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Stephen McCarthy


Stephen McCarthy is a Professor, Distinguished University Professor, M.S. Co-Coordinator, Director of M2D2, Co-Director in the College of Engineering at UMass Lowell.
Stephen P. McCarthyProfessor, Distinguished University Professor, M.S. Co-Coordinator, Director, Co-Director
  • College
    Francis College of Engineering
  • Department
    Plastics Engineering
  • Phone
    (978) 934-3417
  • Email

Research Interests

Medical devices, biodegradable polymers, mechanical behavior, applications of CAD/CAM

Biodegradable polymers, mechanical behavior of polymers, applications of CAD/CAM and process simulationc

Education

  • Other: Medical Device Management, (2005), Worcester Polytechnic Institute
  • Ph D: Macromolecular Science, (1984), Case Western Reserve University
  • MS, (1980), Princeton University
  • Other: Chemical Engineering, (1980), Princeton University
  • BS: Textile Chemistry, (1978), Southeastern Massachusetts University

Selected Awards and Honors

  • SPE Education Award (2014), Teaching - Society of Plastics Engineers
  • University Professor (2012) - University of Massachusetts Lowell
  • BEPS James Hammar Memorial Lifetime Achievement Award (2008)
  • SPE ANTEC Medical Plastics Division Best Paper Award (2005)
  • SPE ANTEC Color and Appearance Division Best Paper Award (2000)
  • SPE Dedication of Service 1991-1996 Award (1996)
  • SPI 46th Composites Institute Annual Conference Best Paper Award (1991)
  • The Modern Plastics Best Paper Award (1991)
  • SPE ANTEC Advanced Composites Division Best Paper Award (1990)
  • Plastics Processing Workshop Award, (1986) - Taipei

Selected Publications

  • Zonder, L., McCarthy, S.P., Rios, F., Ophir, A., Kenig, S. (2014). Viscosity ratio and interfacial tension as carbon nanotubes distributing factors in melt-mixed blends of polyamide 12 and high-density polyethylene. Advances in Polymer Technology, 33(4).
  • Yu, T., Su, C., Lai, C., Wu, H.F. (2013). Wideband subsurface radar for bridge structural health monitoring and nondestructive evaluation (8694: pp. The Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers (SPIE); American Society of Mechanical Engineers). SPIE
  • Shah, B., Whitehouse, R., McCarthy, S.P. (2012). A study on recycling of polyhydroxybutyrate (PHB) copolymer and its effect on material properties. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 70th 260-264.
  • Wharram, S.E., McCarthy, S.P., Dunn, R.M., Ignotz, R.A. (2012). Biodegradable Dressing for Skin Regeneration. Wound Repair and Regeneration, 20(2).
  • Ma, X., Oyamada, S., Gao, F., Wu, T., Robich, M.P., Wu, H., Wang, X., Buchholz, B., McCarthy, S.P., Gu, Z., Bianchi, C.F., Sellke, F.W., Laham, R. (2012). Corrigendum to "Paclitaxel/sirolimus combination coated drug-eluting stent: In vitro and in vivo drug release studies" [J. Pharm. Biomed. Anal. 54 (2011) 807-811]. Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 59(1) 217.
  • Ma, X., Oyamada, S., Gao, F., Wu, T., Robich, M.P., Wu, H., Wang, X., Buchholz, B., McCarthy, S.P., Gu, Z., Bianchi, C.F., Sellke, F.W., Laham, R. (2012). Paclitaxel/sirolimus combination coated drug-eluting stent: In vitro and in vivo drug release studies (vol 54, pg 807, 2011). Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 59.
  • Garhwal, R., Shady, S.F., Ellis, E.J., Ellis, J.Y., Leahy, C.D., McCarthy, S.P., Crawford, K.S., Gaines, P. (2012). Sustained ocular delivery of ciprofloxacin using nanospheres and conventional contact lens materials. Investigative Ophthalmology and Visual Science, 53(3) 1341-1352.
  • Kukade, P.P., McCarthy, S.P., Krishnaswamy, R.K., Sun, X., Shabtai, Y. (2011). Breaking down: Biodegradation of PHB copolymer mulch films in soil. Plastics Engineering, 67(2) 6-11.
  • Karve, K.A., Gil, E.S., McCarthy, S.P., Kaplan, D.L. (2011). Effect of -sheet crystalline content on mass transfer in silk films. Journal of Membrane Science, 383(1-2) 44-49.
  • Ma, X., Oyamada, S., Wu, T., Robich, M.P., Wu, H., Wang, X., Buchholz, B., McCarthy, S.P., Bianchi, C.F., Sellke, F.W., Laham, R. (2011). In vitro and in vivo degradation of poly(D, L -lactide-co-glycolide)/ amorphous calcium phosphate copolymer coated on metal stents. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research - Part A, 96 A(4) 632-638.
  • Ma, X., Oyamada, S., Gao, F., Wu, T., Robich, M.P., Wu, H., Wang, X., Buchholz, B., McCarthy, S.P., Gu, Z., Bianchi, C.F., Sellke, F.W., Laham, R. (2011). Paclitaxel/sirolimus combination coated drug-eluting stent: In vitro and in vivo drug release studies. Journal of pharmaceutical and biomedical analysis, 54(4) 807-811.
  • Zonder, L., Ophir, A., Kenig, S., McCarthy, S.P. (2011). The effect of carbon nanotubes on the rheology and electrical resistivity of polyamide 12/high density polyethylene blends. Polymer, 52(22) 5085-5091.
  • Oyamada, S., Ma, X., Wu, T., Robich, M.P., Wu, H., Wang, X., Buchholz, B., McCarthy, S.P., Bianchi, C.F., Sellke, F.W., Laham, R. (2011). Trans-iliac rat aorta stenting: A novel high throughput preclinical stent model for restenosis and thrombosis. Journal of Surgical Research, 166(1) 0-0.
  • Ma, X., Wu, T., Robich, M.P., Wang, X., Wu, H., Buchholz, B., McCarthy, S.P. (2010). Drug-eluting stents. International Journal of Clinical and Experimental Medicine, 3(3) 192-201.
  • Wharram, S.E., Zhang, X., Kaplan, D.L., McCarthy, S.P. (2010). Electrospun silk material systems for wound healing. Macromolecular Bioscience, 10(3) 246-257.
  • Wharram, S.E., Zhang, X., Kaplan, D.L., McCarthy, S.P. (2010). Macromol. Biosci. 3/2010. Macromolecular bioscience, 10(3).
  • Lee, J., McCarthy, S.P. (2009). Biodegradable poly(lactic acid) blends with chemically modified polyhydroxyoctanoate through chain extension. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 17(4) 240-247.
  • Shaked, Y., Dodiuk, H., Kenig, S., McCarthy, S.P. (2009). The effect of hyperbranched polymers on processing and thermal stability of biodegradable polyesters. Polymer Engineering and Science, 49(3) 559-566.
  • Rios, P.F., Dodiuk, H., Kenig, S., McCarthy, S.P., Dotan, A. (2008). Durable ultra-hydrophobic surfaces for self-cleaning applications. Polymers for Advanced Technologies, 19(11) 1684-1691.
  • Jung, W., Kim, D., Lee, Y., McCarthy, S.P. (2007). A Study on Formation of Needle-like Polyanilines. Materials Research Society Symposium Proceedings, 949E 0-0.
  • Jung, W.H., Lee, Y.M., McCarthy, S.P. (2007). Synthesis of needle-like polyanilines. Journal of Vinyl and Additive Technology, 13(2) 76-86.
  • Rios, P.F., Dodiuk, H., Kenig, S., McCarthy, S.P., Dotan, A. (2007). The effect of polymer surface on the wetting and adhesion of liquid systems. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 21(3-4) 227-241.
  • Rios, P.F., Dodiuk, H., Kenig, S., McCarthy, S.P., Dotan, A. (2007). Transparent ultra-hydrophobic surfaces. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 21(5-6) 399-408.
  • Efrat, T., Dodiuk, H., Kenig, S., McCarthy, S.P. (2006). Nanotailoring of polyurethane adhesive by polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane (POSS). Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 20(12) 1413-1430.
  • Lewitus, D., McCarthy, S.P., Ophir, A., Kenig, S. (2006). The effect of nanoclays on the properties of PLLA-modified polymers Part 1: Mechanical and thermal properties. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 14(2) 171-177.
