Prof. Rajeev Gupta obtained his PhD in 2000 from Indian Institute of Technology – Kanpur and did his Postdoctoral work at the University of Kansas (USA). He joined the University of Delhi in 2003 and has been working as a Professor since 2009. Prof. Gupta’s research group works on several interdisciplinary fields such as coordination chemistry, bioinorganic chemistry, supramolecular chemistry, designer materials, molecular sensors, energy-transfer, and catalysis. He has published diversified research papers in the leading international journals of high scientific repute and his work has been widely cited. He has delivered several invited and popular talks in various national and international conferences and his research is well-supported by the national funding agencies. He takes immense interest in teaching and mentoring students and so far has supervised 13 PhD and 3 MPhil students. He is the recipient of Bronze Medal (2016) from the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI); Science Flame Award (2015) from the World Science Congress; ACS Membership Award (2015) from the American Chemical Society; Indo-US Research Fellowship (2009) from the Department of Science & Technology (DST) and Indo-US Science & Technology Forum; and Young Scientist Project Award (2004) from the Department of Science & Technology (DST).