Samy Madbouly, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor of Engineering, Plastics Engineering Technology and Polymer Engineering and Science programs
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    Biography

    Dr. Madbouly received his Ph.D. from the Department of Organic and Polymeric Materials, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Japan. He has been awarded the Alexander von Humboldt postdoctoral Fellowship (Mainz University, Germany) and the Japan Society for Promotion of Science Postdoctoral Fellowship (Tokyo Institute of Technology). He served as a senior research scientist at the School of Polymers and High Performance Materials, University of Southern Mississippi and at the Center for Biomaterial Development, Institute of Polymer Research, GKSS, Germany. He also worked as Research Assistant Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at Iowa State University and Senor Polymer Engineer at Schlumberger. He published over 85 peer-reviewed journal papers with approximately 2600 citations. He also published 8 patents, one book, 9 book chapters, and presented more than 60 talks at national and international meetings, and serves as a frequent reviewer and referee.

    Research Interests

    Dr. Madbouly main research areas focus on (1) biopolymers, polymer blends, polymer matrix nanocomposites, dispersions, and gels; (2) biocompatible and biodegradable shape-memory polymers; (3) formulation and applications of bio-based aqueous polyurethane in coatings and adhesive industries; (4) processing, phase behavior, and morphology of polymer blends and nanocomposites under static condition and shear flow; (5) characterization of polymeric materials including polymer films, nanocomposites, dispersions and hydrogels (Rheology, Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy, DMA, TMA, DSC, TGA, Instron, X-ray, Light scattering, TEM, SEM, etc.).

    Publications

    "Sustainable Polyurethane-Lignin Aqueous Dispersions and Thin Films: Rheological Behavior and Thermomechanical Properties", ACS Applied Polymer Materials - October 22, 2020
    Collaborator: Michael Kessler, Co-Author

    Preparation of Nanoscale Semi-IPNs with an Interconnected Microporous Structure via Cationic Polymerization of Bio-Based Tung Oil in a Homogeneous Solution of Poly ($\varepsilon$-caprolactone), ACS omega - July 1, 2020
    Collaborator: Michael Kessler, Author

    Nano/micro-scale morphologies of semi-interpenetrating poly (ε− caprolactone)/tung oil polymer networks: Isothermal and non− isothermal crystallization kinetics, Polymer Testing - May 5, 2020
    Collaborator: Michael Kessler, Co-Author

    Non-isothermal crystallization kinetics of novel nanoblends prepared from simultaneous in-situ cationic polymerization and compatibilization of bio-based tung oil and biodegradable poly(e- Caprolactone), ANTEC - March 18, 2019

    Recent advances in vegetable oil-based polymers and their composites, Progress in Polymer Science - 2017
    Collaborators: Chaoqun Zhang, Author; Thomas Garrison, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Self-Metathesis of 10-Undecen-1-Ol with Ru-Amine-Based Complex for Preparing the Soft Segment and Chain Extender of Novel Castor Oil-Based Polyurethanes - 2016
    Collaborators: Larissa Fonseca, Author; James Bergman, Author; Michael Kessler, Author; Benedito Lima-Neto, Author

    Dispersant for spilled oil - May, 2016
    Collaborators: Robert Lochhead, Author; Sarah Morgan, Author; Yan Zong, Author

    Bio-based plant oil polymers and composites - 2015
    Collaborators: Chaoqun Zhang, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Bio-based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites - 2015
    Collaborators: Michael Kessler, Co-Editor; Chaoqun Zhang, Co-Editor

    Application of Plant Oil-Based Products in Structural Health Monitoring - 2015
    Collaborator: Simon Laflamme, Author

    Characterization of Polymer Blends by Dielectric Spectroscopy and Thermally Simulated Depolarization Current - 2015
    Collaborator: Michael Kessler, Author

    Plant Oil-Based Derivatives - 2015
    Collaborator: Chaoqun Zhang, Author

    Vegetable-based copolymers based on blend of acrylated epoxidized soybean oil and tung oil - 2015
    Collaborators: Kunwei Liu, Author; David Grewell, Author

    10 Fiber Reinforced Plant Oil-Based Composites, Bio-Based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites - 2015
    Collaborators: Kunwei Liu, Author; Chaoqun Zhang, Author

    Bio-based soft elastomeric capacitor for structural health monitoring applications, Structural Health Monitoring - 2015
    Collaborators: Sari Kharroub, Author; Simon Laflamme, Author; Filippo Ubertini, Author

