Publications

Refereed Journal Articles: 

  • Wang, L., Zhang, Z., Jiang, X., Irvin, J. A., Liu, C., Wang, M., & Li, X. (2017). Self-Assembly of Tetrameric and Hexameric Terpyridine-Based Macrocycles Using Cd(II), Zn(II), and Fe(II). Inorganic Chemistry, 57(7), 3548–3558. DOI://10.1021/acs.inorgchem.7b02361
  • Cantu, T., Walsh, K., Pattani, V., Moy, A., Tunnell, J., Irvin, J. A., & Betancourt, T. (2017). Conductive Polymer-Based Nanoparticle for Laser-Mediated Photothermal Ablation of Cancer: Synthesis, Characterization, and In Vitro Evaluation. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 12, 615–632. DOI://10.2147/IJN.S116583.
  • Cantu, T. ; Rodier, B.; Iszard, Z.; Kilian, A.; Pattani, V.; Walsh, K.; Weber, K.; Tunnell, J.; Betancourt, T.; Irvin, J. “Electroactive Polymer Nanostructures for Photothermal Therapy,” Journal of Visualized Chemistry; 2016, Issue 107, e53631.  DOI:// 10.3791/53631
  • Barker, K.; Rastogi, S. K.; Dominguez, J.; Cantu, T.; Brittain, W.; Irvin, J.; Betancourt, T. Biodegradable DNA-enabled poly(ethylene glycol) hydrogels prepared by copper-free click chemistry. J. Biomater. Sci., Polym. Ed. 2015, 27, 22-39. DOI: 10.1080/09205063.2015.1103590
  • Winkel, K. L.; Carberry, J. R.; Araya, M.; Wood, L. M.; Iszard, Z. W.; Cantu, T.; Martin, B.; Li, X.; Irvin, J. A. “Donor-Acceptor-Donor Polymers Utilizing Pyrimidine-Based Acceptors,” React. Funct. Polym, 2014, 83, 113-122.  DOI: 10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2014.07.015
  • Winkel, K. L.; Carberry, J. R.; Irvin, J. A.; “Synthesis and Electropolymerization of 3,5-Bis-(3,4-ethylenedioxythien-2-yl)-4,4-dimethyl isopyrazole: A New Donor-Acceptor-Donor Monomer,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 2013 160(8), G111-G116.  DOI: 10.1149/2.075308jes
  • Carberry, J. R.; Irvin, J. A.; Glatzhofer, D. T.; Nicholas, K. M.; Neef, C. J.;“High Molecular Weight Copolymers of Vinylferrocene and 3-Phenyl[5]Ferrocenophane-1,5-Dimethylene with Various N-Substituted Maleimides,” React. Funct. Polym. 2013, 73, 730-736.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2013.03.002
  • Irvin, J. A.; Carberry, J. R.Dominant Ion Transport Processes of Ionic Liquid Electrolyte in Poly(3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene),” J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. 2013, 51(5), 337-342.  DOI: 10.1002/polb.23229
  • Irvin, D. J.; Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Yandek, G. R.; Carberry, J. R.; Currie, D. A.;  Theodoropoulou, N.; Irvin, J. A. “Enhanced Electrochemical Response of Solution-Deposited n-Doping Polymer via Co-casting with Ionic Liquid,” J. Polym. Sci. B: Polym. Phys. 2012, 50, 1145-1150.  DOI: 10.1002/polb.23111
  • Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Lai, W. W.; Irvin, D. J.; Yandek, G. R.; Irvin, J. A. “Electroactive Polymer-Based Electrochemical Capacitors Using Poly(benzimidazobenzophenanthroline) and its Pyridine Derivative Poly(4-aza-benzimidazobenzophenanthroline) as  Cathode Materials with Ionic Liquid Electrolyte,” J. Power Sources 2012, 220, 236-242.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.07.068
  • Stenger-Smith,J. D.; Guenthner, A. J.; Cash, J.; Irvin, J. A.; Irvin, D. J. “Poly(propylenedioxy)-Thiophene Based Supercapacitors Operating at Low Temperatures,” J. Electrochem. Soc. 2010, 157(3), A298-A304DOI: 10.1149/1.3276094
  • Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Irvin, J. A. “Ionic Liquids for Energy Storage Applications,” Material Matters 2009, 4(3), 103-105.  http://www.sigmaaldrich.com/technical-documents/articles/material-matters/ionic-liquids-for.html
  • Witker, D.; Irvin, D.; Clancy, S.; Stenger-Smith, J.; Irvin, J. “Electrochemical Deposition of a New n-Doping Polymer Based on Bis(thienyl)isopyrazole,” J. Electrochem. Soc., 2007, 154(4), G95-G98. DOI: 10.1149/1.2436991
  • Ligon, Jr., S. C.; Topping, C. M.; Jin, J.; Fallis, S.; Irvin, J. A.; DesMarteau, D. D.; Smith Jr., D. W. “Synthesis and Thermal Characterization of Perfluorocyclobutyl (PFCB) Polymers Containing Crown Ether Vertebrae,” Macromol. Chem. Phys. 2004, 205 (6), 801-805. DOI: 10.1002/macp.200300101
  • Zarras, P.; Anderson, N.; Webber, C.; Irvin, D. J.; Irvin, J. A.; Guenthner A.; Stenger-Smith, J. D. “Progress in Using Conductive Polymers as Corrosion Inhibiting Coatings,” Radiation Physics and Chemistry 2003, 68, 387-394.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0969-806X(03)00189-0
  • Zarras, P.; Lindsay, G. A.; Chafin, A. P.; Miles, M. H.; Merwin, L. H.; Fallis, S.; Webber, C.; Yee, R. Y.; Irvin, J. A.  “Lithium-Ion Transport Membranes as Novel Materials for Solid Polymer Electrolyte Batteries,”  Polym. News 2001, 26, 335-340.
  • Irvin, J. A.; Schwendeman, I.; Lee, Y.; Abboud, K. A.; Reynolds, J. R.* “Low Oxidation Potential Conducting Polymers Derived from 3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene and Dialkoxybenzenes,” J. Polym. Sci.: A: Polym. Chem. 2001, 39 (13), 2164-2178.  DOI: 10.1002/pola.1193
  • Irvin, J. A.; Piroux, F.; Morvant, M. C.; Robertshaw, V. L.; Angerhofer, A.; Reynolds, J. R.* “Low Oxidation Potential Conducting Polymers Based on 1,4-Bis[2-(3,4-ethylenedioxy)thienyl]-2,5-dialkoxybenzenes,” Synthetic Metals 1999, 102, 965-966.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0379-6779(98)00999-0
  • Irvin, J. A.; Reynolds, J. R. “Low Oxidation Potential Conducting Polymers: Alternating Substituted Para-Phenylene and 3,4-Ethylenedioxythiophene Repeat Units,” Polymer 1998, 39, 2339-2347.  http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/S0032-3861(97)00496-5
  • Irvin, J. A.; Neef, C. J.; Kane, K. M.; Cassidy, P. E.; Tullos, G.; St. Clair, A. K. Polyethers Derived from Bisphenols and Highly Fluorinated Aromatics. J. Polym. Sci.: A: Polym. Chem. 1992, 30, 1675-1679.  DOI: 10.1002/pola.1992.080300820

