Suchandrima is a DPhil student at Mansfield College. She has a bachelors degree from National University of Singapore, focusing on electrical engineering. After working on product engineering at AMD for 1 year she went on to do a masters degree at ETH Zurich. Before coming to Oxford she spent 1 year as a research associate in Singapore. Her project uses new synchrotron X-Ray diffraction techniques along with atomistic simulations and electron microscopy to study the changes in material properties due to irradiation damage, with the aim of developing tungsten armour components for future fusion reactors.