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., Zhao, C., Miller, J. T., Li, Y. Mechanistic Study of CO2 Photoreduction with H2O on Cu/TiO2 Nanocomposites by in Situ X-ray Absorption and Infrared Spectroscopies. The Journal of Physical Chemistry C. 2017, 121 (1), 490-499.

Rao, G.Y., Zhang, Q.Y., Zhao, H. L., Chen, J.T., Li, Y. Novel Titanium Dioxide/Iron(III) Oxide/Graphene Oxide Photocatalytic Membrane for Enhanced Humic Acid Removal from Water, Chemical Engineering Journal. 2016, 302, 633-640.

Liu, L.J., Jiang, Y.Q., Zhao, H.L., Chen, J.T., Cheng, J., Yang, K, Li, Y. Engineering co-exposed {001} and {101} facets in oxygen-deficient TiO2 nanocrystals for enhanced CO2 photoreduction under visible light, ACS Catalysis, 2016, 6, 1097-1108.

Liu, L.J., Zhao, C.Y., Xu, J.Y. Li, Y. Integrated CO2 Capture and Photocatalytic Conversion by A Hybrid Adsorbent/Photocatalyst Material, Applied Catalysis B: Environmental, 2015, 179, 489-499.

Zhao, C.Y., Liu, L.J., Zhao, H.L., Krall, A., Wen, Z., Chen, J.H., Hurley, P., Jiang, J., Li, Y. Sulfur infiltrated porous carbon microspheres with controllable multimodal pore size distribution for high energy lithium-sulfur batteries, Nanoscale, 2014, 6, 882-888.