Researcher

Professor Sean Li

Biography

ABOUT ME

Professional Experience

  • Professor and ARC Future Fellow 2011-
  • Associate Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering, UNSW 2009-2011
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Materials Science & Engineering, UNSW, 2007-2009
  • Lecturer, School of Materials Science & Engineering, UNSW 2004-2007
  • Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), 1998-2004
  • Adjunct Fellow, Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering...view more

ABOUT ME

Professional Experience

  • Professor and ARC Future Fellow 2011-
  • Associate Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering, UNSW 2009-2011
  • Senior Lecturer, School of Materials Science & Engineering, UNSW, 2007-2009
  • Lecturer, School of Materials Science & Engineering, UNSW 2004-2007
  • Assistant Professor, Nanyang Technological University (Singapore), 1998-2004
  • Adjunct Fellow, Institute of Environmental Science and Engineering (Singapore), 2002-2004
  • Research Associate, University of Wollongong, 1997-1998

RESEARCH

Research Contribution

Professor Sean Li is currently leading a research group, which consists of 6 full time research fellows, 12 Ph.D. students and 4 M.Eng. students, to work in the research areas of advanced electronic, photonic and multifunctional materials. His research has been funded with $5,550,000.00 AUD since 2007.  Associate Professor Li has published more than 157 scientific articles in international peer-reviewed journals.  He is a referee for 30 journals including “Coordination Chemistry Reviews”, “ACS Nano”, “Chemistry of Materials”, “The Journal of Physical Chemistry”, “Applied Physics Letters” etc. prestigious/primary journals, and also the assessor of research programs for several countries.

TEACHING & OUTREACH

Teaching Contributions

Professor Sean Li is not only teaching the courses of MATS1354, MATS1101 and ENGG1000 but also involving in the school’s marketing and administration activities.  His research interest covers multifunctional materials, energy materials, defence materials and biophotonic materials.

AWARDS & ACHIEVEMENTS

AWARDS & MEMBERSHIPS

  • 2009 – Vice President (Australia) for Thin Films Society 
  • 2006 – Vice-Chancellors Teaching and Research Award 
  • 2005 – Committee Member of Electronic Division, American Ceramic Society. 
  • 2004 – Excellence in Teaching Award 2004, Nanyang Technological University Singapore

My Expertise

Advanced Electronic and Photonic Materials, Energy and Thermoelectric Materials, Thermal Analysis, Advanced Materials Charaterization, Computational Materials, Thin Film and Nanotechnology.

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Location

Room 106
School of Materials Science and Engineering
University of New South Wales
Sydney NSW 2052
Materials Science and Engineering Building (E8)

Contact

+61 (0)2 9385 5986
+61 (0)2 9385 6565