Professor Asa Hilton Barber


NameProfessor Asa Hilton Barber
Job titleDean of The School of Engineering
Organisational UnitEngineering
ORCIDhttps://orcid.org/0000-0003-3334-0266

Research outputs

Resilient and Agile Engineering Solutions to Address Societal Challenges like Coronavirus Pandemic

Goel, S., Hawi, S., Goel, G., Thakur, V.K., Pearce, O., Hoskins, C., Hussain, T., Agrawal, A., Upadhyaya, H., Cross, G. and Barber, A. (2020). Resilient and Agile Engineering Solutions to Address Societal Challenges like Coronavirus Pandemic. Materials Today Chemistry. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mtchem.2020.100300

Effect of SR-microCT radiation on the mechanical integrity of trabecular bone using in situ mechanical testing and digital volume correlation

Peña Fernández, M, Cipiccia, S, Dall'Ara, E, Bodey, AJ, Parwani, R, Pani, M, Blunn, GW, Barber, AH and Tozzi, G (2018). Effect of SR-microCT radiation on the mechanical integrity of trabecular bone using in situ mechanical testing and digital volume correlation. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 88, pp. 109-119. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2018.08.012

Preservation of bone tissue integrity with temperature control for in situ SR-MicroCT experiments

Fernández, MP, Dall'Ara, E, Kao, AP, Bodey, AJ, Karali, A, Blunn, GW, Barber, AH and Tozzi, G (2018). Preservation of bone tissue integrity with temperature control for in situ SR-MicroCT experiments. Materials. 11 (11). https://doi.org/10.3390/ma11112155

Development of sustainable biodegradable lignocellulosic hemp fiber/ polycaprolactone biocomposites for light weight applications

Barber, AH, Dhakal, HN, Ismail, S, Zhang, Z, Welsh, E, Maigret, J-E and Beaugrand, J (2018). Development of sustainable biodegradable lignocellulosic hemp fiber/ polycaprolactone biocomposites for light weight applications. Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing. 113, pp. 350-358. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.compositesa.2018.08.005

Optimization of digital volume correlation computation in SR-microCT images of trabecular bone and bone-biomaterial systems.

Peña Fernández, M, Barber, AH, Blunn, GW and Tozzi, G (2018). Optimization of digital volume correlation computation in SR-microCT images of trabecular bone and bone-biomaterial systems. Journal of Microscopy. 272 (3), pp. 213-272. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmi.12745

Hydration dependent mechanical performance of denture adhesive hydrogels

Zhang, F, An, Y, Roohpour, N, Barber, AH and Gautrot, JE (2018). Hydration dependent mechanical performance of denture adhesive hydrogels. Dental Materials. 34 (10), pp. 1440-1448. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2018.06.015

Approaches to 3D printing teeth from X-ray microtomography.

Cresswell-Boyes, AJ, Barber, AH, Mills, D, Tatla, A and Davis, GR (2018). Approaches to 3D printing teeth from X-ray microtomography. Journal of Microscopy. 272 (3), pp. 207-212. https://doi.org/10.1111/jmi.12725

Stress concentrations in nanoscale defective graphene

Wang, C, Wang, J and Barber, AH (2017). Stress concentrations in nanoscale defective graphene. AIP Advances. 7 (11), pp. 115001-115001. https://doi.org/10.1063/1.4996387

X-ray Imaging of Transplanar Liquid Transport Mechanisms in Single Layer Textiles

Zhang, G, Parwani, R, Stone, CA, Barber, AH and Botto, L (2017). X-ray Imaging of Transplanar Liquid Transport Mechanisms in Single Layer Textiles. Langmuir. 33 (43), pp. 12072-12079. https://doi.org/10.1021/acs.langmuir.7b02982

Extreme Toughness Exhibited in Electrospun Polystyrene Fibers

Zhang, F and Barber, AH (2017). Extreme Toughness Exhibited in Electrospun Polystyrene Fibers. Macromolecular Materials and Engineering. 302 (9), pp. 1700084-1700084. https://doi.org/10.1002/mame.201700084

Surface free energy analysis of electrospun fibers based on Rayleigh-Plateau/Weber instabilities

Stachewicz, U, Dijksman, JF, Soudani, C, Tunnicliffe, LB, Busfield, JJC and Barber, AH (2017). Surface free energy analysis of electrospun fibers based on Rayleigh-Plateau/Weber instabilities. European Polymer Journal. 91, pp. 368-375. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2017.04.017

Micro-mechanical properties of the tendon-to-bone attachment

Deymier, AC, An, Y, Boyle, JJ, Schwartz, AG, Birman, V, Genin, GM, Thomopoulos, S and Barber, AH (2017). Micro-mechanical properties of the tendon-to-bone attachment. Acta Biomaterialia. 56, pp. 25-35. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2017.01.037

Morphological and Mechanical Biomimetic Bone Structures

Parwani, R, Curto, M, Kao, AP, Rowley, PJ, Pani, M, Tozzi, G and Barber, AH (2016). Morphological and Mechanical Biomimetic Bone Structures. ACS Biomaterials Science & Engineering. 3 (11), pp. 2761-2767. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsbiomaterials.6b00652

