Professor and vice Dean, Head of Department of Architecture;
Deputy Editor-in-chief, New Architecture;
Vice secretary-general, Chinese Vernacular Architecture Research Association;
Visiting scholar of The University of Hong Kong; Visiting scholar of The University of Sheffield, UK
He focuses on the research including vernacular architecture and rural practice, modern city and architecture, the conservation of culture heritage and architectural design.
He has published above 4 Monographs, pressed about 50 periodical papers and academic conference papers, taken charge 2 research items supported by National Natural Science Foundation of China. He won the Honorable Mention prize of National Excellent Doctoral Dissertation, 2003 UNESCO Asia-Pacific Heritage Awards for Culture Heritage Conservation, the first-place Award of Excellence design in Guangdong (2006), third place award of the International Residential Design Competition (1994, Japanese Shinkenchiku) and other prizes.