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Almaden Research Center, San Jose, CA, USA
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Professional Associations:  American Chemical Society (ACS)

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2021

Computational Investigations of the Lithium Superoxide Dimer Rearrangement on Noisy Quantum Devices
Qi Gao, Hajime Nakamura, Tanvi P. Gujarati, Gavin O. Jones, Julia E. Rice, Stephen P. Wood, Marco Pistoia, Jeannette M. Garcia, Naoki Yamamoto
Journal of Physical Chemistry A 125(9), 1827-1836, 2021


2019

Conductive Recyclable Organogel Composites
AliReza Rahimi, Abraham Herzog-Arbeitman, Jeannette M. Garcia
Macromolecular Materials and Engineering, 2019


2018

Agarose-Based Hydrogels as Suitable Bioprinting Materials for Tissue Engineering
Gabriel R. Lopez-Marcial, Anne Y. Zeng, Carlos Osuna, Joseph Dennis, Jeannette M. Garcia, Grace D. O'Connell
ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng., 2018


2017

Waste plastics for new materials production: Design and reversibility in polymer networks
Jeannette Garcia
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2017

The future of plastics recycling
Jeannette M. Garcia, M. L. Robertson
Science 358(6365), 870--872, 2017

Chemical recycling of waste plastics for new materials production
A. Rahimi, J. M. Garcia
Nature Reviews Chemistry1, 2017

3D Bioprinting: New Directions in Articular Cartilage Tissue Engineering
Grace O’Connell, Jeanette Garcia, Jamali Amir
ACS Biomater. Sci. Eng., 2017



2016

From synthetic developments to applications: Hexahydrotriazines as a materials platform for industrial solutions
Rudy Wojtecki, Gavin Jones, Thomas Zimmerman, Alexander Yuen, Dylan Boday, J Hedrick, Jeannette Garcia
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2016

Structure-property relationship of poly (1, 3, 5-hexahydro-1, 3, 5-triazine) materials modified by reactive blending
Mareva Fevre, Rudy Wojtecki, Jeannette Garcia, J Hedrick
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2016

Catalyst: Design Challenges for the Future of Plastics Recycling
Jeannette M. Garcia
Chem 1(6), 813--815, 2016

Activation of B-B and B-Si Bonds and Synthesis of Organoboron and Organosilicon Compounds through Lewis Base-Catalyzed Transformations (n-->n*)
Amir H Hoveyda, Hao Wu, Suttipol Radomkit, Jeannette M Garcia, Fredrik Haeffner, Kang-sang Lee
Lewis Base Catalysis in Organic Synthesis, 967--1010, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH \& Co. KGaA Weinheim, Germany, 2016

Facile carbohydrate-mimetic modifications of poly (ethylene imine) carriers for gene delivery applications
Christoph Englert, Mareva Fevre, Rudy J Wojtecki, Wei Cheng, Qingxing Xu, Chuan Yang, Xiyu Ke, Matthias Hartlieb, Kristian Kempe, Jeannette M Garcia, others
Polymer Chemistry 7(37), 5862--5872, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016

Computational and experimental investigations of one-step conversion of poly(carbonate)s into value-added poly(aryl ether sulfone)s
Gavin O. Jones, A. Yuen, R. Wojtecki, J. Hedrick, J. M. Garcia
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2016

In situ AFM Observations of Li-Oxygen Electrochemical Reactions
Hariharan Katharajan, Kumar Virwani, A David Erpelding, Jeannette M Garcia
arXiv preprint arXiv:1606.06363, 2016

Tailorable Thermal Properties Through Reactive Blending Using Orthogonal Chemistries and Layer-by-Layer Deposition of Poly (1, 3, 5-hexahydro-1, 3, 5-triazine) Networks
Mareva Fevre, Rudy J Wojtecki, James Hedrick, Jeannette M Garcia, James L Hedrick
Advanced Functional Materials 26(30), 5560--5568, 2016

