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Petar R. Dvornic, Ph.D.

Chair, Chemistry
Discipline/Specialization: Polymer Chemistry
Department of Chemistry
Office: 101A Heckert-Wells Hall
Phone: 620-235-4748

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Education

Ph.D., Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1979

M.S., Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, U.S.A., 1978

M.S., Department of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, 1975

B.S., Department of Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Serbia, 1972

Experience

Pittsburg State University, Department of Chemistry, Pittsburg, Kansas, 2013-present
- Professor of Polymer Chemistry (Courses include: CHEM 625: Polymer Synthesis and Characterization; CHEM 685: Selected Topics in Polymer Chemistry).
- Department Chair, 2013-present.

Michigan Molecular Institute, Midland, Michigan:
- Professor of Polymer Chemistry (Courses included: Polymer Synthesis (CMU 602; 1994-2000); Dendritic Polymers Science and Technology (CMU 613; 1997); Silicone Polymers Science and Technology (CMU 707, 1995-2000)).
- Associate Professor, 1993-1997.

Michigan Technological University, Department of Chemistry, Houghton, Michigan:
- Adjunct Professor, (principal mentor to two Ph.D. students: Srinivas Uppuluri, Chem. Eng., and Peter Carver, Chemistry; also served on several dissertation committees and delivered visiting seminars), 1996-present.

Central Michigan University, Department of Chemistry, Mount Pleasant, Michigan:
- Adjunct Professor (for courses see Michigan Molecular Institute above; currently mentoring a Ph.D. dissertation of Tracy Zhang), 1994-present.

University of Belgrade, Department of Chemistry, Belgrade, Yugoslavia:
- Associate Professor (Courses included: Synthetic Polymer Chemistry, a 4th year undergraduate course (UB 501)), 1990-1993; Basic Properties and Preparation of Synthetic Polymeric Materials, a part of a 4th  year course: Selected Processes of Chemical Industry (UB 501), 1989-1991).

University of Belgrade, Center for Multidisciplinary Studies, Belgrade, Yugoslavia:
- Polymers Containing Silicon: Synthesis, Structure, Properties and Applications (UB 507), 1992.

University of Novi Sad, Department of Technology, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia,
- Docent (Equivalent to Assistant Professor), 1981-1991.

 


Research Experience | Research Interests | Professional Activities | Awards | Patents | Publications and Presentations

Research Experience

Michigan Molecular Institute, Midland, Michigan:
- Distinguished Research Fellow, 2010-2012.
- Senior Research Scientist, 1999-2010.
- Institute for Advanced Nanotechnology Solutions, US DoD, DARPA, DTRA: Co-Principal Investigator, 2005-2008.
- Silicon and Dendritic Polymers Group: Manager, 2000-2002.
- U. S. Army Research Laboratory Dendrimer Polymers Center of Excellence: Co-Principal Investigator, 1996-1998.
- Silicon Polymers Group: Manager, 1996-2000.
- Nanochemistry and Molecular Architecture Group: Research Scientist, 1994-1999.
- Nanochemistry and Molecular Architecture Group: Senior Associate Scientist, 1993-1994.

University of Belgrade, Department of Chemistry, Belgrade, Yugoslavia:
- Associate Professor(Polymer Chemistry), 1991-1996.

University of Massachusetts, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, Amherst, Massachusetts:
- Visiting Scholar, 1988.
- Senior Research Scientist, 1985-1986.
- Postdoctoral Fellow, 1979-1981.
- Research Assistant, 1975-1979.

Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, University of Belgrade, Center of Chemistry, Department of Polymeric Materials, Belgrade, Yugoslavia:
- Department Head, 1986-1995.
- Science Consultant (Equivalent to Full Professor), 1991-1995.
- Senior Research Scientist (Equivalent to Associate Professor), 1982-1996.
- Research Scientist, 1979-1982.
- Research Assistant, 1973 -1975.

Koninkrijk Shell Plastics Laboratorium Delft, Delft, Holland:
- Student Trainee, 1968 and 1969.

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Research Interests

Synthesis of new monomers and polymers. Step-growth polymerization reactions. Thermally stable polymers. Polysiloxanes and other silicon-containing polymers. Polyamides, polyhydrazides, poly(amide-hydrazides), polyamidoamines, polyureas and related polymers. Rheologically rigid, semi-rigid and liquid-crystalline polymers. Flexible polymers and elastomers. Thermally stable elastomers. Liquid-crystalline elastomers. Polymerization by hydrosilylation. Dendrimers and hyperbranched polymers. Bimolecular nonlinear polymerization.

Structure-property relationships in polymers and polymers for specialty applications. Thermal and rheological properties of polymers. Semipermeable polymer membranes. Permeability and permselectivity. Critical polymer molecular dimensions. Applications of polymers under extreme conditions of temperature or irradiation. Polymers for reverse-osmosis and ultra filtration membranes. Elastomers, particularly for high temperature applications. Polymers with unusual surface properties: superhydrophobicity, olephobicity and superhydrophilicity. Smart and specialty coatings. 

Unusual macromolecular architectures. Dendrimers, hyperbranched and other dendritic polymers: synthesis, characterization and applications. Rheological and thermal behavior of dendritic polymers. Dendritic polymer networks. Multi-arm star polymers. Copolymeric dendrimers. Organo-inorganic (metal) nanohybrids. Polyhedral oligosilsesquioxanes (POSS). Dendrimer-POSS nanohybrids. Effects of macromolecular architecture on materials properties and structure-property relationships. Architectural macromolecular isomerism. Hyperbranched polymers by bimolecular non-linear polymerization (BMNLP).

Dendritic polymers-based nanotechnology. Silicon-containing dendritic polymers. Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) and poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) dendrimers. Hyperbranched polymers by bimolecular non-linear polymerization (BMNLP). Copolymeric dendrimers and hyperbranched polymers. Organo–inorganic nano-composites including dendrimer-metal and dendrimer-POSS molecular hybrids. Dendrimer-based nanocomposites.

Applications of dendritic polymers in soft nanotechnology. Electronics, nano-porous materials for interlayer dielectrics, opto-electronics, photonics, photovoltaics, nano-lithography, protective and smart dendritic polymer coatings, chemical and biological sensors, colorimetric array sensors, nano-domained networks and coatings, polymers in water purification and protection: environmentally benign anti-fouling coatings, anti-fouling reverse osmosis membranes, bio-based bio-degradable hyperbranched polymers.
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Professional Activities

Reviewer (many years):

Proposals: NSF, DoD (ARL, ARO, NRL, US AF), DoE, Petroleum Research Fund, etc.

Journals: Macromolecules, Journal of American Chemical Society, Polymer, Journal of Polymer Stability and Degradation, Journal of Polymer Science, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, Journal of Serbian Chemical Society, Journal of Silicone Chemistry, Silicon, etc.   

Science of Advanced Materials (SAM), Interdisciplinary Ph.D. Program of the Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, External Advisory Board: Chair, 2009-present.

"Silicon", Springer, UK, Editorial Advisory Board: Member, 2008-present.

MATRIX Midland. Midland, MI:
- Advisory Board: Member, 2006-2013.
- Board of Managers: Manager, 2004-2006.

American Chemical Society, Midland Section, Midland, MI:
- Awards Committee: Chair, 2003-2005, Member 2003-present.
- Board of Directors: Director, 2004-2006, 2008.

Dendritech Inc., Midland, MI, Board of Directors: Director, 2001-2010.

“Silicon Chemistry”, Kluwer Academic Publishers, The Netherlands:
- Editorial Board: Member, 2001-2008.
- Dendrimers and Dendritic Polymers: Subject Editor, 2001-2008.

“Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society”, Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Guest Editor, issue dedicated to the memory of Professor Mihajlo S. Jacovic, 1992-1993.

Faculty Council of the Department of Chemistry, University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia: Member, 1992-1994.

Serbian Science Foundation, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; Committee for International Relations: Member, 1991.

Association of the Science Institutes of Serbia, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; Coordination Committee: Member, 1989-1993.

Foundation for Technological Development of the Republic of Serbia, Belgrade, Yugoslavia:
- Committee for New Materials: President, 1991-1992.
- General Council: Vice-President, 1990-1991.
- General Council: Member, 1990-1993.

University of Belgrade, Belgrade, Yugoslavia; Committee for Elections of Professors and Staff Members in Natural Sciences and Mathematics: Member,  1986-1988.

Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, Belgrade, Yugoslavia:
- Scientific Council: President, 1988-1992.
- Scientific Council: Vice-President, 1984-1988.
- Scientific Council: Member, 1984-1993.

Belgrade Science Foundation, Belgrade, Yugoslavia:
- Main Council: President, 1988-1990.
- Main Council: Vice-President, 1986-1988.
- Elections and Awards Committee: Member, 1982- 1986.
- General Assembly: Member, 1982-1986 and 1986-1990.

"Polymers", Yugoslav Journal of Plastics and Rubber, Zagreb, Yugoslavia; Editorial Board: Member, 1983-1985.

Institute of Chemistry, Technology and Metallurgy, Belgrade, Yugoslavia:
- Scientific Board: President, 1982-1986.
- Scientific Board: Member, 1981-1994.
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Awards

  • Charles E. Reed Lecturer, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, April 29, 2008.
  • American Chemical Society – Midland Section, Award for Outstanding Achievement and Promotion of Chemical Sciences, Midland, MI, 2007.
  • University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia: Visiting Professor (An International Workshop: "Perspectives on Silicon" at Ian Wark Institute), 2002.
  • Midland Chapter of Sigma Xi, Best Paper Award (For "Rheology of Dendrimers. I. Newtonian Flow of Medium and Highly Concentrated Solutions of Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Dendrimers in Ethylenediamine (EDA) Solvent”, (Published in Macromolecules, 31, 4498-4510, 1998), 1999.
  • Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, Deserving Member Award, 1992.
  • Belgrade Science Foundation, Award for Contribution to the Development of Science, 1990.
  • Serbian Chemical Society, Award for Contribution to the Society, 1990.
  • Belgrade Science Foundation, Award for Contribution to the Foundation, 1986.
  • Fulbright Travel Award, 1975-1979.

