Publications

List of Publications

   300+ papers in scientific journals, 60+ referred conference proceedings, 8 books and book chapters, 2 patents and 2 reports for industry

Recent Papers in Scientific Journals

  1. An aqueous process for the separation of cellulose from biomass, Md N. Alam and T.G.M. van de Ven, submitted to J-FOR 
  2. Superhydrophobic foam-like cellulose made of hydrophobized cellulose fibres, A. Tejado, W C. Chen, Md. N. Alam and T.G.M. van de Ven, submitted to Cellulose.
  3. Liquid bridge breakup in contact-drop dispensing: Liquid bridge stability with a free contact line, A. Akbari, R.J. Hill and T.G.M. van de Ven, Submitted to Phys. Fluid
  4. Liquid bridge breakup in contact-drop dispensing: Catenoid stability with a free contact line, A. Akbari, R.J. Hill and T.G.M. van de Ven, Submitted to Phys. Fluid
  5. Effect of crystallization conditions on the physical properties of a two-layer glassine paper/ polyhydroxybutyrate structure, S. Safari and T.G.M. van de Ven, submitted to Journal of Materials Science.
  6. Origin of the Twist of Cellulosic Materials: I. Calculations on Cellulose Molecules, Kevin Conley, M.A. Whitehead and Theo G.M. van de Ven, Submitted to Carbohydrate Polymers.
  7. Origin of the Twist of Cellulosic Materials: II. Calculations on Cellulose Crystalloids,  Kevin Conley, Louis Godbout, M.A. Whitehead and Theo G.M. van de Ven.  Submitted to Carbohydrate Polymers.
  8. Spherical cellulose gel particles with donut-shaped interior structures. G. Sim and T.G.M. van de Ven. Cellulose (22)2: 1019-1026. 2015
  9. The S3 layer isolated from carboxymethylated cellulose wood fibers. G. Sim and T.G.M. van de Ven. Cellulose (22)1: 45-52. 2015
  10. Internally crosslinked and hydrophobically modified cellulose fibers, Z. Sabzalian, Md. N. Alam and T.G.M. van de Ven, Cellulose (21), 1381–1393, 2014.
  11. An improved methodology for imaging cellulose nanocrystals by transmission electron microscopy, M. Kaushik, W. C. Chen, T.G.M. van de Ven, A. Moores, Nordic Pulp & Paper Research Journal, 29(1), 77-84, 2014.
  12. Bacteria survival probability in bactericidal filter paper, N. Mansur-Azzam, Z. Hosseinidoust, S.G. Woo, R. Vyhnalkova, A. Eisenberg and T.G.M. van de Ven, Colloids & Surfaces B, 117(1), 383-388, 2014.
  13. Crystallinity-driven morphological ripening processes for poly(\(\(\(ethylene oxide)-block-polycaprolactone micelles in water, G. Rizis, T.G.M. van de Ven and A. Eisenberg, Soft Matter 10, 2825-2835, 2014.
  14. "Raft" formation by two-dimensional self-assembly of block copolymer rod micelles in aqueous solution, G. Rizis, T.G.M. van de Ven and A. Eisenberg, Angewandte Chemie, International Edition,, 126, 9146-9149, 2014
  15. Superhydrophobic foam-like cellulose made of hydrophobized cellulose fibres, A. Tejado, W.C. Chen, Md N. Alam and T.G M. van de Ven, Cellulose Cellulose 21, 1735–1743,2014.
  16. Intrinsic viscosity of aqueous suspensions of cellulose nanofibrils, L. Jowkarderis and T.G M. van de Ven Cellulose 21, 2511–2517, 2014.
  17. Electroacoustic characterization of conventional and electrosterically-stabilized nanocrystalline celluloses, S. Safari, A. Sheikhi, T. G. M. van de Ven, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 432(10), 151-157, 2014.
  18. Structure of swollen carboxylated cellulose fibers. G. Sim, Md N. Alam, L. Godbout and T.G.M. van de Ven Cellulose, 21(6), 4595-4606, 2014
  19. Homopolymers as structure-driving agents in semicrystalline block copolymer micelles, G. Rizis, T.G.M. van de Ven and  A. Eisenberg, ACS Nano.  2014, accepted manuscript, nn-2014-05068u
  20. Predation in Homogeneous and Heterogeneous Phage Environments Affects Virulence Determinants of Pseudomonas aeruginosa, Z. Hosseinidoust, N. Tufenkji and T.G.M. van de Ven, Applied and Environmental Microbiology, 79, 2862-2871, 2013.
  21. Biofilm formation under phage predation: considerations about biofilm increase, Z. Hosseinidoust, N. Tufenkji and T.G.M. van de Ven, Biofouling, 29(4), 457-468, 2013.
  22. Evolution of in vitro virulence of Pseudomonas aeruginosa as a result of phage predation, Z. Hosseinidoust, T.G.M. van de Ven, and N. Tufenkji, Appl. Environ. Microbiol, 79(19), 6110-6116, 2013.
