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2014

  • Ryan K. M. 5th International Conference on Electrophoretic Deposition: Fundamentals and Applications,  Hernstein Castle, near Vienna, Austria on October 5-10, 2014. Electrophoretic Depositiona s a Route to Formation of Highly Ordered Semiconductor Nanorod Assemblies on Substrates (Keynote Presentation).
  • Ryan, K. M. Liu, P. . 5th International Conference on Electrophoretic Deposition: Fundamentals and Applications,  Hernstein Castle, near Vienna, Austria on October 5-10, 2014, Device
    scale electrophoretic deposition of band gap tunable CdSeS nanorods  (Poster Presentation)
  • Liu, P., Ryan K. M., 66th Irish University Chemistry Research Colloquium, oral presentation, Controlled electrophoresis  deposition of aligned films of Cadmium chalcogenide nanocrystals, NUIG Galway Ireland. 2014
  • Liu, P., Ryan K. M., Gordon Research Conference on Colloidal Semiconductor Nanocrystals, Poster presentation, Device Scale Electrophoretic deposition of Band Gap Tunable CdSexS1-x nanorods, Smithsfield, Rhode island,2014
  •  Sheehan, M., Ryan K. M., Growth of Crystalline Nickel Germanide Nanowires within the vapour phase of a High Boiling Point Solvent System, Intel Ireland Research Conference , Science Gallery, Dublin,2014, Poster Presentation
  •  Coughlan, C., Singh, S., Singh, A. Ryan K. M., Synthesis and Shape Control of Colloidal CuInGa(SSe)2 Semiconductor Nanocrystals, Fundamental Processes in Semiconductor Nanocrystals conference –Oxford, 2014, Oral Presentation
  •  Barry, L., Wang, J., Singh, S., Liu, P., Coughlan, C., Ryan K. M., Growth of Gold onto Semiconductor Ternary and Quaternary Nanorods to Form Metal-Semiconductor Hybrids, Fundamental Processes in Semiconductor Nanocrystals conference –Oxford, 2014 Poster Presentation (winner of Best poster)
  •  Flynn, G., Geaney, H., Sheahan, M., Kennedy, T., Mullane, E., Brandon, M., Ryan, K. M. Self-seeded Germanium Nanowire Growth Within a High Boiling Point Organic Solvent Vapour. Intel Ireland Research Conference, Clontarf Castle Hotel, Dublin, Ireland, 2014, Poster Presentation
  • Flynn, G., Sheahan, M., Ryan, K. M. Synthesis of Multi-Segment Axial Heterostructure Nanowires in a Solvent Vapour Growth System. Intel Ireland Research Conference, Science Gallery Dublin, Ireland, 2014, Poster Presentation
  •  Bezuidenhout, M., Kiely, A., P., Ryan K. M., The use of germanium nanowires synthesized through high boiling point solvents method to construct a controllable microenvironments for the study cancer cell morphology. IACR, Galway, 2014 Oral Presentation
  •  Brandon, M., Kennedy,T.,Mullane, E., Ryan K. M., Lithium Alloying Nanostructured Anodes (LANA), EV  Li-ion BATTERIES MANUFACTURING – A CHALLENGE FOR THE EUROPEAN INDUSTRY, Newcastle, UK, 2014 – Poster presentation
  •  Brandon, M., Kennedy,T.,Mullane, E., Ryan K. M., Lithium Alloying Nanostructured Anodes with High Capacity & Power Performance, On the green road to environmentally friendly Li-ion cells – Greenlion International Workshop, Ulm, Germany,– Poster presentation
  •  Mullane, E., Kennedy,T, Ryan K. M., A New, Rapid Approach for the Synthesis of Germanium Nanowire Based Li-Ion Battery Anodes and Their Excellent Performance over Extended Cycles, IMLB , Italy, 2014, Oral Presentation
  •  Kennedy,T, Mullane, E., Ryan K. M., Germanium Nanowire Based Lithium-Ion Anode Exhibiting a Stable and High Capacity Over 1000 Cycles, IMLB , Italy, 2014, Oral Presentation

