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Xiuling Li


Primary Affiliation

Molecular Design and Engineering


Status Affiliate Faculty

Home Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering

Phone 265-6354



  • Biography

    Professor Xiuling Li received her Ph.D. degree from the University of California at Los Angeles in 1993. After many years of academic research at Caltech and UIUC and industrial experience at EpiWorks, Inc., she joined the faculty of the UIUC Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering in January of 2007. She is an affiliate faculty member of the Nanoelectronics and Nanomaterials group of Beckman Institute. Her research interests are in the area of III-V semiconductors from growth by metal organic chemical vapor deposition (MOCVD), to fabrication of nanostructures and applications in optoelectronics.

  • Honors

    Fellow, IEEE (2017); Faculty Entrepreneurial Fellow, College of Engineering, UIUC (2015-2016); Willett Faculty Scholar, College of Engineering, UIUC (2015); IEEE Nanotechnology Council Distinguished Lecturer (2014-2015); Board of governors, IEEE Photonics Society (2014-2016); A. T. Yang Research Award, ECE, UIUC (2013); Dean’s Award for Excellence in Research, College of Engineering, UIUC (2012); ONR Young Investigator Research Award (2011); DARPA Young Faculty Award (2009); NSF CAREER Award (2008).

  • 2017

    • H. Fu, K. Nan, P. Froeter, W. Huang, Y. Liu, Y. Wang, J. Wang, Z. Yan, H. Luan, X. Guo, Y. Zhang, C. Jiang, L. Li, A.C. Dunn, X. Li, Y. Huang, Y. Zhang, and J.A. Rogers. Mechanically-Guided Deterministic Assembly of 3D Mesostructures Assisted by Residual Stresses. Small 2017, 1700151.
    • W. Choi, E. Seabron, P. K. Mohseni, J. D. Kim, T. Gokus, A. Cernescu, P. Pochet, H. T. Johnson, W. L. Wilson, and X. Li. Direct Electrical Probing of Periodic Modulation of Zinc-Dopant Distributions in Planar Gallium Arsenide Nanowires. ACS Nano, 2017, 11 (2), 1530-1539.
    • Y. Zhang, F. Zhang, Z. Yan, Q. Ma, X. Li, Y. Huang, and J.A. Rogers. Printing, Folding and Assembly Methods for 3D Mesostructures in Advanced Materials. Nature Review Materials 2017 2, 1709.


    • X. Yu, L. L. Goddard, X. Li and X. Chen. Enhanced axial confinement in a monolithically integrated self-rolled-up SiNx vertical microring photonic coupler. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2016, 109, 111104.


    • Edwards, C.; McKeown, S. J.; Hwang, S. W.; Froeter, P. J.; Li, X. L.; Rogers, J. A.; Popescu, G.; Goddard, L. L., In-Situ Measurements of Nanoscale Phenomena Using Diffraction Phase Microscopy. Quantitative Phase Imaging 2015, 9336, DOI:Artn 93361k DOI:10.1117/12.2080253.
    • Ning, H. L.; Pikul, J. H.; Zhang, R. Y.; Li, X. J.; Xu, S.; Wang, J. J.; Rogers, J. A.; King, W. P.; Braun, P. V., Holographic Patterning of High-Performance on-Chip 3D Lithium-Ion Microbatteries. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America 2015, 112, (21), 6573-6578, DOI:10.1073/pnas.1423889112.
    • Sheng, X.; Yun, M. H.; Zhang, C.; Al-Okaily, A. M.; Masouraki, M.; Shen, L.; Wang, S. D.; Wilson, W. L.; Kim, J. Y.; Ferreira, P.; Li, X. L.; Yablonovitch, E.; Rogers, J. A., Device Architectures for Enhanced Photon Recycling in Thin-Film Multijunction Solar Cells. Advanced Energy Materials 2015, 5, (1), DOI:Artn 1400919 DOI:10.1002/Aenm.201400919.
    • X. Yu, E. Arbabi, L. L. Goddard, X. Li and X. Chen. Monolithically integrated self-rolled-up microtube-based vertical coupler for 3D photonic integration. Appl. Phys. Lett. 2015, 107, 031102.
    • Xu, S.; Yan, Z.; Jang, K. I.; Huang, W.; Fu, H. R.; Kim, J.; Wei, Z.; Flavin, M.; McCracken, J.; Wang, R.; Badea, A.; Liu, Y.; Xiao, D. Q.; Zhou, G. Y.; Lee, J.; Chung, H. U.; Cheng, H. Y.; Ren, W.; Banks, A.; Li, X. L.; Paik, U.; Nuzzo, R. G.; Huang, Y. G.; Zhang, Y. H.; Rogers, J. A., Assembly of Micro/Nanomaterials into Complex, Three-Dimensional Architectures by Compressive Buckling. Science 2015, 347, (6218), 154-159, DOI:10.1126/science.1260960.


    • Mohseni, P. K.; Behnam, A.; Wood, J. D.; Zhao, X.; Yu, K. J.; Wang, N. C.; Rockett, A.; Rogers, J. A.; Lyding, J. W.; Pop, E.; Li, X. L., Monolithic Iii-V Nanowire Solar Cells on Graphene Via Direct Van Der Waals Epitaxy. Advanced Materials 2014, 26, (22), 3755-3760, DOI: 10.1002/adma.201305909.
    • Ning, H.; Krueger, N. A.; Sheng, X.; Keurn, H.; Zhang, C.; Choquette, K. D.; Li, X. L.; Kim, S.; Rogers, J. A.; Braun, P. V., Transfer-Printing of Tunable Porous Silicon Microcavities with Embedded Emitters. ACS Photonics 2014, 1, (11), 1144-1150, DOI:10.1021/Ph500230j.