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Our Team

Niharika Karnik

Co-Founder, Program Director – Computer Science:

Niharika Karnik, co-founder of New Edge Science Academy is a Computer Science- Software Engineering major at Case Western Reserve University, Ohio. She is instrumental in designing engineering, coding and programming courses for New Edge Science Academy (Elementary, Middle school students). Being born and raised in Arizona, she is very well versed with our education system at elementary, middle school and high school level and brings her knowledge and experience to bring value based enrichment programs to our students.

Niharika Karnik is a program director for all the coding (elementary, intermediate and advanced) programming languages. Students learn various languages: Scratch, Python and Java based on their experience and interest level. All programs designed are application based and students end up designing games using the language learnt.

Tapan Ganpule

Program Director Math, SAT/PSAT Math

Tapan Ganpule, is the Program Director for Mathematics and Physics (AP Calculus AB and BC exam prep, Ap Physics Prep, SAT Math and ACT Math). He has a Masters in Electronic Engineering from Ohio State University and a Bachelors in Computer science Engineering. He is a Manager at INTEL Corp.

Tapan Ganpule is a program director for all the coding (elementary, intermediate and advanced) programming languages. Students learn various languages: Scratch, Python and Java based on their experience and interest level. All programs designed are application based and students end up designing games using the language learnt.

Tamara Soelberg

Program Director English. SAT/PSAT English

Tamara Soelberg is the program director for SAT Eng and ACT Eng. She is an experienced educator with 17 yrs of experience teaching high school students AP Language and AP Literature. She also works as a lecturer at Park University teaching advanced English.