Prof. Cao Li-Yun (Ph.D), female, born in April, 1972, is now the backbone in Materials Physics and Chemistry and the supervisor for master course students. She is now focusing on the researches on functional thin films and coatings and organic/inorganic composites. She is in charge of several projects including the National Natural Science Funds project. She has published 1 book and more than 100 articles, and has been authorized 22 patents. She was awarded the 1st prize of Science and Technology Award in Universities of Shaanxi Province.