Publications

92. X. Wang, J. Bowman, S. Tu, D. Nykypanchuk, O. Kuksenok, and S. Minko "Polyethylene Glycol Crowder’s Effect on Enzyme Aggregation, Thermal Stability, and Residual Catalytic Activity", Langmuir (2021)

91. Xiong, Y., Kuksenok, O. "Mechanical Adaptability of Patterns in Constrained Hydrogel Membranes", Langmuir (2021)

90. Choudhury, C. K., Kuksenok, O. "Native-Based Dissipative Particle Dynamics Approach for α-Helical Folding", Journal of Physical Chemistry B (2020)

89. Wei, L, Caliskan, T.D., Tu, S., Choudhury, C.K, Kuksenok, O, Luzinov, I. "Highly Oil-Repellent Thermoplastic Boundaries via Surface Delivery of CF3 Groups by Molecular Bottlebrush Additives", ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces (2020) 12 (34), 38626-38637

88. Palkar, V., Choudhury, C. K., Kuksenok, O. "Development of Dissipative Particle Dynamics framework for modeling hydrogels with degradable bonds”. MRS Advances (2020), 5(17), 927-934

87. Choudhury, C. K., Palkar, V., Kuksenok, O. "Computational design of nanostructured soft interfaces: focus on shape changes and spreading of cubic nanogels”. Langmuir (2020) 36, 25, 7109–7123

86. Palkar, V., Aprelev, V., Salamatin, A., Brasovs. A., Kuksenok, O, Kornev, K.G. "Rotating magnetic nanorods detect minute fluctuations of magnetic field”. Phys. Rev. E 100, 051101 (2019)

85. Tu, S., Choudhury, C. K., Luzinov, I., Kuksenok., O. "Recent advances towards applications of molecular bottlebrushes and their Conjugates”. Current Opinion in Solid State and Materials Science , 23 (1), 50-61 (2019)

84. Savchak, O., Morrison, T., Kornev, K.G. and Kuksenok, O. Controlling deformations of gel-based composites by electromagnetic signals within the GHz frequency range. Soft matter, 14(43), pp.8698-8708 (2018)

83. Schiller, U.D. and Kuksenok, O., 2018. "Lattice-Boltzmann Modelling of Multicomponent Systems: An Introduction." Reviews in Computational Chemistry, 31, p.1. John Wiley & Sons (2018)

82. Kuksenok, O., Liu, Y., Balazs, A.C. "Modeling Gel-based Artificial Cilia." Atlas of Cilia Bioengineering and Biocomputing, 149 (2018)

81. Choudhury, C.K., Tu, S., Luzinov, I., Minko, S., Kuksenok, O., "Designing Highly Thermostable Lysozyme-Copolymer Conjugates: Focus on Effect of Polymer Concentration" Biomacromolecules 19 (4), 1175-1188 (2018)

80. Xiong, Y., Dayal, P., Balazs, A.C., Kuksenok, O., "Phase Transitions and Pattern Formation in Chemo‐Responsive Gels and Composites" Israel Journal of Chemistry (2018).

79. Choudhury, C.K., Kuksenok, O., "Modeling dynamics of Polyacrylamide Gel in Oil-Water Mixtures: Dissipative Particle Dynamics Approach" MRS Advances, 1-6.

78. Kuksenok, O., Singh, A., Balazs, A., "Designing polymer gels and composites that undergo bio-inspired phototactic reconfiguration and motion. Bioinspiration & biomimetics 13 (3), 035004 (2018)

77. Yong, X., Crabb, E.J, Moellers, N.M, Salib, I, McFarlin, G.T, Kuksenok, O., Balazs, A.C. "Harnessing Self‐Healing Vesicles to Pick Up, Transport, and Drop Off Janus Particles" Self‐Assembly: From Surfactants to Nanoparticles, John Wiley & Sons, Inc. (2018)

76. Yadavalli N.S., Borodinov, N., Choudhury, C.K., Quiñones-Ruiz, T., Laradji, A.M., Tu, S., Lednev, I.K., Kuksenok, O., Luzinov, I., and S. Minko. "Thermal Stabilization of Enzymes with Molecular Brushes" ACS Catalysis 7 (12), 8675-8684

