Dapeng Li

Dapeng Li, PhD

Professional Technician III




Textiles 219B


2004University of California-DavisPhD in Textile Chemistry
1995Peking University, ChinaMS in Physical Chemistry
1992Shandong Normal University, ChinaBS in Chemistry

Previous appointments

Postdoctoral Associate, University of Massachusetts-Dartmouth, 2006-2010

  • Inkjet printing materials and devices for flexible electronics
  • UV protective mechanisms using hybrid nanoarchitectures
  • Bacteriophage for virus-based biosensors
  • Invited lecturer for Materials Selection and Design, Biomaterials, and Advanced Electronic Properties of Materials

Postdoctoral Associate, Cornell University, 2005-2006

  • E. coli-detecting electrospun nanofibrous membranes
  • Repellency, retention, and penetration of pesticides through halamine-incorporated self-decontaminating protective clothing

Lecturer, China Textile University, China, 1995-2000

  • Fundamentals of Textile Organic Chemistry
  • Technical English
  • Organic Chemistry Lab
  • Textile Organic Chemistry Lab     

Honors & awards

  • 2006: “The E. Coli Wipe” featured by NY Times “Year in Ideas”
  • 2004: recipient of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) Foundation Student Research Support Grants Award for my proposed research “Characterization of Diffusion Behavior of Solvent Dyes in Polyester Fabrics via K/S Measurements”
  • 2003: recipient of the American Association of Textile Chemists and Colorists (AATCC) Herman and Myrtle Goldstein Student Paper Competition First Place Winner Award
  • 2001-2003: recipient of the Jastro-Shields Graduate Scholarship from UC Davis
  • 2001: recipient of the Summer Research Assistantship Award from UC Davis
  • 1999: recipient of the Outstanding Young Teacher Award from China Textile University

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