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.



Li Q, Brandley E, Shaffer M, et al., Mapping carbon nanotube orientation by fast fourier transform of scanning electron micrographs, Carbon, ISSN:0008-6223

Li Q, Zaiser M, Blackford JR, et al., 2014, Mechanical properties and microstructure of single-wall carbon nanotube/elastomeric epoxy composites with block copolymers, Materials Letters, Vol:125, ISSN:0167-577X, Pages:116-119

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


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

Li Q, Nasiri S, Zaiser M, 2017, Full paper – Magnesium composites reinforced by metal coated carbon nanotubes

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