75. Singh, A., Kuksenok, O., Johnson, J.A., Balazs, A.C., "Photo-regeneration of severed gel with iniferter-mediated photo-growth"Soft matter 13 (10), 1978-1987(2017)

74. Antoine Beziau, Awaneesh Singh, Rafael NL de Menezes, Hangjun Ding, Antonina Simakova, Olga Kuksenok, Anna C Balazs, Tomasz Kowalewski, Krzysztof Matyjaszewski. "Miktoarm star copolymers as interfacial connectors for stackable amphiphilic gels." Polymer 101, 406-414 (2016)

73. Yong, X., Snow, S.C., Kuksenok, O., Balazs, A.C., "Developing Hybrid Modeling Methods to Simulate Self-Assembly in Polymer Nanocomposites", Self-Assembling Systems: Theory and Simulation, 20 (2016).

72. Kuksenok. O., and Balazs, A.C., “Stimuli-responsive behavior of composites integrating thermo-responsive gels with photo-responsive fibers”, Mater. Horiz., DOI: 10.1039/C5MH00212E (2016)

71. Liu, Y., Yong, X., McFarlin IV, G.T., Kuksenok. O., Aizenberg, J., and Balazs, A.C., “Designing a gel–fiber composite to extract nanoparticles from solution,” Soft Matter, DOI: 10.1039/C5SM01719J (2015).

70. Liu, Y., McFarlin IV, G.T., Yong, X., Kuksenok. O., and Balazs, A.C., “Designing Composite Coatings That Provide a Dual Defense against Fouling,” Langmuir, 31 7524-7532 (2015)

69. Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Designing Dual-functionalized Gels for Self- reconfiguration and Autonomous Motion,” Scientific Reports, 5, 9569 (2015)

68. Shastri A., He, X., Mc Gregor, L., Liu, Y., Mujica, M., Vasquez, Y., Bhattacharya, A., Ma, Y., Aizenberg, M., Kuksenok, O., Balazs, A.C., and Aizenberg, J., “An aptamer-functionalized chemomechanically modulated biomolecule catch-and-release system,” Nature Chemistry,7(5) 447-454 (2015)

67. Yong, X., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Modeling Free Radical Polymerization Using Dissipative Particle Dynamics,” Polymer, 72 (18), 217–225 (2015)

66. Yong, X., Simakova, A., Averick, S., Gutierrez, J., Kuksenok, O., Balazs, A.C., Matyjaszewski, K., “Stackable, Covalently-Fused Gels: Repair and Composite Formation,” Macromolecules, 48 (4), 1169–1178 (2015)

65. Kuksenok, O., Deb, D., Yong, X., and Balazs, A.C, “Designing Biomimetic, Reactive Polymer Gels,” Materials Today, 17 (10) 486–493 (2014)

64. Deb, D., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Using Light to Control the Interactions between Self-rotating Assemblies of Active Gels,” Polymer, 55 (23) 5924–5932 (2014)

63. Kuksenok, O., “Chemical Synthesis in Small Spaces”, Physics, 7, 4 (2014)

62. Kuksenok, O., Deb, D., Dayal, P., and Balazs, A.C., “Modeling ChemoResponsive Polymer Gels,” Annual Review of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, 5 (2014) 35-54. -3-

61. Deb, D., Kuksenok, O., Dayal, P., and Balazs, A.C., “Forming self-rotating pinwheels from assemblies of oscillating polymer gels,” Mater. Horiz., 1, 125-132 (2014)

60. Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Modeling the Photoinduced Reconfiguration and Directed Motion of Polymer Gels,” Advanced Functional Materials, 23 (36), 4601-4610, (2013)

59. Yong, X., Kuksenok, O., Matyjaszewski, K., and Balazs, A.C., “Harnessing Interfacially-Active Nanorods to Regenerate Severed Polymer Gels,” Nano Letters 13, 6269-6274, (2013)

58. Dutt, M., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Nano-pipette directed transport of nanotube transmembrane channels and hybrid vesicles,” Nanoscale, 5, 9773-9784 (2013)

57. Liu, Y., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Using Light To Guide the Motion of Nanorods in Photoresponsive Binary Blends: Designing Hierarchically Structured Nanocomposites,” Langmuir, 29 (41), 12785-12795 (2013)

