Dr Will Gates

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Research Fellow

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

will.gates@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 68373

Publications

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2018

Effect of particle size distribution on the bio-cementation of coarse aggregates

A Mahawish, A Bouazza, W Gates

(2018), Vol. 13, pp. 1019-1025, Acta geotechnica, Cham, Switzerland, C1

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Micro X-ray visualisation of the interaction of geosynthetic clay liner components after partial hydration

W Gates, G Dumadah, A Bouazza

(2018), Vol. 46, pp. 739-747, Geotextiles and geomembranes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Insufficient initial hydration of GCLs from some subgrades: factors and causes

A Acikel, W Gates, R Singh, A Bouazza, R Rowe

(2018), Vol. 46, pp. 770-781, Geotextiles and geomembranes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Soil bulk density estimation methods: a review

A Gatea, Abbas Kouzani, Akif Kaynak, Sui Khoo, Michael Norton, Will Gates

(2018), Vol. 28, pp. 581-596, Pedosphere, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Improvement of coarse sand engineering properties by microbially induced calcite precipitation

A Mahawish, A Bouazza, W Gates

(2018), Vol. 35, pp. 887-897, Geomicrobiology Journal, London, Eng., C1

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Rheological behaviour of concrete enriched with carbon nanofillers

Andras Fehervari, Alastair MacLeod, E Oliari Garcez, Will Gates, Frank Collins

(2018), pp. 1-8, ASEC 2018: Australasian Structural Engineering Conference, Adelaide, South Australia, E1

conference

The pH influence on the intercalation of the bioactive agent ciprofloxacin in fluorohectorite

E dos Santos, W Gates, L Michels, F Juranyi, A Mikkelsen, G da Silva, J Fossum, H Bordallo

(2018), Vol. 166, pp. 288-298, Applied Clay Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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A miniature device for in-situ measurement of concrete corrosion

D Corva, S Hosseini, S Adams, W Gates, F Collins, A Kouzani

(2018), pp. 2185-2190, ICMA 2018 : Proceedings of the 2018 IEEE international conference on mechatronics and automation, Changchun, China, E1

conference

Time-dependent unsaturated behaviour of geosynthetic clay liners

A Acikel, W Gates, R Singh, A Bouazza, D Fredlund, R Rowe

(2018), Vol. 55, pp. 1824-1836, Canadian geotechnical journal, Ottawa, Ont., C1

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2017

New insight on geosynthetic clay liner hydration: the key role of subsoils mineralogy

A Bouazza, M Ali, W Gates, R Rowe

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 139-150, Geosynthetics international, London, Eng., C1

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Heat mitigation in geosynthetic composite liners exposed to elevated temperatures

A Bouazza, M Ali, R Rowe, W Gates, A El-Zein

(2017), Vol. 45, pp. 406-417, Geotextiles and geomembranes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Water desorption and absorption isotherms of sodium montmorillonite: a QENS study

W Gates, L Aldridge, G Carnero-Guzman, R Mole, D Yu, G Iles, A Klapproth, H Bordallo

(2017), Vol. 147, pp. 97-104, Applied clay science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Electric field induced polarization effects measured by in situ neutron spectroscopy

R Ignazzi, W Gates, S Diallo, D Yu, F Juranyi, F Natali, H Bordallo

(2017), Vol. 121, pp. 23582-23591, Journal of physical chemistry c, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Gas advection-diffusion in geosynthetic clay liners with powder and granular bentonites

A Bouazza, M Rouf, R Singh, R Rowe, W Gates

(2017), Vol. 24, pp. 607-614, Geosynthetics International, London, Eng., C1-1

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2016

Geosynthetics in Antarctica: Performance of a composite barrier system to contain hydrocarbon-contaminated soil after three years in the field

R McWatters, R Rowe, D Wilkins, T Spedding, D Jones, L Wise, J Mets, D Terry, G Hince, W Gates, V Di Battista, M Shoaib, A Bouazza, I Snape

(2016), Vol. 44, pp. 673-685, Geotextiles and geomembranes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Gas flow unified measurement system for sequential measurement of gas diffusion and gas permeability of partially hydrated geosynthetic clay liners

M Rouf, A Bouazza, R Singh, W Gates, R Rowe

(2016), Vol. 53, pp. 1000-1012, Canadian geotechnical journal, Ottawa, Ont., C1-1

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Cyclic carbonate-sodium smectite intercalates

