Dr Nathaniel   Corrigan
Research Associate

Dr Nathaniel Corrigan

Nathaniel Corrigan holds a Bachelor of Engineering (Chemical Engineering, Hons. 1) and a Doctorate of Philosophy (Polymer Science/Chemical Engineering) obtained under the supervision of Prof. Cyrille Boyer.

Engineering
Sch: Chemical Engineering

Nathaniel Corrigan is a postdoctoral researcher working in the Cluster for Advanced Macromolecular Design (CAMD) and the Autralian Centre for Nanomedicine (ACN) in the School of Chemical Engineering at UNSW. 

Publications

  • Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Shi X; Zhang J; Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2021, 'PET-RAFT facilitated 3D printable resins with multifunctional RAFT agents', Materials Chemistry Frontiers, vol. 5, pp. 2271 - 2282, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0qm00961j
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Zhang L; Shi X; Zhang Z; Kuchel RP; Namivandi-Zangeneh R; Corrigan N; Jung K; Liang K; Boyer C, 2021, 'Porphyrinic Zirconium Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs) as Heterogeneous Photocatalysts for PET-RAFT Polymerization and Stereolithography', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 60, pp. 5489 - 5496, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202014208
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Lu P; Ahn D; Yunis R; Delafresnaye L; Corrigan N; Boyer C; Barner-Kowollik C; Page ZA, 2021, 'Wavelength-selective light-matter interactions in polymer science', Matter, vol. 4, pp. 2172 - 2229, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.matt.2021.03.021
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Ciftci M; Jung K; Boyer C, 2021, 'Gesteuerte Reaktionsorthogonalität in der Polymer‐ und Materialwissenschaft', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 133, pp. 1774 - 1809, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.201912001
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Ciftci M; Jung K; Boyer C, 2021, 'Mediating Reaction Orthogonality in Polymer and Materials Science', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 60, pp. 1748 - 1781, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201912001
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Zhang L; Shi X; Zhang Z; Kuchel RP; Namivandi‐Zangeneh R; Corrigan N; Jung K; Liang K; Boyer C, 2021, 'Porphyrinic Zirconium Metal–Organic Frameworks (MOFs) as Heterogeneous Photocatalysts for PET‐RAFT Polymerization and Stereolithography', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 133, pp. 5549 - 5556, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202014208
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Lee K; Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2021, 'Rapid High-Resolution 3D Printing and Surface Functionalization via Type I Photoinitiated RAFT Polymerization', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 60, pp. 8839 - 8850, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202016523
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Trujillo FJ; Xu J; Moad G; Hawker CJ; Boyer C, 2021, 'Divergent Synthesis of Graft and Branched Copolymers through Spatially Controlled Photopolymerization in Flow Reactors', Macromolecules, vol. 54, pp. 3430 - 3446, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02715
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Zhang Z; Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2021, 'Effect of Thiocarbonylthio Compounds on Visible-Light-Mediated 3D Printing', Macromolecules, vol. 54, pp. 1170 - 1182, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02691
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Xu S; Trujillo FJ; Xu J; Boyer C; Corrigan N, 2021, 'Influence of Molecular Weight Distribution on the Thermoresponsive Transition of Poly(N-isopropylacrylamide)', Macromolecular Rapid Communications, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/marc.202100212
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Xu S; Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2021, 'Forced gradient copolymerisation: A simplified approach for polymerisation-induced self-assembly', Polymer Chemistry, vol. 12, pp. 57 - 68, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0py00889c
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Lee K; Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2021, 'Frontispiz: Rapid High‐Resolution 3D Printing and Surface Functionalization via Type I Photoinitiated RAFT Polymerization', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202181662
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Lee K; Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2021, 'Frontispiece: Rapid High‐Resolution 3D Printing and Surface Functionalization via Type I Photoinitiated RAFT Polymerization', Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 60, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.202181662
    Journal articles | 2021
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Lee K; Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2021, 'Rapid High‐Resolution 3D Printing and Surface Functionalization via Type I Photoinitiated RAFT Polymerization', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 133, pp. 8921 - 8932, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.202016523
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Wu C; Chen H; Corrigan N; Jung K; Kan X; Li Z; Liu W; Xu J; Boyer C, 2020, 'Computer-Guided Discovery of a pH-Responsive Organic Photocatalyst and Application for pH and Light Dual-Gated Polymerization', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 141, pp. 8207 - 8220, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jacs.9b01096
