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Spencer Nicholas D.

Gender Male
Institute Institut für Oberflächentechnik ETH Zürich
ORCID 0000-0002-7873-7905
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Projects as responsible applicant

Responsible applicant Institution of higher education Start End date Funding scheme

Understanding the role of sugar and glycan structure in natural lubrication mechanisms
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.04.2009 31.05.2012 Project funding

AQUALUBE - Water-based lubricants: theory and experiment
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.04.2008 30.09.2011 Project funding (special)

Single- and Multi-dimensional Surface Gradients and their Applications
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.04.2007 31.03.2010 Project funding

Micromechanical and nanochemical effects of the boundary layer in the contact of rough solids
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.01.2002 30.06.2004 SCOPES

Scale-bridging Morphological Gradients
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.10.2013 30.09.2014 Project funding

AQUALUBE - Water-based lubricants: theory and experiment
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.10.2011 30.09.2012 Project funding

Nanotribology and Macrotribology: the relative roles of mechanicsand chemistry in energy dissipation processes
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.01.1996 31.03.1999 NRP 36 Nano Sciences

Film Formation and Orientational Properties of Conjugated Molecules and Polymers on Metal and Insulator Surfaces
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.06.1995 31.05.1998 Project funding

Scale-bridging Morphological Gradients and Surface-Chemical Hypergradients
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.10.2010 30.09.2013 Project funding

The creation of surface macromoloecular docking sites by means of self-assembly
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.04.2000 31.05.2006 NRP 47 Supramolecular Functional Materials

Understanding the role of sugar structure in natural lubrication mechanisms
Spencer Nicholas D. ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.06.2012 31.05.2013 Project funding

Projects as co-applicant

Responsible applicant Institution of higher education Start End date Funding scheme

A roughness-gradient-based investigation of the role of blood-related immunological precursor steps to implant osseointegration
Maniura Katharina Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology - EMPA 01.05.2013 30.04.2016 Interdisciplinary projects

Molecular relaxation mechanisms and their effect on the dynamics of boundary lubrication
Heuberger Manfred ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.04.1999 31.03.2001 Project funding

Investigation of the interaction between Diamond-like carboncoating and lubricant additives
Crockett Rowena Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology - EMPA 01.04.2007 30.11.2008 Project funding

Structure and Dynamics of confined films under shear and under variable thermodynamic conditions
Heuberger Manfred Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology - EMPA 01.05.2008 31.03.2012 Project funding

Molecular relaxation mechanisms and their effect on the dynamics of boundary lubrication
Heuberger Manfred ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.04.2001 30.06.2003 Project funding

Visit of Prof. Robert Carpick to ETH Zurich
Carpick Robert ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.11.2010 30.11.2010 International short research visits

Molecular relaxation mechanisms and their effect on the dynamics of boundary lubrication
Heuberger Manfred Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology - EMPA 01.09.2005 31.03.2007 Project funding

Photoresponsive polymer brush structures for smart surfaces
Padeste Celestino Paul Scherrer Institute - PSI 01.06.2015 31.05.2016 Project funding

Photoresponsive polymer brush structures for smart surfaces
Padeste Celestino Paul Scherrer Institute - PSI 01.06.2012 31.05.2015 Project funding

Mechanisms of aqueous lubrication with amphiphilic polymers
Crockett Rowena Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology - EMPA 01.06.2009 31.05.2012 Project funding

Surface structuring by means of stimulated desorption of organic material
Knoll Armin Companies/ Private Industry - FP 01.11.2009 31.10.2012 Project funding

Kinetic adsorption trapping via vertical chemical gradients
Heuberger Manfred Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology - EMPA 01.04.2012 31.07.2015 Project funding

Molecular relaxation mechanisms and their effect on the dynamics of boundary lubrication
Heuberger Manfred ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.07.2003 31.08.2005 Project funding

Mulitiple-Transmission-Reflection Investigations Facilitated by Visit of Shoujun Xiao to ETH-LSST
Xiao Shoujun ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.07.2014 31.07.2014 International short research visits

Mechanisms of aqueous lubrication with amphiphilic polymers
Crockett Rowena Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology - EMPA 01.06.2012 31.05.2013 Project funding

Designing Interactions across Interfaces in Ionic Liquids
Borkovec Michal University of Geneva - GE 01.01.2012 31.12.2015 Sinergia

Investigation of the interaction between modified diamond-like carbon coatings and lubricant additives
Crockett Rowena Swiss Federal Laboratories for Materials Science and Technology - EMPA 01.12.2004 30.11.2006 Project funding

Projects as contact person

Responsible applicant Institution of higher education Start End date Funding scheme

Mulitiple-Transmission-Reflection Investigations Facilitated by Visit of Shoujun Xiao to ETH-LSST
Xiao Shoujun ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.07.2014 31.07.2014 International short research visits

Photochemically Initiated Immobilisation: Surface and Interface Characterisation and Engineering
Yan Mingdi ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.09.2006 30.11.2006 International short research visits

Investigation of stereochemical effects of adhesive oligopeptides on cell attachment
Griesser Hans Jörg ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.07.2006 31.07.2006 International short research visits

Visit of Prof. Robert Carpick to ETH Zurich
Carpick Robert ETH Zurich - ETHZ 01.11.2010 30.11.2010 International short research visits
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