Conversion and storage

Proton Flow Reactor System

Dates (Start / End)

August 2018 to August 2021

Main objective

This project aims to develop an integrated system for storage of electricity from renewable energy and export the stored energy as hydrogen within hydrogenated carbon-based material.

Key people

John Andrews

Gary Rosengarten

Bahman Shabani

Michelle Spencer

Sherman Cheung

Relevant collaborators

RMIT

Kyushu University

Eldor Coorporation

Funding source 

ARENA

Perovskite solar cells

Dates (Start / End)

April 2019 to March 2022

Main objective

To identify lead free perovskite materials

Key people

Postdocs and PhD students

Relevant collaborators

Kyoto University

Osaka University

University of Cologne

Funding source 

Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS), ARC Discovery Project (DP180103815), ARC LIEF (LE170100235)

Ultrathin anode materials for faster recharging of secondary ion batteries

Dates (Start / End)

2019 to 2022

Main objective

Overcome the diffusion barrier in anode materials

Improve the Energy density of secondary ion batteries

Understand the surface chemistry/defects role in reversible ion storage

Key people

Dr Nasir Mahmood

Relevant collaborators

Peking University

University of Wollongong

University of Sydney

Centre of Micro-Nano Functional Materials and Devices (CMD)

Funding source 

RMIT VC Fellowship Scheme

Higher Education Commission of Pakistan

Saudi Arabian Cultural Mission

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