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Michael Morris
Amber Director, CRANN
Professor, Chemistry

Biography

Prof. Michael Morris graduated from Liverpool University in 1982 (BSc and PhD). He was a post-doctoral fellow at Imperial College in London before moving to Strathclyde University as a lecturer. He then took an ICI endowed lectureship at Cardiff University for research into surface science and catalysis, which was followed by a move to ICI as a research scientist. He was appointed to a post in Materials Chemistry at UCC in 1993 and, while there, held the Chair of Inorganic Chemistry and was Head of the Department of Chemistry at the university. In 2015, he was appointed Academic Director of AMBER and Professor of Surface and Interface Engineering at the School of Chemistry, Trinity College Dublin.

Prof. Morris's work in AMBER includes collaboration with Intel on the development of new technology for the manufacture of logic/memory circuitry. He also has several engagements with other companies based on his experience of surface engineering and materials science, e.g. DePuy (surface coatings for implant components) and Merck Millipore (new membrane materials) and also collaborates with Henkel, Alcatel Lucent and other companies. Prof. Morris is a founder of Glantreo, a SME spin-out for Cork, and maintains links in developing novel stationary phase materials for chromatography applications.

Publications and Further Research Outputs

Peer-Reviewed Publications

Bas, S.Z. and Cummins, C. and Borah, D. and Ozmen, M. and Morris, M.A., Electrochemical Sensing of Hydrogen Peroxide Using Block Copolymer Templated Iron Oxide Nanopatterns, Analytical Chemistry, 90, (2), 2018, p1122-1128 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Cummins, C. and Morris, M.A., Using block copolymers as infiltration sites for development of future nanoelectronic devices: Achievements, barriers, and opportunities, Microelectronic Engineering, 195, 2018, p74-85 Journal Article, 2018 DOI

Borah, D. and Cummins, C. and Rasappa, S. and Senthamaraikannan, R. and Salaun, M. and Zelsmann, M. and Liontos, G. and Ntetsikas, K. and Avgeropoulos, A. and Morris, M.A., Nanopatterning via self-assembly of a lamellar-forming polystyrene-block-poly(Dimethylsiloxane) diblock copolymer on topographical substrates fabricated by nanoimprint lithography, Nanomaterials, 8, (1), 2018, p32- Journal Article, 2018 DOI TARA - Full Text

