Dr Robert Kerr

STAFF PROFILE

Position

Senior Research Fellow

Faculty

Instit for Frontier Materials

Department

Instit for Frontier Materials

Campus

Melbourne Burwood Campus

Contact

robert.kerr@deakin.edu.au
+61 3 924 45628

Publications

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2020

Structure-rate performance relationship in Si nanoparticles-carbon nanofiber composite as flexible anode for lithium-ion batteries

V Ghanooni Ahmadabadi, K Shirvanimoghaddam, R Kerr, N Showkath, M Naebe

(2020), Vol. 330, Electrochimica Acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

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Toward high-energy-density lithium metal batteries: opportunities and challenges for solid organic electrolytes

X Wang, R Kerr, F Chen, N Goujon, J Pringle, D Mecerreyes, M Forsyth, P Howlett

(2020), pp. 1-21, Advanced materials, Chichester, Eng., C1

journal article

Macrophase-separated organic ionic plastic crystals/PAMPS-based ionomer electrolyte: a new design perspective for flexible and highly conductive solid-state electrolytes

N Goujon, R Kerr, C Gervillié, Y Oza, L O'Dell, P Howlett, M Forsyth

(2020), Vol. 5, pp. 2931-2938, ACS omega, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Structuring PEDOT Hollow Nanosphere Electrodes for High Specific Energy Li-Metal|Polymer Thin-Film Batteries

J Rehmen, T Pathirana, L Garcia-Quintana, R Kerr, P Howlett, K Zuber, C Pozo-Gonzalo, D Evans

(2020), Vol. 3, pp. 3820-3828, ACS Applied Nano Materials, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Solid (cyanomethyl)trimethylammonium salts for electrochemically stable electrolytes for lithium metal batteries

Ruhamah Yunis, Jennifer Pringle, Xiaoen Wang, Gaetan Girard, Robert Kerr, Haijin Zhu, Patrick Howlett, Douglas MacFarlane, Maria Forsyth

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 14721-14735, Journal of materials chemistry A, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Compressively Stressed Silicon Nanoclusters as an Antifracture Mechanism for High-Performance Lithium-Ion Battery Anodes

Mohammed Salah, Colin Hall, Eva Alvarez de Eulate, Peter Murphy, Candice Francis, Robert Kerr, Thushan Pathirana, Manrico Fabretto

(2020), Vol. 12, pp. 39195-39204, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Enhanced ion transport in an ether aided super concentrated ionic liquid electrolyte for long-life practical lithium metal battery applications

U Pal, F Chen, D Gyabang, T Pathirana, B Roy, R Kerr, D MacFarlane, M Armand, P Howlett, M Forsyth

(2020), Vol. 8, pp. 18826-18839, Journal of Materials Chemistry A, C1

journal article

Editors' Choice-Understanding the Superior Cycling Performance of Si Anode in Highly Concentrated Phosphonium-Based Ionic Liquid Electrolyte

K Arao, D Mazouzi, R Kerr, B Lestriez, J Le Bideau, P Howlett, N Dupré, M Forsyth, D Guyomard

(2020), Vol. 167, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, C1

journal article

Electrochemical Formation in Super-Concentrated Phosphonium Based Ionic Liquid Electrolyte Using Symmetric Li-Metal Coin Cells

T Pathirana, R Kerr, M Forsyth, P Howlett

(2020), Vol. 167, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, C1

journal article
2019

Pure silicon thin-film anodes for lithium-ion batteries: a review

M Salah, P Murphy, C Hall, C Francis, R Kerr, M Fabretto

(2019), Vol. 414, pp. 48-67, Journal of power sources, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Toward practical li metal batteries: importance of separator compatibility using ionic liquid electrolytes

M Eftekharnia, M Hasanpoor, M Forsyth, R Kerr, P Howlett

(2019), Vol. 2, pp. 6655-6663, ACS applied energy materials, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Artificial SEI Transplantation: A Pathway to Enabling Lithium Metal Cycling in Water-Containing Electrolytes

