Research Affiliate

Felipe González Casabianca is a Research Affiliate at CrisisReady, spearheading data analysis collaborations between the CrisisReady team and local disaster planning agencies throughout Latin America.

As a Research Affiliate at CrisisReady, Felipe González Casabianca helps bridge the gap between research and actionable policy by supporting data-driven collaborations between local disaster response agencies and key stakeholders throughout Latin America. He achieves this by helping organize regional workshops and engage with key stakeholders across the region.

Felipe earned his bachelor’s degree in computer engineering and mathematics, followed by a master’s in mathematics from Universidad de los Andes, Colombia. He has collaborated with numerous decision-makers in Colombia, emphasizing data utilization and tool development for informed decision-making.

After completing his studies, Felipe spent two years at Bogotá’s CAOBA Excellence Center, creating analytic tools for both private and public entities. He subsequently shifted his focus to researching malaria, particularly its genetic monitoring in the Pacific coast and the Venezuelan-Colombian border, advancing methods to delve into its transmission dynamics. Additionally, his contributions were instrumental in designing and implementing numerous non-pharmaceutical interventions in Bogotá during the pandemic.


  • MS, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia
  • BS, Universidad de los Andes, Colombia


  • Topological Data Analysis
  • Knowledge Translation
  • Machine Learning
  • Epidemiology
  • Population Health

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