Organizing Team

Hanny Rivera is Ph.D student in the joint program between MIT and the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution. She studies coral reef ecosystems around the world and aims to understand how to make these vital marine hotspots more resistant to the challenges presented by coastal development, human impacts and changes in temperature and ocean pH. (LinkedIn)



Jessica Bryant is a PhD candidate in the Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at MIT, where she is conducting research on the ecology of microorganisms in the open ocean. Previous to MIT, Jessica was the field manager for a variety of biodiversity and sustainability studies that have taken her to exciting ecosystems around the globe.  Jessica's fascination with the natural world fuels a deep passion and urgency for environmental protection through improving sustainability in our daily lives. (LinkedIn)


Ben Lambert is a PhD candidate in the MIT- Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution Joint Program. He is an engineer who specializes in fabrication of microdevices to study marine bacteria in the field. His interest in the DIYbio and maker movement, coupled with a passion for sustainability has led to his involvement in this hackathon. (LinkedIn)



Ching-Ching Liu is a Masters of Engineering student in Civil and Environmental Engineering Department at MIT with a BS from UC Berkeley. She is interested in global solutions to wastewater and waste in a world of growing populations and increasingly limited resources. Ching-Ching is excited to learn about and contribute to such solutions in this hackathon.


Wei Xun He is a first year undergraduate at MIT and part of the Media Arts and Science Freshman Program. He is an aspiring Mechanical Engineering and Business double major and plans to concentrate in product development, sustainability, entrepreneurship, and energy. (LinkedIn)



Abigail Halim is a PhD candidate in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering at MIT, where she studies mechanisms of biomineralization for applications in sustainable solutions, such as carbon sequestration and green building materials. (LinkedIn)



Delph Mak Yet Feng is a graduate student in the System Design and Management program offered by both MIT's School of Engineering and Sloan School of Management. She received her Bachelors in Engineering in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the National University of Singapore and has since worked in biopharmaceutical and environment industries for 4 years. Passionate about solving sustainability issues, she has a keen interest in the fields of cleantech and clean energy. Fond of exploring the world, Delph enjoys traveling and has lived in United Kingdom, Canada, India and Singapore. (LinkedIn)


Charleen Tong is a 2016 MBA Candidate at the MIT Sloan School of Management. Charleen practiced as a litigator in Hong Kong for four years before joining her family knitwear manufacturing business for one year prior to Sloan. Her family manufacturing business operates a plant in China and there she observed a need for increased education and awareness regarding energy usage at the plant.Eager to learn more, Charleen looks forward to immersion into the clean energy community through the Clean Earth Hack.