Scientific Publications

Journal Articles

Most Cited Article in History of IJP!!!                                  Donald E. Owens III and N.A. Peppas, “Opsonization, Biodistribution, and Pharmacokinetics of Polymeric Nanoparticles”, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 307, 93-102, 2006.
Donald E. Owens III, J.K. Eby, Y. Jian, and N.A. Peppas, “Temperature-responsive Polymer-gold Nanocomposites as Intelligent Therapeutic Systems ”, Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 83, 692-695, 2007.
Donald E. Owens III, Y. Jian, J.E. Fang, B.V. Slaughter, Y.H. Chen, and N.A. Peppas, “Thermally Responsive Swelling Properties of Polyacrylamide/Poly(acrylic acid) Interpenetrating Polymer Network Nanoparticles”, Macromolecules, 40, 7306-7310, 2007.
S. Bosselmann, Donald E. Owens III, R.L. Kennedy, M.J. Herpin, and R.O. Williams III, “Plasma Deposited Stability Enhancement Coating for Amorphous Ketoprofen”, European Journal of Pharmaceutics and Biopharmaceutics, 78, 67-74, 2011
 W. Yang, Donald E. Owens III, J.I. Peters, and R.O. Williams III, “Improved Bioavailability of Engineered Amorphous Nanostructured Compositions of Poorly Water-Soluble Drugs by Rapid-Freezing Particle Engineering Technology”, Drug Delivery Technology, 11, 22-31, 2011.


Donald E. Owens III (2006). Thermally-responsive Polymeric Nanoparticles and Nano shells as Intelligent Therapeutic Systems (Doctoral Dissertation). The University of Texas at Austin. PhD in Chemical Engineering with certification in the Nanoscience and Nanotechnology  Graduate Portfolio Program.

Book Chapters

W. Yang, Donald E. Owens III, and R.O. Williams III, “Pharmaceutical Cryogenic Technologies”, in A.B. Watts, D.A. Miller, and R.O. Williams III, eds., Formulating Poorly Water Soluble Drugs (AAPS-Advances in Pharmaceutical Sciences Series), Springer (2012), p443-499

Conference Proceedings

Donald E. Owens III and N.A. Peppas, “Temperature-Sensitive Polymer-Gold Nanocomposites as Intelligent Therapeutic Systems”, in N.A. Peppas and J.Z. Hilt, eds.,  Advances in Bionanotechnology, 223-227, AIChE, New York, NY, 2005.

Donald E. Owens III, Y. Jian, and N.A. Peppas, “Temperature-Sensitive Interpenetrating Polymer Network Nanoparticles”, in N.A. Peppas, A.S. Hoffman, T. Kanamori and K. Tojo, eds.,  Advances in Medical Engineering, Drug Delivery Systems and Therapeutic Systems, 249-254, AIChE, New York, NY, 2006.