    Biobased polyurethanes prepared from different vegetable oils, ACS applied materials \& interfaces - 2015
    Collaborators: Chaoqun Zhang, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Biorenewable thermosetting copolymer based on soybean oil and eugenol, European Polymer Journal - 2015
    Collaborators: Kunwei Liu, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Characterization and biodegradation behavior of bio-based poly (lactic acid) and soy protein blends for sustainable horticultural applications, Green Chemistry - 2015
    Collaborators: Shengzhe Yang, Author; James Schrader, Author; Gowrishankar Srinivasan, Author; David Grewell, Author; Kenneth McCabe, Author; Michael Kessler, Author; William Graves, Author

    Development and evaluation of bioplastic containers for sustainable greenhouse and nursery production, Acta Hort - 2015
    Collaborators: James Schrader, Author; Kenneth McCabe, Author; Gowrishankar Srinivasan, Author; Kyle Haubrich, Author; David Grewell, Author; WR Graves, Author

    In situ polymerization of bio-based thermosetting polyurethane/graphene oxide nanocomposites, Journal of Applied Polymer Science - 2015
    Collaborators: Jing Zhang, Author; Chaoqun Zhang, Author

    Plant Oil-Based Nanocomposites, Bio-based Plant Oil Polymers and Composites - 2015
    Collaborators: Chaoqun Zhang, Author; Jing Zhang, Author

    Processing and characterization of bio-based poly (hydroxyalkanoate)/poly (amide) blends: Improved flexibility and impact resistance of PHA-based plastics, Journal of Applied Polymer Science - 2015
    Collaborators: Shengzhe Yang, Author; James Schrader, Author; David Grewell, Author; Michael Kessler, Author; William Graves, Author

    Renewable polymers prepared from vanillin and its derivatives, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics - 2015
    Collaborators: Chaoqun Zhang, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Thermal and Oxidative Degradation Behavior of Polymers and Nanocomposites, Reactions and Mechanisms in Thermal Analysis of Advanced Materials; John Wiley \& Sons, Ltd.: Hoboken, NJ, USA - 2015
    Collaborator: Gauri Ramasubramanian, Author

    Unexpected tackifiers from isosorbide, ChemSusChem - 2015
    Collaborators: Michael Zenner, Author; Jason Chen, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Development and evaluation of bioplastic containers for sustainable greenhouse and nursery production - 2014
    Collaborators: G Srinivasan, Author; K Haubrich, Author; D Grewell, Author; JA Schrader, Author; KG McCabe, Author; WR Graves, Author

    Dielectric spectroscopy for biorenewable plant oil-based polyurethane - 2014
    Collaborator: SA Madbouly, Author; MR Kessler, Author

    Evaluation and Classification of Bioplastic Plant Containers - 2014
    Collaborators: James Schrader, Author; Kenneth McCabe, Author; Gowrishankar Srinivasan, Author; David Grewell, Author; Kyle Haubrich, Author; Heidi Kratsch, Author; Christopher Currey, Author; William Graves, Author

    Novel nanoblends prepared from simultaneous in-situ polymerization and compatibilization of bio-based plant oils and thermoplastic polymer - 2014
    Collaborators: Kunwei Liu, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Bio-inspired green surface functionalization of PMMA for multifunctional capacitors, RSC advances - 2014
    Collaborators: Vijay Thakur, Author; Danny Vennerberg, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Biodegradation behavior of bacterial-based polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA) and DDGS composites, Green Chemistry - 2014
    Collaborators: James Schrader, Author; Gowrishankar Srinivasan, Author; Kunwei Liu, Author; Kenneth McCabe, Author; David Grewell, Author; William Graves, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Biodegradation behavior of poly (lactic acid)(PLA)/distiller’s dried grains with solubles (DDGS) composites, ACS Sustainable Chemistry \& Engineering - 2014
    Collaborators: Hong Lu, Author; James Schrader, Author; Gowrishankar Srinivasan, Author; Kenneth McCabe, Author; David Grewell, Author; Michael Kessler, Author; William Graves, Author

    Evaluation of biopolymer-coated fiber containers for container-grown plants, HortTechnology - 2014
    Collaborators: Kenneth McCabe, Author; James Schrader, Author; David Grewell, Author; William Graves, Author

    Novel bio-based composites of polyhydroxyalkanoate (PHA)/distillers dried grains with solubles (DDGS), RSC advances - 2014
    Collaborators: Hong Lu, Author; James Schrader, Author; Micheal Kessler, Author; David Grewell, Author; William Graves, Author

