Bio

Benjamin Laufer is currently a Data Scientist at Lime, focusing on experimental design, task optimization, and demand forecasting. He is interested in leveraging computational and humanist methods to tackle complex problems in the public realm. He has conducted research on AI governance and the criminal process, low-emission urban mobility, civil court injustice, environmental enforcement strategies, COVID-19 spread in prisons, nuclear fusion energy, and resource-constrained water management policy. Ben graduated from Princeton Unviersity with a B.S.E. in Operations Research and Financial Engineering, with minors in Urban Studies and Environmental Studies. He grew up in New York City and currently lives in San Francisco.