Patrick T. Mather

Research Professor

Biomedical & Chemical Engineering


  • Biodegradable polymers
  • POSS Nanocomposites
  • Controlled drug delivery
  • Biomineralization
  • Liquid Crystalline Elastomers
  • Shape Memory Polymers
  • Electrospinning
  • Thermosets

Recent Publications

  1. Erika D. Rodriguez, X. Luo, and P.T. Mather, “Linear and Crosslinked Poly (ε-Caprolactone) Polymers for Shape Memory Assisted Self-Healing (SMASH),” ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces ASAP (2011).
  2. K.A. Davis, K.A. Burke, P.T. Mather, J.H. Henderson, “Dynamic cell behavior on shape memory polymer substrates,” Biomaterials in press(2011). DOI: 10.1016/j.biomaterials.2010.12.006
  3. A.M. DiOrio, X. Luo, K.-M. Lee, and P.T. Mather, “A Functionally Graded Shape Memory Polymer,” Soft Matter 7 68-74 (2011).
  4. J. Choi, R. Wycisk, W. Zhang, P.N. Pintauro, K.M. Lee, and P.T Mather, “High conductivity perfluorosulfonic acid nanofiber composite fuel-cell membranes,” ChemSusChem 3 (11) 1245-1248 (2010).
  5. J. Wu, Q. Ge, and P.T. Mather, “PEG-POSS Multiblock Polyurethanes:Synthesis, Characterization and Hydrogel Behavior,” Macromolecules 43 7637–7649 (2010).