Director of CaliT2, UC Irvine, Director, California Plug Load Research Center
GP serves as Calit2 division director and director of the Integrated Nanosystems Research Facility on UC Irvine campus. He is also a professor with joint appointments in three department at UC Irvine: Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Chemical Engineering and Materials Science, and Biomedical Engineering.
Li holds 18 U.S. patents, has 15 patents pending and has published more than 280 research papers involving microelectronic technologies, microwave circuit design, Micro-Electro-Mechanical Systems (MEMS) for communication and biomedical instrumentation applications, and bio-nano-IT technology.
A member of numerous technical committees at professional conferences, Li was chair of the Taiwan VLSI Technology, Circuit, and System Conference in 2006. He also served as chair of the executive committee for electronics manufacturing research and new materials at the University of California.
Li has been involved in several startup companies as a co-founder or member of the technical advisory board. Currently, he directs TechPortal, a technology business incubator housed at the UCI division of Calit2, which supports and nurtures young companies and university researchers commercializing their technologies. His current research interests focus on developing technologies for efficient energy utilization and consumption, and e-health.