Awards and Honors
Excellence in Graduate Polymer Research, Division of Polymer Chemisty, 2011 ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, CA
Dean's Award for Outstanding Scholarship, Michigan Tech, 2010-2011
Selected non-NIST Publications
Chen, N., Xiang, X., Heiden, P. A. "Tuning thermoresponsive behavior of diblock copolymers and their gold core hybrids. Part 2. How properties change depending on block attachment to gold nanoparticles" Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2013, 396, 39−46.
Chen, N., Xiang, X., Saha, R., Bagley, S. T., Heiden, P. A. "Copolymerization of bacterial cell wall materials to enhance stability of polyhydroxyalkanoate" Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2013, 213, 2647−2652.
Chen, N., Xiang, X., Tiwari, A., Heiden, P. A. "Tuning thermoresponsive behavior of diblock copolymers and their gold core hybrids. Part 1. Importance of placement of amphiphilic end groups on the diblock copolymers" Journal of Colloid and Interface Science 2013, 391, 60−69.
Ghassemi, H., Au, M., Chen, N., Heiden, P. A., Yassar, R. S. "In situ electrochemical lithiation/delithiation observation of individual amorphous Si nanorods" ACS Nano 2011, 5(10), 7805−7811.
Salma, U., Chen, N., Richter, D. L., Filson, P. B., Dawson–Andoh, B., Matuana, L., Heiden, P. "Amphiphilic core/shell nanoparticles to reduce biocide leaching from treated wood, 1–leaching and biological efficacy" Macromolecular Materials and Engineering 2010, 295(5), 442−450.
Materials Science and Engineering Division
2013-present: Research Associate, MSED, NIST