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Dr Dusan Losic

Telephone +61 8 8313 4648
Position Professor
Email dusan.losic@adelaide.edu.au
Fax +61 8 8313 4373
Building Engineering North
Floor/Room 2 06
Campus North Terrace
Org Unit School of Chemical Engineering

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Research Interests

More information are avilable on our web page

http://chemeng.adelaide.edu.au/losic-group/

 

Research Funding

Current Category 1 Grants

ARC, FT110100711(2012-2015), Future Fellow D. Losic, Carbon nanotubes based chromatography

GRDC, Grain Research & Development Corporation, (2011-2016) D. Losic, C. Saunders, Improved functionality of grain storage products

GRDC, Grain Research & Development Corporataion (2014-2015) D. Losic, L. Johnson, C. Fumeaux, P. Collins, Protection of stored grain from insect pests through the use of low frequency magnetic fields

ARC DP120101680, (2012-2014), D. Losic, D. Findlay, P. Pivonka, G. Atkins, A nanoengineered solution to drug delivery in bone

ARC DP 1096282 (2010-2012). D. Losic, L. White, W. Guo, Periodic nano-ratchets: a new paradigm for biomolecule separation

ARC LP 100100272 (2010-2012), D. Losic, C. Priest, D. Wang, Microchip Impedance Biosensor for Biomedical Diagnostics

ARC LP 0989229 (2009-2011), D. Losic, J. Addai-Mensah, I. Neering, Advanced Nanoscale Materials Engineered from Diatomaceous Earth

ARC LIEF (2014) Gerson, Sumby, Smart, Evans, Losic, Murphy, Marshner, Qiao, Microdiffraction: Advanced capabilities for spatial resolution, trace phase detection and solid object analysis

AINSE (2013) D. Losic, Triani, Probing of molecular transport of carbon nanotubes using radiotracer (RT) technology

Industry Grants

SA Water, (2014) D. Losic, M. Lambert, P. Forward, The development of new bacterial nanowire composites for environmental applications

Valance Industries, (2014-2015) D. Losic, D. Tran, Exploring methods for scalable production of graphene products from natural graphite and their commercial applications.

Valance Industries, (2014) D. Losic, Infrastructure support for graphene research

Archer Exploration, (2014-2015) D. Losic, D. Tran, Characterization of graphite from Archer Exploration deposits and their study for development of advanced graphite and garphene based products.

Talga resources, (2014) D. Losic, D. Tran, Characterization and exploration of Talga graphite deposits

University Grants

Interdisciplinary Research Funds (DVCR), (2014) D. Losic, A. Evdokiou, Nanoengineered drug nano-carriers for targeted chemotherapy

Publications

2014

Journal Papers

S. Chandrasekaran, M. J. Sweetman, K. Kant, W. Skinner, D. Losic,T. Nann, N. H. Voelcker, Silicon diatom frustules as nanostructured photoelectrodes, Chemical Communications 2014, 50, 10441-10444.

A. Santos, M. Sinn Aw, M. Bariana,T. Kumeria, Y.Wang. D. Losic, Drug-releasing implants: Current progress, challenges and perspectives, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2014, 2 (37) 6157-6182

S. Kabiri, D. N.H. Tran, T. Altalhi, D. Losic, Outstanding adsorption performance of graphene-carbon nanotube aerogels for continuous oil removal, Carbon 2014 (in press)

K. Kant, C. Priest, J. G. Shapter, D. Losic, Characterization of impedance biosensing performance of single and nanopore arrays of anodic porous alumina fabricated by focused ion beam (FIB) milling, Electrochimica Acta, 2014, 139, 225-231.

T. Kumeria, A. Santos, D. Losic, Nanoporous Anodic Alumina Platforms: Engineered Surface Chemistry and Structure for Optical Sensing Applications, Sensors, 2014, 14(7), 11878-11918

Y. Wang; A. Santos, G. Kaur; A. Evdokiou; D. Losic, Structurally engineered anodic alumina nanotubes as new nanocarriers for delivery of anticancer therapeutics, Biomaterials, 2014, 35, 5517-5526

D. Losic, M. Sinn Aw, A. Santos, K. Gulati, M. Bariana, Titania nanotube arrays for local drug delivery: Recent advances and perspectives, Expert Opinion on Drug Delivery, 2014 (in press)

D. N.H. Tran, S. Kabiri, D. Losic, A green approach for the reduction of graphene oxide nanosheets via amino acids, Carbon, 2014, 76,  193-202

A. Santos, T. Kumeria, Y. Wang, D. Losic, In situ monitored engineering of inverted nanoporous anodic alumina funnels: On the precise generation of 3D optical nanostructures, Nanoscale 2014, 6, 9991-9999.

