Qiang (Charles) Ye, Ph.D.

 

Director, Bioengineering Research Center Laboratories

 

University of Kansas School of Engineering
Office: Learned Hall, Room 5101E

Voice: (785) 864-1746

Fax: (785) 864-1742

Email: yeq@ku.edu

 

 


Polymeric Biomaterials, Monomer and Polymer Design, Photo-polymerization, Vibration Spectroscopy, Thermal Mechanical Analysis, Functional Imaging of Material/Tissue Interface

Career History

  • Associate Scientist, Institute for Bioengineering Research, University of Kansas School of Engineering, Lawrence, Kansas, June 2016-Present
  • Director, Bioengineering Research Center Laboratories, University of Kansas School of Engineering, Lawrence, Kansas, June 2012-Present
  • Assistant Scientist, Bioengineering Research Center Laboratories, University of Kansas School of Engineering, Lawrence, Kansas, June 2008-June 2016
  • Postdoctoral Researcher, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas, October 2007- June 2008
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Oral Biology, University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, Kansas City, Missouri, April 2004-October 2007
  • Associate Professor, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, January 2004- April 2005
  • Director, Teaching and Research Division of Radiation Chemistry, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, P. R. China. January 2002- January 2004
  • Lecturer, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China, January 2000- December 2003
  • Assistant Professor, Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, June 1997- December 1999

 

Education

  • Ph.D., Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Department of Polymer Science and Engineering, University of Science and Technology of China (USTC), Hefei, Anhui, P. R. China, 2002
  • M.S., Radiation Chemistry, Department of Applied Chemistry, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, Anhui, P. R. China, 1997
  • B.S., Analytical Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Anhui University, Hefei, Anhui, P. R. China, 1994

 

Professional Affiliations

  • 2005-        Full member, International Association of Dental Research (IADR)
  • 2005-        Full member, American Association of Dental Research (AADR)
  • 2007-        Active member, Society For Biomaterials (SFB)
  • 2009-11     Program Chair, Dental/Craniofacial Biomaterials - Special Interest Group in SFB
  • 2011-        Vice Chair, Dental/Craniofacial Biomaterials - Special Interest Group in SFB
  • 2007-        Member, Society for Applied Spectroscopy
  • 2007         Member, North American Thermal Analysis Society
  • 2007-09     Full member, Sigma Xi, the Scientific Research Society

 

Honors, Awards and Recognition

  • 2013, Recipient of the Leading Light Award (for investigators on externally funded grants of $1 million or more), University of Kansas
  • 2009, Prize for Outstanding Abstract in Society For Biomaterials Annual Meeting
  • 2007, Nominated to be Full Member of Sigma Xi Scientific Society
  • 2003-2005, Natural Science Foundation Award, Anhui Province, China (Project: synthesis of functional microcapsules and study of slow release mechanism; No. 03044803)
  • 2003, Prize for Progress in Science and Technology, 3rd place, Ministry of Science in Anhui Province, China (Project: synthesis of green latex paint by radiation)
  • 2003, The Prize for Outstanding Young Lecturer, School of Chemistry and Materials, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
  • 2002-2004, Career Development Award, Young Faculty Fund of University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China (Project: optimization for bicontinuous microemulsion polymerization and radiation preparation of microporous materials, No. KB3015)
  • 2002, University Outstanding Ph.D. Graduate Research Award, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
  • 2001, The Prize for Excellence of Teaching Faculty, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
  • 2001, Prize for Outstanding Presentation, in Nuclear Science and Technology Conference of Anhui Province, Hefei, 2nd  Place, Chinese Nuclear Society, Anhui Province, China (Title: synthesis of monodisperse crosslinked polymer particles by radiation-induced polymerization)
  • 2000, Zhang-ZhongZhi Outstanding Young Faculty Prize, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
  • 1999, The Prize for Excellence of Chief Secretary, Association of University Young Community, University of Science and Technology of China, China
  • 1998, Hua-Wei Prize for Excellence of Undergraduate Advising, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China
  • 1996, Guang-Hua Scholarship for Graduate Students, University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China

 

Teaching Experience

Graduate level

Advanced Biomaterials (invited speaker)

Radiation Chemistry

Polymer Radiation Chemistry

Advanced Polymer for Biomedical Application

Undergraduate level

General Chemistry

Radiation Dosage and Safety

Experimental Applied Chemistry

Experimental Radiation Chemistry

Laboratory

hands-on mentor, Summer 2005-2007, NIH-supported Short-Term Research Training Program in Dental and Craniofacial Bioengineering,
University of Missouri-Kansas City School of Dentistry, Kansas City, Missouri.

 

Research Interests

Dental Polymer Synthesis and Characterization, Photopolymerization Kinetics,  Chemical Imaging, Vibration Spectroscopic Analysis, Thermal Mechanical Analysis, Nano-structure and Mechanical Characterization, Structure/Property Characterization of Material/Tissue Interface

 

Journal Review

Editorial Board Member

  • Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering
  • Journal of Analytical & Molecular Techniques
  • Journal of Brazillian Dental Science

Reviewer

  • Macromolecules
  • Macromolecules
  • Biomaterials
  • Journal of Polymer Science, Part A
  • Journal of Dental Research
  • Journal of Biomedical Materials Research
  • Dental Materials
  • Journal of Dentistry
  • Journal of Adhesive Dentistry
  • The Journal of the American Dental Association
  • European Journal of Oral Sciences
  • ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • Journal of Dentistry and Oral Hygiene
  • Journal of Composite Materials
  • Materials
  • Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials
  • RSC Advances
  • Macromolecular Chemistry & Physics
  • Journal of Royal Society Interface
  • Progress in Organic Coatings
  • Journal of Macromolecules Science C Pure and Applied Chemistry
  • Journal of Radiation Research and Radiation Processing
  • Tissue Engineering
  • JOM
  • Acta Odontologica Scandinavica
  • Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dentistry
  • Journal of Brazilian Dental Science
  • Restorative Dentistry & Endodontics
  • Abstract Review for ASME Summer Bioengineering Conference
  • Abstract Review for Society For Materials Annual meeting
  • Book Review for Elsevier Science & Technology; Micro- Nanoscale Science and Engineering Systems, Devices, & Advanced Materials Bioengineering, BioMEMS/NEMS, Bionanotechnology

