2017 Distinguished Alumni Award
Dr. Christopher Li, Ph.D. 1999
Christopher Li received his B. S. from the University of Science and Technology of China in 1995 and his Ph.D. from the Department of Polymer Science, The University of Akron in December, 1999. After working as a post-doc at the Maurice Morton Institute of Polymer Science, UA for 2 years, he joined Drexel University, the Department of Materials Science and Engineering in January, 2002 as an assistant professor, and was promoted to associate and full professor in 2007, and 2011, respectively. His research interests center on the structure and morphology of ordered polymeric systems and hybrid materials. Christopher Li is a Fellow of American Physical Society and North American Thermal Analysis Society, and is on the Editorial Advisory Board of Polymer and Macromolecules (14-16). He has received a number of awards including the NSF Creativity Award, NSF-CAREER Award, The Inaugural Provost Award for Outstanding Mid-Career Scholarly Productivity at Drexel, Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship, ASM Bradley Stoughton Award, DuPont Young Faculty Award, among others.