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David Tomasko

  • Assc Dean, Undergrad Edc & Srv, COE Undergrad Educ/Std Svcs
  • Professor, Chemical & Biomolecular Eng
  • 122 Hitchcock Hall
    2070 Neil Avenue
    Columbus, OH 43210
  • 614-247-6548

Honors

  • 20100101

    Faculty Diversity Excellence Award.

  • 20100101

    Commencement Speaker, 394th Commencement of The Ohio State University.

  • 20080101

    Lumley Engineering Research Award.

  • 20050101

    Exemplary Service Award.

  • 20040101

    Charles E. MacQuigg Award for Outstanding Teaching.

  • 20040101

    Ralph L. Boyer Award for Outstanding Teaching.

  • 20030101

    Lumley Engineering Research Award.

  • 20020101

    Lumley Award for Interdisciplinary Research.

  • 20020101

    Alumni Award for Distinguished Teaching.

  • 19990101

    Charles E. MacQuigg Award for Outstanding Teaching.

  • 19980101

    Lumley Engineering Research Award.

  • 19980101

    Best Paper Award.

  • 19980101

    Maro Publications Future Technology Award for special achievement in research of future developments in the field of polymers.

  • 19920101

    NSF Post-doctoral Grant.

  • 19880101-19890101

    Amoco Foundation Fellowship.

  • 19870101-19880101

    General Electric Fellowship.

  • 19860101-19870101

    Union Carbide Fellowship.

  • 19860101

    W.L. Nelson Award for Outstanding Achievement in Chemical Engineering.

  • 19850101

    Tau Beta Pi.

Journal Articles

2012

  • Guo,Zhihua; Burley,Adam,C; Koelling,Kurt,W; Kusaka,Isamu; Lee,L,James; Tomasko,David,L, 2012, "CO2 bubble nucleation in polystyrene: Experimental and modeling studies." JOURNAL OF APPLIED POLYMER SCIENCE 125, no. 3, 2170-2186 - 2170-2186.

2009

  • Wingert, M.J., Shukla, S., Koelling, K.W., Tomasko, D.L., Lee, L.J., 2009, "Shear Viscosity of CO2-Plasticized Polystyrene Under High Static Pressures." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 48, no. 11, 5460-5471 - 5460-5471.
  • Niehaus, A.J., Anderson, D.E., Samii, V.F., Weisbrode, S.E., Johnson, J.K., Noon, M.S., Tomasko, D.L., Lannutti, J.J., 2009, "Effects of orthopedic implants with a polycaprolactone polymer coating containing bone morphogenetic protein-2 on osseointegration in bones of sheep." American Journal of Veterinary Research 70, no. 11, 1416-1425 - 1416-1425.
  • Tomasko, D.L., Burley, A., Yeh, S-K., Feng, L., Miyazono, K., Nirmal-Kumar, S., Kusaka, I., Koelling, K., 2009, "Development of CO2 for Polymer Foam Applications." Journal of Supercritical Fluids 47, 493-499 - 493-499.
  • Guo, Z., Yeh, S-K., Wingert, M.J., Ellis, J.L., Tomasko, D.L., Lee, L.J., 2009, "“Comparison of Nanoclay and Carbon Nanofiber Particles on Rheology of Molten Polystyrene Nanocomposites under Supercritical Carbon Dioxideâ€�." Journal of Applied Polymer Science

2008

  • Ellis,Jeffrey,LeClair; Tomasko,David,L; Dehghani,Fariba, 2008, "Novel dense CO2 technique for beta-galactosidase immobilization in polystyrene microchannels." BIOMACROMOLECULES 9, no. 3, 1027-1034 - 1027-1034.

2007

  • Ayodeji, O., Kniss, D., Lannutti, J.J., Tomasko, D.L., 2007, "Carbon Dioxide Impregnation of Electrospun Polycaprolactone Fibers." Journal of Supercritical Fluids 41, 173-178 - 173-178.
  • Liu, D., Tomasko, D.L., 2007, "CO2-Induced Sorption and Dilation of Poly(glycolide-co-lactide) copolymers." Journal of Supercritical Fluids 39, no. 3, 416-425 - 416-425.
  • Ayodeji, O., Powell, H., Summerfield, T.L., Powell, D., Kniss, D., Tomasko, D.L., Lannutti, J.J., 2007, "Implant-based Drug Delivery via Subcritical CO2 Modification." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 28, no. 36, 5562-5569 - 5562-5569.

