VOL. III (2020-2021)
Freddy Benning is a postdoctoral fellow in Molecular Biology at MGH and HMS. She studies how molecular machines create essential features in cells. Freddy has a BSc and MSc degree in Interdisciplinary Sciences from ETH Zurich and a PhD in Structural Biology and Biophysics from the University of Basel. more
Elizabeth Bernhardt is a graduate student in the Mechanical Engineering department at MIT. Her research investigates the integration of carbon capture with electrochemical conversion to produce value-added fuels and chemicals, and is funded by an NSF Graduate Research Program Fellowship. Outside of research, Elizabeth loves baking, watercolor painting, and exploring nature.
Soumya Kannan is a PhD candidate in Biological Engineering at MIT. Her research is focused on developing biotechnology tools from microbial systems in Feng Zhang’s lab at the Broad Institute of MIT and Harvard and the McGovern Institute at MIT. more
Grant Knappe is a chemical engineering Ph.D. candidate at MIT. His research is focused on developing chemical methods in DNA nanotechnology for applications in vaccine technology and nanomedicine under Dr. Mark Bathe in the Biological Engineering department. more
Timothy Kostolansky is a Co-Technology Director of the MIT Science Policy Review. He is studying physics and computer science and is currently in his second year as an undergraduate. He participates on the MIT basketball team and performs research at LIGO. In his free time, Tim enjoys reading and the outdoors.
Julian Manyika is a Co-Technology Director of the MIT Science Policy Review. He is a Bachelor of Science Candidate in Computer Science and a minor in Philosophy, currently in his third year at MIT. Outside of academics, Julian is a member of the MIT varsity basketball team, and enjoys reading and writing short stories.
Kevin McDermott is a AAAS Science and Technology Policy Fellow serving as an Environment, Science, Technology, and Health Officer at the United States Department of State. Prior to the fellowship, he worked at The Charles Stark Draper Laboratory, Inc. in Kendall Square as a systems engineer. Kevin served as an Associate Editor for Volume II of MIT SPR. more
Bertrand Neyhouse is a PhD student in Chemical Engineering at MIT. His research broadly applies electrochemical engineering principles to advance the development of redox flow batteries with a focus on improving separation strategies for nonaqueous systems.more
Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Mahmoud Ramadan is a mechanical engineering PhD student at MIT. His current research with Prof Ahmed Ghoniem focuses on the intersection of the electrochemistry and thermochemistry of lithium-based batteries. more
Chief Operations Officer (COO)
Arjav Shah is a PhD student in the Department of Chemical Engineering at MIT. Upon completing his doctorate, he will pursue an MBA at MIT Sloan. Currently, his research with Prof. Patrick Doyle and researchers at SMART CAMP is focused on nanopore fingerprinting of microbes to make cell therapies safer. more
VOL. II (2020-2021)
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Marla Evelyn Odell