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Liu K; Corrigan N; Postma A; Moad G; Boyer C, 2020, 'A comprehensive platform for the design and synthesis of polymer molecular weight distributions', Macromolecules, vol. 53, pp. 8867 - 8882, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01954
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Jung K; Corrigan N; Ciftci M; Xu J; Seo SE; Hawker CJ; Boyer C, 2020, 'Designing with Light: Advanced 2D, 3D, and 4D Materials', Advanced Materials, vol. 32, pp. e1903850, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/adma.201903850
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Jung K; Moad G; Hawker CJ; Matyjaszewski K; Boyer C, 2020, 'Reversible-deactivation radical polymerization (Controlled/living radical polymerization): From discovery to materials design and applications', Progress in Polymer Science, vol. 111, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2020.101311
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Jung K; Boyer C, 2020, 'Merging New Organoborane Chemistry with Living Radical Polymerization', Chem, vol. 6, pp. 1212 - 1214, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.chempr.2020.05.021
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Zaquen N; Rubens M; Corrigan N; Xu J; Zetterlund PB; Boyer C; Junkers T, 2020, 'Polymer Synthesis in Continuous Flow Reactors', Progress in Polymer Science, vol. 107, pp. 101256 - 101256, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.progpolymsci.2020.101256
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Judzewitsch PR; Corrigan N; Trujillo F; Xu J; Moad G; Hawker CJ; Wong EHH; Boyer C, 2020, 'High-Throughput Process for the Discovery of Antimicrobial Polymers and Their Upscaled Production via Flow Polymerization', Macromolecules, vol. 53, pp. 631 - 639, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.9b02207
    Journal articles | 2020
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2020, 'In the Limelight: 2D and 3D Materials via Photo-Controlled Radical Polymerization', Trends in Chemistry, vol. 2, pp. 689 - 706, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.trechm.2020.05.001
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Zhang Z; Corrigan N; Bagheri A; Jin J; Boyer C, 2019, 'A Versatile 3D and 4D Printing System through Photocontrolled RAFT Polymerization', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 131, pp. 18122 - 18131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.201912608
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Zhang Z; Corrigan N; Bagheri A; Jin J; Boyer C, 2019, 'A Versatile 3D and 4D Printing System through Photocontrolled RAFT Polymerization', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 58, pp. 17954 - 17963, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201912608
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Huang Z; Corrigan N; Lin S; Boyer C; Xu J, 2019, 'Upscaling single unit monomer insertion to synthesize discrete oligomers', Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, vol. 57, pp. 1947 - 1955, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pola.29330
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Wu C; Corrigan N; Lim CH; Jung K; Zhu J; Miyake G; Xu J; Boyer C, 2019, 'Guiding the Design of Organic Photocatalyst for PET-RAFT Polymerization: Halogenated Xanthene Dyes', Macromolecules, vol. 52, pp. 236 - 248, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02517
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Xu J; Boyer C; Allonas X, 2019, 'Exploration of the PET-RAFT Initiation Mechanism for Two Commonly Used Photocatalysts', ChemPhotoChem, vol. 3, pp. 1193 - 1199, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/cptc.201800182
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Zhernakov L; Hashim MH; Xu J; Boyer C, 2019, 'Flow mediated metal-free PET-RAFT polymerisation for upscaled and consistent polymer production', Reaction Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 4, pp. 1216 - 1228, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9re00014c
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Zaquen N; Kadir AMNBPHA; Iasa A; Corrigan N; Junkers T; Zetterlund PB; Boyer C, 2019, 'Rapid Oxygen Tolerant Aqueous RAFT Photopolymerization in Continuous Flow Reactors', Macromolecules, vol. 52, pp. 1609 - 1619, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.8b02628
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2019, '100th Anniversary of Macromolecular Science Viewpoint: Photochemical Reaction Orthogonality in Modern Macromolecular Science', ACS Macro Letters, vol. 8, pp. 812 - 818, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsmacrolett.9b00292
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Yeow J; Judzewitsch P; Xu J; Boyer C, 2019, 'Seeing the Light: Advancing Materials Chemistry through Photopolymerization', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 131, pp. 5224 - 5243, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.201805473
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Yeow J; Judzewitsch P; Xu J; Boyer C, 2019, 'Seeing the Light: Advancing Materials Chemistry through Photopolymerization', Angewandte Chemie - International Edition, vol. 58, pp. 5170 - 5189, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201805473
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Zhang Z; Corrigan N; Bagheri A; Jin J; Boyer C, 2019, 'Frontispiz: A Versatile 3D and 4D Printing System through Photocontrolled RAFT Polymerization', Angewandte Chemie, vol. 131, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/ange.201985061
