Douglas H. Adamson


Department of Chemistry


  • Ph.D. University of Southern California
  • B.S. University of Evansville, Indiana

Research Focus

  • Bio-Inspired Materials
  • Polymersomes
  • Nanofillers


Polyphenol Modification of Graphene-Stabilized Emulsions to Form Electronically Conductive Polymer Spheres
Joyce, M. J.; McDermott, S. T.; Umaiya, K.; Adamson, D. H.
Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 2023, DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2023.09.008

Graphene’s Effect on the Mechanism of Radical Polymerization with In Situ Graphene Composites
Ward, S.P.; Adamson, D.H.
Carbon Trends2022, DOI: 10.1016/j.carte.2022.100233

Solvent-Free Direct PEGylation of Collagen Fibers
Ward, S. P.; McDermott, S. T.; Heichel, D.; Burke, K. A.; Adamson, D. H.
ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng.2022, DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.2c01071

Evolution of Heterogeneity and Chemical Functionality during the Oxidation of Graphite
Kumar, H. V.; Oyer, A. J.; Huang, K.Y. -S.; Adamson, D.H.
Colloids and Interfaces2022, DOI: 10.3390/colloids6030044

Surface-Initiated Passing-Through Polymerization on a Rubber Substrate: Supplying Monomer From Swollen Substrates
McDermott, S. T.; Ward, S. P.; Vy, N. C. H.; Wang, Z.; Morales-Acosta, M. D.; Dobrynin, A. V.; Adamson, D. H. Macromolecules, 2022, DOI: 10.1021/acs.macromol.2c00685

Chromatographic Approach to Isolate Exfoliated Graphene 
Abeykoon, P. G.; Ward, S. P.; Chen, F.; Adamson, D. H.
Langmuir2021, DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.1c00917

Surface-initiated passing-through zwitterionic polymer brushes for salt-selective and antifouling materials
Vy, N. C. H.; Liyanage, C. D.; Williams, R. M.; Fang, J. M.; Kerns, P.; Schniepp, H. C.; Adamson, D. H.
Macromolecules, 2020, 53(22), 10278-10288

Controlled Radical Polymerization of Hydrophilic and Zwitterionic Brush-like Polymers from Silk Fibroin Surfaces
Heichel, D. L.; Vy, N. C.; Ward, S. P.; Adamson, D. H.; Burke, K. A.
Journal of Materials Chemistry B2020, 8, 10392-10406

Interface-exfoliated Graphene-based Conductive Screen-printing Inks: Low-loading, Low-cost, and Additive-free
Chen, F.; Varghese, D.; McDermott, S. T.; George, I.; Geng, L.; Adamson, D. H.
Scientific Reports2020, 10, 18047

Effect of aqueous anions on graphene exfoliation
Ward, S. P.; Abeykoon, P.; McDermott, S. T.; Adamson, D. H.
Langmuir, 2020, 36, 10421-10428

Douglas Adamson
Contact Information
Mailing Address25 Road, Unit 3136, Storrs, CT 06269-3136
Office LocationScience 1 - MZ205