A budding rocket scientist and private pilot at Purdue University, Kshitij Mall aka Mall started writing at an age of 14 and participated in Bollywood story hunt contest. He is working on future human mars missions. He is the founder of The Mars Society Purdue Chapter, Purdue SAE Aero, Purdue Moonbuggy Team, and Quasar aerospace club. He has been associated with organizations like NASA, AIAA, Infosys Technologies Ltd, SDIPA and Bansal classes. He is a member of honor societies namely Sigma Gamma Tau and National Residence Hall Honorary. He has rich interest in sports, politics, films, science and adventure. He has keen interest in Japanese language and culture and has immense travel experience all over the world.