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UCD School of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering

UCD School of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering - Research Publications 2012/13

Below is the list of research publications for the UCD School of Chemical & Bioprocess Engineering in the academic year 2012/13




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Book Chapters

Professor Mohamed Al-Rubeai
Browne S. M. and Al-Rubeai M. (2013) 'Blood cell bioprocessing: The haematopoietic system and current status of in-vitro production of red blood cells' In: Al-Rubeai M. and Naciri M (eds). Stem Cells and Cell Therapy. Dordrecht: Springer.  
Professor Eoin Casey
Syron, E., Casey. E. (2013) 'Membrane aerated biofilm reactors' In: Eric M. Hoek, E.M., Tarabara, V (eds). Encyclopedia of Membrane Science and Technology. USA: Wiley. Available Online  
Dr Denis Dowling
V. J. Law, J. Mohan, F. T. O'Neill, A. Ivankovic and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Evaluation of atmospheric pressure plasma jet removal of organic contaminants prior to carbon-fibre/epoxy composite-to-composite bonding' In: K. L. Mittal (eds). Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment of Polymers. USA: Scrivener Publishing.  
A. Ramamoorthy, J. Mohan, G. Byrne, N. Murphy, A. Ivankovic and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Achieving enhanced fracture toughness of adhesively bonded cured composite joint systems using atmospheric pressure plasma treatments' In: M. Thomas and K. L. Mittal (eds). Atmospheric Pressure Plasma Treatment of Polymers. New Jersey: Scrivener Publishing.  
D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Surface processing using cold atmospheric pressure plasmas' In: D. Cameron (eds). Thin Film Material Processing, Comprehensive Materials Processing. Unknown: Elsevier.  


