Jaya Narain

Jaya Narain (jnarain@mit.edu) is a Ph.D. degree candidate in the Global Engineering and Research Laboratory at MIT, where she works on designing energy efficient drip irrigation technology. She earned her B.S. degree in mechanical and ocean engineering from MIT in 2015. Her research interests include design for constrained environments, global engineering, fluid-structure interactions, thermal design, and assistive technology. She is a co-founder of MIT ATHack, an assistive technologies hackathon.

Associated articles

IEEE PULSE, Feature September/October 2017
Digital Magnifying Glasses for Low-Vision Learners
A student squinting to see the board or holding a textbook inches from his or her nose often provides the first indication of a visual impairment. For most, the cause is a refractive error, readily correctible with eyeglasses. However, for an... Read more