Kylie Catchpole is an Australian Research Council Research Fellow at the Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems at The Australian National University.
Her research interests are in nanotechnology for solar cell applications. She has a physics degree from ANU, winning a University Medal, and a PhD from the ANU. She was a Post-doctoral Fellow at the University of New South Wales and the FOM Institute for Atomic and Molecular Physics, Amsterdam.
She has published over 50 papers, which have been cited over 600 times to date. Her work on plasmonic solar cells has been featured in the news sections of Science magazine and
The Economist and in 2010 her work on nanophotonic light trapping was listed as one of MIT Technology Review’s ‘10 most important emerging technologies’.
She currently leads the nanophotonics group at the Centre for Sustainable Energy Systems.