A Global Research Institute of Queen's University Belfast

Advanced Composites Research Group

Books and Book Chapters


Faggiani, A., Falzon, B.G. (2017). Numerical modelling and optimisation of postbuckling stiffened aerostructures. In: Falzon, B.G., Aliabadi, M.H. (Eds.), Buckling and Postbuckling Structures II: Experimental, Analytical and Numerical Studies. World Scientific, Singapore, in press.

Falzon, B.G., Aliabadi, M.H. (2017). Buckling and Postbuckling Structures II: Experimental, Analytical and Numerical Studies. World Scientific, Singapore, 380 pp. Link

Falzon, B.G., Muthu, N. (2017). Micromechanical modelling of composite materials using the element free Galerkin approach. To appear in: Beaumont, P.W.R., Zweben, C. (Eds.), Comprehensive Composite Materials II, Vol. 1: Fibre reinforcements and general theory of composites. Elsevier, in press.

Kazancı, Z. (2017). Computational methods to predict the non-linear dynamic response of blast loaded laminated composite plates. In: Mouritz, A.P., Rajapakse, Y.D.S. (Eds.), Explosion Blast Response of Composites. Woodhead Publishing, Cambridge, UK, pp. 85-112. Link

Falzon, B.G., Tan, W. (2016). Virtual testing of composite structures. In: Beaumont, P.W.R., Soutis, C. (Eds.), The Structural Integrity of Carbon Fibre Composites: Fifty Years of Progress and Achievement of the Science, Development and Applications. Springer International Publishing, Zurich, Switzerland, pp. 699-743. Link

Sapkota, J., Roberts, M.N., Kumar, S., Weder, C., Foster, E.J. (2013). Melt-processing of PVAc-cellulose nanocrystal nanocomposites. In: Postek, M.T., Moon, R.J., Rudie, A.W., Bilodeau, M.A. (Eds.), Production and Applications of Cellulose Nanomaterials. TAPPI Press, Peachtree Corners, GA, USA, pp. 111.


Journal Publications


Stojanov, D., Wu, X., Falzon, B.G., Yan, W. (2017). Axisymmetric structural optimization design and void control for selective laser melting. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization, in press, doi:10.1007/s00158-017-1700-x. Link

Pierce, R.S., Falzon, B.G., Thompson, M.C. (2017). A multi-physics process model for simulating the manufacture of resin-infused composite aerostructures. Composites Science and Technology 149, 269-279, doi:10.1016/j.compscitech.2017.07.003. Link

Falzon, B.G., Liu, H., Tan, W. (2017). Comment on "A tensorial based progressive damage model for fibre reinforced polymers". Composite Structures 176, 877-882, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2017.06.011. Link

Süsler, S., Türkmen, H.S., Kazancı, Z. (2017). Nonlinear dynamic analysis of tapered sandwich plates with multi-layered faces subjected to air blast loading. International Journal of Mechanics and Materials in Design 13(3), 429-451, doi: 10.1007/s10999-016-9346-1. Link

Li, H., Qin, X., He, G., Price, M.A., Jin, Y., Sun, D. (2017). An energy based force prediction model for UD-CFRP orthogonal machining. Composite Structures 159, 34-43, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.09.051. Link

Zhang, R.-C., Sun, D., Zhang, R., Lin, W.-F., Macias-Montero, M., Patel, J., Askari, S., McDonald, C., Mariotti, D., Maguire, P. (2017). Gold nanoparticle-polymer nanocomposites synthesized by room temperature atmospheric pressure plasma and their potential for fuel cell electrocatalytic application. Scientific Reports 7, 46682, doi:10.1038/srep46682. Link

Simsek, I.N.G., Nistal, A., García, E., Pérez-Coll, D., Miranzo, P., Osendi, M.I. (2017). The effect of graphene nanoplatelets on the termal and electrical properties of aluminium nitride ceramics. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 37, 3721-3729. doi:10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2016.12.044. Link