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Patents

  1. P.R. Dvornic, M.N. Govedarica and J.D. Jovanovic, "Telechelic Difunctional Oligopolysiloxanes. A Procedure for their Preparation and Application in Further (Co)polymerization", Yugoslav Patent 48498, 1993.
  2. P.R. Dvornic, M.N. Govedarica and V.V. Gerov, "New Procedure for Polymer Preparation by Hydrosilation. Poly[(1,1,3,3-tetramethyldisiloxanyl)- ethylene] and its Application", Yugoslav Patent 48574, 1993.
  3. P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, D.Swanson, M.J. Owen and S. Perz, “Radially Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) Dendrimers”, United States Patent 5,739,218, 1998.
  4. P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, M.J. Owen and S. Perz, “Dendrimer-Based Networks Containing Lyophilic Organosilicon and Hydrophilic Poly(amidoamine) Nanoscopic Domains”, United States Patent 5,902,863, 1999; European Patent 0 893 482, 2004.
  5. P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, L. Balogh, R. Spindler, M.J. Owen and S. Perz, “Dendrimer-Based Nanoscopic Sponges and Metal Composites”, United States Patent 5,938,934, 1999.
  6. P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, M.J. Owen and S.V. Perz, “High Generation Radially Layered Dendrimers”, United States Patent 6,077,500, 2000.
  7. P.R. Dvornic, J.Hu, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, M.J. Owen, P. Parham, S.V. Perz and S.D. Reeves, “Silicon-Containing Multi-Arm Star Polymers”, United States Patent 6,350,384, 2002.
  8. P.R. Dvornic, J.Hu, D.J. Meier and R.M. Nowak, “Hyperbranched Polycarbosilanes, Polycarbosiloxanes, Polycarbosilazenes and Copolymers Thereof”, United States Patent 6,384,172, 2002.
  9. S.N. Kaganove and P.R. Dvornic, “Nano-Scaled Dendrimer-Based Colorimetric Biosensors”, United States Patent 7,045,367 B2, 2006.
  10. P.R. Dvornic, J.Hu, D.J. Meier, R.M. Nowak and P.L. Parham, “Hyperbranched Polyureas, Polyurethanes, Polyamidoamines, Polyamides and Polyesters”, United States Patent 6,534,600 B2, 2003.
  11. P.R. Dvornic, J.Hu, D.J. Meier, R.M. Nowak and P.L. Parham, “Hyperbranched Polymers by Multimolecular Polymerization”, United States Patent 6,812,298 B2, 2004.
  12. P.R. Dvornic, J.Hu, D.J. Meier and R.M. Nowak, “Hyperbranched Polymers with Latent Functionality and Methods of Making Same”, United States Patent 6,646,089 B2, 2003.
  13. D.A. Dalman and P.R. Dvornic, “Process for Fabricating Printed Wiring Boards Using Dendritic Polymer Copper Nanocomposite Coatings”, United States Patent 6,866,764 B2, 2005.
  14. P.R. Dvornic, S.N. Kaganove and A. Sarkar, “Solid-State Colorimetric Biosensors Composed of Dendritic Polymer Networks”, United States Patent 7,141,437, 2006.
  15. P.R. Dvornic, J. Hu, D.J. Meier and R.M. Nowak, “Cross-Linked Networks from Multifunctional Hyperbranched Polymers“, United States Patent 6,995,215 B2, 2006.
  16. P.R. Dvornic, J.Hu, D.J. Meier and R.M. Nowak, “Cross-Linked Networks Containing Nanoscopic Reinforcing Domains“, United States Patent 7,446,155 B2, 2008.
  17. S.N. Kaganove, P. Satoh and P.R. Dvornic, “Nano-Structured Blood Substitutes”, United States Patent, 7,794,699 B2, 2010.
  18. K.J. Bruza, P.R. Dvornic, A.R. Fadel, J.M. Mattila and R.M. Nowak, “Beneficial Agent Delivery Systems”, United States Patent, 7,723,285 B2, 2010.
  19. J.Hu, Q. Xu, D.J. Meier, R.M. Nowak and P.R. Dvornic, “Networks Containing Perfluorocarbon Organosilicon Hyperbranched Polymers”, United States Patent 8,193,294, 2012.
  20. A. Sarkar, P.R. Dvornic, P.I. Carver and J.L. Rousseau, “Surface Modification of Polyamide Reverse Osmosis Membranes”, United States Patent 8,505,743, 2013.

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Publications and Presentations

Books, Textbooks, and Monographs | Book Chapters | Review Papers | Papers | Presentations

Publications

Books, Textbooks, and Monographs

  1. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "High Temperature Siloxane Elastomers", Huthig & Wepf Scientific Publishers, Basel/Heidelberg/New York, 1990.
  2. P.R. Dvornic, "Synthetic Polymer Chemistry", Graduate Level Course Notes, Department of Chemistry, University of Belgrade, Belgrade 1991, Second Revised and Expanded Edition 1993, in Serbo-Croatian.  
  3. P.R. Dvornic and D.A. Tomalia, "StarburstR Dendrimers", Dendritech, Inc., Midland, 1995.
  4. P.R. Dvornic and M.J. Owen (Eds), “Silicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers”, Springer, Guilford, UK, 2009.
  5. M.J. Owen and P.R. Dvornic (Eds), “Silicone Surface Science”, Springer, Guilford, UK, 2012.

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Book Chapters

  1. P.R. Dvornic and D.A. Tomalia, "Dendritic Polymers, Divergent Synthesis (StarburstR Polyamidoamine Dendrimers"), in "The Polymeric Materials Encyclopedia", Vol. 3, pp. 1814-1830, J.C. Salamone, Ed., CRC Press Inc., Boca Raton, 1996.
  2. P.R. Dvornic, "Some Recent Advances in the Silicon Containing Polymers", in “Materials for High Technology Applications”, pp. 131-138, D.P. Uskokovic, Ed., Transtec Publications Ltd., Winterthur, Switzerland, 1996.
  3. P.R. Dvornic and D.A. Tomalia, “Poly(amidoamine) dendrimers”, in “Polymer Data Handbook”, J.E. Mark, Ed., Oxford University Press, New York - Oxford, 1999, pp. 266 – 270.
  4. M.J. Owen and P.R. Dvornic, “Poly(silphenylene-siloxanes)”, in “Polymer Data Handbook”, J.E. Mark, Ed., Oxford University Press, New York - Oxford, 1999, pp. 821 – 825.
  5. P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, M.J. Owen and S.V. Perz, “Radially Layered Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) Copolymeric Dendrimers and Their Networks Containing Controlled Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Nanoscopic Domains”, Chapter 16 in “Silicones and Silicone-Modified Materials”, S.J. Clarson, J.J. Fitzgerald, M.J. Owen and S.D. Smith, Eds., ACS Symposium Series 729, American Chemical Society, Washington DC, 2000, pp. 241-269.
  6. P.R. Dvornic, “Thermal Properties of Polysiloxanes”, Chapter 7 in “Silicon-Containing Polymers. The Science and Technology of Their Synthesis and Applications”, R.G. Jones, W. Ando and J. Chojnowski, Eds., Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht – Boston – London, 2000, pp. 185-212.
  7. P.R. Dvornic and S. Uppuluri, “Rheology and Solution Properties of Dendrimers”, Chapter 14 in J.M.J. Fréchet and D.A. Tomalia, Eds., “Dendrimers and Other Dendritic Polymers”, J. Wiley and Sons Ltd., New York, 2001, pp. 331-358.
  8. Dvornic, P.R.; Owen, M.J., “Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers and their Derivatives of Higher Degree of Structural Complexity” in “Synthesis and Properties of Silicones and Silicone-Modified Materials”, Clarson, S.J.; Fitzgerald, J.J.; Owen, M.J.; Smith, S.D.; Van Dyke M.E., Eds., ACS Symposium Series 837, American Chemical Society, Washington DC, 2002, pp. 236-259.
  9. Dvornic, P.R. and Owen, M.J., “The Role of Silicon in Dendritic Polymer Chemistry”, Chapter 1 in “Silicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers”, Dvornic, P.R. and Owen, M.J., eds., Springer, Guilford, UK., 2009, pp. 1-20.
  10. Dvornic, P.R., Owen, M.J. and Sachdeva R., “Silicon-Organic Dendrimers”, Chapter 11 in “Silicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers”, Dvornic, P.R. and Owen, M.J., eds., Springer, Guilford, UK., 2009, pp. 285-314.
  11. Dvornic, P.R. and Meier, D.J., “Hyperbranched Silicon-Containing Polymers via Bimolecular Non-linear Polymerization”, Chapter 16 in “Silicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers”, Dvornic, P.R. and Owen, M.J., eds., Springer, Guilford, UK., 2009, pp. 401-419.
  12. Dvornic, P.R. and Owen, M.J., “Poly(silphenylene-siloxanes)”, in “Polymer Data Handbook, 2nd Edition”, Mark, J.E., Ed., Oxford University Press, Oxford-New York, 2009, PP. 1022-1027.
  13. Sarkar, A., Rousseau, J.L., Hartmann-Thompson, C., Maples, C., Parker, J., Joyce, P., Scheide, J.I. and Dvornic, P.R., “Dendritic Polymer Networks: A New Class of Nano-Domained Environmentally Benign Antifouling Coatings”, Chapter XI in “New Membranes and Advanced Materials for Wastewater Treatment”, Mueller, A., Guieysse, B. and Sarkar, A., Eds., ACS Symposium Series 1022, American Chemical Society, Washington DC, 2009, pp. 165-186.
  14. Sarkar, A., Carver, P.I., Zhang, T., Merrington, A., Bruza, K.J., Rousseau, J.L., Keinath, S.E. and Dvornic, PR., “Surface Modification of Polyamide Reverse Osmosis Membranes with Hydrophilic Dendritic Polymers”, Chapter XII in “New Membranes and Advanced Materials for Wastewater Treatment”, Mueller, A., Guieysse, B. and Sarkar, A., Eds., ACS Symposium Series 1022, American Chemical Society, Washington DC, 2009, pp. 187-208.
  15. Dvornic, P.R. and Owen, M.J., “Radially Layered Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) Dendrimers”, Chapter XI in “Advances in Silicones and Silicone-Related Materials”, Clarson, S.J.; Fitzgerald, J.J.; Owen, M.J.; Smith, S.D.; Van Dyke M.E., Eds., ACS Symposium Series 1051, American Chemical Society, Washington DC, 2010, pp. 135-145.
  16. Owen, M.J. and Dvornic, P.R., “General Introduction to Silicone Surfaces”. Chapter 1 in “Silicone Surface Science”, Owen, M.J. and Dvornic, P.R., Eds., Springer, Guilford, UK., 2012, pp. 1-21.
  17. Owen, M.J. and Dvornic, P.R., “Surface Applications of Silicones”. Chapter 13 in “Silicone Surface Science”, Owen, M.J. and Dvornic, P.R., Eds., Springer, Guilford, UK., 2012, pp. 355-374.

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Review Papers

  1. P.R. Dvornic, "Silicones: Synthesis, Properties and Applications",* Chemical Industry, Belgrade, 36, 202 (1982).
  2. P.R. Dvornic and M.N. Govedarica, "Application of Rheology in Evaluation of the Structure of Polymeric Materials"*, in "Identification of Polymeric Materials", Society of Chemists and Technologists of Croatia, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, 1983, pp.: 77-104.
  3. P.R. Dvornic and D.A. Tomalia, “Recent Advances in Dendritic Polymers”, Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science, 1(2), 221, 1996.
  4. P.R. Dvornic and D.A. Tomalia, “Dendrimers: The Missing Link Between Classical Organic Chemistry and Polymer Science?”, Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 61, 1039, 1996.
  5. P.R. Dvornic, “High Temperature Stability of Polysiloxanes”, Silicon Compounds: Silanes and Silicones”, Gelest Catalog, Gelest, Inc., Morrisville, PA, 2004, pp. 419-432.

