UIC alum pass on power through knowledge

Meet Guo Jiayue, Qin Sang, and Sun Lang - three distinguished UIC alumni who have made significant strides in their respective fields. Now, they are taking teaching positions at prestigious universities.Pursuing excellence in nutrition and healthGuo Jiayue is a UIC student of the Class of 2018, and is currently employed at China Agricultural University, where she is the youngest Associate Profe...

Apr 9, 2024

[People of UIC] Zhou Yifan: Heading to UCL full-scholarship PhD

Zhou Yifan is a UIC student of the class of 2021 from the Food Science and Technology Programme. She is now studying for her PhD at the Faculty of Life Sciences of University College London.Zhou developed a research interest in food and disease during her undergraduate study. Guided and encouraged by the Head of UIC's Department of Life Sciences, Prof Xu Baojun, she began to conduct review stud...

Dec 12, 2023

[People of UIC] Guo Rui: Ploughing in Environmental Science for academic breakthroughs

Guo Rui was a UIC student of the Class of 2017, studying in the Department of Life Sciences. After graduating with a master's degree in Environmental Sciences from Wageningen University & Research, she was admitted to the University of Queensland's (UQ) research programme for a Doctor of Philosophy (PhD) in Environmental Technologies with support from the China Scholarship Council.Guo RuiGuo Ru...

Oct 25, 2023

[People of UIC] Deng Yunxi: At KCL, her journey of care and scientific exploration continues

Deng Yunxi is a student of UIC's Class of 2021 Applied Psychology Programme, and she was accepted by a programme initiated by the China Scholarship Council, supporting her to go to the King's College London (KCL) and pursue her doctoral degree in its Basic and Clinical Neuroscience department.Deng YunxiLooking back at the road to where she was standing, Deng said it was probably because of love...

Sep 25, 2023

[People of UIC] Li Yuanhao: From UIC Whole Person to PhD Pursuer

Li Yuanhao, a UIC 2022 graduate of the Data Science Programme, has received sponsorship from the China Scholarship Council (CSC) to study for a PhD degree in Edge Computing at the University of Exeter in the United Kingdom.

Sep 22, 2023

[People of UIC] Yin Jiaying: UIC, HKU and Cambridge, three stations to public health sciences

UIC's Class of 2022 Statistics Programme graduate Yin Jiaying was admitted to the University of Cambridge's MPhil in Population Health Sciences programme, a fruitful outcome of her four-year study at UIC. In UIC's internationally liberal arts education atmosphere and with her determination to walk further on the academic road, she managed to locate her passion and head towards it firmly.Yin Jia...

Sep 19, 2023

[People of UIC] Mao Kailing: From UIC to Microsoft, and next station, Carnegie Mellon University

Mao Kailing is a UIC graduate from the Class of 2015. After graduating from UIC and working at Microsoft for four years, she gained her master's degree from the University of Washington, and now she has decided to head towards Carnegie Mellon University and pursue her doctoral degree.Mao KailingMao learned about UIC when she was still in high school. Attracted by its unique location and environ...

May 11, 2023

UIC graduate listed in Apple Scholars in AI/ML

UIC graduate Qiu Yifu won the 2023 Apple Scholars in AI/ML PhD fellowship, among the 22 researchers that tech giant Apple selected globally this year.Qiu YifuThe Apple Scholars in AI/ML PhD fellowship recognises the contributions of researchers in computer science and engineering at the graduate and postgraduate level. Each Scholar receives funding as they pursue their PhD, internship opportuni...

Mar 7, 2023