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Student Profile: Danrui Qi
PhD student in the Faculty of Applied Science
I am now a first-year Ph.D student at Database System Lab in Simon Fraser University, my supervisor is Professor Jiannan Wang . I received my Master degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing, in June 2020. I received my Bachelor degree from Tsinghua University, Beijing in July 2017.
WHY DID YOU CHOOSE TO COME TO SFU?
From June to September 2019, I visited the laboratory of Dr. Jiannan Wang at Simon Fraser University (SFU). During my time in this lab, I found the beautiful campus landscape and serious research atmosphere of SFU greatly appealing. SFU has a outstanding reputation in computer science, boasting famous faculty such as Profs. Jian Pei, Jiannan Wang, and Tianzheng Wang. I have also experienced firsthand the pleasant research atmosphere of SFU, and I am greatly attracted to its natural environment and idealistic instructors. Therefore, I believe the SFU computer science Ph.D. program is the best choice for me as I pursue a research career.
TELL US ABOUT YOUR RESEARCH AND/OR PROGRAM.
It is very simple, which is just that I'm working on data science.
WHAT ARE YOU PARTICULARLY ENJOYING ABOUT YOUR STUDIES/RESEARCH AT SFU?
The research atmosphere and talent professors. I think I need to learn a lot from them.
HAVE YOU BEEN THE RECIPIENT OF ANY MAJOR OR DONOR FUNDED AWARDS?
Graduate Dean Entrance Scholarship