2013

  • Ryan, K. M. Singh, A. Coughlan, C. Singh, S.  Solution Growth and Assembly of Quaternary CIGS and CZTS Nanorods for Applications in Thin-Film PV, E-MRS 2013 SPRING MEETING, Strasbourg, 27th-31st May 2013, Invited Oral Presentation
  • Coughlan, C., Singh, A., Ryan, K.M. ‘Systematic Study into the Synthesis and Shape Development in Colloidal CuInxGa1-xS2 Semiconductor Nanocrystals for Integration into Solution Processable Solar Cells’, 65th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. 26th-28th June 2013. Oral Presentation (Winner Best Lecture Award)
  • Coughlan, C., Singh, A., Ryan, K.M. ‘Synthesis of Multi-Component Copper-based CuInxGa1-xS2 Semiconductor Nanocrystals as Next Generation Solar Absorbers for Solution-Processable Solar Cells’, EuroNanoForum, Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland. 18th-20th June 2013. Poster Presentation
  • Coughlan, C., Singh, A., Ryan, K.M. ‘Systematic Study into the Synthesis and Shape Development in Colloidal CuInxGa1-xS2 Semiconductor Nanocrystals for Integration into Low-Cost Solar Cells’, E-MRS 2013 SPRING MEETING, Strasbourg, France. 27th-31st May 2013. Poster Presentation
  • Singh S., Singh A., Ryan K. M., Homogeneously Alloyed CdSexS1-x Nanorods with Compositionally Tunable Photoluminescence-Synthesis and Application. 65th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 26th-28th June 2013, Oral Presentation.
  • Singh S., Singh A., Ryan K. M., Synthesis and Characterization of Homogeneously Alloyed Cd(SexSx-1) Nanocrystals For Solar Cell Applications.  Euronanoforum, Convention Centre, Dublin, Ireland, 18th-20th June 2013, Poster Presentation.
  • Kennedy, T.,  Geaney, H.,  Mullane, E.,  Osiak, M.,   O’Dwyer, C.,   Ryan K. M., Synthesis of Germanium and Silicon Nanostructures Via Solvent Vapour Mediated Growth. EuroNanoForum Convention Centre Dublin, Ireland, 18th-20th Jun 2013, Poster Presentation
  • Kennedy, T.,  Geaney, H.,  Mullane, E.,  Osiak, M.,   O’Dwyer, C.,   Ryan K. M.  Tin Seeded Germanium Nanowires Towards Energy Storage Applications: An Electrochemical and Structural Investigation. E-MRS 2013 SPRING MEETING, Strasbourg, 27th-31st May 2013, Oral Presentation
  • Kennedy, T.,  Geaney, H.,  Mullane, E.,  Osiak, M.,   O’Dwyer, C.,   Ryan K. M. Silicon and Germanium Nanostructures Synthesised Using Type B Catalysts. E-MRS 2013 SPRING MEETING, Strasbourg, 27th-31st May 2013, Poster Presentation
  • Brandon, M. P.  Tadhg Kennedy, Mathias Ituka, Kevin M. Ryan. Water Soluble Binder Formulations for Current and Next Generation Lithium Ion Battery Anodes. E-MRS 2013 SPRING MEETING, Strasbourg, 27th-31st May 2013, Poster Presentation
  • Geaney H., Mullane E., Ramasse Q.M., Ryan K.M., Atomically Abrupt Silicon–Germanium Axial Heterostructure Nanowires Synthesized in a Solvent Vapor Growth System, June 4 2013, CECAM workshop, CECAM-HQ-EPFL, Lausanne, Switzerland. Invited Oral Presentation
  • Mullane E., Geaney H., Ramasse Q., Kennedy T., Ryan K. M., Synthesis and Characterisation of Silicon, Germanium and axial Silicon-Germanium Heterostructure Nanowires using an Abundant Low Solubility Liquid Catalyst in a Solvent Vapour System, E-MRS 2013 SPRING MEETING, Strasbourg, 27th-31st May 2013, Oral Presentation
  • Mullane E., Kennedy T., Ryan K. M., A Rapid Pyrolysis Route to Device ready Germanium Nanowire based Li-ion Battery Anodes, E-MRS 2013 SPRING MEETING, Strasbourg, 27th-31st May 2013, Poster Presentation
  • Liu P., Barry L., Singh S., Singh A., Ryan, K.M. Fabrication of Aligned Bianry and Quaternary Semiconductor Nanorod Solar Cells. 64th Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland, 26th-28th June 2013, Poster Presentation

 

2012
• Ryan K, M. Solution Growth and Assembly of Nanorods and Nanowires for Advances in Thin Film PV and Lithium ion Batteries Sept 2-4 Electrochem 2012, LD Burke Energy Symposium, TCD, Keynote Presentation .

