Another Successful Conference


You may have read headlines over the years shouting about batteries that can make your mobile phone last for weeks and charge in seconds. Battery breakthroughs — they’re coming, we’re told.[…]

After 20 years of research into electromaterials and related fields, a collaboration between Deakin University and CSIRO has established BatTRI-Hub, the Battery Technology Research and Innovation Hub that will scale up the ‘beyond lithium ion’ technologies currently being developed in our labs […]

In a first for Australia, researchers at IFM have joined with AusNet Services to create a powerful 1 MW/1MWh lithium battery energy storage capability that has been incorporated into the mains grid beginning a two year trial.[…]

Wearable technologies to generate energy by harvesting waste heat are a step closer to reality following the demonstration of a flexible thermoelectrochemical cell made from a cellulose-based electrolyte[…]

Dr Haijin Zhu arrived in San Sebastian recently to take up his Endeavour Fellowship working with Prof. David Mecerreyes at The University of Basque Country. Prof Mecerreyes is known for his pioneering work in designing and synthesizing innovative polymer materials for energy and environmental applications.[read more]

The Electromaterials & Corrosion Science Group has helped to unveil the latest innovations coming out of Deakin University at the Australian International Airshow 2017. Innovations from the Faculty of Science, Institute for Frontier Materials, Engineering and Built Environment and BatTRI-Hub (to name a few) were on show to demonstrate the University’s expertise in aerospace and related fields[…]

The Battery Technology Research and Innovation Hub (BatTRI-Hub) has had its website go live. This Hub is the culmination of years of collaborative research between the Institute for Frontier Materials at Deakin University and CSIRO and is based in Deakin’s Waurn Ponds Campus[…]

The 11th International Electromaterials Science Symposium was held from 10-12 FEB as part of the annual proceedings of the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science (ACES). ACES is made up of six (6) Australian collaborating institutions as well as international partners. The symposium was bolstered by a mentoring/professional development workshop for postgraduate students and early career researchers[…]