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Moetazedian, A, Allum, J, Gleadall, A, Mele, E, Silberschmidt, V (2021) MaTrEx AM: A new hybrid additive manufacturing process to selectively control mechanical properties, Additive Manufacturing, 47, 102337, ISSN: 2214-7810. DOI: 10.1016/j.addma.2021.102337.

Milanesi, G, Vigani, B, Rossi, S, Sandri, G, Mele, E (2021) Chitosan-coated poly(Lactic acid) nanofibres loaded with essential oils for wound healing, Polymers, 13(16), 2582, DOI: 10.3390/polym13162582.

Coroli, A, Romano, R, Saccani, A, Raddadi, N, Mele, E, Mascia, L (2021) An in‐vitro evaluation of the characteristics of zein‐based films for the release of lactobionic acid and the effects of oleic acid, Polymers, 13(11), 1826, DOI: 10.3390/polym13111826.

Englezakis, A, Gozalpour, E, Kamran, M, Fenner, K, Mele, E, Coopman, K (2021) Development of a hollow fibre-based renal module for active transport studies, Journal of Artificial Organs, 24, pp.473-484, ISSN: 1434-7229. DOI: 10.1007/s10047-021-01260-w.

Moetazedian, A, Gleadall, A, Mele, E, Silberschmidt, V (2021) Damage in extrusion additive manufactured biomedical polymer: effects of testing direction and environment during cyclic loading, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 118, 104397, ISSN: 1751-6161. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2021.104397.

Marino, A, Baronio, M, Buratti, U, Mele, E, Ciofani, G (2021) Porous optically transparent cellulose acetate scaffolds for biomimetic blood-brain barrier in vitro models, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 9, 630063, ISSN: 2296-4185. DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2021.630063.

Brooker, C, d'Arcy, R, Mele, E, Willcock, H (2021) Designing responsive dressings for inflammatory skin disorders; encapsulating antioxidant nanoparticles into biocompatible electrospun fibres, Soft Matter, 17, pp.3775-3783, DOI: 10.1039/d0sm01987a.

Smith, J, Li, S, Mele, E, Goulas, A, Engstrom, D, Silberschmidt, V (2021) Printability and mechanical performance of biomedical PDMS-PEEK composites developed for material extrusion, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 115, 104291, ISSN: 1751-6161. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.104291.

Valentin, D, Presas, A, Roehr, C, Mele, E, Biehl, C, Heiss, C, Bosbach, WA (2021) On the quantification of local power densities in a new vibration bioreactor, PLoS ONE, 16(1 January), DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0245768.

Moetazedian, A, Gleadall, A, Han, X, Ekinci, A, Mele, E, Silberschmidt, V (2020) Mechanical performance of 3D printed polylactide during degradation, Additive Manufacturing, 38, 101764, ISSN: 2214-8604. DOI: 10.1016/j.addma.2020.101764.

Moetazedian, A, Gleadall, A, Mele, E, Silberschmidt, V (2020) Damage in extrusion additive manufactured parts: effect of environment and cyclic loading, Procedia Structural Integrity, 28, pp.452-457, ISSN: 2452-3216. DOI: 10.1016/j.prostr.2020.10.053.

Bose, S, Li, S, Mele, E, Silberschmidt, V (2020) Fracture behaviour of collagen: effect of environment, Procedia Structural Integrity, 28, pp.843-849, ISSN: 2452-3216. DOI: 10.1016/j.prostr.2020.10.099.

Bose, S, Li, S, Mele, E, Silberschmidt, V (2020) Dry vs. wet: Properties and performance of collagen films. Part II. Cyclic and time-dependent behaviours, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 112, 104040, ISSN: 1751-6161. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.104040.

Bose, S, Li, S, Mele, E, Silberschmidt, V (2020) Dry vs. wet: Properties and performance of collagen films. Part I. mechanical behaviour and strain-rate effect, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 111, 103983, ISSN: 1751-6161. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2020.103983.

Gabbott, C, Mele, E, Sun, T (2020) Cell marbles: a novel cell encapsulation technology by wrapping cell suspension droplets using electrospun nanofibers for developmental engineering, Journal of Biotechnology, 323, pp.82-91, ISSN: 0168-1656. DOI: 10.1016/j.jbiotec.2020.07.020.

Mele, E (2020) Electrospinning of essential oils, Polymers, 12(4), 908, DOI: 10.3390/POLYM12040908.

Toure, A, Mele, E, Christie, J (2020) Multi-layer scaffolds of poly(Caprolactone), poly(glycerol sebacate) and bioactive glasses manufactured by combined 3d printing and electrospinning, Nanomaterials, 10(4), 626, ISSN: 2079-4991. DOI: 10.3390/nano10040626.

