Publications 1983 2016

2009
5 Citations

Recent advances in the synthesis and applications of poly(1,4-dioxan-2-one) based copolymers

Raquez, J. M., Coulembier, O., Duda, A., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. 2009 In : Polimery/Polymers. 54, 3, p. 165-178 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Cerebellar Ataxia
Traffic Accidents
Copolymers
Acetanilides
Gravity Suits

The promise of biobased and biodegradable polymer materials in paper & paperboard products reducing carbon footprint and improving environmental performance

Narayan, R. 2009 TAPPI 2nd Annual PaperCon'09 Conference - Solutions for a Changing World.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbon
Carbon footprint
Traffic Accidents
Polymers
Biodegradable polymers
2008
26 Citations

Effect of biobased and biodegradable nucleating agent on the isothermal crystallization of poly(lactic acid)

Kang, K. S., Lee, S. I., Lee, T. J., Narayan, R. & Shin, B. Y. May 2008 In : Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering. 25, 3, p. 599-608 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
Inborn Errors Amino Acid Metabolism
Crystallization
Talc
51 Citations

In situ compatibilization of maleated thermoplastic starch/polyester melt-blends by reactive extrusion

Raquez, J. M., Nabar, Y., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Sep 2008 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 48, 9, p. 1747-1754 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
Polyesters
Extrusion
Dextrothyroxine
71 Citations

Maleated thermoplastic starch by reactive extrusion

Raquez, J. M., Nabar, Y., Srinivasan, M., Shin, B. Y., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Oct 16 2008 In : Carbohydrate Polymers. 74, 2, p. 159-169 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
starch
Thermoplastics
thermoplastics
Maleic Anhydrides
18 Citations

Morphology and rheological properties of blends of chemically modified thermoplastic starch and polycaprolactone

Shin, B. Y., Narayan, R., Lee, S. I. & Lee, T. J. Nov 2008 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 48, 11, p. 2126-2133 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
Polycaprolactone
Methacholine Compounds
Cesium Radioisotopes
31 Citations

Novel high-performance talc/poly[(butylene adipate)-co-terephthalate] hybrid materials

Raquez, J. M., Nabar, Y., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Apr 14 2008 In : Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 293, 4, p. 310-320 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Talc
Hybrid materials
Adhesion
Aldicarb
Diltiazem
89 Citations

Recent advances in reactive extrusion processing of biodegradable polymer-based compositions

Raquez, J. M., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Jun 16 2008 In : Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 293, 6, p. 447-470 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dextrothyroxine
Biodegradable polymers
Extrusion
Accessory Nerve
Aromatase
2007
134 Citations

Biodegradability of polylactide bottles in real and simulated composting conditions

Kale, G., Auras, R., Singh, S. P. & Narayan, R. Dec 2007 In : Polymer Testing. 26, 8, p. 1049-1061 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Dimethisterone
Biodegradation
Composting
Bottles
Buccal Administration

Bioplastics: Technology principles and exemplars

Narayan, R. 2007 Society of Plastics Engineers - Global Plastics Environmental Conference, GPEC 2007 - Environmental Innovation: Plastics Recycling and Sustainability. Vol. 1, p. 1 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Plastics
plastic
Carbon
Biodegradability
Biopolymers
4 Citations

Evaluation of a biodegradable foam for protective packaging applications

Arif, S., Burgess, G., Narayan, R. & Harte, B. Nov 2007 In : Packaging Technology and Science. 20, 6, p. 413-419 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foam Cells
Humidity
Starch
Hot Temperature
Temperature
16 Citations

New developments in biodegradable starch-based nanocomposites

Raquez, J. M., Nabar, Y., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Nov 2007 In : International Polymer Processing. 22, 5, p. 463-470 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
Silicates
Composite materials
Fillers
72 Citations

Thermal properties and morphology of biodegradable PLA/starch compatibilized blends

Jang, W. Y., Shin, B. Y., Lee, T. J. & Narayan, R. May 2007 In : Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry. 13, 3, p. 457-464 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Maleic anhydride
Compatibilizers
Dihydropteroate Synthase
Thermoplastics
2006
5 Citations

Analysis of the dynamic behavior of a starch foam extrusion process

Nabar, Y. & Narayan, R. Sep 15 2006 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 101, 6, p. 3983-3995 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Progesterone
Starch
Flupenthixol
Spontaneous Fractures
Competitive Binding
24 Citations

Biobased and biodegradable polymer materials: Rationale, drivers, and technology exemplars

Narayan, R. 2006 ACS Symposium Series. Vol. 939, p. 282-306 25 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 939)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Traffic Accidents
Acyclic Acids
Dimethisterone
Aminoacridines
Melanesia
35 Citations

Biocomposites synthesized from chemically modified soy oil and biofibers

Tran, P., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. Oct 5 2006 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 102, 1, p. 69-75 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Composite materials
Kenaf fibers
Soybean oil
Thermosets
Maleic anhydride
Hemiplegia
Waste management
Dimethisterone
Barbital
Arthroscopy
24 Citations

