People

Dr. Jarrod Goentzel, Founder and Director of the MIT Humanitarian Response Lab
Ph.D. School of Industrial and Systems Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology
M.S. Applied Mathematics, Colorado State University
B.A. Mathematics, Tabor College with studies at the Technical University of Budapest
E-mail: goentzel@mit.edu . See his blog here.
 

Mark Brennan, Research Assistant, S.M. Technology and Policy Candidate, 2016
M.Sc. Mathematical Modelling, 2014, University of Limerick
B.A. Applied Mathematics, International Studies, 2012, Johns Hopkins University
E-mail: mbrenn@mit.edu
Mark is studying grain storage in Uganda.
 

Michael Veatch, Professor of Mathematics, Gordon College, Visiting Scholar
Ph.D. Operations Research, MIT
E-mail: veatchm@mit.edu

 


Lab Alumni

Tim Breitbach, PhD Engineering Systems Candidate, 2016
M.S., Logistics and Supply Chain Management, 2012, U.S. Air Force Institute of Technology
B.A., Political Science and History, 2005, University Notre Dame
E-mail: tbreitba@mit.edu
Tim is studying solar lanterns in Uganda and writing a thesis.

Emily Gooding, Research Assistant, S.M. Technology and Policy Candidate, 2016
B.S., Polymer & Fiber Engineering, 2014, Georgia Institute of Technology
E-mail: egooding@mit.edu
Emily is studying grain storage in Uganda and Ebola PPE standards.   

 

Jaime Andrés Castañeda, Postdoctoral Fellow
Ph.D., Economics, 2013, Università della Svizzera italiana (USI, Lugano)
M.S., Systems Engineering, 2009, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
B.S., Systems and Informatics Engineering, 2007, Universidad Nacional de Colombia
E-mail: castanej@mit.edu
He is studying prepositioning under budget constraints, and his CV can be found here.

Erin Reissman
M.B.A., 2015, Sloan School of Management, MIT
B.S. Mathematical Decision Science, 2007, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

E-mail: reissman@mit.edu
She is studying and wrote a case on water filters in India. 

 

Corinne Carland, Research Assistant
S.M., Technology and Policy, 2015, MIT
B.S., Chemical Engineering and Biology, 2013, MIT
E-mail: ccarland@mit.edu
Corinne studied rapid diagnostic tests in Uganda and studied water filters in India.

 

Lauren Seelbach, Research Assistant
S.M., Technology and Policy, 2015, MIT
B.S., Civil Engineering, 2010, Syracuse University

E-mail: seelbach@mit.edu
Lauren studied a framework for assessing disaster response capacity and novel data sources for post-disaster information gathering

 

Marianne Jahre, Fulbright Fellow
Professor, BI Norwegian Business School and Lund University

Ph.D., Logistics, 1995, Chalmers University of Technology
E-mail: mjahre@mit.edu


 

Julia Moline

Sujin Kim

Javed Singha

Gina Malaver

Colin Regnier

Marie-Eve Rancourt

Vidya Chander

Lauren Shear

Erica Gralla

Karn Budhiraj

Gabriel de la Torre

Timothy Russell

Ira Haavisto

Christine Heberley