Dr Jenny Baker

Senior Lecturer, Mechanical Engineering

Email address

Academic Office - A213
Second Floor
Engineering East
Bay Campus
Available For Postgraduate Supervision


Jenny is course co-odinator for EG262 stress analysis within Mechanical Engineering and is an EPSRC research fellow.

Her research focuses on manufacturing processes for sodium ion batteries, in particular solid state sodium ion batteries.

Her team also undertakes lifecycle analysis and systems analysis on storage solutions for non-mobile applications including flow cells, lithium-ion and sodium ion batteries, this informs the groups laboratory research on sustainable manufacturing within a circular economy.

Areas Of Expertise

  • Sustainable Manufacturing
  • Battery Materials
  • Life Cycle Assessment
  • Printable Electronics
  • Circular Economy

Career Highlights


Jenny is the battery lead for SPECIFIC (Sustainable Product Engineering Centre for Innovative Functional Industrial Coatings) and EPSRC Research Fellow.

She leads the TReFCo collaboration partnered with University of Birmingham, Keeling and Walker, Precision Varionic, Deregallera, Tata Steel, adphos Group, Elemental Inks & Chemicals, WRAP and Plug Life Consulting. The TReFCO project investigates thermal recycling methods for functional coatings.

Award Highlights