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A/Prof. Nolene Byrne

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Associate Professor, Circular Design

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

Qualifications

Doctor of Philosophy, Monash University, 2007
Bachelor of Engineering (Materials), Monash University, 2003

Contact

nolene.byrne@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 522 72609

Research interests

 

Publications

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2024

Investigation of structural & interfacial properties of hard carbon electrodes from cotton snippets toward sustainable sodium-ion batteries

H Sarma, J Sun, I Gunathilaka, Y Hora, M Forsyth, N Byrne

(2024), Vol. 39, pp. 1-11, Sustainable Materials and Technologies, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2023

Influence of Hydrogen on Vintage Polyethylene Pipes: Slow Crack Growth Performance and Material Properties

Nolene Byrne, Sadeghi Ghanei, Sebastian Espinosa, Michael Neave

(2023), Vol. 2023, pp. 1-8, International Journal of Energy Research, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Investigating how the dye colour is impacted when chemically separating polyester-cotton blends

L Rosson, X Wang, N Byrne

(2023), pp. 1-11, Journal of the Textile Institute, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Effect of Carbonization Behaviour of Cotton Biomass in Electrodes for Sodium-Ion Batteries

H Sarma, J Sun, Y Hora, M Forsyth, N Byrne

(2023), pp. 1-10, ChemElectroChem, London, Eng., C1

journal article
2022

Chemically Accelerated Stabilization of a Cellulose-Lignin Precursor as a Route to High Yield Carbon Fiber Production

N Le, M Trogen, R Varley, M Hummel, N Byrne

(2022), Vol. 23, pp. 839-846, Biomacromolecules, United States, C1

journal article

Bicomponent regenerated cellulose fibres: retaining the colour from waste cotton textiles

L Rosson, N Byrne

(2022), Vol. 29, pp. 4255-4267, Cellulose, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Sustainable Free-Standing Electrode from Biomass Waste for Sodium-Ion Batteries

J Sun, D Rakov, J Wang, Y Hora, M Laghaei, N Byrne, X Wang, P Howlett, M Forsyth

(2022), Vol. 9, ChemElectroChem, C1

journal article

A review of future directions in the development of sustainable carbon fiber from bio-based precursors

N Le, R Varley, M Hummel, M Trogen, N Byrne

(2022), Vol. 20, Materials Today Sustainability, C1

journal article
2021

Regenerated Cellulose Fibers Wetspun from Different Waste Cellulose Types

Y Ma, B Nasri-Nasrabadi, X You, X Wang, T Rainey, N Byrne

(2021), Vol. 18, pp. 2338-2350, Journal of Natural Fibers, C1

journal article

Cellulose-lignin composite fibres as precursors for carbon fibres. Part 1 - Manufacturing and properties of precursor fibres

M Trogen, N Le, D Sawada, C Guizani, T Lourençon, L Pitkänen, H Sixta, R Shah, H O'Neill, M Balakshin, N Byrne, M Hummel

(2021), Vol. 252, Carbohydrate Polymers, England, C1

journal article

Effect of boric acid on the stabilisation of cellulose-lignin filaments as precursors for carbon fibres

N Le, M Trogen, R Varley, M Hummel, N Byrne

(2021), Vol. 28, pp. 729-739, Cellulose, C1

journal article

Understanding the influence of key parameters on the stabilisation of cellulose-lignin composite fibres

N Le, M Trogen, Y Ma, R Varley, M Hummel, N Byrne

(2021), Vol. 28, pp. 911-919, Cellulose, C1

journal article

The effect of drying method on the porosity of regenerated cellulose fibres

B Zeng, N Byrne

(2021), Vol. 28, pp. 8333-8342, Cellulose, C1

journal article

Influence of core-shell composition ratio on morphology and mechanical properties for wet-spun bicomponent cellulose acetate-polyacrylonitrile fibers

L Rosson, N Byrne

(2021), Vol. 28, Journal of Polymer Research, C1

journal article
2020

Upcycling of waste textiles into regenerated cellulose fibres: impact of pretreatments

Y Ma, L Rosson, X Wang, N Byrne

(2020), Vol. 111, pp. 630-638, Journal of the Textile Institute, Abingdon, Eng., C1

journal article

Linking Antioxidant Depletion with Material Properties for Polyethylene Pipes Resins

