Dirgha Ghimire is a Research Associate Professor at Michigan’s Population Studies Center, Adjunct Professor at the Agriculture and Forestry University in Nepal, and Executive Director at the Institute for Social and Environmental Research – Nepal. Ghimire is a social demographer studying the interplay between socio-political, economic and familial changes, psychological and emotional stress, population mobility and environmental dynamics. His methodological works involves mixed method design and implementation of innovative context-specific measures and measurement tools using mobile communication technology for the study of family change, related social processes and outcomes, and geophysical processes. He has more than 20 years of experience in the creation, management, and dissemination of data resources to the scientific community. Ghimire also regularly teaches an international seminar on Survey Data Analysis in Nepal.