W Gates, U Shaheen, T Turney, A Patti

(2016), Vol. 124-125, pp. 94-101, Applied clay science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Potential hydraulic barrier performance of cyclic organic carbonate modified bentonite complexes against hyper salinity

A Fehervari, W Gates, A Patti, T Turney, A Bouazza, R Rowe

(2016), Vol. 44, pp. 748-760, Geotextiles and geomembranes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Gas permeability of partially hydrated geosynthetic clay liner under two stress conditions

M Rouf, R Singh, A Bouazza, R Rowe, W Gates

(2016), Vol. 3, pp. 325-333, Environmental geotechnics, London, Eng., C1

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Water vapour adsorption and desorption in GCLs

M Rouf, A Bouazza, R Singh, W Gates, R Rowe

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 86-99, Geosynthetics international, London, Eng., C1

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Thermal conductivity of geosynthetic clay liners

M Ali, A Bouazza, R Singh, W Gates, R Rowe

(2016), Vol. 53, pp. 1510-1521, Canadian geotechnical journal, Ottawa, Ont., C1

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Pendant cyclic carbonate-polymer/Na-smectite nanocomposites via in situ intercalative polymerization and solution intercalation

U Shaheen, T Turney, K Saito, W Gates, A Patti

(2016), Vol. 54, pp. 2421-2429, Journal of polymer science part A: polymer chemistry, London, Eng., C1

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Cyclic organic carbonate modification of sodium bentonite for enhanced containment of hyper saline leachates

A Fehervari, A Fehervari, W Gates, W Gates, T Turney, T Turney, A Patti, A Patti, A Bouazza, A Bouazza

(2016), Vol. 134, pp. 2-12, Applied clay science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Biogrouting coarse materials using soil-lift treatment strategy

A Mahawish, A Bouazza, W Gates

(2016), Vol. 53, pp. 2080-2085, Canadian geotechnical journal, Ottawa, Ont., C1

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Effect of pore characteristics and chloride binding on time-dependent chloride diffusion into cementitious material

J Islam, F Collins, L Aldridge, W Gates

(2016), pp. 513-522, Proceedings of the Annual Conference of the Australasian Corrosion Association 2016: Corrosion and Prevention 2016, Auckland, New Zealand, E1

conference
2015

Synchrotron powder diffraction study of cements pastes

E Oliari Garcez, L Aldridge, M Raven, W Gates, F Collins, M Franco, F Yokaichiya

(2015), Vol. 51, pp. 47-53, Journal of the Australian ceramic society, Sydney, N. S. W., C1-1

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Time - Dependency of chloride diffusion in concrete: a brief review and preliminary results

J Islam, L Aldridge, F Collins, W Gates

(2015), Vol. 51, pp. 73-78, Journal of the Australian ceramic society, Perth, W.A., C1-1

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Durability in concrete : new instruments : new opportunities

E Garcez, W Gates, F Collins, H Bordallo, U Garbe, R Mole, D Yu, C Rehm, L Campo, L Aldridge

(2015), pp. 1-12, CBC 2015 : Proceedings of the 57th Congresso Brasileiro do Concreto, Bonito, Brazil, E1-1

conference

Using x-ray powder diffraction as a cost effective tool in cement industry

E Oliari Garcez, L Aldridge, M Raven, W Gates, F Collins, M Franco, F Yokaichiya

(2015), pp. 1-12, CBC 2015 : Proceedings of the 57th Congresso Brasileiro do Concreto, Bonito, Brazil, E1-1

conference

Applicability and accuracy of the initially dry and initially wet contact filter paper tests for matric suction measurement of geosynthetic clay liners.

A Acikel, R Singh, A Bouazza, W Gates, R Rowe

(2015), Vol. 65, pp. 780-787, Geotechnique, London, Eng., C1-1

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Hydraulic performance of geosynthetic clay liners to sulfuric acid solutions

Y Liu, A Bouazza, W Gates, R Rowe

(2015), Vol. 43, pp. 14-23, Geotextiles and geomembranes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Hydrothermal synthesis of dioctahedral smectites: The Al-Fe3+chemical series. Part II: crystal-chemistry

S Petit, A Decarreau, W Gates, P Andrieux, O Grauby

(2015), Vol. 104, pp. 96-105, Applied clay science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Gas migration through geomembrane/ geosynthetic clay liner composite liner with a defect in the geomembrane

M Rouf, A Bouazza, R Singh, W Gates, R Rowe

(2015), pp. 1972-1977, ARC 2015 : New Innovations and Sustainability : Proceedings of the 15th Asian Regional Conference on Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, Fukuoka City, Japan, E1-1

conference

Zinc monoglycerolate as a catalyst for the conversion of 1,3- and higher diols to diurethanes

