Shikhar Prakash,completed his undergraduate in Chemical Engineering from India in 2014. He worked as a Process Engineer for 2.5 years in India. Currently he is pursuing his M. Eng in Biological and Environmental Engineering under Professor C. Lindsay Anderson. He is fascinated by research involving Optimization and Process Control. His main focus of studies and research is towards optimization around renewable energy. In his free time, he enjoys cricket, swimming, badminton and reading novels.