top of page




Emma "Mickey" MacKie

Assistant Professor, Geological Sciences
  • Ph.D., Geophysics, Stanford University, 2021
  • B.A., Earth and Planetary Sciences, Harvard University, 2017

Research interests: geophysical glaciology, stochastic modeling, and glacial geology

CV | Google Scholar

Graduate students

Screen Shot 2023-05-15 at 11.45.09 AM.png

Michelle Babcock

PhD researcher, Geological Sciences

  • M.S., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Tech, 2022

  • B.S., Earth and Atmospheric Sciences, Georgia Tech, 2021

  • B.S., Communication, Kennesaw State University, 2012 


Research interests: Subglacial hydrology


Michael Field

PhD researcher, Geological Sciences

  • B.S., Geophysics, Colorado School of Mines, 2022


Research interests: Geostatistics, inverse modeling, subglacial conditions

Screen Shot 2023-05-15 at 11.47.20 AM.png

Niya Shao

PhD researcher, Geological Sciences

  • B.S., Computer Science, UC San Diego, 2023

    • minor in Geoscience​


Research interests: Machine learning and high performance computing

Undergraduate students

Headshot Zhang Allan.jpg

Blake Wood

Undergraduate researcher, Data Science

Research interests: Subglacial conditions, geostatistical modeling

Caroline Riggall

Undergraduate researcher, Physics

Research interests: Europa ice surface morphology, ice-penetrating radar

Allan Zhang

Undergraduate researcher,
Data Science

Research interests: Geostatistical modeling

Image from iOS.jpg

Caleb Koresh

Undergraduate researcher, Data Science, Computer Science minor, Artificial Intelligence Certificate

Research interests: Geostatistics and subglacial conditions

Nathan Schoedl

Undergraduate researcher, Math, Statistics, and Computer Science

Research interests: Acceleration of geostatistical functions


Alisha Jithesh

Undergraduate researcher, Data Science, Math minor

Research interests: Geostatistical modeling


Odin MacKie

Mascot and mental health specialist

Research interests: squirrels, eating ice cubes

bottom of page