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Dr Xiaohong Li

Senior Lecturer in Energy Storage


Telephone: 01326 255769

Dr Xiaohong Li received her BSc in Organic Chemistry in 1990 from Lanzhou University. After experience as an engineer/project manager for PetroChina Ltd, she returned to university to complete her MSc in Analytical Chemistry in 2000 and PhD in Physical Chemistry in 2003 from Lanzhou University and Peking University. Between 2003 and 2013 she had worked in the University of Southampton and appointed as a Senior Consulting Engineer in the Research Institute for Industry in the Faculty of Engineering and the Environment. Xiaohong is currently a lecturer in Renewable Energy Group at the University of Exeter, and also a visiting scholar at the University of Southampton.

Xiaohong’s research interests focus on energy conversion and storage, particularly water electrolysers and flow batteries, nanoscale materials and their applications in electrocatalysis, optoelectronics, and thermoelectric devices. She has worked closely with industrial partners and involved in two TSB projects and one EU FP7 project developing low cost and environmentally sustainable energy storage technologies. She is the author of > 40 papers in refereed journals including 3 invited critical review articles. She is a member of both the International Society of Electrochemistry and the US Electrochemical Society.