A. Santos, T. Kumeria, D. Losic, Nanoporous Anodic Alumina: A Versatile Platform for Optical Biosensors, Materials, 2014,7, 4297-4320

M. Milović, S. Simović, D. Losić, S. Ibrić, Solid self - emulsifying phospholipid suspension (SSEPS) with diatom as a drug carrier, European Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 2014 (in press)

 M. Alsawat, T. Altalhi, J. Shapter, D. Losic, Influence of dimensions, inter-distance and crystallinity of titania nanotubes (TNTs) on their photocatalytic activity, Catalysis Science and Technology (RSC), 2014, 4, 2091-2098

T. Kumeria, M. M. Rahman, A. Santos, J. Ferré-Borrull, L. F. Marsal and D. Losic, Structurally Engineered Optical Nanoporous Anodic Alumina Rugate Filters for Real-Time and Label-Free Detection of Ionic Mercury in Water: Toward Environmental Point-of-Analysis Systems, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces 2014, 6, 12971-12978

S. Simovic, K.R. Diener, A. Bachhuka, K.Kant, D.Losic, J.D. Hayball, M.P. Brown, K.Vasilev, Controlled release and bioactivity of the monoclonal antibody rituximab from a porous matrix: a potential in situ therapeutic device, Materials Letters, 2014, 130, 210-214

S. Kabiri, M. D. Kurkuri, T. Kumeria, D. Losic, Frit free PDMS Microfluidic Devices for Chromatographic Separation and On-Chip Detection,  RSC Advance, 2014, 4, 15276-15280.

T. Kumeria, M. M. Rahman, A. Santos, J. Ferré-Borrull, L. F. Marsal and D. Losic, Structural and Optical Nanoengineering of Nanoporous Anodic Alumina Rugate Filters for Real-Time and Label-Free Biosensing Applications, Analytical Chemistry, 2014, 86, 1837-1844.

M. Bariana, M.Sin Aw, E. Moore, N. H. Voelcker, D. Losic, Radiofrequency-triggered release for on-demand delivery of therapeutics from drug-eluting implants, Nanomedicine 2014, 9(8)1263-1275

K. Kant, M. Kurkuri, J. Yu, J.G. Shapter, C. Priest, D. Losic, Impedance spectroscopy study of nanopore arrays for biosensing applications, Science of Advanced Materials, 2014, 6 (7) 1375-1381

K. Kant, C. Priest, J. G. Shapter, D. Losic, Impedance nanopore biosensor: influence of pore dimensions on biosensing performance, Analyst 2014, 139, 1134-1140. 

M. Sinn Aw, M. Kurian, D. Losic, Non-eroding drug-releasing implants with ordered nanoporous and nanotubular structures: Concepts for controlling drug release, Biomaterials Science (RSC), 2014, 9, 9243-9257

Book Chapters

Marie-Isabel Aguilar, X. Hou, D. Losic, A. I. Mechler, L. L. Martin, and D. H. Small, Chapter 5: From single molecule structure to mechanism of oligomer assembly, fibril formation and membrane interactions, Book "Bio-Nano imaging: Protein Misfolding & Aggregation", Edited by Y. Lyubchenko and V. Uversky, 1st Edition, Academic Press, 2014, Pages 47-56, ISBN 9780123944313, http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/B978-0-12-394431-3.00005-5

Confernce papers

H Mokhtarzadeh, MS Aw, KA Khalid, K Gulati, GJ Atkins, D Findlay, D Losic, P Pivonka. Computational and experimental model of nanoengineered drug delivery system for trabecular bone. 11th World Congress on Computational Mechanics (WCCM XI). July 2014 Barcelona, Spain. [5th European Conference on Computational Mechanics (ECCM V). 6th European Conference on Computational Fluid Dynamics (ECFD VI)]. E. Oñate, J. Oliver and A. Huerta (Eds).

2013

Journal papers

A. Santos, T. Kumeria, D. Losic, Ultrasensitive Nanoporous Interferometric Sensors for Label-free Detection of Gold (III) Ions, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2013, 5,11783-11790.  

 T. Kumeria, M. Bariana, T. Altalhi, M. Kurkuri, C. T. Gibson, W. Yang, D. Losic, Graphene oxide decorated diatom silica particles as a new nano-hybrid: toward smart natural drug carriers, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 2013, 1, 6302-6311.

A. Santos, T. Kumeria, D. Losic, Optically optimized Photoluminescent and Interferometric biosensors based on nanoporous anodic alumina: a comparison, Analytical Chemistry 2013, 85, 7904-7911.

M. Sinn Aw, M. Kurian, D. Losic, Polymeric micelles for multidrug delivery and combination therapy, Chemistry a European Journal, 2013, 19, 12586-12601.

J. Liu, L. Cui, D. Losic, Graphene and graphene oxide as new nano-carriers for drug delivery applications, Acta Biomaterialia, 2013, 9, 9243-9257.

 Altalhi, T. Kumeria, A. Santos, D. Losic, Synthesis of well-organized carbon nanotube membranes from non-degradable plastic bags with tuneable molecular transport: Toward nanotechnological recycling, Carbon, 2013, 63, 423-433.

