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cis editor Editor(s) ebm Editorial Board Member(s) associate-ebm-pic Associate Editorial Board Member(s) Honorary Senior Advisors cis_ebm_imran-ali_001 Ali Imran Department of Chemistry Jamia Millia Islamia (Central University) New Delhi India

Prof. Imran Ali, PhD; C Chem; FRSC, London (UK); Brand Ambassador of Bentham Science Publisher; is working as Professor at the Department of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia Central University, New Delhi, India. He has a high scientific profile and an excellent international reputation. His primary research goals are multidisciplinary in nature with the main emphasis on the simple and chiral separation of drugs, pharmaceuticals and xenobiotics in biological and environmental samples using chromatography and capillary electrophoresis. He is also working on the development of chiral and anticancer drugs. Additionally, his interest is also in water treatment by nanomaterials using adsorption and photodegradation techniques. He has papers in high impact factors Journals like Nature Protocol, Chemical Reviews (Impact factor 52) etc. He has a high citation of about 25,000 with 75 as h-index and 240 as i10-index.

cis_ebm_pawan-k_001 Sharma Pawan K. Department of Chemistry Kurukshetra University Kurukshetra India

Pawan K. Sharma is a well-known Indian Chemist and presently a Professor at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. After working as a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Iowa, USA from 1998 to 2000, he worked as Research Associate Professor from 2003 to 2005 at the Nucleic Acid Center, University of Southern Denmark (SDU), Denmark. Afterwards, he has been a regular Visiting Researcher to SDU every summer from 2007 to 2016. His research interests and specialization include the chemical biology of nucleic acids (especially double headed nucleotides), small molecules based targeting of isoform selective carbonic anhydrases for anticancer evaluation, and apoptosis induction. His interest in atmospheric sciences secured him a berth amongst the chosen few to visit Antarctica as a Member Scientist in an Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica. His other interests lie in popularization of science and mentoring young minds as budding scientists. He is a member of many national and international scientific communities. Dr. Sharma has been bestowed with several prestigious awards and prizes for his academic achievements including Fulbright-Nehru International Education Administrators Award by United States-India Educational Foundation, Srinivasa Ramanujan Birth Centenary Gold Medal by Indian Science Congress Association, Bronze Medal by Chemical Research Society of India, Platinum Jubilee Lecture Award and Professor D.P. Chakraborty 60th Birth Anniversary Commemoration Award by Indian Chemical Society.

Agricultural Science as agriculture-science Editors Banik Pabitra Agricultural and Ecological Research Unit Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata India banikpabitra@gmail.com Section Editor(s) cis_ebm_gahlaut-sa_001 Gahlaut Vijay Biotechnology Division CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology New Delhi India 0000-0003-4381-3573 55621758100

Vijay Gahlaut, M.Sc., Ph.D., N.E.T (CSIR-UGC), is working as DST INSPIRE Faculty, in CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, India. With 11 years of research and teaching experience in areas of Crop Biotechnology and Genomics, he has identified several genomic regions and candidate genes on wheat chromosomes that were involved in water and heat stress tolerance. He has published more than 30 international research papers in reputed journals and several book chapters. He is serving as Editor in nearly 5 scientific journals. His Google scholar h-index is 16 and i10-index is 20.

Crop Biotechnology zone4vijay@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Kaushik-ab_001 Phytochemistry Kaushik Nutan Amity Food & Agriculture Foundation Amity University Noida India

Dr. Nutan Kaushik is a professional with extensive experience of over 25 years in R&D and over 16 years in PG teaching in the field of biotechnology, plant protection, natural products, analytical chemistry and agriculture policy. As head of R & D research group she has been involved in project development and management, laboratory management, supervision and teaching of post graduate, Ph. D. students and researchers, training of other researchers, publication and grant writing. Dr. Kaushik has directed crossfunctional & research teams using interactive & motivational leadership; acknowledged for coaching, guiding & mentoring team members to achieve resource wise productivity & optimization. Has leveraged skills in analyzing collected information, comparing several types of research data and engaging in safe research activities; specializes in agro-industrial research, having worked on development of biopesticides and on methods for monitoring environmental pollution. She encourages researchers to develop skills, knowledge and experience in aspects of research management such as budget & project management, teaching, publication & conference attendance, outreach activities, and membership of committees.

cis_ebm_Sachin-k-ab_001 Genetic Mapping Kumar Sachin Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding Chaudhary Charan Singh University Meerut India

Dr. Sachin Kumar is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut (UP) India. Dr. Kumar obtained his Ph.D. degree in Genetics and Plant Breeding with specialization in Molecular Biology and Crop Biotechnology from Department of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Chaudhary Charan Singh University, Meerut in 2012. He was awarded with the highly prestigious "Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC) Visiting Fellowships" at Semiarid Prairie Agricultural Research Centre, Agriculture and Agri-food Canada (AAFC), Swift Current, Saskatchewan, Canada. Dr. Kumar has published over 30 research articles in highly reputed peer reviewed Journals e.g., BMC Genomics, TAG, Euphytica, PLoS One, Field Crop Res, Mol. Breed., TGG, etc. His research area covers Plant Genomics and Molecular Breeding in cereal crops particularly wheat.

cis_ebm_Shiv-Prasad-ab_001 Environmental Pollution Prasad Shiv Division of Environmental Science ICAR - Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi India

Dr. Shiv Prasad has received his Ph.D. degree in Environmental Science from ICAR- Indian Agricultural Research Institute, New Delhi, India. He is currently working as Principal Scientist (ARS) and has 21 years of experience in teaching and research at PG school ICAR-IARI, New Delhi. He has made significant contributions in research related to monitoring, assessment of greenhouse gas emissions and mitigation from agriculture, impact assessment studies, use of lignocellulosic biomass and screening of efficient microbial strains for biofuels production, heavy metals assessment and pollution monitoring in urban agriculture. He has published more than 105 research papers, 35 book chapters, authored 4 books (3 in English and one in Indian languages Hindi) and 1 analytical lab manual. His research papers have been cited more than 4186 times in the international literature with H-index 22 and i-index 42. He is also the recipient of Dr. Rajendra Prasad Award - 2014 (ICAR) for the best technical book (NRM and Engineering) in Agriculture in allied Sciences and also recipient of RCR-30 International Award of Elsevier (2018).

cis_ebm_Kaushik-ab_001 Biotechnology Sharma Pradeep Division of Crop Improvement ICAR-Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research Karnal India

Dr. Sharma is currently working as Principal Scientist (Biotechnology), Division of Crop Improvement, ICAR- Indian Institute of Wheat and Barley Research, Karnal, India and also teaching faculty at CCS Haryana Agriculture University, Hisar. He directs a research group studying the role of sRNAs and epigenetics for biotic and abiotic stresses, Bioinformatics and NGS based marker discovery in wheat. He teaches courses in Molecular Biology and computational Biology to graduate students. Dr. Sharma has published more than 128 national and international research papers, 25 invited chapters, and 10 scientific review articles; and edited 11 books on Biotic and Abiotic stresses including RNAi technology. He has guided five students for Ph.D. in Biotechnology & Bioinformatrics and has been a mentor for postdoctoral fellowships and DST-Scientist. Dr. Sharma was conferred the Young Scientists Award of the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences and the Pran Vohra Award of the Indian Science Congress Association, Fellow of National Academy of Biological Sciences, Fellow of Indian Virological Society, and Fellow Society for Advancement of Wheat and Barley Research. He has worked at and visited many pioneering laboratories of the USA, the UK, Japan, France, China, the Netherlands, Indonesia, Turkey, and Israel.

cis_ebm_Jagadish-Chandra_001 Soil science Tarafdar Jagadish Chandra ICAR - Central Arid Zone Research Institute Jodhpur India

Dr. J. C. Tarafdar did his M. Sc. and Ph. D. degrees in Soil Science and Agricultural Chemistry from Indian Agricultural Research Institute and Post Doctorate from Institute of Agricultural Chemistry, Goettingen, Germany. He is the first one who successfully developed biosynthesized nano nutrients and nano induced polysaccharide powder for agricultural use. He has developed many new techniques which are now used in Soil Biology. Dr. Tarafdar has published 373 research articles in national and international journals. He has four patents and 73 new organisms to his credit. Dr. Tarafdar received many awards most notable are Sukumar Basu Memorial Award, IMPHOS-FAI Award, Prof. S.K. Mukherjee Memorial Award, Dr. N. S. Randhawa Memorial Award, ISSS Platinum Jubilee Commemoration Award etc. Dr. Tarafdar is a Fellow of the most prestigious Alexander von Humbolch i Germany and D, Germany. He is also a member of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, Indian Society of Soil Science, Indian Society of Salinity Research Scientists and Society of fertilizer and Environment. He has to his credit >8600 citations and 44 H-index. Dr. Tarafdar has been placed amongst the top 2 Scientists, across all sciences in the world, by Stanford University, USA.

Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Tripathi-Gayatri-be_003 Tripathi Gayatri Aquatic Animal Health Management Division ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education Mumbai India

Dr. Gayatri Tripathi is a recognized researcher in the field of fish disease diagnosis and health management. Currently, she is working as a Principal Scientist, Division of Aquatic Animal and Health Management at ICAR- Central Institute of Fisheries Education, Mumbai. She is holding memberships of highly acclaimed professional societies and effectively working as an editor and reviewers for reputed journals. She has completed 3 projects as PI and 10 projects as Co-PI. She has led technical presentations at different scientific forums and the assessment of project applications and reports. She has an enviable track record of scientific achievements through scientific publications as well as researching and implementing new scientific concepts and procedures. Dr. Tripathi has the competencies to independently design projects and experiments and is known for superior written and verbal communication, documentation skills along with the ability to effectively work in interdisciplinary teams. She has been awarded the Best Scientist and Best Extension Scientist Award by the Institute for her excellent performance. She has guided several Ph.D. and M.F.Sc. students. She has published more than 50 research papers in both national and international peer reviewed journals, 15 popular and review articles, 41 manual chapters, 4 technical bulletins and 3 book chapters. Her total citations are 1450, h-index-19 and i10-index-29.

cis_ebm_Sharma_003 Sharma Arun D. Department of Biotechnology Lyallpur Khalsa College Jalandhar Punjab 0000-0003-4193-0514

Dr. Arun Dev Sharma has 17 yrs of rich experience in teaching and research. He has published about 80 papers in national and international journals. He has supervised more than 40 students at PG level and 1 student at PhD level. He is also the coordinator of DST govt. of India INSPIRE and unnat bharat abiyan programmes. He received about 5 research projects from UGC, DBT and DST govtf India. Dr. Sharma received the best teacher award from the Punjab academy of sciences. In addition, he has presented his findings in various countries like the USA, Italy, China and Poland. He has conducted various conferences and workshops at national and state level and has received grants from DBT, DST and UGC Govt of India. At present, he is working in the area of phytochemistry. During his research, 3 herbal products have been launched, including eucalyptus oil, lemongrass powder and herbal pesticide. At present, he is actively working on the role of eucalyptus oil on covid-19 and black fungus diseases in India. Under DST-SEED govt of India programme, and kind support from Principal Dr. GS Samra, he has trained many people across Jalandhar on the extraction of essential oils and their use from underutilized crops for the upliftment of scocio-economic conditions of citizens in Jalandhar district.

arundevsharma47@gmail.com
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Vasudev-Meena-ab_001 Meena Vasudev Crop Production Unit ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research Bharatpur India

Dr. Meena is working as Senior Scientist at ICAR-Directorate of Rapeseed-Mustard Research, Bharatpur (Rajasthan), India. He has more than 12 years of research experience and published more than 30 research articles in well reputed National and International peer reviewed journals apart from other publications like books, book chapters, popular and technical articles etc. He has been awarded the Young Scientist Award and Scientist of the Year Award, holding post of Associate Editor and Editorial Board Member of many International journals, acting as reviewer for highly reputed National and International journals. His major fields of research work are crop management (specialized in weed management), nutrient management, soil water pollution, wastewater reuse, heavy metal remediation etc.

cis_ebm_alam-afroz_001 Alam Afroz Department of Bioscience and Biotechnology Banasthali Vidyapith Vanasthali India

Afroz Alam has been involved in teaching and research since the year 2000 in various areas of Plant Science, especially, Bryology and stress plant physiology. He has completed his Ph.D. in Botany from the University of Lucknow, U.P. (India) in 2006, and qualified for the National Eligibility Test in 2004. Since 2010, he has been working as Associate Professor in the Department of Bioscience & Biotechnology, Banasthali Vidyapith (India). He has extensive publications in reputed journals to his credit. He has authored 12 books and guided 10 students for their doctoral degree. He is an active member of various botanical associations and Fellow of CMS (India).

0000-0001-8575-4677 15021858400 aafroj@banasthali.in
cis_ebm_alam-afroz_001 Deep Kaur Chanchal Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Bhilai India

Prof. Chanchal Deep Kaur is one of the eminent known Pharmacist and she is currently working as a Professor and Principal at the Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Raipur, Chhattisgarh affiliated to Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekananda Technical University, Bhilai, C.G. She has done D.Pharm, B.Pharm, M.Pharm, PhD and MBA. Her key areas of interest include Targeting approaches, NDDS for plant actives, skin cancer, ovarian cancer and lymphatic disorders.

cis_ebm_Khanna_Kanika_001 Khanna Kanika Department of Microbiology D.A.V University Jalandhar India

Dr. Kanika Khanna has been involved in research and teaching since 2015 in different areas of Plant Sciences, specifically Plant Stress Physiology, Plant-Microbe Interactions, Plant-Nematode Interactions, Abiotic/Biotic stresses, Heavy metal toxicity and Plant Growth and Development. She completed her Ph.D in Life Sciences (Botany), from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India in 2019 and qualified for ICAR-NET-2016 and GATE-2017. She is currently working in D.A.V University, Jalandhar, in the Department of Microbiology. She has extensive publications in reputed journals and authored nearly 40 book chapters and 27 research articles and reviews and many are under the process of publication. She has also been awarded many prestigious awards, Young Scholar Award (2019), Excellence Award (2020), Best Women Young Scientist Award (2021) and Appreciation Awards by M.P of Canada (2019). She has also presented her research work in many International and National Conferences and won Best Presenter Awards. Her Google Scholar Citations are 870 with an h-index of 15 and i-10 index 18. She has been reviewer and editorial member in many well-reputed journals of Elsevier, Springer, Willey, Frontiers and Taylor and Francis group.

0000-0002-3926-5191 57199654268 kanika.27590@gmail.com
cis_ebm_singh-prashant_001 Singh Prashant Kumar Department of Biotechnology Mizoram University (A Central University) Pacchunga University College campus Aizawl India

Dr Prashant Kumar Singh central research area focuses on plant and cyanobacterial stress and developmental biology covering the omics approach for decoding and targeting the signalling, regulatory and metabolic networks (including epigenetic modifications). He has published ~75 articles and four books. Dr Singh also has exposure to various national and international institutes. Dr Singh has also been awarded the Young Scientist Award, UGC, New Delhi Start-up research grant, ICMR-Seed grant, a lifetime member of various scientific societies, and a reviewer of multiple peer-reviewed journals.

0000-0002-2128-1548 57275979600 prashantbotbhu@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Kumar-as_001 Kumar Ashwani ICAR – Central Soil Salinity Research Institute Karnal India 0000-0002-8806-111X 55716719500

Dr. Ashwani Kumar is a Plant Physiologist and working on various aspects of Crop Improvement for salt affected areas. He is a PhD student in Moroney Lab, Dept. Of Biological Sciences, Louisiana State University. He made significant contributions for studying the physiological and biochemical mechanisms of different crop plants in varying environments of salinity or drought. The identified salt tolerance mechanism of halophytes is a milestone in identification of their survival and tolerance mechanism along with phytoremediation property. In addition, he has been associated in the research crops namely, rice, wheat, chickpea, garden pea, okra, tomato, Ber, Beal, Peach, Guava, Sapota etc for their response under abiotic stresses and their output is being utilized for breeding of climate smart crop varieties and fruit trees. He has Google Scholar Citation of 545 with an h-index of 12. Dr. Ashwani has more than 35 peer-reviewed research papers, 10 book chapters, 15 popular articles, 4 technical bulletins and 9 training manuals, success stories etc along with his teaching experience of more than 8 years.

ashwanisharma107@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Thomas-ab_001 Byju Thomas Asha Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Pune India

Dr. Asha B. Thomas is the Research and Development Coordinator, HOD and Professor, Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Dr. D. Y. Patil Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Pune, MS, India. She has 22 years of teaching experience in various capacities. She has also 18 years of experience in research and is actively involved in guiding undergraduate, post graduate and doctoral students in Savitribai Phule Pune University on various research projects. Her areas of expertise include analytical/bioanalytical method development and validation, drug design and synthesis, herb-drug interaction studies and Phytopharmaceutical product development. Dr. Thomas has authored more than 69 manuscripts, published 02 patents with IPO and has been listed in the AD Scientific Index 2021 under World Scientist and University Ranking 2021. She had received the Vishwakarma Awards, AICTE, India; Dr. P. D. Sethi Annual Award 2013, 2015 and 2016 Certificate of Merit for her research contributions.

Material Science mats material-sceince Editors cis_eic_Pathania_001 Pathania Deepak Department of Environmental Sciences Central University of Jammu Jammu India

Deepak Pathania is Professor Cum Head Cum Dean of the Central University of Jammu, Jammu and Kashmir, India. Presently, he is also serving as founder President of Him Science Congress Association, Himachal Pradesh, India. He is also working as conveners of different committees and a member of different professional scientific societies. He is a member of Academic Council and Board of Studies of different Universities and also served as President of Jammu Central University Shikshak Sangh affiliated to Akhil Bhartiya Rashtriya Shaikshik Mahasangh. He joined as Assistant Professor and Head of the Department of Applied Sciences at the Institute of Engineering and Technology, Phagwara, Punjab in 2005. He has guided 15 Ph.D and 14 M.Phil and 37 M.Sc research projects for their respective degrees. He had about 147 publications in reputed Journals and 140 publications in conferences to his credit has published 18 book chapters. Dr. Pathania has filled ten national patents. His research h-index is 41 and i10-index is 80. He. His area of research includes polymer based composites, nanocomposite ion exchangers, fiber reinforced composite, environmental chemistry, metal sensors, photocatalysis degradation of organic and inorganic pollutants etc.

6602592687 http://www.cujammu.ac.in//5000_media/Biodata-CUJ-Final.pdf dpathania74@gmail.com
Section Editor(s) cis_ebm_Anoop-K-ab_001 Liquid crystals Srivastava Anoop K. Department of Applied Science and Humanities Institute of Engineering and Technology Dr. Ram Manohar Lohia Avadh University Faizabad India

Dr. Anoop K. Srivastava is Associate Professor in the Department of Applied Science, Dr. Rammanohar Lohia Avadh University. Currently, he is also serving as a Head of the Department. He received Ph.D. in Physics from University of Allahabad in 2005. From Aug. 2006 to Sep. 2009, He worked as a Postdoctoral researcher at Chonbuk National University, South Korea. He received the Young Scientist Award from the Department of Science & Technology, Government of India. His research involves TFT-LCD evaluation and analysis technology, flexible display, transflective & E-Paper research and dielectric/electrical/optical characterizations of various type of materials

cis_ebm_Maidur-shiv-be_001 Maidur Shivaraj Department of Physics HKBK College of Engineering Bengaluru India

Dr. Shivaraj Maidur completed Ph.D. from Visvesvaraya Technological University (VTU) Belagavi, India. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, HKBK College of Engineering, Bengaluru (Affiliated to VTU). His core research areas are Materials Science, Nonlinear optics and DFT. Till date, he has published 42 research articles in SCI-indexed international journals and several conference proceedings. He is a Reviewer for Elsevier, Springer, and T&F journals. He has received ~900 citations, 24 - i10 index and 18 - h-index.

cis_ebm_Sharma-sa_001 Sharma Sanjeev K. Department of Physics Biomaterials and Sensor Laboratory CCS University, Meerut India 0000-0002-5049-9503

He has granted one patent and filed 3 more patents. He received the best professor award in the field of Nanotechnology, South Korea (2012). He is a reviewer of 52 international journals. He delivered 22 invited talks at the National/International platforms. Dr. Sanjeev Kumar Sharma is currently working at the position of Associate Professor in the Department of Physics, CCS University, Meerut, India. He worked in the Department of Semiconductor Science, Dongguk University-Seoul, South Korea at a position of Assistant/Research Professor from 2012 to 2018. After completing Ph.D. from Department of Electronics, University of Delhi in 2005, he joined as a postdoctoral fellow under Brain Korea -21 program in Chonnam National University, South Korea (2006-2008). His areas of interests are synthesis of nanostructured materials (Nanorods/ Nanowires/ nanodumbell/ nanobolts/ nanoflowers/ nanospheres/ nanosponges/ thin films), Li-ion Batteries; Chemo-/Bio-sensors; Semiconductor Devices (Diodes, Memory, nanogenerators, LEDs, Antenna, Gunn diode); Thermally Grown Oxides (TGOs). He has authored/co-authored more than 118 research papers in various international national journals (SCI/SCIE)/proceedings. He has a permanent membership of 3 professional/Academic Bodies/Societies.

Nanomaterials sksharma18@ccsuniversity.ac.in
cis_ebm_Pazhanivel-ae_001 Devendran Pazhanivel Department of Physics International research Centre Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Krishnankoil India 0000-0002-9997-1389 55750057100

Dr. P. Devendran is presently working as Assistant Professor in the department of physics at Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Krishnankoil-626126, India. He completed his bachelor and master degrees in Physics Specialization in electronics science at Bharathidasan University Trichy in the years 2007 and 2009. He received his doctoral (PhD) degree in Physics from the University of Madras in 2016 in the field of nanomaterials for environmental applications. From Oct-2015 to July-2017, he completed his post doctoral research experience in Kalasalingam Deemed University in the field of Nanomaterials for energy storage applications. He has more than 43 publications in different reputed (SCI) journals. Moreover, he has published 2 book chapters and more than 25 articles in conference proceedings. He is currently involved in discovering low cost, compactable and solid state electrolytes for high end energy storage devices with environment safety.

Energy Storage Devices pdevavenmani@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Swaminathan_mee_001 Swaminathan Meenakshisundaram Nanomaterials Laboratory Department of chemistry Kalasalingam Academy of research and Education Krishnankoil India

Dr.M.Swaminathan, is currently a visiting Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Kalasalingam Academy of Research and Education, Tamilnadu. He received his M.Sc degree from Annamalai University and Ph.D from Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur. He has 40 years of teaching and research experience. His active research interests include fabrication of solar active photocatalysts, biodegradation, environmental remediation and spectrofluorimetry. He guided 20 Ph.Ds and published 257 papers and several book chapters. His research citations in Scopus are around 8700 with h index of 49 and Google scholar citations- 14000, i10 index -197. He is ranked in the World Ranking of top 2% Scientist (2020) published by Stanford University. He is a Fellow of Royal Society of chemistry and received Tamilnadu Scientist award (TANSA) in 2008, CRSI bronze medal award,2012, silver medal award in 2005 from ISCAS, Jammu. He served as the lead guest editor and editor for three special issues of "International journal of photoenergy".

Functional Materials madhuriw12@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Madhuri_001 Wuppulluri Madhuri Centre for Functional Materials Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore India

Dr. Madhuri W is presently working as Associate Professor in the faculty of Physics, Centre for Functional Materials, Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, TN, India. She is a seasoned researcher in the field of Materials Science since 2003. She has worked in the field of ceramics and its composites for the past two decades for various functional applications in electronic industry, electromagnetic interference shielding, energy storage and harvesting, solid electrolytes etc. She has specialized in hybrid microwave assisted electro-ceramic synthesis. She has authored and published more than 70 articles in peer reviewed international journals, and two book chapters. She has guided students for their doctoral thesis and masters’ thesis.

0000-0002-1650-9931 35956357300 Functional Materials madhuriw12@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Bhattacharjee_001 Bhattacharjee Ashis Department of Physics Visva-Bharati University Santiniketan India

Prof. Ashis Bhattacharjee is a Professor of Physics at Visva-Bharati University, India. He obtained B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from North Bengal University, India. He carried out research works at IACS, Kolkata for Ph.D. in Science degree. He received various post-doctoral research fellowships abroad (JSPS-BRIDGE Fellow, JSPS Fellow, Center of Excellence Researcher, Science and Technology Agency Fellow of Japan, Research Associate of University of Mainz, Germany). He was a visiting professor at Hahn-Meitner-Institute (Berlin), Osaka University (Japan) and Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics (Kolkata). His research interests are in the field of experimental condensed matter physics (e.g., molecular magnetism, spin transition, Mössbauer spectroscopy, calorimetry, nanomaterials).

0000-0002-0180-409X 26431769600 https://vidwan.inflibnet.ac.in/profile/48854 Molecular Magnetism ashis.bhattacharjee@visva-bharati.ac.in
cis_ebm_Das_001 Das Tushar Kanti Rubber Technology Center Indian Institute of Technology (I.I.T.) Kharagpur India

Dr. Tushar Kanti Das completed his B. Sc. degree in Chemistry (Hons.) from Narasinha Dutt College, under the University of Calcutta in 2011. Then, he received his B.Tech. degree in Polymer Science and Technology from the University of Calcutta in 2014. After that, he obtained his M.Tech. degree from Rubber Technology Center, Indian Institute of Technology; Kharagpur in 2016. During his M.Tech., he worked in the Department of Nanostructured Materials at Leibniz-Institut für Polymerforschung Dresden e.V. Germany as a Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) fellow under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Manfred Stamm on a project entitled “Nanostructured Graphene Membranes for Catalytic and Environmental Remediation”. He completed his PhD degree under the supervision of Dr. Narayan Chandra Das at Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India on thesis entitled “Fabrication of Heterogeneous Polymer Nanocomposites for Catalytic Applications”. His research interests include synthesis of polymer stabilized catalytic nanoparticles, heterogeneous catalysis, fabrication of catalytic membranes, preparation of polymer nanocomposites, rubber compounding, and conductive rubber composites. He published 35 papers and 2 book chapters with Google scholar citations over 950 (H-index: 19, i10-index: 25).

0000-0003-1879-5799 57200893512 Nanomaterials tuserkantidas123@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Yadav-mur_001 Yadav Murthy Siva Satya Srinivasa C. Alliance University Bangalore India 0000-0003-3910-2322 21738897900

Dr.Murthy Chavali, Professor of Analytical Chemistry and Nanotechnology is presently working as Dean (Research) & Professor (Chemistry) at the Alliance University, Bengaluru, India. He is the Director (NTRC‐ MCETRC, India) and International Nanotech Research Consultant. He received B.Sc., in Chemistry (1990, ANU, India); M.Sc. (Tech.) in Chemistry (1994, JNTUH, India), and his Ph.D. Tech., in Analytical Chemistry (2000, TUWIEN, Austria) and served as Post-Doctoral Fellow in USA, Japan (as JSPS and VBL Fellow), and Taiwan (NSC Fellow). Professor Chavali has over 29 years of research experience and 23 years of teaching experience and has established 9 research laboratories. He is a recipient of several research felicitations/awards/ fellowships, commendations both nationally and internationally and has been invited to several countries to speak on his groups' research activities. He is also a Visiting Professor/Researcher/Scientist/Fellow to 12 universities/Institutes abroad. Dr.Murthy Chavali has published over 310 articles/communiqués in various international and national journals of high repute with high impact factors related and presented his work in over 200 international and national seminars/symposia/ conferences/workshops. He made a team contribution towards 12 patents and is responsible for over 150 technical reports and 90 books/book chapters. His research interests are optical waveguide technology, IR sensors, LIF, chip-based chemical and biochemical sensors (µ η), development and application of spectroscopic techniques for the study of nanomaterials. He also focuses on the synthesis and fabrication of various organic, inorganic nanostructured materials, composites and nanosensor array technology, broadly, nanotechnology applications for gas and liquid sensors and nanobionics (plant, fungal, microbial), nanoinnovations, nanoforensics, biodiesels, biofuels, biohydrogen, marine enzymes, algae biomass, fuel cells, biofuel cells, microbial fuel cells, bioeconomy, sustainability, gasification, algae‐based solid waste management, algal nanotechnology, sustainability science and engineering, nanocellulose, and diatoms.

Nanomaterials chavalim@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Muthuraj-v_001 Muthuraj V. Department of Chemical VHNSN College (AUTONOMOUS) Madurai India 0000-0002-4702-4136 57203214600

Dr. V. Muthuraj received his B.Sc. Degree in Chemistry in 1997 from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. He received his M.Sc. Degree (1999) Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli and Ph.D. degree (2012) in Chemistry from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India. He is currently an Assistant professor at the Department of Chemical VHNSN College (AUTONOMOUS) affiliated to Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India. His current research interests include Organic compounds extraction from marine sponge and its activity through cancer cells. Moreover, he is actively involved in the research of nanomaterial synthesis for Photo and Electrcatalysis for detection and degradation of organic pollutants. He has published research articles in SCI journals.

Nanocomposites muthuraj75@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Kotrappanavar-ab_001 Functional Materials Nataraj Sanna Kotrappanavar Sustainable Materials and Processes Lab Jain University Bangalore India

Professor S. K. Nataraj is currently working at the Centre for Nano and Material Sciences (CNMS), Jain University, Bangalore, India. He obtained his PhD on ‘Membrane Based Separation Processes for Industrial Effluent Treatment’ in 2008 from the Centre of Excellence in Polymer Science (CEPS), Karnatak University, Dharwad, India. After completion of his PhD, he moved to the Alan G. MacDiarmid Energy Research Institute (AMERI), Chonnam National University, South Korea to pursue a Postdoctoral Associate assignment (2007–2009) to work on energy materials. He worked at Qatar University, as a visiting fellow at Cambridge University (2010–2011) and continued as a full time Postdoctoral Research Associate (2011–2013) at Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge. Based on his achievements, he was awarded ‘best researcher’ from Jain University for the year 2017 and has been admitted to the prestigious role of Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), London, UK.

Editorial Board Member(S) cis_ebm_Dwivedi-ab_001 Dwivedi Dilip Kumar Department of Physics and Material Science Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology Gorakhpur India

Dr. D.K. Dwivedi is currently a Professor in the Department of Physics and Material Science and Dean of Faculty Affairs, Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur. He obtained his M.Sc. and Ph.D. degrees from D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur. He started his career as Scientific Officer in Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai in 2001. He has served as Lecturer in Physics, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University for nearly 8 years. He joined as a reader in Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur in 2009. He to his credit has 178 publications in international Journals and Conferences. He has authored four books and one book is in press. Dr. Dwivedi has supervised 10 Doctoral theses and 6 are in progress. He has been awarded two major research projects. He has organized four national level conferences. His area of interest is amorphous semiconductors, nano structured materials, solar cell devices and fiber optic sensors.

cis_ebm_Mallick-ab_001 Mallick Partha Sharathi Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore India

Professor Partha S Mallick, presently working as a Sr. Professor of Electronics Engineering. He served in the same university as the Dean of School of Electrical Engineering (2011-15). He worked as the Technical Head, IAAB Electronics, a Swedish Electronics Industry in Bangladesh (1992-96). Dr. Mallick led various research teams and developed "Online Lab ", "Monte Carlo Simulator ", "Nanostructured MIM Capacitor", "Low cost Electric Fencers" and published 126 research papers in reputed Journals and Conferences. Dr. Mallick received the prestigious Jawaharlal Nehru Fellowship for his PhD Research work. He is a Sr. member of IEEE, past Chapter Chair and present Chapter Adviser of IEEE-EDS VIT of Region 10 Asia pacific. He authored different books and book chapters published by IET (UK), Springer (Singapore) and Scitech (India). Dr. Mallick organized three major International Conferences - in 2014 at VIT India (jointly with KTH, Sweden), in 2018 at University of Cambridge, UK and in 2019, at Indiana University-Purdue University (IUPUI), USA. Dr. Mallick is a reviewer of IET, IEEE Transactions, Bentham Science, Elsevier and journals of other reputed publishers. At present, he is finding new materials and technology for future nanoscale electronics, Integrated circuits engineering and sensor technology.

cis_ebm_Chelladurai-ab_001 Material Science Samuel Chelladurai Samson Jerold Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology, Coimbatore India

Dr. Samson Jerold Samuel Chelladurai working as Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Sri Krishna College of Engineering and Technology (SKCET), Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. He received a Gold Medal and secured University First Rank in post-graduation. He obtained a Ph.D. in Composite Materials in 2018. He specialized in manufacturing engineering. He has published many research articles in journals and served as editor for special issues in international journals. He has also published five books, five patents, and received grants worth $89,000 USD. He has received several awards from SKCET and other organizations and societies.

cis_ebm_Kanagathara-ab_001 Material Science Kanagathara Narayanan Saveetha School of Engineering SIMATS Chennai India

Dr. N.Kanagathara is a Professor in the Department of Physics. She received her B.Sc in 1995 from Government College for Women (affiliated to Bharathidasan University), Kumbakonam, Tanjore District. She got her M.Sc in 1997 from the Department of Physics, Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Trichy (affiliated to Bharathidasan university). She finished her M.Phil., in 2001 from the Seethalakshmi Ramaswami College, Trichy (affiliated to Bharathidasan university) and Ph.D in 2014 from Presidency College, Triplicane (affiliated to University of Madras) Chennai. Her research work is mainly focused on synthesis and characterization of new organic, inorganic and semi-organic compounds for nonlinear optical applications, Theoretical evaluation by DFT analysis also forms a part of her work. She has 24 years of teaching experience and 10 years of research experience in the field of Crystallography, Crystal Growth, Density Functional Theory, Spectroscopy and Materials Science. She has published more than 60 papers in refereed international journals and presented more than 60 papers in the various national or international conferences. As an appreciation of her commendable work, she has received Best Paper award from SathybamaUniversity and Pachiyappa’s College, Chennai. Presently, she is a recognized supervisor of Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences, Chennai. She has guided students in pursuing their Ph.Ds. She is a life member of Indian Association for Crystal Growth, Indian SpectroPhysics Association, and Indian Society for Technical Education. She is also an active reviewer for the many national and international reputed journals like Journal of Molecular Structure, Spectrochimica Acta, and Journal of Materials Science etc.

Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Devi-ab_001 Devi Manisha Department of Chemical Sciences Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali India

Dr. Manisha Devi completed her M.Phil. from Himachal Pradesh University Shimla in 2010. She joined Indian Institute of Technology Mandi as a Ph.D. student and completed her Ph.D. in 2017. She received a prestigious National Postdoctoral Fellowship to continue research as a postdoctoral fellow at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Mohali since 2017. Presently, she is working to design and develop biosensors based on fluorescent molecules and liquid crystal aqueous interfaces. She has published 19 articles in peer-reviewed journals. She has also published 1 book chapter. Her research work has been featured as a cover image in an international journal.

cis_ebm_Koppala-siv_001 Nandigam Murali Department of Engineering Physics Andhra University Visakhapatnam India

Dr. MURALI NANDIGAM, M.Sc, Ph.D Obtained Ph.D. from Department of Physics, Andhra University, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh, India. He is working as faculty at Andhra University College of Engineering (A), Andhra University, Visakhapatnam. He published many research articles around 62 in National and International journals. He also presented 30 research papers, attended 40 conferences, and 40 online Webinars. His research areas are Materials Science, Computational Physics and Condensed matter Physics. In addition, he is working as a reviewer and editorial board member of various journals.

56151631900 muraliphdau@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Koppala-siv_001 Koppala Sivasankar Saveetha School of Engineering Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS) Chennai India

Dr. Sivasankar Koppala is an Associate Professor at Saveetha Institute of Medical and Technical Sciences (SIMATS) India. He worked as a Principal investigator at Panjin Institute of Industrial Technology, Dalian University of Technology, China and Post-Doctoral Researcher at Kunming University of Science and Technology, China. He obtained PhD degree from VIT University, India. He also worked as a visiting researcher at Jacobs University Bremen, Germany. Presently, he holds 40 peer-reviewed research articles. He is experienced in Materials Science & Engineering, Environmental Science & Engineering, Nano Science & Technology for the past 10 years.

0000-0002-4086-030X 55971800500 pepsiva9@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Kumar-kr_001 Kumar Krishna Department of Chemistry and Environmental Science Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology Gorakhpur Gorakhpur India

Dr. Krishna Kumar obtained his PhD degree in Organic Polymer Chemistry from the Banaras Hindu University of India. He is currently Assistant Professor in Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology. His research interests concern Material Chemistry; Polymer Chemistry; Microgel; Hydrogel; Polymer Enzymes Bioconjugates; Nanocomposites and degradation of hazardous materials in various environments. Prof. Kumar has published more than 50 journals & conference papers, currently writing 3 books & 11 book chapters in publication of national and international repute, and over 14 conference/FDP/Workshops presentations (including invited talk and speeches). His publications have been SCI-cited over 340 times with an h-index of 10 according to the ISI Web of Science.

0000-0002-6981-6759 neerajrab@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Pokkunuri-pra_001 Pokkunuri Pardhasaradhi Department of ECE Koneru Lakshmaiah Education foundation Guntur India

Dr.P.Pardha Saradhi received UG, PG and Ph.D degrees from Acharya Nagarjuna University, A.P, India. He worked as lecturer in Hindu College, Machilipatnam from 2000-2012. He worked as Associate Professor in Sri Vasavi institute of engineering and technology, Nandamuru in 2012 to 2014. From 2014 till date, he is working as Professor, Electronics and Communication Engineering and Associate Dean R and D Publications, K.L. University, Vaddeswaram. He has published more than 93 articles (54 SCI + 39 Scopus) in international journals and conferences. He is a reviewer for several international journals including Elsevier and Taylor and Francis and served as Resource person, reviewer, session chair, co-chair and advisory committee member for a number of international conferences. He has to his credit four national patents and three International patents. Three Ph.Ds have been awarded under his guidance and 5 more are in the pipeline. His research interests include LC antennas, Image processing, LC nano composites and its applications. He received Excellence in research Award from Navodaya Research Academy, Puducherry in 2021 and Distinguished Scientist award from IJIEMR –Elsevier SSRN Research Awards-21. He is a life member of IACSIT, IAENG, UACEE and IIRJC.

0000-0002-6840-9254 35574297400 pspokkunuri@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Akhil-ab_001 Saxena Akhil Department of Chemistry Chandigarh University Mohali India

Dr. Akhil Saxena is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Chandigarh University Mohali. His area of research is -Natural products as corrosion inhibitors, Electrochemical analysis (Tafel & EIS), Surface analysis, Characterization techniques, Computational chemistry. He is an expert in Potentiostate/Galvanostate, SEM, AFM, XRD, Quantum chemical calculations, GC, HPLC and FTIR, UV.

cis_ebm_Sivakumar-nat_001 Sivakumar Natarajan Department of Physics Sri Sai Ram Engineering College Chennai India

Dr. N. Sivakumar has completed UG degree from Aringar Anna Govt. Arts College, Villupuram (Madras University) in the academic year 2004-2007. He received PG degree from Presidency College, University of Madras in 2009. He entered the field of crystal growth research in 2011 and has successfully completed Ph.D degree in 2015.He has 13 years of research experience and has published about 45 research papers in reputed Journals. He has presented his research outcome in many national and international conferences and attended many scientific events like seminars and workshops. His research publication reveals his expertise in growth of 2D single crystals. He has wide knowledge in growing crystals by many growth techniques like slow cooling, unidirectional growth and melt growth methods.At present, he is concentrating on developing materials for various applications including solar cells and laser devices. He has more than 10 years of experience in teaching as a Guest lecturer as well as Assistant Professor in Physics.He received the best thesis award in crystal growth by Indian Association for Crystal Growth in the year 2018, during the National Seminar on Crystal Growth held at Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, Tamil Nadu. He has completed Postdoctoral Research work during the year 2017-2020 awarded by University Grants Commission (Dr. S. Kothari Postdoctoral Fellow), Government of India. Currently, he is working as an Assistant Professor of Physics, Sri Sai Ram Engineering College, Chennai.

0000-0002-6113-2993 55371981600 nsivakumar1986@gmail.com
Mechanical Engineering mecheng mechanical-engineering Editors cis_eic_Ravi-Pratap-ab_001 Singh Ravi Pratap Department of Industrial & Production Engineering Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jalandhar, Punjab India

Dr. Ravi Pratap Singh is presently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Industrial & Production Engineering at Dr. B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab, India. He is a Life Member of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering (IIIE), Mumbai, India, and SCIence and Engineering Institute (SCIEI), Log Angeles, USA. Dr Singh is also a Senior Member of Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME), Chennai, India. He has published more than 110 research articles throughout the several SCI / Scopus indexed journals, including International / National level conferences. He is also academically engaged with the editorship and reviewership with the several SCI/ Scopus indexed Journals from the last 9-10 years. He is also a Guest Editor of World Journal of Engineering (Emerald Publications), International Journal of Sustainable Materials and Structural Systems, and International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage (Inderscience Publisher). Dr. Singh has organized several national/international conferences at NIT Jalandhar as a convener/organizing secretary/session coordinator, etc. Besides research excellence, he has awarded as Young Scientist in Mechanical Engineering in VIRA-2019 awards, as Young Faculty in Engineering (Major Area: Mechanical Engineering) in VIFA-2019 awards, and as Best Researcher Award in 4th International Scientist Awards on Engineering, Science, and Medicine during January, 2020 in New Delhi, India. He has delivered several Expert Talks/Lectures at different levels of platform throughout the country. He has also been nominated as General Chair Reviewer, Technical Program Committee, National Advisory Committee, etc. during various national/international events held in China, Norway, and India. In addition to this, he is also serving as an Ambassador of Bentham Open, Sharjah, UAE as well as a Member of Visor Academic Committee, Singapore. Dr. Singh has also been ranked among top 2% Scientists in the world as per the survey conducted by STANFORD University for the year 2021.

Biochemistry biochem biochemistry Editors cis_eic_khan_001 Khan Rizwan H. Interdisciplinary Biotechnology Unit Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh India 0000-0002-9965-8982

Professor, Rizwan Hasan Khan received Ph.D. in Biotechnology from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India during the period of 1992-1996. Currently, he is working in the area of protein structure, function, protein misfolding or aggregation and amyloid induction and inhibition at Aligarh Muslim University. His research is focusing on many aspects of protein misfolding and aggregation such as designing suitable molecules for inducing aggregation in proteins to understand the mechanism of protein aggregation, to find out the molecular mechanism of toxicity of protein aggregates using neuronal cell lines and animal models, to find and synthesize new suitable drug molecule for the treatment of debilitating protein aggregation diseases. He is an editorial member of several reputed journals including IJBM, Plos One, CPPS, JBB, Journal of Biophysics etc.He has guided 23 PhD theses and completed 12 research projects. He has published around 325 papers in the journals of international repute with H index of 60 and total citation around 12766. His two patents are under process.

rhkhan.cb@amu.ac.in
Section Editor(s) cis_ebm_Chandi_Charan-ab_001 Cellular Signaling Mandal Chandi Charan Department of Biochemistry School of Life Sciences Central University of Rajasthan Ajmer India

Dr. Chandi C. Mandal is a Professor in the Department of Biochemistry, School of Life Sciences, Central University of Rajasthan, India from 2013 till date. From 2006-2012, he received his postdoctoral training from the University of Texas Health Science Centre at San Antonio, Texas, USA. He obtained Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology at Kharagpur, India during 2000-2005. He did M.Sc. in Biochemistry from Calcutta University, India. Prof. Mandal's research interest is aimed at understanding the cellular signal transduction mechanisms involved in cancer, metastasis and bone diseases. He is also the editorial board member of various science journals.

cis_ebm_Pandey-rajan-be_001 Vaccines Pandey Rajan Kumar Division of Medical Inflammation Research (MIR) Department of Medical Biochemistry and Biophysics (MBB) Karolinska Institute Solna Sweden

Rajan Kumar Pandey joined Jaipur National University, Rajasthan for his Master's education and achieved a Gold medal. Then he qualified for the National Eligibility Test, simultaneously, awarded with an INSPIRE fellowship. He then joined the Biochemistry Department at the Central University of Rajasthan in 2014 and completed his Ph.D. in parasitology. During his Ph.D., he became interested in vaccine research and contributed to vaccine research against various diseases. In July 2022, he joined the Karolinska Institute as a Postdoc fellow to work on vaccine research on autoimmune diseases. Recently, he was awarded four research grants of international repute.

cis_ebm_Bag-ab_001 SNPs Genotyping Sekhar Bag Subhendu Department of Chemistry Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati India

Prof. Dr. Subhendu Sekhar Bag completed his Ph. D. in 2005 in Bioorganic Chemistry from IIT, Kharagpur, India. Since 2008, he is serving the IIT Guwahati, India wherein he is a full Professor of Chemistry. He has made outstanding contributions in the area of Chemical Biology/Bioorganic Chemistry, especially in Expansion-of-the-Genetic-Alphabet, Expansion-of-the Genetic-Code, SNPs Genotyping/DNA detection, Peptidomimetics, Enediyne-antibiotic, PhotoChemistry/Photobiology, and Wound-Healing-Gel. He has published > 100 articles/ book-chapters/Web courses and produced several PG/UG and Doctoral students. He has received several prestigious Awards like CChem (RSC), FRSC (RSC), FICS etc. He is serving several international journals as Associate Editor/Guest Editor/ Editorial Board Member.

cis_ebm_Bag-ab_001 Antimicrobial Peptides M. Mandal Santi Central Research Facility Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur India

Santi M. Mandal earned his Ph.D. in Molecular Microbiology and continues to conduct research in the field of Antimicrobial Chemotherapy. He visited UTMB-USA and NUS-Singapore for his postdoctoral training. For two years, he was an Assistant Professor of Microbiology at Vidyasagar University in India. He has over 140 research articles published in reputable publications and has received numerous major prizes for his research contributions. He is now employed at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur's Central Research Facility in Kharagpur, India.

Seshadri Sriram Institute of Science Nirma University Ahmedabad India

Dr. Sriram Seshadri has more than 17 years of experience in teaching and 15 years of experience in research. His research area of interest includes understanding the role of gut microbiota in diabetes and liver inflammation. His group has successfully developed an animal model for diet induced diabetes and has established that gut dysbiosis is one of the major causes for the induction and progression of insulin resistance, resulting in type 2 diabetes and even obesity. His group is currently working on the targeted drug delivery using pH specific polymers and secondly targeting the FFAR and GPR receptors in the colon for the treatment of metabolic disorder and liver inflammation.

cis_ebm_More-s_001 More Sunil S. School of Basic and Applied Sciences Dayananda Sagar University Bengaluru India 0000-0001-5308-578X 8982444600

Dr. Sunil S. More is presently serving as Professor and Dean in the School of Basic and Applied Sciences, Dayananda Sagar University. He is also serving as the Dean and Director of Biological Sciences. He served in the capacity of Professor in Biochemistry and has 17 years of good experience in teaching and research. He has been awarded a Ph. D degree from Karnatak University, Dharwad in 2004. His thesis and present area of research has been associated with inhibition of venom toxicity and characterization of medically important enzymes from microbial and natural sources. He guided eight Ph.Ds from Jain University and Dayananda Sagar University, and currently many are working in his lab. His area of research interest is in the field of Biochemistry, Enzymology, Protein chemistry and Toxinology and Ion channel chemistry. He has more than 120 reputed research publications in various national and international peer-reviewed journals.

Enzymology sunilsmorey@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Sharma-sa_001 Sharma Bechan Department of Biochemistry University of Allahabad Allahabad India 7403256269

Dr. Bechan Sharma is presently working as a Professor and Ex-Head, Department of Biochemistry, University of Allahabad, Allahabad, India. He has completed his higher education such as B.Sc. (Honours)-1980; M.Sc. (Biochemistry)-1982 and Ph.D. in Biochemistry (1988) from BHU-Varanasi. The areas of his research interest include Molecular Biology of HIV/AIDS, Free radical Biology, Tropical Diseases (Filariasis/Malaria), Enzyme technology, Drug development and Biochemical Toxicology. He has received a number of Awards and Honors and successfully completed numerous important Academic and Administrative Assignments. He has 36 years of teaching and research experience. He has carried out several research projects and published over 230 research papers including book chapters, molecular methods in peer reviewed international and national journals of repute. He has one US patent on HIV-1 genome structure based antiHIV-1 drugs design to his credit. He has supervised 18 PhDs and 7 PDFs. He is a member/life member of several national and international scientific societies and attended numerous symposia and conferences in India and abroad. He is Chief-Editor/Associate Editor/Executive Editor and editorial board member of over 170 peer-reviewed international and national journals. He has been acting as honorary reviewer for over 200 international and national scientific journals. His 7 books have been published by international publishers and 2 are in print. He has worked as a visiting scientist in the USA for about four years and visited different reputed institutions in Italy, France, Iran, Thailand, Hong Kong, Japan, Germany and Brazil to complete collaborative research projects in molecular virology and drug resistance. Prof. Sharma has been awarded with ICMR’s Senior Scientist Fellowship 2014-15 in Biomedical Sciences under Indo-USA joint research programme to work at NIEHS-NIH, NC, USA with Prof. Samuel Wilson on DNA repair. Recently, Prof. Sharma has become a member of World Virology Society-Sweden and Indo-Japanese research initiative towards eradication of HIV/AIDS in India. Prof. B. Sharma is a Fellow of Academy of Environmental Biology (AEB) and Bioved Research Society (BRS).

Molecular Biology sharmabi@yahoo.com
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Sen-ab_001 Dehury Budheswar ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre Bhubaneswar India

Dr. Budheswar Dehury holds a Master Degree in Bioinformatics with a Ph. D. in Bioinformatics from Assam University Silchar (2016). Currently, he is working as a DHR-Young Scientist at ICMR-Regional Medical Research Centre, Bhubaneswar in a project to develop novel inhibitors targeting proteases of SARS-CoV-2, which is supported by the Department of Health Research, Ministry Health & Family Welfare Govt. of India. He has more than 6 years' of research and teaching experience in the frontier areas of Computational Biophysics, Transcriptomics, Metagenomics, and Molecular Mechanics.

cis_ebm_Sen-ab_001 Priyankar Sen Centre For Bioseparation Technology VIT University Vellore India

Dr. Sen has done his masters from Utkal University, Bhubaneswar and then Ph.D. from AMU, Aligarh in 2009. He has published 35 research articles in peer-reviewed journals reputed across the globe, and has an Indian patent registered. He is a life member of Society for Biological Chemists, India. Currently, he is working on a process engineering of the expression of recombinant anti-TNFα scFv, and development of a microfluidic system for amyloid detection in clinical and other biological samples. He is currently working at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore.

cis_ebm_Srinivasan-sub_001 Srinivasan Subramani Annamalai University Annamalainagar India

Dr. S. Srinivasan completed Doctor of Philosophy in Biochemistry from Annamalai University. He is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biochemistry and Biotechnology, Faculty of Science, Annamalai University. He has 22 years of teaching experience and 16 years of research experience. He has published more than 24 papers in reputed journals and 5 book chapters, and serves as a reviewer and editorial board member of several reputed journals. His research citations are 883, h-index is 14 and i10-index is 17. He is an active member of about 4 medical societies and received research grants from the Govt. of India Research fund. He has organized and coordinated many educational seminars, scientific symposia and workshops and attended national and international conferences. Dr. S. Srinivasan received the Young Investigator Award in Science and Engineering Research Board from the Govt. of India. Currently, he is committed to exploring the naturally occurring phytochemicals for intervention (treatment) of diabetes mellitus and related complications in animal models.

55431299100 0000-0002-5043-1146 sivaseenu77@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Amit-Yadav_001 Yadav Amit Kumar Department of Biotechnology (DBT) Translational Health Science and Technology Institute Faridabad India

Amit Kumar Yadav is a Computational Biologist working as Senior Research Scientist at the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India. His major research focus is to understand the posttranslational modifications (PTM) and their crosstalk in regulating disease progression in non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) and cardiovascular disease (CVD). He develops computational and statistical tools for quantitative proteomics, multiplexing and PTM identification, proteogenomics and metabolome-proteome integration. He has received- Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award, 2013 from DBT, Innovators under 35 (TR35) from MIT-Tech Review in 2013, and several grants for his research.

55137238400 0000-0002-9445-8156 amit.yadav@thsti.res.in
cis_ebm_Vivek-Hamse_001 Vivek Hamse Kameshwar School of Natural Sciences Adichunchanagiri University Mandya India

Dr. Vivek, H.K, obtained his Master’s degree in Biochemistry from the University of Mysore. Later, he joined Central Food Technological Research Institute, Mysuru, where he worked on the purification and isolation of taste peptides, and its taste peptide sequence. After completing the project, he joined for Ph.D in Applied Science (Biotechnology) from Visvesvaraya Technological University, Belgaum. During his doctoral studies, he was awarded CSIR-Senior Research Fellow, and Ph.D Student Assistantship from TEQIP (Govt. of India). In the year 2016, he was awarded a Ph.D degree and joined M/s. Syngene International (ranked as one of the top 25 fastest growing companies in India and 4th rank in Asia) as Senior research associate at the Discovery Chemistry-Analytical Research and Development division. He specialized in Venom Biology, Analytical Biochemistry, Medical Chemistry, Enzyme Technology, and Computational Biology. He has published 58 research papers (h-15 as on Dec 2021) and guided more than 30 Master students for their dissertation and 1 Ph.D. He is also working on academic-industry collaboration and consultancy with Nutraceutical Companies. He is also a regular reviewer for several international journals. Besides, Dr. Vivek is nominated as Associate Editorial Board member for Venom and Toxins, and Guest editor for Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry.

55137238400 0000-0002-9445-8156 amit.yadav@thsti.res.in
Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_amit-roy_001 Amit Roy Department of Biotechnology Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune India

Dr. Amit Roy is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Savitribai Phule Pune University, India. He obtained his Ph.D degree in 2009 from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India and was awarded Postdoctoral Fellowship from "Danish Cancer Society, Denmark" in February 2010 and Carlsberg Foundation, Denmark in January 2011. He has completed his postdoc from Aarhus University, Denmark. He is a recipient of INSA Young Scientist Award (2011) by Indian National Science Academy (INSA), Govt. of India. His areas of specialization are molecular parasitology, drug development and therapeutics.

Chemical Engineering ce chemical-engineering Editors cis_eic_das_001 Das Papita Department of Chemical Engineering Jadavpur University Kolkata India 0000-0002-9630-4564 57221230791 https://sites.google.com/site/papitasaha/prof-papita-das https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=PULowt4AAAAJ&hl=en

Dr Papita Das is a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Jadavpur University, Kolkata India and Joint Director, School of Advanced Studies in Industrial Pollution Control Engineering, Jadavpur University. She has expertise in highly topical domains of environmental chemical engineering: (1) Nanotechnology (2) wastewater treatment, (3) environmental microbiology, (4) Biofuel generation from biomass, and (5) sustainable materials for environmental remediation and biofuel generation. Her research team has made notable contributions on several key areas related to “Environmental Sustainability”, which have been recognized with awards in recent years. She is ranked in World Ranking of top 2% Scientist (2020) published by Stanford University which represents the top 2% the most –cited scientists in various discipline (Rank 614 among 55697 researchers in the field of Chemical Engineering based on career long impact) and also awarded 8th National Award for Technology Innovation by Department of Chemicals and Petrochemicals, Govt. of India in 2018, Women Scientist – BRSI, Young Scientist Award –BRSI. Further, her research has produced over 165 refereed International publications and 36 Book chapters, 12 Books and others which have been well received by the global scientific community through citations (Google Scholar, h index 39, citations 7126).

papitasaha@yahoo.co.in
Editorial Board Member(s) cis_eic_Tamal_001 Mandal Tamal Department of Chemical Engineering National institute of Technology Durgapur India

Dr. Tamal Mandal is a Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering at the National institute of Technology, Durgapur. He did PhD in Chemical Engg from the Jadavpur University, Kolkata, M.Tech in Chemical Engg from the National Institute of Technology, Durgapur, M.Tech in Biotechnology from Jadavpur University, Kolkata, and B. Tech in Chemical Engg from the Jadavpur University, Kolkata.

tamal.mandal@che.nitdgp.ac.in
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Banerjee_001 Banerjee Priya Department of Environmental Studies Rabindra Bharati University Kolkata India prya_bnrje@yahoo.com cis_ebm_Manna_001 Manna Suvendu Department of Health Safety and Environment University of Petroleum and Energy Studies Dehradun India 0000-0002-1228-5491 35885832600 N-9311-2013 6U-tQ-AAAAAJ&hl=en suva84@gmail.com
Nanocomposites Editors cis_eic_sharma_001 Sharma Gaurav School of Chemistry Shoolini University Himachal Pradesh India 0000-0002-5010-1710 57200185826

Dr. Gaurav Sharma research activity started in 2009 at Shoolini University (India) as master of philosophy student, and then, he continued his research work as PhD student with the preparation and characterization of diverse multifunctional nanomaterials, and their composites, specially focused on potential applications in environmental remediation (as photocatalysts and adsorbents). In 2014, he became an Associate Professor in the School of chemistry at Shoolini University (India), where he carried out diverse research lines, interrelated to each other based on synthesis and characterization of nanocomposites, hydrogels, bi and trimetallic nanoparticles, ion exchangers, adsorbents and photocatalysts etc. He has supervised 5 Master of Philosophy, and more than 25 Masters and Bachelors students. He joined as postdoctoral fellow at college of materials science and engineering, Shenzhen University. He is reviewer of more than 30 journals He has to his credit more than 125 publications (Total: 128)-SCI. He has published 9 book chapters and edited four books. Furthermore, the impact of his research has been highlighted by the fact that 20 of his publications are highly cited articles in Web of Science with total citations more than 1900. His h-index is 47, citations: 4886 (web of science); Google Scholar: h-index is 50, citations: 5194. He is Associate Editor of the International Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (Springer).

gaurav8777@gmail.com
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_eic_Sadiq-jaff-ae_001 Sadiq Mohamed Mohamed Jaffer School of Chemical Science and Technology Yunnan University Kunming China

Dr. Mohamed Jaffer Sadiq Mohamed, PhD, is working as Postdoctoral Researcher in the School of Chemical Science and Technology, Yunnan University, Kunming, P.R. China. Dr. Mohamed Jaffer Sadiq M received B.Sc. (2006) in Chemistry from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu; M.Sc. (2008) in Applied Chemistry from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu; M.Tech. (2014) in Nanotechnology from Karunya University, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu; and PhD (2017) in Chemistry from National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), Surathkal, Mangalore, Karnataka. He started his career as a Chemist in Hindustan Zinc Limited, Rajasthan, for 4 years. Dr. Mohamed Jaffer Sadiq M is now working as a Postdoctoral Researcher in the School of Chemical Science and Technology, Kunming and actively involved in teaching and research activities. He has more than 10 years of industrial and research experience. His areas of interest are photocatalysis, heterogeneous catalysis, wastewater treatment, biomaterials, bionanotechnology etc. Dr. Mohamed Jaffer Sadiq M has published 20 research articles and technical papers in International peer reviewed journals like Springer, Elsevier, RSC, and ACS etc. He is also serving as editor and reviewer of several journals. He has participated in several State, National, and International conferences, seminars, workshops, and symposia and more than 20 conference papers are to his credit.

cis_eic_Girigoswami-ji_001 Girigoswami Koyeli Faculty of Allied Health Sciences Chettinad Hospital and Research Institute Kelambakkam India

Dr. Koyeli Girigoswami, Associate Professor, Biophysics, FAHS, CHRI has done her M.Sc. and PhD in Biophysics from University of Kalyani and pursued her Post Doc from KAIST, South Korea. She was working as Assistant Professor at AIIHߖPH, Govt of India before joining CHRI. Her field of research interest is medical bionanotechnology, development of bionanosensors, toxicity study using mammalian cell culture and zebrafish model, ZnO nanoflowers and its application, Amyloidosis, Enzymes from natural sources to degrade insulin amyloids, Alzheimer’s beta amyloid and prion peptide.

cis_eic_Parameshwaran-ab_001 Parameshwaran Rajagopalan Department of Mechanical Engineering Birla Institute of Technology and Science-Pilani (BITS-Pilani) Pilani India

Dr. R. Parameshwaran is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, BITS-Pilani, Hyderabad Campus. He received his B.E. degree with distinction in Mechanical Engineering from Bharathiar University in 2003. He obtained his M.E. in Refrigeration and Air Conditioning from Anna University, Chennai in 2007. He received a Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering from Anna University, Chennai in 2014. He is recognized as one of the leading researchers in India in the field of nanomaterials-based thermal energy storage for sustainable buildings. He is now placed at the second position among the top researchers in the country in the abovementioned field, based on the Scopus database. His research interests include thermal energy storage, nanomaterials, nanoscale heat transport, smart and sustainable buildings. His research career over a decade enabled him to contribute significantly in the development of novel hybrid nanomaterials-embedded phase change materials for cooling applications. His active research contributions on thermal energy storage systems using nanomaterials have made him publish a number of papers in peer reviewed International Journals and Conferences. To add to his research credentials, he has also authored books and book chapters on thermal energy storage in buildings using nanomaterials. He is a recipient of the prestigious “Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS) Postdoctoral Fellowship” for carrying out his Research in Japan. He is a recipient of outstanding contributions in reviewing for a number of international journals. He is appointed as an Academic Editor for PLOS ONE Journal in 2021 and he is serving as an Editorial Board Member for International Journal of Hydromechatronics, Materials Science Research India, Trends in Renewable Energy from 2017 to present. He also received the 5th Bry-Air Awards for Excellence in HVAC&R in 2010 for innovative and outstanding research project work.

cis_eic_Bhowmik-ab_001 Basanta Bhowmik Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering NIT Jamshedpur Jamshedpur India

Dr. Basanta Bhowmik is currently working as assistant Professor in the Dept. of Electronics and Communication Engineering, NIT Jamshedpur. He received PhD from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India. His research interest includes Nanomaterial, Nanocomposite, Chemical Sensor, and Disease Diagnosis. He is the author and co-author of about forty-two research articles in the journals and conferences of international repute. He received CSIR SRF fellowship and best poster award in the event Research Scholar Colloquium organized by IIEST Shibpur in 2014. He has been awarded the second best PhD thesis by Institute of Smart Structure and System, IISc Bangalore. He is a member of IEEE, IEEE Electron Device Society, IEEE Sensor Council, IEEE Nanotechnology Council and life member of Institute of Smart Structure and System, India. He presently served as an active reviewer of many journals including, IEEE Sensor Journal (IEEE), RSC Advances (RSC), ACS Sensor (ACS), Smart material and structures (IOP) Journal of Physics and Chemistry of Solids (Elsevier), Journal of Nanoparticle Research (Springer), BioNanoscience (Springer), Microelectronics Journal ((Elsevier)), Vaccum (Elsevier), Nanoexpress, Chemical Engineering Journal etc.

Crystallography cg crystallography Editors cis_eic_munshi_001 Munshi Parthapratim Department of Chemistry Shiv Nadar University Delhi India

Dr. Parthapratim Munshi is an acclaimed chemical scientist and crystallographer. After his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru, he carried out postdoctoral research at the University of Western Australia. Subsequently, he received the prestigious Marie-Curie Fellowship and worked at Nancy University, France. Prior to joining Shiv Nadar University (SNU), he worked as a research scientist at the Oak Ridge National Laboratory, USA. Currently, he is a full professor and head of the Chemistry Department at SNU. Dr. Munshi has published research papers extensively in journals published by IUCr, ACS, RSC and Wiley etc. In 2019, he was named as the Emerging Investigator in Crystal Growth & Design. In 2020, he was inducted as a member of the National Committee for IUCr and in 2021 as a member of the Commission on Quantum Crystallography of the IUCr. Very recently, he has become a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC) and also joined as a member of the advisory board of CrystEngComm - Royal Society of Chemistry Journal.

0000-0002-3745-9187 7004227531 http://parthapratimmunshi.weebly.com https://chemistry.snu.edu.in/people/faculty/parthapratim-munshi https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=F-FtnEQAAAAJ&hl=en parthapratim.munshi@snu.edu.in
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_eic_Kadhirvel_001 Kadhirvel Saraboji Department of Bioinformatics School of Chemical & Biotechnology SASTRA Deemed University Thanjavur India

Dr. Saraboji received his Ph.D. in Crystallography and Biophysics from University of Madras, India, in 2006 and continued his postdoctoral research from Lund University, Sweden. Currently, he is working as Associate Professor in the School of Chemical and Biotechnology at SASTRA Deemed University, Thanjavur. Over a decade, he has been investigating protein structure, folding, and stability, using biophysics, structural biology, and bioinformatics approaches which have several biotechnological and therapeutic applications. His research is focusing on understanding the protein structure-function relationship, mechanisms associated with protein folding and misfolding, protein-ligand recondition and structure-based drug design. He has published several research articles, serving as a reviewer of many scientific journals and a life member of Indian Biophysical Society and Indian Crystallographic Association.

0000-0002-4876-4443 6507721934 sarabojik@gmail.com
Editorial Board Member(s) cis_eic_Christian-Jelsch-ab_001 Jelsch Christian Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique Université de Lorraine Nancy France

Dr. Christian Jelsch is the director of research at CNRS, Lorraine University, Nancy, France. Initially, he was trained in structural biology. Later, he expanded his research in the area of charge density and ultra-high resolution crystallography methodologies, applied notably to macromolecular crystallography. He is the main developer of software MoPro and ELMAM2 databank dedicated to charge density refinement and modelling. He has developed the contact enrichment ratio within MoProViewer software for statistical analysis of intermolecular interactions and enables pinpoint driving forces in crystal packing formation. Current research interests include molecular docking rescoring and interaction energy studies.

cis_eic_Susanta-Kumar-ab_001 Nayak Susanta Kumar Department of Chemistry Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur India

Dr. Susanta K. Nayak is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur, India. He obtained his PhD degree from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore (2010). He went to Centre for Nano Science and Technology @ Polimi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) & NFMLab-DCMIC "Giulio Natta" Politecnico di Milano, Italy to pursue his postdoctoral study. He was awarded with Marie Curie Research Fellow (IIF) to work at the Université de Rennes 1, France (2012-2014). His research group at VNIT mainly emphasizes on organic based molecules utilizing Crystal Engineering, Supramolecular chemistry, Liquid crystals for biological activity study as well as material application along with the establishment of Structure-Property relationship through experimental and computational analysis.

cis_eic_Hathwar_001 Hathwar Venkatesha R. School of Physical and Applied Sciences Goa University Goa India

Dr. Venkatesha R. Hathwar is UGC-Assistant professor of physics in the School of Physical and Applied Sciences at Goa University, Goa. He received his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru. Later he moved to the University of Augsburg, Germany and Aarhus University, Denmark for his postdoctoral research works. He was appointed as assistant professor of Overseas Education and Research Unit in the Faculty of Pure and Applied sciences at the University of Tsukuba, Japan. He received the ‘Rising star award’ from the Asian Crystallographic Association (AsCA) in 2009. His research interests include quantum crystallography, crystal engineering, structural materials science, and photoluminescent materials. He has published several research papers in leading journals published by Nature, IUCr, ACS, RSC, Elsevier and Wiley.

