Dr. Vineet Kumar is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, LPU, Jalandhar, Punjab, India. Previously he was Assistant Professor at DAV University, Jalandhar, Punjab, India and UGC-Dr DSK postdoctoral fellow (2013-2016) at the Department of Chemistry and Centre for Advanced Studies in Chemistry, Panjab University, Chandigarh, India. He has worked in a different area of biotechnology and nanotechnology in various institutes and universities. His areas of interest are Nano-Biotechnology. He has published many articles in these areas featuring in peer-reviewed journals. He is also serving as an editorial board member and reviewer for international peer-reviewed journals. He has received various awards like senior research fellowship, best poster award and postdoctoral fellowship etc. He has published 2 books for CRC, Taylor & Francis Group.
Praveen Guleria is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology at DAV University, Jalandhar, Punjab, India. She has worked in the areas of Plant Biotechnology, Plant Metabolic Engineering and Plant Stress Biology at CSIR- Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur, H.P. India. Her research interests include plant stress biology, plant small RNA Biology, plant epigenomics and nanotoxicity. She has published several research articles in various peer-reviewed journals. She is also serving as the editorial board member and reviewer for certain international peer-reviewed journals. She has been awarded the SERB-Start-Up Grant by DST, GOI. She has also been awarded the prestigious “Bharat Gaurav Award” in 2016 by the India International Friendship Society, New Delhi. She has also received various awards like CSIR/ICMR Junior Research Fellowship, CSIR- Senior research fellowship, State level merit scholarship awards.
Dr. Shivendu Ranjan is senior research associate, at the University of Johannesburg, Johannesburg, South Africa. His research interests include biomaterials, nanotechnology, nanomedicine, and nanotoxicology. He has been elected as Fellow of several reputed scientific societies e.g. The Linnean Society of London; Indian Chemical Society; Bose Science Society; and Indian Engieering Teachers Association. He is associate editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters and editorial board member of Biotechnology and Biotechnological Equipment.
Dr. Nandita Dasgupta has vast working experience in nanoscience and is working as Assistant Professor at the Department of Biotechnology, Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow, India. She has worked on Mesenchymal stem cell-derived exosomes for the treatment of uveitis. She has successfully engineered micro-vehicles for model drug molecules. Her areas of interest include nanomaterial fabrication and its applications in medicine, food, environment, agriculture and biomedical. She is the associate editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters. She has received several awards and recognitions from different national and international organizations.
Dr. Eric Lichtfouse is an environmental chemist working at the University of Aix-Marseille, France. He has invented carbon-13 dating. He is teaching scientific writing and communication, and has published the book Scientific Writing for Impact Factors. He is founder and Chief Editor of scientific journals and series in environmental chemistry and agriculture. He got the Analytical Chemistry Prize from the French Chemical Society, the Grand Prize of the Universities of Nancy and Metz, and a Journal Citation Award by the Essential Indicators.