1963, the year of rabbit in the Chinese zodiac.
1999, PhD in Statistics, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, Canada.
1986, M.S. Diploma in Mathematical Statistics, East China Normal University, Shanghai, China.
1982, B.S. in Mathematics, Anhui Laodong University, Hefei, China.
2011 - present, Full Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada.
2005 - 2010, Associate Professor (with tenure), University of Waterloo, Canada.
1999 - 2004, Assistant Professor, University of Waterloo, Canada.
1997 - 1997, Sessional Instructor, Simon Fraser University, Canada.
1994 - 1995, Associate Professor, Anhui Institute of Education, China.
1987 - 1993, Lecturer, Anhui Institute of Education, China.
1982 - 1985, Junior Lecturer, Anhui Institute of Education, China.
2011 - present, Associate Editor,
Journal of Nonparametric Statistics.
2008 - present, Associate Editor, Biometrika.
2006 - present, Associate Editor, Survey Methodology.
2007 - 2009, Associate Editor, The Canadian Journal of Statistics.
2002 - 2007, Associate Editor, Australian and New Zealand Journal of Statistics.
2013, Outstanding Performance Award, Faculty of Mathematics, University of Waterloo.
2012, CRM-SSC Prize in Statistics.
1999, President's PhD Research Stipend, Simon Fraser University.
1998, Edward C. Bryant Scholarship for outstanding graduate studies in survey statistics, American Statistical Association.
1997, Graduate Fellowship, Simon Fraser University.
1995, C. D. Nelson Memorial Graduate Scholarship, Simon Fraser University.
1993, Second award in research, Anhui Institute of Education.
1987, Outstanding Professional Achievement, Anhui Provincial Government, China.