|Hometown:||Redwood City, Calif.|
|High School:||Sacred Heart Prep|
|Major:||Bioengineering (Computer Science)|
SCIAC All-Academic Team (2015-16)
Research and STEM activities
Identified ipsilateral shifts in monkey gaze fixation during Parietal Cortex inactivation and coded Matlab in Dr. Tirin Moore's visual neuroscience lab at Stanford University for a SURF...Did extensive, collaborative debugging on a customer application, identified user interface errors and adjusted patterns of java code to improve website design and flow during an internship at Fabless Labs Inc....Analyzed large-scale neurophysiological data from epilepsy patients to understand the neural basis of human object recognition (psychophysics), learning and memory during a neuroscience research and programming internship under Dr. Kreiman of Kreiman Labs out of Harvard Medical School Boston Children's Hospital...Worked with an education non-profit...Placed first in the AMC 10 math competition...A finalist in the NFTE World Series of Innovation as a co-founder of Eduko Foundation.
Prior to Caltech
Helped his team to SHP, CCS D2 and WCAL Division championships...A National Merit commended scholar and AP scholar...Earned Bio/AP world history school-wide honors...Redwood City Rotary Club Scholarship recipient...Earned the Gregor Mendel Award in biology...Undertook Senior Honors Independent Thesis in social psychology.
Born in Los Gatos, Calif....Son of Shachi and Piyush...Has one younger brother, Ayaan...Plays guitar.