General Information

Full Name Zhen Wu
Date of Birth 2nd January 1991
Languages English, Chinese

Research Interests

I seek to understand the interactions between the global cycles of climatically important elements and microbial activities in aquatic ecosystems (both ocean and lakes). To this end, I use idealized ecological theory, numerical models and the analysis of observed data.


  • 2018
    Ph.D. in Environmental Science
    Peking University, China
  • 2013
    B.Sc. in Environmental Science
    Peking University, China


  • 2018-NOW
    Postdoctoral Assiciate
    Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge, MA, US
    • Group of Prof. Michael J. Follows

Open Source Projects

Honors and Awards

  • 2017
    • Merit Student, Peking University
  • 2017
    • Presidential Scholarship, Peking University
  • 2015
    • Presidential Scholarship, Peking University


  • Earth Future, Ecological Indicators, Ecological Modelling, Journal of Hydrology, Journal of Open Source Soft- ware, Water Research