  • Rios, P.F., Dodiuk, H., Kenig, S., McCarthy, S.P., Dotan, A. (2006). The effects of nanostructure and composition on the hydrophobic properties of solid surfaces. Journal of Adhesion Science and Technology, 20(6) 563-587.
  • Jung, W.H., Kumar, J., McCarthy, S.P. (2005). Effect of the repeating unit of azopolymers on surface relief grating efficiency. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 230.
  • Jung, W.H., Kumar, L., McCarthy, S.P. (2005). Factors influencing surface relief grating. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 230.
  • Yasuda, H., Yamamoto, K., Nakayama, Y., Tsutsumi, C., Lecomte, P., Jerome, R., McCarthy, S.P., Kaplan, D. (2004). Comparison of Sm complexes with Sn compounds for syntheses of copolymers composed of lactide and -caprolactone and their biodegradabilities. Reactive and Functional Polymers, 61(2) 277-292.
  • Zhang, J., McCarthy, S.P., Whitehouse, R. (2004). Reverse temperature injection molding of Biopol and effect on its properties. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 94(2) 483-491.
  • Zhang, J.W., McCarthy, S.P., Whitehouse, R., Barber, J. (2003). In-line viscosity measurement of biopol in reverse temperature extrusion. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 226.
  • Kuo, C., Samuelson, L.A., McCarthy, S.P., Tripathy, S.K., Kumar, J. (2003). Polybutadiene Modified Polyaniline Microparticles. Journal of Macromolecular Science - Pure and Applied Chemistry, 40 A(12) 1383-1396.
  • Gardner, A.B., Kotyla, T., Wilson, T.A., Koroskenyi, B., McCarthy, S.P., Wilson, T.A., Nicolosi, R.J. (2003). Topical and oral delivery of aqueous preparations of biodegradable polysaccharide-derived nanospheres containing alpha tocopherol enrich plasma levels of tocopherol in hamsters. Faseb Journal, 17(4).
  • McCarthy, S.P., Song, X. (2002). Biodegradable plasticizers for polylactic acid. Journal of Applied Medical Polymers, 6(2) 64-69.
  • Zhang, J.W., McCarthy, S.P., Whitehouse, R.S. (2002). Low temperature processing of biopol and the improvement on its properties. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 224.
  • Koroskenyi, B., McCarthy, S.P. (2002). Microwave-assisted solvent-free or aqueous-based synthesis of biodegradable polymers. Journal of Polymers and the Environment, 10(3) 93-104.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Koroskenyi, B. (2002). Synthesis of biodegradable polymers activated by microwave radiation. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 223.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Song, X. (2001). Biodegradable plasticizers for polylactic acid. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 59th 2546-2549.
  • Canale, P., Mehta, S., McCarthy, S.P. (2001). Biodegradable polymer blends for medical applications. Journal of Applied Medical Polymers, 5(2) 65-71.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Guan, Q., McCarthy, S., Shetty, M.R., Ellison, T. (2001). Large, structural, "class A" thermoplastic automotive part production without painting. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 59th 2448-2452.
  • Shin, S., Schott, N., McCarthy, S.P. (2001). Process dynamics in sequential valve gate injection molding-processing strategy and process control. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 59th 694-698.
  • Koroskenyi, B., McCarthy, S.P. (2001). Synthesis of acetylated konjac glucomannan and effect of degree of acetylation on water absorbency. Biomacromolecules, 2(3) 824-826.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Guan, Q., Makadia, C., Ellison, T., Delusky, A. (2000). "Class A" thermoplastic automotive part production without painting. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 58th 2654-2657.
  • Jones, J.A., Mahadevaiah, Y., Koroskenyi, B., Mehta, S., McCarthy, S.P. (2000). "Kinetic" welding of plastic parts. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 58th 1232-1236.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Guan, Q., Patel, S.R., Ellison, T.M., Delusky, A. (2000). A new approach for in-mold finishing. Plastics Engineering, 56(1) 35-37.
  • Canale, P., Mehta, S., McCarthy, S.P. (2000). Biodegradable polymer blends for medical applications. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 58th 2680-2684.
  • Delliarciprete, J., Malloy, R., McCarthy, S.P. (2000). Cavity pressure transfer extends prototype tool life. Modern Plastics, 77(1).
  • Hakani, S., Mehta, S., Canale, P., McCarthy, S.P. (2000). Evaluation of oxidative stability of flexible polyolefins by oxidative induction testing with -oryzanol and -tocopherol antioxidants for food and medical applications. Journal of Applied Medical Polymers, 4(2) 61-65.
  • Li, S.M., Chen, X.H., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (2000). Hydrolytic degradation of PCL/PEO copolymers in alkaline media. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, 11(4) 227-233.
  • Patel, V., Mehta, S., Orroth, S.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1999). "Single-site" catalyzed polyolefin for fresh-cut produce packaging - a comparison between monoextruded blends and coextruded film. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 57th 391-395.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Guan, Q., Patel, S.R., Ellison, T.M. (1999). A new approach for in-mold finishing: the Valyi surface finishing/compression molding process. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 57th 2911-2914.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Ranganthan, A., Ma, W.G. (1999). Advances in properties and biodegradability of co-continuous, immicisible, biodegradable, polymer blends. Macromolecular Symposia, 144.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Mehta, S., Canale, P. (1999). Aqueous processing of renewable resources. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 217.
  • Adamczyk, T.J., Broe, D.C., Farrell, R.E., Lee, J.S., Daniels, B.L., McCarthy, S.P. (1999). Biodegradable bags comparative performance study: a multitiered approach to evaluating the compostability of plastic materials. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 57th 3255-3259.
  • Dell'Arciprete, J., Malloy, R., McCarthy, S.P. (1999). Cavity pressure studies for stereolithography produced tooling. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 57th 467-471.
  • Hakani, S., Mehta, S., Canale, P., McCarthy, S.P. (1999). Evaluation of oxidative stability of flexible polyolefins by oxidative induction testing with -oryzanol and -tocopherol antioxidants for food and medical applications. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 57th 3113-3118.
  • Li, S., McCarthy, S.P. (1999). Further investigations on the hydrolytic degradation of poly (DL-lactide). Biomaterials, 20(1) 35-44.
  • Li, S., McCarthy, S.P. (1999). Influence of crystallinity and stereochemistry on the enzymatic degradation of poly(lactide)s. Macromolecules, 32(13) 4454-4456.
  • Saurkar, S., Malloy, R., McCarthy, S.P. (1999). Rapid tooling: a study of different cooling techniques for mold inserts used in the direct AIM (ACES injection molding) process. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 57th 1105-1108.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Canale, P. (1999). Reactive processing of biodegradable polyesters with peroxide. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 217.
  • Donabedian, D.H., McCarthy, S.P. (1998). Acylation of pullulan by ring-opening of lactones. Macromolecules, 31(4) 1032-1039.
  • Sheth, M., Kumar, R.A., Davé, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1998). Biodegradable polymer blends of poly (lactic acid) and poly (ethylene glycol). Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 66(8) 1495-1505.
  • Labrecque, L.V., Kumar, R.A., Dave, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1998). Citrate esters as plasticizers for poly (lactic acid). Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 66(8) 1507-1513.
  • Cai, H., Dave, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1998). Effects of physical aging, crystallinity, and orientation on the enzymatic degradation of poly (lactic acid). Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 34(16) 2701-2708.
  • Li, S., McCarthy, S.P. (1998). Further investigations on the hydrolytic degradation of poly(DL-lactide). Biomaterials, 20(1) 35-44.
  • Dave, V., Sheth, M., McCarthy, S.P., Ratto, J.A., Kaplan, D.L. (1998). Liquid crystalline, rheological and thermal properties of konjac glucomannan. Polymer, 39(5) 1139-1148.
  • Chen, X., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1998). Preparation and characterization of polycarbonates from 2,4,8,10-tetraoxaspiro [5,5] undecane-3-one (DOXTC) - Trimethylenecarbonate (TMC) ring-opening polymerizations. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 67(3) 547-557.
  • Wang, L., Ma, W., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1998). Reactive compatibilization of biodegradable blends of poly(lactic acid) and poly( -caprolactone). Polymer Degradation and Stability, 59(1-3) 161-168.
  • Chen, X., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1998). Synthesis, modification, and characterization of L-lactide/2,2-[2-pentene-1,5-diyl]trimethylene carbonate copolymers. Macromolecules, 31(3) 662-668.
  • Parikh, M., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1998). The influence of injection molding conditions on biodegradable polymers. Journal of Injection Molding Technology, 2(1) 30-36.
