Dr. Yalong Pi is a Postdoctoral Data Scientist in the Texas A&M Institute of Data Science (TAMIDS) at Texas A&M University since 2020. During 2013-2016, he worked as a project manager at Gree Real Estate Co Ltd, Zhuhai City, China. He also worked as a junior architect at Shanghai Water&Rock Group in 2017. He obtained a Ph.D. in Architecture from Texas A&M University (2020), a Master’s Degree of Civil Engineering (2013) from Wuhan Institute of Technology, and a Bachelor Degree of Mechanical Engineering (2011) from Wuhan Textile University. He is a certified Architectural Engineer in China mainland. His research focuses on machine learning (computer vision) applications in domains including disaster reconnaissance, transportation, construction automation, and building information modeling.
2017-2020 Ph.D. in Architecture/Construction, Texas A&M University, College Station, Texas, USA
2011-2013 M.S. in Civil Engineering, Wuhan Institute of Technology, Wuhan, Hubei, China
2007-2011 B.S. in Mechanical Design and Automation, Wuhan Textile University, Wuhan, Hubei, China
2020-present Postdoc Data Scientist, Texas A&M Institute of Data Science, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.
2017-2020 Research Assistant, Department of Architecture/Construction, Texas A&M University, College Station, TX, USA.
2016-2017 Junior Architect, Shanghai W&R Group, Shanghai, China.
2013-2016 Project Manager, Zhuhai Gree Real Estate Company, Zhuhai, Guangdong, China.
2011-2013 Technician, Transportation Research Center at Wuhan Institute of Technology (TRCWIT), Wuhan, Hubei, China.
- Norman & Renee Zelman scholarship, $2,500, TAMU, 2017
- Best new employee, Zhuhai Gree Real Estate, 2014
- Second level scholarship, ¥ 10,000, WIT, 2012