Chenying is a DPhil candidate in Engineering Science. In 2019, she completed her bachelor's degree from the School of Automation Science and Electrical Engineering at Beihang University, formerly known as Beijing University of Aeronautics and Astronautics. During her undergraduate, Chenying had been involved in various robotic projects including a wall climbing platform based on electrostatic adhesion and a tactile sensor to decouple tri-axial forces. She also spent a wonderful summer at the University of Michigan, Ann Arbor as a research assistant after her third year.
Chenying's current research spans both origami and soft robots. She enjoys sports and meeting friends in her spare time.