  • Levit, M.R., Farrell, R.E., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1997). Biodegradable composites: Plastic coated and impregnated paper. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 213.
  • Sheth, M., Kumar, R.A., Dav�, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1997). Biodegradable polymer blends of poly(lactic acid) and poly(ethylene glycol). Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 66(8) 1495-1505.
  • Labrecque, L.V., Kumar, R.A., Dav�, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1997). Citrate esters as plasticizers for poly(lactic acid). Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 66(8) 1507-1513.
  • Roesser, D.S., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1997). Modified amylose biodegradability by -amylases. Macromolecular Symposia, 118 747-752.
  • Guan, Q., Lai, F.S., McCarthy, S.P., Chiu, D., Zhu, X., Shen, K. (1997). Morphology and properties of self-reinforced high density polyethylene in oscillating stress field. Polymer, 38(20) 5251-5253.
  • Janczyk, M., McLaughlin, R., McCarthy, S.P. (1997). Rapid stereolithography tooling for injection molding: The effect of cooling channel geometry. Journal of Injection Molding Technology, 1(1) 72-78.
  • Dav�, V., McCarthy, S.P. (1997). Review of konjac glucomannan. Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation, 5(4) 237-241.
  • Chen, X., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1997). Synthesis and characterization of [L]-lactide-ethylene oxide multiblock copolymers. Macromolecules, 30(15) 4295-4301.
  • Choi, J., McCarthy, S.P., Song, J.W. (1997). The effect of processing conditions on ballistic impact resistance of thermoplastic composites. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 55th 2446-2450.
  • Srinivasa, S.R., McCarthy, S.P. (1996). A microeconomic analysis of the plastics industry in the United States of America and the state of Massachusetts.
  • Ghiya, V.P., Dave, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1996). Biodegradability of cellulose acetate plasticized with citrate esters. Journal of Macromolecular Science - Pure and Applied Chemistry, 33(5) 627-638.
  • Xu, J., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A., Kaplan, D.L. (1996). Chitosan film acylation and effects on biodegradability. Macromolecules, 29(10) 3436-3440.
  • Levit, M.R., Farrel, R.E., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1996). Composites based on poly(lactic acid) and cellulosic fibrous materials: Mechanical properties and biodegradability. Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, 2 1387-1391.
  • Yue, C.L., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1996). Composting studies of poly ( -hydroxybutyrate-co- -hydroxyvalerate). Polymer Degradation and Stability, 51(2) 205-210.
  • Cai, H., Dave, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1996). Effects of physical aging, crystallinity, and orientation on the enzymatic degradation of poly(lactic acid). Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 34(16) 2701-2708.
  • Roesser, D.S., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A., Kaplan, D.L. (1996). Effects of substitution site on acetyl amylose biodegradability by amylase enzymes. Macromolecules, 29(1) 0-9.
  • MacDonald, R.T., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1996). Enzymatic degradability of poly(lactide): Effects of chain stereochemistry and material crystallinity. Macromolecules, 29(23) 7356-7361.
  • Gross, R.A., MacDonald, R.T., McCarthy, S.P. (1996). Enzymatic degradability of poly(lactide): Effects of chain stereochemistry and material crystallinity. American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, 37(2) 436-437.
  • Cho, B.G., McCarthy, S.P., Fanucci, J.P., Nolet, S.C. (1996). Fiber reinforced nylon-6 composites produced by the reaction injection pultrusion process. Polymer Composites, 17(5) 673-681.
  • Li, S.M., Gross, R., McCarthy, S.P. (1996). Hydrolytic degradation of poly(dl-lactic acid) further investigations. American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Division of Polymer Chemistry, 37(2) 133-134.
  • Gajria, A.M., Dav�, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1996). Miscibility and biodegradability of blends of poly(lactic acid) and poly(vinyl acetate). Polymer, 37(3) 437-444.
  • Yue, C.L., Kumar, R.A., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1996). Miscibility and biodegradability of poly(lactic acid)/poly(ethylene oxide) and poly(lactic acid)/poly(ethylene glycol) blends. Journal of Engineering and Applied Science, 2 1611-1615.
  • Xu, J., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1996). Racemic -methyl- -propiolactone polymerization by organometallic catalyst systems. Macromolecules, 29(13) 4565-4571.
  • Guan, Q., Zhu, X., Chiu, D., Shen, K., Lai, F.S., McCarthy, S.P. (1996). Self-reinforcement of polypropylene by oscillating packing injection molding under low pressure. Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 62(5) 755-762.
  • Yue, C.L., Dave, V., Kaplan, D.L., McCarthy, S.P. (1995). Advanced Materials from Renewable Resources - Konjac Pullulan Blends. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 209.
  • Parandoosh, S., Jackson, R.G., Farrell, R.E., McCarthy, S.P., Eberiel, D.T., Gross, R.A. (1995). Biodegradation of Natural Syndiotactic Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate) Blends. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 209.
  • Parandoosh, S., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A., Satkowski, M.M., Noda, J. (1995). Blends of Natural and Syndiotactic Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate) - Miscibility and Morphology. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 209.
  • Ghiya, V.P., Dave, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1995). Citrate Esters as Biodegradable Plasticizers for Poly(hydroxybutyrate-Co-Valerate). Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 209.
  • Kemnitzer, J.E., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P., Liggat, J., Blundell, D.J., Cox, M. (1995). Crystallization behavior of predominantly syndiotactic poly( -hydroxybutyrate). Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation, 3(1) 37-47.
  • Gross, R.A., Gu, J.D., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P. (1995). Laboratory-Scale Composting Test Methods to Determine Polymer Biodegradability - Model Studies on Cellulose-Acetate. Journal of Macromolecular Science-Pure and Applied Chemistry, A32(4).
  • Yue, C.L., Dave, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1995). Miscibility and Degradability of Poly(lactic Acid) Poly(ethylene Oxide) Poly(ethylene Glycol) Blends. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 209.
  • Wang, X.J., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1995). Rheological study of biodegradable blends of starch and polyvinyl alcohol. Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation, 3(3) 161-167.
  • Gada, M., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1994). Biodegradable plasticizers: Miscible blends of poly( -hydroxybutyrate-co- -hydroxyvalerate) with poly( -caprolactone) and poly(ethylene glycol). Studies in Polymer Science, 12 177-89.
  • Cali, H., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1994). Biodegradation of Blends of Cellulose-Acetate with Different Plasticizers. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 208.
  • Kaplan, D.L., Mayer, J.M., Greenberger, M., Gross, R., McCarthy, S.P. (1994). Degradation methods and degradation kinetics of polymer films. Polymer Degradation and Stability, 45(2) 165-172.
  • Gu, J.D., Yang, S., Welton, R., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1994). Effect of environmental parameters on the degradability of polymer films in laboratory-scale composting reactors. Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation, 2(2) 129-135.
  • Roesser, D.S., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1994). Effects of Substitution Site on Acetyl Amylose Biodegradation by Alpha-Amylase Enzymes. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 208.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Dave, P., Jahedi, T., Eberiel, D., Gross, R. (1994). Enzymatic degradation of blends containing poly(3-hydroxybutyrate-co-3-hydroxyvalerate). Polymer Degradation and Stability, 45(2) 197-203.
  • Dave, V., Ratto, J.A., Rout, D.K., Gross, R.A., Kaplan, D.L., McCarthy, S.P. (1994). Liquid crystalline behavior of Konjac glucomannan in aqueous solutions. Polymer Preprints (American Chemical Society, Division of Polymer Chemistry), 35(2) 448-9.
  • Dave, V., Ratto, J.A., Rout, D.K., Gross, R.A., Kaplan, D.L., McCarthy, S.P. (1994). Liquid-Crystalline Behavior of Konjac Glucomannan in Aqueous-Solutions. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 208.
  • Donabedian, D., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1994). Plasticization, Chemical Modification and Graft-Copolymerization of Pullulan. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 207.
  • Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Downey, M.J., Gross, R.A. (1994). Polylactide stereochemistry: Effect on enzymatic degradability. Macromolecules, 27(3) 825-831.
  • Bhatt, S.M., McCarthy, S.P. (1994). Pressure, volume and temperature (PvT) apparatus for computer simulations in injection molding. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 52nd 1831-3.
  • Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Downey, M.J., Gross, R.A. (1994). The Effect of Stereochemistry on the Enzyme-Catalyzed Degradability of Poly(lactide). Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 207.
  • Gu, J.D., Coulter, S., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1993). A respirometric method to measure mineralization of polymeric materials in a matured compost environment. Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation, 1(4) 293-299.
