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Vaishali
Hometown: Nagpur/ New Delhi
Education: Ph.D.

Why did you decide to come to TRDDC?
It is one of the oldest labs that offers a pleathora of imaginative research issues to work on.

Why do you like working at TRDDC?
Good work environment, freedom in choice of work, opportunity to publish work in world class conferences and journals are some of the reasons. Was specially impressed with the thinking process that encourages and inculcates researchers to broaden their horizon and vision of addressing a problem. Complete freedom to collaborate with fellow TRDDCians, academecians, colleagues with varied research interests adds icing on the cake.

What cool projects have you worked on at TRDDC?
I am looking into performance debugging issues in IT Infrastructure management. I have also looking into possibility of monitoring health of structures and railway bridges using wireless sensor networks under collaboration with one of the IITs, who would provide domain expertise in Civil Engineering. Sensor network experts from TCS i-lab, Bangalore would also be involved.

What is unique about your role?
Ability to mould and adapt to research requirements.

What are your goals at TRDDC - what are you working to achieve?
Ultimate aim is to pioneer on developing an application that will have telling impact in the industry or provide a novel solution to a pressing issue.

What is your favorite perk/benefit about working at TRDDC?
Excellent colleagues, good work environment and extremely good sandwiches and milkshakes.... thanks to our new caterer.

What’s been the biggest surprise about working at TRDDC?
The flexible approach and encouragement to think has been the single largest surprise. Add a congenial working atmosphere and you cannot ask for anything more.

What has been the most amazing experience or day you’ve had at TRDDC thus far?
Amongst other experiences, the standout experience has undoubtedly been the TECS Week, a week long lecture seminar series for computer scientists that culminated a few days back. I was very proud to be a part of this amazing feature, and even more proud to see the amount of philanthropic activity the Tata group is involved in.

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