Ajit moved to the Triangle area in 2004, after living in Asheville, NC area for 23 years working in the Pulp & Paper industry. Ajit is an organic chemist by profession and currently is an Associate Professor of chemistry at Wake Technical Community College, enjoying teaching, administration, research, and consulting. Ajit and his wife Darshana have volunteered for HumSub Cary Diwali for the past two years helping with the exhibition, and activities. Ajit has a great passion for teaching Indian culture, history, and geography. He lives in Cary with wife Darshana and sons Nilesh and Ravi, enjoying, exercise, reading, travel, yoga, and culture.