    Journal articles | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Zhang Z; Corrigan N; Bagheri A; Jin J; Boyer C, 2019, 'Frontispiece: A Versatile 3D and 4D Printing System through Photocontrolled RAFT Polymerization', Angewandte Chemie International Edition, vol. 58, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/anie.201985061
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Chu Y; Corrigan N; Wu C; Boyer C; Xu J, 2018, 'A Process for Well-Defined Polymer Synthesis through Textile Dyeing Inspired Catalyst Immobilization', ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, vol. 6, pp. 15245 - 15253, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acssuschemeng.8b03726
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Huang Z; Noble BB; Corrigan N; Chu Y; Satoh K; Thomas DS; Hawker CJ; Moad G; Kamigaito M; Coote ML; Boyer C; Xu J, 2018, 'Discrete and Stereospecific Oligomers Prepared by Sequential and Alternating Single Unit Monomer Insertion', Journal of the American Chemical Society, vol. 140, pp. 13392 - 13406, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/jacs.8b08386
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Manahan R; Lew ZT; Yeow J; Xu J; Boyer C, 2018, 'Copolymers with Controlled Molecular Weight Distributions and Compositional Gradients through Flow Polymerization', Macromolecules, vol. 51, pp. 4553 - 4563, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.8b00673
    Journal articles | 2018
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Li G; Feng W; Corrigan N; Boyer C; Wang X; Xu J, 2018, 'Precise synthesis of poly(: N -acryloyl amino acid) through photoinduced living polymerization', Polymer Chemistry, vol. 9, pp. 2733 - 2745, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c8py00366a
    Journal articles | 2017
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Almasri A; Taillades W; Xu J; Boyer C, 2017, 'Controlling Molecular Weight Distributions through Photoinduced Flow Polymerization', Macromolecules, vol. 50, pp. 8438 - 8448, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.7b01890
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Boyer C; Corrigan NA; Jung K; Nguyen D; Nguyen TK; Adnan NNM; Oliver S; Shanmugam S; Yeow J, 2016, 'Copper-mediated living radical polymerization (atom transfer radical polymerization and copper(0) mediated polymerization): From fundamentals to bioapplications', Chemical Reviews, vol. 116, pp. 1803 - 1949, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.chemrev.5b00396
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Shanmugam S; Xu J; Boyer C, 2016, 'Photocatalysis in organic and polymer synthesis', Chemical Society Reviews, vol. 45, pp. 6165 - 6212, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c6cs00185h
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Yeow J; Shanmugam S; Corrigan N; Kuchel RP; Xu J; Boyer C, 2016, 'A polymerization-induced self-assembly approach to nanoparticles loaded with singlet oxygen generators', Macromolecules, vol. 49, pp. 7277 - 7285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01581
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Rosli D; Jones JWJ; Xu J; Boyer C, 2016, 'Oxygen Tolerance in Living Radical Polymerization: Investigation of Mechanism and Implementation in Continuous Flow Polymerization', Macromolecules, vol. 49, pp. 6779 - 6789, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.6b01306
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Xu J; Boyer C, 2016, 'A Photoinitiation System for Conventional and Controlled Radical Polymerization at Visible and NIR Wavelengths', Macromolecules, vol. 49, pp. 3274 - 3285, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.6b00542
    Journal articles | 2016
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Shanmugam S; Xu J; Boyer C, 2016, 'ChemInform Abstract: Photocatalysis in Organic and Polymer Synthesis', ChemInform, vol. 47, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/chin.201652464
    Journal articles | 2014
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Xu J; Jung K; Corrigan NA; Boyer C, 2014, 'Aqueous photoinduced living/controlled polymerization: Tailoring for bioconjugation', Chemical Science, vol. 5, pp. 3568 - 3575, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4sc01309c
  • Conference Papers | 2019
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Corrigan N; Boyer C, 2019, 'Flow-mediated PET-RAFT polymerization for upscaled and consistent polymer production', in ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, San Diego, CA, presented at Fall National Meeting and Exposition of the American-Chemical-Society (ACS), San Diego, CA, 25 August 2019 - 29 August 2019, http://gateway.webofknowledge.com/gateway/Gateway.cgi?GWVersion=2&SrcApp=PARTNER_APP&SrcAuth=LinksAMR&KeyUT=WOS:000525061504292&DestLinkType=FullRecord&DestApp=ALL_WOS&UsrCustomerID=891bb5ab6ba270e68a29b250adbe88d1
    Conference Papers | 2014
    Dr Nathaniel Corrigan
    Xu J; Shanmugam S; Corrigan NA; Boyer C, 2014, 'Catalyst-Free Visible Light-Induced RAFT Photopolymerization', in Matyjaszewski K; Sumerlin BS; Tsarevsky NV; Chiefari J (eds.), CONTROLLED RADICAL POLYMERIZATION, VOL 1: MECHANISMS, AMER CHEMICAL SOC, San Francisco, CA, pp. 247 - 267, presented at American-Chemical-Society Symposium on Controlled Radical Polymerization, San Francisco, CA, 10 August 2014 - 14 August 2014, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/bk-2015-1187.ch013

Awards

Dr. Corrigan was part of the Boyer Laboratory team that was recognized as finalist for the 2016 Eureka Prize for Scientifc Research. 

In 2020, Dr. Corrigan was recognized as a finalist of the prestigious Reaxys PhD prize for the best PhD thesis in the Chemical Sciences globally.

Grants

ARC Discovery Project. Programming the Microstructure of 3D Printed Objects (DP210100094) 

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