Li Jiang, Ph.D.  

Department of Electrical Engineering
Tuskegee University, Tuskegee, AL 36088, USA
Phone: 1-334-727-8048
Fax: 1-334-724-4806


2006    Ph.D.       Electrical Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, US

2004    M.S.        Electrical Engineering, Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, US

2000    B.S.        Electrical Engineering, University of Science and Technology Beijing, China


May 2016 - present        Professor of Electrical Engineering, Tuskegee University (TU), Tuskegee, Alabama

Jun. 2012 - April 2016     Associate Professor of Electrical Engineering, TU

Aug. 2006 - May. 2012    Assistant Professor of Electrical Engineering, TU

Jun. 2007 - Aug. 2007     Senior Scientist, Excellatron Solid State LLC, Atlanta, Georgia

Jul. 2006 - Aug. 2006      Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Electronic Materials and Devices Laboratory (EMDL), Louisiana State University (LSU)



Dr. Jiang’s expertise is in semiconductor/nanotechnology area. Her research interests are in developing micro- and nanofabrication techniques, metrology and Micro-Electro-Mechanical-Systems (MEMS) techniques.

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1) EENG 0325: Electronics I (junior level); 2) EENG 325L: Electronics I Lab (junior level); 3) EENG 0330: Electronics II (junior level); 4) EENG 330L: Electronics II Lab (junior level) 5) EENG 493O/590-02: Fundamentals of Microsystems and Nanotechnology (senior and graduate level); 6) EENG 590J: Advanced Solid State Devices (senior and graduate level)



1. National Science Foundation (NSF) MRI Program

Project: MRI: Acquisition of Instruments for Thin Film Processing and Characterization

Principal Investigator (PI), 2010-2012, Amount: $234,336.

2. National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA) STEM Faculty and Students Fellowship

Project: Transmission Light Valve Arrays with Comb Drive Microshutters

PI, 2010-2011, Amount: $130,000.

3. NASA Science and Technology Institute (NSTI) Research Clusters

Project: Analog Synthesis of Mixed-Signal Application Specific Integrated Circuits (ASICs) for the Application of Flight Electronics in NASA

PI, 2011-2014, TU Amount: $300,000.

4. The Department of Defense (DoD) Research and Education Program for HBCU/MSI

Project: High Efficiency Flexible Solar Cells and Energy Storage Device Integrated to Army Uniform

PI, 2011-2015, Amount: $556,376.

5. Sun Microsystems, Inc. Change Your World Grant Program

Project: Acquisition of Sun Fire X4100 M2 Servers

PI, 2009-2014, Amount: $7,300.

6. Department of Homeland Security (DHS) Scientific Leadership Awards (SLA) Program

Project: Portable Smart Platforms for Detection of Biological Pathogens and Chemicals

Co-PI, 2012-2014; Amount: $650,000.

7. DHS SLA Program (PHASE II)

Project: Portable Smart Platforms for Detection of Biological Pathogens and Chemicals

Co-PI, 2014-2018; Amount: $579,130.

8. NSF MRI 2016

Project: MRI: Acquisition of optical interferometric surface profilometer to enhance capabilities in micro- and nano-scale engineering

Co-PI, 2016-2018; Amount: $138,044.

9. NSF Scholarship for Service (SFS) Program

Project: SFS Program: Strengthening the National Cyber Security Workforce

Co-PI, 2017-2021; TU Expected Award Amount: $1,776,056.

10. NSF ERC Program

Project: ERC: Center for Integrated Access Networks (CIAN)

Co-PI, 2008-2017, TU Amount: $751,484.

11. NSF CRI Program

Project: Collaborative Research: CRI: IAD: Electronic Testing Education, Research and Training Infrastructure

Co-PI, 2007-2011, TU Amount: $169,083.



1. N.S. Korivi, M. Vangari, and L. Jiang*, “Carbon Nanotube Nanocomposite Modified Paper Electrodes for Supercapacitor Applications,” Applied Nanoscience, December 2016, DOI: 10.1007/s13204-016-0545-8, (*corresponding author)

2. L. Jiang, M. Vangari, T. Pryor, Z. Xiao and N.S. Korivi, ”Miniature Supercapacitors based on Nanocomposite Thin Films,” Microelectronic Engineeringpp. 52-57, July 2013, DOI: 10.1016/j.mee.2013.01.030 (SCIENCEDIRECT TOP 25 LIST OF MOST DOWNLOADED ARTICLES-JULY TO SEPTEMBER 2013)

3. M. Vangari, T. Pryor, and L. Jiang*, “Supercapacitors: Materials and Fabrication Methods Review,” Journal of Energy Engineering, Vol. 139, No. 2, pp. 72-79, June 2013, DOI: (*corresponding author)

4. M. Hines, J. Lenhardt, L. Ming, L. Jiang, and Z. Xiao, “Cooling effects of nanoscale Bi2Te3/Sb2Te3 multilayered thermoelectric thin films,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 30(4), Jul/Aug 2012, DOI: 10.1116/1.4725483