T. Kumeria, A. Santos, K. Gulati, D. Losic, Real-time and in situ drug release monitoring from nanoporous implants under dynamic conditions by reflectometric interference spectroscopy, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2013, 5, 5436-5442 

A. Xing, S. Tian, H. Tang, D. Losic, Z. Bao, Mesoporous silicon engineered by reduction of biosilica from rice hysk as high performance anode for lithium-ion batteries, RSC Advances 2013, 3, 10145-10149

M. Bariana, M. Sinn Aw, D. Losic, Tailoring morhological and interfacial properties of diatom silica microparticles for drug delivery applications, Advanced Powder Materials, 2013, 24, 757-763 (Special Issuse Chemeca 2012)

M. Sin Aw, M. Bariana, Y. Yu, J. Addai-Mensah, D.Losic, Surface functionalized Diatom Microparticles for Drug Delivery of Water Insoluble Drugs, Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 2013, 28, 163-174

J.G. Mitchell, L. Seuront, M.J. Doubell, D. Losic, N.H. Voelcker, R. Lal, Diatom nanostructures improve nutrient uptake, PloS One, 2013, 8 (5) e59548.

A Md Jani, D. Losic, N.H. Voelcker, Nanoporous anodic aluminium oxide: advances in surface engineering and emerging applications, Progress in Materials Science, 2013, 58, 636-704.

M. Sinn Aw, D. Losic, Ultrasound enhanced release of therapeutics from drug-releasing implants based on titania nanotube arrays, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2013, 443 (1-2) 154-162 

M. Bariana, M. Sinn Aw, M. Kurkuri, D. Losic, Tuning drug loading and release properties of diatom silica microparticles by surface modifications, International Journal of Pharmaceutics, 2013, 443, (1-2) 230-241

A. Santos, T. Kumeria, D. Losic, Nanoporous anodic aluminium oxide (AAO) for chemical sensing and biosensors, Trends in Analytical Chemistry, 2013, 44, 25-38.

K. Gulati, G. J. Atkins, D. M. Findlay, D. Losic, Nano-engineered titanium for enhanced bone therapy, SPIE Proceedings, Vol 8812, Biosensing and Nanomedicine VI, doi:10.1117/12.202715

Book Chapters

 L. Velleman, J.G. Shapter, D. Losic, Gold nanotube membranes: synthesis, characterization and applications, "Encyclopaedia of Membrane Science and Technology", Vol. 2. Membrane Materials chracterization, and modele design, Edited by E.M.V.Hoek and V.V. Tarabara, John Willey &Sons, Hoboken, NJ, 2013, 828-854 (ISBN: 978-0-470-90687-3)

K. Kant, D. Losic, Focused Ion Beam (FIB) technology for micro and nanoscale fabrications, "Lecture notes in Nanoscale Science and Technology, Vol 20, Eds. Z.M. Wang, A. Wang, G. Salamo, N. Kishimito, S. Belluci, Y.I. Park, Springer, 2013, 1-22, DOI 10.1007/978-3-319-02874-3_1

R. Gordon, D. Losic, M.A. Tiffany, S.S. Nagy, F.A.S. Sterrenburg, The Glass Managerie: Diatoms for novel applications in nanotechnology, Book: "Eucarytic Microbes", Ed: M. Schaechter, Academic Press/Elsavier, San Diego, Amsterdam, USA, Chapter 18, 248-259

Confernce papers

K Gulati, GJ Atkins, DM Findlay, D Losic. Nano-engineered titanium for enhanced bone therapy. SPIE International Symposium on NanoScience + Engineering, part of Optics and Photonics 2013, 25-29 August 2013, San Diego, California, USA. [Biosensing and Nanomedicine VI, edited by Hooman Mohseni, Massoud H. Agahi, Manijeh Razeghi, Proc. of SPIE Vol. 8812, 88120C1-6]. doi:10.1117/12.202715

2012

Journal papers

T. Kumeria, M. D Kurkuri, K. R Diener, L. Parkinson, D. Losic, Label-free reflectometric interference microchip biosensor based on nanoporous alumina for detection of circulating tumour cell, Biosensors and Bioelectronics, 2012, 35, 167-173

M.Sinn Aw, K. K. Khalid, K. Gulati, G.J. Atkins, P. Pivonka, D. M. Findlay, D. Losic, Characterization of drug release kinetics in trabecular bone from titania nanotube implants, International Journal of Nanomedicine, 2012, 7, 4883-4892  

K. Gulati, M. Sinn Aw, D. M. Findlay, D. Losic, Local drug delivery in bone by drug releasing implants: perspectives of nano-engineereed titania nanotubes, Therapeutic Delivery, 2012, 3(7)857-873 

L. Velleman, D. Losic, J.G. Shapter, The effects of surface functionality positioning on the transport properties of membranes, Journal of Membrane Science, 2012, 411-412, 211-218 

M. Sinn Aw, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Multi-drug delivery system with sequential release using titania nanotube arrays, Chemical Communications, 2012, 48, 3348-3350. 

