Mei-Po Kwan

Mei-Po Kwan is Choh-Ming Li Professor of Geography and Resource Management and director of the Institute of Space and Earth Information Science at The Chinese University of Hong Kong. She is a leading global expert in geography. Her research interests include environmental health, sustainable cities, human mobility, urban/social issues in cities, and GIScience. Mei-Po was named on the 2019 Highly Cited Researchers List, which is compiled by the Web of Science Group. She has received many prestigious honors and awards, including the Distinguished Scholarship Honors, the E. Willard and Ruby S. Miller Award, and the Stanley Brunn Award for Creativity in Geography from the American Association of Geographers. Mei-Po serves on the editorial boards of Journal of Transport Geography, Applied Geography, International Journal of Geographical Information Science, and Geographical Analysis. She has received over $57 million in research support from the U.S. National Institutes of Health, the U.S. National Science Foundation, the U.S. Department of Transportation, and the National Natural Science Foundation of China, among others. She has over 310 publications and has delivered over 240 keynote addresses and invited lectures.