Nikunj Goel

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Complex Systems Summer School 2018


Nikunj Goel
Yale University - U.S

Starting initially as physics undergrad, I accidentally signed up for a class on theoretical ecology in my 2nd year. This random decision had a huge impact on my academic career: by the end of the course, I was fascinated with the idea of applying mathematics to understand ecosystems and decided to do my thesis in ecology. In mornings, I would attend Physics courses and use the math that I had just learned to ecological problems in the evening. At the end of my undergrad, I decided to work full time in ecology and joined a Ph.D. program in ecology.