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  1. J. Tavakoli,AD Diwan, JL Tipper, The ultrastructural organization of elastic fibers at the interface of the nucleus and annulus of the intervertebral disc. Acta Biomaterialia, (accepted).
  2. J. Tavakoli, AD Diwan, JL Tipper, Advanced Strategies for the Regeneration of Lumbar Disc Annulus Fibrosus, International Journal of Molecular Sciences, 21(14), p.4889.
  3. J Tavakoli, AD Diwan, JL Tipper, Elastic Fibers: The Missing Key to Improve Engineering Concepts for Reconstruction of the Nucleus Pulposus in the Intervertebral Disc, Acta Biomaterialia,(accepted).
  4. M Khorsand, J Tavakoli, H Guan, Y Tang, Artificial intelligence enhanced mathematical modeling on rotary triboelectric nanogenerators under various kinematic and geometric conditions, Nano Energy,75, 104993.
  5. DB Amin, J Tavakoli, BJC Freeman, JJ Costi, Mechanisms of Failure Following Simulated Repetitive Lifting: A Clinically Relevant Biomechanical Cadaveric Study, Spine 45 (6), 357-367.
  6. AM Reza, J Tavakoli, Y Zhou, J Qin, Y Tang, Synthetic fluorescent probes to apprehend calcium signalling in lipid droplet accumulation in microalgae—an updated review, Science China Chemistry, 63,308–324.
  7. J Tavakoli, N Joseph, C Chuah, CL Raston, Y Tang, Vortex fluidic enabling and significantly boosting light intensity of graphene oxide with aggregation induced emission luminogen, Materials Chemistry Frontiers, (accepted).
  8. J Tavakoli, N Joseph, CL Raston, Y Tang, A hyper-branched polymer tunes the size and enhances the fluorescent properties of aggregation-induced emission nanoparticles, Nanoscale Advances 2 (2), 633-641.
  9. J Tavakoli, S Pye, AHMM Reza, N Xie, J Qin, CL Raston, BZ Tang, Y Tang, Tuning aggregation-induced emission nanoparticle properties under thin film formation, Materials Chemistry Frontiers 4 (2), 537-545.
  10. J Tavakoli, J Wang, C Chuah, Y Tang, Natural-based Hydrogels: A Journey from Simple to Smart Networks for Medical Examination, Current Medicinal Chemistry,27(16):2704-2733.
  11. M Khorsand, J Tavakoli, K Kamanya, Y Tang, Simulation of high-output and lightweight sliding-mode triboelectric nanogenerators, Nano Energy 66, 104115 



  1. H Lee, JB Phillips, RM Hall, JL Tipper, Neural cell responses to wear debris from metal-on-metal total disc replacements, European Spine Journal, 1-12.
  2. S Lal, R Hall, J Tipper, Novel mthodology for understanding the individual biological effects of orthopaedic wear particles and ions,Orthopaedic Proceedings 101 (SUPP_4), 126-126.
  3. A Hossain, JL Tipper, D Wei, A novel fracture fixation bone plate to reduce the stress-shielding effects in long bones, Australian Biomedical Engineering Conference 2019 (ABEC 2019).
  4. AA Stratton-Powell, KM Pasko, S Lal, CL Brockett, JL Tipper, Biologic Responses to Polyetheretherketone (PEEK) Wear Particles, PEEK Biomaterials Handbook, 367-384.
  5. S Lal, R Hall, JL Tipper, Can surfaced-engineered coatings improve the biocompaitibility of metals for biomedical applications? Orthopaedic Proceedings 101 (SUPP_2), 42-42.
  6. A Mawdesley, A Tyson-Capper, J Kirby, JL Tipper, Stratifying the immune response to biomaterials:can cobalt-mediated inflamation be prevented? Orthopaedic Proceedings 101 (SUPP_2), 28-28.
  7. M Khorsand, J Tavakoli, K Kamanya, Y Tang, Simulation of high-output and lightweight sliding-mode triboelectric nanogenerators, Nano Energy 66, 104115.
  8. J Tavakoli, E Laisak, M Gao, Y Tang, AIEgen quantitatively monitoring the release of Ca2+ during swelling and degradation process in alginate hydrogels, Materials Science and Engineering: C 104, 109951.
  9. J Wang, J Tavakoli, Y Tang, Bacterial cellulose production, properties and applications with different culture methods–A review, Carbohydrate polymers 219, 63-76.
  10. Z Wang, J Tavakoli, C Peng, Y Xiong, Y Tang, JWY Lam, BZ Tang, A X-ray Excitable Vibrational AIE System Based on Platinum (II) Salts, ChemRxiv (preprint).
  11. J Tavakoli, J Gascooke, N Xie, BZ Tang, Y Tang, Enlightening freeze–thaw process of physically cross-linked poly (vinyl alcohol) hydrogels by aggregation-induced emission fluorogens, ACS Applied Polymer Materials 1 (6), 1390-1398.
  12. J Tavakoli, H Zhang, BZ Tang, Y Tang, Aggregation-induced emission lights up the swelling process: a new technique for swelling characterisation of hydrogels, Materials Chemistry Frontiers 3 (4), 664-667.
  13. H Zhang, W Han, J Tavakoli, Y Zhang, X Lin, X Lu, Y Ma, Y Tang, Understanding interfacial interactions of polydopamine and glass fiber and their enhancement mechanisms in epoxy-based laminates, Composites Part A: Applied Science and Manufacturing 116, 62-71.



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