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Papers

  1. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers. I. The Synthesis and Stability of Bis(1,1-tetramethylene-3-phenylureido)dimethylsilane", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 25, 641 (1980).
  2. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Preparation and Properties of Poly(silarylene-siloxanes)", Polymer Preprints, 21(2), 142 (1980).
  3. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Synthesis of Bis(N,N-dialkyl-N'-phenylureido)dimethylsilane. Influence of Temperature on the Purity of Products"*, Bulletin de la Societe Chimique Belgrade, 45(11), 507 (1980).
  4. P.R. Dvornic and M.S. Jacovic, "The Viscosity Effect on Autoacceleration of the Rate of Free Radical Polymerization", Journal of Polymer Engineering and Science, 21(12), 792 (1981).
  5. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Stability of Bis(1,1-tetramethylene-3-phenylureido)- dimethylsilane. Kinetics of Hydrolysis by Atmospheric Moisture"*, Bulletin de la Societe Chimique Belgrade, 46(11), 643 (1981).
  6. P.R. Dvornic and S. Obradovic, "Synthesis of Poly(terephthaloylimino-1,4-phenyl- hydrazide) by a Polycondensation Reaction of p-Aminobenzhydrazide and Terephthaloyldichloride"*, Scientific-Technical Review, 32(3), 14 (1982).
  7. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers. II. The Condensation Polymerization of Arylenedisilanols and Bisureidosilanes", Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Chemistry Edition, 20, 951 (1982).
  8. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers. III. Structure-Property Relationships for Polymers Containing p-Phenylene and p,p'-Diphenyl Ether Silarylene Units", Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Chemistry Edition, 20, 593 (1982).
  9. Y.C. Lai, P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers. IV. Step-Growth Polymerization Reactions with Dichlorosilane Monomers", Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Chemistry Edition, 20, 2277 (1982).
  10. M.E. Livingston, P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers. V. Evaluation of the Mechanical Properties of Crosslinked Elastomers", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 27, 3239 (1982).
  11. S. Obradovic, S. Dimitrijevic and P.R. Dvornic, "Desalination of Synthetic and Natural Sea Water by Semipermeable Membranes"*, Water Engineering, 15, 106 (1983). CA: 99:145826c; Scientific-Technical Review, 34, 26 (1984).
  12. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers. VI. Thermal Stability and Degradation Behavior", Polymer, 24, 763 (1983).
  13. P.R. Dvornic, "Wholly Aromatic Polyamide-Hydrazides. I. A Viscometrical Method for Monitoring of Condensation Polymerization Reactions", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 28, 2729 (1983).
  14. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Preparation of 1,4-Bis(dimethylhydroxysilyl)benzene and 4,4'-Bis(dimethylhydroxysilyl) Phenyl Ether", Bulletin de la  Societe Chimique Belgrade, 48(9), 575 (1983).
  15. P.R. Dvornic, "Wholly Aromatic Polyamide-Hydrazides. II. Rheological Properties of Poly[4-(terephthaloylamino) Benzoic Acid Hydrazide] in Moderately Concentrated N,N-Dimethylacetamide Solutions",  Macromolecules, 17, 1348   (1984).
  16. P.R. Dvornic, "Wholly Aromatic Polyamide-Hydrazides. III. Thermal Stability and Degradation Behavior of Poly[4-(terephthaloylamino)Benzoic Acid Hydrazide]", Bulletin de la Societe Chimique Belgrade, 49, 589 (1984).
  17. P.R. Dvornic and S. Obradovic, "A Method for Preparation of Reverse-Osmosis Membranes from Poly(terephthaloylimino-1,4-phenylhydrazide)"*,Scientific-Technical Review, 35(1), 1 (1985).
  18. P.R. Dvornic and S. Obradovic, "Effect of the Parameters of Protomembrane Thermal Treatment on the Reverse-Osmosis Properties of Asymmetric Membranes from Poly(terephthaloylamino-1,4-phenylhydrazide)"*, Scientific-Technical Review, 35(2), 1 (1985).
  19. P.R. Dvornic, "Wholly Aromatic Polyamide-Hydrazides. IV. Structure-Property Relationships for Polymers Containing p-Phenylene and m-Phenylene Units", Journal of Polymer Science, Polymer Chemistry Edition, 24, 1133 (1986).
  20. E. Babich, J. Shaw, M. Hatzakis, J. Paraszczak, R.W. Lenz and P.R. Dvornic, "A Comparison of the E-Beam and UV Sensitivities and Relative O2-Plasma Stabilities of Organosilicon Polymers. Part II. Lithographic Characteristics of Polysilphenylene-Siloxanes and Some Organic Polymers with Pendant Silyl Groups", Journal of Microelectronic Engineering, 6, 511 (1987).
  21. P.R. Dvornic, "Semipermeable Polymer Membranes"*, in "Gumiplast '87-Collective Papers", 219-232, Sarajevo, 1987.
  22. P.R. Dvornic, "Aramides and Aramide Fibers"*, in "Gumiplast '88-Collective Papers", 157-165, Sarajevo, 1988.
  23. P.R. Dvornic, H.J. Perpall, P.C. Uden and R.W. Lenz, "Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers. VII. Thermal Stability and Degradation Behavior of p-Silphenylene-Siloxane Polymers with Methyl, Vinyl, Hydrido and/or Fluoroalkyl Side Groups", Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 27, 3503 (1989).
  24. S.D. Vignjevic and P.R. Dvornic, "Dependence of the Poly(p-phenylenethere-phthalamide) Molecular Weight on the Mode of Polymer Synthesis"*, in "Gumiplast '89-Collective Papers", 147-155, Sarajevo, 1989.
  25. J.D. Jovanovic, M.N. Govedarica and P.R. Dvornic, "Equilibration of Polysiloxanes by Catalysis with Ion Exchanging Resins"*, in "Gumiplast '89-Collective Papers", 157-164, Sarajevo, 1989.
  26. P.R. Dvornic and S.D. Vignjevic, "Effect of the Molecular Weight of Aromatic Polyamides on the Properties of Their Fibers"*, in "Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites", 01-05, Society of Plastics and Rubber Engineers, Zagreb, 1989.
  27. M.N. Govedarica and P.R. Dvornic, "Catalysis of Siloxane Redistribution Reactions by Sulfonated Polystyrene Cation Exchange Resins", Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 55, 7 (1991).
  28. P.R. Dvornic, "Wholly Aromatic Polyamide-Hydrazides. V. Preparation and Properties of Semipermeable Membranes from Poly[4-(terephthaloylamino) Benzoic Acid Hydrazide]", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 42, 957 (1991).
  29. P.R. Dvornic, "Degradative Side Reactions in the Syntheses of Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Polymer Bulletin, 28, 339 (1992).
  30. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers. 9. Relationships Between Polymer Structure and Glass Transition Temperature", Macromolecules, 25, 3769 (1992).
  31. P.R. Dvornic, "Macromolecular Hypothesis - A Birth of a Science"*, Chemical Review, Belgrade, 33, 111 (1992).
  32. P.R. Dvornic, "Polymer Chemistry 1930-1960: The Founding of a New Science. Part I. Free Radical and Step Growth Polymerization Reactions"*, Chemical Review, Belgrade, 33, 117 (1992).
  33. P.R. Dvornic, J.D. Jovanovic and M.N. Govedarica, "On the Critical Molecular Chain Length of Polydimethylsiloxane", Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 49, 1497 (1993).
  34. P.R. Dvornic, S.D. Vignjevic and M.N. Govedarica, "On the Synthesis of Poly(p-phenylenetherephthalamide). Effect of the Polymerization Reaction Mixture Concentration and Efficiency of Mixing on Inherent Viscosity of the Polymer Product", Journal of the Serbian Chemical Society, 58, 357, (1993).
  35. P.R. Dvornic, "Polymer Chemistry 1930-1960: The Founding of a New Science. Part II. Polysiloxanes, Coordination, Ionic and Ring Opening Polymerization Reactions"*, Chemical Review, Belgrade, 34, 15 (1993).
  36. J.D. Jovanovic and P.R. Dvornic, "Vulcanization of Siloxane Oligomers at Low Temperatures"*, "Plastigum '93-Collective Papers", 66-68, Vrnjacka Banja, 1993.
  37. P.R. Dvornic and V.V. Gerov, "Polymerization by Hydrosilation. I. Preparation of Poly[(1,1,3,3-tetramethyldisiloxanyl)ethylene]. A Preliminary Report", Macromolecules, 27, 1068 (1994).
  38. P.R. Dvornic and D.A. Tomalia, " Starburst Dendrimers: A Conceptual Approach to Nanoscopic Chemistry and Architecture", Macromolecular Symposia, 88, 123 (1994).
  39. P.R. Dvornic and R.W. Lenz, "Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers. X. Synthesis and Characterization of Silphenylene-Siloxane Polymers Containing Fluoroalkyl and Hydrido Side Groups", Macromolecules, 27, 5833 (1994).
  40. P.R. Dvornic and D.A. Tomalia, "A Family Tree for Polymers", Chemistry in Britain, 30(8), 641 (1994); Translated and reprinted in Plastics Technology, Honk Kong, 23, 59 (in Chinese), 65 (in English) (1995).
  41. P.R. Dvornic, V.V. Gerov and M.N. Govedarica, "Polymerization by Hydrosilation. II. Preparation and Characterization of High Molecular Weight Poly[(1,1,3,3-tetramethyldisiloxanyl)ethylene] from 1,3-Dihydridotetramethyl disiloxane and 1,3-Divinyltetramethyldisiloxane", Macromolecules, 27, 7575 (1994).
  42. D.A. Tomalia and P.R. Dvornic, "What Promise for Dendrimers?", Nature, 372, 617 (1994).
  43. P.R. Dvornic and D.A. Tomalia, "Genealogically Directed Syntheses (Polymerizations): Direct Evidence By Electrospray Mass Spectroscopy", Macromolecular Symposia, 98, 403 (1995).
  44. P.R. Dvornic, M.N. Govedarica, J.D. Jovanovic, V.V. Gerov and M.P. Antic, "Functionalized Oligopolysiloxanes by Heterogeneously Catalyzed Equilibration Polymerization Reaction", Polymer Bulletin, 35, 539 (1995).
  45. P.R. Dvornic, S. Uppuluri and D.A. Tomalia, "Rheological Properties of Starburst Polyamidoamine Dendrimers in Concentrated Ethylene Diamine Solutions", Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 73, 131 (1995).
  46. P.R. Dvornic and D.A. Tomalia, “Molecules that Grow Like Trees. Dendritic Polymers: The Fourth Major Class of Macromolecular Architecture”, Science Spectra, 5, 36 (1996).
  47. L. Balogh, A. Blumstein, A. Jallouli, P.R. Dvornic and D.A. Tomalia, “Dendrimer Initiated Ionic Polyacetylenes”, Polymer Preprints, 37(2), 417 (1996).
  48. A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, D.R. Swanson, S.V. Perz, M.J. Owen and P.R. Dvornic, “Preparation and Evaluation of Radially Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 77, 67, 1997.
  49. A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, D.R. Swanson, P.R. Dvornic, S.V. Perz and M.J. Owen, “Surface Properties of Radially Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 77, 93, 1997.
  50. D.A. Tomalia, P.R. Dvornic, S. Uppuluri, D.R. Swanson and L. Balogh, “Skeletal Macromolecular Isomerism: A Comparison of Dendritic Polymer Properties to those of Classical Macromolecular Architectures”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 77, 95, 1997.
