Enbo Zhou

Enbo Zhou

Ph.D. Student

Department of geography, UC Santa Barbara


Enbo Zhou is a Ph.D. student in geography at University of California, Santa Barbara. Advised by Dr. Alan Murray and Vena Chu, he works on geospatial artificial intelligence (GeoAI), big data analytics, remote sensing, and spatial optimization. He has worked on several GIScience projects funded by NSF and NGA.


  • Deep Learning / Machine Learning
  • Urban Remote Sensing
  • Spatio-temporal Big Data Analytics
  • Spatial Optimization


  • Ph.D. in Geography, 2022 (expected)

    University of California, Santa Barbara

  • M.S. in Cartography and Geographic Information Science, 2018

    Peking University

  • B.S. in Geographic Information Science and B.E. in Economics, 2015

    Peking University


  • Yang M, Zhou E. (2019) Automatic Generation System of Coal Mine Accident Disposal Scheme Based on Expert System. Coal Engineering, 51(11): 138-142. (In Chinese)

  • Yang M, Zhou E. (2018) Design and Key Technologies for Coal Mine Intelligent Emergency Plan Generation System. Safety in Coal Mines, 49(7): 96-98. (In Chinese).

  • Zhou E, Mao S, Li M, et al. (2017) Research and Application of Accelerating Improved PAM Clustering Algorithm by GPU. Journal of Geo-information Science, 19(6): 782-791. (In Chinese).

  • Zhou, E., Mao, S., & Li, M. (2017, August). Investigating street accident characteristics and optimal safe route recommendation: A case study of new york city. In 2017 25th International Conference on Geoinformatics (pp. 1-7). IEEE.

  • Li M, Zou X, Mao S, Zhou E. (2016) Internet+ Major technology research of coal mine gas data management system. COAL SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY, 44(7): 80-85. (In Chinese).

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Association of Geographers (AAG)
  • The Cartography and Geographic Information Society (CaGIS)
  • The International Association of Chinese Professionals in Geographic Information Sciences (CPGIS)

Selected Awards

Jack Dangermond Travel Scholarship for AutoCarto 2020

Jack Dangermond Travel Scholarship for AAG 2020

Jack Dangermond Travel Scholarship for AAG 2019

Regents Fellowship

Outstanding Graduate Awards

May 4th Scholarship

Work Experiences


Teaching Assistant


Apr 2020 – Present California
TA for GEOG W12 with Dr. Somayeh Dodge

Graduate Student Researcher


Jul 2019 – Mar 2020 California
Work with Dr. Keith Clarke

Graduate Student Researcher


Sep 2018 – Jun 2019 California
Work with Dr. Vena Chu


ITS Center, Research Institute of Highway, Ministry of Transport, China

Jun 2018 – Sep 2018 Beijing
Develop machine learning to process trajectories.

Teaching Assistant

Peking University

Feb 2016 – Jun 2016 Beijing
TA for Advanced Geographical Information System with Dr. Shanjun Mao

Research Assistant

Digital Mine Lab, Peking University

Sep 2015 – Jun 2018 Beijing


Beijing LongRuan Technologies Inc.

Sep 2015 – Jun 2018 Beijing

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