Wael is a graduate student in the Master of City and Regional Planning program. His research interests are in how cities can develop equitable climate policies that address health, food, housing, and community development issues. Prior to coming to Bloustein, Wael was a consultant to nonprofit and nongovernmental organizations which worked on a variety of urban and social issues. His recent experience includes working with the New York State Energy Research and Development Authority to develop home energy efficiency programs, an urban design studio to build more equitable and livable cities, and the New Jersey Climate Change Alliance to inform state resiliency planning. He has extensive experience in spatial analysis and other analytical methods.