Biodegradable materials by reactive extrusion: from catalyzed polymerization to functionalization and blend compatibilization

Raquez, J. M., Degée, P., Nabar, Y., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Nov 2006 In : Comptes Rendus Chimie. 9, 11-12, p. 1370-1379 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polyesters
Extrusion
Dextrothyroxine
Compatibilizers
Molecular weight
2 Citations

Modifications of soybean oil using novel ozone-based chemistry

Graiver, D., Tran, P., Patrick, L., Farminer, K. & Narayan, R. 2006 ACS Symposium Series. Vol. 939, p. 76-100 25 p. (ACS Symposium Series; vol. 939)

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Thiamin Pyrophosphokinase
Traffic Accidents
Bibliography of Medicine
Acetanilides
Ageusia
29 Citations

Physicomechanical and hydrophobic properties of starch foams extruded with different biodegradable polymers

Nabar, Y. U., Draybuck, D. & Narayan, R. Oct 5 2006 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 102, 1, p. 58-68 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foams
Ambroxol
Starch
Polyesters
Polyvinyl alcohols
14 Citations

Three-arm poly (ε-caprolactone) by extrusion polymerization

Balakrishnan, S., Krishnan, M., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Mar 2006 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 46, 3, p. 235-240 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Extrusion
Molecular weight
Polymerization
Polymers
Dextrothyroxine
33 Citations

Twin-screw extrusion production and characterization of starch foam products for use in cushioning and insulation applications

Nabar, Y., Narayan, R. & Schindler, M. Apr 2006 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 46, 4, p. 438-451 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Foams
Ambroxol
Starch
Progesterone
Ethers
2005
12 Citations

Application of catalytic ozone chemistry for improving biodiesel product performance

Baber, T. M., Graiver, D., Lira, C. T. & Narayan, R. May 2005 In : Biomacromolecules. 6, 3, p. 1334-1344 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Biofuels
Ozone
Temperature
Biodiesel
Acetanilides

Drivers, standards, and technology exemplars for biobased products

Narayan, R. 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting Conference Proceedings. American Institute of Chemical Engineers, Vol. 2005

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Carbon
Polymers
Feedstocks
Biomass
Vegetable oils

Drivers, standards, and technology exemplars for biobased products

Narayan, R. 2005 AIChE Annual Meeting, Conference Proceedings. p. 9377 1 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

13 Citations

Free radical maleation of soybean oil via a single-step process

Tran, P., Seybold, K., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. 2005 In : JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 82, 3, p. 189-194 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soybean Oil
Free Radicals
soybean oil
Soybean oil
Thiamin Pyrophosphokinase
3 Citations

Isothermal crystallization kinetics of poly (ethylene terephthalate) - Cellulose acetate blends

Nabar, Y. U., Gupta, A. & Narayan, R. Jan 2005 In : Polymer Bulletin. 53, 2, p. 117-125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

cellulose
acetates
Polyethylene terephthalates
Ovulation
crystallization
16 Citations

Melt-stable poly(1,4-dioxan-2-one) (Co)polymers by ring-opening polymerization via continuous reactive extrusion

Raquez, J. M., Degee, P., Dubois, P., Balakrishnan, S. & Narayan, R. Apr 2005 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 45, 4, p. 622-629 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Copolymers
Copolymerization
Monomers
Depolymerization
Ring opening polymerization
41 Citations

Ozone-mediated polyol synthesis from soybean oil

Tran, P., Graiver, D. & Narayan, R. 2005 In : JAOCS, Journal of the American Oil Chemists' Society. 82, 9, p. 653-659 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Soybean Oil
Ozone
Hydroxyl Radical
polyols
Polyols
1 Citations

Plastics from renewable resources

Narayan, R. 2005 Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2005: GPEC 2005 - Creating Sustainability for the Environment. p. 391-397 7 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Biomass
Starch
Feedstocks
Polymers
Vegetable oils
75 Citations

Production of starch foams by twin-screw extrusion: Effect of maleated poly(butylene adipate-co-terephthalate) as a compatibilizer

Nabar, Y., Raquez, J. M., Dubois, P. & Narayan, R. Mar 2005 In : Biomacromolecules. 6, 2, p. 807-817 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Maleic anhydride
Maleic Anhydrides
Starch
Foams
Ambroxol
2004
51 Citations

Biodegradable soy protein-polyester blends by reactive extrusion process

Graiver, D., Waikul, L. H., Berger, C. & Narayan, R. Jun 5 2004 In : Journal of Applied Polymer Science. 92, 5, p. 3231-3239 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Proteins
Polyesters
Glycerol
Dextrothyroxine
Progesterone
1 Citations

Biodegradable starch foam packaging for automotive applications

Nabar, Y. & Narayan, R. 2004 Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2004 - Plastics: Helping Grow a Greener Environment, GPEC 2004. p. 157-169 13 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Starch
Foams
Blowing agents
Temperature
Extruders

