Ashanendu Mandal has worked in ONGC for more than 34 years in offshore and onshore oilfields. He is graduated as B. Sc (Chemistry) and B. Tech (Chemical Engineering) from University of Calcutta and post-graduated as M. Tech in Chemical Engineering from IIT, Kharagpur and MBA in Finance from IGNOU, New Delhi. He is the lifetime professional member of Indian Chemical Society and Indian Science Congress. He is now doing research in University of Calcutta. He has been recognized with the Best Researcher Award 2020 by VD Good International Professional Association. He has participated in many international conferences in more than 17 countries as invited speaker, panelist, roundtable moderator and session chairman.