Education and Career





Education and Career

  • 1978 - 1980 Shanghai Teachers College of Technology
  • 1980 - 1982 Teacher of Mathematics at Shanghai Teachers College of Technology
  • 1982 - 1984 Bachelor's Degree Shanghai Teachers University
  • 1984 - 1987 Continued teaching Mathematics at Shanghai Teachers University
  • 1988 - 1989 Began graduate work in Mathematics at the University of Oklahoma
  • 1989 - 1995 Ph.D. in Mathematics, University of Pennsylvania (M.S. 1993)
  • 1995 - 1996 Master's Degree in Computer Science, University of Pennsylvania
  • 1996 - 2002 Assistant Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd College
  • 1999 (Fall) Assistant Researcher at the University of California at Irvine
  • 2002 - present Associate Professor of Mathematics at Harvey Mudd

Doctoral Dissertation In Mathematics

The stable 4-dimensional geometry of the real Grassmann manifolds (Adviser: Herman Gluck)

Fellowships

University of Pennsylvania: Spring 1991, Spring 1993, Fall 1994 and Spring 1995, Research Fellow at UC Irvine, Fall 1999.

Personal

  • U. S. Citizen.
  • Music: Pee-Par (A Chinese instrument), Piano and Chinese folk dancing.
  • Sports: aerobics, biking and ping-pong.
  • Languages: proficiency in Chinese, English and Shanghai dialect; knowledge in German, French and Japanese.