31-Tailored Shape memory Polyurethane Reinforced with Microcrystalline Cellulose Nanofibers Maria L. Auad, Mirna A. Mosiewicki,* Tara Richardson*, Mirta I. Aranguren, Norma E. Marcovich, accepted to be published in Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2009.

30-Single-wall carbon nanotubes/epoxy elastomers exhibiting high damping capacity in an extended temperature range, Maria L. Auad, Mirna A. Mosiewicki*, Cihan Uzunpinar*, Roberto J. J. Williams, accepted to be published in Composite Science and Technology, 2009.

29-Functionalization of Carbon Nanotubes and Carbon Nanofibers used in Epoxy/Amine Matrices that Avoid Partitioning of the Monomers at the Fiber Interface, Maria L. Auad, Mirna A. Mosiewicki*, Cihan Uzunpinar*, Roberto J. J. Williams, accepted to be published in Polymer Engineering and Science, 2009.

28-Basalt fiber–epoxy laminates with functionalized multi-walled carbon nanotubes, Wei Chen, Hongbin Shen, Maria L. Auad, Changzheng Huang, Steven Nutt, Composites: Part A 40  1082–1089, 2009.

27-Synthesis and Characterization of a Single-Component Thermally Remendable Polymer Network: Staudinger and Stille Revisited, Murphy, Erin B.; Bolanos, Ed; Schaffner-Hamann, Christine; Wudl, Fred; Nutt, Steven R.; Auad, Maria L.,  Macromolecules,  41(14),  5203-5209, 2008.

26-“Shear-Induced Alignment of Smectic Side Group Liquid Crystalline Polymers”, Stanley Rendon and Wesley R. Burghardt, Maria L. Auad and Julia A. Kornfield, Macromolecules 2007, 40, 6624-6630.

25-“Synthesis and characterization of organically modified attapulgite/polyurethane nanocomposites”, Chia-Hao Wang, Maria L. Auad, Norma E Marcovich, Steven Nutt, accepted to be published in Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 2007

24-“Synthesis and Properties of Epoxy-Phenolic clay Nanocomposites”, M. L. Auad, S. R. Nutt, V. Pettarin, P.M. Frontini, Express Polymer Letter, Vol.1, No.9 (2007) 629–639.

23-Nano-cellulose Reinforced Shape Memory Polyurethanes”, M. L. Auad, V. S. Contos, S. R. Nutt, M. I. Aranguren, N. E. Marcovich, accepted, Polymer International,  2007.

   22-Temperature, Conversion and Phase Separation Profiles during Mold Cure of a Modified Vinylester Resin”, Walter F. Schroeder, María L. Auad and Ezequiel R. Soulé, accepted, Polymer Engineering and Science 2007.

21 –“Mechanical Behaviors of Hybrid Composite Phenolic Foam”, A. Desai, M. L. Auad, H. Shen, S. R. Nutt, Accepted, Journal of Cellular Plastics, 2007.

20-“Flammability Properties and Mechanical Performance of Epoxy modified Phenolic Foams”, M.L. Auad, L. Zhao, HB Shen, S. Nutt, U. Soratia, Journal of Applied Polymer Science 104 (3): 1399-1407 MAY 5 2007

19-“Short-Fiber-Reinforced Epoxy Foams” Alonso MV, Auad ML, Nutt S, Composites Part A- Applied Science and Manufacturing 37 (11): 1952-1960, 2006.

18-“Improving the Dispersion and Flexural Strength of Multiwalled Carbon Nanotubes-Epoxy Composites through b-Hydroxyester Surface Functionalization Coupled with the Anionic Homopolymerization of the Epoxy Matrix ”, Chen, W., Auad, M.L, Williams, R.J.J., Nutt, S.R., European Polymer Journal, 42 (2006) 2765–2772

17–“Barrier properties for short-fiber-reinforced epoxy foams”, M. V. Alonso, M. L. Auad, U. Sorathia, N. E. Marcovich, S. R. Nutt, Journal of Applied Polymer Science Volume 102, Issue 4, Date: 15 November 2006, Pages: 3266-3272

16-“Cellulose micro/nanocrystals reinforced polyurethanes” Marcovich NE, Auad ML, Bellesi NE, Nutt, S.R., Aranguren, M.I., Journal of Materials Research 21 (4): 870-881 APR 2006

15-“Rheological Study of the Curing Kinetics of Epoxy-Phenol Novolac Resin”, M. L. Auad, S. Nutt, P. E. Stefani, M. I. Aranguren, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 102 (5): 4430-4439, 2006.

