Kate Habich is a current MS in Computational Analysis and Public Policy student at The Harris School and comes from a background in Astrophysics and English at Wellesley College. They work with Dr. Eyal Frank and Dr. Amir Jina to understand the impacts of locust swarms on humans and crops, focusing largely on the collection, flow, and analysis of data. Kate’s primary areas of interest lie at the intersection of climate change, energy, data science, and social and economic justice.
“Working at EPIC has allowed me to take my data-oriented skillset far beyond the classroom and make an impact in a space that truly matters. Moreover, I gain insight into the practical applications of statistics in the real world along the way.”