Fieldwork Photos

Measuring physical grain losses, Motihari, Bihar (India)

Grain moisture measurement

Hermetic storage bag use in Motihari, Bihar (India)

Field staff training farmers to use hermetic bags, Bhagalpur, Bihar (India)

Samastipur, Bihar (India)

Bhagalpur, Bihar (India)

Prof. Rausch and Prof. Baylis from UIUC visit Bihar Agriculture University (BAU) in Bhagalpur, Bihar (India)

UIUC team meets students and Professors from BAU (Bihar, India)

Conversation with Dr. Jat from Borlaug Institute for South Asia (BISA) in Samastipur, Bihar (India)

UIUC team in conversation with farmers, Samastipur, Bihar (India)

Grain sorting on the field, Samastipur, Bihar (India)

Prof. Baylis with farmers in Samastipur, Bihar (India)

Manual threshing in Samastipur, Bihar (India)

Mechanical threshing in Samastipur, Bihar (India)

Manual threshing in Samastipur, Bihar (India)

UIUC team with BAU students and faculty members, Bhagalpur, Bihar (India)

Postharvest grain losses during storage using jute bags, Bhagalpur, Bihar (India)

Traditional grain storage structures, Samastipur, Bihar (India)

Grain quality losses and insect damage in traditional storage jute bags, Bhagalpur, Bihar (India)

Early morning grain loading and transportation, Samastipur, Bihar (India)

Personal Photos

Tallinn, Estonia

Antalya, Turkey

Grand Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey

Hemant and me, Pamukkale, Turkey

Paris, France

Mehendi ceremony, wedding in India

Valletta, Malta

Gilgamesh and Hemant in Louvre, Paris, France

Paris, France

Outside the Louvre Museum, Paris, France

Valletta, Malta

(For fans of GoT - This was Khaleesi and Khal Drogo's wedding location)

Nacpan beach, El Nido, Palawan, Philippines

Skydiving near Lake Michigan

Parthenon at the Acropolis, Athens, Greece

Buying baubles on my way to the Parthenon, Athens, Greece

City view from the Acropolis, Athens, Greece

View from Piazzale Michelangelo, Florence, Italy

Venice, Italy

(I like Florence more than Venice)

St. Peter's Basilica outside the Vatican, Rome, Italy

Piazza del Campidoglio, Rome, Italy

Hemant and me at the Colosseum, Rome, Italy

Ayutthaya, Thailand

Ayutthaya, Thailand

With Maa and Dad. Dad doesn't pose for photographs.

Krabi, Thailand

Fairy chimneys in Cappadocia, Turkey

The domes of Hagia Sophia and the Blue Mosque in Istanbul, Turkey

Underground city, Cappadocia, Turkey

Cappadocia at night, Turkey

Early morning hot air balloon ride in Cappadocia, Turkey

It was cold up there and my husband tried to take my beanie hat since he couldn't be bothered to bring his own. He always does this. Cappadocia, Turkey

At the Whirling Dervishes Show at HodjaPasha Cultural Center, Istanbul, Turkey

Hagia Sophia, Istanbul, Turkey



Brother. As a kid, he showed no promise. Now he's a fancy corporate lawyer in Toronto. Who knew!

Me at age 3, India

Dad, Maa and me

I've always been melodramatic

My Daadi in Lakhimpur, India. She swung that hand fan all night every night so I could sleep

Dad and me

My favorite teddy bear was a bit creepy

Maa and me, Bahraich, India

Me with my pet rabbit, Bahraich, India

Pet tiger cub