Anushka Sandeep

University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign - BE Mechanical Engineering

Short Bio:

Anushka has been exceptional not only in academics but in extracurricular activities as well since her childhood. Her never compromising attitude has always made her stand in the first place. She has won many accolades and still adding feathers to her crown which has always made me proud. To give few instances I would mention that she has Best Child Artist of the Year award continuously for two years. She is a vivid painter and expresses her knowledge and emotions through them very well. She has also done an Internship at Shree Machines, Coimbatore which educated her on skills of Mechanical Engineering.
Anushka has a huge passion for writing. She has written articles for the school publication and has been in the role of Editor of the school magazine. She also taken part in many essay competition and has won many awards. For instance at the All India Essay Writing event held in 2015 organised by UNIC for India & Bhutan. Anushka is very interested in music and has been learning Carnatic music since her childhood. She is pretty good in sports as well and has won Gold Medal in Shot-put throw in her grade 7th and 8th and silver medal once in grade 9th.
Anushka has always displayed great leadership skills. She has taken part in IIMUN and Harvard MUN. She was also part of organizing committee for SIMUN held in 2017. She has taught online classes of Spanish AB to students of Carrollwood Day school, USA.

College Info:

The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a public research university in the U.S. state of Illinois. Founded in 1867 as a land-grant institution in the twin cities of Champaign and Urbana, it is the flagship campus of the University of Illinois system and a founding member of the Big Ten Conference. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign is a member of the Association of American Universities and is classified as a R1 Doctoral Research University under the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education, which denotes the highest research activity. In fiscal year 2015, research expenditures at Illinois totaled $640 million. The campus library system possesses the second-largest university library in the United States after Harvard University. The university also hosts the National Center for Supercomputing Applications (NCSA) and is home to the fastest supercomputer on a university campus.
The university contains 16 schools and colleges and offers more than 150 undergraduate and over 100 graduate programs of study. The university holds 651 buildings on 6,370 acres (2,578 ha)[5] and its annual operating budget in 2016 was over $2 billion. The University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign also operates a Research Park home to innovation centers for multinational corporations and publicly traded firms including Abbott, Caterpillar, Capital One, State Farm, and Yahoo, among others.

Course Info:

The College of Engineering prepares men and women for professional careers in engineering and related positions in industry, commerce, education, and government. Graduates at the bachelor’s level are prepared to begin the practice of engineering or to continue their formal education at a graduate school of their choice. The curricula provide a comprehensive education emphasizing analysis and problem solving and an exposure to open-ended problems and design methods. The courses are taught in a manner that fosters teamwork, communication skills, and individual professionalism, including ethics and environmental awareness. The classroom experiences, along with outside activities, prepare students for lifetimes of continued learning and leadership. Thus, the engineering programs enable graduates to make significant contributions in their chosen fields while at the same time recognizing their responsibilities to society.
Among the most diverse of the engineering fields, mechanical engineering applies mathematical, scientific, and engineering principles to study forces acting on bodies of solid or fluid material, and the resulting dynamic motion of those bodies. These principles are used to design and control machines and systems that create motion, apply loads, transport matter and energy, and convert one form of energy to another.

Course Fee:
USD 42,000 / year

Living Cost:
USD 13,000 / year