Douglas Macfarlane

Professor

Accepting PhD Students

1981 …2023
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Research interests

Preparation and characterization of ionic liquids and other types of ionic materials for a range of applications in electrochemistry, green chemistry, solar cells, batteries and biotechnology, including protein stabilization and biopreservation.

Keywords

  • Ionic Liquids Batteries Supercapacitors Conductivity
  • Ionic Liquids Electrolytes Plastic Crystals Advanced Materials Biopreservation
  • Ionic Liquids Proteins Biocompatibility Biosensors
  • Ionic Liquids
  • Electrochemical Interface
  • Lithium
  • Conducting Polymer Electrochemistry
  • Magnesium Alloy Corrosion
  • Impedance Spectroscopy
  • Surface Film
  • Synthesis
  • Purification
  • Characterization
  • Preparation and Characterization of Ionic Liquids

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Projects 2000 2023

ARC Training Centre for Future Energy Storage Technologies

Forsyth, M., Li, D., Macfarlane, D., Kouzani, A. Z., Talbot, P., Pringle, J. M., Howlett, P. C., Kerr, R., Nahavandi, S., Fielding, M., Walker, J., Chiefari, J., Rider, A., Wang, Y., Sceats, M., Evans, D., Ho, H., Savage, S., Pannu, M., Alarco, J., Zhang, X., Chakraborty Banerjee, P., Kar, M., Cox, G., Buss, P., Brodribb, R., Prior, B., Voigt, P. & Macpherson, T.

6/05/195/05/23

Project: Research

Low-cost, robust, high-activity water splitting electrodes

Simonov, A., Macfarlane, D., Tricoli, A., Liu, Y. & Smith, D.

1/08/1831/01/22

Project: Research

Research Output 1981 2019

A Hybrid Anion for Ionic Liquid and Battery Electrolyte Applications: Half Triflamide, Half Carbonate

Gunderson-Briggs, K. E., Rüther, T., Best, A. S., Kar, M., Forsyth, C., Izgorodiana, E. I., MacFarlane, D. R. & Hollenkamp, A. F., 22 Mar 2019, In : Angewandte Chemie - International Edition. 58, 13, p. 4390-4394 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Amino acid based poly(ionic liquid) materials for CO2 capture: Effect of anion

Raja Shahrom, M. S., Wilfred, C. D., MacFarlane, D. R., Vijayraghavan, R. & Chong, F. K., 15 Feb 2019, In : Journal of Molecular Liquids. 276, p. 644-652 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Application of a water-soluble cobalt redox couple in free-standing cellulose films for thermal energy harvesting

Taheri, A., MacFarlane, D. R., Pozo-Gonzalo, C. & Pringle, J. M., 20 Feb 2019, In : Electrochimica Acta. 297, p. 669-675 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Challenges and prospects in the catalysis of electroreduction of nitrogen to ammonia

Suryanto, B. H. R., Du, H. L., Wang, D., Chen, J., Simonov, A. N. & MacFarlane, D. R., Apr 2019, In : Nature Catalysis. 2, 4, p. 290-296 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview ArticleResearchpeer-review

Conversion of dinitrogen to ammonia on Ru atoms supported on boron sheets: A DFT study

Liu, C., Li, Q., Zhang, J., Jin, Y., MacFarlane, D. R. & Sun, C., 1 Jan 2019, In : Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 7, 9, p. 4771-4776 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Australian Academy of Science Craig Medal

Douglas Macfarlane (Recipient), 31 May 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Victoria Prize for Science and Innovation

Douglas Macfarlane (Recipient), 23 Oct 2018

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2007 2009

  • 3 External research organisation, centre or institute

Fellow

Douglas Macfarlane (Visitor)
5 Oct 2009

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research organisation, centre or institute

ARC Federation Fellow

Douglas Macfarlane (Visitor)
6 Jul 2007

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research organisation, centre or institute

Fellow

Douglas Macfarlane (Visitor)
5 Oct 2007

Activity: External Academic EngagementExternal research organisation, centre or institute