Sayyida Shazia completed her engineering degree in biotechnology at Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, India. She also holds a Masters degree from University of Oxford in nanotechnology. Her PhD project is to study the stunted population of India, which is a prominent and persistent public health problem of India. We are taking a multifactorial approach to study stunting and build statistical models on the vast data collected from different ethnic and regional populations of India. This project is co-supervised with Dr. Parul Christian from the Bloomberg School of Public Health.