Xiulei (David) Ji, 纪秀磊

Associate Professor


Gilbert Hall, 249, Department of Chemistry

Oregon State University
Corvallis, OR 97331

Tel: 541-737-6798, e-mail: David.Ji@oregonstate.edu



2006 − 2009    Ph. D. in Materials Chemistry,University of Waterloo, Canada                                                                                                                           

Dissertation title: “Nanostructured Materials for Energy Storage and Conversion”

Supervisor: Professor Linda F. Nazar

2004 − 2006    M. Sc. in Materials Chemistry,University of Waterloo, Canada                                                                                                                                       

Thesis title: “Synthesis and Characterization of Graphitic Mesoporous Carbons and MoO2/Mesoporous Carbon Composites”

Supervisor: Professor Linda F. Nazar

1999 – 2003    B. Sc. in Chemistry, Jilin University, China  

                        Thesis title: “Fluorescent Nanocrystal-Polymer Composites”                                                                                                                                                             

Supervisor: Professor Bai Yang



2012 – Now     Assistant Professor, Department of Chemistry, Oregon State University, Corvallis

2010 – 2012    NSERC Postdoctoral Fellow,University of California, Santa Barbara

     Supervisor: Professor Galen D. Stucky

2009 – 2010    Postdoctoral Fellow, University of Waterloo

                      Supervisor: Professor Linda F. Nazar

July 2008         Visiting Research Associate, Institute for Fuel Cell Innovation, National Research Council of Canada



2012 – Now    Teaching Inorganic Chemistry, for both undergraduate (CH411) and graduate (CH 511) levels, General Chemistry (CH 232), Special Topics in       Inorganic Chemistry (CH 614) 

2010 – 2012   Columnist for energy topics for Zhongxuesheng Shulihua (Translated as: Middle School Students Mathematics, Physics and Chemistry), the          most well-known monthly scientific education magazine in China

2010 − 2012    Undergraduate Research Supervisor,University of California, Santa Barbara    

2004 – 2010    Undergraduate Research Supervisor,University of Waterloo                                


2004 – 2009    Teaching Assistant,University of Waterloo                                                                               



  • Scialog Fellow, Research Corporation for Science Advancement 
  • CAREER Award, National Science Foundation (2016)
  • Innovation Challenge Award (honorable mention), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (2010)
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship, Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (2010 to 2012)
  • Government Award for Outstanding Self-Financed Students Abroad (2008)