Ranjan Kumar Mohapatra, Ph.D., is Head, Department of Basic Science, Government College of Engineering, Keonjhar, Odisha. With a brilliant academic record and a rich teaching experience, he has published twenty one research papers in national and international journals of repute in the area of coordination chemistry. He has delivered lectures in eight national and two international symposiums and has the credit of thirteen conference proceedings. He is an editor and reviewer of many reputed international journals. Dr. Mohapatra’s area of research interest includes coordination chemistry, particularly synthesis and characterisation of Schiff base metal complexes.