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Michael R. Whittaker

Michael R. Whittaker

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Discipline name D-index D-index (Discipline H-index) only includes papers and citation values for an examined discipline in contrast to General H-index which accounts for publications across all disciplines. Citations Publications World Ranking National Ranking
Materials Science D-index 61 Citations 10,487 178 World Ranking 4203 National Ranking 140
Chemistry D-index 61 Citations 10,603 183 World Ranking 6160 National Ranking 152

Overview

What is he best known for?

The fields of study he is best known for:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer
  • Biochemistry

The scientist’s investigation covers issues in Polymer chemistry, Copolymer, Polymerization, Polymer and Radical polymerization. Michael R. Whittaker is interested in Click chemistry, which is a field of Polymer chemistry. Copolymer is a subfield of Organic chemistry that Michael R. Whittaker explores.

His study looks at the relationship between Polymerization and fields such as Polystyrene, as well as how they intersect with chemical problems. His work is dedicated to discovering how Polymer, Nanotechnology are connected with Ceramic and other disciplines. Radical polymerization is a subfield of Monomer that he investigates.

His most cited work include:

  • RAFTing down under: Tales of missing radicals, fancy architectures, and mysterious holes (354 citations)
  • The design and utility of polymer-stabilized iron-oxide nanoparticles for nanomedicine applications (321 citations)
  • The importance of nanoparticle shape in cancer drug delivery (245 citations)

What are the main themes of his work throughout his whole career to date?

His primary areas of investigation include Polymer chemistry, Polymer, Polymerization, Copolymer and Radical polymerization. His biological study spans a wide range of topics, including Reversible addition−fragmentation chain-transfer polymerization, Acrylate, Methacrylate, Monomer and Chain transfer. His biological study deals with issues like Raft, which deal with fields such as Emulsion polymerization.

The various areas that Michael R. Whittaker examines in his Polymer study include Nanoparticle, Nanotechnology, Surface modification, Macromolecule and Combinatorial chemistry. As a part of the same scientific family, Michael R. Whittaker mostly works in the field of Polymerization, focusing on Ethylene glycol and, on occasion, Moiety. His Copolymer study combines topics from a wide range of disciplines, such as Micelle and Click chemistry.

He most often published in these fields:

  • Polymer chemistry (48.47%)
  • Polymer (36.73%)
  • Polymerization (32.65%)

What were the highlights of his more recent work (between 2016-2021)?

  • Polymer (36.73%)
  • Drug delivery (11.22%)
  • Polymer chemistry (48.47%)

In recent papers he was focusing on the following fields of study:

His main research concerns Polymer, Drug delivery, Polymer chemistry, Polymerization and Biophysics. Michael R. Whittaker works on Polymer which deals in particular with Copolymer. His Drug delivery research incorporates elements of Diclofenac, Pharmacology, Drug and Endothelium.

His Polymer chemistry research includes elements of Ether, Ethylene glycol and Methacrylate. His work in Polymerization addresses issues such as Self-assembly, which are connected to fields such as Living polymerization. His Nanotechnology research is multidisciplinary, incorporating perspectives in Self-healing hydrogels, Emulsion polymerization, Chain transfer and Raft.

Between 2016 and 2021, his most popular works were:

  • Sequence-controlled methacrylic multiblock copolymers via sulfur-free RAFT emulsion polymerization. (148 citations)
  • Glutathione responsive polymers and their application in drug delivery systems (122 citations)
  • Controlling Nanomaterial Size and Shape for Biomedical Applications via Polymerization‐Induced Self‐Assembly (49 citations)

In his most recent research, the most cited papers focused on:

  • Organic chemistry
  • Polymer
  • Biochemistry

Michael R. Whittaker mainly focuses on Drug delivery, Polymer, Emulsion polymerization, Nanomedicine and Nanoparticle. His Polymer research integrates issues from Macromolecule and Nanotechnology. His study explores the link between Emulsion polymerization and topics such as Raft that cross with problems in Chain transfer and Cloud point.

Chain transfer is the subject of his research, which falls under Copolymer. As a part of the same scientific study, Michael R. Whittaker usually deals with the Nanoparticle, concentrating on Nanomaterials and frequently concerns with Polymerization, Self-assembly, Fluorescent nanoparticles, Covalent bond and Microfluidics. His Polymerization research includes themes of Cationic polymerization, Polymer chemistry and Membrane permeability.

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Best Publications

RAFTing down under: Tales of missing radicals, fancy architectures, and mysterious holes

Christopher Barner-Kowollik;Thomas P. Davis;Johan P. A. Heuts;Martina H. Stenzel.
Journal of Polymer Science Part A (2003)

567 Citations

The design and utility of polymer-stabilized iron-oxide nanoparticles for nanomedicine applications

Cyrille Boyer;Michael Raymond Whittaker;Volga Bulmus;Jingquan Liu.
Npg Asia Materials (2010)

508 Citations

The importance of nanoparticle shape in cancer drug delivery

Nghia P Truong;Michael R Whittaker;Catherine W Mak;Thomas P Davis.
Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery (2015)

483 Citations

Cu(0)-Mediated Living Radical Polymerization: A Versatile Tool for Materials Synthesis

Athina Anastasaki;Athina Anastasaki;Vasiliki Nikolaou;Gabit Nurumbetov;Paul Wilson;Paul Wilson.
Chemical Reviews (2016)

359 Citations

High-order multiblock copolymers via iterative Cu(0)-mediated radical polymerizations (SET-LRP): toward biological precision.

Alexander H Soeriyadi;Cyrille Boyer;Fredrik Nystrom;Per B Zetterlund.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2011)

307 Citations

Synthesis of 3-miktoarm stars and 1st generation mikto dendritic copolymers by "living" radical polymerization and "click" chemistry

Michael R. Whittaker;Carl N. Urbani;Michael J. Monteiro.
Journal of the American Chemical Society (2006)

296 Citations

Sequence-controlled methacrylic multiblock copolymers via sulfur-free RAFT emulsion polymerization.

Nikolaos G. Engelis;Athina Anastasaki;Athina Anastasaki;Gabit Nurumbetov;Nghia P. Truong.
Nature Chemistry (2017)

228 Citations

Glutathione responsive polymers and their application in drug delivery systems

John F. Quinn;Michael R. Whittaker;Thomas P. Davis;Thomas P. Davis.
Polymer Chemistry (2017)

202 Citations

Design and Synthesis of Dual Thermoresponsive and Antifouling Hybrid Polymer/Gold Nanoparticles

Cyrille Boyer;Michael Raymond Whittaker;Mario Luzon;Thomas Paul Davis.
Macromolecules (2009)

200 Citations

Cellular Uptake of Densely Packed Polymer Coatings on Gold Nanoparticles

Mingtao Liang;I-Chun Lin;Michael R. Whittaker;Rodney F. Minchin.
ACS Nano (2010)

195 Citations

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