38. Berry, D. R.; Diaz, B. K., Durand-Silva, A., Smaldone R. A. “Radical Free Crosslinking of Direct-Write 3D Printed Hydrogels Through a Base Catalyzed Thiol-Michael Reaction” Polym. Chem. 2019 accepted (invited article for special issue on 3D printing) Link

37. Kam, H.; Ranathunga, D. T. S.; Payne, E. R.; Smaldone, R. A.; Nielsen, S. O.; Dodani, S. C. “Spectroscopic Characterization and in Silico Modelling of Polyvinylpyrrolidone as an Anion-Responsive Fluorescent Polymer in Aqueous Media.” Supramol. Chem., 2019 Accepted Article.  Part of the “Emerging Supramolecular Chemists in North America” Issue. Link

36. Jafari, B. H.; Walker, N.;  Smaldone, R.;  Gans, N.  “Geometric Trajectory  Planning  for  Robot  Motion  Over  a  3D  Surface,” Proc. ASME 019 Dynamic Systems and Control Conference, June 2019, accepted.

35.  Appuhamillage, G. A.; Berry, D. R.; Benjamin, C. E.; Luzuriaga, M. A.; Reagan, J. C.; Gassensmith. J. J.; Smaldone, R. A. “3D Printed Chitosan/Pluronic Hydrogels for Toxic Heavy Metal Adsorption” Polym. Int., 2019, 68, 964-971. Link

34.  Dharmarwardana, M.; Arimilli, B. S.; Luzuriaga, M. A.; Kwon, S.; Lee, H.; Appuhamillage, G. A.; McCandless, G. T.; Smaldone, R. A.; Gassensmith, J. J.  “The Thermo-responsive Behavior in Molecular Crystals of Naphthalene Diimides and Their 3D Printed Thermochromic Composites” CrystEngComm, 2018, 20, 6054-6060.  Link Emerging Investigators Special Issue

33. Luzuriaga, M. A.; Berry, D. R.; Reagan, J. C.; Smaldone, R. A.; Gassensmith, J. J. “Biodegradable 3D Printed Polymer Microneedles for Transdermal Drug Delivery” Lab Chip, 2018, 18, 1223-1230. Link

32. Lu, L.;  Zhang, P.; Zhang, Z.; Lin, Q.; Wu, Y.; Cheng, A.; Lin, Y.; Thompson, C. M.; Smaldone, R. A.; Ke, C. “Hierarchical Co-assembly Enhanced Direct Ink Writing” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2018, 57, 5105-5109.  Link

31. Thompson, C. M.; Occhialini, G.; McCandless, G. T.; Alahakoon, S. B.; Cameron, V. V.; Nielsen, S. O.; Smaldone, R. A. “Computational and Experimental Studies on the Effects of Monomer Planarity on Covalent Organic Framework Formation” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2017, 139, 10506–10513  Link

30.  Lin, Y.; Jiang, X.;  Kim, S. T.; Alahakoon, S. B.;  Hou, X.; Zhang, Z.;  Thompson, C. M.;  Smaldone, R. A.; Ke, C. “An Elastic Hydrogen-bonded Crosslinked Organic Framework for Effective Iodine Capture in Water” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2017, 139, 7172–7175. Link

29. Alahakoon, S. B.; Occhialini, G.; McCandless, G. T.; Karunathilake, A. K.; Nielsen, S. O.; Smaldone, R. A. “Experimental and Theoretical Insight into the Effect of Fluorine Substituents on the Properties of Azine Linked Covalent Organic Frameworks” CrystEngComm2017online, Link (Special Issue on Covalent Organic Frameworks)

28. Yang, K.; Grant, J. C.; Lamey, P.; Joshi-Imre, A.; Lund, B. R.; Smaldone, R. A.; Voit, W. “Diels–Alder Reversible Thermoset 3D Printing: Isotropic Thermoset Polymers via Fused Filament Fabrication” Adv. Funct. Mater.2017online, Link