Student Theses and Dissertations:

  • Xu Wang, “To Be Determined,” dissertation in progress.
  • Damilola Runsewe, “To Be Determined,” dissertation in progress (co-advised with T. Betancourt).
  • David Hebert, “Use of Coupling Reactions to Improve Molecular Weights in Electron Rich Electroactive Polymers,” thesis in progress.
  • Mariana Ocampo, “Electrospun Electroactive Polymer Nanocomposites for Photocatalysis,” dissertation in progress.
  • Marisa Snapp-Leo, “Electroactive Polymers as Chemical Sensors,” thesis in progress.
  • Kelli Burke, “Aptamer Functionalized Electroactive Polymers for Detection of Biomolecules,” thesis in progress.
  • Jacob Frazer, “Impact of Processing Parameters on Conductive Polymer Reactivity,” thesis, May 2018.
  • Xu Wang, “Polyaromatic Core for Enhanced Conductivity in Inherently Conductive Polymers,” thesis, August 2017.
  • Travis Cantu, “Organic Amphiphilic Nanostructures for Photothermal Ablation of Tumors,” dissertation, December 2015 (co-advised with T. Betancourt).
  • Leslie Wood, “Soluble n-Doping Polymers,” thesis, August 2013.
  • Makda Araya, “Synthesis of Donor-Acceptor-Donor Molecules for Preparation of Stable n-Doping Polymers,” thesis, August 2012.
  • Jamie Carberry, “Ionic Liquid Mobility in Electroactive Polymers,” thesis, August 2012.
  • Katie Winkel, “High Nitrogen n-Doping Electroactive Polymers,” thesis, August 2011.

Chapters in Books:

  • Irvin, J. A.; Iszard, Z. W.   “Polymers for Charge Storage,” in Encyclopedia of Polymeric Nanomaterials, S. Kobayashi and K. Müllen, Eds., Springer, New York, invited review article, 2015.
  • Irvin, J. A.; Winkel, K.Thin Film Applications of Electroactive Polymers. In Functional Polymer Films; Knoll W.; Advincula, R., Eds., Wiley-VCH, New York, 2011; Vol. 2; p 983. (invited, peer-reviewed review chapter)
  • Irvin, J.; Irvin, D.; Stenger-Smith, J. D. “Electrically Active Polymers for Use in Batteries and Supercapacitors,” in Handbook of Conducting Polymers, 3rd Ed.; Skotheim, T.; Reynolds, J. R., Eds., Taylor & Francis, Boca Raton, FL, 2007.  (invited, peer-reviewed review chapter)
  • Zarras, P.; Irvin, J. A. “Electrically Active Polymers,” in Encyclopedia of Polymer Science and Technology, 3rd ed., Wiley Interscience, New York, 2004. (invited review chapter)
  • Anderson, N.; Irvin, D. J.; Irvin, J. A.; Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Guenthner, A. J.; Webber, C.; Zarras, P.*, “Improved Synthesis and Corrosion Properties of Poly(bis-(dialkylamino)phenylene vinylene)s,” in ACS Symposium Series 843: Electroactive Polymers for Corrosion Control, Peter Zarras, John D. Stenger-Smith, and Yen Wei, eds., American Chemical Society, Washington, DC, 2003, pp. 140-155.
  • Irvin, J. A.; Irvin, D. J.; Chafin, A. P.; Guenthner, A. J.; Lindsay, G. A., Wright, M. E.; Herman, W. N. “Synthesis and Characterization of Chiral Conjugated Polymers for Optical Waveguides,” in OSA Trends in Optics and Photonics: Organic Thin Films for Photonic Applications, 2002, James P. Armistead, James R. Heflin, Alex K-Y. Jen, and Robert A. Norwood, eds.  (Optical Society of America, Washington, DC), pp. 88-92.