 

Patent

Novel Monomer for Dental Adhesive. Inventors: J Park, P Spencer, E Topp, Q Ye. United States Patent Application 2009/0247660 A1, Application Number: 12/415180; Publication Date: 10/01/2009. Filing date: 3/31/2009

Novel Tertiary Amine Co-Initiator for Dental Compositions and Other Biomedical Applications with Reduced Leaching. Inventors: XP Ge, Q Ye, P Spencer, JS Laurence. Provisional Patent: Application number 62/134,961, Filing Date, March 18, 2015

 

Publications

http://scholar.google.com/citations?user=EmHvNScAAAAJ

Peferred archival Journal Articles (h-index: 29, google scholar)

(* Indicates corresponding author.)

 

1.       LY Song, Q Ye*, XP Ge, A Misra, C Tamerler, P Spencer. Self-strengthening hybrid dental adhesive via visible-light irradiation triple polymerization.  RSC Advances 2016, 6: 52434-52447.

2.       LY Song, Q Ye*, XP Ge, A Misra, P Spencer. Mimicking nature: Self-strengthening Properties in a Dental Adhesive. Acta Biomaterialia 2016, 35, 138-152.

3.       F Abedin, Q Ye*, LY Song, XP Ge, K Camarda, P Spencer. Effect of Partition of Photo-initiator Components and Addition of Iodonium Salt on the Photopolymerization of Phase-Separated Dental Adhesive.  JOM 2016, 68(4), 1090-1099.

4.       XP Ge, Q Ye*, LY Song, JS Laurence, P Spencer. Probing the dual function of a novel tertiary amine compound in dentin adhesive formulations.  Dental Materials 2016, 32(4), 519-28.

5.       SR Esteves*, MF Huhtala, AP Gomes, Q Ye, P Spencer, SE Goncalves. Longitudinal Effect of Surface Treatments Modified by NaOCl-Induced Deproteinization and Nd:YAG Laser on Dentin Permeability. Photomedicine Laser Surgery 2016, 34(2): 68-75.

6.       LY Song, Q Ye*, XP Ge, A Misra, P Spencer*. Tris(trimethylsilyl) silane as a co-initiator for dental adhesive: Photo-polymerization kinetics and dynamic mechanical property. Dental Materials 2016, 32(1): 102-103.

7.       XP Ge, Q Ye*, LY Song, A Misra, P Spencer*. Visible-light initiated free-radical/cationic ring-opening hybrid photopolymerization of methacrylate/epoxy: Polymerization kinetics, crosslinking structure and dynamic mechanical properties. Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 2015, 216(8): 856-872. (This work is featured on the cover of the journal)

8.       F Abedin, Q Ye*, K Camarda, P Spencer*. Impact of light intensity on the polymerization kinetics and network structure of model hydrophobic and hydrophilic methacrylate based dental adhesive resin.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 2015 Sep 4. doi: 10.1002/jbm.b.33517. [Epub ahead of print]

9.       LY Song, Q Ye*, XP Ge, P Spencer*. Compositional Design and Optimization of Dentin Adhesive with Neutralization Capability. Journal of Dentistry  2015, 43(9): 1132-1139.

10.    XP Ge, Q Ye*, LY Song, A Misra, P Spencer. The influence of water on visible-light initiated free-radical/cationic ring-opening hybrid polymerization of methacrylate/epoxy: Polymerization kinetics, crosslinking structure and dynamic mechanical properties.  RSC Advances 2015, 5: 77791-77802.

11.    XP Ge, Q Ye, LY Song, P Spencer*, JS Laurence*. Effect of crosslinking density of polymers and chemical structure of amine-containing monomers on the neutralization capacity of dentin adhesives.  Dental Materials 2015, 31(10): 1245-1253.

12.    LY Song, Q Ye*, XP Ge, V Singh, A Misra, JS Laurence, B Cindy, P Spencer*. Development of methacrylate/silorane hybrid monomer system: Relationship between photopolymerization behavior and dynamic mechanical properties.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials  2015, in press. DOI: 10.1002/jbm.b.33435

13.    XP Ge, Q Ye*, LY Song, JS Laurence, P Spencer. Synthesis and evaluation of a novel co-initiator for dentin adhesive: polymerization kinetics and leachables study.  JOM 2015, 67(4): 796-803.

14.    F Abedin, Q Ye*, R Parthasarathy, A Misra, P Spencer. Polymerization Behavior of Hydrophilic-Rich Phase of Dentin Adhesive. Journal of Dental Research 2015, 94(3): 500-507.

15.    V Singh, A Misra*, R Parthasarathy, Q Ye, P Spencer. Viscoelastic Properties of Collagen-Adhesive Composites under Water Saturated and Dry Conditions. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A  2015, 103(2): 646-657

16.    N Dixit, JK Settle, Q Ye, B Cindy, P Spencer*, JS Laurence*. Grafting MAP peptide to dental polymer inhibited MMP-8 activity.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials  2015, 103(2): 324-331

17.    P Spencer*, Q Ye, A Misra, SEP Goncalves, JS Laurence. Proteins, pathogens and failure at the composite-tooth interface. Journal of Dental Research 2014, 93(12): 1243-1249.

18.    LY Song, Q Ye*, XP Ge, A Misra, JS Laurence, B Cindy, P Spencer*. Synthesis and evaluation of novel dental monomer with branched carboxyl acid group.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials  2014, 102(7): 1473-1484.

19.    XP Ge, Q Ye*, LY Song, A Misra, P Spencer*. Synthesis and evaluation of novel siloxane-methacrylate monomers used as dentin adhesives.  Dental Materials 2014, 30: 1073-1087.

