Douglas Macfarlane


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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.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 2 - Zero Hunger
  • SDG 3 - Good Health and Well-being
  • SDG 7 - Affordable and Clean Energy
  • SDG 8 - Decent Work and Economic Growth
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 12 - Responsible Consumption and Production
  • SDG 13 - Climate Action
  • SDG 14 - Life Below Water

Research area 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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