Abhijit Bandyopadhyay is presently working as an Assistant Professor-Grade III in the Department of Polymer Science and Technology, University of Calcutta. He did his B.Sc. (Chem. Hons.) from University of Calcutta securing 1st class in the year 1997 followed by B.Tech and M.Tech in Polymer Science and Technology from University of Calcutta in the year 2000 and 2002 respectively, with 1st class and subsequently completed Ph.D. in the year 2005 in Polymer Nanocomposites from Rubber Technology Centre, IIT Kharagpur. Dr. Bandyopadhyay has published 75 papers in high impact international journals, 3 book chapters and 2 books and have filed two Indian patents so far. He is the fellow of the International Congress for Environmental Research since 2010. He is the Editorial Board Member of two international Journals. He has 9 years of teaching and research experience. He has been awarded with Young Scientist Award by Materials Research Society of India, Kolkata Chapter in 2005 and Career Award for Young Teachers by All India Council for Technical Education, Govt. of India in 2010.