Pranav is a PhD student at Rochester Institute of Technology, where he received his MS in Industrial and Systems Engineering. He earned his BE in Mechanical Engineering from Pune University, India and has worked in the fields of industrial and mechanical design. His research interests include occupational biomechanics and ergonomics. Particularly, his research focuses on applying Human Factors principles for developing user-centric product designs with an aim to improve the comfort, safety and efficiency of systems.