  51. S. Uppuluri, D.A. Tomalia and P.R. Dvornic, “A “Dense-Shell” Model for Intramolecular Morphology of Polyamidoamine Dendrimers Based on Experimental Rheological Data”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 77, 116, 1997.
  52. P.R. Dvornic, “The Principle of Macromolecular Isomerism”, Chemical Review, Belgrade, 38, 154, 1997.
  53. P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, M.J. Owen and S.V. Perz, “The First Dendrimer-Based Networks Containing Hydrophobic Organosilicon and Hydrophilic Amidoamine Nanoscopic Domains”, Silicones in Coatings II, Paint Research Association, London, 1998.
  54. P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, M.J. Owen and S.V. Perz, “Dendritic Macromolecules: The Fourth Main Architectural Class of Silicon-Containing Polymers”, Polymer Preprints, 39(1), 473, 1998.
  55. A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, P.R. Dvornic, S.V. Perz and M.J. Owen, “Polyamidoamine-Organosilicon (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers and Networks With Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Domains”, Polymer Preprints, 39(1), 475, 1998.
  56. S. Uppuluri, S.E. Keinath, D.A. Tomalia and P.R. Dvornic, “Rheology of Dendrimers. I. Newtonian Flow Behavior of Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Dendrimers in Ethylenediamine (EDA) Solvent”, Macromolecules, 31, 4498, 1998.
  57. S. Uppuluri, P.R. Dvornic, J.W. Klimash, P.I. Carver and N.C. Beck Tan, “The Properties of Dendritic Polymers I: Generation 5 Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimers”, ARL-TR-1606, May 1998.
  58. J.D. Jovanovic, M.N. Govedarica and P.R. Dvornic, “An Investigation of the Relationships Between Some Synthetic Conditions and the Properties of Polysiloxane Elastomers Prepared by Hydrosilylation Crosslinking”, Bulletin of the Chemists and Technologists of Macedonia, 17(1), 25, 1998.
  59. J.D. Jovanovic, M.N. Govedarica, P.R. Dvornic and I.G. Popovic, “The Thermogravimetric Analysis of Some Polysiloxanes”, Journal of Polymer Degradation and Stability, 61, 87, 1998.
  60. S. Uppuluri, P.R. Dvornic, N.C. Beck Tan, G. Hagnauer, “The Properties of Dendritic Polymers II: Generation Dependence of the Physical Properties of Poly(amidoamine) Dendrimers”, ARL-TR-1774, January 1999.
  61. L. Balogh, A. de Leuze-Jallouli, P.R. Dvornic, Y. Kunugi, A. Blumstein and D.A. Tomalia, “Architectural Copolymers of PAMAM Dendrimers and Ionic Polyacetylenes”, Macromolecules, 32, 1036, 1999.
  62. P.R. Dvornic, A. de Leuze-Jallouli, M.J. Owen and S.V. Perz, “Nanostructured Films, Coatings, Molecular “Sponges” and “Reactors” from Copolymeric Amidoamine-Organosilicon (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, Polymer Preprints, 40(1), 408, 1999.
  63. P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze–Jallouli, M.J. Owen, D.A. Dalman, P. Parham, D. Pickelman and S.V. Perz, “Dendrimer-Based Films, Sheets and Membranes With Precisely Organized Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Nanoscopic Domains”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 81, 187, 1999.
  64. S. Uppuluri, F.A. Morrison and P.R. Dvornic, “Rheology of Dendrimers. 2. Bulk Polyamidoamine Dendrimers Under Steady Shear, Creep, and Dynamic Oscillatory Shear”, Macromolecules, 33, 2551, 2000.
  65. P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, M.J. Owen and S.V. Perz, “Radially Layered Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) Dendrimers”, Macromolecules, 33, 5366, 2000.
  66. P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, S.V. Perz and M.J. Owen, “Nanostructured Materials from Radially Layered Copolymeric Amidoamine-Organosilicon (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, Molecular Crystals and Liquid Crystals, 353, 223, 2000. 
  67. P.R. Dvornic, M.J. Owen, S.E. Keinath, J. Hu, L.W. Hoffman and P.L. Parham, “Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers and Their Derivatives of Higher Degree of Structural Complexity”, Polymer Preprints, 42(1), 126, 2001.
  68. F. Vidal, I.Hémonic, D. Teyssié, S. Boileau, S.D. Reeves, P.R. Dvornic and M.J. Owen, “Dendrimer-Based Interpenetrating Networks”, Polymer Preprints, 42(1), 128, 2001.
  69. R.A. Bubeck, B.J. Bauer, P.R. Dvornic, M.J. Owen, S.D. Reeves, P.L. Parham and L.W. Hoffman, “Small-Angle Neutron Scattering From Metal Ion-Containing PAMAMOS Dendrimer Networks”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 84, 866, 2001.
  70. P.R. Dvornic, “A Decade of Dendrimer Rheology: What Have We Learned?”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 84, 84, 2001.
  71. M.J. Owen, P.R. Dvornic and R.A. Bubeck, “Nanostructured Coatings from Radially Layered Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, Silicones in Coatings IV, Paint Research Association, London, 2002.
  72. D.A. Dalman, P.R. Dvornic, M.F. Hoover and T. Lentz, “PAMAMOS Copper Nanocomposite Coatings for the Fabrication of Printed Wiring Boards”, Proceedings. 2002 of the 35th International Symposium on Microelectronics, 33, 2002.
  73. P.R. Dvornic, J. Li, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, S.D. Reeves and M.J. Owen, “Nanostructured Dendrimer-Based Networks with Hydrophilic Polyamidoamine and Hydrophobic Organosilicon Domains”, Macromolecules, 35, 9323, 2002.
  74. P.R. Dvornic, J. Hu, S.D. Reeves and M.J. Owen, “Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Multi-Arm Star Polymers”, Silicon Chemistry, 1, 177, 2002.
  75. A. Sarkar, P.S. Satoh, P.R. Dvornic and S.N. Kaganove, “Colorimetric Nano-Sensors Based on Photopolymerizable Amphiphilic PAMAM Dendrimers”, Polymer Preprints, 44(1), 1055, 2003.
  76. P.R. Dvornic, J. Hu, D.J. Meier and R.M. Nowak, “Silicon-Containing Hyperbranched Polymers Via Bimolecular Polymerization”, Polymer Preprints, 45(1), 585, 2004.    
  77. P.R. Dvornic, C. Hartmann-Thompson, S.E. Keinath and E.J. Hill, “Organic-Inorganic Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Dendrimers – Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxane (POSS) Nanohybrids”, Macromolecules, 37, 7818, 2004.
  78. C. Hartmann-Thompson, J. Hu, S.N. Kaganove, S.E. Keinath, D.L. Keeley and P.R. Dvornic, “Hydrogen-Bond Acidic Hyperbranched Polymers for Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Sensors”, Chemistry of Materials, 16, 5357, 2004.
  79. N. Kohli, P.R. Dvornic, S.N. Kaganove, R.M. Warden and I. Lee, “Nanostructured Crosslinkable Micropatterns by Amphiphilic Dendrites Stamping”, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 25, 935, 2004.
  80. P.R. Dvornic, R.A. Bubeck, S.D. Reeves, J. Li and L.W. Hoffman, “Nano-Scale Templating Using Honeycomb-Like Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimer Networks”, Silicon Chemistry, 2, 207, 2005.
  81. R.A. Bubeck, P.R. Dvornic, J. Hu, A. Hexamer, X. Li, S.E. Keinath and D.A. Fischer, “Near Edge X-Ray Absorption Fine Structure (NEXAFS) Studies of Copper Ion-Containing PAMAMOS Dendrimer Networks”, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 206, 1146, 2005.
  82. A. Sarkar, S.N. Kaganove, P.R. Dvornic and P.S. Satoh, “Colorimetric Biosensors Based on Polydiacetylene (PDA) and Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Dendrimers”, Polymer News, 30, 370, 2005.
  83. P.R. Dvornic, “PAMAMOS: The First Commercial Silicon-Containing Dendrimers and Their Application”, Journal of Polymer Science: Part A: Polymer Chemistry, 44, 2755, 2006. (Highlight).
  84. P.R. Dvornic, C. Hartmann-Thompson, S.N. Kaganove, J. Rousseau, A. Sarkar and T. Zhang, “PAMAMOS Dendrimers: Opening New Possibilities to Engineering Nanotechnology”, Polymer Preprints, 47(2), 1166, 2006.
  85. D. Vincent, S.R. Clarke, P.R. Dvornic, C. Hartmann-Thompson and J.G. Matisons, “A Novel Silica-Encapsulated Dendrimer-Palladium Catalyst”, Polymeric Materials Science and Engineering, 96, 492, 2007
  86. V.V. Antic, M.P. Antic, M.N. Govedarica and P.R. Dvornic, “Kinetics of the Formation of Poly(methyldecylsiloxane) by Hydrosilylation of Poly(methylhydrosiloxane) and 1-Decene”, Materials Science Forum, 555, 485, 2007.
  87. C. Hartmann-Thompson, D. Keeley, P.R. Dvornic, S.E. Keinath and K. McCrea, “Hydrogen-bond Acidic Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxane (POSS) Filled Polymer Coatings for Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Sensors”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 104(5), 3171, 2007.
  88. V.V. Antic, M.P. Antic, M.N. Govedarica and P.R. Dvornic, “Kinetics and Mechanism of the Formation of Poly[(1,1,3,3-tetramethyldisiloxanyl)ethylene] and Poly(methyldecylsiloxane) by Hydrosilylation”, Journal of Polymer Science: Part A, Polymer Chemistry, 45, 2246, 2007.
  89. T. Zhang, P.R. Dvornic and S.N. Kaganove, “A Comparative Study of Amphiphilic PAMAM Dendrimers at the Air-Water Interface with Different Hydrophobe Attachment Groups”, Langmuir, 23, 10589, 2007.
  90. C. Hartmann-Thompson, D.J. Keeley, K.M. Pollock, P.R. Dvornic, S.E. Keinath, M. Dantus, T.C. Gunaratne and D.J. LeCaptain, “One- and Two-Photon Fluorescent Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxane (POSS) Nanosensor Arrays for the Remote Detection of Analytes in Clouds, in Solution, and on Surfaces”, Chemistry of Materials, 20, 2829, 2008.
  91. P.R. Dvornic and M.J. Owen, “Silicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers”, Polymer Preprints, 50(2), 851, 2009.
  92. C. Hartmann-Thompson, D.L. Keeley, J.R. Rousseau and P.R. Dvornic, “Fluorescent Dendritic Polymers and Nanostructured Coatings for the Detection of Chemical Warfare Agents and Other Analytes”, Journal of Polymer Science: Part A, Polymer Chemistry, 47, 5101, 2009
  93. A. Sarkar, S. Rahman, S. Mirza, P.R. Dvornic, G.R. Rayfield and E.W. Taylor, “Optical Switching Materials With High Damage Threshold for Space Environments”, paper 7467 08 in “Nanophotonics and Macrophotonics for Space Environments III”, E.W. Taylor and D.A. Cardimona, Eds., Proceedings of SPIE Series, Vol. 7467, Society of Photo-Optical Instrumentation Engineers, Bellingham, WA, 2009.
  94. A. Sarkar, P. I. Carver, T. Zhang, A. Merrington, K. J. Bruza, J. L. Rousseau, S. E. Keinath and P. R. Dvornic, “Dendrimer-Based Coatings for Surface Modification of Polyamide Reverse Osmosis Membranes”, Journal of Membrane Science, 349, 421, 2010.
  95. N. Xu, E.J. Stark, P.R. Dvornic, D.J. Meier, J. Hu, C. Hartmann-Thompson, “Hyperbranched Polycarbosiloxanes and Polysiloxanes with Octafunctional Polyhedral oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS) Branch Points”, Macromolecules, 45, 4730, 2012.
  96. J. Hu, P.I. Carver, D.L. Keeley, D.J. Meier, E.J. Stark, N. Xu, T. Zhang, C. Hartmann-Thompson, P.R. Dvornic, "Hyperbranched Polycarbosiloxanes and Polycarbosilanes via Bimolecular Non-Linear Hydrosilylation Polymerization", Polymer, 53, 5459, 2012. 

