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ORCID 0000-0002-1079-5885

  • P Samantaray, AM Wemyss, E Iacovidou, C Wan, Design and control of compostability in synthetic biopolymers, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2021,
  • M Pan, C Yuan, T Pickford, J Tian, C Ellingford, N Zhou, C Bowen, C Wan, Piezoelectric-driven self-sensing leaf-mimic actuator enabled by integration of a self-healing dielectric elastomer and a piezoelectric composite (by Invitation), Advanced Intelligent Systems, 2021, org/10.1002/aisy.202000248
  • J Ekeocha, C Ellingford, M Pan, AM Wemyss, C Bowen, C Wan, Challenges and Opportunities of Self-healing Polymers and Devices for Extreme and Hostile Environments, Adv Mater, 2021,
  • AM Wemyss, C Ellingford, C Bowen, C Wan, Dynamic Polymer Networks: A new avenue towards sustainable and advanced soft machines, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. 2021, 60, 13725.
  • J Zhu, C Wan, H Xu, Y Liu, J Zhang, J Sun, X Gao, T McNally, Y Huang, D Wu, An Anchoring Array Assembly Method for Enhancing the Electrical Conductivity of Polypropylene Composites with Hybrid Fillers, Comp Sci Tech, 2021, 211, 108846
  • Z Zhang, J Li, C Wan, Y Zhang, S Wang, Understanding the H2O2-induced thermo-oxidative reclamation of vulcanized styrene butadiene rubber at low temperature, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2021,
  • S Efstathiou, AM Wemyss, G Patias, L Shok, M Grypioti, D Coursari, C Ma, CJ Atkins, A Shegiwal, C Wan, DM Haddleton, Self-healing and mechanical performance of dynamic glycol chitosan hydrogel nanocomposites, J Mater Chem B, 2021, org/10.1039/D0TB02390F
  • P Samantaray, A Little, DM Haddleton, T McNally, B Tan, Z Sun, W Huang, Y Ji, C Wan, Poly (glycolic acid) (PGA): a versatile building block expanding high performance and sustainable bioplastic applications, Green Chemistry, 2020, 22, 4055 - 4081. (IF=9.48)
  • Y Zhang, Z Zhang, A Wemyss, C Wan, Y Liu, P Song, S Wang, Effective thermal-oxidative reclamation of waste tire rubbers for producing high-performance rubber composites, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, 2020, 8, 9079–9087 (IF=7.63)

  • Y Zhang, H Khanbareh, J Roscow, M Pan, C Bowen, C Wan, Self-healing of materials under high electrical stress, Matter, 2020, 3(4), 989-1008.

  • C Ellingford, R Zhang, AM Wemyss, Y Zhang, O Brown, H Zhou, P Keogh, C Bowen, C Wan, Self-Healing Dielectric Elastomers for Damage-Tolerant Actuation and Energy Harvesting, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces, 2020,

  • S Merritt, AM Wemyss, S Farris, S Patole, G Patias, DM Haddleton, B Shollock, C Wan, Gas Barrier Polymer Nanocomposite Films Prepared by Graphene Oxide Encapsulated Polystyrene Microparticles, ACS Appl. Polym. Mater. 2020,

  • H Luo, X Zhou, C Ellingford, Y Zhang, S Chen, K Zhou, D Zhang, C Bowen, C Wan, Interface design for high energy density polymer nanocomposites, Chemical Society Reviews, 2019, DOI: 10.1039/C9CS00043G (IF=40.4)

  • Y Zhang, C Ellingford, R Zhang, C Bowen, T McNally, C Wan, Electrical and Mechanical Self‐Healing in High‐Performance Dielectric Elastomer Actuator Materials. Advanced Functional Materials, 2019, 1808431 (13pp) (IF=15.6)

  • Y Zhang, C Bowen, SK Ghosh, D Mandal, H Khanbareh, M Arafa, C Wan, Ferroelectret materials and devices for energy harvesting applications, Nano Energy, 2018, 57, 118-140 (IF=15.5)

