PhD: Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, 2010;
MSc (Master of Science): Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology, 1991;
BSc (Bachelor of Science): Beijing University, 1988.
July, 1991 – June, 1994 Working in Nanjing Institute of Geology and Palaeontology (NIGPAS) as a research assistant.
July, 1994 – June, 1998 Working in NIGPAS as an assistant research professor.
June, 1998 – February, 2005 Working in NIGPAS as an associate research professor.
January, 2002 – April, 2002 As a visiting scholar, working in Geological Department of Tulane University, USA.
February, 2004 – July, 2005 As a visiting scholar sponsored by Max-Plack-Gesellschaft, working in Geological Department of Technical University of Berlin, Germany
March, 2005 – present Working in NIGPAS as a research professor.