Tong Li

Tong Li

Adjunct
tongl@vpcollege.com

Tong Li

Adjunct

Biography

Dr. Tong Li is an accomplished educator with seven years of experience in post-secondary teaching, commencing during her doctoral studies in 2016. Throughout her career, she has guided and shared knowledge with over 300 students in science, business management, and general studies. Dr. Li holds a Ph.D. in Chemistry from the University of Victoria, an MSc in Polymer Engineering from The University of Akron, and a BSc in Material Science from Beijing University of Chemical Technology. Additionally, she possesses an MBA Certificate in Invention to Innovation from Simon Fraser University.

As an adjunct professor at Vancouver Premier College since September 2023, Dr. Li enriches her role with an extensive academic portfolio, comprising peer-reviewed publications and patents. Her interdisciplinary teaching spans science, general studies, and business management, offering students a comprehensive educational experience.

Beyond academia, Dr. Li seamlessly transitions between academia and industry, contributing significantly to the new energy sector. She founded a startup in 2021, showcasing her entrepreneurial spirit and commitment to innovation.

Devoting spare time to community service as the Director of Partnerships for HirePhD, a non-profit organization, Dr. Li demonstrates her dedication to community impact and betterment.

Her academic journey, including a post-doctoral research stint at the University of British Columbia and a Ph.D. exchange program at the UIUC Beckman Institute, underscores her commitment to continuous learning and cross-disciplinary collaboration. As a scientist, educator, and entrepreneur, Dr. Tong Li continues to lead in academic excellence and industry innovation.

Education

PhD Chemistry
MSc Polymer Engineering
BSc Material Science and Engineering
MBA Certificate