K. Gulati, M. Sinn Aw, D. Losic, Nano-engineered Ti wires for local delivery of chemotherapeutics in brain, International Journal of Nanomedicine 2012, 7, 2069-2076

M. Sinn Aw, M. Bariana, Y. Yu, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Surface functionalized diatom microcapsules for drug delivery of water-insoluble drugs, Journal of Biomaterials Applications, 2012, Doi:10.1177/0885328212441846

M. Sinn Aw, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Magnetic-Responsive Delivery of Drug Carriers using Titania Nanotube Arrays, Journal Materials Chemistry, 2012, 22, 6561-6563 

M. Sinn Aw, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Polymer micelles for delayed release of therapeutics from drug-eluting surfaces with nanotubular structures, Macromolecular Bioscience, 2012, 12, 1048-1052 (featured as journal cover)

K. Gulati, S. Ramakrishnan, M. Sinn Aw, G. J. Atkins, D. M. Findlay, D. Losic, Biocompatible polymer coating of titania nanotube arrays for improved drug elution and osteoblast adhesion, Acta Biomaterialia, 2012, 8, 449-456

T. Kumeria, L. Parkinson, D. Losic, Controlling interferometric properties of nanoporous anodic aluminium oxide (AAO), Nanoscale Research Letters, 2012, 7, 88-98 (invited)

Y. Yu, K. Kant, J. G. Shapter, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Characterisation of catalytic properties of gold nanotube membranes, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2012, 153, 131-136

 Y. Yu, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Functionalized diatom microparticles for removal mercury ions, Science and Technology of Advanced Materials, 2012, 13, 015008 (11 pg)

M. Sinn Aw, S. Simovic, Y. Yu, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Porous Silica Microshells from Diatoms as biocarrier for Drug Delivery Applications, Powder Technology, 2012, 223, 52-58 (invited)

 Conference Papers

T. Kumeria, T. Altalhi, D. Losic, Reflective interfernce study of binding nickel ions on nitrilotriacetic -NTA) nanoporous alumina chips for detection of His-Tagged proteins, Chemeca 2012 Proceedings, paper 0206 (10 pages) (23-26 Sept 2012, Wellington, New Zealand)

M. Kurkuri, C. Randall, D. Losic, New method of measuring the angle of repose of hard wheat grain, Chemeca 2012 Proceedings, paper 0271 (8 pages) (23-26 Sept Wellington, New Zeland)

T. Altalhi, E.V. Basiuk, J. Rizo, V. A. Basiuk, M. Ginic-Markovic, S. Clarke, D. Losic, Chemical Functionalization of inner walls of carbon nanotubes with long chain amine, Chemeca 2012, Proceedings, paper 0132 (23-26 Sept. Wellington, New Zealand)

T. Kumeria, M. D. Kurkuri, K. Diener, L. Parkinson, D. Losic, Reflectometric interference microchip based on nanoporous alumina for label-free detection of circulating tumour cells, ICONN 2012 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 5-9 February 2012, Perth , WA, (paper 746)

M. Nambiar, P. J. Evans, G. Triani, J. G. Shapter, D. Losic, Study of titania modified porous alumina membranes for protein transport and separation, ICONN 2012 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 5-9 February 2012, Perth , WA, ( paper 726)

T. Altahli, M.Ginic_Markovic, S. Clarke, D. Losic, Fabrication of doped carbon nanotubes by template synthesis using nanoprous alumina as a template, ICONN 2012 International confrence on Naoscience and Nanotechnology, 5-9 February 2012 Perth, WA (paper 712)

M.S. Aw, M. Bariana, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Diatom Microparticles for Drug Delivery Applications: Impact of Surface Functionalization, ICONN 2012 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 5-9 February 2012, Perth , WA, (paper 637)

M.S. Aw, K. Gulati, G. J. Atkins, D. M. Findlay, D. Losic, Controlling Drug Release from Titania Nanotube Arrays using Polymer Nanocarriers and Biopolymer Coating, ICONN 2012 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 5-9 February 2012, Perth , WA (paper 655)

L. Velleman, D. Losic, J.G. Shapter, Light switchable transport through azobenzene modified gold nanotube membranes, ICONN 2012 International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 5-9 February 2012, Perth , WA ( paper 569)

M. Milovic, S. Ibric, S. Simovic, D. Lošic, Solid self-emulsifying phospholipif suspension (SSEPS) with diatomite as drug carrier, 8th World Meeting on Pharmaceutics, Biopharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology, Turkey March 2012 (conference paper)

 2011

Journal Papers

M. Sinn Aw, S. Simovic, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Silica microcapsules from diatoms as new carrier for delivery of therapeutics, Nanomedicine, 2011, 6 (7) 1159-1173

T. Kumeria, D. Losic, Reflective interferometric gas sensing using nanoporous aluminium oxide (AAO), Physica Status Solidi RRL 2011, 5, No. 10-11, 406-408 (featured as journal cover)

M. Sinn Aw, S. Simovic, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Polymeric micelles in porous and nanotube materials as a new system for extended delivery of poorly soluble drugs, Journal of Materials Chemistry 2011, 21, 7082-7089 (Featured as journal cover)

K. Gulati, M. Sinn Aw, D. Losic, Controlling Drug Release from Titania Nanotube Arrays using Polymer Nanocarriers and Biopolymer Coating, Journal of Biomaterials and Nanobiotechnology, Recent Advances in Drug Delivery Systems, special issue, 2011, 2, 477-484 (invited)

