Bachelor of Science, Xi'an Jiao-tong University, Xi'an, China, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Delft University of Technology, Delft, the Netherlands, 1995.
Development engineer Xi'an High Voltage Apparatus Research Institute, Xi'an, China, 1982—1992. Research engineer Kema B.v., Arnhem, Netherlands, 1992—1995. Senior specialist ABB Power Systems, Grid Systems HVDC, Ludvika, Sweden, since 1996.
Member of Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, International Electrotechnical Commission.
Married Lin Jiang, September 3, 1986. 1 child Jenny Yu.