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CAROLINE JUANG

  • Brooke Owens Fellow, Class of 2017

  • Harvard University, Earth and Planetary Sciences, ‘17

  • Host Institution: Bryce Space and Technology

  • Mentor: Beth Robinson

Caroline Juang received her A.B. in Earth and Planetary Sciences from Harvard University. She is an earth scientist with a keen interest in space, drawn into the space sector after an internship at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center (GSFC) just before starting college.

At Harvard, Caroline was active in the environmental and arts spheres on campus, holding leadership positions in the Harvard Environmental Action Committee and the Harvard College Crunch Magazine. Caroline was also a member of the Harvard Asian American Dance Troupe and the Signet Society. She previously completed internships at the Space Studies Board of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine; the Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum; the Harvard Forest; the Joint US-China Collaboration on Clean Energy; and NASA GSFC. Caroline completed an honors senior thesis titled "A Model of 25 Years of Carbon Exchange and its Factors in the Harvard Forest".

As a Brooke Owens Fellow, Caroline worked at Bryce Space and Technology, conducting and presenting research on SmallSat market trends, which was published as "Smallsats by the Numbers 2018". She also assisted the Business Development team with proposals, research, and the 2017 Start-Up Space report.

Caroline is now an incoming Ph.D. student at Columbia University. She previously worked as a Landslide Citizen Science Project Coordinator at NASA GSFC. She managed the Landslide Reporter citizen science project, performing spatial analysis, data input and validation, website curation, branding, outreach, and publication writing for the project. On the side, she continues to volunteer for the Brooke Owens Fellowship and the Space Generation Advisory Council.