2006

  • Verreck, G., Decorte, A., Heymans, K., Adriaensen, J., Liu, D., Tomasko, D., Arien, A., Peeters, J., Van den Mooter G., Brewster, M.E., 2006, "Hot stage extrusion of p-amino salicylic acid with EC using CO2 as a temporary plasticizer." International Journal of Pharmaceutics 327, no. 1-2, 45-50 - 45-50.
  • Verreck, G., Decorte, A., Li, H., Tomasko, D., Arien, A., Peeters, J., Rombaut, P., Van den Mooter, G., Brewster, M.E., 2006, "The effect of pressurized carbon dioxide as a plasticizer and foaming agent on the hot melt extrusion process and extrudate properties of pharmaceutical polymers." Journal of Supercritical Fluids 38, no. 3, 383-391 - 383-391.

2005

  • Verreck, G., Decorte, A., Heymans, K., Adriaensen, J., Cleeren, D., Jacobs, A., Liu, D., Tomasko, D., Arien, A., Peeters, J., Rombaut, P., Van den Mooter, G., Brewster, M.E., 2005, "The effect of pressurized carbon dioxide as a temporary plasticizer and foaming agent on the hot stage extrusion process and extrudate properties of solid dispersions of itraconazole with PVP-VA 64." European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences 26, no. 3-4, 349-358 - 349-358.
  • Yang, Y., Basu, S., Tomasko, D.L., Lee, L. J., Yang, S.-T., 2005, "Fabrication of Well-defined Scaffolds Using Novel Microembossing and Carbon Dioxide Bonding." Biomaterials 26, no. 15, 2585-2594 - 2585-2594.

2004

  • Li, H., Lee, L.J., Tomasko, D.L., 2004, "Effect of CO2 on the Interfacial Tension of Polymer Melts." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 43, no. 2, 509-514 - 509-514.
  • Gao, W., Butler, D., Tomasko, D.L., 2004, "High Pressure Adsorption of CO2 on Na-Y Zeolite and Model Prediction of Adsorption Isotherms." Langmuir 20, no. 19, 8083-8089 - 8083-8089.
  • Sproule, T.L., Lee, J.A., Li, H., Lannutti, J.J., and Tomasko, D.L., 2004, "Bioactive Polymer Surfaces Via Supercritical Fluids." Journal of Supercritical Fluids 28, 241-248 - 241-248.

2003

  • Tomasko, D.L., Han, X., Liu, D., Gao, W., Koelling, K.W., Lee, L.J., 2003, "Supercritical Fluid Applications in Polymer Nanocomposites." Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science 7, no. 4-5, 407-412 - 407-412.
  • Zeng, C., Han, X., Lee, L.J., Koelling, K.W., Tomasko, D.L., 2003, "Polymer-Clay Nanocomposite Foams prepared by using Carbon Dioxide." Advanced Materials 150, no. 20, 1743-1747 - 1743-1747.
  • Han, X., Koelling, K.W., Tomasko, D.L, Lee, L.J., 2003, "Effect of die temperature on the morphology of microcellular foams." Polymer Engineering Science 43, no. 6, 1206-1220 - 1206-1220.
  • Han, X., Zeng, C., Lee, L.J., Koelling, K.W., and Tomasko, D.L., 2003, "Extrusion of Polystyrene Nanocomposite Foams with Supercritical CO2." Polymer Engineering Science 43, no. 6, 1261-1275 - 1261-1275.
  • Tomasko, D.L., Liu, D., Li, H., Han, X., Wingert, M.J., Lee, L.J., Koelling, K.W., 2003, "A Review of CO2 Applications in Polymer Processing." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 43, no. 25, 6431-6456 - 6431-6456.

2002

  • Han, X., Tomasko, D.L, Koelling, K.W., and Lee, L.J., 2002, "Continuous Microcellular Polystyrene Foam Extrusion with Supercritical CO2." Polymer Engineering Science 42, no. 11, 2094-2106 - 2094-2106.
  • Wang, Y., Yang, C., and Tomasko, D.L., 2002, "Confocal Microscopy Analysis of Supercritical Fluid Impregnation of Polypropylene." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 41, no. 7, 1780-1786 - 1780-1786.

2000

  • Clogston, J., Rathman, J., Tomasko, D.L., Walker, H., and Caffrey, M., 2000, "Phase Behavior of a Monoacylglycerol (Myverol 18-99)/Water System." Chemistry and Physics of Lipids 107, 191 - 191.