Simple and cost-effective polycondensation routes to antimicrobial consumer products
Musan Zhang, Jye Jyn Teo, Shaoqiong Liu, Zhen Chang Liang, Xin Ding, Robert J Ono, Gregory Breyta, Amanda C Engler, Daniel J Coady, Jeanette Garcia, others
Polymer Chemistry 7(23), 3923--3932, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2016

Understanding network forming reactions and properties through combining computational and experimental methods
Jeannette M Garcia
Bulletin of the American Physical Society61, American Physical Society, 2016

Investigation of Electrolyte Concentration Effects on the Performance of Lithium--Oxygen Batteries
Isaac M Markus, Gavin Jones, Jeannette M Garcia
The Journal of Physical Chemistry C 120(11), 5949--5957, American Chemical Society, 2016



Computational and experimental investigations of one-step conversion of poly(carbonate)s into value-added poly(aryl ether sulfone)s
Gavin O. Jones, Alexander Yuen, Rudy J. Wojtecki, James L. Hedrick, and Jeannette M. Garcia
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 2016


2015

Broadening the scope of mechanical and morphological characteristics of poly (1, 3, 5-hexahydro-1, 3, 5-triazine) networks by the introduction of an engineering thermoplastic
Mareva Fevre, Kumar Virwani, Jeannette Garcia, James Hedrick
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2015

Use of hemiaminal organogels as processable templates for subsequent polymerization
Mareva Fevre, Gavin Jones, Musan Zhang, Jeannette Garcia, James Hedrick
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2015

Beyond poly (hexahydrotriazines) s: From high strength materials to self-healing polymerizable organogels and the development of new polymer-forming reactions
Jeannette Garcia
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2015

Computational studies of sulfur incorporation into poly (hexahydrotriazine)(PHT) rings
Gavin Jones, Rudy Wojtecki, Alexander Yuen, Dylan Boday, Alshakim Nelson, Jeannette Garcia, Yi-Yan Yang, James Hedrick
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2015

Bulk ring-opening polymerizations of hexahydrotriazines using dithiols: Structurally dynamic poly (thioaminals) for therapeutic delivery
Rudy Wojtecki, Gavin Jones, Alexander Yuen, Dylan Boday, Alshakim Nelson, Jeannette Garcia, James Hedrick, Yi-Yan Yang
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2015

Supramolecular motifs in dynamic covalent PEG-hemiaminal organogel networks
Jeannette Garcia
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2015

Developments in dynamic covalent chemistries from the reaction of thiols with hexahydrotriazines
Rudy J Wojtecki, Gavin O Jones, Alexander Y Yuen, Willy Chin, Dylan J Boday, Alshakim Nelson, Jeannette M Garcia, Yi Yan Yang, James L Hedrick
Journal of the American Chemical Society 137(45), 14248--14251, American Chemical Society, 2015

Enhancing the Biocompatibility and Biodegradability of Linear Poly(ethylene imine) through Controlled Oxidation
C. Englert, M. Hartlieb, P. Bellstedt, K. Kempe, C. Yang, S. Chu, X. Ke, J. M. Garcia
Macromolecules48, 7420--7427, 2015

Mechanism of NHC-Catalyzed Conjugate Additions of Diboron and Borosilane Reagents to alpha, beta-Unsaturated Carbonyl Compounds
H. Wu, J. M. Garcia, F. Haeffner, S. Radomkit, A. R. Zhugralin, A. H. Hoveyda
Journal of the American Chemical Society, 2015

Melt-Processable Dynamic-Covalent Poly(hemiaminal) Organogels as Scaffolds for UV-Induced Polymerization
Mareva Fevre, Gavin O. Jones, Musan Zhang, Jeannette M. Garcia, James L. Hedrick
Advanced Materials, 2015

Supramolecular motifs in dynamic covalent PEG-hemiaminal organogels
Courtney Fox, Gijs M. ter Hurrne, Rudy J. Wojtecki, Gavin O. Jones, Hans W. Horn, E. W. Meijer, Curtis W. Frank, James L. Hedrick, Jeannette M. Garcia
Nature Communications, 2015

