Welcome to Geosystems Engineering & Intelligence Lab

Dr. Weiwei Zhan is a tenure-track assistant professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering at the University of Central Florida (UCF). He is the director of the Geosystems Engineering and Intelligence Laboratory (GEI) rooted in the smart cities initiatives at UCF. The GEI primarily focuses on systematic and intelligent solutions to advance geohazard mitigation and infrastructure resilience using interdisciplinary techniques merged from geotechnics, geology, geophysics, geodesy, geomechanics, and data science.


  • 2023-now, Assistant Professor, Department of Civil, Environmental, and Construction Engineering, University of Central Florida, U.S.

  • 2023-2023, Postdoc Fellow, Texas Advanced Computing Center, University of Texas at Austin, U.S.

  • 2021-2022, Postdoc Scholar, Geohazards Research Lab, Tufts University, U.S.

  • 2017-2020, Ph.D., Civil Engineering, Clemson University, U.S.

  • 2010-2014, B.Sc., Geological Engineering, Chengdu University of Technology, China


  • Geohazard assessment and mitigation
  • Geotechnical earthquake engineering
  • Remote sensing and GIS
  • AI for natural hazard engineering
  • Uncertainty quantification
  • Computational geomechanics
  • Multi-Hazard infrastructure resilient design