Wenbang was born in Harbin, China. He received his bachelor's degree in applied chemistry from Dalian University of Technology, and a master's degree in chemistry from Nanjing University. Wenbang's masters project was supervised by Professor Xinping Wang. During the masters degree, he researched the synthesis and characterisation of the radical compounds of the main group elements. After that, he worked as a management trainee in the Chemical Division of Sinochem Group for one year. Wenbang's research focuses on fluorine chemistry and metal-organic chemistry. Outside of the lab, he likes to play computer games, watch movies, and travel.