56. Kuksenok, O., Dayal, P., Bhattacharya, A., Yashin, V.V., Deb, D., Chen, I.C., Van Vliet, K.J., and Balazs, A.C, “Chemo-responsive, self-oscillating gels that undergo biomimetic communication,” Chem. Soc. Rev., 42, 7257-7277 (2013)

55. Salib, I., Yong, X., Crabb E.J., Moellers, N.M., McFarlin IV, G.T., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Harnessing fluid-driven vesicles to pick up and drop off Janus particles,” ACS Nano 7 (2), 1224-1238, (2013)

54. Yuan, P., Kuksenok, O., Gross, D.E., Balazs, A.C., Moore, J.S., and Nuzzo, R.G., ”UV patternable thin film chemistry for shape and functionally versatile selfoscillating gels,” Soft Matter 9 (4), 1231-1243, (2013)

53. Dayal, P., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Reconfigurable assemblies of active, autochemotactic gels,” PNAS 110 (2), 431-436, (2013)

52. Liu, Y., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Coassembly of nanorods and photosensitive binary blends: "combing" with light to create, periodically ordered nanocomposites,” Langmuir 29 (2), 750-760, (2013)

51. He, X., Aizenberg, M., Kuksenok, O., Zarzar, L.D., Shastri, A., Balazs, A.C., and Aizenberg, J., “Synthetic homeostatic materials with chemo-mechanochemical self-regulation,” Nature , 487, 214-218, (2012)

50. Ma, Y., Bhattacharya, A., Kuksenok, O., Perchak, D., and Balazs, A.C., “Modeling the Transport of Nanoparticle-filled Binary Fluids through Micropores,” Langmuir 28 (31), 11410-11421 (2012)

49. Yashin, V.V., Kuksenok, O., Dayal, P., and Balazs, A.C., “Mechano-chemical oscillations and waves in reactive gels,” Rep. Prog. Phys., 75, 066601 (2012)

48. Chen, I.C., Kuksenok, O., Yashin, V.V., Balazs, A.C., and Van Vliet, K.J., “Mechanical Resuscitation of Chemical Oscillations in Belousov-Zhabotinsky Gels,” Adv. Funct. Mater. 22(12), 2535-2541, (2012)

47. Epstein, I.R., Vanag, V.K., Balazs, A.C., Kuksenok, O., Dayal, P., and Bhattacharya, A., “Chemical Oscillators in Structured Media,” Acc. Chem. Res., 45 (12), 2160-2168 (2012)

46. Dayal, P., Kuksenok, O., Bhattacharya, A., and Balazs, A.C., “Chemicallymediated communication in self-oscillating, biomimetic cilia,” J. Mater. Chem., 22, 241-250, (2012) -4-

45. Kuksenok, O., Yashin, V.V., Kinoshita, M., Sakai,T., Yoshida, R., and Balazs, A.C. “Exploiting Gradients in Cross-link Density to Control the Bending and SelfPropelled Motion of Active Gels,” Journal of Materials Chemistry, 21, 8360-8371 (2011)

44. Dutt, M., Nayhouse, M., Kuksenok, O., Little S.R., and Balazs, A.C., “Modeling the Self-Assembly of Lipids and Nanotubes in Solution: Forming Vesicles and Bicelles with Transmembrane Nanotube Channels,” ACS Nano, 5, 4769-4782 (2011)

43. Dutt, M., Kuksenok, O., Nayhouse, M., Little S.R., and Balazs, A.C., “Interactions of End-functionalized Nanotubes with Lipid Vesicles: Spontaneous Insertion and Nanotube Self-organization,” Current Nanoscience, 5, 699-715, (2011)

42. Chen, I.C., Kuksenok, O., Yashin, V.V., Moslin, R.M., Balazs, A.C., and Van Vliet, K.J., “Shape- and Size-Dependent Patterns in Self-Oscillating Polymer Gels,” Soft Matter, 7, 3141-3146 (2011)