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Peer Reviewed Journals

Professor Mohamed Al-Rubeai
Edros R., McDonnell S., Al-Rubeai M. (2013) 'Using molecular markers to characterize productivity in Chinese hamster ovary cell lines'. PLoS ONE, 8 (10).  
Kennedy E., Al-Majmaie R., Al-Rubeai M., Zerulla D., Rice J. H. (2013) 'Nanoscale infrared absorption imaging permits non-destructive intracellular photosensitizer localization for subcellular uptake analysis'. Rsc Advances, 3:13789-13795.  
Hilal-Alnaqbi A., Hu A., Zhang Z., Al-Rubeai M. (2013) 'Growth, metabolic activity, and productivity of immobilized and freely suspended CHO cells in perfusion culture'. Biotechnology and Applied Biochemistry, 60:243-247.  
Kiani H., Sun D.-W., Zhang Z., Al-Rubeai M., Naciri M. (2013) 'Ultrasound-assisted freezing of Lactobacillus plantarum subsp. plantarum: The freezing process and cell viability'. Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 18:138-144.  
Professor Eoin Casey
Heffernan, R, Semião AJC, Desmond, P, Cao, H, Safari, A. Habimana, O, Casey, E (2013) 'Disinfection of a Polyamide Nanofiltration Membrane using Ethanol'. Journal of Membrane Science, 448:170-179. Available Online  
Amadio, J; Casey, E; Murphy, CD (2013) 'Filamentous fungal biofilm for production of human drug metabolites'. Applied Microbiology and Biotechnology, 97 (13):5955-5963.  
Walter, M., Safari, A., Ivankovic, A., Casey, E (2013) 'Detachment characteristics of a mixed culture biofilm using particle size analysis'. Chemical Engineering Journal, 228:1140-1147. Available Online  
Murphy, CD; Casey,E (2013) 'Biofilm-catalysed transformation of organofluorine compounds'. Chimica Oggi-Chemistry Today, 31 (3):6-10.  
?Hanay, E Ta?kan, B Y?ld?z, H Hasar, E Casey (2013) 'Gas/substrate fluxes and microbial community in phenol biodegradation using an O2?based membrane biofilm reactor'. CLEAN - Soil, Air, Water.  
McDonnell, C.K., Allen, P., Duggan, E., Arimi, J.M., Casey, E., Duane, G. & Lyng, J.G (2013) 'The effect of salt and fibre direction on water dynamics, distribution and mobility in pork muscle: A low field NMR study'. Meat Science, 95:51-58.  
Djokic, L, Narancic, T., Biocanin, M, Saljnikov, E, Casey, E. Vasiljevic, B, Nikodinovic-Runic, J. (2013) 'Phenol removal from four different natural soil types by Bacillus sp. PS11'. Applied Soil Ecology, 70:1-8.  
Semião, A.J.C., Habimana, O.,Cao, H., Heffernan, R., Safari, A., Casey, E (2013) 'The importance of laboratory water quality for studying initial bacterial adhesion during NF filtration processes'. Water Research, 47 (8):2909-2920.  
Dr Denis Dowling
V. Milosavljevic and D. P Dowling (2013) 'Activation of PET using an RF atmospheric plasma system'. plasma chemistry and plasma processing, 33 :941-957.  
J. N. Barry, B. Twomey, A. Cowley, L. O'Neill, P. J. McNally and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Evaluation and comparison of hydroxyapatite coatings deposited using both thermal and non-thermal techniques'. Surface and Coatings Technology, 226:82-91.  
B. H. Q. Dang, J. M. D. MacElroy and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Achieving enhanced DSSC performance by microwave plasma incorporation of carbon into TiO2 photoelectrodes'. Applied Surface Science, 275:289-294.  
M. Ardhaoui, M. Zheng, J. Pulpytel, D. P. Dowling, C. Jolivalt and F. A. Khonsari (2013) 'Plasma functionalized carbon bioelectrode for laccase-catalyzed oxygen reduction by direct electron transfer'. Bioelectrochemistry, 91:52-61.  
Kevin A. McDonnell, Niall J. English, Charlie P. Stallard, Mahfujur Rahman, Denis P. Dowling (2013) 'Fabrication of nano-structured TiO2 coatings using a microblast deposition technique'. Applied Surface Science, 275:316-323.  
M. Donegan and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Protein adhesion on atmospheric plasma deposited quaternary ammonium salt coatings'. Surface and Coatings Technology, 10 (6):526-534.  
