Prasad is a Research Ecologist and has worked for the Forest Service since 1993. His research focus is to understand within-species variation of trees with respect to genetic, ecological, and environmental differences using multiple modelling techniques. He is involved in modelling colonization likelihoods of suitable habitats under future climates. He loves tinkering with models and scripts to help management and conservation. Prasad has a degree in Electrical Engineering and Environmental Resource Analysis. Outside work, his interests include gardening, hiking, global big history, and spending time with family.