  • Gu, J.D., Eberiel, D.T., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1993). Cellulose acetate biodegradability upon exposure to simulated aerobic composting and anaerobic bioreactor environments. Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation, 1(2) 143-153.
  • Gu, J.D., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1993). Degradation and mineralization of cellulose acetate in simulated thermophilic compost environments. Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation, 1(4) 281-291.
  • Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1993). Preparation and characterization of (R)-poly( -hydroxybutyrate)-poly( -caprolactone) and (R)-poly( -hydroxybutyrate)-poly(lactide) degradable diblock copolymers. Macromolecules, 26(5) 888-894.
  • Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1993). Preparation of predominantly syndiotactic poly( -hydroxybutyrate) by the tributyltin methoxide catalyzed ring-opening polymerization of racemic -butyrolactone. Macromolecules, 26(6) 1221-1229.
  • Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1993). Syndiospecific ring-opening polymerization of -butyrolactone to form predominantly syndiotactic poly( -hydroxybutyrate) using tin(IV) catalysts. Macromolecules, 26(23) 6143-6150.
  • Birrer, G.A., Cromwick, A.M., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1992). -Poly(glutamic acid) biosynthesis by Bacillus licheniformis ATCC 9945a: physiological studies. Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 67 134-6.
  • Hingorani, A., Patel, T., Randall, C., McCarthy, S.P. (1992). Excess pressure drops around corners during injection mold filling process. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 50th 949-53.
  • Rocha, G., Gross, R., McCarthy, S.P. (1992). Miscibility Studies of Blends of Poly(glycolic Acid) with Other Biodegradable Polymers. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 204.
  • Shah, D.T., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1992). New Polymers Derived from Gamma-Poly(glutamic Acid). Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 204.
  • Cho, B., McCarthy, S.P., Fanucci, J.P., Nolet, S.C. (1992). Performance of nylon-6 composites produced by the reaction injection pultrusion process. International SAMPE Electronics Conference, 24 645-659.
  • Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1992). Poly( -hydroxybutyrate) stereoisomers: A model study of the effects of stereochemical and morphological variables on polymer biological degradability. Macromolecules, 25(22) 5927-5934.
  • Birrer, G.A., Cromwick, A.M., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1992). Poly(glutamic Acid) Biosynthesis by Bacillus-Licheniformis 9945a - Physiological-Studies. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 204.
  • Rocha, G., McCarthy, S.P. (1992). Polymers as biodegradable surgical devices: miscibility studies of blends of poly(glycolic acid) with other biodegradable polymers. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 50th 729-33.
  • Donabedian, D.H., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1992). Pullulan Plasticization and Reactive Extrusion. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 204.
  • McCarthy, S.P., Gada, M., Smith, G.P., Tolland, V., Press, B., Eberiel, D., Bruell, C., Gross, R.A. (1992). The accelerated biodegradability of plastic materials in simulated compost and landfill environments. Annual Technical Conference - Society of Plastics Engineers, 50th 816-18.
  • Parikh, M., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1992). The Effect of Crystalline Morphology on Enzymatic Degradation Kinetics. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 203.
  • Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1992). The Preparation and Characterization of [R]-Poly(beta-Hydroxybutyrate)-Poly(epsilon-Caprolactone) and [R]-Poly(beta-Hydroxybutyrate)-Poly(lactide) Degradable Diblock Copolymers. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 204.
  • Kim, Y.R., McCarthy, S.P., Fanucci, J.P. (1991). Compressibility and Relaxation of Fiber Reinforcements during Composite Processing. Polymer Composites, 12(1).
  • Liu, Q., Donabedian, D., Lisuardi, A., Wang, X., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1991). Melt Processing and Reactive Extrusion of Biodegradable Materials. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 201.
  • Giannos, S.A., Shah, D., Kaplan, D.L., Meyer, J., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1991). Poly(glutamic Acid) obtained from Bacterial Fermentation. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 201.
  • Kim, Y.R., McCarthy, S.P., Fanucci, J.P., Nolet, S.C., Koppernaes, C. (1991). Resin flow through fiber reinforcements during composite processing. S.A.M.P.E.quarterly, 22(3) 16-22.
  • Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1991). Synthetic Analogs of Natural Origin Poly(beta-Hydroxyalkanoates). Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 201.
  • Parikh, M., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1991). The Effects of Crystallinity and Blend Morphology on the Biodegradability of Bacterial Polyesters. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 201.
  • Smith, G.P., Press, B., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A., Kaplan, D.L. (1990). An Accelerated In-Laboratory Test to Evaluate the Degradation of Plastics in Landfill Environments. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 200.
  • Mayer, J.M., Greenberger, M., Kaplan, D.L., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P. (1990). Degradation Kinetics of Polymer-Films in Marine and Soil Systems Under Accelerated Conditions. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 200.
  • Mayer, J., Greenberger, M., Kaplan, D., Gross, R., McCarthy, S.P. (1990). Development of Standard Methods for Accelerated Degradation Studies of Polymer-Films. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 199.
  • Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1990). The Chemical Degradation of Bacterial Polyesters for use in the Preparation of New Degradable Block Copolymers. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 199.
  • Kemnitzer, J., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A. (1990). The Polymerization of [S]-Beta-Butyrolactone to Obtain New Degradable Materials. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society, 199.

Selected Intellectual Property

  • Copyright - Gu, J., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A.""Degradation and Mineralization of Cellulose Acetate in Simulated Thermophilic Compost Environments," J. Environ. Polym. Deg., Vol 1, No. 4, 281- 291
  • Copyright - Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A.""Poly(_-hydroxybutyrate) Stereoisomers: A Model Study of the Effects of Stereochemical and Morphological Variables On Polymer Biological Degradability," Macromolecules, Vol. 25, 5927-5934
  • - Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A.""Poly(_-Hydroxybutyrate) Stereoisomers: A Model Study to Investigate the Effects of Stereochemical and Morphological Variables On Polymer Biological Degradability," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 67, 179-180
  • Copyright - Gross, R.A., Birrer, G.A., Cromwick, A., Giannos, S.A., McCarthy, S.P.""Polymers From Biotechnology: Bacterial Polyesters and g-Poly(Glutamic Acid)"," Ed. C. G. Gebelin, Technomic Publishing Co., PA, pgs. 200-213
  • Copyright - Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A.""The Preparation of Predominantly Syndiotactic Poly(_-hydroxybutyrate) by the Tributyl Methoxide Catalyzed Ring-Opening Polymerization of Racemic _-Butyrolactone," Macromolecules, Vol. 26, pgs. 1221-1229
  • Copyright - Guan, Q., Patel, S., Ellison, T."A New Approach for In-Mold Finishing: The Valyi Surface Finishing/Compression Molding Process," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 45, Number 1, pp. 2911- 2914
  • Copyright - Gu, J., Coulter, S., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."A Respirometric Method to Measure Mineralization of Polymeric Materials in a Matured Compost Environment," J. Environ. Polym. Deg., Vol 1, No. 4, 293- 299
  • Copyright - Donabedian, D., McCarthy, S.P."Acylation of Pullulan By Ring-Opening of Lactones," Macromolecules, Vol. 31, No. 4, pgs. 1032-1039
  • Copyright - Shrivastava, A., McCarthy, S."Adhesion of Plastics With Bone: A Comparative Study Using Commercially Available Adhesives and Biodegradable Polymer Melt,"
  • Copyright - Albertson, ., Chiellini, E., Feijen, J., Scott, G., Vert, M., Wiley-VCH, ., GmbH, V."Advances in Properties and Biodegradability of Co-continuous, Immicisible, Biodegradabity, Polymer Blends," pgs. 63-72
  • - McCarthy, S.P."Advances in Properties and Biodegradability of Co-Continuous, Immiscible, Biodegradable, Polymer Blends," 5th International Workshop on Biodegradable Plastics and Polymers, (ISBP98),
  • Copyright - Smith, G.P., Press, B., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A., Kaplan, D.L."An Accelerated In-Laboratory Test to Evaluate the Degradation of Plastics in Landfill Environments," Polym. Mat. Sci. and Eng. (Am. Chem. Soc.), 63, 862
  • Copyright - Patel, S., Makadia, C., Guan, Q., Mehta, S."Analysis of Adhesive Properties of Different Engineering Thermoplastics To Elastomers By a Two-Shot Injection Molding Process," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 46, Number 3, pp. 2658-2662
  • Copyright - Burns, D.T., Malloy, R."Analysis of Metal Coating Effects on Stereolithography Tooling for Injection Molding," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Volume 44, pgs. 888-892
  • Copyright - Laverde, G.V."Analysis of the Mechanical Properties of Biodegradable Films Made From Blends of Polylactic Acid (PLA) and Polyesters by Blown Film Extrusion," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Volume 44, pgs. 2515- 2519
  • Copyright - Kim, Y."Behavior of Fiber Reinforcements During Composite Processing," Journal of Polymer Composites
  • Copyright - Parasar Dave, R.G."Biodegradability and Miscibility of Blends Containing Poly(Hydroxybutyrate-co- Hydroxyvalerate)," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, Vol. 36 1439
  • Copyright - Ghiya, V., Dave, V., Gross, R.A."Biodegradability of Cellulose Acetate Plasticized with Citrate Esters," J. Material Science, Pure Appl. Chem., A33(5), pgs. 627-638,
  • Patent - Gross, R., Reeve, M."Biodegradable and Hydrogradable Diblock Copolymers Composed of Poly (_- Hydroxyalkanoates and Poly (Lactones) or Poly (Lactide) Chain Segments," No. 5,439,985 United States
  • Copyright - Farrell, R.E., Adamczyk, T.J., Broe, D.C., Lee, J.S., Briggs, B.L., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P., Goodwin, S."Biodegradable Bags Comparative Performance Study: A Multi-Tiered Approach to Evaluating the Compostability of Plastic Materials," ACS Symp. Ser. (2001),786 (Biopolymers from Polysaccharides and Agroproteins),
  • - Adamczyk, T.J., Broe, D.C., Farrell, R.E., Lee, J.S., Daniels, B.L."Biodegradable Bags Comparative Performance Study: A Multi-Tiered Approach to Evaluating the Compostability of Plastic Materials," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 45, Number 1, pp. 3255-3259
  • Copyright - Bhalakia, S.N., Patel, T., Gross, R.A."Biodegradable Blends of Bacterial Polyesters with Polyethylene and Polystyrene," Polym. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci.,31(1),441
  • Copyright - Balint Koroskenyi, R.N."Biodegradable Hollow Nanospheres for Drug Delivery," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, (2005), (Vol. 63), p. 3096-3099.
