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Xiaohong Shari Li

Xiaohong Shari Li

Pacific Northwest National Laboratory
PO Box 999
Richland, WA 99352

Biography

X. Shari Li is a senior research scientist in the Materials Chemistry and Surface Research Group within the Energy and Efficiency Division. She joined PNNL in 1994.

Research Interests

  • For the past 15 years, X. Shari Li's research has focused on mesoporous material synthesis and film deposition. One of her work areas focuses on the development of various porous metal oxide films for various applications using techniques including dip coating, spin coating, slurry wash coating, spray coating, screen printing and also biomimetic coating. She also has experience in deposition of dense oxide (GdCeO, (MnCO)3 O4) films for fuel cell applications. Recently she has focused on the development of gas separation membranes and CO2 adsorbents.

Education and Credentials

  • M.S., Chemical Engineering, Washington State University, 1994
  • B.S., Chemical Engineering, Chengdu University of Science and Technology (Sichuang University), China, 1984

Awards and Recognitions

  • X. Shari Li is named as inventor in 2 US patents and has over 40 publications. She has received two R&D 100 Awards, an Inaugural MICRO/NANO 25 Award, 4 Battelle Key contributor awards and 7 outstanding performance awards.

Selected Publications

2017

  • Spies KA, JE Rainbolt, XS Li, B Braunberger, L Li, DL King, and RA Dagle. 2017. "Warm Cleanup of Coal-Derived Syngas: Multicontaminant Removal Process Demonstration." Energy and Fuels 31(3):2448-2456.  doi:10.1021/acs.energyfuels.6b02568

2016

  • Ramasamy KK, MJ Gray, HM Job, DM Santosa, XS Li, A Devaraj, AJ Karkamkar, and Y Wang. 2016. "Role of Calcination Temperature on the Hydrotalcite Derived MgO-Al2O3 in Converting Ethanol to Butanol." Topics in Catalysis 59(1):46-54.  doi:10.1007/s11244-015-0504-8
  • Zhang K, XS Li, H Chen, P Singh, and DL King. 2016. "Molten Salt Promoting Effect in Double Salt CO2 Absorbents." Journal of Physical Chemistry 120(2):1089-1096.  doi:10.1021/acs.jpcc.5b10729

2015

  • Zheng J, P Yan, M Gu, MJ Wagner, K Hays, J Chen, XS Li, CM Wang, J Zhang, J Liu, and J Xiao. 2015. "Interfacial Reaction Dependent Performance of Hollow Carbon NanoSphere - Sulfur composite as a cathode for Li-S battery." Frontiers in Energy Research 3:Article No. 25.  doi:10.3389/fenrg.2015.00025
  • Sun J, AM Karim, XS Li, JE Rainbolt, L Kovarik, Y Shin, and Y Wang. 2015. "Hierarchically structured catalysts for cascade and selective steam reforming/hydrodeoxygenation reactions." Chemical Communications 51(93):16617-16620.  doi:10.1039/C5CC07244A

2014

  • Dagle RA, DL King, XS Li, R Xing, KA Spies, Y Zhu, JE Rainbolt, L Li, and B Braunberger. 2014. Coal-Derived Warm Syngas Purification and CO2 Capture-Assisted Methane ProductionPNNL-23777, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Lebarbier VMC, RA Dagle, L Kovarik, KO Albrecht, XS Li, L Li, CE Taylor, X Bao, and Y Wang. 2014. "Sorption-Enhanced Synthetic Natural Gas (SNG) Production from Syngas: A Novel Process Combining CO Methanation, Water-Gas Shift, and CO2 Capture." Applied Catalysis. B, Environmental 144:223-232.  doi:10.1016/j.apcatb.2013.06.034
  • Zhang K, XS Li, W Li, A Rohatgi, Y Duan, P Singh, L Li, and DL King. 2014. "Phase Transfer-Catalyzed Fast CO2 Absorption by MgO-Based Absorbents with High Cycling Capacity." Advanced Materials Interfaces 1(3):Article No. 1400030.  doi:10.1002/admi.201400030

