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.