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Presentations

  1. P. R. Dvornic and R. W. Lenz, "Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Miami Beach, Florida, September 10-15, 1978.
  2. *P. R. Dvornic, "Synthesis and Characterization of Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Invited Lecture, "Pfizer Corporation", Groton, Connecticut, January 28, 1979.
  3. P. R. Dvornic, "Preparation and Evaluation of Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", PSE Scientific Seminar, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, March 29, 1979.
  4. *P. R. Dvornic and R. W. Lenz, "Synthesis and Characterization of Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Invited Lecture, Division of Macromolecular Chemistry and Technology, Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, December 12, 1979.
  5. P. R. Dvornic and R. W. Lenz, "Synthesis of Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Balkan Chemistry Days, Athens, Greece, April 17-19, 1980.
  6. P. R. Dvornic and R. W. Lenz, "Properties of Bisureidosilanes as Active Condensation Monomers. On Synthesis and Stability of Bis(1,1-tetramethylene-3-phenylureido)dimethylsilane", Balkan Chemistry Days, Athens, Greece, April 17-19, 1980.
  7. P. R. Dvornic and R. W. Lenz, "Preparation and Properties of Poly(silarylene-siloxanes)", National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, California, August 25-29, 1980.
  8. *P. R. Dvornic and R. W. Lenz,  "Synthesis and Properties of Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Invited Sectional Lecture, VII Yugoslav Symposium on Chemistry and Technology of Macromolecules, Opatija, Yugoslavia, November 5-7, 1980.
  9. P. R. Dvornic, "Synthesis and Stability of N,N-dialkyl-N'-phenylureidosilanes", XXIV Annual Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, January 18-20, 1982.
  10. *P. R. Dvornic, "Synthesis and Properties of Wholly Aromatic Poly(amide-hydrazides)", Invited Lecture, Division of Macromolecular Chemistry and Technology, Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, March 25, 1982.
  11. P. R. Dvornic and M. S. Jacovic, "The Viscosity Effect on Autoacceleration of the Rate of Free Radical Polymerization", IUPAC-MACRO 82, Amherst, Massachusetts, July 12-16, 1982.
  12. P. R. Dvornic, M. E. Livingston and R. W. Lenz, "Mechanical Properties of High Temperature Elastomers with Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Backbone Structure", IUPAC-International Symposium on Interrelations Between Processing, Structure and Properties of Polymeric Materials, Athens, Greece, August 29 - September 2, 1982.
  13. *P. R. Dvornic, "Preparation and Properties of Poly(amide-hydrazides) for Membranes and High Modulus Fibers", Invited Lecture, Division of Macromolecular Chemistry, Chemical Society of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, January 28, 1983.
  14. *P. R. Dvornic and M. N. Govedarica,  "Application of Rheological Method in the Process of Determination of Polymer Structure", Invited Lecture, Symposium on Identification of Polymeric Materials, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, May 12-13, 1983.
  15. S. Obradovic, S. Dimitrijevic and P. R. Dvornic, "Desalination of Synthetic and Natural Sea Water by Means of Semipermeable Membranes", Yugoslav Conference "Water Protection 1983", Opatija, Yugoslavia, May 25-27, 1983.
  16. S. Obradovic, S. Dimitrijevic, P. Raicevic and P. R. Dvornic, "Separation of Sodium Chloride and Radioactive Isotope I-131 from Water Solutions by Means of Semipermeable Membranes", VII Yugoslav Symposium on Chemistry and Chemical Technology, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, September 19-21, 1983.
  17. P. R. Dvornic, "New Viscometrical Method for Monitoring of the Course of Polycondensation Reactions", VIII Yugoslav Symposium on Chemistry and Technology of Macromolecules, Bled, Yugoslavia, April 18-20, 1984.
  18. *P. R. Dvornic and R. W. Lenz, "Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers" Invited Lecture, "IBM - Thomas Watson Research Center", Yorktown, New York, March 22, 1985.
  19. *P. R. Dvornic, "Preparation and Properties of Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Invited Lecture, "Millipore Corporation", Bedford, Massachusetts, January 22, 1986.
  20. *P. R. Dvornic,  "Synthesis and Properties of Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Invited Lecture, Division of Organic Chemistry, Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, March 14, 1986.
  21. *P. R. Dvornic, "Thermal Stability and Mechanism of Degradation of Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Invited Lecture, Division of Macromolecular Chemistry and Technology, Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, April 14, 1986.
  22. *P. R. Dvornic, "Polymer Engineering in Molecular Lithography", Scientific Meeting "Molecular Devises", Belgrade, Yugoslavia, December 8, 1986.
  23. *P. R. Dvornic, "Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Invited Lecture, Temple University, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, January 30, 1987.
  24. *P. R. Dvornic, "Thermal Stability and Degradation Mechanism of Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Invited Sectional Lecture, IX Yugoslav Symposium on Chemistry and Technology of Macromolecules, Ohrid, Yugoslavia, April 27-29, 1987.
  25. P. R. Dvornic, M. N. Govedarica and M. Trbovic, "Application of Some Polymeric Materials in Water Purification Processes", II Yugoslav Congress on Chemical Engineering and Process Techniques", Dubrovnik, Yugoslavia, May 11-15, 1987.
  26. P. R. Dvornic, "Semipermeable Polymer Membranes", "Gumiplast 87": XVI International Symposium on Plastics and Rubber, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, November 2-4, 1987.
  27. R. W. Lenz, R. Hani and P. R. Dvornic, "Synthesis, Properties and Potential Applications of Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", An International Topical  Workshop  "Advances in Silicon-Based Polymer Science", Makaha, Oahu, Hawaii, November 21-24, 1988.
  28. S. Batacharaya, P. R. Dvornic and R. W. Lenz, "Liquid Crystalline Behavior of Some Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", Gordon Research Conference on Liquid Crystalline Polymers, New London, New Hampshire, July 11-14, 1988.
  29. *P. R. Dvornic, "Aramides: Polymer Synthesis", Invited Lecture, "Polyester", Priboj, Yugoslavia, December 28, 1988.
  30. *P. R. Dvornic, "Aramide Fibers Based Composites", January Teacher Days, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, January 23, 1989.
  31. P. R. Dvornic, R. Hani and R. W. Lenz, "High and Low Temperature Properties of Exactly Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", "Specialty Polymers '88", Cambridge, United Kingdom, September 13-15, 1988.
  32. P. R. Dvornic, "Aramides and Aramide Fibers", "Gumiplast 88": XVII International Symposium on Plastics and Rubber, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, November 8-10, 1988.
  33. M. N. Govedarica and P. R. Dvornic, "Siloxane Equilibration Polymerization Catalyzed by Sulfonated Polystyrene Based Cation Exchange Resins", X Yugoslav Symposium on Chemistry and Technology of Macromolecules, Vrnjacka Banja, Yugoslavia, May 23-25, 1989.
  34. S. D. Vignjevic and P. R. Dvornic, "Effect of Some Synthetic Parameters on the Molecular Weight of Poly(p-phenyleneterephthalamide) and Poly[(terephthaloyl-amino)benzoic acid hydrazide]", X Yugoslav Symposium on Chemistry and Technology of Macromolecules, Vrnjacka Banja, Yugoslavia, May 23-25, 1989.
  35. *P. R. Dvornic and S. D. Vignjevic, "Effect of the Molecular Weight of Aromatic Polyamides on the Properties of Aramide Fibers", "Fiber Reinforced Polymer Composites", Bled, Yugoslavia, September 27-28, 1989.
  36. S. D. Vignjevic and P. R. Dvornic, "Dependence of the Molecular Weight of Poly(p-phenyleneterephthalamide) on the Synthetic Parameters Used for Polymer Preparation", "Gumiplast '89": XVIII International Symposium on Plastics and Rubber, Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, October 30-31, 1989.
  37. J. D. Jovanovic, M. N. Govedarica and P. R. Dvornic, "Equilibration of Polysiloxanes Using Cation Exchange Resins as Catalysts", "Gumiplast '89": XVII International Symposium on Plastics and Rubber,  Sarajevo, Yugoslavia, October 30-31, 1989.
  38. *P. R. Dvornic, "Synthesis and Properties of High Temperature Siloxane Polymers", Invited Plenary Lecture, Belgrade Regional Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, January 8, 1990.
  39. *P. R. Dvornic, "High Temperature Siloxane Elastomers. Structure - Property Relationships", Invited Lecture, Department of Mechanical Engineering, "Edvard Kardelj" University, Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, April 19, 1990.
  40. *P. R. Dvornic, "Synthesis and Properties of Alternating Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers for High Temperature Elastomers", Invited Lecture, Chemical Institute "Boris Kidric", Ljubljana, Yugoslavia, September 19, 1990.
  41. P. R. Dvornic and R. W. Lenz, "Synthesis of High Molecular Weight Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", III European Polymer Federation Symposium on Polymeric Materials, Sorrento, Italy, October 1-5, 1990.
  42. *P. R. Dvornic, "High Temperature Siloxane Elastomers", Invited Lecture, Division of Macromolecular Chemistry and Technology, Chemical Society of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, October 25, 1990.
  43. J. D. Jovanovic and P. R. Dvornic, "Synthesis of Difunctional Siloxane Oligomers by Equilibration Reactions", XXXIII Annual Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, January 16-18, 1991.
  44. *P. R. Dvornic, "Synthesis and Properties of Polymers for High Temperature Siloxane Elastomers", Invited Lecture, Division of Macromolecules, Society of Chemists and Technologists of Croatia, and Division of Petrochemistry, Yugoslav Academy of Sciences and Arts, Zagreb, Yugoslavia, January 23, 1991.
  45. J. D. Jovanovic and P. R. Dvornic, "Synthesis and Characterization of Difunctional Telechelic Oligopolysiloxanes", XI Yugoslav Symposium on Chemistry and Technology of Macromolecules, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, October 9-11, 1991.
  46. P. R. Dvornic, "Structure - Glass Transition Temperature Relationships in Silarylene-Siloxane Polymers", XI Yugoslav Symposium on Chemistry and Technology of Macromolecules, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, October 9-11, 1991.
  47. *P. R. Dvornic, "Synthesis and Properties of Aromatic Polyamides and Poly(amide-hydrazides) for Ultrahigh Modulus Fibers and Semipermeable Membranes", Invited Lecture, Division of Macromolecular Chemistry and Technology, Chemical Society of Vojvodina, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, November 22, 1991.
  48. *P. R. Dvornic, "High Temperature Silarylene-Siloxane Elastomers", Invited Lecture, 203rd Annual Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, California, April 5-10, 1992.
  49. V. V. Gerov, P. R. Dvornic and J. D. Jovanovic, "Kinetic Investigation of the Hydrosilation Reaction of 1,3-Divinyltetramethyldisiloxane and 1,3-Dihydridotetramethyldisiloxane", XXXV Annual Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, January 18-20, 1993.
  50. P. R. Dvornic, J. D. Jovanovic and Z. Trgovcevic, "Preparation of Vulcanizates of Defined Structure from Siloxane Oligomers via Hydrosilation Reaction", XXXV Annual Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, January 18-20, 1993.
  51. P. R. Dvornic, M. N. Govedarica and J. D. Jovanovic, "On the Critical Molecular Weight of Polydimethylsiloxane", XXXV Annual Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, January 18-20, 1993.
  52. *P. R. Dvornic, "High Temperature Siloxane Elastomers", Invited Lecture, Department of Solid State Physics and Radiation Chemistry, Institute of Nuclear Sciences "Vinca", Vinca, Yugoslavia, February 26, 1993.
