Nanyang Technological University
Dr. ZhiLi Dong received his BEng and Ph.D. degrees from Tsinghua University, China. Dong completed his Ph.D. thesis at Tsinghua University and Osaka University under the Joint PhD Program of Ministry of Education of China. Dong was trained as a materials engineer and scientist during his undergraduate and postgraduate study at Tsinghua University China and Osaka University Japan. He subsequently developed his research in the areas of materials engineering, crystal structure/electronic structure-property relationships, and interface structure analysis. He has about thirty years experience in x-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy of materials. Prior to joining the School of Materials Science & Engineering of Nanyang Technological University, Dong worked at the Environmental Technology Institute of Singapore as a senior research scientist, School of Mechanical and Production Engineering of NTU as a research fellow, the University of Barcelona as a visiting professor, and Tsinghua University as a lecturer.
Dong’s research interest mainly focuses on (1) metallic and ceramics materials, and (2) crystallography, X-ray diffraction and transmission electron microscopy of materials.