Ph.D. in Plasma Physics, Department of Astrophysical Sciences, Princeton University (1/1996).
B.S. in Physics, Department of Physics, Peking University (7/1989).
Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of California, Irvine,
Associate Professor (7/2005--6/2008),
Assistant Professor (7/2002--6/2005).
Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory, Princeton University,
Research Physicist (10/2001--7/2002),
Staff Research Physicist (12/1997--9/2001),
DOE Fusion Energy Postdoctoral Fellow (12/1995--11/1997).
Honors and Awards:
Chang Jiang Scholars, Peking University, 2009.
NSF CAREER Award, 2004.
DOE Plasma Physics Junior Faculty Development Award, 2003.
DOE Early Career Awards in Science and Engineering, 2000.
Kaul Foundation Prize for Excellence in Plasma Physics and Technology Development, 1999.
DOE Fusion Energy Postdoctoral Fellowship, 1995.
Director, DOE SciDAC ISEP Center, 2017-present.