Patents:

  • Stenger-Smith, J.D.; Lai, W.; Irvin, D.J.; Irvin, Jennifer A. “Electroactive polymer based supercapacitors including a cathode having BBL or Pyr-BBL”. U.S. Patent 9,309,440 B1, April 12, 2016.
  • Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Lai, W.; Irvin, D. J.; Irvin, J. A Electroactive polymer based supercapacitors including a cathode having BBL or Pyr-BBL U. S. Patent 9,068,043 B1, June 30, 2015.
  • Irvin, D. J.; Irvin, J. A.; Stenger-smith, J. D.; Witker, D. L. Bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles and process for preparing and method for using bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles. US Patent 9,051,401 B1, June 9, 2015.
  • Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Irvin, J. A.; Irvin, D. J.; Lai, W. Electroactive polymer based supercapacitors including a cathode having BBL or Pry-BBL  U. S. Patent 8,962,840, February 24, 2015.
  • Irvin, D. J.; Irvin, J. A.; Stenger-smith, J. D. Supercapacitor including ionic liquid electrolytes US Patent 8,737,038 B1, May 27, 2014.
  • Irvin, D. J.; Witker, D. L.; Stenger-smith, J. D.; Irvin, J. A.. Bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles and process for preparing and method for using bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles U. S. Patent 8,680,292, March 25, 2014.
  • Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Irvin, J. A.; Irvin, D. J.; Lai, W. Electroactive polymer based supercapacitors including a cathode having BBL or Pry-BBL  U. S. Patent 8,427,812 B1, April 23, 2013.
  • Irvin, D. J.; Witker, D. L.; Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Irvin, J. A. Bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles and Process for Preparing and Method for Using Bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles. U. S. Patent 8,183,390 B1, May 22, 2012.
  • Fallis, S.; Irvin, J. A. Electrostatic charge dissipation compositions including energetic particles. U. S. Patent 7,951,248, May 31, 2011.
  • Fallis, S.; Irvin, J. A. Electrostatic charge dissipation compositions including energetic particles. U. S. Patent 7,931,762, April 26, 2011.
  • Fallis, S.; Irvin, J. A. Electrostatic charge dissipation compositions including energetic particles. U. S. Patent 7,927,438, April 19, 2011.
  • Irvin, D. J.; Witker, D. L.; Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Irvin, J. A. Bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles and Process for Preparing and Method for Using Bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles. U. S. Patent 7,829,660 B1, November 9, 2010.
  • Fallis, S.; Irvin, J. A. Electrostatic charge dissipation system statement regarding federally sponsored research or development. U. S. Patent 7,815,759, October 19, 2010.
  • Irvin, D. J.; Witker, D. L.; Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Irvin, J. A. Bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles and Process for Preparing and Method for Using Bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles. U. S. Patent 7,608,179 B1, October 27, 2009.
  • Irvin, D. J.; Witker, D. L.; Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Irvin, J. A. Bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles and Process for Preparing and Method for Using Bis(thienyl)isopyrazoles. U. S. Patent 7,456,295, November 25, 2008.
  • Irvin, D. J.; Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Witker, D. L.; Irvin, J. A. Process for Preparing n-Doping Conjugated Electroactive Polymer Using Poly(3,4-difluorothiophene).  U. S. Patent 7,399,433, July 15, 2008.
  • Fallis, S.; Irvin, J. A.  Electrostatic Charge Dissipation in Energetic Materials.  U. S. Patent 7,108,758, September 19, 2006.
  • Fallis, S.; Irvin, J. A.  Electrostatic Charge Dissipation Compositions Including Energetic Particles.  U. S. Patent 6,982,013, January 3, 2006.
  • Even, W. R.; Irvin, D. J.; Irvin, J. A.; Tarver, E. E.; Brown, G. M.; Wang, J.      C. F. Method and Solvent Composition for Regenerating an Ion Exchange      Resin.  U. S. Patent 6,407,143, June 18, 2002.

