Imperial College London


Faculty of EngineeringDepartment of Aeronautics

Senior Lecturer



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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.



Lin CJ, Wang D, Peng L, et al., 2024, Carbides in AZ91 and their role in the grain refinement of magnesium, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol:971, ISSN:0925-8388

Lin CJ, Peng L, Xian JW, et al., 2023, Eutectic solidification in Mg-9Al-0.7Zn: from divorced to coupled growth, Journal of Alloys and Compounds, Vol:938, ISSN:0925-8388, Pages:1-16

Yin H, Li Q, Iannucci L, 2022, Meso-scale Finite Element (FE) modelling of biaxial carbon fibre non-crimp-fabric (NCF) based composites under uniaxial tension and in-plane shear, Composite Structures, Vol:290, ISSN:0263-8223, Pages:1-17

Li Q, Nasiri S, Yang G, et al., 2022, An Improved Approach to Manufacture Carbon Nanotube Reinforced Magnesium AZ91 Composites with Increased Strength and Ductility, Metals, ISSN:2075-4701

Nasiri S, Wang K, Yang M, et al., 2022, Atomistic aspects of load transfer and fracture in CNT-reinforced aluminium, Materialia, Vol:22, ISSN:2589-1529, Pages:101376-101376

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