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Qualifications

  • PhD, University of Newcastle, 03/09/2004
  • Bachelor of Science, University of Newcastle, 26/09/1997
  • Bachelor of Science (Honours), University of Newcastle, 25/09/1998

Research

Research keywords

  • Chiral catalysis
  • Metal Surfaces
  • chiral surfaces
  • oxide Surfaces
  • reaction on ice

Research expertise

My research expertise is in experimental surface science concerned with the interaction of molecules with metal surfaces. In particular, investigating novel chiral catalysis and environmental impact of particulates in the upper atmosphere.

Languages

  • Spanish

Fields of Research

CodeDescriptionPercentage
020499Condensed Matter Physics Not Elsewhere Classified75
090499Chemical Engineering Not Elsewhere Classified15
030699Physical Chemistry Not Elsewhere Classified10

Awards

Distinction.

2003British Chevening Postdoctoral Fellowship
British Council (Australia)
Postdoctoral Fellowship to research in United Kingdom
2000Australian-American Fulbright Postgraduate Student Award for Science and Engineering
Australian-American Fulbright Foundation (Australia)
Funding to spend 1 year in USA as part of PhD.

Honours.

2003University of Newcastle, Faculty of Science and Mathematics Travel Scholarship
University of Newcastle (Australia)
Travel Scholarship for conference

Recognition.

2007Journal of Physical Chemistry Cover Art
American Chemical Society (United States)
Cover art for Journal of Physical Chemistry
2006Royal Microscopical Society, First Prize in the Electron Microscopy Material
Royal Microscopical Society (United Kingdom)
Prize for best image from electron micrioscopy in 2003, materials category.
2003AVS Vacuum Technology award for best journal article in 2003
Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology (United States)

Research Award.

1998The University of Newcastle Department of Physics Undergraduate Summer Vacation Scholarship
The University of Newcastle (Australia)

Teaching

Teaching keywords

  • Atomic Physics
  • Optics and Laser Physics
  • Statistical Physics
  • Surface Science
  • Synchrotron techniques

Teaching expertise

Teaching includes lectures in Statistical and Thermal Physics, Optics and Laser Physics and Atomic Physics. I am particularly interested in first year teaching practice and have participated in several workshops and 1st year teaching conferences.

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Highlighted Publications

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YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2004Gladys MJ, Samavat F, King BV, O'Connor JD, 'Modelling and measurement of A1 interlayer diffusion in Pd(100): A low-energy ion scattering study', Physical Review B, 69 165418 1-165418 6 (2004) [C1]

Publications

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Journal article (34 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2014Suleiman IA, Radny MW, Gladys MJ, Smith PV, Mackie JC, Stockenhuber M, et al., 'Water formation via HCl oxidation on Cu(1 0 0)', Applied Surface Science, 299 156-161 (2014)
2012Thomsen L, Tadich A, Riley DP, Cowie BCC, Gladys MJ, 'Investigating the enantioselectivity of alanine on a chiral Cu{421}R Surface', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 116 9472-9480 (2012) [C1]
2012Karakatsani S, Ge Q, Gladys MJ, Held G, King DA, 'Coverage-dependent molecular tilt of carbon monoxide chemisorbed on Pt{110}: A combined LEED and DFT structural analysis', Surface Science, 606 383-393 (2012) [C1]
2011Suleiman IA, Radny MW, Gladys MJ, Smith PV, Mackie JC, Kennedy EM, Dlugogorski BZ, 'An equilibrium ab initio atomistic thermodynamics study of chlorine adsorption on the Cu(001) surface', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 13 10306-10311 (2011) [C1]
2011Keast VJ, Gladys MJ, Petersen TC, Dwyer C, Koch CT, Haber T, Kothleitner G, 'Energy-filtered phase retrieval using the transport of intensity equation', Applied Physics Letters, 99 (2011) [C1]

