Niraj Pandya is a Senior Software Engineer at ACTNext. He earned MS in Computer Science and Chemistry from the University of Iowa. He also holds master’s degree in Analytical Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee (IIT) and BS from the Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, India.

Before joining ACT, he worked at the University of Iowa as full-stack application developer and at Pearson as a software developer, where he worked on TestNav application. His current interest is in personalized learning, data analytics and big data technologies. As a part of BlueLake team within ACTNext, Niraj works on creating scalable, innovative and efficient solutions by leveraging databricks platform and other technologies.

He believes in continuous learning and is looking forward to solve challenging problems in education. Outside of work, he likes to travel and go for road trips with his wife.