Bachelor of Science, Nanjing University, 1983. Doctor of Philosophy, Johannes Gutenberg University, Mainz, 1992.
Research assistant Chinese Academy of Sciences, Beijing, 1983-1988. Postdoctoral fellow University Cologne, Germany, 1992, Alfred-Wegener-Institute for Polar and Marine Research, Bremerhaven, Germany, 1992-1993. Associate professor University Gothenburg, Sweden, 1993-1999, professor physical meteorology Sweden, since 1999.
Married Wei Zhang, May 27, 1987.