Stephen M. Gross, BS, PhD
Stephen M. Gross, BS, PhD

Stephen M. Gross, BS, PhD

Professor
College of Arts and Sciences

Academic Appointments

Department

  • Chemistry

Position

  • Professor

Secondary Appointment

  • School of Dentistry

Publications and Presentations

Articles

  • M. Falbo, T. A. Greving, M. Q. Schmidt, M. T. Davidson, W. A. McHale, M. A. Latta, S. M. Gross*. “Ion Permeable Microcapsules: The Effect of Counterions, Temperature and Concentration.” Invited book chapter (Polymer for Personal Care Products), ACS Symposium Book Series, 1148(Ch. 16), 285–299, 2013
  • M. Falbo, P. Elassal, T. A. Greving, W. A. McHale, M. A. Latta, S. M. Gross*. “The control of Phosphate Ion Release from Ion Permeable Microcapsules Formulated in to Rosin Varnish and Resin Glaze.”, Dental Materials, 29(7), 804-813, 2013
  • M. T. Davidson, T. A Greving, W. A. McHale, M. A. Latta, S. M. Gross*. “Ion Permeable Microcapsules for Remineralization", Journal of biomedical materials research.Part A, 100(3), 665-672, 2012
  • B. E. Wertzberger, J. T. Steere, R. M. Pfeifer, M. A. Nensel, M. A. Latta, S. M. Gross*. “Physical Characterization of a Self Healing Dental Composite"., Journal of Applied Polymer Science, 118, 428, 2010

