Dr. Ankush Gupta was born in small town Dhuri, Punjab, India in 1985. He received his B. Sc. (Hons. School) and M. Sc. (Hons. School) degree in Chemistry from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar, India. After completing his masters, he received his Ph.D. degree in 2013 from the same institute under the supervision of Dr. Vandana Bhalla and Prof. Manoj Kumar. He also served as Post-doctoral fellow in the Dong-A University Busan, South Korea. Currently, he is working as Assistant Professor in Department of Chemistry, DAV University, Jalandhar. He has published 21 research articles in SCI(E) journals of high impact like Chem Comm, Organic Letters, J. Org. Chem., Appl. Mater. and Interface, etc.. His research interests include the design, synthesis of optical chemosensors and nanomaterials.