Dr Gerrard Eddy Jai Poinern
PhD in Physics

Senior Lecturer

About me

G. E. J. Poinern holds Ph.D. in Physics from Murdoch University, Western Australia. Currently he is a Senior Lecturer in Physics and Nanotechnology in the School of Engineering and Information Technology at Murdoch University. He is the Director of Murdoch Applied Nanotechnology Research Group, Murdoch University. In 2003, he discovered and pioneered the use of an inorganic nanomembrane for potential skin tissue engineering applications. He is the recipient of a Gates Foundation Global Grand Challenge Exploration Award for his work in the development of biosynthetic materials and their subsequent application in the manufacture of biomedical devices.


		

Teaching area

Physics and Nanotechnology:

Designed, Developed and Taught the following courses:

PEC 261-Applications of Nanotechnology,

PEC 307-Nanoscience Projects,

PEC 363-Nanotechnology Laboratory,

PEC 423-Advanced Topics in Experimental Physics and Nanotechnology at Murdoch University, Australia.

Taught PEC 232 –Electromagnetism

PEC 161-Introduction to Nanotechnology

PEC 120-Introduction to Physics

Research areas

His research interests include:

  • Nanoparticles for use in environmental remediation
  • Synthesis of nano Hydroxyapatite bio ceramics for potential tissue engineering applications
  • Green synthesis of nano materials
  • Nanobiotechnology
  • Quantum dot synthesis, carbon nanotubes and carbon nanostructures
  • Gold adsorption on carbon
  • Nanopolymers
  • Nanosensors
  • Nanoenvironment – water treatment by nanomaterials
  • Synthesis of Nano porous membranes
  • Application of nanotechnology in the areas of drug delivery and medical treatment such as in nerve repair, stroke treatment and skin burns
  • Super hydrophobic nanostructures.
  • Wearable Sensors

 

Current projects

  • “Green synthesis of Gold and Silver Nanoparticles for Anti-microbial applications”.
  • “Nano textiles for wearable sensors “.
  • “Synthesis and characterization of AAO-PHEMA for potential cell scaffolding applications”
  •  “Synthesis, Characterisation and Biological Evaluation of Nano Hydroxyapatite for potential Orthopaedic Applications”
  • “Synthesis,Characterization and Development of A Metalloy-Nanohydroxyapatite Composite For potential tissue Engineering Applications”
  •  ”Investigation and Development of Hydroxyapatite Nano-rods Templated from an Anodic Alumina Oxide (AAO) membrane for Hard Tissue Engineering Applications”
  • “Green synthesis of metallic nanoparticles”
  • “Synthesis of carbon nanospheres for photothermal applications”.

 

Awards and grants

Patents & Innovation Excellence

  • 2009     Australian Provisional patent, Murdoch University, Carbon Sequestration, Ref: 200177:GBC:CCS:lw
  • 2008 USO Cellumina attracts funding of $ 0.75 million from Venture Capital company-Stoneridge Ventures and Curtin University for Clinical Trial on Advanced Nanomembrane for skin burns/wound healing.\
  • 2008 Cellumina-1st nanotechnology Murdoch University Spin-Off Company based on Dr Poinern Innovation in nanomembrane created in that year. Cellumina voted into the Top 10 category for 2008 in Early Development Company in Innovation for Western Australia
  • 2006     Poinern GE, Wood FM, Fear MW, Parkinson LG, Nanoporous Membrane and Method of Preparation Thereof, Inventors International Patent Application PCT/AU2006/001784. 2009 including USA.

Awards

  • Dr Poinern was a top ten finalist (field out of 100) in the 2008 for the West Australian Inventor of the year for his development of a nano-porous membrane for tissue engineering applications and for the creation of Murdoch University’s Spin-Off Company Cellumina.
  • Ambassador of Science WA
  • Won the 2015 2nd Best Review paper by MDPI- Papers were selected by the Editors-in-Chief of Materials from among all articles and reviews published in 2011. Five winners were selected for the second edition of “Materials Best Paper Award” for 2015: Gerrard Eddy Jai Poinern, Nurshahidah Ali and Derek Fawcett Progress in Nano-Engineered Anodic Aluminum Oxide Membrane Development Materials 2011, 4(3), 487–526; doi:10.3390/ma4030487 Weblink: http://www.mdpi.com/1996-1944/4/3/487