Braic, M. and Vladescu, A. and Balaceanu, M. and Luculescu, C. and Padmanabhan, S.C. and Constantin, L. and Morris, M.A. and Braic, V. and Ana Grigorescu, C.E. and Ionescu, P. and Dracea, M.D. and Logofatu, C., A comparative study of the structural, mechanical and tribological characteristics of TiSiC-Cr coatings prepared in CH4and C2H2reactive atmosphere by cathodic vacuum arc, Applied Surface Science, 400, 2017, p318-328 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Morris, M.A. and Padmanabhan, S.C. and Cruz-Romero, M.C. and Cummins, E. and Kerry, J.P., Development of active, nanoparticle, antimicrobial technologies for muscle-based packaging applications, Meat Science, 132, 2017, p163-178 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Rahme, K. and Chen, L. and Hobbs, R.G. and Morris, M.A. and O'Driscoll, C. and Holmes, J.D., Correction: PEGylated gold nanoparticles: polymer quantification as a function of PEG lengths and nanoparticle dimensions (RSC Adv. (2013) 3 (6085â€"6094) DOI: 10.1039/C3RA22739A), RSC Advances, 7, (15), 2017, p8798-8799 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Thorat, A.V. and Ghoshal, T. and Chen, L. and Holmes, J.D. and Morris, M.A., Synthesis and stability of IR-820 and FITC doped silica nanoparticles, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 490, 2017, p294-302 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Cummins, C. and Bell, A.P. and Morris, M.A., Creating active device materials for nanoelectronics using block copolymer lithography, Nanomaterials, 7, (10), 2017, p304- Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Keane, D.A. and Hamilton, N. and Gibson, L.T. and Pillai, S.C. and Holmes, J.D. and Morris, M.A., Photocatalytic air-purification: A low-cost, real-time gas detection method, Analytical Methods, 9, (1), 2017, p170-175 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Cummins, C. and Shaw, M.T. and Morris, M.A., Area Selective Polymer Brush Deposition, Macromolecular Rapid Communications, 38, (16), 2017, p1700252 - Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Borah, D. and Cummins, C. and Rasappa, S. and Watson, S.M.D. and Pike, A.R. and Horrocks, B.R. and Fulton, D.A. and Houlton, A. and Liontos, G. and Ntetsikas, K. and Avgeropoulos, A. and Morris, M.A., Nanoscale silicon substrate patterns from self-assembly of cylinder forming poly(styrene)-block-poly(dimethylsiloxane) block copolymer on silane functionalized surfaces, Nanotechnology, 28, (4), 2017 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Mokarian-Tabari, P. and Senthamaraikannan, R. and Glynn, C. and Collins, T.W. and Cummins, C. and Nugent, D. and O†Dwyer, C. and Morris, M.A., Large Block Copolymer Self-Assembly for Fabrication of Subwavelength Nanostructures for Applications in Optics, Nano Letters, 17, (5), 2017, p2973-2978 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Hannon, J.C. and Kerry, J.P. and Cruz-Romero, M. and Azlin-Hasim, S. and Morris, M. and Cummins, E., Kinetic desorption models for the release of nanosilver from an experimental nanosilver coating on polystyrene food packaging, Innovative Food Science and Emerging Technologies, 44, 2017, p149-158 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Lundy, R. and Flynn, S.P. and Cummins, C. and Kelleher, S.M. and Collins, M.N. and Dalton, E. and Daniels, S. and Morris, M.A. and Enright, R., Controlled solvent vapor annealing of a high: Ï block copolymer thin film, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 19, (4), 2017, p2805-2815 Journal Article, 2017 DOI

Cummins, C. and Mokarian-Tabari, P. and Andreazza, P. and Sinturel, C. and Morris, M.A., Solvothermal Vapor Annealing of Lamellar Poly(styrene)-block-poly(d,l-lactide) Block Copolymer Thin Films for Directed Self-Assembly Application, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 8, (12), 2016, p8295-8304 Journal Article, 2016 DOI

Rasappa, Sozaraj , Schulte, Lars, Borah, Dipu, Morris, Michael A. Ndoni, Sokol , Rapid, Brushless Self-assembly of a PS-b-PDMS Block Copolymer for Nanolithography , Colloids and Interface Science Communications , 2 , (0 ), 2014, p1 - 5 Journal Article, 2014 TARA - Full Text URL DOI

Borah, D., Senthamaraikannan, R., Rasappa, S., Kosmala, B., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., Swift nanopattern formation of PS- b -PMMA and PS- b -PDMS block copolymer films using a microwave assisted technique, ACS Nano, 7, (8), 2013, p6583-6596 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Dipu Borah Mathieu Salaun Barbara Kosmala Michael Morris , Soft-graphoepitaxy using nanoimprinted polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane substrates for the directed self-assembly of PS-b-PDMS, European Polymer Journal , 49, (11), 2013, p3512 - 2013 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Borah, D., Rasappa, S., Senthamaraikannan, R., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., Tuning PDMS brush chemistry by UV-O3 exposure for PS-b-PDMS microphase separation and directed self-assembly, Langmuir, 29, (28), 2013, p8959-8968 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Flynn, EJ; Keane, DA; Tabari, PM; Morris, MA; , Pervaporation performance enhancement through the incorporation of mesoporous silica spheres into PVA membranes, Separation and Purification Technology, 118, 2013, p73-80 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Borah, D., Rassapa, S., Shaw, M.T., Hobbs, R.G., Petkov, N., Schmidt, M., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., Directed self-assembly of PS-b-PMMA block copolymer using HSQ lines for translational alignment, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 1, (6), 2013, p1192-1196 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