Development of a method for detecting trace metals in aqueous solutions based on the coordination chemistry of hexahydrotriazines
Rudy J. Wojtecki, Alexander Y. Yuen, Thomas G. Zimmerman, Gavin O. Jones, Hans W. Horn, Dylan J. Boday, James L. Hedrick, Jeannette M. Garcia
Analyst, 2015

Dominant Decomposition Pathways for Ethereal Solvents in Li--O2 Batteries
Jeannette M. Garcia, Hans W. Horn, Julia E. Rice
Journal of Physcial Chemistry Letters, 2015

Developments in dynamic covalent chemistries from the reaction of thiols with hexahydrotriazines
R. J. Wojtecki, G. O Jones, A. Yuen, W. Chin, D. J. Boday, A. Nelson, J. M. Garcia, Y. Y. Yang, J. L. Hedrick
Journal of the American Chemical Society137, 14248-14251, 2015

Mechanism of NHC-Catalyzed Conjugate Additions of Diboron and Borosilane Compounds to Unsaturated Carbonyl Substrates
H. Wu, J. M. Garcia, F. Haeffner, S. Radomkit, A. R. Zhugralin, A. H. Hoveyda
Journal of the American Chemical Society137, 10585-10602, 2015

Hemiaminal PEG organogels as reprocessable materials for template polymerization
M. Fevre, M. Zhang, G. O. Jones, J. M. Garcia, J. L. Hedrick
Advanced Materials27, 4714-4718, 2015

Development of a portable and economical method of detecting trace metals from aqueous solution based on the coordination chemistry of 1,3,5-substituted hexahydrotriazines
R. J. Wojtecki, A. Y. Yuen, G. O. Jones, H. W. Horn, J. L. Hedrick, and J. M. Garcia
Analyst140, 5184-5189, 2015

Dominant Decomposition Pathways for Ethereal Solvents in Li-O2 Batteries
J. M. Garcia, H. W. Horn, J. E. Rice
Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters6, 1795-1799, 2015

Supramolecular motifs in dynamic covalent PEG-hemiaminal organogel networks
C. H. Fox, G. M. ter Hurrne, R. Wojtecki, G. O. Jones, H. W. Horn, E. W. Meijer, C. W. Frank, J. L. Hedrick, J. M. Garcia
Nature Communications, 2015


2014

Computational study of the electrochemical stability of solvents for Li/air batteries
Hans W Horn, Julia E Rice, William C Swope, Jeannette M Garcia, Ho-Cheol Kim, Winfried W Wilcke, Robert D Miller, Alan C Luntz, Takashi Mori, Gregory M Wallraff
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2014

Discovery of ultrahigh modulus poly (hexahydrotriazine) polymers and supramolecular hemiaminal networks
Jeannette M Garcia, Gavin O Jones, Kumar Virwani, Bryan D McCloskey, Hans W Horn, Daniel J Coady, Julia E Rice, Abdulmalik M Binataleb, Abdullah Alabdulrahman, Fares Alsewailem, others
ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 2014

Solvating additives drive solution-mediated electrochemistry and enhance toroid growth in non-aqueous Li--O2 batteries
Nagaphani B. Aetukuri, Bryan D. McCloskey, Jeannette M. Garcia, Leslie E. Krupp, Venkatasubramanian Viswanathan, Alan C. Luntz
Nature Chemistry, 2014

Meisenheimer Complex Inspired Catalyst- and Solvent-Free Synthesis of Noncyclic Poly(aryl ether sulfone)s
Jeannette M. Garcia, Gavin O. Jones, Julien DeWinter, Hans W. Horn, Olivier Coulembier, Philippe Dubois, Pascal Gerbaux, James L. Hedrick
Macromolecules, 2014

Antimicrobial hydrogels: A new weapon in the arsenal against multidrug-resistant infections
Victor WL Ng, Julian MW Chan, Haritz Sardon, Robert J Ono, Jeannette M Garcia, Yi Yan Yang, James L Hedrick
Advanced drug delivery reviews78, 46--62, Elsevier, 2014

