Sherry Yi is a doctoral student studying educational psychology at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. She is examining how interest is developed and sustained over time. Her current project investigates the triggering of interest in science, technology, engineering, and mathematics using entertainment technologies.
On a broader scale, she aims to create and design educational technologies that enhance learning on the day-to-day basis.
In her spare time, she likes to experiment with art, explore nature, and keep up with the latest tech.