Professor Mark Geoghegan

Professor Mark GeogheganProfessor of Soft Matter Physics

Director of the Joint Institute of Nanjing Tech University and UoS

Contact details

  • Room: D19
  • Phone: +44 (0)114 22 23544
  • Fax: +44 (0)114 22 23555

email: mark.geoghegan@sheffield.ac.uk

Personal web page

Research interests
  • Polymers at surfaces and interfaces
  • Polymer gels and diffusion
  • Cell-surface interactions
  • Soft nanotechnology
  • Semiconducting polymers
Teaching
  • Currently on sabbatical leave for the academic year 2015/16
Professional activities
  • Panel member: Agence d'évaluation de la recherche et de l'enseignement supérieur (2010)
  • Visiting Professor, Université de Bordeaux
  • EPSRC review panel chair
Recent key publications
  • Y. Pen, Z. J. Zhang, A. L. Morales-García, M. Mears, D. S. Tarmey, R. G. Edyvean, S. A. Banwart, and M. Geoghegan "Effect of extracellular polymeric substances on the mechanical properties of Rhodococcus" Biochim. Biophys. Acta 1848 518-26 (2015)
  • M. Raftari, Z. Zhang, S. R. Carter, G. J. Leggett, and M. Geoghegan "Frictional properties of a polycationic brush" Soft Matter 10 2759-66 (2014)
  • M. Geoghegan and G. Hadziioannou "Polymer Electronics" (Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013)
  • P. Burgos, Z. Zhang, R. Golestanian, G. J. Leggett, and M. Geoghegan "Directed single molecule diffusion triggered by surface energy gradients" ACS Nano 3 3235-43 (2009)