K. Gulati, M. Sinn Aw, D. Losic, Drug eluting Ti wires with titania nanotubes arrays for bone fixation and reduced bone infection, Nanoscale Research Letters, 2011, 6, 571-577 (invited)

T. Kumeria, L. Parkinson, D. Losic, Controlling interferometric properties of nanoporous anodic aluminium oxide (AAO), Nanoscale Research Letters, 2011, (invited, in press)

T. Kumeria, L. Parkinson, D. Losic, A Nanoporous Interferometric Micro-sensor for Biomedical Detection of Volatile Sulphur Compounds, Nanoscale Research Letters 2011, 6, 634-641 (invited)

L. Velleman, J.L. Brunee, F. Guillaume, D. Losic, J.G. Shapter, Raman spectroscopy of thiols adsorbed inside the pores of gold nanotube membranes, Phys Chem Chem Phys, 2011, 13, 19587-19593.

D. Losic, Editorial Hot Topic: Bio-Inspired Micro and Nanosystems (Guest Editor: Dusan Losic) Micro and Nanosystems, 2011, 3 (4) 270-2703 (4) 270-270 (invited)

T. Kumeria, L. Parkinson, D. Losic, Bioinspired microchip nanoporous interferometric sensor for sensing and biosensing applications, Micro and Nanosystemes, 2011,3 (4) 290-2953 (4) 290-295 (invited)

M. D Kurkuri, C. Saunders, P. J Collins, H. Pavic, D. Losic, Combining Micro and Nanoscale Structures: Emerging Applications of Diatoms, Micro and Nanosystems, 2011, 3 (4) 277-2833 (4) 277-283 (invited)

A. Michelmore, A. Mierczynska, Z. Poh, D. Losic, R. D Short, K. Vasilev, Versatile gradients of chemistry, bound ligands and nanoparticles on alumina nanopore arrays, Nanotechnology, 2011, 22, 415601 (9pp)

Y. Yu, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Chemical functionalization of diatom silica microparticles for adsorption of gold (III) ions, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, 2011, 11, 10349-10356

S. Simovic, D. Losic, K. Vasilev, Controlled release from porous platforms, Pharmaceutical technology, 2011, 35 (8) 68-7135 (8) 68-71 (invited)

S. Simovic, N.G. Eskandar, M. Sinn Aw, D. Losic, C. Prestige, Silica Materials in Drug Delivery Applications, Current Drug Discovery Technologies, 2011, 8 (3) 250-268 (invited)

D. Losic, L. Velleman, K. Kant, T. Kumeria, K. Gulati, J.G. Shapter, D. A.Beattie, S. Simovic, Self-ordering electrochemistry: a simple approach for engineering nanopore and nanotube arrays for emerging applications, Australian Journal of Chemistry 2011,64, 294-301, Research front paper, (invited)

J. N. D. Ezzati, O. Mashinchian, B. Ayoubi, A. A. Jamali, D Losic, Y Omidi, M. de la Guardia, Impacts of Optical and Electrochemical DNA Nano-biosensors in Biomedical Sciences, Trends in Analytical Chemistry 2011 (3), 459-472

T. Altalhi, M. Ginic-Markovic, N. Han, S. Clarke, D. Losic, Synthesis of Multi-Walled Carbon Nanotube (MWCNT) Composite Membranes, Membranes, 2011, 1, 37-47 (invited)

J. N. D. Ezzati, Y. Omidi, D. Losic, Recent Advances in Drug and Gene Delivery with Carbon Nanotubes, Current Nanoscience, 2011, 7 (3) 297-3147 (3) 297-314 (invited)

K. Kant, D. Losic, Self-ordering electrochemical synthesis of TiO2 nanotube arrays: controlling the nanotube geometry and the growth rate, International Journal of Nanoscience, 2011, 10 (1-2) 1-6 (invited)

K. Kant, R. E. Sabzi, D. Losic, Template synthesis of nickel, cobalt and nickel hexacyanoferrate nanodot, nanorod and nanotube arrays, International Journal of Nanoscience, 2011, 10 (1-2) 55-58 (invited) Refereed Conference Publications (2011)

 

Confernce Papers

T. Kumeria, M. D Kurkuri, K. R Diener, C. Zhang, L. Parkinson, D. Losic, Reflectometric Interference biosensing using nanopores: integration into microfluidics, SPIE 2011 Conference, Smart Nano and Micro Materials and Devices, 5-7 December, 2011, Swinburne University, Melbourne, Australia (conference paper)

T. Altalhi, M. Ginic-Markovic, S. Clarke, D, Losic, Carbon nanotubes with improved biocompatibility prepared by template synthesis, which combines catalyst-free chemical vapor deposition (CVD) and chemical doping process, Chemeca 2011, Sydney 18-21 Sept. 2011 (9 pages paper 0359)

M. Nambiar, P. J. Evans, G. Triani, J. G. Shapter, D. Losic, Study of titania modified porous alumina membranes for protein transport and separation, Chemeca 2011 proceeding , Sydney 18-21 Sept. 2011(4 pages paper)

