• Ph.D. in Biostatistics, 2020, University of Pennsylvania

Advisor: Professor Yong Chen

Dissertation Committee: Professors Mary R. Boland, Christopher B. Forrest, John H. Holmes, Jason H. Moore

  • M.S. in Biostatistics, 2015, Duke University

Thesis advisor: Professor Terry Hyslop

  • B.S. in Mathematics, 2013, Fudan University


  • Google Research Scholar Award

  • HDSI Competitive Research Fund

  • Dean’s Fund for Scientific Advancement Activation Award

  • IMS New Researcher Travel Award

  • Saul Winegrad Award for Outstanding Dissertation

  • 2018 Best Paper Award by the International Medical Informatics Association (IMIA) Yearbook Section on Clinical Research Informatics (top 5 papers from 741 papers published in 2017 on the topic of clinical research informatics).

  • Jiann-Ping Hsu Pharmaceutical and Regulatory Sciences Student Paper Award, first place of International Chinese Statistical Association (ICSA) Student Paper Award, 2018.

  • Eastern North American Region (ENAR) Distinguished Paper Award, 2018.

  • First place of the American Medical Informatics Association (AMIA) Knowledge Discovery and Data Mining Student Paper Competition, 2016.

  • Jonathan Raz Award for Best Qualifying Examination, 2016.