Balzamo, G, Zhang, X, Bosbach, WA, Mele, E (2019) In-situ formation of polyvinylidene fluoride microspheres within polycaprolactone electrospun mats, Polymer, 186, 122087, ISSN: 0032-3861. DOI: 10.1016/j.polymer.2019.122087.

Toure, A, Mele, E, Christie, J (2019) Atomic-scale clustering inhibits the bioactivity of fluoridated phosphate glasses, Biomedical Glasses, 5(1), pp.76-84, DOI: 10.1515/bglass-2019-0007.

Mascia, L, Coroli, A, Mele, E (2019) Probing the thermal transitions of lactobionic acid and effects of sample history by DSC analysis, Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, 108(12), pp.3781-3784, ISSN: 0022-3549. DOI: 10.1016/j.xphs.2019.09.017.

Mascia, L, Zhang, W, Gatto, F, Scarpellini, A, Pompa, PP, Mele, E (2019) In situ generation of ZnO nanoparticles within a polyethyleneimine matrix for antibacterial zein fibers, ACS Applied Polymer Materials, 1(7), pp.1707-1716, ISSN: 2637-6105. DOI: 10.1021/acsapm.9b00276.

Kouparitsas, Y, Mele, E, Ronca, S (2019) Synthesis and electrospinning of polycaprolactone from an aluminium-based catalyst: influence of the ancillary ligand and initiators on catalytic efficiency and fibre structure, Polymers, 11(4), ISSN: 2073-4360. DOI: 10.3390/polym11040677.

Smith, JA, Mele, E, Rimington, R, Capel, A, Lewis, M, Silberschmidt, V, Li, S (2019) Polydimethylsiloxane and poly(ether) ether ketone functionally graded composites for biomedical applications, Journal of the Mechanical Behavior of Biomedical Materials, 93, pp.130-142, ISSN: 1751-6161. DOI: 10.1016/j.jmbbm.2019.02.012.

Balzamo, G, Singh, N, Wang, N, Vladisavljevic, G, Bolognesi, G, Mele, E (2019) 3D arrays of super-hydrophobic microtubes from polypore mushrooms as naturally-derived systems for oil absorption, Materials, 12(1), DOI: 10.3390/ma12010132.

Righetti, MC and Mele, E (2018) Structural relaxation in PLLA: Contribution of different scale motions, Thermochimica Acta, 672, pp.157-161, ISSN: 0040-6031. DOI: 10.1016/j.tca.2018.12.027.

Denchai, A, Tartarini, D, Mele, E (2018) Cellular response to surface morphology: Electrospinning and computational modeling, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 6(OCT), DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2018.00155.

Balzamo, G, Willcock, H, Ali, J, Ratcliffe, E, Mele, E (2018) Bioinspired Poly(vinylidene fluoride) Membranes with Directional Release of Therapeutic Essential Oils, Langmuir, ISSN: 0743-7463. DOI: 10.1021/acs.langmuir.8b01175.

Wang, P and Mele, E (2018) Effect of antibacterial plant extracts on the morphology of Electrospun Poly(Lactic Acid) fibres, Materials (Basel), 11(6), ISSN: 1996-1944. DOI: 10.3390/ma11060923.

Hajiali, H, Contestabile, A, Mele, E, Athanassiou, A (2018) Influence of topography of nanofibrous scaffolds on functionality of engineered neural tissue, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 6(6), pp.930-939, ISSN: 2050-750X. DOI: 10.1039/c7tb02969a.

Zhang, W and Mele, E (2018) Phase separation events induce the coexistence of distinct nanofeatures in electrospun fibres of poly(ethyl cyanoacrylate) and polycaprolactone, Materials Today Communications, 16, pp.135-141, ISSN: 2352-4928. DOI: 10.1016/j.mtcomm.2018.05.005.

Mascia, L, Su, R, Clarke, J, Lou, Y, Mele, E (2017) Fibres from blends of epoxidized natural rubber and polylactic acid by the electrospinning process: Compatibilization and surface texture, European Polymer Journal, 87, pp.241-254, ISSN: 0014-3057. DOI: 10.1016/j.eurpolymj.2016.12.033.

Paul, UC, Fragouli, D, Bayer, IS, Mele, E, Conchione, C, Cingolani, R, Moret, S, Athanassiou, A (2017) Mineral oil barrier sequential polymer treatment for recycled paper products in food packaging, Materials Research Express, 4(1), 015501, ISSN: 2053-1591. DOI: 10.1088/2053-1591/4/1/015501.

Zhang, W, Ronca, S, Mele, E (2017) Electrospun nanofibres containing antimicrobial plant extracts, Nanomaterials, DOI: 10.3390/nano7020042.

