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イーサン シバニア

[Curriculum Vitae 2017年2月]

教授 イーサン シバニア / Professor Easan Sivaniah

easan-cvInstitute for Integrated Cell-Material Sciences (iCeMS) , Kyoto University
Research Building Yoshida-Honmachi, Sakyo-ku, Kyoto 606-8501 JAPAN
TEL: +81-75-753-9744
FAX: +81-75-753-9820
e-mail: esivaniah [at] icems.kyoto-u..ac.jp

Professional Career

2016-present
Professor, Kyoto University
2013-2016
Associate Professor, Kyoto University
2008-2013
Research Group Leader, Cambridge University
2006-2008
Lecturer, Leeds University
2004-2008
Asst. Professor, Texas University
2000-2004
JSPS Research Fellow, Kyoto University
1998-2000
PDRA, UC Santa Barbara
1993-1998
PhD, Cambridge University
1989-1993
MEng, Chemical Engineering, Imperial College.

Research Interests

  • Polymer based self-assembly and nanotechnology.
  • Membrane separation processes and energy storage
  • Bacterial and in-vitro enzymatic generation of polymers and energy.
  • Bionanotechnology – Functional synthetic/natural hybrid membranes.
  • Cell mechanics – Cell scaffold materials design

Grant History (as principle investigator)

Present Grants (In Japan July 2013-to present) (total ~ $2 M in last 2.5 years)
JST A-Step Program – development of membrane technology for clean combustion engines
2015.10 – 2017.3 $0.37M

JST「START」
「Collective Osmotic Shock(COS) (Subject: A technology development grant for block copolymer membrane technology)
2014.11-2017.3 $1.16M

SAKIGAKE (Subject: Developing low-adhesion surfaces through control of internal structure)
2014.10-2018.3 $0.33M

Kakenhi: Fast-recharge, high energy density hybrid supercapacitors using sol-gel transformation block copolymer templates」
2014.4-2016.3 ($0.03M)

ENEOS Hydrogen Fund Award –
(Subject: Nanocomposite polymer membranes for gas separation)
2014.10.1-2015.930 ($0.06M)

Past Grants Awards and Funding (total ~ $3.5M in last 5 years)

Royal Society Research Grant ($25k) (March 2008 ; 1 year)
‘The Material Properties of Polyesters produced by Microbial Fermentation.’

EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship (5 years ~ $1.06M) (04/2008-03/2013)
‘Fundamental Physics and Biophysical Applications of Block Copolymers.’

QNRF1 (~$1.04M) (09/2009-03/2013) (1/3 of grant to Cambridge)
‘Preparation and testing of nanoparticle functionalized membranes for gas separation.’

QNRF (~$980k) (09/2010-03/2014) (1/3 of grant to Cambridge)
‘The development of nanostructured composite membranes for desalination units.’

EPSRC (~$233k) (09/2012-09/2013)
‘A high performance energy storage device using novel electrode technology’.

Cambridge Enterprise/Imperial Innovations (~$73k) (08/2012, 3 months).
‘Proof of Concept study in membrane filtration’.

1QNRF: Qatar National Research Fund. EPSRC: Engineering and Physical Science Reseach Council.

Selected Publications as independent PI.

58 Publications : Publication H-Index: 20
(I.F > 10 or leading journal in specialized field)

From Kyoto U.

  • Song, Q., Jiang, S., Hasell, T., Liu, M., Cheetham, A.K., Sivaniah, E.* , Cooper A.I.*, Porous Organic Cage Thin Films and Molecular-Sieving Membranes. Advanced Materials 28(13) p.2629 (2016).
  • Perera, D.H.N., Song, Q., Qiblawey, H., Sivaniah, E*. Regulating the aqueous phase monomer balance for flux improvement in polyamide thin film composite membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, DOI information: 10.1016/j.memsci.2015.03.038 pp. 74-82 (2015)
  • Song, Q., Cao, S., Pritchard R., Terentjev, E., Al-Muhtaseb S.A., Cheetham A.K., Sivaniah E.*. Controlled thermal oxidative crosslinking of polymers of intrinsic microporsity for tunable molecular sieve memrbanes, Nature Communications. 5, Article number: 4813 (2014)
  • Hiroe, A., Hyakutake, M., Thomson, N.M., Sivaniah, E., Tsuge, T.* Endogenous ethanol affects biopolyester molecular weight in recombinant escherichia coli. ACS Chemical Biology, 8 (11), pp. 2568-2576. (2013)

From Cambridge U.

