Meet the Advisors

NYU Shanghai is a global community and the language of instruction is English, we encourage students to communicate in English in academic settings, including advising.

Each student is assigned to an academic adviser. Advisors provide resources and advising for academic challenges, support choosing majors and minors, and identify ways that your classes and experiences fit together to give meaning to your education and meet your personalized goals. You can schedule an appointment with your academic advisor to discuss academic progress and planning.

  • Chengcheng Feng

    Email: chengcheng.f@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Computer Science; Data Science; Engineering

    Chengcheng Feng obtained her master’s degree in Higher Education at the University of Pennsylvania, and her bachelor’s degree in Early Childhood Education from the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, Chengcheng worked in the Office of University Registrar at the University of Pennsylvania. Chengcheng also had experience working in the International Student and Scholar Services at the University of Minnesota-Twin Cities, providing transition support to international students from diverse countries.

  • Huimei (Jenny) Wang

    Email: jennyw@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Specialization: Data Science; Computer Science; Business & Finance; Business & Marketing; Inbound Study Away Students

     

    Jenny Wang completed her master’s degree in Social Service Administration from the University of Chicago, and her bachelor’s degree in Math and Economics from Emory and Henry College. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, Jenny worked at the United Nations and the University of Chicago.

  • Jing Zhou

    Email: jing.zhou@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Business & Finance; Business & Marketing; Interactive Media and Business

     

    Jing Zhou completed her master’s degree in Developmental Psychology and Education from University of Toronto, and her bachelor’s degree in Psychology from Vancouver Island University. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, Jing worked as an education consultant at a top British education consulting company in Shanghai. She was also involved in working with various school districts in Shanghai to promote students’ social and emotional wellbeing.

  • Jinglin Guo

    Email: jinglin.guo@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Interactive Media Arts; Interactive Media and Business

     

    Jinglin Guo received her master’s degree in Management and Information Systems from Western Oregon University in the US, and her bachelor’s degree in Accounting (CPA) from Jiangxi University of Finance and Economics in China. Before joining NYU Shanghai, Jinglin worked for six years in the Academic Advising and Learning Center at Western Oregon University as an international learning specialist and also taught an International First Year Experience class.

  • Minqing Wang

    Email: minqing.wang@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Economics; Mathematics; Honors Mathematics

     

    Minqing Wang earned her master’s degree in Education from Harvard University, focusing on linguistics and developmental psychology. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she served as a counselor at Harvard University’s Summer School, providing academic and personal development counseling for students. Minqing was also an instructor at Hult International Business School in Boston.

  • Qinmi (Sammi) Li

    Email: sammi.li@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Business & Finance; Business & Marketing

     

    Qinmi (Sammi) Li received her master's degree in Economics from San Francisco State University, and her bachelor's degree in Public Finance from Xiamen University. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she worked as a curriculum coordinator at Wenzhou-Kean University, responsible for curriculum scheduling. She was also involved in various business programs as an assistant to Dean of Business.

  • Tong Jiang

    Emailtong.jiang@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Interactive Media and Business

     

    Tong Jiang received her master's degree in TESOL from the University of Pennsylvania and her bachelor's degree in Educational Studies from Saint Louis University. Before joining the NYU Shanghai Advising team, she worked as a language instructor at Upenn and accumulated her teaching experience targeting students from a range of age levels and cultural backgrounds.

  • Xiao Liang

    Email: xiao.liang@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Global China Studies; Business & Finance; Business & Marketing

    Xiao Liang received his master's degree in TESOL from American University and his bachelor's degree in Broadcasting and Hosting from Communication University of Zhejiang. Before joining the Advising team, he worked at NYU Shanghai as a Go Local Academic Advisor. Xiao also had experience teaching and tutoring international students while completing his master's degree.

  • Xin (Gabie) Chen

    Email gabie.chen@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Specialization: Inbound Study Away Students

    Gabie Chen received her master’s degree in Developmental Psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her bachelor’s degree in Education and Family Studies from the University of Washington. Prior to joining NYUSH, Gabie worked as a curriculum developer to promote the psychosocial well-being of the youth population in the Pacific Northwest Area and in rural China.

  • Xinyuan Shen

    Email: xinyuan.shen@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Biology; Chemistry; Neural Science; Physics; Business & Finance; Business & Marketing

     

    Xinyuan received her master’s degree in TESOL from University of Pennsylvania, and a bachelor’s degree in English Translation with a minor in Germanistics from Shanghai International Studies University. Before joining the Advising team, Xinyuan worked at NYU Shanghai as a Global Academic Writing and Speaking Fellow and Coordinator of Academic Support Program in the Academic Resource Center. Xinyuan was also an English instructor at NYUSPS, teaching listening and speaking skills to EFL learners.

  • Xixi Ni

    Email: xixi.ni@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Computer Science; Electrical and Systems Engineering; Computer Systems Engineering 

     

    Xixi Ni received her master’s degree in International Higher Education from Boston College with a focus on student development and international learning and teaching. She obtained her B.A. in Anthropology and International Economics from the University of Richmond. Before joining NYU Shanghai, Xixi worked as a career assistant at MIT providing one-on-one career counseling and professional development workshops to undergraduate and graduate students.

  • Xue (Sophie) Xu

    Email: sophiexu@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: ​Data Science; Interactive Media Arts 

     

    Sophie Xu received her master’s degree in International Education Management from the Middlebury Institute of International Studies. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, she worked at the international office at the University of California, Berkeley, where she served a diverse student population and developed programs that supported Cal international community. She also worked with the Center for International Studies as a Program Coordinator to coordinate study abroad programs in China, Malaysia, South Korea, and etc.

  • Yifan (Brian) Li

    Email: brian.lyf@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: ​Business & Finance; Business & Marketing; Economics

    Brian Li received his master’s degree in Higher Education from Harvard University, focusing on student development, leadership, and international higher education. Prior to joining NYUSH, he served as the Academic and Personal Development Coach at Harvard Summer School and provided coaching for academic development and personal growth to students. Brian also worked at Harvard College Dean of Students Office, NYU International Student Center, and NYU Office of Residential Life. As an alum of NYU, Brian obtained his B.A. (Honors) in Economics from College of Arts and Science.

  • Yihan (Elaine) Liu

    Email: yl98@nyu.edu | Schedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Humanities; Social Science; Business & Finance; Business & Marketing

     

    Elaine Liu completed her master’s degree in English Education from the Chinese University of Hong Kong, and her bachelor’s degree in English Education from the Education University of Hong Kong. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, Elaine worked as a teacher in Hong Kong. From 2019 to 2021, she also worked at SPS office at NYU Shanghai and Go Local Advising Academic Advisor.

  • Yiren Ruan

    Email: yiren.ruan@nyu.eduSchedule an Appointment

    Major Specialization: Social Science

    Yiren Ruan completed her master’s degree in International Education Development from Teachers College, Columbia University, and her bachelor’s degree in NYU Shanghai as the inaugural class. Prior to joining NYU Shanghai, Yiren worked at the State University of New York’s Global Affairs Program. She also worked as the academic advisor for the NYU Shanghai Go Local Program from Fall 2020 to Fall 2021.

     

     
     

     


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