Siqi Yi

Siqi Yi

PhD Student


Siqi Yi is a doctoral student, advised by Dr. Jakki Bailey. She is a member of Virtual Reality lab at the School of Information. Her research interests are primarily focused on Virtual Reality and its applications in the fields of education and healthcare. She is interested in researching the affordances that virtual environments bring to enable people to learn and access health-related information. Prior to joining iSchool�s doctoral program, she got her Master�s degree in Learning Technologies at UT and worked as an instructional designer in the Alien Rescue project to help build 3D models.


B.A. in English Language and Literature, Wuhan University, China, 2015; Minor in Economics, Wuhan University, China, 2015; M.A. in Learning Technologies, The University of Texas at Austin, 2017

Areas Of Specialization

Virtual Environments
Health Informatics
Human-Computer Interaction