Isabella Smythe

Student, Ph.D. in Sustainable Development, School of International and Public Affairs


BIOGRAPHY: Isabella is a first year PhD student. She is interested in how machine learning and big data can inform decisions in the sustainable development space, particularly around food security, agriculture, and land use.

Isabella has a B.S. in Computer Science and an M.S. in Earth Systems from Stanford University. Before coming to Columbia, she worked as a software engineer at a geospatial analytics company specializing in satellite imagery.