Biography

Associate Professor


BSc, MSc (Dalhousie); PhD (British Columbia)


Dr. Douglas Dahn's research focuses on experimental materials science, scanning probe microscopy, and instrumentation and measurement technologies. Collaborating with UPEI chemists, he is investigating the properties of materials that may be useful in rechargeable batteries. He also works on an innovative approach to detect and monitor automatically insects, using electrical capacitance.

Recent Publications

Intercalation of poly[oligo(ethylene glycol)-oxalate] into lithium hectorite

Industrial applications for intelligent polymers and coatings, 2016

Intercalation of poly[oligo(ethylene glycol) oxalate] into vanadium pentoxide xerogel

Alkali-ion batteries, 2016

Intercalation of poly[oxymethylene-(oxyethylene)] into lithium hectorite

Journal of Inorganic and Organometallic Polymers and Materials, 2015

Nanostructured Gd3+-TiO2 surfaces for self-cleaning application

Journal of Molecular Structure, 2014

Nanomaterials Based on Polyanilines and MoSe

Journal of Inorganic & Organometallic Polymers & Materials, 2014

Research Classification

  • No classification given

Research Interests

  • Nanocomposite materials
  • Electrical conductivity
  • Ionic conductivity
  • Scanning probe microscopy
  • Instrumentation and measurement physics
  • Materials science
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