Research Grants During the last five years

  • 2015 196,800 AUD Horticulture Australia Limited (HAL) 2015 A Nanobionics Platform to improve Australian horticulture production and protection from pests, Dr Gerrard Eddy Jai Poinern & Professor Shashi Sharma Murdoch University/Award number-Al14003
  • New Colombo Plan 2016 International Schools in Amazing India Contexts, Schools of VLS/Engineering and IT with KIIT Odisha India/Professor Andrew Taggart & Dr. Eddie Poinern, $19,800 AuD
  • 2015 ARC LIEF Grant LE150100078  $425,000 AUD An Advanced Multimodal Terahertz Spectroscopy and Imaging system for WA CIA-Vincent Wallace (U of WA)/CIB-Gerrard Poinern (Murdoch U)/CIC-Withawat Withayachumnankul (UoA) PIA-D. Appadoo, PIB-Keith Gordon, PIC-Robert Falconer, PID-Peter Siegel and PIE- Emma MacPherson 
  • ARC LIEF 2013 Grant as a Chief Investigator with Curtin University (Title: Enhanced Mapping & Spectroscopy (UV to IR) facilities for West Australia 
  • 2010-2011Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation Inject and forget biomedical device $100,000
  • 2009 $200,000 for the project “Development of a Nano-porous Membrane for Improved Wound Healing” CIA: Professor Fiona M Wood CIB: Dr Suzanne Rea CIC: Dr Mark W Fear CID: Dr Eddy Poinern National Health Medical Research Council, NHMRC Development Grant Application 572734
  • 2005-2009 $500,000 from the State’s West Australian Nanochemistry Research Institute for Nanotechnology Research and Development at Murdoch University and the NanoCarbon Manufacturing Facility.
  • 2008 $20,000 Inaugural Murdoch University Strategic Research Funding-Discoverers Grant for a project “Fabrication of nanocrystalline silicon solar cells using anodic aluminium oxide membranes”.

 

Events and speaking engagements

Conferences & Guest Speaker

  • Dr. Gérrard Eddy Jay Poinern keynote speaker at the Perth Work Safe Forum 2011
  • Grand Challenges in Global Health: An Innovative “Inject & Forget” Contraceptive Drug Delivery Device for the 3rd World: New Delhi India 2011.
  • Keynote speaker at the Perth Work Safe Conference Forum 2010.
  • 3rd Vaccine Global Congress, Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Singapore 4th-6th October 2009; Procedia in Vaccinology: Development of a Nano-vaccine against a Wild Bird H6N2 Avian Influenza Virus.
  • Dr. Poinern Keynote speaker for two presentations at CSIR IMMT, Bhubaneswar, India in April 2009

Professional and community service

Demonstrated contribution toward the betterment of the School

  • Through Dr Poinern’s stewardship and mentoring the Murdoch University Nano Group has attracted 4 West Australian State Government Science Innovation Student awards for the school in the area of Nanotechnology
  • Mr Ravi Brundavanam (Honours and PhD student) was awarded the Royal Society Science Prize for his nano-hydroxyaptite ceramic work in 2008. The award was used to promote the opportunities available for prospective Murdoch University students.
  • Ms. Xuan Le (Nanoscience PhD Student) won the Prime Minister’s Australian Asia Endeavour Award for 2009 and was able to undertake studies at the University of Singapore. During Ms Le stay she was a speaker at a number of presentations sponsored by the Australian Commonwealth government promoting Australia, Murdoch University and the School of Engineering and Energy as a study destination
  • Dr Poinern’s postgraduate and honours students are regular presenters at the Australian Institute of Physics Forum where they showcase their research work at the State level
  • Dr Poinern is highly proactive in promoting Murdoch Science: he developed a week long Nanotech Lab for Melville Senior High School as well as hosted gifted students for the State Biogenius Challenge. Furthermore, Gerrard is very proactive in trying to attract high calibre potential students for studies at Murdoch. As recently as last year, he wrote proposals for 4 international students for the Commonwealth Endeavour Awards 2012.

Doctoral and masters supervisions

 

 

PhD students supervised to date

No Student

PhD Project

Year of completion

1 L. Parkinson

The Effect of Nano-Scale Topography on Keratinocyte Phenotype and Wound Healing Following Burn Injury

2011

2 Ravi k Brundavanam

Sonochemical synthesis, characterisation and biological evaluation of nano Hydroxyapatite for potential tissue engineering applications

2013

3 N. Ali

Synthesis and characterization of AAO-PHEMA for potential cell scaffolding applications

2014

4

 

5

 

X. N. Le

 

Sridevi Brundavanam

HAP/Nanopolymer biocompatiable composites for drug release

Synthesis, Characterisation   and deposition of Nano HAP coatings on Bio-degradable Magnesium for potential Orthopaedic Applications.

