January 28, 2020
Wei Awarded the Liang Ji-Dian Graduate Fellowship
PhD candidate Yujie Wei has been awarded the Liang Ji-Dian Graduate Fellowship. Wei earned his Bachelor of Civil Engineering degree from Tongji University, China.
Wei, who is advised by professor Burcu Akinci and is focused on using unstructured visual data, such as images captured by cellphones and tablets, to reconstruct a semantically rich 3D model of construction sites. These will be used for providing accurate as-built information to support change documentation, progress monitoring, and facility management.
“I would like to give my deepest thanks to the committee for the Liang Ji-Dian Graduate Scholarship” says Wei. “It is a great acknowledgment that will encourage me to make steadfast progress towards my research goal.”
This fellowship was created through the generosity of Liang Ji-Dian and it was established to help support the graduate studies of highly deserving CIT PhD students of Chinese heritage.