Zhang, W, Huang, C, Kusmartseva, O, Thomas, N, Mele, E (2017) Electrospinning of polylactic acid fibres containing tea tree and manuka oil, Reactive and Functional Polymers, 117, pp.106-111, ISSN: 1381-5148. DOI: 10.1016/j.reactfunctpolym.2017.06.013.

Anyfantis, GC, Hajiali, H, Mele, E, Marras, S, Carzino, R, Marini, L, Papadopoulou, EL, Athanassiou, A (2016) Investigation of the electro-spinnability of alginate solutions containing gold precursor HAuCl4, Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 483, pp.60-66, ISSN: 1095-7103. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcis.2016.08.037.

Maiorano, G, Mele, E, Frassanito, MC, Restini, E, Athanassiou, A, Pompa, PP (2016) Ultra-efficient, widely tunable gold nanoparticle-based fiducial markers for X-ray imaging, Nanoscale, 8(45), pp.18921-18927, ISSN: 2040-3364. DOI: 10.1039/C6NR07021C.

Romano, I, Summa, M, Heredia-Guerrero, JA, Spanò, R, Ceseracciu, L, Pignatelli, C, Bertorelli, R, Mele, E, Athanassiou, A (2016) Fumarate-loaded electrospun nanofibers with anti-inflammatory activity for fast recovery of mild skin burns, Biomedical Materials, 11(4), pp.041001-041001, DOI: 10.1088/1748-6041/11/4/041001.

Mele, E (2016) Electrospinning of natural polymers for advanced wound care: towards responsive and adaptive dressings, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 4(28), pp.4801-4812, ISSN: 2050-7518. DOI: 10.1039/c6tb00804f.

Guzman-Puyol, S, Heredia-Guerrero, JA, Ceseracciu, L, Hajiali, H, Canale, C, Scarpellini, A, Cingolani, R, Bayer, IS, Athanassiou, A, Mele, E (2016) Low-Cost and Effective Fabrication of Biocompatible Nanofibers from Silk and Cellulose-Rich Materials, ACS BIOMATERIALS-SCIENCE & ENGINEERING, 2(4), pp.526-534, ISSN: 2373-9878. DOI: 10.1021/acsbiomaterials.5b00500.

Liakos, I, Salvagnini, P, Scarpellini, A, Carzino, R, Mele, E, Murino, V, Athanassiou, A (2016) Biomimetic locomotion on water of a porous natural polymeric composite, Advanced Materials Interfaces, ISSN: 2196-7350. DOI: 10.1002/admi.201500854.

Hajiali, H, Summa, M, Russo, D, Armirotti, A, Brunetti, V, Bertorelli, R, Athanassiou, A, Mele, E (2016) Alginate–lavender nanofibers with antibacterial and anti-inflammatory activity to effectively promote burn healing, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 4(9), pp.1686-1695, ISSN: 2050-750X. DOI: 10.1039/C5TB02174J.

Tartarini, D and Mele, E (2016) Adult Stem Cell Therapies for Wound Healing: Biomaterials and Computational Models, Frontiers in Bioengineering and Biotechnology, 3, ISSN: 2296-4185. DOI: 10.3389/fbioe.2015.00206.

Maiorano, G, Mele, E, Frassanito, MC, Restini, E, Athanassiou, A, Pompa, PP (2016) Correction: Ultra-efficient, widely tunable gold nanoparticles-based fiducial markers for X-ray imaging, Nanoscale, 8(45), pp.19176-19176, ISSN: 2040-3364. DOI: 10.1039/c6nr90242a.

Mele, E (2016) Electrospinning of natural polymers for advanced wound care: towards responsive and adaptive dressings, Journal of Materials Chemistry B, 4(28), pp.4801-4812, ISSN: 2050-750X. DOI: 10.1039/c6tb00804f.

Mele, E, Heredia-Guerrero, JA, Bayer, IS, Ciofani, G, Genchi, GG, Ceseracciu, L, Davis, A, Papadopoulou, EL, Barthel, MJ, Marini, L, Ruffilli, R, Athanassiou, A (2015) Zwitterionic nanofibers of super-glue for transparent and biocompatible multi-purpose coatings, SCIENTIFIC REPORTS, 5, ISSN: 2045-2322. DOI: 10.1038/srep14019.

Romano, I, Mele, E, Heredia-Guerrero, JA, Ceseracciu, L, Hajiali, H, Goldoni, L, Marini, L, Athanassiou, A (2015) Photo-polymerisable electrospun fibres of N-methacrylate glycol chitosan for biomedical applications, RSC Advances, 5, pp.24723-24723, DOI: 10.1039/C5RA02301G.

