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Li, Tian

Li, Tian

Post-Doc Associate
Materials Science and Engineering

MSE Ranked #23 by U.S. News and World Report

UMD’s Materials Science and Engineering Department hits #23 in U.S. graduate school rankings – its highest ranking yet.

Tian Li to Receive Materials Research Society Postdoctoral Award

Li will be honored at the 2020 MRS Spring Meeting  in April.

High Temperature Thermal Shocks Increase Stability of Single Atom Catalysts

Multi-institutional study published in Nature Nanotechnology August 12.

Cooling Wood: An Eco-Friendly Building Material

Engineering team creates strong, sustainable solution for passive cooling.

Wood-based Technology Creates Electricity from Heat

MSE research team develops novel heat-conversion membrane.

Powerful X-ray Beams Unlock Secrets of Nanoscale Crystal Formation

Study published in the Journal of the American Chemical Society.

Sturdy Insulator Made of Wood

Bio-friendly insulating material created by UMD engineers.

Turning Up the Heat

New thermoelectric material, made of reduced graphene oxide, can withstand heat up to 3,000 K- will be used to collect waste heat and convert it into electrical energy.

Wood Provides a Spongy, Eco-Friendly Replacement for Synthetic Materials

Liangbing Hu’s research group develops wood-based aerogel, published in ACS Nano.

MSE Students Selected as Finalists for the 2017 Collegiate Inventors Competition

Stretchable Silicon Photovoltaics is a new design for silicon solar cells.

UMD Engineering Gives Solar Decathlon Team a Competitive Edge

What if we told you that wood can be used to make a smart window that is more energy efficient than glass?

Engineering the Preservation of Cultural Heritage

Mimi Hiebert first became fascinated with studying and preserving antiquities thanks to an Egyptian mummy named “Tia.”

“Milestone for Atomic Layer Etching” Highlighted by AVS

UMD–IBM’s new technique is precise, controlled, and self-limiting.

Wuttig Honored at National Meeting of the Materials Research Society

Professor's 80th birthday, career celebrated in special symposium.

Oehrlein Receives IBM Faculty Award

Gift recognizes importance of nanofabrication research to electronics industry.

Feodor Lynen Fellow Joins MSE and IREAP

Evelina Vogli to study use of plasma in specialized coating production.

Alumnus Publishes Book on Plasma Etching

Sebastian Engelmann (Ph.D. '08) outlines improvements to nanoscale device manufacturing.

Long Wins Ludo Frevel Crystallography Scholarship

Award is 3rd received for work on data mining of combinatorial x-ray data.

Nuclear Program Lecturer Passes Away

Dr. Denny Ross had taught in the program since 1990.

Long and Takeuchi Group Win Second Bruker AXS Scholarship

Doctoral student recognized for work in combinatorial materials science.