Monash appoints international energy expert as Honorary Industry Fellow

Lawrence Jones
Lawrence Jones

A global thought leader on innovation within electricity networks has been appointed to a key advisory position with Monash University

Dr Lawrence Jones, Vice-President of the Edison Electric Institute, has been ;named an Honorary Industry Fellow within Monash’s Department of Electrical and Computer Systems Engineering. He will join the Monash Energy Materials and Systems Institute (MEMSI) Industry Advisory Board to provide insight on how best to deploy innovation into the electricity sector, as well as providing broad and valuable contributions to MEMSI and Monash University through his insightful lectures and thought leadership.

Dr Jones is a trained electrical engineer with a PhD from the Royal institute of Technology in Stockholm and is passionate about the electrification of developing nations.

The Director of MEMSI, Associate Professor Jacek Jasieniak, welcomed Dr Jones’ appointment.

“MEMSI is focused on solving global energy challenges through strong partnerships with industry, government and other research organisations from across the world. Dr Jones is a highly respected expert in this field and we look forward to working with him,” he said.