LUAN Lin, associate professor, is currently working for the School of Humanities at BUPT. She was a Fulbright visiting scholar at University of Massachusetts, Amherst during 2012-2013. Her research interests include foreign linguistics and applied linguistics, computer assisted language learning, intercultural communication, and educational technology. She has been teaching courses like College English and Intercultural Communication Skills for undergraduates. She obtained the first prize in "The 7th SFLEP National Foreign Language Teaching Contest" (Beijing Division) and “The Best Tutor Prize” at the 2012 “Outlook of China” English Drama Competition. She has presided over and participated in more than 20 scientific research projects at national and provincial level. She has co-edited three textbooks, and published over 10 journal articles.