Gaurav Bharaj is a fourth year PhD student in Computer Science at Harvard University. Earlier, he graduated from University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia with a Master's in Computer Science. At Harvard, he is recipient of the Fellowship for Indian Students (Govt. of India) and he was a teaching-fellow for the visualization course, and guided student projects. Gaurav has worked as a Research Engineer at Max-Plank Institute for Informatik, Germany, where besides research he was also the vision lab coordinator. He was also a research intern at Disney Research, Adobe Creative Technologies Lab, and the Computational Fabrication Group at MIT. He is pursuing research in computational design and computer graphics. Particularly, by bringing together ideas from the fields of computer graphics, applied physics, and mathematical optimization, his focus is to model and create tools for fabrication-ready, functional objects according to user specifications, thus bridging the multi-disciplinary domain gaps.