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Wei Yao, PhD
UNDERGRADUATE PROGRAM AND SCHOOL: Electrical Engineering, Chongqing University, Chongqing, China
HOMETOWN: Wuwei, Gansu Province, China
When I worked as an electrical engineer in a medical imaging equipment manufacturing company, I wanted to learn the knowledge of biomedical imaging and digital image processing. Then I found Imaging Science. At CIS, I have learned a wide variety of courses, and met professors in many interesting majors. I changed my research topic from biomedical imaging to remote sensing imaging in my second year; now I am working on a NASA-supported project which studies the world’s ecosystems using two imaging spectrometers on a satellite. From photons to a photo, Imaging Science fuels the discovery of everything related to images.