N Byrne, R De Silva, T Hilditch

(2020), Vol. 60, pp. 323-329, Polymer Engineering and Science, London, Eng., C1

journal article

Preparing Bombyx mori Silk Nanofibers Using a Sustainable and Scalable Approach

M Uddin, W Batchelor, B Allardyce, N Byrne, C Barrow, X Wang, R Rajkhowa

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 1155-1162, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, C1

journal article

Perpetual colour: accessing the colourfastness of regenerated cellulose fibres from coloured cotton waste

B Nasri-Nasrabadi, X Wang, N Byrne

(2020), Vol. 111, pp. 1745-1754, Journal of the Textile Institute, C1

journal article

Cellulose beads derived fromwaste textiles for drug delivery

B Zeng, X Wang, N Byrne

(2020), Vol. 12, Polymers, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Exfoliating B. mori silk into high aspect ratio nanofibrils facilitated by response surface methodology

M Uddin, B Allardyce, D Leal, N Byrne, X Wang, W Batchelor, R Rajkhowa

(2020), Vol. 164, pp. 2389-2398, International Journal of Biological Macromolecules, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Cellulose-lignin composite fibers as precursors for carbon fibers: Part 2 - The impact of precursor properties on carbon fibers

N Le, M Trogen, Y Ma, R Varley, M Hummel, N Byrne

(2020), Vol. 250, Carbohydrate Polymers, England, C1

journal article

Converting waste textiles into highly effective sorbent materials

Bijan Nasri-Nasrabadi, Nolene Byrne

(2020), Vol. 10, pp. 37596-37599, RSC advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Comparative gate-to-gate life cycle assessment for the alkali and acid pre-treatment step in the chemical recycling of waste cotton

L Rosson, N Byrne

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 1-15, Sustainability (Switzerland), C1

journal article
2019

Development of cellulose based aerogel utilizing waste denim-A Morphology study

B Zeng, X Wang, N Byrne

(2019), Vol. 205, pp. 1-7, Carbohydrate Polymers, England, C1

journal article

Utilizing water activity as a simple measure to understand hydrophobicity in ionic liquids

Q Han, X Wang, N Bynre

(2019), Vol. 7, Frontiers in Chemistry, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Circular Textiles: Closed Loop Fiber to Fiber Wet Spun Process for Recycling Cotton from Denim

Y Ma, B Zeng, X Wang, N Byrne

(2019), Vol. 7, pp. 11937-11943, ACS Sustainable Chemistry and Engineering, C1

journal article
2018

Enhanced stabilization of cellulose-lignin hybrid filaments for carbon fiber production

N Byrne, R De Silva, Y Ma, H Sixta, M Hummel

(2018), Vol. 25, pp. 723-733, Cellulose, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Identifying mechanically induced chemical changes to vintage grade high density polyethylene pipes during squeeze-off

N Byrne, R De Silva, T Hilditch, K Lenghaus

(2018), Vol. 65, pp. 242-248, Polymer testing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Assessing the integrity of in service polyethylene pipes

R De Silva, T Hilditch, N Byrne

(2018), Vol. 67, pp. 228-233, Polymer testing, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Recyclable one-step extraction and characterization of intact melanin from alpaca fibers

Y Liang, Q Han, N Byrne, L Sun, X Wang

(2018), Vol. 19, pp. 1640-1646, Fibers and polymers, [Dordrecht, The Netherlands], C1

journal article

Impact of Comonomer Chemistry on Phase Behavior of Polymerizable Lyotropic Ionic Liquid Crystals: A Pre- and Post-Polymerization Study

N Goujon, L Dumée, N Byrne, G Bryant, M Forsyth

(2018), Vol. 219, Macromolecular Chemistry and Physics, C1

journal article
2017

A simple approach to achieve self-buffering protic ionic liquid-water mixtures

Q Han, X Wang, N Byrne

(2017), Vol. 2, pp. 4294-4299, ChemistrySelect, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Utilization of cotton waste for regenerated cellulose fibres: influence of degree of polymerization on mechanical properties

R De Silva, N Byrne

(2017), Vol. 174, pp. 89-94, Carbohydrate polymers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article
2016

Understanding the influence of key ionic liquid properties on the hydrolytic activity of thermomyces lanuginosus lipase

Q Han, X Wang, N Byrne

(2016), Vol. 8, pp. 1551-1556, Chemcatchem, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Understanding key wet spinning parameters in an ionic liquid spun regenerated cellulosic fibre

R De Silva, K Vongsanga, X Wang, N Byrne

(2016), Vol. 23, pp. 2741-2751, Cellulose, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Development of a novel cellulose/duck feather composite fibre regenerated in ionic liquid