2013

  • Zheng J, M Gu, MJ Wagner, K Hays, XS Li, P Zuo, CM Wang, J Zhang, J Liu, and J Xiao. 2013. "Revisit Carbon/Sulfur Composite for Li-S Batteries." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 160(10):A1624-A1628.  doi:10.1149/2.013310jes
  • Albrecht KO, VA Glezakou, RJ Rousseau, MH Engelhard, T Varga, RJ Colby, JE Jaffe, XS Li, D Mei, CF Windisch, Jr, SM Kathmann, TL Lemmon, MJ Gray, TR Hart, BL Thompson, and MA Gerber. 2013. Rh-Based Mixed Alcohol Synthesis Catalysts: Characterization and Computational ReportPNNL-22697, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 
  • Nasybulin EN, W Xu, MH Engelhard, XS Li, M Gu, D Hu, and J Zhang. 2013. "Electrocatalytic properties of poly(3,4-ethylenedioxythiophene) (PEDOT) in Li-O2 battery." Electrochemistry Communications 29:63-66.  doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2013.01.011
  • Nasybulin EN, W Xu, MH Engelhard, Z Nie, XS Li, and J Zhang. 2013. "Stability of polymer binders in Li-O2 batteries." Journal of Power Sources 243:899-907.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2013.06.097
  • Sun J, AM Karim, H Zhang, L Kovarik, XS Li, A Hensley, JS McEwen, and Y Wang. 2013. "Carbon-Supported bimetallic Pd-Fe catalysts for vapor-phase hydrodeoxygenation of guaiacol." Journal of Catalysis 306(1):47-57.  doi:10.1016/j.jcat.2013.05.020

2012

  • Davidson JD, RJ Wiacek, SD Burton, XS Li, GE Fryxell, RS Addleman, W Yantasee, T Sangvanich, and K Pattamakomsan. 2012. "Improved deposition and deprotection of silane tethered 3,4 hydroxypyridinone (HOPO) ligands on functionalized nanoporous silica." Inorganic Chemistry Communications 18:92-96.  doi:10.1016/j.inoche.2012.01.025
  • Zheng J, J Xiao, W Xu, X Chen, M Gu, XS Li, and J Zhang. 2012. "Surface and Structural Stabilities of Carbon Additives in High Voltage Lithium Ion Batteries." Journal of Power Sources 227:211-217.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.11.038
  • Xu W, X Chen, F Ding, J Xiao, D Wang, A Pan, J Zheng, XS Li, AB Padmaperuma, and J Zhang. 2012. "Reinvestigation on the state-of-the-art nonaqueous carbonate electrolytes for 5 V Li-ion battery applications." Journal of Power Sources 213:304-316.  doi:10.1016/j.jpowsour.2012.04.031

2011

  • Kwak JH, JH Lee, DH Kim, XS Li, DN Tran, and CHF Peden. 2011. "Deactivation Mechanisms of Base Metal/Zeolite Urea Selective Catalytic Reduction Materials, and Development of Zeolite-Based Hydrocarbon Adsorber Materials." Chapter II.B.13 in 2011 Annual Progress Report: Advanced Combustion Engine Research and Development, vol. DOE-ACE-2011AR, ed. G Singh, pp. 231-237.  Department of Energy: Energy Efficiency & Renewable Energy, Washington DC. 
  • Lu Z, G Xia, JD Templeton, XS Li, Z Nie, Z Yang, and JW Stevenson. 2011. "Development of Ni1-xCoxO as the cathode/interconnect contact for solid oxide fuel cells." Electrochemistry Communications 13(6):642-645 .  doi:10.1016/j.elecom.2011.03.034
  • Riley BJ, J Chun, JV Ryan, J Matyas, XS Li, DW Matson, SK Sundaram, DM Strachan, and JD Vienna. 2011. "Chalcogen-based aerogels as a multifunctional platform for remediation of radioactive iodine." RSC Advances 1(9):1704-1715.  doi:10.1039/C1RA00351H
  • Xia G, RC Scott, XS Li, Z Nie, JP Choi, and JW Stevenson. 2011. "Development of SOFC Interconnects and Coatings." Chapter III.C.4 in 2011 Office of Fossil Energy Fuel Cell Program Annual Report, vol. DOE/NETL-2012-1525, pp. 120-123.  Department of Energy, Washington, DC. 
  • Xia G, XS Li, Z Lu, Z Nie, RC Scott, JD Templeton, and JW Stevenson. 2011. "Development of Cathode-Interconnect Contact Materials for SOFCs." Chapter III.C.5 in 2011 Office of Fossil Energy Fuel Cell Program Annual Report, vol. DOE/NETL-2012-1525, pp. 124-128.  Department of Energy, Washington, DC. 

