Prof. Neil Shirtcliffe


Rhein Waal University of Applied Science, Kleve, Germany



2003 Nottingham Trent Nottingham, England PGCHE

1993-1997 Imperial College London, England Physical Chemistry Ph.D.

1990-1993 Imperial College London, England Chemistry B.Sc.(H)

Publications (selected)

  1. Shirtcliffe Neil J, McHale Glen, I Newton Michael, The superhydrophobicity of polymer surfaces: recent developments Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics49,17, 1203-1217, 2011, Wiley Online Library
  2. Hamlett Christopher AE, Shirtcliffe Neil James, Pyatt F Brian, Newton Michael I, McHale Glen, Koch Kerstin, Passive water control at the surface of a superhydrophobic lichen,Planta, 234, 6, 1267-1274, 2011, Springer
  3. Hamlett Christopher AE, Atherton Shaun, Shirtcliffe NJ, McHale Glen, Ahn  Sujung, Doerr SH, Bryant Robert, Newton MI, Transitions of waterdrop impact behaviour on hydrophobic and hydrophilic particles, European Journal of Soil Science ,64, 3, 324-333, 2013, Blackwell Publishing Ltd
  4. Shirtcliffe NJ, Toon R, Roach P, Surface Treatments for Microfluidic Biocompatibility, Microfluidic Diagnostics, 241-268, 2013, Springer
  5. Shirtcliffe Neil J, McHale Glen, Newto Michael I, Haverkamp Richard G, Wet adhesion and adhesive locomotion of snails on anti-adhesive non-wetting surfaces, PloS one, 7, 5, e36983, 2012, Public Library of Science
  6. Ahn Sujung, Doerr Stefan H, Douglas Peter, Bryant Robert, Hamlett Christopher AE, McHale Glen, Newton Michael I, Shirtcliffe Neil J, Effects of hydrophobicity on splash erosion of model soil particles by a single water drop impact, Earth Surface Processes and Landforms, 38, 11, 1225-1233, 2013, Wiley Online Library
  7. Ouali F Fouzia, McHale Glen, Javed Haadi, Trabi Christophe, Shirtcliffe Neil J, Newton Michael I, Wetting considerations in capillary rise and imbibition in closed square tubes and open rectangular cross-section channels, Microfluidics and nanofluidics, 15, 3, 309-326, 2013, Springer
  8. Morris Robert H, Atherton Shaun, Shirtcliffe Neil J, McHale Glen, Dias Tilak, Newton Michael I, Hydrophobic smart material for water transport and collection Smart Design, 49-55, 2012, Springer
  9. Whitley  Martyn, Newton Michael, McHale Glen, Shirtcliffe Neil James, The Self Assembly of Superhydrophobic Copper Thiolate Films on Copper in ThiolSolutions, Zeitschrift für PhysikalischeChemie International journal of research in physical chemistry and chemical physics, 226, 3, 187-200, 2012
  10. Atherton Shaun, Brennan Joseph C, Morris Robert H, Smith Joshua DE, Hamlett Christopher AE, McHale Glen, Shirtcliffe Neil J, Newton Michael I, Plastron Respiration Using Commercial Fabrics, Materials, 7, 1, 484-495, 2014, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  11. Shirtcliffe NJ, Roach P, Superhydrophobicity for Antifouling Microfluidic Surfaces Microfluidic Diagnostics, 269-281, 2013, Springer
  12. Ahn S, Doerr S, Douglas P, Bryant R, Hamlett C, McHale G, Newton M, Shirtcliffe N, High-Speed Video for Investigating Splash Erosion Behaviour: Obtaining Initial Velocity and Angle of Ejections by Tracking Trajectories, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 14, 14348, 2012
  13. Ahn Sujung, Doerr Stefan H, Douglas Peter, Bryant Robert, Hamlett Christopher AE, McHale Glen, Newton Michael I, Shirtcliffe Neil J, Effect of Hydrophobicity on Splash Erosion by a Single Drop Impact: From Model Soil to Real Soil, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 15, 4230, 2013
  14. Cheval Nicolas, Kampars Valdis, Fowkes Clifford, Shirtcliffe Neil, Fahmi Amir, Assembl y of Poly-3-Hexylthiophene Nano-Crystallites into Low Dimensional Structures Using Indandione Derivatives,  Nanomaterials, 3, 1, 107-116, 2013, Multidisciplinary Digital Publishing Institute
  15. Ahn S, Doerr SH, Douglas P, Bryant, R, Hamlett C, McHale G, Newton M, Shirtcliffe N, Soil Surface Structure: A key factor for the degree of soil water repellency, EGU General Assembly Conference Abstracts, 14, 14418, 2012
  16. Ahn Sujung, Doerr Stefan, Douglas Peter, Hamlett Christopher, Mchale Glen, Newton Michael I, Shirtcliffe Neil J, Gowenlock Cathren, Hallin Ingrid, Mabbett Ian, The Role of Particle Shape and Texture in Amplifying Hydrophobic Behavior at the Soil-Water Interface ,20th WORLD CONGRESS OF SOIL SCIENCE,  123-123, 2014

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