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Li Laifeng

Update time:2018-12-25

Name:     Li Laifeng
E-mail:   lfli@mail.ipc.ac.cn 

Resume:
1982.9-1986.7: Bachelor, School of Materials Science and Engineering, Tianjin University, Major: Metallic Materials
1986.9-1989.4: Master, Office of Cryogenic Materials, Institute of Metal Research, Chinese Academy of Sciences,
1992.9-1996.6: Ph.D, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Major: Cryogenics
1989.5-1992.9: Research Assistant (from 1992), Center of Cryogenics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1992.9-1996.9: Associate Researcher (from 1996), Center of Cryogenics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1994.9-1995.11: Visiting Scholar in University of Triest, Italy
1996.9-1997.9: Associate Researcher, Center of Cryogenics, Institute of Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences
1997.9-1998.10: Postdoc, University of Michigan, College of Materials Science and Engineering
1998.10-2004.1: Researcher (from 1998), Doctoral Supervisor (from 1999), Head of Science and Technology Department, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry (Center of Cryogenics), Chinese Academy of Sciences
2004.1-2007.12: Head of Superconductivity Project, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences
2008.1- : Director of Center of Cryogenic Materials and Technology, Member of Committee of Academic Affairs, Technical Institute of Physics and Chemistry, Chinese Academy of Sciences

Research Fields:
Applied superconductive cryogenic and insulating material, negative thermal expansion material, thermoelectric material; superconductivity magnetic separation technology; mechanics and thermal properties of materials at low temperature; fusion magnet technology; cryogenic engineering

Awards and Honors:
1、2010: Second class prize of science and technology progress, Beijing: Development and Demonstrative Application of Key Technology of Superconductive Electric Equipment
2、2009: Second class prize of science and technology, China Machinery Industry Federation: Research & Development and Demonstrative Operation of High-Temperature Superconductive Electric Technology
3、2008: Second class prize of science and technology progress, Gansu Province: Research of 75-meter High-Temperature Superconductive Cable and Grid Connection Technology
Other Academic Titles: Member of Committee of Academic Affairs, Branch of Cryogenic Steel, The Chinese Society for Metals; Member of Chinese Society for Composite Materials; Member of Professional Committee of Superconductive Technology, China Electrotechnical Society; Member of Professional Committee of Cryogenics, China Association of Refrigeration; Member of Committee of Academic Affairs, Asian Conference on Applied Superconductivity and Cryogenics; Member of Editorial Committee of Cryogenics and Chinese Journal of Materials Research; Adjunct Professor of Tianjin University

Publications:
More than 100 papers published in impactful journals like Adv. Mater., J. Chem. Mater., Chem. Mater., APL, JAP., J. Am. Ceram. Soc., J. Mater. Res., Chemical Phys. Lett., Polymer, Cryogenics; Special Invited Report ‘Research Progress of Advanced Cryogenic Materials’ on ICEC-20 (2004); 22 patents; one author of Application of High-Temperature Superconductivity, Shanghai Scientific & Technical Publishers, 2008; one translator of Chapter Fuctional Materials, The Coming of Materials Science, Robert W. Cahn, Chemical Industry Press, 2008


Projects:
Currently hosting projects of Ministry of Finance, ITER program, National Natural Science Foundation of China, etc. There are 21 official employees in our research center including 5 researchers (2 of them are Academician), researching on electrotechnical materials, energy materials, applied superconductivity, cryogenic technology and other related fields, getting more than 20 million foundation from the nation and companies.
We have vacuum arc melting furnace, spark plasma sintering furnace, hot pressing furnace, high-energy ball milling machine, plasma coater, vacuum pressure impregnation equipment of composites preparation, heat treatment furnace and other equipment for metal, ceramics and polymer materials, PPMS (14T), X-ray (7K-1500K), DSC, laser thermal conductivity meter, thermal expansion instrument, 15T superconductive magnet, 4K-300K thermal property testing system, 4K-1500K tensile testing machine, fatigue testing machine, etc.

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