Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Festival of Lights

Happy Diwali!

Diwali Lights 1
Diwali Lights 2
Diwali Lights 3

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Sunday, October 12, 2014

Delhi, The Taj, and Rajasthan

I've moved to Delhi as part of the International Innovation Corps, a yearlong fellowship that places American and Indian young professionals into Indian public sector institutions to work on scalable solutions to social problems. I'm working with Central Electronics Limited, a state-owned solar manufacturer and the first domestic manufacturer of solar cells and module in India. My team is focusing on building a rural electrification program with an emphasis on smart solar microgrids. I've been here Since mid-July, but between finding an apartment, getting over the culture shock, and settling in at work I haven't had time to post photos. The photos below are from around Delhi, a visit to the Taj Mahal, and a field visit to Rajasthan I made for my work. I have at least three blog posts worth of photos in the pipeline, so keep your eye out for more photos coming soon!


Rickshaws
Cycle rickshaws in East Delhi


The Taj
An obligatory photo of the Taj Mahal


Downpour at the Taj
Tourist take cover during a heavy rain at the Taj.


India's Electricity Challenge
An unelectrified home within sight of a high-voltage transmission line in Purkhawas, Rajasthan. The high cost of connecting smaller villages to the grid has left many homes in the area without electricity.


Kitchen Portrait
A women from Purkhawas, Rajasthan crouches next to her stove.


Herder Boys
Goat herders in rural Purkhawas, Rajasthan pose for a portrait.


Jodpur Blue
The Jodpur old city seen from above.


Old Hundred Names
Men from a small village in Purkhawas, Rajasthan sit on a mat while being interviewed by my team members.


Bus Station Blue
The long-distance bus station in Jaipur, Rajasthan at 5am. We stopped here to to catch a painfully early connection back to Delhi.


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Monday, September 8, 2014

Not Just Gothic: The Glassy Side of the University of Chicago Campus

The University of Chicago is known for its ivy-lined buildings and gothic architecture, but next to the University's iconic quads lies an expanse of glassy modern buildings. From the University of Chicago hospital to Manuseto library, the newly-developed areas surrounding the quads stand in stark contrast to the center of campus. These photos portray the lesser-seen side of the University of Chicago campus, where glass and steel replace ivy and gargoyles. Enjoy!

UCMC Pano

DCAM
UCMC
UCMC Blur
Blue Gate
Center for Care and Discovery
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