R De Silva, X Wang, N Byrne

(2016), Vol. 153, pp. 115-123, Carbohydrate Polymers, England, C1

journal article

Cellulose-derived carbon fibers produced via a continuous carbonization process: investigating precursor choice and carbonization conditions

N Byrne, M Setty, S Blight, R Tadros, Y Ma, H Sixta, M Hummel

(2016), Vol. 217, pp. 2517-2524, Macromolecular chemistry and physics, Berlin, Germany, C1

journal article

Using ionic liquids to reduce energy consumption for carbon fibre production

M Maghe, C Creighton, L Henderson, M Huson, S Nunna, S Atkiss, N Byrne, B Fox

(2016), Vol. 4, pp. 16619-16626, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article
2015

The Influence of water and metal salt on the transport and structural properties of 1-Octyl-3-methylimidazolium Chloride

N Goujon, N Byrne, T Walsh, M Forsyth

(2015), Vol. 68, pp. 420-425, Australian journal of chemistry, Clayton, Vic., C1

journal article

Rapid and effective cuticle removal from wool fibers using ionic liquid

J Chen, K Vongsanga, X Wang, N Byrne

(2015), Vol. 16, pp. 1289-1293, Fibers and polymers, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article

Utilising ionic liquids for the in situ swelling of Avicel towards enhanced enzymatic saccharification

S Bong, K Vongsanga, N Byrne

(2015), Vol. 5, pp. 58912-58915, RSC advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Characterization of the phase behaviour of a novel polymerizable lyotropic ionic liquid crystal

N Goujon, M Forsyth, L Dumee, G Bryant, N Byrne

(2015), Vol. 17, pp. 23059-23068, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Cellulose regeneration in ionic liquids: factors controlling the degree of polymerisation

R De Silva, K Vongsanga, X Wang, N Byrne

(2015), Vol. 22, pp. 2845-2849, Cellulose, New York, N.Y., C1

journal article
2014

Enhanced performance of phosphonium based ionic liquids towards 4 electrons oxygen reduction reaction upon addition of a weak proton source

C Pozo-Gonzalo, C Virgilio, Y Yan, P Howlett, N Byrne, D Macfarlane, M Forsyth

(2014), Vol. 38, pp. 24-27, Electrochemistry communications, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Preparation of polyacrylonitrile-natural polymer composite precursors for carbon fiber using ionic liquid co solvent solutions

N Byrne, A Leblais, B Fox

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 3424-3429, Journal of materials chemistry A, London, Eng., C1

journal article

What happens during natural protein fibre dissolution in ionic liquids

J Chen, K Vongsanga, X Wang, N Byrne

(2014), Vol. 7, pp. 6158-6168, Materials, Basel, Switzerland, C1

journal article

Recycling textiles: The use of ionic liquids in the separation of cotton polyester blends

R De Silva, X Wang, N Byrne

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 29094-29098, RSC Advances, C1

journal article

Enhancing the carbon yield of cellulose based carbon fibres with ionic liquid impregnates

N Byrne, J Chen, B Fox

(2014), Vol. 2, pp. 15758-15762, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Development of a novel regenerated cellulose composite material

R De Silva, K Vongsanga, X Wang, N Byrne

(2014), Vol. 121, pp. 382-387, Carbohydrate Polymers, Oxford, United Kingdom, C1

journal article
2013

Protic ionic liquids as recyclable solvents for the acid catalysed synthesis of diphenylmethyl thioethers

L Henderson, M Thornton, N Byrne, B Fox, Kelsey Waugh, J Squire, L Servinis, Joshua Delaney, H Brozinski, L Andrighetto, J Altimari

(2013), Vol. 16, pp. 634-639, Compte Rendus Chimie, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Phase transition of Poly(N -isopropylacrylamide) in aqueous protic ionic liquids : kosmotropic versus chaotropic anions and their interaction with water

N Debeljuh, A Sutti, C Barrow, N Byrne

(2013), Vol. 117, pp. 8430-8435, Journal of physical chemistry B, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Inducing alignment of cyclic peptide nanotubes through the use of structured ionic liquids

N Byrne, D Menzies, N Goujon, M Forsyth

(2013), Vol. 49, pp. 7229-7731, Chemical communications, Cambridge, England, C1

journal article

Tri-component bio-composite materials prepared using an eco-friendly processing route

R De Silva, X Wang, N Byrne

(2013), Vol. 20, pp. 2461-2468, Cellulose, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Silk scaffolds achieved using pickering high internal phase emulsion templating and ionic liquids