Romano, I, Mele, E, Heredia-Guerrero, JA, Ceseracciu, L, Hajiali, H, Goldoni, L, Marini, L, Athanassiou, A (2015) Photo-polymerisable electrospun fibres of N-methacrylate glycol chitosan for biomedical applications, RSC ADVANCES, 5(31), pp.24723-24728, ISSN: 2046-2069. DOI: 10.1039/c5ra02301g.

Hajiali, H, Heredia-Guerrero, JA, Liakos, I, Athanassiou, A, Mele, E (2015) Alginate nanofibrous mats with adjustable degradation rate for regenerative medicine, BIOMACROMOLECULES, 16(3), pp.936-943, ISSN: 1525-7797. DOI: 10.1021/bm501834m.

Liakos, I, Rizzello, L, Hajiali, H, Brunetti, V, Carzino, R, Pompa, PP, Athanassiou, A, Mele, E (2015) Fibrous wound dressings encapsulating essential oils as natural antimicrobial agents, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY B, 3(8), pp.1583-1589, ISSN: 2050-750X. DOI: 10.1039/c4tb01974a.

Davis, A, Mele, E, Heredia-Guerrero, JA, Bayer, IS, Athanassiou, A (2015) Omniphobic nanocomposite fiber mats with peel-away self similarity, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, 3(47), pp.23821-23828, ISSN: 2050-7488. DOI: 10.1039/c5ta06333g.

Hajiali, H, Mele, E, Liakos, I, Bayer, IS, Athanassiou, A (2014) Bioactive nanofibrous materials for wound healing, JOURNAL OF TISSUE ENGINEERING AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE, 8, pp.504-505, ISSN: 1932-6254.

Davis, A, Mele, E, Bayer, I, Ciofani, G, Ceseracciu, L, Genchi, G, Athanassiou, A (2014) Electrospun nanofibers from super glue: novel biomaterials with enhanced cell proliferation, JOURNAL OF TISSUE ENGINEERING AND REGENERATIVE MEDICINE, 8, pp.324-324, ISSN: 1932-6254.

Sciancalepore, AG, Sallustio, F, Girardo, S, Passione, LG, Camposeo, A, Mele, E, Lorenzo, MD, Costantino, V, Schena, FP, Pisignano, D (2014) A bioartificial renal tubule device embedding human renal stem/progenitor cells, PLOS ONE, 9(1), ISSN: 1932-6203. DOI: 10.1371/journal.pone.0087496.

Calcagnile, P, Fragouli, D, Mele, E, Ruffilli, R, Athanassiou, A (2014) Polymeric foams with functional nanocomposite cells, RSC ADVANCES, 4(37), pp.19177-19182, ISSN: 2046-2069. DOI: 10.1039/c4ra00823e.

Mele, E, Bayer, IS, Nanni, G, Heredia-Guerrero, JA, Ruffilli, R, Ayadi, F, Marini, L, Cingolani, R, Athanassiou, A (2014) Biomimetic approach for liquid encapsulation with nanofibrillar cloaks, LANGMUIR, 30(10), pp.2896-2902, ISSN: 0743-7463. DOI: 10.1021/la4048177.

Mele, E, Anyfantis, GC, Fragouli, D, Ruffilli, R, Athanassiou, A (2014) Localized synthesis of gold nanoparticles in anisotropic alginate structures, RSC ADVANCES, 4(39), pp.20449-20453, ISSN: 2046-2069. DOI: 10.1039/c4ra02183e.

Benedetto, FD, Fasano, V, Persano, L, Maruccio, C, Mele, E, Potente, G, Weitz, DA, De Lorenzis, L, Pisignano, D (2013) Rolling particle lithography by soft polymer microparticles, SOFT MATTER, 9(7), pp.2206-2211, ISSN: 1744-683X. DOI: 10.1039/c2sm27327f.

Sciancalepore, AG, Mele, E, Arcadio, V, Reddavide, F, Grieco, F, Spano, G, Lucas, P, Mita, G, Pisignano, D (2013) Microdroplet-based multiplex PCR on chip to detect foodborne bacteria producing biogenic amines, FOOD MICROBIOLOGY, 35(1), pp.10-14, ISSN: 0740-0020. DOI: 10.1016/j.fm.2013.02.010.

Moffa, M, Polini, A, Sciancalepore, AG, Persano, L, Mele, E, Passione, LG, Potente, G, Pisignano, D (2013) Microvascular endothelial cell spreading and proliferation on nanofibrous scaffolds by polymer blends with enhanced wettability, SOFT MATTER, 9(23), pp.5529-5539, ISSN: 1744-683X. DOI: 10.1039/c3sm50328c.

