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Agnieszka Mierczynska-Vasilev

Position: Research Scientist
Qualifications:

MSc University of Lodz (Poland), PhD in Natural Sciences Technical University of Lodz (Poland)

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Phone: 08 83136600
Fax: 08 83136601
Since: 03/02/2014
Biography:

Research Fellow -  School of Engineering, University of South Australia
Research Fellow -  Ian Wark Research Institute, University of South Australia

Publications:

Refereed Journal Articles (2007 onwards)

1. I. Hopp, A. Michelmore, L. E. Smith, D. E. Robinson, A. Bachhuka, A. Mierczynska and K. Vasilev "The influence of substrate stiffness gradients on primary human dermal fibroblasts" Biomaterials 34 (21), 5070-5077 (2013)

2. R. V. Goreham, A. Mierczynska, L. E. Smith, R. Sedev, and K. Vasilev "Small surface nanotopography encourages fibroblast and osteoblast cell adhesion" RSC Advances 3 (26); 10309-10317 (2013)

3. A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, M. Kor, J. Addai-Mensah and D. A. Beattie “The influence of polymer chemistry on adsorption and flocculation of talc suspensions” Chemical Engineering Journal 220, 375-382 (2013)

4. A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, D. A. Beattie “The effect of impurities and cleavage characteristics on talc hydrophobicity and polymer adsorption” International Journal of Mineral Processing 118, 34-42 (2013)

5. P. Mierczynski, K. Vasilev, A. Mierczynska, W. Maniukiewicz, T. Maniecki "The effect of ZnAl2O4 on the performance of Cu/ZnxAlyOx+1.5y supported catalysts in steam reforming of methanol" Topics in Catalysis 56 (11), 1015-1025 (2013)

6. A. Mierczynska, A. Michelmore, A. Tripathi, R. V. Goreham, R. Sedev and K. Vasilev, “pH-tunable gradients of wettability and surface potential” Soft Matter 8 (32), 8399-8404 (2012)

7. R. V. Goreham, A. Mierczynska, M. Pierce, R. D. Short, S. Taheri, A. Bachhuka, A. Cavallaro, L. Smith and K. Vasilev “A substrate independent approach for generation of surface gradients” Thin Solid Films 528, 106-110 (2012)

8. A. Beaussart, L. Petrone, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, A. J. McQuillan and D. A. Beattie “In situ ATR FTIR study of dextrin adsorption on anatase TiO2” Langmuir 28(9), 4233-4240 (2012)

9. D. A. Beattie, A. Beaussart, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, S. L. Harmer, B. Thierry, L. Puskar and M. J. Tobin “Synchrotron FTIR microscopy of Langmuir-blodgett monolayers and polyelectrolyte multilayers at the solid-solid interface” Langmuir 28(3), 1683-1688 (2012)

10. A. Beaussart, L. Parkinson, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, D. A. Beattie “Adsorption of modified dextrins on molybdenite: atomic force microscopy (AFM) imaging, contact angle, and flotation studies” Journal of Colloid & Interface Science 368(1), 608-615 (2012)

11. A. Michelmore, Z. Poh, D. Losic, A. Mierczynska, R. D. Short and K. Vasilev "Versatile gradients of chemistry, bound ligands and nanoparticles of alumina nanopore arrays" Nanotechnology 22 (41), Article Number: 41560 (2011)

12. A. Beaussart, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, S. L. Harmer and D. A. Beattie “The role of mineral surface chemistry in modified dextrin adsorption” Journal of Colloid & Interface Science 357(2), 510-520 (2011)

13. S.N. Clafton, D. A. Beattie, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, R. G. Acres, A. C. Morgan and T. W. Kee “Chemical defects in the highly fluorescent conjugated polymer dots” Langmuir 26(23), 17785-17789 (2010)

14. A. Mierczynska-Vasilev and D. A. Beattie “Adsorption of tailored carboxymethyl cellulose polymers on talc and chalcopyrite: correlation between coverage, wettability, and flotation”, Minerals Engineering 23(11-13), 985-993 (2010)

15. A. Beaussart, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, D. A. Beattie “Evolution of carboxymethyl cellulose Layer morphology on hydrophobic mineral surfaces: variation of polymer concentration and ionic strength” Journal of Colloid & Interface Science 346(2), 303-310 (2010)

16. A. Mierczynska-Vasilev and D. A. Beattie, “In situ atomic force microscopy of modified dextrin adsorption on hydrophobic and hydrophilic layered silicate minerals”, Journal of Colloid & Interface Science 344(2), 429-437 (2010)

17. K. Vasilev, A. Mierczynska, A. L. Hook, J. Chan, N. H. Voelcker, R. D. Short “Creating gradients of two proteins by differential passive adsorption onto a PEG-density gradient” Biomaterials 31(3), 392-397 (2010)

18. A. Beaussart, L. Parkinson, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, J. Ralston and D. A. Beattie “Effect of adsorbed polymers on bubble-particle attachment” Langmuir 25(23), 13290-13294 (2009)

19. A. Beaussart, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, D. A. Beattie “Adsorption of Dextrin on Hydrophobic Minerals” Langmuir 25(17), 9913-9921 (2009)

20. S. L. Harmer, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, D. A. Beattie, J. G. Shapter “The Effect of Bulk Iron Concentration and Heterogeneities on the Copper Activation of Sphalerite” Minerals Engineering 21(12-14), 1005-1012 (2008)

21. A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, J. Ralston, D. A. Beattie “Adsorption of Modified Dextrins on Talc: Effect of Surface Coverage and Hydration Water on Hydrophobicity Reduction” Langmuir 24(12), 6121-6127 (2008)

22. C. A. Prestidge, T. J. Barnes, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, I. Kempson, F. Peddie, C. Barnett “Peptide and Protein Loading into Porous Silicon Wafers” Physica Status Solidi A-Applications and Materials Science 205(2), 311-315 (2008)

23. J. Glory, A. Mierczynska, M. Pinault, M. Mayne-L'Hermite, C. Reynaud “Dispersion study of long and aligned multi-walled carbon nanotubes in water” Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology 7(10), 3458–3462 (2007)

24. C. A. Prestidge, T. J. Barnes, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, W. Skinner, F. Peddie, C. Barnett “Loading and release of a model protein from porous silicon powders” Physica Status Solidi A-Applications and Materials Science 204(10), 3361–3366 (2007)

25. A. Mierczynska, M. Mayne-L'Hermite, G. Boiteux, J. K. Jeszka “Electrical and mechanical properties of carbon nanotube/ultrahigh-molecular-weight polyethylene composites prepared by a filler prelocalization method” Journal of Applied Polymer Science 105 (1), 158–168 (2007)

26. D. A. Beattie, L. Huynh, A. Mierczynska-Vasilev, M. Myllynen, and J. Flatt “Effect of modified dextrins on the depression of talc and their selectivity in sulphide mineral flotation: adsorption isotherms, AFM imaging, and flotation studies” Canadian Metallurgical Quarterly 46(3), 349–358 (2007)