Kei Saito

Assoc Professor

Accepting PhD Students

20002023
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Research Output 2000 2019

2019
1 Citation (Scopus)

Effect of organic modification on multiwalled carbon nanotube dispersions in highly concentrated emulsions

Bhagavathi Kandy, S., Simon, G. P., Cheng, W., Zank, J., Saito, K. & Bhattacharyya, A. R., 11 Apr 2019, In : ACS Omega. 4, 4, p. 6647-6659 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access

Light-Switchable Self-Healing Dynamic Linear Polymers: Reversible Cycloaddition Reactions of Thymine-Containing Units

Abdallh, M., He, P., Hearn, M. T. W., Simon, G. P. & Saito, K., 1 Jan 2019, In : ChemPlusChem. 84, 4, p. 333 - 337 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Lignin oxidation by MnO 2 under the irradiation of blue light

Dai, J., Patti, A. F., Styles, G. N., Nanayakkara, S., Spiccia, L., Arena, F., Italiano, C. & Saito, K., 1 Jan 2019, In : Green Chemistry. 21, 8, p. 2005-2014 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Photocuring of 4-arm coumarin-functionalised monomers to form highly photoreversible crosslinked epoxy coatings

Hughes, T., Simon, G. P. & Saito, K., 7 May 2019, In : Polymer Chemistry. 10, 17, p. 2134-2142 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Photoreversible Smart Polymers Based on 2π + 2π Cycloaddition Reactions: Nanofilms to Self-Healing Films

Abdallh, M., Yoshikawa, C., Hearn, M. T. W., Simon, G. P. & Saito, K., 1 Jan 2019, In : Macromolecules. 52, 6, p. 2446−2455 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Ultra-high molecular weight linear coordination polymers with terpyridine ligands

Lewis, R. W., Malic, N., Saito, K., Evans, R. A. & Cameron, N. R., 28 Jun 2019, In : Chemical Science. 10, 24, p. 6174-6183 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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2018
3 Citations (Scopus)

CuSO4/H2O2-catalyzed lignin depolymerization under the irradiation of microwaves

Dai, J., Styles, G. N., Patti, A. F. & Saito, K., 4 Sep 2018, In : ACS Omega. 3, 9, p. 10433-10441 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

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11 Citations (Scopus)

Importance of mediators for lignin degradation by fungal laccase

Longe, L. F., Couvreur, J., Leriche Grandchamp, M., Garnier, G., Allais, F. & Saito, K., 6 Aug 2018, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering. 6, 8, p. 10097-10107 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Improvement and tuning of the performance of light-healable polymers by variation of the monomer content

Hughes, T., Simon, G. P. & Saito, K., 21 Dec 2018, In : Polymer Chemistry. 9, 47, p. 5585-5593 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Stimuli-responsive polymeric materials for separation of biomolecules

Tan, S., Saito, K. & Hearn, M. TW., 1 Oct 2018, In : Current Opinion in Biotechnology. 53, p. 209-223 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis and characterization of chitosan modified polyurethane bio-nanocomposites with biomedical potential

Javaid, M. A., Khera, R. A., Zia, K. M., Saito, K., Bhatti, I. A. & Asghar, M., 1 Aug 2018, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 115, p. 375-384 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of Bioacrylic Polymers from Dihydro-5-hydroxyl furan-2-one (2H-HBO) by Free and Controlled Radical Polymerization

Ray, P., Hughes, T., Smith, C., Simon, G. P. & Saito, K., 28 Feb 2018, In : ACS Omega. 3, 2, p. 2040-2048 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
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8 Citations (Scopus)

Thermal degradation behavior and X-ray diffraction studies of chitosan based polyurethane bio-nanocomposites using different diisocyanates

Javaid, M. A., Rizwan, M., Khera, R. A., Zia, K. M., Saito, K., Zuber, M., Iqbal, J. & Langer, P., 1 Oct 2018, In : International Journal of Biological Macromolecules. 117, p. 762-772 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

8 Citations (Scopus)

Ultra-fast aqueous polymerisation of acrylamides by high power visible light direct photoactivation RAFT polymerisation

Lewis, R. W., Evans, R. A., Malic, N., Saito, K. & Cameron, N. R., 7 Jan 2018, In : Polymer Chemistry. 9, 1, p. 60-68 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2017
5 Citations (Scopus)

Cleavage of macromolecular RAFT chain transfer agents by sodium azide during characterization by aqueous GPC

Lewis, R. W., Evans, R. A., Malic, N., Saito, K. & Cameron, N. R., 28 Jun 2017, In : Polymer Chemistry. 8, 24, p. 3702-3711 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

13 Citations (Scopus)

Design, synthesis and application of a new class of stimuli-responsive separation materials

Sepehrifar, R., Boysen, R. I., Danylec, B., Yang, Y., Saito, K. & Hearn, M. T. W., Apr 2017, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 963, p. 153-163 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

Electron energy loss spectroscopy for polymers: A review

Pal, R., Sikder, A. K., Saito, K., Funston, A. M. & Bellare, J. R., 7 Dec 2017, In : Polymer Chemistry. 8, 45, p. 6927-6937 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