Mele, E, Fragouli, D, Ruffilli, R, De Gregorio, GL, Cingolani, R, Athanassiou, A (2013) Complex architectures formed by alginate drops floating on liquid surfaces, SOFT MATTER, 9(27), pp.6338-6343, ISSN: 1744-683X. DOI: 10.1039/c3sm27847f.

Villafiorita-Monteleone, F, Mele, E, Caputo, G, Spano, F, Girardo, S, Cozzoli, PD, Pisignano, D, Cingolani, R, Fragouli, D, Athanassiou, A (2012) Optically controlled liquid flow in initially prohibited elastomeric nanocomposite micro-paths, RSC ADVANCES, 2(25), pp.9543-9550, ISSN: 2046-2069. DOI: 10.1039/c2ra20573d.

Mele, E, Lezzi, F, Polini, A, Altamura, D, Giannini, C, Pisignano, D (2012) Enhanced charge-carrier mobility in polymer nanofibers realized by solvent-resistant soft nanolithography, JOURNAL OF MATERIALS CHEMISTRY, 22(34), pp.18051-18056, ISSN: 0959-9428. DOI: 10.1039/c2jm33611a.

Mele, E, Girardo, S, Pisignano, D (2012) Strelitzia reginae leaf as a natural template for anisotropic wetting and superhydrophobicity, LANGMUIR, 28(11), pp.5312-5317, ISSN: 0743-7463. DOI: 10.1021/la300243x.

Sciancalepore, AG, Polini, A, Mele, E, Girardo, S, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2011) Rapid nested-PCR for tyrosinase gene detection on chip, BIOSENSORS & BIOELECTRONICS, 26(5), pp.2711-2715, ISSN: 0956-5663. DOI: 10.1016/j.bios.2010.09.008.

Tu, D, Pagliara, S, Camposeo, A, Potente, G, Mele, E, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2011) Soft nanolithography by polymer fibers, ADVANCED FUNCTIONAL MATERIALS, 21(6), pp.1140-1145, ISSN: 1616-301X. DOI: 10.1002/adfm.201001901.

Wyss, HM, Henderson, JM, Byfield, FJ, Bruggeman, LA, Ding, Y, Huang, C, Suh, JH, Franke, T, Mele, E, Pollak, MR, Miner, JH, Janmey, PA, Weitz, DA, Miller, RT (2011) Biophysical properties of normal and diseased renal glomeruli, AMERICAN JOURNAL OF PHYSIOLOGY-CELL PHYSIOLOGY, 300(3), ISSN: 0363-6143. DOI: 10.1152/ajpcell.00438.2010.

Polini, A, Mele, E, Sciancalepore, AG, Girardo, S, Biasco, A, Camposeo, A, Cingolani, R, Weitz, DA, Pisignano, D (2010) Reduction of water evaporation in polymerase chain reaction microfluidic devices based on oscillating-flow, Biomicrofluidics, 4(3), pp.036502-036502, DOI: 10.1063/1.3481776.

Pagliara, S, Camposeo, A, Mele, E, Persano, L, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2010) Enhancement of light polarization from electrospun polymer fibers by room temperature nanoimprint lithography, Nanotechnology, 21(21), pp.215304-215304, ISSN: 0957-4484. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/21/21/215304.

Wyss, HM, Franke, T, Mele, E, Weitz, DA (2010) Capillary micromechanics: measuring the elasticity of microscopic soft objects, SOFT MATTER, 6(18), pp.4550-4555, ISSN: 1744-683X. DOI: 10.1039/c003344h.

Parikesit, GOF, Guasto, JS, Girardo, S, Mele, E, Stabile, R, Pisignano, D, Lindken, R, Westerweel, J (2009) Nanoparticle image velocimetry at topologically structured surfaces, Biomicrofluidics, 3(4), pp.044111-044111, DOI: 10.1063/1.3270523.

Mele, E and Pisignano, D (2009) Nanobiotechnology: soft lithography, Progress in molecular and subcellular biology, 47, pp.341-358, ISSN: 0079-6484. DOI: 10.1007/978-3-540-88552-8_15.

Mele, E, Camposeo, A, De Giorgi, M, Di Benedetto, F, De Marco, C, Tasco, V, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2008) Sub-50-nm Conjugated Polymer Dots by Nanoprinting, Small, 4(11), pp.1894-1899, ISSN: 1613-6810. DOI: 10.1002/smll.200800210.

De Marco, C, Mele, E, Camposeo, A, Stabile, R, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2008) Organic Light-Emitting Nanofibers by Solvent-Resistant Nanofluidics, Advanced Materials, pp.NA-NA, ISSN: 0935-9648. DOI: 10.1002/adma.200703033.