20.    F Abedin, Q Ye*, HJ Good, R Parthasarathy, P Spencer. Polymerization- and Solvent-Induced Phase Separation in Hydrophilic-rich Dentin Adhesive Mimic. Acta Biomaterialia  2014, 10(7): 3038-3047.

21.    A Misra*, R Parthasarathy, Q Ye, V Singh, P Spencer. Swelling equilibrium of dentin adhesive polymers formed on the water-adhesive phase boundary: Experiments and micromechanical model. Acta Biomaterialia  2014, 10(1): 330-342.

22.    SA Jamal*, Q Ye. Hydroxyapatite-Based Colloidal Gels Facilitate the Proliferation and Migration of Chondrocytes and the Adhesion of Umbilical Cord Mesenchymal Stem Cells. International Scholarly Research Notices 2014, Article ID 935689, 7pages.

23.    Q Ye*, R Parthasarathy, F Abedin, JS Laurence, A Misra, P Spencer. Multivariate Analysis of Attenuated Total Reflection-Fourier Transform Infrared (ATR/FTIR) Spectroscopic Data to Confirm Phase Partitioning in Methacrylate-based Dentin Adhesive. Applied Spectroscopy  2103, 67(12): 1473-1478.

24.    J Laurence*, JG Park, Q Ye, P Spencer. Characterization of Acid-neutralizing Basic Monomers in Co-solvent Systems by NMR. International Journal of Polymeric Materials 2013, 63(7): 361-367.

25.    BS Bohaty*, Q Ye, A Misra, F Sene, P Spencer. Posterior Composite Restoration Update: Focus on Factors Influencing Form and Function. accepted for Clinical, Cosmetic and Investigational Dentistry 2013, 15 (5): 33-42.

26.    V Singh, A Misra*, R Parthasarathy, Q Ye, JG Park, P Spencer. Mechanical Properties of Methacrylate Based Model Dentin Adhesives: Effect of Loading Rate and Moisture Exposure.  Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials  2013, 101(8): 1437-1443.

27.    Q Ye*, JG Park, F Pamatmat, A Misra, JS Laurence, R Parthasarathy, O Marangos, P Spencer. Quantitative Analysis of Aqueous Phase Composition of Model Dentin Adhesives Experiencing Phase Separation. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials  2012, 100B (4): 1086-1092.

28.    P Spencer*, Q Ye, J Park, A Misra, BS Bohaty, V Singh, R Parthasarathy, F Sene, S Goncalves, JS Laurence. Durable bonds at the adhesive/dentin interface: an impossible mission or simply a moving target? Braz Dent Sci 2012, 15(1): 23-37.

29.    R Parthasarathy, A Misra*, JG Park, Q Ye, P Spencer, J Laurence. Diffusion Coefficients of Water and Leachables in Methacrylate-based Crosslinked Polymers using Absorption Experiments. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine  2012, 23(5): 1157-1172.

30.    JG Park, Q Ye, V Singh, SL Kieweg, A Misra, P Spencer*. Synthesis and Evaluation of Novel Dental Monomer with Branched Aromatic Carboxylic Acid Group. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials  2012, 100B: 569-576.

31.    JG Park, Q Ye, P Spencer, J Laurence*. Determination of neutralization capacity and stability of a basic methacrylate monomer using NMR. International Journal of Polymeric Materials 2012, 61(2) : 144-153.

32.    Q Ye*, JG Park, J Laurence, R Parthasarathy, A Misra, P Spencer. Ternary Phase Diagram of Model Dentin Adhesive Exposed to Over-wet Environments. Journal of Dental Research 2011, 90(12), 1434-1438.

33.    V Singh, A Misra*, O Marangos, JG Park, Q Ye, SL Kieweg, P Spencer. Fatigue life prediction of dentin-adhesive interface using micromechanical stress analysis. Dental Materials 2011, 27(9), E187-E195. 

34.    JG Park, J Eslick, C Davis, M Secka, Q Ye, A Misa, K Camarda, P Spencer*. The influence of chemical structure on the properties in methacrylate-based dentin adhesives. Dental Materials, Dental Materials, 2011, 27(11), 1086-1093.

35.    JG Park, Q Ye, EM Topp, A Misra, SL Kieweg, P Spencer*. Effect of Photoinitiator System and Water Content on Dynamic Mechanical Properties of a Light-cured bisGMA/HEMA Dental Resin. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 2010, 93A (4), 1245-1251.

36.    P Spencer*, Q Ye*, JG Park, EM Topp, A Misra, O Marangos, Y Wang, B Bohaty, V Singh, F Sene, J Eslick, K Camarda, JL Katz. Adhesive/Dentin Interface: The Weak Link in the Composite Restoration.  Annals of Biomedical Engineering, 2010, 38(6), 1989-2003.

37.    V Singh, A Misra*, O Marangos, JG Park, Q Ye, SL Kieweg, P Spencer. Viscoelastic and Fatigue Properties of Model Methacrylate Based Dentin Adhesives. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials 2010, 95B, 283-290.

38.    JG Park, Q Ye, EM Topp, P Spencer*. Dynamic mechanical analysis and esterase degradation of dentin adhesives containing a branched methacrylate. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials  2009, 91B, 61-70.

39.    Q Ye, Y Wang, P Spencer*. NanoPhase Separation in Polymers Exposed to Simulated Oral Environment. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 2009 special issue 2009, 88B, 339-348.  

40.    JG Park, Q Ye, EM Topp, P Spencer*. Enzyme-catalyzed hydrolysis of dentin adhesives containing a new urethane-based trimethacrylate monomer. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 2009, 91B, 562-571.

41.    JG Park, Q Ye, EM Topp, P Spencer*. Water sorption and dynamic mechanical properties of dentin adhesives with a urethane-based multifunctional methacrylate monomer. Dental Materials, Dental Materials, 2009, 25, 1569-1575.

