Radhika Nikam

Radhika Nikam is a Graduate Research Assistant at RiskEcon® Lab.

Radhika graduated from the Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS Pilani) in 2017, with a degree in Physics and Electrical and Electronics Engineering. Following this, she worked for a year as a Research Scholar at the National University of Singapore, working on personalizing Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) content to users, and on crowdsourcing techniques for NLP tasks. She is co-author of Increasing Response Rates to Email Surveys in MOOCs.

She is currently pursuing a Masters’ degree in Computer Science at the Courant Institute of Mathematical Sciences at NYU, with a focus on Machine Learning. Her specific interests include Natural Language Processing and Reinforcement Learning.