Presentations at Professional Meetings:

Undergraduate researcher Veronica Marin Ponce and master's student Marisa Snapp-Leo at Marisa's poster at the 2018 Women in Science and Engineering Conference

Undergraduate researcher Veronica Marin Ponce and master’s student Marisa Snapp-Leo at Marisa’s poster at the 2018 Women in Science and Engineering Conference

  • Snapp-Leo, M., Burke, K., Ocampo, M., Irvin, J. A., International Research Conference for Graduate Students, “Novel Electroactive Polymers,” Texas State University Graduate College, San Marcos, TX, United States. (November 2017).
  • Burke, K., Ocampo, M., Irvin, J. A., Central Texas American Chemical Society Centennial Celebration, “The Lighter Side of Chemistry,” Austin, TX, United States. (November 2017).
  • Cantu, T., Walsh, K., Pattani, V., Moy, A., James, T., Irvin, J. A., Betancourt, T. (Presenter), Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, “Conducting Polymer Nanoparticles for Laser-Mediated Photothermal Ablation of Cancer: Synthesis, Characterization, and In Vitro Evaluation,” Phoenix, AZ. (October 2017).
  • Huff, M. (Presenter), Baykal-Caglar, E., Vela-Ross, J., Tunnell, J., Irvin, J. A., Betancourt, T., Biomedical Engineering Society Annual Meeting, “Mechanisms of Cell Death Caused by Photothermal Ablation of Cancer Cells Mediated by Conductive Polymer Nanoparticles,” Phoenix, AZ. (October 2017).
  • Frazer, J. (student), Iszard, Z. (student), Garcia, J. (student), Irvin, J. A., Women in Science and Engineering Conference, “Impact of Processing Parameters on Conductive Polymer Electroactivity,” Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, United States. (April 2017).
  • Huff, M. (Presenter), Baykal-Caglar, E., Irvin, J. A., Betancourt, T., PREM External Advisory Board Meeting, Texas State University, “Mechanisms of Cell Death Caused by Photothermal Ablation of Cancer Cells Mediated by Conductive Polymer Nanoparticles,” Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. (April 2017).
  • Bryant, C. (student), Herrera, G. (student), Huff, M. (student), Olivas, T. (student), Moore, C. (student), Yildiz, T. (student), Rastogi, S. K., Cook, J., Irvin, J. A., Brittain, W. J., Betancourt, T., Women in Science and Engineering Conference, “Nanomedicines in Cancer Treatment,” Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, United States. (April 2017).
  • Gralinski, S., Burke, K., Kilian, A., Marquez, M., Ocampo, M., Riffle, A., Irvin, J. A., Women in Science and Engineering Conference, “Novel Electroactive Polymers,” Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, United States. (April 2017).
  • Kilian, A. (student), Wang, X. (student), Irvin, J. A., Women in Science and Engineering Conference, “Polyaromatic Cores for Enhanced Conductivity in Inherently Conductive Polymers,” Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, United States. (April 2017).
  • Betancourt, T., Du, L., Kornienko, A. V., Kerwin, S. M., Irvin, J. A., Lewis, L., Beall, G. W., Texas State University Health Scholar Showcase, “Drug Delivery and Therapeutics Research,” Texas State University, San Marcos, TX. (February 2017).
  • Frazer, J., Iszard, Z., Garcia, J., Vong, S., Irvin, J. A., Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, “Soft templating of conductive polymers for enhanced electronic properties,” Galveston, TX. (November 2016).
  • Betancourt, T., Cantu, T., Özel, T., Barker, K., Walsh, K., Vela Ross, J., Dominguez, J., Rastogi, S. K., Irvin, J. A., Brittain, W. J., American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Annual Conference, “Activatable Nanoparticles and Hydrogels: Integration of Synthetic Polymers, Polypeptides, and Oligonucleotides for the Detection and Treatment of Cancer,” San Francisco, CA, United States. (November 15, 2016).

    Master's student Kelli Burke and undergraduate Serra Holthaus at their 2018 Women in Science and Engineering Conference poster

    Master’s student Kelli Burke and undergraduate Serra Holthaus at their 2018 Women in Science and Engineering Conference poster

