Sachin is an Astronomer working as a data pipeline scientist for SOFIA (Stratospheric Observatory For Infrared Astronomy). His science interests are, understand the physical and chemical properties of molecular clouds, effects of star formation on the interstellar grains, creation and destruction of organics in the interstellar medium and circumstellar disks. Prior to SOFIA, he was a NASA Postdoctoral Fellow at Ames Research Center, staff scientist at SPITZER Science Center, MIPSGAL postdoctoral fellow and adjunct faculty at Resselaer Polytechnic Institute. His is an avid bird watcher and loves the outdoors. He also enjoys cooking, traveling and long distance running.