1998

  • Humayun, R., Karakas, G., Dahlstrom, P., Ozkan, U.S., and Tomasko, D.L., 1998, "Supercritical Fluid Extraction and Temperature Programmed Desorption of Phenol and its Oxidative Coupling Products from Activated Carbon." Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research 37, 3089 - 3089.

1990

  • Brennecke,J,F; Tomasko,D,L; PESHKIN,J; Eckert,C,A, 1990, "FLUORESCENCE SPECTROSCOPY STUDIES OF DILUTE SUPERCRITICAL SOLUTIONS." INDUSTRIAL & ENGINEERING CHEMISTRY RESEARCH 29, no. 8, 1682-1690 - 1682-1690.
  • Mayer, M.M., Howell, W.J., Tomasko, D.L., and Eckert, C.A., 1990, "Solid-Liquid Equilibria in the Systems Thianthrene + Phenanthrene, Salicyclic Acid + Phenanthrene, and 3-Hydroxybenzoic Acid + Phenanthrene." Journal of Chemical Engineering Data 34, no. 4, 446 - 446.
  • Brennecke,J,F; Tomasko,D,L; Eckert,C,A, 1990, "NAPHTHALENE TRIETHYLAMINE EXCIPLEX AND PYRENE EXCIMER FORMATION IN SUPERCRITICAL FLUID SOLUTIONS." JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY 94, no. 19, 7692-7700 - 7692-7700.

