Sandeep Kumar

Witherspoon

Sandeep is a second-year PhD student in Neuroscience from India. As a graduate student, he wants to determine how sensory cues are processed by the brain. He has a B.S-M.S. in Physics from University of Hyderabad and an M. Eng. in Biomedical Engineering from Cornell University. After graduation, he moved to the west coast and worked at the Salk Institute in San Diego. Coming from a first-generation low-income background, he is passionate about teaching and mentoring. At Princeton, he worked as a graduate fellow with Scholars Institute Fellows program and a tutor with Prison Teaching Initiative. When not in the lab, he enjoys playing tennis, camping, hiking, trying new food, and exploring New York city.