B.S.c 1978-1982: Nanjing University, China.
Speciality: Hydrology with emphasis on surface water
Thesis: Hydrologic Processes in Karst Areas in Southwestern China, directed by Professor Hai-Shen Zhang.
M.S.c 1986-1988: Free University Brussels, Brussels, Belgium
Speciality: Regional Hydrologic Models.
Thesis: Regional Study of Monthly Rainfall Runoff Models, directed by Professor G.L. Vandewiele.
Ph.D. 1988-1992: Free University Brussels, Brussels, Belgium. Doctor of philosophy, November 1992, with the grade EXCELLENT
Speciality: Development, statistical analysis and regionalization of hydrological models.
Thesis: Monthly Water Balance Models in Different Climatic Regions, directed by Professor G.L. Vandewiele, head of the Centre for Statistics and Operational Research, Free University Brussels and Professor H. Decleir, head of the Department of Geography, Free University Brussels, Brussels, Belgium.