Abhishek Malali is a first year Master of Engineering candidate in Computational Science. His study focuses on understanding data and solving data driven problems. His current research involves detection and prediction of possible supernovae. Prior to Harvard, Abhishek graduated from National Institute of Technology-Karnataka in India. His undergrad research was mainly researching data driven problems in Epilepsy and Alzheimer’s Disease. In addition to academic interests, Abhishek is a soccer fan and plays Badminton. He also enjoys reading history books and being the best at trivia. He loves travelling and would love to experience different cultures. After graduating, Abhishek plans to pursue a career in high tech especially in social innovation.