• Kennedy T., Geaney H., Mullane E., Ryan K. M., Group IV Nanowire Growth Using a Novel Solvent Vapour Growth System. Intel Ireland Research Conference 2012, Croke Park, Dublin, Ireland, 3rd-4th Oct 2012, Poster Presentation.

• Kennedy T., Geaney H., Mullane E., Ryan K. M., High Performance Lithium- ion Battery Anodes Using Germanium Nanowires Grown Directly on a Copper Current Collector. Electrochem 2012, Trinity College Dublin, Ireland, 2nd-4th Sep 2012, Poster Presentation.

• Ryan, K.M., Singh, A., ‘The Colloidal Synthesis of Quaternary Copper Zinc Tin Tetrasulphide (CZTS) Nanorod Absorbers and their Large Scale Assembly from Solution’, Smart Surfaces 2012 – Solar & BioSensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin, Ireland. 6-9 March 2012. Invited Oral Presentation and Organising Committee Member

• Kelly, D., Singh, A., Barrett, C.A., O’Sullivan, C., Coughlan, C., Laffir, F.R., O’Dwyer, C., Ryan, K.M. ‘A Facile Spin-Cast Route for Cation Exchange of Multilayer Perpendicularly-Aligned Nanorod Assemblies for Solar Cell Applications’, Smart Surfaces 2012 – Solar & BioSensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin, Ireland. 6-9 March 2012. Oral Presentation

• Singh, A., Geaney, H., Kelly, D., Coughlan, C., Mullane, E., Kennedy, T., O’Connor, T., Singh, S., Ryan, K.M. ‘Device-Scale Multilayer Assembly of Vertical Aligned Semiconductor Nanorods by Electrophoresis’, Smart Surfaces 2012 – Solar & BioSensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin, Ireland. 6-9 March 2012. Oral Presentation

• Coughlan, C., Singh, A., Kelly, D., Kennedy, T., Geaney, H., Mullane, E., O’Connor, T., Singh, S., Ryan, K.M. ‘Synthesis of Ternary and Quaternary I-III-VI2 Semiconductor Nanocrystals for Integration into Low-Cost Solar Cells’, Smart Surfaces 2012 – Solar & BioSensor Applications, Alexander Hotel, Dublin, Ireland. 6-9 March 2012. Poster Presentation and PhD Poster Flash Presentation

• Geaney, H. Ryan, K.M. Controlled growth of Si Nanowires using a simple solution based approach, ACS Spring Meeting 2012, San Diego,CA,USA. 25-29 March 2012. Poster Presentation

• Kelly, D. Singh, A. Barrett, C.A. O’Sullivan, C. Coughlan, C. Laffir, F.R. O’Dwyer, C. Ryan K.M. Facile spin-cast route for cation exchange of multilayer perpendicularly-aligned nanorod assemblies, ACS Spring Meeting 2012, San Diego,CA,USA. 25-29 March 2012. Oral Presentation

• Singh, Ryan K.M. Self Assembly of CuInS2 and CuIn1-xGaxS2 nanorods into 2D and 3D superstructures, ACS Spring Meeting 2012, San Diego,CA,USA. 25-29 March 2012. Oral Presentation

• Geaney, H. Dickinson, C. Ryan, K.M. High Density Germanium Nanowire Growth Directly from Copper Foil by Self-Induced Solid Seeding, ACS Spring Meeting 2012, San Diego,CA,USA. 25-29 March 2012. Oral Presentation .

• A. Singh, C. Dickinson, K. M. Ryan. “Moiré Patterns Revealed in Semiconductor Nanorod Assemblies” NaNaX 5, Fuengirola, Spain, 2012. (Poster, Winner of 2nd prize presented by editors of ACSNANO, NANO Letters and Langmuir)

• A. Singh and K. M. Ryan. “Device-scale Multilayer Assembly of Vertical Aligned Semiconductor Nanorods by Electrophoresis” MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2012. Oral Presentation

• A. Singh, C. Dickinson, K. M. Ryan. “Moiré Patterns Revealed in Semiconductor Nanorod Assemblies” MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2012. (Poster Presentation, Winner of best poster award in symposium BB)

• A. Singh and K. M. Ryan. “Synthesis of Ternary and Quaternary Copper Chalcogenide Nanorods for Integration into Low-cost Solar Cells” MRS Spring Meeting, San Francisco, CA, USA, 2012. (Poster Presentation).

