Garret Miyake
Assistant Professor
Chemistry and Biochemistry

Cristol Chemistry 154

MSE Areas: Synthetic polymer chemistry

Research interests are in the fields of synthetic polymer chemistry and materials science. We are developing organic and organometallic catalysts to enable the synthesis of new polymeric materials.

Selected Publications and Accomplishments

  • Piunova, V. A.; Miyake, G. M.; Daeffler, C. S.; Weitekamp, R. A.; Grubbs, R. H. “Highly-Ordered Dielectric Mirrors via the Self-Assembly of Dendronized Block Copolymers” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2013, 135, 15609-15616.
  • Miyake, G. M.; Piunova, V. A.; Weitekamp, R. A.; Grubbs, R. H. “Precisely Tunable Photonic Crystals From the Rapid Self-Assembly of Brush Block Copolymer Blends” Angew. Chem., Int. Ed. Engl. 2012, 51, 11246-11248.
  • Miyake, G. M.; Weitekamp, R. A.; Piunova, V. A.; Grubbs, R. H. “Synthesis of Isocyanate-Based Brush Block Copolymers and Their Rapid Self-Assembly to Infrared-Reflecting Photonic Crystals” J. Am. Chem. Soc. 2012, 134, 14249-14254.