Ashish was born and raised in Jammu and Kashmir, India. He completed his BSc Hons. in Chemistry from Hindu College, University of Delhi. He then moved to Kanpur for his Masters at Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur (IIT Kanpur) where he worked on Total Synthesis with Prof. Dattatraya Dethe and spent his summer working on Asymmetric Organocatalysis. In Alan’s group he is interested in Organometallics and Catalysis. Besides Chemistry, he enjoys traveling and hiking.