Address: A456 Weeks Hall, 1215 W Dayton St, Madison, WI 53706


University of Wisconsin - Madison

PhD in Geoscience, Exp. 2022

University of Tulsa

MS in Geoscience, 2018

University of Michigan

BS in Earth and Environmental Sciences, 2015

Penn State University

GIS, 2011 - 13


EarthCube Research Assistant

University of Wisconsin - Madison, Since 2018

Geophysics Research Internship

Chinese Academy of Sciences, 2015 - 16

GIS Analyst and 3D Modeler

University of Michigan, 2013 - 14


GEOL 4083: GIS

University of Tulsa, Temporary Instructor, Spring 2018

UC 270: Social Justice

University of Michigan, CG Facilitator and Course assistant, Fall 2014 and Winter 2015

GEOG 363: GIScience

Penn State University, Teaching Assistant Intern, Fall 2012

Tech Skills


Python, JavaScript, R, SQL, C++, Java, HTML/CSS

CS Courseworks

Data structure, algorithm, artificial neural networks, data science, human-computer interaction, object-oriented programming


ArcGIS (Desktop, Pro, Online), QGIS, ENVI, GeoDa, Illustrator, Photoshop, CorelDraw, Petrel, Abaqus

Honor and Award 

University Honors

University of Michigan, 2013 - 2015 (2 times)

Recognition of Global Excellence

University of Michigan, 2014

Erickson Fund in Geography

Penn State University, 2013

Dean's List

Penn State University, 2012 - 2013 (3 times)

Summer Exchange Program Academic Award

Nanjing University, 2012

Extra-Curricular Activities

Data science help desk

EGU, AGU, and GSA virtual conference, 2020 - 21

GIS Day Map Design Contest - Won 1st Place

Esri China (now GeoScene), 2019

Geology/Geography Question Setter

Guangzhou Popular Science Knowledge Competition for Primary and Secondary School Students, 2019

"Awesome Geology" Outreach Competition - 3rd Place

China Geology Survey, China University of Geoscience, and China Mining Newspaper, 2018

President of AAPG University of Tulsa Chapter

Awarded the L. Austin Weeks Grant, 2017 - 18

Imperial Barrel Award Competition

AAPG, 2017

Presentations and Invited Outreach Talks

Designing a printed map in ArcGIS

Esri China (now GeoScene), 2020 [online lecture at ArcGIS Developer Summit]

Finite Element Method simulation on geometries of buckling folds embedded in heterogeneous matrices

AAPG Mid-Continent Section Field Conference, Lincoln, 2018

Famous pieces of rocks in human history

Tulsa Rock & Mineral Society, 2018 

Spatial assessment of induced earthquakes in North-Central Oklahoma

University of Tulsa, 2018

Review on the visualization of seismic data for reservoir exploration

Beijing, 2015

From continental drift to plate tectonics: what scientists have learned about the past of our planet

Huron High School, Ann Arbor, Michigan, 2015

Assessment of the MDG-2 and educational resource in Detroit, a spatial perspective

GSP, Detroit, 2014

A GIS system design for open-pit coal mine in Inner Mongolia

AAG Annual Meeting, Los Angeles, California, 2013