Shiyi Wang completed his dual undergraduate degrees in mechanical electronics at Tongji University and Ernst-Abbe-Hochschule Jena in 2011. After that, he received his master's degree in electrical automation at the Technical University of Berlin in 2016. He has several years of work experience, mainly working in industrial automation, robotics, building automation, etc.
Currently, He is a Ph.D. student at the Swarm & Computational Intelligence Laboratory (SwaCIL) at the University of Manchester, UK, under the supervision of Professor Barry Lennox and Dr. Farshad Arvin. His research interests include swarm robotics and machine learning. His current research is about bio-inspired aggregation with a robot swarm using a self-built open-source platform BeeGround.