    PMMA-g-SOY as a sustainable novel dielectric material, RSC Advances - 2014
    Collaborators: Vijay Thakur, Author; Mahendra Thunga, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Semi-interpenetrating polymer networks prepared from in situ cationic polymerization of bio-based tung oil with biodegradable polycaprolactone, RSC Advances - 2014
    Collaborators: Kunwei Liu, Author; Ying Xia, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Item with at least one thermoprogrammable switching section for applications in contact with materials having high heat transfer coefficients - February, 2014
    Collaborators: Thomas Weigel, Author; Andreas Lendlein, Author; Array L\"utzow, Karola, Author; Frank Klein, Author

    Development and Evaluation of Injection-molded Bioplastic Container Prototypes - 2013
    Collaborators: James Schrader, Author; Kenneth McCabe, Author; Gowrishanker Srinivasan, Author; Kyle Haubrich, Author; David Grewell, Author; Michael Kessler, Author; William Graves, Author

    Evaluation of Bioplastic-coated Fiber Containers for Greenhouse Grown Plants - 2013
    Collaborators: James Schrader, Author; Kenneth McCabe, Author; Gowrishankar Srinivasan, Author; David Grewell, Author; Michael Kessler, Author; William Graves, Author

    Broadband Dielectric Relaxation Spectroscopy of Functionalized Biobased Castor Oil Copolymer Thermosets, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics - 2013
    Collaborators: Ying Xia, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Effects of blending on the molecular dynamics of highly interacting binary polymer blends of poly (methyl methacrylate) and poly [styrene-co-(maleic anhydride)], Polymer international - 2013

    Rheological behavior of environmentally friendly castor oil-based waterborne polyurethane dispersions, Macromolecules - 2013
    Collaborators: Ying Xia, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    Molded foam body having anisotropic shape memory properties, method for manufacturing same and article comprising the molded foam body - December, 2012
    Collaborators: Andreas Lendlein, Author; Andreas Klein, Author; Karl Kratz, Author; Array L\"utzow, Karola, Author

    Degradable polyurethane/soy protein shape-memory polymer blends prepared via environmentally-friendly aqueous dispersions, Macromolecular materials and engineering - 2012
    Collaborator: Andreas Lendlein, Author

    Rheokinetics of ring-opening metathesis polymerization of bio-based castor oil thermoset, Macromolecules - 2012
    Collaborators: Ying Xia, Author; Michael Kessler, Author

    AFM and QCM-D Characterization of Dispersions of Hydroxyprolpylcellulose, Lecithin and Oil in Water - 2011
    Collaborators: Yan Zong, Author; Robert Lochhead, Author; Sarah Morgan, Author

    Nonisothermal crystallization kinetics of miscible blends of polycaprolactone and crosslinked carboxylated polyester resin, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part B - 2011

    Temperature-memory polymer networks with crystallizable controlling units, Advanced Materials - 2011
    Collaborators: Karl Kratz, Author; Wolfgang Wagermaier, Author; Andreas Lendlein, Author

    Effect of method of preparation on the rheological behavior of polyurethane-polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes nanostructured hybrid films - 2009
    Collaborators: Joshua Otaigbe, Author; Ajaya Nanda, Author; Douglas Wicks, Author

    Polyurethane-polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxanes nanostructured hybrid dispersions by the prepolymer mixing process - 2009
    Collaborators: Joshua Otaigbe, Author; Ajaya Nanda, Author; Douglas Wicks, Author

    Shape-memory polymer composites - 2009
    Collaborator: Andreas Lendlein, Author

    Recent advances in synthesis, characterization and rheological properties of polyurethanes and POSS/polyurethane nanocomposites dispersions and films, Progress in Polymer Science - 2009
    Collaborator: Joshua Otaigbe, Author

    Thermomechanical behaviour of biodegradable shape-memory polymer foams, MRS Online Proceedings Library Archive - 2009
    Collaborators: Karl Kratz, Author; Frank Klein, Author; Array L\"uetzow, Karola, Author; Andreas Lendlein, Author

    Polyurethane dispersions containing POSS nanoparticles - May, 2008
    Collaborators: Douglas Wicks, Author; Ajaya Nanda, Author; Joshua Otaigbe, Author

    Broadband dielectric spectroscopy of nanostructured maleated polypropylene/polycarbonate blends prepared by in situ polymerization and compatibilization, Polymer - 2007
    Collaborator: Joshua Otaigbe, Author

