Dr. Li is the Director of Laboratory for Sustainable and Additive Manufacturing (LSAM). He conducts research in Sustainable Design and Manufacturing (Green Design, Manufacturing Energy Efficiency, Life Cycle Assessment, Sustainability Analysis, Disassembly, Remanufacturing), Additive Manufacturing (3D Bioprinting, Selective Laser Sintering/Melting (SLS/SLM), Laser Cladding, Stereolithography (SLA), Fused Deposition Modeling (FDM), and Jetting), and Smart Manufacturing (Process Simulation and Control, Smart Connected Worker, Assistive Technology). He mainly teaches courses including MSE 403CS Facilities Planning and Design, MSE 412/L Manufacturing Processes and Lab, MSE 496AM/L Additive Manufacturing and Lab, MSE 488A/BCS Senior Design I & II, MSE 516/L CAD/CAM Advanced Tools and Lab, and MSE 609 Advanced Topics in CAD/CAM.
Dr. Li is one of the Faculty Mentors of NIH Building Infrastructure Leading to Diversity (BUILD) Promoting Opportunities for Diversity in Education and Research (PODER), and USDE HSI-STEM/ AIMS2 (Attract, Inspire, Mentor and Support Students). He is also Club Faculty Advisor of CSUN Chinese Students and Scholars Association (CSSA), and Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) Student Chapter S327.
Dr. Li is member of Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME), American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME), and American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE).
Ph.D. Industrial Engineering 2012, Texas Tech University
M.S. Mechanical Engineering 2008, Hefei University of Technology
B.S. Mechanical Engineering 2005, Hefei University of Technology