Dr. Yan is an assistant professor of Foreign Language Institute at Nanjing Forestry University, and she is currently pursuing her Ph.D. degree in Jackson State University with a constant interest in developing and implementing best practices in STEM education and language acquisition.
Dr. Lin Li is Professor in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Jackson State University. He teaches geotechnical engineering courses, including foundation engineering, unsaturated soil mechanics, geoenvironmental engineering, advanced soil mechanics, and soil dynamics. His expertise is in innovative levee testing and protection, bio-mediated ground improvement, sustainable infrastructure and geo-environmental area. He has been PI of more than fourteen major research grants from federal and state agencies with total funding amounts of $3.6 Million. Dr. Li is the author or co-author of more than 87 peer-reviewed published articles. He got numerous faculty excellence award and Richard S. Ladd Standards Development Award from ASTM.
Jianjun Yin, Ph.D, is Professor of Education in the Department of Elementary and Early Childhood Education at Jackson State University. He has extensive experiences and expertise working with both pre-service and in-service teachers, elementary and middle school students and their parents. As a certified evaluator of Mississippi teacher performance, Dr. Yin has worked as a clinical supervisor for more than fifteen years and his work surrounds largely around promoting teacher quality and instructional effectiveness. He has directed service learning grants to assist pre-service teachers helping school children. Dr. Yin has also worked for NSF projects whose purpose is to promote engineering education for minority students, particularly African American children and youth.
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