Dr. T. Brian Cavitt
Office: Foster Science Building Rm 113
Address: ACU Box 28132, Abilene, TX 79699
|Education||B.S. Abilene Christian University, 1998|
Ph.D. University of Southern Mississippi, 2002
Field: Polymer Science
Advisor: Dr. Charles Hoyle
|Honors||1998 - ACU Paul C. Witt Award in Chemistry|
2002 - Elias Singer Award, Water-Borne, High-Solids, and Powder Coatings Symposium
The American Chemical Society
Federation of Societies for Coatings Technology
Dr. Cavitt serves as co-editor-in-chief of The RadTech Report published by RadTech International, North America.
Co-Chair of the Electronics Focus Group for RadTech International, North America.
|Research||Photopolymerizations; Photochemistry; Kinetics; Biomaterials; Coatings.|
|Recent Publications||Mullings, M.E., Walker, C.D., McDonough, A., Cavitt, T.B. "Photochemical Elucidation and Application of the Molecular Interaction of Isopropylthioxanthone with Maleic Anhydride to Three-Component Photoinitiators." Journal of Coatings Technology Research, (accepted for publication).|
Anderson, J.A., Hardgrove, E., Cavitt, T.B., and Reeves, P.C. "Photoinitiation of Multifunctional Acrylates via Ferrocene-Alkyl Chloride Charge Transfer Complexes." Journal of Coatings Technology Research. March 2007.
Cavitt, T.B., Phillips, B., Hoyle, C.E., Pan, B., Hait, S.B., Viswanathan, K., Jonsson, S. "Photopolymerization of 1,6-hexanedioldiacrylate initiated by three-component systems based on N-arylphthalimides," J. Polym. Sci. Part A: Polym. Chem., 42(16), 4009, 2004.
Cavitt, T.B., Hoyle, C.E., Kalyanaraman, V., Jonsson, S. "Initiation of 1,6-hexanedioldiacrylate polymerization by three-component photoinitiators incorporating 2,3-dimethylmaleic anhydride," Polymer, 45(4), 1119, 2004.
Cavitt, T.B., Phillips, B., Daniels, C., Nguyen, C.K., Hoyle, C.E., Jonsson, S., Kalyanaraman, V., "Cosynergist Effect upon the Photoinitiation of Acrylates via Phthalimide Derivatives," Photoinitiated Polymerization, Washington, D.C., Oxford University Press, 41, 2003.
Nguyen, C.K., Smith, R.S., Cavitt, T.B., Hoyle, C.E., Jonnson, S., Pappas, S.P., "Sensitized Photopolymerization of Acrylate Systems Using 2,3-Substituted Maleimides, " Photoinitiated Polymerization, Washington, D.C., Oxford University Press, 27, 2003.