2014

2015

 

Currently I am supervising three PhD students in the area of bionanotechnology (AAO, Nano-Hydroxyapatite) and carbon nanotechnology. The following projects currently being undertaken:

  • “Green synthesis of Gold and Silver Nano particles for Anti microbial Applications”
  •  ”Synthesis,Characterization and Development of A Metalloy-Nanohydroxyapatite Composite For potential tissue Engineering Applications”
  • “Investigations in a novel green biosynthetic non-electrochemical driven method to produce metallic nanorods of Au and Ag from an Anodic Aluminium Oxide (AAO) template”
  • “Photothermal response of carbon (nano)spheres/aqueous nanofluids for potential application in direct solar absorption collectors”.

 

Publications

Books

  • Poinern, G. E. J. (2014). A Laboratory Course in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology. CRC Press.
  • Instruction Manual for A Laboratory Course in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Gerrard Eddy Jai Poinern-ISBN 978-1-4822-3109-0.

Book Chapters

  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Sharma, S. and Fawcett, D. (2016) Adsorption of gold on granular activated carbons and new sources of renewable and eco-friendly activated carbons. In: Sabir, S., (ed.) The Recovery of Gold from Secondary Sources. Imperial College Press, London, UK, pp. 85-142.
  • Poinern, G., Thurgate, S., (2003),Recovery of Gold from its Ores: An STM investigation of adsorption of the aurocyanide onto highly orientated pyrolytic graphite.,In: Solid-Liquid Interfaces Macroscopic Phenomena – Microscopic Understanding, Springer Verlag, pages 113 to 138.

 

