Jia Yu is a co-founder of Wherobots Inc. and leads its engineering team. He is currently on leave of absence from his role as a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Computer Science at Washington State University. He obtained his PhD from Arizona State University in Summer 2020. Jia’s research interests include database systems, distributed data systems and geospatial data management.
Mohamed Sarwat is an assistant professor of computer science at Arizona State University. His general research interest lies in developing robust and scalable data systems for spatial and spatiotemporal applications.