Dr. Yue Li got his PhD. in Physical Chemistry at Dalian Institute of Chemical Physics, Chinese Academy of Sciences in 1999. After that, Dr. Li worked in the gas-phase ion chemistry field with Prof. Tomas Baer at the University of North Carolina and with Prof. James Farrar at the University of Rochester. In 2005, Dr. Li joined the George Washington University, where he worked on the “Protein Microscope” project and developed the infrared AP-MALDI MS imaging technique with Prof. Akos Vertes. Dr. Li joined the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry at the University of Maryland as the Director of the Mass Spectrometry Facility in 2008. Dr. Li’s research interest is the development and applications of new mass spectrometry techniques.