Katherine Izhikevich


I am an undergraduate student at UC San Diego studying Mathematics - Computer Science.

Email: kizhikev@ucsd.edu

Peer-Reviewed Publications

M. Ziv, L. Izhikevich, K. Ruth, K. Izhikevich, Z. Durumeric. ASdb: A System for Classifying Owners of Autonomous Systems. In ACM Internet Measurement Conference (IMC), 2021.

Izhikevich, Katherine. “Quantum Computing Today.Journal of Youths in Science, vol. 11, no.1, 2020, pp. 23-25.

Izhikevich, Katherine. “Defying Physics: A Study of Ballet.Journal of Youths in Science, vol. 10, no.2, 2019, pp. 12-15.

See Google Scholar for more info.

Lab Affiliations

Collaborating with Prof. Niema Moshiri, Prof. Joel Wertheim, and PhD student Jonathan Pekar on the phylogenetics of early SARS-CoV-2 by simulating epidemics to determine how transmission dynamics affect the phylogenetic structure of SARS-CoV-2 and viral outbreaks more generally (August 2021 - Present)

Collaborating with Prof. Christine Alvarado on studying how under-represented minorities, women, and transfer students experience the CSE Early Research Scholars Program at UCSD (June 2021 - Present)

Stanford Empirical Security Research Group (August 2020 - May 2021)


Notable High School Awards

Under my leadership (Section Editor 2018, Editor-in-Chief 2019, 2020) for the Journal of Youths in Science:

Other high school awards: AP Scholar Award (2018), AP Scholar with Distinction Award (2019, 2020)


Instructional Assistant (at UC San Diego):

Tutor (Torrey Pines High School):

Extracurriculars / Mentoring

About Me

I am an undergraduate student at UC San Diego studying Mathematics - Computer Science. I am currently exploring different labs within the computer science and bioinformatics department at the Jacobs School of Engineering. My hobbies include reading, writing, dancing, feeding goats, hiking, swimming, and traveling. You can find my sister’s, Liz Izhikevich’s, website here.