Rachit Pronunciation: Ruh-CHIT. Rhymes with “crutch-it”. ’a’s at the start of many Indian names are actually ’u’s. Nigam is a PhD student studying computer science at Cornell University. He is a part of the CAPRA and PL@Cornell research groups and is advised by Adrian Sampson. His research (Dahlia, Calyx) is focused on building high-level programming models for designing hardware accelerators. He previously worked in the PLASMA research group at the University of Massachusetts Amherst with Arjun Guha.
Gave a guest lecture for Wellesley’s programming languages course.
Short paper on the Calyx Interactive Debugger accepted to WOSET 21.
Proposed my thesis and advanced to candidacy.