27.  Alahakoon, S. B.; Thompson, C. M.; Occhialini, G.; Smaldone, R. A. “Design Principles for Two-Dimensional Covalent Organic Frameworks for Applications in Energy Storage” ChemSusChem. 2017, 10, 2116-2129 Link

26.  Appuhamillage, G. A.; Reagan, J. C.; Khorsandi, S.; Davidson, J. R.; Voit, W.; Smaldone, R. A. “3D Printed Remendable Polylactic Acid Blends With Uniform Mechanical Strength Enabled By A Dynamic Diels-Alder Reaction” Polym. Chem. 2017in press, Link 

25. Alahakoon, S. B.; McCandless, G. T.; Karunathilake, A. K.; Thompson, C. M.; Smaldone, R. A.   “Enhanced Structural Organization in Covalent Organic Frameworks Through Fluorination” Chem. Eur. J. 2017, in press, Link

24. Smaldone, R. A.; Thompson, C. M.; Evans, M.; Voit, W. “Teaching Science Through Video Games” Nature Chem. 2017, 9, 97-102. Link

23. Karunathilake, A. K.; Thompson, C. M.; Peranathan, S.; Ferraris, J. P.; Smaldone, R. A. “Electrochemically Active Porous Polymers Based on Corannulene” Chem. Commun. 201652, 12881-12884   Link

22. Li, S.; Dharmawardana, M.; Welch, R. P.; Ren, Y.; Thompson, C. M.; Smaldone, R. A.; Gassensmith, J. J. “Template Directed Synthesis of Porous and Protective Core-Shell Bionanoparticles” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2016, 55, 10691-10696. Link

21.  Karunathilake, A. A. K.; Chang, J.; Thompson, C. M.; Nguyen, C. U.; Nguyen, D.; Rajan, A.; Sridharan, A.; Vyakaranam, M.; Adegboyega, N.; Kim, S. J.; Smaldone, R. A. “Hexaphenylbenzene and Hexabenzocoronene-Based Porous Polymers for the Adsorption of Volatile Organic Compounds,” RSC Adv. 2016, 65763-65769  Link

20.  Davidson, J. R.; Appuhamillage, G. A.; Thompson, C. M.; Voit, W.; Smaldone, R. A. “A Design Paradigm Utilizing Reversible Diels-Alder Reactions to Enhance the Mechanical Properties of 3D Printed Materials” ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2016, 16961–16966.  Link

19.  Alahakoon, S. B.; Thompson, C. M.; Nguyen, A. X.; Occhialini, G.; McCandless, G. T.; Smaldone, R. A. “An Azine Linked Hexaphenylbenzene-Based Covalent Organic Framework” Chem. Commun. 2016, 52, 2843-2845. Link

18. Thompson, C. M.; McCandless, G. T.; Wijenayake, S.; Alfarawati, O.; Jahangiri, M.; Kokash, A.; Tran, Z.; Smaldone, R. A. “Substituent Effects on the Gas Sorption and Selectivity Properties of Hexaphenylbenzene and Hexabenzocoronene-based Porous Polymers” Macromolecules, 2014, 47, 8645-8652. Link

17. Thompson, C. M., Li, F., Smaldone, R. A. “Synthesis and sorption properties of hexa-(peri)-hexabenzocoronene-based porous organic polymers” Chem. Commun. 2014, 50, 6171-6173. Link

Prior to UT Dallas

16. Ke. C., Smaldone, R. A., Kikuchi, T., Li, H., Davis, A. P., Stoddart, J. F. “Quantitative Emergence of Hetero[4]rotaxanes by Template-Directed Click Chemistry” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2013, 52, 381-387.

15. Boyle, M. M., Gassensmith, J. J.,  Whalley, A. C., Forgan, R. S., Smaldone, R. A.,  Hartlieb, K. J., Blackburn, A. K., Sauvage, J-P., Stoddart, J. F.,  “Stereochemistry of Molecular Figure-of-Eights”, Chem. Eur. J. 2012, 18, 10312–10323.  (“Very Important Paper”)

14. Belowich, M. E., Valente, C., Smaldone, R. A., Friedman, D. C., Thiel, J., Cronin, L., Stoddart, J. F. “Positive Cooperitivity in the Template-Directed Synthesis of Monodisperse Macromolecules” J. Am. Chem Soc. 2012, 134, 5243–5261.  (Highlighted in RSC Chemistry World).

