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Yin Liu

Advisor: Dr. Chunyuan Diao

Research Interests

Time series remote sensing, agricultural remote sensing, vegetation phenology, machine learning/deep learning


  • M.S., Data Science, University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2021)
  • M.S., Natural Resources and Environment (Env Informatics), University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (2021)
  • B.E., Remote Sensing Science and Technology, China University of Geosciences (Wuhan), China (2019)

Courses Taught

  • GGIS 489 - Programming for GIS (Instructor, Spring 2024)
  • GGIS 379 - Introduction to Geographic Information Systems (TA, Fall 2022)


Recent Publications

  • Liu, Y., Diao, C., Yang, Z. (2023). CropSow: An integrative remotely sensed crop modeling framework for field-level crop planting date estimation. ISPRS Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing.

  • Liu, Y., P. Rao, W. Zhou, A.K. Srivastava, S. Poonia, B. Singh, D. Van Berkel, M. Jain. (2022). Using Sentinel-1, Sentinel-2, and Planet satellite data to map field-level tillage practices in smallholder systems. PLOS ONE.