Nisha Devasia
Nisha Devasia
Height: 5-0
Year: Jr.
Hometown: Nashua, N.H.
High School: Nashua
Position: Sabre
Major: Computer Science and Comparative Media Studies
Top Finishes
The Big One Invitational 33rd Place (Oct. 28, 2018)
New England Championship n/a
NCAA Northeast Regional Championship n/a

 

Favorite Sports Memory:
- Winning my first bout at a real meet!

Favorite Moment as an MIT Student-Athlete:
- Cheering for the women's sabre squad at meets!

2018-19: [INDIVIDUAL RESULTS]
- Overall record: 5-2
- NFC record: 3-1
- Ranked 33rd at The Big One Invitational (10/28)

2017-18: [INDIVIDUAL RESULTS]
- Overall record: 0-5
- NFC record: 0-3
- Tied for 46th place at The Big One Invitational (11/4)

Off the Fencing Strip at MIT:
- Majoring in computer science and comparative media studies 
Was an engine programming intern at PlayStation
- An undergraduate researcher in the MIT Media Lab and the MIT The Education Arcade
- Researched creativity studies using interactive games
- Conducted a UROP in the political science department researching election and data science
- Was an intern in the MIT STEP Lab where she added a feature to platforms for a location based augmented reality smartphone game
- Rewriting the Code Fellow
- Associate Advisor
- East Campus 2019 CPW Chair
- 1E Hall Chair
- Dorm government
- MIT Ohms

High School:
- Graduated from Nashua High School
- Salutatorian
- National Honor Society, Mu Alpha Theta
- National Merit Scholar
- The Fountainhead Essay Contest finalist
- 2016 Japan-America Friendship Scholar
- 2016 Reischauer Scholar
- 2015 Math Prize for Girls
- State AP Scholar and National AP Scholar
- Two-time AIME qualifier, two-time NACLO semifinalist