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Degrees**

- Bachelor of Science in Mathematics (East China Normal University, 1986)
- Master of Science in Stochastic Processes (East China Normal University, 1988)
- PhD in Applied Probability (the University of Melbourne, 1995)

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Employment (over a year)**

- Professor, 2016 - ongoing, School of Mathematics and Statistics, the University of Melbourne
- Associate Professor, 2002 - 2015, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the University of Melbourne
- Senior Lecturer, 2001 - 2002, Department of Mathematics and Statistics, the University of Melbourne
- Lecturer, 1995 - 2000, Department of Statistics, the University of New South Wales
- Lecturer, 1990-1991, Department of Statistics, East China Normal University
- Probationary Lecturer, 1988-1990, Department of Statistics, East China Normal University

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Awards and memberships**

- The Moran medal by the Australian Academy of Science, 2001.
- An elected member of the International Statistical Institute (ISI), 2010.
- Institute of Mathematical Statistics (IMS) Fellow, 2018.