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Dr. Joris Haven

Office: Building 23, Level 2, Room 216

+61 399058599

Brief Curriculum Vitae

Postdoctoral Fellow, Polymer Reaction Design Group, Prof. Dr. Tanja Junkers, Monash University, Melbourne (Australia).

Since 01/2014 PhD Student, "Online Monitoring in Microreactor Polymerization Reactions", Polymer Reaction Design Group, Prof dr. Tanja Junkers, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).
  • Doctoral School of Science and Technology - Hasselt University (Belgium)
  • Research visit (3 months) - Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation CSIRO Melbourne (Australia)

09/2011 -
Master Chemical Engineering: Molecular Engineering - Macromolecular and Organic Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven (The Netherlands).
  • Master Dissertation: "Synthesis of photopolymerizable BTAs and investigation of Piezoelectric and columnar liquid crystalline properties", Prof dr. R. Sijbesma, Molecular Science and Technology - Supramolecular Polymer Chemistry, Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven (The Netherlands).
  • Internship (4 months): "Copolymer libraries on demand via RAFT polymerization and macroRAFT synthesis by insertion of single monomer units", Prof dr. G. Moad, Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO), Melbourne (Australia).
09/2008 - 

Bachelor in Chemistry, Hasselt University, Hasselt (Belgium).
  • Internship (1 month): "Carbamates as catalysts in microelectronic applications", dr. D. Janssen, Fujifilm Electronic materials (Belgium). 

(15) Sequence-Definition from Controlled Polymerization: The Next Generation of Materials
Jeroen De Neve, Joris J. Haven, Lowie Maes, Tanja Junkers, Polym. Chem. 2018, in press.

(14) Reactor Automation in Continuous Flow Polymerization: On-Demand Delivery of Precision Polymer Materials.
Joris J. Haven, Tanja Junkers, Chem. Today 2018, 36, 5.

(13) Elements of RAFT Navigation. RAFT 20 years later: RAFT-synthesis of uniform, sequence-defined (co)polymers
Joris J. Haven, Matthew Hendrikx, Tanja Junkers, Pieter J. Leenaers, Almar Postma, Theodora Tsompanoglou, Cyrille Boyer, Jiangtao Xu and Graeme Moad, ACS Symp. Ser. 2018, 1284, 77-103

(12) High Throughput Experimentation for Polymer Materials
C. Guerrero-Sanchez, R. Yañez-Macias, M. Rosales-Guzman, J. J. Haven, C. Piñon-Balderrama, G. Moad, R. Guerrero-Santos, E. Saldivar-Guerra, O. Perez-Camacho, T. Junkers, J. Bonilla-Cruz, J. Vitz and U. S. Schubert, 2017, accepted.

(11) Online Monitoring of Polymerizations: Current Status
J. J. Haven, T. Junkers, Eur. J. Org. Chem. 2017, 44, 6474 - 6482

(10) Versatile Approach for the Synthesis of Sequence-Defined Monodisperse 18– and 20-mer Oligoacrylates
J. J. Haven,* J. A. De Neve,* T. Junkers, 2017, ACS Macro Lett. 2017, 6, 743–747.

* Both authors contributed equally

(9) RAFT Multiblock Reactor Telescoping: From Monomers to Tetrablock Copolymers in a Single Step
E. Baeten, J. J. Haven, T. Junkers, Polym. Chem. 2017, 8, 3815 - 3824
(8) The Kinetics of n-Butyl Acrylate Radical Polymerization Revealed in a Single Experiment by Real Time On-line Mass Spectrometry Monitoring
J. J. Haven, N. Zaquen, M.Rubens, T. Junkers, Macromol. React. Eng. 2017, 11, 201700016 . (See journal cover page)

(7) High-throughput polymer screening in microreactors: boosting the Passerini three component reaction
Joris J. Haven, Evelien Baeten, Jonathan Claes, Joke Vandenbergh, Tanja Junkers, Polym. Chem. 20178, 2972-2978.
(6) Efficiency Assessment on Single Unit Monomer Insertion Reactions for Monomer Sequence Control: Kinetic Simulations and Experimental Observations
  J. J. Haven, J. Vandenbergh, R. Kurita, J. Gruber, T. Junkers, Polym. Chem. 2015, 6, 5752-5765.

