Arvind Thiagarajan is involved in the development of improved force fields for biomolecular simulation. Arvind graduated from MIT, where he pursued an M.Eng. in electrical engineering & computer science and a dual B.S. in electrical engineering & computer science and biological engineering. Prior to joining DESRES, he worked on systems architectures at Amazon Web Services and was separately involved in research in systems and synthetic biology. In his free time, Arvind enjoys biking, table tennis, various card and board games, and arranging and playing music.