McManamon, Colm; Delaney, Paul; Kavanagh, Claire; Wang, Jing Jing; Rasappa, Sozaraj; Morris, Michael A; , Depth Profiling of PLGA Copolymer in a Novel Biomedical Bilayer Using Confocal Raman Spectroscopy, Langmuir , 29, (19), 2013, p905-5910 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Salaun, Mathieu; Zelsmann, Marc; Archambault, Sophie; Borah, Dipu; Kehagias, Nikolaos; Simao, Claudia; Lorret, Olivier; Shaw, Matthew T; Torres, Clivia M Sotomayor; Morris, Mickael A;, Fabrication of highly ordered sub-20 nm silicon nanopillars by block copolymer lithography combined with resist design, J. Mater. Chem. C, 1, (22), 2013, p3544-3550 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Morris, V; Fleming, PG; Holmes, JD; Morris, MA; , Comparison of the preparation of cerium oxide nanocrystallites by forward (base to acid) and reverse (acid to base) precipitation, Chemical Engineering Science, 91, 2013, p102-110 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Ghoshal, Tandra; Maity, Tuhin; Senthamaraikannan, Ramsankar; Shaw, Matthew T; Carolan, Patrick; Holmes, Justin D; Roy, Saibal; Morris, Michael A;, Size and space controlled hexagonal arrays of superparamagnetic iron oxide nanodots: magnetic studies and application Scientific reports, Scientific Reports , 3, 2013, pArticle number 2772 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Borah, Dipu; Rasappa, Sozaraj; Senthamaraikannan, Ramsankar; Holmes, Justin D; Morris, Michael A; , Tuning PDMS Brush Chemistry by UV-O3 Exposure for PS-b-PDMS Microphase Separation and Directed Self-assembly, Langmuir , 29, (28), 2013, p8959-8968 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Cummins, Cian; Borah, Dipu; Rasappa, Sozaraj; Chaudhari, Atul; Ghoshal, Tandra; O'Driscoll, Benjamin; Carolan, Patrick; Petkov, Nikolay; Holmes, Justin; Morris, MA; , Self-Assembly of Polystyrene-block-Poly (4-vinylpyridine) Block Copolymer on Molecularly Functionalized Silicon Substrates: Fabrication of Inorganic Nanostructured Etchmask for Lithographic Use, J. Mater. Chem. C , 2013 Journal Article, 2013

Rasappa, Sozaraj; Borah, Dipu; Senthamaraikannan, Ramsankar; Faulkner, Colm C; Wang, Jing J; Holmes, Justin D; Morris, Michael A;, Fabrication of Germanium Nanowire Arrays by Block Copolymer Lithography , Science of Advanced Materials, 5, (7), 2013, p782-787 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Molinaro, S., Cruz Romero, M., Boaro, M., Sensidoni, A., Lagazio, C., Morris, M., Kerry, J., Effect of nanoclay-type and PLA optical purity on the characteristics of PLA-based nanocomposite films, Journal of Food Engineering, 117, (1), 2013, p113-123 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Borah, D., Rasappa, S., Senthamaraikannan, R., Shaw, M.T., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., The sensitivity of random polymer brush-lamellar polystyrene-b-polymethylmethacrylate block copolymer systems to process conditions, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 393, (1), 2013, p192-202 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

O'Driscoll, Benjamin; Kelly, Roisin A; Shaw, Matthew; Mokarian-Tabari, Parvaneh; Liontos, George; Ntetsikas, Konstantinos; Avgeropoulos, Apostolos A; Petkov, Nikolay; Morris, Michael A, Achieving Structural Control with Thin Polystyrene-b-Polydimethylsiloxane Block Copolymer Films: The Complex Relationship of Interface Chemistry, Annealing Methodology and Process Conditions, European Polymer Journal, 49, (11), 2013, 3445-3454 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Cushen, M., Kerry, J., Morris, M., Cruz-Romero, M., Cummins, E., Migration and exposure assessment of silver from a PVC nanocomposite, Food Chemistry, 139, (1-4), 2013, p389-397 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Rasappa, Sozaraj Schulte, Lars Borah, Dipu Morris, Michael A Ndoni, Sokol , Sub-15nm silicon lines fabrication via PS-b-PDMS block copolymer lithography , Journal of Nanomaterials , 2013 , 2013, p14 - Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text