  • Copyright - McCarthy, S., Song, X."Biodegradable Plasticizers for Polylactic Acid," Annual Technical Conference - Soc. Plast. Eng. (2001), 59th(Vol. 3), 2546-2549.
  • Copyright - Song, X., McCarthy, S."Biodegradable Plasticizers for Polylactic Acid," Journal of Applied Medical Polymers, Autumn 2002, Vol 6, No.2, 64-69.
  • Copyright - Canale, P., Mehta, S."Biodegradable Polymer Blends for Medical Applications," Journal of Applied Medical Polymers, Volume 5, No. 2, Pgs. 65-71, (Autumn 2001)
  • Copyright - Canale, P., Mehta, S."Biodegradable Polymer Blends for Medical Applications," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 46, Number 3, pp. 2680-2684
  • Copyright - Sheth, M., Dave, V., Gross, R.A."Biodegradable Polymer Blends of Poly(Lactic Acid) and Poly(Ethylene Glycol," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, Vol. 40,
  • - Sheth, M., Kumar, R.A., Dave, V., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P."Biodegradable Polymer Blends of Poly(Lactic Acid) and Poly(Ethylene Gylcol)," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol 66, pg. 1495-1505
  • - Ma, W."Biodegradable Polymer Blends of Polylactic Acid (PLA) and Polybutylene Succinate," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Volume 44, pgs. 2542-2545.
  • Copyright - McCarthy, S.P., Plastics and the Environment, ., Andrady, A.L., John Wiley & Sons, ."Biodegradable Polymers," pgs. 359-377
  • Copyright - Yue, C.L., Kumar, R."Biodegradable Water Soluble, Liquid Crystalline Polymers Based on Chitin/Chitosan Derivatives," American Chemical Society, Polymer Preprints, Volume 39, Number 2, pgs. 132-133
  • Copyright - Dave, P.B., Gross, R.A., Brucato, C., Wong, S."Biodegradation of Blends Containing Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate-co-Valerate," Polym., Mat. Sci. Eng., 62, 231
  • Copyright - Dave, P., Gross, R.A., Brucato, C., Wong, S."Biodegradation of Blends Containing Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate-co-Valerate," Biotechnology and Polymers, Ed. Charles G. Gebelein, Plenum Press, New York, pgs. 53-62
  • Copyright - Tanna, S.T., Gross, R.A."Biodegradation of Blends of Bacterial Polyester and Starch in a Compost Environment," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 67, 294-295
  • Copyright - Lisuardi, A., Schoenberg, A., Gada, M."Biodegradation of Blends of Poly(_-Hydroxybutyrate) and Poly(_-Caprolactone)Ó,," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 67, 298-300,
  • Copyright - Parandoosh, S., Jackson, R., Farrell, R.E., McCarthy, S.P., Eberiel, D.T., Gross, R.A."Biodegradation of Natural/Syndiotactic Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate) BlendsÓ," Polym. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci., Vol. 36
  • Patent - Gross, R.A., Chen, X."Bioresorbable Copolymers," No. 6,093,792. United States
  • Copyright - DellÕArciprete, J., Malloy, R."Cavity Pressure Studies for Stereolithography Produced Tooling," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 45, Number 1, pp. 467-471
  • Copyright - DellÕArciprete, J., Malloy, R."Cavity Pressure Transfer Extends Prototype Tool Life," pgs. 125-128
  • Copyright - Gross, R.A., Gu, J., Eberiel, D.T., Nelson, M., McCarthy, S.P."Cellulose Acetate Biodegradability in Simulated Aerobic Composting and Anaerobic Bioreactor Environments as Well as by a Bacterial Isolate Derived from Compost," Lancaster . Basel, pgs. 257-279
  • Copyright - Gu, J., Eberiel, D.T., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Cellulose Acetate Biodegradability Upon Exposure To Simulated Aerobic Composting and Anaerobic Bioreactor Environments"," J Environ. Polym. Degrad., 1(2),
  • Copyright - Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Chemical Degradation of Bacterial Polyesters for Use in the Preparation of New Degradable Block Copolymers," Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci., 31(1), 437-438
  • Copyright - Labrecque, L.V., Dave, V., Gross, R.A."Citrate Esters as Biodegradable Plasticizers for Poly(Lactic Acid)," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, Vol. 40,
  • Copyright - Ghiya, V., Dave, V., Gross, R.A."Citrate Esters as Plasticizers for Poly(Hydroxybutyrate-co-Valerate," Polym. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci., Vol. 36,
  • - Labrecque, L.V., Kumar, R.A., Dave, V., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Citrate Esters As Plasticizers for Poly(Lactic Acid)," Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Vol 66, 1507-1513
  • Copyright - Guan, Q., Makadia, C., Ellison, T."Class AÓ Thermoplastic Automotive Part Production without Painting," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 46, Number 3, pp. 2654-2657
  • - Gross, R., Kemnitzer, J."Composition of and Method for Forming High Molecular Weight Predominately Syndiotactic Substituted-Poly (_-Propioesters)," No. 5,440,007 United States
  • Copyright - Yue, C.L., Gross, R.A."Composting Studies of Poly(_-Hydroxybutyrate-co-_-Hydroxyvalerate," Polymer Degradation and Stability, 51, pgs. 205-210,
  • Copyright - Yue, C.L., Gross, R.A."Composting Studies of Poly(Hydroxybutyrate-co-Hydroxyvalerate)," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, Vol. 40
  • Copyright - Kim, Y.R., Fanucci, J.P."Compressibility and Relaxation of Fiber Reinforcements During Composite Processing," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, 36, 1252
  • Copyright - O'Brien, P.A., Beaumont, J.P."Computer Flow Analysis Verification of Phenolics," Technical Papers, SPE, 36, 688
  • Copyright - Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A., Liggat, J., Blundell, D.J., Cox, M."Crystallization Behavior of Predominantly Syndiotactic Poly(_- Hydroxybutyrate)Ó,," J. Environ. Polym. Deg. Vol. 3(2),
  • - Gu, J., Gada, M., Kharas, G., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Degradability of Cellulose Acetate (1.7 and 2.5 D.S.) and Poly(Lactide) in Simulated Composting Bioreactors," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 67, 351-352
  • Copyright - Gu, J., McCarthy, S.P., Smith, G.P., Eberiel, D., Gross, R.A."Degradability of Cellulose Acetate (1.7 D.S.) and Cellophane in Anerobic Bioreactors," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 67, 230-231
  • Copyright - Smith, G.P., Press, B., Eberiel, D., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P., Kaplan, D.L."Degradation Ranking of Plastics in a Landfill Environment," Polym. Mat. Sci. and Eng. (Am. Chem. Soc.), 63, 867
  • Copyright - McCarthy, S.P."Design of Polymer Blends for Biodegradable Plastics: Reactive Extrusion of Poly(lactic Acid) and Poly(Ethylene Glycol)," AIChE Preprints, Vol. 5, July, 1996, July 1996, pgs. 205-209
  • - Mayer, J.M., Greenberger, M., Kaplan, D.L., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Development of Standard Methods for Accelerated Degradation Studies of Polymer Films," Polym. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci.,31(1),434
  • Copyright - Rogers, C.E."Diffuse Shear Banded Zones of PS/PPO," Technical Papers, SPE, 34, 497
  • Copyright - Shah, S."Effect of Blends and Fillers on the Permeability of Linear Low Density Polyethylene," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, 34, 1441
