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:
Email: chishan2 at illinois.edu

 

Michael Li

PSM Student (2019 – present)

BSc (2019), Geography and GIScience/Geophysics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Email: gli19 at illinois.edu

 

Yerassyl Koshan

PSM Student (2019 – present)

BSc (2016), Geodesy and Mapping, Karaganda State University

Email: ykoshan2 at illinois.edu

 

Aidos Makhanov

PSM Student (2019 – present)

MSc (2015), Construction, The Korkyt Ata Kyzylorda State University
BSc (2012), Geodesy and Cartography, Al-Farabi Kazakh National University

Email: aidos2 at illinois.edu

Alumni

Renke Ji, PSM in Geography and GIScience, Aug. 2019 – Feb. 2020

Zizhao Ge, PSM in Geography and GIScience, Jan. 2019 – Dec. 2019

Tianshun Deng, PSM in Geography and GIScience, Jan. 2019 – Aug. 2019

Tong Gong, PSM in Geography and GIScience, Aug. 2018 – Dec. 2018

Alex Schwarz, BSc in Geology, May 2018 – May 2019

Jerry Huey, BA in Geography and GIScience, Roepke Research Scholarship, Sept. 2017 – May 2018