Yonglin Zhu grew up in Xuzhou, China, where he completed his Bachelor Degree in Science with major in Optical Information Science and Technology, at CUMT. After that, he moved from the east coast of China to the same part of U.S. and pursue his Ph.D. in North Carolina. He worked on computational Condensed Matter Physics and then found more interests in Nuclear-astrophysics. He is working with Gail C. McLaughlin on Neutrino oscillation and Nucleosynthesis in Compact Object Mergers. His research interests including neutrino oscillation in the dense environment, fission in r-process elements, electromagnetic transients observables from heavy nuclei radioactive energy transport.