  • Copyright - Gu, J., Yang, S., Welton, R., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Effect of Environmental Parameters on the Degradability of Polymer Films in Laboratory Scale Composting Reactors," J. Environ. Polym. Deg., Vol 2, No. 2, 129-135
  • Copyright - Damle, M., Mehta, S., Malloy, R."Effect of Fiber Orientation on the Mechanical Properties of an Injection Molded Part and a Stereolithography-Insert Molded Part," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, Volume 44, pgs. 584-588
  • Copyright - Shah, K., Orroth, S."Effect of Glass Fiber Orientation on the Thermal Diffusitivity and Thermal Conductivity of Polymer Melts," Technical Papers, SPE, 36, 565
  • Copyright - Cai, H., Dave, V., Gross, R.A."Effect of Physical Aging on Enzymatic Degradation of Poly(Lactic Acid)," Polym. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci., Vol. 36
  • Copyright - Cai, H., Dave, V., Gross, R.A."Effects of Crystallinity and Orientation on the Enzymatic Degradation of Poly(Lactic Acid)Ó,," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, Vol. 40,
  • Copyright - Cai, H., Dave, V., Gross, R.A."Effects of Physical Aging, Crystallinity, and Orientation on the Enzymatic Degradation of Poly(Lactic Acid)," Polymer Physics, 40, pgs. 2701-2708
  • Copyright - Chen, J.S."Effects of Plasticizer Desorption, Temperature, and Pressure on the Permeability of Saran," Journal of Vinyl Technology, 9, 129
  • Copyright - Roesser, D.S., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P."Effects of Substitution Site on Acetyl Amylose Biodegradability by _-Amylase Enzymes," Polym. Preprints , Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci., Vol. 35(2), pgs 433-434
  • Copyright - Maheshwari, A."Electrically Conductive Nano-composites in Powdered Injection Molding," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, (2003), (61st) (Vol. 61), pp. 616-619.
  • Copyright - Wharram, S.E., Zhang, X., Kaplan, D.L., McCarthy, S.P."Electrospun silk material systems for wound healing,"
  • Copyright - Dave, P., Jahedi, T., Eberiel, D., Gross, R.A."Enzymatic Degradation of Blends Containing Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate-co-3-Hydroxyvalerate," Polym Degrad. and Stability, 45, 197-203
  • Copyright - Hakani, S., Mehta, S., Canale, P."Evaluation of Oxidative Stability of Flexible Polyolefins by Oxidative Induction Testing with _- Oryzanol and _-Tocopherol Antioxidants for Food and Medical Applications," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 45, Number 1, pp. 3113-3118
  • Copyright - Hakani, S., Mehta, S., Canale, P."Evaluation of Oxidative Stability of Flexible Polyolefins by Oxidative Induction Testing with _- Oryzanol and _-Tocopherol Antioxidants for Food and Medical Applications," Journal of Applied Medical Polymers, Volume 4, No. 2, (Winter 2000).
  • Copyright - Cho, B.G., Fanucci, J., Nolet, S."Fiber Reinforced Nylon-6 Composites Produced by the Reaction Injection Pultrusion Process," Polymer Composites, 17(5), pgs. 673-681
  • Copyright - Esposito, F."Food for Thought: TomorrowÕs Feedstocks,"
  • Copyright - Rogers, C.E."Formation and Mechanical Behavior of Diffuse Banded Zones of PS/PPO Blends Under Compressive Deformations," Poly. Eng. Sci., 27, 647
  • Copyright - Su Ming Li, B."Further Investigations on the Hydrolytic Degradation of Poly(D-L Lactide)," Vol. 30, pgs. 35-44,
  • - Gross, R., Shah, D."Gamma-Poly(Glutamic Acid) Esters," No. 5,378,807 United States
  • Copyright - Li, S.M., Chen, X.H., Gross, R.A."Hydrolytic Degradation of PCL/PEO Copolymers in Alkaline Media," Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine, Volume 11, pgs. 227- 233, (2000).
  • Copyright - Shady-Elghamrawi, S., Schmidt, D., McCarthy, S."Improved dialysis technique for core-shell pullulan-polycaprolactone (PCL) nanospheres loaded with hydrophobic ciproflaxcin," 69th (vol. 3), pp1982-1988
  • Copyright - Jinkoo Lee, A.T."Improving the toughness of poly(lactic acid)(PLA) through co-continuous, immiscible, biodegradable blends with PHA," 65th 1569-1572
  • Copyright - Rebenfeld, L., Weigman, H.D."Interactions of Nonaqueous Solvents with Textile Fibers," Text. Res. J., 51, 5, 323
  • Copyright - Spector, R.J."Interfacial Agents for Blends of Polystyrene and Ethylene-Vinyl Alcohol Copolymers," Polymer Preprints, 31 (1), 560
  • - Kim, Y., Fanucci, J., McCarthy, S.P."Internal Die Pressure Profiles During Pultrusion of Thermoplastic Composites,"," SME Fabricating Composites, EM90-657
  • Copyright - McCarthy, S., Guan, Q., McCarthy, S., Shetty, M.R., Ellison, T."Large, Structural, "Class A" Thermoplastic Automotive Part Production Without Painting," Annual Technical Conference - Soc. Plast. Eng. (2001), 59th(Vol. 3), 2448- 2452.
  • Copyright - Dave, V., Ratto, J.A., Rout, D., Gross, R.A., Kaplan, D.L."Liquid Crystalline Behavior of Konjac Glucomann in Aqueous SolutionsÓ,," Polym. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci., Vol. 35(2), pgs 448-449
  • Copyright - Dave, V., Sheth, M., McCarthy, S.P., Ratto, J., Kaplan, D."Liquid Crystalline, Rheological and Thermal Properties of Konjac Glucomannan," Polymer, Polymer Preprints, Vol. 39, No. 5, pp. 1139-1148
  • Copyright - McCarthy, S.P."Mechanical Testing and Characterization of Biopolymers," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference, (Vol. 64),
  • Patent - Koroskenyi, B., Nicolosi, R."Micro and Nanospheres Based on Natural Materials,"
  • Copyright - Koroskenyi, B."Microwave-Assisted Solvent-Free or Aqueous-Based Synthesis of Biodegradable Polymers," Journal of Polymers and the Environment, Volume 10, Number 3, July 2002, 93-104
  • Copyright - Gajria, A., Dave, V., Gross, R.A."Miscibility and Biodegradability of Blends of Poly(Lactic Acid) and Poly(Vinyl Acetate," Polymer, 37(3), pgs. 437-444,
  • Copyright - Gajria, A.M., Dave, V., Gross, R.A."Miscibility and Biodegradability of Blends of Poly(Lactic Acid) and Poly(Vinyl Acetate," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, Vol. 40,
  • Copyright - Yue, C.L., Dave, V., Gross, R.A."Miscibility and Degradability of Poly(Lactic Acid)/Poly(Ethylene Glycol)/Poly(Ethylene Oxide) Blends," Poly. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci., Vol. 36
  • Copyright - Rocha, G., Gross, R.A."Miscibility Studies of Blends of Poly(Glycolic Acid) with Other Biodegradable Polymers," Polym. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci., Vol. 33(2), pgs 454-455
  • Copyright - Cinquegrana, D."Mold Optimization Using Rule-Based Software," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, 36, 1107
  • Patent - Ellison, T.M., Delusky, A.K., Lucke, R."Molded Article," No. 6,440,593. United States
  • Patent - Ellison, T.M., Delusky, A., Guan, Q."Molded Article and Process for Preparing Same," No. 6,670,028 United States
  • Copyright - Dave, P.B., Parikh, M., Reeve, M.S., Gross, R.A."Morphological and Blend Miscibility Effects on the Biodegradability of Poly(3- Hydroxybutyrate-co-3-Hydroxyvalerate) and Blends," Polym. Mat. Sci. and Eng., (Am. Chem. Soc.) 63, 726
  • Copyright - Efrat, T., Dodiuk, H., S. Kenig, J, ."Nanotailoring of Polyurethane Adhesive by Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS)," Adhesion Science Technology, Vol. 20, No, 12, (2006), pp. 1413-1430.