N Byrne, R DeSilva, C Whitby, X Wang

(2013), Vol. 3, pp. 24025-24027, RSC advances, Cambridge, England, C1

journal article

Effect of solvent on ionic liquid dissolved regenerated antheraea assamensis silk fibroin

N Goujon, R Rajkhowa, X Wang, N Byrne

(2013), Vol. 128, pp. 4411-4416, Journal of applied polymer science, London, Eng., C1-1

journal article
2012

Rapid formation of diphenylmethyl ethers and thioethers using microwave irradiation and protic ionic liquids

J Altimari, J Delaney, L Servinis, J Squire, M Thornton, S Khosa, B Long, M Johnstone, C Fleming, F Pfeffer, S Hickey, M Wride, T Ashton, B Fox, N Byrne, L Henderson

(2012), Vol. 53, pp. 2035-2039, Tetrahedron letters, Oxford, England, C1

journal article

Accessing highly-halogenated flavanones using protic ionic liquids and microwave irradiation

M Thornton, L Henderson, N Byrne, F Pfeffer

(2012), Vol. 16, pp. 121-126, Current organic chemistry, Bussum, Netherlands, C1

journal article

Regenerated silk fibroin using protic ionic liquids solvents : towards an all-ionic-liquid process for producing silk with tunable properties

N Goujon, X Wang, R Rajkowa, N Byrne

(2012), Vol. 48, pp. 1278-1280, Chemical communications, Cambridge, England, C1

journal article

Increased hydrolysis by Thermomyces lanuginosus lipase for omega-3 fatty acids in the presence of a protic ionic liquid

T Akanbi, C Barrow, N Byrne

(2012), Vol. 2, pp. 1839-1841, Catalysis science and technology, Cambridge, England, C1

journal article

Role of cation in enhancing the conversion of the Alzheimer's peptide into amyloid fibrils using protic ionic liquids

N Debeljuh, S Varghese, C Barrow, N Byrne

(2012), Vol. 65, pp. 1502-1506, Australian journal of chemistry, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

Solvent induced changes in the conformational state of β-lactoglobulin and the influence of protic ionic liquids

N Byrne, C Barrow, A McCluskey

(2012), Vol. 1, pp. 1-9, Journal of molecular and engineering materials, Singapore, C1

journal article

Enhanced stabilization of the tobacco mosaic virus using protic ionic liquids

N Byrne, B Rodoni, F Constable, S Varghese, J Davis

(2012), Vol. 14, pp. 10119-10121, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, England, C1-1

journal article
2011

The impact of ionic liquids on amyloid fibrilization of AB16-22 : tuning the rate of fibrilization using a reverse Hofmeister strategy

N Debeljuh, C Barrow, N Byrne

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 16534-16536, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, U.K., C1

journal article

The preparation of novel nanofilled polymer composites using poly(L-lactic acid) and protein fibers

N Byrne, N Hameed, O Werzer, Q Guo

(2011), Vol. 47, pp. 1279-1283, European polymer journal, Oxford, England, C1

journal article

Recruitment of class I hydrophobins to the air : water interface initiates a multi-step process of functional amyloid formation

V Morris, Q Ren, I Macindoe, A Kwan, N Byrne, M Sunde

(2011), Vol. 286, pp. 15955-15963, Journal of biological chemistry, Bethesda, Md., C1

journal article

Whispering gallery mode emission generated in tunable quantum dot doped glycerol/water and ionic liquid/water microdroplets formed on a superhydrophobic coating

E Nuhiji, F Amar, H Wang, N Byrne, T Nguyen, T Lin

(2011), Vol. 21, pp. 10823-10828, Journal of materials chemistry, Cambridge, U. K., C1

journal article

Rapid and efficient protic ionic liquid-mediated pinacol rearrangements under microwave irradiation

L Henderson, N Byrne

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 813-816, Green chemistry, Cambridge, United Kingdom, C1

journal article

Structure inducing ionic liquids-enhancement of alpha helicity in the Abeta(1-40) peptide from Alzheimer's disease

N Debeljuh, C Barrow, L Henderson, N Byrne

(2011), Vol. 47, pp. 6371-6373, Chemical communications, Cambridge, United Kingdom, C1

journal article

A protic ionic liquid attenuates the deleterious actions of urea on α-chymotrypsin

P Attri, P Venkatesu, A Kumar, N Byrne

(2011), Vol. 13, pp. 17023-17026, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, England, C1

journal article
2010

Proton transport properties in zwitterion blends with brønsted acids

M Yoshizawa-Fujita, N Byrne, M Forsyth, D MacFarlane, H Ohno

(2010), Vol. 114, pp. 16373-16380, Journal of physical chemistry B, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article