P. J. Evans, M. Nambiar, G.Triani, J. G. Shapter, D. Losic, Fabrication of titania nanotube membranes by atomic layer deposition using nanoporous alumina as a template, Chemeca 2011 proceeding , Sydney 18-21 Sept. 2011(4 pages paper 0432)

M. S. Aw, K. Gulati, S, Ramakrishnan, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, The electrochemicaly engineered nanotubular surfaces for controlled and sustained delivery of drugs and drug carriers, Chemeca 2011 proceeding , Sydney 18-21 Sept. 2011(9 pages paper 0323)

Y. Yu, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Performances of organosilane functionalized diatomaceous earth microparticles in removal of mercury from water, Chemeca 2011 proceeding , Sydney 18-21 Sept. 2011(4 pages paper 0406)

Y. Yu, K. Kant, J. G. Shapter, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Study of catalytic properties of gold nanotube membranes, Chemeca 2011 proceeding , Sydney 18-21 Sept. 2011(9 pages paper 0407)

K. Gulati, M. S. Aw, D. Losic, Nanoengineered Implants for local drug delivery in bones, The first International Conference on Small Science, (ICSS 2011) Sydney, 15 to 18 August 2011 ( 2 page paper)

K. Gulati, S. Ramakrishnan, D. Losic, Nanotubular Titania Implants for bone drug delivery with controlled drug release and improved biocompatibility, The first International Conference on Small Science, (ICSS 2011) Sydney, 15 to 18 August 2011 (2 page conference paper)

T. Kumeria, D. Losic, A New Nanopore based Reflectometric Interference Microsensor for Biomedical Detection of Hydrogen Sulphide, The first International Conference on Small Science, (ICSS 2011) Sydney, 15 to 18 August 2011 (2 page conference paper)

T. Kumeria, M. Kurkuri, C. Zhang, D. Losic, Microsensor for Cancer Cell Detection by Reflectometric Interference on Nanoporous Alumina, The first International Conference on Small Science, (ICSS 2011) Sydney, 15 to 18 August 2011 ( 2 page conference paper)

 

2010

Journal Papers

S. Simovic, D. Losic, Ordered mesoporous materials for drug delivery applications, Chapter 3, Book ‘Nanoporous Materials, types, properties and uses" ed. Samuel B. Jenkins, Nova Science Publisher, New York, 2010, 72-163, ISBN: 978-1-61668-182-1 (invited)

K. Kant, A. Marshal, S. P. Low, J. G. Shapter, D. Losic, Nanopore gradients on porous aluminium oxide generated by nonuniform anodization of aluminium, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, 2010, 2, 3447-3454.

D. Losic, Y.Yu, M. Sin Aw, S. Simovic, B.Tierry, J. Addai-Mensah, Magnetic Drug Delivery Microcarriers with Biologically Derived 3-d Morphologies prepared by Self-assembly of Iron Oxide Nanoparticles on Diatom Silica, Chemical Communication, 2010, 46, 6323-6325.

Y. Yu, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Synthesis of Self-Supporting Gold Microstructures with 3-d Morphologies by Direct Replication of Diatom Templates, Langmuir,2010,26,14068-14072

Abdul. Md Jani, I. M. Kempson, D. Losic, N. H. Voelcker, Dress in layers: layering surface functionalities in nanoporous aluminium oxide membranes, Angewandte Chem. Int. Ed. 2010, 49, 7933-7937

L. Velleman, C.J. Shearer, A. Ellis, D. Losic, N. Voelcker, J.G. Shapter, Fabrication and characterization of porous silicon membranes, Nanoscale, 2010, 2, 1756-1761

S. Simovic, D. Losic, K. Vasilev, Controlled drug release from mesoporous materials by plasma polymer deposition, Chemical Communications 2010, 46, 1317-1319

K. Vasilev, Z. Poh, K. Kant, J. Chan, A, Michelmore, D. Losic, Tailoring the surface functionalities of titania nanotube arrays, Biomaterials 2010, 31,532-540

Reza E. Sabzi, K. Kant, D. Losic, Electrochemical synthesis of Ni hexacyanoferrate nanoarrays with dots, rods and tubes morphology using porous alumina template, Electrochimica acta, 2010, 55, 1829-1835

 

 Conference Papers 

K. Gulati, S. Simovic, D. Losic, Highly ordered titania (TiO2) nanotube arrays fabricated by electrochemical self-ordering process toward development of implantable drug delivery devices with triggered drug release, COMMAD 2010, Conference on Optoelectronics and Microelectronics Materials and Devices, IEEE Proceedings, Article number 5699716, Pages 159-160, 12-15 Dec 2010 Canberra, Australia, DOI: 10.1109/COMMAD.2010.5699716

T. Kumeria, C. Hall, D. Losic, Optimisation of Reflective Interferometric Properties of Nanoporous Anodic Aluminium Oxide (AAO) for Biosensing Applications, COMMAD 2010, Conference on Optoelectronics and Microelectronics Materials and Devices, IEEE Proceedings, Article number 5699781, Pages 63-64 12015 Dec 2010 Canberra, Australia, DOI: 10.1109/COMMAD.2010.5699781

K. Vasilev, S. Simovic, D. Losic, H.J. Griesser, S. Griesser, K. Anselme, L. Ploux, Platform for controlled release of antibacterial agents facilitated by plasma polymerisation, 2100 Annual International Conference IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society, EMBX'10, art No. 5626566, pp 811-814.