  • Song, Q., Cao, C., Lu, L., Zavala-Rivera, P., Li, W., Shuai, Z., Cheetham A.K., Al-Muhtaseb S.A., Sivaniah E.*. Photo-oxidative enhancement of polymeric molecular sieve membranes. Nature Communications. 4, Article number: 1918 (2013).
  • Sangiambut, S., Channon, K., Thomson, N.M., Sato, S., Tsuge, T., Doi, Y., Sivaniah, E.*. A robust route to enzymatically functional, hierarchically self-assembled peptide frameworks. Advanced Materials, 25 (19), pp. 2661-2665. (2013) (Cover Page)
  • Song, Q., Liu, W., Bohn, C.D., Harper, R.N., Sivaniah, E.., Scott, S.A., Dennis, J.S.* A high performance oxygen storage material for chemical looping processes with CO2 capture. Energy and Environmental Science, 6, p.288 (2013).
  • Kuo C.R.K, Xian, J., Brenton J.D., Franze, K.*, Sivaniah, E..* . Complex stiffness gradient substrates for studying mechanotactic cell migration. Advanced Materials. 24, p. 6059 (2012). (Frontispiece)
  • ‘Zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF-8) based polymer nanocomposite membranes for gas separation.’ Song, Q., Nataraj, S.K., Roussenova, M.V., Tan, J.C., Hughes, D.J., Li, W., Bourgoin, P., Alam, A., Cheetham A.K., Al-Muhtaseb S.A., Sivaniah E.*. Energy and Environmental Science 5, p.8359 (2012).
  • ‘Collective osmotic shock in ordered materials’, by P. Zavala-Rivera, K. Channon, V. Nyugen, Nataraj S.K., Kabra D., Friend R.H. and Al-Muhtaseb S.A., Hexemer, A., Calvo, M.E., Miguez, M., Sivaniah, E..*, Nature Materials 11, p.53 (2012).
  • ‘The cavity-to-cavity migration of leukaemic cells through 3D honey-combed hydrogels with adjustable internal dimension and stiffness’ da Silva, J., Lautenschlager F., Sivaniah E.*, Guck JR*. Biomaterials 31, p. 2201 (2010)
  • ‘Magnetically Induced Pattern Formation in Phase Separating Polymer-Solvent-Nanoparticle Mixtures’ Rungsawang R., da Silva J., Wu C.P., Sivaniah E.*, Ionescu A., Barnes C.H.W., Darton N.J., Physical Review Letters 104, Art no. 255703 (2010)

Journal of Membrane Science is the Top journal in Field (Impact Factor 5.05);
Energy and Environmental Science : Top Journal in Field (Impact Factor 20.52);
Advanced Materials: Leading Journal in Field. (IF 17.5);
Nature Communications: Leading Journal in Field (IF 11.5);
Biomaterials: Top Journal in Field (IF 8.6)
Nature Materials: Top Journal in Field (IF 36.5);

Patents Filed (and active)

From Kyoto U.

  • Sivaniah E, Ghalei, B., Yue, Y. Generation of High Performance Gas Seperation membranes by surface functionalization. Filed by Kyoto University and Sumitomo Chemical Co., July 16th 2015. Assignee: Kyoto University.
  • Sivaniah E, Song, Q., Crosslinked polymer, method for producing the same, molecular sieve composition and material separation membranes. Filed with Kansai TLO, Feb 27 2014. Patent filed to PCT stage on Feb 27 2015. Assignee: Kyoto University. PCT/jp2015/056582

From Cambridge U.