The solubility of Hen lysozyme in ethylammonium nitrate / H20 mixtures : a novel approach to protein crystallization

N Byrne, C Angell

(2010), Vol. 15, pp. 793-803, Molecules journal, Basel, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article

A facile, protic ionic liquid route to N-substituted 5-hydroxy-4-methyl-3- oxoisoindoline-1-carboxamides

C Gordon, N Byrne, A McCluskey

(2010), Vol. 12, pp. 1-7, Green chemistry, London, England, C1-1

journal article
2009

Formation and dissolution of hen egg white lysozyme amyloid fibrils in protic ionic liquids

N Byrne, C Angell

(2009), pp. 1046-1048, Chemical communications, London, England, C1-1

journal article

The 'refoldability' of selected proteins in ionic liquids as a stabilization criterion, leading to a conjecture on biogenesis

N Byrne, J Belieres, C Austen Angell

(2009), Vol. 62, pp. 328-333, Australian journal of chemistry, Collingwood, Vic, C1-1

journal article

Composition dependence of the solid state transitions in NaNO3/KNO3 mixtures

W Ping, P Harrowell, N Byrne, C Angell

(2009), Vol. 486, pp. 27-31, Thermochimica acta, Amsterdam, Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Protein folding in the protic ionic liquid milieu : from native conformation to fibril

N Byrne, C Angell

(2009), Vol. 27, pp. 51-53, Chimica oggi : Chemistry today, Milan, Italy, C1-1

journal article

Structure-energy relations in hen egg white lysozyme observed during refolding from a quenched unfolded state

T Cho, N Byrne, D Moore, B Pethica, C Angell, P Debenedetti

(2009), Vol. 29, pp. 4441-4443, Chemical communications, Cambridge, England, C1-1

journal article
2008

Protein unfolding, and the 'tuning in' of reversible intermediate, states in protic ionic liquid media

N Byrne, Angell

(2008), Vol. 378, pp. 707-714, Journal of molecular biology, London, England, C1-1

journal article

Effect of zwitterion on the lithium solid electrolyte interphase in ionic liquid electrolytes

N Byrne, P Howlett, D MacFarlane, M Smith, A Howes, A Hollenkamp, T Bastow, P Hale, M Forsyth

(2008), Vol. 184, pp. 228-296, Journal of power sources, Lausanne, Switzerland, C1-1

journal article
2007

Reversible folding-unfolding, aggregation protection, and multi-year stabilization, in high concentration protein solutions, using ionic liquids

N Byrne, L Wang, J Belieres, C Angell

(2007), pp. 2714-2716, Chemical communications, Cambridge, England, C1-1

journal article

Parallel developments in aprotic and protic ionic liquids : physical chemistry and applications

C Angell, N Byrne, J Belieres

(2007), Vol. 40, pp. 1228-1236, Accounts of chemical research, Washington, D. C., C1-1

journal article
2006

Developing fast ion conductors from nanostructured polymers

M Forsyth, J Adebahr, N Byrne, D MacFarlane

(2006), pp. 97-114, Nanostructure control of materials, Cambridge, England, B1-1

book chapter

Developing fast ion conductors from nanostructured polymers

M Forsyth, M Forsyth, J Adebahr, J Adebahr, N Byrne, N Byrne, D Macfarlane, D Macfarlane

(2006), pp. 97-114, Nanostructure Control of Materials, B1-1

book chapter

Zwitterion effect in polyelectrolyte gels based on lithium methacrylate-N,N-dimethyl acrylamide copolymer

J Sun, D MacFarlane, N Byrne, M Forsyth

(2006), Vol. 51, pp. 4033-4038, Electrochimica acta, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article
2005

The zwitterion effect in ionic liquids : towards practical rechargeable lithium-metal batteries

N Byrne, P Howlett, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth

(2005), Vol. 17, pp. 2497-2501, Advanced materials, Weinheim, Germany, C1-1

journal article

Composition effects on ion transport in a polyelectrolyte gel with the addition of ion dissociators

N Byrne, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth

(2005), Vol. 50, pp. 3917-3921, Electrochimica acta, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article

The additive effect of zwitterion and nano-particles on ion dissociation in polyelectrolytes

N Byrne, J Pringle, C Tiyapiboonchaiya, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth

(2005), Vol. 50, pp. 2733-2738, Electrochimica acta, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article
2004

The enhancement of lithium ion dissociation in polyelectrolyte gels on the addition of ceramic nano-fillers