Presentations

  • "Adsorption of and from Supercritical Carbon Dioxide on Microporous Materials." 2000, Presented at 5th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "Bioactive polymer surfaces via supercritical fluids." 2002, Presented at 8th Meeting on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "Novel Polymer/Clay Nanocomposite Foams Synthesized by Supercritical CO2." 2003, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Supercritical Fluid Processing for Functional Biomaterials." 2005, Presented at 3rd International Symposium on Biomaterials and Biomechanics,
  • "Supercritical Fluid Assisted Polymer Blending." 1998, Presented at 8th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "Adsorption of and from Supercritical Carbon Dioxide on Microporous Materials." 2000, Presented at Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference,
  • "Adsorption Behavior of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide on Microporous Materials." 2000, Presented at Central Region American Chemical Society Meeting,
  • "Supercritical Fluid Applications in Polymer Processing." 2000, Presented at Ashland Technical Forum,
  • "Spectroscopic Characterization of Supercritical Fluid Impregnation of Polymers." 2000, Presented at Central Region American Chemical Society Meeting,
  • "Supercritical Fluid Assisted Polymer Processing: Novel Blends and Foams." 2001, Presented at 10th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluid Chromatography, Extraction, and Processing,
  • "Supercritical carbon dioxide foaming and impregnation of polymers." 2002,
  • "Foam Extrusion of Polystyrene and its Nanocomposites Using Supercritical CO2." 2002, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Carbon Dioxide Assisted Processing of Polymer Nanocomposites." 2004, Presented at 27th RACI Australian Polymer Symposium,
  • "Rotational Rheometry of Polymers under Carbon Dioxide." 2006, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Materials Processing with Supercritical Fluids I: Processing in the Solid Phase." 1997,
  • "Lab-on-a-chip Design-Build Project in a First-Year Engineering Course." 2006, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Gluing Nanopatterned Polymers with CO2: Reversible Surface Tg Reduction of Polymers." 2006,
  • "Applications of Supercritical Fluids - Just how much can we do with pure CO2?." 1994, Presented at Combined Meeting of Central Ohio Sections of AIChE, ACS, and Electrochemical Society,
  • "Supercritical Technology for Impregnation of Synthetic Materials." 1996,
  • "Applications of Supercritical Fluids to Materials Processing." 1996,
  • "Investigation of the influence of injecting pressurized CO2 on the hot melt extrusion process and the extrudate properties of Eudragit E100." 2004, Presented at 12th Forum of Pharmaceutical Sciences,
  • "Engaging Engineering Students." 2004, Presented at Teaching Excellence Conference,
  • "Carbon Dioxide Effects on Surface Tg and Implications for Processing." 2004, Presented at 11th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluid Chromatography, Extraction, and Processing,
  • "Rheological Studies of Polymers Under High Pressure CO2." 2005, Presented at Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "Supercritical Fluid Processing for Functional Biomaterials: Some Medical Applications." 2005, Presented at 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Biomaterials/Biomechanics,
  • "CO2-Assisted Surface Modification of Polymers with Antibodies Based on Surface Tg Reduction." 2005, Presented at Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "CO2-induced Plasticization and Viscosity Reduction in Pharmaceutical Polymers." 2005, Presented at Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "CO2-Induced Plasticization and Viscosity Reduction in Pharmaceutical Polymers." 2005, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Rheological Changes in CO2 Impregnated Polymers Reinforced with Nanoclays." 2003, Presented at SPE-ANTEC,
  • "The Role of Interfacial Tension in CO2 Assisted Polymer Extrusion Process." 2003, Presented at Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference,
  • "Extrusion of Polystyrene Foams Reinforced with Nano-Clays." 2003, Presented at SPE-ANTEC,
  • "Gas Enhanced Interfacial Bonding of Polymers at the Micro/Nanoscale." 2003, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Analysis of morphology development in the CO2 - assisted polymer blending process." 2003, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Investigation of Polymer Surface Dynamics under CO2." 2004, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Biologically Benign Three-Dimensional Assembly of Polymer Structures at the Nanoscale Using CO2." 2004, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "CO2 as a Blowing Agent in Polymer Nanocomposite Foams." 2004,
  • "Investigation of Polymer Surface Dynamics under CO2 using Atomic Force Microscopy." 2004, Presented at 20th Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society – PPS-20,
  • "Phase Behavior and Tg in CO2 – Polymer Systems." 2004, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Adsorption Behavior of Supercritical Carbon Dioxide on Microporous Materials." 2002,
  • "Structure of nanocomposite foams." 2002, Presented at SPE-ANTEC,
  • "Processing and cell structure of nano-clay modified microcellular foams." 2002, Presented at SPE-ANTEC,
  • "Influences of solubility and viscosity in the polystyrene/CO2 microcellular foaming extrusion." 2002, Presented at SPE-ANTEC,
  • "Polymer/Clay Nanocomposite Foams Prepared by CO2." 2003, Presented at SPE-ANTEC,
  • "Understanding and Exploiting Tg Reduction for Surface and Bulk Modification of Polymers with CO2." 2005, Presented at 10th European Meeting on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "Dynamics of Nanocomposite Foams using Carbon Dioxide." 2006, Presented at Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "Foaming Using a Polystyrene / Poly(methyl methacrylate) Blend and Nanocomposites." 2006, Presented at AlChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Density Functional Approach for Modelling Polymer-CO2 Interfaces." 2006, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Role of CO2 in Surface Tg Reduction of Polymers." 2006, Presented at AlChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Role of CO2 in Surface Tg Reduction of Polymers." 2006, Presented at Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "CO2 and Drug-Induced Plasticization and Viscosity Reduction in Pharmaceutical Polymers." 2006, Presented at AAPS Annual Meeting,
  • "Environmentally Benign Crystallization: Compressed Fluids as Separable and Recoverable Antisolvents." 1997,
  • "Supercritical Fluid Processing of Pharmaceuticals." 1998,
  • "Supercritical Fluid Applications in Polymer Processing." 1999,
  • "Adsorption Behavior of Supercritical Fluids on Microporous Materials." 2000,
  • "Supercritical Fluid Applications in Polymeric Materials Processing." 2000,
  • "Piggybacking Chemotherapeutic Function onto Biomedical Implants via Carbon Dioxide Treatment." 2005, Presented at Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "“Supercritical Fluid Applications in Polymeric Materials Processing." 2000,
  • "Environmental Applications of Supercritical Fluids." 1994, Presented at ACE Day Program,
  • "The role of CO2 in Enhancing Polymer Extrusion." 2003, Presented at 6th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "CO2 as a Blowing Agent in Nanocomposite Systems – Thermodynamics and Rheology - Polymer-Supercritical Fluid Systems and Foams." 2003, Presented at International Workshop on Supercritical Fluid Aided Polymer and Foam Processing,
  • "Investigation of the influence of injecting pressurized CO2 on the hot melt extrusion process and the extrudate properties of PVP-VA 64." 2004, Presented at 8th Meeting on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "Investigation of the influence of injecting pressurized CO2 on the hot melt extrusion process and the extrudate properties of itraconazole with PVP-VA 64." 2005, Presented at Proceedings of 7th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids,
  • "Interfacial Tension between Polystyrene (PS) and SC CO2." 2002, Presented at Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Conference,
  • "Thermodynamic and Glass Transition Behavior in CO2 – Polymer Systems Emphasizing the Surface Region." 2006, Presented at Midwest Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics Meeting,
  • "Polymer Scaffolds foamed with CO2 for Tissue Engineering Applications." 2002, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Interfacial Tension of Polystyrene/CO2 Systems." 2002, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Solute-Solute Effects in Supercritical Fluid Processing of Biomolecules." 1995,
  • "Applications of Supercritical Fluids to Materials Processing." 1997,
  • "Carbon Dioxide-Enhanced Polymer Compounding - Supercritical Fluids in Materials Processing and Synthesis." 1999, Presented at Engineering Foundation Conference,
  • "Carbon Dioxide-Enhanced Polymer Compounding." 1999,
  • "Microfabricated Polymer Blends for the Study of CO2 Foaming." 2004, Presented at AIChE Annual Meeting,
  • "Gluing Nanopatterned Polymers with CO2: Reversible Surface Tg Reduction of Polymers." 2007,
  • "A Novel Fabrication Technique for Polymeric Lab-on-a-chip Devices Containing an Immobilized Enzyme." 2008, Presented at 16th Simpósio Internacional De Iniciação Cientrifica Da Universidade De São Paulo,

