Yongxiang Li was born in November 1963. He received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Xi’an Jiaotong University (Xi’an, China) in 1991. He was a Lecturer and Associate Professor at the Department of Electronic Engineering of Southeast University (Nanjing, China). He was also a Visiting Researcher at Fakultät of Physik, University of Bayreuth, Bayreuth, Germany, supported by Alfred Krupp von Bohlen and Halbach-Stiftung. He was a Research Fellow at the Department of Communication and Electronic Engineering, RMIT University, Melbourne, Australia. He has been a Professor and a group Leader since 1999 at Shanghai Institute of Ceramics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Shanghai, China. His research interests currently focus on electronic materials and devices. He has published more than 100 papers in refereed journals, and holds 8 Chinese and 1 European patents. His research work focuses on thin films, nanoparticles, nanotubes, and nanowires of semiconducting metal oxides for gas sensors. His work also includes ferroelectric and piezoelectric materials-based sensors and actuators. He is a Referee of many international journals (e.g., IEEE Sensors, Sensors and Actuators B, Applied Physics Letters, Sensors Letter, Nanotechnology, Advanced Materials). He has attended international/national conferences (IMCS, MRS, Transducers, etc.), and served as a Session Chair and Organizer of workshops and many invited talks. He was a Symposium Chairman of PACRIM-7 and IMRC-08. He is also a Member of the Editorial Boards of Sensors Letter, Chinese Sciences Bulletin, and Journal of Inorganic Materials.
Biography Updated on 15 May 2008