Ted Wong

Research & Project Analyst, Urban Efficiency & Climate


Ted Wong is a Research and Project Analyst in the Urban Efficiency and Climate group at WRI Ross Center for Sustainable Cities. He works to develop and maintain data and modeling tools in support of data-driven sustainability planning, and to connect stakeholders to those tools. Ted is an ecologist and software developer.

Before coming to WRI, he taught ecology, environmental studies, and computational biology at Bryn Mawr College, Ursinus College, and Community College of Philadelphia. Ted also cofounded and served as Chief Technology Officer at Bellwether Collaboratory, a software startup that provides collaborative modeling software to governments and nonprofits engaged in climate-resilience planning.

Ted has a BS and PhD in Biological Sciences from Stanford University, and a Master of Forest Science degree from the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies.

He lives in Philadelphia with his spouse, daughter, and cargobike.


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