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J. Scott Parent

J. Scott Parent, P.Eng.

Hazell Research Professor of Chemical Design and Innovation
Engineering Chemistry Program Chair
Cross-appointed to the Department of Chemistry

Tel: (613) 533-6266
Fax: (613) 533-6637
Email: parent@chee.queensu.ca
Office: Dupuis Hall 409

Publications

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Journal Publications

J. Dafoe, J.S.Parent, A.J Daugulis, "Block copolymers as sequestering phases in two-phase biotransformations: Effect of constituent homopolymer properties on solute affinity," Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology Submitted Jan 14, 2014.  (In Progress)

S.L. Bacon, J.S. Parent, A.J. Daugulis, "A framework to predict and experimentally evaluate polymer-solute thermodynamic affinity for two-phase partitioning bioreactor (TPPB) applications," Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology Revision submitted January 16, 2014.

G.E. Garrett, E. Mueller, D.A. Pratt, J.S. Parent, "Reactivity of polyolefins toward cumyloxy radical:," Macromolecules DOI 10.1021/ma402177v, 2014.

B.M. Molloy, D. K. Hyslop, J.S. Parent, "Comparative Analysis of Delayed-Onset Peroxide Cross-linking Formulations," Polymer Engineering and Science DOI 10.1002/pen.23817, 2014.

Y. Zhang, P. Tiwary, J.S. Parent, M. Kontopoulou, C.B. Park, "Crystallization and Foaming of Coagent-Modified Polypropylene: Nucleation Effects of Cross-linked Nanoparticles.," Polymer 54, 4814-4819, 2013.

J.R. McNeish, J.S. Parent, R.A. Whitney, "Halogenated poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene): influence of halogen leaving-group and polymer microstructure on chemical reactivity," Canadian Journal of Chemistry 91, 420-427, 2013.

A. Ozvald, J.S. Parent, R.A. Whitney, "Hybrid Ionic/Covalent Polymer Networks Derived from Functional Imidazolium Ionomers," Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 51, 2438–2444, 2013.

D.K. Hyslop, J.S. Parent, "Dynamics and Yields of AOTEMPO-mediated Polyolefin Cross-linking," Polymer 54, 84-89, 2013.

D.K. Hyslop, J.S. Parent, "Functional Nitroxyls for use in Delayed-onset Polyolefin Cross-linking," Macromolecules 45, 8147-8154, 2012.

K. Vikram Siva Shanmugam, J.S. Parent, R.A. Whitney, "Design, Synthesis and Characterization of Bismaleimide Co-curing Elastomers," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 51, 8957-8965, 2012.

K. Vikram Siva Shanmugam, J.S. Parent, R.A. Whitney, "C-H Bond Addition and Copolymerization Reactions of N-Arylmaleimides: Fundamentals of Coagent-assisted Polymer Cross-linking," European Polymer Journal 48, 841-849, 2012.

J.S. Parent, M. Capela, J.T. Dafoe, A.J. Daugulis, "A First Principles Approach to Identifying Polymers for Use in Two-Phase Partitioning Bioreactors," Journal of Chemical Technology & Biotechnology 87, 1059-1065, 2012.

J.S. Parent, A. Porter, M. Klezcek, R.A. Whitney, "Imidazolium Bromide Derivatives of Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene): A New Class of Elastomeric Ionomers," Polymer 52, 5410-5418, 2011.

J. S. Parent, S.M. Malmberg, R.A. Whitney, "Auto-catalytic Chemistry for the Solvent-free Synthesis of Isobutylene-rich Ionomers," Green Chemistry 13, 2818-2824, 2011.

B.I. Chaudhary, J.M. Cogen, J.S. Parent, "Thermal Analyses of Organic Powders Made From Precipitation Polymerization of Triallyl Monomers," Journal of Thermal Analysis and Calorimetry 105, 279-285, 2011.

M.A.J. Faba, J.S. Parent, R.A. Whitney, "CO2-derived Latent Nitrogen Nucleophiles for Controlled Cross-linking of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)," Polymer Engineering and Science 51, 1592–1598, 2011.

