Dr. Benjamin Tawiah


Dept: Industrial Art
Faculty of Art,
Adarkwa Building, New site
Third Floor, RM 10 (TF 10)

College of Art (Old site)
Opposite Textile Digital Studio

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    1. Zhou, Yuyang, Yichao Lin, Benjamin Tawiah, Jun Sun, Richard KK Yuen, and Bin Fei. (2021) "DOPO-Decorated Two-Dimensional MXene Nanosheets for Flame-Retardant, Ultraviolet-Protective, and Reinforced Polylactide Composites." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
    2. Zhou Yuyang, Benjamin Tawiah, Noor Nuruzzaman, Zhang Zheng, Sun Jun, Yuen Richard K. K., Fei Bin. (2021). "A facile and sustainable approach for simultaneously flame retarded, UV protective and reinforced poly (lactic acid) composites using fully bio-based complexing couples". Composites Part B: Engineering, 108833.
    3. Qiu, Minghui, Dong Wang, Benjamin Tawiah, Hao Jia, Bin Fei, and Shaohai Fu. (2021) "Constructing PEDOT: PSS/Graphene sheet nanofluidic channels to achieve dendrite-free Zn anode." Composites Part B: Engineering: 108798.
    4. Benjamin Tawiah, Zhou Yuyang, Richard K. K. Yuen, Bin Fei. (2020) “ Intumescent Boron Based Macrocycle Flame Retardant for Poly(lactic acid) with excellent UV protection.” Chemical Engineering Journal.
    5. Benjamin Tawiah, Bin Yu, Anthony C. Y. Yuen, Bin Fei (2020) “Facile Preparation of Uniform Polydopamine Particles and its Application as an Environmentally Friendly Flame Retardant for Biodegradable Poly (lactic acid).” Journal of Fire Science
    6. Wang Yidi, Liangfeng Luo, Ziqi Wang, Benjamin Tawiah, Chang Liu, John H. Xin, Bin Fei, and Wai-Yeung Wong. (2020) "Growing Poly (norepinephrine) Layer over Individual Nanoparticles to Boost Hybrid Perovskite Photocatalyst." ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces.
    7. Jia Hao, Ziqi Wang, Benjamin Tawiah, Yidi Wang, Cheuk-Ying Chan, Bin Fei, and Feng Pan. (2020) "Recent advances in zinc anodes for high-performance aqueous Zn-ion batteries." Nano Energy 70, 104523.
    8. Benjamin Tawiah, Bin Yu, Richard K.K. Yuen, Yuan Hu, Ruichao Wei, John H. Xin, Bin Fei (2019). “Highly efficient flame retardant and smoke suppression mechanism of boron modified graphene Oxide/Poly (Lactic acid) nanocomposites.” Carbon 150: 8-20
    9. Benjamin Tawiah, Bin Yu, Ruichao Wei, Richard K.K Yuen, Wei Chen, John H. Xin, Bin Fei. (2019). Simultaneous fire safety enhancement and mechanical reinforcement of poly(lactic acid) biocomposites with hexaphenyl (nitrilotris(ethane-2,1-diyl))tris(phosphoramidate) – Thermal and crystalline properties. Journal of Hazardous Materials, 380, 120856.
    10. Benjamin Tawiah, Bin Yu, Wei Yang, Richard K.K. Yuen, Bin Fei (2019). “Facile Flame Retardant finishing of cotton fabric with hydrated sodium metaborate.” Cellulose 26(7): 4629-4640.
    11. Benjamin Tawiah, Bin Yu, Anthony Chun Yin Yuen, Richard K.K. Yuen, John H. Xin, Bin Fei (2019). “Thermal, crystallin, and mechanical properties of retarded flame poly(lactic acid) biocomposites with a PBO-like small molecule - Phenylphosphonic bis(2-aminobenzothiazole).” Polymer Degradation and Stability 163: 153, 76-86.
    12. Benjamin Tawiah, Bin Yu, Sana Ullah, Ruichao Wei, Richard K.K Yuen, Bin Fei (2019). “Flame retardant poly(lactic acid) biocomposites reinforced by recycled wool fibers - Thermal and mechanical properties” eXpress Polymer Letters, 13(8), 697-712. 
    13. Benjamin Tawiah, Bin Yu, Ruichao Wei, Richard K.K Yuen, Bin Fei (2019). “Flame Retardant Poly(lactic acid) Biocomposites Based on Azo-boron coupled with 4,4'- sulfonyldiphenol and its combination with Calcium Lignosulfonate - Crystalline and Mechanical Properties”. Polymers for Advanced Technologies: 1– 14.
    14. Benjamin Tawiah, Bin Yu, Wai Yi Cheung, Shuk Ying Chan, Wei Yang, and Bin Fei (2018). “Synthesis and application of synergistic azo-boron-BPA/polydopamine as an efficient flame retardant for poly (lactic acid).” Polymer Degradation and Stability 152: 64-74
    15. Benjamin Tawiah, Bin Yu, and Bin Fei (2018). “Advances in Flame Retardant Poly (Lactic Acid).” Polymers 10 (8), 876.

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