About me

I am now a lecturer in Spatial Analysis at King’s College London.


2011.02 – 2014.07 Doctoral degree from ETH Zurich, Department of Architecture, ETH Zürich
Research on spatiotemporal analysis, modeling and visualization, transportation data analysis, parametric modeling, urban simulation.

PhD thesis working title: urban transformation towards Polycentricity: detecting functional urban changes in Singapore from transportation data
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Gerhard Schmitt, Prof. Dr. Michael Batty and Prof. Dr. Stefan Muller Arisona

2008.09 – 2010.06 Master of Engineering
State Key Laboratory of Information Engineering in Surveying, Mapping and Remote Sensing (LIESMARS), Wuhan University

Studied 3D GIS, computer graphics, spatiotemporal visualization.
Master thesis: Image-based accelerating method for the rendering of complex three-dimensional city models.
Supervisors: Prof. Dr. Qing ZHU, Dr. Yeting ZHANG

2004.09 – 2008.06 Double Bachelor Degree of Engineering
International School of Software, Wuhan University

Major in Spatial Information & Digital Technology
School of Print and Package, Wuhan University,
Minor in Package Engineering (3D Animation)

Academic work

2016.9 –                   Lecturer  in Spatial Analysis at King’s College London

2014.10 – 2016.09 Research Associate at CASA
2011.02 – 2014.09 Researcher at the Singapore-ETH Centre (Singapore).
2014.02 – 2014.04 Visiting researcher at the Centre for Advanced Spatial Analysis (CASA), UCL, London, UK.
2012.07 – 2012.09 Visiting researcher at the Chair of Information Architecture (IA), ETH Zürich, Switzerland.
2010.09 – 2010.12 Research assistant at AVIZ – INRIA Saclay – Île-de-France, France.
Research topic: Spatiotemporal visualization of semantic data extracted from Wikipedia.
2010.03 – 2010.08 Student researcher at Centre de recherche méthodologique d’architecture (CERMA), Ecole Centrale de Nantes, France.
ERASMUS MUNDUS TANDEM Master mobility program.
Research topic: Semantic visualization of trajectory data. organize

Other academic activities

Advisory Committee of International Conference on Information Visualization (IV).
Reviewer of the Journal of Chaos, Solitons & Fractals, Special issue of Transport, Journal of Transportation, Journal of Advances in Engineering Software, Journal of Information System, Journal of urban management, IEEE of intelligent transport system, Transport Research Part C
Guest editor of a special issue: Smart Transportation Based on Multimedia Data Mining in the Journal of Multimedia Tools and Applications.
Research fellow at the Beijing City Lab.

Full Publications

Google scholar page

Invited talks and short presentations



write to me

daisy8738@gmail.com / chen.zhong@kcl.ac.uk

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