  • Copyright - Chen, J.S."Permeability of Polyvinylidene Chloride and Effects Due to Plasticizer Desorption," Technical Papers, SPE, 33, 629
  • Copyright - Donabedian, D.H., Gross, R.A."Plasticization and Reactive Processing of Pullulan," Plasticization and Reactive Processing of Pullulan
  • Copyright - Kuo, C., Samuelson, L.A., Tripathy, S.K., Kumar, J."Polybutadiene Modified Polyaniline Microparticles," Journal of Macromolecular Science, part A Ð Pure and Applied Chemistry, Volume A40, No. 12, pp 1383-1396
  • - Gross, R., Wenguang, ."Polylactic Acid-Based Blends," No. 5,883,199 United States
  • Copyright - Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Downey, M.J., Gross, R.A."Polylactide Stereochemistry: Effect on Enzymatic Degradability," Macromolecules, Vol. 27, 825-831
  • Copyright - Rocha, G."Polymers in Biodegradable Surgical Devices: Blending Poly(Glycolic-Acid) with Other Biodegradable Plastics," Medical Plastics and Biomaterials, May/June 1996, Pgs. 44-48
  • Patent - Koroskenyi, B., Nicolosi, R."Polysaccharide-Containing Block Copolymer Particles and Uses Thereof," 7,763,663 United States
  • Patent - Koroskenyi, B., Nicolosi, R."Polysaccharide-Containing Block Copolymer Particles and Uses Thereof," 20110020227 United States
  • Patent - Ellison, T., Delusky, A."Process and Apparatus for Preparing a Molded Article," No. 6,506,334 United States
  • Copyright - McCarthy, S.P."Processing and Blends of Biopolymers,"
  • Copyright - Gutowski, T.G., John Wiley & Sons Inc, ."Pultrusion of Composites," pgs.259-295,
  • Copyright - Janczyk, M., McLaughlin, R."Rapid Stereolithography Tooling for Injection Molding: The Effect of Cooling Channel Geometry," J.Injection Molding Technology, Vol. 1, No. 1
  • - Saurkar, S., Malloy, R."Rapid Tooling: A Study of Different Cooling Techniques for Mold Inserts Used in the Direct AIM (ACES Injection Molding) Process," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 45, Number 1, pp. 1105-1108
  • - Wang, L., Ma, W., Gross, R.A., McCarthy, S.P."Reactive compatibilization of Biodegradable Blends of Poly(lactic acid) and Poly(_- caprolactone," Polymer Degradation and Stability, 59, pg 161-168,
  • Patent - Carl Lawton, R.N."Refined Vegetable Oils and Extracts Thereof," No. 6,197,357 B1 United States
  • - DavŽ, V., McCarthy, S."Review of Konjac Glucomannan," Journal of Environmental Polymer Degradation, Vol. 5, No. 4, pg. 237-243
  • Copyright - Chang, O., Schott, N.R."Rheological and Mechanical Properties of Immiscible Blends of EVOH and Styrene-Based Polymers," Technical Papers, SPE, 35, 1824,
  • Copyright - Guan, Q., Zhu, X., Chu, D., Shen, K., Lai, F.S."Self-Reinforcement of Polypropylene by Oscillating Packing Injection Molding Under Low Pressure," J.Appl.Polm. Sci., 62, Pgs. 755-762
  • Copyright - McCartin, S.M., Press, B., Gross, R., Eberiel, D."Simulated Landfill Study on the Accelerated Biodegradability of Plastic Materials," Polymer Preprints, 31,1,439
  • Copyright - Patel, V., Mehta, S., Orroth, S."Single-SiteÓ Catalyzed Polyolefin for Fresh-Cut Produce Packaging Ð A Comparison Between Monoextruded Blends and CoExtruded Film," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 45, Number 1, pp. 391-395
  • Copyright - Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Stereochemical and Morphological Effects on the Degradation Kinetics of Poly(_-Hydroxybutyrate): A Model Study," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 66, 405-407
  • Copyright - Dave, P., Reeve, M., Brucato, C., Gross, R."Study of Melt Processed Blends Containing Poly(Hydroxybutyrate-co-Hydroxyvalerate) Copolymers-Incorporation of a "Diblock"," Interfacial Agent, Society of Plastics Engineers, Inc., Vol. 37, 982
  • Copyright - Bhatt, S.M."Study of Pressure, Volume, and Temperature (PVT) Relations and High Temperature Thermal Analysis (DTA)," Polymer Preprints, 31,1,561
  • Patent - Delusky, A., Lucke, R., Ellison, T., Guan, Q."Surface Finishing Compression Molding with Multi-Layer Extrusion," No. 6,964,802 United States
  • Patent - Delusky, A., Lucke, R., Ellison, T., Guan, Q."Surface Finishing Compression Molding with Multi-Layer Extrusion," No. 6,770,230 United States
  • Copyright - Dave, P.B., Ashar, N.J., Gross, R.A."Survey of Polymer Blends Containing Poly(3-Hydroxybutyrate-co-16% Hydroxyvalerate)," Polym. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci.,31(1),442-443
  • Copyright - Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Syndiospecific Ring-Opening Polymerization of _-Butyrolactone to Form Predominantly Syndiotactic Poly(_- Hydroxybutyrate) Using Tin (IV) Catalysts," Macromolecules, Vol. 26, 6143-6150
  • Copyright - Koroskenyi, B."Synthesis of Acetylated Konjac Glucomannan and Effect of Degree of Acetylation on Water Absorbency," Biomacromolecules, 2(3), 824-826. (2001).
  • Copyright - Leu, S.H."The Effect of Crystallization Conditions on the Multiple Melting Peaks of Melt-Crystallized PET," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, 36, 1000
  • Copyright - Shaked, Y., Dodiuk, H., Kenig, S., McCarthy, S."The Effect of Hyperbranched Polymers on Processing and Thermal Stability of Biodegradable Polyesters,"
  • Copyright - Lewitus, D., Ophir, A., Kenig, S., McCarthy, S., J. Polymers and the Environment, ."The Effect of Nanoclays on the Properties of PLLA-modified Polymers: Part I: Mechanical and Thermal Properties," Vol 14, no. 1, pp. 171-177
  • Copyright - Rios, P.F., Dodiuk, H., S. Kenig, J, ."The Effect of Nanostructure and Composition on the Hydrophobic Properties of Solid Surfaces," Adhesion Science Technology, Vol. 20, No. 6, pp. 563-587
  • Copyright - Rios, P.F., Dodiuk, H., Kenig, S., Dotan, A."The effect of polymer surface on the wetting and adhesion of liquid systems," 21(5-6), 399-408. CODEN: JATEE8 ISSN:0169-4243.
  • Copyright - Chen, X."The Effect of Polypropylene Nucleants on the Rates of Crystallization of Poly (Ethylene Terephthalate)," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, 36, 1008
  • Copyright - Parikh, M., Gross, R."The Influence of Injection Molding Conditions on Biodegradable Polymers," Journal of Injection Molding Technology, Vol. 2, No. 1, pp. 30-36
  • Copyright - Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."The Preparation and Characterization of R-Poly(_-hydroxybutyrate)-Poly(_-Caprolactone) and R-Poly(_- hydroxybutyrate)-Poly(Lactide) Degradable Diblock Copolymers," Macromolecules, Vol. 26, pgs. 888-894
  • Copyright - Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."The Preparation and Characterization of R-Poly(_-hydroxybutyrate)-Poly(_-Caprolactone) and R-Poly(_- hydroxybutyrate)-Poly(Lactide) Degradable Diblock Copolymers," Macromolecules, Vol. 26, pgs. 1221-1229
  • - Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."The Preparation and Characterization of R-Poly(_-Hydroxybutyrate)-Poly(_-Caprolactone) and R-Poly(_- Hydroxybutyrate)-Poly(Lactide) Degradable Diblock CopolymersÓ," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 67, 182-184, (1992).
