Sahitya Kollipara is a second year Masters student in the Computer Science department. Her undergraduate research was involved in the internet of things, blockchains and building smart devices. She is exploring how to improve existing biochips and cocktail phage therapy. She completed her Bachelors in Technology in Computer Science from Shiv Nadar University in India. Her research interests are in building smart devices, human computer interaction and applications of computer science in biomedical applications. In her free time she likes to go on hikes, dance, read biographies and cook different cuisines.