    Crystallization kinetics of PHB/PVAc blends using time resolved dielectric spectroscopy, European Polymer Journal - 2007
    Collaborators: Ashraf Mansour, Author; Nahed Abdou, Author

    Effect of curing on the broadband dielectric spectroscopy of powder coating, European polymer journal - 2007
    Collaborators: Ahmed Eldin, Author; Ashraf Mansour, Author

    Isothermal crystallization kinetics in binary miscible blend of poly ($\varepsilon$-caprolactone)/tetramethyl polycarbonate, Journal of applied polymer science - 2007

    Molecular dynamics of amorphous/crystalline polymer blends studied by broadband dielectric spectroscopy, European polymer journal - 2007
    Collaborators: Ashraf Mansour, Author; Nahed Abdou, Author

    Rheological Behavior of POSS/Polyurethane- Urea Nanocomposite Films Prepared by Homogeneous Solution Polymerization in Aqueous Dispersions, Macromolecules - 2007
    Collaborators: Joshua Otaigbe, Author; Ajaya Nanda, Author; Douglas Wicks, Author

    Thiol- ene free-radical and vinyl ether cationic hybrid photopolymerization, Macromolecules - 2007
    Collaborators: Huanyu Wei, Author; Qin Li, Author; Moriam Ojelade, Author; Joshua Otaigbe, Author; Charles Hoyle, Author

    Unusual accelerated molecular relaxations of a tin fluorophosphate glass/polyamide 6 hybrid studied by broadband dielectric spectroscopy, Polymer - 2007
    Collaborators: Kevin Urman, Author; Joshua Otaigbe, Author

    Broadband dielectric spectroscopy of mPP/PC blend prepared via in situ polymerization and compatibilization - 2006
    Collaborators: Joshua Otaigbe, Author; Mohamed Hassan, Author; Kenneth Mauritz, Author

    Effect of preparation method on the rheological behavior of waterborne polyurethane disperswion - 2006
    Collaborators: Joshua Otaigbe, Author; Ajaya Nanda, Author; Douelas Wicks, Author

    Isothermal crystallization kinetics of poly ($\varepsilon$-caprolactone) with tetramethyl polycarbonate and poly (styrene-co-acrylonitrile) blends using broadband dielectric spectroscopy, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics - 2006
    Collaborators: Nahed Abdou, Author; Ashraf Mansour, Author

    Kinetic analysis of fractal gel formation in waterborne polyurethane dispersions undergoing high deformation flows, Macromolecules - 2006
    Collaborator: Joshua Otaigbe, Author

    Morphology and properties of novel blends prepared from simultaneous in situ polymerization and compatibilization of macrocyclic carbonates and maleated poly (propylene), Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics - 2006
    Collaborators: Joshua Otaigbe, Author; Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author

    Nanostructured polyurethane/POSS hybrid aqueous dispersions prepared by homogeneous solution polymerization, Macromolecules - 2006
    Collaborators: Ajaya Nanda, Author; Douglas Wicks, Author; Joshua Otaigbe, Author

    Effect of ionic content, solid content, degree of neutralization, and chain extension on aqueous polyurethane dispersions prepared by prepolymer method, Journal of applied polymer science - 2005
    Collaborators: Ajaya Nanda, Author; Douglas Wicks, Author; Joshua Otaigbe, Author

    Effect of shear history on the morphology and coarsening behaviour of polycarbonate/poly (styrene-co-acrylonitrile) blend, Polymer - 2005
    Collaborators: Gehan Hanafy, Author; Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author; Takashi Inoue, Author

    Phase Behavior and Morphology of Poly (Methyl Methacrylate)/Poly ($\alpha$-Methyl Styrene-co-Acrylonitrile) Blends Under Quiescent and Shear Flow, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part C: Polymer Reviews - 2005
    Collaborator: Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author

    Rheokinetics of thermal-induced gelation of waterborne polyurethane dispersions, Macromolecules - 2005
    Collaborator: Joshua Otaigbe, Author

    Rheological behavior of aqueous polyurethane dispersions: effects of solid content, degree of neutralization, chain extension, and temperature, Macromolecules - 2005
    Collaborators: Joshua Otaigbe, Author; Ajaya Nanda, Author; Douglas Wicks, Author

    Thermal-induced simultaneous liquid--liquid phase separation and liquid--solid transition in aqueous polyurethane dispersions, Polymer - 2005
    Collaborators: Joshua Otaigbe, Author; Ajaya Nanda, Author; Douglas Wicks, Author

