Ph.D. in biogeography, remote sensing, and geographic information science, 2000, University of Kansas
Dissertation: Spectral and biophysical characteristics of cool versus warm season grasslands under various management practices in eastern Kansas
Advisor: Dr. Kevin P. Price

M. Sc in Agronomy, 1986, Beijing Forestry University
Thesis: A computer based management information system for the timber yard of Xilinji Forestry Bureau, Heilongjiang Province
Advisor: Dr. Shi-yi Liao

B. Sc in agronomy, 1984, Beijing Forestry University
Thesis: A study on root system of the artificial mixed stand of Pinus Tabulaeforms and Quercus Varibilis in Xishan region, Beijing
Advisor: Dr. Guo-fang Shen

Special Training Program, 1993-1994, University of British Columbia
Field: Forest management and GIS