Ruqiang was born in Fujian, China. He received his Bachelor’s degree from Xiamen University, China in 2013. He obtained his PhD’s degree under the supervision of Prof. Xiao-Yu Cao and Prof. Wengui Weng at Xiamen University in 2018. His doctoral research focused on the development of curved polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons for organic electronics. He joined Prof Swager’s group as a Postdoctoral researcher in June 2019. He is currently investigating methane sensors.