Vivek Prakash is a 1st year chemical engineering graduate student in the Reichmanis Research Group. His research interests lie in thin film photovoltaic materials, specifically organic-inorganic metal halide perovskites and their application in tandem with lower bandgap silicon photovoltaics. Vivek grew up in Bangalore, India. After receiving his B.S in Chemical Engineering at NIT Surathkal in India, he worked on high-temperature application adhesives at 3M before pursuing graduate studies at Georgia Tech. Vivek is an avid sports fan and spends his free time playing tennis and squash.