Yuhao Kang

Position title: M.S. Cart/GIS

Email: yuhao.kang@wisc.edu

Advisor: Song Gao




2019 Summer: Visiting Student at SENSEable City Lab, MIT, United States.

2017 Summer: Visiting Student at Peking University, China.

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


Spatio-temporal Data Mining, Urban Computing, Affective Computing, Social Sensing.


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.


Kang, Y., Jia, Q., Gao, S., Zeng, X., Wang, Y., Angsuesser, S., … & Fei, T. (2019). Extracting human emotions at different places based on facial expressions and spatial clustering analysis. Transactions in GIS.

Kang, Y., Gao, S., & Roth, R. E. (2019). Transferring multiscale map styles using generative adversarial networks. International Journal of Cartography, 1-27.

Kang, Y., Gao, S., & Liang, Y. (2018, November). Utilizing reverse viewshed analysis in image geo-localization. In Proceedings of the 2nd ACM SIGSPATIAL Workshop on Recommendations for Location-based Services and Social Networks (p. 6). ACM.

Kang, Y., Zeng, X., Zhang, Z., Wang, Y., & Fei, T. (2018, March). Who are happier? Spatio-temporal Analysis of Worldwide Human Emotion Based on Geo-Crowdsourcing Faces. In 2018 Ubiquitous Positioning, Indoor Navigation and Location-Based Services (UPINLBS) (pp. 1-8). IEEE.

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 & Spatial Information Sciences, 42.

Liu, Z., Yang, A., Gao, M., Jiang, H., Kang, Y., Zhang, F., & Fei, T. (2019). Towards feasibility of photovoltaic road for urban traffic-solar energy estimation using street view image. Journal of Cleaner Production, 228, 303-318.

Peng, H., Du, Y., Liu, Z., Yi, J., Kang, Y., & Fei, T. (2019). Uncovering patterns of ties among regions within metropolitan areas using data from mobile phones and online mass media. GeoJournal, 84(3), 685-701.

Zhuang, Y., Kang, Y., Huang, L., & Fang, Z. (2018, March). A Geocoding Framework for Indoor Navigation based on the QR Code. In 2018 Ubiquitous Positioning, Indoor Navigation and Location-Based Services (UPINLBS) (pp. 1-4). IEEE.


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.