N Singh, T Arthur, M Jones, O Tutusaus, K Takechi, T Matsunaga, R Kerr, P Howlett, M Forsyth, F Mizuno

(2019), Vol. 2, pp. 8912-8918, ACS Applied Energy Materials, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article
2018

Cation effect on small phosphonium based ionic liquid electrolytes with high concentrations of lithium salt

F Chen, R Kerr, M Forsyth

(2018), Vol. 148, pp. 1-9, Journal of chemical physics, Melville, N.Y., C1

journal article

Towards thermally stable high performance lithium-ion batteries: the combination of a phosphonium cation ionic liquid and a 3D porous molybdenum disulfide/graphene electrode

Y Ge, C Pozo-Gonzalo, Y Zhao, X Jia, R Kerr, C Wang, P Howlett, G Wallace

(2018), pp. 5338-5341, Chemical communications, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article

Water-tolerant lithium metal cycling in high lithium concentration phosphonium-based ionic liquid electrolytes

R Kerr, N Singh, T Arthur, T Pathirana, F Mizuno, K Takechi, M Forsyth, P Howlett

(2018), Vol. 2, pp. 2276-2283, Sustainable energy and fuels, Cambridge, Eng., C1

journal article
2017

High-capacity retention of Si anodes using a mixed lithium/phosphonium bis(fluorosulfonyl)imide ionic liquid electrolyte

R Kerr, D Mazouzi, M Eftekharnia, B Lestriez, N Dupré, M Forsyth, D Guyomard, P Howlett

(2017), Vol. 2, pp. 1804-1809, ACS energy letters, Washington, D.C., C1

journal article

Understanding of the electrogenerated bulk electrolyte species in sodium-containing ionic liquid electrolytes during the oxygen reduction reaction

C Pozo-Gonzalo, L Johnson, E Jónsson, C Holc, R Kerr, D MacFarlane, P Bruce, P Howlett, M Forsyth

(2017), Vol. 121, pp. 23307-23316, Journal of Physical Chemistry C, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article
2015

The reduction of oxygen on iron(II) oxide/poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) composite thin film electrodes

R Kerr, C Pozo-Gonzalo, M Forsyth, B Winther-Jensen

(2015), Vol. 154, pp. 142-148, Electrochimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

Tuning the morphology of electroactive polythiophene nano-structures

B Kolodziejczyk, O Winther-Jensen, R Kerr, P Firbas, B Winther-Jensen

(2015), Vol. 86, pp. 60-66, Reactive and Functional Polymers, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Lifetime and degradation of high temperature PEM membrane electrode assemblies

R Kerr, H Garcia, M Rastedt, P Wagner, S Alfaro, M Romero, C Terkelsen, T Steenberg, H Hjuler

(2015), Vol. 40, pp. 16860-16866, INTERNATIONAL JOURNAL OF HYDROGEN ENERGY, C1-1

journal article
2014

Alcohol vapour detection at the three phase interface using enzyme-conducting polymer composites

O Winther-Jensen, R Kerr, B Winther-Jensen

(2014), Vol. 52, pp. 143-146, Biosensors and bioelectronics, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Determining the platinum loading and distribution of industrial scale polymer electrolyte membrane fuel cell electrodes using low energy X-ray imaging

T Holst, A Vassiliev, R Kerr, Q Li, T Steenberg, C Terkelsen, H Hjuler

(2014), Vol. 270, pp. 208-212, Journal of Power Sources, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1-1

journal article

Novel polymerisation of conducting thienothiophenes via vapour phase polymerisation: A comparative study

M Gustafson, K Matsumoto, J Janikowski, R Kerr, D Macfarlane, B Winther-Jensen

(2014), Vol. 4, pp. 57754-57758, RSC Advances, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

journal article

Performance of the high temperature PEM membrane electrode assembly

R Kerr, H García, M Romero, C Terkelsen, H Hjuler, T Steenberg

(2014), Vol. 64, pp. 973-982, ECS Transactions, Pennington, N.J., C1-1

journal article
2013

Influence of the polymerization method on the oxygen reduction reaction pathway on PEDOT

