Well, today is our last day in India; tonight we fly to Australia for the next leg of our journey.
I am sad to be leaving, and will surely miss many wonderful things about life here. Number one, the food! Second, the people, who I have found to be almost universally friendly, warm, and welcoming. Third, the weather, which in Bangalore at least is usually very nice. Finally, the chance to travel and learn about a incredibly beautiful country with diverse and deeply interesting cultures. I surely hope to come back sometime soon.
I am grateful to many people. To the staff at Fulbright offices in Delhi and Chennai, and the team at CIES, who helped with all the details of getting us here and helping us get established. To Prof. Anurag Kumar and Chandrika Sridhar, who helped in so many ways to ease my transition into IISc and to help us set up household here. To Vittal Kini, Kumar Ranganathan, Satish Rath, Amit Baxi, and Sasi Avancha at Intel, who enabled me to collaborate on a great project. And last but not least, to my family, who have made this year a fun exploration of life.
Below, I am with Prof. Anurag Kumar, right, who was my host during my stay at IISc, and Shrirang Mare, a project assistant we hired to work with us on a research project. I really enjoyed working with them both!
I’ve posted a few final photos from IISc/Bangalore.
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