For complete CV and publication list, please check out the pdf version.


University of California, Davis
Doctor of Philosophy in Geotechnical Engineering
Sep 2015 – Present

Tsinghua University
Bachelor of Engineering in Hydraulic Engineering
Sep 2011 – Jun 2015


Soil-Structure Interaction Analysis — Seismic Energy Propagation and Dissipation
Ph.D. thesis research instructed by Prof. Boris Jeremić
Sep 2015 – Present

Meso-Fabric Evolution of Granular Materials based on DEM
B.S. thesis research instructed by Prof. Wenjie Xu
Aug 2013 – Jun 2015

Double-Arch Dam Modeling and Stability Study
Field investigation, data collection/organization, and modeling studies at Dagangshan Dam, Sichuan, China
Jun 2014 – Jul 2014

Mapping and Geological Study
Project management, exploration route planning, and geological investigation in Hebei, China
Summer 2013

Geotechnical Hazard Investigation and Mitigation
Visiting scholar research instructed by Prof. Zhongqi Yue at Hong Kong University
Aug 2014 – Sep 2014


Teaching Assistant at University of California, Davis
ENG 104 Lab – Mechanics of Materials
Gave lectures, held lab sections, and grade lab reports
Jan 2018 – Mar 2018

ENG 35 – Statics
Gave substituting lectures and held office hours
Jan 2017 – Mar 2017

ENG 104 – Mechanics of Materials
Prepared homework questions and solutions, held discussion sections and office hours
Sep 2016 – Dec 2016

Teaching Assistant at Tsinghua University
Engineering Geology
Organized field trips and laboratory tests, graded assignments and exams
Feb 2014 – Jun 2014


Outstanding Graduate Student Teaching Award (OGTA) Nomination
Nominated for both ENG 35 (Statics) and ENG 104 (Mechanics of Materials)
Feb 2017

Chinese National Outstanding Graduates in Hydraulic Engineering
Jul 2015

Tsinghua University Outstanding Undergraduate Thesis
Jun 2015

Tsinghua University Scholarship for Research and Innovation Excellence
Sep 2014

Department Scholarship for Research Excellence, Tsinghua University
Sep 2014


Thermo Fisher Scientific Beijing
Marketing & HR Assistant
Jan 2013 – Feb 2013

For complete CV and publication list, please go to my page on UC Davis GGSS.