Dr Paul Fitzgerald

Research Fellow

F11 - Chemistry Building
The University of Sydney

Telephone 61 2 9351 3535
Fax 61 2 9351 3329

Selected grants

2008

  • Structural Evolution during Micellar Polymerization; Fitzgerald P; Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation/Access to Major Research Facilities Program.

Selected publications

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Journals

  • Lam, M., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2017). Hydrophobic Monomer Type and Hydrophilic Monomer Ionization Modulate the Lyotropic Phase Stability of Diblock Co-oligomer Amphiphiles. Langmuir, 33(4), 1013-1022. [More Information]
  • Chen, Z., McDonald, S., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Atkin, R. (2017). Small angle neutron scattering study of the conformation of poly(ethylene oxide) dissolved in deep eutectic solvents. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 506, 486-492. [More Information]
  • Chen, Z., McDonald, S., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Atkin, R. (2016). Structural effect of glyme-Li+ salt solvate ionic liquids on the conformation of poly(ethylene oxide). Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18(22), 14894-14903. [More Information]
  • Koh, M., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Jolliffe, K., Perrier, S. (2016). Study of (cyclic peptide)-polymer conjugate assemblies by small-angle neutron scattering. Chemistry: A European Journal, 22(51), 18419-18428. [More Information]
  • Chen, Z., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Atkin, R. (2015). Conformation of poly(ethylene oxide) dissolved in the solvate ionic liquid [Li(G4)]TFSI. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17(22), 14872-14878. [More Information]
  • McDonald, S., Wood, J., Fitzgerald, P., Craig, V., Warr, G., Atkin, R. (2015). Interfacial and bulk nanostructure of liquid polymer nanocomposites. Langmuir, 31(12), 3763-3770. [More Information]
  • Akamatsu, M., Fitzgerald, P., Shiina, M., Misono, T., Tsuchiya, K., Sakai, K., Abe, M., Warr, G., Sakai, H. (2015). Micelle structure in a photoresponsive surfactant with and without solubilized ethylbenzene from small-angle neutron scattering. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119(18), 5904-5910. [More Information]
  • Chen, Z., Fitzgerald, P., Kobayashi, Y., Ueno, K., Watanabe, M., Warr, G., Atkin, R. (2015). Micelle structure of novel diblock polyethers in water and two protic ionic liquids (EAN and PAN). Macromolecules, 48(6), 1843-1851. [More Information]
  • Shimizu, K., Freitas, A., Atkin, R., Warr, G., Fitzgerald, P., Doi, H., Saito, S., Ueno, K., Umebayashi, Y., Watanabe, M., et al (2015). Structural and aggregate analyses of (Li salt + glyme) mixtures: the complex nature of solvate ionic liquids. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17(34), 22321-22335. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Chatjaroenporn, K., Warr, G. (2015). Structure and composition of mixed micelles of polymerized and monomeric surfactants. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 449, 377-382. [More Information]
  • Jiang, H., Fitzgerald, P., Dolan, A., Atkin, R., Warr, G. (2014). Amphiphilic Self-Assembly of Alkanols in Protic Ionic Liquids. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 118(33), 9983-9990. [More Information]
  • Topolnicki, I., Fitzgerald, P., Atkin, R., Warr, G. (2014). Effect of Protic Ionic Liquid and Surfactant Structure on Partitioning of Polyoxyethylene Non-ionic Surfactants. ChemPhysChem, 15(12), 2485-2489. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Gupta, S., Wood, K., Perrier, S., Warr, G. (2014). Temperature- and pH-responsive micelles with collapsible poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) headgroups. Langmuir, 30(27), 7986-7992. [More Information]
  • Zhao, W., Fonsny, P., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Perrier, S. (2013). Synthesis of poly(dimethylsiloxane)-containing amphiphilic block copolymers via RAFT and their unexpected self-assembly behaviours in aqueous solutions. Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE Preprints), 108, 66-67.
  • Fitzgerald, P., McDonald, D., Warr, G. (2013). The effect of degree of polymerization on intra- and interchain micellization of a tail-type cationic polysoap. Soft Matter, 9(9), 2711-2716. [More Information]
  • Siauw, M., Fitzgerald, P., Hawkett, B., Perrier, S. (2013). Thermoresponsive behavior of amphiphilic diblock co-oligomers of ethylene glycol and styrene in aqueous solution. Soft Matter, 9(29), 7007-7015. [More Information]
  • Zhao, W., Fonsny, P., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Perrier, S. (2013). Unexpected behavior of polydimethylsiloxane/poly(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl acrylate) (charged) amphiphilic block copolymers in aqueous solution. Polymer Chemistry, 4(6), 2140-2150. [More Information]
  • Abel, K., Fitzgerald, P., Wang, T., Regier, T., Raudsepp, M., Ringer, S., Warr, G., van Veggel, F. (2012). Probing the Structure of Colloidal Core/Shell Quantum Dots Formed by Cation Exchange. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116(6), 3968-3978. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2012). Structure of polymerizable surfactant micelles: Insights from neutron scattering. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 179-182(2012), 14-21. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Chatjaroenporn, K., Zhang, X., Warr, G. (2011). Micellization of monomeric and poly-omega-methacryloyloxyundecyltrimethylammonium surfactants. Langmuir, 27(19), 11852-11859. [More Information]
  • Chatjaroenporn, K., Baker, R., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2010). Polymerizable cationic micelles form cylinders at intermediate conversions. Langmuir, 26(14), 11715-11719. [More Information]
  • Howard, S., Craig, V., Fitzgerald, P., Wanless, E. (2010). Swelling and collapse of an adsorbed pH-responsive film-forming microgel measured by optical reflectometry and QCM. Langmuir, 26(18), 14615-14623. [More Information]
  • Chatjaroenporn, K., Baker, R., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2009). Structure changes in micelles and adsorbed layers during surfactant polymerization. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 336(2), 449-454. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Dupin, D., Armes, S., Wanless, E. (2007). In situ observations of adsorbed microgel particles. Soft Matter, 3(5), 580-586. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Davey, T., Warr, G. (2005). Micellar structure in gemini nonionic surfactants from small-angle neutron scattering. Langmuir, 21(16), 7121-7128. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Carr, M., Davey, T., Serelis, A., Such, C., Warr, G. (2004). Preparation And Dilute Solution Properties Of Model Gemini Nonionic Surfactants. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 275(2), 649-658. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2001). Formation of lyotropic liquid crystals at the graphite/aqueous solution interface. Advanced Materials, 13, 967-970.