Papers in Proceedings

2007

  • Guo Z., Lee, L.J. and Tomasko, D.L. "CO2 and Water Vapor Permeability in Polymer Nanocomposites and Foams." in Proceedings of SPE ANTEC. (1 2007).

2006

  • Kalish, A., Tomasko, D.L., Masty, J., Acker, S., Rudmann, S., Forbush, J. "Electronic Course Portfolios for Peer-Evaluation of Teaching." in Proceedings of ASEE Annual Conference. (1 2006).
  • Liu, D., Yang, Y., Kusaka, I., Tomasko, D.L., Lee, L.J. "Role of CO2 in Surface Tg Reduction of Polymers." in Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids. (1 2006).
  • Allam, Y., Tomasko, D.L., Merrill, J., Trott, B., Schlosser, P., Clingan, P. "Lab-on-a-chip Design-Build Project with a Nanotechnology Component in a Freshman Engineering Course." in Proceedings of ASEE Annual Conference. (1 2006).
  • Clingan, P., Tomasko, D.L., Merrill, J., Allam, Y. "Work in Progress: Micro-/Nano-Technology ‘Lab-on-a-chip’ Research Project for First-Year Honors Engineering Program." in 36th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. (1 2006).
  • Wingert, M.J., Guo, Z., Shen, J., Lee, L.J., Tomasko, D.L., Koelling, K.W. "Dynamics of Nanocomposite Foams using Carbon Dioxide." in Proceedings of the 8th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids. (1 2006).

2005

  • Tomasko, D.L., Koelling, K.W., Lee, L.J., Han, X., Zeng, C., Wingert, M.J., Liu, D. "Polymer Nanocomposite Foams: Effect of Clay Surface Modification on Foam Structure." in NSF Grantees Conference. (1 2005).
  • Allam, Y., Tomasko, D.L., Merrill, J., Stevenson, P., Yang, Y., Wilson, T. "Lab-on-a-chip’ Micromanufacturing with a Nanotechnology Component for a First-Year Engineering Program: Implementation Results." in 35th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. (1 2005).
  • Tomasko, D.L., Liu, D., Yang, Y., Lee, L.J., Lannutti, J.J., Verreck, G., Arien, T., Brewster, M. "Understanding and Exploiting Tg Reduction for Surface and Bulk Modification of Polymers with CO2." in Proceedings of 10th European Meeting on Supercritical Fluids. (12 2005).

2004

  • Liu, D., Li, H., Wingert, M.J., Koelling, K.W., Lee, L.J., Tomasko, D.L. "Polymer Nanocomposite Foams Prepared by Environmentally Benign Carbon Dioxide." in NSF Grantees Conference. (1 2004).
  • Tomasko, D.L., Merrill, J., Stevenson, P., Schofield, T., Yang, Y., Allam, Y., Brand, S. "Work in Progress – ‘Lab-on-a-chip’ Micromanufacturing with a Nanotechnology Component for a First-Year Engineering Program." in Proceedings of 34th Annual Frontiers in Education Conference. (1 2004).
  • Han, X., Zeng, C., Wingert, M.J., Liu, D., Koelling, K.W., Lee, L.J., Tomasko, D.L. "Polymer Nanocomposite Foams: Effect of Clay Surface Modification on Foam Structure." in Proceedings of 27th Australasian Polymer Symposium. (1 2004).
  • Yang, Y., Liu, D., Lee, L.J., Tomasko, D.L. "Investigation of Polymer Surface Dynamics under CO2 using Atomic Force Microscopy." in Proceedings of 20th Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society – PPS-20. (1 2004).
  • Verreck, G., Li., H., Ariën, A., Peeters, J., Tomasko, D., Van den Mooter, G., Brewster, M. "Investigation of the influence of injecting pressurized CO2 on the hot melt extrusion process and the extrudate properties of PVP-VA 64." in Proceedings of 8th Meeting on Supercritical Fluids. (1 2004).