McManamon, C., Delaney, P., Morris, M.A., Photocatalytic properties of metal and non-metal doped novel sub 10nm titanium dioxide nanoparticles on methyl orange, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 411, 2013, p169-172 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Armstrong, M.J. Panneerselvam, A. O'Regan, C. Morris, M.A. Holmes, J.D., Supercritical-fluid synthesis of FeF2 and CoF2 Li-ion conversion materials, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 1, (36), 2013, p10667 - 10676 Journal Article, 2013 URL TARA - Full Text

McManamon C, Delaney P, Morris MA, Photocatalytic properties of metal and non-metal doped novel sub 10nm titanium dioxide nanoparticles on methyl orange., Journal of colloid and interface science, 411, (1), 2013, p169-72 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Khunsin, W; Simao, C; Tuchapsky, D; Amman, A; Salaun, M; Zelsmann, M; Kehoe, T; Gomis-Bresco, J; Kehagias, N; Morris, MA; , Nanometrology for self-assembly nanofabrication method, 9th International Conference on Industrial Dimensional Metrology, Metromeet 2013, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013

Borah, D., Rasappa, S., Senthamaraikannan, R., Kosmala, B., Shaw, M.T., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., Orientation and alignment control of microphase-separated PS-b-PDMS substrate patterns via polymer brush chemistry, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 5, (1), 2013, p88-97 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Flynn, Eoin J; Arndt, Jovanna; Brothier, Léa; Morris, Michael A;, Control of Pore Structure Formation in Cellulose Nitrate Polymer Membranes, Advances in Chemical Science, 2, (2), 2013 Journal Article, 2013 URL

Rahme, Kamil; Chen, Lan; Hobbs, Richard G; Morris, Michael A; O'Driscoll, Caitriona; Holmes, Justin D; , PEGylated gold nanoparticles: polymer quantification as a function of PEG lengths and nanoparticle dimensions, RSC Advances 3, 17, 2013, p6085-6094 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Borah, D., Rassapa, S., Shaw, M.T., Hobbs, R.G., Petkov, N., Schmidt, M., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A.,, Directed self-assembly of PS-b-PMMA block copolymer using HSQ lines for translational alignment, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, 1, (6), 2013, p1192 - 1196 Journal Article, 2013 TARA - Full Text

