Bachelor in Material Science, Beijing University of Science and Technology, 1982. Doctor of Philosophy, Stockholm University, 1994.
Research chair University Windsor, Canada, 1994—1995. Research scientist Studsvik Material AB, Nyköping, Sweden, 1995—1997. Senior specialist Sandvik Materials Technology, Sandviken, Sweden, since 1997.
Member of Material Research Society, Swedish Fatigue Association, American Society of Mechanical Engineers, Swedish Standards Institute Research Council, European Pressure Equipment Research Council.
Married Emilia Wenxin Li, December 29, 1956. Children: Sen, Daniel.