Huali Yuan has been an instructor at DRBU since 2015.

With a Ph.D. in environmental engineering, she is devoted to liberal arts education. She has been involved in developing curriculum and teaching classes in different strands, such as Chinese language, science, and Chinese classics I-III.

Her main areas of interest are the Avatamsaka Sutra, Surangama Sutra, and Chinese Classics. Yijing (The Book of Changes) is her recent discovery and she gradually becomes fascinated by its wisdom and beauty. Besides teaching, she loves nature, cooking, and music.