Haihan graduated from UC San Diego (Cum Laude, Phi Beta Kappa) in 2022 with a B.A. in Economics (with Highest Distinction) and a B.S. in Poli-Sci/Data Analytics. For his Senior Essay Seminar, Haihan studied the returns of the match between employments and college majors. He conducted a survey and collected 2,954 responses from China. He is interested in estimating the returns to education and measuring abilities in academic and professional settings. He is working closely with UC San Diego leaderships to promote undergraduate research opportunities to transfer students there.
In his free time, Haihan enjoys driving while listening to his favorite music, exploring foods along his journey, and Renaissance arts.