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Jonathan Fink is Professor of Geology and Director of the Digital City Testbed Center at Portland State University (PSU), where he studies natural hazards and urban sustainability. He also is a visiting professor at University of British Columbia where he co-directs the Cascadia Urban Analytics Cooperative, which seeks to help build a technology corridor between Vancouver and Seattle. He previously was Vice President for Research at both PSU and Arizona State University. He received a PhD in Geology from Stanford University and is an elected fellow of the Geological Society of America and the American Association for the Advancement of Science.