Jing-Feng Li is Changjiang scholar distinguished professor of the School of Materials Science and Engineering at Tsinghua University, Beijing, China, and also serves as deputy director of Tsinghua University-Toyota research center. He has received master and doctor degrees in materials science and engineering both from Tohoku University (Japan) in 1988 and 1991, and a bachelor of engineering from Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China, in 1984. After temporarily working at Nihon Ceratec Co. Ltd., he was appointed to assistant professor in Tohoku University in 1992 and promoted to associate professor in 1997, then joined Tsinghua University as full professor in 2002.
At Tsinghua, Li is leading a research group with research interests on lead-free ferroelectric ceramics for piezoelectric and energy storage applications, piezoelectric films for MEMS applications, thermoelectric materials and microdevices for energy conversion, MEMS-based microfabrication processing. He has published >490 papers (H-index=66) in prestigous journals, and received several awards including distinguished young researcher award from the Japan Institute of Metals and the first-class science and technology award from the Chinese Ceramic Society, distinguished young scholars fund from National Natural Science Foundation of China, Journal of the American Ceramic Society Loyalty Award.
He became ACerS member in 1998. He now serves as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Materiomics, associate Editor-in-Chief for Journal of the Chinese Ceramic Society, the President of Thermoelectric Materials and Applications Subsociety of Chinese Materials Research Society, vice President of Micro/Nano Technology Subsociety of Chinese Ceramic Society. He has been elected to board member of International Thermoelectric Society and full member of International Institute for the Science of Sintering.