Program Organizing Committee, June 2014

Maria Drout

Maria Drout

PhD Student, Harvard Department of Astronomy
ComSciCon Co-founder

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
ComSciCon Co-founder

Chris Faesi is an NSF Graduate Research Fellow at the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics.  His primary research interests center around studying …

 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.

Kara Manke

Kara Manke

Ph.D., MIT, Physical Chemistry
Science Writer, Duke University News & Communications
ComSciCon Co-founder

Kara Manke completed a Ph. D. in Physical Chemistry at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in June 2015 and is currently a Science Writer in Duke University's News & Communications office.

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.

Anna  Schneider

Anna Schneider

Graduate Student, University of Colorado, Boulder, Anthropology & MBA

Anna E. Schneider graduated from Colorado College in 2011 with a BA in Anthropology and Museum Studies.