Organizing Committee

Courtney Dressing

Courtney Dressing

Graduate Student, Astronomy, Harvard

Courtney Dressing is a fourth-year graduate student in the Astronomy Department at Harvard University.

Maria Drout

Maria Drout

Graduate Student, Astronomy, Harvard

Maria Drout is a graduate student in the Department of Astronomy at Harvard University, having completed a Masters in Applied Mathematics and Theoretical …

Chris Faesi

Chris Faesi

Graduate Student, Astronomy, Harvard

Chris Faesi is an NSF Graduate Research Fellow in his second year at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.  His primary research interests center …

Rodrigo  Garcia

Rodrigo Garcia

Grad Student, Neuroscience, MIT

My research is focused on both translational and basic science.

 Karna Gowda

Karna Gowda

Graduate Student Northwestern University Applied Math

 Karna is a graduate student of applied mathematics at Northwestern University, where he studies the mathematics of ecology and climate change.

Megan Harberts

Megan Harberts

Graduate Student, The Ohio State University, Physics

I am originally from Albuquerque, NM where I grew up in a science-oriented family.

Susanna Kohler

Susanna Kohler

Graduate Student, University of Colorado, Astronomy

I received my BS in physics from UC Santa Barbara in 2008.

Kara Manke

Kara Manke

Graduate Student, MIT, Physical Chemistry

Kara Manke is a Ph. D student studying Physical Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.

Shannon M.  Morey

Shannon M. Morey

Graduate Student, MIT, Chemistry
Chembites Co-Chair

Shannon is a chemist, a leader in K12 STEM education, and one of the founding members of the ComSciCon organizing team.

Elisabeth Newton

Elisabeth Newton

Graduate Student, Astronomy, Harvard

Elisabeth Newton is a fourth year graduate student in the Harvard Astronomy Department interested in exoplanets and cool stars.