0000-0001-9438-417X 26221113700 vhathwar@unigoa.ac.in
Structural Chemistry sc structural-chemistry Editors cis_eic_Chopra-de_001 Chopra Deepak Department of Chemistry Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal India 0000-0002-0018-6007 7006211842

Dr. Deepak Chopra is currently a Professor in the Department of Chemistry at IISER Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh. He received his degree in B.Sc. (H) Chemistry (Gold Medalist) from Jadavpur University in 2001. He completed the Integrated PhD program from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and postdoctoral work at the University of Toledo, Ohio, USA. His active research interests include intermolecular interactions, and polymorphism in molecular crystals. He is currently on the editorial board of the Journal of Molecular Structure, a Co-Editor of the journal Acta Crystallographica E (IUCr, Chester) and a Fellow of the Indian Chemical Society and the Royal Society of Chemistry.

dchopra@iiserb.ac.in
Editorial Board Member(s) cis_eic_Nayak-ab_001 Nayak Susanta Kumar Department of Chemistry Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology Nagpur India

Dr. Susanta K. Nayak is currently Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology (VNIT), Nagpur, India. He obtained his PhD degree from Indian Institute of Science (IISc), Bangalore (2010). He went to Centre for Nano Science and Technology @ Polimi, Istituto Italiano di Tecnologia (IIT) & NFMLab-DCMIC "Giulio Natta" Politecnico di Milano, Italy to pursue his postdoctoral study. He was awarded with Marie Curie Research Fellow (IIF) to work at the Université de Rennes 1, France (2012-2014). His research group at VNIT mainly emphasizes on organic based molecules utilizing Crystal Engineering, Supramolecular chemistry, Liquid crystals for biological activity study as well as material application along with the establishment of Structure-Property relationship through experimental and computational analysis.

Medicinal Chemistry mc medicinal-chemistry Editors cis_eic_Dhama-k_001 Dhama Kuldeep Division of Pathology Indian Veterinary Research Institute (IVRI) Bareilly UP India 0000-0001-7469-4752 6507396956 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kuldeep_Dhama https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Dhama+k https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=t8ry7EkAAAAJ&hl=en

Kuldeep Dhama, M.V.Sc., Ph.D, is working as Principal Scientist in ICAR-Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India. With 25 years of research and teaching experience in areas of microbiology, immunology, virology, he has developed several diagnostics, vaccines, immunomodulatory regimens, hypotheses to counter infectious diseases of animals, poultry, and public health concerns. He has 700 research publications, 6 books, 65 book chapters, honored with 55 Best Paper Awards and other recognitions. He is an Associate of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, India, worked as Nodal Officer, WTO, and member of Wildlife Health Specialist Group (IUCN). He is serving as Editor in nearly 20 scientific journals. His Google scholar h-index is 50 and Scopus h-index is 36.

kdhama@rediffmail.com
cis-Mali-Suraj-be Mali Suraj Narayan Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Technology Birla Institute of Technology Ranchi India 0000-0003-1995-136X 57205354998

Mr. Suraj Mali formerly worked at Dr. Reddys Laboratories, Hyderabad as an Analytical Scientist and previously studied in the Department of Pharmaceutical Science and Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai. He has more than 57 Publications in international journals with an H index of 14, i10 15, RG Score of 26.77 with 10,000+ reads. He has 1 chapter in Springer Book, "Essential oils: Applications and Trends in Food Science and Technology". He is a reviewer in a number of journals such as the Journal of heterocyclic chemistry, Nature Scientific Reports, SAR and QSAR in Environmental Research, Chemical Biology & Drug Design, ACS Omega, and Medicinal Chemistry Research. His research area includes computational chemistry, medicinal and organic chemistry and natural products.

phdph10006.20@bitmesra.ac.in
cis_eic_Kumar_002 Kumar Vinod Department of Chemistry Central University of Punjab Bhatinda India

Dr. Vinod Kumar has completed his master degree from Himachal Pradesh University, Shimla in Organic Chemistry. He has done his PhD in Organic Chemistry from Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, Palampur through GNDU Amritsar. He joined Department of Pharmacy, University of Siena, Italy as postdoc fellow and worked with Prof. G Campiani for two years. Thereafter, Dr. Vinod moved to Department of Pharmacy and Pharmacology,University of Bath, UK and worked in the research group of Prof. Stephen Husbands for two and a half years. As a postdoctoral fellow, Dr Vinod worked extensively in the field of medicinal chemistry, especially in the design and synthesis and neuroactive compounds. In June 2012, Dr Vinod joined as one of the founding faculty of Department of Chemical and Pharmaceutical Sciences, Central University of Punjab, Bathinda. Thereafter, he joined Department of Chemistry, as Associate Professor and Head of the Department in the same University. Dr Vinod has received research fundings from different agencies including DST, CSIR, BRNS, UGC etc. Dr Vinod has also received visiting fellowship from DST and Oead (Austria) for two years (2017 to 2019) under Indo-Austria joint projects. He is working in collaboration with Prof. Ira-Ida Skvortsova of the Department of Therapeutic Radiology and Oncology, University of Innsbruck,Innsbruck, Austria. Dr Vinod is an editorial board member of Current Organic Chemistry and received various awards and fellowships from different organizations.

0000-0002-1438-9438 http://www.cup.edu.in/Dr_Vinod_Kumar.php https://vinodkumar751717854.wordpress.com/ https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=BPxTMxkAAAAJ&hl=en vpathania18@gmail.com
Section Editor(s) cis_ebm_Mohammad-ab_001 Docking Studies Abid Mohammad Faculty of Natural Sciences Jamia Millia Islamia New Delhi India

Mohammad Abid did his PhD in Organic & Medicinal chemistry from Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India. He undertook postdoctoral studies from the University Paris Descartes, France on antibacterial drug discovery targeting PDF and MetAP enzymes during September 2008 to January 2010. Since December 2010, Dr Abid has been working as an academician at JMI. He also received a Young Scientist research grant from the Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB), Government of India. Recently, he was awarded the prestigious Raman Postdoctoral Fellowship by the UGC to work as visiting Assistant Professor at Eppley Institute for Research in Cancer & Allied Diseases, UNMC, Omaha, USA. Dr Abid's research group explores numerous interests within the discipline of structure-based drug design and medicinal chemistry.

cis_ebm_KUSAL-K_001 Antioxidants K.DAS KUSAL Department of Physiology-Faculty of Medicine BLDE (Deemed to be University) Vijayapur India

Kusal K Das (b.1962) is currently a Distinguished Chair Professor of Physiology at Shri B.M.Patil Medical College, Hospital; and Research Centre, BLDE (Deemed to be University), Vijayapur, India. Professor Das's area of research interest is heavy metal induced alteration of cell signaling transduction on vascular pathophysiology during low oxygen microenvironment. Prof.Das was the Visiting Professor of Medicine (2014-2016) at School of Medicine, University of Leeds, UK and Visiting Professor of Physiology (2017) at Tulane University School of Medicine, New Orleans, USA. Prof.Das is also holding the position of Dean of Environmental Health and Interregional Coordinator under UNESCO Chair holder in Life Sciences (Biophysics, Biotechnology and Environmental Health).

cis_ebm_Keri-ab_001 Enzyme inhibitors Sangappa Keri Rangappa Centre for Nano and Material Sciences Jain University Bangalore India

Dr. Rangappa Keri, working as Associate Professor at the Centre for Nano and Material Science, Jain University, Bangalore. His areas of interest are Organic and Medicinal Chemistry, especially the development of new drugs including acetyl acetylcholinesterase (AChE) inhibitors (Alzheimer drug), anti-cancers and neuroprotective agents. Besides, developing synthetic tools (reactions and reagents) and networks of reactions (synthetic strategies) for efficient and selective chemical synthesis by using different catalysts. He has 4.5 years of postdoctoral research experience (Portugal and Korea) and 15 years of teaching/research experience. He has been awarded the prestigious BK 21 Korean fellowship by the Korean Government and FCT fellowship awarded by Portugal Government. He has published more than 80 research articles in the reputed international journal related to organic and medicinal chemistry.

cis_ebm_Sharma-sa_001 Kumar Virendra Department of NMR All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi India 55476958100 0000-0002-1569-1989

Dr. Virendra Kumar is currently an Additional Professor in the Department of NMR, All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi. He was awarded Ph.D. degree in 2007 and received a Gold Medal for his Ph.D. thesis on MR studies of prostate cancer from AIIMS, New Delhi. He was a Cancer Imaging postdoctoral fellow (2008-2012) at the Department of Cancer Imaging and Metabolism, Moffitt Cancer Center, Tampa, FL, USA. Dr. Kumar is applying Radiomics, NMR metabolomics and in vivo MR methods to understand the different metabolic changes in cancer and their potential diagnostic role.

Magnetic Resonance Imaging virendrakumar@aiims.edu vrndra@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Paliwal-Rishi-ab_001 Drug Delivery Paliwal Rishi Department of Pharmacy Indira Gandhi National Tribal University Amarkantak India

Dr. Rishi Paliwal is presently holding the position of Assistant Professor in the Department of Pharmacy, Indira Gandhi National Tribal University, Amarkantak, MP, India. Dr. Paliwal has contributed substantially to research on novel drug delivery, drug targeting and nano-biotechnology involving colloidal drug carriers customized for targeted drug delivery. He has published more than 45 research papers in high impact internationally reputed journals. Dr. Paliwal has written/edited 03 books and contributed to more than 20 book chapters in the leading international books of material sciences, nanoscience and pharmaceutical sciences. His lab is funded by DBT, New Delhi and UGC, New Delhi for 03 projects.

cis_ebm_Dinesh-Kumar-P_001 Antidiabetic medicinal plants Patel Dinesh Kumar Department of Pharmaceutical science Faculty of Health Sciences Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences Allahbad India

Dr. Dinesh Kumar Patel obtained PhD in Pharmaceutical Science from Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi, India. He is presently serving as an Assistant Professor at Faculty of Health Sciences, Sam Higginbottom University of Agriculture, Technology and Sciences, India. His research interests are focused on the importance of Natural products especially Plant secondary metabolite in Human health, Diabetes and its secondary complication, Flavonoids, Antioxidant and Phytopharmaceuticals. He is co-author of 80 papers published in international journals and many book chapters to his credit and has a good citation index. He is reviewer for various international scientific journals and presented many papers in various International Conferences.

cis_ebm_Patel-hit_001 Patel Hitesh Dahyabhai Department of Chemistry Gujarat University Ahmedabad India 7201451884 0000-0002-0664-887

Prof. Hitesh D. Patel is a professor in the department of chemistry and working in the field of synthetic organic chemistry, computational chemistry and diagnostic kit development. His h-Index is 18 (as per SCOPUS). He has published more than 108+ papers in reputed journals, 4 patents are granted by IPO, he filed a total 18 patents, and completed 10 projects. Total 12 Ph. D. and 17 M. Phil. students were awarded the degree under his supervision and 8 students are working to pursue their Ph. D. degree. He has received Gujarat University Award 2019 – Outstanding performer of the year (teaching), GUSEC – Innovation award 2019. He is an Academic council member and IPR cell coordinator of GU. Recently, he has received projects from BIG, BIRAC and SAC-ISRO.

Computational Chemistry, drhiteshpatel1@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Ramaiah-jan_001 Ramaiah Janaki Koneru Lakshmaiah Education Foundation (KLEF) KL Deemed To be University Guntur India 35794410300 0000-0003-1814-2819

Professor, M. Janaki Ramaiah received Ph.D. in Center for Cellular & Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, INDIA (2001-2007). He has worked previously at SASTRA University as Assistant Professor (R) (2014-2021). He has been actively involved in identifying several small molecule modulators of microRNAs, using cell lines and Drosophila as model systems. He is actively involved in Nano particle-based drug delivery, and understanding of metabolite regulation and its implication in cancer therapy against glioblastoma. He has worked in several projects as principal Investigator and also worked as a team member in executing several projects of National and International importance. He has published 88 international publications with H-index of 28, and I- index 62. Presently, he is working on the role of noncoding RNA in cancer stem cells in various cancers, such as Glioblastoma, breast cancer and Leukemia. He is an active reviewer in Oncogene, Gene J, Life Science, FASEB, Mol Biol reports, BMC Cancer, South African J of Botany, South African J of Biological Sciences, PLoS One, Neuroscience Letter, Current Pharmaceutical design etc. He is presently Research Advisory committee in KL University, and was recognized as Top 2 percentile scientist (Elsevier). He is a Review board member of Technology in Cancer Research & Treatment.

Stem cell biology janaki7777@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Rajesh-K-ab_001 Drug design and discovery Singh Rajesh K. Pharmaceutical Chemistry Division Shivalik College of Pharmacy Punjab Technical University (Jalandhar) Nangal Rupnagar Punjab India

Dr. Rajesh Kumar Singh received his BPharm (2003) and MPharm (2005) from UIPS, Panjab University, Chandigarh and PhD (2013) from IKG Punjab Technical University (IKGPTU), Jalandhar. His major areas of research interests are computer-aided drug-design, polymer-drug conjugates for targeted delivery to CNS and cancerous cells, antimalarial therapeutic agents, and green chemistry approaches for chemical synthesis. Dr. Singh has over 15 years of teaching experience and has guided many Ph.D. and PG students. He has published more than 50 peer-reviewed SCI/SCOPUS-indexed scientific papers with a total impact factor of more than 200 in various chemistry and pharmacy journals as main or corresponding author. He currently serves as an Editorial Advisory Board Member of 10 international journals, including the SCI-indexed MRMC (Bentham), JTCMS (Elsevier) and PeerJ. He has received the Publon Award 2016, 2017 and the Publon "Excellent Peer Reviewer Award" for outstanding reviewing of more than 230 research papers of different international journals. He also has over 50 National and International Conference Abstracts, and 5 Books to his credit. He is also serving as a Publon academy mentor and a Bentham brand ambassador.

cis_ebm_Sandeep-S_001 Antimicrobial/Antiparasitic agents Sundriyal Sandeep Department of Pharmacy Birla Institute of Technology and Science Pilani Pilani India

Dr. Sandeep Sundriyal pursued his Ph.D. (Medicinal Chemistry) in 2008 from NIPER, SAS Nagar. Later, he worked as a postdoctoral research associate (2009-2017) at various international institutes. He is a recipient of the 'Marie Curie International Incoming Fellowship (2013-15)' and a 'Fellow of Higher Education Academy (FHEA)' of the UK. Dr. Sundriyal's research group is currently developing small molecules to target infectious organisms, including Plasmodium falciparum and Mycobacterium tuberculosis. His research is funded by a number of depts. such as the Department of Science and Technology, Department of Biotechnology, and Indian Council of Medical Research etc.

Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Neeraj-ab_001 Verma Neeraj Department of Pharmacology Goel Institute of Pharmacy & sciences Lucknow India

Prof. (Dr.) Neeraj Verma is working as Dean Academics at Goel Institute of Pharmacy & Sciences, Faizabad Road, Lucknow. She did his Doctorate from Siksha O Anusandhan University Bhubaneswar, Odisha, (2014) M.Pharm from Bundelkhand University, Jhansi, UP (2006), B. Pharm from Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow, UP (2004) and D. Pharma from Govt. Polytechnic Lakhimpur-Khiri, UP (1999). She has more than 17 years of Professional experience in teaching & research. She is an Associate member of The Sugar Technologists' Association of India, Life member of APTI, India (UP/LM-172), Life member of IPA, India (UP/LUCK/LM/0064). She has Published 22 research Papers in indexed journals with h index: 9, i10 index: 9, authored 2 books and has two filed patents and one granted patent. She has made scientific deliberations in many national and international conferences and has given several invited lectures. She has supervised 12 students who later received the PG degree. She is editorial board member of Acta Scientific Medical Sciences, Journal of Drug Discovery & Development, Indian Journal of Pharmacy & Pharmacology. She has received a number of awards, such as Certificate of Appreciation from EET CRS Research wing for Excellence in Professional Education & Industry in 5th Science & Technology Award -17, 'Best Educationist award' for outstanding contribution in Pharmacy Profession at Dehradun by Loqman National and international award, 'Rising Star award' for outstanding contribution in Pharmacy Profession at Delhi by Nirali Prakashan, 'Best Principal of the year Award -2020' etc. She is the Founder of OMA Welfare Trust and works as a social activist for society.

cis_ebm_Dixit-ab_001 V. Dixit Pankaj Indore Institute of Pharmacy Indore India

Prof. Pankaj Dixit is a well-known academician and a researcher in the field of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Pharmacology. He is an alumnus in the department of Pharmaceutical Sciences, R.T.M. Nagpur University, Nagpur (MH). His research interests include pharmacokinetics, diabetes and behavioural pharmacology. He has 40+ research publications in journals of international repute and h-index of 16. He has two Indian patents to his credit and he has written one book chapter. He is a reviewer of many reputed pharmacology journals and is a life member of numerous Indian bodies.

cis_ebm_Khedkar-vi_001 Khedkar Vijay M. School of Pharmacy VIshwakarma University Pune India

Vijay M Khedkar is a highly optimistic and proactive computational medicinal chemist with Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Chemistry (Computational Medicinal Chemistry). Dr. Vijay has a successful track record of executing lead identification and optimization projects by applying molecular modeling techniques.

vijaycpn@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Pissurlenkar-rag_001 Pissurlenkar Raghuvir R. Goa College of Pharmacy Panaji India

Raghuvir Pissurlenkar PhD (Tech) MRSC is an Associate Professor at Goa College of Pharmacy, Goa, India, since 2014. He has over 16 years of teaching and research experience in Organic Medicinal Chemistry and Biostatistics. Dr. Pissurlenkar has expertise in quantum chemistry, structure-based and ligand-based drug design approaches, and methods involved in the estimation of free energies of binding and solvation using techniques like molecular simulations. Dr. Pissurlenkar has graduated from Goa College of Pharmacy / Goa University (2002) and completed Masters (2004) and PhD (2010) from Bombay College of Pharmacy / Mumbai University. Dr. Pissurlenkar has 43 research papers to his credit published in peer-reviewed international journals. His research work has crossed 800 citations. He has been an invited speaker at interactional conferences, Beijing, China in 2015 and Madrid, Spain in 2019. Both his talks were supported by Travel Grants Schemes from University Grant Commission, New Delhi. He has been a member of the prestigious Royal Society of Chemistry since 2017.

raghuvir@pissurlenkars.net
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Chandrasekaran-R-ab_001 Rajkuberan Chandrasekaran Department of Biotechnology Karpagam Academy of Higher Education Coimbatore India

Dr. C.Rajkuberan did PhD in Biotechnology in 2016, from Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapplli, India. At present, he is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education, Coimbatore, India. He is actively teaching both UG/PG students and has guided more than 30 PG students for project dissertation. He has published 35 papers to his credit with average cumulative impact factor 87.8 and h-index 14 with 771 citations. He has expertise in Nanomedicine, drug delivery, Polymers and Toxicology.

cis_ebm_Lokesh-Deb-ab_001 Deb Lokesh Department of Biotechnology Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development Lmphal India

Dr. Lokesh Deb completed Diploma in Pharmacy (1999) under Drug Control Department, Government of Karnataka, India. Thereafter, he completed B. Pharma (2003) and M. Pharma (Pharmacology)(2005) from the Rajiv Gandhi University of Health Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka. He obtained a Ph.D. (Pharmaceutical Science) from the Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University Hyderabad. He joined Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development (IBSD), Imphal, Manipur (A national Institute of Department of Biotechnology, Government of India) as a Scientist. Presently, he is working as Scientist (Pharmacology) in IBSD-Regional Centre, Gangtok, Sikkim, India. He also worked as a visiting scientist at Cytokine-Research-Laboratory, Department of Experimental Therapeutic, MD Anderson Cancer Centre, Houston, Texas, USA.

cis_ebm_Mathew-ab_001 Mathew Bijo Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Amrita School of Pharmacy Kochi India

Dr. Bijo Mathew is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi, India. Dr. Bijo Mathew obtained his M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Tamilnadu, India in 2008, and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India in 2016. Dr. Mathew's primary areas of focus are drug discovery of neurodegenerative disorders, cancer and molecular modelling. He has published 161 papers, his h-index = 31; with the number of citations: 2659 in Google scholar; h-index = 30; the number of citations: 2287 in Scopus. Dr. Mathew has authored 1 book, 1 edited book, 5 book chapters and 26 invited talks at the national and international level. Dr. B. Mathew is serving as the chief executive guest editor of the journals of Molecules, Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, and Current Drug Targets.

cis_ebm_Prajapati-Bhupe-be_001 Prajapati Bhupendra G. Dept.of Pharmaceutical Technology Shree S.K.Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Ganpat University Mehsana India

Dr. Bhupendra works as a Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics, Shree S.K.Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University, North Gujarat, India. He did his Ph.D. from Hemchandracharya North Gujarat University, Patan, Gujarat, India. He did his PG and UG from M.S.University, Baroda, Gujarat. He has 19 years of experience in academic/industry (17+2). He was awarded the Carrier Award for Young Teacher by AICTE, New Delhi in 2013. He was also awarded for Distinguished Associate Professor in TechNExt India 2017 by CSI, Mumbai. He claims on his name more than fifty national and international publications. He fetched grants for Research Projects, Staff Development Programs, Seminars, Conferences, and Travel Grants from National and State Government agencies. He has also given his guidance in industrial consultancy projects conducted at the institute. His two patents were published and one application was submitted at the Indian Patent office. He has delivered expert talks and invited scientific sessions in several national and international conferences and seminars. He is actively working in the field of lipid-based drug delivery and nanotech formulations. He has guided 7 Ph.Ds. and 45 PG research scholars supervised and 5 Ph.Ds. and 3 PG research scholars are currently working under his guidance in the field of Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery and Bioavailability Enhancement.

cis_ebm_Velma-ganga-be_001 Velma Ganga Reddy Department of Pharmacology and Toxicology College of Pharmacy The University of Arizona Tuscon Arizona U.S.A

Dr. Velma received his BSc (2009) and MSc (2011) degrees in chemistry from the Osmania University, Hyderabad. He earned his Ph.D. in Medicinal Chemistry (2019) from CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, India. During his Ph.D. final year, he moved to RMIT-University, Australia as a Visiting Research Fellow, then continued as postdoc fellow and later he joined as a Postdoctoral Research Associate at the University of Arizona, USA (Jan-2021,) where he is actively involved in the AD, T2D and breast cancer drug discovery projects. Dr. Velma has extensive experience in the development of lead molecules for the treatment of cancer and gained superior experience in-vitro in cell culture works. He authored nearly 30 international peer-reviewed journal articles and two (2) of the US patents granted among the 3 filed. In addition, he is serving as a reviewer for several international reputed peer-reviewed journals.

cis_ebm_Nimmala-Mangathayaru-be_001 Nimmala Mangathayaru Department of IT VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology Hyderabad India

Dr. Nimmala Manga Thayaru (B.Tech, M.Tech., Ph.D., MIEEE, MCSI, MISTE, MIAENG) is a professor in the department of Information Technology at the VNR Vignana Jyothi Institute of Engineering and Technology, India. She obtained her PhD degree in 2010 from Andhra University, India, with specialization in Computer Science & System Engineering. Overall, she has over 21 years of teaching experience, and her areas of interests are mainly focused on Computer Networks, Software Engineering, Mathematical Foundations of Computer Science Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Compiler design Database Management System, Operating Systems, etc., and she has research interests in various sub-topics related to Bioinformatics and Security. Dr. Thayaru has published more than 40 papers, on a diverse range of topics in various journals of international repute.

cis_ebm_Ramakrishnan-ji_001 Elancheran Ramakrishnan Department of Chemistry Annamalai University Annamalai Nagar India

Dr.R.Elancheran is a Research Associate in the Department of Chemistry, Annamalai University under DST PURSE PHASE II. He was the CSIR-Senior Research Fellow at Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST), Guwahati, India from 2017 to 2018. He did M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry from Annamalai University, Tamil Nadu, India during 2008-2010. He became the Research Executive in the Medicinal Chemistry Department at Orchid Chemicals & Pharmaceutical Ltd, Chennai during 2010-2012. He received Ph.D. in Chemistry from Gauhati University. His current research interests are focused on Heterocyclic and Organic Catalysis, Crystallography and Medicinal Chemistry.

cis_ebm_Chakraborty-ra_001 Chakraborty Raja Department of Pharmaceutical Technology School of Medical Science Adamas University Kolkata India 0000-0002-4876-4443 6507721934

Dr. Raja Chakraborty, PhD, FICS, Associate Professor, Adamas University, India is associated with teaching and research for the last 14 years. He completed his PhD in 2014 in Pharmaceutical Sciences. A few 71 research and review articles with total IF 46.622(JCR 2020), 2 books, 3 edited books and 23 book chapters published with reputed publishers like Springer, Studium press, ACS publishers etc.,1 DBT funded mega-projects, 3 PhD guidance are evident for his research experience. He is associated with different scientific bodies as fellow member and life member and also charged with editorial board member, and reviewer of different journals.

dr_rchakraborty@rediffmail.com
cis_ebm_Rai-n_001 Rai Sachchida Nand Centre of Biotechnology University of Allahabad Adamas University Prayagraj India 0000-0001-8418-9549 56425080300

Dr. Sachchida Nand Rai did Masters in Applied Biochemistry from Purvanchal University in 2009. Dr. Rai did Ph.D. in Biochemistry from Banaras Hindu University on the topic “Immunomodulation of Parkinson’s disease using Mucuna pruriens” in “Neuroscience” stream. Presently, he is pursuing Postdoctoral Research on exploring the Autophagic potential of Mucuna pruriens in Parkinson’s disease from Centre of Biotechnology, University of Allahabad, Prayagraj under the mentorship of Prof. M. P. Singh.

cis_ebm_Dhanawat-me_001 Dhanawat Meenakshi Maharishi Markandeshwar University Ambala India 0000-0001-9097-341X 26534145300

Dr. Meenakshi Dhanawat, M.S. (Pharm) (NIPER-Mohali), Ph.D. (IIT-BHU, Varanasi) Currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, MM College of Pharmacy, MM (DU), Mullana. She has more than 13 years of teaching and research experience. She has attended several national and international conferences in India and abroad. She is the recipient of the travelship award in the DDD section of AAPS-2010, National Biotechnology Conference, California, USA. Apart from this she also received twice the international travel grant from DBT and DST, Govt of India. She has been awarded with many other fellowships and awards, she has 38 publications to her credit.

meenakshi.itbhu@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Dixit-she_001 Dixit Sheshagiri Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry JSS College of Pharmacy Mysore India

Dr. Sheshagiri Dixit is currently affiliated to the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, JSS College of Pharmacy, JSSAHER, Mysuru, Karnataka, INDIA. His research interests include, Molecular Modelling, QSAR, Molecular Dynamics, and Synthesis of heterocyclic compounds. Dr. Dixit has published in more than 50 reputed international and national journals.

0000-0003-3966-7278 7201965845 sheshagiridixit@jssuni.edu.in
cis_ebm_Kajal_001 Kajal Ghosal Department of Pharmaceutical Technology Jadavpur University Kolkata India

Dr. Kajal Ghosal is serving as an academician for the last 14 years. Presently, she is working in the Department of Pharmaceutical Technology, Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India as an assistant professor. She has done her graduation, post-graduation and PhD in the field of pharmaceutical technology from the same university. She has received a prestigious Kothari Postdoctoral fellowship in India for doing postdoc. She has carried out her postdoctoral research in the Central European Institute of Technology in Czech Republic. She has also visited University of Novi Sad, Serbia and University of Münster, Germany under European COST action. She has published one book on Electrospinning from Royal Society of Chemistry and another two books on polymer science which are in the final stage of publication from RSC and Elsevier. She has collaborated with many international scientists from the USA, Egypt, Quatar, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Australia and Poland. She has been awarded with the National Scholarship program of Slovakia for carrying short term research in Slovak Academy of Science and she has been selected for Poland-Ulam fellowship for carrying short term research in IPPT-PAN, Warsaw, Poland. She has published 29 research and review articles from peer-reviewed journals. Her research areas are Magnetite Nanoparticles, Electrospinning, Drug Delivery, Formulation Development, Microemulsion/Nanoemulsion, Solubility enhancement techniques, Nanotubes, Nanofibers, Transdermal drug delivery systems, and Nano-composites.

cis_ebm_Chander_sub_001 Chander Subhash Amity Institute of Phytomedicine & Phytochemistry Amity University Noida India

Dr. Subhash Chander is currently working as Assistant Professor-II, at Amity Institute of Phytochemistry & Phytomedicine (AIP&P), Amity University, Noida. Dr. Chander completed Ph.D in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from Dept. of Pharmacy, BITS Pilani, Pilani Campus and M.S. from National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research (NIPER). He has more than 10 years of teaching and research experience in Academia and Industry. His expertise is in Medicinal Chemistry and Drug Designing. His research work mainly focuses upon the drug discovery against human pathogens involving HIV-1, Leishmania and bacterial as well as fungal strains including MTb. His team has discovered several nano molar potent hits against HIV-1, Mycobacterium tuberculosis and Leishmania. His team has published more than 42 publications in SCI/Scopus indexed journals, three book chapters and completed two industry-sponsored projects, while one project is in progress. He has filed four patents and transferred one technology to industry.

cis_ebm_Jain-vikas_001 Jain Vikas Mahakal Institute of Pharmaceutical Studies Ujjain India

Dr. Vikas Jain is presently working as professor and Dean at Mahakal Institute of Pharmaceutical studies Ujjain. He has completed his B. Pharmacy from B. R. Nahata College of Pharmacy, Mandsaur (M.P.) in 2003, M. Pharmacy from B.N. Collage of Pharmacy, Udaipur (Rajasthan) in 2006 and Ph.D. from Shobhit University Meerut in 2010. He has published more than 40 research and review articles and 05 book chapters in international and national journals of repute. He has guided 01 Ph.D. and 15 M.pharm students. He also has attended and coordinated several Seminars, Workshop, Awareness Camps and Conferences. Dr. Jain has research skills on Novel Drug Delivery System, Colonic Drug Delivery System and Various Targeted Oriented Drug Delivery System.

12140211100 vikasjain111180@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Katakam-pra_001 Katakam Prakash Indira College of Pharmacy Nanded India 0000-0001-7459-8998 37061013900

Prakash Katakam is a Pharmaceutical Scientist working as Professor and Principal at Indira College of Pharmacy, Nanded, India. He has more than 23 years of Professional Experience as a Teacher and Researcher. He published over 120 research articles in indexed journals and guided 10 PhD students. His research areas are 3D Printing for Personalized Drug Delivery, Pulmonary Delivery of Vaccines, Micro/Nanoparticles, Phyto-Formulations and Drug Discovery. His major research focus is on identifying applications of various polymers for 3D Printing for Personalized Medication. He has been co-principal investigator for a sponsored research project of National Tea Research Foundation, India.

pkatakam9@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Modi-gy_001 Modi Gyan P. Department of Pharmaceutics Indian Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University Varanasi India

Dr. Gyan Modi received Ph.D. from Wayne State University, Detroit, USA, and postdoctoral training from Brandeis University, Waltham, USA. He has very intensive training in medicinal chemistry, organic synthesis, and chemical biology. As a productive researcher, he has published nearly 21 papers in high-impact journals like the Journal of Medicinal Chemistry, ACS Medchem Letter, ACS Chemical Neuroscience, and filed eight patents, including four US patents in the fields of medicinal chemistry. Dr. Modi has received several grants such as Core Research Grant SERB, India, an Extramural research grant from ICMR, India as PI, and two more research projects from SERB as co-PI. He received several awards, such as SERB international travel support-2018, and Frank O. Taylor award.

