Jia Yu is a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor at Washington State University School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. He obtained his Ph.D. in Computer Science from Arizona State University in Summer 2020 under the guidance of Mohamed Sarwat. His research focuses on large-scale database systems and geospatial data management. In particular, he worked on distributed geospatial data management systems, database indexing, and geospatial data visualization. Jia’s research outcomes have appeared in the most prestigious database / GIS conferences and journals, including SIGMOD, VLDB, ICDE, SIGSPATIAL and VLDB Journal. He is the main contributor of several open-sourced research projects such as Apache Sedona (incubating), a cluster computing framework for processing big spatial data, which receives 300,000 downloads per month and has users / contributors from major companies.
I am the director of Data Ocean Lab at Washington State University EECS.
I am looking for undergrad students in US to do a Summer 2022 internship at our AgAID National AI Institute. Intern work will be contributed to Apache Sedona (https://sedona.apache.org/) and make an immediate impact in the Big Data industry. Financial support is avaialble.
Ph.D. in Computer Science, 2020
Arizona State University
B.E. in Software Eng., Outstanding Graduate, 2013
Northwest Agriculture and Forestry University, China (西北农林科技大学, Project 985 & 211)