Richa Bansal
Richa Bansal
Mechanical Engineer, Schlumberger

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I was born and raised in Jaipur, the beautiful pink city of India. I did my Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from IIT, Delhi in India where I played 4 years of varsity basketball and spent a semester in France for study abroad, learning French and traveling Europe. I have a Masters in Mechanical Engineering from Purdue University, where I was also a Teaching Assistant for the Innovation and Entrepreneurship course. During my second year, I did an internship at Schlumberger, Houston. They liked me and sent me to Malaysia to work as a Completions Field Engineer. After 2 years working on offshore rigs, I came back to Houston where I currently work as an Engineer for Intelligent Completions Systems. At the same time, I am also pursuing my Weekend MBA from Rice Jones Graduate School of Business. In my free time, I love travelling, photography, playing tennis, reading and occasionally cooking!

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  • Daisy, Pasco asked Richa Bansal, Schlumberger

    Added Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11:29 AM

    Hello! My name is Daisy Quiroga and I just graduated from a STEM High School in Washington State! I am not very good at all, but I have all the other qualities that engineers have. I enjoy physics, I am a self driven student, I enjoy solving problems, doing research, etc. I will be attending college this fall and want to major in mechanical engineering. Do you have any advice on what I should do to succeed? I get discouraged at times.
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    Jamie Krakover, The Boeing Company
    Answered Friday, July 31, 2015 at 11:29 AM
    First it sounds like you have the right attitude and have a great work ethic and a good drive. But it's also important to know we can't excel at everything. There are a lot of engineers that would say they aren't good at math. Like anything we ...
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  • Benjamin, Thimphu, Bhutan asked Richa Bansal, Schlumberger

    Added Friday, July 31, 2015 at 3:15 AM

    What would be your suggestion to me as I am thinking to send my younger sister for mechanical engineering in sharda university, new delhi?
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  • Seohyun, Peach Tree City asked Richa Bansal, Schlumberger

    Added Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 5:36 PM

    Why do you want to be a engineer?
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    Richa Bansal, Schlumberger
    Answered Wednesday, July 22, 2015 at 5:36 PM
    When I was young, my main reason for pursuing Engineering was that I enjoyed hands-on work. As a kid, I liked to play with legos, re-break and make stuff, help my grand father in the yard and learn about how stuff works. I therefore decided to pursue an ...
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