Jinyuan Shao

Jinyuan Shao

PhD Student

Purdue University


I am a PhD student who is working in the Department of Forestry & Natural Resources at Purdue University. My research interest fouces on 2D and 3D remote sensing in forestry. I am one of members of Purdue NRSA Lab and my faculty advisor is Prof. Songlin Fei.

Before that, I got my Master of Science at Institue of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences. I ’ve won the Merit Student of University of Chinese Academy of Sciences and the National Scholarship for Graduate Students.

Contact me:


  • Point Clouds
  • Remote Sensing
  • Deep Learning
  • Digital Forestry
  • MSc in Ecology, Jul 2021

    Institute of Urban Environment, Chinese Academy of Sciences

  • BEng in Information Engineering, Jul 2018

    College of Engineering, Huaqiao University

Work Experience

Research Intern
Zhongke Chenxin Satellite Technology Co., Ltd
Sep 2019 – Dec 2019 Shanghai, China

Object Detection in Satellite Images

  • Developed an object detection algorithm for satellite images based on YOLT.
  • Worked on Archaeological-prospection with object detection.
Research Intern
China Academy of Urban Planning & Design
Mar 2019 – Sep 2019 Beijing, China

Urban Planning with Artificial Intelligence

  • Analyzed features of the population of Heilongjiang province based on geospatial data.
  • Developed a tourist counting system from the camera of attractions based on YOLOv3.