  23. Binder–block copolymer micelle interactions in bactericidal filter paper, N. Mansur-Azzam, S,G. Woo, A. Eisenberg, and T.G.M. van de Ven , Langmuir, 29 (31), 9783–9789, 2013.
  24. Bubbles and drops on curved surfaces, M. Soleimani, R.J. Hill and T.G.M. van de Ven, Langmuir, 29 (46), 14168–14177, 2013.
  25. Highly charged nanocrystalline cellulose and dicarboxylated cellulose from periodate and chlorite oxidized cellulose fibers”  H.Yang, Md. N. Alam and T.G.M. van de Ven, Cellulose (20), 1865–1875, 2013.
  26. Dendrimers as Bactericides, A. Castonguay, E. Ladd, T.G.M. van de Ven and A. Kakkar, (Focus) New J. Chem., 36, 199-204 (2012)
  27. Salt-induced acceleration of chemical reactions in cellulose nanopores, Md. N. Alam, M. Antal, A. Tejado and T.G.M. van de Ven, Cellulose: 19(2), 517-522 (2012)
  28. Nanopaper: Thin Films Prepared from Polymeric Nanotubes. B. Huang, R.J. Hill, T.G.M. van de Ven, Macromol.Mater. Eng. 297, 000–000 (2012)
  29. Energy requirements for the disintegration of cellulose fibers into cellulose nanofibers, A. Tejado, Md. N. Alam, M. Antal, H. Yang, T.G.M. van de Ven, Cellulose, 19, 831-842, 2012
  30. Films prepared from electrosterically stabilized nanocrystalline cellulose, H. Yang, A. Tejado, N. Alam, M. Antal and T.G.M. van de Ven, Langmuir, 28 (20), 7834–7842, 2012
  31. Ten million fold reduction of live bacteria by bactericidal filter paper, R. Vyhnalkova, N. Mansur-Azzam, A. Eisenberg and T.G.M. van de Ven,, Advanced Functional Materials, 22,(19), 4096–4100, 2012.
  32. Bactericidal Block Copolymer Micelles, R. Vyhnalkova, A. Eisenberg  and T.G.M. van de Ven,  Macromolecular Bioscience, 11(5), 639-651 (2011)
  33. Multilayered polymeric nanotubes bending elasticity from optical-tweezers micromechanics, B. Huang, J.A. van Heiningen, R.J. Hill and T.G.M. van de Ven Soft Matter, 7, 3936–3946 (2011)
  34. Wet cross-linking of cellulose fibers via a bioconjugation reaction, A. Tejado, M. Antal, X. Liu, and T.G.M. van de Ven, Ind. Eng. Chem. Res. 50, 5907–5913 (2011)
  35. Bacterial capture efficiency and antimicrobial activity of phage-functionalized model surfaces, Z. Hosseinidoust, T.G.M. van de Ven and N. Tufenkji, Langmuir, 27, 5472–5480 (2011)
  36. Bridging flocculation of PEI-functionalized latex particles using nanocrystalline cellulose, L. Manfredi, R.J. Hill and T.G.M. van de Ven, J. Colloid Interface Sci. 360, 117–123 (2011)
  37. Electro-optics of polymer nanotube dispersions, B. Huang, T.G.M. van de Ven and R.J. Hill, J. Phys. Chem. C, 115, 8447–8456 (2011)
  38. Fractionating polydisperse polyelectrolytes in packed beds of cellulose fibers, T.G.M. van de Ven, L. Ciovica and N. Tufenkji, Colloids and Surfaces A, 385, 134–138 (2011)
  39. Deactivation Efficiency of Stabilized Bactericidal Emulsions, R. Vyhnalkova, A. Eisenberg  and T.G.M. van de Ven,  Langmuir 27, 11296–11305 (2011)
  40. Preparation and characterization of multilayered polymer nanotubes dispersions, B. Huang, T.G.M. van de Ven and R.J. Hill, Langmuir, 27, 11416–11429 (2011)
  41. Pitch deposition at the solid-liquid interface: Effect of surface hydrophobicity/hydrophilicity and cation specificity, R. Lee, G. Garnier, T. Lewis, D. Richardson, T.G.M. van de Ven, K. Stack, Colloids & Surfaces A, 388, 84– 90, (2011)
  42. Quantitative analysis of cationic PVA diffusion into cellulose fiber pores: charge density effect, P. Fatehi, H. Xiao, T.G.M. van de Ven,  Langmuir, Langmuir 27, 13489–13496 (2011)
  43. Effect of unassembled phage protein complexes on the attachment to cellulose of genetically modified bacteriophages containing cellulose binding modules, Z. Li, M. Tolba, M. Griffiths and T.G.M. van de Ven, Colloids and Surfaces B: Biointerfaces, 76, 529-534 (2010)
  44. Comparisons of modified effective medium theory with experimental data on shear thinning of concentrated latex dispersions, K. Takamura and T. G. M. van de Ven, J. Rheology, 54(1), 1-26 (2010)
  45. Tangential electroviscous drag on a sphere surrounded by a thin double layer near a wall for arbitrary particle-wall separations, S.M. Tabatabei, and T.G.M. van de Ven, J. Fluid Mech. 656, 360-406 (2010)
  46. Why does paper get stronger as it dries?, A. Tejado and T.G.M. van de Ven, Materials Today, 13(9), 54-61 (2010)

