Local Organizing Committee, June 2014

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.

Susanna Kohler

Susanna Kohler

Science Highlights Editor, American Astronomical Society
Formerly - Graduate Student, University of Colorado, Astronomy

I received my PhD from University of Colorado Boulder in 2014, with my dissertation work spanning two fields: high-energy astrophysics and science …

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.

Erica Palma

Erica Palma

Graduate Student, Tufts, Biomedical Engineering

I grew up on Long Island where I attended Stony Brook University and graduated summa cum laude with a Bachelor of Engineering in Biomedical Engineering.

David  Rolnick

David Rolnick

Graduate Student, MIT, Applied Math

David Rolnick is a first-year Ph.D. student in Applied Math at MIT.