Principal Investigator

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Chunyuan Diao

Assistant Professor,  Department of Geography and GIScience
University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Research interests: time series remote sensing; space-time model; vegetation phenology; deep learning; computational data science (high-performance and cloud computing); model-data fusion; large-scale agricultural, forest, and invasive species dynamic modeling; precision agriculture

Curriculum Vitae
Office: 2034 Natural History Building
Email: chunyuan at illinois.edu

Graduate Students

Zijun Yang

Ph.D. Student (2018 – present)

MSc (2018), Natural Resources and Environment, University of Michigan
BSc (2016), Geographic Information System, Sun Yat-Sen University

Research interests: time series remote sensing; spatiotemporal image fusion; machine learning/deep learning; spatial data science; agricultural remote sensing

Office: 1038 Natural History Building
Email: zijuny2 at illinois.edu

Yilun Zhao

Ph.D. Student (2019 – present)

MSc (2018), Conservation Ecology/ Environmental Informatics, University of Michigan
BSc (2015), Ecology, Sichuan University

Research interests: time series remote sensing; invasive species dynamic modeling; forest phenology; forest remote sensing

Office: 1042 Natural History Building
Email: yilun3 at illinois.edu

 

Chishan Zhang

Ph.D. Student (2020 – present)

MEng (2020), Cartography and Geographic Information Engineering, Beijing Normal University
BEng (2017), Surveying and Mapping Engineering, Central South University

Research interests: application of remote sensing and deep learning in crop yield estimation and precision agriculture

Office: 1038 Natural History Building
Email: chishan2 at illinois.edu

 

Tianci (Joanne) Guo

Ph.D. Student (2021 – present)

MEng (2021), Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Wuhan University
BEng (2018), Remote Sensing Science and Technology, Wuhan University

Research interests: agriculture remote sensing, crop yield, process-based crop model, data assimilation, machine learning/deep learning

Office: 1042 Natural History Building
Email: tiancig2 at illinois.edu

 

Yin Liu

Ph.D. Student (2021 – present)

MSc (2021), Environment and Sustainability & Data Science, University of Michigan
BEng (2019), Remote Sensing Science and Technology, China University of Geosciences

Research interests: agriculture remote sensing, time series remote sensing, machine learning/deep learning

Office: 1038 Natural History Building
Email: yinl3 at illinois.edu

Alumni

Michael Li, PSM in Geography and GIScience

Yerassyl Koshan, PSM in Geography and GIScience

Aidos Makhanov, PSM in Geography and GIScience

Renke Ji, PSM in Geography and GIScience

Zizhao Ge, PSM in Geography and GIScience

Tianshun Deng, PSM in Geography and GIScience

Tong Gong, PSM in Geography and GIScience

Alex Schwarz, BSc in Geology

Jerry Huey, BA in Geography and GIScience, Roepke Research Scholarship