Jasper Baur

Jasper Baur

Research Interest

Biography

Jasper is a Ph.D. student in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences at Columbia University studying volcanology with a specialization in remote sensing. He is interested in the use of drones and sensors to monitor volcanic activity to better anticipate volcanic eruptions. He is also the founder of the Demining Research Community, focusing on the development of a convolutional neural network to automate detection of plastic landmines from UAS based imagery to help combat the international landmine crisis. Jasper is also passionate about combining art and science, through creating scientific illustrations to better convey complex ideas.

Research Advisor: Einat Lev

Education

B.S. in Geological Sciences, Binghamton University, 2020