Besides work, I love dancing, hiking, reading, and traveling, and, taking fancy photos :DDD
2019. 7. I graduated!! Doctor of Philosophy! 👩🎓 Is the Tsinghua campus beautiful? 🤗
2019. 6. Summer in Beijing. Try out traditional Chinese dressing and make some traditional Chinese dance poses. 😃
2019. 6. Spring Semester Showcase of Tsinghua Dance Team. I attended a Han-Dynasty dance piece which has dancers perform on a drum (We need to make a turn on the drum...)
2019. 2. Leaving Berkeley 😧😲😢 Thousand words.
2018. 5. Visit my friend and attend another friend's defense.
2018. 4. Spring 🌱🌱🌸🌸
2017. 12. One of my best experiences in grad school --visiting Caltech 💜 and have fun in LA with Sally as my host.
2017. 11. Visiting back Berkeley
2017. 11. Birthday Hike with my friend Miao. Take the chance to take some photos 😛😋
2017. 10. Went watching a performance storying one of my favorite poets -- LI Bai. I posed some Classical Chinese Dance poses at the lobby of the theater.
2017. 7. Went UK for a Tsinghua U. - Imperial College London PhD summer program featuring climate change and energy solutions. Fully funded ✌️
2017. 6. AOFD + Group hike at Mt. Hood. Can't love this experience better! (I mean both for science and for fun!)
Very nice meeting awesome scientists and great students!
2017. 4. Took advantage of the spring time in the Tsinghua campus, wore my dancing costume and took some photos. 😁
2017. 1. Performance of a Kazak dance -- Dance to the Muqam
Dance My PhD!!!
Science the magazine launched the contest of Dance Your PhD 2016 and I submitted the video as follows. Welcome to take a look!
I didn't didn't win. But it was fun :D
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2016.12. Wake me up in San Francisco, let's go cross the golden gate and party at the Frisco bay :D
I visited back Cal! Did LBL brownbag talk, Berkeley EPS graduate student brownbag talk, practice talk at group meeting, and the AGU talk. Jakes (my group mates) stayed (bore) with me for 4 talks in 4 different version😂 What good friends! 😁
And so happy to meet up with so many friends (at Cal and AGU)!
2016.10. I cutt my hair. Oh yeah? Oh no? Oh Yeah! 🙊😆
2016.9. at Cambridge, UK. A great summer school at Dept. of Applied Math and Theretical Physics. We have theretical lectures, numerical and experimental sections on fluid dynamics of the environment and sustainability.
2016.9. at Cambridge, UK
Walking by the Oxford 😎
At Roman Baths 😎
The legendary Stonehenge 😎
The British Museum.
Egyptian sculptures, magnificent; Greek and Roman statues, mesmerizing; Egyptian mummies, thrilling...and I especially want to say, Chinese art, breath-taking!!
Part of the Asian exhibition is not open, and I only visited the ceramics. During these days of visiting to museums and palaces, I find interesting similarity among the royal life--full of exquisite objects that take precious material, talented and heart-devoted skills of numerous people to manifest the royal highness and royal power. There are plentiful fascinating things, but for the handicraft works, I can't speak too highly of Chinese ones. Royal ceramics on display in Winsor Castle look better after 19th century, but the modern industrial trace makes them feel thin (I don't mean the physical thickness, but in the cultural sense, not as high cultural extension.) While the Chinese ceramics on display (mostly from Ming and Qing Dynasty, after 1300s) really make people smite the table and applaud. These are only a very small part. I still remember the collections on display in Shanghai Museum and those east China gardens. I was really impressed. Bronze, ceramics, jade, seals, paintings, calligraphies etc. Even on a very small but amazingly-carved seal, there could be poems. I don't know why, my trip in UK this time makes me feel that Chinese no matter people or art, are a bit short of "presence". This short of "presence" (something that is very important in modern and western narratives) makes Chinese people and culture sometimes misunderstood, or disunderstood. Part of this is due to language barrier, another might be the intrinsic cultural disposition. I feel proud of Chinese civilization and art. I don't deem it a nationalistic pride, but the kind of human achievement that we all could celebrate. The same to different amazing civilizations! Thus I encourage an open attitude (an interest to learn about, instead of feeling irrelevant); and I also encourage more presence of Chinese people and culture (not just a simple China town). This means I encourage Chinese fellows to express more, and non-Chinese fellows to listen more.
Prison and Royal Power are in one. --Tower of London.
I personally like this spot very much. It arouses layers and layers sense of history. Besides, the collection of Crown Jewels at the Jewel house is stunning, especially in glass cases with back velvet as background, and with the typically museum injection lighting on them. I especially like a sword collected there.
'Gentle visitor pause awhile, where you stand death cut away the light of many days. Here jewelled names were broken from the vivid thread of life, may they rest in peace while we walk the generations around their strife and courage under these restless skies.'
--Brian Catling, memorial at the execution site
Performance at Art China Youth Art Competition. 2016.8.
My new water sleeve dance piece: 水 (water flow) 墨 (ink) 烟 (smoke) 云 (clouds) (For English name, maybe I can call it Ink Clouds)
In Chinese, we put four things together (水+墨+烟+云）and we can create a picture（水墨烟云）that really make sense, but in English, we'll have to establish the logical relationship to make the phase make sense...