|Institutions||University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
|Alma mater||Zhejiang University
|Thesis||Holder Regularity of Subelliptic Pseudo-Differential Operators (1989)|
|Doctoral advisor||Joseph J. Kohn|
|Notable awards||Canada Research Chair (since 2004)|
Guan graduated from the Department of Mathematics of Zhejiang University in Hangzhou. From 1982 to 1984, Guan did graduate study at the Institute of Mathematics of the Chinese Academy of Sciences in Beijing. From 1984 to 1985, Guan studied at University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in USA. Guan later continued his study at Princeton University. Guan obtained MS in 1986 and PhD in 1989 both in mathematics from Princeton University.
Guan was an assistant professor (from 1989 to 1993), associate professor (from 1993 to 1997), professor (from 1997 to 2004), all served at the Department of Mathematics, McMaster University. Since 2004, Guan has been a professor of mathematics at McGill University.