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Icy Furniture Raised From Lake
EDUCATION 2008-present, University of Wisconsin–Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A MFA Candidate in ART (Sculpture/Furniture) Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A Ph.D. Wood Product Manufacturing Technology-Furniture Design & Manufacturing, August 2008 Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China M.S. in Wood Science and Technology-Furniture Design, July 2005 Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China B.S. in Furniture and Interior Design, July 2001 GRANTS/AWARDS Category winner, 3rd Place (Feb 2009), 2008 International Design Awards (IDA) Competition, Product Design, Los Angeles, CA, USA Bill and Helen Swain Forest Product Award (Apr. 2008), Purdue University, West Lafayette, Indiana, U.S.A Merit Award (Sep, 2007), Taiwan International Design Competition, Taiwan Design Center, Taipei, Taiwan (Ranked #6 in 3000 entries worldwide) First Place (Aug. 2006), Design Emphasis 2006, International Woodworking Fair, Atlanta, GA, USA Merit Mention Award (Apr. 2004), International Lecong Furniture Design Competition; awarded by Yrjo Kukapuro, Lecong, China Merit Mention Award (Jan. 2004), 18th Harbin International Ice Sculpture Competition, Harbin, China Creativity Award (Jan. 2004), 9th Harbin International Ice Sculpture Competition, Harbin, China Silver Award (Dec. 2003), 18th Harbin Snow Sculpture Competition, Harbin, China Graduate Registration Scholarship (Mar. 2005), Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, Heilongjiang Province, China Special Award of Originality (Dec. 2002), Harbin the Third Universities Snow Sculpture Contest, Harbin, China Delegate Speech Grant of Outstanding Graduate (Jul. 2001), Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China China 21st Century University Student Development Grant (2000), Ministry of Education, PRC, Heng’an International Group, Hong Kong. (Top 600 from 5,560,000 college students in China.) Star Award of Art Design (1999), Heilongjiang Province, China First Award Scholarship of Outstanding Undergraduate Student (Jan. 1997), Northeast Forestry University, Harbin, China