S Kulasegaram, U Shaheen, T Turney, W Gates, A Patti

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 47809-47812, RSC advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

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2014

Overview of performance compatibility issues of GCLs with respect to leachates of extreme chemistry

A Bouazza, W Gates

(2014), Vol. 21, pp. 151-167, Geosynthetics international, London, Eng., C1-1

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Fluid loss as a quick method to evaluate the hydraulic conductivity of geosynthetic clay liners under acidic conditions

Y Liu, W Gates, A Bouazza, R Rowe

(2014), Vol. 51, pp. 158-163, Canadian geotechnical journal, Ottawa, Ont., C1-1

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Formation of a nanoparticulate birnessite-like phase in purported molecular water oxidation catalyst systems

R Hocking, R Malaeb, W Gates, A Patti, S Chang, G Devlin, D MacFarlane, L Spiccia

(2014), Vol. 6, pp. 2028-2038, ChemCatChem, Weinheim, Germany, C1-1

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Neutron scattering, a powerful tool to study clay minerals

M Martins, W Gates, L Michot, E Ferrage, V Marry, H Bordallo

(2014), Vol. 96, pp. 22-35, Applied clay science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2013

Impact of bentonite form on the thermal evolution of the hydraulic conductivity of geosynthetic clay liners

H Abuel-Naga, A Bouazza, W Gates

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 26-30, Geotechnique letters, London, Eng., C1-1

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Acid induced degradation of the bentonite component used in geosynthetic clay liners

Y Liu, W Gates, A Bouazza

(2013), Vol. 36, pp. 71-80, Geotextiles and geomembranes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Incorporation of Al in iron oxyhydroxides: implications for the structure of ferrihydrite

A Manceau, W Gates

(2013), Vol. 48, pp. 481-489, Clay minerals, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Formation of glycerol carbonate from glycerol and urea catalysed by metal monoglycerolates

T Turney, A Patti, W Gates, U Shaheen, S Kulasegaram

(2013), Vol. 15, pp. 1925-1931, Green chemistry, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

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2012

The influence of water absorption and porosity on the deterioration of cement paste and concrete exposed to elevated temperatures, as in a fire event

A Mendes, J Sanjayan, W Gates, F Collins

(2012), Vol. 34, pp. 1067-1074, Cement and concrete composites, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Comment on "Direct observation of tetrahedrally coordinated Fe(III) in ferrihydrite"

R Hocking, W Gates, J Cashion

(2012), Vol. 46, pp. 11471-11472, Environmental science & technology, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Neutron time-of-flight quantification of water desorption isotherms of montmorillonite

W Gates, H Bordallo, L Aldridge, T Seydel, H Jacobsen, V Marry, G Churchman

(2012), Vol. 116, pp. 5558-5570, Journal of physical chemistry C, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Forensic examination of field GCL performance in landfill capping and mining containment applications

J Buckley, W Gates, D Gibbs

(2012), Vol. 33, pp. 7-14, Geotextiles and geomembranes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2011

Reflectance spectroscopy of beidellites and their importance for Mars

J Bishop, W Gates, H Makarewicz, N McKeown, T Hiroi

(2011), Vol. 59, pp. 378-399, Clays and clay minerals, Chantilly, Va., C1-1

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Catalytic activity of choline modified Fe(III) montmorillonite

P Wallis, W Gates, A Patti, J Scott

(2011), Vol. 53, pp. 336-340, Applied clay science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2010

Partial exchange of Fe(III) montmorillonite with hexadecyltrimethylammonium cation increases catalytic activity for hydrophobic substrates

P Wallis, A Chaffee, W Gates, A Patti, J Scott

(2010), Vol. 26, pp. 4258-4265, Langmuir, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Hydraulic conductivity of two geosynthetic clay liners permeated with a hyperalkaline solution

C Benson, A Ören, W Gates

(2010), Vol. 28, pp. 206-218, Geotextiles and geomembranes, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Phase retrieval tomography in the presence of noise

B Arhatari, W Gates, N Eshtiaghi, A Peele

(2010), Vol. 107, pp. 034904-1-034904-7, Journal of applied physics, Melville, N.Y., C1-1

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The impact of mining solutions/liquors on geosynthetics

