HARI M. AGRAWAL, PhD, is Professor and Head of the Department of Physics at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. He received his doctorate in Experimental Nuclear Physics from AMU, Aligarh in 1979. He has three decades of experience in teaching nuclear physics courses and has more than hundred publications in international journals to his credit. Dr. Agrawal’s current research activities are in the fields of nuclear physics and material science. He has worked at various prestigious national/international institutes such as IIT Kanpur, NPD (BARC, Mumbai), State University–New York, Albany (USA), Department of Nuclear Engineering–University of Michigan, Ann Arbor (USA) and GKSS Research Center, Geesthacht (Germany) as visiting scientist. Professor Agrawal has also been to CERN (Geneva), BNL (USA), ICTP (Italy) and IAEA (Austria) on academic missions.