Weisheng Zhong is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Computer Science. His advisor is Chang-Tien Lu. He works at the Spatial Data Management Lab and his research focuses on social media information retrieval and traffic event analysis.
Zhong’s 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 in the District Department of Transportation on various projects.