Ge Li, PhD, PEng

Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept


Assistant Professor, Faculty of Engineering - Mechanical Engineering Dept
(780) 492-9533
10-348 Donadeo Innovation Centre For Engineering
9211 116 St
Edmonton AB
T6G 2H5


Area of Study / Keywords

Website: Energy And Environment Renewable Energy Energy Storage Water Resources


Dr. Li has expertise in bridging the fundamental understanding of the electrochemical/eletrocatalytic behaviors of novel materials at the molecular level and the fabrication of energy devices towards practical applications.

Li lab's research mainly focuses on the rational design and development of advanced nanostructured materials for clean energy conversion and storage technologies, including various types of rechargeable batteries, fuel cells, supercapacitors, and electrocatalysis-based systems. 


Research Interest:

  1. Design and Development of Nanoarchitectured Materials, including porous materials, carbonaceous material, polymers, transition metal oxide and composite material, etc.
  2. Development of Next-Generation Energy Storage and Conversion Systems, including lithium-ion batteries, lithium-sulfur batteries, multivalent ion batteries, metal-air batteries, flow batteries, fuel cells and GHG reduction and conversion, etc.
  3. Large-scale Fabrication Technology, including fabrication of pouch cells and fuel cells, etc.

Selected Publications:

  • Yue Fei, Ge Li*, Unveiling the Pivotal Parameters for Advancing High Energy Density in Lithium-Sulfur Batteries: A Comprehensive Review. Advanced Functional Materials, 2024, 2312550.
  • Pengcheng Li, Zhiqing Zhang, Ziwei Zhao, Xuzi Zhang, Hao Zhang, Ge Li*, Localized Medium Concentration Electrolyte with Fast Kinetics for Lithium Metal Batteries. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2024, e2023190190.
  • Hangxuan Li, Xiaolan Gao, Ge Li*, Construction of Co2P-No3S2/NF Heterogeneous Structural Hollow Nanowires as Bifunctional Electrocatalysts for Efficient Overall Water Splitting. Small, 2023, 2304081.
  • Pengcheng Li, Hao Zhang, Jun Lu, Ge Li*, Low Concentration Sulfolane-based Electrolyte for High Voltage Lithium Metal Batteries. Angewandte Chemie International Edition, 2023, e202216312.
  • Xuzi Zhang, Song Jin, MinHo Seo, Chaoqun Shang, Guofu Zhou, Xin Wang, Ge Li*, Hierarchical Porous Structure Construction for Highly Stanle Self-Supporting Lithium Metal Anode. Nano Energy, 2022, 93, 106905.
  • Ge Li, Xiaolei Wang, Min Ho Seo, Matthew Li, Yifei Yuan, Lu Ma, Tianpin Wu, Aiping Yu, Shun Wang*, Jun Lu* and Zhongwei Chen*, Chemisorption of Lithium Polysulfides through Redox Reactions with Organic Molecules for Lithium-Sulfur Batteries. Nature Communications, 2018, 9, 705.