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About Quan Li

Li received his Ph.D. in Organic Chemistry from Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS), Shanghai, China. In February of 1998, he was promoted to a full professor of Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry in CAS. He held visiting appointments in Department of Chemistry, Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, Hong Kong (1996-1997); Department of Protein Engineering, Life Sciences Division, Atomic Energy Commission of France, Saclay/CEA, Paris, France (1998-1999); Institute of Organic Chemistry, University of Göttingen, Germany (1999-2000); and Department of Chemistry, University of Oregon, USA (2001-2004). Also, he was Alexander von Humboldt Fellow in Germany (1999). In 2004, Li joined LCI as a Senior Research Fellow and the director of Organic Synthesis Laboratory, and he is an adjunct professor in the Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program at LCI.
Li’s Research is currently supported by Air Force Office of Scientific Research (AFOSR), Air Force Research Laboratory (AFRL), Department of Energy (DOE), National Science Foundation (NSF), Department of Defense Multidisciplinary University Research Initiative (MURI), Ohio Board of Regents and Samsung Electronics.


Present Adjunct Professor, Department of Chemical Physics Interdisciplinary Program, Kent State University
Present Senior Research Fellow, Kent State University


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Phone: 330-672-1537
Fax: 330-672-2796
Office: Department of Chemical Physics,
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