Professor of Department of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering
Departmental Research Area
Nano Technology, Microsystems, Thermofluid, Energy
Individual Research Interest
Micro/nano fluidics; Nanoparticle transport; Nanoscale heat and mass transfer; Energy conversion using nanosystems; Thermal management; Numerical simulations (MD, MC, and DPD)
Prof Li got his BS (1996) from Harbin Engineering University, MEng (1999) from Tsinghua University, and PhD (2005) from the University of Delaware. He was a post doctoral research associate in the Department of Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering at the Johns Hopkins University before joining the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. His research spans several areas in mechanical engineering, including nanoscience, microfluidics, and nonlinear dynamics/chaos.