Dr Timothy Khoo



Centre Manager, ITTC


Instit for Frontier Materials


Instit for Frontier Materials


Melbourne Burwood Campus


+61 3 924 46795


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Roles of additives in the trihexyl(tetradecyl) phosphonium chloride ionic liquid electrolyte for primary mg-air cells

Y Yan, T Khoo, C Pozo-Gonzalo, A Hollenkamp, P Howlett, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth

(2014), Vol. 161, pp. A974-A980, Journal of the Electrochemical Society, NJ, United States, C1

journal article

Discharge behaviour and interfacial properties of a magnesium battery incorporating trihexyl(tetradecyl)phosphonium based ionic liquid electrolytes

T Khoo, A Somers, A Torriero, D MacFarlane, P Howlett, M Forsyth

(2013), Vol. 87, pp. 701-708, Electrochimica acta, Amsterdam, The Netherlands, C1

journal article

The influence of water and metal ions on the transport properties of Trihexyl(tetradecyl)phosphonium chloride

P Bayley, J Novak, T Khoo, M Britton, P Howlett, D Macfarlane, M Forsyth

(2012), Vol. 65, pp. 1542-1547, Australian journal of chemistry, Melbourne, Vic., C1

journal article

The potential for ionic liquid electrolytes to stabilise the magnesium interface for magnesium/air batteries

T Khoo, P Howlett, M Tsagouria, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth

(2011), Vol. 58, pp. 583-588, Electrochimica acta, Oxford, U. K., C1

journal article

The effect of potential bias on the formation of ionic liquid generated surface films on Mg alloys

P Howlett, T Khoo, G Mooketsi, J Efthimiadis, D MacFarlane, M Forsyth

(2010), Vol. 55, pp. 2377-2383, Electrochimica acta, New York, N.Y., C1-1

journal article

An electrochemical impedance study of ionic liquid film formation and aqueous corrosion of magnesium alloy ZE41

P Howlett, W Neil, T Khoo, J Sun, M Forsyth, D MacFarlane

(2008), Vol. 48, pp. 313-318, Israel journal of chemistry, London, England, C1-1

journal article

Funded Projects at Deakin

Other Public Sector Funding

Multifunctional inhibitors for migration of microbiologically influences corrosion

Dr Timothy Khoo, Dr Peipei Huang, Prof Maria Forsyth

DSTO Grant - Research - Defence Science & Technology Organisation

  • 2016: $40,000
  • 2015: $60,000

Polymerised ionic liquid block copolymers (PILBLOX) for applications in solid polymer electrolytes, binders and membranes.

Prof Maria Forsyth, Prof Patrick Howlett, Dr Timothy Khoo


  • 2021: $54,545

Industry and Other Funding

Testing of Aircraft Cleaning Agents

Dr Timothy Khoo, Dr Peipei Huang

Eco 2000 Pty Ltd

  • 2016: $12,000
  • 2015: $12,000

Development of a single ion conducting polymer electrolyte for low temperature

Dr Timothy Khoo, Prof Patrick Howlett

LG Chem Ltd

  • 2016: $20,000
  • 2015: $20,000

SEM Analysis of Samples provided by Client

Dr Timothy Khoo

AMOG Consulting

  • 2015: $600

Pore size measurements and characterisation of acrylic beads

Dr Ludovic Dumee, Dr Timothy Khoo

Ixom Pty Ltd

  • 2017: $7,500

Corrosion Influence of Silver and Chlorine Ions in Water.

Dr Timothy Khoo

BION Systems Pty Ltd

  • 2018: $1,200

Sicona Electrolyte Project Work Schedule 1 (as part of the Deakin - Sicona Research Framework Agreement).

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

Sicona Battery Technologies Pty Ltd

  • 2021: $5,520

Assembly and testing with nanomesh anode.

Dr Timothy Khoo, Prof Patrick Howlett

Li-S Energy Pty Ltd

  • 2021: $17,061

Multi-layer lithium-sulphur battery pouch cell.

Dr Timothy Khoo, Prof Patrick Howlett

Li-S Energy Pty Ltd

  • 2021: $19,830

Safe and high performance Li-S Electrolytes.

Dr Timothy Khoo, Prof Patrick Howlett, Prof Maria Forsyth

Li-S Energy Pty Ltd

  • 2022: $417,696

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

Dr Hiroyuki Ueda, Dr Timothy Khoo

Toyota Motor Corporation

  • 2022: $48,000


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