Nikhil Padhye

I am currently a PhD Candidate at Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Cambridge. Prior to joining MIT, I obtained my Bachelor's-Master's (Dual Degree), 2005-2010, from Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (IIT Kanpur).

Research interests: Mechanics and Materials Science (with current focus on polymers). Engineering Design and Manufacturing. Nature Inspired Algorithms for Search, Learning and Optimization.