Ben is a Software Engineer at Upstream Tech where he focuses on geospatial data processing, backend development, and machine learning. Before joining Upstream, Ben was a researcher at the University of Hampshire where he helped develop chemical and computational approaches to better understand how microorganisms influence soil carbon and nitrogen dynamics. Ben holds a dual M.Sc. from the University of Natural Resources and Life Science in Vienna, Austria and the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart, Germany. Ben lives in Milford, NH where he enjoys mountain sports and spending time with family.