N Byrne, J Efthimiadis, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth

(2004), Vol. 14, pp. 127-133, Journal of materials chemistry, Cambridge, England, C1-1

journal article

The zwitterion effect in high-conductivity polyelectrolyte materials

C Tiyapiboonchaiya, J Pringle, J Sun, N Byrne, P Howlett, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth

(2004), Vol. 3, pp. 29-32, Nature materials, London, England, C1-1

journal article
2003

Ion transport in polymer electrolytes containing nanoparticulate TiO2 : The influence of polymer morphology

J Adebahr, A Best, N Byrne, P Jacobsson, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth

(2003), Vol. 5, pp. 720-725, Physical chemistry chemical physics, Cambridge, England, C1-1

journal article

Enhancement of ion dynamics in PMMA-based gels with addition of TiO2 nano-particles

J Adebahr, N Byrne, M Forsyth, D MacFarlane, P Jacobsson

(2003), Vol. 48, pp. 2099-2103, Electrochimica acta, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Polymerization of amyloid fibrils and electroactive hybrid nanowires using ionic liquids

A/Prof Nolene Byrne

ARC Fellowship - Discovery - Fellowship

  • 2012: $113,056
  • 2011: $108,868
  • 2010: $107,178

Understanding the interaction between wool fibre surface and ionic liquids

Prof Xungai Wang, A/Prof Nolene Byrne

ARC - Discovery Projects

  • 2015: $108,902
  • 2014: $106,986
  • 2013: $114,232

Investigating the surface of chlorinated wool - towards zero AOX residuals

A/Prof Nolene Byrne, Prof Xungai Wang

Australian Wool Innovation Limited

  • 2014: $36,770
  • 2013: $15,000

Ionic Liquids for the shrinkresist treatment of wool - post oxidation and alternative resin

A/Prof Nolene Byrne, Prof Xungai Wang

Australian Wool Innovation Limited

  • 2015: $84,225
  • 2014: $76,000

Consultancy Agreement - Shrink Resist Processes

Dr Jinfeng Wang, A/Prof Nolene Byrne

Australian Wool Innovation Limited

  • 2015: $1,349
  • 2014: $71,300

Troy Resic AWI Scholarship - Ionic Liquids and Wool Research Project

A/Prof Nolene Byrne, Mr Troy Resic

Australian Wool Innovation Limited

  • 2015: $17,000
  • 2014: $27,999

A World Class Future Fibre Industry Transformation Research Hub

Prof Xungai Wang, Prof Bronwyn Fox, Prof Tong Lin, Prof Joselito Razal, A/Prof Jingliang Li, Prof Luke Henderson, A/Prof Nolene Byrne, A/Prof Rangam Rajkhowa, A/Prof Alessandra Sutti, Prof Minoo Naebe, A/Prof Christopher Hurren, Dr Murray Height, Dr Ashley Denmead, Dr Rodney Dilley, Prof Marcus Atlas, Prof Gregory Rutledge, A/Prof Friedrich Vollrath, Prof David Kaplan, Prof Uwe Pieles, Dr Rudolf Hufenus, A/Prof Jeffrey Wiggins, Dr Ian Blanchonette, Prof Russell Varley, Dr Tony Pierlot, Dr Mandy De Souza, Dr Linda Hillbrick, Dr Salwan Al-Assafi, Dr Andrew Parratt, Mr Thomas Hussey

ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs

  • 2019: $500,069
  • 2018: $982,400
  • 2017: $986,915
  • 2016: $990,154
  • 2015: $1,434,570

Identifying technical benefits in producing regenerated cellulose fibres from cotton for carbon fibre production

A/Prof Nolene Byrne

CRDC Grant - Research - Cotton Research and Development Corporation

  • 2017: $26,417

Identifying technical benefits in producing regenerated cellulose fibres from cotton for carbon fibre production (Phase II) - DU1801

A/Prof Nolene Byrne, Prof Joselito Razal, Prof Xungai Wang

CRDC Grant - Research - Cotton Research and Development Corporation

  • 2018: $58,488
  • 2017: $101,436

ARC Research Hub for Functional and Sustainable Fibres

Prof Joselito Razal, Prof Russell Varley, Prof Luke Henderson, Prof Minoo Naebe, A/Prof Nolene Byrne, A/Prof Alessandra Sutti, A/Prof Maryam Naebe, A/Prof Rangam Rajkhowa, A/Prof Weiwei Lei, A/Prof Christopher Hurren, Mr Warren Sexton, Mr David Tester, Wayne Best, Mr Joshua Handcock, Dr Murray Height, Mr Thomas Hussey, Dr Ashley Denmead, Mr Blake Harris, Dr Stuart Gordon, Prof Seeram Ramakrishna, Dr Rudolf Hufenus, A/Prof Michael Hummel, Dr Julia Reisser, Phil Warner, Dr Tom Whyte, Mark Dunstan

