Dr. Sukanta K Tripathy, Ph.D. is currently working as a Professor at National Institute of Science and Technology, Berhampur. He has published several papers in national and international journals in the field of non-linear optics, fibre optics and Holography. He has presented more than a dozen of conference papers in the same area. He has a teaching experience of more than ten years in materials science to undergraduate engineering students. He has been a life member of many professional bodies.