Anirudh is a Master's student in Mechanical Engineering at the C Design Lab since Fall 2013. He earned his Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering from VIT University in India in June 2013. His research work is based on analyzing the pedagogy used to teach Mechanical Engineering design to students in Undergraduate level Engineering courses. He is working on a computer based learning tool that enables students to easily perform Finite Element Analysis (FEA). His other research interests include Product Design and Design Optimization.