Failure mechanisms in denture adhesives

An, Y, Li, D, Roohpour, N, Gautrot, JE and Barber, AH (2016). Failure mechanisms in denture adhesives. Dental Materials. 32 (5), pp. 615-623. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dental.2016.01.007

Evaluation of bioprosthetic heart valve failure using a matrix-fibril shear stress transfer approach

Anssari-Benam, A, Barber, AH and Bucchi, A (2016). Evaluation of bioprosthetic heart valve failure using a matrix-fibril shear stress transfer approach. Journal of Materials Science: Materials in Medicine. 27 (2). https://doi.org/10.1007/s10856-015-5657-2

Type VI Collagen Regulates Dermal Matrix Assembly and Fibroblast Motility

Theocharidis, G, Drymoussi, Z, Kao, AP, Barber, AH, Lee, DA, Braun, KM and Connelly, JT (2016). Type VI Collagen Regulates Dermal Matrix Assembly and Fibroblast Motility. Journal of Investigative Dermatology. 136 (1), pp. 74-83. https://doi.org/10.1038/JID.2015.352

3D nanomechanical evaluations of dermal structures in skin

Kao, AP, Connelly, JT and Barber, AH (2015). 3D nanomechanical evaluations of dermal structures in skin. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 57, pp. 14-23. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2015.11.017

The cytolinker plectin regulates nuclear mechanotransduction in keratinocytes

Almeida, FV, Walko, G, McMillan, JR, McGrath, JA, Wiche, G, Barber, AH and Connelly, JT (2015). The cytolinker plectin regulates nuclear mechanotransduction in keratinocytes. Journal of Cell Science. 128 (24), pp. 4475-4486. https://doi.org/10.1242/jcs.173435

3D imaging of cell interactions with electrospun PLGA nanofiber membranes for bone regeneration

Stachewicz, U, Qiao, T, Rawlinson, SCF, Almeida, FV, Li, W-Q, Cattell, M and Barber, AH (2015). 3D imaging of cell interactions with electrospun PLGA nanofiber membranes for bone regeneration. Acta Biomaterialia. 27, pp. 88-100. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.actbio.2015.09.003

Microscopy and supporting data for osteoblast integration within an electrospun fibrous network

Stachewicz, U, Qiao, T, Rawlinson, SCF, Veiga Almeida, F, Li, W-Q, Cattell, M and Barber, AH (2015). Microscopy and supporting data for osteoblast integration within an electrospun fibrous network. Data in Brief. 5, pp. 775-781. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.dib.2015.10.009

Wetting Hierarchy in Oleophobic 3D Electrospun Nanofiber Networks

Stachewicz, U, Bailey, RJ, Zhang, H, Stone, CA, Willis, CR and Barber, AH (2015). Wetting Hierarchy in Oleophobic 3D Electrospun Nanofiber Networks. ACS applied materials & interfaces. 7 (30), pp. 16645-16652. https://doi.org/10.1021/acsami.5b04272

Structural orientation dependent sub-lamellar bone mechanics

Jimenez-Palomar, I, Shipov, A, Shahar, R and Barber, AH (2015). Structural orientation dependent sub-lamellar bone mechanics. Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials. 52, pp. 63-71. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jmbbm.2015.02.031

Extreme strength observed in limpet teeth

Barber, AH, Lu, D and Pugno, NM (2015). Extreme strength observed in limpet teeth. Journal of The Royal Society Interface. 12 (105), pp. 20141326-20141326. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2014.1326

Mechanical Behavior of Osteoporotic Bone at Sub-Lamellar Length Scales

Jimenez-Palomar, I, Shipov, A, Shahar, R and Barber, AH (2015). Mechanical Behavior of Osteoporotic Bone at Sub-Lamellar Length Scales. Frontiers in Materials. 2. https://doi.org/10.3389/fmats.2015.00009

Molecular force transfer mechanisms in graphene oxide paper evaluated using atomic force microscopy and in situ synchrotron micro FT-IR spectroscopy

Wang, C, Frogley, MD, Cinque, G, Liu, L-Q and Barber, AH (2014). Molecular force transfer mechanisms in graphene oxide paper evaluated using atomic force microscopy and in situ synchrotron micro FT-IR spectroscopy. Nanoscale. 6 (23), pp. 14404-14411. https://doi.org/10.1039/C4NR03646H

Polarised infrared microspectroscopy of edge-oriented graphene oxide papers

Frogley, MD, Wang, C, Cinque, G and Barber, AH (2014). Polarised infrared microspectroscopy of edge-oriented graphene oxide papers. Vibrational Spectroscopy. 75, pp. 178-183. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.vibspec.2014.07.005

Adhesion Anisotropy between Contacting Electrospun Fibers

Stachewicz, U, Hang, F and Barber, AH (2014). Adhesion Anisotropy between Contacting Electrospun Fibers. Langmuir. 30 (23), pp. 6819-6825. https://doi.org/10.1021/la5004337

Nanointerfacial strength between non-collagenous protein and collagen fibrils in antler bone

Hang, F, Gupta, HS and Barber, AH (2013). Nanointerfacial strength between non-collagenous protein and collagen fibrils in antler bone. Journal of The Royal Society Interface. 11 (92), pp. 20130993-20130993. https://doi.org/10.1098/rsif.2013.0993
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