Nature!Tech Program Development Lead
Chris has worked with earth observing systems in both industry and academia for over 30 years, including leading cross-disciplinary research teams to address complex large-scale projects all over the world (such as the Arctic, Australia, and even for space!). His areas of expertise include environmental observation and sampling, statistical quality control, algorithm development, and data synthesis. As Nature!Tech Lead, he creates industry/academic/community research collaborations on environmental and technology projects. He serves as a link between stakeholders by assisting faculty in framing projects for the classroom, supervising individual students, engaging citizen scientists, and summarizing research findings for industry partners. Chris firmly believes that everyone needs an appreciation of both technology and the natural world to help society move forward in resolving pressing environmental issues.