She was born in Dazhou, Sichuan Province, in December 1976. She graduated from the School of Design and Arts of Beijing Institute of Technology in 1998 and received her Master’s Degree from the school in 2001. In 2007, she obtained her Doctoral Degree from the Department of Information Art & Design of the Academy of Arts & Design of Tsinghua University.

She was CTO and Creative Director of Vanceinfo and Usability and Design Lab Beijing Ltd. Co. Since 2001, she has been teaching in the Department of Industrial Design of University of Science & Technology Beijing.

She is currently Professor of the Department of Industrial Design of University of Science & Technology Beijing, Doctoral Advisor of the School of Information Engineering, Member of the CRUCIBLE, Senior Member of CCF, YOCSEF and ACM, and Panel Member of National Natural Science Foundation of China.

Her areas of concentration include: information visualization of Big Data and visualization analysis, interactive design, sustainable innovation design management, network design, video game design, digital entertainment design, new media art, cultural & creative industries studies, and digital cultural heritage. Courses she teaches include: Interactive Design, Information Design, Interface Design, Network Design, Video Game Design, Computer-Aided Design and Information Visualization.

She was in charge of 3 projects of the National Natural Science Foundation, 1 projects sponsored by the National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science, 2 cultural & creative industries projects of the Ministry of Education, 10 classified military projects, 2 “863” Projects, 1 art project of the National Planning Office of Philosophy and Social Science, 1 project of the National Natural Science Foundation, 1 sub-project of Virtual Reality " Digital Beijing ", and 50 enterprise-sponsored projects, including North China Eleetrief Group, aliyun.com, China Construction Bank, Bank of China, Pangoo, Nokia, China Mobile, and Beijing TV. She is currently has long-term cooperation with Oxford University, Facebook, aliyun.com, and Innovation Works on interactive interface design, visualization of Big Data, and visualization analysis.

She is author of over 40 papers and editor or translator of 9 books. She was granted 1 patent. Her works of Virtual Reality Presentation Platform Design, Digital Museum Design and Interactive Product Design won over 10 design awards, including: President Award in South Korea International Network Exhibition, Recognition Award in South Korea International Animation Exhibiton, Recognition Award in International Industrial Design Exhibition, and third prized in GM Automobile Design Competition. In 2013, she was selected into the Program for New Century Excellent Talents in University of the Ministry of Education.