Prof. Dr. Wei-Xue Li

Prof. Dr. Wei-Xue Li

Prof. Dr. Wei-Xue Li (李微雪)

E-mail: wxli70

Office: B1313-1, Material Science Building (East Campus)                    

Office Tel: (86)551-63600650                    

Student's Tel: (86)551-63606761                   

Research Interests: * Data Driven Catalysis 

                                * Catalysis for Energy and Chemicals

                                * Rational Design of Novel Catalysts 

                                * UltraStable Catalysts


  1. Quantum Physics (003158.03 / Undergraduate, Fall Semester)

  2. Quantum Chemistry A (CHEM5009P.01 /Graduate,Fall Semester)


  1. Associate Editor: ACS Catalysis

  2. Editorial Board :

        Journal of Physical Chemistry A/B/C (ACS)

           International Journal of Quantum Chemistry (Wiley)

           Surface Science (Elsevier)

           Chinese Journal of Catalysis (CCS)

           CCS Chem (CCS)

           Journal of University of Science and Technology of China 


  1. Sept 1995 - Dec 1999    Ph. D. Major in Mechanics, Superviser Prof. Tzu-Chiang Wang

    Institute of Mechanics, Chinese Academy of Sciences(CAS), Beijing, China

  1. Sept 1992 – June 1995    Master Major in Atomic Physics, Superviser Prof. Qingbiao Shen

    China Institute of Atomic Energy, Beijing, China

  1. Sept 1988 – June 1992    Bachelor Major in Theoretical Physics, Superviser Prof. Nianning Huang

  2. Department of Physics, Wuhan University, Wuhan, China

Work Experience

  1. June 2022 – now, Executive Dean of Department of Chemical Physics and Chair Professor 

    June 2015 – 2022, Professor

    Department of Chemical Physics, School of Chemistry and Materials Science

    University of Science and Technology of China, Hefei, China

  1. July 2004 – June 2015, Professor

    Group Leader of Theoretical Catalysis Group, State Key Laboratory of Catalysis

    Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics (DICP), CAS, Dalian, China

  1. August 2002 – June 2004, Post-doc collaborated with Prof. Dr. Bjork Hammer

    Department of Physics and Astronomy, Aarhus University, Aarhus, Denmark

  2. Feb 1999 – July 2002, Post-doc collaborated with Prof. Dr. Matthias Scheffler

    Theory Division, Fritz-Haber Institute, Max-Planck-Society, Berlin, Germany


  1. 2022, USTC President's Award for Outstanding Reasearch.

  2. 2016, National High-Level Talent Special Support Program.

  3. 2014, National Youth Catalysis Award, Chinese Society of Catalysis

  4. 2014, Zhu Liyuehua Outstanding Teacher Award of CAS

  5. 2013, Excellent Master Tutor in Liaoning Province

  6. 2013, Leading Talent in Dalian City, Liaoning Province

  7. 2012, Science and Technology Innovation Award, DICP, CAS

  8. 2012, National Outstanding Youth Fund, National Natural Science Foundation of China

  9. 2009, Excellent Postdoctoral Supervisor, DICP, CAS

  10. 2004, Hundred Talent, CAS