Yan is a final year MSc student in Computer Science at UCLA. She has been working as a full stack developer within the Center for Smart health, and is mainly interested in web development and cloud computing. Yan received her BSc in Software Engineering from Tongi University in China. As an outstanding student she won the first-class scholarship as well as prestigious National scholarship. She has already managed to publish a paper in bioinformatics journal and develop an R package LANDD.