    Crystallization kinetics of poly (ethylene oxide) from its melt and from mixtures with tetrahydronaphthalene and oligo (ethylene oxide-block-dimethylsiloxane), Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics - 2004
    Collaborator: Bernhard Wolf, Author

    Effect of shear memory on the coarsening behaviour of polystyrene and poly (vinyl methyl ether) blend, Polymer - 2004
    Collaborators: Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author; Takashi Inoue, Author

    Effects of AN-contents and shear flow on the miscibility of PC/SAN blends, Polymer - 2004
    Collaborators: Gehan Hanafy, Author; Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author; Takashi Inoue, Author

    Isothermal Crystallization of Poly ($\varepsilon$-caprolactone) in Blend with Poly (styrene-co-acrylonitrile): Influence of Phase Separation Process, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics - 2004
    Collaborator: Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author

    Rheological investigation of shear induced-mixing and shear induced-demixing for polystyrene/poly (vinyl methyl ether) blend, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics - 2004
    Collaborator: Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author

    Spinodal Decomposition in Binary Blend of Poly (methyl methacrylate)/Poly ($\alpha$-methyl styrene-co-acrylonitrile): Analysis of Early and Late Stage Demixing, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics - 2004
    Collaborator: Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author

    Thermal Cross-Linking of Poly (Vinyl Methyl Ether). I. Effect of Cross-Linking Process on the Viscoelastic Properties, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part B - 2004
    Collaborator: Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author

    Binary miscible blends of poly (methyl methacrylate)/poly ($\alpha$-methyl styrene-co-acrylonitrile). IV. Relationship between shear flow and viscoelastic properties, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part B - 2003

    Rheological investigation of shear-induced crystallization of poly (ϵ-caprolactone), Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part B - 2003
    Collaborator: Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author

    Shear-Induced Crystallization and Shear-Induced Dissolution of Poly (ethylene oxide) in Mixtures with Tetrahydronaphthalene and Oligo (dimethyl siloxane-b-ethylene oxide), Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics - 2003
    Collaborator: Bernhard Wolf, Author

    Binary miscible blends of poly (methyl methacrylate)/poly ($\alpha$-methyl styrene-co-acrylonitrile). III. Investigation of the phase behavior and morphology during shear flow, Journal of Macromolecular Science, Part B - 2002
    Collaborator: Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author

    Broadband Dielectric Spectroscopy for Poly (methyl methacrylate)/Poly ($\alpha$-methyl styrene-co-acrylonitrile) Blend, Polymer journal - 2002

    Equilibrium phase behavior of polyethylene oxide and of its mixtures with tetrahydronaphthalene or/and poly (ethylene oxide-block-dimethylsiloxane), The Journal of chemical physics - 2002
    Collaborator: Bernhard Wolf, Author

    Shear effect on the phase behaviour and morphology in oligomer blend of polystyrene/poly (methyl methacrylate), Polymer - 2001
    Collaborators: SA Madbouly, Author; T Chiba, Author; T Ougizawa, Author; T Inoue, Author

    Shear flow effect on phase behavior and morphology in polymer blends - 2000
    Collaborators: Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author; Takashi Inoue, Author

    Effect of the shear flow on the phase behaviour of polystyrene/poly (vinyl methyl ether) blend, Polymer - 1999
    Collaborators: Masashi Ohmomo, Author; Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author; Takashi Inoue, Author

    Phase behavior under shear flow in PMMA/SAN blends: Effects of molecular weight and viscosity, Macromolecules - 1999
    Collaborators: Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author; Takashi Inoue, Author

    Shear effect on the phase behavior and morphology in PMMA/SAN-29.5 blend, Journal of Macromolecular Science—Physics - 1999
    Collaborators: Tsuneo Chiba, Author; Toshiaki Ougizawa, Author; Takashi Inoue, Author

    Effect of method of preparation on molecular packing of TMPC/PS blends, Polymer international - 1997
    Collaborators: Ashraf Mansour, Author; Array H\"ohne, G\"unther, Author; Walter Dollhopf, Author

    Dielectric investigation of molecular dynamics of blends: III. Effect of molecular weight in TMPC/PS blends, Polymer international - 1996
    Collaborators: Ashraf Mansour, Author; Array H\"ohne, G\"unther WH, Author

    Dielectric investigation of the molecular dynamics in blends: Polymers with similar molecular architecture (TMPC/PC blend), Polymer international - 1995
    Collaborator: Ashraf Mansour, Author

    Education

    Ph D, Polymer Engineering, Tokyo Institute of Technology

    MS, Polymer Science, Cairo University

    BS, Chemistry, Cairo University