Dr. Jiachen Li is a postdoctoral researcher in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at University of California, Berkeley. He earned a Ph.D. degree in Applied Physics from UC Berkeley in 2022. Before that, he graduated from Tsinghua University, Beijing, China with a B.S. degree in physics and as a member of the prestigious Tsinghua Xuetang Talented Program. Jiachen is an inventor of the TARC and the following upgraded generation (one U.S. patent and one U.S. provisional patent pending). He was recognized by Forbes as a finalist of the 2023 30 under 30 list in Energy.