Yekang Ko is an Associate Professor of Landscape Architecture and the Undergraduate Studies (BLA) Director at the University of Oregon. She also serves as the Director of the Sustainable Cities and Landscapes Program of the Association of Pacific Rim Universities (APRU). Her research and teaching focus on sustainable energy landscapes, green infrastructure performance, and planning and design for climate change mitigation and adaptation. Her research was recognized by the 2020 Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture (CELA)’s Excellence in Research Award (Jr Level). She obtained her PhD in Landscape Architecture and Environmental Planning at the University of California, Berkeley.