Ambitious, honest, motivated
Most important thing I’ve learned so far in my major:
My education has not just been about reading books and attending classes. It's also involved meeting people, networking and creating a positive experience for myself.
Biggest goal in life:
To work on a project or develop an application that contributes to the betterment of humanity
Can’t live without:
Family and friends
Favorite academic project:
Modeling a museum automation system for a software modeling class
Love going to school in Chicago because:
Even though I'm far away from India, I feel at home here. I've discovered so many restaurants, museums and shopping outlets. Plus, Chicago has many opportunities in the field of computer science with great potential for growth and continued study.
Have always wanted to:
Fly a plane and work as a commercial pilot
“If a man is called to be a street sweeper, he should sweep streets even as Michelangelo painted, or Beethoven composed music, or Shakespeare wrote poetry. He should sweep streets so well that all the hosts of heaven and earth will pause to say, ‘Here lived a great street sweeper who did his job well.’” – Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.
Best place to study on campus:
Reading and listening to music
Art of War by Sun Tzu, The Lord of the Rings trilogy by J.R.R. Tolkien, Jeffery Archer and Ruskin Bond short stories and Wired magazine
Best kept hidden secret about DePaul:
There’s often free coffee, tea or hot chocolate — and even pizza — on the 11th floor of the DePaul Center in the Loop campus.
Software developer at Apple, Inc.
Area of Study:
Information Systems and Computer Science
Mumbai University, India
Awards & Achievements:
DePaul Graduate Assistantship
President, DePaul Indian Student Association
Computer Science Tutor, CDM