BS-MS Dual-PHY Y15
Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur
I am a fifth-year dual degree student in the Department of Physics at IIT Kanpur. My research interest is in the development of novel nano-photonic devices. I have been a member of the Core Team (Operations) and Coordinator of the Institute Counselling Service. I will be joining University of California Merced for a PhD in Physics.
"Thank you for applying but..."
DAAD • MITACS • University of Washington Graduate program • University of Waterloo Graduate program
Things I Swore I'd Finish But Never Did
Write-up a paper on an experimental work a batchmate and I had worked on • read the books I had bought to start a habit of reading
Everyday Lessons of Life
Good friends and good intentions take you a long way
On the Bright Side
Memories I made while I wasn’t studying/working
All of the meetings I was a part of as Core team member • all of the 4 Orientations(apart from my own) I had the pleasure of being a part of • the Sikkim trip with my best friends • fun sessions in and outside the labs and lectures with my physics gang
Things I've Done That Pushed Me Out of My Comfort Zone
Asking out a girl and waiting for like a week to get a response
Things I'm Proud of That You Won't See on a Resume
Having worked with the best and the brightest of the batch learning so many things from them and growing on personal level.
Quirks That Make Me Who I Am
I am not scared of doing the most stupid things publicly and laugh about how stupid I looked doing that
Things I've Learned That Will Still Matter in 10 Years
A lot of the people skills I picked up in the last couple of years • the friendships I forged and connections I have made as a part of CS and in my department
Failures That Seemed Like the End of the World Back Then But Don't Matter in Hindsight
Getting D in DS and an F in abstract algebra
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