Dr. Michael Reid

Project title

Innovative Nanomaterials for Macroscopic Adhesion


Prof. Lars Wågberg


National Science and Engineering Research Council of Canada


· Foster, E. J.; Moon, R.; Agarwal, U.; Bortner, M.; Bras J.; Camarero, S.; Chan, K.; Clift, M.; Cranston, E.D.; Eichhorn, S.; Fox, D.; Hamad, W.; Huex, L.; Jean, B.; Nieh, W.; Reid, M. S.; Rennekar, S.; Shatkin, J.; Simonsen, J.; Wanasekara, N.; Youngblood J., (2018) “Current characterization methods for cellulose nanomaterials” Chemical Society Reviews, 47, 2609-2679

· Reid, M. S.; Stimpson, T. C.; Niinivaara, E.; Villalobos, M.; Cranston, E. D., (2017) “Comparing soft semicrystalline polymer nanocomposites reinforced with cellulose nanocrystals and fumed silica”, Industrial and Engineering Chemistry Research, 57, 220-230

· Reid, M. S.; Marway, H. S.; Moran-Hidalgo, C.; Villalobos, M.; Cranston, E. D., (2017) “Comparison of polyethylene glycol adsorption to nanocellulose versus fumed silica in water”, Cellulose, 24, 4743-4757

· Reid, M. S.; Kedzior, S. A.; Villalobos, M.; Cranston, E. D., (2017) “Effect of ionic strength and surface charge density on the kinetics of cellulose nanocrystal thin film swelling”, Langmuir, 33, 7403-7411

· Reid, M. S.; Villalobos, M.; Cranston, E.D. (2017) “The role of hydrogen bonding in non-ionic polymer adsorption to cellulose nanocrystals and silica colloids”, Current Opinion in Colloid and Interface Science, 29, 76-82

· Reid, M. S.; Villalobos, M.; Cranston, E.D. (2017) “Benchmarking cellulose nanocrystals: from the laboratory to industry”, Langmuir, 33, 1583–1598

· Reid, M. S.; Villalobos, M.; Cranston, E.D. (2016) “Cellulose nanocrystal interactions probed by thin film swelling to predict dispersibility”, Nanoscale, 8, 12247-12257

· Fatona, A.; Chen, Y.; Reid, M. S.; Brook, M. A.; Moran-Mirabal, J. M. (2015) “One-step in-mould modification of PDMS surfaces and its application in the fabrication of self-driven microfluidic channels”. Lab on a Chip, 15, 4322-4330

Academic Background

Ph.D. Chemical Engineering – McMaster University, Hamilton ON, Canada (2017)

Thesis – “Characterizing the Particle-Particle and Particle-Polymer Interactions that Control Cellulose Nanocrystal Dispersion”

M.Sc. Chemistry – University of Alberta, Edmonton AB, Canada (2012)

Thesis – “Conductive Atomic Force Microscopy Study of Electron Transport Through Diazonium Derived Films and Mixed – Mode Bonded Layers on Gold and Carbon Surfaces”

B.Sc. Honours Chemical Physics - University of Guelph, Guelph ON, Canada (2009)

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Last changed: May 15, 2018