James is a graduate student and Australian Fulbright Scholar in the Engineering Systems Laboratory. His research is focussed on the use of machine learning for satellite revenue management and decision making. His previous research work includes the hydrodynamics of floating platforms, supersonic jet noise, and Martian space lasers. In 2021 he graduated from the University of Western Australia with First Class Honours in Mechanical Engineering and Finance. James is the host and lead writer for popular engineering YouTube channel Atomic Frontier (youtube.com/atomicfrontieronline).