Haoran was born in Jilin, China in 1989. He received his Bachelor's degree in Physics from Nankai University in 2012.
He began his graduate study at Georgia Tech in Fall 2012. During his study at Georgia Tech, he has found great interest in MEMS technology. He joined the IMEMS group in the spring of 2014, and he is now pursuing his PhD degree.
Haoran was on the school's basketball team in college. Now, he still enjoys playing basketball with friends in his spare time.