Expertise: Environmental Science and Sustainability, Geographic Information Systems, Digital Soil Mapping, Geocomputation, Geo-visualization and their applications in Environmental Modeling and Public Health.
Biography: Feng Qi, Ph.D. is Associate Professor and Executive Director of Kean University’s School of Environmental and Sustainability Sciences. She holds degrees in Environmental Science (B.S. from Peking University), Cartography and GIS (M.S. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison), and Geography (Ph.D. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison).
Her current research projects include spatiotemporal visualizations for modeling infectious disease transmission, GIS analysis of tropical ecosystems, Digital Soil Mapping using intelligent computation and sampling methods. Her influenza transmission research was funded by the National Institute of Health (NIH). Another of her funded projects developed interactive visualizations of air pollution along the NJ Turnpike. She serves on the editorial board of the International Journal of Research in Environmental Science and International Journal of Virology and AIDS.
ResearchGate publication listings: https://www.research
Video publication online in Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE): http://www.jove.com/vi
In the Media:
Paris agreement to battle climate change goes into effect. The Washington Post, November 4, 2016
Paris climate agreement becomes international law, FOX News, November 4, 2016
Kean University Earth Week: combine art and science for the environment. US China Press, April 29, 2016
ArtSCAPES: Kean University Explores Art in Science, Climate and Adaptation–Picturing Environments and Sustainability. Patch.com, February 25, 2016
Art and climate change combine in new exhibition at Kean University, NJ.com, January 28, 2016
Greener disaster alerts: Low-energy wireless sensor networks warn of hurricanes, earthquakes, Science Daily, July 12, 2011