Recent Publications


O’Donovan, A. and Grimes, R., 2014, “A theoretical and experimental investigation into the thermodynamic performance of a 50 MW power plant with a novel modular air-cooled condenser” Applied Thermal Engineering, 71 (2014) 119e129.

Dowling, C.M., Herranz Ors, C. and Kiely P.A., 2014, “Using real-time impedance based assays to monitor the effects of fibroblast derived media on the adhesion, proliferation, migration and invasion of colon cancer cells”, Biosci Rep., Jun 17.

Mac Giolla Eain, M., Egan, V. and Punch, J., 2014, “Local Nusselt Number Enhancements in Liquid-Liquid Taylor Flows”, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer, Vol. 80, pp. 85-97, doi: 10.1016/j.ijheatmasstransfer.2014.09.009.

Mac Giolla Eain, M., Egan, V., Howard, J., Walsh, P., Walsh, E. and Punch, J., 2014, “Review and Extension of Pressure Drop Models applied to Taylor Flow Regimes”, International Journal of Multiphase Flow, Vol. 68, pp 1-9, doi: 10.1016/j.ijmultiphaseflow.2014.09.006.

Cottone, F., Frizzell, R., Goyal, S., Kelly, G. and Punch, J., 2014, “Enhanced Vibrational Energy Harvester Based On Velocity Amplification Effect”, Journal of Intelligent Material Systems and Structures, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 443-451, doi: 10.1177/1045389X13498316.

Burke, C. and Punch, J., 2014, “A Comparison of the Creep Behavior of Joint-Scale SAC105 and SAC305 Solder Alloys”, IEEE Transactions on Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technologies, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 516-527, doi: 10.1109/TCPMT.2014.2299400.

Patricia E. Collins, Patrick A. Kiely, and Ruaidhrí J. Carmody., 2014, “Inhibition of Transcription by B Cell Leukemia 3 (Bcl-3) Protein Requires Interaction with Nuclear Factor κB (NF-κB) p50″, J. Biol. Chem. 2014 289: 7059-7067.

Moore, J., Grimes, R., O’Donovan, A., Walsh, E., 2014, “Modelling the thermodynamic performance of a Concentrated Solar Power plant with a novel modular air-cooled condenser”, Energy, Volume 69, Pages 378–391

Butler, C., Grimes, R., 2014, “The effect of wind on the optimal design and performance of a modular air-cooled condenser for a concentrated solar power plant”, Energy, Volume 68, 15 April, Pages 886-895.

Eric Dalton and Maurice N. Collins (2014), “Lamella alignment ratio – a SAXS analysis technique for macromolecules” Journal of Applied Crystallography, 47, 847-851    [ doi:10.1107/S1600576714005706 ]

Stafford, J., Newport, D., and Grimes, R., 2014, “A Compact Modeling Approach to Enhance Collaborative Design of Thermal-Fluid Systems” ASME Journal of Electronic Packaging, vol. 136, no. 1.

Walsh, E., Grimes, R., Walsh, P., and Stafford, J., 2013, “Finless Heat Sinks, High Performance and Low Cost for Low Profile Cooling Applications”, Journal of Thermal Science and Engineering Applications, Volume 5, Issue 3.

Poullikkas, A., Grimes, R., Walsh, E., Hadjipaschalis, I., and Kourtis, G., 2013, “Optimal sizing of modular air cooled condensers for CSP plants”, Journal of Power Technologies, 93 (3) (2013) 178–184.

Maurice N Collins and Colin Birkinshaw (2013), “Reproducible Hyaluronic Acid Solutions for Chemical Modification”  Journal of Applied Polymer Science DOI: 10.1002/APP.39145.

Geron, M.; Butler, C.; Stafford, J.; et al., 2013, “Development and validation of a compact thermal model for an aircraft compartment”, Applied Thermal Engineering, Volume: 61   Issue: 2   Special Issue: SI   Pages: 65-74.

Butler, C.; Newport, D.; Geron, M., 2013, “Optimising the locations of thermally sensitive equipment in an aircraft crown compartment”, Aerospace Science and Technology, Volume: 28   Issue: 1   Pages: 391-400.

Dwane S, Durack E, O’Connor R, and Kiely PA,, 2013, “RACK1 promotes neurite outgrowth by scaffolding AGAP2 to FAK”, Cell Signal. 2013 Sep 19. doi:pii: S0898-6568(13)00273-8.10.1016/j.cellsig.2013.08.036.

Dwane S, Durack E, Kiely PA., 2013, “Optimising parameters for the differentiation of SH-SY5Y cells to study cell adhesion and cell migration”, BMC Res Notes. 2013 Sep 11;6(1):366.

Ron D, Adams DR, Baillie GS, Long A, O’Connor R, Kiely PA., 2013, “RACK1 to the future–a historical perspective”, Cell Commun Signal. 2013 Aug 1;11:53. doi: 10.1186/1478-811X-11-53.

Abreu CM, Kumar R, Hamilton D, Dawdy AW, Creavin K, Eivers S, Finn K, Balsbaugh JL, O’Connor R, Kiely PA, Shabanowitz J, Hunt DF, Grenon M, Lowndes NF., 2013, “Site-specific phosphorylation of the DNA damage response mediator rad9 by cyclin-dependent kinases regulates activation of checkpoint kinase 1″, PLoS Genet. 2013 Apr;9(4)

Shanley DK, Kiely PA, Golla K, Allen S, Martin K, O’Riordan RT, Ball M, Aplin JD, Singer BB, Caplice N, Moran N, Moore T., 2013, “Pregnancy-Specific Glycoproteins Bind Integrin αIIbβ3 and Inhibit the Platelet-Fibrinogen Interaction”,  PLoS One. 2013;8(2):e57491.

Confrey, T.; Newport, D.; Egan, V.; et al., 2013, “Transient natural convection in a conducting enclosure heated from above”, Journal of Visualization, Volume: 16   Issue: 1   Pages: 1-4.

Butler, C.; Newport, D.; Geron, M., 2013, “Natural convection experiments on a heated horizontal cylinder in a differentially heated square cavity” Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, Volume: 44   Pages: 199-208.

Maurice N. Collins and Colin Birkinshaw (2013) “Hyaluronic Acid based Scaffolds for Tissue Engineering – A Review”, Carbohydrate Polymers Volume 92, Issue 2, Pages 1262–1279.

Maurice N. Collins, Eric Dalton, JJ Leahy and Colin Birkinshaw, 2013, “Effects of Tensile Strain on the Nanostructure of Irradiated and Thermally Stabilised Ultra High Molecular Weight Polyethylenes for Orthopaedic Devices”, RSC Advances 2013, 3, 6, 1995-2007.

Herkommer, D, Punch, J, Reid, M., 2013, “Constitutive Modeling of Joint-Scale SAC305 Solder Shear Samples”, IEEE Transactions on Components Packaging and Manufacturing Technology, 3 :275-281. [DOI] [Details]

Eain, MM, Egan, V, Punch, J., 2013, “Film thickness measurements in liquid-liquid slug flow regimes”. International Journal Of Heat And Fluid Flow, 44 :515-523. [DOI] [Details]

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