Publications 

  • Shah, M., Poinern, G.E.J. and Fawcett, D. (2016) Biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles via indigenous Anigozanthos manglesii, (red and green kangaroo paw) leaf extract and its potential antibacterial activity. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 4 (8). pp. 3427-3432.
  • Shah, M., Poinern, G.E.J. and Fawcett, D. (2016) Biosynthesis of silver nanoparticles using indigenous Xanthorrhoea glauca leaf extract and their antibacterial activity against Escherichia coli and Staphylococcus epidermis. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 4 (7). pp. 2886-2892.
  • Shan, S., Fenwick, S., Ellis, T., Poinern, E., Edwards, J., Le, X.T. and Jiang, Z-T (2016) Evaluation of different chemical adjuvants on an avian influenza H6 DNA vaccine in chickens. Avian Pathology, Avian Pathol. 2016 Jun 17:1-29. [Epub ahead of print]- DOI: 10.1080/03079457.2016.1195488
  • Chan, K.L., Fawcett, D. and Poinern, G.E.J. (2016) Gold nanoparticle treated textile-based materials for potential use as wearable sensors. International Journal of Sciences, 2 (05). pp. 82-89.
  • Poinern, G.E.J., Brundavanam, S., Tripathy, S.K., Suar, M. and Fawcett, D. (2016) Kinetic and adsorption behaviour of aqueous cadmium using a 30 nm hydroxyapatite based powder synthesized via a combined ultrasound and microwave based technique. Physical Chemistry, 6 (1). pp. 11-22.
  • Poinern, G.E.J., Shah, M., Thomsen, G. and Fawcett, D. (2016) Microscopy study of Xanthorrhoea glauca leaves and preliminary investigation into biogenic synthesis of silver nanoparticles. International Journal of Sciences, 2 (03). pp. 58-62.
  • Le, X.T., Poinern, G.E.J., Subramaniam, S. and Fawcett, D. (2015) Applications of nanometre scale particles as pharmaceutical delivery vehicles in medicine. Open Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 2 . pp. 11-26.
  • Poinern, G.E.J., Le, X.T., O’Dea, M. and Fawcett, D. (2015) Biocompatibility of nanometre scale porous anodic aluminium oxide membranes towards the RK 13 epithelial cell line: A preliminary study. International Journal of Research in Medical Sciences, 3 (3). pp. 1583-1588.
  • Poinern, G.E.J., Shah, M., Sharma, S.B. and Fawcett, D. (2015) Biogenic synthesis of gold and silver nanoparticles using the leaf extract from Eucalyptus macrocarpa. International Journal of Sciences, 4 . pp. 27-33.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Brundavanam, S. and Fawcett, D. (2015) Electrochemical synthesis of micrometre amorphous calcium phosphate tubes and their transformation to hydroxyapatite tubes. International Journal of Sciences, 4 . pp. 7-15.
  • Shah, M., Fawcett, D., Sharma, S., Tripathy, S. and Poinern, G.E.J. (2015) Green synthesis of metallic nanoparticles via biological entities. Materials, 8 (11). pp. 7278-7308.
  • Fawcett, D., Brundavanam, S. and Poinern, G.E.J. (2015) Growth and corrosion behaviour of amorphous micrometre scale calcium phosphate coatings on magnesium substrates. International Journal of Materials Engineering, 5 (1). pp. 10-16.
  •  Brundavanam, S., Poinern, G.E.J. and Fawcett, D. (2015) Kinetic and adsorption behaviour of aqueous Fe2+, Cu2+ and Zn2+ using a 30 nm hydroxyapatite based powder synthesized via a combined ultrasound and microwave based technique. American Journal of Materials Science, 5 (2). pp. 31-40.
  •  Dang, H., Brundavanam, R.K., Poinern, G.E.J. and Fawcett, D. (2015) Rapid sonochemical synthesis and characterisation of copper oxide nanoparticles from Schweizer’s Reagent. International Journal of Sciences, 1 (11). pp. 23-29.
  •  Brundavanam, S., Poinern, G.E.J. and Fawcett, D. (2015) Synthesis of a hydroxyapatite nanopowder via ultrasound irradiation from calcium hydroxide powders for potential biomedical applications. Nanoscience and Nanoengineering, 3 (1). pp. 1-7.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Le, X., Loomes, C. and Fawcett, D. (2014) Biocompatibility of composite membranes composed of anodic aluminium oxide (AAO) and Poly (2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate) for use as a cell culture substrate. Materials Letters, 131 . pp. 182-185.
  • Poinern, G.E.J., Le, X., O’Dea, M. and Fawcett, D. (2014) Can anodic aluminium oxide nanomembranes treated with nanometre scale hydroxyapatite be used as a cell culture substrate. International Journal of Materials Science and Applications, 3 (6). pp. 331-338.
  •  Brundavanam, S., Poinern, G.E.J. and Fawcett, D. (2014) Chemical immersion coatings to improve biological degradability of magnesium substrates for potential orthopaedic applications. International Journal of Biomedical Materials Research, 2 (2). pp. 7-14.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Le, X.T., O’Dea, M., Becker, T. and Fawcett, D. (2014) Chemical synthesis, characterisation, and biocompatibility of nanometre scale porous anodic aluminium oxide membranes for use as a cell culture substrate for the Vero cell line: A preliminary study. BioMed Research International, 2014 . pp. 1-10.
