W. R. Lenart, W. Kong, W. C. Oltjen, M. J. A. Hore, Translocation of Soft Phytoglycogen Nanoparticles through Solid-State Nanochannels, Journal of Materials Chemistry: B 2019, In Press.

J. K. Pokorski and M. J. A. Hore, Structural Characterization of Protein-Polymer Conjugates for Biomedical Applications with Small-Angle Scattering, Current Opinion in Colloid & Interface Science 2019, In Press.

T. E. Gartner III, F. M. Haque, A. M. Gomi, S. M. Grayson, M. J. A. Hore, A. Jayaraman, Scaling Exponent and Effective Interactions in Linear and Cyclic Polymer Solutions: Theory, Simulations, and Experiments, Macromolecules 2019, 52, 4579-4589.

L. M. Yablon, S. N. Sanders, H. Li, K. R. Parenti, E. Kumarasamy, K. J. Fallon, M. J. A. Hore, A. Cacciuto, M. Y. Sfeir, L. M. Campos, Persistent Multiexcitons from Polymers with Pendent Pentacenes, Journal of the American Chemical Society 2019, 141, 9564-9569.

X. Lang, E. X. Xu, Y. Wei, L. N. Walters, M. J. A. Hore, Isomeric and structural effects in polymer cononsolvent systems, Polymer 2019, 170, 190-197.

M. J. A. Hore, Polymers on Nanoparticles: Structure & DynamicsSoft Matter 2019, 15, 1120-1134.



Y. Wei, Y. Xu, A. Faraone, M. J. A. Hore, Local Structure and Relaxation Dynamics in the Brush of Polymer-Grafted Silica NanoparticlesACS Macro Letters 20187, 699-704.

W. R. Lenart, M. J. A. Hore, Structure-Property Relationships of Polymer-Grafted Nanospheres for Designing Advanced NanocompositesNano-Structures & Nano-Objects 2018, 16, 428-440.

X. Lang, A. D. Patrick, B. Hammouda, M. J. A. HoreChain Terminal Group Leads to Distinct Thermoresponsive Behaviors of Linear PNIPAM and Polymer AnalogsPolymer 2018145, 137-147.




Q. Wu, P. M. Rauscher, X. Lang, R. J. Wojtecki, J. J. de Pablo, M. J. A. Hore, S. J. Rowan, Poly[n]catenanes: Synthesis of Molecular Interlocked ChainsScience 2017358, 1434-1439.

R. Ashkar, M. J. A. Hore, X. Ye, B. Natarajan, N. J. Greybush, T. Lam, C. R. Kagan,  C. B. Murray, Rapid Large-Scale Assembly and Pattern Transfer of One Dimensional Gold Nanorod Superstructures, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 20179, 25513-25521.

E. Cudjoe, S. Khani, A. E. Way, M. J. A. Hore, J. Maia, and S. J. Rowan, Biomimetic Reversible Heat-Stiffening Polymer Nanocomposites, ACS Central Science 20173, 886-894.

Y. Gu, K. Kawamoto, M. Zhong, M. J. A. Hore, A. M. Jordan, L. T. J. Korley, B. D. Olsen, J. A. Johnson, Semibatch Monomer Addition as a General Method to Tune and Enhance the Mechanics of Polymer Networks via Loop-Defect ControlProceedings of the National Academy of Sciences 2017114, 4875-4880.  

C.-C. Lin, P. J. Griffin, H. Chao, M. J. A. Hore, K. Ohno, N. Clarke, R. A. Riggleman, K. I. Winey, R. J. Composto, Grafted Polymer Chains Suppress Nanoparticle Diffusion in Athermal Polymer MeltsJ. Chem. Phys. 2017146, 203332.

X. Lang, W. R. Lenart, J. E. P. Sun, B. Hammouda, M. J. A. Hore, Conformation and Association of Aqueous Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) (PNIPAM) Star Polymers Below the LCSTMacromolecules 201750, 2145-2154.

P. W. Lee, S. A. Isorov, J. D. Wallat, S. K. Molugu, S. Shukla, J. E. P. Sun, J. Zhang, Y. Zheng, M. Lucius Dougherty, D. Konkolewicz, P. L. Stewart, N. F. Steinmetz, M. J. A. Hore, J. K. Pokorski, Polymer Structure and Conformation Alter the Antigenicity of Virus-like Particle-Polymer ConjugatesJournal of the American Chemical Society 2017139, 3312-3315.

E. Cudjoe, M. Hunsen, Z. Xue, A. E. Way, E. Barrios, R. A. Olson, M. J. A. Hore, S. J. Rowan, Miscanthus Giganteus: A Commercially Viable Sustainable Source of Cellulose NanocrystalsCarbohydrate Polymers 2017155, 230-241.




A. V. Zhukhovitskiy, J. Zhao, M. Zhong, E. G. Keeler, E. A. Alt, P. Teichen, R. G. Griffin, M. J. A. Hore, A. P. Willard, J. A. Johnson, Polymer Structure Dependent Hierarchy in PolyMOC GelsMacromolecules 201649, 6896-6902.

