Lain-Jong Li, Ph.D.

Alumni and Former Staff

​​​​​​​Professor of Chemical Science

Research Interests

​Dr. Lance Li's main research interests include the chemical vapor deposition and characterizations of 2D materials such as transition metal dichalcogenides, graphene and their hetero-structures. His group is also working on the devices based on 2D materials including Li-ion battery, hydrogen generation and future electronics.


  • ​D. Phil. of Condensed​ Matter Physics, Oxford University , 2006
  • M.Sc. of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 1996
  • ​​B.A. of Chemistry, National Taiwan University, 1994

Professional Profile

  • ​​​​2010-2014: Associate Research Fellow, Academia Sinica, Taiwan​
  • 2006-2009: Assistant Professor, School of Materials Science & Engineering, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore

KAUST Affiliations

  • KAUST Solar Center (KSC)
  • KAUST Catalysis Center (KCC)​​​
  • Division of Physical Science and Engineering (PSE)​