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Patents

  1. Md. N. Alam, M. Antal, A.Tejado and T.G.M. van de Ven, 2012, “Novel highly charged non-water soluble cellulose products, includes all types of cellulose nanostructures especially cellulose nanofibers, and method of making them”, PCT/CA2012/000200, WO2012119229 A1.
  2. M.A. Whitehead, C. Malardier-Jugroot, T.G.M. van de Ven and T.D. Lazzara, 2007  “Fabrication of intrinsically conducting polymer nanorods for making electrical nanocircuits involves filling nanotubes with monomer to obtain well-defined, packed, defect-free nanorods” Patent Number: WO2005118688-A1; US2008265219-A1.

Books and Book Chapters

  1. M. A. Whitehead, A, Kakkar, T. van de Ven, R. Hourani, E. Ladd, Y. Tian and T. Lazzara; A Review of Bonding in Dendrimers and Nanotubes. Progress in Theoretical Chemistry and Physics, 22(7), 611-623, 2012.
  2. Orthokinetic heteroflocculation in papermaking, T.G.M. van de Ven, in “Highlights in Colloid Science”, Chapter I, pp.1-20, Eds. D. Platikanov and D. Exerowa, Wiley VCH, Weinheim, Germany, 2009.
  3. The proceedings of the first applied pulp & paper molecular modelling symposium, Editors: R. Gaudreault, M.A.Whitehead and T.G.M. van de Ven, Montreal, 2005.
  4. The role of “free charge” in the deposition of latex particles onto pulp fibers, B. Alince, J. Kinkal, F. Bednar and T.G.M. van de Ven, in “Polymer colloids: Science and Technology of latex systems”, ACS Symposium Series 801, Chapter 5, pp. 52-70 (2001).
  5. Microrheological Aspects of Particle Interaction in Colloidal Systems. T.G.M. van de Ven in "Hydrodynamics of Dispersed Media," I.P. Hulin, A.M. Cazabat, E. Guyon, F. Carmona (eds.), Elsevier Sci. Publ. B.V. (1990) p.102-117.
    Rheo- and Electro-optics of Colloidal Dispersions. T.G.M. van de Ven in II Scientific Methods for the Study of Polymer Colloids and Their Applications , II F. Candau and R.H. Ottewill, eds., Kluwer Acad. Publ. (1990) p.247-267.
  6. Colloidal Hydrodynamics. T.G.M. van de Ven, Academic Press, London (1989), 582 pages.
  7. Deposition of Colloidal Particles from Flowing Sols. Z. Adamczyk, T. Dabros and T.G.M. van de Ven in "Science and Technology of Polymer Colloids", Vol. II, NATO ASI Series E. No.68, (Eds. A.W. Poehlein, R.H. Ottewill, J.W. Goodwin), M. Nijhoff Publishers, pp. 619-635 (1983).