0000-0002-8003-5566 43161393100 gyanpmodi@gmail.com gpmodi.phe@iitbhu.ac.in
Medicinal Chemistry Patil Vaishali M. Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry, KIET Group of Institutions Ghaziabad India

Dr. Vaishali M. Patil is working as Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at KIET Group of Institutions, GZB, India. Dr. Patil has completed her graduation in pharmacy (B. Pharm), post graduation (M. Pharm) and doctoral degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra. She has expertise for CADD, QSAR and medicinal chemistry. She has experience in handling computational software and interpretation of analytical data (IR, NMR, MS). Dr. Vaishali has authored papers published in peer reviewed Journals and 16 book chapters (Elsevier, Springer, and Nova). She has received funding from various national and international agencies.

cis_ebm_Sahani-raj_001 Sahani Rajkumar Medicine for all Institute Virginia Commonwealth University Richmond VA USA 0000-0002-0868-4684 56690249100

Dr. Rajkumar Sahani is a postdoctoral researcher working at the Medicine institute, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, Virginia, USA. He received his PhD from the National Tsing-Hua University, Hsinchu, Taiwan, (Homogeneous gold-catalysis) and postdoctoral training at the Center for Drug Design, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, USA. He is working on designing, synthesizing, and evaluating HIV-1 capsid protein inhibitors. His research interests are in targeting different viruses including Retroviruses, Cytomegaloviruses, and Flaviviruses. Currently, he is working to improving the cost effective and efficient processes for the synthesis of active pharmaceutical ingredients.

sahanir@vcu.edu rajsahani07@gmail.com
Organic Chemistry Editors cis_ebm_Saha-b_001 Saha Bidyut Chemistry Department Burdwan University Bardhaman India 0000-0001-6711-0763 24459083100

Prof. Saha is a full professor of chemistry in the department of chemistry, The University of Burdwan, Bardhaman, WB, India. He obtained his PhD degree under Prof. Asim K. Das, Visva Bharati, on electron transfer reaction in micellar media. In addition, Saha was a postdoctoral fellow at UBC, Vancouver, Canada, with Prof. C. Orvig. His area of interest is organic transformations, catalysis, surfactant chemistry and bioremediation. He has published more than 130 research articles in reputed journals.

bsaha@chem.buruniv.ac.in
Section Editors cis_ebm_Banerjee-ji_001 Organic synthesis Banerjee Bubun Department of Chemistry Akal University Bhatinda India

Dr. Bubun Banerjee received his Ph.D. degree in 2016 from the Visva-Bharati University, Santiniketan, West Bengal, India. He has six years of teaching as well as research experience. Presently, he is working as an assistant professor of chemistry in the Department of Chemistry, Akal University, Talwandi Sabo, Bathinda, Punjab, India. He has published more than 85 research as well as review articles all in internationally reputed peer reviewed journals. He is the author/co-author of ten book chapters and co-edited seven books. As a guest editor, he has edited seven special thematic issues for the journals like Current Organic Chemistry, Current Green Chemistry, Current Organocatalysis, Current Microwave Chemistry, Anti-Cancer Agents in Medicinal Chemistry published by Bentham Science Publishers. He has already supervised one M.Phil as well as one PhD student. Presently, four other PhD students are carrying out their research work under his active supervision. His research interests are focused on the development of novel synthetic methodologies for biologically relevant compounds with special emphasis on greener aspects. He is an honorary member of ACS, RSC and SIGMA XI.

cis_ebm_Swaroop-ro_001 Swaroop Toreshettahally R. Department of Studies in Organic Chemistry University of Mysore Mysuru India

Dr. T. R. Swaroop is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Studies in Organic Chemistry, University of Mysore, Mysuru. He received a Ph. D from the University of Mysore. He has worked as a postdoctoral fellow at the Memorial University of Newfoundland, Canada and the Guangxi Normal University, China. He is a visiting scientist at the Yildiz Technical University, Turkey and the Utrecht University, The Netherlands. He has received eleven gold medals and eight cash prizes. In addition, he has witnessed the Republic Day Parade as a guest of Hon’ble Prime Minister of India. He has published more than 59 research articles.

0000-0002-0087-6331 55175168300 Heterocyclic Compounds swarooptr@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Gaurav-b_001 Bhargava Gaurav Department of Chemical Sciences IKG Punjab Technical University Kapurthala India

Dr. Gaurav Bhargava received his Ph.D from Guru Nanak Dev University (2007) Amritsar, India. Dr. Bhargava spent one and a half years at Universidade de Santiago de compostela, Spain as post-doctoral fellow, and one year at Chem Master International Inc. at Stonybrooks, USA as Research Scientist. Currently, Dr. Bhargava is a Professor in the department of Chemical Sciences, IKG Punjab Technical University, Kapurthala, India. The research interests include Organic Chemistry, Heterocyclic Chemistry, and higher order cycloadditions.

Heterocycles gaurav@ptu.ac.in
Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Neetipalli-Thri_001 Neetipalli Thrimurtulu Adesis Inc Pharmaceutical Company New Castle DE USA

Dr. Thrimurtulu Neetipalli completed his Bachelor Sciences (B.Sc) and Master Sciences (M.Sc) from Andhra University, India. He then obtained a CSIR-JRF fellowship for Ph.D and joined CSIR-IICT, Hyderabad, India. Subsequently, Dr. Thrimurtulu gained research experience from different universities. Before joining Harvard University, Thrimurtulu worked in 11T-Bombay as the Principal Investigator under the DST-Young Scientist Scheme in the Department of Science and Technology. In 2017, he joined Prof. Andrew G Myers group at Harvard University, USA, as a postdoctoral fellow. He is currently working in Adesis, a pharmaceutical company in the USA as a Senior Research Scientist (Chemist). His research interest is in synthesis of biologically active molecules for human medicine development and OLED materials for devices.

23490404700 uluiict@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Patil-meg_001 Patil Meghshyam K. Department of Chemistry Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University Osmanabad India

Dr. Meghshyam K. Patil is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University, Sub-Campus Osmanabad. His research interest is photo-catalysts, heterogeneous catalysts, and organic transformations. He has published thirty-four research papers in well-reputed international journals.

0000-0002-3144-5016 57218649532 meghshyam_patil@yahoo.com
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Subham-B-ab_001 Bhattacharjee Subham Department of Chemistry Kazi Nazrul University Asansol West Bengal India

Subham Bhattacharjee completed his B.Sc. and M.Sc. from North Bengal University. After completing his Ph.D. from the Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India under the supervision of Prof. Santanu Bhattacharya, he continued in the same group as a post-doc and worked in collaboration with Prof. C. N. R. Rao. Then, he moved to the Netherlands and joined Prof. Rint Sijbesma's group in February 2016 as a post-doc and continued until joining as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Kazi Nazrul University, Asansol in March 2019. His current research interest lies in developing various supramolecular nanostructured materials and their applications.

cis_ebm_reddy-sab-be_001 SABBASANI RAJASEKHARA REDDY Department of Chemistry School of Advanced Sciences VIT University Vellore India

Dr. S. Rajasekhara Reddy did M.Sc in organic chemistry from Andhra University in India in 2002. He worked as a Junior Research Fellow at IITG, India, under Dr. T. Punniyamurthy (2003-04). In 2010, he received a Ph.D. from IITM, India, under Professor Anju Chadha. He served as an Assistant Professor at VIT University in Vellore till 2014. Currently, he is serving as an Associate Professor. He did his postdoctoral work at NTNU, Taiwan with Prof. Ching Fa Yao. His major research focuses on synthetic organic chemistry applied to catalysis, medicinal chemistry, asymmetric synthesis, and chemistry from natural carbohydrates. He is also meticulously performing his duties in teaching and guiding UG, PG students, and has been awarded five Ph.D. 's and currently guiding six.

cis_ebm_Patel_001 Patel Hitendra M. Sustainable & Medicinal Chemistry Lab Department of Chemistry Sardar Patel University Vallabh Vidyanagar Gujarat India

Dr. Hitendra M. Patel is a Professor of Chemistry in the Department of Chemistry, Sardar Patel University, Gujarat, India. He was admitted as a Fellow and an Elected Member of the Organic Division Council, The Royal Society of Chemistry, London. He is a Review Editor in Organic Chemistry section, Frontiers in Chemistry Journal and Editorial board member of Frontiers in Chemistry and in Arkivoc journal. He has 22 and 15 years of rich experience in Teaching and Research, respectively. He has membership in many national and international professional organizations like RSC, ACS, ICS, ISCB etc. His research group focuses on Organic Chemistry for the Development of Bioactive Heterocyclic Scaffolds via Multi-component reactions, utilizing a Sustainable Chemistry approach and results have been published in more than 30 research papers in reputed journals related to Organic Chemistry. He has been granted two projects of rupees 51.81 lakh from National agencies like DST-SERB and UGC, New Delhi. He was selected as a Brand ambassador of Bentham Science Publisher for the Year of 2018-2019. He has given many invited talks at the National and International level in Conferences and Universities and has received many awards. He is an expert reviewer in many highly reputed Journals with more than 140 reviewed papers.

0000-0003-4740-7329 54947391200 hm_patel@spuvvn.edu
cis_ebm_Patel_001 Sarkar Debayan Department of Chemistry National Institute of Technology Rourkela India

Dr. Debayan Sarkar is presently an associate professor of chemistry at the National Institute of Technology (NIT), Rourkela, Odisha, India. He has completed his M.Sc. with organic chemistry specialization from University of North Bengal (NBU) in 2005 followed by a PhD in organic synthesis from IACS Kolkata in 2011 under the supervision of Prof. R. V. Venkateswaran. He completed his post-doctoral studies from the Stanford University (USA) under the mentorship of Prof. Barry M.Trost. He has been recently deputed as a visiting senior assistant professor at Graduate School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Tohoku University (Japan) under the mentorship of Prof. M. Yamaguchi (2015-2016). He has been the recipient of prestigious awards like INSPIRE, BRNS-DAE Young Scientist Award (2014), Indo-US Research Award (2012) etc. His research interest includes dearomatisation reactions, atom economic couplings, complex total synthesis of natural products. he has published 50 papers in International Journals of repute, guided 5 Ph.D students and presently 15 Ph.D students are working under his supervision.

cis_ebm_Patel_001 Mandal Samir K. Department of Chemistry Saldiha College Bankura India

Dr. Samir Kumar Mandal received his Ph. D. degree from The Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, India. Dr. Mandal did his Post-Doctoral Research from the City College, City University of New York. His research field is synthetic development of some medicinally active chemicals mainly based on radical methodology and green methodology, chemicals toxicology and medicinally important fluoro-organics synthesis. He had adequate experiences in GMP and cGMP practices of APIs and of CRO based pharmaceuticals. He worked as a lecturer at the Prasannadeb Womens’ College, University of North Bengal and a prestigious Young Scientist in the Department of Chemistry, Kalyani University. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor at Saldiha College, Bankura University. He has published review articles, seminar books, proceedings and more than 20 research articles in different journals of National and International repute. He is serving as reviewer of national and international journals. He is a life-member of several scientific associations.

0000-0003-0307-178X 35582433900 samirmandal2004@gmail.com
Antibiotic Resistance and Human Microbiome arahm antibiotic-resistance-human-microbiome Associate Editorial Board Member(s) Chauhan Narsingh Department of Biochemistry MD University Rohtak India

Dr. NS Chauhan has published a number of scientific papers on the characterization of the diverse microbiome for their native community structure, physiological functions, survival strategies, commensalism, and hostmicrobial interactions. He has established an association of the human microbiome with gastrointestinal disorders, respiratory illnesses, and ayurvedic host phenotype. Currently, he is serving on various academic and administrative portfolios and has been recognized for his outstanding teaching and research.

Pharmaceutical Sciences ps pharmaceutical-sciences Editors Kesharwani Prashant Central Drug Research Institute Lucknow India 0000-0002-0890-769X prashantdops@gmail.com Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Sabu-ab_001 Chacko Sabu Mandumpal Mookambika College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Muvattupuzha India

Dr. Sabu MC has diverse and significant Postdoctoral research experience in Japan and Malaysia. He has an extensive experience in scientific research for more than 20 years in drug discovery using in vivo cell culture assays, in vitro animal models for screening pharmacological activities. He has teaching experience in physiology, pharmacology, microbiology, phytochemistry and pharmacognosy for more than 18 years. Besides, he has experience in Herbal Pharma as Research Associate in Kancor Flavors and Extracts, Angamali, Kerala and conducted their extracts for Pharmacological screening. He has presented research in 50 national and International publications. He is editorial board member and journal reviewer for 12 international journals.

cis_ebm_Malviya-Rishabha_001 Malviya Rishabha Department of Pharmacy School of Medical and Allied Sciences Galgotias University Greater Noida India

Dr. Rishabha Malviya completed B. Pharmacy from Uttar Pradesh Technical University and M. Pharmacy (Pharmaceutics) from Gautam Buddha Technical University, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh. His PhD (Pharmacy) work was in the area of Novel formulation development techniques. He has 11 years of research experience and presently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Pharmacy, School of Medical and Allied Sciences, Galgotias University for the past 8 years. His area of interest includes formulation optimization, nanoformulation, targeted drug delivery, localized drug delivery and characterization of natural polymers as pharmaceutical excipients. He has authored more than 150 research/review papers for national/international journals of repute. He is editorial board member/reviewer of more than 40 journals. More than 10 patent grants from different countries are to his credit, while 40 patents are either published or under evaluation.

cis_ebm_Awasthi_001 Awasthi Rajendra Department of Pharmaceutical Science School of Health Sciences & Technology University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES) Dehradun India 0000-0002-1286-1874 36866066100

Dr. Awasthi has over 16 years of professional experience and presently working at University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Dehradun, India. Dr. Awasthi obtained his Ph.D. degree in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India. His scholarly interests range widely from the development of novel micro and nanoparticulate drug delivery systems. He has authored or co-authored more than 130 scientific documents in various high impact journals (Cumulative IF over 200 & H-index of 22). He has one national & 2 international patents to his credit. Dr. Awasthi has supervised more than 16 graduate students and 1 Ph.D. scholar as the main supervisor. He is serving as an active reviewer for more than 15 international journals. His name has been included in Who's Who in the World® recognizing his achievements in pharmaceutical research.

awasthi02@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Mathew_Bijo_001 Mathew Bijo Department of Pharmaceutical Chemistry Amrita School of Pharmacy Kochi India 37000054700

Dr. Bijo Mathew is an Associate Professor of Pharmaceutical Chemistry at the Amrita School of Pharmacy, Kochi, India. Dr. Bijo Mathew obtained his M.Pharm in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from The Tamilnadu Dr. M.G.R. Medical University, Tamilnadu, India in 2008, and Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University, Hyderabad, India in 2016. Dr. Mathew's primary areas of focus are drug discovery of neurodegenerative disorders, cancer and molecular modelling. He has published 161 papers, his h-index = 31; with the number of citations: 2659 in Google scholar; h-index = 30; the number of citations: 2287 in Scopus. Dr. Mathew has authored 1 book, 1 edited book, 5 book chapters and 26 invited talks at the national and international level. Dr. B. Mathew is serving as the chief executive guest editor of the journals of Molecules, Current Topics in Medicinal Chemistry, and Current Drug Targets.

bijovilaventgu@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Jain_001 Jain Akhlesh K. Department of Pharmacy Guru Ghasidas Central University Bilaspur India 0000-0002-6420-9773 57209473674

Dr. Akhlesh K. Jain is currently working as an Assistant Professor of Pharmaceutics in the School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Ghasidas Central University, Bilaspur, India. He received his PhD degree in Formulation Science from Jamia Hamdard University, India in 2007 and postdoctoral training at Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland, University College Cork, Cork, Ireland and National University of Singapore, Singapore during 2008-2011. He also worked as a Senior Scientist at Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow India. He is the recipient of many reputed fellowships including Junior Research Fellowship and CSIR- SRF for research. His research focused on nanoparticles, nanocarriers based delivery systems, mucosal vaccination, non-invasive protein delivery and ligand conjugated colloidal carriers for cancer therapy. Dr. Jain has authored more than 50 scientific publications in peer reviewed journals along with an international patent.

akjain.ie@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Swain_001 Swain Kalpana Talla Padmavathi College of Pharmacy Warangal India 0000-0001-5337-4979 16319668600

Kalpana Swain is a post graduate and doctorate in Pharmaceutical sciences from Berhampur University. She has industrial, teaching and research experience of about two decades. She is currently working as Professor and Head in the Talla Padmavathi College of Pharmacy, Warangal. She is a member of various professional bodies like Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, International Society for Pharmacoeconomics and Outcomes Research, etc. She is actively engaged in research in broad areas of novel drug delivery systems and has published many papers in the journals of international and national repute. She has patents to her credit and has authored a few books /book chapters, she has presented about 40 abstracts of the papers in scientific forums. She has been actively contributing to the research community as an editor and reviewer in few international journals of repute and has h-index of 11.

kapina20002000@yahoo.co.in
cis_ebm_Kommineni_001 Kommineni Nagavendra Center for Biomedical Research Population Council Rockefeller University New York United States

Nagavendra Kommineni worked as a Research Associate in Florida A&M University, Tallahassee, FL-USA. Currently, he is working as a Research fellow in the Population Council at Rockefeller University, New York, USA. His area of expertise includes Liposomal technology for delivering small molecules, Stem cell derived Exosome delivery of small molecules for cancer, Lipid nanoparticles for cancer, Topical and Transdermal product development and development of complex and sterile injectables, developing nanotechnology-based products for HIV and contraception.

0000-0003-4771-7925 57194060362 nagavendra.kommineni@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Lalit_a_001 Lalit Kumar Department of Pharmaceutics Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences Udupi Udupi India

Dr. Lalit Kumar, MPharm, PhD is currently working as Assistant Professor-Selection Grade in the Department of Pharmaceutics at Manipal College of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Manipal Academy of Higher Education, Manipal. Dr. Lalit completed his PhD in the area of Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery System. He has around 13 years of teaching and research experience. He has around 70 peer reviewed journal publications, 20 book chapters and filed 2 patents. He has successfully completed five research projects in the specified area funded by All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE), New Delhi; Karnataka State Government Vision Group of Science and Technology (VGST), Bengaluru; and Science; Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi and Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi. Presently, he is working on five research projects funded by Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), New Delhi; AICTE, New Delhi and sponsored by Pharmaceutical companies. He has received awards for his best research works in several national and international conferences. Few of them are Best Research Poster Presentation Award in Louis Pasteur Memorial Symposium (ICMR Sponsored) at Coimbatore in August 2008; He was also awarded for his best research publications. He has also received the Young Scientist Award 2021 from Society of Pharmaceutical Education & Research (SPER). He has successfully guided 19 MPharm students for their final year research work. Presently, he is guiding 3 MPharm and 8 PhD students for their research work in the area of Nanoparticulate Drug Delivery System.

Bonam Srinivasa Reddy Centre de Recherche des Cordeliers Sorbonne Université, Université de Paris Udupi Paris France

Srinivasa Reddy Bonam obtained his bachelor's and master's degrees in pharmacy from the Chalapathi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in Guntur, India. He obtained his PhD in 2018 from the AcSIR at the IICT in India, where he focused on the development of novel immunomodulators and vaccine, and Current Indian Science adjuvants against infectious diseases under the supervision of Dr. H.M. Sampath Kumar. He was awarded a Raman Charpak Fellowship to work at the University of Strasbourg's IBMC. He trained as a postdoctoral researcher at IBMC, University of Strasbourg, France, from 2018 until early 2020, under Prof. Sylviane Muller's supervision. He worked at IBMC on the P140 (Lupuzor®), a 21-mer peptide that fights systemic lupus erythematosus. Currently, he is continuing his postdoctoral research on the 'next-generation flu vaccines for the world' with Prof. Jagadeesh Bayry at INSERM, CRC, Paris, France. He has an h-index of 18 with over 70 publications and over 1,000 citations. He has three patents, one of which has just been licensed to a private organization. He is an editorial board member of a number of journals. He has been a member of various professional associations and also serves as a professional development committee member for the Society of Leukocyte Biology.

Section Editor(s) cis_ebm_Kalita-ab_001 Nanomedicine Kalita Sanjeeb DBT-APSCS&T CoE Bioresource and Sustainable Development Kimin India

Dr. Sanjeeb Kalita works as a Scientist at DBT-APSCS&T CoE for Bioresource and Sustainable Development, Kimin, Arunachal Pradesh; pursuing multi-disciplinary research for translational development of phytopharmaceuticals by validating rich traditional knowledge of the tribal populace of North East India and Arunachal Pradesh in particular. He did Ph.D. from the Institute of Advanced Study in Science and Technology (IASST, Guwahati, India. He started his research carrier, at VIT university, Vellore India working on development of phyto- drugs for various indication and then moved to IIT, Guwahati, India and worked on nanoparticulate drug delivery system for eradicating dermatophytic infections. His research contributions helped to develop 14 IPR applications, 35 research articles, and two of the patents have been approved recently. One of them (Garcilona, herbal nutraceutical candy comprising hydroxy citric acid) is already on the market. He also contributed towards the development of a germicidal mask for Covid-19, which has already reached the market. He also worked in a rich scientific environment and ecosystem of Bangalore Life Sciences Cluster which consists of the inStem, National Centre for Biological Sciences (NCBS) and Centre for Cellular and Molecular Platforms (C-CAMP). Presently, he is involved in exploration of natural source-based drug delivery vehicles for topical applications of therapeutics. He was also part of grant/proposal writing for national and international funding agencies headed by PIs of IASST, IFM, InStem and NCBS, Gauhati University, and DBT- APSCS&T.

cis_ebm_Patil-ab_001 Ethno pharmacology Patil Umesh Kumar Department of Pharmaceutical Sciences Dr. Harisingh Gour Vishwavidyalaya Sagar India

Prof. Umesh Patil has completed his B. Pharm, M. Pharm and Ph.D. from Dr. H.S. Gour University, Sagar (India) and Postdoctoral studies from Institute of Biology, Leiden University, The Netherlands. Presently, he is working as Professor of Pharmacognosy and serving as General Secretary to Indian Society of Pharmacognosy (ISP). He has also been serving as Board Member & Vice President of International Council for Medicinal Plant Research (ICMAP) and Regional Representative of ICMAP for SAARC countries. His area of specialization is Herbal Drug Technology and Natural Products. He has more than 22 years of experience in teaching and research. He is a recipient of 7 prestigious awards given in the field of HMPs and remained BOYSCAST fellow of DST, Govt of India. He is a member of many professional bodies including International Pharmaceutical Federation (FIP), International Society of Ethnopharmacology (ISE), International Society for Medicinal Plant Research (GA), Germany, International Pharmaceutical Students Federation, International Society of Natural Product Development, APTI, IPA, IPGA, ISTE, IASTAM, and IAHP. He has published 116 papers in reputed journals and has been serving as editorial board member of many reputed journals. Prof. Patil has done 28 foreign visits in different countries including Spain, Switzerland, The Netherlands, Belgium, Turkey, South Africa, Germany, France, Thailand, Sri Lanka, Malaysia, USA, Australia etc. for academic and scientific assignments.

cis_ebm_Ruckmani-ab_001 Drug delivery Ruckmani Kandasamy Department of Pharmaceutical Technology BIT Campus Anna University Tiruchirappalli India

Dr. K. Ruckmani was the first female to receive Doctorate in pharmacy from the state of Tamil Nadu. She has widely explored drug delivery systems and received research grants around 15 crores and established two national facilities serving the research community. She believes in deliverable translational research and product development. She has accomplished several notable and highly funded research projects with 163 publications (h index of 31), 16 book chapters, 3 patents and several prestigious awards (15 awards). Recently, she had established an Incubation center (EDII Chennai supported EDII- Anna Business Incubation Research Foundation) in her campus to support startup companies.

cis_ebm_Patel-rakesh-be_001 Drug Delivery Technology Patel Rakesh Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology department Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Ganpat University Mehsana India

Dr. Rakesh Patel is currently working as Professor and Head of Pharmaceutics and Pharmaceutical Technology department at Shree S. K. Patel College of Pharmaceutical Education and Research, Ganpat University, Ganpat Vidyanagar, India. His current research interests are formulation and development of novel and conventional pharmaceutical products, dissolution enhancement techniques, drug delivery, regulatory affairs, and industrial pharmaceutical manufacturing. He has completed several industrial research and consultancy projects related to formulation development, method development and regulatory affairs. He has received various AICTE grants. He has guided 6 PhDs and 42 postgraduate students and currently 5 PhD students are working under his guidance. He has more than 110 research publications and 40 presentations in international and national journals and conferences, respectively. He is working as an advisory editorial committee member of several international journals like Dissolution technologies, Drug Discovery and Therapeutics and Pharmaceutical Manufacturing, USA. He is associated with various international and national journals as reviewer such as International journal of Pharmaceutics, Drug Development and Industrial Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Development and Technology, Indian Journal of Pharmaceutical Sciences, etc. He had worked as a council member of Indian Pharmaceutical Association, Mehsana branch for 2008-10 and life member of Indian Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India, Indian Society of Technical Education, Indian Pharmaceutical Association. His contributions have been accepted for publication in the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge and Marquis Who's Who in the World.

cis_ebm_Mishra-neer-be_001 Novel Drug Delivery System Mishra Neeraj Department of Pharmaceutics Amity Institute of Pharmacy Amity University of Madhya Pradesh Gwalior India

Dr. Neeraj Mishra is working as Professor in Amity Institute of Pharmacy, Gwalior since July 2019. He has more than Nineteen years of teaching/industry/ research experience at undergraduate and postgraduate level. He has around 100 publications of International and National repute about recent concepts of novel drug delivery systems, particularly in vaccine delivery and drug targeting and having total citation 2056; h- index 24 and i- index 30. He has also written 5 Books and 7 book chapters. He has also published 3 international and 3 national patents, out of which one international patent has been recently granted. Recently, he got a place in the World Scientist and University Rankings 2021 conducted by AD Scientific Index 2021. Recently, he also served as Guest Editor of Thematic issue entitled "Nanoparticulate Carriers for the Treatment of Infectious Diseases and Cancer", Current Molecular Pharmacology, Volume 14, 2021, Issue number 3, Bentham Sciences, USA, I.F. 3.2. He has also been an approved production chemist from LSSSDC under Skill India Scheme for the period of 2019-2021. He is recipient of "Distinguished Professor Award" 2019 from DST-NSTMIS, SPAICS, Indore, M.P in September 2019. Recently, he got the "Distinguished Professor Award" 2021 from Indian Pharmaceutical Association PA, MP Branch on 2nd October 2021 at Indore, M.P.

cis_ebm_Parle-ae_001 Neurological Disorders Parle Milind Department of Pharmacology Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and Educators Guru Jambheshwar University of Science and Technology, Hisar India 55886030500 0000-0002-9888-9375

Prof. Milind Parle is an outstanding Researcher, Eminent Educationist and a Visionary. Dr. Milind Parle is the President of Association of Pharmaceutical Scientists and Educators. He served G. J. University of Science and Technology, Hisar as a Chairman, Dept. of Pharm. Sciences, Department of Physiotherapy, Dean, Faculty of Pharm. Sciences and subsequently the Dean Faculty of Medical Sciences. Dr. Parle has more than 40 years of Teaching, Administrative and Research experience. His students are holding senior positions in Pharm. Industries, Academia and Research laboratories all over the globe. Dr. Parle has an impressive h - index of 41, I-10 index of 96 and his 450 research articles carry more than 5800 Citations. Prof. Parle has bagged more than 70 Best Research Paper Awards. The thought provoking academic talks delivered by Dr. Parle as an invited speaker during National and International conferences reflect his ingenious research aptitude and communication skills. Prof. Parle has represented Delhi State in National Chess Championship and is presently an Internationally (FIDE) Rated Chess player. An Indian Patent has been granted recently to Prof. Parle and has several more patents in pipeline. Prof. Parle was conferred coveted Rashtriya Gaurav Award – 2013, Best Pharmacy Teacher Award (Haryana State) -2015, Pharma Ratan Award - 2016 for being an exemplary Academician, Eminent Educationist of India Award -2016 at Indo American Summit for his innovative ideas and the most Prestigious “Pharmacy Teacher of the Year -2016 ” Award conferred by Association of Pharmaceutical Teachers of India (APTI).

sksharma18@ccsuniversity.ac.in
cis_ebm_Flora-ab_001 Chemical Toxicology Swaran Jeet Singh Flora National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Lucknow India

Dr. S.J.S. Flora, Former-Director of NIPER, Lucknow, India got his Ph.D. from CSIR-IITR, Lucknow, India and became a post-doctoral fellow at Utah State University, USA. For 29 years, he served in the Defense Research and Development Organization. His major research studies include drug development, and chemical toxicology. His group developed a new drug for arsenic poisoning. The drug was approved by the Drug Controller General of India (DCGI) and is currently in human trials. He has published over 350 research papers in highly rated peer reviewed journals and 18 patents. He has more than 15000 citations of his work, scientific 'h' index of 61 and has been an Associate Editor/ Member editorial board of nearly 29 international journals.

cis_ebm_Pathak-ab_001 Cancer Diagnosis and Therapy Surajit Pathak Chettinad Academy of Research and Education (CARE) Chennai India

Prof. Surajit Pathak, PhD is currently working as a Professor at Chettinad Academy of Research and Education, Kelambakkam, Chennai from 2015-till date. He has received Ph.D. in Zoology from the University of Kalyani, West Bengal, India in 2007, and completed his Post-Doctoral training from the University of Alabama, USA, University of Padova, Italy and University of Linkoping, Sweden. His current research focuses on inflammatory bowel disease, colon cancer, and microRNA. He has published more than 90 research articles in peer-reviewed international journals of repute with 1850 citations and 27 h-index. Dr. Pathak has Edited Springer Nature book entitled “Cancer Stem Cells: New Horizon Cancer Therapy” in 2020 and Elsevier Book "Stem Cells and Aging" in 2020. He is the member of various professional research bodies of India including Indian Association of Cancer Research and Aesthetic Multispecialty Society (AMS).

cis_ebm_Shukla-rah_001 Nanomaterials Shukla Rahul National Institute of Pharmaceutical Education and Research Lucknow India

Dr. Rahul Shukla, working as Assistant Professor at Department of Pharmaceutics, NIPER Raebareli, India, did Ph.D. in Pharmaceutical Sciences from CSIR CDRI and J.N.U New Delhi, India, M Pharm from IIT BHU, Varanasi, India. He has the experience of as Research at Dr. Reddy's Laboratories, India and D.S Kothari Post-Doctoral Fellow at Panjab University, India. He has more than 85 publications in international peer reviewed high impact journals and Books to his credit. He has filed 7 Indian Patents and 1 Copyright. Recently, he has also published two books in Elsevier and Intech open as Editor. Currently, three Ph.Ds. and many M.S students are pursuing their research work under his guidance. His current research interests include targeted drug delivery systems, particle engineering, controlled delivery for neurodegenerative diseases, dendrimer mediated drug delivery, and bioavailability enhancements.

cis_ebm_pathak_mall_001 Nanomaterials Mallika Rahul Department of Chemistry University of Delhi Delhi India

Dr. Mallika Pathak is an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Miranda House, University of Delhi. She has a teaching experience of more than 17 years having taught chemistry at Miranda House, University of Delhi since 2004. She is a recipient of many awards like Most Promising Innovation in 2016 from University of Delhi; Teaching Excellence Award for Innovation in 2015 from University of Delhi; Best Innovative Idea in 2014 and Australian Leadership Award Fellow (ALAF) in 2013. Being a computational chemist by training she has many research papers in various peer reviewed international journals, authored two book chapters for Elsevier Publishing House and has filed a patent in 2017. She is passionate about promoting Active learning and working with students on Innovative projects and helping them build their career. Her research interests include Drug-molecular interactions, Nano-chemistry and its application to water purification etc. In addition to her academic and research engagements, she is very active in the extra-curricular life of college and has served as a member and faculty advisor of various committees and societies of college.

cis_ebm_pathak_mall_001 Nanomaterials I Inamdar Akbar Division of Physics and Semiconductor Science Dongguk University Seoul Republic of Korea

Dr. Akbar I Inamdar works as an Associate Professor in the Division of Physics and Semiconductor Science, Dongguk University, Seoul, Republic of Korea since 1st April 2009. His area of research is Electrochemistry, Electrocatalysis, Supercapacitors, Smart Supercapacitors, Lithium-Ion batteries (LIB) and solar cells. He has been awarded with the Dongguk University Gold Medal award for the successful career of 10 years in this university. He has published more than 100 research articles in prestigious international journals with an H-index of 37 and total citations of 3669. He attended several National and International conferences. He supervised two research students in their PhD degrees and several students in their master's degree. He is well experienced in raising independent research funds from Korean funding agencies, such as Korean Research Foundation (KRF) and successful utilization for the desired cause.

Environmental Engineering ee environmental-engineering Editors cis_eic_Kumar_001 Kumar Ponnusamy S. Department of Chemical Engineering SSN College of Engineering Tamilnadu India

Dr. P. Senthil Kumar works as an Associate Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai, India. He has 14 years of teaching and research experience and 1 year of industrial experience. His h-index is 41 along with more than 6273 Google citations. Under his guidance, 10 Ph.D. Scholars have completed and 08 Ph.D. scholars are currently doing their active research in the area of Waste Water Treatment, Environmental Nanobiotechnology and Alternative Fuels. He has published more than 225 research papers in highly reputed International Journals and 100 research papers in National and International Conferences. He also published more than 100 book chapters with Elsevier, Springer, CRC Press etc. publishers.

