In addition to research in astrophysics, other academic endeavors include illustrations for
Chinese language textbooks authored by Jian Gao and published by
Simply Excellent Chinese. The current series
includes textbooks on two levels and three additional books of rhymes for memorizing phrases and
vocabulary. Level 1 and two
books of rhymes are completed. Level 2 and the third book of rhymes will be published in the fall of 2013.