International journal of Nanoparticles and Nanotechnology (IJNN) is a multidisciplinary, peer reviewed journal which includes all the major fields in nanotechnology and Nano science. Nanoscience and nanotechnology brought up an unprecedented excitement in the scientific and engineering communities, especially the last decade. It is the engineering of functional systems at the molecular scale. This covers both current work and concepts that are more advanced.  International journal of Nanoparticles and Nanotechnology   publishes original research papers during a broad area of nanoscience & engineering. IJNN provides an ideal forum for presenting original reports of theoretical and experimental nanoscience and nanotechnology research. Nanotechnology is a gathering of rising innovations in which the structure of matter is controlled at the nanometer scale, the size of little quantities of molecules, to create novel materials and gadgets that have valuable and one of kind properties. IJNN is naturally multidisciplinary, and welcomes submissions across biological, physical, engineering, and computer sciences. Contributions from both academia and industry are equally encouraged. IJNN also publishes innovative techniques and instrumentation for the fabrication, characterization and testing of nano-enabled devices and technologies, as well as advanced modelling and simulation methods.




Zhe Li


Dr Zhe Li joined the School of Engineering, Cardiff University as a Lecturer in Energy Materials and Sêr Cymru II Research Fellow in 2018. He received his PhD from Cavendish Laboratory at University of Cambridge in 2012, and worked as a research associate/research fellow/senior research fellow at Imperial College London (2012-2015) and Swansea University (2015-2017).

Dr Li's research group forms part of the School's Magnetics and Materials Research Group, covering multiple disciplines of Energy Materials including the development of solar cells and other optoelectronic devices for various target applications, nano-structured materials, device physics, photo-and physical-chemistry and thin film fabrication and characterisation. Alongside other academic groups of the Magnetics and Materials Research Group, Dr Li's group also works in close collaboration with a number of leading institutions including in particular Imperial College London, Oxford University and Swansea University.

Solar Cells

Device physics

Energy Materials


EAMC Scientist Medal by International Association of Advanced Materials (2017)

EPSRC “Super Solar International and Industry Engagement” Award (2017)

Welsh Government “Ser Cymru II” research fellowship (2016)

EPSRC “Knowledge Transfer Secondment” Award (2014)

EPSRC "SuperGen" fully funded doctoral studentship (2009)

Mott Studentship in Environmental Physics’ Award, awarded by Sir Nevill Francis Mott foundation of the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge (2009)