Electrical Engineering, Math Minor


Suzhou, Jiangsu, China

Originally from China, Yiqian attended high school in Indiana. He knew he did not want to leave the mid-west."I think the mid-west of the United States is the best place. Since I have been in Illinois and Indiana, I just wanted to explore Iowa." Yiqian made the decision to attend the University of Iowa and major in Electrical Engineering and minor in Math.

He says his favorite project that he's been able to work on while being at the university was a temperature sensor. "I got to build a temperature sensor in my Embedded System class. In this class, I learned a lot because I had to do research outside of class to help build this project."

Yiqian is an International Ambassador for the University of Iowa Office of Admissions. If you're a prospective international student who has any questions about life at Iowa, please feel free to reach out to him via email at