  • Cantu, T. (Presenter), Walsh, K., Mishra, S., Tracey, J., Tunnell, J., Irvin, J. A. (Corresponding Author), Zauscher, S. (Corresponding Author), NSF PREM Student Summer Conference, “Conductive Polymer-Based Nanoparticles as Photothermal Therapy Agents: Synthesis and Characterization,” San Marcos, TX. (June 2016).
  • Barker, K. (Presenter), Rastogi, S.K., Dominguez, J., Cantu, T., Brittain, W., Irvin, J. A., Betancourt, T. (Corresponding Author), NSF PREM Student Summer Conference, “Design and Preparation of DNA-Enabled Hydrogels,” San Marcos, TX. (June 2016).
  • Frazer, J. (Presenter), Iszard, Z., Garcia, J., Irvin, J. A. (Corresponding Author), NSF PREM Student Summer Conference, “Impact of Processing Parameters on Conductive Polymer Electroactivity,” San Marcos, TX. (June 2016).
  • Morgan, T. (Presenter), Vong, S., Irvin, J. A. (Corresponding Author), Feng, Y., Marusak, K., Zauscher, S., NSF PREM Student Summer Conference, “Hybrid Conducting Polymer and Biosynthesized CdS Composites for use as Photocatalysts,” San Marcos, TX. (June 2016).
  • Barker, K. (Presenter), Rastogi, S., Dominguez, J., Cantu, T., Brittain, W. J., Irvin, J. A., Betancourt, T., PREM Summer Conference, “Design and Preparation of DNA-Enabled Hydrogels,” Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, United States. (June 28, 2016).
  • Cantu, T. (Presenter), Walsh, K., Mishra, S., Tracy, T., Moy, A., Tunnell, J., Irvin, J. A., Betancourt, T., PREM Summer Conference, “Conductive Polymer-Based Nanoparticles as Photothermal Therapy Agents: Synthesis and Characterization,” Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, United States. (June 27, 2016).
  • Irvin, J. A. (Corresponding Author/Presenter), Cantu, T., Garcia, J.R., Frazer, J., Morgan, T., Vong, S., Pacifichem, “Controlling Porosity of Solution-Deposited Inherently Conducting Polymers to Maximize Electrochemical Performance.” (December 2015).
  • Irvin, J. A. (Corresponding Author), Irvin, D.J. (Presenter), Wood, L., Williams, K.L., Solano, M.A., Collings, S.K>, Pacifichem, “Synthesis and Characterization of Organically Modified Nanosilicon.” (December 2015).
  • Irvin, D. (Corresponding Author/Presenter), Wood, L., Irvin, J. A., Pantoya, M., Prouty, M., Nanotechnology for Defense Conference, “Nanosilicon: Production and Applications,” City of Industry, CA. (November 2015).
  • Frazer, J. (Presenter), Iszard, Z., Garcia, J., Irvin, J. A. (Corresponding Author), International Research Conference for Graduate Students, “Soft Templating of Conductive Polymers for Enhanced Electronic Properties,” Texas State University. (November 2015).
  • Cantu, T. (Presenter), Walsh, K., Mishra, S., Tracy, J., Tunnell, J., Irvin, J. A., Betancourt, T. (Corresponding Author), BMES 2015 Annual Meeting, “Characterization of Conductive Polymer Nanoparticles as Photothermal Therapy Agents,” Tampa, FL. (October 2015).
  • Irvin, D. (Corresponding Author/Presenter), Wood, L., Contractor, A., Prouty, M., Irvin, J. A., Pantoya, M., National Conference on Energetic Materials and Additive Manufacturing, “Nanosilicon Production and Formulation into Additive Manufacturing Feedstocks,” Lubbock, TX. (October 2015).
  • Morgan, T. (Presenter), Feng, Y., Marusak, K., Zauscher, S. (Corresponding Author), Irvin, J. A. (Corresponding Author), Research Triangle MRSEC REU Research Symposium, “Hybrid Conducting Polymer and Biosynthesized CdS Composites for use in Photovoltaic Applications,” Duke University. (August 2015).
  • Vong, S. (Presenter), Cantu, T., Irvin, J. A. (Corresponding Author), Betancourt, T. (Corresponding Author), NSF REU Poster Session, “Effect of Surfactant Concentrations on Polymeric Nanoparticles for Cancer Treatment,” Texas State University. (August 2015).
  • Irvin, D.; Wood, L.; Ward, K.; Irvin, J.; Williams, K. ; Solano, M. ; Pantoya, M.; Anderson, B.; Prouty, M. “Aluminum and Silicon-based Nanothermites” talk presented at the Defense Manufacturing Conference, San Antonio, TX, December 2014.
  • Cantu, T. ; Walsh, K. ; Pattani, V.; Tunnell, J.; Irvin, J.; Betancourt, T. “Conductive Polymer-Based Nanostructures for Photothermal Ablation of Cancer: Synthesis and In Vitro Evaluation,” poster presented at the Materials Research Society National Meeting, Boston, MA, November 2014.
  • Irvin, D.; Wood, L.; Irvin, J.; Pantoya, M.; Prouty, M. “Nanosilicon for Combustion Applications” poster presented at the Nanotechnology for Defense Conference, Chantilly, VA, November 2014.
  • Irvin, D.; Wood, L.; Ward, K.; Irvin, J.; Pantoya, M.; Prouty, M. “Nanometal fuels, Nanothermites, and Nanoadditives for Propulsion” poster presented at the Defense Energy Summit, Austin, TX November 2014.
  • Cantu, T.; Walsh, K.; Pattani, V.; Tunnell, J.; Irvin, J.; Betancourt, T. “Conductive Polymer-Based Nanostructures for Photothermal Ablation of Cancer: Synthesis and In Vitro Evaluation,” poster presented at the National Science Foundation PREM Site Visit, November 2014.
  • Frazer, J.; Iszard, Z.; Garcia, J.; Cantu, T.; Kilian, A.; Irvin, J. A. “Soft Templating of Conducting Polymers for Enhanced Electronic Properties,” poster presented at the National Science Foundation PREM Site Visit, November 2014.
  • Cantu, T.; Walsh, K.; Pattani, V.; Tunnell, J.; Irvin, J.; Betancourt, T. “Conductive Polymer-Based Nanostructures for Photothermal Ablation of Cancer: Synthesis and In Vitro Evaluation,” poster presented at the National Science Foundation PREM External Advisory Board Meeting, October 2014.
