Dr Thiago   Rodrigues Guimaraes
Research Associate (ARC)

Dr Thiago Rodrigues Guimaraes

Sch: Chemical Engineering

Dr Thiago Guimaraes is a Research Associate at School of Chemical Engineering of UNSW. Thiago received his chemical engineering degree in 2013 from University of Sao Paulo (Brazil) and his PhD degree in chemistry from University of Lyon (France). His current topic of research concerns the development of new polymeric materials with application in the field of nanotechnology.


  • Journal articles | 2021
    Guimarães TR; Bong YL; Thompson SW; Moad G; Perrier S; Zetterlund PB, 2021, 'Polymerization-induced self-assembly: Via RAFT in emulsion: Effect of Z-group on the nucleation step', Polymer Chemistry, vol. 12, pp. 122 - 133, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0py01311k
    Journal articles | 2021
    Clothier GKK; Guimarães TR; Moad G; Zetterlund PB, 2021, 'Multiblock Copolymer Synthesis via Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer Emulsion Polymerization: Effects of Chain Mobility within Particles on Control over Molecular Weight Distribution', Macromolecules, vol. 54, pp. 3647 - 3658, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.1c00345
    Journal articles | 2021
    Khan M; Guimarães TR; Choong K; Moad G; Perrier S; Zetterlund PB, 2021, 'RAFT Emulsion Polymerization for (Multi)block Copolymer Synthesis: Overcoming the Constraints of Monomer Order', Macromolecules, vol. 54, pp. 736 - 746, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c02415
    Journal articles | 2020
    Richardson RAE; Guimaraes TR; Khan M; Moad G; Zetterlund PB; Perrier S, 2020, 'Low-Dispersity Polymers in Ab Initio Emulsion Polymerization: Improved MacroRAFT Agent Performance in Heterogeneous Media', Macromolecules, vol. 53, pp. 7672 - 7683, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.0c01311
    Journal articles | 2020
    Thompson SW; Guimarães TR; Zetterlund PB, 2020, 'RAFT Emulsion Polymerization: MacroRAFT Agent Self-Assembly Investigated Using a Solvachromatic Dye', Biomacromolecules, vol. 21, pp. 4577 - 4590, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.biomac.0c00685
    Journal articles | 2020
    Guimaraes TR; Lansalot M; Bourgeat-Lami E, 2020, 'Synthesis of double-responsive magnetic latex particles via seeded emulsion polymerization using macroRAFT block copolymers as stabilizers', POLYMER CHEMISTRY, vol. 11, pp. 648 - 652, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c9py01627a
    Journal articles | 2020
    Guimaraes TR; Lansalot M; Bourgeat-Lami E, 2020, 'Polymer-encapsulation of iron oxide clusters using macroRAFT block copolymers as stabilizers: tuning of the particle morphology and surface functionalization', JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B, vol. 8, pp. 4917 - 4929, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/d0tb00384k
    Journal articles | 2019
    Khan M; Guimarães TR; Zhou D; Moad G; Perrier S; Zetterlund PB, 2019, 'Exploitation of Compartmentalization in RAFT Miniemulsion Polymerization to Increase the Degree of Livingness', Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry, vol. 57, pp. 1938 - 1946, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/pola.29329
    Journal articles | 2019
    Jasinski F; Guimarães TR; David S; Suniary C; Funston T; Takahashi Y; Kondo Y; Zetterlund PB, 2019, 'Reversible Destabilization of UV-Responsive Polymer Particles (Latex) using a Photoresponsive Surfactant', Macromolecular Rapid Communications, vol. 40, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/marc.201900355
    Journal articles | 2019
    Clothier GKK; Guimarães TR; Khan M; Moad G; Perrier S; Zetterlund PB, 2019, 'Exploitation of the nanoreactor concept for efficient synthesis of multiblock copolymers via macroraft-mediated emulsion polymerization', ACS Macro Letters, vol. 8, pp. 989 - 995, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acsmacrolett.9b00534
    Journal articles | 2019
    Guimarães TR; Khan M; Kuchel RP; Morrow IC; Minami H; Moad G; Perrier S; Zetterlund PB, 2019, 'Nano-Engineered Multiblock Copolymer Nanoparticles via Reversible Addition-Fragmentation Chain Transfer Emulsion Polymerization', Macromolecules, vol. 52, pp. 2965 - 2974, http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/acs.macromol.9b00257
    Journal articles | 2014
    Rodrigues Guimarães T; De Camargo Chaparro T; D'Agosto F; Lansalot M; Martins Dos Santos A; Bourgeat-Lami E, 2014, 'Synthesis of multi-hollow clay-armored latexes by surfactant-free emulsion polymerization of styrene mediated by poly(ethylene oxide)-based macroRAFT/Laponite complexes', Polymer Chemistry, vol. 5, pp. 6611 - 6622, http://dx.doi.org/10.1039/c4py00362d
    Journal articles | 2010
    Bourgeat-Lami E; Guimarães TR; Pereira AMC; Alves GM; Moreira JC; Putaux JL; Dos Santos AM, 2010, 'High solids content, soap-free, film-forming latexes stabilized by laponite clay platelets', Macromolecular Rapid Communications, vol. 31, pp. 1874 - 1880, http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/marc.201000305