Liang Qi

Assistant Professor

2038 H.H. Dow

T: (734) 615-8086




  1. Yu, Q, Qi, L, Tsuru, T, Traylor, R, Rugg, D, Morris, J, Asta, M, Chrzan, D, and Minor, A (2015). Origin of dramatic oxygen solute strengthening effect in TitaniumScience, 347:635-639.

  2. Guo, X, Tavakoli, AH, Sutton, S, Kukkadapu, RK, Qi, L, Lanzirotti, A, Newville, M, Asta, M, and Navrotsky, A (2014). Cerium Substitution in Yttrium Iron Garnet: Valence State, Structure, and EnergeticsCHEMISTRY OF MATERIALS, 26(2):1133-1143.

  3. Liang, Q and Chrzan, D (2014). Tuning ideal tensile strengths and intrinsic ductility of bcc refractory alloysPhysical Review Letters, 112(11):115503 (5 pp.)-115503 (5 pp.).

  4. Niu, J, Kushima, A, Qian, X, Qi, L, Xiang, K, Chiang, Y, and Li, J (2014). In Situ Observation of Random Solid Solution Zone in LiFePO4 ElectrodeNANO LETTERS, 14(7):4005-4010.

  5. Qi, L, Khachaturyan, AG, and Morris, JWJ (2014). The microstructure of dislocated martensitic steel: TheoryACTA MATERIALIA, 76:23-39.

  6. Kang, Y, Ye, X, Chen, J, Qi, L, Diaz, RE, Doan-Nguyen, V, Xing, G, Kagan, CR, Li, J, Gorte, RJ, Stach, EA, and Murray, CB (2013). Engineering Catalytic Contacts and Thermal Stability: Gold/Iron Oxide Binary Nanocrystal Superlattices for CO OxidationJOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 135(4):1499-1505.

  7. Ye, X, Chen, J, Engel, M, Millan, JA, Li, W, Qi, L, Xing, G, Collins, JE, Kagan, CR, Li, J, Glotzer, SC, and Murray, CB (2013). Competition of shape and interaction patchiness for self-assembling nanoplatesNATURE CHEMISTRY, 5(6):466-473.

  8. Yu, Q, Qi, L, Mishra, RK, Li, J, and Minor, AM (2013). Reducing deformation anisotropy to achieve ultrahigh strength and ductility in Mg at the nanoscalePROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 110(33):13289-13293.

  9. Feng, J, Li, W, Qian, X, Qi, J, Qi, L, and Li, J (2012). Patterning of grapheneNANOSCALE, 4(16):4883-4899.

  10. Kang, Y, Qi, L, Li, M, Diaz, RE, Su, D, Adzic, RR, Stach, E, Li, J, and Murray, CB (2012). Highly Active Pt3Pb and Core-Shell Pt3Pb-Pt Electrocatalysts for Formic Acid OxidationACS NANO, 6(3):2818-2825.

  11. Nam, S, Chung, H, Lo, YC, Qi, L, Li, J, Lu, Y, Johnson, ATC, Jung, Y, Nukala, P, and Agarwal, R (2012). Electrical Wind Force-Driven and Dislocation-Templated Amorphization in Phase-Change NanowiresSCIENCE, 336(6088):1561-1566.

  12. Qi, J, Qian, X, Qi, L, Feng, J, Shi, D, and Li, J (2012). Strain-Engineering of Band Gaps in Piezoelectric Boron Nitride NanoribbonsNANO LETTERS, 12(3):1224-1228.

  13. Qi, L and Li, J (2012). Adsorbate interactions on surface lead to a flattened Sabatier volcano plot in reduction of oxygenJOURNAL OF CATALYSIS, 295:59-69.

  14. Qi, L, Mao, Y, and Li, J (2012). Slip corona surrounding bilayer graphene nanoporeNANOSCALE, 4(19):5989-5997.

  15. Wu, J, Qi, L, You, H, Gross, A, Li, J, and Yang, H (2012). Icosahedral Platinum Alloy Nanocrystals with Enhanced Electrocatalytic ActivitiesJOURNAL OF THE AMERICAN CHEMICAL SOCIETY, 134(29):11880-11883.

  16. Yu, Q, Qi, L, Chen, K, Mishra, RK, Li, J, and Minor, AM (2012). The Nanostructured Origin of Deformation TwinningNANO LETTERS, 12(2):887-892.

  17. He, C, Qi, L, Zhang, WX, and Pan, H (2011). Effect of electric and stress field on structures and quantum conduction of Cu nanowiresAPPLIED PHYSICS LETTERS, 99(7):073105.

  18. Huang, JY, Qi, L, and Li, J (2010). In Situ Imaging of Layer-by-Layer Sublimation of Suspended GrapheneNANO RESEARCH, 3(1):43-50.

  19. Huang, JY, Zhong, L, Wang, CM, Sullivan, JP, Xu, W, Zhang, LQ, Mao, SX, Hudak, NS, Liu, XH, Subramanian, A, Fan, H, Qi, L, Kushima, A, and Li, J (2010). In Situ Observation of the Electrochemical Lithiation of a Single SnO2 Nanowire ElectrodeSCIENCE, 330(6010):1515-1520.

  20. Qi, L, Huang, JY, Feng, J, and Li, J (2010). In situ observations of the nucleation and growth of atomically sharp graphene bilayer edgesCARBON, 48(8):2354-2360.

  21. Feng, J, Qi, L, Huang, JY, and Li, J (2009). Geometric and electronic structure of graphene bilayer edgesPHYSICAL REVIEW B, 80(16):165407.

  22. Huang, JY, Ding, F, Yakobson, BI, Lu, P, Qi, L, and Li, J (2009). In situ observation of graphene sublimation and multi-layer edge reconstructionsPROCEEDINGS OF THE NATIONAL ACADEMY OF SCIENCES OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, 106(25):10103-10108.

  23. Qi, L, Qian, X, and Li, J (2008). Near neutrality of an oxygen molecule adsorbed on a Pt(111) surfacePHYSICAL REVIEW LETTERS, 101(14):146101.

  24. Qian, X, Li, J, Qi, L, Wang, C, Chan, T, Yao, Y, Ho, K, and Yip, S (2008). Quasiatomic orbitals for ab initio tight-binding analysisPHYSICAL REVIEW B, 78(24):245112.

  25. Qi, L, Yu, J, and Li, J (2006). Coverage dependence and hydroperoxyl-mediated pathway of catalytic water formation on Pt (111) surfaceJOURNAL OF CHEMICAL PHYSICS, 125(5):054701.

  26. Wang, C, Zhou, A, Qi, L, and Huang, Y (2005). Quantitative phase analysis in the Ti-Al-C ternary system by X-ray diffractionPOWDER DIFFRACTION, 20(3):218-223.

  27. Wang, C, Qi, L, Zhou, A, and Huang, Y (2003). Fabrication of Ti3AlC2 powder by pressureless synthesis methodRARE METAL MATERIALS AND ENGINEERING, 32:676-679.