Bachelor of Science in Engineering, Hefei University of Technology, Anhui, China, 1981. Master of Science in Engineering, Xi'an Jiaotong University, China, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, University of Science & Technology China, Hefei, 1989.
Lecturer Hefei University of Technology, 1984—1986. Lecturer, associate professor University of Science & Technology China, 1989—1992, associate professor, 1994—1996. Humboldt research fellow University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany, 1992—1994.
Research fellow Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, 1997—1998. Senior research engineer Institute High Performance Computing, 1999—2008, Institute Materials Research & Engineering, Singapore, since 2008.