The summary of the scientific publications and dissemination activities of Cost MP1206 until July 2014 are listed as follows:

  • 66 Scientific publications
  • 57 Conference presentations
  • 6 Invited key lectures
  • 2 Book contributions
  • 1 Patent
  • 7 Thesis works


A first book on "Electrospinning for High Performance Sensing", edited by Macagnano, Zampetti, Kny” is in preparation (Springer Verlag) to be published 2014. This is a direct result of the successful sensing workshop in Rome.

Book chapters:

I. Steyaert, H. Rahier, K. DE Clerck, Nanofibre-based sensors for visual and optical monitoring; Chapter in ‘Electrospinning for High Performance Sensors’, Springer. Editor A.

Chiara Gualandi, Annamaria Celli, Andrea Zucchelli, Maria Letizia Focarete “Nanohybrid Materials by Electrospinning” in: "Organic-Inorganic Hybrid Nanomaterials" - Advances in Polymer Science (Eds.: Kalia/Haldorai) Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg (accepted for publication).

Scientific publications:

C. Vineis, A. Varesano, C. Tonetti, S. Spriano, S. Ferraris, P. Stagnaro, I. Schizzi, S. Scaglione, "Keratin electrospun nanofibers for application in bone reconstruction and dental implants", Workshop on “Electrospun nanofibers in tissue engineering applications”, Cost Action MP1206, 4-5 March, 2014, Antalya (Turkey).
A. Varesano, C. Vineis, C. Tonetti, D.O. Sánchez Ramírez, G. Mazzuchetti, S. Ortelli, M. Blosi, A.L. Costa, "Functional Nanocomposite Keratin-based Nanofibers by Colloid Electrospinning from Water Solutions", Workshop on “Electrospinning for advanced nanocomposite production”, COST MP1206, 5th International conference on Advanced Nanomaterials - ANM 2014, July 4, 2014, Aveiro (Portugal). Proceedings: Abstract no. 473.
E.M. Campo, J. Poplawsky, A. Meléndez, J. L. Robles-García, I. Ramos, D. Yates, J. E. Fischer, and J. Santiago-Avilés, “Disordered grain growth in polycrystalline GaN obtained by the Polymer-Derived-Ceramic route”, RSC Advances 4, no. 6 (2014) pp 2634-2639.
B. De Schoenmaker, S. Van der Heijden, S. Moorkens, H. Rahier, G. Van Assche, K. De Clerck; Effect of nanofibres on the curing characteristics of an epoxy matrix; Composites Science and Technology; vol. 79, p. 35-41, 2013.
J. Geltmeyer, L. Van der Schueren, F. Goethals; K. De Buysser, K. De Clerck; Optimum sol viscosity for stable electrospinning of silica nanofibres; Journal of Sol-gel Science and Technology; vol. 67(1), p. 188-195, 2013.
B. De Schoenmaker, S. Van der Heijden, I. De Baere, W. Van Paepegem, K. De Clerck; Effect of electrospun polyamide 6 nanofibres on the mechanical properties of a glass fibre/epoxy composite; Polymer Testing, 2013, vol. 32, p. 1495-1501.
I. Steyaert, M.P. Delplancke, G. Van Assche, H. Rahier, K. De Clerck; Fast-scanning calorimetry of electrospun polyamide nanofibres: Melting behaviour and crystal structure; Polymer, vol. 54, p. 6809-6817, 2013.
A. Goethals, T. Mugadza, Y. Arslanoglu, R. Zugle, E. Antunes, S. Van Hulle, T. Nyokong, K. De Clerck; Polyamide nanofiber membranes functionalized with zinc phthalocyanines, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, vol 131 (13), 2014
Luickx N, Van den Vreken N, D’Oosterlinck W, Van der Schueren L, Declercq H, De Clerck K, Cornelissen M, Verbeeck R. 2014. Optimization of the activation and nucleation steps in the precipitation of a calcium phosphate primer layer on electrospun poly(E-caprolactone). J Biomed Mater Res Part A 2014:00A:000–000.
A. Varesano , F. Rombaldoni, S. Di Mauro, “Improving adhesion of electrospun nanofibre webs on textiles”, International Istanbul Textile Congress 2013 (Cost Action MP1206 Electrospinning), May 30 - June 1, 2013, Istanbul (Turkey). Book of abstracts: page 143.
A. D. Winter, E. Larios, F. M. Alamgir, C. Jaye, D. A. Fischer, and E. M. Campo, "Near- Edge X-ray Absorption Fine Structure Studies of Electrospun Poly (dimethylsiloxane)/Poly (methylmethacrylate)/Multiwall Carbon Nanotube Composites", Langmuir 2013, 29 (51), pp 15822–15830.





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