Principal Investigator

Auroop R. Ganguly, PhD

Professor, Civil & Environmental Engineering.
email: a.ganguly@northeastern.edu

Postdoctoral Associates

Antonia Sohns

Postdoc, started from July 2021.
email: a.sohns@northeastern.edu

  • PhD in Geography, McGill University.
  • MSc in Water Science, Policy and Management, University of Oxford.
  • BSc in Earth Systems (Oceans Track), Stanford University.

Sebastian Ruf

Postdoc, started from July 2021.
email: s.ruf@northeastern.edu

  • PhD in Electrical and Computer Engineering from Georgia Institute of Technology.
  • MS in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley.
  • BS in Mechanical Engineering from University of California, Berkeley.

Doctoral Students

Puja Das

PhD Student, started Fall 2020.
email: das.puj@northeastern.edu

  • BSc. in Water Resources Engineering from BUET.

Kate Duffy

Interdisciplinary PhD Student, started Fall 2017.
email: duffy.k@northeastern.edu

  • BS in Environmental Engineering from Cornell University.

Ashis Kumar Pal

Interdisciplinary PhD Student, started Fall 2020.
email: pal.as@northeastern.edu

  • Bsc. in Industrial and Production Engineering from BUET.

Bharat Sharma

Interdisciplinary PhD Student, started Fall 2016.
email: sharma.bha@northeastern.edu

Jack Watson

Interdisciplinary PhD Student, started Fall 2020.
email: watson.jac@northeastern.edu

Nishant Yadav

Interdisciplinary PhD Student, started Spring 2019.
email: yadav.ni@northeastern.edu

  • MS in Intelligent Systems from University of Michigan
  • B.Tech. in Civil and Environmental Engineering from IIT, Guwahati.

Stone Chen

Interdisciplinary PhD Student, started Fall 2021.
email: chen.sto@northeastern.edu

  • BA and MA in Biochemistry/biotechnology from Boston University.
  • BS/MS in Statistics from University of Auckland.

Dian Indrawati

Interdisciplinary PhD Student, started Fall 2021.
email: dian.ind@northeastern.edu

  • BA in Civil Engineering from Universitas Jenderal Achmad Yani.

Undergraduate Students

Autumn Rayne Skillin


Current : Civil and Environmental Engineering.

Ruth Linnaea Cahill


Current : Civil and Environmental Engineering (Starting graduate studies from Fall 2021 at TU Delft, Netherlands).

Sophia Bailey


Current : Chemical Engineering.

Tejas Satyamurthi


Current : Computer Science.

Violet Lingenfelter


Current : Environmental Science (Starting graduate studies from Fall 2021 at UC Berkeley, California).

Jessica Carr


Current : Environmental Science.

Alumni (Northeastern)

Udit Bhatia

PhD Student (2014-2018).
Current : Assistant Professor at IIT Gandhinagar, India. (Linkedin)

Kevin L. Clark

PhD Student (2010-2018).
Current : Chief (Aviation Facilities) at Volpe. (Linkedin)

Debashish Das

Research Associate (2012-2014).
Current : Staff Scientist at Intuit. (Linkedin)

Babak J Fard

PhD Student (2014-2018).
Current : Postdoc at University of Nebraska Medical Center. (Linkedin)

Poulomi Ganguli

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2013-2015).
Current : Assistant Professor at IIT Kharagpur, India. (Linkedin)

Evan Kodra

PhD Student (2011-2014).
Current : CEO, risQ. (Linkedin)

Venkata Shashank Konduri

PhD Student (2015-2021).
Current : Postdoc at NASA Goddard. (Linkedin)

Devashish Kumar

PhD Student (2012-2015).
Current : Catastrophe Risk Analyst at Tokio Marine Technologies. (Linkedin)

Rachindra Mawalagedara

Postdoctoral Research Associate (2012-2015).
Current : Professor (Meteorology). (Website)

Daiwei Wang

Postdoc (2013-2015).
Current : Senior Scientist at AIR Worldwide. (Linkedin)

Thomas Vandal

PhD Student (2015-2018).
Current : Scientist at NASA Ames. (Linkedin)

Hanieh Hassanzadeh

Associate Research Scientist (2016-2017).
Current : AI Product Manager/Senior Data Eng at Fidelity Investments. (Website)

Vimal Mishra

Visiting Professor.
Current : Associate Professor at IIT Gandhinagar . (Website)

Alumni (Postgraduate Students)

Alumni (Undergraduate Students)

Alumni (ORNL and other: prior to Northeastern)

Shiraj Khan


Lab Role : PhD Student.
Current : VP (Research and Analytics) at PIMCO. (Linkedin)

Karsten Steinhaeuser


Lab Role : PhD Student.
Current : Program Manager at AeroVironment. (Linkedin)

Shih-Chieh Kao


Lab Role : Postdoctoral Research Associate.
Current : Group Leader at ORNL. (Website)

Gabriel Kuhn


Lab Role : Postdoctoral Research Associate.
Current : TU Munich

Esther Parish


Lab Role : Postgraduate Research Associate.
Current : Environmental Scientist at ORNL. (Linkedin)

Olufemi Omitaomu


Lab Role : Postdoctoral Research Associate.
Current : Senior R & D Staff at ORNL. (Linkedin)

Yi Fang


Lab Role : Postgraduate Research Associate.
Current : Associate Professor (Dept. of Computer Science) at Santa Clara University. (Linkedin)

Subimal Ghosh


Lab Role : Visiting Professor.
Current : Professor (CEE and Head, Climate IDP) at IIT Bombay. (Website)

Pierre Ngnepieba


Lab Role : Visiting Professor.
Current : Professor & Associate Dean at Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University. (Website)