Sinturel, Christophe; Vayer, Marylène; Morris, Michael; Hillmyer, Marc A;, Solvent Vapor Annealing of Block Polymer Thin Films, Macromolecules, 46, (14), 2013, p5399-5415 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Biswas, S., O'Regan, C., Petkov, N., Morris, M.A., Holmes, J.D., Manipulating the growth kinetics of vapor-liquid-solid propagated ge nanowires, Nano Letters, 13, (9), 2013, p4044-4052 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Borah, D., Simao, C.D., Senthamaraikannan, R., Rasappa, S., Francone, A., Lorret, O., Salaun, M., (...), Morris, M.A., Soft-graphoepitaxy using nanoimprinted polyhedral oligomeric silsesquioxane substrates for the directed self-Assembly of PS-b-PDMS, European Polymer Journal, 49, (11), 2013, p3512-3521 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Borah, D., Shaw, M.T., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., Sub-10 nm feature size PS-b-PDMS block copolymer structures fabricated by a microwave-assisted solvothermal process, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 5, (6), 2013, p2004-2012 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Burke, D.M., Morris, M.A., Holmes, J.D., Chemical oxidation of mesoporous carbon foams for lead ion adsorption, Separation and Purification Technology, 104, 2013, p150-159 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Varghese, J., Ghoshal, T., Deepak, N., O'Regan, C., Whatmore, R.W., Morris, M.A., Holmes, J.D., Fabrication of arrays of lead zirconate titanate (PZT) nanodots via block copolymer self-assembly, Chemistry of Materials, 25, (8), 2013, p1458-1463 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Idris, S.A., Adsorption kinetic study: Effect of adsorbent pore size distribution on the rate of Cr (VI) uptake, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 165, 2013, p99-105 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Collins, Gillian; O'Dwyer, Colm; Morris, Michael; Holmes, Justin D; , Palladium-Catalyzed Coupling Reactions for the Functionalization of Si Surfaces: Superior Stability of Alkenyl Monolayers, Langmuir , 29, (38), 2013, p11950-11958 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Nur Hanani, Zainal A; Beatty, Eddie; Roos, Yrjo H; Morris, Mick A; Kerry, Joseph P, Development and Characterization of Biodegradable Composite Films Based on Gelatin Derived from Beef, Pork and Fish Sources, Foods , 2, (1), 2013, p1-17 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Lorret, Olivier; Kastner, Julia; Dittert, B; Salaun, M; Zelsmann, M; Kosmala, B; Morris, MA; Mühlberger, M; , Multi-functionalized Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS): Promising Materials for surface chemistry, Third International Conference on Multifunctional, Hybrid and Nanomaterials-Hybrid Materials, 2013 Conference Paper, 2013 URL URL

Cruz-Romero, MC; Murphy, T; Morris, M; Cummins, E; Kerry, JP; , Antimicrobial activity of chitosan, organic acids and nano-sized solubilisates for potential use in smart antimicrobially-active packaging for potential food applications , Food Control, 34, (2), 2013, p393-397 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Michael Morris, Dipu Borah, Tandra Goshal, Parvaneh Mokarian Applicant University College Cork, A method for providing a nanopattern of metal oxide nanostructures on a substrate, 2013, EP2594995 A1 Patent, 2013

Holmes, Justin; Lotty, Olan; Biswas, Subhajit; Ghoshal, Tandra; Glynn, Colm; ODwyer, Colm; Petkov, Nikolay; Morris, MA;, Containing the Catalyst: Diameter Controlled Ge Nanowire Growth, J. Mater. Chem. C, 1, (29), 2013, p4450-4456 Journal Article, 2013 DOI TARA - Full Text

Borah, D., Ozmen, M., Rasappa, S., Shaw, M.T., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., Molecularly functionalized silicon substrates for orientation control of the microphase separation of PS-b-PMMA and PS-b-PDMS block copolymer systems, Langmuir, 29, (9), 2013, p2809-2820 Journal Article, 2013 DOI

Lorret, O; Dittert, B; Salaun, M; Zelsmann, M; Kosmala, B; Borah, D; Morris, MA; Mühlberger, M;, Hydrophobic control of multi-functionalized Polyhedral Oligomeric Silsesquioxane (POSS) materials; effect on Block Co-Polymer (BCP) self-assembly, Micro-and Nano-Engineering conference-MNE, Toulouse-France at the « Pierre Baudis » Congress Centre, 16 to 20 Septembe , 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Hobbs RG, Schmidt M, Bolger CT, Georgiev YM, Fleming P, Morris MA, Petkov N, Holmes JD, Xiu F, Wang KL, Djara V, Yu R, Colinge J-P, Resist-substrate interface tailoring for generating high-density arrays of Ge and Bi 2Se 3 nanowires by electron beam lithography, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, 30, (4), 2012 Journal Article, 2012 URL DOI

Salaun, M; Lorret, O; Dittert, B; Borah, D; Kosmala, B; Morris, M; Zelsmann, M;, PS-b-PDMS block copolymer directed self-assembly by topographical and chemical substrate engineering, 4th International Conference on NANO-structures SElf-Assembly-NANOSEA, S. Margherita di Pula (Cagliari, Italy), University of Rome Tor Vergata, 25 to 29 June , 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Spencer, Mark A; Morris, Michael W, Spencer, Mark A; Morris, Michael W, Branch exchange methods and apparatuses for switching telecommunications signals, 2012, EP Patent 1,777,928 Patent, 2012

