Shachi Vaish

Graduate Assistant

… is a computers enthusiast serving as one of Project Dragonfly’s Graduate Student Assistants. She has a bachelor’s degree in technology majoring in Computer Science Engineering from Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam University in India. Prior to joining Miami’s Institute for the Environment and Sustainability as a master’s student, she worked with KPMG as an analyst for 18 months and was responsible for statistical analysis of large-scale data, data management, and Sharepoint development. She was also a student project lead where she was responsible for the detection of the effects of agricultural and industrial waste dumping in the river Yamuna and segmentation of images based on color. Shachi intends to do her Ph.D. in Environmental Science. She has a passion for aeromodelling, and in her free time, she likes to sleep and eat.