Obsessed about solving problems, Chenyang’s proudest achievement is his work on ANA – an empathetic Chatbot that serves as a companion for seniors who live alone. Chenyang’s fellowship award will help him further develop ANA.

Chenyang completed his bachelor degree in mathematics at the Northwest Polytechnic in Xi’an, Shaanxi, China before moving to Canada in 2013. He studied at the University of Windsor, Ontario where he obtained a Bachelor in Computer Science before moving to the University of Alberta. Chenyang is currently studying for his PhD in Computer Science while fulfilling his passion for teaching as a teaching assistant at the U of A.

In his spare time, Chenyang enjoys watching documentaries and testing his strategy skills with online gaming. He also enjoys listening to classical music.

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