Flynn, E.J., Unusual trend of increasing selectivity and decreasing flux with decreasing thickness in pervaporation separation of ethanol/water mixtures using sodium alginate blend membranes, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 370, (1), 2012, p176-182 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Borah, Dipu; Rasappa, Sozaraj; Kosmala, Barbara; Holmes, Justin D; Morris, Michael A; , Block Copolymer Self-assembly on Ethylene Glycol (EG) Self-assembled Monolayer (SAM) for Nanofabrication, MRS Proceedings, 2012, p1450- Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Li, Z., Freestanding bucky paper with high strength from multi-wall carbon nanotubes, Materials Chemistry and Physics, 135, (2-3), 2012, p921-927 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Simao, C; Kehagias, N; Borah, D; Kosmala, B; Salaun, M; Zelsmann, M; Morris, MA; Torres, CM Sotomayor; , Directed self-assembly of block copolymers mediated by solvent assisted NIL, Nanoimprint and Nanoprint Technology conference-NNT, Université Joseph Fourier - Grenoble I, 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Ghoshal, T., Shaw, M.T., Bolger, C.T., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., A general method for controlled nanopatterning of oxide dots: A microphase separated block copolymer platform, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, (24), 2012, p12083-12089 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Mokarian-Tabari, P., Brushless and controlled microphase separation of lamellar polystyrene-b-polyethylene oxide thin films for block copolymer nanolithography, Journal of Polymer Science, Part B: Polymer Physics, 50, (13), 2012, p904-909 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Ghoshal, T., Senthamaraikannan, R., Shaw, M.T., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., In situ hard mask materials: A new methodology for creation of vertical silicon nanopillar and nanowire arrays, Nanoscale, 4, (24), 2012, p7743-7750 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Nur Hanani, Z.A., Manufacture and characterization of gelatin films derived from beef, pork and fish sources using twin screw extrusion, Journal of Food Engineering, 113, (4), 2012, p606-614 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Simao, C; Kehagias, N; Borah, D; Kosmala, B; Salaun, M; Zelsmann, M; Morris, MA; Torres, CM Sotomayor , Sub-20 nm nanofabrication via solvent-vapors nanoimprint directed selfassembly of block copolymers, Micro-and Nano-Engineering conference-MNE 2012 , Toulouse, edited by 16 to 20 September , 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Liu, H., Random poly(methyl methacrylate-co-styrene) brushes by ATRP to create neutral surfaces for block copolymer self-assembly, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, 213, (1), 2012, p108-115 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Donegan, K.P., Godsell, J.F., Otway, D.J., Morris, M.A., Roy, S., Holmes, J.D., Size-tuneable synthesis of nickel nanoparticles, Journal of Nanoparticle Research, 14, (1), 2012, p670 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Salaun, M; Zelsmann, M; Lorret, O; Dittert, B; Borah, D; Kosmala, B; Morris, M; , Control of the PS-b-PDMS directed self-assembly by silsesquioxane-based graphoepitaxial substrate engineering, Electron, Ion, and Photon Beam technology and Nanofabrication conference-EIPBN, Waikola, edited by May 29-31 , 2012, pp1-2 Conference Paper, 2012 URL

