Ying Li

Associate Professor

Pioneer Natural Resources Faculty Fellow III


Office: MEOB 322
Phone: 979.862.4465
Email: yingli@tamu.edu

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Research Interests

Nanomaterials, Solar Energy Conversion, Catalysis and Photocatalysis, Carbon Dioxide Capture and Utilization, Energy Storage, Rechargeable Battery, Water Treatment and Purification, Air Pollution Control, Aerosol Science and Technology.

Awards & Honors

  • NSF CAREER Award, 2013


  • Ph.D., Environmental Engineering Sciences, University of Florida, 2007
  • M.S., Mechanical Engineering, Lehigh University, 2004
  • M.E., Thermal Engineering, Zhejiang University, 2002
  • B.E., Thermal Engineering, Zhejiang University, 1999

Selected Publications

Liu, L.J., Pitts, D.T., Zhao, H.L., Zhao, C.Y., and Li, Y. "Silver-incorporated Bicrystalline (Anatase/Brookite) TiO2 Microspheres for CO2 Photoreduction with Water in the Presence of Methanol." Applied Catalysis A: General. 467 (2013): 474-482.

Liu, L.J., Zhao, C.Y, Zhao, H.L, Pitts, D., and Li, Y. "Porous Microspheres of MgO-Patched TiO2 for CO2 Photoreduction with H2O Vapor: Temperature-Dependent Activity and Stability." Chemical Communications. 49 (2013): 3664-3666.

Zhao, H.L, Liu, L.J., Andino, J., and Li, Y. "Bicrystalline TiO2 with Controllable Anatase/Brookite Phase Content for Enhanced CO2 Photoreduction to Fuels." Journal of Materials Chemistry A. 1 (2013): 8209-8216.

Liu, L.J., Gao, F., Zhao, H.L, and Li, Y. "Tailoring Cu Valence and Oxygen Vacancy in Cu/TiO2 Catalysts for Enhanced CO2 Photoreduction Efficiency." Applied Catalysis B: Environmental. (2013): 134-135, 349-358.

Li, H.L., Wu, C.Y., Li, L.Q., Li, Y., Zhao, Y.C., and Zhang, J.Y. "Kinetic Modeling of Mercury Oxidation by Chlorine over CeO2-TiO2 Catalysts." Fuel. 113 (2013): 726-732.