Name: Li Yi
She graduated from the Chemistry Department of Peking University with a Bachelor of Science degree in 1985 and graduated from the Department of Chemical Engineering of Beijing Institute of Technology in 1988 with a master's degree in engineering. In 1994, she graduated from the Institute of Photographic Chemistry of the Chinese Academy of Sciences with a Ph.D., where in 1995, she was appointed as an associate researcher. From 1996 to 1999, she worked as a postdoctoral researcher at the Department of Chemistry at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign (UIUC). In 1999, she was selected in the "Hundred Talents Program" of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; the project was rated as excellent and received follow-up support awards. She was visited as a senior visiting scholar to the Max Planck Institute of Polymer Science in Germany and the Osaka University of Japan (JSPS Senior Visiting Scholar). Currently, she serves as a researcher, doctoral supervisor, a member of Committee of Degree Affairs, a member of the Youth Science and Technology Committee of TIPC; vice Director of the Key Laboratory of Photochemical Conversion and Functional Materials of CAS; head of the Synthetic Photochemistry Research Group; Professor of the School of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering, Graduate School of CAS; visiting Professor of Dalian University; a member of the Photochemical Professional Committee of the Chinese Chemical Society; assistant editor of Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A, and executive editor-in-chief of Photochemistry and Photochemistry. She has been engaged in photophysics and photochemistry research for many years, and has published more than 100 research papers in domestic and foreign academic journals such as J. Am. Chem. Soc., Angew. Chem. Int. Ed. , which draws attention from peers at home and abroad.
Design and construction of a new supramolecular system; photoinduced electron transfer, energy transfer and chemical conversion in supramolecular systems; hydrogen production and CO2 reduction catalyzed by solar photocatalytic; highly sensitive and highly selective chemical sensors; research on new optical functional materials.
Awards and Honors：
In 1999, she was selected in the "Hundred Talents Program" of the Chinese Academy of Sciences; the project was rated as excellent and received follow-up support awards.
1. Y. Li* et al., ‘ Dendrimer-Encapsulated Pt Nanoparticles: An Artificial Enzyme for Hydrogen Production’. J. Phys. Chem. C, 2012, 116(19), 10516-10521.
2. Y. Li* et al, ‘A Rapid Aqueous Fluoride Ion Sensor with Dual Output Modes’, Angew. Chem. Int. Ed., 2010, 49, 4915-4918.
3. Y. Li* et al,, ‘Dendrimers: A Mimic Natural Light-harvesting System’, Chem. Asian J., 2010, 5, 992-1005 (invited focus review).
4. Y. Li* et al., ‘Enhancement of Energy Utilization in Light-harvesting Dendrimers by the Pseudorotaxane Formation at Periphery’, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2009, 131(25), 9100-9106.
5. Y. Li* et al., ‘Light-harvesting and Photoisomerization in Benzophenone and Norbornadiene Labeled Poly (aryl ether) Dendrimers via Intramolecular Triplet Energy Transfer’, J. Am. Chem. Soc., 2005, 127(7), 2165-2171.