Tianyun Gao is a business systems analyst who received her education at the University of Bridgeport and Jilin University, one of the leading national universities in China.
The University of Bridgeport is a private, independent university in Connecticut. It is a seaside campus, located on the Long Island Sound in the South End neighborhood of Bridgeport, the largest city in Connecticut. At the University of Bridgeport, Tianyun Gao studied Electrical Engineering, alternative energy, distributed systems, and network security.
While she was a student there, Tianyun Gao won the Graduate Assistant Award in 2008 and participated in the National Hydrogen Student Design contest in 2008-2009. The Hydrogen Student Design Contest challenges multi-disciplinary teams of university students to apply their creativity and academic skills in the areas of design, engineering, economics, environmental science, business and marketing to the hydrogen and fuel cell industries. Tianyun Gao’s team ranked an impressive sixth in the United States.
Tianyun Gao volunteered to work at the American Society for Engineering Education conference in 2009, and assisted in guest reception. Tianyun Gao has a student membership in the ASEE and the Society of Women Engineers association. Tianyun Gao also served as a lab monitor in the Univesity of Bridgeport computer lab during the 2008-2009 school year.
Before enrolling at the University of Bridgeport, Tianyun Gao maintained a 3.33 grade point average and earned a Bachelor of Science degree at Jilin University, one of the most prestigious universities in China. Jilin University has research projects in automobile engineering, chemistry, computer science, electrical engineering and biology.