Computational and Experimental Studies on the Mechanism of Formation of Poly(hexahydrotriazine)s and Poly(hemiaminal)s from the Reactions of Amines with Formaldehyde
Gavin O. Jones, Jeannette M. Garcia, Hans W. Horn, James L. Hedrick
Organic Letters, 2014

Hybrid Poly (aryl ether sulfone amide) s for Advanced Thermoplastic Composites
Frank Gardea, Jeannette M Garcia, Dylan J Boday, Krishna M Bajjuri, Mohammad Naraghi, James L Hedrick
Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics 215(22), 2260--2267, 2014

At Last, a Recyclable High-Performance Thermoset
Timothy M Swager, Elizabeth S Sterner
Synfacts 10(08), 0818--0818, \copyright Georg Thieme Verlag, 2014

On the Origin and Implications of Li2O2 Toroid Formation in Nonaqueous Li-O2 Batteries
Nagaphani B Aetukuri, Bryan D McCloskey, Jeannette M Garcia, Leslie E Krupp, Venkatasubramanian Viswanathan, Alan C Luntz
arXiv preprint arXiv:1406.3335, 2014

Recyclable, strong thermosets and organogels via paraformaldehyde condensation with diamines
Jeannette M Garcia, Gavin O Jones, Kumar Virwani, Bryan D McCloskey, Dylan J Boday, Gijs M Ter Huurne, Hans W Horn, Daniel J Coady, Abdulmalik M Bintaleb, Abdullah MS Alabdulrahman, others
Science 344(6185), 732--735, American Association for the Advancement of Science, 2014

Chemical and electrochemical differences in nonaqueous Li--O2 and Na--O2 batteries
Bryan D McCloskey, Jeannette M Garcia, Alan C Luntz
The journal of physical chemistry letters 5(7), 1230--1235, American Chemical Society, 2014

Solvating additives drive solution-mediated electrochemistry and enhance toroid growth in non-aqueous Li-O2 batteries
N. B. Aetukuri, B. D. McCloskey, J. M. Garcia, L. E. Krupp, V. Viswanathan, A. C. Luntz
Nature Chemistry7, 50-56, 2014

Computational and Experimental Studies on the Mechanism of Formation of Poly(hexahydrotriazine)s and Poly(hemiaminal)s from the Reactions of Amines with Formaldehyde
G. O. Jones, J. M. Garcia, H. W. Horn, J. L. Hedrick
Organic Letters16, 5502-5505, 2014

Meisenheimer Complex Inspired Catalyst- and Solvent-Free Synthesis of Noncyclic Poly(aryl ether sulfone)s
J. M. Garcia, G. O. Jones, J. DeWinter, H. W. Horn, O. Coulembier, P. Dubois, P. Gerbaux, J. L. Hedrick
Macromolecules47, 8131-8136, 2014

Recyclable, Strong Thermosets and Organogels via Paraformaldehyde Condensation with Diamines
J. M. Garcia, G. O. Jones, K. Virwani, B. D. McCloskey, D. J. Boday, G. M. ter Huurne, H. W. Horn, D. J. Coady, A. M. Bintaleb, A. M. S. Alabdulrahman, F. Alsewailem, H. A. A. Almegren, J. L. Hedrick.
Science344, 732-735, 2014


2013

Computational Investigations on Base-Catalyzed Diaryl Ether Formation
Gavin O Jones, Ali Al Somaa, Jeannette M O’Brien, Hassan Albishi, Hamid A Al-Megren, Abdullah M Alabdulrahman, Fares D Alsewailem, James L Hedrick, Julia E Rice, Hans W Horn
The Journal of organic chemistry 78(11), 5436--5443, American Chemical Society, 2013

Homogeneous isocyanate-and catalyst-free synthesis of polyurethanes in aqueous media
Haritz Sardon, Amanda C Engler, Julian MW Chan, Daniel J Coady, Jeannette M O'Brien, David Mecerreyes, Yi Yan Yang, James L Hedrick
Green Chemistry 15(5), 1121--1126, Royal Society of Chemistry, 2013

