Kuishuang Feng is an associate research professor at the Department of Geographical Sciences at the University of Maryland. His expertise is in spatial economic modelling and related environmental topics. He has extensive experience in designing regional, national, and global economic models expanded to also include environmental parameters. His many articles on economic-ecological modelling have appeared in highly regarded scientific journals such as Nature Climate Change, Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Global Environmental Change, and Environmental Science & Technology. The results of his research have been widely cited and have gained attention in the media, including the BBC, CBS, Reuters, Science Magazine, Smithsonian, Los Angeles Times and the Guardian. He has received funding from numerous national and international agencies such NASA, the European Commission, the World Bank, and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, Energy Foundation Beijing Office. He is the editor and a member of the editorial board of several international peer-reviewed journals.