Jamie Gerber is the Institute on the Environment’s chief science officer, as well as the scientific program coordinator for IonE’s Global Landscapes Initiative (GLI). In this role, he assists with research and analysis related to the global environmental consequences of land use and land cover change.
Prior to joining the IonE, he worked as the senior hydrodynamics researcher at Ocean Power Technologies, helping to develop devices to convert ocean wave energy to electricity. Jamie has a doctorate in physics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.
He lives in St. Paul with his wife and their two children. In his free time, he enjoys hiking, soccer, hockey, cooking and practicing his French and Spanish language skills.