Co-authors: Vicki Keast

2011Suleiman IA, Radny MW, Gladys MJ, Smith PV, Mackie JC, Kennedy EM, Dlugogorski BZ, 'Chlorination of the Cu(110) surface and copper nanoparticles: A density functional theory study', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 115 13412-13419 (2011) [C1]
2011Tadich A, Riley J, Thomsen L, Cowie BCC, Gladys MJ, 'Determining the orientation of a chiral substrate using full-hemisphere angle-resolved photoelectron spectroscopy', Physical Review Letters, 107 175501 (2011) [C1]
2010Suleiman IA, Radny MW, Gladys MJ, Smith PV, Mackie JC, Kennedy EM, Dlugogorski BZ, 'Interaction of Chlorine and Oxygen with the Cu(100) Surface', The Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 114 19048-19054 (2010) [C1]
2010Gladys MJ, Kambali I, Karolewski MA, Soon A, Stampfl C, O'Connor JD, 'Comparison of hydrogen and deuterium adsorption on Pd(100)', Journal of Chemical Physics, 132 (2010) [C1]
2009Shavorskiy A, Eralp T, Gladys MJ, Held G, 'A stable pure hydroxyl layer on Pt[110]-(1x2)', Journal of Physical Chemistry C, 113 21755-21764 (2009) [C1]
2009Jones G, Gladys MJ, Ottal J, Jenkins SJ, Held G, 'Surface geometry of Cu{531}', Physical Review B, 79 165420 (2009) [C1]
2009Thomsen L, Wharmby MT, Riley DP, Held G, Gladys MJ, 'The adsorption and stability of sulfur containing amino acids on Cu{5 3 1}', Surface Science, 603 1253-1261 (2009) [C1]
2008Gladys MJ, El Zein AA, Mikkelsen A, Andersen JN, Held G, 'Chemical composition and reactivity of water on clean and oxygen-covered Pd{1 1 1}', Surface Science, 602 3540-3549 (2008) [C1]
2008Kambali I, O'Connor JD, Gladys MJ, Karolewski MA, 'Determination of deuterium adsorption site on palladium(100) using low energy ion recoil spectroscopy', Applied Surface Science, 254 4245-4250 (2008) [C1]
2008Gladys MJ, Inderwildi OR, Karakatsani S, Fiorin V, Held G, 'Synergetic effects of the Cu/Pt{110} surface alloy: Enhanced reactivity of water and carbon monoxide', JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 112 6422-6429 (2008) [C1]
2008Shavorskiy A, Gladys MJ, Held G, 'Chemical composition and reactivity of water on hexagonal Pt-group metal surfaces', Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, 10 6150-6159 (2008) [C1]
2008Gladys MJ, El-Zein AA, Mikkelsen A, Anderson JN, Held G, 'Modifying the adsorption characteristics of water on Ru{0001} with preadsorbed oxygen', Physical Review B - Condensed Matter and Materials Physics, 78 035409 (2008) [C1]
2008Samavat F, Gladys MJ, Jenks CJ, Lograsso TA, King BV, O'Connor JD, 'Study of preferential sputtering and segregation effects on the surface composition of Al-Pd-Mn quasi-crystals', Surface and Interface Analysis, 40 433-435 (2008) [C1]
2008Held G, Gladys MJ, 'The chemistry of intrinsically chiral surfaces', Topics in Catalysis, 48 128-136 (2008) [C1]
