Lynn is a scientist in the Joint Center for Energy Storage Research Energy Innovation Hub led by Argonne National Laboratory. She completed her undergraduate studies at Syracuse University in 2002 with a B.S. in Chemistry and minor in Science, Technology, and Society. She graduated from the University of California at Berkeley in 2007 with a Ph.D. in Chemistry. While at Berkeley she was awarded a NASA Graduate Student Research Fellowship to study the electrodeposition of nanostructured thermoelectric materials and went on to join the research staff of Argonne in 2010. At Argonne her research focuses on operando characterization of materials and interfaces for advanced secondary batteries. She received the 2012 Northwestern University – Argonne Early Career Investigator Award for Energy Research. In addition to energy-related chemistry research, her interests include science communication and energy science curriculum development.