Alumni

Many Duke alumni continue working on issues they began tackling through Bass Connections. In some cases, Bass Connections projects have affirmed or inspired future plans. The following are just a few examples of former students who are pursuing further studies or working in a field related to their Bass Connections projects.

The information below each name includes major/program, school (Trinity is indicated by T and Pratt by P), graduation year, Bass Connections project and current position.

John Gitau

Civil & Environmental Engineering P'15
Energy and the Environment: Design and Innovation (2014-2015)
Value Engineer, GE Renewable Energy

Alexander Gunn

Biomedical Sciences M'17
Stemming the Opiate Epidemic through Education and Outreach (2017-2018)
Medical Student, Duke School of Medicine

Emily Hadley

Public Policy and Statistical Science T'15
Education, Poverty and Economic Inequality in Rural Appalachia (2013-2014)
Data Scientist, RTI International

Garrett Harmsen

Economics and Mechanical Engineering T'15
Energy and the Environment: Design and Innovation (2014-2015)
Design Engineer, Black Diamond Equipment

Jordan Hashemi, Ph.D.

Kshipra Hemal

Lindsay Hirschhorn.

Mechanical Engineering P'17
Data+ (2016)
Operations Data Analyst, delivery.com

I was really nervous about finding a summer job after junior year because I knew it was the last chance I’d have to try something out before applying for full-time jobs the next year, and I had no idea what I wanted to do. I was in Pratt and loved the engineering classes, but didn’t love the... read more »

Victor Holten

Public Policy T'15
Energy and the Environment: Design and Innovation (2014-2015)
Cofounder, Sun2O Partners

Anna Johns Hrom. Ph.D.

History T'18
Reviewing Retrospective Regulatory Review (2015-2016)
Law Clerk, U.S. Courts

YunChu Huang

Economics T'16
Data+ (2015)
Analytics Consultant, Robotics Process Automation, Deloitte

Akshita Iyer

Neuroscience T'14
Perception, Language and Memory (2013-2014)
Cofounder and Chief Operating Officer, Inirv Labs

Vinesh Kapil

International Comparative Studies T'14
North Carolina Latino Health Project (2013-2014)
Senior Consultant and Adviser, CVS Health

Sarah Kerman

Public Policy T'18
Reviewing Retrospective Regulatory Review (2015-2016)
Paralegal Specialist, Federal Trade Commission Bureau of Consumer Protection, Division of Financial Practices

Thomas Klug

Environmental Sciences and Public Policy T'18
Cookstoves and Air Pollution in Madagascar: Finding Winning Solutions for Human Health and Biodiversity (2016-2017)
Program Coordinator, Sustainable Energy Transitions Initiative (SETI), Duke University

Edlyn Koo

Economics and Psychology T'14
Education and the Changing Brain (2013-2014)
Analyst, Goldman Sachs

Charlotte Lee

Public Policy T'15
Environmental Epidemiology Research Training in the Peruvian Amazon (2013-2014)
Medical Student at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University

Gabrielle Levac

Statistical Science T'14
Coursera and the Future of Free Massive Open Online Courses (2013-2014)
COO, Cofounder, BioMetrix Tech

Dominic Lucero, M.S.

Global Health T'15
Juntos: A Digital Health Intervention (2013-2014)
Epidemiologist, GlobalData Healthcare

Melissa Manus, M.S.

Global Health T'16
Shining Evolutionary Light on Global Health Challenges (2014-2015)
Research Associate, Malaria Surveillance and Analytics, Southern Africa, Clinton Health Access Initiative Inc.

Caroline Meade

Biology T'15
Information, Child Mental Health and Society (2013-2014)
Master of Public Health Student at Emory University

Aaron Newman

Computer Science and Electrical & Computer Engineering T'17
Energy Data Analytics Lab (2015-2016)
Software Engineer, AutoGrid Systems

Eunji Oh, M.E.M.

Environmental Management N'17
Energy Efficiency in Industry: High-tech Glass Manufacturing at Corning Inc. (2016-2017)
Research Associate, Wood Mackenzie

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