Douglas Macfarlane

Professor

Accepting PhD Students

19972022
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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 2022

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

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

1/08/1831/01/22

Project: Research

Efficient ionic liquid-based reduction of nitrogen to ammonia

Macfarlane, D. R., Zhang, X., Chen, J. & Zhang, S.

1/04/1731/03/20

Project: Research

New materials for large scale, high stability, high energy density batteries: from material design to prototype development

Forsyth, M., Howlett, P. C., Macfarlane, D. R., Chen, Y., Bhattacharyya, A. J., Sampath, S., Sethuraman, V. A. & Mitra, S.

1/04/1631/03/19

Project: Research

Research Output 1997 2018

Advanced Composite 2D Energy Materials by Simultaneous Anodic and Cathodic Exfoliation

Li, F., Xue, M., Zhang, X., Chen, L., Knowles, G. P., Macfarlane, D. R. & Zhang, J. 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : Advanced Energy Materials. 8 p., 1702794

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A hydrocolloid based biorefinery approach to the valorisation of mango peel waste

Banerjee, J., Singh, R., Vijayaraghavan, R., MacFarlane, D., Patti, A. F. & Arora, A. 2018 In : Food Hydrocolloids. 77, p. 142-151 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

A Rational Electrode-Electrolyte Design for Efficient Ammonia Electrosynthesis under Ambient Conditions

Suryanto, B. H. R., Kang, C. S. M., Wang, D., Xiao, C., Zhou, F., Azofra, L. M., Cavallo, L., Zhang, X. & Macfarlane, D. R. 25 Apr 2018 (Accepted/In press) In : ACS Energy Letters. 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Base-rich diamino protic ionic liquid mixtures for enhanced CO2 capture

Vijayaraghavan, R., Oncsik, T., Mitschke, B. & MacFarlane, D. R. 8 May 2018 In : Separation and Purification Technology. 196, p. 27-31 5 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Effect of salt-based adjuvant on partition behaviour of protein in aqueous two-phase systems composed of polypropylene glycol and cholinium glycinate

Song, C. P., Ramanan, R. N., Vijayaraghavan, R., MacFarlane, D. R., Chan, E. S., Show, P. L., Yong, S. T. & Ooi, C. W. 8 May 2018 In : Separation and Purification Technology. 196, p. 281-286 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticleResearchpeer-review

Prizes

Australian Academy of Science Craig Medal

Douglas Robert Macfarlane (Recipient), 31 May 2025

Prize: Prize (including medals and awards)

Activities 2007 2009

  • 3 External research organisation, centre or institute

Fellow

Macfarlane, D. R. (Visitor)
5 Oct 2009

Activity: External research organisation, centre or institute

Fellow

Macfarlane, D. R. (Visitor)
5 Oct 2007

Activity: External research organisation, centre or institute

ARC Federation Fellow

Macfarlane, D. R. (Visitor)
6 Jul 2007

Activity: External research organisation, centre or institute