B.S., Bradley University
Ph.D., University of South Carolina, Columbia
Postdoctoral, Caltech University
Organic, Organometallic and Material Chemistry: Development of Catalysts for Lightweight
Fuel Cells; Late Transition Metal Catalysis; Study of Catalysts Using Microwave Irradiation;
and Preparation of Self-Healing Bone Cement
Biggs, P.; Jones, L., II; Lewis, G. “An Autonomically-Healed PMMA Bone Cement: Influence
of the Crystal Size of Grubbs’ Catalyst on Fracture Toughness and Polymerisation Rate,”
Int. J. Nano and Biomaterials, 2009, in press.
Lewis, G.; Wellborn, B., Jones, L., II, Biggs, P. “A Room-Temperature Autonomically-Healing
PMMA Bone Cement: Influence of Composition on Fatigue Crack Propagation Rate,” Journal
of Applied Biomaterials and Biomechanics, 2009, in press.
Biggs, P.; Jones, L., II; Lewis, G. “Incorporation of Microencapsulated Dicyclopentadiene
into an Acrylic Bone Cement Matrix,” PMSE, 2007, 96, 498.
Member, American Chemical Society
Project Director, NSF Illinois Louis Stokes Alliance for Minority Participation Program