Nandhana Sakthivel is currently a Master’s student of Data Science and Scientific Computing with Computational Science and Engineering as her curriculum and Quantum computing as her specialisation at University of Trieste, SISSA, ICTP and University of Udine, Italy. Before joining here, she worked as a Software Development Engineer at ZoomRx Healthcare Pvt.Ltd, India with her focus on full stack web development and test automation software development.

She completed her Bachelor’s in Computer Science and Engineering from College of Engineering, Guindy, India, where she was born and raised. Her main interest lies in High Performance computing, Quantum Software development and Quantum Cryptography. She believes that exposing opportunities in HPC to students at the university level will bring more of them into this field.