Prof. Siddharth Pandey studied Chemistry at Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India and graduated in 1992. He joined the research group of Prof. William E. Acree, Jr. at University of North Texas, where he received his PhD degree in 1998. After a two-year postdoctoral fellowship with Prof. Frank V. Bright at the University at Buffalo, State University of New York, he became a tenure-track Assistant Professor at New Mexico Institute of Mining & Technology. Later, he returned to India and joined Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, where he is now an Institute Chair Professor. He has published more than 215 research articles in peer-reviewed reputed journals.