2010

  • Zhang J, W Xu, XS Li, and W Liu. 2010. "Air Dehydration Membranes for Nonaqueous Lithium-Air Batteries." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157(8):A940-A946. 
  • Li L, DL King, Z Nie, XS Li, and CJ Howard. 2010. "MgAI2O4 Spinel-Stabilized Calcium Oxide Absorbents with Improved Durability for High-Temperature CO2 Capture." Energy and Fuels 24(6):3698-3703.  doi:10.1021/ef100245q
  • Samuels WD, NH LaFemina, V Sukwarotwat, W Yantasee, XS Li, and GE Fryxell. 2010. "Chloromethylated activated carbon: A useful new synthon for making a novel class of sorbents for heavy metal separations." Separation Science and Technology 45(2):228-235.  doi:10.1080/01496390903423550
  • Xu W, NL Canfield, D Wang, J Xiao, Z Nie, XS Li, WD Bennett, CC Bonham, and J Zhang. 2010. "Approach to make macroporous metal sheets as current collectors for lithium-ion batteries." Journal of the Electrochemical Society 157(7):A765-A769. 

2009

  • Tarasevich BJ, A Gutowska, XS Li, and B Jeong. 2009. "The Effect of Polymer Composition on the Gelation Behavior of PLGA-g-PEG Biodegradable Thermoreversible Gels." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research. Part A 89A(1):248-254. 

2008

  • Li XS, GE Fryxell, CM Wang, and MH Engelhard. 2008. "The Synthesis of Ag-Doped Mesoporous TiO2 ." Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 111(1-3):639-642.  doi:10.1016/j.micromeso.2007.07.042

2007

  • Li XS, GE Fryxell, CM Wang, and JA Young. 2007. "Templating Mesoporous Hierarchies in Silica Thin Films Using the Thermal Degradation of Cellulose Nitrate." Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 99(3):308-318. 
  • Li XS, GE Fryxell, MH Engelhard, and CM Wang. 2007. "The Synthesis of Cadmium Doped Mesoporous TiO2." Inorganic Chemistry Communications 10(6):639-641.  doi:10.1016/j.inoche.2007.02.018
  • Yang ZG, G Xia, XS Li, and JW Stevenson. 2007. "(Mn,Co)(3)O-4 Spinel Coatings on Ferritic Stainless Steels for SOFC Interconnect Applications." International Journal of Hydrogen Energy 32(16):3648-3654. 
  • Johnson BR, NL Canfield, DN Tran, RA Dagle, XS Li, JD Holladay, and Y Wang. 2007. "Engineered SMR catalysts based on hydrothermally stable, porous, ceramic supports for microchannel reactors." Catalysis Today 120(1):54-62. 
  • Shin Y, BW Arey, CM Wang, XS Li, MH Engelhard, and GE Fryxell. 2007. "Synthesis and Characterization of Phosphate-coated Mesoporous Titania and Cd-doping of Same via Ion-Exchange." Inorganic Chemistry Communications 10(6):642-645.  doi:10.1016/j.inoche.2007.02.016
  • Yang Z, G Xia, XS Li, P Singh, and JW Stevenson. 2007. Fabrication of (Mn,Co)3O4 Surface Coatings onto Alloy Substrates PNNL-16470, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, WA. 

2006

  • Li XS, GE Fryxell, CM Wang, and JS Young. 2006. "Nitrocellulose Templated Hierarchical Pore Structure in Mesoporous Thin Films." Inorganic Chemistry Communications 9(1):7-9. 
  • Li XS, AR Courtney, W Yantasee, SV Mattigod, and GE Fryxell. 2006. "Templated synthesis of mesoporous titanium phosphates for the sequestration of radionuclides ." Inorganic Chemistry Communications 9(3):293-295. 

2005

  • Cao C, Y Wang, SB Jones, J Hu, XS Li, DC Elliott, and DJ Stevens. 2005. "Microchannel Catalytic Processes for Converting Biomass-Derived Syngas to Transportation Fuels." Chapter 17 in Microreactor Technology and Process Intensification, ACS Symposium Series, vol. 914, ed. Yong Wang and Jamelyn D. Holladay, pp. 273-284.  American Chemical Society, Washington, DC. 
  • Gutowska A, L Li, Y Shin, CM Wang, XS Li, JC Linehan, RS Smith, BD Kay, BA Schmid, WJ Shaw, MS Gutowski, and T Autrey. 2005. "Nano-Scaffold Mediates Hydrogen Release and Reactivity of Ammonia Borane." Angewandte Chemie International Edition 44(23):3578-3582. 
  • Shin Y, CM Wang, XS Li, and GJ Exarhos. 2005. "Synthesis of supported carbon nanotubes in mineralized silica-wood composites." Carbon 43(5):1096-1098. 
  • Williford RE, GE Fryxell, XS Li, and S Addleman. 2005. "Mechanism of Hierarchical Porosity Formation in Silica Thin Films using Cellulose Nitrate." Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 84(1-3):201-210. 
  • Williford RE, RS Addleman, XS Li, TS Zemanian, JC Birnbaum, and GE Fryxell. 2005. "Pore Shape Evolution in Mesoporous Silica Thin Films: from Circular to Elliptical to Rectangular ." Journal of Non-crystalline Solids 351(27-29):2217-2223. 
  • Williford RE, XS Li, RS Addleman, GE Fryxell, S Baskaran, JC Birnbaum, CA Coyle, TS Zemanian, CM Wang, and AR Courtney. 2005. "Mechanical Stability of Templated Mesoporous Silica Thin Films." Microporous and Mesoporous Materials 85(3):260-266. 

