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Austin Brown

Executive Director of the Policy Institute for Energy, Environment, and the Economy
University of California, Davis

Reza Ehsani

Dr. Ehsani received his Ph.D. in Biological and Agricultural Engineering from the University of California, Davis. He was a faculty member at the Ohio State University and University of Florida before joining UC Merced in 2017. Currently, he is a professor of Mechanical Engineering at the University of California, Merced. His areas of research include engineering systems for agriculture, automation, and intelligent machines for production and postharvest of high value crops, precision agriculture, sensors for biotic and abiotic plant stress detection, mechanical harvesting machines, and robotic harvesting systems for fruit and nut trees.

Alexandra von Meier

Director, Electric Grid, California Institute for Energy and Environment (CIEE), UC Berkeley
Adjunct Professor, UC Berkeley

Beyond the Brink

Drought, climate change, an aging infrastructure and growing population threaten the water California’s San Joaquin Valley uses to supply most of the nation’s produce and […]

Catherine Keske

Research Interests: Agricultural and resource economics and coupled natural and human systems research As an applied economist, the majority of Professor Keske’s work involves collaborations […]