  53. J. D. Jovanovic and P. R. Dvornic,  "Low Temperature Vulcanization of Siloxane Oligomers", I Yugoslav Congress on Plastics and Rubber "PLASTIGUM '93", Vrnjacka Banja, Yugoslavia, April 27-29, 1993.
  54. V. V. Gerov, P. R. Dvornic and M. N. Govedarica, “Preparation of Linear Poly(1,1,3,3-tetramethyldisiloxanyl)ethylene by Hydrosilation as the Basic Reaction of a Step-Growth Polymerization Process”, XXXVI Annual Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, June 1-3, 1994.
  55. J. D. Jovanovic and P. R. Dvornic, “Monitoring of the Course of Siloxane Redistribution Reaction and Characterization of the Products by High Performance Liquid Chromatography”, XXXVI Annual Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, June 1-3, 1994.
  56. M. P. Antic, P. R. Dvornic and M. N. Govedarica, “Preparation of Telechelic Dicarboxy Oligopolysiloxanes via Siloxane Redistribution Reaction”, XXXVI Annual Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, June 1-3, 1994. 
  57. P. R. Dvornic, "StarburstR Dendrimers and Other Dendrimers: Science and Technology", A Presentation for the European Patent Office Examiners, Michigan Molecular Institute, Midland, Michigan, September 19, 1994.
  58. P. R. Dvornic, "Dendritic Polymers: General Characteristics and Basic Structural Features" and "Silicon Containing Dendritic Polymers", "Dow Corning Corporation", Midland, Michigan, December 13, 1994.
  59. *P. R. Dvornic, S. Uppuluri, D. A. Tomalia, "Steady State Flow Behavior of Polyamidoamine Dendrimers in Ethylene Diamine Solutions", International Dendrimer Technology Workshop, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, March 15-16, 1995.
  60. S. Uppuluri, P. R. Dvornic and D. A. Tomalia, "Rheological Properties of Dendrimers", SAMPE - Michigan Regional Meeting, Michigan State University, East Lansing, Michigan, March 22, 1995.
  61. V. V. Gerov and P. R. Dvornic, “Rheological and Thermal Properties of Poly(1,1,3,3-tetramethyldisiloxanyl)ethylene”, XXXVII Annual Meeting of the Serbian Chemical Society, Novi Sad, Yugoslavia, June 1-2, 1995.
  62. P. R. Dvornic, S. Uppuluri and D. A. Tomalia, "Rheological Properties of StarburstR Polyamidoamine Dendrimers in Concentrated Ethylene Diamine Solutions", 210th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Chicago, Illinois, August 20-24, 1995.
  63. *P. R. Dvornic, S. Uppuluri and D. A. Tomalia, "Dendrimers: The First Non-Entangled High Molecular Weight Polymers", 51st ACS Fall Scientific Meeting "Materials for Emerging Technologies", Midland, Michigan, November 4, 1995. 
  64. P. Start, L. Rakesh, S. E. Keinath, P. R. Dvornic and D. A. Tomalia, "Molecular Modeling of Dendritic Polymers", 51st ACS Fall Scientific Meeting "Materials for Emerging Technologies", Midland, Michigan, November 4, 1995.
  65. S. Uppuluri, P. R. Dvornic and D. A. Tomalia, “Rheological Studies of Starburst Polyamidoamine Dendrimers in Concentrated Solutions and in the Neat State”, 1995 Annual American Institute of Chemical Engineers Meeting, Miami Beach, Florida, November 12-17, 1995.
  66. *D. A. Tomalia and P. R. Dvornic, “Dendrimers and Their Biomedical Applications”, ICN Pharmaceuticals, Costa Mesa, California, November 16, 1995.
  67. S. Uppuluri, P. R. Dvornic and D. A. Tomalia, “Intramolecular Morphology of Polyamidoamine Dendrimers”, II SAMPE-Michigan Regional Meeting, Ann Arbor, Michigan, January 12, 1996.
  68. *P. R. Dvornic, S. Uppuluri and D. A. Tomalia, “Intramolecular Morphology of Starburst Dendrimers - A “Dense-Shell” Model”, Materials Research Society 1996 Spring Meeting, San Francisco, California, April 8-12, 1996.
  69. *P. R. Dvornic and D. A. Tomalia, “Dendritic Polymers: The Fourth Major Class of Macromolecular Architecture”, “Dow Corning Corporation”, Midland, Michigan, July 26, 1996.
  70. *A. M. deLeuze-Jallouli, D. Swanson and P. R. Dvornic, “Preparation and Characterization of Radially Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) Dendrimers”, “Dow Corning Corporation”, Midland, Michigan, July 26, 1996.
  71. *S. Uppuluri, P. R. Dvornic and D. A. Tomalia, “Structure-Property Relationships in Polyamidoamine Dendrimers”, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India, July 18, 1996.
  72. *P. R. Dvornic and D. A. Tomalia, “Dendritic Polymers: The Fourth Major Class of Macromolecular Architecture”, 212th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Orlando, Florida, August 25-29, 1996.
  73. *P. R. Dvornic, “Dendritic Polymers: The Fourth Main Class of Macromolecular Architecture”, PPG Industries, Inc., Fiber Glass Research Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, October 22, 1996.
  74. *S. Uppuluri, A. M. Jurek and P. R. Dvornic “Rheological and Thermal Properties of Dendrimers”, 2nd International Dendritic Polymers Workshop, Midland, Michigan, October 29-30, 1996.
  75. *P. R. Dvornic, “Dendritic Polymers: The Fourth Main Class of Macromolecular Architecture”, FMC BioProducts, Rockland, Maine, January 16, 1997.
  76. *P. R. Dvornic, “Dendrimers: The First High Molecular Weight Newtonian Polymers?”, 1997 March Meeting of the American Physical Society, Kansas City, Missouri, March 17-21, 1997.
  77. *P. R. Dvornic and A. de Leuze-Jallouli, “Silicon Containing Dendritic Polymers”, Dendritech Inc., Midland, Michigan, April 22, 1997.
  78. *P. R. Dvornic: “Structure - Property Relationships in Dendrimers”, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, Massachusetts, April, 24, 1997.
  79. *P. R. Dvornic: “Dendritic Polymers: What Promises the Fourth Main Class of Macromolecular Architecture?”, PPG Industries, Inc., Coatings Research Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 20, 1997. 
  80. A. M. de Leuze-Jallouli, D. R. Swanson, S. V. Perz, M. J. Owen and P. R. Dvornic, “Preparation and Evaluation of Radially Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, 214th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 8-11, 1997.
  81. A. M. de Leuze-Jallouli, D. R. Swanson, P. R. Dvornic, S. V. Perz and M. J. Owen, “Surface Properties of Radially Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, 214th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 8-11, 1997.
  82. D. A. Tomalia, P. R. Dvornic, S. Uppuluri, D. R. Swanson and L. Balogh, “Skeletal Macromolecular Isomerism: A Comparison of Dendritic Polymer Properties to those of Classical Macromolecular Architectures”, 214th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 8-11, 1997. Presented in “Chemical & Engineering News”, September 22, 1997; pp. 28-30.
  83. S. Uppuluri, D. A. Tomalia and P. R. Dvornic, “A “Dense-Shell” Model for Intramolecular Morphology of Polyamidoamine Dendrimers Based on Experimental Rheological Data”, 214th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Las Vegas, Nevada, September 8-11, 1997. Presented in “Chemical & Engineering News”, September 22, 1997; pp. 28-30.
  84. *P. R. Dvornic, “Dendritic Polymers: The Fourth Main Class of Macromolecular Architecture”, Department of Chemistry, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, September 26, 1997.
  85. *P. R. Dvornic, “Rheology of Dendrimers: Unique Flow Properties of a New Topological Subclass of Macromolecular Architecture”, 69th Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, Columbus, Ohio, October, 19-23, 1997.
  86. *P. R. Dvornic, “Dendrimers: New Horizons in Polymer Chemistry”, Plenary Lecture to the Serbian Chemical Society, University of Belgrade, Department of Technology and Metallurgy, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, November 19, 1997.
  87. *P. R. Dvornic, A. de Leuze-Jallouli, M. J. Owen and S. V. Perz, “Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers and Dendrimer-Based Networks with Controlled Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Nanoscopic Domains”, Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, Michigan, March 17, 1998.
  88. P. R. Dvornic, A. de Leuze-Jallouli, M. J. Owen and S. V. Perz, “The First Dendrimer-Based Networks Containing Hydrophobic Organosilicon and Hydrophilic Amidoamine Nanoscopic Domains”, Silicones in Coatings II, Orlando, Florida, March 24-26, 1998.
  89. P. R. Dvornic, A. M. de Leuze-Jallouli, M. J. Owen and S. V. Perz, “Dendritic Macromolecules: The Fourth Main Architectural Class of Silicon-Containing Polymers”, 215th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dallas, Texas, March 29 - April 2, 1998.
  90. A. M. de Leuze-Jallouli, P. R. Dvornic, S. V. Perz and M. J. Owen, “Polyamidoamine - Organosilicon (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers and Networks With Hydrophobic and Hydrophilic Domains”, 215th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Dallas, Texas, March 29 - April 2, 1998.
  91. *P. R. Dvornic “Dendrimer-Based Elastomers”, Plastics Division, Manufacturing Engineering Technologies Department, College of Technology, Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, April 23, 1998.
  92. A. M. De Leuze-Jallouli, D. Swanson, P. R. Dvornic, S. V. Perz and M. J. Owen, “Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) Dendrimers: A New Class of Organosilicon Surfactant”, SIS, 12th International Symposium on Surfactants in Solution, Stockholm, Sweden, June 7-11, 1998.  
  93. P. R. Dvornic, “Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers and Dendrimer-Based Networks: Tractable Dendrimer-Based Materials for Nanoscopic Sponges, Reactors, Composites and Coatings”, Naval Research Laboratory, Washington DC, June 10-11, 1998.
  94. S. Uppuluri, F. A. Morrison and P. R. Dvornic, “Bulk Rheology of Ethylenediamine (EDA) – Core Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Dendrimers”, 70th Annual Meeting of the Society of Rheology, Monterey, California, October 4 – 8, 1998.
  95. *P. R. Dvornic, “Nanoscopic Sponges, Reactors and Composites Based on Radially Layered Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Copolymeric Dendrimers”, Polymer Science Department, University of Southern Mississippi, Hattiesburg, Mississippi, October 7, 1998.
  96. S. Uppuluri and P. R. Dvornic, “Physical Properties of Dendrimers: Towards Understanding Dendrimer Intramolecular Morphology”, 54th ACS Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, Michigan, October 31, 1998.
  97. P. R. Dvornic, A. de Leuze-Jallouli, M. J. Owen and S. V. Perz, “Dendrimer-Based Materials: Films, Coatings, Molecular Sponges and Nano-Composites From Copolymeric Amidoamine-Organosilicon (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, 54th ACS Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, Michigan, October 31, 1998.
  98. *P. R. Dvornic, “Dendrimers: From Science Fiction to Reality”, Plenary Lecture to the Serbian Chemical Society, University of Belgrade, Department of Technology and Metallurgy, Belgrade, Yugoslavia, January 18, 1999.
  99. *P. R. Dvornic, “Dendrimers: From Science Fiction to Reality”, Laboratoire de Recherche sur les Polymeres, UMR C7581 CNRS, Paris, France, January 25, 1999.
  100. P. R. Dvornic, A. de Leuze-Jallouli, M. J. Owen and S. V. Perz, “Nanostructured Films, Coatings, Molecular “Sponges” and “Reactors” from Copolymeric Amidoamine-Organosilicon (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, 217th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Anaheim, California, March 21-25, 1999.
  101. *S. Uppuluri, S. E. Keinath, D. A. Tomalia and P. R. Dvornic, “Rheology of Dendrimers. I. Newtonian Flow Behavior of Medium and Highly Concentrated Solutions of Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Dendrimers in Ethylenediamine (EDA) Solvent”, The Midland Chapter of Sigma Xi Annual Best Paper Award Lecture, Michigan Molecular Institute, Midland, Michigan, April 8, 1999.
  102. P. R. Dvornic, A. M. de Leuze-Jallouli, M. J. Owen, D. A. Dalman, P. Parham, D. Pickelman and S. V. Perz, “Dendrimer-Based Films, Sheets and Membranes With Precisely Organized Hydrophilic and Hydrophobic Nanoscopic Domains”, 218th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New Orleans, Louisiana, August 22-26, 1999.