41. Dutt, M., Kuksenok, O., Little S.R., and Balazs, A.C., “Forming transmembrane channels using end-functionalized nanotubes,” Nanoscale, 3 (1), 240 – 250, (2011) 40. Yashin, V.V., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Computational Design of Active, Self-Reinforcing Gels,” J. Phys. Chem. B, 114, (19), 6316-6322, (2010)

39. Dayal, P., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Designing autonomously motile gels that follow complex paths,” Soft Matter, 6 (4), 768 (2010)

38. Kuksenok, O., Yashin, V.V., Dayal, P., and Balazs, A.C., ”Copying from nature: Designing adaptive, chemoresponsive gels,” Polymer Physics, 48 (24), 2533, (2010)

37. Yashin, V.V., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Modeling Autonomously Oscillating Chemo-Responsive Gels,” Progress in Polymer Science, 35 (1-2), 155, (2010)

36. Kuksenok, O., Yashin, V.V., and Balazs, A.C., “Spatial confinement controls self-oscillations in polymer gels undergoing the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction,” Phys. Rev. E, 80, 056208 (2009)

35. Balazs, A.C., Kuksenok, O., and Alexeev, A., “Modeling the Interactions between Membranes and Inclusions: Designing Self-Cleaning Films and Resealing Pores,” Macromol. Theory Simul., 18 (1), 11–24 (2009)

34. Kuksenok, O., Yashin, V.V., and Balazs, A.C., ”Global signaling of localized impact in chemo-responsive gels,” Soft Matter, 5, 1835-1839 (2009)

33. Dayal, P., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Using Light to Guide the SelfSustained Motion of Active Gels,” Langmuir, 25 (8), 4298–4301 (2009)

32. Dayal, P., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Forming ordered structures in ternary, photosensitive blends through the use of masks,” Soft Matter, 5, 1205 - 1213 (2009)

31. Kuksenok, O., Yashin, V.V., and Balazs, A.C., “Three-dimensional model for chemoresponsive polymer gels undergoing the Belousov-Zhabotinsky reaction,” Phys. Rev. E 78, 041406 (2008).

30. Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., ”Gradient Sensing in Reactive, Ternary Membranes,” Langmuir, 24 (5), 1878 (2008). -5-

29. Dayal, P., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., ”Using a Single Mask to Create Multiple Patterns in Three-Component, Photoreactive Blends,” Langmuir; 24(5) 1621 (2008)

28. Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Modeling Multi-Component Reactive Membranes,” Phys. Rev. E 75, 051906 (2007)

27. Kuksenok, O., Yashin, V.V., and Balazs, A.C., “Mechanically Induced Chemical Oscillations and Motion in Responsive Gels,” Soft Matter 3, 1138 (2007)

26. Kuksenok, O., Travasso, R.D.M., and Balazs, A.C., "Dynamics of ternary mixtures with photosensitive chemical reactions: Creating three dimensionally ordered blends," Phys. Rev. E 74, 011502 (2006)

25. Travasso, R.D.M., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Exploiting Photo-induced Reactions in Polymer Blends to Create Hierarchically Ordered, Defect-free Materials,” Langmuir 22(6), 2620-2628 (2006).

24. Kuksenok, O., Jasnow, D., and Balazs A.C., “Local control of periodic pattern formation in binary fluids within microchannels,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 95, 240603 (2005)

23. Travasso, R.D.M., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., ”Harnessing Light to Create Defect Free, Hierarchically Structured Polymeric Materials,” Langmuir 21(24), 10912-10915 (2005).

22. Balazs, A.C., Verberg R., Pooley C.M., Kuksenok O., “Modeling the flow of complex fluids through heterogeneous channels,” Soft Matter 1 (1), 44-54 (2005).

21. Travasso, R.D.M., Buxton G.A., Kuksenok, O., Good, K., and Balazs, A.C., “Modeling the morphology and mechanical properties of sheared ternary mixtures,” J. Chem. Phys. 122, 194906 (2005).

20. Pooley, C.M., Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Convection-driven pattern formation in phase-separating binary fluids,” Phys. Rev. E 71, 030501 (2005).

19. Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Structures formation in binary fluids driven through patterned microchannels: effect of hydrodynamics and arrangement of surface patterns,” Physica D, 198 (3-4): 319-332 (2004).

