Dr. Ashoka S, graduated with M.Sc. and Ph.D. Degrees in Chemistry from Bangalore University. He was a postdoctoral fellow at various prestigious universities in India and abroad: the Warsaw University of Technology, Warsaw, Poland, University of Quebec, Canada, and Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. He has 8 years of teaching and 14 years of research experience. He published 52 research articles in reputed international journals. He has one National patent on fluoride and arsenic removal form drinking water. He has a h-index of 18 with ~1500 citations. He was awarded the Indo-Quebec postdoctoral international merit scholarship in the year 2012-13. Four of his research articles have been selected in the top 25 hottest articles among Elsevier publications.