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Dr. O'SHEA Sean

Principal Scientist I

Staff

Advanced Characterisation and Instrumentation (ACI) Department

6319 4760

s-oshea@imre.a-star.edu.sg

2 Fusionopolis Way. Innovis, #08-03, Singapore 138634


Research Details


- Scanning Probe Microscopy (mainly AFM)
- Nanotechnology (mechanical and electrical devices)
- Liquid flow in Nanoscale systems and pores.

- AFM in liquid and vacuum (UHV) environments
- Forces acting between two surfaces, including friction.

- Boron nitride for power harvesting – Flow of liquid in Nanopores.
- Sand Particle Adhesion to Flat Plates: Experiments and Computational Modelling
- NEMS based memory for harsh environment.

- 1998 - present IMRE, Singapore
- 1995 - 1998 Royal Society University Research Fellow, Cambridge University, United Kingdom
- 1993 - 1995 Research Associate, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge, United Kingdom
- 1990 - 1992 Oppenheimer Fellowship, Engineering Department, University of Cambridge, UK
- 1985 - 1988 Research Assistant, Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Sydney, Australia
- 1983 - 1984 Junior Research Fellow, Department of Chemistry, University of New England, Armidale, Australia

 Overseas appointments
- Two months at IBM Research Laboratories, Zurich, Switzerland (1995).
- Two month total at the Joint Research Center in Atom Technology (JRCAT), Tsukuba (1998-1999).
- Visiting Professor, Dept. of Physics, University of Basel, Switzerland (Oct – Dec 2007; Aug – Sept. 2008).
- Visiting Professor, Uni. Twente, Netherlands (2015)

- PhD, University of Sydney, (Physics), 1990
- BSc, University of Sydney, (Physics Honours 2/1), 1983

- Editorial Board, "Nanotechnology", "Current Nanoscience", "European Physical Journal - Techniques and Instrumentation"
- Steering Committee member for Laboratory for Integrated Micro Mechatronic Systems (LIMMS), University of Tokyo.

- A.M. Moulin, S.J. O’Shea, M.E. Welland, Ultramicroscopy 82, (2000), 23-31.
- M.A. Lantz, S.J. O’Shea, M.E. Welland and K.L. Johnson, Phys. Rev. B 55, (1997), 10776-10785.
- A.M. Moulin, S.J. O’Shea, R.A. Badley, P. Doyle and M.E. Welland, Langmuir 15, (1999), 8776-8779.
- S.J. O'Shea, R.M. Atta, M.E. Welland and M.P. Murrell, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. B, 13, (1995), 1945-1953.
- S.J. O’Shea and M.E. Welland, Langmuir 14, (1998), 4186-4197.
- S.J.O’Shea, M.E.Welland and T.Rayment, Appl. Phys. Lett., 60, (1992), 2356-2358.
- R. Lim and S.J. O'Shea, Phys. Rev. Lett, 88 (2002), art.246101.
- S.J. O'Shea, P. Lu, F. Shen, P. Neuzil and Q.X. Zhang, Nanotechnology 16(4) (2005), 602-608.
- N. N. Gosvami , S. K. Sinha and S.J. O'Shea, Phys. Rev. Lett. 100, (2008), art. 076101.
- O. Manor, I.U. Vakarelski, X.S. Tang, S.J. O'Shea, G.W. Phys. Rev. Lett. 101 (2008), 024501.
- W. Hofbauer, R. Ho, R. Hairulnizam, N. N. Gosvami, and S. J. O'Shea, Phys. Rev. B, 80(13) (2009), art. 134104.
- I.U. Vakarelski, R. Manica, X.S. Tang, S.J. O'Shea, G.W. Stevens, F. Grieser, R.R. Dagastine and D.Y.C. Chan, PNAS 107 (25) (2010), 11177-11182.
- P. Lu and S.J. O’Shea, J. Phys. D: Appl. Phys. 45, (2012) art. no. 475303.
- Yi Zheng, Jianyi Chen, M.-F. Ng, Xu Hai, Yan Peng Liu, Ang Li, S.J. O’Shea, T. Dumitrica, and K.P. Loh, Phys Rev Lett 114(6), (2015), 065501

Main activity is to develop research leading to spin-off.

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