Jason Wong is a Ph.D. Candidate in Sustainable Development at Columbia University and a Research Affiliate at Laboratory for Aviation and the Environment of Massachusetts Institute of Technology.
Jason is interested in the impact of technology and infrastructure in regional socioeconomic outcomes and environmental decision making. His dissertation focuses on improving individual carbon offsets, economic impacts of aviation connectivity, and climate change impacts on aviation. He also works on electricity infrastructure and energy poverty in India. In 2016-2017, he is a National Academies of Sciences Transportation Research Board Airport Cooperative Research Program (ACRP) Graduate Research Awardee. He won the 2017 Presidential Award for Outstanding Teaching by Graduate Student Instructors, the highest teaching honor bestowed upon a graduate student at Columbia.