Outside work

Leadership Positions and Extra-curricular Activities

Vice President, Indian Graduate Student Association, CMU, Jan – Dec 2013.
Organizer and participant, Cultural dance events for Indian Graduate Student Association, CMU, 2011 – 2013.
Active member, CyLab Social Engineering Committee, ECE Graduate Organization. Helped in organizing social events for students, staff and faculty, 2010 – 2015.
Certificate of Excellence for Dramatics’ Society, PEC University of Technology, India, 2009.
President, Les Amis, a non-profit students’ organization registered with Chandigarh Administration (India). Worked in several project teams and organized a multitude of events for college and school students in Chandigarh, Aug – Dec 2008.

Other interests

Music: Learning how to play the piano
Dancing: Bollywood, Kathak
Improv Organizing events.
Finding random challenges to stay active: Completed (selected races): Pittsburgh Half marathon 2015, 2012, Great Race 5K 2013, Scottish 10k 2016.