Garima Dobhal recently completed her Bachelor's degree in Chemistry and Biotechnology at Victoria University of Wellington in 2016. She will be pursuing her Master of Science in Chemistry at VUW under the supervision of Thomas Nann with the research focusing on the surface modification of Quantum Dots. The summer of 2016 she spent working on computational calculations based on the adsorption of gas molecules onto graphene at Callaghan Innovation
Originally from India, Garima has been in New Zealand for 5 years. In her past time, she enjoys playing the drums as part of a competitive pipe band, traveling and reading about traveling.