Mele, E, Camposeo, A, De Marco, C, Persano, L, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2008) Patterning photo-curable light-emitting organic composites by vertical and horizontal capillarity: a general route to photonic nanostructures, Nanotechnology, 19(33), pp.335301-335301, ISSN: 0957-4484. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/19/33/335301.

Di Benedetto, F, Mele, E, Camposeo, A, Athanassiou, A, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2008) Photoswitchable Organic Nanofibers, Advanced Materials, 20(2), pp.314-318, ISSN: 0935-9648. DOI: 10.1002/adma.200700980.

Benedetto, FD, Camposeo, A, Pagliara, S, Mele, E, Persano, L, Stabile, R, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2008) Patterning of light-emitting conjugated polymer nanofibres, NATURE NANOTECHNOLOGY, 3(10), pp.614-619, ISSN: 1748-3387. DOI: 10.1038/nnano.2008.232.

De Marco, C, Girardo, S, Mele, E, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2008) Ultraviolet-based bonding for perfluoropolyether low aspect-ratio microchannels and hybrid devices, Lab on a Chip, 8(8), pp.1394-1394, ISSN: 1473-0197. DOI: 10.1039/b803243b.

Caprioli, L, Mele, E, Angilè, FE, Girardo, S, Athanassiou, A, Camposeo, A, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2007) Photocontrolled wettability changes in polymer microchannels doped with photochromic molecules, Applied Physics Letters, 91(11), pp.113113-113113, ISSN: 0003-6951. DOI: 10.1063/1.2784191.

Del Carro, P, Camposeo, A, Stabile, R, Mele, E, Persano, L, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2006) Near-infrared imprinted distributed feedback lasers, Applied Physics Letters, 89(20), pp.201105-201105, ISSN: 0003-6951. DOI: 10.1063/1.2387974.

Mele, E, Camposeo, A, Stabile, R, Del Carro, P, Di Benedetto, F, Persano, L, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2006) Polymeric distributed feedback lasers by room-temperature nanoimprint lithography, Applied Physics Letters, 89(13), pp.131109-131109, ISSN: 0003-6951. DOI: 10.1063/1.2357116.

Persano, L, Camposeo, A, Del Carro, P, Mele, E, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2006) Low-threshold blue-emitting monolithic polymer vertical cavity surface-emitting lasers, Applied Physics Letters, 89(12), pp.121111-121111, ISSN: 0003-6951. DOI: 10.1063/1.2353822.

Persano, L, Mele, E, Athanassiou, A, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2006) Amplified Spontaneous Emission and Waveguiding Properties of the Colored Merocyanine Form of (1‘,3‘-Dihydro-1‘,3‘,3‘-trimethyl-6- nitrospiro[2H-1-benzopyran-2,2‘-(2H)-indole] Molecules, Chemistry of Materials, 18(17), pp.4171-4175, ISSN: 0897-4756. DOI: 10.1021/cm060438j.

Athanassiou, A, Varda, M, Mele, E, Lygeraki, MI, Pisignano, D, Farsari, M, Fotakis, C, Cingolani, R, Anastasiadis, SH (2006) Combination of microstructuring and laser-light irradiation for the reversible wettability of photosensitised polymer surfaces, Applied Physics A, 83(3), pp.351-356, ISSN: 0947-8396. DOI: 10.1007/s00339-006-3561-9.

Camposeo, A, Mele, E, Persano, L, Pisignano, D, Cingolani, R (2006) Low-loss and highly polarized emission from planar polymer waveguides, Optics Letters, 31(10), pp.1429-1429, ISSN: 0146-9592. DOI: 10.1364/ol.31.001429.

Mele, E, Pisignano, D, Varda, M, Farsari, M, Filippidis, G, Fotakis, C, Athanassiou, A, Cingolani, R (2006) Smart photochromic gratings with switchable wettability realized by green-light interferometry, Applied Physics Letters, 88(20), pp.203124-203124, ISSN: 0003-6951. DOI: 10.1063/1.2198509.

Camposeo, A, Mele, E, Persano, L, Pisignano, D, Cingolani, R (2006) Role of doping concentration on the competition between amplified spontaneous emission and nonradiative energy transfer in blends of conjugated polymers, Physical Review B, 73(16), 165201, ISSN: 1098-0121. DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.73.165201.

Persano, L, Carro, PD, Mele, E, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D, Zavelani-Rossi, M, Longhi, S, Lanzani, G (2006) Monolithic polymer microcavity lasers with on-top evaporated dielectric mirrors, Applied Physics Letters, 88(12), pp.121110-121110, ISSN: 0003-6951. DOI: 10.1063/1.2179611.

