Jason Benedict

Assistant Research Specialist

jbenedict@es.ucsb.edu

Bren 4024

Specialization

Geographical Information Systems (GIS), Remote sensing, Data Analysis & Visualization 

Education

BSc (Hons), Remote Sensing, University Technology Malaysia

Bio

Jason Benedict is an Assistant Research Specialist who joined CEL in January 2018. Jason received his B.S degree in Remote Sensing from University of Technology Malaysia in 2004. He is interested in using data science and geospatial technologies to map supply chains and better understand the environmental and social impacts of no deforestation, no peat, no exploitation (NDPE) policies and eco-certification in oil palm supply chains. Prior to joining the lab, Jason was the Data Analytics and Visualization Lead at The Forest Trust in Malaysia. In his spare time, Jason enjoys going for a good run, catching a movie, reading and following his favorite football team, Liverpool FC.