Navnika has been an engineer in training at BE Structural since April 2021. She completed her Bachelor’s in Civil Engineering at NITK Surathkal, an engineering institute in India. Design of reinforced concrete was her favourite course in college and she went on to do two internships in the area – one research based, and one industry based – to enhance her knowledge on the topic. She then attended Cornell University and obtained a Master’s degree in Structural Mechanics and Materials, after which she subsequently passed the Fundamentals of Engineering (FE) exam.
Navnika has been a musician since she was seven years old and plays the piano and the guitar. During her years at NITK, she was very involved with the Music Club and played a range of genres including rock, pop, indie and metal. Recently she has picked up playing video games in her spare time.