Conferences

  • Zhao, W., Fonsny, P., Fitzgerald, P., Perrier, S. (2013). Synthesis of poly(dimethylsiloxane)-containing amphiphilic block copolymers via RAFT. 245th National Spring Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), USA: American Chemical Society.
  • Fitzgerald, P., Hawkett, B., Warr, G. (2009). Keeping particle stabilised emulsions stable with hydrophobic additives. 14th UK Polymer Colloids Forum (UKPCF) Annual Meeting, United Kingdom: UK Polymer Colloids Forum.
  • Chatjaroenporn, K., Baker, R., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2009). Rearrangement of micelle structures during polymerization. 14th International Conference on Small-Angle Scattering, N/A: N/A.
  • Chatjaroenporn, K., Fitzgerald, P., Baker, R., Warr, G. (2009). Shape changes of tail-polymerizable surfactant aggregates during polymerization. The Biennial Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium and the 10th Australia-Japan Colloid and interface Science Symposium. N/A.

2017

  • Lam, M., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2017). Hydrophobic Monomer Type and Hydrophilic Monomer Ionization Modulate the Lyotropic Phase Stability of Diblock Co-oligomer Amphiphiles. Langmuir, 33(4), 1013-1022. [More Information]
  • Chen, Z., McDonald, S., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Atkin, R. (2017). Small angle neutron scattering study of the conformation of poly(ethylene oxide) dissolved in deep eutectic solvents. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 506, 486-492. [More Information]

2016

  • Chen, Z., McDonald, S., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Atkin, R. (2016). Structural effect of glyme-Li+ salt solvate ionic liquids on the conformation of poly(ethylene oxide). Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 18(22), 14894-14903. [More Information]
  • Koh, M., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Jolliffe, K., Perrier, S. (2016). Study of (cyclic peptide)-polymer conjugate assemblies by small-angle neutron scattering. Chemistry: A European Journal, 22(51), 18419-18428. [More Information]

2015

  • Chen, Z., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Atkin, R. (2015). Conformation of poly(ethylene oxide) dissolved in the solvate ionic liquid [Li(G4)]TFSI. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17(22), 14872-14878. [More Information]
  • McDonald, S., Wood, J., Fitzgerald, P., Craig, V., Warr, G., Atkin, R. (2015). Interfacial and bulk nanostructure of liquid polymer nanocomposites. Langmuir, 31(12), 3763-3770. [More Information]
  • Akamatsu, M., Fitzgerald, P., Shiina, M., Misono, T., Tsuchiya, K., Sakai, K., Abe, M., Warr, G., Sakai, H. (2015). Micelle structure in a photoresponsive surfactant with and without solubilized ethylbenzene from small-angle neutron scattering. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 119(18), 5904-5910. [More Information]
  • Chen, Z., Fitzgerald, P., Kobayashi, Y., Ueno, K., Watanabe, M., Warr, G., Atkin, R. (2015). Micelle structure of novel diblock polyethers in water and two protic ionic liquids (EAN and PAN). Macromolecules, 48(6), 1843-1851. [More Information]
  • Shimizu, K., Freitas, A., Atkin, R., Warr, G., Fitzgerald, P., Doi, H., Saito, S., Ueno, K., Umebayashi, Y., Watanabe, M., et al (2015). Structural and aggregate analyses of (Li salt + glyme) mixtures: the complex nature of solvate ionic liquids. Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 17(34), 22321-22335. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Chatjaroenporn, K., Warr, G. (2015). Structure and composition of mixed micelles of polymerized and monomeric surfactants. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 449, 377-382. [More Information]

