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Dr. Gang Li

Associate Professor

Engineering Mechanics

Office: 214 Fluor Daniel Building
Phone: (864) 656-3294
Fax: (864) 656-4435

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Gang Li joined the Department in 2006 after working as a Research Scientist in the Beckman Institute for Advance Science and Technology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. He was a mechanical engineer at Volkswagen China in 1996. He is a member of ASME and IEEE.


PhD, UIUC, 2003
MAsc, Dalhousie University, 1999
MEng, Tongji University, 1996
BS, Tongji University, 1993

Research Interests 

Computational modeling of nano/micro electromechanical systems, computational nano/micro mechanics, computational modeling of nanoscale thermal transport and energy conversion, and numerical methods.

Selected Publications 

Y. Xu and G. Li, "Thermal Actuation Using Nanocomposites: A Computational Analysis," Journal of Heat Transfer, vol. 134,112401, 2012. 

J. Lan and G. Li, "A Multiscale Component Mode Synthesis Approach for Dynamic Analysis of Nanostructures'', International Journal of Numerical Methods in Engineering, vol. 92, no. 1, pp. 79-98, 2012.

Y. Xu and G. Li, "Strain Effect Analysis on the Thermoelectric Figure of Merit in n-Type Si/Ge Nanocomposites'', Journal of Aplied Physics, vol. 111, 054318, 2012. 

H. Li and G. Li, "Component Mode Synthesis approaches for Quantum Mechanical Electrostatic Analysis of Nanoscale Devices," Journal of Computational Electronics, Vol. 10, no. 3 pp. 300-313, 2011.

D. St. Clair, A. Bibo, V.R. Sennakesavababu, M.F. Daqaq and G. Li, "A Scalable Concept for Micro-Power Generation Using Flow-Induced Self-Excited Oscillations," Applied Physics Letters, Vol. 96, 144103, 2010.

Gang Li