Team

The Lab brings together a diverse set of talents who work in collaboration to engineer solutions to development issues. From designers who understand user needs and talented software engineers to development practitioners and researchers, the expertise at the lab is both broad and deep.
Vijay Modi
Director
Mike Waite
Postdoctoral Researcher
Hernan Figueroa
Associate Research Scientist
Jack Bott
Mechatronics Engineer
Shengxi “Max” Yuan
Graduate Student Researcher (PhD Track)
Noah Rauschkolb
Graduate Student Researcher (PhD Track)
Sally Simone Fobi Nsutezo
Graduate Student Researcher (PhD Track)
Terence Michael Conlon
Graduate Student Researcher (PhD Track)
Poojan Parekh
Graduate Student Researcher (MS Track)

Alumni

Meredith Coulis
Akhilesh Ramakrishnan
Ji Jia
Roy Han
CrossCompute
Troy Hodges
Matt Zebiak
Grad Student UC Berkeley
Naichen Zhao
The World Bank
Viktor Roytman
Truveris
Abdi Dahir
Electronic Arts
Gordon Shaw
SDGC/A
Chris Tan
Electric Objects
Bianca Howard
Imperial College
Jon Wohl
Jonathan Carbajal
Demand Energy
Chris Natali
Square
Shaky Sherpa
NYC Health
Edwin Adkins
Roger Wong
ONA
Prabhas Pokharel
ONA
Denis Papathanasiou
Jonathan Demierre
Elliot Cohen
Rocky Mountain Institute
Pamela Sanchez
John Humphrey
Joe Woo
Brandon Ogle
Scott Raymond
Jacob Winiecki
CGAP
Ivan Willig
Clubhouse Software
Larry Weya
ONA
Tamer Wasfy
Indiana-Purdue University
Martijn van de Rijdt
Enketo
Jessika Trancik
MIT
Jonathan Thompson
AECOM
Daniel Soto
Sonoma State University
Ahmed Shehata
WorleyParsons Resources and Energy
Aly Sanoh
World Bank
Francisco Sebastian Rodriguez-Sanchez
SES
Stephen Pothier
George Washington University
Dana Pillai
Consulting 
Kristine Oppelstrup
Management Consultant 
Andrew O'Grady
Bronx Early College Academy
Gautam Nair
Yale ISPS 
Norbert Mueller
Michigan Tech
Shashank Mohan
Rhodium Group 
Dean Modroukas
Innoveering Oil Services
Rajesh Menon
Harbinger 
Andrew Marder
Princeton 
Peter Lubell-Doughtie
ONA
Susan Kum
SUNY Buffalo 
Rahul Kitchlu
WB
Alex Hoffman
Americal Pubic Power Corporation
Candice Heberer
Consumer Financial Protection Bureau
Kate Freeman
WB 
Sandy Eapen 
Alex Dory
Harvard 
Susan Doll
Appalachian State University
Ukanga Dickson
ONA
Jiehua Chen
QED
Salah Chafik
CRED Staff
Reuben Bushnell
PennState PhD student and Lunar Lion team
Matt Berg
ONA
Matt Basinger
AE Consulting
Arnaud Algrin
BNP Paribas
Samina Akbari
Film 
Carlos Abad
Postdoc Stanford
Alex Zvoleff
Conservation International
Jiang Zhe
U of Akron
Jian-Hong Zhang
Jonathan Thompson
Nathan Stodola
International WELL Building Institute
Jeff Shrader
UCSD PhD student
Ahmet Shehata
Consulting
Aly Sanoh
World Bank
Richard Quadracci
Quad Graphics
Dana Pillai
Delos Labs
Lily Parshall
Edeniq
Andrew O’Grady
Edmundo Nunez
Saunders Trade and Technical
Matthew McCarthy
Lehigh
Liz Martin
Live @ 365
Dean Madroukas
Carlos Abad Lopez
Stanford
Mitchell Lee
First Solar
Panagiotis Kotsidas
Singapore 
Malcolm Knapp
The Engineer Accelerator
Selin Kocaman
Bilikent University
Hildigunnur Jónsdóttir
DONG Energy 
Jianchun Huan
CFD Analysis
Songbae Hong
LBL
Drew Pitney Higginson
UCSD PhD Program 
Chris Gnafakis
Credit Suisse
Bethany Fisher
NREL
Hisham Faoud
Egypt
Justin Elszasz
Consultant
Olivier Eiff
Karlsruhe Institute of Technology
Roxana Cosmaciuc
UNICEF
Dulyachot Cholaseuk
Faculty of Engineering
Mingyong Chen
Caterpillar
Qian Chen
Hayri Cabuk
Veterans Health Administration
Arindam Bhattacharjee
Olivebooks
Matthew Basinger
Consulting
Zaiming Yao
Myf Ma
Brett Gleitsmann
Belinda Archibong
Barnard

Partners

We work with diverse partners, ranging from small non-profit organizations to large government bodies, mainly working in the developing world.