Karthik Ram 2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize RecipientData ScienceEcology

2017 Leamer-Rosenthal Prize Recipient — Emerging Researcher

Dr. Karthik Ram is a senior data scientist at the Berkeley Institute of Data Science (BIDS) and a co-founder of the rOpenSci project, which develops R packages that facilitate access to data repositories. He is also a senior Principle Investigator at the Berkeley Initiative for Global Change Biology (BiGCB). Dr. Ram’s interests in reproducible research lie largely in its applicability to global change. Much of his recent work focuses on building tools and services around open data and growing diverse data science communities. Prior to joining UC Berkeley, he earned his PhD in Ecology & Evolution from the UC Davis.