Princeton Consultants Welcomes Hannah Ballard as an Associate

October 21, 2022

Hannah joins us from Columbia University, where she graduated magna cum laude with a BS in Biomedical Engineering. Hannah earned the Claire S. and Robert E. Reiss Prize for biomedical engineering achievement. For her senior project, Hannah helped design a device to monitor the risk of preterm birth by quantifying cervical stiffness without the use of a speculum in lower-resource clinical settings, for which her team won an NIH award. In another project, she coded a machine learning pipeline to classify Alzheimer’s Disease based on MRIs. Hannah served as president of the Columbia Biomedical Engineering Society and of the Columbia chapter of Tau Beta Pi, the engineering honors society. At Columbia’s Sia Lab, Hannah’s research included developing a monitoring system of calcium levels. For AmeriCorps Healthy Futures, Hannah taught at a nature-based summer camp in Colorado. For Hypothekids, she helped high school teachers develop engineering curricula and she created presentations about engineering design and biomedical engineering. In her spare time, Hannah enjoys percussion, gardening, and hiking. Hannah grew up in Jasper, GA.