Past Researchers in Thiel Lab

These individuals previously conducted research with the Thiel Lab.


Chhavi Gupta

Chhavi joined the lab in 2017 as a student researcher. She earned her M.S. from the NYU Wagner School of Public Service. She worked on modeling environmental impacts of surgeon preference cards.

Dhruvi Joshi

Dhruvi joined the lab in 2018 through the NYU Tandon Undergraduate Summer Research Program. She earned her B.S. in Civil Engineering in 2019.

Hena Goel

Hena joined the lab in 2018 as a research coordinator for the Eyefficiency cataract surgical services auditing tool. She earned her Masters in Public Health from NYU in 2019.

Jagan Subramanian

Jagan joined the lab in 2018 through the NYU Tandon Undergraduate Summer Research Program. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from NYU Abu Dhabi. We worked on the iWASTE automatic waste auditing system.

Abdur (Mani) Rehman

Mani joined the lab in 2018 through the NYU Tandon Undergraduate Summer Research Program. He earned his B.S. in Civil Engineering from NYU Abu Dhabi. He worked on the iWASTE automatic waste auditing system.

Purnima A. Prasad

Purnima joined the lab in 2018 through the NYU Tandon Undergraduate Summer Research Program. She is studying Civil and Urban Engineering with a minor in Business Technology Management at NYU Tandon.

AhRam Cho

AhRam joined the lab in 2019 through the NYU Tandon Undergraduate Summer Research Program. She earned her B.S. in Mathematics at NYU Abu Dhabi. She worked on modeling environmental impacts from a whole hospital and surgeon preference cards.

Muhammad Anas Jawed

Anas joined the lab in 2019 as a volunteer from an undergraduate program in NYU Abu Dhabi. He worked on data visualization in the lab.

Anthony Chua

Anthony joined the lab in 2019 through the NYU Tandon Undergraduate Summer Research Program.

Ziwei (Ava) Zhang

Ava joined the lab in 2019 through the NYU Tandon Undergraduate Summer Research Program. She studied Computer Science at NYU Tandon and worked on the iWASTE automatic waste auditing system.

Cordelia Kwon

Cordelia joined the lab in 2019 as a volunteer. She is working toward her B.A. in Global Public Health and Anthropology at NYU.

Michelle Lam

Michelle joined the lab in 2019 as a volunteer. She earned her B.S. in Biomolecular Science from NYU Tandon and is currently earning a M.S. in Cell and Molecular Biology at Fordham University.

SiWoon Park

SiWoon joined the lab in 2019 as a volunteer. He majored in Science and Technology Studies with a minor in Biomolecular Science and Environmental Studies at NYU Tandon.

Danielle Sorcher

Danielle joined the lab in 2020 as a volunteer. She is studying Environmental Studies & PPEL (Politics, Philosophy Economics, Law) with a concentration in Economics at the University of Richmond.

Genny Silva

Genny joined the lab in 2020 as a volunteer. She earned her B.S. in Ecology & Evolutionary Biology at Yale University and is currently pursuing a medical degree at Perelman School of Medicine at the University of Pennsylvania.

Hannah Bockius

Hannah joined the lab in 2020 through the NYU Tandon Undergraduate Summer Research Program. She is studying Biomedical Engineering at the University of Delaware.

Hannah Greene

Hannah joined the lab in 2020 as a volunteer. She is studying Biology and Social Research & Public Policy at NYU Abu Dhabi.

Pallavi Sreedhar

Pallavi joined the lab in 2020 through the NYU Tandon Undergraduate Summer Research Program. She is currently working on a B.A. in History at Columbia University.

Yiming Huang

Yiming joined the lab in 2020 through the NYU Tandon Undergraduate Summer Research Program. She is studying Mathematics & Computer Science at NYU Shanghai.

Mirella Torresan

Mirella joined the lab in 2021 as a volunteer. She studied Biology, Public Health, and Environmental Science at NYU Gallatin.

Updated 7/1/2021


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