Dr. Richelle Lyndon

Director of MOF Chemistry

Lithium-ion technology is the future of clean energy and the increasing usage of lithium for batteries demands improved extraction methods. Metal organic frameworks offer an innovative solution to this challenge. At EnergyX, we are committed to providing a clean energy future by developing next-generation MOF membrane materials.

Prior to joining EnergyX, Richelle was a Postdoctoral Researcher at Georgia Tech working with Dr. Ryan Lively, where she developed a new MOF for hydrocarbon separation applications. Richelle conducted her PhD research at Monash University under Dr. Matthew Hill and Dr. Bradley Ladewig. During her PhD, she performed a short research project at Dr. Jeffrey Long’s lab at UC Berkeley. She also discovered the first dynamic photoswitchable MOF that can capture and release CO2 using light as a trigger, which was widely recognized, for example, in a NASA Climate tweet.

Fun Fact: Richelle enjoys traveling and has lived on 3 continents. She also has a non-identical twin sister.