Pragya Malhotra

Pragya Malhotra is a rising senior at the University of Pittsburgh majoring in Bioengineering. On campus, she works in recruitment as an Engineering Ambassador. Pragya is also very active in the dance community as a captain of a competitive dance team and a director of a dance competition. She will be assisting the Wireless RERC as a student researcher on D1 Smart Home Service Delivery.

Current Project(s):

Student Researcher, Smart Home Service Delivery

Fun Tech Fact Questions & Answers:

Q: Mainstream tech device you can’t live without? Why? 

A: I absolutely can't live without my Bamboo Smart Pen. I prefer to take notes on my laptop and being able to switch seamlessly between drawing and moving the pages on my screen is really convenient.

Q: What was your first cell phone?  

A: A Nokia flip phone

Q: What mainstream tech device is at the top of your wish list?  Or, what new tech can you not get enough of?  

A: I love my Ember Smart Mug. I make a lot of hot coffee and tea but I get distracted while drinking it and it cools off. This mug keeps my drinks warm so I can sip all day and it won't get cold.

Q: If you were a mainstream tech device, what would you be, and why?  

A: If I were a mainstream tech device, I would be a car's adaptive cruise control because I can respond to changing environments quickly and work well under pressure.