Our Team

Ken Copenhaver, Principal

  • Over twenty years developing GIS and remote sensing tools for agriculture and other industries
  • Worked on NASA/USDA Ag2020 1999-2009
  • Developed State of Illinois Energy Assurance Plan
  • Developed LandViewer Tools for Genscape and CropGrower
  • Has a patent and patent pending for agricultural remote sensing tools


Steffen Mueller, PhD, Principal

  • Joint appointment between Cropgrowers LLC and the University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Over 20 peer reviewed publications modeling land use change and soil carbon changes
  • Co-author of the Argonne National Laboratory GREET land use change interface
  • Member, Expert Working Group, California Low Carbon Fuel Standard Development
  • Presentation of research to  White House Council of Economic Advisors, July 2014