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Mark Tapsak

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“Properties of conjugated organoborane polymers prepared by hydroboration polymerization of substituted dialkynes”, D. Hinkens, M.A. Tapsak, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA 2013; poster POLY393.

“Studies on the refractive index of copoly(arylene-siloxane) constructed with amide, ester or ether linkage units”, S.C. Blackburn, O.T. O’Sullivan, D. Hinkens, M.A. Tapsak, 245th ACS National Meeting, New Orleans, LA 2013; poster POLY439.

“Detailed thermal characterization of decanylene containing polysilalkylenesiloxanes.” D. Todd; S.C. Radzinski; J.J. Liggat; M.A. Tapsak, 243th ACS National Meeting, San Diego, CA 2012; oral presentation POLY481.

“Synthesis of vegetable oil-based step-growth polymers using a 2” wiped-film still.” B.D McFadden, J.S. Stewart, M. A. Tapsak, 241st ACS National Meeting, Anaheim, California 2011; poster CHED-1173.

“Degradation of an oligomerized vegetable oil in soil.” Gregory Barber, Mark A. Tapsak, 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, California 2010; poster CHED-705.

“Application of flame photometry methods for the analysis of sodium in campus prepared biodiesel.” Alan Weaver, Mark A. Tapsak, 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, California 2010; poster CHED-706.

“Anionic polymerization of large cyclosilalkylenesiloxane monomers.” S.C. Radzinski; M.A. Tapsak, 239th ACS National Meeting, San Francisco, California 2010; poster CHED-1318.

“From industry to academia: One person’s lap through the temporary pool.” M.A. Tapsak, 236th ACS National Meeting, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2008; oral presentation YCC-16.

“Ether Containing Silicone Hydrogel Synthesis and Film Properties.” E.W. Thursby; M.A. Tapsak; M. West, 235nd ACS National Meeting 2008 poster CHED-728.

“An introduction to structural polymer characterization using both proton and heteronuclear NMR.” M.A. Tapsak presented at the Bucknell NMR Symposium, Lewisburg, PA Sept. 2007.

E.W. Thursby; M.A. Tapsak “Synthesis of Poly(Dimethylsiloxane-alt-Ethylene Glycol) for Hydrogel Applications.” Presented at the 234th ACS National Meeting, Boston, MA 2007; paper PMSE-402.

“Improved electrochemical biosensor response via metal oxide pre-oxidation of chemical interferents” J.G. Houseknecht; M. Rahman; M.L. Norton; M.A. Tapsak, 233rd ACS National Meeting, March 2007.

“Investigation of the water window on various implantable pacing leads using a home-built computer controlled potentiostat” E.W. Thursby; M.A. Tapsak, 232nd ACS National Meeting, Sept. 2006.

“Synthesis of model compounds for the development of a pH responsive biomaterial” C. Small; M.A. Tapsak, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Oct. 2005.

“Effects of fumed silica on small molecule diffusion through silicone rubber” A. Detweiler; M.A. Tapsak, University of Maryland Baltimore County, 8th Annual Undergraduate Research Symposium in the Chemical and Biological Sciences, Oct. 2005.

“The 40-year development cycle of an implantable glucose sensor.” M.A. Tapsak, Susquehanna Valley ACS local meeting, Feb. 2005.

“Synthesis and microstructure analysis of poly(dimethylsiloxane-co-1,1,12,12-tetramethyl-13-oxa-1,12-disilatridecanylene).” M.A. Tapsak, 219th ACS National Meeting, March 2000.

“Silicone chemistry and its role in medical devices.” M.A. Tapsak, New Mexico Tech, Fall Symposium, 1997.