Shannon Petersen

Doctoral Student 


B.S., Physics: 2015
Allegheny College, Meadville, PA

Current Research

Investigating how Ionomers can be used to create additive free polyurethanes.


S Peterson, JA Wilson, ML Becker* “Ring-Opening Copolymerization of Polylactones with Maleic Anhydride and Propylene Oxide: New Block-Copolymer Building Blocks for Additive Manufacturing” J. Amer Chem. Soc., 2018, submitted.

Y Chen, JA Wilson, SR Petersen, S Sallam, J Mao, C Wesdemiotis, ML Becker* “ROCOP of Maleic Anhydride with Functional Epoxides to Yield Poly(propylene fumarate) Analogues Capable of Post-polymerization Modification”. Angew Chem 2018, submitted.

Jennifer E. Laaser, Yaming Jiang, Shannon R. Petersen, Theresa M. Reineke, Timothy P. Lodge, “Interpolyelectrolyte Complexes of Polycationic Micelles and Linear Polyanions: Structural Stability and Temporal Evolution” J. Phys. Chem. B., 2015, 119(52), 15919–15928.