He graduated from the Institute of Architecture and Construction of Harbin city in august 1982.
Since 1982, he worked in the Institute of Architecture and Design of Harbin city in the positions of an assistant engineer, engineer and senior engineer. In June 1997, he was appointed to the position of Vice President and Chief Architect, and in February 1999, he was appointed to the position of President of the Institute.
His career in the Urban Planning Division of Harbin began in 2001, when he took position of Deputy Director. From July 2012 until the present day, Van Hungxin is a Director and Party Secretary of the Urban Planning Division of Harbin