Meet Qilin Li. She studied Environmental Engineering at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is motivated to find solutions for sustainable water supply and is currently a professor at Rice University.
- Earned a Ph.D. in Environmental Engineering from the University of Illinois at Urbana‑Champaign
- Currently, Professor at Rice University and Co-Director of the Nanosystems Engineering Research Center for Nanotechnology-Enabled Water Treatment (NEWT)
- Serves on several environment science boards and committees, including at the National Science Foundation, the Environmental Protection Agency, and the International Water Association
- Researches solar energy and nano technology with the aim of developing energy-efficient water filtration, wastewater reuse, and desalination technologies to find a solution for sustainable water supply
University of Illinois at Urbana‑Champaign