Lian, S., Browne, M.P., Domínguez, C., Stamatin, S.N., Nolan, H., Duesberg, G.S., Lyons, M.E.G., Fonda, E., Colavita, P.E. (2017). Template-free synthesis of mesoporous manganese oxides with catalytic activity in the oxygen evolution reaction. Sustainable Energy Fuels 1(4), 780-788, doi:10.1039/C7SE00086C. Link

Browne, M.P., Vasconcelos, J.M., Coelho, J., O'Brien, M., Rovetta, A.A., McCarthy, E.K., Nolan, H., Duesberg, G.S., Nicolosi, V., Colavita, P.E., Lyons, M.E.G. (2017). Improving the performance of porous nickel foam for water oxidation using hydrothermally prepared Ni and Fe metal oxides. Sustainable Energy Fuels 1(1), 207-216, doi:10.1039/C6SE00032K. Link


Pierce, R.S.Falzon, B.G., Thompson, M.C. (2016). Permeability characterisation of sheared carbon fibre textile preform. Polymer Composites, in press, doi:10.1002/pc.24206. Link

Muthu, N., Maiti, S.K., Falzon, B.G., Yan, W. (2016). Crack propagation in non-homogenous materials: Evaluation of mixed-mode SIFs, T-stress and kinking angle using a variant EFG method. Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements 72, 11-26, doi:10.1016/j.enganabound.2016.07.017. Link

Tan, W., Falzon, B.G. (2016). Modelling the crush behaviour of thermoplastic composites. Composites Science and Technology 134, 57-71, doi:10.1016/j.compscitech.2016.07.015. Link

Tan, W., Falzon, B.G., Price, M., Liu, H. (2016). The role of material characterisation in the crush modelling of thermoplastic composite structures. Composite Structures 153, 914-927, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.07.011. Link

Stojanov, D., Falzon, B.G., Wu, X., Yan, W. (2016). Implementing a structural continuity constraint and a halting method for the topology optimization of energy absorbers. Structural and Multidisciplinary Optimization 54(3), 429-448, doi:10.1007/s00158-016-1451-0Link

Chiu, L.N.S., Falzon, B.G., Chen, B., Yan, W. (2016). Validation of a 3D damage model for predicting the response of composite structures under crushing loads. Composite Structures 147, 65-73, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2016.03.028. Link

Falzon, B.G., Tan, W. (2016). Predicting impact damage, residual strength and crashworthiness of composite structures. SAE International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing 9(3), 718-728, doi:10.4271/2016-01-0497. Link

Tan, W., Falzon, B.G. (2016). Modelling the nonlinear behaviour and fracture process of AS4/PEKK thermoplastic composite under shear loading. Composites Science and Technology 126, 60-77, doi:10.1016/j.compscitech.2016.02.008. Link

Kazancı, Z. (2016). A review on the response of blast loaded laminated composite plates. Progress in Aerospace Sciences 81, 49-59, doi:10.1016/j.paerosci.2015.12.004. Link

Kazancı, Z., Mecitoğlu, Z. (2016). Flutter analysis of a laminated composite plate with temperature dependent material properties. International Journal of Aeronautical Science & Aerospace Research 3(3), 106-114, doi:10.19070/2470-4415-1600013. Link

Mullaoǧlu, F., Usta, F., Türkmen, H.S., Kazancı, Z., Balkan, D., Akay, E. (2016). Deformation behavior of the polycarbonate plates subjected to impact loading. Procedia Engineering 167, 143-150, doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.11.681. Link

Baştürk, S., Uyanık, H., Kazancı, Z. (2016). Nonlinear transient response of basalt/nickel FGM composite plates under blast load. Procedia Engineering 167, 30-38, doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.11.666. Link

Eren, Z., Kazancı, Z., Türkmen, H.S. (2016). Repeated air blast response of sisal fibers reinforced bio-composites. Procedia Engineering 167, 197-205, doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2016.11.688. Link

Sun, D., Lemoine, P., Keys, D., Doyle, P., Malinov, S., Zhao, Q., Qin, X., Jin, Y. (2016). Hole-making process and their impacts on the microstructure and fatigue response of aircraft alloys. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology, doi:10.1007/s00170-016-9850-3. Link

