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Department of Chemical Engineering and Biotechnology


Refereed papers

MJ Thompson, MR Mackley and JA Nimmo.
The high shear rheology of lithographic emulsions.
Surface Coatings International, 83, 5, 234-239 (2000)

MR Mackley, GD Moggridge and O Saquet.
Direct experimental evidence for the preferential growth of flow induced fibrous polymer crystallisation occurring at a solid / melt interface.
J. Material Science, 35, 20, 5247-5254 (2000)

K Lee and MR Mackley.
The importance of slip in matching polyethylene processing data with numerical simulation.
Journal of Non Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 94, 159-177 (2000)

MR Mackley.
The Innovation Gap.
The Chemical Engineer,16-17 ( 5 October 2000)

R Rutgers and MR Mackley.
The correlation of experimental surface extrusion instabilities with numerically predicted exit surface stress concentrations and melt strength for linear low density polyethylene.
Journal of Rheology, 44(6), 1319-1334 (2000)

RF Liang and MR Mackley.
The gas-assisted extrusion of molten polyethylene.
Journal of Rheology, 45(1), 211-226 (2001)

MR Mackley.
Shaping the future in polymer processing.
Emerging Themes in Polymer Science, ed. AJ Ryan, Royal Society of Chemistry, 215-223 (2001)

K Lee and MR Mackley.
The application of the Multi-Pass rheometer for precise rheo-optic characterisation of polyethylene melts.
Chemical Engineering Science, 56, 5653-5661 (2001)

MR Mackley.
Technology and Terrorism.
The Chemical Engineer, 725 (28 November 2001)

K Lee, MR Mackley, TCB Mcleish, TM Nicholson and O Harlen.
Experimental observation and numerical simulation of transient stress fangs within flowing molten polyethylene.
Journal of Rheology, 45(6), 1261-1277 (2001)

MJ Thompson, JRA Pearson and MR Mackley.
The effect of droplet extension on the rheology of emulsions of water in alkyd resin.
Journal of Rheology, 45(6), 1341-1358 (2001)

AP Harvey, MR Mackley and P Stonestreet.
Operation and optimisation of an oscillatory flow continuous reactor.
Ind. Eng. Chem. Res., 40, 5371-5377 (2001)

CT Lee, MR Mackley, P Stonestreet and APJ Middelburg.
Protein refolding in an oscillatory flow reactor.
Biotechnology Letters, 23 1899-1901 (2001)

RPG Rutgers and MR Mackley
The effect of channel geometry and wall boundary conditions on the formation of extrusion surface instabilities for LLDPE
Journal of Non Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 98, 185-199 (2001)

DJ Watson and MR Mackley.
The rheology of aqueous emulsions prepared by direct emulsification and phase inversion from a high viscosity alkyd resin.
Colloids and surfaces A, 196, 121-134 (2002)

G Stephens and MR Mackley.
Heat Transfer Performance for Batch Oscillatory Flow Mixing.
Journal of Experimental Thermal and Fluid Science, 25 (8), 583-594, (2002)

JF Agassant, F Baaijens, H Bastian, A Bernnat, ACB Bogaerds T Coupez, B Debbaut, AL Gavrus, A Goublomme, M van Gurp, RJ Koopmans, HM Laun, K Lee, OH Nouatin, MR Mackley, GWM Peters, G Rekers, WMH Verbeeten, B Vergnes, MH Wagner, E Wassner and WF Zoetelief.
The matching of experimental polymer processing flows to numerical simulation.
International Polymer Processing, 17.1, 3-10 (2002)

A Lele, MR Mackley, G Galgali and C Ramesh.
In situ rheo-xray investigation orientation in layered silicate-syndiotactic polypropylene nanocomposite melt.
Journal of Rheology, 46(5), 1091-1110 (2002)

S Wannaborworn, M R Mackley and Y Renardy.
Experimental observation and matching numerical simulation for the deformation and break up of immiscible drops in oscillatory shear.
Journal of Rheology, 46(5), 1279-1294 (2002)

AP Harvey, MR Mackley and T Seliger.
Process intensification of biodiesel production using a continuous oscillatory flow reactor.
J Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 78, 338-341 (2003)

MR Mackley.
Process and product innovation.
J Chemical Technology and Biotechnology, 78, 94-97 (2003)

NC Mulji, ME Miquel, LD Hall and MR Mackley.
Microstructure and mechanical property changes in cold-extruded chocolate.
Trans. IChemE, 81, part C, 97-105 (2003)

YK Chen, MR Mackley and TSB Sayer.
Colour change and microstructure evolution of wet flowing paint when subject to shear.
Chem. Eng. Sci., 58, 2505-2514 (2003)

NC Mulji and MR Mackley.
The axisymmetric extrusion of solid chocolate and the effect of die geometry.
Int. Journal of Forming Processes, 6, 2, 161-177 (2003)

