HCHS Alumnus Luke Melas-Kyriazi named 2020 Rhodes Scholar

Congratulations to Luke Melas-Kyriazi (Class of 2016), currently a senior at Harvard, for being named one of the 32 Americans chosen as Rhodes Scholars representing the United States. The press release notes that the newly named Rhodes Scholars will go to Oxford in September 2020 "to study in fields broadly across the social, biological and physical sciences, and in the humanities. They are leaders already, and we expect their impact to expand exponentially over the course of their public-spirited careers.”
Luke G. Melas-Kyriazi is a Harvard senior pursuing a B.A. in Mathematics and a M.S. in Computer Science. Luke’s research agenda on machine learning has included work analyzing demographic diversity and blood laboratory data in order to improve clinical decision-making. As treasurer of the Harvard Student Agencies, the largest student-run company in the world, Luke manages a $1.2 million reserve fund to support educational and business opportunities for students. He also organizes hackathons for computer science undergraduates across the U.S. and Canada. At Oxford, Luke will do the D.Phil. in Computer Science