ARC Industrial Transformation Research Hubs

  • 2024: $395,890
  • 2023: $1,063,113
  • 2022: $1,027,162
  • 2021: $1,018,000

Other Public Sector Funding

ARC Research Hub for Functional and Sustainable Fibres

Prof Joselito Razal, Prof Russell Varley, Prof Luke Henderson, Prof Minoo Naebe, A/Prof Nolene Byrne, A/Prof Alessandra Sutti, A/Prof Maryam Naebe, A/Prof Rangam Rajkhowa, A/Prof Weiwei Lei, A/Prof Christopher Hurren, Mr Warren Sexton, Mr David Tester, Wayne Best, Mr Joshua Handcock, Dr Murray Height, Mr Thomas Hussey, Dr Ashley Denmead, Mr Blake Harris, Dr Stuart Gordon, Prof Seeram Ramakrishna, Dr Rudolf Hufenus, A/Prof Michael Hummel, Dr Julia Reisser, Phil Warner, Dr Tom Whyte, Mark Dunstan

Transport for NSW, Transport Accident Commission

  • 2023: $50,000
  • 2022: $25,000

Industry and Other Funding

A World Class Future Fibre Industry Transformation Research Hub

Prof Xungai Wang, Prof Bronwyn Fox, Prof Tong Lin, Prof Joselito Razal, A/Prof Jingliang Li, Prof Luke Henderson, A/Prof Nolene Byrne, A/Prof Rangam Rajkhowa, A/Prof Alessandra Sutti, Prof Minoo Naebe, A/Prof Christopher Hurren, Dr Murray Height, Dr Ashley Denmead, Dr Rodney Dilley, Prof Marcus Atlas, Prof Gregory Rutledge, A/Prof Friedrich Vollrath, Prof David Kaplan, Prof Uwe Pieles, Dr Rudolf Hufenus, A/Prof Jeffrey Wiggins, Dr Ian Blanchonette, Prof Russell Varley, Dr Tony Pierlot, Dr Mandy De Souza, Dr Linda Hillbrick, Dr Salwan Al-Assafi, Dr Andrew Parratt, Mr Thomas Hussey

Draggin Jeans, Ear Science Institute Australia Incorporated, Quickstep Automotive Pty Limited, Carbon Revolution Pty Ltd, Cytomatrix Grant - Research, Xefco Pty Ltd, HeiQ Pty Ltd

  • 2021: $122,916
  • 2019: $600,000
  • 2018: $600,000
  • 2017: $600,000
  • 2016: $450,000

Utilization of textile waste towards new product development

A/Prof Nolene Byrne

PerkinElmer

  • 2016: $5,000

Circular Denim

Prof Xungai Wang, A/Prof Rangam Rajkhowa, Dr Rebecca Van Amber, A/Prof Nolene Byrne, A/Prof Christopher Hurren

H&M Foundation

  • 2017: $222,850

ARC Research Hub for Functional and Sustainable Fibres

Prof Joselito Razal, Prof Russell Varley, Prof Luke Henderson, Prof Minoo Naebe, A/Prof Nolene Byrne, A/Prof Alessandra Sutti, A/Prof Maryam Naebe, A/Prof Rangam Rajkhowa, A/Prof Weiwei Lei, A/Prof Christopher Hurren, Mr Warren Sexton, Mr David Tester, Wayne Best, Mr Joshua Handcock, Dr Murray Height, Mr Thomas Hussey, Dr Ashley Denmead, Mr Blake Harris, Dr Stuart Gordon, Prof Seeram Ramakrishna, Dr Rudolf Hufenus, A/Prof Michael Hummel, Dr Julia Reisser, Phil Warner, Dr Tom Whyte, Mark Dunstan

C Sea Solutions P/L (trading as ULUU), ELG Carbon Fibre Ltd, HeiQ Pty Ltd, Xefco Pty Ltd, Carbon Revolution Operations Pty Ltd, Conveyor Products and Solutions, Simba Global Pty Ltd, Nanollose Limited

