Exploring the World: Shah is Making Amazing Things Happen
When Rashmi Shah was young, she spent time helping her parents, both scientists, process and catalog samples of plant matter that they had collected. This wasn't a one-time occurrence. Growing up in Nepal in a math-and-science household, science and research were a natural part of Shah's daily life, with her parents constantly encouraging her and her brother to explore the world. "Those early experiences helped instill a thirst for knowledge and discovery that has stuck with me throughout my schooling and career," she says.
This article first appeared in IEEE Women in Engineering Magazine December 2017.