J. N. Barry, A. Cowley, P. J. McNally and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Influence of substrate metal alloy type on the properties of hydroxyapatite coatings deposited using a novel ambient temperature deposition technique'. Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part A, 00A:1-9.  
K. A. McDonnell, N. Wadnerkar, N. J. English, M. Rahman and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Photo-active and optical properties of bismuth ferrite (BiFeO3): An experimental and theoretical study'. Chemical Physics Letters, 572:78-84.  
G. D. Byrne, L. O'Neill, B. Twomey and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Comparison between shot peening and abrasive blasting processes as deposition methods for hydroxyapatite coatings onto a titanium alloy'. Surface and Coatings Technology, 216:224-231.  
E. A. Gibson, M. Awais, D. Dini, D. P. Dowling, M. T. Pryce, J. G. Vos, G. Boschloo and A.Hagfeldt (2013) 'Dye sensitised solar cells with nickel oxide photocathodes prepared via scalable microwave sintering'. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 15 (7):2411-2420.  
M. Awais, D. P. Dowling, M. Rahman, J. G. Vos, F. Decker and D. Dini (2013) 'Spray-deposited NiOx films on ITO substrates as photoactive electrodes for p-type dyesensitized solar cells'. Journal of Applied Electrochemistry, 43:191-197.  
M. Awais, D. Dini, J. M. D. MacElroy, Y. Halpin, J. G. Vos and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Electrochemical characterization of NiO electrodes deposited via a scalable powder microblasting technique'. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 689:185-192.  
Ardhaoui, M,Zheng, MH,Pulpytel, J,Dowling, D,Jolivalt, C,Khonsari, FA (2013) 'Plasma functionalized carbon electrode for laccase-catalyzed oxygen reduction by direct electron transfer'. Bioelectrochemistry, 91:52-61.  
C. Contini, M. G. Katsikogianni, F. T. O'Neill, M. O'Sullivan, F. Boland, D. P. Dowling, F. Monahan (2013) 'Storage stability of an antioxidant active packaging coated with Citrus extract following a plasma jet pre-treatment'. Food and Bioprocess Technology.  
M. Donegan and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Protein adhesion on water stable atmospheric plasma deposited acrylic acid coatings'. Surface and Coatings Technology.  
D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Influence of a university spin-in company on academic research'. International Journal of Engineering Education.  
J. Mohan, A. Ramamoorthy, A. Ivankovic, D. Dowling, N. Murphy (2013) 'Effect of an atmospheric pressure plasma treatment on the mode I fracture toughness of a co-cured composite joint'. The Journal of Adhesion.  
C. P. Stallard, M. M. Iqbal, M. M. Turner and D. P. Dowling (2013) 'Formation of nano-structured surfaces by self-alignment of SiOx particulates deposited using an atmospheric pressure plasma jet'. PLASMA PROCESSES AND POLYMERS.  
Feidlim O'Neill, Barry Twomey, Vic Law, Vladimir Milosavljevic, Michael Kong, Sorin Anghel, Denis Dowling (2012) 'Generation of active species in a large atmospheric pressure plasma jet'. IEEE Transactions on Plasma Science, 40 (11):2994-3002.  
Thomas C. McDermott, Taslima Akter, J. M. Don MacElroy, Damian A. Mooney, Michael T. P. McCann and Denis P. Dowling (2012) 'Diffusion within Ultrathin, Dense Nanoporous Silica Films'. Langmuir :506-516.  
J. N. Barry and D. P. Dowling (2012) 'Comparison between the SBF response of hydroxyapatite coatings deposited using both a plasma-spray and a novel co-incident microblasting technique'. Key Engineering Materials, 493-494:483-488.  
D. Moore, M. Rahman, D. P. Dowling, P. J. McNally and D. Brabazon (2012) 'Laser machined macro and micro structures on glass for enhanced light trapping in solar cells'. Applied Physics A: Materials Science & Processing.  
K. A. McDonnell, N. J. English, M. Rahman and D. P. Dowling (2012) 'Influence of doping on the photoactive properties of magnetron sputtered titania coatings: Experimental and theoretical study'. Physics Review, 86 (11). Available Online  
Dr Niall English
