Qiao, Li

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Graphene Foam Solid Propellant Hybrid Structure
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Qiao, Li


Dr. Li Qiao is an Associate Professor of Aeronautics and Astronautics and Mechanical Engineering (by courtesy) at Purdue University. Dr. Qiao received her B.S. and M.S. in Engineering Mechanics from Tsinghua University and her Ph.D. in Aerospace Engineering from the University of Michigan. In 2013, she was the recipient of the NSF CAREER Award and the AFOSR Young Investigator Award. Dr. Qiao's research focuses on the development of new technologies and the understanding of basic science in the areas of fuels, combustion, and sustainable energy. Her research interests include high performance fuels using nanoscale additives, nanoscale energetic materials, alternative fuels, fuel synthesis by coal and biomass gasification, ultralean natural gas combustion, experimental fluid mechanics, and new propellant and propulsion concepts.

For additional information, visit Dr. Qiao's Purdue webpage: https://engineering.purdue.edu/AAE/people/ptProfile?resource_id=39640
or her research website: http://web.ics.purdue.edu/~lqiao/index.htm
or Zucrow Laboratories website: https://engineering.purdue.edu/Zucrow