Ewlad-Ahmed, A.M., Morris, M.A., Patwardhan, S.V., Gibson, L.T., Removal of formaldehyde from air using functionalized silica supports, Environmental Science and Technology, 46, (24), 2012, p13354-13360 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Salaun, M; Vayssières, S; Archambault, S; Simao, C; Kehagias, N; Torres, CM Sotomayor; Lorret, O; Borah, D; Morris, MA; Zelsmann, M; , PS-b-PDMS nano-imprinting: A path for high throughput ultrahigh resolution lithography, Micro-and Nano-Engineering conference-MNE 2012 , Toulouse, edited by 16 to 20 September , 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Morris, V., The formation of surface stable anion vacancy states at CeO 2 ultra-small crystallite dimensions, Chemical Physics Letters, 536, 2012, p109-112 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Borah, D; Francone, A; Simao, C; Lorret, O; Salaun, M; Kosmala, B; Shaw, MT; Dittert, B; Kehagias, N; Zelsmann, M; , Soft Graphoepitaxy for Directed Sel-assemblly of Block Copolymers on Nanoimprinted POSS Substrates, 28th International Conference of Photopolymer Science and Technology-CPST, Chiba University, edited by 21-24 June 2011 , 2012 Conference Paper, 2012

Farrell, R.A., Kinahan, N.T., Hansel, S., Stuen, K.O., Petkov, N., Shaw, M.T., West, L.E., (...), Morris, M.A., Large-scale parallel arrays of silicon nanowires via block copolymer directed self-assembly, Nanoscale, 4, (10), 2012, p3228-3236 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Biswas, S., Singha, A., Morris, M.A., Holmes, J.D., Inherent control of growth, morphology, and defect formation in germanium nanowires, Nano Letters, 12, (11), 2012, p5654-5663 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Ghoshal, T., Large scale monodisperse hexagonal arrays of superparamagnetic iron oxides nanodots: A facile block copolymer inclusion method, Advanced Materials, 24, (18), 2012, p2390-2397 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Hobbs RG, Farrell RA, Bolger CT, Kelly RA, Morris MA, Petkov N, Holmes JD, Selective sidewall wetting of polymer blocks in hydrogen silsesquioxane directed self-assembly of PS-b-PDMS, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 4, (9), 2012, p4637-4642 Journal Article, 2012 DOI URL

Ghoshal, T., Fleming, P.G., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., The stability of "ce 2O 3" nanodots in ambient conditions: A study using block copolymer templated structures, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 22, (43), 2012, p22949-22957 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Simao, C., Francone, A., Borah, D., Lorret, O., Salaun, M., Kosmala, B., Shaw, M.T., (...), Sotomayor Torres, C.M., Soft graphoepitaxy of hexagonal PS-b-PDMS on nanopatterned POSS surfaces fabricated by nanoimprint lithography, Journal of Photopolymer Science and Technology, 25, (2), 2012, p239-244 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

McManamon, C., Amine-functionalised SBA-15 of tailored pore size for heavy metal adsorption, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 369, (1), 2012, p330-337 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Cushen, M; Kerry, J; Morris, M; Cruz-Romero, M; Cummins, E, Nanotechnologies in the food industry-Recent developments, risks and regulation, Trends in Food Science & Technology, 24, (1), 2012, p30-46 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Chen, L., Rahme, K., Holmes, J.D., Morris, M.A., Slater, N.K.H., Non-solvolytic synthesis of aqueous soluble TiO2 nanoparticles and real-time dynamic measurements of the nanoparticle formation, Nanoscale Research Letters, 7, 2012 Journal Article, 2012 DOI

Collins, G., Fleming, P., O'Dwyer, C., Morris, M. A., Holmes, J. D., Functionalization of Germanium Nanowires, ECS Transactions, 38, (8), 2011, p88-89 Journal Article, 2011 DOI

Research Expertise

Description

Within CRANN, the Morris research group focuses on the development of nanoelectronic devices which has strong links to Intel. Their work centres on the development of self-organised block copolymers for the generation of precise surface patterns which can be transferred into substrates to create novel nanodimensioned device structures. The group also uses chemical based processes for developing nanoengineered surface coatings and treatments which have superior function compared to standard materials. This expertise is the basis of important industry relationships including DePuy, (synthesis of apatite materials) and Merck Millipore (novel membrane technologies). The group has strong expertise in the solid state chemistry of lanthanide oxides and their use in catalysis, environmental mediation and electronics. Michael Morris is a founder of Glantreo, a SME spin out for Cork, and maintains links in developing novel stationary phase materials for chromatography applications.