42.    JC Eslick, Q Ye, JG Park, EM Topp, P Spencer, KV Camarda*. A computational molecular design framework for crosslinked polymer networks. Computers & Chemical Engineering 2009; 33(5): 954-963.

43.    EL Kostoryze, K Dharmala, Q Ye*, Y Wang, J Huber, JG Park, G Snider, JL Katz, P Spencer. Enzymatic biodegradation of HEMA/BisGMA adhesives formulated with different water content. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials, 2009 special issue 2009, 88B, 394-401.

44.     Q Ye, JG Park, E Topp, P Spencer*. Effect of Photo-Initiators on the In Vitro Performance of a Dentin Adhesive Exposed to Simulated Oral Environment. Dental Materials 2009, 25(4): 452-458.

45.    Q Ye, JG Park, E Topp, Y Wang, A Misra, P Spencer*. In Vitro Performance of Nano-heterogeneous Dentin Adhesive. Journal of Dental Research 2008, 87, 829-833.

46.    X Guo, Y Wang*, P Spencer, Q Ye, X Yao, K Williams. Effects of water content and initiator composition on photopolymerization of a model BisGMA/HEMA resin. Dental Materials  2008, 24(6), 824-831.

47.    JG Park, Q Ye, EM Topp, E Kostoryz, Y Wang, SL Kieweg, P Spencer*. Preparation and properties of novel dentin adhesives with esterase resistance. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2008, 107, 3588-3597.

48.    X Guo, Y Wang*, P Spencer, Q Ye, X Yao, K Williams. Effects of a solubility enhancer on penetration of hydrophobic component in model adhesives into wet demineralized dentin. Dental Materials   2007, 23(12), 1473-1481.

49.    Q Ye, P Spencer, Y Wang*. Nanoscale patterning in crosslinked methacrylate copolymer networks: an atomic force microscopy study. Journal of Applied Polymer Science  2007, 106, 3843-3851.

50.    Q Ye, Y Wang, K Williams, P Spencer*. Characterization of photopolymerization of dentin adhesives as a function of light source and irradiance. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied Biomaterials  2007, 80B, 440-446.

51.    Q Ye, P Spencer, Y Wang*, A Misra. Relationship of solvent to the photopolymerization process, properties and structure in model dentin adhesives. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A  2007, 80(2), 342-345.

52.    Y Wang*, P Spencer, XM Yao, Q Ye. Effect of co-initiator and water on the photoreactivity and photopolymerization of HEMA/camphoquinone-based reactant mixtures. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A   2006, 78(4), 721-728.

53.    GX Zhang, ZC Zhang*, CQ Xu, Q Ye. Preparation of monodisperse polystyrene particles by radiation-induced dispersion polymerization using waterborne polyurethane as a stabilizer. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects  2006, 276(1-3), 72-77.

54.    CQ Xu, ZC Zhang*, Q Ye, GX Zhang. Synthesis and characterization of copper selenide nanocrystallite in a reverse microemulsion. Materials Research Innovations 2004, 8(4): 166~167.

55.    Q Ye*, W Zhou, HR Liu, DZ Wu, XW Ge, ZC Zhang. Radiation preparation of microporous materials using bicontinuous microemulsion polymerization. Acta Polymerica Sinica  2005, 1, 40-46.

56.    CQ Xu, ZC Zhang*, Q Ye.  A novel facile method to metal sulfide (metal=Cd, Ag, Hg) nano-crystallite, Materials Letters 2004, 58(11), 1671~1676.

57.    Q Ye*, ZC Zhang, XW Ge. Recent advances in dispersion polymerization (1) Summary of dispersion homo-polymerization of various monomers. Polymeric Materials Science & Engineering  2004, 20(3), 5-8.

58.    Q Ye*, ZC Zhang, XW Ge. Recent advances in dispersion polymerization (2) Summary of polymerization mechanisms and application researches. Polymeric Materials Science & Engineering  2004, 20(3), 9-12.

59.    Q Dai, ZC Zhang*, XW Ge, J Liu, Q Ye, Preparation of composite latex consisted of polysiloxane (PSI) / polyacrylate by seeded emulsion polymerization initiated by 60Co gamma ray irradiation. Polymeric Materials Science & Engineering 2004, 20: (1) 72-74.

60.    Q Ye*, XF Zhang, CQ Xu, XW Ge, ZC Zhang. Uniform poly(vinyl acetate) particles by radiation-induced dispersion polymerization in polar media. Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects  2003, 226(1-3), 69-76.

61.    CQ Xu, ZC Zhang*, HL Wang, Q Ye.  A novel way to synthesize lead sulfide qds via gamma-ray irradiation. Materials Science and Engineering B 2003, 104(1-2), 5-8.

62.    DZ Wu , XW Ge*, YH Huang, ZC Zhang, Q Ye. Gamma-radiation synthesis of silver-polystyrene and cadmium sulfide-polystyrene nanocomposite microspheres. Materials Letters 2003, 57(22-23), 3549-3553.

63.    Q Ye*, ZC Zhang, XW Ge. High efficient flocculant synthesized through dispersion copolymerization of water-soluble monomers induced by gamma-ray irradiation: synthesis and polymerization kinetics. Journal of Applied Polymer Science  2003, 89(8), 2108-2115.

64.    CQ Xu, YH Ni, ZC Zhang*, XW Ge, Q Ye.  Synthesis and characterization of spherical MS (M=Cd, Zn) nanocrystalline in a quaternary W/O microemulsion by small gamma, Greek-ray irradiation, Materials Letters 2003, 57(20), 3070~3076.

65.    Q Ye*, ZC Zhang, XW Ge. Formation of monodisperse pol crylamide particles by dispersion polymerization: particle size and size distribution. Polymer International  2003, 52(5), 707-712.

66.    CQ Xu, ZC Zhang*, Q Ye, X Liu.  Synthesis of copper sulfide nanowhisker via sonochemical way and its characterization. Chemistry Letters 2003, 32(2), 198-199.