  • 2024: $75,000
  • 2023: $587,500
  • 2022: $337,500

clampedAPA

A/Prof Nolene Byrne

Australian Pipeline Limited t/as APA Group

  • 2024: $20,530
  • 2023: $20,530

Other Funding Sources

Facility for in-situ NMR of advanced materials and devices

Prof Maria Forsyth, A/Prof Nolene Byrne, Dr Timothy Bastow, Prof Jenny Pringle, Dr Adam Best, Dr Anthony Hollenkamp, Dr Bradley Ladewig, Prof Huanting Wang, Prof Peter Hodgson, Prof Junichi Kawamura, Prof Douglas MacFarlane, Dr Anita Hill, Prof Ying (Ian) Chen, Dr Kate Nairn, Prof David Officer, Dr Jia Wang, Prof Colin Barrow

Monash University

  • 2013: $164,000

RP1-06 Cracking in PE pipe

A/Prof Nolene Byrne, A/Prof Tim Hilditch

Energy Pipelines CRC

  • 2017: $138,600
  • 2016: $32,800

ENA Injecting Renewable Gas into Gas Distribution Networks

A/Prof Nolene Byrne

Energy Pipelines CRC

  • 2017: $6,400

RP1-07 Cracking in PE and other polymer pipes

A/Prof Nolene Byrne, A/Prof Tim Hilditch

Energy Pipelines CRC

  • 2019: $32,800
  • 2018: $98,600
  • 2017: $32,800

Assessing The Remaining Service Lifetime Of PE Pipes: An Australian Case Study

Dr Rasike De Silva, A/Prof Nolene Byrne

Ian Potter Foundation Travel

  • 2018: $2,000

The longevity and deterioration of polyethylene (PE) coatings on steel pipelines.

Prof Mike Yongjun Tan, A/Prof Nolene Byrne

Energy Pipelines CRC

  • 2019: $62,000
  • 2018: $40,000

RP3.1-03: Future proofing plastic pipes

A/Prof Nolene Byrne, A/Prof Tim Hilditch, Dr Mathew Joosten

Future Fuels CRC Ltd

  • 2023: $82,300
  • 2022: $120,464
  • 2021: $176,000
  • 2020: $100,500
  • 2019: $155,770

RP3.1-04: Multi-channel hydrostatic pressure test kit.

A/Prof Nolene Byrne

Future Fuels CRC Ltd

  • 2020: $10,000
  • 2019: $65,594

APGA contract

A/Prof Nolene Byrne

Future Fuels CRC Ltd

  • 2023: $15,645
  • 2022: $21,256
  • 2021: $5,400
  • 2019: $28,126

Hydrogen test bed - plastic pipe network

A/Prof Nolene Byrne, A/Prof Tim Hilditch

Future Fuels CRC Ltd

  • 2024: $80,000
  • 2022: $126,805
  • 2021: $105,800
  • 2020: $140,170

Assessment of squeeze off reinforcement clamps.

A/Prof Nolene Byrne

Future Fuels CRC Ltd

  • 2023: $22,350
  • 2022: $18,250

Elastomers and hydrogen.

A/Prof Nolene Byrne

Future Fuels CRC Ltd

  • 2023: $67,160

Supervisions

Principal Supervisor
2022

Lucas Rosson

Thesis entitled: Circular textiles: Developing sustainable fibres from textile waste

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Nguyen Duc Le

Thesis entitled: Bio-based carbon fibre: Stabilisation of cellulose-lignin precursors for sustainable carbon fibre

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2020

Beini Zeng

Thesis entitled: Assessment of Denim Waste as Feedstock for Regenerated Cellulose Materials

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2018

Qi Han

Thesis entitled: Green Solvent Approaches for Wool Surface Treatment

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Associate Supervisor
2020

Mohammad Uddin

Thesis entitled: Fabrication and Characterisation of Microfibrillated Silk

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2018

Maxime Robert Maghe

Thesis entitled: Investigating novel stabilization treatments for economical polyacrylonitrile-based carbon fibre manufacture

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2016

Nicolas Jean Christopher Goujon

Thesis entitled: Development of nanostructured polymeric materials using polymerizable lyotropic liquid crystals

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

Rasike De Silva

Thesis entitled: Separation and development of polymer blends: An environmentally friendly approach

Doctor of Philosophy (Engineering), Institute for Frontier Materials

2015

Natalie Debeljuh

Thesis entitled: Amyloid Self-Assembly in Ionic Liquids

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences

2014

Taiwo Olusesan Akanbi

Thesis entitled: Characterization and Lipase concentration of omega-3 rich oils

Doctor of Philosophy (Biol & Chem), School of Life and Environmental Sciences