0000-0001-9389-5541 24074610000 https://www.ssn.edu.in/staff-members/dr-p-senthil-kumar/ senthilkumarp@ssn.edu.in
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Khan-nadeem-be_001 Khan Nadeem A. Department of Civil Engineering Mewat Engineering College Nuh, Mewat India

Mr. Nadeem A Khan is working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering since 01 Aug 2012. He also acted as Academic Coordinate of the Civil Engineering department from 2014 to 2017. He is currently serving as an Editorial board member of Nature journal- Scientific Reports (IF= 4.3), Springer journal special issue of Discover water and working for Hindawi Journal special issue (IF= 4.2). His recent accomplishments included 15 Coursera course completion certificates and were awarded as Best Young Scientist Award(Male) by LWT India and GECL for Scientific contribution in the field of Environmental Engineering. He got his M. TECH. (Civil Engineering) in 2011 with Honors in Environmental Engineering from Aligarh Muslim University. Mr. Khan was associated with the Ministry of Environment and Forest for two years as Junior Research Fellow (J.R.F) in 2009-11 and also worked with UNICEF as a Research Assistant (R.A) on the topic of GIS mapping and Water quality parameter estimation including monitoring of Agra Region for six months in 2012. He has professional experience in DLF-LAING'S ROURKE INDIA LTD in an SEZ Project at Gurgaon as Construction Engineer during 2008-09. He qualified for the GATE examinations in 2010. His area of activity in the industry was post contract works, reconciliation, planning, and budgeting. He has attended a number of conferences, workshops, seminars, research and engaged in research projects. He has published 50 papers in SCI. He has also published more than 10 PATENTS in the field of Civil Engineering and water treatment. He is Joint-Secretary of an Environmental Awareness Society ENVIRONSENSE which has organized more than 25 events

cis_ebm_Sovik_001 Das Sovik Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences Indian Institute of Science Education & Research Mohali Mohali India 0000-0001-7059-2070 57206573705

Dr. Sovik Das completed doctoral research work in the field of environmental engineering from the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. He got engaged in research work pertaining to bioelectrochemical systems like microbial electrosynthesis cell, microbial fuel cell and microbial electrolysis cell for the treatment of different waste streams with concomitant valuable recovery

dassovik@gmail.com
Section Editors cis_ebm_Sahoo-ab_001 Catalysis Sahoo Prakash C. Indian Oil R&D Center Faridabad India

Dr. Prakash C. Sahoo is currently working as a Research Manager at Indian Oil R&D Center, Faridabad. He has more than 10 years of research experience in Biochemistry and Petroleum Biotechnology. Dr. Sahoo co-authored over 23 peer-reviewed scientific articles in the leading journals, 2 book chapters and more than 20 conference proceedings. He is co-inventor of 8 US, 2 Indian and 3 Korean patents. Dr. Sahoo is the winner of 2nd overseas exchange program to France at UST (2013) and received several best presentation awards. Dr. Sahoo completed his PhD from UST-KIGAM (2013), South Korea and was the recipient of BK21 Plus postdoctoral fellowship for his postdoctoral research in KAIST, South Korea (2014).

cis_ebm_Saikia-nab_001 Environmental sustainability and protection sciences Saikia Nabajyoti Department of Chemistry The Assam Kaziranga University Jorhat India

Dr. Nabajyoti Saikia is an Associate Professor in Chemistry, The Assam Kaziranga University, Jorhat, Assam. He did his Ph. D work from the CSIR NEIST (formerly Regional Research Laboratory) Jorhat, Assam and received his Ph.D. in Chemistry from the Dibrugarh University, India. He has extensive postdoctoral research experience in solid waste management and has published numerous scientific publications in this field. He is the co-author with Prof. Jorge De Brito, at the IST, University of Lisbon, of a major reference book, Recycled Aggregate in Concrete: Use of Industrial, Construction and Demolition Waste. He also serves as a reviewer of more than thirty SCI/SCOPUS journals.

cis_ebm_Kumar_001 Environmental sustainability and protection sciences Kumar Narendra Department of Environmental Science Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University Lucknow India

Dr. Narendra Kumar is an Associate Professor in Department of Environmental Science, and presently, he is also working as Head in the Department of Geology, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow Uttar Pradesh, India. He has guided 5 Ph. D. and 45 M.Sc. research projects for their respective degrees. He has two ongoing and one completed research project. Further, he has over 42 refereed international publications and 23 book chapters, 5 books and several other articles with around 925 citations. His h-index is 15 and i10-index is 19. His area of research includes phytoremediation, water pollution and aquatic toxicology etc.

cis_ebm_Kumar_001 Ecotoxicology Kumar Sandeep ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute New Delhi India

Dr. Sandeep Kumar is presently working as a scientist at ICAR-Indian Agricultural Research Institute (IARI), New Delhi, India. The author has an experience of more than six years as a scientist and has published more than 30 research articles and book chapters in well-reputed and renewed national and international journals. He has expertise in heavy metals toxicity assessment of contaminated vegetables, greenhouse gases (GHGs) emissions from different vegetables cultivation practices, and water and air pollution.

cis_ebm_Mehra-ro_001 Mehra Rohit Department of Physics Dr B. R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar India

Dr. Rohit Mehra is presently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Physics at Dr. BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar. Dr. Mehra has published more than 160 SCI Research Papers in different International Journals of repute and has delivered Invited Talks in various countries including USA, UK, Canada, Japan, Egypt, France and Thailand etc. He has supervised 15 Ph.D. Research Scholars and more than 50 PG Dissertation and presently 04 Research Scholars are pursuing their Ph.D. under his supervision. Presently, he is an active reviewer for many International and National Journals in the field of Radiation Dosimetry. He worked as Principal Investigator of various R & D Projects, from various funding agencies like BRNS, CSIR, DST etc. His Research interests include: radon and thoron studies in the Human Environment, radiation induced modifications in polymeric track detectors. Physico-chemical investigations and the estimation of uranium and other heavy toxic metals in drinking water samples for health risk assessments, track etching and annealing studies in minerals and applications in geothermal studies, health risk assessments due to natural radiation dose from the environment, heavy ion radiation damage studies in track recorders and assessment of radiation dose due to building materials.

0000-0001-8925-5912 15219829700 Heavy Ion Radiation mehrar@nitj.ac.in
cis_ebm_Mittal_001 Mittal Jyoti Department of Chemistry Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal India

Dr. Jyoti Mittal is an alumnus of I.I.T., Roorkee (India) and presently working as faculty in the Department of Chemistry, Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology, Bhopal (India). In the year 2018, she has been designated as Clarivate Analytics Highly Cited Researchers and appeared amongst 4000 most influential scientists of the world. Her research interests include removal of hazardous organic and inorganic substances from wastewater. Her present h-index is 35 and her research papers have been cited more than 9000 times. She is an editorial board member and a reviewer of a number of international journals of the environmental field.

0000-0001-6910-3815 7103100771 Water treatment jyalmittal@yahoo.co.in
Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Prijitha-J-ab_001 R. G. Prijitha Centre for Oceans, Rivers, Atmosphere and Land Sciences Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur India

Dr. Prijitha R. G. is working at CORAL, IIT Kharagpur availing Women Scientist – A fellowship by Department of Science and Technology. She holds a master's degree in Physics from Cochin University of Science and Technology and Ph.D. in Atmospheric Physics from Université Pierre et Marie Curie - Paris VI/LATMOS/CNRS, France. She has participated in various international programmes and contributed to Chapter 2 of WMO 2010 report on Scientific Assessment of Ozone Depletion. She is an editorial board member in International Journals. She has done research on cosmology, ozone and Indian rainfall. Her works include identification of ozone recovery and studies on the drivers of Indian rainfall using statistical models.

cis_ebm_Sharma_001 Sharma Priyanka Department of Biotechnology Modern College of Arts Science & Commerce Ganeshkhind Savitribai Phule Pune University Pune India

Dr Priyanka Sharma is presently working as Assistant Professor in Modern College of Arts, Science and Commerce College, Ganeshkhind, Pune. She completed her BSc (Hons), MSc (Hons) and PhD in Botany from Guru Nanak Dev University Campus, Amritsar. She has 12 years of research and teaching experience at postgraduate and graduate level. She was awarded UGC-Dr. D.S. Kothari Post-doctoral fellowship and highly prestigious DBT BioCare Women Scientist fellowship by the Dept. of Biotechnology (DBT) Govt. of India, New Delhi. She has been elected the fellow of Young Academy of India (YAI)-India’s first young academy in 2021. She has published various research articles and book chapters in reputed international journals by Elsevier and Springer Nature with high impact factor. She has also reviewed articles for several journals of international repute e.g. Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier), Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety (Elsevier) and Acta Physiologiae Plantarum (Springer) etc.

56673315300 priya_agn@yahoo.com
Artificial Intelligence ai artificial-intelligence Editors cis_eic_Samui-pi_001 Samui Pijush Department of Civil Engineering National Institute of Technology Patna India 0000-0001-7359-8718

Pijush Samui is working as an associate professor in the civil engineering department at NIT Patna, India. He graduated in 2000, with a B.Tech. in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India. He received his M.Sc. in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (2004). He holds a Ph.D. in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering (2008) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He was a postdoctoral fellow at University of Pittsburgh (USA) (2008-2009) and Tampere University of Technology (Finland) (2009- 2010). In 2010, Dr. Pijush joined the Center for Disaster Mitigation and Management at VIT University as an Associate Professor. He was promoted to full Professor in 2012. Dr. Pijush is the recipient of the prestigious CIMO fellowship (2009) from Finland, for his integrated research on the design of railway embankment. He was awarded Shamsher Prakash Research Award (2011) by IIT Roorkee for his innovative research on the application of Artificial Intelligence in designing civil engineering structures. He was selected as the recipient of IGS Sardar Resham Singh Memorial Award – 2013 for his innovative research on infrastructure project. He was elected Fellow of the International Congress of Disaster Management in 2010. He served as a guest in disaster advance journal. He also serves as an editorial board member in several international journals. He has been selected as an adjunct professor at Ton Duc Thang University (Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam). He has been visiting professor at Far East Federal University (Russia).

pijush@nitp.ac.in
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Jhilik-ab_001 Jhilik Bhattacharya Department of Computer Science and Engineering Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology Patiala India

Dr Jhilik Bhattacharya is an Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering and Technology. Her research interests include image processing, enhancement & feature extraction in images, image visualization, computer vision, pattern recognition & image understanding, and deep learning techniques for image processing and scene understanding. She has more than 13 years of experience in designing and implementing predictive algorithms to solve complex problems in the areas of image processing, computer vision, neural computing and electric vehicles. She led more than 7 industry/government funded projects across India, Italy and Ireland and has published +50 articles in peer reviewed journals and conferences.

cis_ebm_Nurcihan-C-ab_001 Nurcihan Ceryan Balıkesir Vocational School Balıkesir University Balıkesir Turkey

Dr. Nurcihan Ceryan is an Associate Professor in the Balıkesir Vocational School, Balıkesir University. His research interests include rock mechanics, engineering geology, slope stability and soft computing methods. He has published around 60 articles in reputed international journals (with SCI impact factors), and conferences. Dr. Ceryan also has edited 1 book with a reputed international publisher.

cis_ebm_Kuntal-ab_003 Kuntal Ghosh Machine Intelligence Unit Indian Statistical Institute Kolkata India

Dr. Kuntal Ghosh is an Associate Professor at the Machine Intelligence Unit, Indian Statistical Institute (ISI), former In-charge at the Center for Soft Computing Research, an Associate Institute of ISI, and Head of the Theoretical and Applied Sciences Unit, ISI North-east Center. He did his PhD (Science) from Jadavpur University and Post-MSc diploma (Biophysical Sciences) from Saha Institute of Nuclear Physics, MSc and BSc in Physics from Presidency College, Calcutta University and schooling at South Point School, Kolkata. His research interests are in Cognitive Science, Cybernetics, Neuroscience, Biophysics, Data Science, Signal & Image Processing, Computer Vision, Artificial Intelligence, and the history and philosophy of science. He has more than 90 publications in peer-reviewed journals, edited books, and conference proceedings.

cis_ebm_Subathra-ab_003 M.S.P. Subathra Department of Robotics Engineering Karunya University Coimbatore India

M.S.P. Subathra received the B.E. degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering, the M.E. degree in Power Systems from Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai Kamaraj University, India, in 1995 and 1997, respectively, and the Ph.D. degree in Karunya University, India in 2015. She is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Robotics Engineering, Karunya University. She has publications in reputed international journals and in a number of conference proceedings. She has more than 25 years of experience in implementing predictive algorithms to solve problems in the areas of Artificial Intelligence, Signal, and image processing. Optimization techniques, Machine learning, and deep learning are applied to biomedical signal processing, Power Systems, and Renewable Energy. She has published more than 52 research papers in different SCI/SCIE/Scopus international journals and 02 National Patents. She also received funded projects worth more than 50 lakhs from DST and ICMR. She is also a member of various academic societies, such as Life Member Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), and the International Association of Engineers (IAENG).

cis_ebm_Rakesh-Kumarab_003 Dutta Rakesh Kumar Department of Civil Engineering National Institute of Technology Hamirpur India

Dr. Rakesh Kumar Dutta is presently working as Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Hamirpur, and Himachal Pradesh, India. He has completed his doctoral study from Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi and published 171 papers in various international and national journals of repute. His research interest includes environmental geotechnics, rock mechanics, application of soft computing techniques in civil engineering and ground improvement

cis_ebm_Veer-ab_003 Karan Veer Dr. BR Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT) Jalandhar India

Karan Veer has done his B.Tech and M.Tech in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from Kurukshetra University, Haryana, India in the year of 2005 and 2008, respectively. He received PhD in Electrical and Instrumentation Engineering from Thapar University, Patiala (India) in the year of 2015. He was a recipient of a Postdoctoral Fellowship (Dr. D S Kothari Postdoctoral Fellowship) instituted by University Grants Commission (UGC) of Govt. of India in the year of 2016 and carried out his research work at Panjab University, Chandigarh; and recipient of Research Associateship (RA) instituted by ICMR of Govt. of India in 2018. At present, he is working as Assistant Professor in the Instrumentation and Control Engineering Department at Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jalandhar, India. His current areas of research include Biomedical Instrumentation, signal processing, statistical applications, prosthetic devices and soft computing.

cis_ebm_Agrawal-ab_003 Agrawal Shikha University Institute of Technology Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya Bhopal India

Dr Shikha Agrawal is Director, Centre for University Placement, Training & Corporate Affairs, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya and Associate Professor in the Department of Computer Science & Engineering at the University Institute of Technology, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya, Bhopal (M P) India. She obtained B.E., M.Tech. and Ph.D in Computer Science & Engineering from Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya Bhopal. She completed her Summer Research Fellowship from IIT Delhi. She has more than Eighteen years of teaching experience. She guided more than 50 Post Graduates and 5 PhD scholars. Her area of interest is Artificial Intelligence, Soft Computing, Computational Intelligence and Particle Swarm Optimization. She has published more than 50 research papers in different SCI/SCIE/Scopus/UGC approved reputed international journals and 01 international & 03 national patents. She authored one book on “Advanced Database Management System” and 12 chapters with international publishers. She is heading research projects of more than 14 lakhs from various government organizations. She has received a number of awards. She had also participated in numerous (more than 40) conference presentations. She is also a member of various academic societies, such as Senior Member IEEE, Life Member Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), Life Member Indian Society of Institute of Researchers, Life Member Computer Society of India (CSI), IACSIT, ACM etc.

cis_ebm_Asteris_003 Asteris Panagiotis G. Computational Mechanics Laboratory School of Pedagogical & Technological Education Athens Greece panagiotisasteris@gmail.com cis_ebm_Kumar_003 Sekhar Roy Sanjiban School of Computer Science and Engineering Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore India 55476505900

Dr Sanjiban Sekhar Roy is an Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology. His research interests include deep learning and advanced machine learning. He has published around 51 articles in reputed international journals (with SCI impact factors), conferences and editorial board members to a handful of international journals and reviewer to many highly reputed journals. Dr. Roy also has edited around 7 books with reputed international publishers. Besides, the Ministry of National Education, Romania & "Aurel Vlaicu" University, Romania has awarded Dr. Roy with "Diploma of Excellence" for the scientific research activity in 2019.

s.roy@vit.ac.in
cis_ebm_Durai-V_003 Durai Raj P.M Vincent Vellore Institute of Technology School of Information Technology and Engineering Vellore India

P.M. Durai Raj Vincent, received his B.E. and M.E. from Anna University, Chennai, India. He also received his Ph.D., from VIT University Vellore in 2015. He is presently working as an Associate Professor in the School of Information Technology and Engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), India. He has more than 15 years of teaching and research experience and 7 years post Ph.D. He has more than 85 publications in the peer-reviewed Scopus indexed journals and among that 36 publications are SCI indexed with impact factor. His average impact factor per publication is 3.08. His current h-index in Scopus database is 12. He has published 5 Indian patents. He is currently guiding five research scholars in the field of Machine Learning and Deep Learning and three Ph.D scholars already completed under his guidance.

Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Binh-Tha_ab_001 Pham Binh Thai Department of Geotechnical Engineering University of Transport Technology Hanoi Vietnam

Dr. Binh Thai Pham is a researcher, lecturer, Head of the Department of Geotechnical Engineering, Vice Head of Science, Technology and International Corporation Department at the University of Transport Technology, Hanoi, Vietnam. He has also been appointed as a special assistant professor at Hiroshima University, Japan (2019 up to now). He received a PhD degree in Civil Engineering from the Gujarat Technological University, Gujarat, India. His research focuses on natural hazard modelling and assessment, machine learning, artificial intelligence, geographic information system, remote sensing, geotechnical engineering problems, and construction materials. Dr. Binh Thai Pham has published more than 150 scientific publications mainly on peer-reviewed international journals indexed SCI, SCIE, SCOPUS. Out of these, 02 papers were classified on top 0.1% of papers having the highest number of citations (hot papers), and 40 papers were classified on top 1% of papers having the highest number of citations (highly cited papers). He is also a scientific reviewer of more than 50 ISI journals. He is one of the Editors who edited a book entitled: "Big Data Analysis for Green Computing" published in CRC Press. He is also a member of Vietnam society for Soil Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering, and Editorial board member of several journals like Vietnam Journal of Earth Sciences.

cis_ebm_Rajiv-Singh-ab_001 Singh Rajiv Department of Computer Science Faculty of Mathematics and Computing Banasthali Vidyapith Vanasthali India

Dr. Rajiv Singh is an Associate Professor of Computer Science at Banasthali Vidyapith, India. He has more than 10 years of teaching and research experience in the field of computer vision and image processing. He has received PhD in Computer Science from University of Allahabad, India. He has published more than 40 articles in indexed journals (SCI/SCIE) and conference proceedings. He is Senior Member of IEEE, Life Member of Computer Society of India and professional member of ACM. He has served as a designated reviewer for a few journals of repute including IEEE Transactions on Image Processing, IEEE Transactions on Biomedical Engineering, IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video Technology, IEEE Transactions on Computational Imaging, Information Fusion, Journal of the Franklin Institute, The Visual Computer etc. He has served as a Member of Technical Program Committee for many conferences and was Publication Chair in the IEEE IAC3T 2018, technically sponsored by IEEE.

cis_ebm_MANOJ-KHANDELWAL_ab_001 KHANDELWAL MANOJ School of Engineering Information Technology and Physical Sciences Federation University Ballarat Australia

Dr. Manoj Khandelwal is the Program Coordinator of mining engineering at Federation University and is an Australian Endeavour Fellow. Dr. Khandelwal has completed his bachelor's degree in mining engineering from Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology, India, master's in rock mechanics from Indian Institute of Technology, Varanasi and PhD in rock engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay. Before joining Federation University Australia, He worked as an Assistant Professor of mining engineering at Maharana Pratap University of Agriculture & Technology. He was also a postdoctoral researcher at Monash University. He has more than fifteen years of research and academic teaching experience in Australia and India. Dr. Khandelwal has been recognized as a leading expert in 'Mining Geomechanics' and 'Rock Blasting'. So far, he has published more than 140 research papers in different reputed journals and conference proceedings. His total citations are more than 4500 and his current h index is 38. He is also the author of a technical book. He has successfully completed several research and consultancy research projects in his area of interest. He has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, such as the Young Scientist Award received from the President of India during the 93rd Indian Science Congress, the Young Engineers Award by Institution of Engineers' India, Dr. Khandelwal is a member of the editorial board of several international journals published from various continents and a reviewer of more than 100 international journals.

cis_ebm_MANIK-S_001 SHARMA MANIK Department of Computer Science and Applications DAV University Jalandhar India

Manik Sharma is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Applications, DAV University Jalandhar. He is MCA, UGC-NET qualified and has received his PhD degree in "Distributed Query Optimization" from IKG Punjab Technical University, Kaputhala, India. Dr. Sharma has more than 15 years of teaching and research experience. His research interests include Machine Learning, Optimization Techniques, Health Informatics and Smart Systems. The thrust area is to design a smart and innovative Decision Support System for the effective diagnosis and management of different behavioral and mental disorders. Dr. Sharma authored/co authored over 40 International Journal articles, Conference Proceedings, and Book Chapters. He is an Editor-in-Chief of EAI Endorsed Transaction on Pervasive Health and Technology (Scopus Indexed) and Co-Editor- in-Chief of EAI Endorsed Transaction on Scalable Information System (ESCI indexed). Additionally, he is a part of the editorial board of several reputed international journals including Soft Computing (Springer), Cluster Computing (Springer), and IEEE Access. Moreover, he has been on program committees of over 100 international conferences as a member of International Program Committees, Technical Program Committees, and Advisory Committees of several academic conferences (United Kingdom, Singapore, Mauritius, Thailand, Vietnam, USA, Hong Kong, Canada, UAE, and India).

cis_ebm_Pawan-K_001 Joshi Pawan K School of Environmental Sciences Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi India

Prof. P K Joshi is a Professor at the School of Environmental Sciences (SES), Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, India has immensely contributed in understanding geosphere and biosphere interactions while using inputs from earth observation systems and geospatial technology. He has addressed some of the pressing questions related to climate change while integrating dataset from a variety of land use land cover, and glacier, precipitation and temperature regimes. His research work also contributes to disaster risk reduction while assessing the impact and vulnerability of climate change. He is a recipient of Indian Academy of Sciences and National Academy of Sciences India - Young Scientist Medals, and National Remote Sensing Award of ISRS/ISRO. He is a Fellow of Indian Academy of Environmental Sciences (FIAES), Fellow of Indian Geophysical Union (FIGU) and Fellow of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (FNAAS).

cis_ebm_Verma-ab_001 Verma Amit Kumar Department of Mining Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Banaras Hindu University Varanasi India

Dr. Amit Kumar Verma is currently an Associate Professor in the department of Mining Engineering at Prestious Indian Institute of Technology (BHU) Varanasi. He obtained his PhD from Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay and worked at several renowned institutes across globe like Indian School of Mines Dhanbad, 3S Laboratory, Grenoble, France and University of California Davis, USA. He was a visiting faculty at Clausthal University of Technology, Germany and Endevour Executive Fellow at Monash University, Australia. He is a recipient of prestigious awards like Institute of Engineers Young Engineers Award 2014- 15, Inspire Faculty Fellowship – 2012 by DST and INSA, Endevour Executive Fellowship by Australian Government and Dr. K.S. Krishnan Research Associateship-24 in 2012 by Board of Research on Nuclear Sciences. Dr. Verma has published more than 70 papers in the field of Mining Engineering. He is a member of the reviewer board of several SCI journals.

cis_ebm_Al-Ansari-ab_001 Al-Ansari Nadhir Abbas Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering Luleå tekniska Universitet Lulea Sweden

Dr. Nadhir Abbas Al-Ansari received his Ph.D. from Dundee University in 1976. Currently, he is serving as a Professor in the Department of Civil, Environmental and Natural Resources Engineering, Lulea University of Technology, Sweden, as well as a Professor in the Department of Environmental management, The Arab Open Academy in Denmark. His principal research interests are in water resources and environment. He has published more than 300 papers in scientific journals and International conferences as well as 12 books in these fields.

cis_ebm_Zhang-w_001 Zhang Wengang School of Civil Engineering Chongqing University Chongqing China

Dr. Wengang Zhang is currently a full professor in the School of Civil Engineering, Chongqing University, China. His research interests focus on impact assessment on the built environment induced by underground construction, as well as big data and machine learning in geotechnics and geoengineering. He serves as Associate Editor for Geoscience Frontiers, and editorial board member for Journal of Rock Mechanics and Geotechnical Engineering and Georisk. He is now a member of the ISSMGE TC304 (Reliability), TC309 (Machine Learning) and TC219 (System Performance of Geotechnical Structures). He has been selected as the World’s Top 2% Scientists 2020.

zhangwg@cqu.edu.cn
cis_ebm_Malik-w_001 Malik Anurag Regional Research Station Punjab Agricultural University Bathinda India 0000-0002-0298-5777 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Anurag-Malik-2 https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=RdXgKsIAAAAJ

Since 2019, Dr. Anurag Malik is serving at Punjab Agricultural University as a Scientist (Agril. Engg.). He received his Bachelor’s degree (Agril. Engg.) from Aligarh College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh in 2011, and Master’s and Ph.D. degrees in Soil and Water Conservation Engineering from G. B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Uttarakhand during 2014 and 2019, respectively. His research fields are modeling hydrological variables using artificial intelligence techniques, trend analysis, watershed prioritization, groundwater quality analysis, drip irrigation system, and crop modeling. He has published more than 74 publications in national and international journals of repute and 6 book chapters. He is also serving as a reviewer for more than 39 international journals. Dr. Malik is also a recipient of the Young Scientist Award for outstanding contribution in the field of Agricultural Engineering by the Agricultural Technology Development Society (ATDS) in 2021.

amalik19@pau.edu
cis_ebm_Armaghani-j_001 Armaghani Danial J. Department of Urban Planning, Engineering Networks and Systems Institute of Architecture and Construction South Ural State University Chelyabinsk Russia danialarmaghani@gmail.com cis_ebm_Bonakdari-h_001 Bonakdari Hossein Department of Soils and Agri-Food Engineering Université Laval Québec Canada

Hossein Bonakdari, Ph.D., P.Eng., is a faculty member of the department of Soil and Agri-Food Engineering at Laval University, Quebec, Canada. With a decade of research and teaching reputation, he has achieved extensive experience to highlight new insight for creating comprehensive methodologies in the fields of fundamental and applied sciences through the decision-making abilities of artificial intelligence and machine learning techniques. Results obtained from his research have been published in more than 250 published papers in international journals. His h-index=42 with more than 5000 citations. Recently, he was ranked in the world 39 top scientists in various fields.

bonakdari@yahoo.com
cis_ebm_Pal-h_001 Mahesh Pal Department of Civil Engineering National Institute of Technology Kurukshetra India mahesh.pal@nitkkr.ac.in cis_ebm_Kim-w_001 Kim Dookie Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Kongju National University Cheonan Republic of Korea

Dr. Dookie Kim is a licensed professional engineer both in Korea and in the United States. He received his Bachelor degree in Civil and Environmental Engineering from Korea University in 1993, and he earned his Masters and Ph.D. degrees in Civil Engineering from Korea Advanced Institute of Science and Technology (KAIST) in 1995 and 1999, respectively. He spent almost three and half years from 1999 - 2003 as a post-doctoral researcher at Korea Atomic Energy Research Institute (KAERI), University of California, Irvine (UCI), and University of California, Berkeley, and as a senior researcher at UNISON Co. Ltd. Since March 2003, Dr. Kim has been teaching, researching, and consulting in the Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering, Kunsan National University. He has published several books and more than 100 international journal papers. His research interests are: a) structural dynamics such as vibration control, seismic design, and system identification, b) artificial intelligence such as neural network, support vector machine, and c) probability engineering such as reliability design, LCC analysis, etc.

kim2kie@gmail.com
Section Editor(s) cis_ebm_Gadekallu-ab_001 Machine Learning Thippa Reddy Gadekallu Vellore Institute of Technology, University Vellore India

Dr. Thippa Reddy Gadekallu is currently working as Associate Professor in School of Information Technology and Engineering, VIT, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. He obtained his B.Tech. in CSE from Nagarjuna University, India, M.Tech. in CSE from Anna University, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India and completed his Ph.D in VIT, Vellore, Tamil Nadu, India. He has more than 14 years of experience in teaching. He has published more than 100 international/national publications. Currently, his areas of research include Machine Learning, Internet of Things, Deep Neural Networks, Blockchain, Computer Vision.

Food Chemistry fc food-chemistry Editors cis_ebm_Variyar_003 Variyar Prasad S. Bhabha Atomic Research Centre Homi Bhabha National institute Mumbai India prasadpsv@rediffmail.com section-editor cis_ebm_Chopra-ab_003 Food Processing Kumar Chopra Harish Department of Chemistry Sant Longowal Institute of Engineering & Technology Longowal India

Professor Harish Kumar Chopra completed his PhD in Organic Chemistry from Punjabi University, Patiala (INDIA) in 1992. He has been working as professor since 2009 of Chemistry at Sant Longowal Institute of Engg. & Technology (SLIET), Longowal, Punjab, INDIA. He has additional administrative experience and has served as Dean (Planning & Development) and presently having additional duties of Registrar at SLIET), Longowal in addition to becoming full time professor. He was selected under Leadership for Academicians Programme (LEAP) of MHRD, GOI and underwent training at Penn State University, USA. He has also worked for the welfare of Persons with Disability. He was the founder Head of the Department of Disabilities Studies for 3 years, in addition, he was Head of the Department of Chemistry for more than 6 years. He has published more than 100 research papers in reputed international/national journals in the area of organic Chemistry/Biotechnology. He has authored 06 international books; has guided 10 students for Ph.D. Degree and 35 students for M. Tech./M. Sc. Dissertations. He is Editor/Reviewer of many national/international journals. He has also visited UK, USA, Singapore, Thailand etc. to present his research work. Recently, during COVID-19, he has uploaded more than 200 VIDEO LECTURES (on Organic /Bio-Organic/Engineering Chemistry) on YouTube to help the student community during these emergent times. Dr. Harish Kumar Chopra has been conferred with “Lifetime Achievement Award” at International Scientist Awards 2020 on Engineering, Science and Medicine and “Best Academician of the Year (Male) Award” at 2nd International Academic & Research Excellence (IARE) Award by GISR Foundation, INDIA. He was also Awarded “Young Scientist Fellowship” by “Punjab State Council for Science & Technology”. He is FELLOW, of the International Congress of Chemistry & Environment (FICCE).

Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_RANGA-RAO_ab_001 AMBATI RANGA RAO Department of Biotechnology Vignan`s Foundation for Science, Technology and Research Gunter Andhra Pradesh India

Ambati Ranga Rao is a Senior Scientist and Associate Professor in the Department of Biotechnology at Vignan's University, India. His research interests are in biotechnology, food science and technology, and plant secondary metabolites. Previously, Dr. Ranga Rao holds various scientific positions at Arizona State University, USA; Beijing Normal University and Hong Kong Baptist University, China; and University of Malaya, Malaysia. He is the author of more than 100 publications including research and review articles, books, book chapters, International/national conferences/symposia/invited talks/FDPs/workshops/STC. His research citations exceed 3500 with h-index (21) and i10-index (30) as Google Scholar. He has edited Five (5) books (CRC Press, Academic Press, and Springer Nature) as coeditor. He was selected for the prestigious Young Scientist Award at the World Food Science Congress by International Union of Food Science and Technology, Canada; Carl Storm International Diversity Fellowship Award by Gordon Research Conferences, USA; TWAS-Young Affiliate by Regional Office of SouthEast Asia and the Pacific Chinese Academy of Sciences, China. He is a life member of various scientific bodies. He is an associate fellow of Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences, Government of Andhra Pradesh, India, and also a fellow of the Society of Applied Biotechnology, India. He is also serving as an editorial board member, guest editor for special issues, and reviewer for reputed international and national journals.

cis_ebm_Sundaray_003 Sundaray Jitendra Kumar Division of Fish Genetics & Biotechnology ICAR-Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture Bhubaneswar India 0000-0001-9311-0636 6507173236

Dr. Jitendra Kumar Sundaray presently working as Head, Division of Fish Genetics and Biotechnology at ICAR- Central Institute of Freshwater Aquaculture, Kauaslayaganga, Bhubaneswar since April 2013. He has served as Director ICAR CIFA during January 2017 to April 2018. He has published more than 102 research publications in both national and international peer reviewed journals. In addition to this, he has 20 conference proceedings, 22 book chapters, 30 extension brochures, 3 technology bulletins and has edited 2 books as chief editor and 3 books as associate editor. He has completed 7 projects as PI and is heading 6 external funded projects. He has guided 15 M.Sc students and two students have completed PhD and one has completed Postdoc. Dr. Jitendra has completed a Center of Excellence project from DBT for the genetic improvement of Catla. He is the associate editor of Journal of the Indian Society of Coastal Agricultural Research, Canning Town. He is chief editor of the International Journal of Fisheries and Aquatic studies. He is the editorial board member of Journal of Fisheries and Life Sciences. He is the associate editor for special issues on fish reproduction in the Journal Frontiers in Aquatic Physiology and Biotechnology reports. He is the fellow of NESA, BRSI, ZSI, OES, ISCAR and AZRA. His total citations are 1417, h-index-19 and i10-index-40.

jsundaray@gmail.com
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Babu-ab_003 Azhagu Saravana Babu Packirisamy Department of Biotechnology VelTech Dr RR & Dr SR R&D Institute of Science and Technology Chennai India

Azhagu Saravana Babu is a quality-oriented professional with more than 13 years of experience in research, technology transfer, product development and academic responsibilities. He is a research supervisor in Vel Tech Deemed University & Anna University, Chennai. Besides, he is a reviewer in the Journal of Food Process Engineering (Wiley Publications). He has expertise in Laboratory set up and R&D Initiation. He received the Best Teacher Award for Research in 2009, at MVJCE, Bangalore. He has been Awarded the Senior Research Fellowship from CSIR & UGC- India from 2012 & 2014. Being a Coordinator, he received the Research Fund from various agencies such as he received the Conference Grant of Rs.5 Lakhs from AICTE (AQIS scheme) in 2018. He also received a grant of 2.56 Lakhs for conducting STTP from AICTE (AQIS) in 2019.

cis_ebm_Kumar_003 Kumar Santosh Department of Food Engineering & Technology Central Institute of Technology Kokrajhar Kokrajhar India 0000-0003-4193-0514

Dr. Santosh Kumar is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Engineering & Technology, at the Central Institute of Technology Kokrajhar, India. Dr. Kumar has extensive research and academic experience of over 12 years in the area of Food Nanotechnology and Sustainable Food Packaging. Dr. Kumar earned his M. Tech. and Ph.D. in Food Technology & Biochemical Engineering (FTBE) from Jadavpur University, India. He also worked as Post-doctoral Research Fellow at the KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He is a professional member of a number of Scientific Societies. He has published about 25 peer-reviewed research papers, and other articles.

s.kumar@cit.ac.in
cis_ebm_Goyal_003 Goyal Ankit Dept. of Dairy Chemistry, Mansinhbhai Institute of Dairy and Food Technology Mehsana India 0000-0003-0099-8571 51863585400

Dr. Ankit Goyal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Dairy Chemistry at Mansinhbhai Institute of Dairy and Food Technology, Mehsana, Gujarat, India. Dr. Goyal acquired Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry) from Kurukshetra University and Masters of Science in Food Science and Technology from Chaudhary Charan Singh Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. He holds Doctorate in Dairy Chemistry from National Dairy Research Institute (ICAR-NDRI), Karnal. Dr. Goyal’s research interests include development and formulation of functional food and dairy products. He is dynamically involved in teaching and research. He is the author and co-author of more than 37 peer-reviewed journal articles, 08 book chapters, 10 technical articles, 1 text- and 1 edited book. Additionally, he is a member of different professional bodies’ viz. Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), American Oil Chemist’s Society (AOCS), Indian Dairy Association (IDA) and Nutrition Society of India (NCI). His activities and accomplishments include conferences, seminars, workshops and training. He has also supervised 03 M.Tech students in the subject of Food Technology and Nutrition; and Dairy Chemistry.

ankit.ndri@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Goyal_003 Olalekan ADEYEYE Samuel Ayofemi Department of Food Technology Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science Chennai India

Dr. ADEYEYE, Samuel Ayofemi Olalekan got Bachelor of Science degree in Food Science and Technology in 1992, Master of Science degree in Food Technology in 1997 from University of Ibadan, Ibadan, Nigeria. He did PhD in Food Processing and Storage Technology in 2017. He remained a Researcher at Federal University of Agriculture, Abeokuta, Nigeria between 2011–2017, and an International Researcher in the Department for Management of Science and Technology Development, Ton Duc Thang University. He is currently an Associate Professor of Food Technology at Hindustan Institute of Technology & Science, Hindustan University, Padur, Chennai, India.

ankit.ndri@gmail.com
Computer Science Editors cis_eic_Venkata_001 Krishna Venkata Department of Computer Science Sri Padmavati Mahila University Tirupati India

Dr. P. Venkata Krishna is currently a Professor of Computer Science and a Director at Sri Padmavati Mahila University, Tirupati, India. He received his B. Tech in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Sri Venkateswara University, Tirupathi, India, M. Tech in Computer Science; Engineering from REC, Calicut, India, and he received his Ph.D. from VIT University, Vellore, India. Dr. Krishna has several years of experience working in the academia, research, teaching, consultancy, academic administration and project management roles. His current research interests include Mobile and wireless systems, cross-layer wireless network design, QoS and Cloud Computing. He was the recipient of several academic and research awards such as the Cognizant Best Faculty Award for the year 2009-2010 and VIT Most Active Researcher Award for the year 2009-2010. He has authored over 200 research papers in various national and international journals and conferences. He has produced 10 Ph.D. 's and 1 MS by research degree under his guidance and has guided several masters and bachelors projects. Dr. Krishna has authored 15 books on Computer Networks and Programming Languages. He has delivered several keynote addresses and chaired sessions in reputed conferences. He is currently serving as editor in chief for International Journal of Smart Grid and Green Communications, Inderscience Publishers, Switzerland and also the editor for International Journal of Systemics, Cybernetics and Informatics and Journal of Advanced Computing Technologies. He is an Associate Editor for International Journal of Communication Systems, Wiley. He is a senior member in several professional societies, such as IEEE, ACM, CSI, IE(I) etc.

0000-0001-8138-5878 57215576908 https://publons.com/researcher/1971115/venkata-krishna-parimala/ parimalavk@gmail.com
Editorial Board Member(s) cis_eic_Varadwaj-ab_001 Varadwaj Pritish Kumar Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad India

Dr. Pritish Kumar Varadwaj received his Ph.D. in Information Technology from the Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad, India in the year 2009. He is currently a Professor at Indian Institute of Information Technology-Allahabad (IIITA), India. In addition, he is also leading the Systems Biology Group at IIITA. His main research interests are in the field of Machine Learning, Big Data Analytics, and Data Mining of Biological Data. He has co-authored in more than 120 peer review journal publications of national and international repute.

Section Editors cis_ebm_Patidar-Vinod_001 Nonlinear Dynamics, Chaos Theory and Applications Patidar Vinod Sir Padampat Singhania University Udaipur India

Prof. Vinod Patidar is currently the Professor and Dean Research at Sir Padampat Singhania University, Udaipur. He has over two decades of rich experience in teaching, research and administration. His research interests include Bifurcation & chaos in nonlinear dynamical systems, Control & synchronization of chaos, Cryptography using chaotic dynamical systems, quasigroups & fractional transforms, Dynamical behaviour of q-deformed nonlinear dynamical systems and charged particle impact ionization of atoms/ions/molecules, robust chaos and chaotification in dynamical systems. He has been a Visiting Guest Scientist at the Helmholtz Institute for Supercomputational Physics, University of Potsdam, Germany and International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy in 2003 and 2005, respectively. His research papers have received more than 3950 citations in WoS/SCOPUS journals raising his individual h-index to 20 and one of his papers has also received MOST CITED PAPER AWARD for Image and Vision Computing (Elsevier) journal. He has also presented research papers in various international conferences held in Italy, Germany, Greece, Canada, Nepal, UK, South Korea and Brazil. He has been awarded various research & travel fellowships /grants/awards like DST Young Scientist Research Grant, SERB-MATRICS Grant, UGC Junior and Senior Research Fellowships. He is also a Fellow of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) of India a Senior Member of IEEE, IEEE Signal Processing Society, IEEE Information Theory Society, IEEE Computer Society, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT), and International Association of Engineers (IAENG). He is the Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA), Indian Physics Association (IPA), Indian Association of Physics Teachers (IAPT), Indian Physical Society (IPS) and Indian Society of Atomic and Molecular Physics (ISAMP), Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ISIAM) and Indian Mathematical Society (IMS).

cis_ebm_Haldorai-ana_001 Haldorai Anandakumar Department of Computer Science and Engineering Sri Eshwar College of Engineering Coimbatore India 0000-0001-9975-6462 56230218900

Dr. Anandakumar Haldorai is an associate professor and research head in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Sri Eshwar College of Engineering, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India. He did Master’s in Software Engineering and PhD in Information and Communication Engineering from PSG College of Technology under, Anna University, Chennai. His research areas include Big Data, Cognitive Radio Networks, Mobile Communications and Networking Protocols. He has authored more than 128 research papers in reputed International Journals and IEEE conferences. He has authored 11 books and many book chapters with reputed publishers, such as Springer and IGI. He is Editor in Chief of KeAi – Elsevier IJIN and served as a reviewer for IEEE, IET, Springer, Inderscience and Elsevier journals. He is also the guest editor of many journals with Elsevier, Springer, Inderscience, etc. He has been the General Chair, Session Chair, and panelist in several conferences. He is a senior member of IEEE, IET, ACM and fellow member of EAI research group.

Cognitive Radio Networks anandakumar.psgtech@gmail.com
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Rajkumar-S-ab_003 Soundrapandiyan Rajkumar School of Computer Science and Engineering Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore India

Rajkumar Soundrapandiyan is currently working as an Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology, Tamil Nadu, India. He received B.E. in Computer Science and Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, India in 2008, M.E. in Computer Science and Engineering from Anna University, Chennai, India in 2010. He completed Ph.D. at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, India in 2017. His research interests include computer vision, visual perception, object detection, medical image processing, infrared image processing, biometrics, information hiding, network security. He has published more than 60 research papers in reputed international conferences and journals. He is a Reviewer for many reputed journals like Computers in Biology and Medicine, IET Computer Vision, etc. He has organized many training programs. He is a life member of CSI and a senior member of IEEE.

cis_ebm_Dhasarathan-ab_003 Chandramohan Dhasarathan Department of Computer Science and Engineering Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology Patiala India

Dr. Dhasarathan Chandramohan is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Thapar Institute of Engineering & Technology, Patiala, Punjab, India. His area of interest includes Distributed Web Service, Web Service (Evaluation) Testbed, Software Metrics, GVANET Cloud Computing, Opportunistic Computing, Evolutionary Computing, Service Computing, Software Engineering, Multi-Agent, Privacy and Security. Currently, he is working on Designing of Testbed for Distributed web service environment, a Privacy Preserving Generic Framework for Cloud Data Storage, Optimization approach for minimizing agro-crops. He has more than 14 years of research, academic and industrial experience added to his credentials.

cis_ebm_kumar-sahu-ab_003 Sahu Aditya Kumar Department of Computer Science and Engineering Vignan's Foundation for Science, Technology and Research (Deemed to be University), Guntur India

Dr. Aditya Kumar Sahu is currently working as Associate Professor in the Dept. of CSE, Vignan University, Guntur, Andhra Pradesh. He completed his Ph.D. in data hiding and image steganography. At present, he is working on image watermarking, tamper detection and correction, self-recovery, reversible watermarking, data hiding and image authentication using deep neural network, steganalysis.

cis_ebm_Shabaz-moh-be_003 Shabaz Mohammad Model Institute of Engineering and Technology Jammu India

Dr. Mohammad Shabaz completed his B.Tech in Information Technology and Telecommunication Engineering from the Baba Ghulam Shah Badshah University, J&K, M.E and Ph.D in Computer Science Engineering from Chandigarh University, Mohali. He is working as Assistant Professor at Model Institute of Engineering and Technology, Jammu, India. He is currently holding the positions of Managing Editor of the Journal of Engineering, Science and Mathematics (JESM), Managing Guest Editor of Informatics in Medicine Unlocked (Elsevier) and Editor of Neuroscience Informatics (Elsevier). His area of interest is application of computer science in interdisciplinary domains. He has published over 100+ research papers in various journals indexed in Scopus/Web of Science, 4 Indian Patents and 3 Australian Patents. His major work is in the healthcare domain. His major contributions include the creation of novel algorithms like SA Sorting, Shabaz-Urvashi Link Prediction.

cis_ebm_Singh-ab_003 Bahadur Singh Vir School of Computer and System Sciences Jawaharlal Nehru University New Delhi India

V. B. Singh is currently working as Professor in the School of Computer and System Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, India. He received his M.C.A. degree from M. M. M. Engineering College, Gorakhpur, U.P., India and Ph.D. degree in Software Reliability from the University of Delhi. He has published more than 80 research papers. His research interests include mining software repositories, empirical software engineering and software reliability engineering. He has co-authored a book “Essentials of Computer Network Database and Internet Technology” from NAROSA Publishing India. He has also received an award from Society for Reliability Engineering, Quality and Operations Management for contribution as a promising author and Researcher in the field of computer Science. He has completed research projects from University Grants Commission, Department of Science and Technology Government of India and University of Delhi. He is a member of Society for Reliability Engineering, Quality and Operations Management and Association of Computing Machinery (ACM).

cis_ebm_Kumar_003 Sekhar Roy Sanjiban School of Computer Science and Engineering Vellore Institute of Technology Vellore India 55476505900

Dr Sanjiban Sekhar Roy is an Associate Professor in the School of Computer Science and Engineering, Vellore Institute of Technology. His research interests include deep learning and advanced machine learning. He has published around 51 articles in reputed international journals (with SCI impact factors), conferences and editorial board members to a handful of international journals and reviewer to many highly reputed journals. Dr. Roy also has edited around 7 books with reputed international publishers. Besides, the Ministry of National Education, Romania & "Aurel Vlaicu" University, Romania has awarded Dr. Roy with "Diploma of Excellence" for the scientific research activity in 2019.

s.roy@vit.ac.in
Coordination Chemistry cc coordination-chemistry Editors cis_ebm_Maurya-ra_001 Maurya Ram C. Department of Science & Technology MITS Rani Durgavati University Jabalpur India

Prof. Maurya earned D.Sc. degree from Ran Durgavati University in 1995 and in the same university he was a Professor and Head in the Department of Chemistry and Pharmacy and Dean Faculty of Science. He has been an elected Fellow of the Institution of Chemists, India (CChem FIC) for two decades. He has also been elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, Great Britain, UK (CChem FRSC) in 2008. He won several awards, such as Golden Jubilee Excellence Award by the Rani Durgavati Vishwavidyalaya in 2006 and the Best Science Research Teacher Award in 2012. Dr. Maurya has participated in various symposia and conferences in India and abroad. He has also visited abroad several times in connection with the presentation of his research contributions. Prof. Maurya has supervised 50 M.Phil. dissertations and 41 Ph.D. and one D.Sc. theses under his efficient guidance. He has published over 250 research papers and 16 review articles in various National and International journals of repute. He has recently published seven books and also contributed five book chapters. Prof. Maurya is now an editorial board member of a couple of Research Journals of National and International repute, and is Referee/Reviewer of more than a dozen research journals of India and abroad. His research interest is in metal complexes of Bioinorganic, Catalytic and Medicinal Relevance, their 3D-Molecular modelings and Quantum Chemical DFT based Structural Parameters with Computer Simulations. His research group is presently working on metal complexes of NO, CO and H2S. Over 200 research papers of Dr. Maurya has been documented in Google Scholar and cited in more than 3000 other international publications with h-index 28 and i-10-index 94.

rcmaurya1@gmail.com
Section Editors cis_ebm_Sumanta-Bhattacharya_001 Quantum chemistry Bhattacharya Sumanta Department of Chemistry The University of Burdwan Bardhaman India

Dr. Sumanta Bhattacharya is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Chemistry, The University of Burdwan. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from The University of Burdwan in 2003 and performed post-doctoral research as a JSPS fellow in SUMS, Japan during 2005-2007. He joined The University of Burdwan in 2007 as a Reader in Chemistry. Dr. Bhattacharya has completed 8 research projects of various funding agencies like CSIR, SERB-DST, UGC, WB-DST and DAE during his service and is the recipient of many awards like S. R. Palit Young Scientist Research Award from Indian Chemical Society in 2003, FAST Track Research award in 2007, DAE Young Scientist Research award in 2010, UGC Research Award in 2014 (ranked 1st among all the candidates in India) & William J. Acree award from COGNIZURE in 2015 for outstanding research in Physical Chemistry. Very recently, Dr. Bhattacharya was nominated as a Member of National Academy of Sciences India. Dr. Bhattacharya has published more than 115 research papers in journals of high national and international repute including one in Nature Nanotechnology in 2007. Till date, six numbers of research students have got their Ph.D. degree under his supervision. He is a potential reviewer for various national and internal research journals.

cis_ebm_Goutam-Kumar-ab_001 Fluorescent Colorimetric Chemosensors Patra Goutam Kumar Department of Chemistry Guru Ghasidas Central University Bilaspur India

Prof. Goutam Kumar Patra did Ph.D. from Jadavpur University, under the supervision of Prof. Dipankar Datta at Indian Association for the Cultivation of Science, Kolkata. Then he joined Tel Aviv University, Israel, as a postdoctoral research fellow with Prof. Israel Goldberg (2000–2002). Subsequently he moved to the Carnegie Mellon University, USA where he worked with Prof. Catalina Achim. Then he joined as Asst. Prof. in Vijoygarh Jyotish Ray College, Kolkata in December 2003. He visited Max Planck Institute of Bioinorganic Chemistry, Mülheim, Germany as a BOYSCAST fellow during 2006–07 and worked with the then Director, Prof. Karl Wieghardt. He is a Professor in Guru Ghasidas Central University, Bilaspur since 2012 and former Dean School of Physical Science (2012-15 and 2018-21). His research interests include chemosensor, redox activity, azamacrocyclic chemistry, crystal engineering, porphyrin and supramolecular chemistry, peptide nucleic acids (PNAs) and free radical chemistry. So far, he has published more than hundred research papers in the journals of national and international repute.

Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Mohammad-S-ab_001 Shakir Mohammad Department of Chemistry Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh India

Prof. M. Shakir is an Inorganic Chemist having teaching and research experience of more than three decades. He has published over 148 research papers in reputed National and International journals, with 2192 citations and h-index-28. He has guided 21 Ph.D. and 07 M. Phil students. He has received Certificate of recognition from International Centre for Diffraction Data, USA for his significant contribution to Powder diffraction file-2018. Prof. Shakir has been a member of a number of National Scientific Bodies and American Chemical Society (ACS). He has also been a member of important University bodies like Board of Studies, Academic Council, Executive Council and University Court. Prof. Shakir has organized a number of National and International Conferences in the Department of Chemistry, A.M.U, Aligarh and has represented Aligarh Muslim University as a speaker in several International Conferences.

cis_ebm_Singh_001 Singh Har L. Department of Chemistry Mody University of Science and Technology Lakshmangarh Nepal

Dr. Har Lal Singh, Ph. D. in Chemistry from Rajasthan University Jaipur, has more than 20 years of professional experience in various capacities like Assistant Professor and Associate Professor and Professor, and Post-Doctoral Fellow (CSIR, MHRD Group, Govt. of India). He has published more than 60 research papers in various National & International reputed Journals of Chemistry and has presented many research papers at various National & International conferences. Moreover, Dr. Singh is on the editorial board of reputed journals of Chemistry. He is also a reviewer of the Royal Society of Chemistry, John Wiley & Sons, Springer, Taylor & Francis, Elsevier, Hindawi, and Bentham Science Publications, etc. His research interests include synthesis and characterization of novel oxygen, nitrogen, and sulfur donor ligands and their metal complexes.

0000-0002-2527-5786 hlsingh9@rediffmail.com
cis_ebm_sush_001 Gupta Sushil Kumar Department of Chemistry Jiwaji University Gwalior India

Sushil Kumar Gupta is a Professor of Chemistry at Jiwaji University, Gwalior, India. He is the Chairman, Board of Studies in Chemistry, Coordinator Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC) and Head of the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Gupta received master’s level training in Inorganic Chemistry from the L. N. Mithila University, Darbhanga and doctoral training in Coordination Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. In addition to conducting research, Dr. Gupta teaches Inorganic Chemistry, Spectroscopy and X-ray Crystallography to postgraduate students. He also made contributions in Chemistry Textbooks of NCERT and in designing postgraduate level courses dealing with instrumentation and commercial methods of analysis, environmental chemistry and chemical sales & marketing management.Dr. Gupta’s professional interests are in the area of synthesis, structural coordination and organometallic chemistry with profound focus on structure-property relationship and its therapeutic use

skggwr@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Shahid_001 Shahid Mohammad Department of Chemistry Functional Inorganic Materials Lab (FIML) Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh India

Dr. Shahid obtained Ph.D. in Inorganic Chemistry from AMU, Aligarh, India in 2011. During his Ph.D., he worked on Synthesis, spectral and single crystal X-ray crystallographic characterization of novel mono or polynuclear complexes of transition, rare earth and tin metal ions and designing of 1D, 2D and 3D networks. He did his B.Sc.in Physics, Chemistry & Maths and M.Sc. in Chemistry from CSJM Kanpur. He did his Post-Doctoral fellowship of DST, New Delhi on designing of molecule based MAGNETS. He has been teaching Inorganic Chemistry to the undergraduate and postgraduate students in Department of Chemistry, AMU, Aligarh India. He has an expertise in Synthesis of polynuclear clusters which are characterized employing Single Crystal X-ray Crystallography and other modern Spectroscopic techniques like FTIR, Mossbauer, NMR, MS and EPR. He has been awarded Fast Track Young Scientist award by Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India and Research Associate award by CSIR, New Delhi. Recently, He has been awarded the "Outstanding Faculty Award in Science (Major-Chemistry)" by Venus International foundation, Chennai in July 2019. Currently, he is involved as Principal Investigator in a Research Project of DST, New Delhi, on Designing and magnetic studies of Molecular Nano-magnets which are described as Single Molecule Magnets or SMMs (Aug 2012-July 2015). He is a member of various societies including American Chemical Society (Inorganic Chemistry Division). He has read research papers in various national and international conferences/symposia. He is also Academic Editor of some international journals of repute like PLOS ONE (IF = 4.0) and Associate Editor of J. Trans. Met. Comp., International journal of chemical reactions and synthesis (Journals Pub). He has published more than 90 papers in International Journals of Repute.

shahid81chem@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Kumar_001 Kumar Abhinav Department of Chemistry University of Lucknow Lucknow India

Dr. Abhinav Kumar did PhD in Chemistry from Banaras Hindu University, and joined as Assistant Professor in the Department of Chemistry, University of Lucknow in 2009. Dr. Abhinav did research in the area of Coordination Chemistry dealing with transition as well as main group metals, where his research group worked on the synthesis and characterization of targeted dithiolate complexes. Besides, his group is working to develop targeted Coordination Polymers (CPs)/Metal-Organic Frameworks (MOFs) as sensors for nitroaromatic explosives and as photocatalysts for safe degradation of aromatic dyes in waste-water discharge. He is also doing some exceptional work in the area of Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells especially encompassing ferrocenyl moiety and Single-Source Precursors for binary and ternary metal chalcogenide

abhinavmarshal@gmail.com kumar_abhinav@lkouniv.ac.in
cis_ebm_Shankarrao_001 Shankarrao Aswar A. Department of Chemistry Mody University of Science and Technology Lakshmangarh Nepal

Dr. A.S. Aswar is presently working as Professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry, Sant Gadge Baba Amravati University. He obtained his M.Sc. degree in 1986 and Ph.D degree in 1989 from Nagpur University, Nagpur. His research interests are in coordination and solid state chemistry, catalysis, solvent extraction and molecular interactions. He has guided 30 Ph.D’s and 15 M.Phil students. Dr. Aswar made a notable contribution in different areas of chemistry and published over 188 research papers in various national and international journals of repute and also authored two text books for B.Sc.III. He has organized more than 14 national conferences /workshops/seminars in various thrust areas of chemistry and organized six refresher courses in chemistry. He has participated in several symposia / conferences/workshops in India and abroad and presided over many technical sessions and worked as a jury also. He is a referee for several scientific journals in chemistry as well as for Ph.D. thesis of various Indian universities and has also worked on the panel of selection committee in various universities, research institutes and colleges. Dr.Aswar is a fellow and life member of several professional societies.

aswaranand@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Yadav_001 Yadav Paras N. Central Department of Chemistry Tribhuvan University Kathmandu Nepal 0000-0002-0661-4287 https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=tj3Q1iAAAAAJ&hl=en pnyadav219@gmail.com cis_ebm_Mir_003 Mir Jan M. Department of Chemistry Islamic University of Science and Technology Awantipur India mirjanmohammad@gmail.com
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Mohammad-Nasir-ab_001 Uddin Mohammad Nasir Department of Chemistry University of Chittagong Chittagong Bangladesh

Dr. Mohammad Nasir Uddin was awarded Ph. D. by Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. He obtained M. Phil. and M. Sc. from University of Chittagong in the field of coordination chemistry. His research field includes coordination and analytical chemistry. More than 70 articles have been published in reputed journals. His research was recognized by the achievement of best research award 2009 of Bangladesh University Grants Commission and Bronze award by UNIMAS Intex17 Expo, Universiti Malaysia Sarawak, Malaysia. Dr. Nasir's teaching courses include coordination, organometallic environmental and analytical chemistry in undergraduate, graduate and postgraduate programs.

cis_ebm_Satyendra-N-ab_001 Shukla Satyendra N. Department of Chemistry Govt. Science College Jabalpur INDIA

Dr. S. N. Shukla is working as Professor in the Department of Chemistry, Govt. Science College Jabalpur, M. P., INDIA. His main area of research is Coordination Chemistry. Other fields of interest are Spectroscopy, Biomimetic Chemistry, Metallopharmaceutical Chemistry, Nanoparticle Synthesis, Computational Chemistry and Catalysis. He has successfully completed many minor and major projects funded by UGC, New Delhi. He has reviewed several manuscripts of Taylor and Francis, and the Elsevier group in the related field.

Photoelectrocatalysis pe photoelectrocatalysis Editors cis_eic_Mohan_001 Mohan Hunge Y. Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology Daegu South Korea

Dr. Yuvaraj M. Hunge works at Tokyo University of Science, Japan. His fields of expertise include Photoelectrocatalysis, sonochemistry, heterogeneous catalyst synthesis and characterization, photocatalytic hydrogen production, and photocatalysis. He received a prestigious National postdoctoral fellowship from the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi, Government of India. Also, he is a recipient of Savitribai Phule Pune University, Postdoctoral fellowship (SPPU-PDF), from Savitribai Phule Pune University, Pune. Also, he is an editorial board member and reviewer of many international journals.

56208946000 https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=VXhpiaEAAAAJ&view_op=list_works&gmla=AJsN-F66RcgnaMxC9uvZirAiVZr2uKSElU3exIagC9vnjPivPbvWWtdTsNWeKuydJvqDYhKis8dc6Wmb5KIJqbVZBFDN-HaeNEir5MnVXeRxlcqm-LEiyw4 yuvrajhunge@gmail.com
Section Editor(s) cis_ebm_Dass-sah_001 Dass Sahab Faculty of Science Dayalbagh Educational Institute Agra India

Prof Sahab Dass joined DEI in the year 1986 as Assistant Professor where he is currently serving as Head of the Department of Chemistry. He is actively involved in the research pertaining to Solar Water Splitting for Hydrogen Generation for the past 20 years and his group has produced more than 40 PhD’s in this area. Prof. Dass has an h-index of 35 and has co-authored more than 120 publications in scientific journals of repute. He was recently granted two patents by the Government of India for twenty years on the development of materials for PEC water Splitting for Hydrogen Generation. He has completed two international projects funded through DST-NSF and Indo-US 21st Century Knowledge Initiative with University of Maryland and Arizona State University, respectively. Prof Dass was honoured with the visiting Professorship in the NANOCAT, University of Malaya, Kuala Lumpur for three years from 2013-2016. Prof. Dass was appointed Member of the Editorial Board of General Chemistry journal in 2019 and Bronto Library of Energy Science & Technology in 2020. He has successfully completed six federally funded research projects with a financial outlay of Rs 4.34 crores, while one worth Rs 3.49 crores is ongoing.

0000-0002-3992-7044 7005718241 Photo-electrochemical Splitting of Water drsahabdas@gmail.com
Physical Chemistry pc physical-chemistry Editors Kishore Nand Indian Institute of Technology Bombay Mumbai India https://www.chem.iitb.ac.in/?q=facultyuserview/145 www.chem.iitb.ac.in/~nandk https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=FhVmI_IAAAAJ nandk@chem.iitb.ac.in Organic Synthesis os organic-synthesis Editors cis_eic_Ahmed_001 Ahmed Naseem Department of Chemistry Institute of Technology Roorkee Roorkee India

Professor Naseem Ahmed received his Ph.D. degree in 2001 in Organic Chemistry from Aligarh Muslim University (AMU), Aligarh. He is the recipient of Canadian Institute of Health Research (CIHR) and Canadian Breast Cancer Research Alliance (CBCRA) Fellowship (2002-2008) at the University of Sherbrooke, Canada during Postdoctoral Research. He has been the Assistant Professor of Organic and Medicinal Chemistry at the IIT Roorkee in 2008, was promoted to Associate Professor of Chemistry in 2014, and currently holds the position of Professor of Organic Chemistry and Medicinal Chemistry at IIT Roorkee since 2020.

0000-0003-2117-8417 7401846814 https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ov17FrkAAAAJ naseem.ahmed@cy.iitr.ac.in
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_eic_Ray_001 Ray Devalina Amity Institute of Biotechnology Amity University Noida India

Dr. Devalina Ray is currently employed as Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology, Amity University, Noida, UP, India. She pursued B.Sc(H) in Chemistry followed by M. Sc in Organic Chemistry from Kalyani University, WB, India. In 2008, she received her Ph.D. in chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India. She has been a postdoctoral researcher at the University of Texas Medical Branch, USA, the University of Nebraska Medical Centre, USA, followed by Myongji University and Hanyang University, South Korea. Thereafter, she joined the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology- Delhi as research associate and young scientist. Her research interests involve synthetic organic chemistry, green chemistry, medicinal and natural product chemistry and transition-metal-catalyzed C–H activation.

0000-0002-2819-2302 8065425100 devalinaray@gmail.com dray@amity.edu
cis_eic_Elumalai_001 Elumalai Gnanamani Department of Chemistry Indian Institute of Technology Uttarakhand India

Dr. Gnanamani obtained his Ph.D. from Pondicherry University with Prof. C. R. Ramanathan. In June 2013, he began a postdoctoral appointment at the ICCAS, with Profs. Luo Sanzhong and Jin-Pei Cheng. In November 2014, he was awarded a Fulbright Fellowship to pursue further postdoctoral studies at Stanford University. At Stanford, he worked with Prof. Barry M. Trost group from January 2015 to March 2020 on a variety of different transition metal-catalyzed reactions. While at Stanford, he also worked with Prof. R. N. Zare, to develop methods of accelerating organic reactions in microdroplets. He joined the Department of Chemistry, IIT-Roorkee as an assistant professor in 2020.

0000-0003-3699-3350 https://gnanam8.wixsite.com/gnanamlab/publications https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=0uFOfK8AAAAJ&hl=en gnanam@cy.iitr.ac.in dray@amity.edu
Antibiotic Resistance and Human Microbiome arhm antibiotic-resistance-and-human-microbiome Editors cis_eic_Das_001 Das Bhabatosh Translational Health Science and Technology Institute Faridabad India

Bhabatosh Das is a Molecular Microbiologist working as Associate Professor at the Translational Health Science and Technology Institute, an autonomous institute under the Dept. of Biotechnology, Govt. of India. His major research focus is to understand the (i) composition, diversity and dynamics of human gut microbiome and (ii) role of human gut microbiota in the emergence of antimicrobial resistant bacterial pathogens. His lab has received generous support from several national (DBT, DST, ICMR, Govt. of India) and international (GATES foundation, Wellcome Trust) funding agencies.

0000-0002-2447-5380 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Bhabatosh_Das https://thsti.res.in/profile.php?url=Bhabatosh-Das https://pubmed.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/?term=Bhabatosh+Das&sort=pubdate&size=100 https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=16398hAAAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao bhabatosh@thsti.res.in
Section Editors cis_ebm_Dhali-go_001 Dhali Gopal K. Department of Gastroenterology School of Digestive and Liver Diseases Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education And Research Kolkata India

Gopal Krishna Dhali is currently a Professor and Head of the Department of Gastroenterology, School of Digestive and Liver Diseases, Institute of Postgraduate Medical Education And Research, Kolkata, India. His research interests include Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Portal Hypertension and Irritable bowel syndrome.

24821913100 Gastroenterology gkdhali11@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Khan-asad_001 Khan Asad Ullah Medical Microbiology and Molecular Biology Lab Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh India

Prof. Asad U Khan graduated in Chemistry and did his post graduate in Biotechnology and obtained a doctorate in Biochemistry from Aligarh Muslim University and later proceeded for his post doc in RUTGERS University New Jersey, USA during 2000-2003 for three years. Currently, he is a Professor and Ex-Coordinator Biotechnology Unit, AMU, Aligarh India. He has been involved in teaching microbiology at post-graduate and doctoral level for the last 24 years and has guided 27 PhDs, 17 MDs/MPhil and >57 Current Indian Science Masters dissertations in the area of antibiotic resistance and therapy. He has published over 240 research articles in the area of antimicrobial resistance mechanisms in peer reviewed high impact Q1/Q2 journals with H-Index 42 (Scopus). His work has been cited in Nature, Science, Cell, EMBO J, JBC etc. He has been appointed as a Visiting Professor at the University Malaysia Terengganu, Malaysia for the period of two years. He is a member of several international committees.

0000-0001-9191-9423 7404909300 Antimicrobial resistance asad.k@rediffmail.com
Biological Sciences abio biological-sciences Editors cis_eic_Murugan_001 Murugan Kadarkarai Department of Zoology Bharathiar University Coimbatore India

Prof. Dr. K. Murugan presently working as a Registrar i/c & Professor and Head, Department of Zoology, earlier he was Vice-Chancellor at Thiruvalluvar University (State University), Vellore, Tamil Nadu from 2016 to 2019. He has done cutting-edge research on the synergy among plant-borne compounds with microbial insecticides and arthropod predators for the successful control of insect pests of medical and agricultural importance. He has 30 years of research and teaching experience: Earlier, he occupied several important positions such as Additional Director, DRDO-BU-CLS (Ministry of Defence, Govt. Of India), Director i/c, Research and Development Centre, Bharathiar University, Professor and Head, Department of Zoology, and Human Genetics and Molecular Biology, Bharathiar University, Scientist/Station Director, Indian Cardamom Research Instt. (Min. of Commerce), Govt. of India. He has won many awards for his scientific achievements Recently, he has been awarded “Top Scientist” in the field of Mycology & Parasitology by Stanford University Scientist, 2020.

