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IHPC Independent Investigatorship (I³)

Dr. Rogerio Manica

Dr. Rogerio Manica


Research Interests:

  • Colloid and interfacial science
  • Bubbles and drops interactions
  • Numerical simulations

Qualifications:

  • Ph.D., Applied Mathematics, The University of Melbourne, 2007
  • Master, Applied Mathematics, Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Brazil, 2003
  • Bachelor, Computational and Applied Mathematics, UFRGS, 2001

Published Journals/ Articles:

Journals

     

    [24] M.H.W. Hendrix, R. Manica, E. Klaseboer, D.Y.C. Chan, and C.-D. Ohl, “Spatiotemporal evolution of thin liquid films during impact of water bubbles on glass on a micrometer to nanometer scale”, Physical Review Letters 108, (2012), 247803.

    [23] H. Lockie, R. Manica, G. Stevens, F. Grieser, D.Y.C. Chan and R.R. Dagastine, "Anomalous pull-off forces between surfactant free emulsion drops in different aqueous electrolytes" Langmuir 29 (2012) 4259-4266.

    [22] D.Y.C. Chan, E. Klaseboer and R. Manica, "Film drainage and coalescence between drops and bubbles" Soft Matter 7 (2011) 2235-2264.

    [21] D.Y.C. Chan, E. Klaseboer and R. Manica, "Theory of non-equilibrium force measurements involving deformable drops and bubbles" Advances in Colloid Interface Science 165 (2011) 70-90.

    [20] R.F. Tabor, H. Lockie, D. Mair, R. Manica, D.Y.C. Chan, F. Grieser and R.R. Dagastine, "Combined AFM-confocal microscopy of oil droplets: absolute separations and forces in nano-films" Journal of Physical Chemistry Letters 2 (2011) 961-965.

    [19] H. Lockie, R. Manica, G. Stevens, F. Grieser, D.Y.C. Chan and R.R. Dagastine, "Precision AFM measurements of dynamic interactions between deformable drops in aqueous surfactant and surfactant-free solutions" Langmuir 27 (2011) 2676-2685.

    [18] R. F. Tabor, C. Wu, H. Lockie, R. Manica, D. Y. C. Chan, F. Grieser and R. R. Dagastine, "Homo- and hetero-interactions between air bubbles and oil droplets measured by atomic force microscopy" Soft Matter 7 (2011) 8977-8983.

    [17] R. F. Tabor, R. Manica, D. Y. C. Chan, F. Grieser and R. R. Dagastine, "Repulsive Van der Waals forces in soft matter: Why bubbles don"t stick to walls" Physical Review Letters 106 (2011) 064501.

    [16] E. Klaseboer, R. Manica, D. Y. C. Chan and B. C. Khoo, "BEM simulations of potential flow with viscous effects as applied to a rising bubble" Engineering Analysis with Boundary Elements 35 (2011) 489-494.

    [15] R. Manica and D. Y. C. Chan, "Drainage of the air-water-quartz film: theory and experiment" Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics 13 (2011) 1434-1439.

    [14] D. Y. C. Chan, E. Klaseboer and R. Manica, "Dynamic interactions between deformable drops in the Hele-Shaw geometry" Soft Matter 6 (2010) 1809-1815.

    [13] R. R. Dagastine, G. B. Webber, R. Manica, G. W. Stevens, F. Grieser and D. Y. C. Chan, "Viscosity effects on hydrodynamic drainage force measurements involving deformable bodies" Langmuir 26 (2010) 11921-11927.

    [12] R. Manica, L. Parkinson, J. Ralston and D. Y. C. Chan. "Interpreting the dynamic interaction between a very small rising bubble and a hydrophilic titania surface" Journal of Physical Chemistry C 114 (2010) 1942-1946.

    [11] I. U. Vakarelski, R. Manica, X. S. Tang, S. J. O"Shea, G. W. Stevens, F. Greiser, R. R. Dagastine and D. Y. C. Chan, "Dynamic interactions between microbubbles in water" PNAS 107 (2010) 11177-11182.