• Mullane E., Ryan K. M., Size Controlled Growth of Germanium Nanorods and Nanowires by Solution Pyrolysis Directly on a Substrate. 63rd Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, 14th-15th June 2012, Oral Presentation.

• Singh S., Singh A., Coughlan C., Mullane E., Kennedy T., Geaney H., Ryan K. M., Synthesis and Characterization of Homogeneously Alloyed Cd(SexSy) Nanocrystals For Solar Cell Applications. 63rd Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium, University of Limerick, Limerick, Ireland, 14th-15th June 2012, Poster Presentation.

• Geaney H., Dickinson C., Ryan K.M. Germanium Nanowire Growth by Self Induced Solid Seeding. MSSI Research Day 2012, Strand hotel, Limerick, Ireland, June 28th 2012, Oral Presentation

2011
• Ryan K. M. Self and Directed Assembly with Semiconductor Nanorods: Upscaling for practical application in Energy Conversion, Nanoweek Conference, Leixlip, Ireland Jan 31- Feb01 2011. Invited Oral Presentation
• Ryan K. M. Semiconductor Nanorod Assembly for Low Cost Solution Processable Photovoltaics, Nano for Clean Technology Workshop: Photovoltaics, University of Ulster, Jordanstown, March 2011. Invited Oral Presentation
• K. M. Ryan. “Synthesis & Assembly of Semiconductor Nanorods Towards Low-Cost Solution Process able Solar cell” Institute Technology, Helmholtz-Zentrum Centre for Materials and Energy Research, Berlin, Germany, Jan 2011. Invited Seminar
• Singh, A, Barrett, C. A., Geaney, H., Gunning, R., Ryan, K. M. Modification of Germanium Nanowires with Semiconductor Quantum Dots: A New Photoanode Material, MRS Spring Meeting 2011, San Francisco, CA,USA. 25-29, April 11 -Oral Presentation
• Singh, A, Gunning, R., Ahmed, S, Barrett, C., O’Sullivan, C., Geaney, H., Kelly, D., Mullane, E., Coughlan, C., Kennedy, T., Ryan, K. M., Understanding Semiconductor Nanorod Assembly from Solution: Towards Aligned Nanorod Solar Cells, MRS Spring Meeting 2011, San Francisco, CA, USA. 25-29, April 11 -Poster Presentation
• Geaney, H., Kennedy, T.,Ryan, K.M. Vapor Solid Solid Growth of Germanium Nanowires on Copper Substrates for Battery Applications via In Situ Germane Production. MRS spring meeting 2011, San Francisco, USA. April 25th-29th. Oral presentation.
• Geaney, H., Barrett, C., Laffir, F., Gunning, R., Ryan, K.M. Unseeded Growth of Ge NWs on ITO Substrates. MRS spring meeting 2011, San Francisco, USA. April 25th-29th. Poster Presentation.
• Ryan, K. M. Self and directed Assembly of Semiconductor Nanorods for application in Photovoltaics Elevator Pitch Presentation, SFI Summit, Hudson Bay Hotel, Athlone, October, 2011, Invited Oral Presentation

2010
• Singh, A. Ahmed, S. Gunning, R. D. Ryan, K. M et al. Aligned Nanorods for Solar cells, ESF Research Conference “Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy”, Obergurgl, Austria during July 4-9, 2010, Oral Presentation
• Kelly, D. O’Sullivan,C. Gunning,R.D. Barrett,C. A. Ajay Singh, Geaney, H. Gill, E. Mullane, E. and Kevin M. Ryan ‘Cation exchange reactions on perpendicularly aligned semiconductor nanorod assemblies’ Irish Universities Chemistry Research Colloquium 2010, Queen’s University, Belfast, Poster Presentation (Winner of Applied Chemistry Section)
• O’Sullivan, C., Gunning, R., Singh, A., Barrett, C. Ryan, K. M. ,’Instantaneous oriented attachment of semiconductor nanorods. ACS Spring Meeting, San Franscisco, USA. 21-25 March 2010, Oral Presentation.
• O’Sullivan, C., Gunning, R., Singh, A., Barrett, C. Ryan, K. M. ,Gold tip growth on II-VI semiconductor nanorod arraysACS Spring Meeting, San Franscisco, USA. 21-25 March 2010, Poster Presentation
• Gunning R., O’Sullivan, Singh, Ryan, K. M. ,A Multi-rate Kinetic Model for Oriented Attachment of Semiconductor Nanorods ACS Spring Meeting, San Franscisco, USA. 21-25 March 2010, Oral Presentation

