Zhiyong Zhou

Ph.D. Student in GIScience

University of Zurich

  • My name is Zhiyong Zhou, a Ph.D. student at the GIScience Center of Department of Geography at University of Zurich. My advisors are Prof. Dr. Haosheng Huang and Prof. Dr. Robert Weibel.
  • I hold the B.E degree with Honours and the M.E degree with Honours in the Faculty of Information and Engineering of China University of Geosciences (Wuhan). I was a member of UbiLoc from 2013 to 2018.
  • My major research field is wayfinding and navigation, human-centered computing, and spatial data science. Currently, I am working on computational modelling of indoor spaces for human-centered navigation guidance.


  • Outdoor/indoor Wayfinding and Navigation
  • Computational Place Modeling
  • Human-centered Computing
  • Spatial Data Science


  • MEng in Cartography and Geographic Information Engineering, 2018

    China Unversity of Geosciences

  • BEng in Geographic Information Systems, 2015

    China Unversity of Geosciences