He is an associative professor of School of Software, Tsinghua University, where he has been a faculty member. Prior to Tsinghua, he was with Magma Design Automation as a consulting technical staff. He received his Ph.D. degree from Carnegie Mellon University. His research interests include machine learning, industry data analytics, and computer architecture. He has been the PI or Co-PI for numerous national level research projects. Since 2016, he has been the Vice Principle Architect of China Railway Rollingstock Corporation’s Prognostics Health Management for High-Speed Trains Project, which focuses on leveraging modern machine learning techniques to revolutionize the operation and maintenance of railway vehicles. His work on deep learning based image detection was ranked #1 in many prestigious challenges (e.g. PASCAL VOC and COCO). He received many awards, including a best paper award on International Conference on Computer Design 2013, NVIDIA partnership.