MS Liaw, MR Mackley, J Bridgwater, GD Moggridge and AE Bayly.
Multilayer vesicles in a commercial surfactant system.
AIChE Journal, 49 (11), 2966-2973 (2003)

SA McKeown, MR Mackley and GD Moggridge.
Shear-induced structural changes in a commercial surfactant-based system.
Trans IChemE, 81A, 649-664 (2003)

MS Liaw, MR Mackley, AE Bayley, J Bridgwater and GD Moggridge.
Multilamellar Vesicles in a Commercial Surfactant System.
AIChE J., 49(11), 2966-2973 (2003)

TE Bustnes, CF Kaminski and MR Mackley.
Direct visualization of flowing biomass capture and release within a fibrous matrix.
Biochemical Engineering Journal, 18(3), 231-234 (2004)

M Garcia-Morales, P Partal, FJ Navarro, F Mart�nez-Boza, MR Mackley and C Gallegos
The rheology of recycled EVA/LDPE modified bitumen.
Rheol. Acta, 43, 482-490 (2004)

TR Tuladhar and MR Mackley.
Experimental observations and modelling relating to foaming and bubble growth from pentane loaded polystyrene melts.
Chemical Engineering Science, 59(24), 5997-6014 (2004)

NC Mulji and MR Mackley.
Flow field determination during slit extrusion of solid chocolate.
Int. Journal of Forming Processes, 7, 3, 375-386 (2004)

N Reis, AP Harvey, MR Mackley, AA Vicente and JA Teixeira.
Fluid Mechanics and design aspects of a novel oscillatory flow screening mesoreactor.
Chemical Engineering Research & Design, Trans IChemE. A 83(A4) 357-371 (2005)

DR Arda and MR Mackley.
The Effect of Die Exit Curvature, Die Surface Roughness and a Fluoropolymer Additive on Sharkskin Extrusion Instabilities in Polyethylene Processing.
Journal of Non Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 126, 47-61 (2005)

DR Arda and MR Mackley.
Sharkskin instabilities and the effect of slip from gas-assisted extrusion.
Rheol. Acta 44(4), 352-359 (2005)

B Hallmark, MR Mackley and F Gadala Maria.
Hollow microcapillary arrays in thin plastic films.
Adv. Eng. Mat., 7(6), 545-547, (2005)

B Hallmark, F Gadala-Maria and MR Mackley.
The melt processing of polymer microcapillary film (MCF).
J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech., 128, 13-28, (2005)

MW Collis and MR Mackley
The melt processing of monodisperse and polydisperse polystyrene melts within a slit entry and exit flow
J. Non-Newtonian Fluid Mech. 128, 29-41 (2005)

MW Collis, AK Lele, MR Mackley, RS Graham, DJ Groves, AE Likhtman, TM Nicholson, OG Harlen, TCB Mcleish, LR Hutchings, CM Fernyhough and RN Young.
Constriction flows of monodisperse linear entangled polymers: Multiscale modeling and flow visualization.
Journal of Rheology, 49(2), 501-522 (2005)

TE Bustnes, CF Kaminski and MR Mackley.
The capture and release of biomass in a high voidage fibrous microstructure: Mechanisms and shear stress levels.
Journal of Membrane Science 26, 1 and 2, 208-220 (2005)

TE Bustnes and MR Mackley.
The capture and release of biomass using a high voidage fibrous filter.
Chemical Engineering Science, 60, 5206�5218 (2005)

CH Hornung, B Hallmark, RP Hesketh and MR Mackley.
The fluid flow and heat transfer performance of thermoplastic microcapillary films.
J. Micromech. Microeng., 16, 434�447 (2006)

J Engmann and MR Mackley.
Semi-solid processing of chocolate and cocoa butter: 1. the experimental correlation of process rheology with microstructure.
Trans. I.Chem.E., Part C, Food and Bioproducts Processing, 84(C2), 95-101 (2006)

J Engmann and MR Mackley.
Semi-solid processing of chocolate and cocoa butter: modelling rheology and microstructure changes during extrusion.
Trans. I.Chem.E., Part C, Food and Bioproducts Processing, 84(C2): 102-108 (2006)

YW Chen and MR Mackley.
Flexible chocolate.
Soft Matter , 2, 304-309 (2006)

S. Sonwai and M.R. Mackley.
The Effect of Shear on the Crystallization of Cocoa Butter.
Journal of American Oil Chemists Society, 83(7), 583-596 (2006)

P. Yimsiri and M.R. Mackley.
Spin and dip coating of light-emitting polymer solutions: Matching experiment with modelling.
Chemical Engineering Science, 61(11), 3496-3505 (2006)

R Valette, MR Mackley and G Hernandez Fernandez del Castillo.
Matching time dependent pressure driven flows with a Rolie Poly numerical simulation.
Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 136(2-3), 118-125 (2006)