9 Citations (Scopus)

Light triggered self-healing of polyacrylate polymers crosslinked with 7-methacryloyoxycoumarin crosslinker

Abdallh, M., Hearn, M. T. W., Simon, G. P. & Saito, K., 14 Oct 2017, In : Polymer Chemistry. 8, 38, p. 5875-5883 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

12 Citations (Scopus)

Oxidized Lignin Depolymerization using Formate Ionic Liquid as Catalyst and Solvent

Dai, J., Patti, A. F., Longe, L., Garnier, G. & Saito, K., 24 Jul 2017, In : ChemCatChem. 9, 14, p. 2684-2690 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Photo-Switchable Self-Assemblies Based on Thymine-Containing Bolaamphiphiles

Al-Shereiqi, A. S., Boyd, B. J. & Saito, K., 4 Jul 2017, In : ChemPlusChem. 82, p. 1135-1144 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Renewable green platform chemicals for polymers

Ray, P., Smith, C., Simon, G. P. & Saito, K., 1 Mar 2017, In : Molecules. 22, 3, 3 p., 376.

Research output: Contribution to journalEditorialOtherpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of ultra-high molecular weight ABA triblock copolymers: Via aqueous RAFT-mediated gel polymerisation, end group modification and chain coupling

Dao, V. H., Cameron, N. R. & Saito, K., 28 Nov 2017, In : Polymer Chemistry. 8, 44, p. 6834-6843 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2016
15 Citations (Scopus)

Application of pH-responsive poly(2-dimethyl-aminoethylmethacrylate)-block-poly(acrylic acid) coatings for the open-tubular capillary electrochromatographic analysis of acidic and basic compounds

Sepehrifar, R., Boysen, R. I., Danylec, B., Yang, Y., Saito, K. & Hearn, M. T. W., 21 Apr 2016, In : Analytica Chimica Acta. 917, p. 117-125 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Crystal-to-crystal photo-reversible polymerization mechanism of bis-thymine derivative

Udagawa, A., Johnston, P., Sakon, A., Toyoshima, R., Uekusa, H., Koshima, H., Saito, K. & Asahi, T., 2016, In : RSC Advances. 6, 109, p. 107317-107322 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

7 Citations (Scopus)

Effect of the N-based ligands in copper complexes for depolymerisation of lignin

Dai, J., Nanayakkara, S. Y., Lamb, T., Clark, A., Guo, S., Zhang, J., Patti, A. F. & Saito, K., 1 Apr 2016, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 40, 4, p. 3511-3519 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Lignin biodegradation with fungi, bacteria and enzymes for producing chemicals and increasing process efficiency

Longe, L., Garnier, G. & Saito, K., 29 Sep 2016, Production of Biofuels and Chemicals from Lignin. Fang, Z. & Smith, R. L. (eds.). Singapore: Springer, p. 147-179 33 p. (Biofuels and Biorefineries; vol. 6).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter (Book)Researchpeer-review

5 Citations (Scopus)

Pendant cyclic carbonate-polymer/Na-smectite nanocomposites via in situ intercalative polymerization and solution intercalation

Shaheen, U., Turney, T., Saito, K., Gates, W. & Patti, A., 1 Aug 2016, In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 54, 15, p. 2421-2429 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Poly(N-4-vinylbenzyl-1,4,7-triazacyclononane) copper complex grafted solid catalyst for oxidative polymerization of 2,6-dimethylphenol

Saito, K., Miyamoto, K., Nanayakkara, S., Ihara, H. & Hearn, M., 1 Feb 2016, In : Molecules. 21, 2, 7 p., 146.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Open Access
2 Citations (Scopus)

Polymeric drift control adjuvants for agricultural spraying

Lewis, R. W., Evans, R. A., Malic, N., Saito, K. & Cameron, N. R., 1 Oct 2016, In : Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics. 217, 20, p. 2223-2242 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

33 Citations (Scopus)

Recent developments in chemical degradation of lignin: catalytic oxidation and ionic liquids

Dai, J., Patti, A. F. & Saito, K., 9 Nov 2016, In : Tetrahedron Letters. 57, 45, p. 4945-4951 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Solid-state photochemical reaction of multisubstituted thymine derivatives

Udagawa, A., Johnston, P., Uekusa, H., Koshima, H., Saito, K. & Asahi, T., 7 Nov 2016, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 4, 11, p. 6107-6114 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Static and dynamic binding behavior of an IgG2 monoclonal antibody with several new mixed mode affinity adsorbents

Lin, C-P., Saito, K., Boysen, R. I., Campi, E. M. & Hearn, M. T. W., 11 May 2016, In : Separation and Purification Technology. 163, p. 199-205 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

Studies on the binding sites of IgG2 monoclonal antibodies recognized by terpyridine-based affinity ligands

Lin, C-P., Boysen, R. I., Campi, E. M., Saito, K. & Hearn, M. T. W., 1 Jul 2016, In : Journal of Molecular Recognition. 29, 7, p. 334-342 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

