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Eric Tillman

Eric Tillman

Department Chair and Fletcher Jones Professor

Degree Information
University of Southern California, Ph.D. Chemistry
California Polytechnic State University, B.S. Biochemistry


Grants and Awards
- Henry Dreyfus Teacher Scholar, 2009-2014
- Excellence in Teaching in the Natural Sciences (William Pierce Boger, Jr.,M.D. Award), 2008, awarded by Bucknell University
- National Science Foundation, $130,000, 2013-2016  "RUI: Synthesis of Amine-Terminated Polymers Using Lewis Acid-Induced Methlyeneamines as Cationic Initiators"
- Henry Dreyfus Teacher Scholar Award $60,000, 2009-2014
- National Science Foundation, $135,000, 2008-2011 "RUI: Synthesis of Amine-Terminated Polymers Using Lewis Acid-Induced N-methyeneamines as Cationic Initiators"

Academic Appointments

  1.  Fletcher Jones Professor (Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry), Santa Clara University, 2015-Present
  2.  Professor (Department of Chemistry), Bucknell University, 2012-2015
  3.  Associate Professor (Department of Chemistry), Bucknell University, 2008-2012
  4.  Assistant Professor  (Department of Chemistry), Bucknell University, 2002-2008
Publications

Wu, J.P.; Pan, C.W.; Heiler, K.E.; Ching, M.E.; Tillman, E.S. “Altering the Effectiveness of Radical Traps in Atom Transfer Radical Coupling Reactions of Polymer Chains” Polymer 2017127, 66-76.

Arce, M.M.; Pan, C.W.; Thursby, M.M.; Wu, J.P.; Carnicom,E.M.; Tillman, E.S. “Influence of Solvent on Radical Trap Assisted Dimerization and Cyclization of Polystyrene Radicals” Macromolecules 2016, 49, 7804-7813.

McFadden, B.; Arce, M.M.; Abruzzese, J.; Herman, J.; Carnicom, E.M.; Tillman, E.S. “Radical Trap-Assisted Atom Transfer Radical Coupling of Diblock Copolymers as a Method of Forming Triblock Copolymers” Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2016, 217, 2473-2482

Blackburn, S.C.; Myers, K.D.; Tillman, E.S. “Macrocyclic Poly(methyl acrylate) and Macrocyclic Poly(methyl acrylate-block-styrene) Synthesized by Radical Trap-assisted Atom Transfer Radical Coupling” Polymer 2015, 216, 1282-1290.

Blackburn, S.C.; Tillman, E.S. “Synthesis of Cyclic Poly(methyl methacrylate) Directly from Dihalogenated Precursors” Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2015, 68, 284-292. 

Carnicom, E.M.; Abruzzese, J.A.; Sidebe, Y.; Myers, K.D.; Tillman, E.S. “Effect of Trapping Agent and Polystyrene Chain End Functionality on Radical Trap-Assisted Atom Transfer Radical Coupling” Polymers 2014, 6, 2737-2751.

Valente, C.J.; Schellenberger, A.M.; Tillman, E.S. “Dimerization of Poly(methyl methacrylate) Chains Using Radical Trap-Assisted Atom Transfer Radical Coupling” Macromolecules 2014, 47, 2226-2232

Carnicom, E.M.; Tillman, E.S. “Polymerization of Styrene and Cyclization to Macrocyclic Polystyrene in a One-pot, Two-Step Sequence” Reactive and Functional Polymers 2014, 80, 9-14.

Butcher, W.E.; Tillman, E.S.; Radzinski, S.C.; “Selective Formation of Diblock Copolymers Using Radical Trap-Assisted Atom Transfer Radical Coupling” Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2013, 3619-3626.  

Carnicom, E.M.; Coyne, W.E.; Myers, K.D.; Tillman, E.S. “One Pot, Two Step Sequence Converting Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization Directly to Radical Trap-Assisted Atom Transfer Radical Coupling” Polymer, 2013, 5560-5567.  

Voter, A.F.; Tillman, E.S.; Findeis, P.; Radzinski, S.C.; "Synthesis of Macrocyclic Polymers Formed via Intramolecular Radical Trap-Assisted Atom Transfer Radical Coupling" ACS Macro Letters 2012, 1, 1066-1070. 

Pickett, P.D.; Radzinski, S.C.; Tillman, E.S. "Probing the Effects of Pi-pi Stacking on the Controlled Radical Polymerization of Styrene and Fluorinated Styrene" Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 2012, 1, 156-165.

Radzinski, S.C.; Tillman, E.S.; "Trapping Polystyrene Radicals With Nitrones: Synthesis of Polymers With Mid-Chain Alkoxyamine Functionality” Polymer 2011, 26, 6003-6010.  

Butcher, W.E.; Tillman, E.S. “Hydrogen Abstraction Followed by Nitroxide Mediated Polymerization: Synthesis of 2,7-Dibromofluorene-Labeled Polystyrene” Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2011, 212, 2224-2233.  

Pickett, P.D.; Tillman, E.S.; Voter, A.F. "Effect of Pi-pi Stacking on the Atom Transfer Radical Polymerization of Styrene" Polymer 2011, 52, 55-62. 

Richard, M.E.; Reese, K.P.; Stone, J.J.; Pickett, P.D.; Tillman, E.S.; Stockland Jr., R.A. "Probing the Steric Limits of Rhodium Catalyzed Hydrophosphinylation. E-H addition vs. Dimerization/Oligomerization/Polymerization" Journal of Organometallic Chemistry 2011, 696, 123-129.

 

Email
etillman@scu.edu
Phone
408-551-3078
Location
Alumni Science 162