Pitt | Swanson Engineering
Balazs, Anna C
Chem/Petroleum Engineering
Balazs, Anna C
John A. Swanson Endowed Chair in Engineering
Distinguished Professor
Office: 209 Benedum Hall
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Ph.D. in Materials Science, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1981

A.B. in Physics, Bryn Mawr College, 1975

Iyer, B.V., Salib, I.G., Yashin, V.V., Kowalewski, T., Matyjaszewski, K., and Balazs, A.C., 2013, "Modeling the response of dual cross-linked nanoparticle networks to mechanical deformation," Soft Matter, vol.9, pp. 109-121.

He, X., Aizenberg, M., Kuksenok, O., Zarzar, L., Shastri, A., Friedlander, R.S., Balazs, A.C., and Aizenberg, J., 2012, "Creating Homeostasis in Synthetic Materials via Self-regulating Chemo-mechano-chemical Systems with Built-in Feedback Loops," Nature, vol.487, pp. 214-218.

Kratz, K., Narasimhan, A., Tangirala, R., Moon, S.C., Revanur, R., Kundu, S., Kim, H.S., Crosby, A.J., Russell, T.P., Emrick, T., Kolmakov, G., and Balazs, A.C., 2012, "Probing damaged substrates with 'repair-and-go," Nature Nanotechnology, vol.7, pp. 87-90.

Peleg, O., Savin, T., Kolmakov, G.V., Salib, I.G., Balazs, A.C., Kroger, M., and Vogel, V., 2012, "Fibers with Integrated Mechano-Chemical Switches: Minimalistic Design Principles Derived from Fibronectin," Biophysical Journal, vol.103, pp. 1909-1918.

Yashin, V., Kuksenok, O., Dayal, P., and Balazs, A.C., 2012, "Mechanochemical waves in reactive gels," Reports on Progress in Physics, vol.75, no.066601, 40 pages.

Dutt, M., Kuksenok, O., Nayhosue, M.J., Little, S.R., and Balazs, A.C., 2011, "Modeling the Self-assembly of Lipids and Nanotubes in Solution: Forming Vesicles and Bicelles with Trans-membrane Nanotube Channels," ACS Nano, vol.5, pp. 4769-4782.

Gupta, S., Zhang, Q., Emrick, T., Balazs, A.C., and Russell, T.P., 2006, "Entropy-driven segregation of nanoparticles to cracks in multilayered composite polymer structures," Nature Materials, vol.5, pp. 229-233.

Lin, Y., Boker, A., Sill, K., Xiang, H., Abetz, C., Li, X., Wang, J., Emrick, T., Balazs, A.C., and Russell, T.P., 2005, "Self-directed Self-assembly of Nanoparticles/Copolymer Mixtures," Nature, vol.434, pp. 55-59.

Lee, J.Y., Shou, Z., and Balazs, A.C., 2003, "Modeling the Self-Assembly of Copolymer/Nanoparticle Mixtures Confined Between Solid Surfaces," Phys. Rev. Letts., vol.91, no.136103, 4 pages.

Thompson, R., Ginzburg, V., Matsen, M., and Balazs, A.C., 2001, "Predicting Mesophases of Copolymer/Nanoparticle Composites," Science, vol.292, pp. 2469-2472.