Xiaodong Yuan was born on May 12, 1971 in Anhui, China. He graduated
from Tsinghua University in 1993 with a Bachelor of Science degree in
From 1993 to 1997, Xiaodong Yuan worked and studied in China. In 1997,
he came to the U.S. to join his wife Yan Yu in Washington State, where
she was a PhD candidate. In 1999, the Yuan family relocated to
Atlanta, Georgia where Xiaodong Yuan was a Software Engineer. He was
currently working for the Atlanta-based Encompass Group.
After arriving in Atlanta, Xiaodong Yuan became an active member of
the Tsinghua Alumni Association of Georgia (TAAG) and served as a
Board member of TAAG since 2001. Xiaodong Yuan served as President of
TAAG during the 2004-2005 term, and as Vice President during the
Xiaodong Yuan is survived by his wife, Yan Yu, and his two sons,
Marshall Yuan, 6, and Max Yuan, 2. Marshall Yuan recently celebrated
his 6th birthday on September 29.