Prof. K. Gurunathan, BOYSCAST(DST, India) Fellow, Brain Pool Scientist ( KOFTS,S. Korea), Selected for LEAP program ( NIEPA, New Delhi) and Rastriya Nirman Rathna Awardee, EGSI, Delhi heading the Dept. for Nanoscience & Technology, Alagappa University, Karaikudi-630 003, INDIA since 2008. He is a Chairperson for School of Chemical Sciences, Alagappa University and Fellow TN Academy of Sciences, Chennai. He was a member of Syndicate, Senate, IQAC and he is member of academic council of Alagappa University, Karaikudi. At present, he is Special Officer ( Projects) of Alagappa University, Karaikudi.He received B.Sc ( Chemistry) & M.Sc ( Chemistry) from M. K. University, Madurai and Ph.D ( Chemistry-Energy) from Madras University, Chennai, India. Before joining Alagappa University, he was R&D Materials scientist & Project Program Coordinator, Centre for Materials for Electronics Technology ( C-MET), ( Ministry of Information Tech., GOI), Pune, INDIA from 1997 to 2008.