Dr. Saroj Kumar Singh obtained M.Tech. & Ph.D. (Materials Science) from I.I.T., Kharagpur. He retired as Professor in AcSIR, Chief Scientist, and Head of Advanced Materials Technology Department of CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar, in 2016. At present, he is working as Emeritus Scientist in CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar. His research specialization areas are Materials Science, Thin films, Plasma Processing of ores, minerals, wastes, nano-materials, etc. He has published more than 270 scientific publications and 18 patents. He has guided ten students for their Ph. D. dissertations and several M.Sc., B.Tech., M.Tech thesis works. He has been adorned with several fellowships and awards, including the BOYSCAST Fellowship, Govt. of India, DAAD fellowship, Venus International Research Awards (Lifetime Achievement) -VIRA 2016 (Specialization – Materials Science & Plasma Processing), etc. He is also an Editorial Board member, Editorial Advisory Board member of Elsevier and Bentham science journals.