  • V Guerra, C Wan, T McNally, Thermal conductivity of 2D nano-structured boron nitride (BN) and its composites with polymers, Progress in Materials Science, 2019, 100, 170-186 (IF=25.87)

  • V Guerra, C Wan, V Degirmenci, J Sloan, D Presvytis, T McNally, 2D Boron Nitride Nanosheets (BNNS) prepared by High-Pressure Homogenization, Nanoscale, 2018, 10, 19469-19477 (IF=7.23)

  • C Ellingford, R Zhang, AM Wemyss, C Bowen, T McNally, L Figiel, C Wan, Intrinsic Tuning of Poly(styrene−butadiene−styrene)-Based Self-Healing Dielectric Elastomer Actuators with Enhanced Electromechanical Properties, ACS Appl. Mater. Interfaces, 2018, 10 (44) 38438-38448 (IF=8.46)

  • C Ellingford, C Bowen, T McNally, C Wan, Intrinsically tuning the electromechanical properties of elastomeric dielectrics: a chemistry perspective, Macro Rapid Comm, 2018, 39, 1800340 (30pp) (IF=4.44)

  • M Mu, C Wan, T McNally, Thermal conductivity of 2D nano-structured graphitic materials and their composites with epoxy resins, 2D Materials, 2017, 4 042001 (IF=6.9)

  • C Wan, C Bowen, Multiscale-structuring of polyvinylidene fluoride for energy harvesting: the impact of molecular-, micro- and macro-structure, J. Mater. Chem. A, 2017, 5, 3091 - 3128, 2017 (IF=9.93)

  • C Wan, E Keely, Y Zhou, S Wang, D Hughes, Stress-oscillation behaviour of semi-crystalline polymers: the case of poly (butylene succinate), Soft Matter, 2018, 14, 9175-9184 (IF=3.89)

  • C Wan, X Huang, Cyclomatrix Polyphosphazenes Frameworks (Cyclo-POPs) and the related nanomaterials: Synthesis, Assembly and Functionalisation, Mater Today Commun, 2017, 11, 38-60

  • J Gupta, DJ Keddie, C Wan, DM Haddleton, T McNally, Functionalisation of MWCNTs with poly(lauryl acrylate) polymerized by Cu(0)-mediated and RAFT methods, Polym Chem, 2016, 7, 3884-3896 (IF=5.38)

  • K Chen, X Huang, C Wan, H Liu, Heteroatom–doped hollow carbon microspheres based on amphiphilic supramolecular vesicles and highly crosslinked polyphosphazene for high performance supercapacitor electrode materials, Electrochimica Acta, 2016, 222, 543-550. (IF=5.12)

  • A Adam, C Wan, T McNally, Surface amination of carbon nanoparticles for modification of epoxy resins: Plasma-treatment vs. wet-chemistry approach, Eur Polym J, 2017, 87, 422-448 (IF=3.53)

  • S Li, C Wan, S Wang, Y Zhang, Separation of core-shell structured carbon black nanoparticles from waste tires by light pyrolysis, Comp Sci Tech, 2016, 135, 13-20 (IF=5.20)

  • K Chen, X Huang, C Wan, H Liu, Efficient oxygen reduction catalysts formed of cobalt phosphide nanoparticles decorated heteroatoms-doped mesoporous carbon nanotubes, Chem Comm, 2015, 51,7891 - 7894 (IF=6.29)

  • A Anastasaki, V Nikolaou, G Pappas, Q Zhang, C Wan, P Wilson, T Davis, M Whittaker, D M Haddleton. Photoinduced sequence-control via one pot living radical polymerization of acrylates, Chemical Science, 2014, 5, 3536-3542.

  • C Wan, B Chen. Reinforcement and interphase of polymer/graphene nanocomposites. J Mater Chem, 2012, 22, 3637-3646.

  • C Wan, M Frydrych, B Chen. Strong and bioactive gelatin/graphene oxide nanocomposites. Soft Matter, 2011, 7, 6159-6166.

  • C Wan, B Chen. Synthesis and characterization of biomimetic hydroxyapatite/sepiolite nanocomposites. Nanoscale, 2011, 3, 693-700.