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Dr. Matthias Moebius

Assistant Professor (Physics)

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External examiner for a PhD thesis at the University of Aberystwyth, Wales, UK. 28/5/2020
Honorary Treasurer, and TCD representative for the Institute of Physics Ireland (IOPI). I was part of the IOPI committee and gave input towards policy documents for the government and IOPI funded outreach activities throughout Ireland. 2011-2016
Proposal reviewer for STW (Dutch Technology Foundation), Netherlands 2014
Referee for Physical Review Letter, Nature Scientific Reports, Nature Catalyst, Physical Review E, Soft Matter, Langmuir, Philosophical Magazine, European Physics J. E, International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2001-present
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Member of American Physical Society (APS) 2000 present
Institute of Physics (IOP) member, Honorary Treasurer of the Ireland branch (2011-2016) 2011 present
Poulose, S., Venkatesan, M., Möbius, M., Coey, J.M.D., Evaporation of water and urea solution in a magnetic field; the role of nuclear isomers, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 629, 2023, p814 - 824, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Sruthy Poulose, Jennifer A Quirke, Plamen Stamenov, Matthias E. Möbius, J. M. D. Coey, Deformation and necking of liquid droplets in a magnetic field., Physics of Fluids, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI
Liu, J., Mckeon, L., Garcia, J., Pinilla, S., Barwich, S., Möbius, M., Stamenov, P., Coleman, J.N., Nicolosi, V., Additive Manufacturing of Ti3C2-MXene-Functionalized Conductive Polymer Hydrogels for Electromagnetic-Interference Shielding, Advanced Materials, 34, (5), 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Kotova, O. and O'Reilly, C. and Barwich, S.T. and Mackenzie, L.E. and Lynes, A.D. and Savyasachi, A.J. and Ruether, M. and Pal, R. and Möbius, M.E. and Gunnlaugsson, T., Lanthanide luminescence from supramolecular hydrogels consisting of bio-conjugated picolinic-acid-based guanosine quadruplexes, Chem, 8, (5), 2022, p1395-1414 , Notes: [cited By 2], Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Yunhong Shi, Dunzhu Li, Liwen Xiao*, Daragh Mullarkey, Daniel K. Kehoe, Emmet D. Sheerin, Sebastian Barwich, Luming Yang, Yurii K. Gun'ko, Igor V. Shvets, Matthias E. Möbius, John J. Boland*, Jing Jing Wang* , Real-world natural passivation phenomena can limit microplastic generation in water, Chemical Engineering Journal, 425, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
Sebastian Barwich, Matthias E. Möbius, The elastic response of graphene oxide gels as a crumpling phenomenon, Soft Matter, 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
Li K., Zhao J., Zhussupbekova A., Shuck C.E., Hughes L., Dong Y., Barwich S., Vaesen S., Shvets I.V., Mobius M., Schmitt W., Gogotsi Y., Nicolosi V., 4D printing of MXene hydrogels for high-efficiency pseudocapacitive energy storage, Nature Communications, 13, (1), 2022, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  DOI
SR Burke, M. Moebius, J Ketoja, T Hjelt and S Hutzler,, Analysis of the foam-forming of non-woven lightweight fibrous materials using X-ray tomography, SN Applied Sciences, 3, 2021, p192-, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  URL
June I. Lovitt, Tumpa Gorai, Emanuele Cappello, Jason M. Delente, Sebastian T. Barwich, Matthias E. Möbius, Thorfinnur Gunnlaugsson, Chris S. Hawes, Supramolecular aggregation properties of 4-(1-morpholino)-1,8-naphthalimide based fluorescent materials, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED
Daniel P. O'Driscoll, Sean McMahon, James Garcia, Sonia Biccai, Cian Gabbett, Adam G. Kelly, Sebastian Barwich, Matthias Moebius, Conor S. Boland and Jonathan N. Coleman, Printable G-putty for Frequency and Rate Independent, High Performance Strain Sensors, 2021, Journal Article, PUBLISHED  TARA - Full Text  DOI

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S Hutzler, F Elias, M Moebius, S Tcholakova, Foreword, Colloids and Surfaces A: Physicochemical and Engineering Aspects, 534, 2017, p1 - 1, Journal Article, PUBLISHED


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Visiting Professorship at Friedrich Alexander University Erlangen 8.11.2021-3.12.2021
Burroughs Wellcome Fellowship. 2003
Sachs Fellowship from the University of Chicago 2000
Summer studentship at CERN (CHORUS neutrino oscillation experiment) 1998
Tessella Prize for Software 1996
My research is on experimental soft condensed matter physics which deals with materials that exhibit both liquid and solid-like behaviour. The focus of my research has been the relationship between their microscopic structure and the corresponding macroscopic, viscoelastic flow properties which are crucial in many industrial applications. I have made significant contributions in understanding the properties and flow phenomena of a wide range of materials such as granular media, foams, emulsions, glasses and gels. Currently we are investigating the flow of 2D nanosuspensions in microchannels and droplet impacts in the context of printed electronics. In addition I am interested in fluid dynamic problems that involve bubbles and droplets such a bubble formation during electrolysis. My experimental research is often complemented by modelling and simulations. I have developed and employed a wide range of novel experimental techniques to elucidate the origin of many fluid phenomena that has led to high impact publications in Nature, Science and Physical Review Letters. 14 of my publications have been cited more than 100 times. In our lab we use rheometry, tensiometry, high speed imaging and optical coherence tomography to study the properties and dynamics of the complex fluids. These combined capabilities are unique in Ireland which has led to many fruitful collaborations. Apart from numerous national and international academic collaborations I have also engaged with industry and was an official academic partner with an Irish SME (LIOS) in the commercialisation of acoustic metamaterials in the successfully funded H2020 SME instrument project TANDEM. I have attracted >1.3million euro in funding since I became a lecturer in 2009. My research program has been awarded the highest A-Rating by the European Research Council (CoG 2017) and I was on the reserve list of the IRC Laureate fund which demonstrates the quality and international recognition of my research program.