Bachelor of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1987. Master of Science, National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1990. Doctor of Philosophy, New York University, 1998.
Teaching assistant National Taiwan University, Taipei, 1987-1990. Graduate assistant New York University, 1992-1998. Research fellow Massachusetts General Hospital, Boston, since 1998.
Second lieutenant Chinese Army, 1990-1992. Member American Association for the Advancement of Science, American Society Plant Physiologists, Taiwanese Society Botany.
Married Shu-Yu Lin, October 6, 1997.