Ms. Xu is a licensed architect in Maryland, Virginia, Florida and the District of Columbia with over 20 years of experience. Her practice area includes education, civic, and residential facilities. She has been a judge for ABC Construction Awards since 2010. At the University of Maryland, Jennifer has been teaching undergraduate courses since 2021. She was also a reviewer for 600 level studio classes, a member of the Learning Outcomes Assessment Review, and a participant in the Spring Thesis Reviews. Throughout her career, she has focused on sustainability design and worked on net-zero and LEED platinum projects.