J-F Agassant, DR Arda, C Combeaud, A Merten, H Muenstedt, MR Mackley, L Robert and B Vergnes.
Polymer processing extrusion instabilities and methods for their elimination or minimisation.
Journal of International Polymer Processing, V3, 239-255 (2006)

SS Rahatekar, KKK Koziol, SA Butler, J A Elliott, MSP Shaffer, MR Mackley and A.H. Windle.
Optical microstructure and viscosity enhancement for an epoxy resin matrix containing multi-wall carbon nanotubes.
Journal of Rheology, 50(5), 599-610 (2006)

KB Smith and MR Mackley.
An experimental investigation into the scale up of oscillatory flow mixing in baffled tubes.
Trans IChemE, Part A, 84(A11), 1001-1011 (2006)

P Yimsiri and MR Mackley.
Microstructure and device performance of thin film light emitting polymers.
Thin Solid Films, 515(7-8), 3787-3796 (2007)

CH Hornung, MR Mackley, IR Baxendale and SV Ley.
A Microcapillary Flow Disc Reactor for Organic Synthesis.
Organic Process research and development, 11(3), 399-405 (2007)

J Embery, RS Graham, RA Duckett, D Groves, M Collis, MR Mackley, TCB McLeish.
Tearing energy study of "oriented and relaxed" polystyrene in the glassy state.
Journal of Polymer Science Part B: Polymer Physics, 45(4), 377-394 (2007)

A Ma and MR Mackley.
Experimental observation on the flow-induced assembly of Carbon nanotube suspensions to form helical bands.
Rheo Acta, 46(7), 979-987 (2007)

TR Tuladhar and MR Mackley.
Filament stretching rheometry and break-up of low viscosity polymer solutions and inkjet fluids.
Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics, 148, 97-108. (2008)

M Zheng and MR Mackley.
The Axial dispersion performance of an oscillatory flow meso reactor with relevance to continuous flow operation.
Chemical Engineering Science, 63(7), 1788-1799 (2008)

NJ Darton, B Hallmark, X Han, S Palit, NKH Slater and MR Mackley.
The in-flow capture of superparamagnetic nanoparticles for targeting therapeutics.
Nanomedicine: Nanotechnology, Biology and Medicine, 4(1), 19-29 (March 2008)

DG Hassell and MR Mackley.
Localised flow-induced crystallisation of a polyethylene melt.
Rheologica Acta, 47(9), 435-446 (2008)

DG Hassell, D Auhl, TCB McLeish and MR Mackley.
The effect of viscoelasticity on stress fields within polyethylene melt flow for a cross-slot and contraction-expansion slit geometry.
Rheologica Acta, 47(7), 821-834 (2008)

DI Medina, B Hallmark, TD Lord and MR Mackley.
The development of voidage and capillary size within extruded plastic films.
Journal of Material Science, 43(15), 5211-5221 (2008)

E Cueto, AWK Ma, F Chinesta and MR Mackley.
Numerical simulation of spin coating processes involving functionalised Carbon nanotube suspensions.
Int. Journal of Materials Forming, 1(2), 89-99 (2008)

AWK Ma, F Chinesta, T Tuladhar and MR Mackley.
Filament stretching of carbon nanotube suspensions.
Rheologica Acta, 47(4), 447-457 (2008)

B Hallmark, CH Hornung, D Broady, C Price-Kuehne and MR Mackley.
The application of plastic microcapillary films for fast transient micro-heat exchange.
International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer. In press, available online 29 May 2008

AWK Ma, MR Mackley and F Chinesta.
The Microstructure and Rheology of Carbon Nanotube Suspensions.
International Journal of Material Forming 1, 75-81 (2008)

NJ Darton, B Hallmark, T James, P Agrawal, MR Mackley and NKH Slater.
Magnetic Capture of Superparamagnetic Nanoparticles in a Constant Pressure Microcapillary Flow.
Journal of Magnetism and Magnetic Fields 321, 1571-1574 (2009)

DI Medina, F Chinesta and MR Mackley.
Heat Melding of Voided Polyethylene Microstructures.
Polymer 1-9 (2009)

MR Mackley.
Engineering the Future of Rheology Within the UK.
Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 157, 145-146 (2009)

AWK Ma, F Chinesta and MR Mackley.
The Rheology and Modeling of Chemically Treated Carbon Nanotube Suspensions.
Journal of Rheology 53(3), 547-573 (2009)

DG Hassell, J Embery, TCB McLeish and MR Mackley.
An Experimental Evaluation of the Formation of an Instability in Monodisperse and Polydisperse Polystyrenes.
Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 157, 1-14 (2009)

DG Hassell, D Hoyle, D Auhl, O Harlen, MR Mackley and TCB McLeish.
Effect of Branching in Cross-Slot Flow:  The Formation of 'W Cusps'.
Rheologica Acta 48, 551-561 (2009)

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