Venkata Shiva Mandala ’15

Major: Biochemistry
Position(s): Co-head of hardware/software development, LumenEd

Project(s):
Shiksha Offline (Spring 2012-13)
LumenEd (Winter 2013-14)
LumenEd 2012 (Fall 2012-13)


Venkata Shiva Mandala is originally from New Delhi, India. Apart from working on several research projects in the Biochemistry and Chemistry fields, Shiva was an active member of the South Asian Student Association, the Student Interfaith Council, and the Muslim Student Association at Oberlin. He also worked on web development with The Synapse and the Bike Co-op, and was on the club soccer team. He is also deeply invested in exploring technology as a tool for social development, especially in the context of developing nations.