Douglas Denu (he/him) is a senior engineer for the Natural Capital Project’s software team, which supports NatCap’s mission through ongoing tool maintenance, user support and ensuring a robust and stable software platform for the future of computation in ecosystem services and natural sciences. Doug is a returning member of the NatCap team, having contributed to the development of InVEST, OPAL, and core development libraries before leaving for a graduate degree in computer science. Doug’s academic research continued his software for science focus where he worked with state practitioners to develop an approach to identify and prioritize watershed river segments for restoration projects. His academic interests consisted of machine learning, deep learning, and statistical modelling approaches. Doug received his B.S. in Computer Science from St. Lawrence University and his M.S. in Computer Science from the University of Vermont.