Zhou, Y., Wang, R., Chen, B., Sun, D., Hu, Y., Xu, P. (2016). Daunorubicin and gambogic acid coloaded cysteamine-CdTe quantum dots minimizing the multidrug resistance of lymphoma in vitro and in vivo. International journal of Nanomedicine 11, 5429-5442, doi:10.2147/IJN.S115037. Link

Khanam, P.N., AlMaadeed, M.A., Ouederni, M., Mayoral, B., Hamilton, A., Sun, D. (2016). Effect of two types of graphene nanoplatelets on the physico-mechanical properties of linear low-density polyethylene composites. Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composites Science 2(2), 67-73, doi:10.1080/20550340.2016.1235768. Link

Zhang, R.-C., Sun, D., Lu, A., Askari, S., Macias-Montero, M., Joseph, P., Dixon, D., Ostrikov, K., Maguire, P., Mariotti, D. (2016). Microplasma processed ultrathin boron nitride nanosheets for polymer nanocomposites with enhanced thermal transport performance. ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 8(21), 13567-13572, doi:10.1021/acsami.6b01531. Link

Khanam, P.N., AlMaadeed, M.A., Ouederni, M., Harkin-Jones, E., Mayoral, B., Hamilton, A., Sun, D. (2016). Melt processing and properties of linear low density polyethylene-graphene nanoplatelet composites. Vacuum 130, 63-71, doi:10.1016/j.vacuum.2016.04.022. Link

Khanam, P.N., AlMaadeed, M.A., AlMaadeed, S., Kunhoth, S., Ouederni, M., Sun, D., Hamilton, A., Harkin-Jones, E., Mayoral, B. (2016). Optimization and prediction of mechanical and thermal properties of graphene/LLDPE nanocomposites by using artifical neural networks. International Journal of Polymer Science, 5340252, doi:10.1155/2016/5340252. Link

Aravand, M.A., Shishkina, O., Straumit, I., Liotta, A.H., Wicks, S.S., Wardle, B.L., Lomov, S.V., Gorbatikh, L. (2016). Internal geometry of woven composite laminates with "fuzzy" carbon nanotube grafted fibers. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 88, 295-304, doi:10.1016/j.compositea.2016.06.010. Link

Mehdikhani, M., Matveeva, A., Aravand, M.A., Wardle, B.L., Lomov, S.V., Gorbatikh, L. (2016). Strain mapping at the micro-scale in hierarchical polymer composites with aligned carbon nanotube grafted fibers. Composites Science and Technology 137, 24-34, doi:10.1016/j.compscitech.2016.10.021. Link

Isfahani, A.P., Sadeghi, M., Dehaghani, A.H.S., Aravand, M.A. (2016). Enhancement of the gas separation properties of polyurethane membrane by epoxy nanoparticles. Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry 44, 67-72, doi:10.1016/j.jiec.2016.08.012. Link

Mehdikhani, M., Aravand, M., Sabuncuoglu, B., Callens, M.G., Lomov, S.V., Gorbatikh, L. (2016). Full-field strain measurements at the micro-scale in fiber-reinforced composites using digital image correlation. Composite Structures 140, 192-201, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.12.020. Link

Jang, B.K., Feng, F.J., Lee, K.S., García, E., Nistal, A., Nagashima, N., Kim, S., Oh, Y.S., Kim, H.T. (2016). Thermal behavior and mechanical properties of Y2SiO5 environmental barrier coatings after isothermal heat treatment. Surface and Coatings Technology 308, 24-30. doi:10.1016/j.surfcoat.2016.09.088. Link

Gómez-Gómez, A., Nistal, A., García, E., Osendi, M.I., Belmonte, M., Miranzo, P. (2016). The decisive role played by graphene nanoplatelets on improving the tribological performance of Y2O3-Al2O3-SiO2 glass coatings. Materials and Design 112, 449-455. doi:10.1016/j.matdes.2016.09.056. Link

García, E., Nistal, A., Osendi, M.I., Miranzo, P. (2016). Superior performance of ablative glass coatings containing graphene nanosheets. Journal of the American Ceramic Society 99, 4066-4072, doi:10.1111/jace.14447. Link 

