I. M. Beshtawi, R. Akhtar, M. C. Hillarby, C. O’Donnell, X. Zhao, A. Brahma, F. Carley, B. Derby, and H. Radhakrishnan: ‘Scanning Acoustic Microscopy for Mapping the Microelastic Properties of Human Corneal Tissue’, Current Eye Research, 38(4), 437-444.

A. Carisey, R. Tsang, A. M. Greiner, N. Nijenhuis, N. Heath, A. Nazgiewicz, R. Kemkemer, B. Derby, J. Spatz, and C. Ballestrem: ‘Vinculin Regulates the Recruitment and Release of Core Focal Adhesion Proteins in a Force-Dependent Manner’, Current Biology, 23(4), 271-281.

A. M. Lewis, B. Derby, and I. A. Kinloch: ‘Influence of gas phase equilibria on the chemical vapor deposition of graphene’, ACS nano, 7(4), 3104-3117.


Chopra, K., et al., Gel-cast glass-ceramic tissue scaffolds of controlled architecture produced via stereolithography of moulds. Biofabrication. 4(4).

Derby, B., Printing and Prototyping of Tissues and Scaffolds. Science. 338(6109): p. 921-926.

Dou, R. and B. Derby, Formation of Coffee Stains on Porous Surfaces. Langmuir. 28(12): p. 5331-5338.

Ubal, S., et al., Continuous Deposition of a Liquid Thread onto a Moving Substrate. Numerical Analysis and Comparison With Experiments. Journal of Fluids Engineering-Transactions of the Asme. 134(2).

Wang, T.M., et al., Inkjet printed carbon nanotube networks: the influence of drop spacing and drying on electrical properties. Journal of Physics D-Applied Physics. 45(31).

Zhao, X.G., et al., Multi-Layer Phase Analysis: Quantifying the Elastic Properties of Soft Tissues and Live Cells with Ultra-High-Frequency Scanning Acoustic Microscopy. Ieee Transactions on Ultrasonics Ferroelectrics and Frequency Control. 59(4): p. 610-620.



Akhtar, R., et al., Characterizing the elastic properties of tissues. Materials Today. 14(3): p. 96-105.

Derby, B., Inkjet printing ceramics: From drops to solid. Journal of the European Ceramic Society. 31(14): p. 2543-2550.

Di Biase, M., et al., Photopolymerization of Pluronic F127 diacrylate: a colloid-templated polymerization. Soft Matter. 7(10): p. 4928-4937.

Di Biase, M., et al., Inkjet printing and cell seeding thermoreversible photocurable gel structures. Soft Matter. 7(6): p. 2639-2646.

Dou, R. and B. Derby, Deformation mechanisms in gold nanowires and nanoporous gold. Philosophical Magazine. 91(7-9): p. 1070-1083.

Dou, R., et al., Ink-Jet Printing of Zirconia: Coffee Staining and Line Stability. Journal of the American Ceramic Society. 94(11): p. 3787-3792.

Goodman, O. and B. Derby, The mechanical properties of float glass surfaces measured by nanoindentation and acoustic microscopy. Acta Materialia. 59(4): p. 1790-1799.

Graham, H.K., et al., Localised micro-mechanical stiffening in the ageing aorta. Mechanisms of Ageing and Development. 132(10): p. 459-467.



Cook, C C; Wang, T and Derby B;, Chem. Commun. (2010) 46, 5452-5454.
Derby, B; Inkjet printing of functional and structural materials – fluid property requirements, feature stability and resolution, Ann. Rev. Mater. Res. (2010) 40, 395-414.
Stringer, J and Derby, B; The formation and stability of lines produced by inkjet printing”, Langmuir, (2010) 26, 10365-10372.
Dou, R; Xu, B and Derby B; High strength nanoporous silver produced by inkjet printing, Scripta Mater. (2010) 63, 308–311.
Dou, R and Derby B; Strain gradients and the strength of nanoporous gold, J. Mater. Res. (2010) 25, 746-753.


Diu, R and Derby B; A universal scaling law for the strength of metal micropillars and nanowires, Scripta Materialia (2009) 61, 524-527 (2009).
LeClere, D J; Thompson, G E and Derby B; Conical tungsten stamps for the replication of pore arrays in anodic aluminium oxide films, Nanotechnology (2009) 20, 245304.
Stringer, J and Derby B; Limits to feature size and resolution in inkjet printing, J. Europ. Ceram. Soc. (2009) 29, 913-918.
Akhtar, R; Schwarzer, N; Sherratt, M J; Watson, R E B; Graham, H K; Trafford, A W; Mummery, P M and Derby, B; Nanoindentation of histological specimens: Mapping the elastic properties of soft tissues, J. Mater Res. (2009) 24, 638-646.


Wu, H Z; Roberts, S G and Derby B; Residual stress distributions around indentations and scratches in polycrystalline Al2O3 and Al2O3/SiC nanocomposites measured using fluorescence probes, Acta Mater. (2008) 56, 140-149.

Derby, B; Bioprinting: inkjet printing of proteins, cells and cell-containing hybrid structures, J. Mater. Chem. (2008) 18, 5717 – 5721.

Wang, T; Patel, R and Derby, B; Manufacture of 3-dimensional objects by reactive inkjet printing, Soft Matter, (2008) 4, 2513–2518.

Wu, H Z; Roberts, S G and Derby, B; Residual stress distributions around indentations and scratches in polycrystalline Al2O3 and Al2O3/SiC nanocomposites measured using fluorescence probes, Acta Mater. (2008) 56, 140-149.

Akhtar, R; Sherrat, M J; Bierswich, N; Derbyb B; Mummery P M; Qatson R E B and Schwarzer N, Nanoindentation of histological specimens using an extension of the Oliver and Pharr method.  MRS Symp. Proc., (2008) 1097E, GG01-09

Dou, Rui and Derby, Brian; The strength of gold nanowire forests, Scripta Materialia (2008) 59, 151-154 .

Saunders, Rachel E.; Gough, Julie E.; Derby, Brian: Delivery of human fibroblast cells by piezoelectric drop-on-demand inkjet printing, Biomaterials (2007), 29(2), 193-203.

Derby, Brian: Correlations for single-crystal elastic constants of compound semiconductors and their representation in isomechanical groups, Physical Review B: Condensed Matter and Materials Physics (2007), 76(5), 054126/1-054126/12.


Anggono, Juliana; Derby, Brian: Mullite formation from the pyrolysis of aluminium-loaded polymethylsiloxanes: The influence of aluminium powder characteristics, Journal of the European Ceramic Society (2006), 26(7), 1107-1119.

Mironov Vladimir; Reis Nuno; Derby Brian: Review: bioprinting: a beginning, Tissue engineering (2006), 12(4), 631-4.

Smith, P. J.; Shin, D.-Y.; Stringer, J. E.; Derby, B.; Reis, N: Direct ink-jet printing and low temperature conversion of conductive silver patterns, Journal of Materials Science (2006), 41(13), 4153-4158.


Wang, Tianming; Derby, Brian: Ink-jet printing and sintering of PZT, Journal of the American Ceramic Society (2005), 88(8), 2053-2058.

Reis, Nuno; Ainsley, Chris; Derby, Brian: Ink-jet delivery of particle suspensions by piezoelectric droplet ejectors, Journal of Applied Physics (2005), 97(9), 094903/1-094903/6.