  • Sivaniah E, Nguyen V., Zavala Rivera P., Nanoporous materials, manufacture of nanoporous materials and applications of nanoporous materials. Filed with Cambridge Enterprise, Sep 2010. Assignee: Cambridge University. WO2012035292 (A3)

Teaching

From Kyoto U.

  • Coordinator – iCeMS Relay Style 1st year Undergradate Lectures (~ 60 students)

From Cambridge U.

  • Soft Matter Physics – 4th year Undergraduate Class (Physics Department ~ 10 students)

From Leeds University

  • Statistical Mechanics – 2nd year Undergraduate Class (Physics Department ~ 80 students)

From Texas Tech U.

  • Separation Processes – 2nd year Undergraduate Class (Chemical Eng. ~ 40 students)
  • Fundamental of Chemical Engineering – 1st year Undergraduate Class (C.E. ~ 60 students)

Service

Within Kyoto University

  • Chair of Principle Investigators and iCeMS Executive Board Member (2016)
  • Chair of Internationalization Committee (2015)
  • Head of iCeMS Task Force for Sustainable Global Visibility (2015)
  • Learning Lounge Seminar Series Organizer
  • iCeMS Retreat 2015 Organizer

To Scientific Community

  • Editorial Board of Scanning (2011 to present)
  • EPSRC Peer Review College (2008-2013) – UK body for reviewing research proposals
  • STFC Panel (2011-) –UK panel for reviewing neutron beamline proposals.
  • AICHE Conference Session Chair (2003,2004)

Notable Events and News Coverage in Japan

  • 15th Non Japanese PI to get JST Sakigake award in its 3 decade history (~30 awardees per year).
  • 2nd Non-Japanese PI to get JST START program award in 10 year history (10 awards per year)
  • 1st Non-Japanese PI to be awarded the Eneos Foundation Grant in 9-year history
  • Nikkan Kogyo Shinbun Article: – Japan’s #1 Industry Newspaper.
  • Nikkei Article – Japanese equivalent of Wall Street Journal or FT.
  • MyNavi Article -Japan Wide Magazine for college age students.

Current publications (as listed in WOS & Scopus)