  •  Djordjevic, S., Poinern, G.E.J., Brundavanam, R.K., Fawcett, D., Nikoloski, A. and Prokic, M. (2014) Enhanced deposition and reflective properties of thin aluminium films by substrate vibration. International Journal of Sciences, 3 (7). pp. 67-73.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Malarecki, J. and Fawcett, D. (2014) Enhanced photo-thermal response of a cement-based composite containing carbon nanotubes. International Journal of Energy Engineering, 4 (1). pp. 10-15.
  •  Brundavanam, S., Poinern, G.E.J. and Fawcett, D. (2014) Growth of flower-like Brushite structures on magnesium substrates and their subsequent low temperature transformation to hydroxyapatite. American Journal of Biomedical Engineering, 4 (4). pp. 79-87.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J. and Fawcett, D. (2014) Low-temperature hydrothermal synthesis of zinc oxide structures on glass, silicon and indium tin oxide substrates. International Journal of Sciences, 3 . pp. 63-69.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Ali, N., Le, X. and Fawcett, D. (2014) Nano-hardness and elastic modulus of anodic aluminium oxide based Poly (2-hydroxyethylmethacrylate) composite membranes. AIMS Materials Science, 1 (3). pp. 159-173.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Kennedy, T. and Fawcett, D. (2014) Nanostructures and super-hydrophobic properties on the leaves of an indigenous Australian plant Eucalyptus pleurocarpa. Journal of Research in Nanotechnology . Article ID 339533.
  • Ali, N., Duan, X., Jiang, Z-T, Goh, B.M., Lamb, R., Tadich, A., Poinern, G.E.J., Fawcett, D., Chapman, P. and Singh, P. (2014) Surface and interface analysis of poly-hydroxyethylmethacrylate-coated anodic aluminum oxide membranes. Applied Surface Science, 289 . pp. 560-563.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Dang, H., Brundavanam, R.K. and Fawcett, D. (2014) Vertically aligned CuO nanometre scale wires synthesized by thermal oxidation in atmospheric air. International Journal of Sciences, 3 (7). pp. 43-50.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Brundavanam, R.K., Le, X.T., Nicholls, P.K., Cake, M.A. and Fawcett, D. (2014) The synthesis, characterisation and in vivo study of a bioceramic for potential tissue regeneration applications. Scientific Reports, 4 . Article number 6235.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Le, X.T., Hager, M., Becker, T. and Fawcett, D. (2013) Electrochemical synthesis, characterisation, and preliminary biological evaluation of an anodic aluminium oxide membrane with a pore size of 100 nanometres for a Potential Cell Culture Substrate. American Journal of Biomedical Engineering, 3 (6). pp. 119-131.
  •  Le, X., Poinern, G.E.J., Ali, N., Berry, C.M. and Fawcett, D. (2013) Engineering a biocompatible scaffold with either micrometre or nanometre scale surface topography for promoting protein adsorption and cellular response. International Journal of Biomaterials, 2013 . pp. 1-16.
  • Poinern, G.E.J., Chapman, P., Le, X. and Fawcett, D. (2013) Green biosynthesis of gold nanometre scale plates using the leaf extracts from an indigenous Australian plant Eucalyptus macrocarpa. Gold Bulletin, 46 (3). pp. 165-173.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Chapman, P., Shah, M. and Fawcett, D. (2013) Green biosynthesis of gold nanoparticles using the leaf extracts from an indigenous Australian plant Eucalyptus macrocarpa. Nano Bulletin, 2 (1).
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Chapman, P., Shah, M. and Fawcett, D. (2013) Green biosynthesis of silver nanocubes using the leaf extracts from Eucalyptus macrocarpa. Nano Bulletin, 2 (1).
  •  Brundavanam, R.K., Poinern, G.E.J. and Fawcett, D. (2013) Modelling the crystal structure of a 30 nm sized particle based hydroxyapatite powder synthesised under the influence of ultrasound irradiation from X-ray powder diffraction data. American Journal of Materials Science, 3 (4). pp. 84-90.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Brundavanam, R.K. and Fawcett, D. (2013) Nanometre scale hydroxyapatite ceramics for bone tissue engineering. American Journal of Biomedical Engineering, 3 (6). pp. 148-168.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J. and Fawcett, D. (2013) The manufacture of a novel 3D hydroxyapatite microstructure derived from cuttlefish bones for potential tissue engineering applications. American Journal of Materials Science, 3 (5). pp. 13-135.
  •  Ghosh, M.K., Poinern, G.E.J., Issa, T.B. and Singh, P. (2012) Arsenic adsorption on goethite nanoparticles produced through hydrazine sulfate assisted synthesis method. Korean Journal of Chemical Engineering, 29 (1). pp. 95-102.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Ali, N., Berry, C., Singh, P., Berchmans, S. and Fawcett, D. (2012) Biocompatibility of synthesised nano-porous anodic Aluminium oxide membranes for use as a cell culture substrate for Madin-Darby Canine Kidneys cells: A preliminary study. Journal of Tissue Science & Engineering, 3 (3).