Pisignano, D, Mele, E, Persano, L, Athanassiou, A, Fotakis, C, Cingolani, R (2006) Optical Gain from the Open Form of a Photochromic Molecule in the Solid State, The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 110(10), pp.4506-4509, ISSN: 1520-6106. DOI: 10.1021/jp060144l.

Athanassiou, A, Lygeraki, MI, Pisignano, D, Lakiotaki, K, Varda, M, Mele, E, Fotakis, C, Cingolani, R, Anastasiadis, SH (2006) Photocontrolled Variations in the Wetting Capability of Photochromic Polymers Enhanced by Surface Nanostructuring, Langmuir, 22(5), pp.2329-2333, ISSN: 0743-7463. DOI: 10.1021/la052122g.

Mele, E, Di Benedetto, F, Persano, L, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2006) Polymer to polymer to polymer pattern transfer: Multiple molding for 100 nm scale lithography, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 24(2), pp.807-807, ISSN: 1071-1023. DOI: 10.1116/1.2184327.

Persano, L, Camposeo, A, Del Carro, P, Mele, E, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2006) Very high-quality distributed Bragg reflectors for organic lasing applications by reactive electron-beam deposition, Optics Express, 14(5), pp.1951-1951, DOI: 10.1364/oe.14.001951.

Mele, E, Benedetto, FD, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D, Toma, A, Mongeot, FBD, Buzio, R, Boragno, C, Firpo, G, Mussi, V, Valbusa, U (2005) Nanostructuring polymers by soft lithography templates realized via ion sputtering, Nanotechnology, 16(11), pp.2714-2717, ISSN: 0957-4484. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/16/11/041.

Mele, E, Di Benedetto, F, Persano, L, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2005) Multilevel, Room-Temperature Nanoimprint Lithography for Conjugated Polymer-Based Photonics, Nano Letters, 5(10), pp.1915-1919, ISSN: 1530-6984. DOI: 10.1021/nl051234p.

Pisignano, D, Maruccio, G, Mele, E, Persano, L, Di Benedetto, F, Cingolani, R (2005) Polymer nanofibers by soft lithography, Applied Physics Letters, 87(12), pp.123109-123109, ISSN: 0003-6951. DOI: 10.1063/1.2046731.

Persano, L, Mele, E, Camposeo, A, Del Carro, P, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2005) Absolute luminescence efficiency and photonic band-gap effect of conjugated polymers with top-deposited distributed Bragg reflectors, Chemical Physics Letters, 411(4-6), pp.316-320, ISSN: 0009-2614. DOI: 10.1016/j.cplett.2005.06.034.

Persano, L, Mele, E, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2005) Polarization mode splitting in monolithic polymer microcavities, Applied Physics Letters, 87(3), pp.031103-031103, ISSN: 0003-6951. DOI: 10.1063/1.1994956.

Pisignano, D, Mele, E, Persano, L, Paladini, G, Cingolani, R (2005) Amplified spontaneous emission from a conjugated polymer undergone a high-temperature lithography cycle, Applied Physics Letters, 86(26), pp.261104-261104, ISSN: 0003-6951. DOI: 10.1063/1.1946189.

Mele, E, Benedetto, FD, Persano, L, Pisignano, D, Cingolani, R (2005) Combined capillary force and step and flash lithography, Nanotechnology, 16(4), pp.391-395, ISSN: 0957-4484. DOI: 10.1088/0957-4484/16/4/010.

Pisignano, D, Persano, L, Mele, E, Visconti, P, Cingolani, R, Gigli, G, Barbarella, G, Favaretto, L (2005) Emission properties of printed organic semiconductor lasers, Optics Letters, 30(3), pp.260-260, ISSN: 0146-9592. DOI: 10.1364/ol.30.000260.

Pisignano, D, Mele, E, Persano, L, Gigli, G, Visconti, P, Cingolani, R, Barbarella, G, Favaretto, L (2004) Full organic distributed feedback cavities based on a soluble electroluminescent oligothiophene, Physical Review B, 70(20), 205206, ISSN: 1098-0121. DOI: 10.1103/physrevb.70.205206.

Mele, E, Pisignano, D, Mazzeo, M, Persano, L, Gigli, G, Cingolani, R (2004) Room-temperature nanoimprinting on metallo-organic complexes, Journal of Vacuum Science & Technology B: Microelectronics and Nanometer Structures, 22(3), pp.981-981, ISSN: 0734-211X. DOI: 10.1116/1.1714952.



Conferences

Boam, T, Mele, E, Ronca, S (2019) Design and fabrication of novel vaginal ring pessaries with improved performances. In Summer internship poster competition, Loughborough, UK.

Poma, A, Vasquez, CL, Rizzello, L, Zhu, Y, Cecchin, D, Gaitzsch, J, Romano, I, Mele, E, Williams, C, Battaglia, G (2017) Immune-modulator polymersomes. In , ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY.

