Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Materials

Honorary Lecturer





LM04Royal School of MinesSouth Kensington Campus





Dr Na Ni is an Honorary Lecturer in the Department of Materials and an Associate Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China.
She has extensive expertise in high-resolution analysis using advanced electron and ion microscopy and her research is centred on the study of the role of nanoscale structure and chemistry in controlling material properties for improving materials design and processing. Her current research activity is mainly focused on materials for energy applications including nuclear materials, electrochemical ceramics for solid oxide fuel cells and structured nano-carbon composites materials for batteries.

Fellowships and Awards


2016: Poster Prize at 229th Electrochemical Society (ECS) Meeting

2015: STFC Early Career Plus Award

2015: STFC Travel Grant

2014: Imperial College Research Fellowship

2011: EPSRC Doctoral Prize Fellowship



01/2008 –  05/2011: PhD at Department of Materials, University of Oxford

10/2005 – 10/2007: Master at Department of Materials Science and Engineering, Christian-Albrechts-Universitt zu Kiel (Germany)