Weisheng Zhong was a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science. His advisor was Chang-Tien Lu. He worked at the Spatial Data Management Lab and his research focused on social media information retrieval and traffic event analysis.
Zhong’s interests are in detecting drunk driving on Twitter; geocoding traffic event related Tweets at point level; and highway accident analysis. He worked with Rakesh Nune in the District Department of Transportation on various projects.