Ogni Goswami (OH-gnee GAHS-wah-mee) is an Indian American college school student and investment advisor from Fremont, California. He was the president and cofounder of the AHS Rocketry Club, which he founded during his sophomore year at American High School. Goswami graduated from American High School in June 2017 and is currently studying Mechanical Engineering and Business at University of Illinois at Urbana–Champaign.
Goswami's first internship was during Summer 2015 at Professor M. Tomizuka's Mechanical Systems Control Laboratory at University Of California-Berkeley. Here, he worked under two postdoctoral researchers and optimized an existing adaptive electric bicycle project for energy efficiency and user friendliness.
During Summer 2016, Goswami interned at the University of California Santa Cruz's Astronomy Department and, under the guidance of Dr. G. Barro, developed big data algorithms for processing large quantities of astronomical data.
In Spring 2014, a team of Goswami and Varad Nevasekar of American High School placed 3rd in the Webmasters competition at the Technology Student Association's California State Conference. This is a web design competition in which "participants are required to design, build, and launch a website that features the school’s career and technology/engineering program, the TSA chapter, and the chapter’s ability to research and present a given topic pertaining to technology".
During Summer 2014, Goswami was awarded the President's Volunteer Service Award after earning over 400 volunteer service hours throughout the year. The award "volunteers that give hundreds of hours per year helping others".
During Winter 2015, Goswami and his team of Sachin Shah and Nikita Ashok placed 3rd in the Western Region of the United States in the SIFMA Foundation International Stock Market Game. They went on to ultimately win 2nd place internationally at the 2016 International Career Development Conference in Nashville, Tennessee.