Civil Engineering

Ryan Roeder


Ryan Roeder

Email: ryan.roeder@chee.queensu.ca

Hometown: Waterloo, Ontario

Education: B.S. in Chemistry (Lander University, SC) in 2006, and Ph.D. in Materials Science & Engineering (Clemson University, SC) in progress

Research Group: A Novel Chemical Approach to Modify Cellulose with ATRP to Create a New Polymer

Co-Supervisor: Dr. Michael Cunningham

Research Projects: Surface modification of Nanocrystalline Cellulose for synthesis of polymer composites (Dr. M. Cunningham and Dr. P. Champagne).

Awards: Gregg-Graniteville Fellowship recipient (2008-2009)


R.D. Roeder, P. Rungta, V. Tsyalkovskyy, Y. Bandera, S.H. Foulger. Colloidal templating: Seeded emulsion polymerization of a soluble shell with a controlled alkyne surface density. Soft Matter, accepted March 5th, 2012.

P. Rungta, Y. Bandera, R.D. Roeder, Y. Li, W.S.Baldwin, D. Sharma, MG Sehorn, I. Luzinov, S.H. Foulger. Selective imaging and killing of cancer cells with protein-activated near-infrared fluorescing nanoparticles. Macromolecular bioscience, 11(7) p. 927, 2011.

R.D. Roeder, D.D. Evanoff, Jr. and S.H. Foulger. Piecewise fabrication of click-functionalized core-shell particles. Proceedings of the SPIE – The International Society for Optical Engineering, 2010.

C.F. Huebner, R.D. Roeder and S.H. Foulger. Nanoparticle Electroluminescence: Controlling emission color through Förster resonance energy transfer in hybrid particles. Advanced Functional Materials, 19(22), p. 3604, 2009.

D.D. Evanoff, Jr., J.B. Carroll, R.D. Roeder, Z.J. Hunt, J.R. Lawrence and S.H. Foulger. Poly(methyl methacrylate) Copolymers Containing Pendant Carbazole and Oxadiazole Moieties for Applications in Single-Layer Organic Light Emitting Device. Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 46(23), p. 7882, 2008.

D.D. Evanoff, Jr., S.E. Hayes, Y. Ying, G.H. Shim, J.R. Lawrence, J.B. Carroll, R.D. Roeder, J.M. Houchins, C.F. Huebner and S.H. Foulger. Functionalization of crystalline colloidal arrays through click chemistry. Advanced Materials, 19, p. 3507, 2007.