Rodríguez-Uicab, O., Avilés, F., González-Chi, P.I., Canché-Escamilla, G., Duarte-Aranda, S., Yazdani-Pedram, M., Toro, P., Gamboa, F., Mazo, M. A., Nistal, A., Rubio, J. (2106). Deposition of carbon nanotubes onto aramid fibers using as-received and chemical modified fibers. Applied Surface Science 385, 379-390. doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2016.05.037. Link

Marraco-Borderas, C., Nistal, A., García, E., Sainz, M.A., Martín de la Escalera, F., Essa, Y., Miranzo, P. (2016). Adhesion of Y2O3-Al2O3-SiO2 coatings to typical aerospace substrates. Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio 55, 127-135. doi:10.1016/j.bsecv.2016.01.005. Link

Belmonte, M., Nistal, A., Boutbien, P., Román-Manso, B., Osendi, M.I., Miranzo, P. (2016). Toughened and strengthened silicon carbide ceramics by adding graphene-based fillers. Scripta Materialia 113, 127-130. doi:10.1016/j.scriptamat.2015.10.023. Link

Browne, M.P., Nolan, H., Twamley, B., Duesberg, G.S., Colavita, P.E., Lyons, M.E.G. (2016). Thermally prepared Mn2O3/RuO2/Ru thin films as highly active catalysts for the oxygen evolution reaction in alkaline media. ChemElectroChem 3(11), 1847-1855, doi:10.1002/celc.201600370. Link

Browne, M.P., Nolan, H., Berner, N.C., Duesberg, G.S., Colavita, P.E., Lyons, M.E.G. (2016). Electrochromic nickel oxide films for smart window applications. International Journal of Electrochemical Science 11, 6636-6647, doi:10.20964/2016.08.38. Link

Browne, M.P., Nolan, H., Duesberg, G.S., Colavita, P.E., Lyons, M.E.G. (2016). Low-overpotential high-activity mixed manganese and ruthenium oxide electrocatalysts for oxygen evolution reaction in alkaline media. ACS Catalysis 6(4), 2408-2415, doi:10.1021/acscatal.5b02069. Link

Browne, M.P., Stafford, S., O'Brien, M., Nolan, H., Berner, N.C., Duesberg, G.S., Colavita, P.E., Lyons, M.E.G. (2016). The goldilocks electrolyte: examining the performance of iron/nickel oxide thin films as catalysts for electrochemical water splitting in various aqueous NaOH solutions. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 4(29), 11397-11407, doi:10.1039/C6TA03903K. Link


Chiu, L.N.S., Falzon, B.G., Boman, R., Chen, B., Tan, W. (2015). Finite element modelling of composite structures under crushing load. Composite Structures 131, 215-228, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.05.008. Link

Chiu, L.N.S., Falzon, B.G., Ruan, D., Xu, S., Thomson, R.S., Chen, B., Yan, W. (2015). Crush responses of composite cylinder under quasi-static and dynamic loading. Composite Structures 131, 90-98, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2015.04.057. Link

Pierce, R.S., Falzon, B.G., Thompson, M.C., Boman, R. (2015). A low-cost digital image correlation technique for characterising the shear deformation of fabrics for draping studies. Strain 51(3), 180-189, doi:10.1111/str.12131. Link

Tan, W., Falzon, B.G., Chiu, L.N.S., Price, M. (2015). Predicting low velocity impact damage and Compression-After-Impact (CAI) behaviour of composite laminates. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 71, 212-226, doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2015.01.025. Link

Tan, W., Falzon, B.G., Price, M. (2015). Predicting the crushing behaviour of composite material using high-fidelity finite element modelling. International Journal of Crashworthiness 20(1), 60-77, doi:10.1080/13588265.2014.972122. Link

Falzon, B.G., Robinson, P., Frenz, S., Gilbert, B. (2015). Development and evaluation of a novel integrated anti-icing/de-icing technology for carbon fibre composite aerostructures using an electro-conductive textile. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 68, 323-335, doi:10.1016/j.compositesa.2014.10.023. Link