  • Frazer, J.; Iszard, Z.; Garcia, J.; Cantu, T.; Kilian, A.; Irvin, J. A. “Soft Templating of Conducting Polymers for Enhanced Electronic Properties,” poster presented at the National Science Foundation PREM External Advisory Board Meeting, October 2014.
  • Cantu, T.; Walsh, K.; Pattani, V.; Tunnell, J.; Irvin, J.; Betancourt, T. “Conductive Polymer-Based Nanostructures for Photothermal Ablation of Cancer: Synthesis and In Vitro Evaluation,” poster presented at the BMES 2014 Annual Meeting, San Antonio, TX, October 2014.
  • Frazer, J.; Iszard, Z.; Irvin, J. A. “Soft Templating of Conducting Polymers for Enhanced Electronic Properties,” presented at the NSF REU Poster Session, Texas State University, August 2014.
  • Weber, K.; Cantu, T.; Irvin, J. A.; Betancourt, T. “Organic Amphiphilic Nanostructures for Photothermal Ablation of Tumors,” presented at the NSF REU Poster Session, Texas State University, August 2014.
  • Gaylord, H.; Winkel, K.; Carberry, J.; Irvin, J. A.; Lee, B. “Structural and Electronic Properties of Poly-2,5-bis(thien-2-yl)Pyrimidine and its Molecular Crystal,” presented at the Texas State University Undergraduate Research Conference, San Marcos, TX, April 2014.
  • Cantu, T.; Irvin, J. A.; Betancourt, T. “Synthesis of Organic Nanomaterials for Photothermal Ablation of Cancer Cells,” presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 2014.
  • Irvin, D.; Wood, L.; Irvin, J.; Prouty, M. “Nanometal Fuels, Nanothermites, and Nanoadditives for Propulsion,” presented at the Nanotechnology for Defense Conference, Tucson, AZ, November 2013.
  • De Leon, E. L.; Cantu, T.; Wood, L.; Irvin, J. A. “Altering Porosity of Conducting Polymers,” presented at the NSF REU Poster Session, Texas State University, August 2013.
  • Iszard, Z.; Zhu, S.; Bharti, B.; Irvin, J. A.; Velev, O. “Controlled Deposition of Porous Nanoparticle Films for Supercapacitor Applications,” presented at the NSF REU Poster Session, North Carolina State University, August 2013.
  • Irvin, D.; Wood, L.; Irvin, J.; Prouty, M. “Nanosilicon and Nanofuels,” poster presented at the National Space & Missile Materials Symposium, Bellevue, WA June 2013.
  • Wood, L. W.; Ghion, R.; Irvin, J. A. “Soluble n-Doping Polymers,” presented at the National Science Foundation Director’s Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 2013.
  • Cantu, T.; Irvin, J. A.; Betancourt, T. “Organic Nanostructures for Photothermal Ablation,” presented at National Science Foundation Director’s Meeting, Washington, D.C., May 2013.
  • Cantu, T.; Irvin, J. A.; Betancourt, T. “Organic Amphiphilic Nanostructures for Photothermal Ablation of Tumors,” presented at HSI Day, San Marcos, TX, March 2013.
  • Irvin, J. A.; Carberry, J. R.; Iszard, Z.; Currie, D. A.; Theodoropoulou, N.; Irvin, D. J.; Stenger-Smith,J. D.; Yandek, G. R. “Tailoring Porosity In Soluble Conducting Polymers To Optimize Electroactivity,” presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, April 2013.
  • Irvin, D.; Goss, M.; Irvin, J.; Prouty, M. “Conductive Coatings for Reduced ESD Sensitivity Nanothermites,” presented at the Nanotechnology for Defense Conference, August 2012.
  • Carberry, J. R.; Winkel, K. L.; Araya, M.; Irvin, J. A. “N-Doping Donor-Acceptor-Donor Polymers Incorporating Nitrogen-Containing Heterocycles,” presented at the International Conference on the Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals, Atlanta, GA, July 2012.
  • Warren, J. S. ; Marks, K. ; Irvin, D. J.; Theodoropoulou, N.; Irvin, J. A. “Conducting Polymer Coatings for Metal Oxide Nanoparticles,” presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, San Diego, CA, March 26, 2012.
  • Winkel, K. L.; Carberry, J. R.; Araya, M.; Irvin, J. A. “Pyrimidine-Containing Polyheteroycles,” presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, August 2011.
  • Irvin, J. A.; Carberry, J. R.; Stenger-Smith, J. D. “Ionic Liquid Electrolyte Considerations in Electroactive Polymer Electrochemistry,” presented at the International Conference on the Science and Technology of Synthetic Metals, Kyoto, Japan, July 2010.
  • Winkel, K. ; Washbourne, J.; Irvin, J. A.  “Donor-Acceptor Molecules Derived From Thiophenes and High Nitrogen Heterocycles,” presented at the Women in Science and Engineering Conference, San Marcos, TX, April 2010.
  • Bowden, B. C.; Cunningham, M. J.; Gates, S. T.; Irvin, J. A. “Synthesis and Characterization of Substituted Thiophenes,” presented at the Women in Science and Engineering Conference, San Marcos, TX, April 2010.
  • Carberry, J. R.; Irvin, J. A. “n-Doping Polymer Electrochemistry in Ionic Liquid Electrolytes,” presented at the Women in Science and Engineering Conference, San Marcos, TX, April 2010.
  • Lai, W. W.; Irvin, D. J.; Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Irvin, J. A.* “Pyridine Derived BBL-Like Polymer for Organic Supercapacitor Applications,” presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, April 2008.
  • D. J. Irvin, D. L. Witker, A. P. Closson, J. D. Stenger-Smith, and J. A. Irvin, “Poly(3,4-Difluorothiophene) as a Stable Electrochemically n-Doping Polymer,” presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, April 2008.