13. Gassensmith, J. J.; Smaldone, R. A.; Forgan, R. S.; Wilmer, C. E.; Cordes, D.; Botros, Y. Y.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Snurr, R. Q.; Stoddart,  J. F.  “Polyporous Metal-Coordination Frameworks” Org. Lett., 2012, 14, 1460–1463.

12. Forgan, R. S., Smaldone, R. A.; Gassensmith, J. J.; Furukawa, H.; Cordes, D. B.; Li, Q.; Wilmer, C.; Botros, Y. Y.; Snurr, R. Q.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Stoddart, J. F.  “Nanoporous Carbohydrate Metal-Organic Frameworks” J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2012, 134, 406–417Link:

11. Boyle, M. M.; Forgan, R. S.; Friedman, D. C.; Gassensmith, J. J.; Smaldone, R. A.; Sauvage, J-. P.; Stoddart, J. F.  “Donor-Acceptor Molecular Figures of Eights” Chem. Commun. 2011, 47, 11870–11872

10. Gassensmith, J. J.; Furukawa, H.; Smaldone, R. A.;  Forgan, R. S.; Botros, Y. Y.; Yaghi, O. M.; Stoddart, J. F. “Strong and Reversible Binding of Carbon Dioxide in a Green Metal-Organic Framework” J. Am. Chem. Soc.  2011, 133, 15312–15315.

9. Boyle, M. M.; Smaldone, R. A.; Whalley, A.; Ambrogio, M.; Stoddart, J. F. “Mechanized Materials” Chem. Sci. 2011, 2, 204–210.

8. Han, S.; Wei, Y.; Valente, C.; Forgan, R. S.; Gassensmith, J. J.; Smaldone, R. A.; Nakanishi, H.; Coskun, A.; Stoddart, J. F.; Grzybowski, B. A. “Imprinting Chemical and Responsive Micropatterns into Metal-Organic Frameworks.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2011, 50, 276–279.

7. Zhang, Z.; Che, Y.; Smaldone, R. A.; Xu, M.; Bunes, B. R.; Moore, J. S.; Zang, L. “Reversible Dispersion and Release of Carbon Nanotubes Using Foldable Oligomers.” J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2010, 132, 14113–14117.

6. Smaldone, R. A.; Forgan, R. S.; Furukawa, H.; Gassensmith, J. J.; Slawin, A. M. Z.; Yaghi, O. M.;  Stoddart, J. F.; “Metal-Organic Frameworks from Edible Natural Products.” Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 8630–8634 (Cover Article, November 2010, Featured in Chemistry World, Chemical and Engineering News, and The New York Times).

5. Smaldone, R. A.; Lin, E-C.; Moore, J. S.  “Intrastrand Foldamer Crosslinking by Reductive Amination.” J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 2010, 48, 927–935.

4. Smaldone, R. A.; Moore, J. S. “Reactive Sieving with Foldamers: Inspiration from Nature and Directions for the Future.” Chem. Eur. J. 2008, 14, 2650–2657

3. Smaldone, R. A.; Moore, J. S.  “Sequence Dependence of Reactivity in meta-Phenyleneethynylene Foldamers.” Chem. Commun. 2008, 1011–1013.

2. Smaldone, R. A.; Moore, J. S. “Foldamers as Reactive Sieves: Reactivity as a Probe of Conformational Flexibility.” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2007, 129, 5444–5450.

1. Chien, T-C.; Smaldone, R. A.; Townsend, L. B  “Facile Synthesis of 1-Substituted 4,5-Diaminopyrazoles and its Application Toward the Synthesis of Pyrazolo[3,4-b]pyrazines.” Tetrahedron Lett., 2004, 45, 4105–4108.