Presentations

  • Schmidt, Matthew Q. Greving, Theresa A.; Elassal, Phil; Falbo, Michelle; Latta, Mark A.; McHale, William; Gross, Stephen M. “Two-way Permeability of Ion Permeable Mirocapsules for Remineralization.” American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Meeting, Omaha, NE, 2014
  • Zhao Li, *Shannon Lum, *Robert Hougas, *Theresa Greving, Stephen M. Gross, Erika Pfaunmiller, and David S. Hage. “Effects of Porogenic Solvents in Monolithic Columns as Evaluated by High-Performance Affinity Chromatography.” Nebraska Academy of Science, Lincoln, NE, 2014
  • Fulton, Josh, Latta, Mark A., McHale, William; Gross, Stephen M . “Effect of MMA concentration on ion release from glaze formulations.” 92nd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association of Dental Research, Seattle, WA, 2013
  • Cooper, Ryan, Latta, Mark A., McHale, William; Gross, Stephen M . “Encapsulation of calcium and phosphate ions in a toothpaste formulation.” 92nd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association of Dental Research, Seattle, WA, 2013
  • Gross, Stephen M. +Fulton, Josh, Latta, Mark A., McHale, William; . “Effect of glass filler on ion release from glaze formulations.” 92nd General Session and Exhibition of the International Association of Dental Research, Seattle, WA,, 2013
  • Stephen M. Gross, Michelle Falbo, Phil Elassal, William McHale, Mark Latta. “Ion Permeable Microcapsules for Remineralization”, American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Meeting, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • Erika Pfaunmiller, M. Hartmann, X. Zheng, M. Paulemond, S. Gross, Z. Li, E. Papastavros, M. Han, S. Kyasa, P. Dussault, D. Hage. “Chromatographic Evaluation of Composite Nanohybrid Materials for use in Biosensors and Separations”, American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Meeting, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • Shannon Lum, Robert Hougas, Theresa Greving, Stephen M. Gross, Erika Pfaunmiller, David S. Hage, “Visible Light Curing Method for the Synthesis of Nanoparticle Embedded Organic Monoliths”, American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Meeting, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • Britney Bell, *Robert Hougas, *Shannon Lum, Stephen M. Gross, Erika Pfaunmiller, David S. Hage, “An Accelerated Curing Method for the Synthesis of Nanoparticle Embedded Organic Monoliths”, American Chemical Society Midwest Regional Meeting, Omaha, NE, 2012
  • Stephen M. Gross, +Michelle Falbo, +Phil Elassal, William McHale, Mark Latta. “Ion Permeable Microcapsules for Remineralization”, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
  • Grayson Jackson, Stephen M. Gross, “Ion permeable microcapsules for water purification.”, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
  • Shannon Lum, Robert Hougas, Theresa Greving, Stephen M. Gross, Erika Pfaunmiller, David S. Hage, “Visible Light Curing Method for the Synthesis of Nanoparticle Embedded Organic Monoliths”, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
  • Britney Bell, *Robert Hougas, *Shannon Lum, Stephen M. Gross, Erika Pfaunmiller, David S. Hage, “An Accelerated Curing Method for the Synthesis of Nanoparticle Embedded Organic Monoliths”, American Chemical Society National Meeting, Philadelphia, PA, 2012
  • Pfaunmiller, Erika; Dupper, Courtney; Gross, Stephen M.; Hage, David S. “Optimization of Monoliths Containing Human Serum Albumin for use in High Performance Affinity Chromatography”, HPLC 2012, Anaheim, CA, 2012
  • Invited talk: Gross, Stephen M. “Ion Permeable Microcapsules for Remineralization.” American Dental Association Paffenbarger Research Center, Gaitherburg, MD, 2012
  • Pfaunmiller, Erika; Hage, David S., Gross, Stephen M. “Entrapment of Nanomaterials for use in HPLC and flow-based analysis methods.” Nebraska Academy of Science, Lincoln, NE, 2012
  • Falbo, Michelle; +Elassal, Phil; *Greving, Theresa A.; Latta, Mark A.; McHale, William; Gross, Stephen M. “Microcapsule Chemical Structure Effect on Phosphate Release from Varnish Formulations.” American Association of Dental Research Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay, Florida, 2012
  • Gross, Stephen M.; Latta, Mark A.; McHale, William; Falbo, Michelle; Elassal, Phil; Greving, Theresa A.; “Microcapsule Chemical Structure Effect on Phosphate Release from Varnish Formulations.” American Association of Dental Research Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay, Florida, 2012
  • Greving, Theresa A.; +Elassal, Phil; +Falbo, Michelle; Latta, Mark A.; McHale, William; Gross, Stephen M. “Two-way Permeability of Ion Permeable Mirocapsules for Remineralization.” American Association of Dental Research Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay, Florida, 2012
  • Latta, Mark A.; McHale, William; Gross, Stephen M.; +Falbo, Michelle *Greving, Theresa A.; +Elassal, Phil. “Phosphate Ion Release From Ion-permeable Microcapsules In Varnish Formulations.” American Association of Dental Research Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay, Florida, 2012
  • *Schmidt, Matthew Q.; *Greving, Theresa A.; Latta, Mark A.; McHale, William; Gross, Stephen M. “Temperature and Counterion Effect on Ion Release from Ion-Permeable Microcapsules.” American Association of Dental Research Annual Meeting, Tampa Bay, Florida, 2012
  • Gross, Stephen M.; *Hougas, R.; Gerasimchuk, N.N. “Synthesis, characterization and applications of light-insensitive silver(I) cyanoximates.” 46th Midwest/39th Great Lakes Joint Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society. St. Louis, MO, 2011
  • *Greving, Theresa A.; *Davidson, Michael T.; McHale, William A.; Latta, Mark A; Gross, Stephen M. “Release Profiles of Ion Permeable Microcapsules for Remineralization.” 90th General Session and Exhibition of the International Association of Dental Research, San Diego, CA, 2011
  • *Greving, Theresa A.; *Davidson, Michael T.; McHale, William A., Latta, Mark A; Gross, Stephen M. “Synthesis and Characterization of Ion Permeable Microcapsules for Remineralization.” 90th General Session and Exhibition of the International Association of Dental Research, San Diego, CA March, 2011
  • Gross, Stephen M.; Latta, Mark A.; Messbarger N*. “Physical Characterization of a Biocompatible Self Healing Dental Composite.” 90th General Session and Exhibition of the International Association of Dental Research, San Diego, CA, 2011
  • Invited Talk: Gross, Stephen M.; “Chemical Mechanisms for Toughening Dental Composites” 89th General Session and Exhibition of the International Association of Dental Research, Barcelona, Spain, 2010
  • Gross, Stephen M.; Latta, Mark A.; *Steere, Josh; “Physical Characterization of a Biocompatible Self Healing Dental Composite.” 89th General Session and Exhibition of the International Association of Dental Research, Barcelona, Spain, 2010