Liu, Y., Sun, D., Askari, S., Patel, J., Macias-Montero, M., Mitra, S., Zhang, R., Lin, W.-F., Mariotti, D., Maguire, P. (2015). Enhanced dispersion of TiO2 nanoparticles in a TiO2/PEDOT:PSS hybrid nanocomposite via plasma-liquid interactions. Scientific Reports 5, 15765, doi:10.1038/srep15765. Link

Ji, C., Li, Y., Qin, X., Zhao, Q., Sun, D., Jin, Y. (2015). 3D FEM simulation of helical milling hole process for titanium alloy Ti-6Al-4V. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 81(9-12), 1733-1742, doi:10.1007/s00170-015-7323-8. Link

Sun, D., Tweedie, M., Gajula, D.R., Ward, B., Maguire, P.D. (2015). High-strength thermoplastic bonding for multi-channel, multi-layer lab-on-chip devices for ocean and environmental applications. Microfluidics and Nanofluidics 19(4), 913-922, doi:10.1007/s10404-015-1620-2. Link

Mayoral, B., Harkin-Jones, E., Khanam, P.N., AlMaadeed, M.A., Ouederni, M., Hamilton, A.R., Sun, D. (2015). Melt processing and characterisation of polyamide 6/graphene nanoplatelet composites. RSC Advances 5, 52395-52409, doi:10.1039/C5RA08509H. Link

Li, H., Qin, X., He, G., Jin, Y., Sun, D., Price, M. (2015). Investigation of chip formation and fracture toughness in orthogonal cutting of UD-CFRP. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 82(5-8), 1079-1088, doi:10.1007/s00170-015-7471-x. Link

Zhao, Q., Qin, X., Ji, C., Li, Y., Sun, D., Jin, Y. (2015). Tool life and hole surface integrity studies for hole-making of Ti6Al4V alloy. The International Journal of Advanced Manufacturing Technology 79(5-8), 1017-1026, doi:10.1007/s00170-015-6890-z. Link

Aravand, M., Lomov, S., Gorbatikh, L. (2015). Morphology and fracture behavior of POM modified epoxy matrices and their carbon fiber composites. Composites Science and Technology 110, 8-16, doi:10.1016/j.compscitech.2015.01.017. Link

Sapkota, J., Kumar, S., Foster, E.J., Weder, C. (2015). Influence of processing conditions on propertiues of poly (vinyl acetate)/cellulose nanocrystals nanocomposites. Macromolecular and Materials Engineering 300(5), 562-571, doi:10.1002/mame.201400313. Link

García, E., Nistal, A., Khalifa, A., Essa, Y., Martín de la Escalera, F., Osendi, M.I., Miranzo, P. (2015) Highly electrically conducting glass-graphene nanoplatelets hybrid coatings. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 7, 17656-17662. doi:10.1021/acsami.5b02553. Link

Belmonte, M., Nistal, A., Cruz-Silva, R., Morelos-Gómez, A., Terrones, M., Miranzo, P., Osendi, M.I. (2015). Directional electrical transport in tough multifunctional layered ceramic/graphene composites. Advanced Electronic Materials 1, 1500132. doi:10.1002/aelm.201500132. Link

Nistal, A., García, E., García-Diego, C., Osendi, M.I., Miranzo, P. (2015). Flame spraying of adherent silicon coatings on SiC substrates. Surface and Coatings Technology 270, 8-15. doi:10.1016/j.surfcoat.2015.03.025. Link

Ku-Herrera, J.J., Avilés, F., Nistal, A., Cauich-Rodríguez, J.V., Rubio, F., Rubio, J., Bartolo-Pérez, P. (2015). Interactions between the glass fiber coating and oxidized carbon nanotubes. Applied Surface Science 330, 383-392. doi:10.1016/j.apsusc.2015.01.025. Link

García, E., Nistal, A., Martín de la Escalera, F., Khalifa, A., Sainz, M.A., Osendi, M.I., Miranzo, P. (2015). Thermally sprayed Y2O3-Al2O3-SiO2 coatings for high temperature protection of SiC ceramics. Journal of Thermal Spray Technology 24, 185-193. doi:10.1007/s11666-014-0178-y. Link

