Dr. LI Yangyang (李揚揚)

Ph.D (University of California, San Diego)
M.S. (National University of Singapore)
B.S. (Peking University)

Visiting address

Phone: +852 34427810

Author IDs

Willing to take PhD students: yes


Assistant Professor (May 2007 –) Dept. of Physics and Materials Science, City University of Hong Kong

Research Scientist (2004 – 2007) Hitachi Chemical Research Center, Irvine, CA

Research Interests/Areas

Electrochemical nanofabrication
Functional porous nanomaterials
Electrode materials
Smart biomaterials



AP2102                       Introduction to Materials Engineering
AP3190/3290              Thermodynamics
AP5301/8301              Instrumental Methods of Analysis and Labs
AP2104                       Mechanics of Solids
AP4173/6173/8173     Biomedical Materials
AP4118/6118              Composite Materials
AP8001M                    Survival Skills for Research Scientists
AP4175/6175              Advanced Technologies in Biomedical Devices
AP3171                       Materials Characterization Techniques
AP1201                       General Physics I

Editor or Editorial Membership




Associate Member

Editorial Board

American Journal of Nuclear Medicine and Molecular Imaging(a journal launched in 2011, fully indexed in PubMed)

Associate Member

Editorial Board

Materials Letters


Editorial Board

American Journal of Translational Research


1. M.J. Sailor, Y.Y. Li, J. Dorvee, and N. Trujillo, “Magnetic porous particles that produces predetermined optical response and method of making”, PCT international application, 2008. 

2. Y.Y Li, and M. Kim, “Micro-textured materials by microdroplet patterning for enhanced cell attachment”, US patent application, 2006.

3. W. Freeman, M.J. Sailor, L. Cheng, , F. Cunin, E. Anglin, and Y.Y. Li, “Porous photonic crystals for drug delivery to the eyes”, PCT international application, 2006.

4. Y.Y. Li, V.S. Kollengode, S. Meade, and M.J. Sailor, “Polymer composite photonic particles”, PCT international application, 2006.

5. M.J. Sailor, M.P. Schwartz, S. Alvarez, S. Bhatia, A. Derfus, B. Migliori, L. Chao, Y.Y. Li, R.A. Campbell, J. Dorvee, and R.U. Camilla, “Porous photonic crystals with light scattering domains and methods of synthesis and use thereof”, PCT international application, 2006.

6. Y.Y. Li, F. Cunin, M.J. Sailor, J.R. Link, T. Gao, “Nanostructured casting of organic and bio-polymers in porous silicon templates”, US Patent 7713778.