Li Qiao

Li Qiao

2007 - Professor, Associate Head for Engagement and Recognition


B.S., Tsinghua University, Engineering Mechanics, 1999
M.S., Tsinghua Univeristy, Engineering Mechanics, 2001
Ph.D., University of Michigan, Aerospace Engineering, 2007


701 W. Stadium Ave.
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2045

Office: ARMS 3221
Office Phone: 765-494-2040


Professor Qiao’s research focuses on the development of new technologies and the understanding of basic science in the areas of fuels, propellants and propulsion. Research interests include energetic nanomaterials, fuel synthesis and alternative fuels, pre-chamber turbulent jet ignition, supercritical fuel behaviors in high-pressure propulsion systems, micro-propulsion for space applications, experimental fluid dynamics, advanced laser and x-Ray diagnostics.

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