S.K. Basu, PhD, is Professor in the Department of Computer Science, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. He obtained his MTech and PhD degrees from Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata, and Jadavpur University, Kolkata, respectively. Professor Basu has lectured extensively as a key note and invited speaker in India and abroad and has served as programme and advisory committee member of different national and international conferences. He has been a visiting scientist in different Indian institutes and abroad. Dr. Basu was the Chairman of the Department of Computer Science, Banaras Hindu University several times and also held various other administrative positions in the same university. He has been instrumental in the formulation of Computer Science and related curricula and has taught almost all of these courses over the last three decades. Some of his active research and publications are in the areas of Parallel and Distributed Processing, Simulation Modeling, Genetic Algorithms, Computer Systems, WSN, etc. He has authored a book entitled, Design Methods and Analysis of Algorithms, PHI Learning, 2005, and also contributed one of the chapters in the book, Soft Computing and Intelligent Systems: Theory and Applications. He has also co-edited a book on Modelling and Simulation of Diffusive Processes: Methods and Applications.