Hajiali, H, Heredia-Guerrero, JA, Athanassiou, A, Mele, E (2015) Alginate nanofibers with tunable biodegradability for regenerative medicine [Abstract]. In , Boston, MA. DOI: 10.1089/ten.tea.2015.5000.abstracts.

Hajiali, H, Contestabile, A, Athanassiou, A, Mele, E (2015) Spatially controlled proliferation, migration and differentiation of neural stem cells on novel 3D conductive scaffolds [Abstract]. In , Boston, MA. DOI: 10.1089/ten.tea.2015.5000.abstracts.

Sciancalepore, AG, Sallustio, F, Girardo, S, Passione, LG, Camposeo, A, Mele, E, Di Lorenzo, M, Costantino, V, Schena, FP, Pisignano, D (2014) COMBINING RENAL CELLS AND MICRO- AND NANOTECHNOLOGIES: A NEW ROUTE TO THE DEVELOPMENT OF BIOARTIFICIAL PLATFORMS FOR IN VITRO TESTING DRUG NEPHROTOXICITY. In , NEPHROLOGY DIALYSIS TRANSPLANTATION, pp.209-209.

Villafiorita-Monteleone, F, Mele, E, Cozzoli, PD, Pisignano, D, Cingolani, R, Fragouli, D, Athanassiou, A (2011) Spontaneous Liquid Flow in Microfluidic Systems by UV Irradiation of the Hybrid Polymer/TiO2 Nanorods Channels. In , NANOTECHNOLOGY 2011: ADVANCED MATERIALS, CNTS, PARTICLES, FILMS AND COMPOSITES, NSTI-NANOTECH 2011, VOL 1, pp.608-+, ISBN: 978-1-4398-7142-3.

Pagliara, S, Camposeo, A, Di Benedetto, F, Polini, A, Mele, E, Persano, L, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2010) Study of optical properties of electrospun light-emitting polymer fibers. In , Superlattices and Microstructures, pp.145-149, DOI: 10.1016/j.spmi.2009.07.032.

Camposeo, A, Di Benedetto, F, Mele, E, Persono, L, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2007) Light emitting polymer nanofibers: Energy transfer, waveguiding and photostability. In , Conference on Lasers and Electro-Optics Europe - Technical Digest,ISBN: 9781424409303. DOI: 10.1109/CLEOE-IQEC.2007.4386548.

Mele, E, Camposeo, A, Del Carro, P, Di Benedetto, F, Stabile, R, Persano, L, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2007) Imprinting strategies for 100 nm lithography on polyfluorene and poly(phenylenevinylene) derivatives and their blends. In , Materials Science and Engineering: C, pp.1428-1433, DOI: 10.1016/j.msec.2006.07.012.

Girardo, S, Mele, E, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2007) Monitoring fluid penetration in polymeric microchannels. In , PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST SHENYANG INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM ON MICROFLUIDICS, pp.63-64, ISBN: 978-7-81102-461-6.

Mele, E, Caprioli, L, De Marco, C, Girardo, S, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2007) Integrated micro- and nanofluidic lithographies. In , PROCEEDINGS OF THE FIRST SHENYANG INTERNATIONAL COLLOQUIUM ON MICROFLUIDICS, pp.99-100, ISBN: 978-7-81102-461-6.

Camposeo, A, Di Benedetto, F, Mele, E, Persano, L, Cingolani, R, Pisignano, D (2007) Light emitting polymer nanofibers: Energy transfer, waveguiding and photostability. In , Optics InfoBase Conference Papers.

Pisignano, D, Persano, L, Mele, E, Visconti, P, Anni, M, Gigli, G, Cingolani, R, Favaretto, L, Barbarella, G (2005) First-order imprinted organic distributed feedback lasers. In , Synthetic Metals, pp.237-240, DOI: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2005.07.273.

Pisignano, D, Benedetto, FD, Persano, L, Mele, E, Cingolani, R (2005) Real-time monitoring of microfluidic lithography. In , Synthetic Metals, pp.325-328, DOI: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2005.07.252.

Persano, L, Mele, E, Pisignano, D, Frascerra, V, Cingolani, R (2005) Polymer microcavities by room temperature electron-beam evaporation of TiOx and SiOx. In , Synthetic Metals, pp.329-332, DOI: 10.1016/j.synthmet.2005.07.260.



Chapters

Mele, E (2018) CHAPTER 3: Biomimetic Electrospun Composites: From Fundamental Insights to Commercialization. In RSC Soft Matter, pp.55-78, ISBN: 9781788011006. DOI: 10.1039/9781788012942-00055.



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