Dr. Dongyang Li

Dr. Dongyang LiProfessor
Office: 12-356 Donadeo Innovation Centre for Engineering 
9211 - 116 Street NW
Edmonton, AB T6G 1H9
Phone: 780.492.6750
Fax: 780.492.2881
Email
Curriculum Vitae

Areas of Research Interests: nano- and bio-tribology, tribo-materials, surface science & engineering, computational materials science, photocatalytic materials, and bio-medical interfacial interactions.

Current Research

  • Wear and erosion-corrosion of high-Cr cast irons and pipeline steels
  • Wear-corrosion synergy and control
  • Nanocharacterization for local mechanical, wear & corrosion properties
  • Surface engineering for tribological & biomedical applications
  • Correlation between the electron work function and properties of materials
  • Nanotubular photocatalytic materials for solar energy utilization
  • Computational modeling of wear of materials
  • Molecular dynamics simulation of interface-dislocation interaction
  • Surface nanocrystallization of materials to reduce bacterial bio-films  

Research Opportunities

Positions are available for self-motivated and highly qualified graduate students (M.Sc./PhD) and postdoctoral fellows with interest in the above Areas of Research Interests.