James Rising EconomicsSSMART Grant Recipient

James Rising is a researcher at the Energy and Resources Group at UC Berkeley. He studies and develops frameworks to model the feedback loops between environmental and human systems. He hopes to use new technologies to help communities act on those insights to mitigate climate change and promote social justice.

James previously taught assorted seminars at MIT’s Experimental Study Group and electrical engineering at Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering. Until recently, he worked as a software developer, working with over a dozen companies on signal processing, social networks, and artificial intelligence projects.