Invited Talks, Lectures, and Presentations:

  • Huff, M. (Presenter), Irvin, J. A., Betancourt, T., PREM Student Meeting, “Mechanism of Cell Death Caused by Photothermal Ablation of Cancer Cells Mediated by Conductive Polymer Nanoparticles,” Texas State University. (November 2017).
  • Irvin, J. A., Cantu, T., Vong, S., Walsh, K., Iszard, Z., Frazer, J., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., Betancourt, T., Graduate Seminar, “Electroactive Polymers: Application-Driven Processing,” California State University-Long Beach, Long Beach, CA, United States. (September 2017).
  • Irvin, J. A., Cantu, T., Vong, S., Walsh, K., Iszard, Z., Frazer, J., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., Betancourt, T., Graduate Seminar, “Electroactive Polymers: Application-Driven Processing,” California State University-Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA, United States. (September 2017).
  • Irvin, J. A., Cantu, T., Vong, S., Walsh, K., Iszard, Z., Frazer, J., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., Betancourt, T., Graduate Seminar, “Electroactive Polymers: Application-Driven Processing,” California Polytechnic University: Pomona, Pomona, CA, United States. (September 2017).
  • Irvin, J. A., Castro-Arellano, I., STEM Undergraduate Research Experience, “Communication to the Scientific Community,” University College, Texas State University, San Marcos, TX, United States. (August 2017).
  • Cantu, T., Vong, S., Walsh, K., Iszard, Z., Frazer, J., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., Betancourt, T., Irvin, J. A., Texas A & M University-Kingsville, “Application-Driven Processing to Maximize Performance of Electroactive Polymers,” Kingsville, TX. (November 2016).
  • Cantu, T., Walsh, K., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., Betancourt, T., Irvin, J. A., Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, “Conductive polymer nanoparticles as photothermal therapy agents,” Galveston, TX. (November 2016).
  • Cantu, T., Walsh, K., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., Betancourt, T., Irvin, J. A. (Presenter), Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, “Conductive polymer nanoparticles as photothermal therapy agents,” Galveston, TX, United States. (November 2016).
  • Cantu, T., Vong, S., Walsh, K., Iszard, Z., Frazer, J., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., Betancourt, T., Irvin, J. A., University of Texas Rio Grande Valley, “Application-Driven Processing to Maximize Performance of Electroactive Polymers,” Edinburg, TX. (October 2016).
  • Cantu, T., Vong, S., Walsh, K., Iszard, Z., Frazer, J., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., Betancourt, T., Irvin, J. A. (Presenter), “Electroactive Polymers: Application-Driven Processing,” Texas Lutheran University. (October 2016).
  • Cantu, T., Vong, S., Walsh, K., Iszard, Z., Frazer, J., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., Betancourt, T., Irvin, J. A., Texas Lutheran University, “Electroactive Polymers: Application-Driven Processing,” Seguin, TX. (October 2016).
  • Irvin, J. A. (Corresponding Author/Presenter), The Society of Plastics Engineers, “Employment Paths for Chemists,” Texas State University. (November 2015).
  • Betancourt, T. (Corresponding Author/Presenter), Cantu, T., Ozel, T., Munoz, C., Irvin, J. A., Weigum, S., McIvor, E., Walsh, K., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., Bio-Related Polymers: Synthesis and Applications Session, “Exploring the Promise of Nanomedicine: Highly Specific Nano-Scaled Polmeric Biomaterials for Imaging and Treatment of Cancer,” 2015 Joint Southeast/Southwest Regional Meeting, American Chemical Society, Memphis, TN. (November 2015).
  • Betancourt, T. (Corresponding Author/Presenter), Cantu, T., Ozel, T., Barker, C., Walsh, K., Irvin, J. A., The University of Texas Rio Grade Valley, “Polymeric Biomaterials for Highly Specific, Imaging, Photoablation, and Drug Delivery to Cancer,” Edinburg, TX. (November 2015).
  • Betancourt, T. (Presenter), Cantu, T., Ozel, T., Munoz, C., Irvin, J. A., Weigum, S. E., McIvor, E., Walsh, K., Pattani, V., Tunnell, J., 2015 Joint Southeast/Southwest Regional Meeting, “Exploring the Promise of Nanomedicine: Highly Specific Nano-Scaled Polmeric Biomaterials for Imaging and Treatment of Cancer,” Amercian Chemical Society, Memphis, TN. (November 4, 2015).
  • Irvin, J.; Betancourt, T.; Iszard, Z.; Frazer, J.; Kilian, A.; Garcia, J.; Cantu, T.; Weber, K.; Mishra, S.; Tracy, J. “Electroactive Polymers: Processing for Improved Performance,” invited talk presented at University of Texas at Dallas, May 2015.
