Jing-Feng Li

Jing-Feng Li
"New Piezoelectric and Thermoelectric Materials"


• Changjiang Scholar Distinguished Professor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tsinghua University.
• Deputy Director of Tsinghua University-Toyota Research Center.
• Director of the Center for New Energy Materials, School of MSE, Tsinghua University.
• Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Materiomics.


• 1991, Ph. D, Tohoku University, Japan
• 1988, M. S., Tohoku University, Japan
• 1984, B. S., Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China

Professional Experience:
• 2009-, “Changjiang Scholar” distinguished professor
• 2004-2016, Vice Department Chair (-2012) and Vice School Dean (-2016), Department/School of Materials of Materials Science and Engineering
• 2002-, Professor, Tsinghua University
• 1997-2002, Associate Professor, Tohoku University, Japan
• 1992-1997, Assistant Professor, Tohoku University, Japan
• 1991-1992, Researcher, Nihon Ceratec Co. Ltd., Japan

Research Field:
(1) Lead-free piezoelectric ceramics, piezoelectric films for MEMS applications;
(2) Thermoelectric materials and microdevices for energy conversion;
(3) MEMS-based microfabrication processing of piezoelectric and thermoelectric materials.

Publications and patents:
Two books and 371 SCI-indexed papers (cited 8794, Hindex=51, as of May, 2017), 25 China/International patents

Awards & Honors
• Young Researcher Award, from Japan Institute of Metals, 1995,
• Harada Award, from Japan Kinzoku Jyoseikai, 1998
• National Science Fund for Distinguished Young Scholars, National Natural Science Foundation of China, 2003
• Changjiang Scholar” Professorship, Ministry of Education, China, 2009.
• Beijing Science and Technology Award, Beijing City, 2010, 2011
• Mei Yiqi Academic Paper Award, Tsinghua University, 2010-2016
• Journal of Alloys and Compounds Top Cited Article 2007 to 2011 award, 2013
• Journal of the American Ceramic Society Loyalty Award, 2014

Academic Service:
• 2015-now, Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Materiomics, Journal of the Chinese Ceramic Society (English version),
• 2011-now, Vice Editor-in-Chief, Journal of the Chinese Ceramic Society (Chinese version),
• 2014-now, Associate Editor, Energy Harvesting and Systems,
• 2014-now, Member of Editorial Broad, Journal of Inorganic Materials,
• 2013-now, Member of Editorial Broad, Rare Metals,
• 2012-now, Member of Editorial Broad, Journal of Advanced Ceramics,
• 2012-now, Editor, Journal of Asian Ceramic Societies,
• 2007-now, Member of Advisory Board, NPG Asia Materials,
• 2005-2013, Regional editor, subject editor, Journal of Materials Processing Technology.