Linghao was selected as one of the four winners of EDAA Outstanding Dissertations Award 2020. In his dissertation, he focused on the architecture for deep learning and graph processing.

Linghao is a postdoctoral researcher under the supervision of Prof. Jason Cong. His current research project is FPGA acceleration for graph-based machine learning. He received his Ph.D. degree from Duke where he worked with Prof. Yiran Chen and Prof. Hai Li.