Dr.T. N. V. K. V. Prasad is now Principal Scientist and in-charge of Nanotechnology laboratory at Institute of Frontier Technology, Regional Agricultural Research Station, Acharya N G Ranga Agricultural University, Tirupati. He completed his M.Sc. and Ph.D in Physics from Andhra University, Visakhapatnam India. He received prestigious Endeavour Research Award (2010) from the Govt. of Australia and did post doctoral research in nanotechnology at University of South Australia, Australia in 2010 and at University of Kentucky, Lexington, USA in 2011. He introduced the concept of “Agrinanotechnology (Applications of nanotechnology in agriculture and allied sciences)” More than 160 research papers were published in peer-reviewed journals excluding 24 Gen Bank submissions with h- index of 25 and coined the term “Phyconanotechnology”.. He received prestigious Dr.A.V.Krishnaiah Gold medal for best agricultural scientist - 2013 and Smt.Vallabhaneni Lakshmamma Gold medal for best research in agricultural sciences-2016. He also received many international awards including YSN-ASM Young Scientist from Academy of Sciences, Malaysia - 2017. He was the founder secretary of “Society of Agrinanotechnology” He visited many countries including USA, Australia, Malaysia and Thailand. Currently, his research focus is on the development of agriculturally beneficial nanoscale materials and study of their behavior in agro-ecosystems.