67.    Q Ye*, XW Ge, ZC Zhang.  Formation of monodisperse PMMA particles by radiation-induced dispersion polymerization. I. synthesis and polymerization kinetics. Radiation Physics and Chemistry 2003, 66(1), 11-16.

68.    Q Dai, DZ Wu, ZC Zhang*, Q Ye, Preparation of monodisperse poly(methyl methacrylate) particles by radiation-induced dispersion polymerization using vinyl terminus polysiloxane macromonomer as a polymerizable stabilizer. Polymer 2003, 44: (1) 73-77.

69.    Q Ye*, XF Zhang, XW Ge , ZC Zhang. Study on radiation-Induced dispersion polymerization of vinyl acetate in polar media. Acta Polymerica Sinica  2003, 5, 718-723.

70.    Q Ye*, ZC Zhang, XW Ge, YH Ni, MZ Wang. Formation of monodisperse PMMA particles by radiation-induced dispersion polymerization. II. particle size and size distribution. Colloid Polymer and Science  2002, 280, 1091-1096.

71.    Q Ye*, WD He , XW Ge, HT Jia, HR Liu, ZC Zhang.  Formation of monodisperse polyacrylamide particles by radiation-induced dispersion polymerization. I. synthesis and polymerization kinetics. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 2002, 86(10), 2567-2573.

72.    Q Ye*, ZC Zhang, HT Jia, WD He, XW Ge.  Formation of monodisperse polyacrylamide particles by radiation-induced dispersion polymerization: particle size and size distribution. Journal of Colloid Interface and Science, 2002, 253, 279-284.

73.    YH Ni, XW Ge*, ZC Zhang, Q Ye.  In situ single-step synthesis of gold/polyacrylamide nanocomposites in an ethanol system, Materials Letters 2002, 55(3), 171~174.

74.    Q Ye*, XW Ge, HR Liu, HT Jia, WD He, and ZC Zhang. Formation of monodisperse polyacrylamide particles by dispersion polymerization. I. synthesis and polymerization kinetics. Journal of Macromolecule Science: Pure Applied Chemistry 2002, A39(6), 545-556.

75.    YH Ni, XW Ge*, ZC Zhang*, Q Ye.  Fabrication and characterization of the plate-shaped gamma-Fe2O3 nanocrystals, Chemistry of Materials 2002, 14(3), 1048~1052.

76.    YH Ni, XW Ge*, HR Liu, ZC Zhang, Q Ye, F Wang. Gamma-irradiation route to prepare silver sulfide nanocrystals, Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities 2002, 23(2), 176~178.

77.    YH Ni, XW Ge*, ZC Zhang, HR Liu, ZL Zhu, Q Ye, A simple reduction-oxidation route to prepare Co3O4 nano-crystals, Material Research Bulletin 2001, 36(13-14), 2383~2387.

78.    YH Ni, XW Ge*, HR Liu, ZC Zhang*, and Q Ye,  In situ synthesis and characterization of spherical CdS/polyacrylamide nano-composites by gamma-irradiation in W/O microemulsions, Chemistry Letters 2001, 9, 924~925.

79.    XW Ge*, YH Ni, HR Liu, Q Ye and ZC Zhang. gamma-Irradiation preparation of cadmium selenide nano-particles in ethylenediamine system, Material Research Bulletin 2001, 36:1609-1613.

80.    YH Ni, XW Ge*, HR Liu, ZC Zhang, Q Ye and F Wang, synthesis and characterization of a-FeO(OH) nano-rods in situ via a solution-oxidation, Material Letters 2001, 49:185-188

81.    YH Ni, XW Ge*, HR Liu, ZC Zhang*, Q Ye, F Wang.  Fabrication of nano-rod copper-polymer composites by gamma-irradiation route in a heterogeneous system, Chemistry Letters 2001, 5, 458~459.

82.    HR Liu*, XW Ge, YH Ni, Q Ye, ZC Zhang, Synthesis and characterization of polyacrylonitrile-silver nanocomposites by gamma-irradiation, Radiation Physics and Chemistry 2001, 61, 89~91.

83.    XW Ge*, YH Ni, HR Liu, Q Ye, XL Xu, ZC Zhang. A novel irradiating template approach to prepare silver nano-ribbons, Journal of Radiation Research and Radiation Processing 2001, 19 (2), 118~121.

84.    HR Liu*, XW Ge, YH Ni, Q Ye, GX Zhang, ZC Zhang, MW Zhang. Advances in Inorganic/ Organic Nanocomposite, Progress in Chemistry  2001, 13 (5), 403~409.

85.    SJ Jia, ZC Zhang*, XL Xu, XW Ge, Q Ye, F Wang. Research on material of high temperature cable and wire insulation by gamma-rays. Journal of Radiation Research and Radiation Processing 2000, 18 (2), 117~123.

86.    XW Ge*, MY Sheng, Q Ye, XL Xu, ZC Zhang. Ampholytic terpolymers of acrylamide with sodium acrylate and (2-methacryloyloxyethyl)trimethylammonium chloride. Synthesis with Co-60-ray and polymerization kinetics, Polymer Journal 1999, 31(12): 1243-1246

87.    XL Xu*, XW Ge, Q Ye, ZC Zhang, J Zuo, AZ Liu, MW Zhang. Growth of polymer nanoparticles in microemulsion polymerization initiated with gamma ray. Radiation Physics and Chemistry 1999, 54: (3) 279-283

88.    XW Ge*, XL Xu, ZC Zhang, Y Lu, Q Ye. Study methods of starch graft copolymerization with acrylamide, Polymeric Materials Science & Engineering 1999, 4, 130~132.

89.    XL Xu*, YD Yin, XW Ge, Q Ye, ZC Zhang. Development in microemulsion polymerization, Chemical Journal of Chinese Universities  1999, 20(3), 478~485.

