Graduate Students



Erica Scaduto

Graduate Student Researcher, Geography Graduate Group

2015 B.S. in Environmental and Geographical Sciences, University of Maryland at College Park

Research Interests: Remote sensing applications for wildifre behaviors and terrestrial ecosystems, GIS, and climate change


Ruyan_Photo.JPGRuyan He 

Exchange PhD student

2015- Photogrammetry and remote sensing, UC Davis, CA & 
2012-2015 M.S. Photogrammetry and remote sensing, China University of Mining & Technology (Beijing), Beijing, P. R. China
2008-2012 B.S. Geographic information system, Liaoning Technical University, Liaoning, P. R. China

Research Interests: Remote sensing, Image processing, Crop monitoring

Yuhan.jpg Yuhan Huang

Graduate Student Researcher, Geography Graduate Group

2016 - Present, PhD student in Geography, University of California, Davis
2012 - 2016, B.S. in Geographic Information System, Sun Yat-sen University

Research Interests: Remote Sensing, GIS, Forestry and Vegetation Management




grace_photo.jpgHan Liu 

Graduate Student Researcher, Geography Graduate Group

2015 - Present, University of California Davis, PhD candidate in Geography
2011 - 2015, B.S., Nanjing University

Research Interests: remote sensing applications in  resource management


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Ana Wegman

Graduate Student Researcher, Geography Graduate Group

2016 National University of San Martin, Argentina

2006  B.A. University of Buenos Aires, Argentina

Research Interests: Remote Sensing, GIS, environmental and agricultural management


Zhehan_IMG_7419.jpegZhehan Tang

Graduate Student Researcher; Geogarphy Graduate Group

2016 - present, University of California Davis, PhD candidate in Geography
B.S. in Agricultural Science at Cornell University 

Research Interests: Precision agriculture with remote sensing technology 

Current Projects: Crop water stress detection with multispectral and thermal remote sensing observations from satellite and UAS (drones) 


Sara Winsemius

Graduate Student Researcher, Ecology Graduate Group

2017 - present   Ph.D. Student in Ecology, University of California Davis
2013   B.S. in Environmental Science, University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests: Remote sensing applications for forest monitoring and management, climate change



andy_photo.jpgAndy Wong

Graduate Student Researcher, Hydrologic Sciences Graduate Group

2015 - present, University of California Davis, PhD candidate in Hydrologic Sciences
B.S. in Environmental Sciences at University of California, Berkeley

Research Interests: Application of Remote Sensing and Unmanned Aerial Systems on Water Resource Management; Development of Decision Support Tools for Water Resource Management

Current Projects: Crop Consumptive Use Estimation in the Sacramento-San Joaquin Delta





Postdoc Researchers


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Dr. Aubin Allies

Postdoc Researcher

2019 - present, University of California Davis
Ph.D. in Geosciences at Montpellier University, France
M.S. in Hydrology and Environmental Hazards at Montpellier University, France
B.S. in Ecology and Biology at Montpellier University, France 

Research Interests: Remote sensing, evapotranspiration modeling, multi-sensor data fusion, water resource management, crop monitoring, drought monitoring

Current Projects: USDA Grape Remote Sensing  Atmospheric Profile and Evapotranspiration eXperiment (GRAPEX)

BinChen.jpgDr. Bin Chen

Postdoc Researcher


2017 - present, University of California Davis
2017   Ph.D. in Global Environment Change  at Beijing Normal University
2013 B.S. in Geographic Information System at Wuhan University

Research Interests: Remote Sensing and Multi-sensor Data Fusion, Agriculture and Yield Prediction Modelling, Dynamic Monitoring of Earth's Terrestrial Change, Interactions between Land Cover Change, Human Activities, and Climate Change

Current Projects:   Crop monitoring, and almond yield prediction 







Dr. Zhou Zhang (Postdoc, 2017-2019)

Current Position: Assistant Professor at University of Wisconsin, Madison


Sarah Byer (M.A. in Geography, 2017)

Current position: Nature Conservancy