2009
• Ryan, K. M., Ahmed, S, Electrphoretic Deposition of Spherical and Rod Shaped Nanocrystals, 215th Electrochemical Society Annual Meeting, San Francisco, USA 22-28, May 09. -Invited Oral Presentation
• O’Sullivan,C.,Ahmed, S, Gunning R., Barrett, C. Geaney, H. Sanyal, A. Singh A. Facet Specific Gold Tip Growth on Semiconductor Nanorod Assemblies, 216th ECS Meeting, Austria, Vienna, 4-9, Oct 09. -Oral Presentation
• Barrett, C. Geaney, H., Hantschel, T. Arstilla, K. Ryan, K. M. Solution Synthesis of Self-Seeded Germanium Nanowires and Analysis of Electrical Properties, European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Materials and Processes (EUROMAT), Glasgow, UK, 7-10, Sept 09. -Oral Presentation.
• Geaney, H., Barrett, C. Ryan K. M. The Characterization of Unseeded Germanium Nanowires, European Congress and Exhibition on Advanced Materials and Processes, (EUROMAT), Glasgow, UK, 7-10, Sept 09, -Poster Presentation (Winner Best Poster Award)
2008
• Ryan, K. M. O’ Sullivan, C. Ahmed, S. Electrophoretic alignment of II-VI nanorods, Self-Assembly and Self-Organisation at Surfaces and Interfaces Conference, Selwyn College, University of Cambridge, UK, 10-12th of December. -Oral Presentation.
• Ryan, K. M. 2008, Vertical Aligned Nanorod Assembly by Electrophoretic Deposition from Organic Solvents: Towards Aligned Nanorod Solar Cells, Materials Research Society (MRS) Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, USA, 1-5th December, -Oral Presentation.
• Ryan, K. M 2008, Semiconductor Nanocrystals, Nanorods, and Nanowires: Synthesis, Directed Assembly and Device Integration’ RSC Symposium on Inorganic Chemistry in Ireland, TCD, 26th September, -Oral Presentation.
• O’Sullivan, C. Ahmed, S. Ryan, K. M. ‘Gold tip formation on perpendicularly aligned semiconductor nanorod assemblies’ Intel European Research and Innovation Conference Leixlip, Ireland, 10-12 September, -Poster Presentation.
• Ryan, K. M. Tyndall, Cork, Ireland, SFI NAP Site Review 24th July 2008 ‘Lithographic Patterning of Trenches on a Conducting Substrate for Perpendicular Semiconductor-Nanorod Assembly’ -Guest Lecture.
• Ryan, K. M. , Department of Physics and Chemistry, Nottingham, UK, 23rd July 2008 “ Integration of gold nanocrystals and CdS Nanorods into Lithographically Fabricated Trenches” -Guest Lecture.
• Ryan, K. M. ‘Nanotechnology for Sustainable Energy’ Launch of Charles Parsons Initiative on Energy and Sustainable Environment, University of Limerick, 26th May, 2008, -Oral Presentation.
• Ryan, K. M. IMEC, Leuven, Belgium 7th May 2008 ‘II-VI and Group IV Nanowires: Synthesis, Directed Assembly and Device Integration’ -Guest Lecture.

2007
• Ryan, K. M. 2007 “Self Assembly of Vertically Aligned Nanorod Superlattices” SFI Science Summit, Citywest, Dublin 26-27 November. -Poster Presentation.
• Ryan, K. M. Ahmed S. 2007. “Integration of Perpendicularly Aligned Semiconductor Nanorods On-Chip at 3 nm Separation” European Congress of Advanced Materials and Processes (EUROMAT), Nurenburg, Germany, 10-13 September. -Oral Presentation.
• Ryan, K. M. Ahmed, S., O’ Sullivan C. and Barrett, C. 2007. “ HRTEM and HRSEM evaluation of Vertically Aligned Semiconductor Nanorods”. Microscopical Society of Ireland, 31st Annual Symposium, University of Limerick, 22-24 August. -Oral Presentation.
• Ryan K. M. “Integration of Perpendicularly Aligned Semiconductor Nanorods On-Chip at 3 nm Separation” Schrodinger Lecture Theatre, CRANN, Trinity College Dublin, Friday 9th March, 2007. -Invited Lecture.