Department of Physics and Astronomy
B.S. in Physics, Central-South Institute of Mining and Metallurgy, Changsha, Hunan, China
(now part of the Central South University).
Ph.D. in Physics, Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana.
Teaching Assistant, Department of Physics, Purdue University.
Research Assistant, Department of Physics, Purdue University.
Postdoctoral Associate, Department of Chemical Engineering and Materials Science,
University of Minnesota
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester.
Associate Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester.
Professor, Department of Physics and Astronomy, University of Rochester.
Distinguished Student, Central-South Institute of Mining and Metallurgy.
CUSPEA Selectee, China - United States.
David Ross Fellowship, Purdue University.
Lark-Horovitz Prize, Purdue University.
Sloan Research Fellowship, Sloan Foundation.
Visiting Scientist Fellowship, Ministry of Education, Japan
Visiting Professorship, Japanese Society for Progress of Science
Bridging Fellowship, University of Rochester
Experimental surface physics; physical phenomena of solid surfaces and interfaces by examining the electronic and
structural properties; electronic interactions and morphology of interfaces and interface formation; structural and spectroscopic properties of nanostructures; transient behavior of charge transfer across interfaces.