David Wong received the Honour Diploma in Geography from Hong Kong Baptist University, MA and PhD in Geography at the University of Buffalo. He has taught at the University of Connecticut and George Mason University in the U.S. Professor Wong has co-authored two books, edited one book volume, written 10 book chapters, and published more than 60 refereed papers in peer-reviewed journals. Professor Wong was elected as the Chair of the Spatial Analysis and Modeling (SAM) specialty group of the Association of American Geographers (AAG). He has served on various grant review panels for the U.S. National Science Foundation (NSF), U.S. NIH, and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). He has reviewed manuscripts for more than 50 journals.