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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

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Research Program

Realizing Increased Photosynthetic Efficiency (RIPE)


Bachelor of Science in Earth, Society, and Environment
University of Illinois


Ben Thompson is the field and greenhouse technician for the RIPE Project at the University of Illinois. He assists with various aspects of fields trials, greenhouse management, and contributes to the maintenance and management of the RIPE projects. He received his bachelor's degree in earth, society, and environment from the University of Illinois and is working toward a certificate in sustainable food and farming from the University of Massachusetts Amherst.

The LongLab is supported by many public and private partnerships, including the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation, the Foundation for Food and Agriculture Research, the UK Government's Department for International Development, the U.S. Department of Energy, and the Advanced Research Projects Agency-Energy.

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