90.    XW Ge*, Q Ye, XL Xu, ZC Zhang. Radiation copolymerization of acrylamide and cationic monomer in an inverse emulsion. Polymer 1998, 39: (10) 1917-1920

91.    Q Ye, XW Ge, XL Xu, ZC Zhang. Radiation polymerization of AAm with super-high molecular weight in inverse emulsion. Journal of Radiation Research and Radiation Processing 1998, 16(2), 94

92.    XW Ge*, Q Ye, XL Xu, ZC Zhang, GS Chu. Studies of inverse emulsion copolymerization of (2-methacryloyloxyethyl) trimethyl ammonium chloride and acrylamide. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 1998, 67: (6) 1005-1010

93.    XW Ge*, Q Ye, XL Xu, ZC Zhang, Q Sun. Kinetics of emulsion copolymerization of (2-methacryloyloxyethyl) trimethyl ammonium chloride and acrylamide with gamma rays. Radiation Physics and Chemistry 1997, 50: (3) 253-258.

Book Chapters

1.       Q Ye, P Spencer, J Park, R Parthasarathy, O Marangos, BS Bohaty, V Singh, JS Laurence. Analyses of material-tissue interfaces by Fourier transform infrared, Raman spectroscopy, and chemometrics. In Material-Tissue Interfacial Phenomena Eds. P. Spencer, A. Misra. Elsevier, Amsterdam, Netherlands (2016).

2.       P Spencer, Q Ye, J Park, R Parthasarathy, O Marangos, BS Bohaty, V Singh, JS Laurence. Dentin/adhesive interface in teeth. In Structural Interfaces and Attachments in biology. Eds. S. Thomopoulos, G. Genin, V. Birman. Springer, New York (2013) pp 133-151.

3.       JL Katz, A Misra, O Marangos, Q Ye, P Spencer. Mechanics of hard tissue. Chapter 18 in The Biomedical Engineering Handbook, Fourth Edition. Eds. Bronzione/Petersen. Taylor & France Group, (2011)

Published Abstracts & Associated Presentations

(* Indicates person who presented the paper.)

1.       Q Ye*, LY Song, XP Ge, A Misra, P Spencer. Novel Self-Strengthening Hybrid Dentin Adhesive via a Facile Visible-light Irradiation Triple Polymerization. 10th World Biomaterials Congress May 2016, Montreal, Canada.

2.       P Spencer, Q Ye*, E Yuca, C Tamerler. Peptide Engineered Adhesive/Dentin Interfacial Integrity. 10th World Biomaterials Congress May 2016, Montreal, Canada.

3.       Q Ye*, F Abedin, H Good, P Spencer, R Parthasarathy, CB Tamerler, A Misra, JS Laurence, C Berrie. Synthesis and Characterization of a Novel Polymerizable Amine Co-Initiator for Dental Application: Evaluation of Polymerization Kinetics and Quantification of Leachables.  Society for Biomaterials 2015 Annual Meeting  April 2015, Charlotte, North Carolina.

4.       F Abedin, SEP Gonçalves*, Q Ye, P Spencer. Light Intensity and Polymerization Kinetics of Hydrophilic- and Hydrophobic-rich Adhesive Phases. 47th Meeting of the Continental European Division of the International Association for Dental Research (CED-IADR) Annual Meeting October 2015, Antalya, Turkey.

5.       F Abedin, SEP Gonçalves*, Q Ye, JS Laurence, P Spencer. Polymerization Kinetics of Hydrophilic-rich Phase in Phase-separated Dentin Adhesives. Academy of Dental Materials (ADM) 2014 Annual Meeting October 2014, Bologna, Italy.

6.       Q Ye*, F Abedin, H Good, P Spencer, R Parthasarathy, CB Tamerler, A Misra, JS Laurence, C Berrie. Hydrophilic-rich Phase Mimic in Dental Adhesive: Polymerization- and Solvent-Induced Phase Separation. Society for Biomaterials 2014 Annual Meeting April 2014, Denver, Colorado.

7.       P Spencer*, Q Ye, LY Song, XP Ge, A Misra, CB Tamerler, C Berrie, JS Laurence. Interfacial Design of Dentin Adhesive with a branched Carboxylic Acid Monomer. Society for Biomaterials 2014 Annual Meeting April 2014, Denver, Colorado.

8.       Q Ye*, F Abedin, P Spencer, R Parthasarathy, A Misra, JS Laurence. Photo-polymerization Kinetics of Hydrophilic-rich Phase Mimic in Dentin Adhesive. Society for Biomaterials 2013 Annual Meeting April 2013, Boston, Massachusetts.

9.       P Spencer*, Q Ye, A Misra, R Parthasarathy, V Singh, JS Laurence. Structure/Property of Model Dentin Adhesive Exposed to Wet Environments. Society for Biomaterials 2013 Annual Meeting April 2013, Boston, Massachusetts.

10.     A Farhana, Q Ye, P Spencer*, R Parthasarathy, JL Laurence, A Misra. Hydrophilic-rich Phase in Dentin Adhesive: Photo-polymerization and Critical Water Content. International Association of Dental Research (IADR)/ American Association of Dental Research (AADR) / Canadian Association of Dental Research (CADR) 2013 Annual Meeting March 2013, Seattle, Washington.

11.     JL Laurence*, B Nelson, Q Ye, J Park, P Spencer. Determining neutralization of basic monomers in co-solvent systems by NMR. IADR/AADR/CADR 2013 Annual Meeting March 2013, Seattle, Washington.

12.     Q Ye*, R. Parthasarathy, SEP Gonçalves, JG Park, A Misra, O Marangos, P Spencer. Aqueous Phase Properties of Model Dentin Adhesives Experiencing Phase Separation. 9th World Biomaterials Congress June 2012, Chengdu, China.

13.     SEP Gonçalves*, Q Ye, R. Parthasarathy, JG Park, P Spencer. Dentin Adhesive in Overwet Environment: Photoinitiator Composition and Concentration. International Association of Dental Research (IADR)/ Latin American Region (LAR) 2012 Annual Meeting June 2012, Iguaçu Falls,  Brazil.

