Yajie is a Flatiron Research Fellow at the Center for Computational Astrophysics. She earned her Ph.D. in Physics from Stanford University and her B.S. in Physics from Tsinghua University. She is the recipient of the 2013 Gabilan Fellowship, and the 2011 Gregory and Mary Chabolla Fellowship. Prior to joining CCA, Yajie was a Lyman Spitzer, Jr. Postdoctoral Fellow at Princeton University.