Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Lecturer in Composites



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330City and Guilds BuildingSouth Kensington Campus





Qianqian Li is a 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.



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

Li Q, Turhan MC, Rottmair CA, et al., 2012, Influence of MWCNT dispersion on corrosion behaviour of their Mg composites, Materials and Corrosion-werkstoffe Und Korrosion, Vol:63, ISSN:0947-5117, Pages:384-387

Turhan MC, Li Q, Jha H, et al., 2011, Corrosion behaviour of multiwall carbon nanotube/magnesium composites in 3.5% NaCl, Electrochimica Acta, Vol:56, ISSN:0013-4686, Pages:7141-7148

Li Q, Rottmair CA, Singer RF, 2010, CNT reinforced light metal composites produced by melt stirring and by high pressure die casting, Composites Science and Technology, Vol:70, ISSN:0266-3538, Pages:2242-2247

Li Q, Viereckl A, Rottmair CA, et al., 2009, Improved processing of carbon nanotube/magnesium alloy composites, Composites Science and Technology, Vol:69, ISSN:0266-3538, Pages:1193-1199

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