Professor Li's research program centers around creating new materials to solve problems of great significance to energy and life sciences. His research group has been working on making efficient, low-cost organic solar cells with self-assembly strategies and developing faster and more sensitive dyes to study brain activities.

Research Interest

  • Sustainable Use of Carbon for Energy
  • Carbon Materials for Biomaging and Cancer Therapy
  • Understanding Complex Carbon Materials

Subject areas:

  • Electrocatalysis
  • Materials
  • Organic
  • Physical
  • Analysis
  • Catalysis
  • Energy
  • Origins
  • Synthesis
PhD, University of California, Berkeley, Physical Chemistry, 2003
BS, University of Science and Technology of China, Chemical Physics
MS, University of Science and Technology of China, Theoretical Physics