Aira Sarkar

Graduate Assistant

Aira is a graduate student in Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering at the Whiting School of Engineering. She earned her bachelors in Pharmaceutical Chemistry and Technology from the Institute of Chemical Technology.

She is committed to supporting students through modeling practices for diversity, accessibility, and equity. Her duties with SDS include scheduling, exam proctoring, obtaining alternative formatted books and editing course materials for students with accommodations. She also supports students using assistive technologies to improve digital accessibility. In addition, she is involved in researching the best practices and policies on accommodation provisions to support the diverse needs of students.

In her leisure time, she enjoys reading books ranging from fiction to science. She also loves to travel and explore different cultures and cuisines..