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Dr Linzi Dodd

Senior Lecturer

Department: Mathematics, Physics and Electrical Engineering

Dr Linzi E. Dodd is a Senior Lecturer in MPEE, having joined in October 2017. She completed her Master’s degree in General Engineering specialising in Electronics in 2009 at Durham University and achieved her PhD in Microsystems Technology at Durham in 2014. Linzi’s research interests include Microsystems Technology, the Internet of Things, Embroidered Electronics and applications of the Leidenfrost effect.

Linzi Dodd

Campus Address

Ellison Building E104
Northumbria University
Newcastle upon Tyne


  • Engineering PhD Fabrication and Optimisation of Metal-Oxide-Metal Diodes July 01 2014
  • Engineering MEng MEng (1st Class) – General Engineering with Electronics July 01 2009
  • Fellow of the Higher Education Academy FHEA 2018
  • Member (TMIET / MIET) Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) 2009

Key Publications

  • Please visit the Pure Research Information Portal for further information
  • Conduction mechanisms in metal/self-assembled monolayer/metal junction, Etor, D., Dodd, L., Balocco, C., Wood, D. 26 Jun 2019, In: Micro and Nano Letters
  • Low friction self-centering droplet propulsion and transport using a Leidenfrost herringbone-ratchet structure, Dodd, L., Agrawal, P., Parnell, M., Geraldi, N., Xu, B., Wells, G., Stuart-Cole, S., Newton, M., McHale, G., Wood, D. 27 Mar 2019, In: Physical Review Applied
  • Bioinspired Nanoparticle Spray-Coating for Superhydrophobic Flexible Materials with Oil/Water Separation Capabilities, Geraldi, N., Dodd, L., Xu, B., Wood, D., Wells, G., McHale, G., Newton, M. 2 Feb 2018, In: Bioinspiration and Biomimetics
  • Drag reduction properties of superhydrophobic mesh pipes, Geraldi, N., Dodd, L., Xu, B., Wells, G., Wood, D., Newton, M., McHale, G. 4 Jul 2017, In: Surface Topography: Metrology and Properties
  • Enhanced Narrow-Band Operation of Ultra-Fast Rectennas, Etor, D., Dodd, L., Wood, D., Balocco, C. 1 Dec 2016, 41st International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter and Terahertz Waves, IEEE
  • Metal-Insulator-Metal Diodes Fabricated on Flexible Substrates, Etor, D., Dodd, L., Wood, D., Balocco, C. 1 Dec 2016, 41st International Conference on Infrared, Millimeter, and Terahertz waves, IEEE
  • High-performance rectifiers fabricated on a flexible substrate, Etor, D., Dodd, L., Wood, D., Balocco, C. 8 Nov 2016, In: Applied Physics Letters
  • Low friction droplet transportation on a substrate with a selective Leidenfrost effect, Dodd, L., Geraldi, N., Xu, B., McHale, G., Wells, G., Stuart-Cole, S., Martin, J., Newton, M., Wood, D. 2 Aug 2016, In: ACS applied materials & interfaces
  • Leidenfrost transition temperature for stainless steel meshes, Geraldi, N., McHale, G., Xu, B., Wells, G., Dodd, L., Wood, D., Newton, M. 1 Aug 2016, In: Materials Letters
  • An Ultrathin Organic Insulator for Metal-Insulator-Metal Diodes, Etor, D., Dodd, L., Wood, D., Balocco, C. 20 Jun 2016, In: IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices

PGR Supervision

Matthew Parnell Start: 01/10/2018


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