Qiong Lei, Ph.D.

Research Scientists

Research Scientist

Research Interests

My research interests at KAUST include the mechanism study and catalysis design for the electrochemical reduction of carbon dioxide.

Selected Publications

  • Enrichment of omega-3 fatty acids in cod liver oil via alternate solvent winterization and enzymatic interesterific... 
    Q. Lei, S. Ba, H. Zhang, Y. Wei, J. Y. Lee, T. Li
    Food Chemistry, 199, 364, , (2016)
  • Functional monoesters of jojoba oil can be produced by enzymatic interesterification: Reaction analysis and structu... 
    Q. Lei, T. Li
    European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 117, 630, , (2015)
  • Design and synthesis of 1, 3-dicapryloyl-2-acetylglycerol as molecular probe for triacylglycerol metabolism study 
    Q. Lei, W. L. Lee, T. Li
    European Journal of Lipid Science and Technology, 115, 232, , (2013)


  • ​Ph.D., Chemistry, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2011-2015
  • B.S., Chemistry, Nankai University, China, 2007-2011

Professional Profile

  • ​Postdoctoral Fellow, King Abdullah University of Science and Technology, Current
  • Postdoctoral Fellow, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 2015-2016

Research Interests Keywords

​Electrochemical catalysis Organic Synthesis Nanomaterials