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James Gerber

James Gerber is the co-director and lead scientist of IonE’s Global Landscapes Initiative (GLI) a program at the Institute on the Environment, University of Minnesota which develops solutions for meeting current and future global food needs while sustaining our planet.

His research develops solutions for improving global food security while minimizing agriculture’s impact on earth’s ecosystems.   A particular research focus is the interrelation of climate variability, crop yields, and systemic trends in food security.

Prior to joining IonE in 2009, he was a lead scientist at Ocean Power Technologies, developing devices to convert ocean wave energy to electricity.  Jamie has a doctorate in physics from the University of California, Santa Cruz.

See James’ CV.