LiDr. Gang Li joined CSPAR at UAH in August 2008 as a Principle Research Scientist at CSPAR and Assistant Professor of Physics in the Physics Department of University of Alabama in Huntsville. Before joining CSPAR, Dr. Gang Li is an Assistant Research Physicist at Space Sciences Lab, University of California at Berkeley.

Since joining CSPAR, Dr. Li has won several NASA and NSF awards and grants.

He received the National Science Foudation (NSF) Early Career award in 2009 and is the recipient of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) Young Scientist Award in 2009. In 2010, he received the ORAU Ralph E. Powe Junior Faculty Enhancement Award in May and the Chinese oversea Young Scientist Award in July.

Starting from December 2010, Dr. Li serves in the NASA 2011 TR&T Science Committee.

Since 2008, Dr. Li has graduated one Master student and is currently the adviser for one PhD. student and two undergraduate students.