Curriculum Vitae


Ph.D. in Physics,

University of Pittsburgh,

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA

Adviser: Tao Han

M.S. in Physics,

U. of Wisconsin-Madison,

Madison, Wisconsin, USA

Adviser: Tao Han

B.S. in Physics,

Zhejiang University,

Hangzhou, Zhejiang, P.R.C.

Teaching EXP.

8011 Quantum Field Theory I

4101 Quantum Mechanics

8901 Elementary Particle Physics I

HEP Skills

(in addition to theories mentioned here)

Programming Language:

C/C++, Fortran, Shell script

Handy Programs:

Mathematica, Gnuplot, Latex (also Beamer, bibtex), Excel, Powerpoint, Linux (OS)




Spring 2023 (Scheduled)

Fall 2022, Fall 2023

Spring 2022

Awards and honors

Block Award

Martin and Beate Block Scholarship Fund, Aspen Center of Physics, 2019

Award for Outstanding Self-funded Students Abroad

China Scholarship Council, P.R. China, 2015

Fermilab Graduate Student Research Program in Theoretical Physics(formerly: Fermilab Fellowship in Theoretical Physics)

Theoretical Physics Group, Fermilab, 2014

Thomas-Lain Scholarship (Essay competition award)

Dept. of Physics and Astronomy, Pittsburgh Foundation, 2014

LHC Theoretical Initiative (LHC-TI) Graduate Fellowship

NSF, 2014 (selected by the committee; funding held off due to budget.)

PITT-PACC Predoctoral Fellowship

School of Art and Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2013

Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellowship

School of Art and Science, University of Pittsburgh, 2013

LHC Theoretical Initiative (LHC-TI) Travel/Computing Award

NSF, 2011

Van Vleck Fellowship Award

Physics Dept., University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2009

National Scholarship of China

Ministry of Education of P.R. China, 2009

Top 100 Thesis in Excellence

(Dimer Model and Toric Singularities, supervised by Bo Feng)

Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 2009

Excellence Award of East China Mathematical Modeling Contest

the committee of Universities in East China, 2007

First and Second-class Academic Scholarship

(Top 3% and 8%), Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 2005-2008

Position Held

School of Physics and Astronomy

University of Minnesota

Maryland Center for Fundamental Physics

Department of Physics, University of Maryland

Theoretical Physics group, Fermilab

Department of Physics & Astronomy,

University of Pittsburgh

Physics Department, University of Wisconsin-Madison

Assistant Professor

Postdoctoral Researcher

Research Associate

Fermilab Graduate Researcher

PITT-PACC Predoctoral Fellow

Andrew Mellon Predoctoral Fellow

Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate Research Assistant

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Dec. 2020--







Summer 2010, 2011

Fall 2009–Fall 2011


Saturday morning physics

outreach to high school students and local people,

Guide for the muon g-2 experiment tour

Fermilab, Feb., Apr. 2016, Feb. 2017

Guide for the Grid Computation Center (GCC) tour, Fermilab, Oct. 2016

Investing Now!

outreach to high school students,

Guide for the magic of light section

U of Pittsburgh, Mar. 2014

Physics Festivals

-- outreach to university students and local citizens

Leading organizer, including organizing Paper Plane Contest in coordination with news media, physics movie show, physics contests, etc.

Honored Merit Student (three times), Excellent Organizer (twice), Excellent Social Practice Participant Award (three times) by Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China, 2005--2008

Media Coverage:

Long-lived particles and dark sector, by LiveScience,, Yahoo News, Fox News, Breitbart,,, Earthsky,, Discover Magazine,, Space Daily,

Diboson resonances, by NewScientist

Local coverage, by UMN-1, UMN-2, UMD-1, UMD-2

Youtuber Interview, by Bari Science Lab

ProFessional Activities

Program & Workshop organizations

Convener Topical Group 9: General BSM Explorations Energy Frontier of Snowmass 2022; series of meetings and reports, Apr. 2020 – 2022

Scientific Program Committee International workshop on the high energy Circular Electron-Positron Collider (CEPC) 2021 Nanjing U, Nanjing, China, Nov. 2021

Organizer IAS Program on High Energy Physics (HEP 2021), Conference and Theory mini-workshop, HKIAS, Hong Kong, Jan. 2021

Organizer Aspen Summer 2019: The Energy Frontier Beyond LHC Run 2, Aspen, Colorado, Aug-Sep. 2019

Organizer New developments on LLPs at (HL)-LHC, Topical remote meeting by theorists, ATLAS, CMS and LHCb experimentalists, Mar. 2019

Chair Double Higgs Production at Colliders Workshop, Fermilab, Illinois, Sept. 2018

Organizer New Ideas in Detecting Long-lived Particles, LBNL, Berkeley, California, Jul. 2018

Co-Chair (Re)interpreting LHC new physics search results workshop, Fermilab, Illinois, Oct. 2017

Organizer PITT PACC workshop: Non-Minimal Dark Sectors, U of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania July 2014

Coordinator MadGraph Collaboration Meeting, U of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, May 2012

Conference session organizations

Convener BSM Higgs sessions of Higgs 2021 Conference (Higgs 2021) SUNY-Stony Brook, Oct. 2021

Convener BSM sessions of CEPC 2020 , Shanghai, Nov. 2020

Convener BSM-1(TeV Scale) Sessions of the 8th annual conference on Large Hadron Collider Physics (LHCP2020), Paris, France, May. 2020

Convener Physics sessions of the future lepton collider workshop, Catholic University, Washington DC, Apr. 2020

Convener Higgs Sessions of The 2019 International Workshop on the high energy Circular Electron-Positron Collider (CEPC2019) IHEP, Beijing, China, Nov. 2019

Convener Higgs&Electroweak sessions of APS DPF meeting 2019, Northeastern University, Boston, MA, Jul.-Aug. 2019

Convener Higgs sessions of KAIST-KAIX workshop for future particle accelerators KAIST, Daejeon, South Korea, Jul. 2019

Convener BSM Sessions of Workshop on the Circular Electron-Positron Collider, EU Edition 2019, Oxford, UK, Apr. 2019

Convener BSM sessions of LCWS2018, U. of Texas-Arlington, Texas, Oct. 2018

Committee and Membership

Convener Working Group 3, Higgs Cross Section Working Group (HXSWG), Jan. 2019- Apr. 2022

Committee LPC Topic of the week program, Fermilab, Illinois, Feb. 2016-Aug. 2018

Convener Exotic Higgs decay subgroup, The LHC Higgs cross section working, group (LHCHXSWG) Sep. 2017-Dec.2019

Collaboration Member MATHUSLA Collaboration, Feb. 2018-

Collaboration Member Dark SRF (link1,link2), Feb. 2018-

Member American Physical Society Aug. 2009-

Associated Member Pittsburgh Particle Physics Astrophysics and Cosmology center (Pitt-PACC), Aug. 2015-

Referee Service

Europhysics Letters (EPL)

x 3

Nuclear Physics B (NPB)

x 5

European Physical Journal C (EPJC)

x 11

Physics Letters B (PLB)

x 3

Journal of Physics G (JPhysG)

x 9

Journal of High Energy Physics (JHEP)

x 15

Physical Review D (PRD)

x 16

Physics of the Dark Universe

x 1

Chinese Physics C (CPC)

x 4

Physical Review Letters (PRL)

x 5

Sci Post

x 2

Physica Scripta

x 1


x4 (2 manuscripts 4 reports)

Science Bulletin