Who We Are

Who We Are

PI – James Watson

Assistant Professor
College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences
Oregon State University, USA
email: jrwatson@coas.oregonstate.edu
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CEO and Co-Founder
The Prediction Lab LLC.
A think and do tank that solves hard problems using tools from mathematics and computer science.
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Education and Professional Appointments
BSc Biochemistry, University of Bristol, UK, 1998-2001
MSc Oceanography, National Oceanography Centre, UK, 2003-2005
PhD Marine Science, University of California Santa Barbara, USA, 2006-2011
Post-doc Scholar, Atmospheric And Ocean Sciences program (AOS), Princeton University, USA, 2011-2013
Post-doc Research Associate, Dept. Ecology and Evolutionary Biology, Princeton University, USA, 2014
Forskare / Research Assistant Professor, Stockholm Resilience Centre, Sweden, 2014-2017
Assistant Professor, Oregon State University, OR, USA, 2017-present

Post-docs

2019 – Ernesto Villarino, AZTI Tecnalia, Spain.
2018 – John Woodill, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University.
2017 – Mathew Titus, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University.

Students

2019 – Mihir Joshi, Middle school student, Howard Street Charter School, Salem.
2019 – Anne Devon-Song, PhD Integrative Biology, Oregon State University.
2019 – Ginny Katz, PhD Geography, Oregon State University.
2019 – Nico Gomez, MS Marine Resource Management Program, Oregon State University.
2018 – Thomas Braun, BS Geography, Oregon State University.
2018 – Keiko Nomura, MS Marine Resource Management Program, Oregon State University.
2017 – Steven Johnson, PhD College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University.
2017 – Ciera Villegas, PhD Environmental Sciences Graduate Program, Oregon State University.

Former Lab Members

Alison Iles, 2019, Post-doc, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University.
Zach Gelbaum, 2017-2019, Post-doc, College of Earth, Ocean and Atmospheric Sciences, Oregon State University.
Emily Klein; 2014-2016, Post-doc, Stockholm Resilience Centre / Princeton University exchange program
Matthieu Barbier; 2014-2016, Post-doc, Stockholm Resilience Centre / Princeton University exchange program
Andrew Tilman; 2013-2016, PhD student, Stockholm Resilience Centre / Princeton University exchange program
Lisa McManus; 2012-2016, PhD student, Stockholm Resilience Centre / Princeton University exchange program
Laura Elsler; 2014, MS student, Sustainable Development-Environmental Sciences, University of Graz
Roweena Patel; 2013, MS student, Sustainability Science, Stockholm Resilience Centre
Angela Zhou; 2013, BS student, Stockholm Resilience Centre research intern from Princeton University
Jen Zhao; 2013, BS student, Stockholm Resilience Centre research intern from Princeton University
Alex Ahn; 2011-2012, BS student, Stockholm Resilience Centre research intern from Swarthmore College