Abrita Chakravarty has been a member of the Wolfram Technology Group since September 2013. She has provided advanced technical support to Mathematica users and has also worked on various projects to develop applications both for clients and for in-house use.
Abrita’s research interests are in computational biology and genomics as well as computer science education. Her classroom teaching experience consists of lecturing, conducting lab sessions, and working as a teaching assistant for undergraduate computer science courses. As an eStudies instructor for Duke University’s Talent Identification Program, she taught introductory Java programming to high-school students, helping them design simple computer games. She is passionate about encouraging more young students to learn programming through various academic outreach programs.
She has been a certified instructor with Wolfram Research since 2016.
Wolfram Research, Inc., Champaign, Illinois
BS in Electronics and Telecommunications Engineering, Haldia Institute of Technology, India
MS in Computer Science, Duke University, North Carolina
English, Hindi, Bengali
Instructional technology and design, educational software development, designing picture books