5. L. Jiang, S. Islam, and N. S. Korivi, “Micro-patterning of Nanocomposites of Polymer and Carbon Nanotubes,” Microelectronic Engineering, Vol. 93, May 2012, pp. 10-14, DOI:10.1016/j.mee.2011.12.002

6. L. Jiang, “Precision Grating for Measuring Microscope Lens Distortions,” International Journal of Metrology and Quality Engineering, 1, 2010, pp. 83-88, DOI: 10.1051/ijmqe/2010017

7. L. Jiang and M. Feldman “A Prototype Optical Encoder System with Nanometer Measurement Capability,” Journal of Modern Optics, Vol. 57, No. 13, 20 July 2010, pp.1150–1156

8. N.S. Korivi, Y.X. Zhou and L. Jiang*, “Grayscale Lithography by a Polymer Photomask Doped with Laser Dye,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 26(1), Jan/Feb 2008, pp. 62-66 (*corresponding author)

9. Y. Jeon, M. Feldman and L. Jiang, “An Ultra-Stiff Stage for Imprint Lithography,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 25(6), Nov/Dec 2007, pp.2317-2320

10. R. Zheng, L. Jiang and M. Feldman, “Properties of Zone Plates Used for Lithography,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 24(6), Nov/Dec 2006 pp. 2844-2847

11. L. Jiang and M. Feldman, “Portable Coordinate Measuring Tool,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 23(6), Nov/Dec 2005 pp. 3056-3060

12. L.Jiang and M. Feldman, “Technique for Separately Viewing Multiple Levels,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 22(6), Nov/Dec 2004 pp. 3405-3408

13. L. Jiang and M. Feldman, “Temperature Distributions to Correct Distortions in Membrane Masks,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 22(6), Nov/Dec 2004 pp. 3581-3584

14. D. Amy, L. Jiang, R. Zheng, and M. Feldman, “Minimal Zone Plates for X-ray Lithography,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 22(6), Nov/Dec 2004 pp.3570-3574

15. X. Zhuang, D. Conkerton, A. Lal, L. Jiang and M. Feldman, “Adaptive Membrane Masks,” Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B 21(6), Nov/Dec 2003 pp. 3082-3085



L. Jiang and N. S. Korivi, “Microfluidics: technologies and applications” Nanolithography The art of fabricating nanoelectronic, nanophotonic, and nanobiologic devices and systems, Woodhead Publishing Ltd, 2014


Thesis Advisor (co-Advisor): TU: Pranay Nath (MS), Saidul Islam (MS), Manisha Vangari (MS), Nabila Nujhat (MS), Syed Ahmed (MS), Steven Gaillard (MS)

Thesis Advisory Committee: TU: Okechukwu N. Akpa (PhD, Materials Science and Engineering), Justin James (MS), Saritha Akavaram (MS), Mohammad S. Islam (MS), Shivakrishna Shagabandi (MS), Parameshwaran Gnanachchelvi (MS), Shoieb Shaik (MS), Deepthi Jangum (MS), Golam Rosul Khan (MS), Anitha C. Bobba (MS), Norris Ryan (MS), Julaunica Tigner (MS, Mechanical Engineering), David Mathis (MS), Obahiagbon Uwadiae (MS), Mohammed Hudu (MS), Leslie Smith (MS)

Some of Dr. Jiang’s former graduate students and undergraduate research assistants are currently working at Intel Corp., SIEMENS Corp., Microsoft Corp., GE Power & Water (OMLP)and some others are pursuing Ph.D. degrees at Stanford University, Oregon State University, Auburn University, University of Delaware, University of Alabama, Tuskegee University and Prairie View A&M University.


SELECTED PATENTS (Total Number: 8)

1. Martin Feldman and Li Jiang, "High Precision Codes Plates and Geophones," International Filing No. PCT/US2006/048414, US Patent No. 8,233,154, issued July 31, 2012.

2. Janakinadh Yanamadala, Naga S. Korivi and Li Jiang, "Flexible All-Polymeric Energy Cell," Application No. 61417581, provisional patent, November 29, 2010.

3. Martin Feldman and Li Jiang, “Method of Patterning Two Patterns on a Single Transparent Substrate to Allow the Patterns to Be Viewed Independently,” Application No. 60/578577, provisional patent, June 10, 2004


Advisor of the Society of Women Engineers (SWE) Student Chapter at Tuskegee University

- Arrangement Committee member of various meetings and conferences-

- Reviewer of the Nature Communications, IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics, Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology B, Microelectronic Engineering, Journal of Solid State Electrochemistry, International Journal of Energy Research, International Materials Review etc.

- Invited seminar speaker at the University of Arizona; University of Alabama; Tsinghua University, China; Beijing University, China; HuaZhong University of Science and Technology, China; Wuhan University of Technology, China, Guangxi Normal University, China and HUBEI University, China.