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Hi, this is Di Zhu. Welcome to my website!
I am an Assistant Professor in GIScience at the
University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
since 2020 (The actual start date is delayed due to the CovID-19 pandemic).
I obtained my PhD in Cartology and GIScience from
Peking University (PKU)
in Jun. 2020. I have a B.S. in Geographic Information Systems and a dual B.S. in Economics both from
From 2014 - 2020, I was a research assistant at the
Spatial-temporal Social Sensing (S3) Lab, PKU.
I have also worked as a visiting lecturer/researcher at
University College London (UCL)
between 2018 -2019.
My research interests include
Geospatial Modelling, Applied Artificial Intelligence, Social Sensing, and Spatiotemporal Data Mining.
P.S. I'm a big fan of photography, music and NBA :)
National Migration in Chinese 2016's Spring Festival
IIDS: Global population dynamics
Meetup location recommender: Cafe and bars
Social Sensing: Social media check-in data in Beijing
Visualization: Shanghai taxi trajectories in a day
Visualization: Shanghai taxi pick-up and drop-off activities in a day