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Meet Our Graduates: Mengya Li

Posted by on Monday, October 11, 2021 in Meet Our Graduates, News.


Mengya Li earned her Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering at Vanderbilt University in August 2018 under the supervision of Dr. Cary Pint. Mengya’s research focus was on energy storage devices beyond lithium-ion during her PhD. She developed synthesis of several composite electrodes with specific architectures designed for high performance supercapacitors, sodium-ion batteries, and lithium-sulfur batteries. Mengya is now a Battery R&D Scientist in the Emerging and Solid-State Batteries Group at Oak Ridge National Laboratory. She is continuing her efforts in the development of Na-ion based energy storage systems for long-duration storage application. Mengya has over 20 journal publications with an h-index of 13.