Swadeshmukul Santra, Ph.D. is a Professor at the University of Central Florida holding a joint appointment with the NanoScience Technology Center and the Department of Chemistry. Dr. Santra is the founding director of UCF Materials Innovation for Sustainable Agriculture (MISA) Center. He has been actively working in the field of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology for over 20 years focusing on nanoagriculture and nanomedicine areas. He has published over 100 peer-reviewed research articles, 8 review articles, 12 book chapters and delivered 96 invited talks. He has been awarded 35 patents including 28 US patents. Dr. Santra’s research has been funded by NSF, USDA, Citrus Research and Development Foundation, California Department of Food and Agriculture, Environmental Research and Education Foundation and several industries with a portfolio of over $6.0 Million research funding.