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Brundavanam, S. and Fawcett, D. (2012) Biomedical Magnesium Alloys: A review of material properties, surface modifications and potential as a biodegradable orthopaedic implant. American Journal of Biomedical Engineering, 2 (6). pp. 218-240.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Brundavanam, S., Laava, I., Shah, M. and Fawcett, D. (2012) Photothermal response of CVD synthesized carbon (nano)spheres/aqueous nanofluids for potential application in direct solar absorption collectors: a preliminary investigation. Nanotechnology, Science and Applications, 5 (1). pp. 49-59.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Brundavanam, R.K., Le, X. and Fawcett, D. (2012) The mechanical properties of a porous ceramic derived from a 30 nm sized particle based powder of hydroxyapatite for potential hard tissue engineering applications. American Journal of Biomedical Engineering, 2 (6). pp. 278-286.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Senanayake, G., Shah, N., Thi-Le, X.N., Parkinson, G.M. and Fawcett, D. (2011) Adsorption of the aurocyanide, complex on granular activated carbons derived from macadamia nut shells – A preliminary study. Minerals Engineering, 24 (15). pp. 1694-1702.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Ghosh, M.K., Ng, Y-J, Issa, T.B., Anand, S. and Singh, P. (2011) Defluoridation behavior of nanostructured hydroxyapatite synthesized through an ultrasonic and microwave combined technique. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 185 (1). pp. 29-37.
  •  Brundavanam, R.K., Jiang, Z-T, Chapman, P., Le, X., Mondinos, N., Fawcett, D. and Poinern, G.E.J. (2011) Effect of dilute gelatine on the ultrasonic thermally assisted synthesis of nano hydroxyapatite. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 18 (3). pp. 697-703.
  •  Berchmans, S., Karthikeyan, R., Gupta, S., Poinern, G.E.J., Issa, T.B. and Singh, P. (2011) Glassy carbon electrode modified with hybrid films containing inorganic molybdate anions trapped in organic matrices of chitosan and ionic liquid for the amperometric sensing of phosphate at neutral pH. Sensors and Actuators B: Chemical, 160 (1). pp. 1224-1231.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Ali, N. and Fawcett, D. (2011) Progress in nano-engineered anodic aluminum oxide membrane development. Materials, 4 (3). pp. 487-526.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Shackleton, R., Mamum, S.I. and Fawcett, D. (2011) Significance of novel bioinorganic anodic aluminum oxide nanoscaffolds for promoting cellular response. Nanotechnology, Science and Applications, 4 (1). pp. 11-24.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Le, X.T. and Fawcett, D. (2011) Superhydrophobic nature of nanostructures on an indigenous Australian eucalyptus plant and its potential application. Nanotechnology, Science and Applications, 4 (1). pp. 113-121.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Brundavanam, R.K., Le, X.T., Djordjevic, S., Prokic, M. and Fawcett, D. (2011) Thermal and ultrasonic influence in the formation of nanometer scale hydroxyapatite bio-ceramic. International Journal of Nanomedicine (6). pp. 2083-2095.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Le, X.T., Shan, S., Ellis, T., Fenwick, S., Edwards, J. and Fawcett, D. (2011) Ultrasonic synthetic technique to manufacture a pHEMA nanopolymeric-based vaccine against the H6N2 avian influenza virus: a preliminary investigation. International Journal of Nanomedicine, 6 . pp. 2167-2174.
  •  Shan, S., Poinern, E., Ellis, T.M., Fenwick, S., Le, X., Edwards, J. and Jiang, Z-T (2010) Development of a Nano-vaccine against a Wild Bird H6N2 Avian Influenza Virus. Procedia in Vaccinology, 2 (1). pp. 38-41.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Ng, Y-J and Fawcett, D. (2010) Fine-tuning of catalytic tin nanoparticles by the reverse micelle method for direct deposition of silicon nanowires by a plasma-enhanced chemical vapour technique. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 352 (2). pp. 259-264.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Fawcett, D., Ng, Y-J, Ali, N., Brundavanam, R.K. and Jiang, Z-T (2010) Nanoengineering a biocompatible inorganic scaffold for skin wound healing. Journal of Biomedical Nanotechnology, 6 (5). pp. 497-510.
  •  Poinern, G.E.J., Parsonage, D., Issa, T.B., Ghosh, M.K., Paling, E. and Singh, P. (2010) Preparation, characterization and As(V) adsorption behaviour of CNT-ferrihydrite composites. International Journal of Engineering, Science and Technology, 2 (8). pp. 13-24.
  •  Poinern, G.E., Brundavanam, R.K., Mondinos, N. and Jiang, Z-T (2009) Synthesis and characterisation of nanohydroxyapatite using an ultrasound assisted method. Ultrasonics Sonochemistry, 16 (4). pp. 469-474.
  •  Parkinson, L.G., Giles, N.L., Adcroft, K.F., Fear, M.W., Wood, F.M. and Poinern, G.E. (2009) The potential of nanoporous anodic aluminium oxide membranes to influence skin wound repair. Tissue Engineering Part A, 15 (12). pp. 3753-3763.