A/Prof. Deakin Univ.
A/Prof Jenny Pringle is a Senior Research Fellow in the Institute for Frontier Materials at Deakin University. She is also a chief investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science and in the ARC Industrial Transformation Training Centre in Energy Storage Technologies (StorEnergy). She received her degree and PhD at The University of Edinburgh in Scotland before moving to Monash University in 2002. From 2008-2012 she held an ARC QEII Fellowship, investigating the use of ionic electrolytes for dye-sensitized solar cells. A/Prof Pringle moved to Deakin University, Melbourne in 2013. There she leads research into the development and use of ionic electrolytes – ionic liquids and organic ionic plastic crystals - for applications including thermal energy harvesting, CO2 separation and solid-state lithium batteries.