2004

  • Li XS, GE Fryxell, JC Birnbaum, and CM Wang. 2004. "Effects of Template and Precursor Chemistry on Structure and Properties of Mesoporous TiO2 Thin Films ." Langmuir 20(21):9095-9102. 
  • Li XS, GE Fryxell, JC Birnbaum, and CM Wang. 2004. "The Effects of Template and Precursor Chemistry on Structure and Properties of Mesoporous TiO2 Thin Films." Langmuir 20(21):9095-9102. 
  • Shin Y, XS Li, CM Wang, JE Coleman, and GJ Exarhos. 2004. "Synthesis of Hierarchical Titanium Carbide from Titania-Coated Cellulose Paper." Advanced Materials 16(14):1212-1215. 

2003

  • Yantasee W, Y Lin, XS Li, GE Fryxell, TS Zemanian, and VV Viswanathan. 2003. "Nanoengineered Electrochemical Sensor Based on Mesoporous Silica Thin-film Functionalized with Thiol-Terminated Monolayer." Analyst 128(7):899-904. 
  • Birnbaum JC, GE Fryxell, XS Li, CA Coyle, GC Dunham, and S Baskaran. 2003. "Effects of Trace Metals and Organic Additives on Porosity and Dielectric Constant of High Purity Mesoporous Silica Films ." Chemical Communications 2003(15):1830-1831. 
  • Chin YH, Y Wang, RA Dagle, and XS Li. 2003. "Methanol steam reforming over Pd/ZnO: catalyst preparation and pretreatment studies." Fuel Processing Technology 83(1-3):193-201. 
  • Li XS, JC Birnbaum, RE Williford, GE Fryxell, CA Coyle, GC Dunham, and S Baskaran. 2003. "Effect of Humidity Treatments on Porosity and Mechanical Integrity of Mesoporous Silica Films ." Chemical Communications (16):2054-2055. 

2002

  • Birnbaum JC, XS Li, CR Yonker, GE Fryxell, and S Baskaran. 2002. "Effect of Solution Chemistry and Speciation on Shelf-life of Silica Sols and Characteristics of Deposited Mesoporous Thin Films." Chemical Communications 19:2270-2271. 
  • Campbell AA, BL Deatherage, XS Li, BJ Nelson, CR Bottoni, and ES Dejong. 2002. "Hydroxyapatite Coatings Produced by Surface-Induced Mineralizaiton." In Biominetic Calcium Phosphate Coatings, pp. 47-54.  Research Signpost, Trivandrum, India. 

2000

  • Campbell AA, L Song, XS Li, BJ Nelson, CR Bottoni, DE Brooks, and ES Dejong. 2000. "Development, Characterization, and Anti-Microbial Efficacy of Hydroxyapatite-Chlorhexidine Coatings Produced by Surface-Induced Mineralization." Journal of Biomedical Materials Research 53(4):400-407. 
  • Wang Y, AY Kim, XS Li, LQ Wang, CHF Peden, and BC Bunker. 2000. "Shape Selective Solid Acid Catalysts Based on Tungstophosphoric Acid Supported on Mesoporous Silica." In Shape-Selective Catalysis, vol. 738, ed. Chunshan Song, Juan M. Garces and Yoshihiro Sugi, pp. 353-368.  American Chemical Society, Washington , DC. 

1998

  • Elder SH, Y Gao, XS Li, J Liu, DE McCready, and CF Windisch, Jr. 1998. "Zirconia-Stabilized 25-AngstromTiO2 Anatase Crystallites in a Mesoporous Structure." Chemistry of Materials 10(10):3140-3145. 

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