Julio Herrera Estrada | Co-Founder and Editor-in-Chief

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Julio is a 5th year PhD Candidate in the Environmental Engineering and Water Resources Program. He is also pursuing a Graduate Certificate on Science, Technology, and Environmental Policy at the Woodrow Wilson School of Public and International Affairs. His research focuses on the study of droughts and heat waves: what are the physical mechanisms that drive them, how they might be affected by climate change, and how do they impact our water, energy, and food resources. Before arriving at Princeton, Julio did his B.S. in Applied Mathematics at Columbia University. He is originally from Mexico City, Mexico, and enjoys running, swimming, skiing and playing soccer. Follow him on Twitter @JulioSustDev.

Matt Grobis | Co-Founder and Managing Editor


Matt is a 4th year PhD candidate in Ecology and Evolutionary Biology at Princeton. He studies how information moves through coordinated animal groups, the importance of individual variation, and how fish avoid getting eaten by predators. He loves R, playing drums, and blogging about science and metal. Follow him on Twitter @mgrobis.

Arvind Ravikumar | Co-Founder and Associate Editor

Arvind graduated with a PhD in Electrical Engineering from Princeton University in 2015 and is currently a postdoctoral researcher in Energy Resources Engineering at Stanford University. He grew up in India, went to college to study Physics, and ended up getting a degree in electrical engineering. At Princeton, he was lucky to be able to do a lot of cool things, and also a bit of research, including work on infrared lasers and detectors for environmental sensing systems. Somewhere later in grad school, he became interested in the topics of energy, climate change and policy. Outside of work, he is an avid outdoor adventurer, often organizing backpacking, hiking, mountaineering or canyoneering trips.