo, P. J. “Synthesis and evaluation of thermally-responsive coatings based upon Diels-Alder chemistry and renewable materials.” Polym. Chem. 2014, 5 (1), 69 – 76. This article was selected for the cover of Polym. Chem.

8)   Dirlam, P. T., Kim, H. J., Arrington, K. J., Chung, W. J., Sahoo, R., Hill, L. J., Costanzo, P. J., Theato, P., Char, K., Pyun, J. “Single chain polymer nanoparticles via sequential ATRP and oxidative polymerization.” Polym. Chem. 2013. 4 (13), 3765-3773.

7)   Hill, L. J. Bull, M. M., Sung, Y., Simmonds, A. G., Dirlam, P. T., Richer, N. E., DeRosa, S. E., Shim, I-B., Guin, D., Costanzo, P. J., Pinna, N., Willing, M-G., Vogel, W., Char, K., Pyun, J. “Direction the Deposition of Ferromagnetic Cobalt onto Pt-Tipped CdSe@CdS Nanorods: Synthetic and Mechanistic Insights.” ACS Nano 2012. 6 (10), 8632-8645.

6)   Kim, B. Y., Shallcross, R. C., Armstrong, N. R., Kim, H., Chung, W. J., Sahoo, R., Char, K., Dirlam, P. T., Costanzo, P. J., Pyun, J. “Surface Initiated Atom Transfer Radical Polymerizations from Indium Tin Oxide Electrodes: Electrochemistry of Polymer Brushes.” ACS Symposium Series, Vol. 1101. Progress in Controlled Radical Polymerization: Materials and Applications. DOI: 10.1021/bk-2012-1101.ch013. ISBN13: 9780841227576. Chapter 13, pp 197–209

5)   Hill, M. R., Mukherjee, S., Costanzo, P. J., Sumerlin, B. “Modular Oxime Functionalization of Well-Defined Alkoxyamine-Containing Polymers.” Polym. Chem. 2012. 3, 1756-1762. This article was selected for the cover page of Polym. Chem.

4)   Curtzwiler, G. W., Costanzo, P. J., Fernando, R., Danes, J. E., Vorst, K. “Thermal Initiated Hydroxyethyl Methacrylate Functionalization of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotubes.” J. Appl. Polym. Sci. 2011. 121, 964–969.

3)   Carlson, J. S, Hill, M. R, Young, T., Costanzo, P. J. “Novel polymer coupling chemistry based upon latent cysteine-like residues and thiazolidine chemistry.” Polym. Chem. 2010. 1, 1423-1426.

2)   Swanson, J. P., Rozvadovsky, S., Seppala, J. E., Mackay, M. E., Jensen, R. E., Costanzo, P. J. “Development of polymeric phase change materials based upon Diels-Alder chemistry.” Macromolecules. 2010. 43 (14), 6135-6141.

1)   Dirlam, P. T., Strange, G. A., Orlicki, J. A., Wetzel, E. D, Costanzo, P. J. “Controlling Surface Energy and Wetability with Diels-Alder Chemistry.” Langmuir. 2010. 26(6), 3942-3948.

Completed at the Army Research Laboratory

5)   Stanzione, J. F., Jensen, R. E., Costanzo, P. J., Palmese, G. R. “Synthesis and Characterization of Ionic Polymer Networks in a Room-Temperature Ionic Liquid.” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces. 2012. 4 (11), 6142–6150.

4)   Saito, T., Mather, B., Costanzo, P. J., Beyer, F. L., Long, T. “Influence of Site-Specific Sulfonation on Arylic Graft Copolymer Morphology.” Macromolecules. 2008. 41(10), 3503-3512.

3)   Costanzo, P. J., Beyer, F. L. “Thermo-responsive, optically active films based upon Diels-Alder chemistry.” Chem. Mater. 2007. 19(25), 6168-6173.

2)   Costanzo, P. J., Beyer, F. L. “Thermally Driven Assembly of Nanoparticles in Polymer Matrices.” Macromolecules. 2007. 40 (11), 3996-4001.

1)   Costanzo, P. J., Demaree, J. D., Beyer, F. L. “Thermo-responsive films based upon Diels-Alder chemistry and block copolymer phase separation.” Langmuir. 2006. 22 (24), 10251-10257.

Completed at the University of California at Davis

7)   Barber, S., Kreer, T., Mulder, D., Costanzo, P., Patten, T., Kuhl. T. “Using thiol-gold bond formation to bridge surfaces with a polymer brush: SFA experiments and MD simulations.” Macromolecules 2013. 46 (24) 9826–9836.

6)   Barber, S., Kreer, T., Costanzo, P. J., Patten, T. E., Johner, A., Kuhl. T. L., Marques, C. M. “Polymer under High Load.” PLOS ONE 2013. 8 (3),  e58392. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0058392

5)   Costanzo, P. J., Patten, T. E., Dan, N. “Synthesis of Di-functional, asymmetrical PEG linkers of Various Molecular Weights and Their Effect upon Aggregation of Nanoparticles.” Macromolecules. 2008. 41(4), 1570-1576.

4)   Barber, S., Costanzo, P. J., Moore, N., Patten, T. E., Lancaster, K. S., Lebrilla, C. B Kuhl. T. “Preparation and Polymer Mediated Assembly of Bilaterial, Di-functional Nanosphere Aggregates.” J. Phys. Chem. A. 2006. 110 (13), 4538-4542.

3)   Costanzo, P. J., Patten, T. E. Seery, T. A. P. “Control and Tunability of Aggregation Rates for Nanostructures Using Nanoparticles of Various Sizes.” Langmuir. 2006. 22(6), 2788-2794.

2)   Costanzo, P. J., Liang, E., Patten, T. E., Collins, S. D., Smith, R. L. “Biomolecule Detection via Target Mediated Nanoparticle Aggregation and Dielectrophoretic Impedance Measurement (DEPIM).” Lab on a Chip. 2005. 5 (6), 606-610.

1)   Costanzo, P. J., Patten, T. E. Seery, T. A. P. “Protein-Substrate Mediate Aggregation of CdS@SiO2 Nanoparticles: Synthesis and Assembly Mechanism.” Chem. Mater. 2004. 16 (9),1775-1785.

Completed at Carnegie Mellon University

2)   Buzin, A.; Pyda, M.; Costanzo, P.; Matyjaszewski, K.; Wunderlich, B. “Calorimeter study of block-copolymers of poly(n-butyl acrylate-co-methyl methacrylate).” Polymer. 2002. 43 (20), 5563-5569.

1)   Costanzo, P. J., Stokes, K. K. “Synthesis of poly(methyl acrylate) grafted from poly(thiophene) to form solid-state fluorescent materials.” Macromolecules. 2002. 35(18), 6804-6810.


US Patents (Cal Poly undergraduates are underlined.)

Completed at California Polytechnic State University

3)   Vorst, K., Curtzwiler, G. W., Danes, J., Costanzo, P. J. “Systems and methods for determining recycled thermoplastic content.” US Patent # 8,063,374.

Completed at the Army Research Laboratory

2)   Costanzo, P. J., Beyer, F. L. “Controlling additive dispersion and migration properties.” US. Patent # 7,863,376.

1)   Costanzo, P. J., Beyer, F. L., Jenson, R. E. “Reversible Viscosity Reducing Polymer.” US. Patent # 7,812,069.