Bhagy is a PhD student. She is a member of CREATE lab at the University of Bath and her PhD runs alongside Object Sandbox and Play Sandbox projects at REACT hub. Her research interests are focused on how people interact with various Internet of Things objects and how these objects can be used in feeling the presence of another during long distance relationships. 

She has completed engineering in Information Technology and holds masters in Management of Information Technology from the University of Nottingham. She worked as business analyst in software industry before starting her PhD at the University of Bath.