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Yizhong Sun Professor

Research Interests: 
  • Smart city and Planning by GIS
  • Urban Spatial Analysis
  • Spatial Data Mining
  • Development of Urban GIS

Educational Background




Research Interests

  1. Smart city and Planning by GIS
  2. Urban Spatial Analysis
  3. Spatial Data Mining
  4. Development of Urban GIS


Research Projects

  1. Data mining for spatial relation and semantic rule with the association of graphs and text, Project of National Natural Science Foundation of China(40771164),2008-2011, Host
  2. Research on analytical model with domain rules in the field of spatial relationship and semantic constraint. Research Fund for Doctoral Program by Ministry of Education. 2010-2013, Host
  3. Research on multi-scale coupling method for geographic entities based on location and geometry. Major Scientific Research Project for Provincial University in Jiangsu, 2012-2015, Host
  4. Indoor and outdoor integrated 3D modeling method in key place, Special Project by Ministry of Public Security. 2015-2016, Host


Journal Articles

  1. Yizhong Sun,Chi Yao,Shixiang Zhao and Mingzhu Xu. Unique identification of vector geographic objects by location and geometry. International Journal of Geographical Information Science,2014,28(12):2474-2494.
  2. Sun Y Z, et al. Geographical Elements’ Spatial Location Identification Considering Geometric Features. Geomatics and Information Science of Wuhan University. 2012, 37(12)


  1. Sun Y Z, et al. Urban Planning Management Information System (Second Version). Science Press, 2011
  2. Sun Y Z, et al. Dynamic Construction of Urban Planning Management Information System. Surveying and Mapping Press, 2005​


Honors and Awards

  1. Research on Methods and Dynamic Update Mechanism in 3D City Model. Third Prize for National Science Progress Award in Geographic Information Science, 2013
  2. Geographic Information Sharing and Exchange Platform in Wuxi. Second Prize for National Scientific and Technological Progress in Surveying, 2008
  3. First Prize for Excellent Graduation Thesis in Jiangsu Province, 2009 (Supervisor)
  4. First Prize for the Third Multimedia Teaching Courseware Competition in Jiangsu, 2007


Academic Title

  1. Academic committee member for application of new techniques of urban planning society of China
  2. Academic committee member for underground pipeline of urban planning society of China
  3. Academic committee member of urban GIS society of China
  4. Deputy secretary-general for application of new techniques of urban planning society of Jiangsu province
  5. Council member for institute of Remote Sensing and GIS in Jiangsu province