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Li Sun

Publish date: 2016-06-28  | [Close window]
Li Sun
N232 Engineering Building 1
Department of Mechanical Engineering
University of Houston
4800 Calhoun Road
Houston, TX 77204
Tel:(713)743-4509
Email: lsun4@uh.edu
http://www.egr.uh.edu/me/faculty/?e=list
Education

Ph.D. March 2002
Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Advisors: Prof. Peter C. Searson, Prof. Chia-Ling Chien
Thesis: “Fabrication, characterization, manipulation and application of magnetic nanostructures”
M.S. 1999
Materials Science and Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
Advisors: Prof. Peter C. Searson, Prof. Chia-Ling Chien
1993-1997
Graduate student, PhD candidate, Physics, Nanjing University
Advisors: Prof. Nai-Ben Ming
B.S. 1993
Physics, Nanjing University, China
Professional Experience

• 2016- Professor
• 2009-2016: Associate Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering  Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston
• 2010- 2011: Visiting Professor, Department of Physics and Materials Sci. Eng. Nanjing University
• 2003-2009: Bill D. Cook endowed Assistant Professor of Mechanical and Materials Engineering Department of Mechanical Engineering, University of Houston
• 2002- 2003: NSF Postdoctoral Research Fellow Materials Research Science and Engineering Center, Johns Hopkins University
Research Interests

Multifunctional materials application in energy, biomedical and sensor applications: Nanocomposited based materials for traditional and renewable energy industries; Ferroelectric/multiferroic thin film based devices, sensor and biomedical devices; Magnetic nanomaterials in biomedical imaging, cell/manipulation tracking and therapeutic applications
Professional Affiliations

ASME, MRS, APS, IEEE
Accompolishements

Established state-of-art Advanced Functional Materials Research Laboratory;
Published over 90 SCI indexed journal papers with more than 30 one journals with impact factor >3.5
With 1700 citations and an H value of 23;
Delivered more than 50 invited talks/seminars and more than 30 conference presentations since 2003;
Filed two provisional patents; and
Secured 6 NSF, 1 DoEd, 3 ANH (DOD) and multiple industrial, state, local and university grants. Total funding exceeds $3.6 M.

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