Namaste! I'm Arjab Dhakal.
I am a graduate student at New Mexico State University concentrating in engineering psychology.
I am a critical thinker, who is known for open-mindedness, perspicaciousness, and a passion for learning and creating meaningful relationships. I adapt and thrive in fast-changing environments and I value inclusive and accessible inventions that make human lives better.
New Mexico State University, Las Cruse, NM, USA --- M.A. in experimental psychology with a focus in social and engineering psychology.
August 2021 - May 2023
Soka University of America, Aliso Viejo, CA, USA— B.A. in liberal arts.
August 2016 - May 2020
Concentration: Social and Behavioral Sciences, GPA: 3.76.
Universidad de Antonio Nebrija, Madrid, Spain— Study Abroad.
February 2019 - June 2019
Spanish Language and Conversation: High Beginning.
Optimal Performance and Mental Consulting, L.L.C., Web Developer and Designer.
Aliso Viejo, CA, USA| Jan 2020 - May 2020
Developed and designed a WordPress business website for a private consulting company based in Aliso Viejo, California, that focuses on enhancing the performance of young athletes, especially young baseball players.
website link: https://opmconsultings.com/
Soka University of America, President Research Assistant.
Aliso Viejo, CA, USA| June 2019 - August 2020
Conducted literature reviews, created Qualtrics surveys, and designed experiments the explore the effects of visualization, need for cognition, motivation, and group dynamics on self-control strength.
Collaborated with Dr.Seiji Takaku to clean and analyze data using SPSS.
Vision Dolpo, Researcher and Teacher
Dho-Tarap, Dolpo, Nepal| Summer 2018
Conducted interviews, collected surveys, and wrote reports to explore the socio-economic condition of the people of the village, and its impact on student’s learning experience at the school.
Taught mathematics, english, and computer studies to grades 5 to 8 and assisted teachers to implement activity-based classrooms for grades 1 to 8.
Licenses and Certifications
Foundations of UX Design| Google Certificate Specialization| Coursera|April 2021
Joining Data with Pandas| DataCamp |April 2021
Python Data Science Toolbox ( Part 1)| DataCamp |March 2021
Data Manipulation with Pandas|DataCamp |March 2021
Intermediate Python|DataCamp |March 2021
Python 3 Course| Codecademy|September 2020
Skills and Languages
Qualitative and quantitative research
Data analytics with Python, SQL, SPSS
Wix, WordPress, Qualtrics, Amazon Mechanical Turks
Bilingual: Nepali (native), English
Conversational: Hindi, Bhojpuri, Spanish (B1)