- PhD, Washington University Saint Louis, 2014
- Post-doctoral associate, Washington University Saint Louis, 2014-15
- Post-doctoral associate, University of Alabama, 2015-2019
Dr. Qu serves as the staff crystallographer for the X-ray Diffraction (XRD) Facility. Dr. Qu collaborates with students and faculty in the Department of Chemistry & Biochemistry and other UA department to obtain XRD data and assist in structure determination. He also provides structural characterization services for external academic and industrial users.