Research and Scholarship

Grant Funding Received

  • “Pit and Fissure Sealants with Microencapsulated Remineralizing Agents.” S. M. Gross (multi-PI with Dr. Mark Latta in the Creighton School of Dentistry), Premier Dental Products
  • “Ion Permeable Microcapsules for Inclusion into Dental Formulations.” S.M. Gross (multi-PI with Dr. Mark Latta in the Creighton School of Dentistry), Premier Dental Products
  • “Center for Nanohybrid Functional Materials.” Awarded by the NSF. Dr. Pat Dussault is the PI. (S.M. Gross is a co-PI with a budget of $178,211), NSF
  • “Ion Permeable Microcapsules for Inclusion into Varnish and Composite Resin Glaze Formulations.” S.M. Gross (multi-PI with Dr. Mark Latta in the Creighton School of Dentistry), Premier Dental Products
  • “Polymer Encapsulated Ionic Remineralizing Agents for Toothpaste and Chewing Gum.” S.M. Gross (multi-PI with Dr. Mark Latta in the Creighton School of Dentistry), Premier Dental Products
  • “Polymer Encapsulated Ionic Remineralizing Agents” S.M. Gross, NSF University-Industry Partnership Grant
  • “Self Healing Dental Composites.” S.M. Gross, NSF University-Industry Partnership Grant
  • “Polymer Encapsulated Ionic Remineralizing Agents.” S.M. Gross (multi-PI with Dr. Mark Latta in the Creighton School of Dentistry), Premier Dental Prodcuts
  • “Polymer Encapsulated Ionic Remineralizing Agents” S.M. Gross and M. Latta, President's Faculty Research Fund

Awards and Honors

  • US 8,889,161: “Microencapsulated Compositions and Methods for Tissue Mineralization.” Gross SM, Latta MA, McHale B., 2014
  • US 8,735,463: “Self-Healing Dental Composites and Related Methods.” Gross SM, Latta MA., 2014
  • US 8,231,586: “Cerebrospinal fluid collection and methods.” Kizer R, Gross SM., 2012
  • EOP Faculty Partner Award, Creighton University Student Support Services, 2012
  • US 7,592,035: DeYoung JP, McClain JB, Gross SM, Taylor D, Wagner MI, Brainard D. “Method of Coating Microelectronic Substrates.”, 2009
  • WO2008033492: “Cerebrospinal Spinal Fluid Collection Tubes and Methods.” Kizer R, Gross SM., 2008
  • US 7,141,496: DeYoung JP, McClain JB, Gross SM, Taylor D, Wagner MI, Brainard D. "Method of treating microelectronic substrates”, 2006
  • US 7,044,143: DeYoung JP, McClain JB, Gross SM. “Detergent injection systems and methods for carbon dioxide microelectronic substrate processing systems.”, 2006
  • US 6,989,172: DeYoung JP, McClain JB, Gross SM, Taylor D, Wagner MI, Brainard D. “Method of Coating Microelectronic Substrates.”, 2006
  • US 6,953,041: DeYoung JP, Gross SM, Wagner MI, McClain JB “Compositions of transition metal species in dense phase carbon dioxide and methods of use thereof.”, 2005
  • US 6,905,555: J.P. DeYoung, J.B. McClain, S.M. Gross, M.I. Wagner. “Methods for Transferring Supercritical Fluids in Microelectronic and Other Industrial Processes.”, 2005
  • US 6,669,785: J.P. DeYoung, S. M. Gross, M. Wagner, J.B. McClain. “Methods and Compositions for Etch Cleaning Microelectronic Substrates.”, 2003
  • US 6,641,678: J.P. DeYoung, J.B. McClain, S. M. Gross, J.M. DeSimone. “Method for Cleaning of Microelectronic Structures with Aqueous Carbon Dioxide Systems.”, 2003
  • US 6,613,157: J.P. DeYoung, J.B. McClain, S. M. Gross. “Method for Removing Particles from Microelectronic Structures.”, 2003
  • US 6,602,351: J.P. DeYoung, J.B. McClain, S. M. Gross. “Method for the Control of Contamination Following Carbon Dioxide Cleaning of Microelectronic Structures.”, 2003
  • US 6,562,146: J.P. DeYoung, J.B. McClain, S. M. Gross. “Processes for Cleaning and Drying Microelectronic Structures Using Liquid or Supercritical Carbon Dioxide.”, 2003
  • EP 1368136: “Methods for cleaning microelectronic structures.” DeYoung JP, McClain JB, Gross SM, Cole ME, Brainard DE, DeSimone JM, 2002
  • WO002066176: J.P. DeYoung, S. M. Gross, J.B. McClain, M. E. Cole, D. E. Brainard. “Methods for Cleaning Microelectronic Structures.”, 2002