Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University
Prof Pringle is a leading researcher at the Institute for Frontier Materials, Deakin University, Melbourne, and a chief investigator in the ARC Centre of Excellence for Electromaterials Science. She received her degree and PhD at The University of Edinburgh in Scotland before moving to Monash University in Melbourne, Australia in 2002. From 2008-2012 she held an ARC QEII Fellowship, investigating the use of ionic electrolytes for dye-sensitized solar cells. Prof Pringle moved to Deakin University in 2013. There she leads research into the development and use of ionic liquids and organic ionic plastic crystals for applications including thermal energy harvesting, CO2 separation membranes and lithium batteries.