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 and.

Jason graduated summa cum laude from the University of Maryland with a B.S. in Environmental Science and Policy (Environmental Economics) with High Honors and a B.A. in Germanic Studies. He also completed a Minor in Statistics and a Certificate in Science, Technology, and Society. He was a College Park Scholar in Science and Global Change, a National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Ernest F. Hollings Scholar and a German Academic Exchange Service Undergraduate Scholar. In 2013-14, he was a Phi Kappa Phi Walter and Adelheid Hohenstein Fellow. In 2015-16, he served as Lead Teaching Fellow at Columbia University. 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.