Gregory Beaucage

Gregory Beaucage

Professor

Rhodes Hall

492

CEAS - Chemical Eng - 0012

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati, Ohio 45221-0012

Education

Post Doctoral Fellow, Sandia National Laboratory Albuquerque, NM , 1991 (Organic Materials Group Characterization of nanomaterials using scattering & scattering theory)

Ph.D., University of Massachusetts Amherst, MA , 1991 (Polymer Science and Engineering. Advisor: Richard S. Stein. A Morphological, Mechanical and Thermodynamic Investigation of the Isotactic-PVME/PS Polymer Blend.)

B.S., University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI , 1982 (Chemical Engineering; High Distinction. (Elected to Phi Kappa Phi))

B.S., University of Rhode Island Kingston, RI , 1980 (Zoology; Highest Distinction. (National Merit Scholar Finalist, Elected to Phi Beta Kappa))

Research Support

Grant: #UC Exhibit A - Scattering Studies Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 11-01-2014 -10-31-2015 Procter & Gamble Company Scattering Studies Role:PI $166,731.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #Std Industry Agreement Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory; Kuppa, Vikram 09-01-2014 -08-31-2015 Bridgestone Corporation Quantification of morphology of ternary elastomer/nanoparticle blends by scattering and simulation Role:Collaborator $137,028.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #4000108291 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 08-24-2011 -09-30-2011 Department of Energy NanoPower Africa: Photovoltaics for Sub-Saharan Africa Role:PI $30,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #IIP-113483 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 07-15-2011 -06-30-2012 National Science Foundation Planning Grant: I/UCRC for the Center for Macromolecular Topology (CMT) Role:PI $14,500.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #NED130-9743-ZAF-11-02 / 674-A-00-11-00018-00 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 02-21-2011 -09-30-2013 Agency for International Development Nano-Power for Africa Role:PI $1,134,415.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #AEG-A-00-05-00007-00 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 11-05-2009 -03-31-2010 Higher Education for Development Africa-U.S. Higher Education Initiative Planning Grant: Development of Inexpensive, Indigenous Graetzel Cells for Local Power Generation Role:PI $49,995.00 Closed Level:Private Non-Profit

Grant: #EM01844 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 06-01-2009 -05-31-2011 ExxonMobil Global Services Company Materials Characterization Role:PI $16,057.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #SRS 006233 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 04-01-2009 -03-01-2010 Procter & Gamble Company P&G Capability Enhancement in Small Angle X-ray Scattering (USAXS) Role:PI $18,222.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #PO 4400959912 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 03-09-2009 -12-31-2010 Equistar Chemicals LP Small-Angle Neutron Scattering Studies Role:PI $75,332.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #SRS 005792 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 07-01-2008 -07-15-2009 Equistar Chemicals LP Integrated Method for Determination of Long and Short Chain Branching Architecture in Polyethylene Resins Role:PI $58,016.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #SRS 004188 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 03-01-2007 -07-15-2009 Equistar Chemicals LP Integrated Method for Determination of Long and Short Chain Branching of Architecture in Polyethylene Resins Role:PI $50,000.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #CTS-0626063 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 09-01-2006 -08-31-2010 National Science Foundation Spray Jet Flames for Supported Gold Catalysts: New Catalyst Role:PI $316,052.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #CTS-0070214 NCE Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 07-01-2000 -06-30-2004 National Science Foundation Room Temperature Nano-Structure Synthesis in Aerosols Role:PI $240,000.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #CTS-9986656-NCE Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 02-01-2000 -01-31-2002 National Science Foundation Aero-Sol-Gel Amorphous Mixed Oxides for Epoxidation Catalysts Role:PI $54,703.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #99S44200145C1/Mod 1 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 09-15-1999 -03-15-2000 Department of the Air Force Innovative Wear Resistant Materials for Space Applications Role:PI $8,843.00 Closed Level:Federal

Grant: #No cost extension Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 07-15-1996 -06-30-2000 Procter & Gamble Company Quantitative Characterization of Diaper Components Using Small Angle Light Scattering Role:PI $40,000.00 Closed Level:Industry

Grant: #211-2016-M-90456 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 07-01-2016 -09-30-2017 National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health Development of Instrumentation and method for measurement of crystalline silica aerosol Role:PI $45,847.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #CMMI-1635865 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 09-01-2016 -08-31-2019 National Science Foundation Collaborative Research: The design of polymer nanocomposites guided by mesoscale simulations and scattering Role:PI $231,991.00 Active Level:Federal

Grant: #Scattering Studies II Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 09-01-2016 -08-30-2017 Procter & Gamble Company Beaucage Scattering Studies II Role:PI $50,000.00 Active Level:Industry