Yao, X.D., Liu, D.Y., Sui, G.X. (2015). Influence of fiber surface treatment on mechanical performance of Xanthoceras sorbifolia Bunge Husk Fibers/PP composites. Journal of Applied Polymer Science 132(1), 41217, doi:10.1002/app.41217. Link

Wang, H.Y., Yao, X.D., Sui, G.X., Yin, L.M., Wang, L.H. (2015). Properties of Xanthoceras sorbifolia Husk Fiberes with chemical treatment for applications in polymer composite. Journal of Materials Science & Technology 31(2), 164-170, doi:10.1016/j.jmst.2014.07.004. Link


Pierce, R.S., Falzon, B.G., Thompson, M.C., Boman, R. (2014). Implementation of a non-orthogonal constitutive model for the finite element simulation of textile composite draping. Applied Mechanics & Materials 553, 76-81, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.553.76. Link

Chawla, J.S., Suryanarayanan, S., Puranik, B., Sheridan, J., Falzon, B.G. (2014). Efficiency improvement study for small wind turbines through flow control. Sustainable Energy Technologies and Assessments 7, 195-208, doi:10.1016/j.seta.2014.06.004. Link

Stojanov, D., Falzon, B.G., Wu, X., Yan, W. (2014). An application of bi-directional evolutionary structural optimisation for optimising energy absorbing structures using a material damage model. Applied Mechanics and Materials 553, 836-841, doi:10.4028/www.scientific.net/AMM.553.836. Link

Soni, G., Gupta, S., Singh, R., Mitra, M., Yan, W., Falzon, B.G. (2014). Study of localized damage in composite laminates using micro-macro approach. Composite Structures 113, 1-11, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2014.02.016. Link

Soni, G., Singh, R., Mitra, M., Falzon, B.G. (2014). Modelling matrix damage and fibre-matrix interfacial decohesion in composite laminates via a multi-fibre multi-layer representative volume element (M2RVE). International Journal of Solids and Structures 51(2), 449-461, doi:10.1016/j.ijsolstr.2013.10.018. Link

Muthu, N., Falzon, B.G., Maiti, S.K., Khoddam, S. (2014). Modified crack closure integral technique for extraction of SIFs in meshfree methods. Finite Elements in Analysis and Design 78, 25-39, doi:10.1016/j.finel.2013.09.005. Link

Mecitoğlu, Z., Kazancı, Z., Balkan, D. (2014). Accuracy of strain solution of a laminated composite plate via Galerkin's Method. International Journal of Nonlinear Sciences and Numerical Simulation 15(5), 251-263, doi:10.1515/ijnsns-2013-0131. Link

Baştürk, S., Uyanık, H., Kazancı, Z. (2014). An analytical model for predicting the deflection of laminated basalt composite plates under dynamic loads. Composite Structures 116, 273-285, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2014.05.018. Link

Baştürk, S., Uyanık, H., Kazancı, Z. (2014). Nonlinear damped vibrations of a hybrid laminated composite plate subjected to blast load. Procedia Engineering 88, 18-25, doi:10.1016/j.proeng.2014.11.121. Link

Aravand, M., Lomov, S.V., Verpoest, I., Gorbatikh, L. (2014). Evolution of carbon nanotube dispersion in preparation of epoxy-based composites: From a masterbatch to a nanocomposite. Express Polymer Letters 8(8), 596-608, doi:10.3144/expresspolymlett.2014.63. Link

Hurch, S., Nolan, H., Hallam, T., Berner, N.C., McEvoy, N., Duesberg, G.S. (2014). Inkjet-defined field-effect transistors from chemical vapour deposited graphene. Carbon 71, 332-337, doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2014.01.063. Link

Keeley, G.P., McEvoy, N., Nolan, H., Holzinger, M., Cosnier, S., Duesberg, G.S. (2014). Electroanalytical sensing properties of pristine and functionalized multilayer graphene. Chemistry of Materials 26(5), 1807-1812, doi:10.1021/cm403501r. Link

