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Figure S1. 1H NMR spectrum of CH3-O-PEG-Br macroinitiator.

Figure S2. 1H NMR spectrum of PEG-b-PHEMA. In the 1H NMR measurement d6-DMSO was used as the solvent.

Figure S3. 1H NMR spectrum of PEG-block-poly(2-(2-bromoisobutyrnyloxy)ethyl methacrylate (PEG-b-PBIEM) macroinitiator.

Figure S4. 1H NMR spectrum of PEG-b-PBIEM350-g-PS186 macromolecular Brushes.

Figure S5. GPC traces of PEG-Br, PEG-b-PBIEM350 and PEG-b-PBIEM350-g-PS186.

Figure S6. AFM images of PEG-b-PBIEM350-g-PS186 macromolecular brushes before (a) and after (b) ATRC coupling reaction.

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