Yingchao grew up in Qingdao, China. He went to Xian Jiaotong University and received Bachelor of Science degree there in 2016. During his undergraduate study, he studied low dimensional materials using optical techniques such as near field optical microscope. Now, he works on angle-resolved photoemission spectroscopy (ARPES) and tries to reveal the novel properties of quantum materials. Besides research, he also has many other hobbies including music, movies, Ping-pong, hiking and etc..