Jaya Narain- Master Student


Research Interests

Jaya is originally from Houghton, Michigan. She completed her bachelor's degree from MIT in 2015 in mechanical and ocean engineering. Her research interests are design for constrained environments, global engineering, fluid-structure interactions, and thermal design. She is also interested in outreach and assistive technology. She is one of the founders of MIT ATHack and has been a mentor for a global engineering course at MIT for two semesters.

Education

  • SB in Mechanical and Ocean Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015
  • Honors and Awards

  • National Science Foundation Graduate Fellow, 2016
  • Barbara P. James Beaverworks Memorial Award for Excellence in Project-Based Engineering, MIT Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, 2015
  • Robert Bruce Wallace Prize for Outstanding Academic Achievement and Leadership Potential, MIT Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, 2015
  • Tau Beta Pi Engineering Honor Society, member since 2014
  • Pi Tau Sigma Mechanical Engineering Honor Society, member since 2014
  • SB in Mechanical and Ocean Engineering, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 2015
  • Hobbies

    Piano, guitar, reading, running