Ms. Zhang studied electrical engineering (automation technology) at the University of Shanghai for Science and Technology and at the Hamburg University of Applied Sciences, where she obtained a bachelor of engineering degree. Thereafter she studied electro mobility at the University of Stuttgart. From August 2013 to July 2014 she had been trained as a patent engineer at the company Robert Bosch GmbH. Moreover, Ms. Zhang worked as a student trainee in a large patent law firm in Stuttgart. During her studies in China and Germany, she worked as intern and student worker in the fields of medical systems and automobiles, for example with Bosch Automotive Thailand. In addition, Ms. Zhang worked as teacher of Chinese language for foreigners.
Ms. Zhang speaks Chinese, German, Englisch and Thai.