Accessing new materials through polymerization and modification of a polycarbonate with a pendant activated ester
Amanda C Engler, Julian MW Chan, Daniel J Coady, Jeannette M O’brien, Haritz Sardon, Alshakim Nelson, Daniel P Sanders, Yi Yan Yang, James L Hedrick
Macromolecules 46(4), 1283--1290, American Chemical Society, 2013

Combining accurate O2 and Li2O2 assays to separate discharge and charge stability limitations in nonaqueous Li--O2 batteries
Bryan D McCloskey, Alexia Valery, Alan C Luntz, Sanketh R Gowda, Gregory M Wallraff, Jeannette M Garcia, Takashi Mori, Leslie E Krupp
The journal of physical chemistry letters 4(17), 2989--2993, American Chemical Society, 2013

Organic acid-catalyzed polyurethane formation via a dual-activated mechanism: unexpected preference of N-activation over O-activation of isocyanates
Haritz Sardon, Amanda C Engler, Julian MW Chan, Jeannette M Garc\'\ia, Daniel J Coady, Ana Pascual, David Mecerreyes, Gavin O Jones, Julia E Rice, Hans W Horn, others
Journal of the American Chemical Society 135(43), 16235--16241, American Chemical Society, 2013

Tetra-n-butylammonium fluoride as an efficient transesterification catalyst for functionalizing cyclic carbonates and aliphatic polycarbonates
Julian MW Chan, Haritz Sardon, Amanda C Engler, Jeannette M Garcia, James L Hedrick
ACS Macro Letters 2(10), 860--864, American Chemical Society, 2013


2012

Metal-free catalytic enantioselective C--B bond formation:(pinacolato) boron conjugate additions to $\alpha$, $\beta$-unsaturated ketones, esters, Weinreb amides, and aldehydes promoted by chiral N-heterocyclic carbenes
Hao Wu, Suttipol Radomkit, Jeannette M O’Brien, Amir H Hoveyda
Journal of the American Chemical Society 134(19), 8277--8285, American Chemical Society, 2012


2011

Asymmetric Silyl Transfer by Transition-Metal-Free NHC Catalysis
JM O’Brien, AH Hoveyda
Synfacts 2011(07), 0785--0785, \copyright Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart˙ New York

A practical synthesis of 3-acyl cyclobutanones by [2+ 2] annulation. Mechanism and utility of the Zn (II)-catalyzed condensation of $\alpha$-chloroenamines with electron-deficient alkenes
Jeannette M O’Brien, Jason S Kingsbury
The Journal of organic chemistry 76(6), 1662--1672, American Chemical Society, 2011

Metal-Free Catalytic C--Si Bond Formation in an Aqueous Medium. Enantioselective NHC-Catalyzed Silyl Conjugate Additions to Cyclic and Acyclic $\alpha$, $\beta$-Unsaturated Carbonyls
Jeannette M O’Brien, Amir H Hoveyda
Journal of the American Chemical Society 133(20), 7712--7715, American Chemical Society, 2011


2010

NHC Copper Catalyzed Enantioselective Conjugate Addition
JM O’Brien, K-s Lee, AH Hoveyda
Synfacts 2010(11), 1272--1272, \copyright Georg Thieme Verlag Stuttgart˙ New York

Enantioselective Synthesis of Boron-Substituted Quaternary Carbons by NHC- Cu-Catalyzed Boronate Conjugate Additions to Unsaturated Carboxylic Esters, Ketones, or Thioesters
Jeannette M O’Brien, Kang-sang Lee, Amir H Hoveyda
Journal of the American Chemical Society 132(31), 10630--10633, American Chemical Society, 2010


2008

Sustainable synthetic methods: domino construction of dihydropyridin-4-ones and $\beta$-amino esters in aqueous ethanol
Peter J Alaimo, Robert O’Brien III, Adam W Johnson, Sarah R Slauson, Jeannette M O’Brien, Elizabeth L Tyson, Amanda-Lynn Marshall, Colleen E Ottinger, Jon G Chacon, Lorien Wallace, others
Organic letters 10(22), 5111--5114, American Chemical Society, 2008