Qiliang Li received Ph.D. (2004) in Electrical and Computer Engineering from North Carolina State University. His doctoral research was in the area of molecular electronics and hybrid silicon/molecular field effect transistors and memories. In Oct. 2004, he joined the Semiconductor Electronics Division of National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST), Gaithersburg, MD, as a research scientist, where he was involved with the fabrication, characterization and simulation of CMOS and nanoelectronics materials and devices. In August 2007, he joined the faculty of George Mason University, where he is currently an associate professor of Electrical and Computer Engineering. He received the honor of Virginia Microelectronics Consortium Professorship in 2007. He received NSF CAREER award in 2009, Mason Emerging Researcher/Scholar/Creator Award in 2011, and School of Engineering Rising Star in 2012. He has worked on molecular electronics, nanowire, topological insulator nanostructure, silicon solar cell, ferroelectric memory, organic sensor and magnetoresistance device. He authored or coauthored over 60 technical papers and had two U.S. patents.