Starting December 2016, Sandhya became a Research Fellow at Memorial Sloan Kettering Cancer Centre. Before that, from October 2014, she was a Research Scientist at the same lab at Columbia University in the City of New York.
She received my Ph.D degree from the Department of Mathematics and Computer Science, University of Basel, Switzerland and her Masters in Intelligent Systems (Robotics) from University of Edinburgh, Scotland. Her research deals with developing statistical theory and inference models, particularly to problems in Cancer Biology.
Prior to academics, she was an Assembler programmer working with the Mainframe Operating System (z/OS) at IBM Software Laboratories, Bangalore and developed Mainframe applications at UST Global, Thiruvananthapuram. She is an avid hiker and distance runner and has completed 3 of the 6 World Marathon Majors.