Mingxiu is from Zaozhuang, Shandong Province, received her M.S. degree in Resource Recycling Science and Engineering from Shanxi University (SXU). In her master's research, under the guidance of Prof. Huiping Song, Mingxiu resourcefully utilized solid waste for the preparation of special wettable surfaces. Mingxiu has a strong interest in membrane separation technology and is excited to pursue her research in this area. Outside of the lab, Mingxiu is an avid movie lover and enjoys horror, suspense and mystery movies.