M. Sinn Aw, S. Simovic, G. T. Servastani, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, A fluorescence correlation spectroscopy (FCS) study on polymer micelles loaded in alumina nanopores for drug delivery applications CHEMECA 2010, 3108-3117 (8 pages paper)

M. Sinn Aw, S. Simovic, G. T. Servastani, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Porous Silica Microparticles from Diatomaceous Earth (DE) for Drug Delivery Applications, CHEMECA 2010 (8 pages paper)

Y. Yu, J. Addai-Mensah, B. Thierry, D. Losic, Gold and magnetic nanoporous microparticles with unique 3- morphologies derived from Diatomaceous Earth (DE) for catalysis and drug delivery applications, CHEMECA 2010 (8 pages paper)

Y. Yu, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Surface Modification of Diatomaceous Earth (DE) Silica Microparticles with Functional Silanes for Metal Ions Sorption, CHEMECA 2010 (8 pages paper)

M. Sinn Aw, S. Simovic, K. Dhiraj, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, The loading and release properties of nanoporous anodic alumina for delivery of drugs and drug carriers, International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ICON 2010 (4 pg. paper)

Y. Yu, I. R. Neering, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Engineering of new nanoscale materials from diatomaceous Earth (DE), International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ICON 2010 (4 page paper)

L. Velleman, J. G. Shapter, D. Losic, Nanoporous anodic alumina oxide (AAO) membranes with tailored chemical functionalities, International Conference on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, ICON 2010 (4 page paper)

L. Velleman, J. G. Shapter, D. Losic, Functionalized membranes for molecular separations, Membrane Society Australasia Student Symposium 2010, 18-10 February, Wollongog, Australia (conference peer reviewed paper accepted), Award for best student presentation

A. M. Md Jani, D. Losic, N. H. Voelcker, Nanoporous anodic alumina oxide (AAO) membranes with tailored chemical functionalities, Membrane Society Australasia Student Symposium 2010, 18-10 February, Wollongog, Australia (4 page paper)

M. Sinn Aw, S. Simovic, K. Dhiraj, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, The loading and release properties of nanoporous anodic alumina for delivery of drugs and drug carriers, Membrane Society Australasia Student Symposium 2010, 18-10 February, Wollongog, Australia (4 page paper)

 

2009

Journal Papers 

R. Gordon, D. Losic, M.A. Tiffany & S.S. Nagy, F.A.S. Sterrenburg, The Glass Menagerie: diatoms for novel applications in nanotechnology, Trends in Biotechnology, 2009, 27 (2) 116-127.

D. Losic, J.G. Mitchell, N.H. Voelcker, Diatomaceous Lessons in Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials, Advanced Materials, 2009, 21, 1-12 (featured as journal cover)

D. Losic, S. Simovic, Self-ordered nanopore and nanotube platforms for drug delivery applications, Expert Opinion in Drug Delivery, 2009, 6, 1363-1380 (invited) K. Krishna,

D. Losic, A simple approach for synthesis of TiO2 nanotubes with through-hole morphology, Physica Status Solidi RRL, 2009, 3, No. 5, 139-141

L. Velleman, G. Triani, P. J. Evans, J. G. Shapter, D. Losic, Structural and chemical modification of porous anodic alumina membranes, 2009, Microporous and Mesoporous Materials, 2009, 126, 87-94

D. Losic, D. Losic Jnr, Preparation of Porous Anodic Alumina with Periodically Perforated Pores, Langmuir, 2009, 25, 5426-5431

Abdul. Md Jani, E. J. Anglin, S. J.P. McInnes, D. Losic, J. G. Shapter, N. H. Voelcker, Fabrication of nanoporous anodic alumina membranes with layered surface chemistry, Chemical Communications 2009, 3062-3064.

M. Lillo, D. Losic, Ion-beam pore opening of porous anodic alumina: the formation of single nanopore and nanopore arrays, Materials Letters, 2009, 63, 457-460.

M. Lillo, D. Losic, Pore opening detection for controlled dissolution of barrier oxide layer and fabrication of nanoporous alumina with through-hole morphology, Journal of Membrane Science, 2009, 327, 11-17

L. Velleman, J.G. Shapter, D. Losic, Gold nanotube membranes functionalised with fluorinated thiols for selective molecular transport, Journal of Membrane Science, 2009, 328,121-126

D. Losic, M. Lillo, D. Losic Jnr., Porous alumina with shaped pore geometries and complex pore architectures fabricated by cyclic anodization, Small, 2009, 5, 1392-1397 (featured as journal cover)

 

