Jianyu Gu

Researcher III-Geospatial Science

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Jianyu Gu is a member of the Geospatial Data Science Group within the Strategic Energy Analysis Center.

Research Interests

Renewable energy siting and risk analysis

Environmental and ecological analysis

Remote sensing and machine learning


Ph.D., Beijing Normal University, China

B.S., Lanzhou University, China

Professional Experience

Geospatial Researcher, NREL (2022–Present)

Geospatial Data Scientist, Princeton University (2020–2021)

Postdoc, University of New Hampshire (2018–2020)

Featured Work

Interregional Renewable Energy Zones in National Transmission Analysis, NREL Technical Report (2022)