  103. D. Graiver, M. J. Owen, S. B. Rees, P. R. Dvornic and A. Muzafarov, “Hyperbranched and Dendritic Organosilicon Polymers”, Macromolecules 1999: Macromolecules for the Millennium, University of Bath, Bath, England, September 5-9, 1999. Presentation withdrawn by DCC.
  104. D. A. Dalman, D. T. Dix and P. R. Dvornic, “The Impact of Major Trends and Unmet Needs in the Electronic Industry on Chemicals and Materials”, 55th ACS Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, Michigan, October 30, 1999.
  105. S. D. Reeves, P. R. Dvornic, L. W. Hoffman and M. J. Owen, “The Preparation and Characterization of Metal Nanocomposites in Radially-Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) Dendrimer Networks”, 33rd Organosilicon Symposium, Saginaw, Michigan, April 7-8, 2000.
  106. L. W. Hoffman, C. S. McMillan, M. J. Owen, S. D. Reeves and P. R. Dvornic, “Doping Level Effects on Morphology and Surface Properties of Copper in Radially-Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, 33rd Organosilicon Symposium, Saginaw, Michigan, April 7-8, 2000.
  107. *P. R. Dvornic, “Dendrimers: Synthetic Molecular Vehicles Into Nanospace”, Ernest Orlando Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, University of California, Berkeley, California, April 10, 2000.
  108. *P. R. Dvornic, “Dendrimers: Multi-Functional Building Blocks for Nano-Structured Materials”, MER Corporation, Tucson, Arizona, April 14, 2000.
  109. P. R. Dvornic, A. M. de Leuze-Jallouli, S. V. Perz and M. J. Owen, “Surface Properties of Copolymeric Amidoamine-Organosilicon (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, IACIAS 2000, 10th Meeting in Colloid and Interface Science, Bristol, UK, July 24-28, 2000.
  110. L. W. Hoffman, C. S. McMillan, M. J. Owen, P. R. Dvornic and S. D. Reeves, “Doping Level Effects on Morphology and Surface Properties of Metals in Radially Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, 220th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Washington, D.C., August 20-24, 2000.
  111. *P. R. Dvornic, “Nano-Domained Dendrimer-Based Networks as Potential Membranes for Catalytic Reactors”, Debye Institute, Department of Metal-Mediated Synthesis, Utrecht University, Utrecht, The Netherlands, September 7, 2000.
  112. *P. R. Dvornic and S. E. Keinath, “Dendrimers: A Polymer Chemist’s Vehicle Into Nanospace”, ASM Fall Lecture Series, Frankenmuth, Michigan, September 26, 2000.
  113. L. W. Hoffman, C. S. McMillan, U. C. Pernisz, M. J. Owen, S. D. Reeves, R. A. Bubeck, P. L. Parham and P. R. Dvornic, “Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) Dendrimer-Based Nano-Structured Networks, their Metal Composites and Thermal Properties”, 56th ACS Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, Michigan, October 28, 2000.
  114. *P. R. Dvornic, “PAMAMOS Dendrimers: A Silicon Polymer Chemist’s Vehicle Into Nanoworld”, Dow Corning Corporation, Midland, Michigan, February 16, 2001.
  115. R. Bubeck, P. Dvornic, P. Parham, A. Hexamer, X. Li, and D. Fischer, “NEXAFS of Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimer-Based Network Nano-composites”, American Physical Society March Meeting, Seattle, Washington, March 12-16, 2001, A19 10.
  116. *P. R. Dvornic “New Methods to Use Dendrimers”, Neogen Corporation, Technical Advisory Board, Lansing, Michigan, March 20, 2001.
  117. P.R. Dvornic, M.J. Owen, S.E. Keinath, J. Hu, L.W. Hoffman and P.L. Parham, “Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers and Their Derivatives of Higher Degree of Structural Complexity”, 221st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, California, April 1-5, 2001.
  118. F. Vidal, I.Hémonic, D. Teyssié, S. Boileau, S.D. Reeves, P.R. Dvornic and M.J. Owen, “Dendrimer-Based Interpenetrating Networks”, 221st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, California, April 1-5, 2001.
  119. R.A. Bubeck, B.J. Bauer, P.R. Dvornic, M.J. Owen, S.D. Reeves, P.L. Parham and L.W. Hoffman, “Small-Angle Neutron Scattering From Metal Ion-Containing PAMAMOS Dendrimer Networks”, 221st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, California, April 1-5, 2001.
  120. P.R. Dvornic, “A Decade of Dendrimer Rheology: What Have We Learned?”, 221st National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Diego, California, April 1-5, 2001.
  121. *P.R. Dvornic, “PAMAMOS: Radially Layered Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) Dendrimers and Their Nano-Structured Derivatives of Higher Degree of Organizational Complexity”, Department of Chemistry and Loker Hydrocarbon Research Institute, University of Southern California, Los Angeles, California, April 9, 2001.
  122. *P.R. Dvornic and S.M. Pulver, “Nano-Domained Composite Materials for New Types of Specialty Paints and Coatings”, Sherwin Williams Technical Center, Cleveland, Ohio, June 5, 2001.
  123. *P.R. Dvornic and M.J. Owen, “Dendrimer-Based Nano-Structured Networks and Nano-Composites”, 33rd Great Lakes/Central Regional ACS Meeting, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 11-13, 2001.
  124. L.W. Hoffman, C.S. McMillan, M.J. Owen, P.R. Dvornic, R.A. Bubeck, B.J. Bauer, P.L. Parham and S.D. Reeves, “Doping Level Effects on Morphology and Surface Properties of Metals in Radially Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, 33rd Great Lakes/Central Regional ACS Meeting, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 11-13, 2001.
  125. *P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, S.D. Reeves, J. Hu, L.W. Hoffman and M.J. Owen, “Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers and Multi-Arm Star Polymers”, 33rd Great Lakes/Central Regional ACS Meeting, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 11-13, 2001.
  126. *M.J. Owen, P.R. Dvornic, A.M. de Leuze-Jallouli, S.E. Keinath and S.V. Perz, “Surface Properties of Radially Layered Copoly(amidoamine-organosilicon) (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, 33rd Great Lakes/Central Regional ACS Meeting, Grand Rapids, Michigan, June 11-13, 2001.
  127. *P.R. Dvornic, “Nanostructured Materials from Dendritic Polymer Technology”, Department of Chemical Engineering and Program in Polymer Science and Technology, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, Massachusetts, October 10, 2001.
  128. *P.R. Dvornic, “Copolymeric Dendrimers as Reactive Building Blocks for Materials Nanotechnology”, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Center for Integrated Microchemical systems, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, November 14, 2001.
  129. *P.R. Dvornic and S.N. Kaganove, “Dendritic Polymer Biosensors for Food Toxins”, Live Appearance on the Bob Dyer Show, WKNX 1250 Radio, Saginaw, Michigan, May 29, 2002.
  130. *M. Brook, P.R. Dvornic, D. Graiver, J. Matisons and M.J. Owen, “Perspectives on Silicon”, An International Workshop, Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia, Adelaide, South Australia, July 15-19, 2002.
  131. *P.R. Dvornic, “Dendritic Polymers: A Polymer Chemist’s Vehicle Into Nanospace”, Department of Materials Science, Flinders University, Adelaide, South Australia, July 24, 2002.
  132. *P.R. Dvornic, “Dendritic Polymers: A Polymer Chemist’s Vehicle Into Nanospace”, “Polymer Chemistry: Past, Present, Future. A Scientific Symposium Honoring Professor Robert W. Lenz”, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, August 14-16, 2002.
  133. D.A. Dalman, P.R. Dvornic, M.F. Hoover and T. Lentz, “PAMAMOS Copper Nanocomposite Coatings for the Fabrication of Printed Wiring Boards”, 35th International Symposium on Microelectronics, Denver, Colorado, September 4-6, 2002.
  134. G. Pan, D. Zhou, J.E. Mark, D. Schaefer and P.R. Dvornic, “Combining POSS with Dendrimers and High-Performance Thermoplastics”, POSS® Nanotechnology Conference, Huntington Beach, California, September 25-27, 2002.
  135. *P.R. Dvornic, “Bottom-Up Synthesis of Nano-Structured Materials Using Dendritic Polymer Technology”, Department of Chemistry, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, Michigan, October 11, 2002.
  136. J.Hu, S. Pulver and P.R. Dvornic, “New Dendrimer-Based Radiopharmaceuticals for the Imaging and Treatment of Pancreatic Cancer”, National Cancer Institute, Rockville, Maryland, November 1, 2002.
  137. *P.R. Dvornic, “New Nanostructured Functional Materials From Dendritic Polymer Technology”, US Army Research Laboratory, Aberdeen Proving Grounds, Maryland, November 13, 2002.
  138. *P.R. Dvornic, “Radially Layered Organosilicon Dendrimers as Reactive Building Blocks for Tailoring Hybrid Nano-Structured Materials and Nanocomposites”, 3rd International Workshop on Silicon-Containing Polymers, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York, June 23-25, 2003.
  139. A. Sarkar, P.S. Satoh, P.R. Dvornic and S.N. Kaganove, “Colorimetric Nano-Sensors Based on Photopolymerizable Amphiphilic PAMAM Dendrimers”, 226th National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, New York City, New York, September 7-11, 2003.
  140. *P.R. Dvornic, “Dendritic Polymers as Multi-Functional Building Blocks for Bottom-Up Synthesis of More Complex Nanostructures”, Department of Chemistry, City University of New York, Staten Island, New York, September 25, 2003.
  141. A. Sarkar, P.S. Satoh, P.R. Dvornic and S.N. Kaganove, “Colorimetric Nano-Sensors Based on Photopolymerizable Amphiphilic PAMAM Dendrimers”, 59th ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 17, 2003.
  142. P.R. Dvornic, C. Hartmann-Thompson, S. E. Keinath and E.J. Hill, “Inorganic-Organic Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Dendrimer-Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxane (POSS) Hybrid Nanomaterials”, 59th ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 17, 2003.
  143. C. Hartmann-Thompson, J. Hu, S.N. Kaganove, S.E. Keinath, D.L. Keeley and P.R. Dvornic, “Hydrogen-Bond Acidic Hyperbranched Polymers for Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Sensors”, 60th ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 22, 2004.
  144. E.J. Hill, P.R. Dvornic, C. Hartmann-Thompson and S.E. Keinath, “Analysis of Organic-Inorganic Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Dendrimer-Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxane (POSS) Nanohybrids by Matrix Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization-Time of Flight (MALDI-TOF) Mass Spectrometry”, 60th ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 22, 2004.
  145. *P.R. Dvornic, ”PAMAMOS: The First Commercial Silicon-Containing Dendrimers and their Applications as Building Blocks for More Complex Nanostructures”, 4th International Dendrimer Symposium IDS-4, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 18-21, 2005.
  146. C. Hartmann-Thompson, P.R. Dvornic, S.E. Keinath and E.J. Hill, “Inorganic-Organic Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Dendrimer-Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxane (POSS) Hybrid Nanomaterials”, 4th International Dendrimer Symposium IDS-4, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 18-21, 2005.
  147. C. Hartmann-Thompson, J. Hu, S.N. Kaganove, S.E. Keinath, D.L. Keeley and P.R. Dvornic, “Hydrogen-Bond Acidic Hyperbranched Polymers for Surface Acoustic Wave (SAW) Sensors”, 4th International Dendrimer Symposium IDS-4, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 18-21, 2005.
  148. J. Hu, Q. Xu, P.R. Dvornic, D.J. Meier and R.M. Nowak, “Silicon-Containing Hyperbranched Polymers (HBPs) via Bimolecular Nonlinear Polymerization. A Novel Approach to Control the HBP Molecular Sizes”, 4th International Dendrimer Symposium IDS-4, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 18-21, 2005.
  149. A. Sarkar, P. Satoh, P.R. Dvornic and S.N. Kaganove, “Colorimetric Biosensors Based on PAMAM Dendrites - Polydiacetylene Nano-Constructs”, 4th International Dendrimer Symposium IDS-4, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 18-21, 2005.
  150. P.R. Dvornic, E. Scheibert, S.N. Kaganove and A. Sarkar, “PAMAMOS: A New Class of Siliconized Dendrimers”, 4th International Dendrimer Symposium IDS-4, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 18-21, 2005.