Conference Papers 

Z. Poh, K.Vasilev, K.Kant, R.E. Sabzi, D. Losic, Synthesis, Nanostructure and Crystallization of Titania Nanotube Arrays Fabricated by Electrochemical Anodization 16th AINSE Conference on Nuclear and Complementary Techniques of Analysis, 25-27 Nov 2009 Sydney, Australia ( 4 page paper)

Z. Poh, K. Vasilev, A. Michelmore, D. Losic, Plasma polymerization for generation of laterally controlled chemical gradients on nanoporous membrane surface, 16th AINSE Conference on Nuclear and Complementary Techniques of Analysis, Lucas Heights, 25-27 Nov 2009, Sydney, Australia, (4 pages paper)

Y. Yu, I. R. Neering, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Diatomaceous Earth (DE): a route for large scale preparation of advanced nanoscale materials with unique 3-D morphologies, 16th AINSE Conference on Nuclear and Complementary Techniques of Analysis, Lucas Heights, 25-27 Nov 2009 Sydney, Australia, (4 pages paper)

K. Kant, D. Losic, Self-ordering electrochemical synthesis of TiO2 nanotube arrays: controlling the nanotube geometry and the growth rate, International Conference on Advance Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN 2009) 9-11 December 2009 Guwahati, India, (2 page paper)

R. E. Sabzi, K. Kant, D. Losic, Template synthesis of nickel, cobalt and nickel hexacyanoferrate nanodot, nanorod and nanotube arrays, International Conference on Advance Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN) 9-11 December 2009, Guwahati, India, (2 page paper)

Y. Yu, J. Addai-Mensah, D. Losic, Development of nanocollodial diatomaceous earth particles into advanced material for water treatment applications, CHEMECA 2009, 27-30 Sept., 2009, Perth, Australia (8 pages paper 0108)

 

2001-2008

Selected Journal Papers

D. Losic, J. G. Mitchell, R. Lal, N. H. Voelcker, 2006, Rapid prototyping of micro- and nanoscale patterns by replica moulding from diatom biosilica, Advanced Functional Materials, 2007, 17, 2439-2446.

J. J. Gooding, A. Chou, J. Liu, D. Losic, J. G Shapter, D. B. Hibbert, The effects of the lengths and orientations of single-walled carbon nanotubes on the electrochemistry of nanotube-modified electrodes, Electrochemistry Communications, 2007, 9, 1677-1683

D. Losic, G. Triani, P.Evans, A. Atanacio, J. Mitcheli, N. H. Voelcker, Controlled pore structure modification of diatoms by atomic layer deposition of TiO2, Journal of Materials Chemistry, 2006, 16, 4029-4034 (featured as journal cover)

D. Losic, L. L. Martin, A. Mechler, M.-I. Aguilar, D. H. Small, High resolution scanning tunnelling microscopy of the β-amyloid protein (Aβ1-40) of Alzheimer's disease suggests a novel mechanism of oligomer assembly, Journal of Structural Biology, 2006, 155, 104-110

S. S. Mok, D. Losic, C. J. Barrow, B. J. Turner, C. L. Masters, L. L. Martin, D. H. Small, The β-amyloid peptide of Alzheimer's disease decreases adhesion of vascular smooth muscle cells to the basement membrane, Journal of Neurochemistry, 2006, 96, 53-64.

D. Losic, G. Rosengarten, J. G. Mitchell, N. H. Voelcker, Pore architecture of diatom frustules: potential nanostructured membranes for molecular and particle separations, Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 2006, 6, 982-989.

D. Losic, J. G. Mitchell, N. H. Voelcker, Complex gold nanostructures derived by templating from diatom frustule, Chemical Communications 2005, 4905-4907 (IF 5.54) (featured as journal cover)

G. M. J. A. Klug, D. Losic, S. S. Subashinghe, L. L. Martin, M-I. Aguilar, D. H. Small, Aβ oligomers induced by metal ions and acid pH are distinct from those generated by spontaneous ageing at neutral pH, European Journal of Biochemistry (FEBS journal), 2003, 270, 4282 - 4293

J. J. Gooding, R. Wibowo, J. Liu, W. Yang, D. Losic, S. Orbons, F. J. Mearns, J. G. Shapter, D. B. Hibbert, 2003. Protein Electrochemistry using Aligned Carbon Nanotubes Electrode Arrays, Journal of American Chemical Society 2003, 125, 9006-9007.

D. Losic, J. J. Gooding, M. Zhao, J. G. Shapter, Which Parameters Affects the Response of the Channel Biosensor, Electroanalysis, 2003, 15, 183-190. (feature paper)

D. Losic, J. G. Shapter, J. J. Gooding, Integrating Polymers with Alkanethiol Self-Assembled Monolayers: Blocking SAM Defects with Electrochemical Polymerisation of Tyramine, Electrochemistry Communications 2002, 4, 953

D. Losic, J. G. Shapter, J. J. Gooding, Scanning Tunnelling Microscopy studies of Glucose Oxidase on Gold, Langmuir, 2002, 18, 5422

D. Losic, J. J. Gooding, J. G. Shapter, Influence of Surface Topography on Alkanethiols SAMs Assembled from Solution and by Microcontact printing, Langmuir, 2001, 17, 3307-3316  

 

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