Nolan, H., McEvoy, N., O'Brien, M., Berner, N.C., Yim, C., Hallam, T., McDonald, A.R., Duesberg, G.S. (2014). Molybdenum disulfide/pyrolytic carbon hybrid electrodes for scalable hydrogen evolution. Nanoscale 6(14), 8185-8191, doi:10.1039/C4NR01528B. Link

Nolan, H., Mendoza-Sanchez, B., Ashok Kumar, N., McEvoy, N., O'Brien, S., Nicolosi, V., Duesberg, G.S. (2014). Nitrogen-doped reduced graphene oxide electrodes for electrochemical supercapacitors. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 16(6), 2280-2284, doi:10.1039/C3CP54877E. Link


Falzon, B.G., Hawkins, S.C., Huynh, C.P., Radjef, R., Brown, C. (2013). An investigation of Mode I and Mode II fracture toughness enhancement using aligned carbon nanotube forests at the crack interface. Composite Structures 106, 65-73, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2013.05.051. Link

Muthu, N., Maiti, S.K., Falzon, B.G., Guiamatsia, I. (2013). A comparison of stress intensity factors obtained through crack closure integral and other approaches using eXtended element-free Galerkin method. Computational Mechanics 52(3), 587-605, doi:10.1007/s00466-013-0834-y. Link

Psarras, S., Pinho, S.T., Falzon, B.G. (2013). Investigating the use of compliant webs in the damage-tolerant design of stiffener run-outs. Composites Part B: Engineering 45(1), 70-77, doi:10.1016/j.compositesb.2012.08.007. Link

Avilés, F., Sierra-Chi, C.A., Nistal, A., May-Pat, A., Rubio, F., Rubio, J. (2013). Influence of silane concentration on the silanization of multiwall carbon nanotubes. Carbon 57, 520-529. doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2013.02.031. Link

Mazo, M.A., Nistal, A., Caballero, A.C., Rubio, F., Rubio, J., Oteo, J.L. (2013). Influence of processing conditions in TEOS/PDMS derived silicon oxycarbide materials. Part 1: Microstructure and properties. Journal of the European Ceramic Scociety 33, 1195-1205. doi:10.1016/j.jeurceramsc.2012.11.022. Link

Lee, K., Scardaci, V., Kim, H.-Y., Hallam, T., Nolan, H., Bolf, B.E., Maltbie, G.S., Abbott, J.E., Duesberg, G.S. (2013). Highly sensitive, transparent, and flexible gas sensors based on gold nanoparticle decorated carbon nanotubes. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical 188, 571-575, doi:10.1016/j.snb.2013.07.048. Link

McEvoy, N., Nolan, H., Ashok Kumar, N., Hallam, T., Duesberg, G.S. (2013). Functionalisation of graphene surfaces with downstream plasma treatments. Carbon 54, 283-290, doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2012.11.040. Link

Nolan, H., McEvoy, N., Keeley, G.P., Callaghan, S.D., McGuinness, C., Duesberg, G.S. (2013). Nitrogen-doped pyrolytic carbon films as highly electrochemically active electrodes. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 15(42), 18688-18693, doi:10.1039/C3CP53541J. Link

Ashok Kumar, N., Nolan, H., McEvoy, N., Rezvani, E., Doyle, R.L., Lyons, M.E.G., Duesberg, G.S. (2013). Plasma-assisted simultaneous reduction and nitrogen doping of graphene oxide nanosheets. Journal of Materials Chemistry A 1(14), 4431-4435, doi:10.1039/C3TA10337D. Link


Muthu, N., Maiti, S.K., Falzon, B.G., Guiamatsia, I. (2012). Computation of stress intensity factors in functionally graded materials using partition-of-unity meshfree method. The Aeronautical Journal 116(1186), 1263-1287, doi:10.1017/S0001924000007636. Link

Falzon, B.G., Faggiani, A. (2012). The use of genetic algorithm to improve the postbuckling strength of stiffened composite panels susceptible to secondary instabilities. Composite Structures 94(3), 883-895, doi:10.1016/j.compstruct.2011.10.015. Link

