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Research Assistants

Ayush Dwivedi is a current first year Graduate Student and Global Initiative Scholarship recipient enrolled in the School of Engineering and Applied Science at the George Washington University. His area of focus is Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence.Ayush completed his Undergraduate studies with a major in Computer Science and a minor in Psychology. During his Junior year he interned at Tech Mahindra as a Junior Software developer and worked on implementing the Project Management System. He served as the seventh democratically elected President of the Student Association of his University and was the ex officio chair of the three councils namely Sports, Cultural and Science & Tech Council.He was also a member of the Academic Council of his University during his senior year.After finishing his undergraduate studies Ayush joined Publicis Sapient as a Full stack software developer. During his stint at the company he used Hybris(SAP) platform to create E commerce websites to facilitate the B2C and B2B transactions. His role concerned with understanding and analysing the client needs, brainstorming the possible solutions and then implementing them.Ayush is passionate in the field of pattern recognition and Machine Learning and he is excited to collaborate within the GLOB~S lab in order to conduct relevant and impactful research based on creating models to predict the outcomes.

Ayush Dwivedi

Connor Meneough is a Ph.D. candidate in Economics at George Washington University. His area of focus is Urban and Regional Economics, and he is currently interested in housing finance and insurance. Connor attended Washington University in St. Louis for his bachelor’s degree, where he received degrees in Economics and Finance. While at Washington University in St. Louis, Connor was an offensive tackle on the varsity football team for four years. Previous experience includes reinsurance financial risk analysis, compensation analysis, and predictive market analytics. At GLOB~S, Connor focuses on corporate donations after national disasters.

Connor Meneough

Johnathan Morgart is a junior at the GW School of Business, pursuing a Bachelor of Business Administration, Concentrating in Finance and minoring in Creative Writing. Johnathan is a recipient of the Presidential Academic Scholarship, and has earned various leadership positions during his tenure, including First Year Development Program Mentor, Director of Operations for Lemonade Day D.C., and Executive Vice President of the Zeta Beta Tau Fraternity. Over the summer, he worked as a Market Research Intern for a financial technology startup, LifeCents. At the conclusion of the internship, he then joined the company as a part-time Associate, where he currently works while being a full time student. At the Global Scope Lab, Johnathan is studying uncertainty shocks and innovation, understanding how exposure to exogenous high-consequence events alter risk preferences and risk taking.

Johnathan Morgart

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