Kyle Yoshida received his bachelor's degree in bioengineering with a minor in African studies at Harvard University in 2018. He is currently pursuing his PhD in mechanical engineering at Stanford University in the Collaborative Haptics and Robotics in Medicine Lab, where he focuses on soft robotics and wearable haptic device research. Kyle is Native Hawaiian and is a student member of IEEE, AISES, and SACNAS. He is also a graduate student equity and inclusion recruiter with the Stanford School of Engineering. In his free time, he likes to sing in the church choir, snorkel, and scuba dive (Rescue Diver Certified). He was born and raised in Hawaii and attended Kamehameha Schools Kapalama.