Dr. Yi Cui

Founder at Life Labs
On the record

From clean-energy storage to water purification, thermoregulation to air filtration, Professor Yi Cui, of Stanford University’s Materials Science and Engineering, has supported sustainability through science for more than 15 years. But his latest venture, LifeLabs, promises a new level of sustainability, energy efficiency and long-lasting technology unlike any of his previous ventures. Director of Stanford’s Precourt Institute for Energy, with more than 500 research publications and 50 patent applications, Professor Yi is an expert in the fields of nanotechnology, materials science, energy, and wearable and environmental technology. His research contribution has been recognized with numerous awards including the Lawrence Award (one of the highest awards given by US Department of Energy) and the Materials Research Society Medal (one of the highest awards in materials science).