2003

  • Tomasko, D.L., Koelling, K.W., Lee, L.J., Han, X., Zeng, C., Li "CO2 as a Blowing Agent in Nanocomposite Systems – Thermodynamics and Rheology." in Polymer-Supercritical Fluid Systems and Foams. (12 2003).
  • Li, H., Han, X., Wingert, M.J., Lee, L.J., Koelling, K.W., Tomasko, D.L. "The Role of CO2 in Enhancing Polymer Extrusion Processes." in Proceedings of the 6th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids. (1 2003).

2002

  • Han, X., Baxter, A.R., Koelling, K.W., Tomasko, D.L., Lee, L.J. "Influences of solubility and viscosity in the polystyrene/CO2 microcellular foaming extrusion." in Proceedings of SPE-ANTEC. (1 2002).
  • Zeng, C., Han, X., Lee, L.J., Koelling, K.W., Tomasko, D.L. "Structure of nanocomposite foams." in Proceedings of SPE-ANTEC. (1 2002).
  • Han, X., Zeng, C., Lee, L.J., Tomasko, D.L., Koelling, K.W. "Polymer Nanocomposite Foams by Using Supercritical CO2." in Proceedings of 18th Annual Meeting of the Polymer Processing Society – PPS-18. (1 2002).
  • Han, X., Zeng, C., Lee, L.J., Koelling, K.W., Tomasko, D.L. "Processing and cell structure of nano-clay modified microcellular foams." in Proceedings of SPE-ANTEC. (1 2002).
  • Tomasko, D.L., and Lee, L.J. "Phase Inversion in sCO2 Enhanced Polymer Blending." in NSF Grantees Conference. (1 2002).

2001

  • Elkovitch, M., Lee, L.J., Tomasko, D.L "Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Assisted Polymer Blending in Twin-Screw Extrusion: Phase Inversion, Morphology, and Mechanical Properties." in Proceedings of SPE-ANTEC. (1 2001).
  • Han, X., Koelling, K.W., Tomasko, D.L., Lee, L.J. "Process Optimization in Microcellular Foam Extrusion." in Proceedings of SPE-ANTEC. (1 2001).

2000

  • Tomasko, D.L., Wang, Y., Yang, C. "Supercritical Fluid Impregnation of Surfactant-Like Probes into Polypropylene and Poly(methyl methacrylate) Films." in Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids. (4 2000).
  • Kim, J., Tomasko, D.L., Ruan, S., Lannutti, J., Mariotti, A., Rumpf, D. "Supercritical Processing of Synthetic Biomaterials." in Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids. (4 2000).
  • Tomasko, D.L., Elkovtich, M.D., Lee, L.J. "Supercritical Carbon Dioxide Assisted Polymer Blending in Twin Screw Extrusion: Relations Between Morphology Evolution and Mechanical Properties." in Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids. (4 2000).
  • Humayun, R., Tomasko, D.L, Brueggemeier, S.B. "Adsorption of and from Supercritical Carbon Dioxide on Microporous Materials." in Proceedings of the 5th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids. (4 2000).

1997

  • Chou, Y.-H., Tomasko, D.L. "GAS Crystallization of Polymer-Pharmaceutical Composite Particles." in Proceedings of 4th International Symposium on Supercritical Fluids. (1 1997).

1994

  • Bakshi, B.R., Koelling, K.W., Tomasko, D.L. "Chemical Engineering - Moving forward in traditional process engineering and emerging technologies." in Engineering Horizons. (1 1994).

Patents

  • Lee, L.J., Koelling, K.W., Tomasko, D.L., Han, X., Zeng, C.. "Polymer Nanocomposite Foams." Patent number: US 6,759,446 (reissued as US 7,026,365)
  • Lee, L.J., Yang, Y., Tomasko, D.L., Zheng, C.. "Gas Assisted Bonding of Polymers and Polymer Composites." Patent number: US 7,501,039