  • Ghalei, B., Kinoshita, Y , Wakimoto, K., Sakurai, K., Matthew, S., Youfeng Y., Kusuda H., Imahori I, Sivaniah, E*., Surface functionalization of high free-volume polymers as a route to efficient hydrogen separation membranes J. Mater. Chem. A, DOI: 10.1039/C6TA09181D.
  • Isfahani, A.P., Ghalei, B., Bagheri, R., Kinoshita, Y., Kitagawa, H., Sivaniah, E*., Sadeghi, M. Polyurethane gas separation membranes with ethereal bonds in the hard segments, J. Membrane Sci., 2016, 513, 58-66
  • Isfahani, A.P., Ghalei, B., Wakimoto, K., Bagheri, R., Sivaniah, E*., Sadeghi, M. Plasticization resistant crosslinked polyurethane gas separation membranes J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016, 4, 17431-17439
  • Song, Q., Cao, S., Pritchard, R.H., Ghalei, B., Al-Muhtaseb, S.A., Terentjev, E.M., Cheetham, A.K., Sivaniah, E*. Nanofiller-tuned microporous polymer molecular sieves for energy and environmental processes J. Mater. Chem. A, 2016,4, 270-279
  • Song, Q., Jiang, S., Hasell, T., Liu, M., Cheetham, A.K., Cooper A.I.*, Sivaniah, E.* Porous Organic Cage Thin Films and Molecular-Sieving Membranes. Advanced Materials 28(13) p.2629 (2016).
  • Yue, Y., Umeyama, T., Kohara, Y., Kashio, H., Itoh, M., Ito, S., Sivaniah, E*, Imahori, H.* Polymer Assisted Construction of Mesoporous TiO2 Layers for Improving Perovskute Solar Cell Performance. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2015, 119 (40), pp 22847–22854
  • Castro-Smirnov, J.R., Ito, M., Calvo, M.E., Lopez-Lopez, C., Calvo, M.E., Jimenez-Salvo, A., Galisteo-Lopez, J.F., Zavala-Rivera, P. Tanaka, K. Sivaniah, E*, Miguez, H.* Adaptable ultraviolet reflecting polymeric multilayer coatings of high refractive index contrast. Advanced Optical Materials 3(11) p.1639 (2015).
  • Perera, D.H.N., Song, Q., Qiblawey, H., Sivaniah, E*. Regulating the aqueous phase monomer balance for flux improvement in polyamide thin film composite membranes. Journal of Membrane Science, DOI information: 10.1016/j.memsci.2015.03.038 pp. 74-82 (2015)
  • Thomson, N.M., Hiroe A., Tsuge, T., Summers, D.K., Sivaniah, E*. Efficient molecular weight control of bacterially synthesized polyesters by alcohol supplementation. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 89 (7), pp. 1110-1114. (2014)
  • Perera, D.H.N., Nataraj, S.K., Thomson, N.M., Sepe, A., Hüttner, S., Steiner, U., Qiblawey, H., Sivaniah, E*. Room-temperature development of thin film composite reverse osmosis membranes from cellulose acetate with antibacterial properties. Journal of Membrane Science, 453, pp. 212-220. (2014)
  • Roussenova, M., Hughes, D.J., Enrione, J., Diaz-Calderon, P., Sivaniah, E., Song, Q., Ubbink, J., Beavis, P., Swain, A., Alam, M.A. Free volume, molecular mobility and polymer structure: Towards the rational design of multi-functional materials. Acta Physica Polonica A, 125 (3), pp. 801-805. (2014)
  • Song, Q., Cao, S., Pritchard, R.H., Ghalei, B., Al-Muhtaseb, S.A., Terentjev, E.M., Cheetham, A.K., Sivaniah, E*. Controlled thermal oxidative crosslinking of polymers of intrinsic microporosity towards tunable molecular sieve membranes. Nature Communications, 5, art. no. 4813, . (2014).
  • Hiroe, A., Hyakutake, M., Thomson, N.M., Sivaniah, E., Tsuge, T. Endogenous ethanol affects biopolyester molecular weight in recombinant escherichia coli. ACS Chemical Biology, 8 (11), pp. 2568-2576. (2013)
  • Nataraj, S.K., Song, Q., Al-Muhtaseb, S.A., Dutton, S.E., Zhang, Q., Sivaniah, E*. Thin, flexible supercapacitors made from carbon nanofiber electrodes decorated at room temperature with manganese oxide nanosheets (2013) Journal of Nanomaterials, 2013, art. no. 272093, (2013)
  • Song, Q., Cao, S., Zavala-Rivera, P., Ping Lu, L., Li, W., Ji, Y., Al-Muhtaseb, S.A., Cheetham, A.K., Sivaniah, E*. Photo-oxidative enhancement of polymeric molecular sieve membranes. Nature Communications, 4, art. no. 1918, (2013)