Şenyer, M., Kazancı, Z. (2012). Nonlinear dynamic analysis of a laminated hybrid composite plate subjected to time-dependent external pulses. Acta Mechanica Solida Sinica 25, 586-597, doi:10.1016/S0894-9166(12)60054-8. Link

Çeliktaş, E., Topuz, A., Kazancı, Z. (2012). Friction and wear behaviors of aircraft brake linings material. Aircraft Engineering and Aerospace Technology 84(5), 279-286, doi:10.1108/00022661211255458. Link

Kazancı, Z., Türkmen, H.S. (2012). The effect of in-plane deformations on the nonlinear dynamic response of laminated plates. Structural Engineering and Mechanics 42(4), 589-608, doi:10.12989/sem.2012.42.4.589. Link

Kazancı, Z., Bathe, K.J. (2012). Crushing and crashing of tubes with implicit time integration. International Journal of Impact Engineering 42, 80-88, doi:10.1016/j.ijimpeng.2011.10.003. Link

Süsler, S., Türkmen, H.S., Kazancı, Z. (2012). The nonlinear dynamic behaviour of tapered laminated plates subjected to blast loading. Shock and Vibration 19(6), 1235-1255, doi:10.3233/SAV-2012-0667. Link

Kumar, S., Hofmann, M., Steinmann, B., Foster, E.J., Weder, C. (2012). Reinforcement of stereolithographic resins for rapid prototyping with cellulose nanocrystals. ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces 4(10), 5399-5407, doi:10.1021/am301321v. Link

Mazo, M.A., Palencia, C., Nistal, A., Rubio, F., Rubio, J., Oteo, J.L. (2012). Influencia del tamaño del material híbrido en las características de los oxicarburos de silicio obtenidos. Boletín de la Sociedad Española de Cerámica y Vidrio 51, 157-164. doi:10.3989/cyv.232012. Link

Mazo, M.A., Palencia, C., Nistal, A., Rubio, F., Rubio, J., Oteo, J.L. (2012). Dense bulk silicon oxycarbide glasses obtained by spark plasma sintering. Journal of the European Ceramic Society 32, 3369-3378. doi:10.1016/j.jeurceramsoc.2012.03.033. Link

Mazo, M.A., Palencia, C., Nistal, A., Rubio, F., Rubio, J., Oteo, J.L. (2012). Microstructure of low temperature processed CNFs/glass nanocomposites. Journal of Materials Science 47, 5169-5180. doi:10.1007/s10853-012-6396-0. Link

Winters, S., Hallam, T., Nolan, H., Duesberg, G.S. (2012). Production of 3D-shaped graphene via transfer printing. physica status solidi b 249(12), 2515-2518, doi:10.1002/pssb.201200157. Link

McEvoy, N., Peltekis, N., Kumar, S., Rezvani, E., Nolan, H., Keeley, G.P., Blau, W.J., Duesberg, G.S. (2012). Synthesis and analysis of thin conducting pyrolytic carbon films. Carbon 50(3), 1216-1226, doi:10.1016/j.carbon.2011.10.036. Link

Keeley, G.P., McEvoy, N., Nolan, H., Kumar, S., Rezvani, E., Holzinger, M., Cosnier, S., Duesberg, G.S. (2012). Simultaneous electrochemical determination of dopamine and paracetamol based on thin pyrolytic carbon films. Analytical Methods 4(7), 2048-2053, doi:10.1039/C2AY25156F. Link

Patents of ACRG Members


Method of forming carbon nanotube webs and devices incorporating same. Provisional Patent Application No. GB1712538.6, filed August 2017. Assignee: Queen's University Belfast, UK.

Polymeric blends containing poly alfa-1, 3 glucan. Patent No. WO 2016106068 A1, published 30 June 2016. Assignee: DuPont, USA.

Nested Crash Boxed in Vehicles as a Passive Energy Absorber. Patent No. 10333 code number (p15/322), published 2015 in Turkey. Assignees: Eren, Z., Kazancı, Z., Usta, F., Türkmen H.S., Mecitoğlu, Z.,  

Nanocomposite compositions and process of preparation thereof. Patent No. 3377/DEL/2014, published 12 September 2014. Assignee: DuPont, USA.