Maimuna (Maia) is an engineer and epidemiologist-in-training. She is co-founder and CEO of the Village Zero Project, a non-profit humanitarian research organization that aims to track the spread of endemic cholera in her native Bangladesh. Her research and teaching interests involve dynamic forecasting models and innovative infrastructural interventions for water-related disease prevention in the developing world. Come Fall 2013, she will begin her PhD at MIT where she plans to work at the interface of large-scale engineering systems and infectious disease management.
In her free time, Maia may be found producing music for her Soundcloud or blogging at Mens et Manus. Her hobbies include trying new activities and mastering old ones. For more information, navigate below!