Personal Information of Xiannong Meng

Born in the city of SuZhou, China. Received Ph.D. and M.S. in computer science from Worcester Polytechnic Institute, B.S. in mathematics from Nanjing Institute of Technology (now Southeast University). For a list of NIT (SEU) alumni, please click here. Attended Ninth Middle School (SuZhou High School) and Shi-Yan (Experimental) Elementary School.
  • Talking Plants: Chinese Garden -- A story ran on November 28th, 2000 issue of Morning Edition on NPR's (my favorite station) about the beautiful SuZhou gardens in Portland, Oregon.

  • Here is a direct link to the home page of Classical Chinese Garden Project at

  • China the Beautiful -- a site full of information about classic Chinese arts, calligraphy, poetry, history, literature, paiting and philosohpy.

  • A must-visit web page from about Suzhou!

  • Suzhou page off

  • Another web page for SuZhou maintained by

  • Web page for SuZhou New District

  • One of the scenic view of Suzhou, Panmen (warning: the script on this page may be complicated, and slow!)

  • Some pictures about Suzhou in a foggy day 2009.

  • Some pictures about late fall in Xiang-Shan, Beijing 2009.