14-“Modeling the compressive properties of glass fiber reinforced epoxy foam using the analysis of variance approach”, M.V. Alonso, M.L. Auad and S. Nutt., Composites Science and Technology, 66, 2126-2134, 2006.

12-“Effect of Mesophase Order on the Dynamics of Side Group Liquid Crystalline Polymers”, Auad, M. L, Kempe, M. D., Kornfield, J. A., Rendon S., Burghardt , W. R., Yoon, K., Macromolecules 38 (16): 6946-6953 AUG 9 2005.

11-“Molecular Orientation of a Commercial Thermotropic Liquid Crystalline Polymer in Simple Shear and Complex Flow ”, Burghardt, W.R., Brown, .E, Auad, M.L, and Kornfield, J. A., Rheologica Acta, 44: 446-450, 2005.

10-“Thermodynamic, Morphological, Mechanical, and Fracture Properties of Poly (methylmethacrylate) (PMMA) Modified Divinylester(DVE)/Styrene(St) Thermosets”, W.F.Schroeder, M.L. Auad, M.A.Barcia Vico, J.Borrajo, M.I.Aranguren,, Polymer,  46 (7) 2306-2319, 2005.

9-“Nanocomposites of Polyurethane and Cellulose”, N.E. Bellesi, M.L.Auad*, M.I.Aranguren, N.E Marcovich, ISNAPOL, 2004

8-“Fire-Resistant High-Performance Epoxy-Phenolic Foam”, Auad, Maria L., Lihua Zhao, Steve Nutt, Usman Sorathia, SAMPE 2004.

7-“Morphology of Rubber Modified Vinyl Ester Resins Cured at Different Temperatures", María L. Auad, Julio Borrajo, Mirta I. Aranguren, Journal of Apply Polymer Science 89 (1): 274-283, 2003.

6-“Rubber Modified Vinyl Ester Resins of Different Molecular Weights”, Auad, M. L., Proia, M, P., Borrajo, J., and Aranguren, M. I., Journal of Materials Science, 4117-4126, 2002.

5- “Quasibinary and quasiternary styrene, dimethacrylte resin, and CTBN (or VTBN) liquid rubber systems: phase diagrams, interaction parameters and cured material morphologies”, Auad, M. L., Aranguren, M. I., Borrajo J., POLYMER 42: (15) 6503-6513, JUL 2001.

4-“Liquid Rubber Modified Vinyl Ester Resins: Fracture and Mechanical Behaviour”, Auad, M. L., Frontini, P. M., Borrajo, J. and Aranguren, M. I., POLYMER 42: (8) 3723-3730 APR 2001.

3-“Analysis of the Styrene-Divinylester Copolymerization: Reaction Heats, Double Bonds Conversions and Average Sequence Lengths”, Auad, M. L., Aranguren, Borrajo J. POLYMER 41: (9) 3317-3329 APR 2000.

2-“Curing Kinetics of Divinyl Ester Resins with Styrene”, Auad, M. L., Aranguren, M. I., Eliçabe, G., Borrajo J., J APPL POLYM SCI 74: (5) 1044-1053 OCT 31 1999

1-“Epoxy-based divinyl ester resin/styrene copolymers: Composition dependence of the mechanical and thermal properties”, Auad, M. L., Aranguren, M. I., Borrajo J. J APPL POLYM SCI 66: (6) 1059-1066 NOV 7 1997


   “Relation Between Morphology and Thermal, Mechanical and Fracture
    Properties   in Rubber Modified Divinylester Resins”
Auad, M.L., Borrajo, J.,
   Aranguren, M.I.. Homolytic and Heterolytic Reactions. Problems and Solutions.
   Nova Science Publishers, New York, 2004.