  • Copyright - Ellison, T."Thermoplastic Paint (A.k.a. Film Finish, Paint Film, Dry Paint) A Complementary Technology for Exterior Automotive Plastic," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 46, Number 1, pp. 2607-2610
  • Copyright - Discipio, W."Verification Mold for Flow, Cooling, Shrinkage, and Warpage," ", Technical Papers, SPE, 36, 283
  • Copyright - Orroth, S.A., Clarke, R."Verification of Material Characterization for Filling Simulation Software Packages," SPE RETEC , L-1
  • - Nelson, M., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Ò Isolation of a Pseudomonas Paucimobilis Capable of Using Insoluble Cellulose Acetate as a Sole Carbon Source," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 67, 139-140
  • Copyright - Birrer, G.A., Cromwick, A., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Ò_- Poly(Glutamic Acid) Biosynthesis by Bacillus LicheniformisATCC 9945A: Physiological StudiesÓ," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 67, 134-136
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒBiodegradable and Hydrogradable Diblock Copolymers Composed of Poly (_-Hydroxyalkanoates and Poly (Lactones) or Poly (Lactide) Chain SegmentsÓ, with Richard Gross and Michael Reeve," 5,439,985
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒBioresorbable CopolymersÓ, with Richard A. Gross, Xianhai Chen," 6,093,792
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒComposition of and Method for Forming High Molecular Weight Predominately Syndiotactic Substituted-Poly (_-Propioesters)Ó, with Richard Gross and John Kemnitzer," 5,440,007
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒGamma-Poly(Glutamic Acid) EstersÓ, with Richard Gross and Devang Shah," 5,378,807
  • Copyright - Gross, R.A., Gu, J., Eberiel, D., McCarthy, S.P."ÒLaboratory Scale Composting Test Methods to Determine Polymer Biodegradability: Model Studies on Cellulose Acetate," J Macromol. Sci.-Pure & Appl. Chem.
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒMicro and Nanospheres Based on Natural MaterialsÓ, Pending, with Balint Koroskenyi and Robert Nicolosi,"
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒMolded Article and Process for Preparing SameÓ, with Thomas M. Ellison, Arthur Delusky and Qing Guan," 6,670,028
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒMolded ArticleÓ, with Thomas M. Ellison, Arthur K. Delusky, Robert Lucke," 6,440,593
  • - Shah, D.T., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."ÒNew Polymers Derived From Natural Origin _-Poly(Glutamic Acid)," Polym. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci., Vol. 33(2), pgs 488-489
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒPolylactic Acid-Based BlendsÓ, with, Richard Gross, and Wenguang Ma," 5,883,199
  • - Kemnitzer, J.E., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."ÒPolymerization of S-_- Butyrolactone to obtain New Degradable MaterialsÓ," Polym. Preprints, Am. Chem. Soc., Div. Polym. Sci., 31(1), 435-436
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒPolysaccharide-Containing Block Copolymer Particles and Uses ThereofÓ," 7,763,663
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒPolysaccharide-Containing Block Copolymer Particles and Uses ThereofÓ, with Balint Koroskenyi and Robert Nicolosi,," 20110020227
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒProcess and Apparatus for Preparing a Molded ArticleÓ, with Thomas Ellison, and Arthur Delusky," 6,506,334
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒRefined Vegetable Oils and Extracts ThereofÓ, with Carl Lawton, Robert Nicolosi," 6,197,357 B1
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒSurface Finishing Compression Molding with Multi-Layer ExtrusionÓ, with Arthur Delusky, Robert Lucke, Thomas Ellison and Qing Guan," 6,964,802
  • Patent - McCarthy, S.P."ÒSurface Finishing Compression Molding with Multi-Layer ExtrusionÓ, with Arthur Delusky, Robert Lucke, Thomas Ellison and Qing Guan," 6,770,230
  • Copyright - Reeve, M.S., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."ÒThermal and Crystalline Studies of R-Poly(_-Hydroxybutyrate)-Poly(_-Caprolactone) and R-Poly(_-Hydroxybutyrate)- Poly(Lactide) Degradable Diblock Copolymers," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 67, 232-233
  • Patent - Weinzweig, J."Novel Biodegradable Bone Plates and Bonding Systems," No. US2008/0234754 A1 United States
  • Copyright - Shin, S., Schott, N., McCarthy, S."Process Dynamics in Sequential Valve Gate Injection Molding-Processing Strategy and Process Control," Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference (2001), 59th(Vol. 1), 694-698
  • Copyright - Jones, J.A., Mahadevaiah, Y., Koroskenyi, B., Mehta, S., McCarthy, S.P."Kinetic Welding of Plastic Parts," 58th Society of Plastics Engineers Annual Technical Conference Proceedings, Volume 46, Number 1, pp. 1232-1236, May 2000
  • Copyright - Mayer, J.M., Greenberger, M., Kaplan, D.L., McCarthy, S.P., Gross, R.A."Degradation Kinetics of Polymer Films in Marine and Soil Systems under Accelertated Conditions," Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering, Vol. 63, 858-861, (1990).
  • Copyright - Deanin, R.D., McCarthy, S.P., Koslowski, H.A."Three Dimensional Solubility Parameters and Practical Compatibility of Polymer Blends," Soc. of Plastics Eng., Technical Papers, 34, 1846, (1988).

Selected Contracts, Fellowships, Grants and Sponsored Research

  • Rental Agreement (2012), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • M2D2 Big Company Little Company InnovationHub (2014), Grant - Massachusetts Life Science Center Capital Program
    Tello, S.F., McCarthy, S.P.
  • Development of Novel Blends and Processing Techniques for Polhydroxyalkanoates (2012), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Processing Polyactic Acid (2013), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Collaborative Research: Planning Grant: I/UCRC for Center for Bioplastics and Biocomposites (2013), - Division of Industrial Innovation and Partnerships, National Science Foundation
    Schmidt, D. (Co-Principal), Sobkowicz Kline, M.J., Reynaud, E., Nagarajan, R., McCarthy, S.P.
  • Performance of Polyhydroxyalkanoate Derived Chemicals and Polyols in Polyurethane (2013), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Bone Adhesive Development (2012), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Performance of Polyhydroxyalkanoate Derived Chemicals and Polyols in Polyurethane (2012), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Motor Disk Adhesive Analysis (2011), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Co-Principal)
  • EchoBox Video Conferencing (2011), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Performance of Polyhydroxyalkanoate Derived Chemicals and Polyols in Polyurethane Based Products (2010), -
    Schmidt, D. (Co-Principal), McCarthy, S.P.
  • Smart Mattress (2011), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Co-Principal)
  • Literature Search for PET Characterization Methods (2010), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Development of Tetracycline Loaded Ethylvinylacetate Fiber (2010), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Motor Disk Adhesive Analysis (2011), Grant - Medtronic
    Johnston, S.P., McCarthy, S.P.
  • Prostaglove (2010), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Nanosphere-Antibiotic Corneal Contact Lens Delivery System (2008), Grant - NIH-NATL EYE INSTITUTE
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Smart Mattress (2010), Grant - TheraTorr
    Johnston, S.P., McCarthy, S.P.
  • Research to Develop Injection Molded Medical Devices, Impact Strength of SLA Parts, Izod Testing of Prototyped Materials (2008), Grant - DePuy Orthopaedics Inc. and Medical Modeling Inc.
    Johnston, S.P., McCarthy, S.P.
  • Proposal for a New Business Formation Catalyst Project by The Massachusetts Medic (2008), Grant -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Skin Grafting (2010), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Smart Mattress (2010), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Co-Principal)
  • Research Materials for Versa Flex (2010), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Extrusion of Polyactic Acid Polymer (2010), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Market Analysis (2010), -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Co-Principal)
  • User Friendly Pessary (2009), Grant - Oz Technologies
    Johnston, S.P., McCarthy, S.P.
  • Massachusetts Medical Device Development Center (2007), Grant -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Low Energy Industrial Electron Beams on Polymeric and Plastic Materials (2007), Grant -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Evaluation of Plasticizers (2007), Grant -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)
  • Extrusion Testing (2007), Grant -
    McCarthy, S.P. (Principal)