  • Irvin, J.; Betancourt, T.; Iszard, Z.; Frazer, J.; Garcia, J.; Cantu, T.; Kilian, A.; Weber, K. “Tailoring Chemical Structure and Morphology of Electroactive Polymers,” invited talk presented at the Texas State University Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization (MSEC) Commercialization Forum, April 2015.
  • Irvin, J. “Department of Defense Science (or, What You Need to Know to Write a Successful DOD SBIR Proposal),” invited talk presented at the Texas State University Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization (MSEC) Commercialization Forum, April 2015.
  • Irvin, J. “Nanomaterials Research at Texas State University,” invited talk presented at Northwest Vista College, April 2015.
  • Irvin, J.; Betancourt, T.; Iszard, Z.; Frazer, J.; De Leon, E.; Cantu, T.; Weber, K.; Mishra, S.; Tracy, J.; Zhu, S.; Bharti, B.; Velev, O. “Increasing Surface Area in Conducting Polymers for Enhanced Electroactivity,” invited talk presented at North Carolina State University, November 2014.
  • Irvin, J.; Frazer, J.; Garcia, J.; Kilian, A.; Cantu, T.; Dornak, D.; Gonzalez, C.; Iszard, Z.; Carberry, J.; Wood, L.; Medellin, D.; Weber, K.; De Leon, E.; Betancourt, T.; Martin, B.; Li, X.; Velev, O.; Wiley, B. “Optimizing Performance of Conducting Polymer-Based Devices,” invited talk presented at the National Science Foundation PREM Site Visit, November 2014.
  • Irvin, D.; Wood, L; Ward, K.; Irvin, J.; Pantoya, M; Prouty, M. “Nanosilicon for Combustion Applications” invited talk presented at Aberdeen Proving Ground, MD, October 2014.
  • Irvin, J.; Iszard, Z.; De Leon, E.; Medellin, D.; Carberry, J.; Frazer, J.; Garcia, J.; Kilian, A.; Weber, K.; Cantu, T.; Velev, O.; Wiley, O. “Tailoring Porosity in Soluble Conducting Polymers to Optimize Electroactivity,” invited talk presented at the National Science Foundation PREM External Advisory Board Meeting, October 2014.
  • Irvin, J. A. “Employment Opportunities for Chemists and Biochemists,” invited talk presented at the Texas State University CHEMIE Research Experiences for Undergraduates Professional Development Seminar Series, August 2014.
  • Irvin, J. A.; Iszard, Z. W.; De Leon, E. L.; Cantu, T.; Gonzales, C. “Templated Electroactive Polymers for Enhanced Electroactivity,” presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, Dallas, TX, March 2014.
  • Irvin, D.; Wood, L.; Irvin, J.; Prouty, M. “Nanosilicon and Nanofuels,” presented at the National Space & Missile Materials Symposium, Bellevue, WA June 2013.
  • Irvin, J. A.  “Maximizing Performance of Electroactive Polymers,” invited talk presented at the Texas State University Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization (MSEC) Commercialization Forum, San Marcos, TX, February 2013.
  • Irvin, J. A.  “The Roles of a Scientist in Department of Defense Laboratories,” invited talk presented at the Texas State University Materials Science, Engineering, and Commercialization (MSEC) Commercialization Forum, San Marcos, TX, February 2013.
  • Irvin, J. A. “Maximizing Performance of Electroactive Polymers Using Changes in Chemical Structure, Polymer Porosity, and Electrolyte Choice,” invited talk presented at Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, OH, January 2013.
  • Irvin, J. A. “Maximizing Performance of Electroactive Polymers Using Changes in Chemical Structure, Polymer Porosity, and Electrolyte Choice,” invited talk presented at University of Akron, Akron, OH, January 2013.
  • Irvin, J. A. “Colloidal Templating of Conducting Polymers for Energy Storage.” Invited talk presented at Duke University, Durham, NC, August 2012.
  • Irvin, J. A. “Ionic Liquids for Conducting Polymer Applications,” invited talk presented at SACHEM International, Austin, TX, January 2012.
  • Irvin, J. A. “Electroactive Polymers for Advanced Energy Applications,” invited talk presented at the Southwest Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, Austin, TX, November 2011.
  • Irvin, J. A. “Soft Templating of Conducting Polymers,” invited talk presented at PREM planning meeting, Duke University, October 2011.
  • Irvin, J. A. Electroactive Polymers for Energy Conversion and Storage,” presented at Texas Lutheran University, November 2010.
  • Irvin, J. A. “Electroactive Polymers,” presented at the Materials Research Group meeting, San Marcos, TX, January 2009.
  • Irvin, J. A. “Heterofunctional Electroactive Polymers,” presented at the Heterofunctional Materials Initiative meeting, San Marcos TX, December 2008.
  • Stenger-Smith, J. D.; Irvin, J. A.; Irvin, D. J.; Steckler, T.; Reynolds, J. R. “Supercapacitors/fast batteries: current status and future needs,” invited talk presented at the American Chemical Society National Meeting, August 2008.