R Kerr, C Pozo-Gonzalo, M Forsyth, B Winther-Jensen

(2013), Vol. 2, ECS Electrochemistry Letters, C1

journal article

PdNi hollow nanoparticles for improved electrocatalytic oxygen reduction in alkaline environments

M Wang, W Zhang, J Wang, D Wexler, S Poynton, R Slade, H Liu, B Winther-Jensen, R Kerr, D Shi, J Chen

(2013), Vol. 5, pp. 12708-12715, ACS Applied Materials and Interfaces, Washington, D.C., C1-1

journal article
2012

Designed electrodeposition of nanoparticles inside conducting polymers

V Armel, O Winther-Jensen, R Kerr, D MacFarlane, B Winther-Jensen

(2012), Vol. 22, pp. 19767-19773, Journal of materials chemistry, Cambridge, Eng., C1-1

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Funded Projects at Deakin

Australian Competitive Grants

Next-generation solid-state batteries to drive an automotive revolution

Prof Patrick Howlett, Prof Maria Forsyth, Dr Robert Kerr, Toyota Legal One Debbie Bumgardner

ARC Linkage - Projects

  • 2021: $15,986
  • 2020: $108,501
  • 2019: $29,452

ARC Training Centre for Future Energy Storage Technologies

Prof Maria Forsyth, Prof Dan Li, Prof Douglas MacFarlane, Prof Abbas Kouzani, Prof Peter Talbot, Prof Jenny Pringle, Prof Patrick Howlett, Dr Robert Kerr, Prof Saeid Nahavandi, Dr Michael Fielding, Dr Justine Walter, Dr John Chiefari, Dr Andrew Rider, Dr Yufei Wang, Dr Sceats Mark, Adj/Prof Drew Evans, Mr Herbert Ho, Mr Simon Savage, Prof Jose Alarco, Dr Xinyi Zhang, Dr Parama Banerjee, Dr Mega Kar, Michael Portmann, Mr Nathan Spencer, Mr Richard Brodribb

ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centres

  • 2021: $214,267
  • 2020: $837,006
  • 2019: $801,691
  • 2018: $1,014,689

Other Public Sector Funding

ARC Training Centre for Future Energy Storage Technologies

Prof Maria Forsyth, Prof Dan Li, Prof Douglas MacFarlane, Prof Abbas Kouzani, Prof Peter Talbot, Prof Jenny Pringle, Prof Patrick Howlett, Dr Robert Kerr, Prof Saeid Nahavandi, Dr Michael Fielding, Dr Justine Walter, Dr John Chiefari, Dr Andrew Rider, Dr Yufei Wang, Dr Sceats Mark, Adj/Prof Drew Evans, Mr Herbert Ho, Mr Simon Savage, Prof Jose Alarco, Dr Xinyi Zhang, Dr Parama Banerjee, Dr Mega Kar, Michael Portmann, Mr Nathan Spencer, Mr Richard Brodribb

  • 2019: $30,000

Industry and Other Funding

Next-generation solid-state batteries to drive an automotive revolution

Prof Patrick Howlett, Prof Maria Forsyth, Dr Robert Kerr, Toyota Legal One Debbie Bumgardner

  • 2019: $110,000

Other Funding Sources

The CRC-P for Advanced Hybrid Batteries

Prof Patrick Howlett, Prof Maria Forsyth, Dr Robert Kerr, Prof Svetha Venkatesh, A/Prof Sunil Gupta, A/Prof Santu Rana

  • 2021: $73,895
  • 2020: $170,546

Future Electrolyte Systems

Prof Maria Forsyth, Prof Patrick Howlett, Dr Robert Kerr, Dr Timothy Khoo

  • 2020: $83,000

Supervisions

Associate Supervisor
2019

Karmjeet Kaur Buttar

Thesis entitled: Organic Ionic Plastic Crystal/Carbon Composites for Solid-State Battery Electrodes and supercapacitors

Master of Philosophy (Electromaterials), Institute for Frontier Materials