ZhiYi Liang - Master Student

Research Interests

ZhiYi (Z) continues his study as a master student at GEAR Lab after completing his bachelor degree at MIT. ZhiYi is passionate in working on electromechanical system, machine design, and engineering fabrication. For his master’s research, he will be developing a low-cost, high-efficiency smart pump which integrates as part of GEAR Lab’s drip irrigation system designed for the developing market. ZhiYi was born in southern China and spent 12 years living there before moving to the US, because of this experience he is fluent in Cantonese, Mandarin, and English. On his free time, ZhiYi likes to work on various personal projects to hone his engineering and craftmanship skills.


  • B.S. Mechanical Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2019
  • Hobbies

    Machining, woodworking, electronics, sailing, fishing, traveling