Yanfei joined the Center for Computational of Astrophysics as an Associate Research Scientist in September, 2019. He earned his Ph.D. in Astrophysical Sciences from Princeton University, and his B.S. in Physics from Tsinghua University. Yanfei is the recipient of the 2013 ITC Fellowship and the Einstein Fellowship. He also won the 2012 Ray Grimm Memorial Prize in Computational Physics. Prior to joining CCA, he was a KITP Fellow at the Kavli Institute.