R. Reale, N.J. English, P. Marracino, M. Liberti and F. Apollonio (2013) 'Translational and Rotational Diffusive Motion in Liquid Water in Square-Wave Time-Varying Electric Fields'. Chemical Physics Letters.  
N.J. English (2013) 'Dynamical properties of physically adsorbed water molecules at the TiO2 rutile-(110) surface'. Chemical Physics Letters.  
N.J. English, P.G. Kusalik and J.S. Tse (2013) 'Density Equalisation in Supercooled High- and Low-Density Water Mixtures'. The Journal of chemical physics.  
N.J. English (2013) 'Massively-Parallel Molecular Dynamics Simulation of Clathrate Hydrates on Blue Gene Platforms'. Energies.  
K.A. McDonnell, N.J. English, C.P. Stallard, M. Rahman, D.P. Dowling (2013) 'Fabrication of Nano-Structured Photo-Catalytic TiO2 Coatings using a Microblast Deposition Technique'. Applied Surface Science.  
M.K. Awad, T.A. Fayed, S.H. Etaiw , M.M. El-Hendawy and N.J. English (2013) 'Aromatic Ring Size Effect on the Photophysics and Photochemistry of Styrylbenzothiazoles'. photochemical and photobiological sciences .  
K.A. McDonnell, N. Wadnerkar, N.J. English, M. Rahman and D.P. Dowling (2013) 'Photo-active and Optical Properties of Bismuth Ferrite (BiFeO3): An Experimental and Theoretical Study'. Chemical Physics Letters.  
El-Hendawy, M.M; Bandaru, S; English N.J; Mooney, D.A; (2013) 'Effect of Space Linker in Dinuclear Cryptates on the Efficiency of Uptake of Atmospheric CO2: DFT Study'. Catal Sci Tech.  
El-Hendawy, M.M; Bandaru, S; English, N.J; Mooney, D.A; (2013) 'Effect of Space Linker in Dinuclear Cryptates on the Efficiency of Uptake of Atmospheric CO2'. Catal Sci Tech.  
N. Wadnerkar and N.J. English (2013) 'Density functional theory investigations of bismuth vanadate: effect of hybrid functionals'. computational materials science .  
H. Cao, N.J. English and J.M.D. MacElroy (2013) 'Diffusive hydrogen inter-cage migration in hydrogen and hydrogen-tetrahydrofuran clathrate hydrates'. The Journal of chemical physics.  
M.M. El-Hendawy, N.J. English and D.A. Mooney (2013) 'Comparative Studies for Evaluation of CO2 Fixation in the Cavity of the Rubisco Enzyme using QM, QM/MM and Linear-Scaling DFT methods'. Journal of Molecular Modeling .  
A.J. Singh, N.J. English, and K.M. Ryan (2013) 'Highly Ordered Nanorod Assemblies extending over device scale areas and in controlled multilayers by Electrophoretic Deposition'. Journal of Physical Chemistry B.  
Pratibha Dev, Saurabh Agrawal, and Niall J. English (2013) 'Functional Assessment for Predicting Charge-Transfer Excitations of Dyes in Complexed State: A Study of Triphenylamine-Donor Dyes on Titania for Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells'. Journal of Physical Chemistry A, 117 (10):2114-2124. Available Online  
R. Kavathekar, N.J. English and J.M.D. MacElroy (2012) 'Spatial distribution of water monolayers at the TiO2 rutile- and anatase-titania interfaces'. Chemical Physics Letters.  
P. Garcia-Fernandez, S. Ghosh, N.J. English and J.A. Aramburu (2012) 'A Benchmark study for the application of Density Functional theory to the prediction of octahedral tilting in perovskites'. Physical Review B.  
M.M. El-Hendawy, J.A. Garate, N.J. English, S. O'Reilly and D.A. Mooney (2012) 'Diffusion and Interactions of Carbon Dioxide and Oxygen in the Active Site Vicinity of Rubisco: Molecular Dynamics and Quantum Chemical Studies'. The Journal of chemical physics.  
K.A. McDonnell, N.J. English, M. Rahman and D. Dowling (2012) 'The Influence of Doping on the Photo-active Properties of Magnetron-Sputtered Titania Coatings: An Experimental and Theoretical Study'. Physical Review B.  
N. Varini, N.J. English and C. Trott (2012) 'Molecular Dynamics Simulations of Clathrate Hydrates on Specialised Hardware Platforms'. Energies .  
N.J. English and J.S. Tse (2012) 'Pressure-induced amorphisation of methane hydrate'. Physical Review B.  
Professor Brian Glennon
Ryle, JP,McDonnell, S,Glennon, B,Sheridan, JT (2013) 'Calibration of a digital in-line holographic microscopy system: depth of focus and bioprocess analysis'. Applied Optics, 52:78-87.  
