Dr. Reid Coffman is Associate Professor and Director of the Novel Ecology Design Lab at Kent State University. He is also Editor of Journal of Living Architecture. He holds a Master of Landscape Architecture degree from the University of Colorado at Denver and a PhD in Urban Ecology and Environmental Horticulture from The Ohio State University. He focuses on future conceptualization, assessment and performance of green infrastructure as an applied research venue and co-benefit creator. His recent work can be viewed in the following journals: Water Environment Research, Science of the Total Environment, Bioscience, Urban Habitats, Journal of Living Architecture, and the Journal of Green Building.