ProfileYuyi earned his BSc in Materials Science and Engineering from the University of Manchester in 2013, followed by postgraduate studies at Imperial College London. He obtained his PhD in Engineering from the University of Warwick. Prior to joining XJTLU, he worked as a research fellow in Warwick Manufacturing Group, leading projects on alloy design, process simulation, and validation with industry partners.
Currently, Yuyi serves as the Director of the Education, Research & Development Institute in the School of Intelligent Manufacturing Ecosystem at XJTLU. Since 2020, he has also been the Programme Director of BEng Intelligent Manufacturing Engineering with Contemporary Entrepreneurialism. His responsibilities encompass teaching, research, industry engagement, student promotion, laboratory development, and general management of the IME programme.
During his time at XJTLU, Yuyi collaboratively established a joint teaching philosophy that bridges academia and industry. Through cross-departmental collaboration, they successfully implemented state-of-the-art laboratories on the new campus. Yuyi consistently prioritises the comprehensive development of the school, focusing on exceptional teaching quality and fostering diverse student growth.