Bachelor of Science, Fuzhou (People's Republic of China) University, 1982. Master of Science, Chinese Academy of Sciences, Fuzhou, 1984. Doctor of Philosophy, Iowa State University, 1990.
Research associate Nanjing (People's Republic of China) University, 1985-1986. Postdoctoral research associate University Colorado, Boulder, 1991-1992. Research fellow National University Singapore, 1992-1995.
Marketing and technical manager New Central International (Holdings) Company, Singapore, since 1995.
Member International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry, American Chemical Society (Young Chemist of Year 1991), Chinese Chemical Society (permanent), Materials Research Society, Institute Physics American.
Married Sihui Zeng, February 4, 1986. 1 child, Yao Shi.