Karna D

Academic Area:
Astronomy, College of Arts and Sciences

Hometown:
Navsari (India)

Undergraduate Institution:
University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign

Research Interests:
Protoplanetary Disks, high performance computing, planet formation, cosmology.

The Best Thing About Being a Graduate Student at IUB:
There are state of the art computational resources available for graduate students, including Big Red II – one of the world’s fastest research supercomputers. check out UITS, plenty of softwares, some of the very interesting and useful training workshops.

Insider tip about living in Bloomington:
Here are a couple of them: (1) biking is amazing (2) great music schools with lots of free shows (3) diverse set of cuisines for you (4) nearby state park and national forest for outdoors

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Graduate studies at IU bring opportunities not only for academic training, but also for professional development and developing leadership skills. Obtaining good grades and doing great research indeed are cornerstones for one’s successful career. But adding leadership qualities to one’s toolkit would even exceed the success attained by grades and research. Why? Because leadership qualities let you make a difference in lives of many, not just yours. Continue reading

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