WISDM Speaker

Eesha Khare, MA

Materials Science and Engineering | Materials Science and Engineering, Program in Polymers and Soft Matter
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Speaking (Panel), Speaking (Presentation), Press Commentary, Co-founding Ventures, Board Seat/Advising, Startup Team Engagement, Academic Collaborations

About Eesha

Eesha is a PhD Candidate in Materials Science and Engineering at MIT in the Program in Polymers and Soft Matter. She works on developing cutting-edge materials with mechanical properties that can be tuned for applications ranging from self-healing, to soft robotics, to preventing materials from failing. At MIT, Eesha has also participated in entrepreneurship activities at the Martin Trust Center with the startup she co-founded, Taxie (taxie.us), working on electrifying the ride share sector. Prior to MIT, Eesha graduated summa cum laude from Harvard University, with an MPhil from the University of Cambridge Trinity College, and worked at an energy startup and at the CA Energy Comission.

STEM Keywords

bio-hybrid materials, energy, environment, polymers, smart materials, soft materials, women in stem

Venture Keywords

building sustainability, climate adaptation, emission reduction, multiscale modeling

Country of Origin

United States

Eesha's Innovation Activities

Recent Venture Activity


Eesha In the News

Young Scientist Award Winner Eesha Khare Interview

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The supercapacitor | Eesha Khare | TEDxCibeles

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How to make your mind dance | Eesha Khare | TEDxTeen

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Eesha Awards

Forbes 30 under 30 in Energy