14.     Q Ye*, P Spencer, R. Parthasarathy, JG Park, JS Laurence, A Misra. Multivariate Spectral Analysis of Phase Partitioning in Methacrylate-based Dentin Adhesive. American Chemistry Society, Joint Regional Meeting October 2011, Saint Louis, Missouri.

15.     Q Ye*, JG Park, A Misra, R. Parthasarathy, V Singh, P Spencer. Synthesis and Characterization of Nanostructured Dental Polymers through Phase Dispersion Control. Society for Biomaterials 2011 Annual Meeting April 2011, Orlando, Florida.

16.     P Spencer*, Q Ye, JG Park, Z Chen, A Misra, JS Laurence. Spectroscopic characterization of structural and functional properties of dentin adhesive with buffering capability. Society for Biomaterials 2011 Annual Meeting April 2011, Orlando, Florida.

17.     Q Ye*, JG Park, F Pamatmat, R Parthasarathy, A Misra, P Spencer. Water compatibility and phase diagram of model dentin adhesives. International Association of Dental Research (IADR)/ American Association of Dental Research (AADR) / Canadian Association of Dental Research (CADR) 2011 Annual Meeting March 2011, San Diego, California.

18.     P Spencer*, J Park, Q Ye, V Singh, A Misra. Preparation and characterization of water compatible dentin adhesives. IADR/AADA/CADR 2011 Annual Meeting March 2011, San Diego, California.

19.     JG Park*, Q Ye, Z Chen, J Laurence, A Misra, P Spencer. NMR study for neutralization and stability of basic monmer. IADR/AADA/CADR 2011 Annual Meeting March 2011, San Diego, California.

20.     V Singh*, A Misra, O Marangos, JG Park, Q Ye, S Kieweg, P Spencer. Anomalous creep in model dentin adhesive under changing moisture conditions. IADR/AADA/CADR 2011 Annual Meeting March 2011, San Diego, California.

21.     Q Ye*, JG Park, A Misra, E Nalvarte, P Spencer. Photoinitiator effect in degradation studies of model dentin adhesive. Society for Biomaterials 2010 Annual Meeting April 2010, Seattle, Washington.

22.     JG Park*, J Eslick, C Davis, M Secka, Q Ye, K Camarda, S Kieweg, A Misra, P Spencer. Structure-property relationships in dentin adhesive. AADR/CADR 2010 Annual Meeting March 2009, Washington, DC.

21.     V Singh*, A Misra, O Marangos, Q Ye, JG Park, J Eslick, P Spencer. Fatigue behavior of dentin adhesives under dry and wet conditions. AADR/CADR 2010 Annual Meeting March 2009, Washington, DC.

22.     Q Ye*, JG Park, P Spencer, E Topp, V Singh, A Misra. Water absorption and thermal-mechanical properties of model dentin adhesives. IADR/AADA/CADR 2009 Annual Meeting April 2009, Miami, Florida.

23.     JG Park*, Q Ye, E Topp, A Misra, P Spencer. Effect of photoinitiators on dynamic mechanical properties of dentin adhesives. IADR/AADR/CADR 2009 Annual Meeting April 2009, Miami, Florida.

24.     Q Ye*, JG Park, A Misra, EM Topp, and P Spencer. Structural and Polymerization Characteristics of Hydroxyapatite-Impregnated Organophosphate Dental Resin. Society for Biomaterials 2009 Annual Meeting April 2009, San Antonio, Texas.

25.     P Spencer*, Q Ye, JG Park, EM Topp, X Yao, EL Nalvarte, Y Wang and A Misra. Water absorption and wetting properties of dentin adhesives with a urethane-based branched methacrylate. Society for Biomaterials 2009 Annual Meeting April 2009, San Antonio, Texas.

26.     P. Spencer*, JG Park, Q Ye, E Topp, A Misra, CH Lee, EL Nalvarte, Y Wang. Thermomechanical behavior, biodegradation and ester linkages in novel dentin adhesives. IADR/AADR/CADR 2009 Annual Meeting April 2009, Miami, Florida.

27.     Q Ye*, P Spencer, JG Park, A Misra, EM Topp, and Y Wang. Correlation between Photo-Polymerization behavior and Microstructure of Heterogeneous Model Dentin Adhesive. Society for Biomaterials 2008 Symposium- Translation Biomaterials Research  September 2008, Atlanta, Georgia.

28.     P Spencer*, Q Ye, JG Park, A Misra, EM Topp, EL Kostoryz and Y Wang. Effect of water on photopolymerization and properties of dentin adhesives with branched methacrylate. Society for Biomaterials 2008 Symposium- Translation Biomaterials Research  September 2008, Atlanta, Georgia.

29.     Q Ye*, JG Park, A Misra, O Marangos, J Eslick, J Einhelig, Y Wang, XM Yao, P Spencer. Nano-scale Heterogeneity of Dentin Adhesive Following Environmental Stress. AADR 2008 Annual  Meeting #1100, April 2008, Dallas, Texas.

30.     JG Park*, Q Ye, H Davis, N Davydova, E Topp, EL Kostoryz, X Yao, CH Lee, Y Wang, P Spencer. Enzymatic degradation of dentin adhesives containing new urethane-linked trimethacrylate monomer. AADR 2008 Annual  Meeting #0861, April 2008, Dallas, Texas.

31.     P Spencer*, JG Park, Q Ye, E Topp, X Yao, CH Lee, EL Kostoryz, A Misra, Y Wang. Synthesis and Characterization of New Methacrylate Monomers for Dentin Adhesives. AADR 2008 Annual  Meeting #0126, April 2008, Dallas, Texas.

32.     JC Eslick*, Q Ye, JG Park, EM Topp, Y Wang, P Spencer, KV Camarda. Development of quantitative structure C property relations for crosslinked polymethacrylate resins for dental applications. American Institute of Chemical Engineers Annual Meeting  November 2007, Salt Lake City, Utah.