0000-0002-0921-959X 5602185254 https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Kadarkarai-Murugan-2 https://cdn.b-u.ac.in/faculty_profile/zoo-dr-murugan-01032021.pdf https://vidwan.inflibnet.ac.in/profile/138000 https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=eBpex5gAAAAJ&hl=en kmvvkg@gmail.com
Section Editor(s) cis_eic_Devki-Nandan-ab_001 Rumen Fermentation Kamra Devki Nandan Division of Animal Nutrition ICAR-lndian Veterinary Research Institute lzatnagar India

Prof. D. N. Kamra has been working in the field of Animal Nutrition (Rumen Microbiology) research, teaching, and administration for 44 years (1978-2022). He has got over 300 publications. Five top papers have been quoted by 1650 researchers in their publications. He has total citations of 5015, with an h-index of 35 and an i10-index of 89. He has been awarded 13 times by different organizations i.e. Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award and Bharat Ratna Dr. C. Subramaniam Award for Outstanding Teacher by the ICAR, New Delhi. He was awarded Fellowship of National Academy of Agricultural Sciences), Dr. B. Bhattacharya Award and Recognition Award of NAAS have been conferred by the National Academy of Agricultural Sciences, New Delhi. Three authorities in India (CLFMA, Animal Nutrition Association, and Indian Society for Buffalo Development) have conferred Lifetime Achievement Award for his contribution to Animal Science. He published 10 books and edited 6 books which are accepted well by the students and teachers of Animal Nutrition and allied subjects.

cis_eic_Venkatesan-Jayachandran_001 Biomaterials Venkatesan Jayachandran Yenepoya Research Centre Yenepoya University Mangalore India

Dr. Venkatesan, J, MSc., MPhil., PhD. is presently working as a research professor at Hanyang University ERICA, Seoul, South Korea and an assistant professor in Yenepoya Research Centre (YRC), Yenepoya (Deemed to be University), Mangalore, Karnataka. Previously, he worked as a postdoctoral researcher in the Division of Bioengineering, Incheon National University, Incheon, South Korea. In addition, he worked as a Research Professor in the Department of Chemistry and Marine Bioprocess Research Center (MBPRC) at Pukyong National University, South Korea. He received his master of science in chemistry from Thiruvalluvar University in 2005. Further, he received his PhD. from Pukyong National University in 2011. His primary research interests are investigating and developing materials from marine sources for biomedical applications. Furthermore, his research works include the investigation of natural biomaterials for tissue engineering and drug delivery applications. He has published more than 160 research papers with an h-index of 44 and holds four patents.

Neurobiology Ashraf Ghulam Md Department of Medical Laboratory Sciences Faculty of Applied Medical Sciences King Fahd Medical Research Center King Abdulaziz University Jeddah Saudi Arabia

Dr. Ghulam Md Ashraf is working as Associate Professor in King Fahd Medical Research Center, King Abdulaziz University, Saudi Arabia. He has a PhD degree in Biochemistry with over eleven years of teaching and research experience in various disciplines of biological and medical sciences. Dr. Ashraf has taught various subjects like Biochemistry, Clinical Biochemistry, Cell Biology, Genetics, Immunology, Medical Lab Technology, Molecular Biology, Neurology, and Recombinant DNA Technology at graduate and post-graduate levels. His primary fields of research are biochemistry and neurology, currently focusing on understanding the molecular and behavioral mechanism of effects of anti-diabetic drugs in psychotic and dementia conditions. Dr. Ashraf’s lab is currently investigating the effect of anti-diabetic drugs in dementia, and their role in possible attenuation/reversal of antipsychotic drugs induced weight gain in psychotic conditions. He is also investigating molecular and behavioral mechanisms of novel therapeutic combinations in multiple sclerosis and Alzheimer’s disease. Dr. Ashraf has published 296 research articles (citations: 6324, H-index: 41, i10 index: 155) and has been involved in 23 research grants [16 ongoing (13 PI, 3 CoI) and 7 completed (4 PI, 3 CoI)]. Dr. Ashraf is also involved in editorial roles in renowned scientific journals like Journal of Advanced Research (Associate Editor), Scientific Reports (Senior EBM), PLoS One (Academic Editor) and Current Neuropharmacology (Section Editor). Dr. Ashraf has 266 Publons verified editor records, and 496 Publons verified reviewer records. He is professionally associated with the Royal Society of Medicine (Fellow), Royal Society of Biology (Member), American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology (Member) and Canadian Association of Neuroscience (Member). Most recently, he has been listed in Top 2% Scientists Worldwide, announced by Elsevier BV (Baas et al., 2021).

Microbial Biotechnology Yadav Ajar Nath Department of Biotechnology Dr. K.S. Gill Akal College of Agriculture Eternal University Baru Sahib India

Ajar Nath Yadav is an Associate Professor and Assistant Controller of Examinations at Eternal University, Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India. He has 8 years of teaching and 12 years of research experience in the field of microbial biotechnology. Dr. Yadav has 250 publications with h-index 65, i10-index 190, and 12000 citations (Google Scholar). Dr. Yadav is the editor of 31 books (Springer, Elsevier, Wiley, Taylor and Francis). Dr. Yadav has published 131 research communications. He has one granted patent "Insecticidal formulation of novel strain of Bacillus thuringiensis AK 47" to his credit. Dr. Yadav received the "Outstanding Teacher Award". Dr. Yadav is editor-in-chief for "Journal of Applied Biology and Biotechnology". Dr. Yadav is Associate Editor for 11 International journals- Frontiers in Microbiology, Frontiers in Fungal Biology, Current Microbiology (Springer), Annals of Microbiology (Springer), BMC Biotechnology (Springer), BMC Microbiology (Springer), Archaea, International Journal of Microbiology, Plant Science Today, Microbial Biosystems. He has lifetime membership of Association of microbiologists in India, Indian Science Congress Council, India and National Academy of Sciences, India.

Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_eic_Dwivedi-vive-be_001 Dwivedi Vivek Dhar Centre for Bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology Pathfinder Research and Training Foundation Greater Noida India

Dr. Vivek Dhar Dwivedi is a Scientist/Group Leader at Centre for Bioinformatics, Computational and Systems Biology, Pathfinder Research and Training Foundation, Greater Noida, India. His specializations are in antiviral drug discovery, Bioinformatics database and software development. Currently, he is working to provide Bioinformatics-based solutions for managing Viral Infections. He has published more than 50 research papers in peer-reviewed international journals and attended several international and national conferences. He has 35 accessions in NCBI, GenBank to his credit. Previously, Dr. Dwivedi has also worked as an Assistant Professor in Uttaranchal College of Science & Technology, Dehradun, where, apart from teaching, he has also supervised dissertations of graduate and postgraduate students. He is also a member of The World Society for Virology and editorial board member of Scientific reports journal of Nature publishing group.

cis_eic_irfan-be_001 BHAT IRFAN AHMAD School of Engineering and Natural Sciences Institute of Life and Environmental Sciences Háskóli Íslands/University of Iceland Reykjavik Iceland

Irfan Ahmad Bhat has done Masters's and Ph.D. in Fish Genetics and breeding from ICAR- CIFE. He has contributed to almost 40 research papers published in high-quality journals as well as several articles and book chapters. His main area of research is molecular endocrinology in fishes, genotoxicity, and nanotoxicology. Dr. Bhat received the Young Scientist award by Alltech, USA for his outstanding work in the Ph.D. program and the best Ph.D. thesis award by ICAR-CIFE, Mumbai, India. Dr. Irfan Bhat worked as an Assistant Professor in Fish Breeding and Genetics, College of Fisheries Sciences, Gumla, Jharkhand, India for three years. He was awarded a fellowship for postdoctoral research by the Turkish Scientific and Technological Research Council (TÜBITAK) under European Commission Horizon 2020 Marie Sk³odowska-Curie Actions Cofund program Co-Funded Brain Circulation2 Scheme (CoCirculation2). He is currently working as a research scientist at the University of Iceland in the school of biology, Institute of Life and Environmental Sciences.

cis_eic_Govindan-ab_001 KRISHNAN GOVINDAN Animal Physiology Division ICAR-National Institute of Animal Nutrition and Physiology Bengaluru India

Govindan Krishnan did Ph.D. in Veterinary Physiology in 2013 from Tanuvas, Chennai. He is a member of a number of societies such as Society for Animal Physiologist of India, Animal Physiologists Association, etc. He is reviewer for Scientific Reports Frontiers Environmental Science, Journal of Agricultural Science, Current Science, Comparative etc. He received a number of awards such as The Indian Council of Agricultural Research, Junior Research Fellowship on the basis of All India entrance for Pursuing M.V.Sc Programme at Indian Veterinary Research Institute, India. Krishnan, G., has been ranked on the 6th position in the top 10 highly productive authors of Animal Division in ICAR during April 2009-March 2010. He also received the Seven Best Paper Presentation Awards for the best papers presented in various national and international conferences. He has expertise in Heat Stress Disorders. Dr. Krishnan has around 231 publications, 27 book chapters and 36 conference papers and 8 technical manuals. His H-index is 16 (27/02/2022 – Google Scholar), his i10-Index is 22 (27/04/2022 – Google Scholar) and his total citations are 1223 (27/04/2022 – Google Scholar). He supervised 5 post graduate students.

cis_eic_Rajadurai-M-ab_001 Murugan Rajadurai Department of Food Technology Faculty of Life & Allied Health Sciences Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences Bangalore India

Dr. Rajadurai Murugan completed M.Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D., in Biochemistry from the Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamilnadu, India. Presently, he is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Food Technology, Faculty of Life & Allied Health Sciences, Ramaiah University of Applied Sciences, Bangalore, Karnataka, India. He has published 46 Research papers in peer reviewed national and international journals, and 3 book chapters. He has more than 15 years of teaching experience, guided 3 Ph.D., and 18 M.Phil., research scholars, participated, presented and delivered guest lectures in more than 50 national and international conferences. He is a Visiting Faculty in Biocon Academy, Biocon Limited, Bangalore, BOS member in Bangalore Central University. He is serving as a reviewer, editorial board member and lead guest editor in several international journals.

Organometallic Chemistry omc organometallic-chemistry Editors cis_eic_Das_002 Das Pankaj Department of Chemistry Dibrugarh University Dibrugarh India

Professor Pankaj Das did his M.Sc (1995) in Chemistry from Gauhati University, India and Ph.D (2002) from CSIR, NEIST (formerly Regional Research Laboratory), Jorhat, Assam, India affiliated to Dibrugarh University, India. He did his Ph.D work in the area of Organometallic Chemistry under supervision of Dr. Dipak Kumar Dutta, Scientist, Material Science Division. After completing his Ph.D, he worked as postdoctoral fellow for one year (2002-2003) at the University of Brest, France, with Prof. Philippe Schollahammer and two years (2003-2005) at the University of Porto, Portugal with Prof. Cristina Freire. In 2005, he joined the Chemistry Department, Dibrugarh University, Assam as a Lecturer and continued until July 2012. He then moved to the Rajiv Gandhi Central University, Arunachal Pradesh as Associate Professor and was promoted to full Professor in May 2014. After spending two years at Rajiv Gandhi University, in July 2014 he again came back to Dibrugarh University as a Professor and continues till date. Prof. Das also served as Head of the Department of Chemistry for two years (2012-2014) at Rajiv Gandhi University and three years (2015-2018) at Dibrugarh University. His present research is mainly concerned with platinum group metal based homogeneous and heterogeneous catalysis.

0000-0002-3505-8398 pankajd29@yahoo.com
Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Benjaram-Mahipal-ab_001 Reddy Benjaram Mahipal Indian Institute of Chemical Technology Hyderabad India

Prof. Benjaram Mahipal Reddy did his PhD (1986) at CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad, where he held a Chief Scientist and Head of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry Division position. He has been a visiting scientist or an award fellow at various institutes and universities in the USA, Russia, Germany, France, Australia, Japan, South Korea, and Switzerland. So far, he has guided 40 PhD theses and a good number of bachelor and master students for their degrees. He has more than 300 research publications (h-index 69) in high impact journals and holds 8 patents to his credit. He is an elected fellow of the National Academy of Sciences India, Indian National Academy of Engineering, and Royal Society of Chemistry. He has been serving as an editorial board member or a guest editor for a good number of high impact journals.

cis_ebm_Bez-gh_001 Mal Prasenjit School of Chemical Sciences, National Institute of Science Education and Research Bhubaneswar India

Prasenjit Mal obtained his MSc degree from Indian Institute of technology Kharagpur, followed by PhD from the Indian Institute of technology Kanpur in 2005. Then he undertook postdoctoral studies from the University of Siegen in Germany as Alexander von Humboldt Fellow (2006-2007) and from the University of Cambridge in the UK as Marie Curie Fellow (2008-2009). In December 2009, he started an independent research career at NISER Bhubaneswar. His research is focused on photochemistry and supramolecular catalysis in organic chemistry.

pmal@niser.ac.in
cis_ebm_Bez-gh_001 Bez Ghanashyam UGC Centre for Advanced Studies Department of Chemistry North-Eastern Hill University Shillong India

Prof. Dr. G. Bez obtained a doctorate in Chemistry from CSIR North-East Institute of Science and Technology (formerly, RRL), Jorhat. Currently, he is a Professor of Chemistry at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong, India. He works in the area of asymmetric catalysis, heterocyclic chemistry and medicinal chemistry. He has authored around 70 scientific research publications and has also delivered more than 30 invited lectures at various national and international conferences.

0000-0003-2941-1818 6603869544 https://scholar.google.com/citations?hl=en&user=1fVLWucAAAAJ ghanashyambez@yahoo.com
Intelligent Robotics ir intelligent-robotics Editors Sundaresan Ramabalan Department of Mechanical Engineering E.G.S. Pillay Engineering College Tamil Nadu India cadsrb@gmail.com 0000-0003-3530-6459 23103952500 https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=nhe63q0AAAAJ&hl=en Wireless Communications wc wireless-communications Editors cis_eic_Ahmad-sh_001 Ahmad Sheikh J. Department of Electronics and Instrumentation Technology University of Kashmir Srinagar India 0000-0002-2750-6533 http://kashmiruniversity.net/diqa/IndividualForm.aspx https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ckRR_zIAAAAJ&hl=en

Javaid Ahmad Sheikh is a Doctorate in Electronics from University of Kashmir, Srinagar in the field of wireless Communications and RF Engineering. His expertise in the fields of Communications, RF and Signal Processing has been acknowledged by several originations in terms of publications of papers in top journals. He has supervised several doctoral students for the award of their Ph. D and M. Phil degrees. He is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and I. T University of Kashmir, Srinagar. Dr. Sheikh has guided more than 7 Hundred (100) technical projects having societal relevance. His field of interest is Wireless Communications, design and development of efficient Massive MIMO based 5G and 6G communication systems, Quantum Machine Learning for future networks, Efficient Antenna and filter design and signal processing for communication systems.

sjavaid_29ku@yahoo.co.in
Section Editors cis_ebm_Dhasarathan-vig_001 Dhasarathan Vigneswaran Department of Electronics and Communication Kathir college of Engineering Coimbatore India 0000-0003-3375-4821 57193055645

Dr. Vigneswaran Dhasarathan received his Ph. D in Information and communication Engineering and specific areas of research included optical communication, photonic network, wireless optical communication in the higher end of 5G network. He is also working with Space division multiplexing application for avoiding the cross-talk effects of dense network optical systems. In addition, he is also working in the field of photonics 2D materials, Photonics sensing, Nonlinear photonics, UWB antenna, Flexible antenna. He currently works as Assistant Professor at Kathir College of Engineering, Coimbatore and he is also a visiting researcher of Ton Duc Thang University, Vietnam. He has published around 60 papers in well reputed journals including, IEEE, Nature, Springer, Wiley, SPIE, world scientific publisher, Taylor francis, IET, OSA. As a reviewer, he has reviewed more than 100 articles from various journals including IEEE, Nature and OSA. He has been declared as the fastest reviewer from Elsevier and springer.

Optical Communications dhasa.viki@gmail.com
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) Babu Gokulnath Chandra Department of Computer Science and Engineering Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology Chennai India

Dr. Gokulnath C is currently working in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Vel Tech Rangarajan Dr. Sagunthala R&D Institute of Science and Technology, India. He had completed his Ph.D. at the Vellore Institute of Technology. He received his Bachelor of Engineering and Master of engineering degree from Anna University and VIT University, respectively. His current research interests include Big Data Analytics, the Internet of Things, the Internet of Everything, and Machine Learning. He has published papers in various international journals and conferences including 26 papers in which 2 in IEEE Access, 1 in ACM Transactions, 3 in Elsevier Publication, and 9 in Springer Publications. He is a reviewer for Elsevier, IEEE Access, IEEE Transactions, and Springer journal. He is a lifetime member of the International Society for Infectious Disease, the Computer Society of India, and a member of the Vellore Institute of Technology Alumni Association.

Khan Taimoor Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering National Institute of Technology Silchar India

Dr. Taimoor Khan has been an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering at the National Institute of Technology Silchar, India since 2014. Before joining this institute, he served at different organizations including Delhi Technological University, Delhi for around 15 years in different capacities like Lab Instructor, Lecturer, Assistant Professor and Associate Professor. In addition to this regular experience, Dr. Khan has also worked as Visiting Researcher at Queen's University Canada and Royal Military College of Canada as well as a Visiting Assistant Professor at Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, AIT Bangkok, Thailand. His active research interest includes Printed Microwave Circuits, Electromagnetic Bandgap Structures, Ultrawideband Technology and Applications, Dielectric Resonator based Components, Ambient Microwave Energy Harvesting and Wireless Power Transfer, and Artificial Intelligence Paradigms in Electromagnetics.

Rajan S.Palanivel Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering M.Kumarasamy College of Engineering Karur India

Dr.S.Palanivel Rajan – is a certified PUBLONS Academy Mentor for Academy Practical Peer Review Training Course, from 2020. He completed the UGC Major Research Project and also completed one research project, funded by TNSCST, Chennai. Dr. Rajan is an Executive Editor and editorial board member and also a Reviewer, he completed more than 160 Journal Article Reviews, as per Publons, in many SCI/SCIE, WoS and SCOPUS Indexed Journals including "IEEE Antennas and Wireless Propagation Letters, IEEE Systems Journal, IEEE Access, IET Circuits, Devices & Systems and IEEE Antennas and Propagation Magazine". He received a number of awards such as the "Research Excellence Award 2020", from the Institute of Scholars (InSc). Received "Academic Excellence Award 2021", from the Technical Research Publications (TRP), Outstanding Reviewer Award from the Journal of Biomedical Informatics (ELSEVIER), 2017. He is the recipient of "Best Paper Awards" in a few conferences at some premier institutions. Authorized CHARTERED ENGINEER (INDIA) of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineering Division, by The Institution of Engineers (India). He has presented more than 55 Technical Papers in various International/National Conferences in both India and abroad, and published more than 40 Research Articles in various indexed and other refereed Journals. In addition, he has nine patents to his credit. Besides, he has published 7 books and book chapters. His H-index is 22 and i-10 index is 32 and SCOPUS H-index is 12. He is a LIFE member in ISTE, IE(I), IACSIT, ITE, IAAA, IAMI, TSI, BMESI, ISRD, INHS, IAENG, CoE, InSc and IETE. Research Interest includes Antennas, Bio-Signal Processing, Electrocardiography, Medical Imaging, Telemedicine, Wireless Networks and Wireless Communication.

Inorganic Chemistry ioc inorganic-chemistry Editors Thomas Bejoy Department of Chemistry Newman College Thodupuzha India bejoy.thomas@newmancollege.ac.in Section Editor(s) cis_ebm_Pandey-ram_001 Pandey Rampal Department of Chemistry National Institute of Technology Srinagar India

Dr. Rampal Pandey is currently working as Senior Assistant Professor (Gr-1) at National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, INDIA since 2018. He is currently Asso. Dean (Faculty Welfare and International Affairs). Prior, he worked as DST-Inspire Faculty in Dr. Harisingh Gour University Sagar, India during 2013-2018. He received PhD in 2012 from Banaras Hindu University, MSc in 2004; Inorganic Chemistry and BSc in 2002 from APS University Rewa. His areas of research involve Inorganic Chemistry, MOFs, Soft & Responsive Materials, Chemosensors, Catalysis & Photocatalysis. He has 12 Awards to his credit including prestigious “THE PRESIDENT’S INSPIRED TEACHER” recognition by Hon’ble President of India. He has more than 43 odd international publications in reputed publishers. He has delivered numerous invited talks and organized many conferences/workshops.He has developed several e-contents and in MHRD-UGC e-PG pathshala programme and MOOCs as coordinator. He has been actively involved as reviewer and editorial board member in some reputed publishing platforms.

0000-0003-1685-7474 7401527524 rppandeysu@gmail.com
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Dubey-mri_001 Dubey Mrigendra Soft Materials Research Laboratory Discipline of Metallurgy Engineering and Materials Science Indian Institute of Technology Indore India

Dr. Mrigendra Dubey working as Assistant Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Indore in the area of synthesis of Soft Materials particularly Metallogels. He received M.Sc. degree in Chemistry (Inorganic Chemistry) from the University of Allahabad, Allahabad in year 2005 and Ph.D. degree in Chemistry (Coordination and Bioinorganic) with Prof. Manabendra Ray from Indian Institute of Technology Guwahati in the year 2011. After PhD, he joined Prof. S. S. Sun group at the Institute of Chemistry, Academia Sinica, Taiwan as post-doctoral fellow in 2011 followed by Prof. D. S. Pandey group in the Department of Chemistry, Banaras Hindu University as DS Kothari Post Doc Fellow in 2012. In May 2017, he joined IIT Indore as Assistant Professor in Discipline of Metallurgy Engineering and Materials Science and established a laboratory for synthesis of Soft Materials. He is the recipient of Young Scientist Award, International Academy of Physical Sciences, Allahabad, India- 2017. He has been invited as a research visitor at various institutes. He has published quality papers. Dr. Dubey is life-member of Society for Materials Chemistry, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, Soft Materials Research Society, Jaipur and International Academy of Physical Sciences, Allahabad.

0000-0001-7949-782X 35336473000 mdubey@iiti.ac.in
Photochemistry poc photochemistry Editors Sivasamy Arumugam CSIR-Central Leather Research Institute Chennai India https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=QPekiacAAAAJ&hl=en arumugamsivasamy@yahoo.co.in Section Editor(s) Photo catalysis Ahmaruzzaman Md. Department of Chemistry National Institute of Technology Silchar Silchar India

Md. Ahmaruzzaman is currently working as senior associate Professor in the Department of Chemistry, National Institute of Technology Silchar, India. He has been ranked among the top 2% scientists in the world for the last two consecutive years and also declared as the "Best Scientist in University'' in the world scientist and university ranking 2021, published by AD SCIENTIFIC INDEX. His worldwide ranking (subject wise) is 24. He received his postgraduate degree in M.Sc. (Chemistry) from North Bengal University after his graduation from the same University. He also received his postgraduate degree in M.Tech. from Jadavpur University. He obtained his Ph.D. degree from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi. He has supervised several projects at the post graduate level and produced more than ten PhDs. He has published more than 170 research papers in international journals as well as in various national and international conferences. He has more than 9000 Citations in international journals. He is a reviewer of various peer-reviewed reputed national and international journals.

Statistics stat statistics Editors Goyal Manoj K. Department of Mathematics and Statistics College of Basic Sciences and Humanities Hisar India m25424553@gmail.com Associate Editorial Board Member(s) Kumar Devendra Department of Statistics Central University of Haryana Mahendergarh India

Devendra Kumar received his M.Sc., M. Phil. and Ph.D. degrees in Statistics from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India in 2012 and MPS from International Institute of Population Sciences Mumbai, India. He has served in the Department of Statistics, Amity University Noida from August 2012 to June 2016. Dr. Kumar is the founder of the Department of Statistics, Amity University Noida. He is currently an Assistant Professor in the Department of Statistics at Central University of Haryana, India. He has published more than 130 research papers in journals of repute. His research interests include order statistics, distribution theory, reliability theory, record values, statistical inference, and life testing.

Energy Harvesting and Storage Devices ehsd energy-harvesting-and-storage-devices Editors Nandanapalli Koteeswara R. Daegu Gyeongbuk Institute of Science and Technology Daegu South Korea 0000-0001-7500-934X 57189898042 https://www.linkedin.com/in/drnkreddy/ https://www.researchgate.net/profile/Koteeswara_Reddy_Nandanapalli https://scholar.google.de/citations?user=DH8QIjEAAAAJ&hl=en dr_nkreddy@rediffmail.com Nanomaterials nm nanomaterials Editors cis_ebm_Sarawade-p_001 Sarawade Pradip B. Department of Physics University of Mumbai Mumbai India 0000-0002-6067-7270 https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=PcjUrEQAAAAJ&hl=en

Dr. Pradip Sarawade is Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics at the University of Mumbai. He is a recognized Ph.D. guide in the Department of Physics, Centre for Nanosciences and Nanotechnology and Department of Chemistry since 2015. He has supervised 3 Ph.D. and 4 M. Phil. students and more than 40 MSc, project students. Currently, 3 Ph.D. and 1 M. Phil. Students are pursuing their research work under his guidance. He received the Gold Medal for best doctoral thesis from Hanyang University, South Korea. He developed a convenient synthetic protocol for the millimeter and micrometer sized hydrophobic & hydrophilic nanoporous Silica Aerogel beads with 3D nanostructures under ambient conditions during his postdoctoral research at Hanyang University.He has published more than 65 articles with total impact factor of more than 350, h-index 26 and more than 1800 citations; in high-impact journals such as Chemistry of Materials, ChemSusChem, ACS Sustainable Chemistry & Engineering, and Chemical Engineering Journal, Journal of Material Chemistry –A etc. Including a book on silica aerogels.

pradipsarawade@yahoo.co.in
Section Editor(s) cis_ebm_Sharon-ab_001 Carbon Nanomaterials Sharon Madhuri University of Mumbai Mumbai India

Madhuri Sharon did PhD from Leicester University. She completed Postdoc from Bolton Institute of Technology. She is the Director of WCRNB. She is the Visiting Professor of MNIT & Srimaharshi Research Institute Vedic-Technology. Besides, she is also the Managing Director of Monad-Nanotech & Nano-Wealth. Her research interests include: Nanotechnology, Plant Biotechnology, Plant Tissue-Culture, and Ancient Indian Science. She has written 12 books, edited 3 books, 214-articles and 11-patents. She has guided 18 PhDs, and 180 masters’ students. She is also the Director of RELIANCE Industries, Vice-President of GUFIC, Officer-in-charge of ICRISAT, Principal of SICES College, and Lecturer at the Poona University. She is the editor of 4 Journals. She has been a Consultant at United Nations Asia-Pacific, SAARC, Biotech Consortium India Ltd, MNRE India. She has achieved a number of national and international awards.

cis_ebm_Sharma-sa_001 Kumar Annamalai S. Department of Chemistry School of Advanced Sciences (SAS) Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT) University, Vellore India 0000-0001-8800-4038 7406627815

Annamalai Senthil Kumar is a Senior Professor in the Dept. of Chemistry, School of Advanced Sciences, Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), Tamil Nadu, India & part of CO2 Research and Green Technology Centre, VIT. His research interest includes interdisciplinary areas of Nano-, Bio- and Molecular- Electrochemistry. He has published over 20 publications (Scopus Index(R); 7406627815). His h-index value is 38. Since 2014, he has been serving as an Advisory Board member of The Analyst (RSC) and an (Invited) elected member of Fellow Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC).

Bio electrochemistry askumar@vit.ac.in
cis_ebm_Paliwal-sh_001 Paliwal Shivani Rai Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya (A Central University) Bilaspur India 0000-0001-5766-9555 26967967700

Dr. Shivani Rai Paliwal is a senior Assistant Professor working at SLT Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences, Guru Ghasidas Vishwavidyalaya, Bilaspur, Chhattisgarh, India. She has more than 14 years of teaching and research experience. Her research areas include targeted nanomedicine and drug delivery for breast cancer and nano chemoprevention. Dr. Paliwal has published about 50 articles, 20 book chapters, 03 books and 02 editorials. She is a recipient of MP young scientist award (MPCST), Rudolf Cimdins Award (ESB, Switzerland), Travel Award (ICBN, Singapore) and Fast track young scientist award (DST, New Delhi). Her projects have been funded by DST, New Delhi and ICMR, New Delhi.

Nanomedicine srai2k@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Vasantha-ji_001 Biosensors sivasamy Vasantha Vairathevar Department of Natural Products Chemistry School of Chemistry Madurai Kamaraj University Madurai

Prof. V.S. VASANTHA, Ph.D. in Electrochemistry and has more than 25 years of research experience and more than 13 years of teaching experience. She has been doing research in electrochemical and optical biosensors, Electroplating, Corrosions, Fuel cells and Natural Products. She was a postdoctoral fellow at National Taipei University of Technology, and National Taiwan University and recipient of the Brain-Pool Scientist Fellowship from Korea Institute of Science & Technology, South Korea. She has published more than 90 articles, 3 book chapters, and 1 patent. Her article published in Electroanalytical Chemistry received the best citation award in 2009. Currently, she is a Registrar at the Madurai Kamaraj University and course coordinator for PG Diploma in Industrial Metal Finishing.

Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_cis-Girish-Sa-ab_001 Gund Girish Sambhaji Department of Physics Mahatma Phule Arts, Science and Commerce College Panvel India

Dr. Gund is currently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, Mahatma Phule Arts, Science and Commerce College, Panvel, M.S., India. After receiving Ph.D. from Shivaji University, Kolhapur (India) in 2014, he worked as a post-doctoral researcher at Seoul National University, Seoul, South Korea (2014) and Catalan Institute of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology (ICN2), Barcelona, Spain (2015). Further, he joined as a KRF fellow at Sungkyunkwan University, Suwon, South Korea (2016-2019) and worked as Research Professor (2019) in the same University on his own National Research Foundation Funded research project. His research area includes design and development of material and electrochemistry for smart and functional applications.

cis_ebm_cis-Dang-Viet-ab_001 Quang Dang Viet Phenikaa University Hanoi Viet Nam

Dr. Dang Viet Quang is currently working at the Phenikaa University, Vietnam as a lecturer. His research interests have revolved around the syntheses of advanced nanomaterials including porous silica, titanium dioxide, titanium nitride, metallic nanoparticles, metal chalcogenide and their functionalized derivatives to apply in solving various challenging environmental and energy problems, such as CO2 capture and utilization, H2 recovery from H2S, water treatment, and solar energy harvesting. He has published more than 70 articles with >1800 citations and H-index 27 according to Google Scholar.

cis_ebm_Anand-mari-be_001 Vijaya Anand Mariadoss Arokia Department of Orthopedic Surgery Hallym University Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital Hallym University Suwon South Korea

Mariadoss Arokia Vijaya Anand is a Research Professor in the Department of Orthopedic Surgery, Hallym University Dongtan Sacred Heart Hospital, Hallym University, Suwon, South Korea. Dr. Mariadoss AVA received his Ph.D. in Biotechnology from the Annamalai University, India. He received postdoctoral training at Thiruvalluvar University, Vellore, India, and Kangwon National University, South Korea. Before moving to Thiruvalluvar University in 2016, he served as an Assistant Professor at St.Joseph University in Tanzania, Republic of Tanzania. Dr. Mariadoss AVA's research interests have focused on the biomedical applications (physical, chemical, biological, and psychological) of diverse nanoparticles, which includes free radical scavenging, cell stress research, improving the host defenses against pathogens, cancers, diabetes mellitus, and promotion of autoimmune diseases. His current research mainly focuses on the acceleration of wound healing in diabetic foot ulcers using advanced nanomaterials. Also, he served as an editorial board member and reviewer in several international journals.

cis_eic_Latthe_001 Latthe Sanjay S. Department of Physics Raje Ramrao College Kolhapur India

Dr. Sanjay S. Latthe is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Physics, Raje Ramrao College Jath, (Affiliated to Shivaji University, Kolhapur), Maharashtra, India. His area of research is Superhydrophobic Surfaces for Self-cleaning, Oil-Water Separation and Anti-Icing Applications. He has completed Doctoral study in Shivaji University, Kolhapur (2007-10) and Postdoctoral studies in Koc University, Turkey (2010-12), Korea University, South Korea (2012-13), and Tokyo University of Science, Japan (2013-15). He earned the prestigious award of Japan Society for the Promotion of Science (JSPS),Postdoctoral Research Fellowship in 2013. He got the DST-INSPIRE Faculty Award in 2015. He participated as a Young Scientist in the 66th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to Physics held in Lindau, Germany in 2016. He has also participated in the 2nd BRICS Young Scientists Conclave held at Zhejiang University, Hangzhou, China in 2017. He has published more than 60 research articles in prestigious international journals with an h-index of 41, i-10 index of 56 and total citations of 5108. He has completed minor and major research projects and 03 doctoral students are currently working under his guidance.

latthes@gmail.com
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Muddineti-omkara-be_003 Muddineti Omkara Swami Societal CDMO SanDIego California USA

Omkara Swami Muddineti, PhD is a Pharmaceutical Development and Manufacturing Scientist, at Societal CDMO, California, USA. He is associated with academic and industrial research for the last 10 years. He completed his PhD in 2018 in Pharmaceutical Nanotechnology. He has written 14 research and review articles with total IF > 75 (JCR 2021), with reputed publishers like Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, ACS publishers etc. He received his ICMR-Senior Research Fellow award during his PhD tenure. He has worked with different industries and has expertise in the development of nanotechnology-based formulations. He is also associated as reviewer for different journals.

cis_ebm_Kaur_003 Deep Kaur Chanchal Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research Raipur India

Prof. Chanchal Deep Kaur is one of the eminent known Pharmacist and she is currently working as a Professor and Principal at the Rungta College of Pharmaceutical Sciences and Research, Raipur, Chhattisgarh affiliated to Chhattisgarh Swami Vivekananda Technical University, Bhilai, C.G. She has done D.Pharm, B.Pharm, M.Pharm, PhD and MBA. Her key areas of interest include Targeting approaches, NDDS for plant actives, skin cancer, ovarian cancer and lymphatic disorders.

cis_ebm_Mittal-ji_003 Mittal Pooja Pharmaceutics Maharishi Markendeshwar University Ambala India

Dr. Pooja Mittal is currently working as an Associate Professor at School of Pharmaceutical Sciences, RIMT University, Mandi Gobindgarh (Punjab), India. She has 8+ years of experience in teaching and research. Prior to this, she worked at Maharishi Markandeshwar University (Sadopur) Ambala (Haryana) and at Baddi University of Emerging Sciences and Technology, Baddi (Solan). She has guided 05 M. Pharm students and about 10 B.Pharm students. She is currently authoring 3 books, one has to be published by Bentham and another book has to be published by Elsevier. She has published about 35 Research and Review Papers and many book chapters on her part. She has published 31 copyrights and 2 patents have been applied recently. She has attended various national and International conferences in India and abroad. She received the travel grant from DST-SERB in 2016 to attend the International Convention of Controlled Release Society, held at Seattle, USA. She received her Ph.D degree from Department of Pharmaceutical Engineering and Technology, IIT (BHU) Varanasi in 2018. She also received the Young Scientist Award- WF from SPER in 2017.

cis_ebm_Sharma_003 Rao Pasupuleti V. Department of Biomedical Sciences Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences Universiti Malaysia Sabah Kota Kinabalu Malaysia 0000-0002-4454-3408 55904825600

Dr. Pasupuleti Visweswara Rao is currently working at the Faculty of Medicine and Health Sciences, Universiti Malaysia Sabah.Dr Rao is currently the Head for Non-Communicable Diseases Research niche areas. Prior to this, Dr. Rao was the Director for the Centre of Excellence and the founding Chairman for Animal Ethics Committee at the Universiti Malaysia Kelantan (UMK), Malaysia, and as a Visiting Researcher and Visiting Professor to Japan, Macao, Indonesia, India and Thailand. Dr Pasupuleti’s research mainly focuses on natural products, antioxidants, oxidative stress, metabolic diseases, and nanoparticles research.

visuthebiotech@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Dudhipala_003 Dudhipala Narendar Department of Pharmaceutics and Drug delivery University of Mississippi Oxford, MS United States 56891621200

Dr. Dudhipala is currently serving in the Department of Pharmaceutics and Drug Delivery in a research position. Before that, he worked as an associate professor in the Department of Pharmaceutics at the Vaagdevi Institute of Pharmaceutical Sciences in India, previously serving as an assistant professor at the institution. He did a doctorate and M. Pharm. degrees from Kakatiya University (India). Dr. Dudhipala’s diversity of skills sets him apart from others in the field, as his technical mastery allows him to design and execute complex studies on drug delivery development.

dnrku14@gmail.com ndudhipa@olemiss.edu, narphmreddy@gmail.com
Hydrology hl hydrology Editors Nayak Purna C. Deltaic Regional Centre National Institute of Hydrology Roorkee India 0000-0002-0711-5295 12143137500 http://nihroorkee.gov.in/sites/default/files/Biodata_PCNayak.pdf https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=d4NRP_0AAAAJ nayakpc@gmail.com Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Das_001 K S Kasiviswanathan Department of Water Resources Development and Management Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee India 57212999476

Dr. Kasiviswanathan K S is an assistant professor in the Department of Water Resources Development and Management, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Roorkee, India. He graduated with BE in Civil Engineering, MTech in Water Resources Development and PhD in Quantification of uncertainty in hydrological models. His current research at IIT Roorkee mainly focused on reservoir operation, flood forecasting, geospatial data analysis, multi-objective optimization, uncertainty, and risk quantification. He has published more than 30 papers in reputed high-impact factor international journals and conferences. He is a recipient of several prestigious awards such as the Berkner fellowship from American Geophysical Union, USA, Sivapalan Young Scientist award from International Association of Hydrological Sciences, United Kingdom, Early Career Research Award, Department of Science and Technology, India, and Eyes High Postdoctoral Fellowship, University of Calgary, Canada. He is currently holding a research project worth approximately—half a million US dollars in collaboration with institutes from India and abroad.

k.kasiviswanathan@wr.iitr.ac.in
cis_ebm_Hanmaiahgari_001 Hanmaiahgari Prashanth R. Department of Civil Engineering IIT Kharagpur India 0000-0001-9048-1466

Dr. Prashanth Reddy Hanmaiahgari is an Associate Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur. His research interests include experimental and numerical modelling of free surface flows in open channels, fluvial hydrodynamics and pressurized flow in closed conduits. He frequently reviews manuscripts of reputed journals and he is an associate editor for a couple of reputed journals. He is actively involved in consultancy projects in his domain. He has published journal papers on turbulence, sediment transport, open channel hydraulics and unsteady flows in pipelines. He teaches open channel flow hydraulics, turbulence, water resources engineering, unsteady flows in pipelines, hydraulic structures and sediment transport.

hpr@civil.iitkgp.ac.in
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Srivastav_001 K. Srivastav Roshan Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering Indian Institute of Technology Tirupati India 0000-0002-8175-8969 55523101947 https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=jJO7Uf4AAAAJ&hl=en

Dr. Roshan Srivastav research interest includes stochastic hydrology, reservoir operation, watershed management, flood forecasting, systems dynamic modeling, application of machine learning and GIS and Remote Sensing. Currently, the major focus is on non-stationary modelling extremes, multi-criteria decision making, and development of decision making tools.

roshan@iittp.ac.in
cis_ebm_Pingale_001 Pingale Santosh M. Hydrological Investigations Division National Institute of Hydrology Roorkee India 0000-0002-7134-6012 55921235700 https://scholar.google.ca/citations?user=jJO7Uf4AAAAJ&hl=en

Dr. Santosh Pingale is a Scientist-C at Hydrological Investigations Division, National Institute of Hydrology, Roorkee. Dr. Pingale also serves as Associate Editor, Hydrological Sciences Journal of the International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS) and Joint Editor of the Indian Journal of Hydrology published by Indian Association of Hydrologists (IAH). He has more than nine years of experience in research & development, and capacity building related to water resources and hydrology. He has published numerous research papers in peer-reviewed international journals (33) and conferences (20). He is also serving as a reviewer for many reputed international journals. Besides, he is also guiding graduates in the field of water resources and hydrology. His research interest include water resources, climate change, hydrologic modelling and groundwater modelling. He has wide experience in application of statistical techniques in water resources assessment with respect to watersheds, sub-watersheds and river basin scales using SWAT, WetSpa and HBV hydrologic models. Also, he has expertise in soft computing techniques i.e. Fuzzy Logic & ANFIS, remote sensing and GIS. Before joining NIH, he served as Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Water Resources & Irrigation Engg., Water Technology Institute, Arba Minch University, Ethiopia over five years (2013 to 2018). Dr. Pingale did his Ph.D. in Water Resources Development and Management from IIT, Roorkee in 2013. In 2010, he was awarded a Canadian Commonwealth fellowship by the Canadian Government and worked as Visiting Research Fellow in the Dept. of Civil & Geological Engg., University of Saskatchewan, Canada. He was a recipient of some renowned Indian Fellowships like the fellowship awarded by the Ministry of Human Resources Department (MHRD) Government of India for PhD, fellowship of the Indian Council of Agriculture and Research, New Delhi for MTech.

pingalesm@gmail.com pingalesm@nihr.gov.in
cis_ebm_Thomas_001 Thomas T. National Institute of Hydrology Bhopal India 0000-0003-1484-2412

Dr. Thomas is a Senior Scientist working at the National Institute of Hydrology with more than 30 years of experience in the field of hydrology and water resources. His areas of interest include hydrological modeling, drought management, climate change impact assessments, reservoir operation and irrigation water management.

thomas.nihr@gov.in
cis_ebm_Swamy_001 Swamy Soundharajan B. Department of Civil Engineering Amrita School of Engineering Coimbatore India 26423320800 0000-0001-6143-9293

Dr. B Soundharajan is an Associate Professor at Amrita Vishwa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore and his expertise is in the analysis, planning and management of water resources systems to develop reservoir management and planning tools. He received his PhD in Water Resources Engineering at the Indian Institute of Technology Madras and did post-doctoral research at Heriot-Watt University, Edinburgh. Dr Soundharajan also worked as a Scientist at International Water Management Institute (IWMI); and as Adjunct faculty at Washington State University, USA.

bsoundharajan@yahoo.co.in
Polymer Chemistry polychem polymer-chemistry Editors Dhanusuraman Ragupathy Department of Chemistry National Institute of Technology Puducherry India 0000-0002-4260-2347 23668492700 https://dkragupathy.wixsite.com/nanoelectrochemlab https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=iNStIqAAAAAJ&hl=en ragu@nitpy.ac.in Editorial Board Member(s) Chougale Ravindra B. Department of Studies in Chemistry Karnatak University Dharwad India

Dr. Ravindra B. Chougale completed his undergraduate, postgraduate studies as well as his Doctoral degree from Karnatak University Dharwad, Karnataka, India. He is currently serving as an Associate Professor of Chemistry in the same University. He has a wide teaching experience of more than 20 years in Physical chemistry. His current research team includes 5 Ph.D. students and 3 students have already been awarded their Ph.D. degree under his supervision. His research area includes Biodegradable Polymer based blend films/composites and nanocomposites for food packaging applications. He has published more than 50 research papers in International Journals of high repute.

Haider Zaidi Mohammad Ghulam Department of Chemistry College of Basic Sciences & Humanities G.B.Pant University of Agriculture & Technology Pantnagar India

Dr. M.G.H.Zaidi is a physical chemist, educator, inventor and academic administrator He has conferred his B.Sc. (1985), M.Sc. (1987) and Ph.D. (1992) from Lucknow University, U.P., India. He has served for various Indian Universities in different academic capacities since 1987. Currently, he is serving as Professor at Govind Ballabh Pant University of Agriculture & Technology, Uttarakhand, India with great distinctions & dedications. His contributions to R & D are collaborative with reputed national and international Universities & laboratories. Currently, he holds six patents, advised more than thirty students for postgraduate research, authored more than one hundred twenty research publications, reviews, monographs and book chapters in refereed international journals.

Associate Editorial Board Member(s) Ahipa Tantri Nagaraja Bhat Centre for Nano and Material Sciences (CNMS) JAIN (Deemed-to-be University) Bengaluru India

Dr. Ahipa T.N. is currently an Assistant Professor in Centre for Nano and Material Sciences (CNMS), JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), Bangalore, India. He obtained his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from National Institute of Technology Karnataka (NITK), India in 2014. Later, he joined the Centre for Nano and Material Sciences (CNMS), JAIN (Deemed-to-be University), India as Senior Research Associate (2014-2015). His research interests include Synthesis of Conjugated Molecules and Polymers for Solar Cells, Liquid Crystals, Synthesis of Non-fullerene Acceptors, and Development of Hole Transporting Materials. He has published 30 research articles, 9 review articles, 1 book chapter in the internationally reputed peer reviewed journals. He is a life member of Asian Polymer Association, and Indian Council of Chemists. In addition, he has the following Awards to his credit: Young Scientist award by SERB, Govt. of India (2015), and Junior Research Fellowship Award by Indian Plywood Industries Research and Training Institute, Govt. of India (2009). He has guided one PhD (+ 3 ongoing), eight Master Theses (+ 2 ongoing) and three Project Assistants. Presently, he is handling two sponsored projects funded by the government of India.

Moovendhan Meivelu Department of Biotechnology Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai India

Dr. Meivelu Moovendhan did his postdoctoral research from the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras and completed his M.Sc., and M.Phil degrees in Marine Biotechnology from MS University and PhD from Annamalai University. His area of research is Marine derived Natural Products Research and Biopolymers Chemistry. He has published 29 research papers with cumulative impact factor of 131.724 in the international peer reviewed journals.

Astronomy and Astrophysics aaa astronomy-and-astrophysics Editors Ray Saibal Department of Physics Government College of Engineering & Ceramic Technology Kolkata India saibal@associates.iucaa.in Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Das_001 Das Sudipta Department of Physics Visva-Bharati Santiniketan India 0000-0002-0578-1710 https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=ITQb0E0AAAAJ&hl=en&oi=ao sudipta.das@visva-bharati.ac.in cis_ebm_Rudra_001 Rudra Prabir Department of Mathematics Asutosh College Kolkata India

Prabir Rudra received his Ph.D. from the Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur, India in 2016, working on the gravitational collapse of stars and the dynamics of some dark energy models. Then he joined Asutosh College, Kolkata, India as an Assistant Professor of Mathematics, where he is serving till date. He is a visiting associate of the Inter-University Centre for Astronomy and Astrophysics (IUCAA), Pune, India. His research interest includes gravitational collapse of stars, dynamics of dark energy models, modified gravity theories, astronomical data analysis, black holes, naked singularities, etc. Till date he has published over 40 research papers in reputed international journals and has collaborated with various national and international researchers. He has refereed for over a dozen of international journals. He is also a reviewer of the American Mathematical Society.

0000-0002-5791-5696 56739044400 rudra@associates.iucaa.in
cis_ebm_Mishra_001 Mishra Bivudutta Department of Mathematics BITS-Pilani- Hyderabad campus Hyderabad India

Dr. Bivudutta Mishra received his Ph.D. degree from Sambalpur University, Odisha, India in 2003. His main area of research is Cosmology and Relativity and currently working on the theoretical aspects of Dark Energy and Modified Theory of Gravity. He has already published more than 100 research papers in these areas of research in journals of national and international repute. He has presented several research papers and delivered invited talks in these areas in national and international conferences held in India and abroad. He has conducted several academic and scientific events in the department. He has become a member of the scientific advisory committee of national and international academic events. He has successfully completed two sponsored projects: one each from University Grants.

0000-0001-5527-3565 7201368084 bivudutta@yahoo.com
cis_ebm_Maurya_001 Maurya Sunil K. Department of Mathematical and Physical Sciences University of Nizwa Nizwa Oman 0000-0003-4089-3651 36183773200 https://scholar.google.com/citations?user=p57AvhgAAAAJ&hl=en

sunilkumarmaurya1@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Beesham_001 Beesham Aroonkumar Faculty of Natural Sciences University of Zululand/Mangosuthu University of Technology Durban South Africa abeesham@yahoo.com cis_ebm_piyali_001 Bhar Piyali Department of Mathematics Government General Degree College Singur India 0000-0001-9747-1009 56166335600 https://sites.google.com/view/drpiyalibhar/home https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?hl=en&user=Tx5VWx4AAAAJ&view_op=list_works piyalibhar90@gmail.com cis_ebm_Rahaman_001 Rahaman Farook Department of Mathematics Jadavpur University Kolkata India rahaman@associates.iucaa.in cis_ebm_Tripathy-sun_001 Tripathy Sunil K. Department of Physics Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang Dhenkanal India

Dr. Sunil Kumar Tripathy obtained his Ph.D. Degree in Theoretical Nuclear Physics from Sambalpur University and was involved in teaching students at different institutes in the state of Odisha. Presently, he is working as an Associate Professor of Physics at the Indira Gandhi Institute of Technology, Sarang, an autonomous institute of the Odisha State Govt. Dr. Tripathy has a keen research interest in the fields of Neutron Star, Nuclear Equation of State, Cosmology, Modified Gravity, Astrophysics and Semiconducting materials. To his credit, Dr. Tripathy has published more than 75 articles in the national and international journals.

sktripathy@igitsarang.ac.in
cis_ebm_Yadav_001 Yadav Anil K. Department of Physics United College of Engineering and Research Greater Noida India 0000-0002-5174-5542 57190871441 https://scholar.google.co.in/citations?user=YhOcEmgAAAAJ&hl=en abanilyadav@yahoo.co.in cis_ebm_Khlopov_001 Khlopov Maxim Y. National Research Nuclear University Moscow Russia khlopov@apc.univ-paris7.fr Deka Manoj Kumar Dept. of Applied Sciences Gauhati University Guwahati India
Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Uday-Narayan-ab_001 Ghosh Uday Narayan Department of Mathematics KKM College Munger University Munger India

Uday Narayan Ghosh is a research scholar of Mathematics at the Visva Bharati University. He is a passionate and dedicated research worker in the field of Nonlinear dynamics, Plasma Physics and Mathematics as well as a confident educator with 10 years of teaching experience. He is a creative thinker and a keen problem solver with analytical nature. His expertise has been reflected in many of his works. As a single author, he has published in renowned journals with 575 citations, H-index 12 and i10 index 15. He has the capability to guide others and work in a team.

Natural Products np natural-products Editors Kumar Sethiya Neeraj School of Pharmaceutical and Populations Health Informatics, DIT University Dehradun India

Dr. Neeraj Kumar Sethiya had joined the Faculty of Pharmacy, DIT University in 2019 in a capacity of Assistant Professor I. He worked as Head of the Department, Centre for Innovation, Incubation and Entrepreneurship Development. Prior to this, he also worked as Senior Innovation Fellow, at National Innovation Foundation-India (An Autonomous Body of DST- Govt of India), Formulation Scientist, at Regen Biocorps, Vadodara and Teaching Assistant at Pharmacy Department, The MS University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat. He has a total 14 years of mixed experience including teaching, research and innovation. Dr. Sethiya completed his PhD (Pharmacy) in March, 2012 from The MS University of Baroda, Vadodara, Gujarat, M. Pharm from Dr. H. S. Gour Central University Sagar, MP and B. Pharm from RGPV Bhopal. He is a recipient of the SPER Young Scientist Award, Dr. PD Sethi did UGC JRF Research Fellowship for pursuing both Postgraduate and PhD. He is also acting as consultant for an industrial project and principal investigator for a Govt funded project. During his tenure, he achieved ResearchGate score- 43.82, H. index- 20, and total citation of 1722 (Google Scholar Score) with 38 peer reviewed papers, 5 book chapters and 7 books. His major research includes, target oriented and lead based design and development of New Chemical Entities (NCEs) from natural scaffolds against Anti-stress, Anxiolytic, Anti-arthritis, Antidiabetic, Antioxidant, Alzheimer’s, Antimalarial, Hepatoprotective, Antiurolithiatic and Cosmeceuticals. He is an expert speaker for many conferences, workshops and webinars. Additionally, he is a recognized Mentor for IIT Mumbai, IIT Kharagpur, Member Advisory Board Yuva Incubates, Startup India and Startup Uttarakhand and Innovation Ambassador for Innovation Council, Ministry of Education, Govt of India. He duly provided mentorship for more than 50 startups across the nation. Recently, Dr. Sethiya has been enlisted in the world top 2% list by Stanford University in October 2021.

Section Editors Metal ions Contamination Kumar Vijay Central Ayurveda Research Institute Jhansi India

Dr. Vijay Kumar is a government servant and working as Scientist with Government of India. He is an internationally recognized Chemistry Scientist, with more than ten years of groundbreaking research on various multidisciplinary issues described in over 130 publications with an H-Index 33. In his short research period, he has attained a very good reputation. He is editorial member and reviewer of more than 25 reputed journals and he has been recognized many times for his reviewing contributions which highlights his research interest and contributions towards science & technology and society. More significantly, in his early stage of research career, he is a member of various national and international research societies and editorial boards. He has contributed to the Pharma sector, quality control, pesticides studies, environmental, drug standardization, metals, nano-chemistry and natural product chemistry. He has worked on burning issues like "effects of pesticides on food/ crops/ environment/ soils/ metal ions/microorganisms". Presently he is working as departmental head of a well-established and reputed Lab at Central Ayurveda Research Institute, Jhansi where herbal drugs standardization and their quality control is the primary aim.

Editorial Board Member(s) Tewari Devesh School of Pharmaceutical Sciences Lovely Professional University Phagwara Punjab India

Dr. Devesh Tewari is a researcher in the field of Natural product drug discovery, Pharmacognosy, and Ayurvedic pharmacognosy with main focus in exploration of medicinal plants of the Himalayan region through ethnopharmacology and reverse pharmacology approach. Dr. Tewari has significant research achievements in the field of pharmacological validation and phytochemistry of western Himalayan plants. Dr. Tewari served as Visiting Scientist to the Institute of Genetics and Animal Biotechnology of the prestigious Polish Academy of Sciences, Poland, and received important accolades for plant drug research from various government and non-government organizations. Dr. Tewari has an h-index 28 and citations more than 2460. He is among the "World Ranking of Top 2% Scientists" by Stanford University; Elsevier.

Associate Editorial Board Member(s) Salvi Prafull Agri-Biotechnology Department DST-INSPIRE Faculty National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute Mohali India

Dr. Salvi is a Plant Molecular Biologist and his research work majorly focused on seed and stress biology. He did his Ph.D. from the National Institute of Plant Genome Research, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi. Presently, he is working as a DST-INSPIRE-Faculty at National Agri-Food Biotechnology Institute (NABI), Mohali, India. At NABI, he is running an independent lab as a Principal Investigator of different research projects. During his research tenure, he has been deeply involved in dissecting the candidate genes that have a concurrent association with abiotic stress and seed longevity, that can be targeted for crop improvement as the studied gene(s) were found to be the key regulators of seed vigor, longevity, and stress signaling trade-offs in plants.

Biofuel biofuel biofuel Associate Editorial Board Member(s) cis_ebm_Dwivedi_001 Dwivedi Gaurav Energy Centre MANIT- Maulana Azad National Institute of Technology Bhopal India 0000-0003-3245-8529 49963338100

Gaurav Dwivedi has completed his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from IKGPTU Jalandhar, M.Tech in Energy Systems from IIT Roorkee and PhD in the field of Renewable Energy (Biofuel) from IIT Roorkee, India. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor in the Energy Centre at MANIT, Bhopal India. His area of interest is Biodiesel Production methodology, enhancement in fuel properties and application of biofuel on engine operation. He has published more than 100 papers in various international journals and conferences. He got more than 50 papers in SCI and Scopus Indexed Journal. He has published one book with International Publisher along with that he has contributed five book chapters. He got the Young Scientist award at NIT Trichy for his contribution in the field of Renewable energy. He also served as Guest Editor for Material Today proceedings and Journal of Traffic and Transportation. Recently, he also featured in “Top 2% scientist of the world from India (all fields)” by a survey conducted by Stanford University.

gdiitr2005@gmail.com
cis_ebm_Chowdhury_001 Chowdhury Abhiroop Jindal School of Environment and Sustainability O.P. Jindal Global University Sonipat India 0000-0001-6985-0722 57075707300

Dr. Abhiroop Chowdhury completed his PhD from the Department of Environmental Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad. His research areas are Environmental Geochemistry, Mangrove restoration, Soil pollution and Ecological Risk Assessment. During 2016 and 2021, he has published around 20 articles in Web of Science/ Scopus indexed journals. His h index is 12, i 10 is index- 12, and citations are 427. Dr. Abhiroop also has vast field experiences as an environmental researcher at Kutch biosphere reserve, Buxa Tiger Reserve, Jharia coal fields, Sukinda chromite mines and Subarnarekha- Damodar watershed. He is also actively involved in promoting multi-disciplinary environmental education in India. He regularly writes on environmental issues at popular news dailies- The Statesman and Deccan Herald, with over 30 published opinion pieces till July 2021.

abhiroop.chowdhury@gmail.com
Editorial Board Member(s) cis_eic_Bhupendra-Singh-ab_001 Chauhan Bhupendra Singh Department of Mechanical Engineering GLA University Mathura India

Dr. Bhupendra Singh Chauhan is currently working as a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, GLA University, Mathura (UP), India. He graduated from the Institution of Engineers (India) in 2002 and did Masters in Engineering from Delhi University (Delhi College of Engineering) in 2008. Dr. Bhupendra Singh Chauhan did his Ph.D. from Kongju National University, South Korea in 2011 and Post Doc from Pusan National University, South Korea. Dr. Bhupendra Singh Chauhan published more than 75 papers in SCI, Scopus and other Indexed Journals and International Conferences, till date. He is a reviewer of more than 15 SCI Journals for more than 80 papers. He guided 4 Ph.D., 7 National and International Scholarships, with a teaching and research experience of more than 18 years. Dr. Bhupendra Singh Chauhan is a member of 5 different International Societies. He received more than 150 awards from various National and International Organizations. He has delivered many invited talks and lectures in different reputed organizations. His Google Citations are over 1825, h-index is 13 (till April 2022), Scopus Citation is over 1313, h-index is 11, Current total SCI-Impact Factor is 97.741. He has to his credit 4 Indian patents, 7 books published by International publishers, and has edited 8 books.

cis_eic_Shailendra-K_001 Arya Shailendra Kumar University Institute of Engineering and Technology Panjab University Chandigarh India

Dr. Shailendra Kumar Arya is an Assistant Professor of Biotechnology at the University Institute of Engineering and Technology (UIET), Panjab University, India. He did Ph.D in Biochemical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology, BHU, Varanasi. His research areas included Enzyme engineering, Waste water engineering, and Bioreactor modeling. Since 2006, he has been associated as a teacher in the dept. of biotechnology, UIET, Panjab University Chandigarh. He has 18 publications to his credit.

cis_eic_Chakma_001 Chakma Sankar Department of Chemical Engineering Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal Bhopal India

Dr. Sankar Chakma is presently working as Assistant Professor of Chemical Engineering at the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal, Madhya Pradesh, India. His research interest includes mechanistic investigation of sono-hybrid physical, chemical and biological processes for sustainable energy and environmental applications including production of renewable and alternative energy. He has received many awards, such as Hiyoshi Young Leaf Award-2017, Young Associate Fellowship-2017, IEI Young Engineers Award-2018, ISEES Young Scientist Award-2020 etc. for outstanding contributions in the field of engineering research and excellence in engineering technology development.

sankarchakma@gmail.com
cis_eic_Vinu_001 Mohan A.M. Vinu Electrodics and Electrocatalysis Division CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute Karaikudi India 0000-0002-6335-4426 55777827700

A. M. Vinu Mohan is currently working as an INSPIRE Faculty (DST) at the Electrodics &Electrocatalysis Division, CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, Tamil Nadu, India. He received his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli, Tamil Nadu, India in 2014. He completed postdoctoral research from Dr. Joseph Wang’s research group at the University of California, San Diego, USA. Currently, he is focused on the development of flexible and stretchable energy storage devices, wearable biofuel cells for energy harvesting, multiplexed electrochemical transducers for healthcare monitoring and microfluidics based biosensing systems.

vinumohan756@gmail.com
cis_eic_Nageswar_001 D. Nageswar Yadavalli V. Medicinal Chemistry & Pharmacology Division IICT Hyderabad India

Dr. Y.V.D. Nageswar is the Former Chief Scientist (CSIR-IICT) and Dean (NIPER-Hyderabad). After Obtaining M.Sc., PhD, he joined Regional Research Laboratory, Hyderabad in 1980. He worked in synthetic organic chemistry, heterocyclic chemistry, medicinal chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, and nanocatalysis. He has published nearly 120 papers in national and international journals and 20 books and book chapters and reviews. He was associated as an expert in a number of academic institutes and government bodies.

dryvdnageswar@gmail.com
cis_eic_Rashid_001 Rashid Umer Department of Chemical Engineering Universiti Putra Malaysia Institute of Advanced Technology Serdang Malaysia

Dr. Umer Rashid has been working as a Fellow Researcher and Associate Professor at the Institute of Advanced Technology, Universiti Putra Malaysia, Malaysia since 2011. He did Post Doctorate in Green Engineering from the Universiti Teknologi PETRONAS, Malaysia, and PhD in Analytical Chemistry from the University of Agriculture, Faisalabad, Pakistan. His research is focused on the development of metal and bio-based heterogeneous nano-catalysts from waste biomass and renewable fuels from non-conventional oils to enhance agricultural utilization, using conventional and microwave technologies, while simultaneously replacing existing conventional catalysts and fuels based on petroleum.

dr.umer.rashid@gmail.com
cis_eic_Zabot_001 Zabot Giovani L. Laboratory of Agroindustrial Processes Engineering (LAPE) Federal University of Santa Maria Santa Maria Brazil

Dr. Giovani Leone Zabot is a professor at the Federal University of Santa Maria (UFSM) – Brazil since 2015. He became a permanent professor in the Post-Graduate Program of Agricultural Engineering (UFSM) in 2016. He received a bachelor’s degree in Food Engineering in 2011 and his DSc. in Food Engineering from the Current Indian Science University of Campinas – UNICAMP/Brazil in 2015. His main subjects of research are Chemical Processes, Food Process Engineering, Supercritical Technology, Extraction, Hydrolysis of Lignocellulosic Biomass, and Biofuels.

dr.umer.rashid@gmail.com
cis_eic_Moovendhan_001 Polymer Chemistry Moovendhan Meivelu Col.Dr.Jeppiaar Research Park Centre for Ocean Research Sathyabama Institute of Technology Chennai India

Dr. Meivelu Moovendhan did his postdoctoral research from the Department of Biotechnology, IIT Madras and completed his M.Sc., and M.Phil degrees in Marine Biotechnology from MS University and PhD from Annamalai University. His area of research is Marine derived Natural Products Research and Biopolymers Chemistry. He has published 29 research papers with cumulative impact factor of 131.724 in the international peer reviewed journals.

dr.umer.rashid@gmail.com
Section Editor(s) cis_eic_Karthikeyan_001 Biodiesel Karthikeyan Sathasivam Department of Mechanical Engineering, Syed Ammal Engineering College Ramanathapuram India

Dr. S.Karthikeyan is presently working as Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department at Syed Ammal Engineering College, Ramanathapuram, Tamilnadu, India. He has 21 years of teaching experience and 5 years of industrial experience. He has produced four Ph.D. scholars and presently guiding 5 Ph.D. scholars. He has published 63 (SCI) and 26 (Scopus) research papers in international and national journals. His specialized area is Thermal engineering, Biofuel, Engine, and solar technology.

cis_eic_Lakshmanan-R-ab_001 Biosensors Rajendran Lakshmanan Department of Mathematics Academy of Maritime Education and Training (AMET) Chennai India

Dr. Lakshmanan Rajendran is a Professor at the Department of Mathematics, Academy of Maritime Education and Training (Deemed to be University), Chennai, India. He has 30 years of expertise in mathematical and computational modelling. He has published 150 papers in international / SCI and over 140 articles in national journals. He executed many research projects from different funding agencies including DST, CSIR, UGC in India. He visited Germany and Poland under INSA fellowships. More than 35 students completed their PhD degrees under his guidance. At present, eight students are doing research under his guidance without fellowship. He has scientific lineage and collaboration from several eminent scientists and professors at the national and international levels.

Biotechnology biotach biotechnology Section Editor cis_ebm_Tabish-Q_ab_001 Medical Biotechnology Qidwai Tabish Shri Ramswaroop Memorial University Lucknow India

Dr. Tabish Qidwai is an Associate Professor at SRM University, Lucknow, India. He previously served as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Biotechnology at Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow, and Assistant Professor at Raja Balwant Singh College Agra, UP. He did Master of Technology in Biotechnology from Institute of Engineering & Technology, Lucknow. He received a Ph.D in Biotechnology from Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, India. His research interests are focused on functional genomics and immunology, especially polymorphisms, immunogenetics, and computational biology. He has received various prestigious awards including the Rashtriya Gaurav Award, Chancellor Gold Medal. He has published more than 30 research and review articles in peer-reviewed international journals and authored numerous book chapters.

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Editorial Board Member(s) cis_eic_Sinosh-S-ab_001 Skariyachan Sinosh Department of Microbiology St. Pius X College Rajapuram Kasaragod India

Dr. Sinosh Skariyachan is working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Microbiology, St. Pius X College Rajapuram, Kasaragod, Kerala, India. He has pursued his post-graduations in Microbiology (M. Sc) and Bioinformatics (M. Sc) and obtained his Ph. D in Biotechnology. He has more than sixteen years of experience in teaching and research. His key research domains are Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, Molecular Modeling and Computational Drug Designing, Chemoinformatics, Genomics and Proteomics, Medical Microbiology (Antimicrobial resistance), Environmental and Food Microbiology.

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