Pranava Teja Surukuchi

Role: Mentorship Committee Member


Pranava Teja Surukuchi is a Postdoctoral Research Associate at Wright Laboratory working with Prof. Karsten Heeger. The focus of his research is to determine the fundamental properties of neutrinos, the least understood subatomic particles. Pranava finished his Ph.D. from Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT) in Chicago in 2019. Throughout his Ph.D. and during his postdoc, Pranava has mentored several undergraduate and graduate students. Pranava believes that mentors has had immense impact on his academic progress and he would like to pass this on by learning and incorporating good practices in his mentoring, and providing avenues for others to learn good mentoring skills.