M.A.J. Faba, J.S. Parent, R.A. Whitney, "Reactions of N-Alkylbenzaldimines with Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene): New Delayed Onset Cure Chemistry," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 50, 680–685, 2011.

S. Xiao, J.S. Parent, R.A. Whitney, L.K. Knight, "Synthesis and Characterization of Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)-derived Macro-monomers," Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 48, 4691-4696, 2010.

S. Malmberg, J.S. Parent, D.A. Pratt, J.K. McLean, R.A Whitney, "Isomerization and Elimination Reactions of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)," Macromolecules 43, 8456-8461, 2010.

J.S. Parent, S. Malmberg, J.K. McLean, R.A. Whitney, "Nucleophilic Catalysis of Halide Displacement from Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)," European Polymer Journal 46, 702-708, 2010 [More information].

J.K. McLean, S.A. Guillen-Castellanos, J.S. Parent, R.A. Whitney, K. Kulbaba, A. Osman, "Phase-Transfer Catalyzed Esterification of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 48, 10759-10764, 2009 [More information].

K. El Mabrouk, J.S. Parent, B.I. Chaudhary, R. Cong, "Chemical Modification of PP Architecture: Strategies for Introducing Long-chain Branching," Polymer 50, 5390-5397, 2009 [More information].

W. Wu, J.S. Parent, S.S. Sengupta B.I. Chaudhary, "Preparation of Crosslinked Microspheres from Hydrocarbon Solutions: A New Adaptation of Precipitation Polymerization Chemistry," Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 47, 6561-6570, 2009 [More information].

S.S. Sengupta, J.S. Parent, B.I. Chaudhary, "Selectivity of Coagent-mediated Polypropylene Maleation," Polymer Engineering and Science 49, 1945-1950, 2009 [More information].

J.S. Parent, A. Bodsworth,S.S. Sengupta, M. Kontopoulou, B.I. Chaudhary, D. Poche, S. Cousteux, "Comparative Analysis of Coagent-assisted Polypropylene Branching Chemistry, ," Polymer 50, 85-94, 2009 [More information].

W. Wu, J.S. Parent, "Polymer Functionalization by Free Radical Addition to Alkynes," Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 46, 7388-7394, 2008 [More information].

J.S. Parent, S.S. Sengupta, M. Kaufman, B.I. Chaudhary, "Coagent-induced Transformations of Polypropylene Microstructure: Evolution of Bimodal Architectures and Cross-linked Nano-particles," Polymer 49, 3884-3891, 2008 [More information].

J.K. McLean, S.A. Guillen-Castellanos, J.S. Parent,R.A. Whitney, R. Resendes, "Synthesis of Graft Copolymer Derivatives of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)," European Polymer Journal 43, 4619-4627, 2007 [More information].

M. Kontopoulou, Y. Liu, J. R. Austin, J.S. Parent, "The dynamics of montmorillonite clay dispersion and morphology development in immiscible ethylene-propylene rubber/polypropylene blends," Polymer 48, 4520-4528, 2007 [More information].

J. A. Lee, M. Kontopoulou, J. S. Parent, "Rheology and Physical Properties of Polyethylene / Polyethylene-Ionomer Blends and their Clay Nanocomposites," Macromolecular Rapid Communications 28, 210-214, 2007 [More information].

J.S. Parent, R. Parodi and W. Wu, "Radical Mediated Graft Modification of Polyolefins: Vinyltriethoxysilane Addition Dynamics and Yields," Polymer Engineering and Science 46, 12, 1754-1761, 2006 [More information].

S.A. Guillen-Castellanos, J.S. Parent, and R.A. Whitney, "Synthesis of Ester Derivatives of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene): Solvent-free Phase Transfer Catalysis," Macromolecules 39, 2514-2520, 2006 [More information].

S.S. Sengupta and J.S. Parent, "Comparative Analysis of Radical-Mediated Polyethylene Modifications: Vinyltriethoxysilane versus Mercaptopropyltriethoxysilane Addition," Polymer Engineering and Science 46, 480-485, 2006 [More information].

