Massachusetts Institute of Technology - School of Architecture + Planning, Cambridge, MA | 2017 — 2020
+ Candidate for Master of Architecture (M.Arch I), GPA: 4.8/5.0
+ Awarded Department of Architecture Graduate Fellowship (2017/18)
Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA | 2013 — 2017
+ Recipient of Bachelors of Arts in Architecture (& Art History), GPA: 3.61/4.00 - Cum Laude
+ Awarded Eliza Newkirk Rogers Prize for Architecture (2017)
Danish Institute for Study Abroad, Copenhagen, Denmark | Fall 2015
The Cathedral and John Connon School, Mumbai, India | 2000 — 2013
+ Indian Secondary Certificate (I.S.C) Board Examination - Grade 12
+ Awarded Leadership 1st Place (Girls), Student Body Prefect and House Captain (2013), Technical Drawing Prize (2011)
MIT Infrastructure Architecture Lab, M.I.T, Cambridge, MA | Spring 2017
Undergraduate Research Assistant for Arindam Dutta
+ Assisted in an empirical study that considered the creation of India’s “New Economic Corridors,” its coincidence to areas of the “Green Revolution,” and their subsequent consequences.
+ Facilitated a targeted analysis and organized representation of various published reports on India’s Intensive Agriculture Development Program (IADP) and its efficacy on our study.
Skidmore, Owings and Merrill LLP, New York, NY | Summer 2016
+ Produced drawings, diagrams and renderings for the Final Design Development of Carmichael Residences in Mumbai, India.
+ Assisted in the preparation of the final client presentation including digital modelling, programmatic diagrams, material research and documentation.
Undergraduate Research Assistant for Skylar Tibbits
+ Conducted research developing programmable materials, 4-D printing, and granular jamming technologies through digital fabrication and technical drawings.
+ Assisted in brainstorming and elementary prototyping for the installation JB1.0: Jamming Bodies, by Skylar Tibbits and Lucy McRae at the Storefront for Art and Architecture (New York, Oct 2015).
Abha Narain Lambah Associates, Mumbai, India | Summer 2014
Curatorial Research Intern
+ Researched historic and archival information on the Monuments of Punjab as part of the Government of Punjab project for Conservation of Grade I Monuments.
+ Analysed art & decorative object inventories for the Sheesh Mahal Palace Museum (Patiala).
+ Compiled a primary report for the conservation of Alibaug Fort, Maharashtra.
Co-author, “3D-Printed Wood: Programming Hygroscopic Material Transformations.” 3D Printing and Additive Manufacturing, September 2015, 2(3): 106-116.
+ Digital Modeling: Rhino3D, VRay, REVIT, Grasshopper, ArchSim, AutoCAD.
+ Adobe Creative Suite: Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Lightroom, Premiere Pro.
+ Fabrication: 3D Printer, Laser-cutter, CNC Router, Woodshop Tools, Model Making.
+ Languages: Written and spoken fluency in English and Hindi.
Architecture & Design Club, Wellesley College, Wellesley, MA. | September 2016 - Present
+ Organise campus-wide events such as portfolio reviews, alumni panels, lectures and field trips.
+ Tasked with relaying student feedback to faculty and design teams for architectural projects underway on campus.
Wellesley College Lecture Society, Wellesley, MA. | September 2014 - Present
President and Executive Board Member
+ Responsible for promoting public and cultural awareness on campus across a broad spectrum spanning politics, business and the arts.
Slater International Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, M.A | September 2014 - May 2015
South Asia Representative and Executive Board Member
+ Promoted the cultures of South Asian countries through events, lectures and team building activities to keep the Wellesley community up to date with current affairs in the region.
+ Art History, Indian Classical Dance, Cultures, Travel, Photography, Food.