Craven, S,Shirsat, N,Whelan, J,Glennon, B (2013) 'Process model comparison and transferability across bioreactor scales and modes of operation for a mammalian cell bioprocess'. BIOTECHNOL PROGR, 29:186-196.  
S. Ferguson, G. Morris, H. Hao, M. Barrett & B. Glennon (2012) 'In-situ Characterization of Plug-Flow Crystallizers'. Chemical Engineering Science, 77:105-111.  
Professor Donal MacElroy
Elaine M. Neville, J.M. Don MacElroy, K. Ravindranathan Thampi, James A. Sullivan (2013) 'Visible light active C-doped titanate nanotubes prepared via alkaline hydrothermal treatment of C-doped nanoparticulate TiO2: Photo-electrochemical and photocatalytic properties'. Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A-Chemistry, 267:17-24.  
Binh H.Q. Dang, Don MacElroy, Denis P. Dowling (2013) 'Achieving enhanced DSSC performance by microwave plasma incorporation of carbon into TiO2 photoelectrodes'. Applied Surface Science.  
Awais, M,Dini, D,MacElroy, JMD,Halpin, Y,Vos, JG,Dowling, DP (2013) 'Electrochemical characterization of NiO electrodes deposited via a scalable powder microblasting technique'. Journal of Electroanalytical Chemistry, 689:185-192.  
Cao, HY,English, NJ,MacElroy, JMD (2013) 'Diffusive hydrogen inter-cage migration in hydrogen and hydrogen-tetrahydrofuran clathrate hydrates'. The Journal of chemical physics, 138.  
Ritwik S. Kavathekar, Niall J. English, J.M.D. MacElroy (2012) 'Spatial distribution of water monolayers at the TiO2 rutile and anatase interfaces'. Chemical Physics Letters, 554:102-106. Available Online  
Dr Susan McDonnell
O'Brien K, Rani S, Corcoran C, Wallace R, Hughes L, Friel AM, McDonnell S, Crown J, Radomski MW, O'Driscoll L. (2013) 'Exosomes from triple-negative breast cancer cells can transfer phenotypic traits representing their cells of origin to secondary cells'. European Journal of Cancer, 49 (8):1845-1859.  
Ryle, JP,McDonnell, S,Glennon, B,Sheridan, JT (2013) 'Calibration of a digital in-line holographic microscopy system: depth of focus and bioprocess analysis'. Applied Optics, 52:78-87.  
Nathwani, SM,Hughes, L,Greene, LM,Carr, M,O'Boyle, NM,McDonnell, S,Meegan, MJ,Zisterer, DM (2013) 'Novel cis-restricted beta-lactam combretastatin A-4 analogues display anti-vascular and anti-metastatic properties in vitro'. Oncology Reports, 29:585-594.  
Dr Damian Mooney
El-Hendawy, M.M; Bandaru, S; English, N.J; Mooney, D.A; (2013) 'Effect of Space Linker in Dinuclear Cryptates on the Efficiency of Uptake of Atmospheric CO2'. Catal Sci Tech.  
McCarthy C, Duffy MM, Mooney D, James WG, Griffin MD, Fitzgerald DJ, Belton O (2013) 'IL-10 mediates the immunoregulatory response in conjugated linoleic acid-induced regression of atherosclerosis'. FASEB Journal, 27 (2):499-510.  
Morad M. El-Hendawy, Niall J. English and Damian A. Mooney (2013) 'Comparative studies for evaluation of CO2 fixation in the cavity of the Rubisco enzyme using QM, QM/MM and linear-scaling DFT methods'. Journal of Molecular Modeling. Available Online  
McCarthy, C,Duffy, MM,Mooney, D,James, WG,Griffin, MD,Fitzgerald, DJ,Belton, O (2013) 'IL-10 mediates the immunoregulatory response in conjugated linoleic acid-induced regression of atherosclerosis'. The FASEB journal: official publication of the Federation of American Societies for Experimental Biology, 27:499-510.  
Morad M. El-Hendawy, José-Antonio Garate, Niall J. English, Stephen O'Reilly, and Damian A. Mooney (2012) 'Diffusion and interactions of carbon dioxide and oxygen in the vicinity of the active site of Rubisco: Molecular dynamics and quantum chemical studies'. The Journal of chemical physics, 137.  
Professor Ravindranathan Thampi
Michael J. Mattle and K. Ravindranathan Thampi* (2013) 'Photocatalytic degradation of Remazol Brilliant Blue by sol-gel derived carbon-doped TiO2'. Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 140-141:348-355.  
L. Szymanski, P. Surolia, O. Byrne, K. R. Thampi, and C. Stubenrauch (2013) 'Porous Sponge-like Anatase TiO2 via Polymer Templates: Synthesis, Characterization & Performance as a Light Scattering Material'. Colloid and Polymer Science, 291:805-815.  