2007Gladys MJ, Stevens AV, Scott NR, Jones G, Batchelor D, Held G, 'Enantiospecific adsorption of alanine on the chiral Cu{531} surface', JOURNAL OF PHYSICAL CHEMISTRY C, 111 8331-8336 (2007) [C1]
2007Samavat F, Gladys MJ, Jenks CJ, Lograsso TA, King BV, O'Connor JD, 'Surface layer self diffusion in icosahedral Al-Pd-Mn quasicrystals', Surface Science, 601 5678-5682 (2007) [C1]
2006Parkinson GS, Munoz-Marquez MA, Quinn PD, Gladys MJ, Tanner RE, Woodruff DP, 'Medium-energy ion-scattering study of the structure of clean TiO2(110)-(1x1)', PHYSICAL REVIEW B, 73 (2006) [C1]
2006Gladys MJ, El-Zein AA, Mikkelsen A, Andesen J, Held G, 'Water and oxygen adsorption on fcc(111) platinum metals: A comparison to Ru{0001}', ECOSS-24, (2006) [C1]
2006Gladys MJ, El Zein A, Mikkelsen A, Andersen J, Held G, 'COLL 528-Oxygen-induced dissociation and stabilization of water on Ru{0001}', ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 232 (2006)
2006Gladys MJ, Stevens AV, Ottal J, Jones G, Batchelor D, Held G, 'COLL 119-Enantioselective adsorption of alanine on copper{531}', ABSTRACTS OF PAPERS OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 232 (2006)
2005Munoz-Marquez MA, Parkinson GS, Quinn PD, Gladys MJ, Tanner RE, Woodruff DP, et al., 'N-induced pseudo-(100) reconstruction of Cu(111): One layer or more?', SURFACE SCIENCE, 582 97-109 (2005) [C1]
2005Parkinson GS, Munoz-Marquez MA, Quinn PD, Gladys MJ, Woodruff DP, Bailey P, Noakes TCQ, 'The methanethiolate-induced pseudo-(100) reconstruction of Cu(111): A medium energy ion scattering structure study', SURFACE SCIENCE, 598 209-217 (2005) [C1]
2005Gladys MJ, Mikkelsen A, Andersen JN, Held G, 'Water adsorption on O-covered Ru {0001}: Coverage-dependent change from dissociation to molecular adsorption', CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, 414 311-315 (2005) [C1]
2004Gladys MJ, Samavat F, King BV, O'Connor JD, 'Modelling and measurement of A1 interlayer diffusion in Pd(100): A low-energy ion scattering study', Physical Review B, 69 165418 1-165418 6 (2004) [C1]
2004Gladys MJ, Ermanoski I, Jackson G, Quinton JS, Rowe JE, Madey TE, 'A high resolution photoemission study of surface core-level shifts in clean and oxygen-covered Ir(210) surfaces', JOURNAL OF ELECTRON SPECTROSCOPY AND RELATED PHENOMENA, 135 105-112 (2004) [C1]
2003Gladys MJ, Clarke I, O'Connor JD, 'Infrared thermal annealing device', Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology, A21 1073-1075 (2003) [C1]
2003Gladys MJ, Jackson G, Rowe JE, Madey TE, 'High resolution photoemission study of growth, alloying, and intermixing of ultrathin ruthenium films on W(111) and W(211)', SURFACE SCIENCE, 544 193-208 (2003) [C1]
2000Gladys MJ, Greig PL, Dastoor PC, 'Measuring the Electrical Characteristics of Thin Polymeric Films', Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 18(1) 257-260 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Paul Dastoor

