Tongyan is a first-year Master’s student at UW majoring in Industrial & Systems Engineering. She graduated from Peking University with a B. Eng. in Materials Science & Engineering in 2021, where she also engaged in research in the field of Operations Research focusing on the optimization of the emergency food system.
She has been deeply attracted to the field of accessibility since discovering it. She is passionate about promoting technology accessibility and hopes to utilize her interdisciplinary background to better serve the goal. Currently, she is working on the machine embroidery project at the lab.