Qiliang is from Tongbai, Henan Province. He received his bachelor's degree in environmental engineering from the New Energy and Environment College of Jilin University and is currently studying environmental engineering at Nankai University. He joined Han Gang Lab in 2023, focusing on acid and alkali resistant nanofiltration membranes for removing emerging pollutants from water. He likes reading novels and watching anime. During graduate school, he plans to hit the gym every week.