Molei Tao joined Georgia Tech’s School of Mathematics in 2014. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, he held the prestigious postdoctoral position of Courant Instructor in the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at New York University. He obtained his PhD in Control & Dynamical Systems with a minor in Physics from California Institute of Technology. His research interests center around the analysis, numerics, and control of multiscale stochastic mechanical systems.
Cassandra Telenko joined Georgia Tech in January 2015. Her prior appointments include a postdoctoral research position in the MIT-SUTD International Design Centre with joint appointments at MIT and the Singapore University of Technology and Design (SUTD). She was a National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow at the University of Texas at Austin where she earned her PhD in Mechanical Engineering.
Dr. Mourigal joined Georgia Tech in 2015 as an assistant professor in the School of Physics. Prior to joining Georgia Tech, he completed a three-year postdoctoral research fellowship at the Institute for Quantum Matter at Johns Hopkins University in Baltimore, Maryland. He earned his PhD in experimental physics jointly from the Institut Laue-Langevin in Grenoble, France and École Polytechnique Fédérale de Lausanne in Lausanne, Switzerland.
Alice Favero joined the Georgia Tech faculty in 2014 and is a visiting Assistant Professor in the School of Public Policy where she teaches Environmental Policy (undergraduate) and Climate Change policy (undergraduate and graduate). Prior to joining Georgia Tech, she was a research assistant at the Yale School of Forestry and Environmental Studies. She earned her Ph.D. in Science and Management of Climate Change, a M.Sc and a B.A. in Economics and Finance all from Ca’ Foscari University, Venice, Italy.
Emanuele Massetti joins the School of Public Policy at the Ivan Allen College of Georgia Tech after a post-doc at Yale University and ten years as Senior Researcher at the Sustainable Development Unit of Fondazione Eni Enrico Mattei (FEEM), a nonprofit, nonpartisan research institution in Italy devoted to the study of sustainable development and global governance. Emanuele is a CESifo Research Network member and Research Affiliate at the Euro-Mediterranean Centre for Climate Change (CMCC).
Sheng Dai is an Assistant Professor in the School of Civil and Environmental Engineering at Georgia Institute of Technology in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Dr. Dai earned his B.S., M.S., and Ph.D. degrees in civil engineering from Tongji University and Georgia Institute of Technology. He was then supported by ORISE fellowship to work at the National Energy Technology Laboratory of U.S. Department of Energy. In August 2015, he returned to Georgia Tech as a faculty in the geosystems engineering group and leads the Subsurface Processes Research Laboratory.
Matthew McDowell joined Georgia Tech in the fall of 2015 as an assistant professor with a joint appointment in the George W. Woodruff School of Mechanical Engineering and the School of Materials Science and Engineering. Prior to this appointment, he was a postdoctoral scholar in the Division of Chemistry and Chemical Engineering at the California Institute of Technology, where his research was focused on improving the stability and efficiency of photoelectrochemical devices for the production of solar fuels. Dr. McDowell earned his Ph.D.