J.S. Parent, W. Wu, S.S. Sengupta and Peter Jackson, "Mechanism and Selectivity of 2,3-Dimethyl-2,3-diphenylbutane Mediated Addition of Vinyltriethoxysilane to Polyethylene," European Polymer Journal 42, 971-980, 2006 [More information].

S.A. Guillen-Castellanos, J.S. Parent, and R.A. Whitney, "Synthesis and Characterization of Ether Derivatives of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)," Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 44, 983-992, 2006 [More information].

J.S. Parent, A. Liskova, R.A. Whitney and R. Resendes, "Ion-dipole Interaction Effects in Isobutylene-based Ammonium Bromide Ionomers," Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 43, 5671-5679, 2005 [More information].

S.S. Sengupta, J.S. Parent and J.K. McLean, "Radical-Mediated Modification of Polypropylene: Selective Grafting via Polyallyl Coagents," Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 43, 4882-4893, 2005 [More information].

J.S. Parent and S.S. Sengupta, "Terminal Functionalization of Polypropylene by Radical-Mediated Thiol-Ene Addition," Macromolecules 38, 5538-5544, 2005 [More information].

J.A. Lee, M. Kontopoulou and J.S. Parent, "Synthesis and Characterization of Polyethylene-based Ionomer Nanocomposites," Polymer 46, 5040-5049, 2005 [More information].

R.A.Whitney, A. Penciu, J.S. Parent, R. Resendes and W. Hopkins, "Cross-Linking of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene) by N-Alkylation of the Amidine Bases DBU and DBN," Macromolecules 38, 4625-4629, 2005 [More information].

J.S. Parent, A. Liskova and R. Resendes, "Isobutylene-based Ionomer Composites: Siliceous Filler Reinforcement," Polymer 45, 8091-8096, 2004 [More information].

J.S. Parent, A. Penciu, S.A. Guillen-Castellanos, A. Liskova and R.A. Whitney, "Synthesis and Characterization of Isobutylene-based Ammonium and Phosphonium Bromide Ionomers," Macromolecules 37, 7477-7483, 2004 [More information].

J.A. Lee, M. Kontopoulou and J.S. Parent, "Time and Shear Dependent Rheology of Maleated Polyethylene and its Nanocomposites," Polymer 45, 6595-6600, 2004 [More information].

M.E. Scott, J.S. Parent, J. Dupont and R.A. Whitney, "Controlled Radical Grafting: Nitroxyl-Mediated Maleation of Model Hydrocarbons," Industrial & Engineering Chemistry Research 42, 3662-3670, 2003 [More information].

J.S. Parent, G.D.F. White, D. Thom, R.A. Whitney and W. Hopkins, "Sulfuration and Reversion Reactions of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)," Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 41, 1915-1926, 2003 [More information].

J.S. Parent, M. Mrkoci and S.L. Hennigar, "Silica Agglomeration and Elastomer Reinforcement: Influence of Surface Modifications," Plastics, Rubber and Composites 32, 114-121, 2003 [More information].

M. Spencer, J.S. Parent and R.A. Whitney, "Composition Distribution in Poly(ethylene-graft-vinyltrimethoxysilane)," Polymer 44, 2015-2023, 2003 [More information].

J.S. Parent, M. Tripp and J. Dupont, "Selectivity of Peroxide-Initiated Graft Modification of Ethylene Copolymers," Polymer Engineering and Science 43, 234-242, 2003 [More information].

J.S. Parent, S. Cirtwill, A. Penciu, R.A. Whitney and P. Jackson, "2,3-Dimethyl-2,3-diphenylbutane Mediated Grafting of Vinyltriethoxysilane to Polyethylene: A Novel Radical Initiation System," Polymer 44, 953-961, 2003 [More information].

M.E. Scott, J.S. Parent, S.L. Hennigar, R.A. Whitney and M.F. Cunningham, "Determination of Alkoxyamine Concentrations in Nitroxyl-Mediated Polymerization Products," Macromolecules 35, 7628-7633, 2002 [More information].

T.G. Gopakumar, J.A. Lee, M. Kontopoulou and J.S. Parent, "Influence of Clay Exfoliation on the Physical Properties of Montmorillonite/Polyethylene Composites," Polymer 43, 5483-5491, 2002.