W Hornsey, J Scheirs, W Gates, A Bouazza

(2010), Vol. 28, pp. 191-198, Geotextiles and geomembranes, London, Eng., C1-1

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Bentonite transformations in strongly alkaline solutions

W Gates, A Bouazza

(2010), Vol. 28, pp. 219-225, Geotextiles and geomembranes, London, Eng., C1-1

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2009

Bentonite clay keeps pollutants at bay

W Gates, A Bouazza, G Churchman

(2009), Vol. 5, pp. 105-110, Elements, McLean, Va., C1-1

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2008

Quasi-elastic neutron scattering studies on clay interlayer-space highlighting the effect of the cation in confined water dynamics

H Bordallo, L Aldridge, G Churchman, W Gates, M Telling, K Kiefer, P Fouquet, T Seydel, S Kimber

(2008), Vol. 112, pp. 13982-13991, Journal of physical chemistry C, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Cation mass-valence sum (CM-VS) approach to assigning OH-bending bands in dioctahedral smectites

W Gates

(2008), Vol. 56, pp. 10-22, Clays and clay minerals, Chantilly, Va., C1-1

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2007

HDTMA in the interlayers of high-charged Llano vermiculite

P Slade, W Gates

(2007), Vol. 55, pp. 131-139, Clays and Clay Minerals, Aurora, Colo., C1-1

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Assessing and improving the catalytic activity of K-10 montmorillonite

P Wallis, W Gates, A Patti, J Scott, E Teoh

(2007), Vol. 9, pp. 980-986, Green Chemistry, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

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2004

The ordering of HDTMA in the interlayers of vermiculite and the influence of solvents

P Slade, W Gates

(2004), Vol. 52, pp. 204-210, Clays and clay minerals, Aurora, Co., C1-1

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Permeabilty of an organo-modified bentonite to ethanol-water solutions

W Gates, A Nefiodovas, P Peter

(2004), Vol. 52, pp. 192-203, Clays and clay minerals, Aurora, Co., C1-1

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Sorption-desorption of fenamiphos in surfactant-modified clays

N Singh, M Megharaj, W Gates, J Churchman, R Kookana, R Naidu, N Sethunathan

(2004), Vol. 72, pp. 276-282, Bulletin of environmental contamination and toxicology, New York, N.Y., C1-1

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The swelling of HDTMA smectites as influenced by their preparation and layer charges

P Slade, W Gates

(2004), Vol. 25, pp. 93-101, Applied clay science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Crystalline swelling of organo-modified clays in ethanol-water solutions

W Gates

(2004), Vol. 27, pp. 1-12, Applied clay science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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2003

Bioavailability of an organophosphorus pesticide, fenamiphos, sorbed on an organo clay

N Singh, M Megharaj, W Gates, G Churchman, J Anderson, R Kookana, R Naidu, Z Chen, P Slade, N Sethunathan

(2003), Vol. 51, pp. 2653-2658, Journal of agricultural and food chemistry, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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2002

Site occupancies by iron in nontronites

W Gates, P Slade, A Manceau, B Lanson

(2002), Vol. 50, pp. 223-239, Clays and clay minerals, [Chantilly, Va.], C1-1

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Mineralogy of a bentonite from Miles, Queensland, Australia and characterisation of its acid activation products

W Gates, J Anderson, M Raven, G Churchman

(2002), Vol. 20, pp. 189-197, Applied clay science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Iron reduction and changes in cation exchange capacity in intermittently waterlogged soil

F Favre, D Tessier, M Abdelmoula, J Génin, W Gates, P Boivin

(2002), Vol. 53, pp. 175-183, European journal of soil science, Chichester, Eng., C1-1

journal

Soil organic matter decomposition and turnover in a tropical Ultisol: evidence from ?¹³C, ?¹?N and geochemistry

E Krull, E Bestland, W Gates

(2002), Vol. 44, pp. 93-112, Radiocarbon, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

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2001

Abiotic transformation of perchloroethylene in homogeneous dithionite solution and in suspensions of dithionite-treated clay minerals

V Nzengung, R Castillo, W Gates, G Mills

(2001), Vol. 35, pp. 2244-2251, Environmental science & technology, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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2000

Geology and characterization of two hydrothermal nontronites from weathered metamorphic rocks at the Uley Graphite Mine, South Australia

J Keeling, M Raven, W Gates

(2000), Vol. 48, pp. 537-548, Clays and clay minerals, Chantilly, Va., C1-1

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Dehydration and dehydroxylation of nontronites and ferruginous smectite