18. Good, K., Kuksenok, O., Buxton, G.A., Ginzburg, V.V., and Balazs, A.C., “Effect of hydrodynamic interactions on the evolution of chemically reactive ternary mixtures,” J. Chem. Phys. 121 (12), 6052-6063 (2004).

17. Kuksenok, O., Jasnow, D., and Balazs, A.C., “Diffusive Intertwining of Two Fluid Phases in Chemically Patterned Microchannels,” Phys. Rev. E 68, 051505 (2003).

16. Kuksenok, O., Jasnow, D., Yeomans, J.M., and Balazs, A.C., “Periodic Droplet Formation in Chemically Patterned Microchannels,” Phys. Rev. Lett. 91, 108303 (2003).

15. Kuksenok, O., and Balazs, A.C., “Simulating the dynamic behavior of immiscible binary fluids in three-dimensional chemically patterned microchannels,” Phys. Rev. E 68, 011502 (2003).

14. Suppa, D., Kuksenok, O., Balazs, A.C., and Yeomans, J.M., “Phase separation of a binary fluid in the presence of immobile particles: A lattice Boltzmann approach,” J. Chem. Phys. 116 (14), 6305-6310 (2002). -6-

13. Kuksenok, O., Yeomans, J.M., and Balazs, A.C., “Using patterned substrates to promote mixing in microchannels,” Phys. Rev. E 65 (3), 031502 (2002).

12. Suppa, D., Kuksenok, O., Balazs, A.C. and Yeomans, J.M., “Effect of Stationary Particles on the Phase Separation of Binary Fluids,” Polymer Interfaces and Thin Films, Materials Research Society, Pittsburgh, 61 (2002).

11. Ouskova, E., Reznikov, Y., Shiyanovskii, S.V., Su, L., West, J.L., Kuksenok, O., Fran-cescangeli, O., and Simoni, F., “Photo-orientation of liquid crystals due to light-induced desorption and adsorption of dye molecules on an aligning surface,” Phys. Rev. E 64 (5), 051709 (2001).

10. Kuksenok, O., Yeomans, J.M., and Balazs, A.C., “Creating localized mixing stations within microfluidic channels,” Langmuir 17 (23), 7186-7190 (2001).

9. Kuksenok, O., and Shiyanovskii, S.V., “Surface control of dye adsorption in liquid crystals,” Mol.. Cryst. Liq. Cryst. 359, 427-438 (2001).

8. Fedorenko, D., Ouskova, E., Reznikov, Y., Shiyanovskii, S.V., Su, L., West, J.L., Kuksenok, O., Francescangeli, O., Simoni. F., ”Adsorption-driven Photoalignment of Dye-Doped Liquid Crystals,” Phys. Rev. E 63 (2), 021701 (2001).

7. Kuksenok, O., and Shiyanovskii, S.V., “Structural changes around a spherical particle in nematic,” Ukrainian Physical Journal, 43 (3), 305-312 (1998).

6. Kuksenok, O., and Shiyanovskii, S.V., “Structural transitions in nematic filled with colloid particles,” Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 321, 489-500 (1998).

5. Kuksenok, O., and Shiyanovskii, S.V., ”The radiation effect on the structural transitions in nematics with colloid particles,” Ukrainian Physical Journal, 43(8), 826-828 (1998).

4. Kuksenok, O., Ruhwandl, R.W., Shiyanovskii, S.V., and Terentjev, E.M., “Director structure around a colloid particle in a nematic liquid crystal,” Phys. Rev. E, 54, 5198-5204 (1996).

3. Kuksenok, O., and Shiyanovskii, S.V., ”Study of structures in heterogeneous system: nematic liquid crystal with spherical particles,” Ukrainian Physical Journal, 41(2), 190-192 (1996).

2. Kuksenok, O., Sugakov, V.I., and Shiyanovskii, S.V., “Conductivity of liquid crystals with donor and acceptor dopants under irradiation,” Ukrainian Physical Journal, 39 (6), 692-695 (1994).

1. Kuksenok, O., Sugakov, V.I., and Shiyanovskii, S.V., “On the mechanism of negative effect of ionizing irradiation on conductivity of liquid crystals,” Ukrainian Physical Journal, 37 (4), 589-594 (1992).