More about me

I did my undergraduate study in the Department of Mathematical Economics and Finance at Wuhan University (wiki), China. I was also raised in Wuhan. Here is how to pronounce my name Xin Ye and how to write it in my favorite font.


I do love to travel although I’m a lazy type of person, here is a list of places I’ve visited for sightseeing purpose.

  1. Miami, Everglades National Park, Key West, FL — Washington, DC — Niagara Falls State Park, NY.  Aug. 2018
  2. Universal Orlando Resort, Busch Gardens Tampa Bay, Orlando, FL.  Mar. 2018
  3. Shedd Aquarium, University of Chicago, Chicago, IL.  May 2017
  4. World of Coca-Cola, Atlanta, GA.  Feb. 2017
  5. Indianapolis Motor Speedway, Indianapolis, IN.  Nov. 2016
  6. The Metropolitan Museum of Art, Statue of Liberty, New York, NY.  Oct. 2016
  7. Turkey Run State Park, IN.  Sep. 2016
  8. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Harvard University, Cambridge, MA.  Jul. 2016
  9. Pike Place Market, Key Arena, Space Needle, Bruce Lee’s Grave site, Seattle, WA — Olympic National Park, WA.  May 2016
  10. Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory, IL.  Dec. 2015
  11. Anheuser-Busch Brewery, Missouri Botanical Garden, Ulysses S. Grant National Historic Site, St. Louis, MO.  Nov. 2015
  12. Georgia Aquarium, Atlanta, GA.  Oct. 2015
  13. Indiana Dunes, IN.  Jun. 2015
  14. Prophetstown State Park, West Lafayette, IN.  May 2015
  15. Golden Gate Bridge, Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA — Stanford University, CA — California State Road 1, CA — Santa Barbara, CA — Red Rock Canyon National Reservation Area, Las Vegas, NV — Grand Canyon National Park, Horseshoe Bend, AZ — Yellowstone National Park, Salt Lake City, UT — The Art Institute of Chicago, Skydeck Chicago, Chicago, IL.  May 2015
  16. Perfect North Slopes, IN.  Feb. 2015
  17. Traverse City, Grand Rapids, MI.  Oct. 2014
  18. University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign, IL.  Feb. 2014
  19. Santa Monica Beach, Universal Studios Hollywood, Hollywood, Los Angeles, CA — Las Vegas, Hoover Dam, NV.  Dec. 2013
  20. Mammoth Cave National Park, Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Park, KY.  Nov. 2013
  21. Zhangjiajie National Forest Park, Hunan, China.  Jun. 2013
  22. Jiuzhaigou Valley Scenic and Historic Interest Area, Mount Qingcheng, Sichuan, China.  Jan. 2013
  23. Lushan National Park, Jiujiang, Jiangxi, China.  Mar. 2012
  24. Xiamen University, Gulangyu, Xiamen, Fujian, China.  Jul. 2011
  25. Shennongjia National Nature Reserve, Hubei, China.  Jul. 2009


Running is a great way to release pressure and keep fit, it’s also quite an achievement for myself when I finish a long run. Here’s a list of events I participated, I hope it can grow faster in the future.

  1. 22nd Annual Chicago Half Marathon, Chicago, IL. (did not attend due to injury)  Sep. 2018
  2. Purdue Boilermaker 5K, West Lafayette, IN.  Oct. 2017
  3. 2016 Rock ‘n’ Roll Brooklyn Half Marathon, New York, NY. (finishing time: 2:34:49, photos: 1,2,3,4)  Oct. 2016