I am passionate about science & technology, besides being a science nerd, I am a fan of literature, history, poetry, art and movies. I love travelling, meeting new people & learning about different cultures. I have a PhD in Plant Physiology from GB Pant University of Ag & Tech in India. I have spent over last 18 years in various research & management roles developing new genetic engineering technologies & product platforms for Cotton, Rice, Corn & Sugarcane around the world. I believe Vertical farming is the new age technology that would be instrumental in addressing global food security crisis and climate change. I am excited to be part of the IGS crew & continue with my passion to apply new technologies for developing better crops.