  • Sangiambut, S., Channon, K., Thomson, N.M., Sato, S., Tsuge, T., Doi, Y., Sivaniah, E.* A robust route to enzymatically functional, hierarchically self-assembled peptide frameworks. Advanced Materials, 25 (19), pp. 2661-2665. (2013)
  • Thomson, N.M., Saika, A., Ushimaru, K., Sangiambut, S., Tsuge, T., Summers, D.K., Sivaniah, E.* Efficient production of active polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase in Escherichia coli by coexpression of molecular chaperones (2013) Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79 (6), pp. 1948-1955. (2013)
  • Ushimaru, K., Sangiambut, S., Thomson, N., Sivaniah, E., Tsuge, T. New insights into activation and substrate recognition of polyhydroxyalkanoate synthase from Ralstonia eutropha Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97 (3), pp. 1175-1182.(2013)
  • Song, Q., Liu, W., Bohn, C.D., Harper, R.N., Sivaniah, E., Scott, S.A., Dennis, J.S. A high performance oxygen storage material for chemical looping processes with CO2 capture. Energy Environ. Sci., 6, p.288 (2013).
  • Kuo C.R.K, Xian, J., Brenton J.D., Franze, K*., Sivaniah, E.* . Complex stiffness gradient substrates for studying mechanotactic cell migration. Advanced Materials. 24, p. 6059 (2012), Frontispiece.
  • Song, Q., Nataraj, S.K., Roussenova, M.V., Tan, J.C., Hughes, D.J., Li, W., Bourgoin, P., Alam, A., Cheetham A.K., Al-Muhtaseb S.A., Sivaniah E.*. Zeolitic imidazolate framework (ZIF-8) based polymer nanocomposite membranes for gas separation. Energy and Environmental Science, 5, p.8359 (2012).
  • Staniewicz, L., Donald, A.M.*, Stokes, D.J., Thomson, Sivaniah, E., Grant A., Bulmer D., Khan A.C.M. The application of STEM and in-situ controlled dehydration to bacterial systems using ESEM. Scanning, 34, p. 237 2012)
  • Zavala-Rivera, P., Channon, K., Nguyen, V., Sivaniah, E.*, Nataraj, S.K., Kabra, D., Friend, R.H. & Al-Muhtaseb, S.A., Hexemer, A., Calvo, M.E., Miguez, M. Collective osmotic shock in ordered materials. Nature Materials 11, p.53 (2012)
  • da Silva, J., Lautenschlager, F., Cheng-Hwa Kuo, R., Sivaniah, E.* & Guck, J.R*. 3D inverted colloidal crystals in realistic cell migration assays for drug screening applications. Integrative Biology, 3, p. 1202 (2011).
  • Thomson, N., Channon, K., Moktar, N.A., Staniewicz, L., Rai, R., Roy, I., Sato, S., Tsuge, T., Donald, A.M., Summers, D. & Sivaniah, E.* Imaging the internal features of whole, unfixed bacteria. Scanning 33, 59-68 (2011)
  • Thomas, K.R., Ionescu, A., Gwyther, J., Manners, I., Barnes, C.H.W., Steiner, U. & Sivaniah, E. * Magnetic properties of ceramics from the pyrolysis of metallocene-based polymers doped with palladium J. Applied Physics: 109, 073904 (2011)
  • Thomson, N., Summers, D. & Sivaniah, E. * Synthesis, properties and uses of bacterial storage lipid granules as naturally occurring nanoparticles. Soft Matter 6, 4045-4057 (2010).
  • Thomson, N., Roy, I., Summers, D. & Sivaniah, E. * In vitro production of polyhydroxyalkanoates: achievements and applications. Journal of Chemical Technology and Biotechnology 85, 760-767 (2010).
  • Rungsawang, R., da Silva, J., Cheng-Pei, W., Sivaniah, E.*, Ionescu, A., Barnes, C.H. & Darton, N.J. Magnetically Induced Pattern Formation in Phase Separating Polymer-Solvent-Nanoparticle Mixtures. Physical Review Letters, 255703 (255704 pp.) (2010).
  • da Silva, J., Lautenschlager, F., Sivaniah, E.* & Guck, J.R. The cavity-to-cavity migration of leukaemic cells through 3D honey-combed hydrogels with adjustable internal dimension and stiffness. Biomaterials 31, 2201-2208 (2010).
  • Sivaniah, E*., Jones, R.A.L. & Higgins, D. Small Molecule Segregation at Polymer Interfaces. Macromolecules 42, 8844-8850 (2009).
  • Zhao, Y., Sivaniah, E. & Hashimoto, T. SAXS Analysis of the Order-Disorder Transition and the Interaction Parameter of Polystyrene-block-poly(methyl methacrylate). Macromolecules 41, 9948-9951 (2008).
