Weisheng Zhong is a second-year DAC Ph.D. student in the department of computer science. He works at the Spatial Data Management Lab, his advisor is Chang-Tien Lu, associate director of DAC. He is interested in social media information retrieval and traffic event analysis.
His current interests are in detecting drunk driving on Twitter, geocoding traffic event related Tweets at point level, and highway accident analysis. He also works with Rakesh Nune from District Department of Transportation on various projects.