2014

  • Jiang, H., Fitzgerald, P., Dolan, A., Atkin, R., Warr, G. (2014). Amphiphilic Self-Assembly of Alkanols in Protic Ionic Liquids. The Journal of Physical Chemistry B, 118(33), 9983-9990. [More Information]
  • Topolnicki, I., Fitzgerald, P., Atkin, R., Warr, G. (2014). Effect of Protic Ionic Liquid and Surfactant Structure on Partitioning of Polyoxyethylene Non-ionic Surfactants. ChemPhysChem, 15(12), 2485-2489. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Gupta, S., Wood, K., Perrier, S., Warr, G. (2014). Temperature- and pH-responsive micelles with collapsible poly(N-isopropylacrylamide) headgroups. Langmuir, 30(27), 7986-7992. [More Information]

2013

  • Zhao, W., Fonsny, P., Fitzgerald, P., Perrier, S. (2013). Synthesis of poly(dimethylsiloxane)-containing amphiphilic block copolymers via RAFT. 245th National Spring Meeting of the American Chemical Society (ACS), USA: American Chemical Society.
  • Zhao, W., Fonsny, P., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Perrier, S. (2013). Synthesis of poly(dimethylsiloxane)-containing amphiphilic block copolymers via RAFT and their unexpected self-assembly behaviours in aqueous solutions. Polymeric Materials: Science and Engineering (PMSE Preprints), 108, 66-67.
  • Fitzgerald, P., McDonald, D., Warr, G. (2013). The effect of degree of polymerization on intra- and interchain micellization of a tail-type cationic polysoap. Soft Matter, 9(9), 2711-2716. [More Information]
  • Siauw, M., Fitzgerald, P., Hawkett, B., Perrier, S. (2013). Thermoresponsive behavior of amphiphilic diblock co-oligomers of ethylene glycol and styrene in aqueous solution. Soft Matter, 9(29), 7007-7015. [More Information]
  • Zhao, W., Fonsny, P., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G., Perrier, S. (2013). Unexpected behavior of polydimethylsiloxane/poly(2-(dimethylamino)ethyl acrylate) (charged) amphiphilic block copolymers in aqueous solution. Polymer Chemistry, 4(6), 2140-2150. [More Information]

2012

  • Abel, K., Fitzgerald, P., Wang, T., Regier, T., Raudsepp, M., Ringer, S., Warr, G., van Veggel, F. (2012). Probing the Structure of Colloidal Core/Shell Quantum Dots Formed by Cation Exchange. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116(6), 3968-3978. [More Information]
  • Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2012). Structure of polymerizable surfactant micelles: Insights from neutron scattering. Advances in Colloid and Interface Science, 179-182(2012), 14-21. [More Information]

2011

  • Fitzgerald, P., Chatjaroenporn, K., Zhang, X., Warr, G. (2011). Micellization of monomeric and poly-omega-methacryloyloxyundecyltrimethylammonium surfactants. Langmuir, 27(19), 11852-11859. [More Information]

2010

  • Chatjaroenporn, K., Baker, R., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2010). Polymerizable cationic micelles form cylinders at intermediate conversions. Langmuir, 26(14), 11715-11719. [More Information]
  • Howard, S., Craig, V., Fitzgerald, P., Wanless, E. (2010). Swelling and collapse of an adsorbed pH-responsive film-forming microgel measured by optical reflectometry and QCM. Langmuir, 26(18), 14615-14623. [More Information]

2009

  • Fitzgerald, P., Hawkett, B., Warr, G. (2009). Keeping particle stabilised emulsions stable with hydrophobic additives. 14th UK Polymer Colloids Forum (UKPCF) Annual Meeting, United Kingdom: UK Polymer Colloids Forum.
  • Chatjaroenporn, K., Baker, R., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2009). Rearrangement of micelle structures during polymerization. 14th International Conference on Small-Angle Scattering, N/A: N/A.
  • Chatjaroenporn, K., Fitzgerald, P., Baker, R., Warr, G. (2009). Shape changes of tail-polymerizable surfactant aggregates during polymerization. The Biennial Australian Colloid and Interface Symposium and the 10th Australia-Japan Colloid and interface Science Symposium. N/A.
  • Chatjaroenporn, K., Baker, R., Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2009). Structure changes in micelles and adsorbed layers during surfactant polymerization. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 336(2), 449-454. [More Information]

2007

  • Fitzgerald, P., Dupin, D., Armes, S., Wanless, E. (2007). In situ observations of adsorbed microgel particles. Soft Matter, 3(5), 580-586. [More Information]

2005

  • Fitzgerald, P., Davey, T., Warr, G. (2005). Micellar structure in gemini nonionic surfactants from small-angle neutron scattering. Langmuir, 21(16), 7121-7128. [More Information]

2004

  • Fitzgerald, P., Carr, M., Davey, T., Serelis, A., Such, C., Warr, G. (2004). Preparation And Dilute Solution Properties Of Model Gemini Nonionic Surfactants. Journal of Colloid and Interface Science, 275(2), 649-658. [More Information]

2001

  • Fitzgerald, P., Warr, G. (2001). Formation of lyotropic liquid crystals at the graphite/aqueous solution interface. Advanced Materials, 13, 967-970.

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