R Frost, H Ruan, J Theo Kloprogge, W Gates

(2000), Vol. 346, pp. 63-72, Thermochimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Electronic and structural properties of reduced-charge montmorillonites

W Gates, P Komadel, J Madejová, J Bujdák, J Stucki, R Kirkpatrick

(2000), Vol. 16, pp. 257-271, Applied Clay Science, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

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Oxidation-reduction mechanism of iron in dioctahedral smectites: II. Crystal chemistry of reduced Garfield nontronite

A Manceau, V Drits, B Lanson, D Chateigner, J Wu, D Huo, W Gates, J Stucki

(2000), Vol. 85, pp. 153-172, American mineralogist, Chantilly, Va., C1-1

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Oxidation-reduction mechanism of iron in dioctahedral smectites: I. Crystal chemistry of oxidized reference nontronites

A Manceau, B Lanson, V Drits, D Chateigner, W Gates, J Wu, D Huo, J Stucki

(2000), Vol. 85, pp. 133-152, American mineralogist, Chantilly, Va., C1-1

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1998

Microbial reduction of structural iron in clays - a renewable source of reduction capacity

V Ernstsen, W Gates, J Stucki

(1998), Vol. 27, pp. 761-766, Journal of environmental quality, Madison, Wis., C1-1

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Hydrothermal synthesis of ammonium illite

V ?ucha, F Elsass, D Eberl, L Kuchta, J Madejová, W Gates, P Komadel

(1998), Vol. 83, pp. 58-67, American mineralogist, Washington, D.C., C1-1

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Polarized EXAFS, distance-valence least-squares modeling (DVLS), and quantitative texture analysis approaches to the structural refinement of Garfield nontronite

A Manceau, D Chateigner, W Gates

(1998), Vol. 25, pp. 347-365, Physics and chemistry of minerals, Berlin, Germany, C1-1

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Swelling and texture of iron-bearing smectites reduced by bacteria

W Gates, A Jaunet, D Tessier, M Cole, H Wilkinson, J Stucki

(1998), Vol. 46, pp. 487-497, Clays and clay minerals, Chantilly, Va., C1-1

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1997

Surface structural model for ferrihydrite

A Manceau, W Gates

(1997), Vol. 45, pp. 448-460, Clays and clay minerals, Chantilly, Va., C1-1

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1993

Swelling properties of microbially reduced ferruginous smectite

W Gates, H Wilkinson, J Stucki

(1993), Vol. 41, pp. 360-364, Clays and clay minerals, Chantilly, Va., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Cementitious Gel: The Missing Link in Understanding the Ageing of Built Infrastructure

Prof Frank Collins, Dr Will Gates, Dr Laurence Aldridge, A/Prof Daniel Pickard, Dr Kapila Fernando, Miss Jacqui Sandilands

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2016: $80,813

Concrete Enriched with Carbon Nanotubes for Advanced Future Construction

Prof Frank Collins, Mr Gregory Solomon, Dr Will Gates, Robert Cavaliero, Miss Jacqui Sandilands

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2018: $55,991
  • 2017: $110,327
  • 2016: $100,933
  • 2015: $45,806

Waste Containment Lining Systems for Antarctica: Ensuring their Performance Under Extreme Conditions

Prof Malek Bouazza, Dr Will Gates, Miss Jacqui Sandilands

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2017: $2,500
  • 2016: $2,500

Holistic Remediation of PFAS-affected Soils, Waters and Debris

Dr Will Gates, Prof Frank Collins, Dr Damien Callahan, Mr Jonathan Miller, Mr Anish Chandy

ARC Special Research Initiatives

  • 2019: $121,455
  • 2018: $457,282

Other Public Sector Funding

Cementitious Gel: The Missing Link in Understanding the Ageing of Built Infrastructure

Prof Frank Collins, Dr Will Gates, Dr Laurence Aldridge, A/Prof Daniel Pickard, Dr Kapila Fernando, Miss Jacqui Sandilands

  • 2017: $624
  • 2016: $2,136

Audit of testing practices & results. Prepare report for relevant regulatory agencies

Dr Will Gates, Miss Jacqui Sandilands

  • 2017: $15,000

Industry and Other Funding

Concrete Enriched with Carbon Nanotubes for Advanced Future Construction

Prof Frank Collins, Mr Gregory Solomon, Dr Will Gates, Robert Cavaliero, Miss Jacqui Sandilands

  • 2018: $108,179
  • 2017: $174,994
  • 2016: $183,144

Supervisions

No completed student supervisions to report