Tianxing Chu

Assistant Professor, Texas A&M University, Corpus Christi

Tianxing Chu is an Assistant Professor of Geospatial Systems Engineering and Associate Director of MANTIS Lab at Texas A&M University – Corpus Christi (TAMU-CC). He earned a Ph.D. in Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing from Peking University, China. Prior to his current position, he was a Postdoctoral Research Associate and then Assistant Research Scientist at TAMU-CC’s Conrad Blucher Institute for Surveying and Science (CBI) between 2014 and 2018. His research primarily focuses on a variety of remote sensing, navigation, and geomatics technologies. His areas of expertise include ubiquitous navigation and positioning on mobile platforms, indoor simultaneous localization and mapping, coastal land deformation, and applying geospatial artificial intelligence (GeoAI) techniques to address real-world challenges. He was also the award recipient of the Performance Evaluation of Smartphone Indoor Localization Application (PerfLoc) Challenge, sponsored by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in 2018.


  • Geospatial Artificial Intelligence
  • Geomatics
  • Remote Sensing
  • Localization