Curriculum Vitae


Position Held

Honors and Awards

Chinese Government Award for Outstanding 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

Research Associate (PostDoc) at Fermilab

Fermilab Fellow in Theoretical Physics




Teaching Experience

Physics 201 General Physics 1

Physics 202 General Physics 2

(total of five semesters)

(evaluation: very good)

(on the scale of non-satisfactory, satisfactory, good, very good, and excellent.)


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.

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

New Scientist magazine reporting my work.

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)

HEP Packages:

Madgraph, MadAnalysis, Pythia, Delphes, Root (also RooFit), CalcHEP, FeynRules, FeynHiggs, Higgsbounds, MicrOEMGAs, NMSSMTools, Form, Whizard (also v1.95 with Guinea-PIG and SGV),


Professional Activities

Committee LPC Topic of the week program

Fermilab, Illinois, Feb. 2016-

Co-Chair (Re)interpreting LHC new physics search results workshop

Fermilab, Illinois, Oct. 2017

Co-Convener Exotic Higgs decay subgroup

the LHC Higgs cross section working group

(LHCHXSWG) 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

Referee Served for:

Europhysics Letters (EPL) x 3

Nuclear Physics B (NPB) x 2

European Physical Journal C (EPJC) x 7

Physics Letters B (PLB) x 2

Journal of Physics G (JPhysG) x 4

Journal of High Energy Physics (JHEP) x 3

Physical Review D (PRD) x 6

Physics of the Dark Universe

Chinese Physics C (CPC) x 2