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PBG Alumni

Dr Kelly Roberta Francisco

kelly-francisco-140-180Post-doc IQ-UNICAMP

Campinas, SP -Brazil

Email: kfrancisco@iqm.unicamp.br

 

 

 


About Kelly

Post-Doc (2010 – currently): Colloids and surfaces – polymeric interfaces, nanocomposites, triboelectricity. Supervisor: Dr Fernando Galembeck.

PhD (2006 – 2010): Supervisor: Edvaldo Sabadini. Area: wormlike micelles, supramolecular polymers and solute interactions. 6 months at King’s College London.

Master degree (2004 – 2006). Supervisor: Luis Henrique Mendes da Silva. Aqueous biphasic systems formed by polymer and salt and partition of solutes in both phases. Determination of the thermodynamic parameters of the solute partition. 

Publications:
  1. Francisco K. R., Dreiss C. A., Bouteiller L., Sabadini E., “Tuning the viscoelastic properties of bis(urea)-based supramolecular polymer solutions by adding cosolutes, Langmuir 28 (2012) 14531.
  2. Francisco K. R., Burgo T. A. L., Galembeck F., “Tribocharged polymer surfaces: solvent effect on pattern formation and modification, Chemistry Letters 41 (2012) 1256.
  3. Burgo T. A. L., Ducati T. R. D., Francisco K. R., Clinkspoor K. J., Galembeck F., Galembeck S. E., “Triboelectricity: macroscopic charge patterns formed by self-arraying ions on polymer surfaces”, Langmuir 28 (2012) 7407.
  4. Francisco K. R., da Silva M. A., Sabadini E., Karlsson G., Dreiss C. A., “Effect of monomeric and polymeric co-solutes on cetyltrimethylammonium bromide wormlike micelles: rheology, cryo-TEM and small-angle neutron scattering”, J. Coll. Int. Sci. 345 (2010) 351.
  5. Sabadini E., Francisco K. R., Bouteiller L., “Bis-urea-based supramolecular polymer: the first self-assembled drag reducer for hydrocarbon solvents”, Langmuir 26 (2010) 1482.
  6. da Silva L. H. M., da Silva M. C. H., Francisco K. R., Cardoso M. V. C., Minim L. A., Coimbra J. S. R., “PEO-[M(CN)5NO]x- (M = Fe, Mn, or Cr) interaction as a driving force in the partitioning of the pentacyanonitrosylmetallate anion in ATPS: strong effect of the central atom”, J. Phys. Chem. B 112 (2008) 11669.
  7. Oliveira R. M., Coimbra J. S. R., Francisco K. R., Minim L. A., da Silva L. H. M., Rojas E. E. G., “Equilibrium data of the biphasic system poly(ethylene oxide) 4000 + copper sulfate + water at (5, 10, 35 and 45) ºC”, J. Chem. Eng. Data 53 (2008) 1571.
  8. Oliveira R. M., Coimbra J. S. R., Francisco K. R., Minim L. A., da Silva L. H. M., Pereira J. A. M., “Liquid-liquid equilibrium of aqueous two-phase systems containing poly(ethylene) glycol 4000 and zinc sulfate at different temperatures” J. Chem. Eng. Data 53 (2008) 919.
  9. da Silva L. H. M., da Silva M. C. H., Aquino R. A. N., Francisco K. R., Cardoso M. V. C., Minim L. A., Coimbra J. S. R., “Nitroprusside-PEO enthalpic interaction as a driving force for partitioning of the [Fe(CN)5NO]2- anion in aqueous two-phase systems formed by poly(ethylene oxide) and sulfate salts”, J. Phys. Chem. B 110 (2006) 23540.
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