  • Sivaniah, E., Matsubara, S., Zhao, Y., Hashimoto, T., Fukunaga, K., Kramer, E.J. & Mates, T.E. Symmetric diblock copolymer thin films on rough substrates: Microdomain periodicity in pure and blended films. Macromolecules 41, 2584-2592 (2008).
  • Sivaniah, E., Genzer, J., Hexemer, A., Kramer, E.J., Xiang, M.L., Li, X.F., Ober, C.K. & Magonov, S. Nonplanar Surface Organization of Monodendrons in Side-Chain Modified Liquid Crystalline Block Copolymers. Macromolecules 41, 9940-9945 (2008).
  • Sato, S., Ono, Y., Mochiyama, Y., Sivaniah, E., Kikkawa, Y., Sudesh, K., Hiraishi, T., Doi, Y., Abe, H. & Tsuge, T. Polyhydroxyalkanoate Film Formation and Synthase Activity During In Vitro and In Situ Polymerization on Hydrophobic Surfaces. Biomacromolecules 9, 2811-2818 (2008).
  • Adachi, M., Okumura, A., Sivaniah, E. & Hashimoto, T. Incorporation of metal nanoparticles into a double gyroid network texture. Macromolecules 39, 7352-7357 (2006).
  • Tsori, Y., Sivaniah, E., Andelman, D. & Hashimoto, T. Orientational transitions in symmetric diblock copolymers on rough surfaces. Macromolecules 38, 7193-7196 (2005).
  • Sivaniah, E., Hayashi, Y., Matsubara, S., Kiyono, S., Hashimoto, T., Kukunaga, K., Kramer, E.J. & Mates, T. Symmetric diblock copolymer thin films on rough substrates. Kinetics and structure formation in pure block copolymer thin films. Macromolecules 38, 1837-1849 (2005).
  • Hexemer, A., Sivaniah, E., Kramer, E.J., Xiang, M., Li, X., Fischer, A. & Ober, C.K. Managing polymer surface structure using surface active block copolymers in block copolymer mixtures. Journal of Polymer Science Part B-Polymer Physics 42, 411-420 (2004).
  • Sivaniah, E., Jones, R.A.L. & Sferrazza, M. Early stages of polymer interdiffusion. Physical Review E 67 (2003).
  • Sivaniah, E., Hayashi, Y., Iino, M., Hashimoto, T. & Fukunaga, K. Observation of perpendicular orientation in symmetric diblock copolymer thin films on rough substrates. Macromolecules 36, 5894-5896 (2003).
  • Sivaniah, E., Genzer, J., Fredrickson, G.H., Kramer, E.J., Xiang, M., Li, X., Ober, C. & Magonov, S. Periodic surface topology of three-arm semifluorinated alkane monodendron diblock copolymers. Langmuir 17, 4342-4346 (2001).
  • Xiang, M.L., Li, X.F., Ober, C.K., Char, K., Genzer, J., Sivaniah, E., Kramer, E.J. & Fischer, D.A. Surface stability in liquid-crystalline block copolymers with semifluorinated monodendron side groups. Macromolecules 33, 6106-6119 (2000).
  • Hayakawa, T., Wang, J.G., Xiang, M.L., Li, X.F., Ueda, M., Ober, C.K., Genzer, J., Sivaniah, E., Kramer, E.J. & Fischer, D.A. Effect of changing molecular end groups on surface properties: Synthesis and characterization of poly(styrene-b-semifluorinated isoprene) block copolymers with -CF2H end groups. Macromolecules 33, 8012-8019 (2000).
  • Genzer, J., Sivaniah, E., Kramer, E.J., Wang, J.G., Xiang, M.L., Char, K., Ober, C.K., Bubeck, R.A., Fischer, D.A., Graupe, M., Colorado, R., Shmakova, O.E. & Lee, T.R. Molecular orientation of single and two-armed monodendron semifluorinated chains on “soft” and “hard” surfaces studied using NEXAFS. Macromolecules 33, 6068-6077 (2000).
  • Genzer, J., Sivaniah, E., Kramer, E.J., Wang, J.G., Korner, H., Xiang, M.L., Char, K., Ober, C.K., DeKoven, B.M., Bubeck, R.A., Chaudhury, M.K., Sambasivan, S. & Fischer, D.A. The orientation of semifluorinated alkanes attached to polymers at the surface of polymer films. Macromolecules 33, 1882-1887 (2000).
  • Genzer, J., Sivaniah, E., Kramer, E.J., Wang, J.G., Korner, H., Char, K., Ober, C.K., DeKoven, B.M., Bubeck, R.A., Fischer, D.A. & Sambasivan, S. Temperature dependence of molecular orientation on the surfaces of semifluorinated polymer thin films. Langmuir 16, 1993-1997 (2000).
  • Sivaniah, E., Sferrazza, M., Jones, R.A.L. & Bucknall, D.G. Chain confinement effects on interdiffusion in polymer multilayers. Physical Review E 59, 885-888 (1999).
  • Heier, J., Sivaniah, E. & Kramer, E.J. Anisotropic coarsening of two-dimensional surface domains in copolymer thin films. Macromolecules 32, 9007-9012 (1999).

