2015 Fellows

We have selected 42 fellows for the 2015 summer fellowship class. View the DSSG fellows from 2013 and 2014.

Klaus Ackermann
Klaus Ackermann

Economics

Monash University

Avinash Ahuja
Avinash Ahuja

Engineering/Computer Science

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Eduardo Blancas Reyes
Eduardo Blancas Reyes

Mechatronics Engineering

Tecnológico de Monterrey

Benjamin Brew
Benjamin Brew

Economics

Paris School of Economics

Rashida Brown
Rashida Brown

Epidemiology

University of California, Berkeley

Matthew Burgess
Matthew Burgess

Computer Science

University of Michigan

Samuel Carton
Samuel Carton

Information Science

University of Michigan

Kerstin Frailey
Kerstin Frailey

Statistics

Cornell University

Eugenia Giraudy
Eugenia Giraudy

Political Science

University of California, Berkeley

Ruobin Gong
Ruobin Gong

Statistics

Harvard University

Emily Grace
Emily Grace

Physics

Princeton University

Siobhan Greatorex-Voith
Siobhan Greatorex-Voith

Sociology

Harvard University

Sue He
Sue He

Mathematics

University of Virginia

Jennifer Helsby
Jennifer Helsby

Astrophysics

University of Chicago

Amy Hepner
Amy Hepner

Statistics

Ohio State University

Jason Huang
Jason Huang

Economics

Stanford University

Reid Johnson
Reid Johnson

Computer Science

University of Notre Dame

Kenneth Joseph
Kenneth Joseph

Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon University

Ryan Kappedal
Ryan Kappedal

Statistics

University of Washington

Mario Karlovcec
Mario Karlovcec

Artificial Intelligence

Jožef Stefan International Postgraduate School

Julian Katz-Samuels
Julian Katz-Samuels

Computer Science

University of Michigan

Talia Kaufmann
Talia Kaufmann

City Planning

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thomas Keller
Thomas Keller

Computer Science

California Institute of Technology

Benedict Kuester
Benedict Kuester

Computational Statistics and Machine Learning

University College London

Hemank Lamba
Hemank Lamba

Computer Science

Carnegie Mellon University

Fridolin Linder
Fridolin Linder

Political Science

Pennsylvania State University

Esha Maharishi
Esha Maharishi

Computer Science

Columbia University

Ayesha Mahmud
Ayesha Mahmud

Demography

Princeton University

Tania Melo
Tania Melo

Political Science

University of Washington

Mahdi Moqri
Mahdi Moqri

Information Systems

University of Florida

Laura Nolan
Laura Nolan

Demography and Social Policy

Princeton University

Ian Pan
Ian Pan

Applied Mathematics and Biology

Brown University

Youngsoo Park
Youngsoo Park

Cosmology and Physics

University of Chicago

Ankit Rai
Ankit Rai

Informatics

University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign

Katharina Rasch
Katharina Rasch

Computer Science

KTH Royal Institute of Technology

Elissa Redmiles
Elissa Redmiles

Computer Science

University of Maryland

Elizabeth Silver
Elizabeth Silver

Machine Learning

Carnegie Mellon University

Michael Stepner
Michael Stepner

Economics

Massachusetts Institute of Technology

Thomas Tibbett
Thomas Tibbett

Psychology

Texas A&M University

Masha Westerlund
Masha Westerlund

Psychology

New York University

Jane Zanzig
Jane Zanzig

Statistics

University of Washington

Asif Zubair
Asif Zubair

Computational Biology

University of Southern California

2015 Mentors

Experienced full-time mentors from academia and industry will work alongside fellows all summer, leading multidisciplinary project teams and providing hands-on support and guidance. View the 2013 and 2014 DSSG mentors.

Anushka
Anushka Anand
Romana
Romana Khan
Olfa
Olfa Nasraoui
Eric
Eric Rozier
Kristin
Kristin Yvonne Rozier
Joe
Joe Walsh
2015 Project Managers

Experienced full-time Project Managers will work with teams providing project management support.

Paul
Paul van der Boor
Alan Fitzler
Alan Fritzler
Lauren Haynes
Lauren Haynes

2015 Staff

Rayid Ghani
Rayid Ghani

Program Director

Matt Gee
Matt Gee

Co-Organizer

Rob Mitchum
Rob Mitchum

Communications

Marc Sotkiewicz
Marc Sotkiewicz

Cross-Project Project Manager

Megan Kashner
Megan Kashner

Strategy and Partnerships

Zachary Rubenstein
Zachary Rubenstein

Research Programmer

John Santerre
John Santerre

Research Programmer

Kate Bradley
Kate Bradley

Intern

Emily Weber
Emily Weber

Intern