Professor Ganguli is currently professor of chemistry (HAG) at IIT Delhi and is also the founding Director of Institute of Nano Science and Technology in Mohali (Jan 2013- Jan 2018). Prof. Ganguli obtained his Ph.D. degree from the Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit (SSCU) of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore in 1990 in the area of Thallium based high temperature superconductors for which he got the Sudborough Medal of Indian Institute of Science. His areas of interest are in the design of nanostructured materials for applications in water purification, solar energy conversion and microfluidic devices and also high temperature superconductivity. He has published over 250 papers and has filed five patents. He is a recipient of the National Award of Nano Science and Nanotechnology given by DST, Government of India, the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) medal, Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) Medal, the C.N.R. Rao-CRSI National award, Chemical Excellence Award by Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists and the Prof. C.N.R. Rao Bangalore India Nano award given by Karnataka Govt. He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London, Indian Academy of Sciences, the National Academy of Sciences, India and the Asia–Pacific Association of Materials. He is currently an Associate Editor of Bulletin of Material Science and has been Member, Editorial Board, Ind. J. Chem. A and J. Chem. Sci.