A. V. Zhukhovitskiy, M. Zhong, E. G. Keeler, V. K. Michaelis, J. E. P. Sun, M. J. A. Hore, D. J. Pochan, R. G. Griffin, A. P. Willard, J. A. Johnson, Highly Branched and Loop-Rich Gels via Formation of Metal-Organic Cages Linked by PolymersNature Chemistry 20168, 33-41.




 M. J. A. Hore, X. Ye, J. Ford,  Y. Gao, J. Fei, Q. Wu, S. J. Rowan, R. J. Composto, C. B. Murray, and B. Hammouda, Probing the Structure, Composition, and Spatial Distribution of Ligands on Gold NanorodsNano Letters 2015,15, 5730-5738

S. Khani, S. Jamali, A. Boromand, M. J. A. Hore, J. Maia, Polymer-Mediated Nanorod Self-Assembly Predicted by Dissipative Particle Dynamics SimulationsSoft Matter 201511, 6881-6892.  




J. Choi, M. J. A. Hore, N. Clarke, K. I. Winey, and R. J. Composto, Nanoparticle Brush Architecture Controls Polymer Diffusion in NanocompositesMacromolecules 2014 47, 2404-2410

D. Wang, M. J. A. Hore, X-C. Ye, C. Zheng, C. B. Murray, and R. J. Composto, Gold Nanorod Length Controls Dispersion, Local Orientation, and Optical Absorption in Polymer Nanocomposite FilmsSoft Matter 2014 (in press)

R. C. Ferrier, H. Lee, M. J. A. Hore, M. A. Caporizzo, D. M. Eckmann, and R. J. Composto, Janus Gold Nanorod Linking to Control Plasmonic Properties in Solution and Polymer NanocompositesLangmuir 201430, 1906-1914

M. J. A. Hore and R. J. Composto, Functional Polymer Nanocomposites Enhanced by NanorodsMacromolecules 2014, 47, 875-887.




M. J. A. Hore, J. Ford, K. Ohno, R. J. Composto, and B. Hammouda, Direct Measurements of Polymer Brush Conformation Using Small-Angle Neutron Scattering (SANS) from Highly-Grafted Iron Oxide Nanoparticles in Homopolymer MeltsMacromolecules 201346, 9341-9348.

M. J. A. Hore, B. Hammouda, Y. Li, and H. Cheng, Co-nonsolvency of PNIPAM in deuterated water/ethanol mixturesMacromolecules 201346, 7894-7901.

J-H. Choi, M. J. A. Hore, J. S. Meth, N. Clarke, K. I. Winey, and R. J. Composto, Universal Scaling of Polymer Diffusion in NanocompositesACS Macro Lett. 20132, 485-490.

A. L. Frischknecht, M. J. A. Hore, J. Ford, and R. J. Composto, Dispersion of Polymer-Grafted Gold Nanorods in Homopolymer Films: Theory and ExperimentMacromolecules 201346, 2856-2869.


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M. J. A. Hore and R. J. Composto, Strategies for Dispersing, Assembling, and Orienting Nanorods in PolymersCurr. Opin. Chem. Eng. 2012, 2, 95-102.

M. J. A. Hore and R. J. Composto, Using Miscible Polymer Blends to Control Depletion-Attraction Forces Between Au Nanorods in Nanocomposite FilmsMacromolecules 201245, 6078-6086.

G. Jiang, M. J. A. Hore, S. Gam, and R.J. Composto, Gold Nanorods Dispersed in Homopolymer Films: Optical Properties Controlled by Self-Assembly and Percolation of NanorodsACS Nano 20126, 1578-1588.

M. J. A. Hore, A. L. Frischknecht, and R. J. Composto, Nanorod Assemblies in Polymer Films and Their Dispersion-Dependent Optical PropertiesACS Macro Lett. 20121, 115-121.


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S. Gam, A. Corlu, H-J. Chung, K. Ohno, M. J. A. Hore, and R. J. Composto, A jamming morphology map of polymer blend nanocomposite filmsSoft Matter 20117, 7262-7268.


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M. J. A. Hore and R. J. Composto, Nanorod Self-Assembly for Tuning Optical AbsorptionACS Nano 20104, 6941-6949.

M. J. A. Hore and M. Laradji, Dissipative particle dynamics simulation of the interplay between spinodal decomposition and wetting in thin film binary fluidsJ. Chem. Phys. 2010132, 024908.


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M. J. A. Hore and M. Laradji, The Prospects of Nanorods as Blending Agents in Immiscible Binary Polymer BlendsJ. Chem. Phys. 2008128, 054901.


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M. J. A. Hore and M. Laradji, Microphase Separation Induced by Interfacial Segregation of Isotropic, Spherical NanoparticlesJ. Chem. Phys. 2007,  126, 244903.


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M. J. A. Hore, Mainstream Parallel ProgrammingLinux Journal 2006,  126, 244903.



M. J. A. Hore and M. Laradji, Effect of Nanoscale Spheres and Rods on the Phase Separation of Immiscible Fluids, Proc. Nat. Conf. Undergrad. Res. 2005, April 21-23.

M. J. A. Hore and M. Laradji, Effects of Nanoscale Rods on the Kinetics of Phase Separating, Multicomponent FluidsMat. Res. Soc. (MRS) Symp. Proc. 2005856E, BB7.7.1.