Senthil Kandasamy performs molecular dynamics simulations of biomolecular systems, with a focus on the characterization and refinement of lipid force fields. Senthil holds a Ph.D. and M.S. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and a B.Tech. from the Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, all in chemical engineering. Senthil was previously a Senior Research Fellow in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the University of Michigan. Senthil works in Hyderabad, India, for D. E. Shaw India Software.