Xiao Li

Materials Science and Engineering
Assistant Professor

Discovery Park

Xiao Li
Areas of Expertise:
  • Materials and Manufacturing
About

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Education
  • Ph.D. in Polymer Chemistry and Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences-Changchun Institute of Applied Chemistry, China, 2011
  • B.S. in Polymer Material Science and Engineering, Wuhan University of Technology, China, 2005
Research
  • Directed Self-assembly of Soft Materials
  • Structure-property Relations in Polymers, Liquid Crystals, and Active Matter
  • Multi-functional Surface Coatings
  • Complex Shape Morphing Actuator
  • Nanofabrication and 3D Printing of Soft Materials
Publications
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Professional Experience
  • 11/2015-08/2019 Research Scientist, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, Chicago, IL
  • 11/2015-08/2019 Visiting Resident Associate, Argonne National Laboratory, Center for Molecular Engineering, IL
  • 01/2013-10/2015 Postdoctoral Researcher, The University of Chicago, Pritzker School of Molecular Engineering, Chicago, IL
  • 03/2012-01/2013 Postdoctoral Researcher, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Chemical & Biological Engineering, Madison, WI
Patents
  • De Pablo JJ., Nealey PF., Li X., Martinez-Gonzalez JA., Sadati M., Zhang R., Zhou Y. ‘Blue Phases on Patterned Surfaces’ (US 16048891)
  • Han YC., Li X. ‘A New Method of Fabricating Gradient-Porosity-Ratio Structure for Broadband and Omnidirectional Antireflection Coatings’ (CN200910217781)