33.     JG Park*, Q Ye, EM Topp, EL Kostoryz, CL Lee, X Yao, Y Wang and P Spencer. Synthesis and Evaluation of a New Dimethacrylate Monomer for Improved Dental Restoratives. American Chemical Society 2007 Midwest Regional Meeting  November 2007, Kansas City, Missouri.

34.     JG Park*, Q Ye, EL Kostoryz, X Yao, EM Topp, Y Wang and P Spencer. Preparation and properties of novel methacrylate-based dentin adhesives with esterase resistance. Society for Biomaterials 2007 Annual Meeting  April 2007, Chicago, Illinois.

35.     Q Ye*, Y Wang, J Melander, N Gorman, O Marangos, A Misra, P Spencer. Water-compatible photoinitiators and nano-phase separated dentin adhesive. IADR/AADR 2007 Annual Meeting March 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.

36.     P Spencer*, Q Ye, Y Wang, MP Walker, A Misra, O Marangos, EL Kostoryz, J Melander, N Gorman. Structure/property relationships in enviromentally stressed dentin adhesive. IADR/AADR 2007Annual Meeting March 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.

37.     EL Kostoryz*, K Dharmala, Q Ye, Y Wang, J Huber, JG Park, G Snider, P Spencer. Enzymatic biodegradation of BisGMA/HEMA adhesive formulated with different water content. IADR/AADR 2007 Annual Meeting March 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.

38.     X Guo*, P Spencer, Y Wang, Q Ye, X Yao. Effects of solubility enhancer on penetration into wet demineralized dentin. IADR/AADR 2007 Annual Meeting March 2007, New Orleans, Louisiana.

39.     Q Ye*, P Spencer, Y Wang, R Parnell, J Philips, O Marangos, A Misra. Photo-polymerization, structure and mechanics of model dentin adhesive. Oral and Craniofacial Biology Symposium October 2006, Kansas City, Missouri.

40.     X Yao*, Y Wang, P Spencer, R Gatti, E Gleeson, BS Bohaty, Q Ye. FTIR chemical imaging of carious and normal dentin substract. Oral and Craniofacial Biology Symposium  October 2006, Kansas City, Missouri.

41.     Q Ye*, P Spencer, Y Wang, R Parnell, J Philips, O Marangos, A Misra. Structure/mechanics of water compatible adhesive for dentistry. ADEA/AADR/CADR 2006 Annual Meeting March 2006, Orlando, Florida.

42.     P Spencer*, Y Wang, Q Ye, A Misra, O Marangos, J Philips, R Parnell, JL Katz. Optimization of photo-initiators in water-compatible dentin adhesive. ADEA/AADR/CADR 2006 Annual Meeting March 2006, Orlando, Florida.

43.     X Yao*, Y Wang, P Spencer, R. Gatti, E Gleeson, B Bohaty, Q Ye. FTIR microscopic imaging of carious and normal dentin substrates. ADEA/AADR/CADR 2006 Annual Meeting March 2006, Orlando, Florida.

44.     Q Ye*, Y Wang, P Spencer, MP Walker, JL Katz, BS Bohaty. Kinetics of photo-polymerization of dental adhesives: light source and intensity. IADR/AADR 2005 Annual Meeting March 2005, Baltimore, Maryland.

45.     P Spencer*, Y Wang, Q Ye, MP Walker, Y Wang, JL Katz. Relationship of photopolymerization processes, structure and properties in dentin adhesive. IADR/AADR 2005 Annual Meeting March 2005, Baltimore, Maryland.

46.     Y Wang*, P Spencer, JL Katz, Walker MP, A Misra, Q Ye, XM Yao. Chemical/acoustic imaging of caries-affected dentin bonding substrates. IADR/AADR 2005 Annual Meeting March 2005, Baltimore, Maryland.

47.     B Reavley*, XM Yao, Y Wang, Q Ye, P Spencer, B Bohaty. Effect of wet/dry bonding on collagen collapse with/without ferric chloride. IADR/AADR 2005 Annual Meeting March 2005, Baltimore, Maryland.

48.     Q Ye*, W Zhou, HR Liu, ZC Zhang, Preparation of polymer porous materials by g- radiation polymering microemulsion. National Polymer Congress 2003, Part A, pp465, at HangZhou, China.

49.     Q Ye*, YJ Liu, GX Zhang, HR Liu, XW Ge, ZC Zhang, Synthsis of perfumed polymer microcapsules though in-situ polymerization process. National Polymer Congress 2003, Part A, pp464, at HangZhou, China.

50.     Q Ye, ZC Zhang*, Formation of monodisperse polyacrylamide particles by radiation-induced dispersion polymerization. IUPAC World Polymer Congress, Macro 2002, p152 (10P-1C-09), Beijing, China

51.     Q Ye, Q Yuan*, ZC Zhang, Synthesis of monodisperse crosslinked polymer particles by radiation-induced polymerization. Excellent presentation in Nuclear Science and Technology Conference of Anhui Province, p212-214, October, 2001, Hefei, China

52.     Q Ye, XF Zhang*, Studies of dispersion polymerization of VAc initiated by gamma ray. Nuclei Science and Technology Conference of Anhui Province, p205-207, October, 2001, Hefei, China

53.     Q Ye, LY Zhou*, ZC Zhang. Synthesis and characterization of functional microcapsule. Nuclei Science and Technology Conference of Anhui Province, October, 2001, Hefei, China

54.     Q Ye*, XW Ge, et al. Synthesis of ampholytic terpolymers with Co-60-ray. Young Scientists Conference of Radiation Research and Radiation Processing 1998, Shanghai, China

55.     Q Ye*, XW Ge, et al. Synthesis of PAAm with super-high molecular weight in radiation-induced inverse emulsion. National Polymer Congress 1997, p257-258, Heifei, China