Ella Kim, Analytics Manager, PhD candidate in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT
Ella is a doctoral student in Environmental Planning and Policy at MIT. Prior to her studies at MIT, she graduated from Dartmouth College with a BA in economics and Columbia University with an MIA in environmental policy and an MA in quantitative methods. She has worked at a variety of private, public and not-for-profit organizations, including KPMG, the Environmental Protection Agency, the Earth Institute and the Clinton Climate Initiative.
Tijs van Maasakkers, Analytics Manager, PhD in Environmental Policy and Planning from MIT
Tijs worked with NECAP during his time as a PhD-candidate in Environmental Policy and Planning at MIT. While at MIT, Tijs was the Assistant Director of the MIT Science Impact Collaborative. He also worked as a fellow in the Program on Science, Technology and Society at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government. Tijs received a Master in City Planning at MIT and a Master's degree in Political Science from the University of Amsterdam. He is now an Assistant Professor in the City and Regional Planning Section at the Knowlton School at Ohio State University.
Ezra Glenn, Analytics Advisor, Lecturer in the MIT Department of Urban Studies and Planning
Ezra is a Lecturer in the Housing, Community, and Economic Development Group in MIT's Department of Urban Studies and Planning, where he teaches on both community development practice and quantitative methods for planning. Prior to coming to MIT, Ezra was Director of Community Development for the City of Lawrence, Massachusetts. He has also served as the Director of Planning & Development for the City of Somerville, Massachusetss, and Land Use and Environmental Planning Consultant at the firm of McGregor & Associates.
Ellen Czaika, Analytics Advisor, PhD Candidate in the Engineering Systems Division at MIT
Ellen is a doctoral candidate in Engineering Systems: Technology, Management, and Policy at MIT, where she researches how mathematical models are used in sustainability negotiations and decisions. She holds a Masters of Science in Engineering and Management from MIT's System Design and Management program, a Masters of Science in Applied Statistics from the University of Oxford, and a Bachelors of Science in mathematics, with honors in physics, from Millsaps College. Prior to her studies at MIT, Ellen worked as a systems engineering manager, systems engineer, and management consultant for BAE Systems, IBM Business Consulting Services, and PricewaterhouseCoopers. She mediates small claims disputes with the Harvard Mediation Program.