Conference Proceedings

  • Kotrappanavar, N.S., Zavala-Rivera, P., Song, Q., Al-Muhtaseb, S.A., Sivaniah, E.* High performance ordered nanoporous membranes from block copolymers Procedia Engineering, 44, pp. 632-633. (2012)
  • Song, Q., Al-Muhtaseb, S.A., Sivaniah, E*. Nanocomposite membrane of a polymer of intrinsic microporosity and zeolitic imidazolate frameworks for gas separation AIChE 2012 – 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings, 1 p. ((2012)
  • Patil, M.B., Al-Muhtaseb, S.A., Sivaniah, E.* Nanocomposite membranes of silica and polysulfone for improved gas permeation. Procedia Engineering, 44, pp. 1011-1012. (2012)
  • Sivaniah, E., Hayashi, Y., Matsubara, S., Kiyono, S., Hashimoto, T. & Fukunaga, K. Controlling the domain orientation in thin diblock copolymer films using substrate topology. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 225, 326-PMSE (2003).
  • Hayashi, Y., Sivaniah, E. & Matsubara, S. Microphase-separated structure in blend of PS-PMMA block copolymers in thin film. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 225, 185-PMSE (2003).
  • Li, X.F., Xiang, M.L., Ober, C.K., Sivaniah, E., Kramer, E.J., Genzer, J. & Fisher, D. Surface and interface behavior of semifluorinated liquid crystalline block copolymers. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 220, 195-PMSE (2000).
  • Ober, C.K., Xiang, M.L., Char, K., Genzer, J., Sivaniah, E., Kramer, E.J. & Fisher, D. Low surface energy materials: Liquid-crystalline polymers with semifluorinated monodendron side groups. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 217, 159-PMSE (1999).
  • Ober, C.K., Xiang, M.L., Char, K., Genzer, J., Sivaniah, E., Kramer, E.J. & Fischer, D.A. Block copolymers with low surface energy, liquid-crystalline segments: The interplay of surface and bulk liquid crystallinity. Abstracts of Papers of the American Chemical Society 218, 310-POLY (1999).

Book Chapters

Published with iCeMS Affiliation

  • Kuo, C.H.R., Láng, J., Láng, O., Kohidai, L., Sivaniah, E*. The facile generation of two-dimensional stiffness maps in durotactic cell platforms through thickness projections of three-dimensional submerged topography. Methods in Cell Biology, 121, pp. 49-60. (2014)

Published with other Affiliation

  • Genzer, J., Sivaniah, E., Kramer, E.J., Wang, J., Korner, H., Xiang, M.L., Yang, S., Ober, C.K., Char, K., Chaudhury, M.K., Dekoven, M., Bubeck, R.A., Fischer, D.A. & Sambasivan, S. Surfaces of semi-fluorinated block copolymers studied using NEXAFS. Applications of Synchrotron Radiation Techniques to Materials Science Iv 524, 365-370 (1998).
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