Jen Wu is Special Assistant to the Research Director at the Center on Global Energy Policy at Columbia University SIPA. She joined CGEP after graduating with a BA from Columbia University in Environmental Biology, focusing on Ecology and Evolution.

For her senior thesis, she studied how remote sensing technology and vegetation indices can help predict groundwater arsenic concentrations in Cambodia. Prior to CGEP, Jen was an Administrative and Research Assistant for the Center for Infection and Immunity at Columbia University Mailman School of Public Health, researching myalgic encephalomyelitis (ME/CFS) and long-COVID and bridging policymakers, physicians, researchers, and the patient communities together.

In her free time, she enjoys ballet, trivia, hiking, and word games.