J.S. Parent, G. White and R.A. Whitney, "Synthesis of Thioether derivatives of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)," Journal of Polymer Science Part A: Polymer Chemistry 40, 2937-2944, 2002 [More information].

J.S. Parent, G.D.F. White, R.A. Whitney and W. Hopkins, "Amine Substitution Reactions of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)," Macromolecules 35, 3374-3379, 2002 [More information].

J.S. Parent, M. Spencer and R.A. Whitney, "Influence of Hydrogen Donors on Peroxide-Initiated Melt Grafting of Vinylsilane to Poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate)," Journal of Applied Polymer Science 83, 11, 2397-2402, 2002.

N. Bavarian, M.C. Baird and J.S. Parent, "EPDM Synthesis by the Ziegler Catalyst Cp*TiMe3/B(C6F5)3," Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 202, 3248-3252, 2001.

J.S. Parent, D.Thom, G. White, R.A Whitney and W. Hopkins, "Thermal Stability of Brominated Poly(isobutylene-co-isoprene)," Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry 39, 2019-2026, 2001.

J.S. Parent, N.T. McManus and G.L. Rempel, "Insights into the Selectivity of Nitrile Butadiene Rubber Hydrogenation by OsHCl(CO)(L)(PCy3)2, (L=vacant or O2)," Journal of Applied Polymer Science 79, 1618-1626, 2001.

J.S. Parent, K. Geramita, S. Ranganathan and R.A. Whitney, "Silane-Modified Poly(ethylene-co-vinyl acetate): Influence of Comonomers on Peroxide-Initiated Vinylsilane Grafting," Journal of Applied Polymer Science 76, 1308-1314, 2000.

J.S. Parent, N.T. McManus and G.L. Rempel, "OsHCl(CO)(O2)(PCy3)2 Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Copolymers," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 37, 4253-4261, 1998.

J.S. Parent, N.T. McManus, G.L. Rempel, W. Power and T.B. Marder, "Ligand Exchange Processes of OsHCl(CO)(L)(PR3)2, (L=vacant, H2, R'CN, O2; R=Cy or i-Pr)," Journal of Molecular Catalysis A. Chemical 135, 285-293, 1998.

P.D. Dholabhai, J.S. Parent and P.R. Bishnoi, "Equilibrium Conditions for Hydrate Formation from Binary Mixtures of CH4 and CO2 in the Presence of Electrolytes, Methanol and Ethylene Glycol," Fluid Phase Equilibria 11, 235-246, 1997.

J.S. Parent , N.T. McManus and G.L. Rempel, "RhCl(PPh3)3 and RhH(PPh3)4 Catalyzed Hydrogenation of Acrylonitrile-Butadiene Copolymers," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 35, 4417-4423, 1996.

J.S. Parent and G.L. Rempel, "Solubility of Hydrogen in Chlorobenzene," of Chemical and Engineering Data 41, 192-194, 1996.

J.S. Parent and P.R. Bishnoi, "Investigations into the Nucleation Behaviour of Natural Gas Hydrates," Chemical Engineering Communications 144, 51-64, 1996.

P.D. Dholabhai, J.S. Parent and P.R. Bishnoi, "Carbon Dioxide Hydrate Equilibrium Conditions in Aqueous Solutions Containing Electrolytes and Methanol," Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 35, 819-823, 1996.

Patents

B. Chaudhary, J. Cogen, S.S. Sengupta, J.S. Parent, "Polyolefin Compositions with Grafted Flame-Retardants, Filed by Dow Chemical," Singapore Patent 142491, 2010.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent, S.S. Sengupta;, "Functionalized Polyolefins, Moisture Curable Polyolefin Resins and Processes of Manufacture Thereof," US Patent No. 7,858,705 , 2010.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent, R. Resendes, R.A.Whitney, S.A. Guillen-Castellanos, "Novel Methods for the Preparation of IIR Based Graft Copolymers," US Patent No. 7,729,418,B2, 2009.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent, R.A. Whitney, A. Liskova, R. Resendes, "Process to Produce Silica-Filled Elastomeric Compounds," United States Patent 7,237,736, 2007.

