Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Senior Lecturer



+44 (0)20 7594




330City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Qianqian Li is a senior lecturer in Composites in the Aeronautics Department at Imperial College London.  She received her PhD in Material Science and Engineering at the University of Edinburgh. She then did her post-doc at the University of Erlangen in Germany and was leading the research in the area of Nanoparticle Reinforced Ligh Metal Composites. Her primary research interests are in the field of manufracturing and characterisation of the nanoparticle reinforced composites, including polymer and metal matrices.



Nasiri S, Greff C, Wang K, et al., 2020, Multilayer structures of graphene and Pt nanoparticles: a multiscale computational study, Advanced Engineering Materials, Vol:22, ISSN:1438-1656, Pages:1-11

Nasiri S, Wang K, Yang M, et al., 2019, Nickel coated carbon nanotubes in aluminum matrix composites: a multiscale simulation study, European Physical Journal B: Condensed Matter and Complex Systems, Vol:92, ISSN:1434-6028, Pages:1-9

Fomenko LS, Lubenets S, Natsik VD, et al., 2019, Investigation of the low-temperature mechanical behavior of elastomers and their carbon nanotube composites using microindentation, Low Temperature Physics, Vol:45, ISSN:1063-777X, Pages:568-576

Brandley E, Greenhalgh E, Shaffer M, et al., 2018, Mapping carbon nanotube orientation by fast fourier transform of scanning electron micrographs, Carbon, Vol:137, ISSN:0008-6223, Pages:78-87


Brandley E, Li Q, Greenhalgh E, et al., 2017, Full paper – Alignment study of CNT veils and the influence on their composites, 21 st International Conference on Composite Materials

More Publications