2000Gladys M, Dastoor PC, Page NW, 'Novel polymer insulating surfaces for electromagnets', Surface Coatings & Technology, 124 243-247 (2000) [C1]

Co-authors: Paul Dastoor

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Conference (10 outputs)

YearCitationAltmetricsLink
2009Suleiman IA, Radny MW, Gladys MJ, Smith PV, Mackie JC, Kennedy EM, Dlugogorski BZ, 'Dissociative adsorption of molecular oxygen on the Cu(001) surface: A density functional theory study', Proceedings of the Australian Combustion Symposium 2009, Brisbane, QLD (2009) [E1]
2007Kambali I, O'Connor JD, Gladys MJ, Karolewski MA, 'Determination of deuterium adsorption site on palladium (100) using low energy ion scattering spectroscopy', 15th Australian Conference on Nuclear and Complementary Techniques of Analysis & 9th Vacuum Society of Australia Congress. Proceedings, University of Melbourne, VIC (2007) [E2]

Co-authors: John OConnor

2007Gladys MJ, Mentes LO, Abelle A, Locatelli A, Held G, 'Bridging the gap between the nano-particle and single crystal surface science', 15th Australian Conference on Nuclear and Complementary Techniques of Analysis & 9th Vacuum Society of Australia Congress. Proceedings, Melbourne (2007) [E3]
2007Gladys MJ, Stevens A, Scott N, Jones G, Batchelor D, Held G, 'Enantioselectivity of chiral molecules on chiral copper surfaces', 15th Australian Conference on Nuclear and Complementary Techniques of Analysis & 9th Vacuum Society of Australia Congress. Proceedings, Melbourne, VIC (2007) [E3]
2006Gladys MJ, Stevens AV, Ottal J, Jones G, Scott N, Batchelor D, Held G, 'Does Alanine show adsorption selectivity on chiral copper surfaces', Proceedings ECOSS-24, Paris (2006) [E2]
2006Gladys MJ, Stevens AV, Jones G, Scott N, Batchelor D, Held G, 'Enantioselective adsorption of alanine on copper{531}', 232nd ACS National Meeting, San Francisco (2006) [E2]
2005Gladys MJ, Mikkelsen A, Andersen J, Held G, 'The Surface Chemistry of Water on Ruthenium{0001}', Proceedings, ECOSS-23, Berlin (2005) [E2]
2004O'Connor JD, Shen Y-G, Gladys MJ, 'Structure and Dynamics of A1 on Pd(100)', Technical Program IVC-16, Venice, Italy (2004) [E3]

Co-authors: John OConnor

2003Samavat F, Gladys MJ, O'Connor JD, 'Structure and composition of the surface of an A1PdMn quasicrystal LEIS - a feasibility study', Proceedings, Lucas Heights, Sydney (2003) [E2]

Co-authors: John OConnor

2003Gladys MJ, Samavat F, King BV, O'Connor JD, 'Modelling and measurement with LEIS of atomic interlayer diffusion A1 in Pd(100)', Proceedings, Lucas Heights, NSW (2003) [E2]
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Grants and Funding

Summary

Number of grants7
Total funding$48,515

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2012 (2 grants)

Designing novel chiral devices: Creating the electronic nose$5,000
Funding Body: University of Newcastle

Project Team
Doctor Michael Gladys
SchemeRole
New Staff GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$5,00020122012
GNo:G1200611

Chiral interfaces: templates for molecular recognitiion$1,600
Funding Body: AINSE (Australian Institute of Nuclear Science & Engineering)

Project Team
Doctor Michael Gladys
SchemeRole
AINSE AwardChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$1,60020122012
GNo:G1300424

2009 (1 grants)

Modeling chemistry of nanoparticles using polycrystalline Ir-Au surfaces for fuel cell catalysis$11,700
Funding Body: ANSTO (Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation)

Project Team
Doctor Michael Gladys, Doctor Lars Thomsen
SchemeRole
Access to Major Research Facilities ProgramChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$11,70020092009
GNo:G0189859

2007 (3 grants)

Screening chemical state information of polycrystalline Ir-Au model catalyst surfaces$9,600
Funding Body: ANSTO (Australian Nuclear Science and Technology Organisation)

Project Team
Doctor Michael Gladys, Doctor Lars Thomsen
SchemeRole
Access to Major Research Facilities ProgramChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$9,60020072007
GNo:G0188275

Carbonyl-ene linkage to Si(001) and Ge(001) for molecular electronics studies$6,335
Funding Body: Australian Synchrotron Research Program

Project Team
Dr Steven Schofield, Doctor Lars Thomsen, Dr Neil Curson, Doctor Michael Gladys
SchemeRole
Travel GrantInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,33520072007
GNo:G0188012

Characterising chiral interfaces by synchrotron radiation: Phenyl-alanine adsorption on Cu {531}$6,280
Funding Body: Australian Synchrotron Research Program

Project Team
Doctor Michael Gladys
SchemeRole
Travel GrantChief Investigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$6,28020072007
GNo:G0188159

2003 (1 grants)

Chevening Fellowship$8,000
Funding Body: British Council

SchemeRole
Chevening Postgraduate FellowshipInvestigator
Total AmountFunding StartFunding Finish
$8,00020032004
GNo:5144516
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Research Supervision

Number of current supervisions0

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Dr Michael Gladys

Work Phone(02) 4921 5435
Fax(02) 4921 6898
Email
PositionLecturer
School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Faculty of Science and Information Technology
The University of Newcastle, Australia
Focus AreaPhysics
Office
P119,
Physics,
Callaghan
University Drive
Callaghan NSW 2308
Australia
URL:www.newcastle.edu.au/profile/michael-gladys