48 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis, properties and performance of novel organic polymers employed in flocculation applications

Dao, V. H., Cameron, N. R. & Saito, K., 7 Jan 2016, In : Polymer Chemistry. 7, 1, p. 11-25 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

2015
12 Citations (Scopus)

Characterisation of the thermal self-healing of a high crosslink density epoxy thermoset

Bai, N., Simon, G. P. & Saito, K., 2015, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 39, 5, p. 3497 - 3506 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

10 Citations (Scopus)

Photo-responsive self-assemblies based on bio-inspired DNA-base containing bolaamphiphiles

Al-Shereiqi, A. S. A., Boyd, B. J. & Saito, K., 2015, In : Chemical Communications. 51, 25, p. 5460 - 5462 3 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleOtherpeer-review

2014
4 Citations (Scopus)

Blends of epoxy-amine resins with poly(phenylene oxide) as processing aids and toughening agents: I. Uncured systems

Rusli, A., Cook, W. D., Schiller, T. L. & Saito, K., 2014, In : Polymer International. 63, 1, p. 52 - 59 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

45 Citations (Scopus)

Chemical depolymerization of lignin involving the redistribution mechanism with phenols and repolymerization of depolymerized products

Nanayakkara, S., Patti, A. F. & Saito, K., 2014, In : Green Chemistry. 16, 4, p. 1897-1903 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

15 Citations (Scopus)

Immobilized horseradish peroxidase (I-HRP) as biocatalyst for oxidative polymerization of 2,6-dimethylphenol

Nanayakkara, S., Zhao, Z., Patti, A. F., He, L. & Saito, K., 2014, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2, 8, p. 1947-1950 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Isolation and structure of a hydrogen-bonded 2,2 ':6 ',2 ''-terpyridin-4 '-one acetic acid adduct

Florio, P., Coghlan, C. J., Lin, C-P., Saito, K., Campi, E. M., Jackson, W. R. & Hearn, M. T. W., 2014, In : Australian Journal of Chemistry. 67, 4, p. 651 - 656 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

32 Citations (Scopus)

Lignin depolymerization with phenol via redistribution mechanism in ionic liquids

Nanayakkara, S., Patti, A. F. & Saito, K., 2014, In : ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering. 2, 9, p. 2159-2164 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

76 Citations (Scopus)

Photo-reversible dimerisation reactions and their applications in polymeric systems

Kaur, G. D., Johnston, P. & Saito, K., 2014, In : Polymer Chemistry. 5, 7, p. 2171 - 2186 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

17 Citations (Scopus)

Preparation and electrochromatographic characterization of new chiral beta-cyclodextrin poly(acrylamidopropyl) porous layer open tubular capillary columns

Al-Hussin, A., Boysen, R. I., Saito, K. & Hearn, M. T. W., 2014, In : Journal of Chromatography A. 1358, p. 199 - 207 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Synthesis of nano-structured poly(2,6-dimethyl-1,4-phenylene-oxide)/polystyrene in water

Lyndon, R. & Saito, K., 2014, In : Journal of the Chinese Chemical Society. 61, 7, p. 731 - 736 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

6 Citations (Scopus)

Synthesis of substituted terpyridine ligands for use in protein purification

Lin, C-P., Florio, P., Campi, E. M., Zhang, C., Fredericks, D. P., Saito, K., Jackson, W. R. & Hearn, M. T. W., 2014, In : Tetrahedron. 70, 45, p. 8520 - 8531 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

1 Citation (Scopus)

Synthesis of thyminyl stilbazoles and their photo-reactivity

Johnston, P., Nishikami, Y. & Saito, K., 2014, In : Photochemical & Photobiological Sciences. 13, 9, p. 1290 - 1296 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

4 Citations (Scopus)

Topochemical polymerization using bis-thyminyl monomers

Johnston, P., Wheldale, D., Braybrook, C. & Saito, K., 2014, In : Polymer Chemistry. 5, 14, p. 4375 - 4384 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

3 Citations (Scopus)

UV-reversible chain extendable polymers from thymine functionalized telechelic polymer chains

Kaur, G. D., Bertrand, A., Bernard, J., Bell, T. D. M. & Saito, K., 2014, In : Journal of Polymer Science, Part A: Polymer Chemistry. 52, 18, p. 2557 - 2561 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2013
2 Citations (Scopus)

Allylic monomers as reactive plasticizers of polyphenylene oxide. Part III - Rheological and mechanical properties

Rusli, A., Cook, W. D. & Saito, K., 2013, In : European Polymer Journal. 49, 12, p. 4072 - 4086 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

2 Citations (Scopus)

A two-step process for preparation of dodecanethiol-capped Au nanoparticles with room-temperature spontaneous magnetization

Zhang, H., Goikolea, E., Garitaonandia, J. J. S., Ortega, D., Saito, K. & Suzuki, K., 2013, In : New Journal of Chemistry. 37, 9, p. 2628 - 2631 4 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review