James Neher, PhD Candidate
Climate Science Analyst
PhD Candidate, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
MSc, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of California, Berkeley
BSc, Civil and Environmental Engineering, University of Washington
James is a PhD candidate (on leave) at the University of California Berkeley, and an Engineering in Training (EIT) with a background Civil and Environmental Engineering, including environmental fluid mechanics and numerical modeling. He is experienced in data analysis, visualization, and predictive modeling, and proficient in multiple coding languages including. Through his academic experience he has , developed strong collaboration skills and he enjoys communicating about his research to technical and lay person audiences. His PhD research focused on meso- to micro-scale coupled simulations of flow over complex terrain, and he is bringing these skills to our current collaboration with the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory looking at how atmospheric rivers and extra tropical storms throughout the Bay Area will change with a warming climate.