In our employee of the month blog series we highlight a different Info-Pro employee every month so you can get to know us better! Up this month? Quansheng Yang.
Quansheng Yang, Software Engineer
What does your role entail at Info-Pro?
My role is to support the Info-Exchange platform, such as implementing new features for the platform and resolving issues that come up.
How long have you worked at Info-Pro?
I started working at Info-Pro in Nov 2018, so it has been 2 years 3 months.
What other jobs have you had prior to working at Info-Pro?
Before coming to Info-pro, I spent two years at GE to build a software platform to automate the diagnosis process for imaging machines based on the operation data.
Prior to that, I spent 10 years as staff at University Wisconsin, Madison. My work included supporting laboratory information systems for the national renewable energy research lab, and biological data analysis from lab works.
What’s your favorite thing about your job or working at Info-Pro generally?
The most appealing part is personal growth. The company practice allows its people to gain new skills across multiple areas.
Tell us about your family.
My family is located in the Madison area. I am married, and have a daughter who is 15 years old. We love dogs and small animals like guinea pigs.
What do you like to do in your free time?
I love to visit parks to run and hike when weather permits, to enjoy the rich flora of Wisconsin. I like to read history and classic books when staying at home.
Where did you grow up?
I grew up in a remote village in a mountain area of mainly lime stones, 150 miles west of Shanghai, China. I had a lot of fun during my childhood exploring caves, fishing small fishes and crabs, and hiking as a daily necessity.
What’s your favorite thing about living in Wisconsin?
The most excellent park and trail systems. Wisconsin cheese and brats. A lot of ice age lakes.
Share an interesting or fun fact about yourself.
I have published twenty academic papers in the biochemistry and biophysical areas. Those papers have been cited by others more than 1,150 times.