Dr.Gu is the Associate Professor of Environmental Sciences at Duke Kunshan University. has a B.S. in Environmental Science from Nanjing University an M.S in Environmental Science from Sun Yat-Sen University. He graduated with a Ph.D. from the University of Virginia in the United States with a major in Environmental Science. He completed a postdoctoral study at the University of California, Berkeley, and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory. Dr. Gu held faculty position in Appalachian State University and Beijing Normal University prior to joining DKU.