Profile Shreyas Balaji

“It does not do well to dwell on dreams and forget to live.” —J.K. Rowling


I currently study Math with Computer Science (18C) at MIT. This semester, I’m taking Complex Analysis (18.112), Quantum Mechanics II (8.05), Advanced Algorithms (G) (6.854), Machine Learning (G) (6.867), and Reading Fiction (21L.003). My favorite four classes I’ve completed at MIT so far are Intro Communication Networks (6.02), (Abstract) Algebra I (18.701), Algebraic Combinatorics (18.212), and Inference and Information (6.437).

Favorite Books

  • Kingkiller Chronicles (Patric Rothfuss)
  • The Hungry Tide (Amitav Ghosh)
  • The Dagger and the Coin (Daniel Abraham)
  • All the Light We Cannot See (Anthony Doerre)

Favorite Movies

  • Lord of the Rings
  • 3 Idiots
  • The Prestige
  • Thor: Ragnarok