Senior researcher, Leibniz Institute of Ecological Urban and Regional Development, Dresden (IOER)
Academic visitor in IOER, German Chancellor Fellowship of Alexander von Humboldt Foundation
Academic visitor in Cambridge University, research on Urban Nature from Historical, Cultural and Political Perspectives
Environmental policy researcher & program manager, Foreign Economic Cooperation Office, Ministry of Ecology and Environment, PRC
Lecturer, University of Science and Technology, Beijing, China
PhD in Beijing Forestry University. Title: "Urban Greening System Functions and Layout for Livability of Beijing" as well as "Forest recreation carrying capacity in Suburban Mountain area of Beijing"
B.S. of Forestry Ecotourism, Northeast Forestry University, study on "Forest Resources Protection and Recreation"
Urban-Rural Assembly (URA) - Managing inclusive transformation-to-sustainability processes at the urban-rural interface of the Huangyan-Taizhou region in China through the development of new strategic governance tools and the implementation of exemplary pilot projects as catalysts for regional value chains
Towards Green Cities - The Values of Urban Biodiversity and Ecosystem Services in China and Germany (Duration: 2017, BfN)
Rethinking Urban Nature - is developing new perspectives on urban nature, using cities as unique laboratories to explore the complex intersections between nature, culture, and urban space (Duration: 2018, European Research Council (ERC))
CEP-BCI -The Core Environment Program and Biodiversity Conservation Corridor Initiative in Great Mekong Subregion (GMS) (Duration: 2011-2017, Asian Development Bank (ADB))