Qizhen (Katherine) Li

( University of Nevada, Reno )


(775) 784-4507
  • Institution:University of Nevada, Reno
  • Departments: Materials Science and Engineering
  • Disciplines: Engineering, Materials Engineering, Materials Sciences
  • Location:Washoe County
  • Funding:DoE - Department of Energy, EPSCoR - Experimental Program to Stimulate Competitive Research, NASA - National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NSF - National Science Foundation, Space Grant - National Space Grant College and Fellowship Program, STEM - Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics


Design and manufacture of advanced materials (e.g., light weight materials and structures, nanoporous materials, nanocomposites, nanostructured multilayered thin films, lattice block structures) for structural, energy, and bio-applications;Nano and micro fabrication, and materials synthesis/processing;Mechanical behavior of materials, Nano/micro-mechanics, Fatigue and Fracture;Relationship among processing, structure and property of advanced materials;Biomaterials and biomechanics, bone/dental implant materials, biomedical applications of shape memory alloys, magnesium alloys, and titanium alloys.