Office of Student Life

Buckeye Leadership Fellows Program

Rachita Puri

Hometown: Chandigarh, India/ Northville, MI

Major(s): Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering

OSU Involvement: Honors Collegium: Academic Chair; Romophos Sophomore Honorary: Webmaster; Alumnae Scholarship Housing Program; Badminton Club; Society of Women Engineers

Favorite Quote: “Clouds come floating into my life, no longer to carry rain or usher storm, but to add color to my sunset sky.” ~ Rabindranath Tagore

As a future aerospace engineer, Rachita aspires to contribute to the advancement of space technology and make a meaningful difference on lives across the world. She plans on pursuing the combined BS/MS program for aerospace engineering at OSU along with the Dual MS program, which would allow her to extend borders and gain significant international experience in France. In addition to being a dedicated student, Rachita is passionate about travelling and exploring new cultures; she enjoys reading, sketching, horseback riding, and playing badminton for recreation.