BioPlastics from renewable resources: Laboratory to market

Narayan, R. 2004 ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 1 ed. Vol. 227

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Traffic Accidents
Feasibility Studies
Feedstocks
Aminoacridines
Melanesia

Design and engineering of biodegradable blown film

Balakrishnan, S. & Narayan, R. 2004 Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2004 - Plastics: Helping Grow a Greener Environment, GPEC 2004. p. 139-149 11 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Extruders
Polyesters
Gravimetric analysis
Conveying
Tensile properties
12 Citations

Diblock copolymers based on 1,4-dioxan-2-one and ε-caprolactone: Characterization and thermal properties

Raquez, J. M., Degée, P., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Aug 30 2004 In : Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 205, 13, p. 1764-1773 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

block copolymers
Block copolymers
Cetomacrogol
alkoxides
toluene
6 Citations

Drivers & rationale for use of biobased materials based on life cycle assessment (LCA)

Narayan, R. 2004 Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2004 - Plastics: Helping Grow a Greener Environment, GPEC 2004. p. 127-138 12 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Life cycle
Polymers
Biopolymers
Detergents
Feedstocks
13 Citations

In-depth characterization of granular starch-graft-polyester compositions as obtained by in situ polymerization of lactones from the starch surface

Rutot-Houzé, D., Degée, P., Gouttebaron, R., Hecq, M., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Jun 2004 In : Polymer International. 53, 6, p. 656-663 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Polymerization
Edema Disease of Swine
Toluene
Aluminum
12 Citations

Kinetic and thermodynamic considerations in the synthesis of a new three-arm poly(ε-caprolactone)

Balakrishnan, S., Krishnan, M., Dubois, P. & Narayan, R. Aug 2004 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 44, 8, p. 1491-1497 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Monomers
Kinetics
Aerospace Medicine
Molecular weight
Polymers
66 Citations

Rheological, mechanical and biodegradation studies on blends of thermoplastic starch and polycaprolactone

Shin, B. Y., Lee, S. I., Shin, Y. S., Balakrishnan, S. & Narayan, R. Aug 2004 In : Polymer Engineering and Science. 44, 8, p. 1429-1438 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
Thermoplastics
Polycaprolactone
Methacholine Compounds
Buccal Administration
18 Citations

Synthesis of melt-stable and semi-crystalline poly(1,4-dioxan-2-one) by ring-opening (co)polymerisation of 1,4-dioxan-2-one with different lactones

Raquez, J. M., Degée, P., Narayan, R. & Dubois, P. Oct 2004 In : Polymer Degradation and Stability. 86, 1, p. 159-169 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

thermal stability
Thermodynamic stability
Clodronic Acid
polyesters
copolymerization
1 Citations

Thermally stable lubricants from vegetable oils

Vicray, R., Graiver, D., Farminer, K. & Narayan, R. 2004 Global Plastics Environmental Conference 2004 - Plastics: Helping Grow a Greener Environment, GPEC 2004. p. 151-155 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Vegetable oils
Lubricants
Feedstocks
Temperature
Ozone

What's driving biobased products? A panel presentation

Narayan, R. 2004 ACS National Meeting Book of Abstracts. 1 ed. Vol. 228

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Acyclic Acids
Androstanes
Aminopropionitrile
Melanesia
Bile Pigments
2003
84 Citations

A Review of the Fate and Effects of Silicones in the Environment

Graiver, D., Farminer, K. W. & Narayan, R. Oct 2003 In : Journal of Polymers and the Environment. 11, 4, p. 129-136 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Polydimethylsiloxane
Degradation
Polymers
4-Aminobutyrate Transaminase
Silicones
85 Citations

Biodegradable compositions by reactive processing of aliphatic polyester/polysaccharide blends

Dubois, P. & Narayan, R. Aug 2003 In : Macromolecular Symposia. 198, p. 233-243 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Starch
starches
Polysaccharides
Polyesters
Chemical analysis
2002
2 Citations

An engineering entrepreneurship course for ChE seniors

Narayan, R. 2002 ASEE Annual Conference Proceedings. p. 11305-11309 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Industry
Innovation
Operations research
Intellectual property
Students
1 Citations

Overview of biodegradable & biobased plastics technologies

Narayan, R. 2002 TAPPI PLACE Conference. p. 371-378 8 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Plastics
Starch
Thermoplastics
Polyesters
Packaging

Rationale, drivers, and design for biodegradable & biobased plastics

Narayan, R. 2002 TAPPI PLACE Conference. p. 341-345 5 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingConference contribution

Plastics
Aminoacridines
Acyclic Acids
Melanesia
Adamantane
2001
1 Citations

Composting of silicone polymer under different moisture conditions, and with the addition of various amount of soil

Lehmann, R. G., Smith, D. M., Narayan, R., Kozerski, G. E. & Miller, J. R. Mar 2001 In : Compost Science and Utilization. 9, 2, p. 127-133 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

composts
compost
sampling
degradation
soil
1 Citations