I was born in the city of Tian Men in Hu Bei province of China. I grew up in Jing Zhou. Jing Zhou is an important city appeared in the book "the Romance of the Three Kingdoms". There, I received my primary-school, mid-school, and high-school education. In 2005, I won the 3rd Prize in the national mathematics competition for high-school students.
I moved to Beijing, the capital of China, to pursue my undergraduate education at Beijing University of Posts and Telecommunications (BUPT) from 2005 to 2009. The motto of BUPT is Great Virtue, Profound Knowledge, Total Commitment, Harmonious Cooperation (厚德 博学 敬业 乐群).
In 2011 Fall, I joined Drexel University. The symbol of Drexel is a dragon. I worked with Dr. Yuanfang Cai for my Ph.D. study in Software Engineering. In the August of 2016, I defended my dissertation, titled "Bridging the Gap between Software Architecture and Maintenance Quality"..
In 2016 Fall, I joined Stevens Institute of Technology as an assistant professor.