  151. S.N. Kaganove, T. Zhang and P.R. Dvornic, “Polyamidoamine-organosilicon (PAMAMOS) Dendrites Coatings for Vapor Phase Cyanide Removal”, 4th International Dendrimer Symposium IDS-4, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 18-21, 2005.
  152. *P.R. Dvornic, “Using Dendrimers to Build Complex Nano-Structures. The Case of PAMAMOS: the First Commercially Available Silicon-Containing Dendrimers”, 10th Russian Conference on Organosilicon Compounds: Synthesis, Properties, Application (dedicated to centenary of K.A. Andrianov, Moscow, Russia, May 26-30, 2005.
  153. *P.R. Dvornic, “PAMAMOS: The First Commercially Available Silicon-Containing Dendrimers and Their Application in Nanotechnology”, Serbian Chemical Society, Section for the Chemistry and Technology of Macromolecules, Belgrade, Serbia and Monte Negro, June 8, 2005.
  154. *P.R. Dvornic, “PAMAMOS Dendrimers as Unique Organo-Inorganic Building Blocks for Complex Nano-Structures”, Department of Chemistry, University of Texas at El Paso, El Paso, Texas, September 9, 2005.
  155. S.N. Kaganove, A. Sarkar, C. Hartmann-Thompson, J. Hu, D.L. Keeley, P.R. Dvornic and S.E. Keinath, “Uses of Dendritic Polymers in Chemical Sensing Applications”, 61st ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 14, 2005.
  156. A. Sarkar, P. Satoh, P.R. Dvornic and S.N. Kaganove, “PAMAM Dendrimers-Polydiacetylene Nano-Construct Based Colorimetric Biosensors”, 61st ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 14, 2005.
  157. T. Zhang, S.N. Kaganove and P.R. Dvornic, “Prototype Vapor Phase Cyanide Filtration System Based on Polyamidoamine Organosilicon (PAMAMOS) Dendrimers”, 61st ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 14, 2005
  158. *P.R. Dvornic, “Bottom-Up Synthesis of Complex Nano-Structures Using PAMAMOS Dendrimers as Unique Organo-Inorganic Building Blocks”, The 40th Midwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Joplin, MO, October 26-28, 2005.
  159. S.N. Kaganove, T. Zhang and P.R. Dvornic, “Polyamidoamine-Organosilicon (PAMAMOS) Dendrimer Coatings for Vapor Phase Cyanide Removal”, Pacifichem 2005, International Chemical Congress of Pacific Basin Societies, Honolulu, HI, December 15-20, 2005.
  160. *P.R. Dvornic, A. Sarkar, “Dendrimers as Building Blocks for Nano-Scaled Electronics and Photonics”, Japan Society for Promotion of Science – University of North Texas (JSPS-UNT) Joint Symposium on Nanoscale Materials for Optoelectronics and Biotechnology, Denton, TX, February 2-3, 2006.
  161. T. Zhang, S.N. Kaganove and P.R. Dvornic, “Application of Amphiphilic PAMAM Dendrimers in Biomimetic Interfaces”, 2006 ACS Central regional Meeting, Frankenmuth, MI, May 17-21, 2006.
  162. *P.R. Dvornic and S.N. Kaganove, “Dendrimer-based Organo-inorganic Nanocomposites”, 2006 ACS Central regional Meeting, Frankenmuth, MI, May 17-21, 2006.
  163. S.N. Kaganove, T. Zhang and P.R. Dvornic, “Dendritic Polymer Approaches for the Decontamination of Vapor Phase Cyanide”, 2006 ACS Central regional Meeting, Frankenmuth, MI, May 17-21, 2006.
  164. P.R. Dvornic, C. Hartmann-Thompson, S.N. Kaganove, J. Rousseau, A. Sarkar and T. Zhang, “PAMAMOS Dendrimers: Opening New Possibilities to Engineering Nanotechnology”, 232nd National Meeting of the American Chemical Society, San Francisco, CA, September 10-14, 2006.
  165. T. Zhang, S. N. Kaganove and P.R. Dvornic, “Application of Amphiphilic PAMAM Dendrimers in Biomimetic Interfaces”, 62nd ACS Midland Section  Fall Scientific Meeting, Mount Pleasant, MI, October 21, 2006.
  166. *P.R. Dvornic, “PAMAMOS Dendrimers: The First Commercially Available Dendrimers for Nano-Materials and Engineering Applications”, Sherwin-Williams Research Center, Cleveland, OH, October 26, 2006.
  167. *P.R. Dvornic, “Using Dendrimers to Engineer Nanostructured Materials by Bottom-Up Approach”, Department of Chemistry, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, November 20, 2006.
  168. *P.R. Dvornic, “Hyperbranched Polymers by Bimolecular Non-Linear Polymerization (BMNLP)”, Serbian Chemical Society – Division of Macromolecular Chemistry and Technology, Beograd, Serbia, June 6, 2007.
  169. *P.R. Dvornic, “”Soft” Nanotechnology: Dendrimer-Based Nano-Structured Materials by Bottom-Up Synthesis”, Department of Chemistry, University of Waterloo, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, September 25, 2007.
  170. A. Sarkar, J. Rousseau, C. Hartmann-Thompson, S. E. Scheibert, C. Maples, J. Parker, J.I. Scheide, P. Joyce, ”A Nanotechnology Approach to Environmentally Benign Antifouling Coatings“, 63rd ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 19, 2007.
  171. A. Sarkar, A. Merrington, J.L. Rousseau, A. Chakrabarti, P.I. Carver, T. Zhang, S.E. Keinath and P.P. Dvornic, “Reduce Biofouling of Reverse Osmosis Membranes by Surface Modification”, 63rd ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 19, 2007.
  172. C. Hartmann-Thompson, D.L. Keeley, K.M. Pollock, P.P. Dvornic, S.E. Keinath, M. Dantus, T. Gunaratne, D.J. LeCaptain, T.J. Randall and M.J. Skiba, “One and Two-Photon Fluorescent Polyhedral Oligosilsesquioxane (POSS) Nanosensor Arrays for the Remote Detection of a Broad Range of Analytes in Clouds, in Solutions and on Surfaces”, 63rd ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 19, 2007.
  173. T. Zhang, S.N. Kaganove and P.R. Dvornic, “Investigation of Amphiphilic PAMAM Dendrimers as Components in Biomimetic Interfaces”, 63rd ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 19, 2007.
  174. *P.R. Dvornic, “Designing New Materials Using Dendrimer-Based Nanotechnology”, Department of Chemistry, Oakland University, Rochester, MI, March 19, 2008.
  175. *P.R. Dvornic, “New Materials Engineering by Dendrimer-Based “Soft” Nanotechnology”, Department of Macromolecular Science and Engineering, Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, March 28, 2008.
  176. *P.R. Dvornic, A. Sarkar, J. Rousseau, C. Hartmann-Thompson, A. Merrington, P. Carver, T. Zhang and S.E. Keinath, “Dendritic Polymer Networks: A New Class of Nano-Structured Antifouling Coatings”, 235th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LU, April 6-10, 2008.
  177. *P.R. Dvornic, “Silicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers and their Unique Potentials in Nanotechnology”, Charles E. Reed Lecture 2008, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY, April 29, 2008.
  178. S. Rahman, S. Kaganove, P. Dvornic, D. Meier and A. Sarkar, ”Development of Polymer-Based High Oxygen and Low Moisture Permeable Chemically Resistant Membrane“, 64th ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 24, 2008.
  179. S.M. Mirza, S. Rahman, P.R. Dvornic and A. Sarkar, “Evaluation of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes-Hyperbranched Polymer Nanocomposites for Photonic Applications”, 64th ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 24, 2008.
  180. C. Hartmann-Thompson, D.L. Keeley, S.E. Keinath and P.R. Dvornic, “Vapor Sensing of Chemical Agents via Functionalized PAMAM Dendrimer Coatings”, 64th ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 24, 2008.
  181. P. Carver, A. Sarkar, J. Rousseau, C. Hartmann-Thompson, A. Merrington, T. Zang, S.E. Keinath and P.R. Dvornic, “Dendritic Polymer Coatings: A New Method to Reduce Fouling of Reverse Osmosis Membranes”, 64th ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Midland, MI, October 24, 2008.
  182. *P.R. Dvornic, “Environmentally Benign Antifouling Coatings”, Rohm & Haas Corporation, Philadelphia, PA, March 6, 2009.
  183. *P.R. Dvornic, “Dendritic Polymers-Based “Soft” Nanotechnology”, Multifunctional Nanoscale Materials for the 21st Century, An International Symposium at The Center for Nanoscale Materials, Argonne National Laboratory, Argonne, IL, March 6-7, 2009.
  184. P.R. Dvornic and M.J. Owen, “Silicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers. Happy 20th Anniversary”, 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.
  185. C.-H. Ho, M. Chai, T. Zhang, A. Sarkar and P.R. Dvornic, “NMR Studies of Ag(I) Complex With G2-PAMAM-OH Dendrimer”, 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.
  186. Z. Wang, C. Thurmand, M. Chai, T. Zhang, A. Sarkar and P.R. Dvornic, “NMR Studies of Ag(I) Complex With G2-PAMAM Dendrimer”, 238th ACS National Meeting, Washington, DC, August 16-20, 2009.
  187. *P.R. Dvornic, “Silicon-Containing Dendritic Polymers”, Serbian Chemical Society – Division of Macromolecular Chemistry and Technology, Beograd, Serbia, October 2, 2009.
  188. *P.R. Dvornic, “Hyperbranched Polymers by Bimolecular Non-Linear Polymerization (BMNLP) and their Potential in Reverse Osmosis Application”, Science of Advanced Materials Seminar Series, Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI, February 26, 2010.
  189. *M.J. Owen and P.R Dvornic, “Radially Layered Poly(amidoamine-organosilicon) Dendrimers”, 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, CA, March 21-25, 2010.
  190. *P.R. Dvornic, “Bimolecular Nonlinear Polymerization (BMNLP): An Alternative to Traditional ABx Polymerization Strategy for the Preparation of Hyperbranched Polymers”, Chemistry Department, Michigan Technological University, Houghton, MI, April 16, 2010.  
  191. *P.R. Dvornic, “Silicon-Containing Hyperbranched Polymers by Bimolecular Non-Linear Polymerization (BMNLP)”, XI Andrianov Symposium, Moscow, Russia, September 26-29, 2010.
  192. C. Hartmann-Thompson, N. Xu, A. Merrington, R. Bubeck, S. Keinath, P. Dvornic and D. Meier, “Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane Multifunctional Cross-linking Agents for High Performance Elastomers”, 66th ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Mount Pleasant, MI, November 6, 2010.
  193. *P.R. Dvornic, “Hyperbranched Polymers by Bimolecular Nonlinear Polymerization”, Prof. Robert W. Lenz Memorial Symposium, 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA, March 26-31, 2011.
  194. P.R. Dvornic and S.N. Kaganove, “Silicon-Containing PAMAMs: Dendrimers for Materials Nanotechnology”, 7th International Dendrimer Symposium (IDS 7), Gaithersburg, MD, June 26-July 1, 2011.
  195. *P.R. Dvornic, “Bimolecular Non-Linear Polymerization (BMNLP): An Economically Viable Method for Preparation of Hyperbranched Polymers”, 7th International Dendrimer Symposium (IDS 7), Gaithersburg, MD, June 26-July 1, 2011
  196. *P.R. Dvornic, “Some Novelties from the World of Dendrimers. (Nano, Bio, Info)”, Serbian Chemical Society – Division of Macromolecular Chemistry and Technology, Beograd, Serbia, September 21, 2011.
  197. *P.R. Dvornic, “Hyperbranched Polymers by Bimolecular Non-Linear Polymerization (BNLP)”, Department of Chemistry Andrews University, Berrien Springs, MI, October 13, 2011.
  198. *P.R. Dvornic, P.B. Smith and S.E. Keinath, “Dendritic Polymers and Their Possible Applications in Agriculture and Veterinary Sciences”, USDA Lab, Peoria, IL, February 29, 2012
  199. T,Zhang, P.R. Dvornic, P.K. Martin, S.J. Martin, B.A. Howell and P.B. Smith, "Characterization of Hyperbranched Polyesters Using NMR Spectroscopy", 68th ACS Midland Section Fall Scientific Meeting, Saginaw, MI, October 20, 2012.
  200. *P.R. Dvornic, "Silicon-Containing Hyperbranched Polymers", 44th ACS Central Regional Meeting, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 15-17, 2013.
  201. A. Dumitrascu, J. Chai, P. Smith, R. Bubeck, P.R. Dvornic, S. Keinath and A. Sarkar, "Functionalized Hyperbranched Polymers for Coating Applications", 44th ACS Central Regional Meeting, Mount Pleasant, MI, May 15-17, 2013.
  202. S.N. Kaganove, P.R. Dvornic, C. Hartmann-Thompson and T. Zhang, "Hybrid Organic-Inorganic Polyamidoamine (PAMAM) Nanomaterials Derived From Incompletely-Condensed Polyhedral Silsesquioxanes", 8th International Dendrimer Symposium (IDS 8), Madrid, Spain, June 23-27, 2013.
  203. *P.R. Dvornic, "Dendritic Polymers as Building Blocks for "Soft" Materials Nanotechnology", Department of Chemistry, Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, KS, July 11, 2013.

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