CHEN, Biyun

A native of neighboring Suzhou, Betty Chen serves as a Senior Student Activities Officer at Duke Kunshan University. Betty is responsible for planning, implementing, and coordinating co-curricular activities for all students. She is also responsible for promoting civic engagement by working closely with local government and community partners. Having completed her Bachelor and Master degrees in the UK and subsequently worked at the Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University as a senior administrator and the international ... more


Lucy Liu Di serves as the Senior Officer of Student Life of Duke Kunshan University. She works with colleagues of Student Life Office in overseeing the overall and long term planning, development and assessment of the campus residential life and student activities programs. As well, she also provides recommendations to the Associate Dean of Student life for short and long range strategic planning, using results obtained from program evaluations of outcomes established by the Student ... more

LU, Yongru

Yongru Lu graduated with the MSSc in Public Policy from the Chinese University of Hong Kong and received her B.A in International Politics from Nanjing University. Yongru is currently working as the Administrative Assistant in Student Life, providing administrative and logistical support to Student Life Office. Before joining Duke Kunshan University, Yongru interned at the Kunshan Broadcast station, helping with daily news editing and inter-department communication. In addition, she served as an intern ... more

WANG, Howard, Ph.D.
Associate Dean for Student Life, Duke Kunshan University

Dr. Howard Wang was appointed in 2014 to serve as the Associate Dean for Student Life at the Duke Kunshan University in China. He served as the Associate Vice President for Student Affairs at the California State University, Fullerton (2003 to 2013), and the Assistant Vice President for Student Affairs at the California State University, San Bernardino campus(2001 to 2003). Prior to 2001, Dr. Wang was the Executive Officer ... more


Dr. Sam Weng joined Duke Kunshan University on February 3, 2017 as physician. Sam’s main job responsibilities are to provide primary care to DKU students, faculty and staff, supervise the delivery of medical care provided by clinicians at the Duke Kunshan University Campus Health Services. Sam graduated from Pierre-and-Marie-Curie University in Emergency Medicine, and Wuhan University in Clinical Medicine. Most recently, he was the Occupational Health Manager at Chery Jaguar Landrover Auto. Previously, ... more


Yang Fan serves as the Student Life Psychological Counselor at DKU. Previously, Yang Fan served for over four years as a psychological counselor at the Xi’an Jiaotong – Liverpool University in Suzhou. She received her Bachelor’s Degree in Applied Psychology from Nanjing University, and a Master’s Degree in Developmental Psychopathology from Durham University in U.K. Her research interests include trans-generational traumas, addiction and cross-cultural issues.”


Jia Zheng graduated with the M.Ed. in Education Policy from the University of Washington and received her B.Ed. (Honors) in English Language (Secondary) from the Hong Kong Institute of Education. Jia is currently working as the Residence Life Officer at Duke Kunshan University. She oversees student housing assignments, manages student residence hall services, supervises Resident Assistants and Graduate Resident Fellows to promote residential community interaction, and coordinates ... more

ZUO, Jinfu, M.D.

Zuo Jingfu is the part-time physician of Duke Kunshan University. Dr. Zuo graduated with the bachelor degree of medicine from Shanghai Jiaotong University. He first worked in the department of medicine in the Pu’an People’s Hospital, Guizhou Province for 10 years. Later he worked in the department of cardiology of the Institute of Cardiovascular Disease in Guizhou People’s Hospital for 2 years. He also worked in Kunshan No.1 People’s Hospital for 31 years and has been the head ... more