G.L. Rempel, N.T. McManus and J.S. Parent, "Catalytic Hydrogenation of Polymers," United States Patent 5,561,197, 1996, Awarded to the University of Waterloo; Sponsored by Bayer Rubber.

Applications

J.S. Parent; R.A. Whitney, Thermoset Ionomers, Filed by Parteq Innovations, PCT Int. Appl. (Dec 9, 2011)., 2011.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent; R.A. Whitney, Azolium Ionomers, Filed by Parteq Innovations, PCT Int. Appl. (Dec 9, 2011)., 2011.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent; R.A. Whitney, Halogenated butyl rubber having superior reactivity, Filed by Parteq Innovations, US Patent Application, July 14, 2011., 2011.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent; R.A. Whitney; Karthik Vikram, Free radical curable functional macromonomers prepared from anhydride, Filed by Parteq Innovations, PCT Int. Appl. (2011) PCT/CA2011/00567, 2011.  (In Progress)

Free radical stable polymers that are curable in the presence of coagent, Filed by Parteq Innovations, US Patent Application 13/108,059, 2011.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent; R.A. Whitney, Free radical curable isobutylene-rich polymers, Filed by Parteq Innovations, US Patent Application 13/108,049, May 16, 2011, 2011.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent; R.A. Whitney, Delayed curing of halogenated elastomers, Filed by Parteq Innovations, US Patent Application 13/016,362, Jan 28, 2011. , 2011.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent; R.A. Whitney, Halogenated elastomers with heat activated latent curative, Filed by Parteq Innovations US Patent Application 13/016,388, 2011.  (In Progress)

B. I. Chaudhary; R Cong; J.S. Parent, Imide-coupled propylene-based polymer and process, Filed by Dow Chemical PCT Int. Appl. (2011), WO 2011005856 A1 20110113., 2011.  (In Progress)

B.I. Chaudhary; J.S. Parent; M.F. Finlayson; J.D. Weaver; R. Cong; J. Wang, Silane Coupled Polypropylene-based Polymer and Method, Filed by Dow Chemical. PCT Int. Appl. (2011), WO 2011005852 A1 20110113., 2011.  (In Progress)

D.A. Adkinson; L.P. Ferrari; J.S. Parent; R.A. Whitney; R. Resendes, Butyl ionomers for use in reducing a population of and/or preventing accumulation of organisms. PCT Int. Appl. (2010) WO2010091499, 2010.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent, S.S. Sengupta, B. Chaudhary, J. Cogen; Crosslinked Polymer Particles, Filed by Dow Chemical, PCT Int. Appl. (2010) PCT/US09/38871., 2010.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent, S.S. Sengupta, B. Chaudhary, Triallyl Phosphate Enabled Grafting of Compatible Monomers to Chain Scissionable Polyolefins, Filed by Dow Chemical PCT Int. Appl. (2007), WO 2007053771 A1 20070510., 2007.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent, S.S. Sengupta, B. Chaudhary, S. Costeux, M. Finlayson, S. Hahn; TAP-Mediated, Rheology-Modified Polymers and Preparation Methods, Filed by Dow Chemical PCT Int. Appl. (2007), WO 2007053771 A1 20070510., 2007.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent, S.S. Sengupta; B. Chaudhary, S. Costeux, M. Finlayson, S. Hahn, G. Gutierres; Coagent-Mediated, Grafted Copolymers and Preparation Methods, Filed by Dow Chemical PCT Int. Appl. (2007), WO 2007056154 A2 20070518., 2007.  (In Progress)

J.S. Parent, R. Resendes, R.A.Whitney, S.A. Guillen-Castellanos; Halobutyl Elastomers, PCT Int. Appl. (2007), WO 2007016770 A1 20070215., 2007.

R.Resendes, J.S. Parent and R.A. Whitney, "Liquid Maleated Butyl Rubber," Provisional United States Patent Application 60/698,252 filed July 11, 2005, Sponsored by Lanxess, 2005.