Bachelor of Science, Sichuan University, 1986. Master of Science, Beijing Agricultural University, 1993. Doctor of Philosophy, Pennsylvania State University, 2001.
Instructor Beijing Agricultural University, 1986—1991. Lecturer China Agricultural University, 1991—1997. Research assistant Pennsylvania State University, University Park, 1997—2001.
Research associate Oak Ridge National Laboratory, Tennessee, since 2001. Extension educator China Agricultural University, 1986—1997.
Member of American Society Microbiology, American Phytopathological Society.
Married Xi Wang, June 12, 1968. Children: Bide (Peter) B, Bijei (Anthony) B.