Chuang Zhao, a professor from China Agricultural University since 2021. He received his ph. D. degree in physical geography from Peking University in 2017, and worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Florida from 2017 to 2020. Currently, he is a member of the AgMIP and the Chinese Agricultural Modeling and Simulation Committee. His research is supported by the National Young Talents Program, and the interests include climate change and crop production, crop modelling and applications. Relevant research has been published as the first author in international authoritative journals such as PNAS, Nature Communications, Nature Plants and Nature Sustainability.