Grant: #IIP 1939038 Investigators:Beaucage, Gregory 01-15-2020 -12-31-2020 National Science Foundation Planning Grant: I/UCRC for The Center for Hierarchical Emergent Materials (CHEM) Role:PI $15,000.00 Awarded Level:Federal

Publications

Invited Publications

Beaucage G (2008. )Towards resolution of ambiguity for the unfolded state .Biophysical J. , 95 ,503-509

Ramachandran R, Beaucage G, Kulkarni AS, McFaddin D, Merrick-Mack J, Galiatsatos V (2008. )Persistence Length of Short-Chain Branched Polyethylene .Macromolecules,

Kulkarni A, Beaucage G (2006. )Quantification of branching in disordered materials .J. Polym. Sci. Polym. Phys. , 44 ,1395-1405

Kammler HK, Beaucage G, Kohls DJ, Agashe N. Ilavsky J. (2005. )In situ studies of nano-particle growth dynamics in premixed flames .J Appl. Phys. , 95 (5 ),Article 054309

Beaucage G, Kammler HK, Mueller R, Strobel R, Agashe N, Pratsinis SE and Narayanan T (2004. )Probing the dynamics of nanoparticle growth in a flame using synchrotron radiation. Nature Mater, 3 ,370-373

Beaucage G (2004. )Determination of branch fraction and minimum dimension of mass-fractal aggregates .Phys. Rev. E, 70 ,031401

Bafna A, Beaucage G, Mirabella F (2003. )3D Hierarchical orientation in polymer-clay nanocomposite films .Polymer , 44 ,1103-1115

Sukumaran SK, Beaucage G (2002. )A structural model for equilibrium swollen networks .Europhysics Letters , 59 ,714-720

Beaucage G (1996. )Small-Angle Scattering from Polymeric Mass Fractals of Arbitrary Mass-Fractal Dimension. J. Appl. Crystallogr, 29 ,134-146

Beaucage G (1995. )Approximations leading to a unified exponential/power-law approach to small-angle scattering .J. Appl. Crystallogr, 28 ,717-728

Student Advising

Amit Kulkarni (Doctoral )

Ayush Bafna (Doctoral )

Doug Kohls (Doctoral )

Durgesh Rai (Doctoral )

G. Skillas (Postdoctoral )

Hao Liu (Undergrad )

Hashard Chavan (Master )

J. Hyeon-Lee (Doctoral )

Kurt Woodford (Undergrad )

Ling Guo (Master )

Maesa Idries (Undergrad )

Mangesh Champhekar (Master )

Nikhil Agashe (Doctoral )

Ramnath Ramachandran (Doctoral )

Robin Holland (Undergrad )

Ryan Breese (Doctoral )

S. Rane (Doctoral )

S. Sukumaran (Doctoral )

Sachit Chopras (Doctoral )

Stephanie Berger (Undergrad )

Suresh Murugesan (Doctoral )

Professional Affiliation

2010 -To Present: Director http://www.eng.uc.edu/~gbeaucag/NanoPowerAfrica.html Nanopower Africa,

2008 -To Present: Professor Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering University of Cincinnati,

2008: Fellow American Physical Society

2004 -2005: Chair of the Small Angle Scattering Special Interest Group ACryS

2003 -2004: Program Chair Small Angle Scattering Special Interest Group ACryS

2003 -To Present: Founding Member of LENS Neutron Scattering Facility Indiana University,

2003 -2004: Visiting Professor Funded by Swiss NSF and Dupont Corporation ETHZ, Zurich Switzerland,

2000 -2008: Advisory Board Intense Pulse Neutron Source Argonne Natonal Laboraotry,

2000 -2007: Associate Professor University of Cincinnati,

2000 -To Present: Founding Member of LSU Synchrotron CAMD SAXS User Group

1995 -To Present: Panel and Individual Referee for NSF/PRF/DOE/Commerce Proposals

1994 -2000: Assistant Professor University of Cincinnati,

1993 -1994: Staff Member Organic Materials Group 1815. Cooperative research agreements with U.S. industrial partners Sandia National Laboratory,

1992 -To Present: Member American Crystallographic Society

1990 -To Present: Member American Physical Society

1982 -1986: Patent Examiner Biomedical Materials US Patent and Trademark Office,

1980 -To Present: Member American Institute of Chemical Engineers

Other Information

Graduate & Postdoctoral Advisors
Dr. Richard S. Stein, Emeritus Professor of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA. Member NAS and NAE.
Dr. D. W. Schaefer, Professor of Engineering (Formerly Dean of Engineering), U. Cincinnati. 
Dr. J. G. Curro, Former Head of Polymer Group,Sandia National Laboratory, Albuquerque NM.
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Contact Information

Department of Chemical and Materials Engineering
University of Cincinnati
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45221-0012
Phone: 513 556-3063
Fax: 513 556-3473
beaucag@uc.edu