Yilin recently graduated from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore, with a B.Sc. in Environmental Earth Systems Science with Honours (Highest Distinction) and a minor in computing and data analysis. During her undergraduate study, Yilin specialised in ecology & ecosystems and had a strong passion for sustainability, GIS, climate research and environmental data analysis. She is currently a PhD student at the Asian School of the Environment, Nanyang Technological University. Her research interest includes geochemistry, stable isotopes and climate change. Apart from academia, Yilin enjoys swimming, cooking and travelling.