Dr. Prasanta Chowdhury graduated in physics at the University of Burdwan in 1992 and completed his post-graduation from the University of Burdwan in 1995. He obtained his doctorate in physics from the Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay in 2000. He worked in South Korea as a post-doctorate fellow. Presently he is working as a scientist at National Aerospace Laboratories, India. His current activities include the development of magnetic sensors for automotive applications, polymer-based actuators for application in aerospace and biomedical. He is an author of over 70 international journal publications.