Awarded with 'Paper of the month in Polymer Chemistry'

(5) Watching Polymers Grow: Real Time Monitoring of Polymerizations via an On-line ESI-MS/Microreactor Coupling
  J. J. Haven, J. Vandenbergh, T. Junkers, Chem. Commun. 2015, 51, 4611-4614.

(4) One pot synthesis of higher order quasi-block copolymer libraries via sequential RAFT polymerization in an automated synthesizer 
J.J. Haven, C. Guerrero-Sanchez, D.J. Keddie, G. Moad, S.H. Thang, U.S. Schubert, Polym. Chem. 2014, 5, 5236 - 5246. (See journal cover page)

(3)  Macro-RAFT Synthesis by Single Unit Monomer Insertion (SUMI) into Dithiobenzoate RAFT Agents – Towards Biological Precision 
J.J. Haven, T. Junkers, G. Moad, In Proceedings of the 1st Int. Elec. Conf. on Mat. 26-10 June 2014, Sciforum Electronic Conference Series, Vol. 1, 2014, d004, DOI: 10.3390/ecm-1-d004. 

(2) RAFT for the Control of Monomer Sequence Distribution – Single Unit Monomer Insertion (SUMI) into Dithiobenzoate RAFT Agents 
G. Moad, C. Guerrero-Sanchez, J.J. Haven, D.J. Keddie, A. Postma, E. Rizzardo, S.H. Thang, In Sequence-Controlled Polymers: Synthesis, Self-assembly and Properties, J.F. Lutz, M. Ouchi, M. Sawamoto, T. Meyer, Eds. ACS Symposium Series. American Chemical Society: Columbus, OH, 2014, in press. 

(1) Rapid and Systematic Access to Quasi-Diblock Copolymer Libraries Covering a Comprehensive Composition Range by Sequential RAFT Polymerization in an Automated Synthesizer 
J.J. Haven, C. Guerrero-Sanchez, D.J. Keddie, G. Moad, Macromol. Rapid Commun. 2014, 35, 492-497. 

Abstract and Conference Presentations


(2) World Polymer Congress Macro18, 2018, Cairns (Australia)
“Precision Polymers via RAFT Polymerization: Design & Applicability as Polymeric Drug Transporters"
(1) Belgian Polymer Group Annual Meeting, 2017, Houffalize (Belgium) 
“Precision Polymers via Controlled Radical Polymerizations: Synthesis of Monodisperse Sequence-Defined Acrylate Oligomers” 

(5) "On-line Electrospray Ionisation MS: A Facile Tool for Fast Reaction Screening and Optimization"
Flow Chemistry WorkshopJanuary 2016, Hasselt (Belgium)
(4) "Microreactor/Mass Spectrometry Polymer Screening of the Passerini-3CR: Excellent Product Yields within Minutes"
Annual Meeting of the Belgian Polymer Group 2016 May 2016, Hasselt (Belgium)

(3) "Fast and Efficient Reaction Optimization via an On-Line ESI-MS/Microreactor Coupling"
 Annual Scientific Meeting IAP P7/05 FS2, September 2015, Hasselt (Belgium)

(2) "Watching Polymers Grow: Real Time Monitoring of Polymerizations via an On-Line ESI-MS/Microreactor Coupling"
Annual Meeting of the Belgian Polymer Group 2015, May 2015, Houffalize (Belgium)

(1) "Microreactor Technology for the synthesis of Sequence Controlled Polymer Materials by RAFT- Towards Biological Precision"
Annual Meeting of the Belgian Polymer Group 2014, May 2014, Gent (Belgium)