Ziqian Gong is a Postdoctoral Researcher in Justin Baker’s group in the Department of Forestry and Environmental Resources at North Carolina State University. He earned his Ph.D. in Applied from The Ohio State University in 2022. His research focuses on environmental and resource economics, climate change, food-energy-water nexus, computable general equilibrium (CGE) model, and decision-making under uncertainty. His previous research includes building a CGE model to analyze environmental sustainability and individual well-being resulting from shifts in the Great Lakes area’s complex economic and environmental systems.