    [10] D.Y.C Chan, E. Klaseboer and R. Manica, "Dynamic deformations and forces in soft matter" Soft Matter 5 (2009) 2858-2861.

    [9] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D. Y. C. Chan, "Dynamic Interactions between drops – a critical assessment" Soft Matter 4 (2008) 1613-1616.

    [8] R. Manica, J. N. Connor, R. R. Dagastine, S. L. Carnie, R. G. Horn and D. Y. C. Chan, “Hydrodynamic forces involving deformable interfaces at nanometer separations” Physics of Fluids 20 (2008) 032101.

    [7] G. B. Webber, R. Manica, S. A. Edwards, S. L. Carnie, G. W. Stevens, F. Grieser, R. R. Dagastine and D. Y. C. Chan, "Dynamic forces between a moving particle and a deformable drop" Journal of Physical Chemistry C 112 (2008) 567-574.

    [6] R. Manica, J. N. Connor, L. Y. Clasohm, S. L. Carnie, R. G. Horn and D. Y. C. Chan, "Transient responses of a wetting film to mechanical and electrical perturbations" Langmuir 24 (2008) 1381-1390.

    [5] R. Manica, J.N. Connor, S.L. Carnie, R.G. Horn and D.Y.C. Chan, "Dynamics of interactions involving deformable drops: Hydrodynamic dimpling under attractive and repulsive electrical double layer interactions" Langmuir 23 (2007) 626-637.

    [4] R. R. Dagastine, R. Manica, S. L. Carnie, D. Y. C. Chan, G. W. Stevens, F. Grieser, "Dynamic forces between two deformable oil droplets in water" Science 113 (2006) 210-213.

    [3] S. L. Carnie, D. Y. C. Chan and R. Manica, "Modelling drop-drop interactions in an Atomic Force Microscope" ANZIAM Journal 46 (2005) 805-819.

    [2] S. L. Carnie, D. Y. C. Chan, C. Lewis, R. Manica and R. R. Dagastine, "Measurement of dynamical forces between deformable drops using the Atomic Force Microscope I. Theory" Langmuir 21 (2005) 2912-2922.

    [1] R. Manica and A. L. De Bortoli, "Simulation of sudden expansion flows for power-law fluids" Journal of Non-Newtonian Fluid Mechanics 121 (2004) 35-40.

Conferences

    [8] R. Manica, M. Krasowska and J. Ralston, "Experiments and theory n simultaneous measurements of forces and separation using i_AFM", ECIS 2011, Berlin, Germany.

    [7] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D.Y.C Chan, "The Shape of a Sessile Drop: A Non-Singular Approximate Analytical Solution", ICIAM 2011, Vancouver, Canada.

    [6] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D.Y.C Chan, "Thin film drainage and coalescence of drops and bubbles" ACIS 2011, Hobart, Australia.

    [5] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D.Y.C Chan, "Interactions involving bubbles and drops", CNMAC 2010, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

    [4] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D.Y.C Chan, "General analytical results for thin-film drainage involving interacting drops", ACCIS 2009, Jeju Island, Korea.

    [3] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer, L. Parkinson, J. Ralston and D.Y.C Chan, "The interaction between a very small rising bubble and a hydrophilic titania surface: theory" ACIS 2009 Adelaide, Australia.

    [2] R. Manica, E. Klaseboer and D.Y.C Chan, "Dynamic film deformation and drainage between drops" ECIS 2008 Cracow, Poland.

    [1] R. Manica, S.L. Carnie and D.Y.C. Chan, "Modelling Interactions involving deformable drops", ICSF 2007 Aichi, Japan.

Book Chapter(s)


Invited scientist and talks (from 2011)

    [4] Department of Mathematics, National University of Singapore, October 5.

    [3] Center for Smart Interfaces, Darmstadt, Germany, September 1st.

    [2] Max Planck Institute for Polymer Research, Mainz, Germany, 29 August to September 2.

    [1] The University of South Australia 18-21 April 2011.


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