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Other Journals

Professor Mohamed Al-Rubeai
Al-Rubeai M. and Kuystermans D. (2013) 'Valuing the future: Recent advances and future directions in cell line development' Pharmaceutical Bioprocessing, 1 (3):243-247.  


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Conference Publications

Professor Mohamed Al-Rubeai
Al-Majmaie R., Alattar N., Kennedy E., Al-Rubeai M., Rice J., Zerulla D. (2013) Raman spectroscopy for intracellular localisation of meso-tetraphenylporphyrin-gold nanoparticles conjugates SPIE 8815, Nanoimaging and Nanospectroscopy,  
Professor Eoin Casey
Syron. E., Wright, P., MacMahon , P, Casey, E (2013) Effect of Biofilm control on Nitrification in a Membrane Aerated Biofilm 9th IWA Biofilm Reactors Conference, Paris, france,  
O. Habimana, A.J.C. Semião., H. Cao, R. Heffernan, G. Gazzola, A. Safari, E. Casey. (2012) When cell meets membrane: a closer look at early stage biofouling during nanofiltration processes Biofilms 5, Paris, france,  
E. Syron, E. Casey (2012) Gas permeable PDMS membranes for bubbleless aeration in wastewater treatment Aachener Membran Kolloquium, aachen, germany,  
E. Syron, E. Casey (2012) Performance of a Pilot Scale Membrane Aerated Biofilm Reactor for the Treatment of Landfill Leachate Annual meeting of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE), Pittsburgh, USA,  
O'Grady, D; Barrett, M; Casey, E; Glennon, B (2012) The Role of Meso-Mixing in Anti-Solvent Crystallization Processes 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting,  
A.J.C. Semiao, G. Gazzola, O. Habimana, R. Heffernan, C. Murphy, E. Casey (2012) Understanding the mechanisms of biofouling on nanofiltration membranes: effect of the biofilm structure on solute removal EUROMEMBRANE 2012 Conference, London,  
E. Syron, E. Casey (2012) Performance of a pilot scale membrane aerated biofilm reactor for the treatment of landfill leachate Euromembranes conference , London,  
Dr Denis Dowling
V. J. Law, F. T. O'Neill and D. P. Dowling (2012) 3-dimensional (orthogonal) structural complexity of time-series data using low-order moment analysis AIP Conference Proceedings, American Institute of Physics, 670 - 673  
Dr Niall English
S. Bandaru, N.J. English and A.D. Phillips (2012) Bifunctional arene ruthenium catalysts for dehydrogenation of ammonia borane: a density functional theory study Current Trends in Computational Chemistry,  
K.A. McDonnell, N.J. English, C.P. Stallard, M. Rahman, D.P. Dowling (2012) Preparation, Characterisation and Evaluation of Nano-structured Micro-blasted TiO2 Coatings Nanosmat Conference,  
N.J. English and J.S. Tse (2012) Density Fluctuation in Water and Pressure-Induced Amorphization of Ice Japan-Russia International Workshop MSSMBS,  
M. Rahman, A. Petronilho, M. Albrecht, S. Bandaru, N.J English and J.M.D. MacElroy (2012) Perspectives on solar energy conversion Electrochem 2012,  
Professor Brian Glennon
O'Grady, D; Barrett, M; Casey, E; Glennon, B (2012) The Role of Meso-Mixing in Anti-Solvent Crystallization Processes 2012 AIChE Annual Meeting,  


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Published Reports

Professor Mohamed Al-Rubeai
Al-Rubeai (2013) Quality Assurance of Iraqi Engineering Colleges. UNESCO, Amman.  


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Other Publications

Dr Denis Dowling
D. P. Dowling (2013) Plasma medicine - new technology for anti-ageing and wound healing treatments. Articles.  
D. P. Dowling, V. J. Law, J. Mohan, A. Ivankovic and F. T. ONeill (2013) Application of an atmospheric pressure plasma jet treatments for the removal of organic contaminants prior to composite bonding. Invited Seminars.  
V. J. Law, D. P. Dowling (2013) Active control metrology for preventing induced thermal damage during atmospheric pressure plasma processing of thermal sensitive materials. Articles.  


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