Alumni

Karthik Ramesh

Terrestrial Temperature Model Developer

Karthik is currently pursuing his Master’s Degree in Environmental Engineering from Stanford University. He was inspired to choose environmental engineering as his career after realizing how the right blend of technology and innovation can help solve several challenges, especially in the Indian cities he grew up in. Throughout his academic career and internships, he has worked on problems ranging from water resources, air pollution modelling, waste-water treatment, geo-spatial informatics, solid waste management, environmental policy and agronomics in developing holistic solutions. He also has experience with data-rooted approaches and models for emissions inventory, retrieval algorithms for remote sensing and also machine learning applications to tackle environmental issues.

Rabeya Hussaini

Marine Temperature Model Developer

Rabeya is a recent graduate of Brandeis University who received a Bachelor of Science degree in Physics and Mathematics. Rabeya loves exploring the world with a quantitative lens and participating in novel research projects. For the past four years, she worked as a research assistant in the Kondev Group studying the physical mechanisms of cellular growth by postulating models and analyzing data. She has also worked on short-term research projects in sustainable energy, nuclear physics, and fluid mechanics. Besides learning physics, Rabeya places great emphasis on being able to explain it to others and has traveled to several conferences to share her work including the American Physical Society’s March Meeting 2019 and April Meeting 2020. Outside of science, Rabeya is an avid philosopher and enjoyer of books.

Andrew Scacchi

Data Analyst

Andrew Scacchi is currently a Sophomore at Cornell University majoring in environmental engineering, with a minor in applied economics. As a part of the Urban Built Environment team for Project MEER:ReflEction, ‘Drew’ is excited to help provide cost effective energy solutions to communities that need it the most, as well as improving the livelihoods of people around the world. In his free time Drew is an avid chess player, and also enjoys playing lacrosse and working out.

Priyansh Sharma

Inventory Specialist

Throughout his career, Priyansh has developed a reputation as a visionary professional with excellent organizational and time management skills; able to work independently and within a team setting. He is known to be a collaborative team-player with high emotional intelligence, committed to advancing environmental engineering experience and knowledge by learning from top scientists and subject matter experts. Perhaps most important, he is an experienced tactician with a sharp power of observation, highly skilled in networking with peers and members of the academic and scientific communities in business, industry, and government research facilities.