Billy Koech


Hometown & Country

Eldoret, Kenya


Electrical Engineering

Extracurricular Interests

Engineers Without Borders, Harvard College in Asia Program

Favorite place in Harvard Square

Brattle Street

What can FIPpers talk to you about?

Academic interests in Engineering and how to access resource in the school of engineering.

Why should a freshman choose FIP?

Home away from home


Billy is a rising senior from Kenya. Before he came to Harvard, Billy took two gap years where he tutored high schools and primary schools students in Physics and Math. Billy lives in Leverett House and he studies Electrical Engineering and Computer Science. In his leisure, you can find him somewhere in Maxwell Dworkin or Pierce designing pieces of technology. Aside from academics Billy is involved in several student organizations such as the Harvard Engineers Without Borders and the Harvard College in Asia Program. He also loves traveling, watching movies and playing board games. This summer, Billy will be working as fellow at IDEO CoLab - a global design consulting and innovation company. He is very excited for this year’s FIP and he can’t wait to meet the new kids!