Qiyi is a research associate in the Department of Computer Science at the University of Oxford, working on algorithmic comparison of probabilistic systems, with Prof. Stefan Kiefer. Qiyi is also a lecturer at Balliol College, the University of Oxford.
Prior to that, she was working on the compiler bug impact project at Imperial College London. Her research interests include software verification, probabilistic models and compiler testing .
She received her Ph.D. in 2018 from York University, Toronto under the supervision of Prof. Franck van Breugel. She received the Governor General's Academic Gold Medal, Canada's most prestigious academic award for students. She has obtained her Master's degree in Computer Science at Oxford University with Distinction in 2013.