Hello! A little about me... I love traveling, classical music, space, nature, and art! I am interested in connecting with other cultures and discovering applications for innovative technology. I am specifically passionate about applying myself and my skills to exploring Space and celebrating the diversity of the Space Sciences through my podcast, Space People. Learn more about my story and hobbies below!
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Richa Sirohi (she / her) is the Lead End-to-End Information System (EEIS) Engineer on NISAR and SPHEREx at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. Richa has previously worked on the Psyche Mission, the Mars Perseverance Rover, the Cold Atom Laboratory, Multi-Angle Imager for Aerosols (MAIA), a Lunar Mission Concept, and Europa Clipper. Richa as a BS in Mechanical Engineering from Baylor University (2018) and a Master’s from Cornell University in Systems Engineering (2019) with research in Soft Robotics. She is currently pursuing second Master’s in Engineering Management from Cornell University, part-time. Richa is a South Asian American from Omaha, Nebraska. She is passionate about building diverse communities, engaging in educational outreach in schools, and mentoring students to pursue careers in STEM. She is the recipient of the 2021 Bruce Murray Award for Educational Outreach the 2023 Baylor Young Alum of the Year Award.