Can Li

Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering

Purdue University
School of Chemical Engineering
Forney Hall of Chemical Engineering
480 Stadium Mall Drive
West Lafayette, IN 47907-2100
(765) 494-0805 (fax)
B.Eng., Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2016
Ph.D., Chemical Engineering, Carnegie Mellon University, 2021

Research Interests

Algorithms and software for optimization under uncertainty, machine learning for discrete and global optimization, sustainable energy systems design and operation, multi-scale models and algorithms, parallel computing, and advanced computational architecture

Awards and Honors

CAST Division Student Presentation Award, 3rd place, 2021
Honorable mention award, 42nd Annual CHEGSA Symposium, Carnegie Mellon University, 2020
Best Poster Award, Center for Advanced Process Decision-making (CAPD) annual meeting, 2018
Jinyong Award, Department of Chemical Engineering, Tsinghua University, 2015
CSC Scholarship, Exchange Student at UW-Madison, 2014
Member, Spark Talents Program for Technological Innovation, Tsinghua University, 2014
Comprehensive Excellent Scholarship (3/116 in Department of Chemical Engineering), Tsinghua University, 2013
First Prize (1st of Henan Province, China), National Olympiad in Chemistry, 2011