Michael Kuby

Michael Kuby

School of Geographical Sciences and Urban Planning

Michael Kuby teaches Geography of China (GCU 432). He is an economic geographer specializing in transport and energy. His research centers on developing optimization models for facility location or network design for sustainable development. These models help decision makers with technology choice and spatial organization of energy, transport, and environmental infrastructure. He also uses GIS and statistics for empirical studies of transport and energy. Recent research has looked at alternative-fuel stations, carbon capture and storage pipeline networks, energy efficiency, and light rail. He has done a number of these kinds of projects in China with the World Bank, Ministry of Railways, State Planning Commission, and Peking University. He also served for four years as the country coordinator for Tempe Sister City’s exchange program with Zhenjiang, China.

mikekuby@asu.edu