Rob is a Postdoctoral Scholar in the Energy Geosciences Division at the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
He received his BA in Biology from Boston University and PhD in Ecology and Evolution from Rutgers University. In his doctoral research, he specialized in meta-analysis and aggregated data from thousands of articles on invasive species impacts to identify the taxa, ecosystems, and spatiotemporal scales that received the most and least published research. He is passionate about science outreach and volunteers with Clubes de Ciencia and hosted the podcast Science in Progress.
At LBNL he works with the ESS-DIVE data repository and focuses on the development and adoption of data standards.