University of Wisconsin–Madison

Yuhao Kang

Thinking Spatially & Pursue Excellent


2014-2018: B.S in Geographical Information Science, Wuhan University, China.

Research Areas

Geographic Information Science (GIScience), Spatio-temporal Data Mining, Urban Computing, Affective Computing, Trajectory Computing, Social Sensing, Geo-AI, VR GIS, AR LBS, Human Mobility, Image Retrieval and Geo-Localization, Hand-gesture based Leap Motion.

Recent Publications

Kang, Y., Gao, S., Liang, Y. (2018). Utilizing reverse viewshed analysis in image geo-localization. Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Recommendations for Location-based Services and Social Networks.

Kang, Y., Zeng, X., Zhang, Z., Wang, Y., & Fei, T. (2018). Who are happier? Spatiotemporal analysis of worldwide emotion based on geo-crowdsourcing human faces. 2018 Ubiquitous Positioning, Indoor Navigation and Location-Based Services (UPINLBS).

Kang, Y., Wang, Y., Gao, M., Peng, J., Jing, Z., & Fei, T. (2018). The design of a virtual reality map system. Journal of Geomatics.

Kang, Y., Wang, Y., Xia, Z., Chi, J., Jiao, L., & Wei, Z. (2018). Identification and classification of Wuhan urban districts based on POI. Journal of Geomatics.

Kang, Y., Wang, J., Wang, Y., Angsuesser, S., & Fei, T. (2017). Mapping the sensitivity of the public emotion to the movement of stock market value: A case study of Manhattan. International Archives of the Photogrammetry, Remote Sensing and Spatial Information Sciences - ISPRS Archives.

Peng, H., Du, Y., Liu, Z., Yi, J., Kang, Y., & Fei, T. (2018). Uncovering patterns of ties among regions within metropolitan areas using data from mobile phones and online mass media. GeoJournal.

Zhuang, Y., Kang, Y., & Huang, L. (2018). A geocoding model for indoor navigation based on the QR code. 2018 Ubiquitous Positioning, Indoor Navigation and Location-Based Services (UPINLBS).

Zhuang, Y., Huang, L., Liu, T., Zheng, H., & Kang, Y. (2017). Design and implementation of indoor navigation application system based on QR code: take Wuhan University Library as an example. Bulletin of Surveying and Mapping.

Awards and Honors

2018 National Science Foundation Student Travel Award for ACM SIGSPATIAL Conference.

2018 Top 20 Candidates in “Top 10 Luojia Fengyun Student” of Wuhan University. 

2017 National Fellowships for Outstanding Undergraduates.

2017 “Furong Student” Research and Innovation Candidate, Wuhan University.

2017 Special Award, Huace Cup Geodesy and GIS Innovation Contest.

2016 Second-class Undergraduate Fellowship, Wuhan University.

2016 Best Design of Web Services, 3rd Cultural Innovation Contest, Hubei Province.

2016 First Prize, Group of Web and Mobile Development, 14th SuperMap Cup GIS Contest.

2016 Second Prize & Third Prize, Navinfo Cup Mapping Contest.

2016 Annual Hottest Technique Application, Esri Cup Chinese GIS Contest.

Contact Information


Phone: (608) 770-2098