Dr. Qilin Li is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering and the Department of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at Rice University. Dr. Li received her M.S. and Ph.D. degrees in Environmental Engineering from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, and her B.E. degree in Environmental Engineering from Tsinghua University in Beijing, China. She received her post-doctoral training at Yale University and was on the faculty of Oregon State University before joining Rice University. Dr. Li's research focuses on advanced technologies for dinking water treatment and wastewater reuse including adsorption, membrane separation, advanced oxidation and environmental nanotechnology, and environmental implications of nanotechnology. She has published more than 40 peer reviewed articles in internationally renowned journals, more than 30 conference papers, several book chapters and technical reports, and presented her research at numerous national and international conferences and invited seminars. She was the recipient of the Roy E. Campbell Faculty Development Award, ES&T Excellence in Review award, Major Advisor for WQTC Best Student Paper Award, and Parsons Engineering Science/AEESP Doctoral Thesis Award. Dr. Li has led multiple federal and privately funded projects with a total grant budget of more than $2M.