As an urban planner and policy researcher, Sean Andrew Chen is interested in using the latest quantitative and analytical techniques to understand the underlying geospatial patterns of cities as well as applying the latest science to create more livable cities. Chen has worked extensively in the federal government, performing research in the White House, US Department of Housing and Urban Development, and US Army Corps of Engineers. In addition, he has spent time as a researcher at the University of Washington. Chen has an AB and MPA from the Princeton University School of Public and International Affairs. He has also studied at The Juilliard School, University College London Bartlett School of Planning, and National Taiwan University. Currently, Chen attends the New York University Center for Urban Science and Progress.